January 22, 2007

Maximo Park Prep New Disc

U.K. rock outfit Maximo Park has announced the details for their next album, "Our Earthly Pleasures," due April 3 via Warp in the U.S. and a day earlier in international markets. The first single, "Our Velocity," will be readied for a March 19 release. The set was produced by Gil Norton (Foo Fighters, The Pixies) and features a few songs from the period of the band's first effort, "A Certain Trigger."

NME reports on the singer's take on the soon-to-be unveiled work:

Singer Paul Smith said of the record: "Thanks to two years of touring the world and with the contribution of Gil Norton, 'Our Earthly Pleasures' is a heavy, eye-opening record. It's rock music without the clich├ęs, dealing with the world on an emotional level. Ultimately we want to reach as many people as possible because we feel this record has the ability to inspire and affect people."
The tracklisting for the album is as follows:
'Girls Who Play Guitars'
'Our Velocity'
'Books From Boxes'
'Russian Literature'
'Karaoke Plays'
'Your Urge'
'The Unshockable'
'By The Monument'
'Nosebleed'
'A Fortnight's Time'
'Sandblasted And Set Free'
'Parisian Skies'

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