Los Campesinos! are proud to announce the title and track listing of their forthcoming album. ‘Romance Is Boring’ will be released 1st February 2010. through Wichita Recordings. The single ‘There Are Listed Buildings’ which is currently available exclusively on the band’s UK tour dates, will precede it, on the 2nd November 2009.
The track listing is as follows:
In Medias Res
There Are Listed Buildings
Romance Is Boring
We’ve Got Your Back (Documented Minor Emotional Breakdown #2)
200 – 102
Straight In At 101
Who Fell Asleep In
I Warned You: Do Not Make An Enemy Of Me
I Just Sighed. I Just Sighed, Just So You Know
A Heat Rash In The Shape Of The Show Me State; or, Letters From Me To Charlotte
The Sea Is A Good Place To Think Of The Future
This Is A Flag. There Is No Wind
Coda: A Burn Scar In The Shape Of The Sooner State
“Romance is Boring” was recorded and mixed between March and June of 2009 in Seattle, Connecticut and Monmouthshire with producer John Goodmanson. It features guest appearances from Jamie Stewart, Zac Pennington and Jherek Bischoff.
The album also reveals the bands first experiments with brass and far wider instrumentation than they have employed before and according to the band is a record “about the death and decay of the human body, lost love, mental breakdown, and football.”
Romance is boring will be released on Febary 1st 2010 on Wichita recordings.