VIDEOS: Courteeners' Liam Fray Teases New Music And Announcement

29 October 2018, 12:39 | Updated: 29 October 2018, 12:45

The Not Nineteen Forever rocker has shared videos playing the piano, while teasing an announcement tonight.

Liam Fray has teased what appears to be brand new material online.

The Courteeners frontman has taken to Instagram to share two short videos of himself playing the piano.

Watch the first clip above.

The second video saw the Not Nineteen Forever rocker share a bit more information, singing while playing the instrument in a video which he captioned: "Hanging Off Your Cloud".

The clips have led to speculation that the Manchester outfit could be working on material for their next album and the follow-up to 2016's Mapping The Rendezvous.

If that wasn't enough to get fans talking, the Cavorting frontman shared an image of the trio while teasing an announcement this evening.

See his image, which he captioned: "Monday 29th Oct. 6pm."

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Monday 29th Oct. 6pm.

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Meanwhile, Courteeners will embark on string of gigs in arenas across the UK this November and December, which culminate in a show at London's O2 Academy Brixton on Saturday 1 December.

It marks the fifth time Courteeners have headlined the South London venue.

“We really feel at the top of our game at the moment,” frontman Liam Fray told Radio X’s Gordon Smart.

“We did TRNSMT and Neighbourhood Weekender and they were next level. We feel in a really good place. It’s as if someone had a masterplan ten years ago!”

“It’s been a while, so let’s get back out there. We’re doing quite a few arenas, which is big for us, because we’re this tiny little band from Manchester who no-one knows about.”

Asked if fans could expect to hear some new songs, Fray revealed: "There should be at least some songs being played on the road that are new, and there will be some new music I would expect before the end of the year…”

Supporting them on tour will be Scottish singer-songwriter Gerry Cinnamon (apart from Leicester on the 20th) and Zuzu.

See Courteeners' 2018 UK dates here:

Thursday 15 November - Stoke Victoria Hall

Friday 16 November - Birmingham O2 Academy

Saturday 17 November - Leeds First Direct Arena

Monday 19 November - Nottingham Rock City    

Tuesday 20 November - Leicester O2 Academy

Thursday 22 November - Llandudno Venue Cymru

Friday 23 November - Newcastle Metro Radio Arena

Saturday 24 November - Glasgow SSE Arena

Monday 26 November - Southampton O2 Guildhall

Tuesday 27 November - Bristol O2 Academy

Thursday 29 November - Hull Bonus Arena

Friday 30 November - Liverpool Echo Arena

Saturday 1 December - London O2 Academy Brixton

Watch Liam Fray explain the story behind Not Nineteen Forever:


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