Chart topping band reveal new live shows
michael baggs
11:51 18th September 2012

Chart topping Irish soft-rockers The Script have announced details of their 2012 UK tour. Full details are below.

The band kick off their tour next year on 1 March at The O2 in Dublin and conclude on 23 March at London's O2. Dates in between include shows in Belfast, Liverpool, Newcastle, Aberdeen, Birmingham, Manchester and many more.

Tickets go one sale for the shows at Friday, 21 September 2012 at 9:30am.

The Script this week scored their first ever No.1 single as their collaboration held X Factor runner-up Amelia Lily in second place in the new top forty. The band's new album, #3 charted at No.1 behind Coexist by The xx.

Since appearing on BBC talent show The Voice, The Script frontman Danny O'Donoghue has become a tabloid regular, and recently spoke to Gigwise about his newfound celebrity status.

"Ultimately I understand it, but that still doesn’t make it easy. I just went from literally being a nobody, and now I can’t walk down the bloody road anymore," he told us. "It feels like after all these years people are finally recognising us for what we want to be recognised for. But there’s never going to be a big serious muso piece in ‘Hello Magazine’, they just want to know who you’re dating, who’ve you kicked out of bed, all this b******s.

"But, it helps you understand there’s a different side to the industry; there are 14 year old kids for whom ‘what is your perfect type of girl’ is the first thing on their minds when they wake up."

Tickets for The Script's 2013 tour go on sale on Friday, 21 September at 9:30am. Full dates are below. For more information visit Gigwise Gig Tickets.

Fri 1st DUBLIN, The O2
Mon 4th BELFAST, the Odyssey
Fri 8th NOTTINGHAM, Capital FM Arena
Sat 9th LIVERPOOL, Echo Arena
Sun 10th NEWCASTLE, Metro Radio Arena
Fri 15th SHEFFIELD, Motorpoint Arena
Sat 16th BIRMINGHAM, LG Arena
Sun 17th MANCHESTER, Arena
Tue 19th CARDIFF, Motorpoint Arena
Sat 23rd LONDON, The O2