We're very pleased to announce an exciting new addition to the Stay Loose roster today, The Cribs, who have just unveiled details of their fifth album entitled 'In The Belly Of The Brazen Bull' which will be released on 7th May via Wichita Records.
The new album marks a return to their classic three-piece status and heralds another chapter in the trajectory of the Jarman brothers. As a taster of the album to come you can download 'Chi-Town' from Wichita's soundcloud from the link at the bottom of the page
Recorded in upstate New York courtesy of Dave Fridmann's Tarbox Road studio, with Fridmann at the controls, a short self produced session at London's Abbey Road and a few days in Chicago with enigineer Steve Albini at his EAR studio, the band have certainly clocked up the miles recording this hotly anticipated follow up to 2009's UK Top Ten album 'Ignore The Ignorant'.
'Chi-Town', which is track #7 on the forthcoming LP, had a worldwide exclusive first play last night on Zane Lowe's BBC Radio 1 show where it was featured as the Hottest Record
'In The Belly Of The Brazen Bull' Track Listing:
1. Glitters Like Gold
2. Come On, Be A No-One
3. Jaded Youth
5. Confident Men
8. Pure O
9. Back To The Bolthole
10. I Should Have Helped
12. Like A Gift Giver
14. Arena Rock Encore With Full Cast
Keep an eye out for the next single, 'Come On, Be A No-One'.
The Cribs will play a string of UK tour dates in May 2012, these dates come in addition to the live shows they announced late last year which sold out in minutes.
The Cribs - UK tour Dates, May 2012:
7th May - Nottingham, Rock City 0845 413 4444
8th May - London, The Troxy 0207 403 3331
9th May - Bristol, O2 Academy 0844 477 2000
11th May - Glasgow, Barrowlands 0844 499 9990
12th May - Manchester, Academy 0161 832 1111
13th May - Eastbourne, Winter Gardens 01323 412 0000
Tickets will go on sale Friday 17th February 2012 at 9am from all usual outlets priced at Â£18 except London which is Â£20 The Cribs will also head out on a North American tour in April this year.