Idlewild Announce The Remote Part Anniversary Shows

17 October 2017, 11:32

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The Scottish rockers will celebrate 15 years of their acclaimed album this December.

Idlewild have announced anniversary shows for 2017.

The Scottish indie outfit are set to mark 15 years of their third studio album with two shows at the O2 ABC Glasgow on 19 and 20 December.

The Remote Part spawned four singles, including crossover hit, You Held the World in Your Arms, which appeared on the FIFA 2003 soundtrack, and was their only top 10 UK hit.

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A statement on their official Facebook, reads: "On December 19th & 20th we'll be getting festive and celebrating the 15th anniversary of our album 'The Remote Part' by playing through it all (and other favourites) at the wonderful O2 ABC Glasgow. (sic)"

The band - made up of Roddy Woomble, Rod Jones, Colin Newton, Luciano Rossi and Andrew Mitchell - also confirmed they will set about working on their eighth studio album, a follow up to 2015's Everything Ever Written.

They added: "Then we'll be getting back to work on finishing recording the new Idlewild album!

"Tickets go on general sale this Friday at 9am, but members of our mailing list can access an exclusive pre-sale from 9am this Wednesday."

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