Manchester indie-rockers The Courteeners have today released details of their upcoming third album, the follow-up to their 2010 album Falcon.
Called Anna, the album will be released on 4 February and was recorded at Manchester’s Hertz Studios with Hurts producer Joe Cross. Speaking of the new album. Courteeners frontman Liam Fray suggested it signals a change of direction for the band, saying:
ANNA is a new chapter sonically for Courteeners. Our music, like our minds, has evolved and expanded. We have re-arrived – Welcome to the rave”
As part of the announcement, the band also released the below teaser of lead single ‘Lose Control’ – which will be released ahead of the album on 28 January:
Here’s the full tracklist for Anna:
1. Are You In Love With A Notion?
2. Lose Control
3. Van Der Graaff
4. Push Yourself
5. When You Want Something You Can’t Have
6. Welcome To The Rave
7. Save Rosemary In Time
8. Sharks Are Circling
11. Here Come The Young Men