Stereophonics announce new album ‘Keep The Village Alive’ – hear song ‘C’est La Vie’ now

The band's ninth record follows on 2013's 'Graffiti On the Train'

Stereophonics have confirmed details of their ninth studio album, titled ‘Keep The Village Alive’.

‘Keep The Village Alive’ follows on 2013’s ‘Graffiti On the Train’ and will be released on September 11.

The album has been preceded by lead track ‘C’est La Vie’, the video to which is airing below. The clip stars actors Antonia Thomas, Aneurin Barnard and Mathew Aubrey.

In March, Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood teamed up live with the Stereophonics at their Royal Albert Hall gig in London.

The Welsh band were in the capital playing a Teenage Cancer Trust show, with Wood joining the group for a cover of Faces track ‘Ooh La La’, the original of which featured a lead vocal by Wood, as well as their cover of Mike d’Abo’s ‘Handbags And Gladrags’, a hit for the band in 2001.

Stereophonics were also joined at the gig by fellow countryman Tom Jones for their 2000 duet ‘Mama Told Me Not To Come’.

Stereophonics will play V Festival this summer, along with Calvin Harris, Sam Smith, Kasabian and more. The festival runs simultaneously in Weston Park, Staffordshire and Hylands Park, Essex between August 22-23.