The Knife reveal ‘Shaking The Habitual’ release date and tour plans

The electronic duo release their first album since 2006's 'Silent Shout' on April 8 next year

The Knife will release their brand new album, ‘Shaking The Habitual’, on April 8, 2013.

The record – their first in seven years – will be released via Brille. The band have also said that they will be touring next year, with live dates to be announced.

‘Shaking The Habitual’ will feature a guest appearance from Shannon Funchess of Light Asylum.


Earlier this week, the electronic duo teased the release of their new album via a cryptic trailer.

Click below to watch the short video from the Swedish electro band – Karin Dreijer Andersson and Olof Dreijer – whose last album was 2006’s ‘Silent Shout’.

The video is accompanied by text which reads: “Music can be so meaningless. We had to find lust. We asked our friends and lovers to help us.”

Since the release of ‘Silent Shout’, singer Karin Dreijer Andersson released one self-titled album as Fever Ray, in 2009.

In 2010 she and bandmate Olof Dreijer collaborated with Mt Sims and Planningtorock on the Charles Darwin-inspired opera ‘Tomorrow, In A Year’.


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