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Indie rock band James will be star turn with high-profile concert at city’s arena

INDIE rock favourites James are on their way to the First Direct Arena in Leeds.

The ever-popular band have announced a date at the £60m venue on Sunday, November 23.

News of the concert comes ahead of the release of the new James album, entitled La Petite Mort.

Support at the show will be provided by Wigan indie band Starsailor.

James’s Yorkshire-born lead singer Tim Booth said: “We feel we’ve made one of our strongest albums in La Petite Mort and are dying to reveal our live take on it to you on this tour along with a few other familiar faces.

“In James tradition we are very happy to have a great opening act in Starsailor – so come early, put on your glad rags and make a great night of it. We will be.”

James have sold more than 12 million albums worldwide, with their best known songs including Come Home, Sit Down and She’s A Star. Tickets for the gig go on sale this Friday, priced from £36.

Purchases can be made online via the www.firstdirectarena.com website, over the phone on 0844 248 1585 or in person from the customer service lounge at the Trinity Leeds centre.

Artists playing the arena over the next few months include Prince, Robbie Williams, Dolly Parton, Eric Clapton and The Eagles.

 

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