As solo album draws near...

Paul Banks has confirmed plans for a full European tour, including a handful of British shows.

Paul Banks is planning a new album. It's his first under his own name, yet his second as a solo artist. Confusing? Perhaps, yet the music inside new full length 'Banks' is deceptively simple.

Out on October 22nd, Paul Banks will follow the album with a short European tour. Taking place in the opening weeks of 2013, the dates open with a one off visit to Dublin's Academy venue on January 20th.

Hitting Glasgow, the dates wrap up with a show at historic London venue KOKO on January 24th. Following this, Paul Banks will then head out across the continent before finishing up in Athens on February 15th.

Tickets are on sale now.

Fancy a preview from 'Banks'? Here's 'The Base' as a free mp3.

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Full list of UK & Ireland shows:

20 Dublin Academy
21 Glasgow King Tuts
22 Manchester Sound Control
24 London KOKO

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