The Kooks announce new album

27 April, 2014 in News

The Kooks

The Kooks are to release their fourth album in September

‘Listen’ will be the Brighton indie band’s fourth studio album, and is to be released on 1 September on Virgin

righton-based indie outfit The Kooks have announced details of their next album. Listen will be the band’s fourth long-player, their first since 2011’s Junk Of The Heart, and the first to feature new drummer Alexis Nunez. Recorded in Los Angeles and London, the album has been produced by Kooks singer/guitarist Luke Pritchard along with hip-hop producer Inflo.

Speaking to Clash magazine, Pritchard said: “With this record we didn’t do any rehearsing beforehand. I’d write a song with Inflo or on my own, put it up and we’d all play over it. There was a real freedom to the process. To me this album is about pure expression.”

Listen and will be released by Virgin on 1 September. It features recent single Down, while a second single, Around Town, will be released in June. The full album tracklist is as follows:

Around Town
Forgive & Forget
See Me Now
It Was London
Bad Habit
Are We Electric
Sweet Emotion

You can hear previews of all the tracks at the official The Kooks website.

You might like

Neighbour Of The Year by Nat Johnson (Album)
Nat Johnson takes her first foray into the world of the solo artist, leaving you wishing she lived next door h...
Hold On Tight/Let Me Know by Ed Prosek (Single)
Brighton-based indie folkster Ed Prosek comes up trumps with ‘Hold On Tight/Let Me Know’, referencing folk acts old and new wo years ago...
Manic Street Preachers album to get 20th anniversary reissue
Manic Street Preachers have announced details of a special 20th anniversary edition reissue ...
EXCLUSIVE! 'Start A Fire' by James Robinson
Another great song exclusive for you today, as we present the public debut of 'Start A Fire' by J...
Always Tomorrow by Wild Smiles (Album)
The energetic punk trio Wild Smiles have finally released their debut album, and it’s ...