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Kaiser Chiefs‘ forthcoming new album will be titled ‘Off With Their Heads’ and will be released on October 13.

The follow-up to 2007’s ‘Yours Truly, Angry Mob’, the album will be preceded by a single, ‘Never Miss A Beat’, on October 6.

Lily Allen and New Young Pony Club add backing vocals to ‘Never Miss A Beat’, rapper Sway appears on ‘Half The Truth’ and composer David Arnold provides orchestration on ‘Always Happens Like That’, which also features vocals from Allen.

Other tracks confirmed for the album, co-produced by Mark Ronson and Eliot James, include ‘Spanish Metal’, ‘Remember You’re A Girl’ (sung by drummer Nick Hodgson) and ‘Can’t Say What I Mean’, which was debuted at Kaiser Chiefs’ Elland Road stadium show in their native Leeds in May.

The full tracklisting for ‘Off With Their Heads’ is:

‘Spanish Metal’

‘Never Miss A Beat’

‘Like It Too Much’

‘You Want History’

‘Can’t Say What I Mean’

‘Good Days Bad Days’

‘Tomato In The Rain’

‘Half The Truth’

‘Always Happens Like That’

‘Addicted to Drugs’

‘Remember You’re A Girl’

For an exclusive interview with the band on the new album, get this week’s issue of NME on UK newsstands from Wednesday (August 6).