Sound the alarms, call your friends: The Cribs have announced details of their new album.
Titled ‘For All My Sisters’, the band’s sixth studio full-length will be released on 23rd March, with a new song ‘An Ivory Hand’ streaming online now.
It follows the band’s 2013 career-so-far retrospective ‘Payola’ and 2012’s ‘In The Belly Of The Brazen Bull’, and marks their first for new label Sonic Blew / Sony Red.
‘For All My Sisters’ was recorded with legendary The Cars frontman and Weezer producer Ric Ocasek and is described in a press release from the band as marking “the start of the next chapter”.
The album will be released with a special deluxe edition featuring live footage from the band’s two Christmas 2013 shows at Leeds’ old Town & Country Club. First single proper, ‘Burning For No One’, is set for release as a special limited 7” on the same day as ‘For All My Sisters’, 23rd March.
The first 200 people pre-ordering the album from each of Leeds independent record stores Crash and Jumbo will get an invitation to a special Cribs 'in-store- at the Brudenell Social Club on Sunday March 22nd.
The track listing for ‘For All My Sisters’ reads:
1. Finally Free
2. Different Angle
3. Burning For No One
4. Mr. Wrong
5. An Ivory hand
6. Simple Story
7. City Storms
8. Pacific Time
9. Summer Of Chances
10. Diamond Girl
11. Spring On Broadway
12. Pink Snow
The Cribs are set to play a set of intimate live shows next month.
11th NOTTINGHAM Rescue Rooms
12th LONDON Electric Ballroom
14th PORTSMOUTH Wedgewood Rooms
15th BRISTOL The Fleece
17th BIRMINGHAM Oobleck
20th GLASGOW King Tuts
22nd SHEFFIELD Leadmill
25th MANCHESTER HMV Ritz
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