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

More News

Silk Sonic unveil new single 'Smokin Out The Window'

With their highly-anticipated debut album now just a week away, Silk Sonic have dropped the next cut to be lifted from their forthcoming full-length... 4 weeks 2 hours ago

Charli XCX announces new album 'CRASH'

Following on from the release of her brilliant lockdown album 'how i'm feeling now' last year, Charli XCX has now announced her plans for a new... 4 weeks 4 hours ago

alt-J unveil new single 'Get Better'

With their eagerly-awaited new album due out early next year, alt-J have now unveiled the next cut to be lifted from their forthcoming full-length... 4 weeks 20 hours ago

IDLES deliver new single 'Car Crash'

With their highly-anticipated new album now just over a week away, IDLES have returned to drop the next cut to be lifted from their forthcoming full-... 4 weeks 1 day ago

MUNA remix Madi Diaz's 'Crying In Public'

Following on from the release of her much-loved studio album 'History Of A Feeling' earlier this year, Madi Diaz has now returned to deliver a very... 4 weeks 1 day ago

beaux announces new EP 'memories written down, so I won’t forget them'

Following on from his brilliant standalone singles ‘it’s a landslide’ and ‘guard down’ earlier this year, beaux has now announced his plans for a new... 4 weeks 1 day ago

Alfie Templeman returns with new single '3D Feelings'

After the enormous success behind his recently released debut mini-album 'Forever Isn't Long Enough' earlier this year, Alfie Templeman has now... 1 month 2 hours ago

Black Country, New Road unveil new single ‘Bread Song’

With their highly-anticipated new album due out early next year, Black Country, New Road have now unveiled the next cut to be lifted from their... 1 month 3 hours ago

Viva Sounds announces the next round of artists

Returning after the cancelled 2020 event due to the pandemic, club festival Viva Sounds has now returned to announce its next round of artists added... 1 month 20 hours ago