SHACK BACK

Legendary 'great lost-Northern-genius' band return with album that's already being touted as the record of the year/decade/century...

SHACK release a new single, ‘Comedy’, on May 24 on London Records, the first song taken from their fourth album, ‘HMS Fable’, which is released on June 14.

Along with Lee Mavers of The Las, Shack are one of the great lost-Northern-genius bands of the ’90s. Shack played their first major gig for four years at one of the NME Premier Shows at London WC2 Astoria (January 21).

‘HMS Fable’ was produced by Youth, who worked on The Verve‘s 1997 ‘Urban Hymns’ album, and features Primal Scream‘s Martin Duffy on keyboards.

The full tracklisting is

‘Natalie’s Party’ ‘Pull Together’ ‘Comedy’ ‘Beautiful’ ‘Captain’s Table’ ‘Lend Some Dough’ ‘Streets Of Kenny’ ‘Reinstated’ ‘I Want You’ ‘Cornish Town’ ‘Daniella’ ‘Since I Met You’

Shack have just announced five new live dates at

London WC2 Notre Dame Hall (April 26) Wales Llangollen International Pavilion with Catatonia (May 22 & 23) Port Talbot Margam Park with Catatonia (29) Glastonbury Festival second stage (June 26)