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Feeder announce new single and massive UK tour (2008)


Story by Jack Foley

FEEDER have announced details of a new single, Tracing Lines, on August 11, 2008 and a full UK tour for October and November.

The new dates mark the band’s first proper tour in almost three years and will enable fans to see the full new Feeder live show which will feature tracks from the band’s 16-year history.

Feeder have just released their sixth studio album Silent Cry and played some very low-key shows round the country to preview the record. The new single is the follow up to We Are the People, which was the highest entry in the singles chart week of release.

After their appearance at this year’s T in the Park they head to Japan and Korea for dates and return for appearances at the Reading & Leeds Festivals.

Feeder also appear alongside The Cribs, Tom Smith from Editors, Jack Penate and The Futureheads amongst others on the Independents Day album (released July 4). This is a compilation album featuring independent artist covering other independent releases – Feeder tackle Public Image by PIL, while others attempt Oasis, The Raconteurs and Prefab Sprouts songs.

The Feeder tour dates are (all October/November 2008)

20 – Victoria Jall, Stoke on Trent
21 – Manchester Apollo
23 – Newcastle Academy
24 – Barrowlands, Glasgow
26 – Engine Shed, Lincoln
27 – Rock City, Nottingham
29 – Liverpool University
30 – Sheffield Academy

1 – Loughborough University
2 – Newport Centre
4 – Birmingham Academy
5 – Llandudno Arena
7 – Leeds Academy
8 – Bristol Colston Hall
10 – Cambridge Corn Exchange
11 – Brighton Dome
14 – Exeter University
15 – Southampton Guildhall
17 – Brixton Academy, London

Tickets go on sale from 9am on Friday, June 27 and are £22.50 in advance for all shows, except London which is £25 in advance. Doors for all shows will be 7.30pm.

Members of the band’s website ( are able to pre-order them from Wednesday, June 25.