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Interpol’s Paul Banks Announces 2012-2013 Solo Tour Dates

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Interpol frontman Paul Banks has mapped out a lengthy tour in support of his forthcoming solo album, which drops Oct. 23 and is titled simply ‘Banks.’ The singer-guitarist kicks off the month-long U.S. leg of his trek on Nov. 3 at the Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas, and then returns to the road next year for a European leg that begins Jan. 20 in Dublin, Ireland.

Two tracks from ‘Banks’ — the disc’s first track, ‘The Base,’ and its final track, ‘Summertime Is Coming’ — are currently available for streaming at Consequence of Sound.

‘Banks’ is the follow-up to Paul Banks’ first solo disc, ‘Julian Plenti Is… Skyscraper,’ he which released under his alter ego Julian Plenti in August of 2009. He also issued a five-song EP under the Julian Plenti moniker titled ‘Julian Plenti Lives…’ in July.

Paul Banks 2012-2013 Tour Dates:
11/3 – Austin, Texas | Fun Fun Fun Fest
11/9 – Washington, D.C. | Howard Theatre
11/10 – Philadelphia, Pa. | Trocadero
11/13 – New York, N.Y. | Webster Hall
11/29 – Las Vegas, Nev. | House of Blues
11/30 – Santa Ana, Calif. | Observatory
12/1 – San Francisco, Calif. | Slim’s
12/3 – San Diego, Calif. | House of Blues
12/5 – Los Angeles, Calif. | Fonda Theatre
1/20 – Dublin, Ireland | Academy
1/21 – Glasgow, Scotland | King Tuts
1/22 – Manchester, United Kingdom | Sound Control
1/24 – London, United Kingdom | KOKO
1/25 – Brussels, Belgium | AB
1/27 – Luxembourg, Luxembourg | Den Atelier
1/28 – Frankfurt, Germany | Mousonturm
1/29 – Cologne, Germany | Gloria
1/31 – Lausanne, Switzerland | Les Docks
2/1 – Milan, Italy | Magazzini Genarli
2/2 – Ljubljana, Slovenia | Kino Siska
2/3 – Vienna, Austria | Wuk
2/5 – Prague, Czech Republic | Roxy
2/6 – Berlin, Germany | Kesselhaus
2/7 – Copenhagen, Germany | Amger Bio
2/9 – Hamburg, Germany | Gruenspan
2/10 – Amsterdam, Netherlands | Melkweg
2/11 – Paris, France | L’Alhambra
2/13 – Istanbul, Turkey | Babylon
2/14 – Istanbul, Turkey | Babylon
2/15 – Athens, Greece | Fuzz Club

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