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The Kooks return with Junk of the Heart

on May 31, 2011, 9:26am

the kooks The Kooks return with Junk of the Heart

U.K. indie pop outfit The Kooks will return with their third full length effort, and first since their U.K. chart-topping 2008 album Konk, on September 13th via Astralwerks Records. Titled Junk of the Heart, the 12-track LP was produced by Tony Hoffer (Beck, Air, Belle & Sebastian) and recorded in The Sound Factory (Los Angeles) and Sarm Studios (London).

Update: Via NME, you can find the album’s tracklist below. Also, we have a clip of the band performing the track entitled “How’d You Like That”.

The band will support the release with a series of summer engagements, including three warm-up shows in the U.S. in June. A fan pre-sale for the trio of U.S. shows will begin June 1st (passwords will be emailed to Kooks and Astralwerks email subscribers), while the public on-sale will be June 3rd for the NYC and LA shows and June 5th for the San Francisco show.

Junk of the Heart Tracklist:
01. Junk of the Heart (Happy)
02. How’d You Like That
03. Rosie
04. Taking Pictures Of You
05. Killing Me
06. Fuck The World Off
07. Time Above The Earth
08. Runaway
09. Is It Me
10. Petulia
11. Eskimo Kiss
12. Mr. Nice Guy

The Kooks 2011 Tour Dates:
06/02 – Hässleholm, SE @ Siesta! Festival
06/03 – Nuremberg, DE @ Rock im Park
06/04 – Nürburgring, DE @ Rock am Ring
06/07 – Paris, FR @ La Cigale
06/09 – Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso
06/14 – Lisbon, PT @ Super Bock Super Rock
06/16 – Istabul, TR @ Rock’N Coke Festival
06/22 – San Francisco, CA @ Slims
06/23 – Los Angeles, CA @ Trocadero
06/27 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
08/18 – St. Poeleten, AT @ Frequency Festival
08/19 – Luedinghausen, DE @ Area 4 Festival
08/21 – Grossposesna, DE @ Highfield Festival

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