Therapy? have revealed that they are set to unveil their new album next month.
Disquiet is scheduled for release on the 23rd of March via Amazing Record Co. with the band hitting the road for a UK tour just a few days later.
Recorded at Blast Studios in Newcastle, Disquiet was produced by Royal Blood and Turbowolf man Tom Dalgety. It will be Therapy?’s 14th studio album.
Frontman Andy Cairns indicates that the record has links with the band’s breakthrough album, 1994’s Troublegum:
“In constructing Disquiet, we went back to the old-fashioned way in which Troublegum was written, whereby I’d take my guitar, play a song, record it on my phone and then send the song to the guys ‘finished,’ in terms of lyrics, melody and guitar chords.
“We started with 19 songs, recorded 18 of them and then worked with Tom to select the ones that best represented what we were trying to do with this record. And we’re genuinely delighted with how things have turned out.
“We wanted to write something a bit more anthemic again. In May last year, we did a 20th-anniversary tour for the Troublegum album, and it was completely sold out, and it was great hearing those songs sung back at us, and seeing what they meant to people.
“Clearly it would be idiocy for us to attempt to recreate Troublegum, because that was a different era, and a different band lineup, but the starting point for this album for me was thinking, ‘What would the protagonist of Troublegum be doing 20 years on?’
“I don’t think the album’s protagonist is a happier man, but I think he’s a more capable man in terms of dealing with the world than the guy who wrote Troublegum was. Troublegum was largely impotent rage, whereas Disquiet is more considered anger. We’re very proud of this album, and we feel that it’s another step forward on our musical journey. Now we just can’t wait for people to hear it.”
Therapy? will tour the UK through March and April, with confirmed dates as follows:
Mar 27th: Bristol The Marble Factory
Mar 28th: Gloucester Guildhall
Mar 31st: Brighton Concorde 2
Apr 01st: London Scala
Apr 12th: Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
Apr 13th: Cardiff The Globe
Apr 14th: Reading Sub 89
Apr 16th: Birmingham Rainbow Warehouse
Apr 17th: Nottingham The Rescue Rooms
Apr 18th: Manchester Academy 2
Apr 19th: Leeds Brudenell Society Club
Apr 20th: Northampton Roadmender
Apr 21st: Norwich Waterfront
Apr 23rd: Glasgow Oran Mor
Apr 24th: Newcastle Academy
Apr 25th: Coventry Kasbah