The Satan-fearing Scots plan their return.

After a relatively dormant year on the gigging front, Mogwai have announced a cluster of winter dates to preview material from their forthcoming eighth studio album. They’ll kick off a European tour in 2014 with a show at London’s Royal Festival Hall on 24 January before heading to Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, Frankfurt, Munich and Berlin throughout February. Some of those dates are already on sale – check below for details.

The band are also playing the last ever All Tomorrow’s Parties holiday camp this December, and to warm up for that show they’ll be playing a low-key date at The Junction in Cambridge on 28 November. Tickets for that one are available now.

Mogwai spoke to FACT recently about their plans for the new album and their recent soundtrack work, including writing music for the French TV thriller Les Revenants and performing their soundtrack to Zidane, the 90-minute filmic meditation on the French footballer, at this year’s Manchester International Festival – find out what FACT thought of that very unusual show.

Tour dates:

28/11 Cambridge, The Junction (Tickets on sale now)
01/12 ATP End of an Era, Camber Sands

24/01/13 London, Royal Festival Hall (Tickets on sale to members at 10am on Thursday 15 August and general sale at 10am on Friday 16 August)
30/01/13 Amsterdam, Paradiso (Tickets on sale from Saturday 17 August)
01/02/13 Brussels, Ancienne Belgique (Tickets on sale Tuesday 13 August at 11 am)
03/02/13 Paris, Olympia (Tickets on sale Monday 19 August at 9am)
04/02/13 Frankfurt, Batschkapp (Tickets on sale now)
05/02/13 Munich, Freiheiz Backstage Werk
06/02/13 Berlin, Tempodrom

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