White Lies have today released tickets for their UK headline tour next year, including a homecoming show at London Troxy.

This run of dates, in addition to their European shows scheduled in November and December, is in response to overwhelming demand following the release of their fourth album ‘Friends’ (released on 7 October).

‘Friends’ was produced by the band after the trio were temporarily without a label and was recorded in Bryan Ferry’s private studio in London.

Change is a big theme running through the album and bassist and lyricist Charles Cave commented: “In the past couple of years, we’ve noticed friends’ life situations causing them to make big decisions – marriages, kids, moving out of London. Friendships have begun to feel adult and our perception of time has changed. As kids, if you didn’t see a mate for a fortnight, you’d wonder what was wrong. Now you might not see someone for six months and it doesn’t matter.”

‘Friends’ proves that change has been much better than a rest for White Lies and these new tour dates will give fans the opportunity to celebrate a fresh start with them.

White Lies tour dates:

November 2016
13th – Italy, Rome, Orion
14th – Italy, Milan, Fabrique
16th – Spain, Barcelona, Razzmatazz
17th – Spain, Madrid, Arena
18th – Portugal, Lisbon, CCB
22nd – UK, London, O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
24th – UK, Nottingham, Rock City
25th – UK, Manchester, Albert Hall
26th – UK, Liverpool, O2 Academy
27th – UK, Glasgow, O2 ABC
29th – UK, Birmingham, O2 Institute
30th – UK, Leeds, Stylus

December 2016
1st – UK, Bristol, O2 Academy
3rd – Greece, Athens, Iera Odos
4th – Greece, Thessaloniki, Principal Club Theatre

February 2017
23rd – UK, Newcastle O2 Academy
24th – UK, Sheffield O2 Academy
25th – UK, Oxford O2 Academy
27th – UK, Cardiff University
28th – UK, Leicester O2 Academy

March 2017
2nd – UK, Portsmouth Pyramids
3rd – UK, Hull University
4th – UK, London Troxy
6th – UK, Preston Guildhall
7th – UK, Aberdeen Garage
8th – UK, Edinburgh Potterrow
9th – UK, Hatfield The Forum
11th –UK, Keele University
12th – UK Norwich UEA