Glasvegas bid for Christmas number one w/ "Please Come Back Home" + tour dates

Glasvegas - A Snowflake Fell

Glasvegas, one of the biggest breakthrough bands of 2008, have topped off an amazing year by making the race for Christmas number 1.

William Hill place their single "Please Come Back Home" at 33/1, the same odds as major pop artists such as Girls Aloud and The Pogues, and obove Beyonce, Britney Spears and The Killers.

Glasvegas on

Glasvegas on

The track is available from December 1, 2008 via iTunes, and will also come on the limited edition Christmas EP 'A Snowflake Fell (And It Felt Like A Kiss)' which is available exclusively from the band's website.

'A Snowflake Fell (And It Felt Like A Kiss)' was recorded in Transylvania and includes The Concentus Choir singing "Silent Night" (in English and Romanian) at St Nicholas Church in Brasov. Two songs, "Please Come Back Home" and "Cruel Moon" have been taken to radio.

The tracklist for the EP is:

Please Come Back Home
Cruel Moon
Careful What You Wish For
F*** You, It's Over
A Snowflake Fell (And It Felt Like A Kiss)
Silent Night / Noapte de vis

Watch "Please Come Back Home" video

Having just returned from their first American dates, Glasvegas tour the UK and Ireland, with White Lies in support November and December.

The tour will see the band play their biggest headline shows to date and has already included closing the BBC Electric Proms with Oasis, headlining the opening night of this years Mencap Little Noise Sessions at the Union Chapel, as well as a show with Echo & The Bunnymen in Liverpool at the Echo Arena (27th November) and a free performance at Edinburgh's Hogmany Street Party (December 31st).

The full dates, with White Lies in support, are:

(Dates and information subject to change.)

November 2008

Thu 27th Liverpool Echo Arena (with Echo & The Bunnymen)
Fri 28th Bristol Ansom Rooms SOLD OUT
Sat 29th Swansea Sin City 01792 654 226
Sun 30th Cambridge Junction SOLD OUT

December 2008

Mon 1st London Shepherds Bush Empire SOLD OUT
Wed 3rd Nottingham Trent University SOLD OUT
Thu 4th Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall SOLD OUT
Sat 6th Sheffield Plug (0114 241 3040
Sun 7th Leeds Met University SOLD OUT
Mon 8th Manchester Academy SOLD OUT
Wed 10th Preston 53 Degrees (01772 893000
Thu 11th Hull University (01482 466264
Fri 12th Newcastle Digital SOLD OUT
Sun 14th Dublin Whelans SOLD OUT
Mon 15th Belfast Spring &Airbrake SOLD OUT
Tue 16th Glasgow Barrowlands SOLD OUT
Wed 31st Edinburgh Hogmany Street Party (Waverley Stage)

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