Phoenix unveil the video for ‘Entertainment’ – watch

The track is the first to be taken from their forthcoming new album 'Bankrupt!'

Phoenix have unveiled the video for their new single, ‘Entertainment’, the first track to be taken from their forthcoming new album ‘Bankrupt!’.

Click above to watch the video for the song, which marks the first new material from the French band in three years. The video was directed by Patrick Daughters, who has worked on videos for Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Kings Of Leon, Beck and Interpol.

The band will release their fifth album and the follow-up to 2009’s ‘Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix’ on April 22.

Phoenix have been working on the record since 2011 and recently revealed that it was recorded on the same console as Michael Jackson‘s 1982 album, ‘Thriller’.

Guitarist Laurent Brancowitz bought the Harrison 4032 console on eBay for $17,000 (£10,826). Singer Thomas Mars said the band purchased the console because they “liked the idea of working with a consecrated artefact, as well as having something strange upon which to fixate between albums”.

The tracklisting for ‘Bankrupt’ is:

‘The Real Thing’
‘SOS In Bel Air’
‘Trying To Be Cool’
‘Drakkar Noir’
‘Oblique City’

Phoenix are among the latest additions to T In The Park 2013, alongside Foals and Kendrick Lamar. The band will also headline this April’s Coachella Valley Festival of Music and Arts in California, and also play the Rock am Ring and Rock im Park festivals in Germany, which take place from July 7-9.