Billboard Bits: Kaiser Chiefs, Sekou Bunch, Mary Weiss

Kaiser Chiefs will tour North America this spring on a jaunt sponsored by U.K. music magazine NME. It will get underway April 13 in New York and also visit Toronto (April 18), Chicago (April 20) and S

Kaiser Chiefs will tour North America this spring on a jaunt sponsored by U.K. music magazine NME. It will get underway April 13 in New York and also visit Toronto (April 18), Chicago (April 20) and San Francisco (April 27), with more dates to be added.

The tour will support of the group's as-yet-untitled second album, due March 27 in North America via Universal and in late February in the band's native United Kingdom. Tracks include "Highroyds," "Angry Mob" "Try Your Best," "Everything Is Average Nowadays" and "Love's Not a Competition (But I'm Winning)."

-- Jonathan Cohen, N.Y.