Miles Kane says new album will be 'big, positive and upbeat'

Singer says he wants to release LP before the summer

Miles Kane says new album will be 'big, positive and upbeat'

Photo: Andrew Whitton/NME

Miles Kane has said that his new album will be "big, positive and upbeat".

The singer, who released his solo debut LP 'The Colour Of The Trap' in 2011, told BBC Newsbeat that he plans to release his second record "before the summer" and compared the album's sound to his old single 'Inhaler'.

"That was sort of the blueprint, to make this real upbeat, heavy, catchy album," he revealed. "That's what I've done. I can't wait for it to get out there."

In January of this year, Kane revealed that he had been working on the album with his hero Paul Weller and insisted they had produced "some crackers" in the studio. You can watch footage of the pair performing the track 'Give Up' together at last week's NME Awards 2013 by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking.

Speaking previously about the track, Kane described it as a "great song" and added: "It does exactly what it says on the tin. We did about four songs together and we're gonna record one more… It's a slowie and we're gonna try and do that as a live thing in [London's] Sarm Studios".

Last month, meanwhile, the singer unveiled the video for his new single, 'Give Up', which featured on a four-track EP released digitally and as a limited 7". The title song was co-written by Kid Harpoon and produced by Ian Broudie of The Lightning Seeds.

The 'Give Up' tracklisting is as follows:

The 'Give Up' EP tracklisting is:

'Give Up'
'Woman's Touch'
'The Competition'
'Give Up' (Video)

7" Tracklisting:
A. 'Give Up'
B. 'The Competition'



Read More On This Artist

Video: Paul Weller & Miles Kane - 'You're Gonna Get It' - NME Awards 2013

More News
James Blake unveils new song on BBC Radio 1 show
David Bowie to release new album 'soon', says producer Tony Visconti
Six Iranians sentenced to prison and lashings for dancing to Pharrell's 'Happy' in...
All We Are announce January 2015 release date for debut album – hear first song now
Yorkshire artists cover Gang Of Four's 'Entertainment!' in special Cassette Store...
Guildford venue The Boileroom saved from closure
Richard Hawley to reissue first three albums on vinyl
Johnny Marr reveals new single 'The Trap'
Flying Lotus reveals new song 'Coronus, The Terminator' – listen
Former member of Tatu says she would 'condemn a gay son' in homophobic TV interview
Manchester orchestra covers Oasis, Sex Pistols and The Smiths – listen
Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson duet to feature on new Queen album 'Queen Forever'
Paul Weller backs campaign to save Guildford venue The Boileroom
Prince reveals new song 'FUNKNROLL' – listen
Guided By Voices announce split and end 'comeback run' with immediate effect
Gwar replace late frontman Oderus Urungus with new singer Vulvatron
Eminem and Sia unveil lyric video for new track 'Guts Over Fear' – watch
Musicians react as Scottish voters reject independence in historic referendum
Laura Jane Grace tweets about 'shitbag' ex-Against Me drummer rumoured to have joined...
Johnny Depp and Ryan Adams cover Danzig on stage in London – watch
Foo Fighters respond to Jack White dig, while White backtracks on comments
Tinchy Stryder posts video footage from Chuckle Brothers studio session - watch

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Featured Videos
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Most Read News
Popular This Week
Inside NME.COM
On NME.COM Today