The Courteeners announce new album at T in the Park

The band spoke about their new album during their main stage set

The Courteeners announced their new album during their set at T in the Park festival earlier today (July 8).

Frontman Liam Fray told fans that the group had finished recording their fifth studio album at 7pm the night before, BBC Newsbeat reports.

The Manchester indie rock group performed on the main stage of the Scottish festival. Their last album, ‘Concrete Love’, was released in 2014.

On Twitter, Fray described playing the festival as “incredible” and thanked fans for their support.

In December, bassist Mark Cuppello announced his departure from the band by “mutual agreement”. Cuppello had played with the group since 2006. He was replaced by long time collaborator Joe Cross.