After their debut album hit the number one spot, White Lies have announced upgrades to their upcoming headline tour.

Tickets for the May shows went on sale on Wednesday January 28th, with the London, Leeds and Manchester shows selling out within minutes.

It has been announced today that the Manchester and Leeds dates have subsequently moved to the larger venues of the Academy and Metropolitan University, respectively.

Support for all dates comes from School Of Seven Bells, with tickets priced at £12 and available from the venues or via (Leeds), (Glasgow) and (Manchester).

The full list of the upgraded dates in May are as follows:

3rd - Leeds Metropolitan University
4th - Glasgow QMU
5th - Manchester Academy
7th - London Heaven (SOLD OUT)
8th - London Heaven (SOLD OUT)

White Lies are up for the best new band prize at this year's NME awards, up against Late of the Pier, Vampire Weekend, MGMT and current touring partners Glasvegas.

The trio's new single Farewell to the Fairground will be released in late March.

30/01/2009 04:01:01