July 29, 2012 10:10

Bloc Party unveil new track 'Day Four' – listen

Track is second to be taken from band's new album 'Four'

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Bloc Party have unveiled 'Day Four', the second track to be taken from their new album 'Four'.

The track was originally premiered on Australian radio station Triple J; a few hours before the band were due on stage at Splendour Festival yesterday (July 28). However, the London group tweeted a link to the song on their Twitter for those who may have missed out. You can listen to the track by clicking below.

They tweeted:

Speaking to NME, in an interview which you can read by picking up the current issue of the magazine, singer Kele Okereke revealed: "If we'd not had a break [after third album 'Intimacy'], we'd have gone on to making the fourth record in 2010 but it would probably have been our last. Now, I feel that the future's open. I've got no idea what the future is but I'm very proud of 'Four'."

Earlier this month (July 10), Bloc Party premiered the track 'Octopus', the first single to be taken from 'Four'. You can hear the track by clicking below.

The band will tour the UK in October, playing a total of eight shows. The dates kick off at Newcastle's O2 Academy on October 12 and run until October 20, when the band headline Cambridge Corn Exchange. The run also includes gigs in Leeds, Glasgow, Southampton, Birmingham, Bristol and Manchester.

To read the rest of the interview with Bloc Party, where each member of the band discuss recording their new album 'Four', pick up the new issue of NME, which is on UK newsstands and available digitally now.

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