Mystery Jets to release exclusive US album

'Zootime' will only be available in the States

Mystery Jets have announced the release of an exclusive US only album entitled ‘Zootime’.

The LP, to be released in May, takes highlights from their 2006 ‘Making Dens’ album, and combines them with new tracks produced by indie dance and remix producer Erol Alkan.

The record features tracks such as ‘Scarecrows in the Rain’, ‘Inside Four Walls’ and ‘Crosswords’, which was one of the tracks that recently featured on the NME‘s ‘new rave’ compilation CD.

The tracklisting is:

‘Diamonds In The Dark’

‘Inside Four Walls’

‘Scarecrows in the Rain’

‘The Boy Who Ran Away’

‘Soluble in Air’

‘Horse-Drawn Cart’


‘You Can’t Fool Me Dennis’

‘Purple Prose of Cairo’

‘Little Bag of Hair’

‘Umbrella Head’


The band will hit the road in North America to promote the record, including a slot at Club NME LA , where they will perform a DJ set.

The dates are:

Toronto Drake Hotel (May 28/29)

Boston, MA Great Scott (31)

New York, NY Joe’s Pub (June 1)

New York, NY Bowery Ballroom (2)

Chicago, IL Schubas (5)

Seattle, WA Crocodile Café (8)

Portland, OR Doug Fir Lounge (9)

San Francisco, CA Café Du Nord (11)

Los Angeles, CA Cine Space (12)

Los Angeles, CA Club NME Spaceland – DJ set (13)

–By our New York staff.

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