SUPERGRASS GO DOWN NEW ‘ROAD’

The band showcase a fresh sound on forthcoming LP 'Road To Rouen'...

SUPERGRASS are to release their first new album in three years later this summer.

And ’Road To Rouen’, out on August 15, is said to showcase a new sound for the band.

The follow-up to 2002’s ’Life On Other Planets’, recorded in a converted barn in Normandy, features zithers, ukeleles, brass, strings and ‘the model of drum machine used by Sly & The Family Stone.’

The LP is preceded by a single, ’St Petersburg’, on August 8.

The band play a number of UK shows in the summer. Dates are as follows:

Crystal Palace National Sports Centre (June 27) (supporting Coldplay)

Hyde Park Wireless Festival (29)

Glasgow Bellahouston Park (July 1/2) (supporting Coldplay)

London Somerset House (August 4)

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