Fast-rising Italian punks SMALLTOWN TIGERS have announced a new album and UK tour.

The girls from Rimini have had a had a successful year-and-a-bit with two tours with The Damned and a bunch of well-received summer shows, and start 2024 with the long-awaited follow-up to 2020’s Five Things debut mini-album.

The 10-track Crush On You, produced once again by Stiv Cantarelli and Robi Villa – alias blues-punk duo JD Hangover – and mastered by Detroit garage-punk professor Jim Diamond, is set for release on 9 February through Area Pirata.

Sat 10 Feb – Prince Albert, Brighton
Sun 11 Feb – Lady Luck, Canterbury
Wed 14 Feb – Twenty-One, Southend-on-Sea
Thurs 15 Feb – Bird’s Nest, Deptford, London
Fri 16 Feb – Spinning Top, Stockport
Sat 17 Feb – The Hive, Rotherham
Sun 18 Feb –The Vaults, York (matinee 3pm)

As previously announced, the Tigers will also be playing the three Stone Valley Festivals in Hertfordshire (24-26 May), Notts (21-23 June) and Durham (9-11 Aug).