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Kasabian are back with songs and guitars

By | Published on Friday 17 March 2017


Kasabian are back, for crying out loud. Wait, that should say Kasabian are back with a new album called ‘For Crying Out Loud’. For crying out loud. Their sixth, it will be released on 28 Apr.

First single, ‘You’re In Love With A Psycho’ is out right now, and the band have announced tour dates for next bloody month. It’s all go for Kasabian all of a sudden, isn’t it? Though doing everything all of a sudden is something the band has got used to recently, according to guitarist and songwriter Serge Pizzorno.

“I decided to give myself six weeks to write an album like they used to do back in the day and that became really inspiring”, explains Pizzorno. “I made sure there was no fat on anything, it was going to be classic songs, no self-indulgence, nothing was going on there that shouldn’t. I’d heard Berry Gordy had said if you’ve not got them in the first four bars then you’re finished, so I went in with this old school attitude of songwriting”.

The album was then knocked up in Serge’s studio, which is named – wait for it – the Sergery. As well as aiming to present a collection of proper songs, the band are also aiming to remind everyone that guitars are a thing. “We wanted to make a very positive album full of hope with guitars to remind people that it’s still relevant”, says the guitarist.

Here are the tour dates:

12 Apr: Llandudno, Venue Cymru
13 Apr: Birmingham, Academy
15 Apr: Newport Centre
16 Apr: Southend-On-Sea, Cliffs Pavillion
18 Apr: London, The Forum
19 Apr: London, The Forum
20 Apr: London, The Forum
22 Apr: Dublin, Olympia

Listen to the new single here: