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British Sea Power Detail New Album
Christian Eede , January 5th, 2017 16:43

It features their first new material in four years

British Sea Power will release new album Let The Dancers Inherit The Party on March 31 via Golden Chariot.

The 12-track album features their first new material in four years with a single entitled 'Bad Bohemian' set to precede the album's release. The album's songs are said to "cover subject matters ranging from the stars in the night sky to the methodology of media manipulation" according to a message accompanying the album's announcement.

“It was made to a background of politicians perfecting the art of unabashed lying, of social-media echo chambers, of click-bait and electronic Tonka Toys to keep us entertained and befuddled," says guitarist Martin Noble. "I think we’ve ended up addressing this confusion in an invigorating way, rather than imprisoning the listener in melancholy. Musically, it’s our most direct album and maybe the first one where we maintain a coherent mood from start to finish. Perhaps a little clarity isn’t a bad thing at this point. There wasn’t a plan to create an album with any particular subject matter but we’ve kind of ended up with a case of ’think global, act local’ – an album where individuals are dealing with their domestic and personal lives against a background of uncontrollable international lunacy.”