Kasabian halfway there with third album

Band discuss recording plans while filling in for Zane Lowe

Kasabian spoke about their progress on their third album last night (January 14) while hosting their own show on Radio 1.

Frontman Tom Meighan and songwriter Sergio Pizzorno were on air to fill in for DJ Zane Lowe while he is holiday.

Speaking to ‘The Mighty Boosh’’s Noel Fielding, who phoned in to speak to the band, they declared they were “just cracking on with it (the album) now”.

“We’re sort of in the process,” added Pizzorno. “I don’t really know when it’s going to be released, but as soon as we think it’s ready it’ll be out. It’s psychedelic this one, it’s going to open your mind.”

Meighan added that the band were about “halfway there” in terms of sessions.

The pair, who co-hosted the show with Annie Mac (pictured), also confirmed that last year’s very limited edition single ‘Fast Fuse’ will feature on the record.

“I think it’s going to go on the album,” explained Pizzorno. “We’ve had thousands of people saying we want it on the album, we want it on the album, so it’s going to go on.”

The show continues tonight (January 15) with Mark Ronson set to fill in for Lowe.

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