LCD Soundsystem name third album

Plus James Murphy unveils cover art featuring himself

LCD Soundsystem have named their forthcoming third album ‘This Is Happening’.

According to James Murphy‘s DFA Records, the album will feature the group’s leader on the cover (pictured) for the first time.

“It’s great to see James dancing his way onto the cover of his album Robert Longo style. Luv it!” explained the label’s official website.


The album previously had the joke title of ‘Internet Sensation!’ from Murphy.

‘This Is Happening’ will be released on May 17, though the track ‘Drunk Girls’ is being streamed online now.