The singer’s tour kicks off January 19 at Waterfront Hall in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and runs through the middle of February. Highlights include stops at Royal Centre in Nottingham (January 23), Colston Hall in Bristol (January 26), the Warwick Arts Centre in Coventry (January 30), The Sage in Gateshead (February 3), Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool (February 8), The Anvil in Basingstoke (February 12), and Leas Cliff Hall in Folkestone (February 15).

Tickets for Moyet’s October shows are available through links on her web site.

The Turn, which is scheduled for release in the U.K. October 15, is Moyet’s first disc in three years. The album is the follow-up to the singer’s 2004 collection of cover tunes, Voice.

Moyet first caught the ear of the public in 1982 as one-half of synth-pop duo Yazoo (or Yaz as they were known in the States). The other half of the group was former Depeche Mode member Vince Clarke.

The band scored a number of hits including “Only You,” “Don’t Go,” “Situation,” and “Nobody’s Diary.” After two albums, the pair decided to part ways, with Clarke going on to form first The Assembly and then Erasure, while Moyet began her solo career.

Alf, Moyet’s solo debut, was released in 1984 and spawned three hit singles, “Love Resurrection,” “Invisible,” and “All Cried Out.”

The singer’s recorded output suffered a decline in the mid-’90s when she began a battle with her label, Sony, that would last nearly a decade. The label insisted on a number of changes to Moyet’s 1994 release Essex, including re-recording and re-production on certain tracks and additional remixing of others to create a more “commercial” album.

In 2002, after eight years of refusing to release a record unless it was on her own terms, the label let Moyet go.

The singer signed to Sanctuary Records and released Hometime, which Sony had refused to do. The album was one of the top-selling releases by a female artist in the U.K. that year and scored numerous award nominations.

Moyet has also had a successful stage career. She made her West End debut as Matron “Mama” Morton in “Chicago” in 2001. In 2006 she co-starred in the play “Smaller” with comedian Dawn French, also composing three songs for the production.