This article was published in 2003.

The Music have announced details of their first show of 2004. The band will be appearing at the London Astoria on Wednesday 4th February as part of the NME Brats gigs. They will be supported by The Zutons, The Open and Engineers.

The Astoria gig will be their first since their two appearances in October 2003 at London's ICA as part of a week of gigs in support of Amnesty International and their performance at the MTV2 birthday show at the Brixton Academy.

The Music are currently starting work on their follow up album which will be released in 2004. Their eponymous debut album has sold almost 200,000 copies in the UK and more than half a million worldwide.