Bloc Party announce new album 'Alpha Games'

Having remained largely silent since the release of their 2016 LP 'Hymns', Bloc Party have now announced their plans for a new studio album, arriving in the Spring.

The new full-length 'Alpha Games' will become their sixth record to date, is being previewed by the new lead single 'Traps', and is set to be released on the 29th April via Infectious / BMG.

Speaking about the new offering, frontman Kele Okereke said, “From the moment we wrote ‘Traps’, we knew it had to be the first thing people heard from this album; playing it in soundchecks on our last tour before it was finished and hearing how it sounded in those big rooms and outdoors.”

Have a listen to 'Traps' in the player and see the album's full tracklisting below.

'Alpha Games' Tracklist:
1. Day Drinker
2. Traps
3. You Should Know the Truth
4. Callum Is a Snake
5. Rough Justice
6. The Girls Are Fighting
7. Of Things Yet to Come
8. Sex Magik
9. By Any Means Necessary
10. In Situ
11. If We Get Caught
12. The Peace Offering

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