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Bloc Party's Kele Okereke To Drop New Album In June
 
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By: Spacelab Research Staff
May 6, 2010
 

Remember Bloc Party? The band that was everywhere a few years ago, playing hundreds of shows in a year, releasing albums like Silent Alarm and A Weekend In the City. They're on break, just Like TV on the Radio.

Lead singer Kele Okereke has plans for a new solo album titled The Boxer, which is due out on June 21/22. I has a more pop edge to it, devoid of the dry jangly guitar sound of Bloc Party. It's got energy.

There's also a single for the song Tenderoni, which is due out on June 14th. There's a video out, too.

"It was just me and an engineer. I plugged in synths that I had no idea what they would do. I began programming drum beats, which I had never done before. It was completely back to the drawing board. It was exciting and terrifying. In most cases I sat down, pulled a drum beat out of nowhere and arranged stuff around that. This was as exciting to me as the first time I picked up a guitar," said Kele when speaking about writing the new music for The Boxer.


   1. Walk Tall
   2. On The Lam
   3. Tenderoni
   4. The Other Side
   5. Everthing You Wanted
   6. New Rules
   7. Unholy Thoughts
   8. Rise
   9. All The Things I Could Never Say
  10. Yesterday's Gone

 

 

 
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