The Postal Service have confirmed plans for their first headline shows in ten years.
'Give Up'. Just one record - that's the size of the Postal Service back catalogue. Intended as a side project, Ben Gibbard and Jimmy Tamborello managed to craft an album which has sparked a global cult following.
Reforming last month, The Postal Service have outlined a number of festival appearances. Now the band have confirmed plans for a series of headline dates, their first in ten years.
Ben Gibbard and Jimmy Tamborello will be joined by a full band, including Jenny Lewis who played on 'Give Up' and accompanied the duo on their 2003 shows.
Confirming performances in Paris and at Primavera, The Postal Service are also set to play dates in Manchester and London. Opening in Manchester on May 18th, the band are also due to perform in London on May 20th at the Brixton Academy.
Tickets are on sale now.
A re-vamped version of 'Give Up' will be released on April 8th. Containing brand new songs 'Turn Around' and 'A Tattered Line of String' alongside a previously unreleased live recording, as well as Postal Service cover versions contributed by The Shins and Iron & Wine.
The Postal Service have confirmed the following shows:
18 Manchester Academy 2
20 London Brixton Academy