The Kooks to release Jim Abbiss-produced album in early 2011 – video

Luke Pritchard reveals details of album three

The Kooks to release Jim Abbiss-produced album in early 2011 – video
The Kooks have been working with producer Jim Abbiss (Arctic Monkeys, Kasabian, Editors) on their third album and plan to release it in early 2011.

Frontman Luke Pritchard, speaking in an NME video interview you can watch on the right, said songs set for inclusion include 'Weight Of The World', 'Window To The Soul', 'Rosie', 'Saboteur' and 'Strange One'.

"We did a bit in New York and we did a bit in London," he said of the album recording process. He also made reference to the band's new set-up – playing with new drummer Chris Prendergast and bassist Pete Denton.

"Musically it's quite different," he said. "It's a new band, two new guys. The sound of the band has changed quite drastically. Still with the same roots we've always had, melody being really important in our band. It's soul music, the lyrics are quite a lot influenced by what's gone on… you get to a third album and [have] six or seven years on the road."

Pritchard was speaking to NME at the V Festival in Stafford on Saturday (August 21).

V Festival 2010 - Photo Gallery

Read More On This Artist

The Kooks - V Festival 2010 Album Interview The Kooks - V Festival 2010 Album Interview

Video: The Kooks - V Festival 2010 Album Interview

More News
Kanye West and Drake appear in black and white video for Big Sean's 'Blessings' -...
Canadian band Viet Cong have gig axed due to 'offensive' band name
Court case reveals Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams earned more than £3m each from...
Giorgio Armani blames 'difficult' Madonna for Brit Awards fall
Kanye West performs with grime MCs and Wu Tang member and debuts new track at surprise London show
Noel Gallagher says being in Oasis was a 'cross between Wolf of Wall Street and Saving...
Iggy Azalea says she 'did not want to win' a Grammy because she doesn't 'need...
Kanye West to play surprise show at London's Koko tonight
Kanye West reportedly 'in the studio' with UK grime MC Skepta
The White Stripes' 'Get Behind Me Satan' released for first time on vinyl for 10...
My Morning Jacket stream 'Big Decisions' from new album 'The Waterfall' - listen
Modest Mouse announce UK tour dates and premiere new track 'Of Course We Know'
Iron Maiden complete work on new studio album, but release awaits Bruce Dickinson's recovery
Reece Eber, man behind vandalism of Dimebag Darrell's grave, apologises
Metallica to begin reissue series with cassette release of rare early demo 'No Life...
Matt Bellamy says Muse's new single is 'too offensive for radio'
Liam Gallagher fined £3,300 for missing child support hearing again
Mumford & Sons say going electric on new album is 'a natural departure'
Beck fan redirects visitors to Loser.com website to Kanye West's Wikipedia page
Katy Perry releases official Left Shark onesie
Noel Gallagher reveals that he is already halfway through making new solo album
Noel Gallagher, Alt-J and Portishead to headline Latitude 2015 – huge line-up announced

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM