Black Kids announce debut album details

'Partie Traumatic' comes out July 22

Black Kids have signed a record deal with Columbia records to release their debut album in North America. Entitled ‘Partie Traumatic’, the record is slated to hit shelves July 22.

‘Partie Traumatic’ was recorded with ex-Suede guitarist Bernard Butler, the man responsible for producing Duffy and Sons & Daughters latest release.

Black Kids became the subject of a bidding war during CMJ 2007, after being discovered on Myspace.


‘Partie Traumatic’ comes out via Almost Gold in the UK on July 7.

The full track listing is:

‘Hit the Heartbrakes’

‘Partie Traumatic’

‘Listen to Your Body Tonight’


‘Hurricane Jane’

‘I’m Making Eyes At You’

‘I’ve Underestimated My Charm (Again)’

‘I’m Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How To Dance With You’

‘Love Me Already’

‘I Wanna Be Your Limousine’

‘Look At Me (When I Rock Wichoo)’

Meanwhile, the Floridian band are currently on a North American tour and will play tomorrow night in Salt Lake City, UT with Cut Copy and Mobius Band.

The dates are:

Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge *# (May 2)

Denver, CO Larimer Lounge *# (3)

Omaha, NE Waiting Room *# (5)

Minneapolis, MN 7th St Entry *# (6)

Chicago, IL The Abbey *# (7)

Detroit, MI Magic Stick *# (8)

Toronto, Ontario The Phoenix *# (9)

Boston, MA Paradise *# (12)

Brooklyn, NY Studio B *# (13)

Washington, DC Black Cat *# (15)

Philadelphia, PA Pure *# (16)

Baltimore, MD Sonar *^ (17)

New York, NY Bowery Ballroom (18)

Chicago, IL Grant Park (Lollapalooza) (August 1)

Jersey City, NJ Liberty State Park (All Points West Festival) (10)

* w/ Cut Copy

# w/ Mobius Band

^ w/ Ponytail

–By our New York staff.

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