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Interpol Announce U.K. Tour Dates as They Finish Fifth Album

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Interpol are in the midst of a comeback. The dapper New York trio — now composed of sometimes rapper Paul Banks, EmptyMansions man Sam Fogarino, and guitarist Daniel Kessler — have announced a slate of upcoming tour dates. In addition to their already confirmed festival dates (Governors Ball Music Festival and All Tomorrow’s Parties Iceland included), Interpol will headline this year’s NME Awards Tour, which encompasses eight dates in the U.K., beginning in March.

The announcement came through Interpol’s website, with the reveal that the band is almost done with their fifth album. No real details on the full-length (title, track list, release date) are public yet. Right now, we just know that Interpol are in the U.K., putting finishing touches on the follow-up to 2010’s self-titled LP, and that recording sessions ended in December (via Twitter). A 2014 release seems likely, considering the tour plans, but that remains to be seen.

Interpol will be joined on the NME Awards Tour by Temples (who just dropped a bizarre video for their “Mesmerise” single), Royal Blood, and Circa Waves. Scroll down for more details.

Interpol tour dates:

March 18 – Glasgow, Scotland @ Glasgow O2 Academy *
March 19 – Leeds, England @ Leeds O2 Academy *
March 20 – Manchester, England @ Manchester Academy *
March 22 – Liverpool, England @ Liverpool O2 Academy *
March 23 – Nottingham, England @ Nottingham Rock City *
March 25 – Birmingham, England @ Birmingham O2 Academy *
March 26 – Bristol, England @ Bristol O2 Academy *
March 27 – London, England @ London O2 Academy Brixton *
June 6 – New York, NY @ The Governors Ball Music Festival
June 20 – Scheessel, Germany @ Hurricane Festival
June 20 – Neuhausen, Germany @ Southside Festival
July 10 – Lisbon, Portugal @ Optimus Alive
July 12 – Keflavík, Iceland @ All Tomorrow’s Parties Iceland

* = NME Awards Tour