Making The Music

The Music have announced details of their first UK tour since the band's triumphant sell out shows in January 2003. The dates, starting in late September, coincide with the release of the band's, as yet, untitled second album.

The shows will be preceded by the release of the first single from the album, Freedom Fighters, in early September. The band will also make available the album track, Welcome To The North, to download on 19th July 2004 via the bands website

The details of the tour are as follows:

24th Cambridge Corn Exchange – 01223 357 851
25th Southampton Guildhall – 0238 063 2601
26th Bristol Academy – 0870 771 2000
28th Cardiff University – 0292 078 1458
29th Nottingham Rock City – 0115 941 2544
30th Sheffield Octagon – 0114 222 8777

2nd Blackburn St George's Hall – 01254 582 582
3rd Newcastle Northumbria University – 0191 232 3791
4th Edinburgh Corn Exchange – 0870 0600 100
6th Birmingham Academy – 0870 771 2000
7th London Hammersmith Palais – 0207 403 3331

Tickets will be available via a 24hr credit card hotline on 0871 2200 260 or via

The forthcoming album was recorded with producer Brendan O'Brien (Stone Temple Pilots, Bob Dylan, Soundgarden, Pearl Jam) in Atlanta in the early part of 2004.

Their self-titled debut album, released in September 2002, has sold almost 200,000 copies in the UK and half a million worldwide. The band also made a triumphant live return in May 2004 with a startling performance at the Homelands Festival. A brace of Homelands warm-up shows in Glasgow and Liverpool sold out within minutes of going on sale on the bands website.

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