Check out 'Duke' first on Clash...
Cate Le Bon

A cult talent, there is truly no one like Cate Le Bon.

The Welsh artist's recent Glastonbury performance could well be a breakthrough moment, with fans swarming to the Park Stage.

Set to hold her very own festival - Cate Le Bon Presents Mas Mas - the singer has now confirmed plans for a full UK tour.

Running throughout September, the dates will be accompanied by a tour-only seven inch pressing of 'He's Leaving' b/w 'Solitude'. As if that wasn't enough, a brand new single is also in the works.

Available from September 1st, 'Duke' has an awkward, almost funky rhythm - putting paid to the vision of Cate Le Bon as some acoustic clad songstress, there's a kinetic dynamism which underpins those charming lyrics: "you'll never grow old to me."

A little like a charming, very Welsh incarnation of late period Velvet Underground, 'Duke' has a graceful immediacy yet seems to reveal more with each passing listen.

Check it out now.

'Cate Le Bon Presents Mas Mas' takes place on August 28th. Catch Cate Le Bon at the following shows:

3 Leicester The Musician
9 Oxford O2 Academy 2
10 Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
11 London KOKO
12 Manchester Gorilla
13 Gateshead The Sage (Hall 2)
14 Aberdeen Lemon Tree
16 Edinburgh Electric Circus
17 York The Duchess
18 Sheffield Plug

Fancy heading along? Clash have two tickets to give away - simply tweet the name of the city plus #catelebontix and we'll choose the winner.

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