The Rakes Alan Donohoe has been chosen as the face of Fred Perry this year, the fashionable singer still has enough time to have produced a new album though. 'Ten New Messages' will be out on 19th March, with a single, 'We Danced Together' preceding it on 12th March.

The band will also be touring next month, the dates read as follows:

19th - Rock City, Nottingham
20th - Vicar Street, Dublin
21st - Barrowlands, Glasgow
22nd - Octagon, Sheffield
23rd - UEA, Norwich
25th - Ritz, Manchester
26th - Academy, Newcastle
28th - Academy, Birmingham
29th - Academy, Bristol
30th - Guildhall, Southampton
31st - Brixton Academy, London