R.E.M have announced a special London show for next month.

On the eve of their eagerly anticipated new studio LP 'Accelerate', the band will play their first ever show at London’s Royal Albert Hall to celebrate sixty years of the ICA.

All profits will go to the ICA, a non-profit arts institute and registered charity.

Produced by Jacknife Lee and R.E.M., 'Accelerate' is released March 31 on Warner Brothers. The first single 'Supernatural Superserious' is released today (Feb 11) digitally.

The show is on March 24 and support comes from Robyn Hitchcock, Foals, Duke Spirit.

Tickets are on general sale from this Friday (Feb 15) at 9 AM.