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Belle and Sebastian confirm new album, reissue series and tour dates

28 May 2014, 14:35 | Written by Luke Morgan Britton

​Following on from 2010’s Write About Love, Scottish indie-pop royalty Belle And Sebastian have announced they are set to return with a new album shortly.

​The band started work on the LP in September of last year, hinting that it may even be a Eurovision concept album. Now, Pitchfork confirm that the full-length is set for an October release, as well as an “extensive reissue series” of the group’s back-catalogue coming through label Matador.

Meanwhile, Belle and Sebastian have confirmed the following live dates:

19 Vienna, Austria - Arena Wien Open Air
20 Neuhausen, Germany - Southside Festival
21 Scheesel, Germany - Hurricane Festival
22 Hilvarenbeek, Holland - Best Kept Secret Festival
25 Copenhagen, Denmark - DR Concert Hall
26 Norkopping, Sweden - Bravalla Festival

26 Costa Brava, Spain - Festival Porta Ferada
28 Santiago de Compostela, Spain - Plaza de la Quintana

3 Katowice, Poland - Off Festival
8 Cesena, Italy - Rocca Mallatestiana
10 Palermo, Italy - Ypsigrock Festival

3 Austin, TX - Austin City Limits Festival
10 Austin, TX - Austin City Limits Festival
31 Paris, France - Pitchfork Music Festival Paris

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