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LISTEN: More New Algiers
Christian Eede , June 13th, 2017 14:05

The four-piece share the second offering from their upcoming second album

Having recently announced details of their second album, The Underside Of Power, and shared the album's title track, the band have now revealed a second track from the album in the form of 'Cleveland' which you can check out above.

Franklin James Fisher's richly soulful, instantly recognisable vocal is on full display as ever on the track slotted in alongside a gospel choir backing and pared down drum machines. For the new album, the band enlisted Portishead's Adrian Utley, as well as Ali Chant, to take on production duties with recording mostly taking place in Bristol.

The album is said to take in touchstones of Southern rap, Northern soul, gospel, IDM, industrial and more, while subject matters include "oppression, police brutality, dystopia and hegemonic power structures," as explored on the two tracks so far released from the album.

The album's release also marks Algiers' first as a four-piece having enlisted Bloc Party drummer Matt Tong to join them, with live shows lined up across the year, including support slots this June across Europe for Depeche Mode. The album is out on June 23 and you can find a feature with the band catching up with them during that tour alongside Depeche Mode on these pages later this month.

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