In case you missed it, Emily Mackay got a first listen of the new Wild Beasts album, 'Smother' (out May 9th), and decided it's "going to be a beauty." Take a look at her track-by-track review and find out what you can expect from the Kendal four-piece’s third album.

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In other Wild Beasts news, they've just released the music video for 'Albatross', the first track to be released from 'Smother'. Take a look at the Dave Ma-directed video below:

'Albatross' is available to download with a digital bundle from May 2nd, and there will be a special 7” vinyl version sold exclusively through Record Store Day outlets on the April 17th. Click here to pre-orer 'Smother'.

Pick up a copy of this week's NME for some behind-the-scenes photos from the 'Albatross' video shoot

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