UNKLE announce ‘The Road: Part 2/Lost Highway’ – the next chapter in their trilogy of albums

It's been previewed with a new track called 'Ar.Mour'

UNKLE have announced their sixth album ‘The Road: Part 2/Lost Highway’, which is due to be released in March. Check out the first track ‘Ar.Mour’ below.

The electronica outfit, founded by James Lavelle, released their fifth album ‘The Road: Part 1‘ in 2017. It followed 2010’s ‘Where Did The Night Fall‘ and set up a trilogy of new records.

Now, the mid-part of the project has been announced and will arrive on March 29 via the Songs For The Def label.

Speaking about the upcoming release, Lavelle said it was inspired by his recent stint on London’s Soho Radio.

“I started doing a show on Soho Radio in 2018, which made me think about playing records in a different way,” he explains in a press release. “It wasn’t about trying to make people dance in a nightclub. It was a breath of fresh air, and about playing a more eclectic mix.

The Road: Part 1

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“‘The Road: Part II’ was made in the same way – it’s a mixtape and a journey. You’re in your car, starting in the day and driving into the night. The language of it was to be the ultimate road trip.”

The new album features a plethora of guest appearances – including Queen of The Stone Age drummer Jon Theodore, Mick Jones of The Clash, Editors’ Tom Smith, and Mark Lanegan.

UNKLE will make their live return in support of ‘The Road: Part 2/Lost Highway’ with a show at London’s Royal Festival Hall on April 19. You can purchase tickets here.