Suede will release a new album, ‘Night Thoughts’, early next year.
The band’s seventh studio LP will be released on January 22, 2016. The LP, which will feature a full string section, was produced by the band’s long-time collaborator Ed Buller and was recorded in London and Brussels.
The tracklisting of the album is as follows:
‘When You Are Young’
‘I Don’t Know How To Reach You’
‘What I’m Trying To Tell You’
‘Learning To Be’
‘I Can’t Give Her What She Wants’
‘When You Were Young’
‘The Fur & The Feathers’
The album will also be accompanied by a full-length feature film from NME photographer Roger Sargent. Both the album and the film will be premiered in two shows at London’s Roundhouse on November 13 and 14, with the band set to play the LP in full while the film is shown behind them.
Speaking about the project, Sargent said: “Suede and I have crossed paths a few times over the years. I sneaked onstage for their ‘93 Glastonbury show to get photos for NME… more recently I was asked directly to do some of the photography for the last album.
“I was asked to pitch an idea for this film project… I really had no idea what they were wanting or expecting so I tried? to write in the least self-conscious way possible. The record deals with a lot of familial themes — life, death, love, anguish and despair; themes that are expanded upon in its visual companion, providing a study of how those elements affect ?the human psyche. It resonated with me for many reasons, not least because my mother passed away a few days after I started writing a story for the film. The film starts with a man drowning in the waters of a deserted beach at night, as he fights for life, his mind plays out the events that lead him to be there.”