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Razorlight announce live return
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Razorlight in their rehearsal studios with Radio 1 presenter Jo Whiley

Razorlight have announced plans to hit the road for a UK tour.

The four-piece will be playing 11 dates kicking off at Exeter University on 10 November.

Tickets for shows, which will support their forthcoming album Slipway Fires, will go on sale at 9am on 2 October.

Speaking about their third record, which is preceded by new single Wire To Wire on 27 October, frontman Johnny Borrell said: "Strangely the new record has come together really quickly."

He went on: "I think a lot of bands spend a long time making records especially second albums, third albums and onwards.

Razorlight tour dates
Exeter University (10 November)
Bristol Academy (11)
London Brixton Academy (13)
Portsmouth Guildhall (14)
Edinburgh Corn Exchange (16)
Leeds Academy (17)
Glasgow Barrowlands (18)
Manchester Apollo (20)
Cambridge Corn Exchange (21)
Lincoln Engine Shed (23)
Wolverhampton Civic (24)
"We wanted to make real music and go in and record it quickly and just capture the songs

"We recorded Wire To Wire pretty much live, the whole vocal is live and pretty much everything on it is live."

The band are also set to play a one-off show at the London Forum on 2 October and they will be performing at the BBC Electric Proms on 25 October.

Razorlight appeared on Radio 1 DJ Jo Whiley's Live Lounge tour on Friday and performed three tracks from their north London rehearsal studio.

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