‘New Horizon’ is due out in September.
The Irish rockers have revealed details of their first studio album since 2011's "Revival". Produced by ex Little Angels vocalist Toby Jepson, the new record, "New Horizon” will be released on September 30th 2013 through Napalm Records.
The album will be preceded by a single called "Spectacular" on August 5th, with limited green and blue 7" vinyl versions available for pre-order now.
Rock icon Mike Fraser (AC/DC, Metallica) took the helm for mixing duties, while the late Storm Thorgerson and his team designed the artwork. A statement released by Storm Studios reads:
"Never one for looking back or resting on his laurels Storm always got a thrill from working with young bands and from the idea of 'newness' in general. In his last few months Storm and the Storm Studios team threw ourselves wholeheartedly into many new projects and New Horizon was one of the last covers we designed together. As is our usual modus operandi, we interrogated the band at length about their music and lives, and listened to the album on repeat for a month. Our final designs were submitted to The Answer very shortly before Storm died. The image itself came from our thoughts about endings and new beginnings, very poignant for all concerned."
Fans of The Answer will also be pleased to hear of details for a tour of the UK and Ireland in October, with support from Tracer on the UK Mainland run. Check out the dates below:
Fri 11th Oct - Limelight 2, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Sat 12th Oct -Whelans, Dublin, EIRE
Thurs 17th Oct - Academy 3, Manchester, UK
Fri 18th Oct - Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton, UK
Sat 19th Oct - Cockpit, Leeds, UK
Sun 20th Oct - Corporation, Sheffield, UK
Tues 22nd Oct - The Garage, Glasgow, UK
Wed 23rd Oct - O2 Academy, Newcastle, UK
Thurs 24th Oct - Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, UK
Fri 25th Oct - Electric Ballroom, London, UK
Sat 26th Oct - The Thekla, Bristol, UK
Sun 27th Oct - Concorde 2, Brighton, UK
Sat 30th Nov - Hard Rock Hell Festival, Pwllheli, Wales