Kaiser Chiefs announce new album – watch

'Education, Education, Education & War' will be released in March 2014

Kaiser Chiefs have announced details of a new album – watch a trailer for it below.

The LP will be the Leeds band’s first since drummer and chief songwriter Nick Hodgson quit last year.

Titled ‘Education, Education, Education & War’, the band’s fifth album will be released on March 31, 2014 and will feature the tracks ‘Coming Home’ and ‘Misery Company’, which debuted live during their summer live shows at Lollapalooza Festival in South America, London’s Hyde Park and during their homecoming show at Leeds Arena in September.

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.

In addition, the band have 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:

‘The Factory Gates
‘Coming Home’
‘Misery Company

‘Ruffians On Parade

‘Meanwhile Up In Heaven’
‘One More Last Song

‘My Life

‘Bows & Arrows



Kaiser Chiefs will play:

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

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