The Walkmen announce new album title and release date

'Lisbon' is due out on September 14

The Walkmen have announced details of their forthcoming new album.

Entitled ‘Lisbon’, the follow-up to 2008’s ‘You & Me’ will be released on September 14 in North America, with a UK release date expected to be on September 13.

Recorded in Brooklyn and Philadelphia, the group wrote a number of songs for the LP in Lisbon, Portugal.

Produced by John Congleton, who has worked with the likes of Modest Mouse, The Roots and The Polyphonic Spree, the 11-song album was engineered by Chris Zane (Les Savy Fav, The Rakes and Passion Pit).

Meanwhile, the band are set to play London‘s Islington Academy on August 25, before appearing at this year’s Reading & Leeds Festivals on August 26 and 27.