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Palma Violets have told Radio X they have made serious progress towards the follow up to debut album 180.
The record was only released in February but, speaking to Radio X backstage at iTunes Festival, the band admitted they've already written around 30 new songs.
"We've got about a month, we're going to go away to a secret location," they told Radio X's Matt Dyson. "We're going to perfect the songs and then hopefully we can play them live on the tour."
The band are heading to the US for a series of shows before returning to the UK to tour in November and December - including a show at Manchester Ritz on November 26 and at The Coronet in London on December 5.
The tour dates are:
Nov 18 - Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton
Nov 19 - The Engine Shed, Lincoln
Nov 21 - Leeds Metropolitan University SU
Nov 22 - Newcastle University Student Union
Nov 23 - O2 ABC Glasgow
Nov 25 - The Waterfront, Norwich
Nov 26 - Manchester Ritz
Nov 28 - O2 Academy Oxford
Nov 29 - Kasbah, Coventry
Nov 30 - Plymouth University SU
Dec 02 - Southampton University SU
Dec 03 - O2 Academy Bristol
Dec 04 - Concorde 2, Brighton
Dec 05 - The Coronet, London