Wild Beasts announce new record, Smother

After releasing their widely acclaimed sophomore album, Two Dancers, in 2009, Kendal, UK’s Wild Beasts are ready to “spread their wings” with their third LP, Smother. Speaking to NME, co-frontman Tom Fleming said the album, which was written over a six week period in East London, and recorded over a month in Wales, will feature songs that are “more concise and direct than they’ve ever been.” You can check out the trailer for the album above, along with the tracklist below. The band will also be playing several dates throughout May in support of the record, with the full schedule also to follow. Smother hits stores May 9th in the UK (and one day later in the U.S.) via Domino Records

Smother Tracklsit:
01. Lion’s Share
02. Bed Of Nails
03. Deeper
04. Loop The Loop
05. Plaything
06. Invisible
07. Albatross
08. Reach A Bit Further
09. Burning
10. End Come Too Soon

Wild Beasts 2011 Tour Dates:
05/05 – Newcastle, UK @ Gateshead Old Town Hall
05/06 – Glasgow, UK @ Oran Mor
05/08 – Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Social Club
05/09 – Leicester, UK @ Y Theatre
05/11 – London, UK @ Wilton’s Music Hall
05/12 – London, UK @ Wilton’s Music Hall
05/13 – Gloucester, UK @ Guildhall
05/14 – Sheffield, UK @ City Hall Ballroom
08/06 – London, UK @ Field Day

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