King Creosote will play a Manchester date as part of a UK tour in support of his latest album, From Scotland with Love.

King Creosote, aka Kenny Anderson, released the album as a soundtrack to a documentary film by Victoria Heath, which was commissioned for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

He will play Manchester’s Academy 2 on Tuesday, January 27, with support coming from Sorren Maclean.

The album was produced in Glasgow by David McAulay, and was recorded with the help of his backing band, keyboardist Derek O’Neill, drummer Andy Robinson, bassist Pete Mcleod, clarinetist Kevin Brolly as well as an additional string section.

The documentary features archive footage but no narration or interviews, and takes the themes of love and loss, war, resistance, emigration, work and play.

Anderson has released more than 40 albums since the late 1990s, and last year received a nomination for the Mercury Prize for his collaboration with Jon Hopkins.

King Creosote play:

January 25 – The Sage Hall 2, Newcastle

January 26 – Unity Works, Wakefield

January 27 – Academy 2, Manchester

January 29 – Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

January 30 – St Mary’s Church, Ashford

January 31 – The Marble Factory, Bristol

February 1 – Ropetackle, Shoreham By Sea

February 2 – Union Chapel, London

February 3 – Union Chapel, London

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