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- Posted on Sep 23rd 2009 12:33PM by Stephen Dowling
After the news of the oft-mooted, finally-confirmed Pavement reunion no doubt led to mass outbreaks of fainting in the Pitchfork editorial offices, there has been the first confirmation the reunion tour won't just be chasing its tail in Manhattan.
According to NME, guitarist Scott 'Spiral Stairs' Kannberg said the band would definitely be including British shows amidst their reformation tour.
"There definitely will be [UK gigs]," Kannberg said. "We're looking at the summer time, but I'm not sure how much touring we'll do."
Pavement played their last show together in December 1999 at London's Brixton Academy, where frontman Stephen Malkmus (pictured) made a cryptic comment about being "tied to the band" for years. The band then announced they were taking a hiatus in 2000, and didn't play a show together since.
Kannberg did not divulge where and when the band would play, but he did lay hints that any UK touring would be modest. "We'll do what we need to do to satisfy our fans and what would be fun," he said, "but we're not going to do anything stupid, any big festivals that are really dumb."
Malkmus was most recently in Auckland, New Zealand, last week with his current band the Jicks, but if any comment was made about Pavement playing NZ, Australia, or even for that matter, Western Samoa, news has yet to reach us at Spinner Towers.