The Kooks return with two new songs ‘No Pressure’ and ‘All The Time’ – and you can listen to the former now on the Shoot Music – New Releases playlist.
They have also announced details of their long-awaited fifth studio album ‘Let’s Go Sunshine’, with brash, bold, songs that mix melancholy and euphoria, to be released August 31 via Lonely Cat / AWAL Recordings.
With the roar of their recent sold-out UK arena tour still echoing in their ears and more than one billion streams under their belts, The Kooks reach to claim their place in the Great British Songbook with ‘Let’s Go Sunshine’.
The album sees the band cement their status as true bastions of British guitar pop and take their rightful place at the top table next to the celebrated bands that influenced them in their infancy, over a decade ago.
The Kooks started their career with a bang in 2006 with their unstoppable debut ‘Inside In/Inside Out’, which went five times platinum at the end of last year. The four-piece have continued to go from strength to strength. With three more studio albums including a ‘Best Of’ – the band have acquired over 1 billion streams worldwide – embarked on a number of massive world tours including their forthcoming sold-out US tour, awards and critical acclaim under their belts they’ve maintained a steady ascent to the top, constantly growing in popularity throughout the last decade.
With a legion of new fans discovering the band through streaming in recent years, The Kooks delivered a career defining show last year at London’s Wembley Arena, whilst pulling some of the biggest crowds across the summer festival circuits. This year, sees The Kooks redefined, varied and ready to go again at their most confident.