Art Brut‘s fourth studio album is out May 24 via Cooking Vinyl/The End. Brilliant! Tragic! was produced by Black Francis, who did the same for 2009’s Art Brut Vs. Satan, which was recorded in less than two weeks. Says frontman Eddie Argos of the new LP, “We got together in the second half of the year and wrote whenever we could two or three times a week. We had more time in the studio this time too (about a week more), so Black Francis had time to teach me how to sing … I’m very proud that I sing on it. Only took four albums to start singing. Not bad.” Not bad, indeed. Download first single “Lost Weekend” below, and catch the band on tour in North America in June.
“Lost Weekend” (download):