TAKE That are heading back out on tour.

Gary Barlow. Mark Owen and Howard Donald will play four shows at the new Co-op Live Arena in Manchester in May as part of their This Life tour.

Details of the 29 date tour which visits 15 cities in the UK and Ireland were revealed as the band released their first original composition in over five years, the single Windows.

The album This Life - the band's ninth - is due for release at the end of November.

"We’re incredibly proud of the new album - there’s a sense of togetherness, whether that’s us coming back together as a band or people wanting connection in their own lives," said the band. "We’re excited for this new chapter!"

Special guest on the tour will be Olly Murs.

Take That play Co-op Live on Tuesday, May 7, Wednesday, May 8, Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11. Tickcts go on general sale next Friday, September 29 at 9.30am tomorrow from www.gigsand tours.com or www.ticketmaster.co.uk