Billy BraggLegendary UK singer-songwriter Billy Bragg has unveiled details for Tooth & Nail, his first studio album in five years and tength overall. The album will be available on March 19th through Dine Alone Records.

The album, which was recorded in merely five days, was produced by Grammy award-winning songwriter and producer Joe Henry and is considered to be the follow-up he never made to Mermaid Avenue, the famed collaboration he did with Wilco in 1998. 

You can get a free download of the single Handyman Blues here.

In support of the album, Billy Bragg is set to embark on a North American tour starting at SXSW, the dates are below.

Mar 23, 2013 Englewood, CO Gothic Theatre Tickets
Mar 24, 2013 Albuquerque, NM KiMo Theatre Tickets
Mar 26, 2013 Phoenix, AZ The Crescent Ballroom Tickets
Mar 28, 2013 Los Angeles, CA El Rey Theatre Tickets
Mar 29, 2013 San Francisco, CA Great American Music Hall Tickets
Mar 30, 2013 Petaluma, CA McNear’s Mystic Theatre Tickets
Apr 02, 2013 Portland, OR Aladdin Theatre Tickets
Apr 03, 2013 Seattle, WA Neptune Theatre Tickets
Apr 04, 2013 Victoria, BC Alix Goolden Hall Tickets
Apr 05, 2013 Vancouver, BC Vogue Theater Tickets
Apr 06, 2013 Nelson, BC Live at the Royal Tickets
Apr 08, 2013 Calgary, AB MacEwan Hall Tickets
Apr 09, 2013 Regina, SK Orr Centre Tickets
Apr 10, 2013 Winnipeg, MB Garrick Centre Tickets
Apr 12, 2013 Chicago, IL City Winery Tickets
Apr 15, 2013 Iowa City, IA The Englert Theatre Tickets
Apr 17, 2013 Nashville, TN The Belcourt Theatre Tickets
Apr 19, 2013 Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle Tickets
Apr 20, 2013 Glenside, PA Keswick Theatre Tickets
Apr 21, 2013 Morgantown, WV WVU Creative Arts Center-Mountain Stage Tickets
Apr 22, 2013 Annapolis, MD Rams Head On Stage Tickets
Apr 25, 2013 Alexandria, VA The Birchmere Tickets
Apr 26, 2013 Ithaca, NY Stage Theater Tickets
Apr 27, 2013 New York, NY Town Hall Theatre Tickets
Apr 28, 2013 Boston, MA Berklee Performance Center Tickets
Apr 30, 2013 Cincinnati, OH The Southgate House Revival Tickets
May 01, 2013 Ann Arbor, MI The Ark Tickets