Irish singer/songwriter David Gray, riding high on the international success of his album "White Ladder," has a confirmed a 33-date North American tour, set to begin April 12 in Minneapolis

Irish singer/songwriter David Gray, riding high on the international success of his album "White Ladder," has a confirmed a 33-date North American tour, set to begin April 12 in Minneapolis and run through May 28 in Vancouver. "White Ladder," which is No. 36 on The Billboard 200 this week, was recently certified platinum for U.S. sales of 1 million copies by the Recording Industry Association Of America (RIAA).

As previously reported, Gray's own iht label has set a Feb. 12 release for "Lost Songs 95-98," an acoustic album featuring 11 songs written by Gray following his exit from EMI after the unsuccessful 1996 album "Sell, Sell, Sell." The ATO label, which issued "White Ladder" in North America, has plans to release "Lost Songs" in the coming months.

In other Gray news, album track "Please Forgive Me" has been chosen as the next single from "White Ladder" and will go to radio this spring. Current single "Babylon" has made inroads on seven of Billboard's singles charts, including The Billboard Hot 100, where it holds at No. 59 this week.

Here are David Gray's North American tour dates:
April 12: Minneapolis (The Quest)
April 13: Madison, Wisc. (Oscar Mayer Theatre)
April 14: St. Louis (Pageant)
April 16: Indianapolis (Murat Centre Egyptian Room)
April 17: Cincinnati (Taft Theatre)
April 18: Pittsburgh (Palumbo Center)
April 20: Cleveland (Agora Theatre)
April 21: Chicago (Riveria Theatre)
April 22: Detroit (State Theatre)
April 24: Toronto (Warehouse)
April 26: Burlington, Vt. (Flynn Theatre)
April 27: Portland, Maine (State Theatre)
April 28: Boston (Orpheum Theatre)
May 1: Philadelphia (Tower Theatre)
May 3: New York (Radio City Music Hall)
May 5: Washington, D.C. (Constitution Hall)
May 7: Norfolk, Va. (Boathouse)
May 8: Raleigh, N.C. (The Ritz)
May 9: Atlanta (Tabernacle)
May 11: New Orleans (House Of Blues)
May 12: Austin, Texas (The Backyard)
May 13: Dallas (Bronco Bowl)
May 15: Denver (Fillmore)
May 16: Salt Lake City (Saltair Resort Pavilion)
May 18: Los Angeles (Universal Amphitheatre)
May 19: San Diego (4th & B)
May 20: Las Vegas (The Joint)
May 22-23: San Francisco (Warfield)
May 24: Portland, Ore. (Schnitzer Concert Hall)
May 25-26: Seattle (Moore Theatre)
May 28: Vancouver (Commodore Ballroom)a