Yeah Yeah Yeahs have announced they'll be returning to the UK for a series of shows this May.

The shows are as follows:

  • Manchester O2 Apollo (1 May)
  • Leeds O2 Academy (2)
  • London Alexandra Palace (4)

Tickets go on sale on Thursday. The shows will come in support of their new album, Mosquito, which is released on April 16th.

The show at Alexandra Palace is part of ATP's I'll Be Your Mirror event on May 4/5th, which will be curated by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs (May 4th) and Grizzly Bear (May 5th).

The YYY's will be joined by Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Black Lips, Anika, The Field, Dirty Beaches, King Khan And The Shrines and Mick Harvey.

Grizzly Bear will be joined by Van Dyke Parks, The Walkmen, Tortoise, Real Estate, I Break Horses and Cass McComb. More acts will be added to both events soon.