Glam pop band Scissor Sisters says it is canceling tour dates in Europe due to "funding issues."

The New York-based quintet says it "has become impossible to make the tour work financially."

The band said in a statement posted on its website Monday (Oct. 25) that it was "very disappointed, but it is beyond anyone's control." The band didn't elaborate.

Refunds will be made for the nine shows in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, France, Luxembourg, Switzerland and Italy. Their gigs in Britain are not affected.