Punk icon’s fresh Ant-ics

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CHARMING prince of glamour punk Adam Ant is to play Sheffield’s O2 Academy on his first UK tour in 15 years.

The inventive one-time leader of the new wave post-punk outfit Adam & The Ants has a new band line-up called The Good, The Mad and The Lovely Posse, who will be playing a greatest hits set to include Prince Charming, Antmusic, Stand And Deliver and Goody Two Shoes.

Adam has had a turbulent life that has included spells in secure mental units alongside numerous chart hits as well as film and TV acting roles.

His May 24 Sheffield stop is part of a tour that also takes in Holmsfirth Picturedrome on June 3, and precedes a self-released album in 2012.