James will release a new album, La Petite Mort, on June 2.
It is the band’s first full-length studio album since 2008’s Hey Ma.
The album has been produced by Max Dingel (Killers, Muse, White Lies) and will be preceded by a single, “Moving On“. Other confirmed tracks include “Curse Curse” and “Frozen Britain”.
The band have been announced as headliners for Summer In The City, Castlefield Bowl, Manchester, on July 11 and Camp Bestival on August 1. More festival dates and a UK arena tour are to be announced shortly.
The band previously released two mini-albums, The Night Before and The Morning After, in 2010.