Teesside trio Dartz release their debut album 'This Is My Ship' on 12th February through Xtra Mile Recordings.

The album was recorded with Mark Williams (Fightstar, Yourcodenameis:milo, Million Dead) at Criterion Studios in the legendary Battery Studios complex in North West London.

The band will release the single 'Once, Twice, Again' on January 29th, read a review of it

Much of 2006 was spent on the road with the likes of Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly, The Rumble Strips, Stapleton and The Research, as well as one off dates with Futureheads and 65 Days Of Static and a couple of critically acclaimed performances at the inaugural Great Escape festival in Brighton. Dartz kick off 2007 supporting their good friends Hot Club De Paris in January before heading out on their own headline tour in February and March.

The Dartz tour runs as follows:

Supporting Hot Club De Paris


Mon 22 BIRMINGHAM Barfly
Tue 23 BRIGHTON Pressure Point
Wed 24 LONDON Scala
Fri 26 MANCHESTER Night & Day
Sat 27 LONDON XFM X-Posure All Dayer
Sat 27 LEEDS Faversham
Sun 28 GLASGOW King Tuts
Mon 29 LIVERPOOL Magnet



Mon 12 LONDON Borderline
Tue 13 CARDIFF Barfly
Wed 14 NEWPORT Meze
Thu 15 COVENTRY Collesium
Fri 16 OXFORD Zodiac
Sat 17 BRIDPORT Arts Centre
Mon 19 IPSWICH Ice Bar
Tue 20 SOUTHAMPTON The Joiners
Wed 21 WATFORD Baraka Bar
Thu 22 KINGSTON The Peel
Sat 24 BRISTOL Thekla
Mon 26 NOTTINGHAM Social
Tue 27 HULL Lamp
Wed 28 NEWCASTLE Cluny


Thu 01 MANCHESTER Jabez Clegg
Fri 02 LANCASTER Yorkshire House
Sat 03 EDINBURGH Wee Red Bar
Mon 05 YORK Fibbers