Kaiser Chiefs unveil new track ‘Misery Company’ – listen

The band debuted the track at various live shows over the summer

Kaiser Chiefs have unveiled a new track, ‘Misery Company’ – listen to it below.

The song features on the band’s forthcoming new album ‘Education, Education, Education & War’, which will be their first since drummer and chief songwriter Nick Hodgson quit last year.

Along with another new track ‘Coming Home’, ‘Misery Company’ debuted live during their summer live shows at Lollapaolloza Festival in South America, London’s Hyde Park and during their homecoming show at Leeds Arena in September.

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‘Education, Education, Education & War’ will be the band’s fifth album, and will be released on March 31, 2014.

Produced by Ben H Allen III (who has also worked with Gnarls Barkley, Animal Collective, and Deerhunter), the album was recorded at The Maze Studio in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, and mixed at Electric Lady Studios in New York.

Kaiser Chiefs recently announced a string of live dates including two UK shows at Gorilla in Manchester and the Scala in London ahead of more shows in Madrid, New York, Mexico City and Los Angeles.

The full tracklisting for ‘Education, Education, Education & War’ is as follows:

‘The Factory Gates’
‘Coming Home’
‘Misery Company’
‘Ruffians On Parade’
‘Meanwhile Up In Heaven’
‘One More Last Song’
‘My Life’
‘Bows & Arrows’
‘Cannons’
‘Roses’

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Kaiser Chiefs will play:

Manchester Gorilla (February 11, 2014)
London The Scala (13)

To check the availability of Kaiser Chiefs tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0844 858 6765.

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