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Ride Announce First New Album In 20 Years
Christian Eede , March 23rd, 2017 15:31

The band announce full details of their first new album in over two decades

Ride have confirmed full details of their first new album in over 20 years, set for release in June via Wichita.

Entitled Weather Diaries, the album is produced by Erol Alkan and is described as containing "all the classic elements that made Ride one of the defining bands of the early ‘90s". The album's release on Wichita sees the band reuniting with the label's co-founders Mark Bowen and Dick Green, with whom the band worked during their early years at Creation Records.

Above, you can watch a video for one of the two tracks to be shared from the album so far, called 'Charm Assault'. One of the album's tracks, 'All I Want', covers the band's anger at current British society talking a look at the idea of Britain aping 1930s Germany.

The album, released on June 16, is Ride's first in over two decades having reunited in late 2014 and played a number of live shows since. They will play BBC 6 Music Festival at Glasgow's Barrowland Ballroom tomorrow (March 24) followed by an appearance at Manchester's O2 Ritz as part of Manchester International Festival on July 11.

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