Announced on the band’s Facebook page, the LP is titled ‘Strange Creatures’, and will be taken on a UK tour next spring.
According to a pre-order link for the new album, the record will come out on 22nd February next year!
“It comes after months of chiselling away, ripping themes and ideas apart, sewing them back together, stepping away and coming back with fresh ears.,” the band say of the record in the statement. “Sometimes, a song appears fully formed and ready to go, and sometimes, a song just needs time to ferment. Fine tuning small details, nipping between songs, picking out small things and accentuating them until they take over or become something else entirely.
“The result is the most considered record we have ever made. It’s a nocturnal record. A psychological horror movie on wax. Warped hallucinations from mundane observations as you move through it. Is that a school or a skyscraper on fire in the distance? Or maybe it’s just the ski village? You drive nearer, past roadside diners jammed with dancing teenagers, through Uncanny Valley, past the most unhygienic nightclub in the world. The stereo sounds like its going to fall apart at any moment. The car judders to a halt and all you can hear is the sound of the sea.”
View the announcement, the tracklisting and artwork for ‘Strange Creatures’, and the UK tour dates below.
01 Bonfire Of The City Boys
02 This Dance
04 Teenage Love
05 Strange Creatures
06 Prom Night
07 No Flesh Road
08 Never See The Signs
10 When I Look Into Your Eyes
27 Glasgow, Garage
28 Newcastle, Northumbria Institute
29 Manchester, Ritz
01 Cambridge, Junction
02 London, Electric Brixton
03 Portsmouth, Pyramids
05 Bristol, SWX
06 Birmingham, Institute
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