Kaiser Chiefs roadtest new material Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

Copenhagen gets six new songs

Photo: Next Previous

Photo Gallery: Kaiser Chiefs

Kaiser Chiefs celebrated the end of their most recent run of European dates by playing six new songs from their forthcoming album in Copenhagen last night (November 23).

The set-list included three tracks revealed by the
band at the Carling Weekend: Reading and Leeds festivals earlier in the year, ‘Heat Dies Down’, ‘Angry Mob’ and ‘Everything Is Average Nowadays’ as well as ‘Ruby’, ‘Retirement' and ‘Didn’t Expect Any of This’. All tracks are in the running to be included on the follow-up to 2005 debut ‘Employment’, which will feature 13 or 14 songs and is due for release in February next year.

Speaking with NME.COM after the show at Copenhagen’s Pumpehuset, drummer Nick Hodgson said playing the new tracks on tour had been “brilliant”.

He added: “I’m feeling excited - it’s been brilliant, getting songs out there for people to listen to. I’m justlooking forward to the new album coming out now, it’s going to be good. We’re excited and everyone around us are excited, and I think it’s going to be big… and exciting!”

Frontman Ricky Wilson also told NME.COM that the band are trying to keep details of their second record under wraps, refusing to name the album but revealing that one of the new tracks played would be the first single.

He admitted: “We’re being very cagey, aren’t we? It’s funny, because everyone thinks that in some way we’ve kind of (been told) not to tell people, but we just don’t want to!

“It’s not like the name of the album is some kind of amazing word that’s going to blow your head off. I just like the idea of - when the album comes out - having a little bit more impact than (information)
dribbling out over the next few months. We don’t want to build it up too much, but I also don’t want to have too much of a lead in.”

Hodgson added: “We’re not telling you – or anyone. We’re trying to be exciting and mysterious. It’s our little secret!”

The band finish their 2006 tour schedule with a handful of dates in Greece and France in early December.

The setlist ran:

‘Angry Mob’
‘Na Na Na Na Naa’
‘Born To Be A Dancer’
‘Heat Dies Down’
‘Ruby’
‘Saturday Night’
‘Everyday I Love You Less And Less’
‘Modern Way’
‘Everything Is Average Nowadays’
‘Caroline, Yes’
‘I Predict A Riot’
‘Retirement’
‘Didn’t Expect Any Of This’
‘Oh My God’

Read More On This Artist

Kaiser Chiefs Tickets
Date/Time Venue Seetickets Viagogo


NOT AVAILABLE

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £64


NOT AVAILABLE

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £69


NOT AVAILABLE

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets

from £71

back to top

More News
Unreleased Chris Brown and Rihanna duet leaks online – listen
Yoko Ono declares Ringo Starr 'the most influential Beatle'
Father John Misty releases exclusive track 'I Loved You, Honeybee' on heart-shaped vinyl
Wire unveil new video for 'Burning Bridges' – watch
Migos arrested mid-show for drug and gun possession
Peter, Bjorn and John unveil first new song in four years – listen
Nicolas Jaar confirms first solo release in four years
'Boardwalk Empire''s Michael Shannon to perform The Smiths' 'The Queen...
Joan Jett performs with Dave Grohl and Miley Cyrus at Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame - watch
Copies of U2's 'Songs Of Innocence' Record Store Day release sold with Tool EP inside
Fall Out Boy: 'No one else can do anything the way Green Day does'
Jay Z wins lawsuit against sound engineer claiming co-ownership of hit songs
Kanye West joins the Weeknd onstage at Coachella - watch
Glastonbury resale tickets sell out in 12 minutes
Laurie Anderson, Patti Smith, Karen O and more pay tribute to Lou Reed at Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
Paul McCartney inducts Ringo Starr into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame
Florence + The Machine unveil new track 'As Far As I Could Get' - listen
Foo Fighters play Ohio record store for Record Store Day, Dave Grohl arrives on motorcycle
Run The Jewels release new track 'Bust No Moves' - listen
Florence + The Machine's second Coachella set cut to 30 minutes due to broken foot
Four Tet plays surprise set at London's Phonica for Record Store Day - watch
Jay Z's Tidal streaming service parts ways with CEO just two weeks after launch

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Date/Time Venue Town/City Seetickets Viagogo
31 Jul 2015 Newmarket Racecourse Newmarket

Tickets not currently available.

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets
from £64

06 Aug 2015 Sandown Park Esher

Tickets not currently available.

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets
from £69

07 Aug 2015 Haydock Park Liverpool

Tickets not currently available.

Buy Kaiser Chiefs Tickets
from £71

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM