Kaiser Chiefs recording with Mark Ronson

Ricky Wilson and co have been in the studio with the producer

Kaiser Chiefs have revealed that they have bee working on new material – with Mark Ronson on production duties.

In a message to fans on the band’s mailing list, they also explained that producer Eliot James has been working on tracks as well as Ronson.

“We’ve been hard at work writing, rehearsing and recording songs,” they wrote. “It all started with the two new songs you may have heard on the UK tour at the end of last year, ‘You Want History’ and ‘Never Miss A Beat’. We went into the studio to record and kept on going. We might debut a few more live soon.


“There’s been a load of rumours about what we’re doing; the truth is we’re working with Eliot James and Mark Ronson at a couple of studios in London.

Eliot is a young British producer we like very much; Mark‘s a young British (via New York) producer that we also like very much.

“As a pair they’re dynamite and we’re enjoying plotting Kaiser Chiefs mk.III with them pressing buttons and turning dials. It’s all going well and what’s going on in the studio has us excited, we’re looking forward to you hearing it.”

Meanwhile the band are selling extra tickets that have become available for their ‘hometown’ Leeds gig at Elland Road Stadium on May 24. The extra seats are on sale from Friday (May 2) at 9am.

To check the availability of Kaiser Chiefs tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.