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The Stranglers announce new album 'Giants' and March UK tour

The Stranglers announce new album 'Giants' and March UK tour

The Stranglers have announced details of their first studio album for six years.

The punk veterans will be release the album, which has been given the title of 'Giants', on March 5. It is the band's first album since 2006's 'Suite XVI' and the 17th album of their career so far.

The tracklisting for 'Giants' is as follows:

'Another Camden Afternoon'
'Freedom Is Insane'
'Giants'
'Lowlands'
'Boom Boom'
'My Fickle Resolve'
'Time Was Once On My Side'
'Mercury Rising'
'Adios'
'15 Steps'

The band have also confirmed an extensive UK tour to go alongside the album's release, playing a total of 18 shows across March.

The gigs kick off in Leeds at the O2 Academy on March 1 and run until March 24 when the band will headline Manchester's Academy.

The Stranglers will play:

O2 Academy Leeds (March 1)
Dunfermline Alhambra (2)
O2 Academy Glasgow (3)
O2 Academy Liverpool (5)
Nottingham Rock City (6)
Cambridge Corn Exchange (8)
London Roundhouse (9)
O2 Academy Birmingham (10)
O2 Academy Oxford (12)
Portsmouth Pyramids Centre (13)
Lincoln Engine Shed (15)
Brighton Dome (16)
O2 Academy Bristol (17)
Leamington Spa Assembly
Guildford G-Live (20)
O2 Academy Newcastle (22)
O2 Academy Sheffield (23)
Manchester Academy (24)


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