Bloc Party Announces Traps LP

Bloc Party have announces their new Traps album. Ahead of the release, of the release the UK band have shared the single "Traps"
Bloc Party have announces their new Traps album. Ahead of the release, of the release the UK band have shared the single "Traps"

UK band Bloc Party, have announced their new full-length Alpha Games, will drop on April 29th 2022 via Infectious/BMG. The full-length is the band’s first studio album since their 2016 release Hymns. Along with the news, Bloc Party have shared the lead-single “Traps.” The LP was Produced by Nick Launay and Adam Greenspan, known for their work with (Nick Cave, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, IDLES), “Traps” sees the band returning to the raucous, high-octane sound of their earliest work in an outburst of propulsive post-punk.

Bloc Party singer, songwriter and guitarist Kele Okereke on the single:

“From the moment we wrote ‘Traps’, we knew it had to be the first thing people heard from this album; playing it in soundchecks on our last tour before it was finished and hearing how it sounded in those big rooms and outdoors.”

Bloc Party announce new LP Alpha Games

Alpha Games By Bloc Party

Bloc Party
Alpha Games
track list
Infectious/BMG

1. Day Drinker
2. Traps
3. You Should Know the Truth
4. Callum Is a Snake
5. Rough Justice
6. The Girls Are Fighting
7. Of Things Yet to Come
8. Sex Magik
9. By Any Means Necessary
10. In Situ
11. If We Get Caught
12. The Peace Offering

Bloc Party 2022
UK/EU Tour Dates

Tuesday 10 May – La Salle Pleyel, Paris, France
Wednesday 11 May – L’Aéronef, Lille, France
Thursday 12 May – Cirque Royal, Brussels, Belgium
Saturday 14 May – Store Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark
Sunday 15 May – Tempodrom, Berlin, Germany
Monday 16 May – E-Werk, Cologne, Germany
Tuesday 17 May – TivoliVredenburg Ronda, Utrecht, Netherlands
Thursday 26 May – O2 Academy 1, Birmingham, UK
Friday 27 May – Rock City, Nottingham, UK
Saturday 28 May – Alexandra Palace, London, UK
Monday 30 May – O2 Academy, Bristol, UK
Tuesday 31 May – O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester, UK
Thursday 2 June – O2 City Hall, Newcastle, UK
Friday 3 June – The Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow, UK
Saturday 4 June – O2 Academy, Leeds, UK

Pre-order/Pre-save Alpha Games by Bloc Party HERE