Former Klaxons member James Righton announces debut solo album as the Shock Machine

Righton's self-titled debut will hit shelves on February 17

Former Klaxons member James Righton has announced the self-titled debut album for his new solo project, Shock Machine.

Righton played keyboards and contributed vocals for the nu-rave band, who split up in 2014 after announcing that their UK headline tour that year would be their “last.” The 33-year-old has moved onto solo ventures since then, first announcing the Shock Machine back in March.

Righton has now revealed that he will be releasing his debut solo album under the moniker on February 17. As The Line of Best Fit reports, the album will follow this year’s ‘Open Up The Sky’ EP, and was recorded in France with regular Klaxons collaborator and producer James Ford.


The lead single from ‘Shock Machine’ has also been shared by Righton in the form of ‘Lost In The Mystery’. Watch the video below.

The new album will be released via Marathon Artists.