March 28 [12:00 EST] -- The London Suede will embark on its first U.S. tour in over two years to flaunt the release of their new album, "Coming Up."
The new album and corresponding tour will mark the U.S. debut of the band's new line up, with new additions guitarist Richard Oakes and keyboardist Neil Codling joining Brett Anderson, Simon Gilbert, and Mat Osman.
The first version of "Coming Up," due to hit American shores on April 8, will be a double-CD set featuring CD-ROM enhanced bonuses, including videos, interviews, concert and studio footage, and a link to an "exclusive area" of the band's website.
The album has been a critical and commercial success in the U.K., spawning three top ten singles and landing at the top of the album chart. The band will try to bring that success Stateside on the following North American tour:
- 5/9 - Toronto, ONT @ Warehouse
- 5/10 - Ottawa, ONT @ Barrymore
- 5/11 - Montreal, QUE @ Metropolis
- 5/14 - New York,
NY @ The Supper Club
- 5/15 - New York, NY @ The Supper Club
- 5/17 - Boston, MA @ Paradise
- 5/18 - Boston, MA @ Paradise
- 5/21 - Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey
- 5/22 - Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey
- 5/23 - San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore