THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK

Public Enemy's new album will be released next month...

Public Enemy‘s new album, ‘Resurrection’, will be released on April 20 (Public Enemy’s Chuck D pictured) through Def Jam.

The album, as reported earlier on nme.com and NME, will also be used as the soundtrack for the new Spike Lee film, He Got Game, which stars Denzel Washington and Milla Jojovich, and is released in the USA on May 1.

A spokesman for Mercury Records in the UK said, however, that the album was a lyric-led studio album and not a soundtrack.

There are no deatils about Public Enemy’s touring plans, or whether they would visit Europe for festival appearances.