New Album: The Kooks – Junk of the Heart

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Fun loving Brit poppers The Kooks are on the prowl, having just announced a nation wide tour – a return to the States for the first time in three years – in conjunction with their new album, which hits stores September 13th via Astralwerks.

We’ve heard a tune from Junk Of The Heart, the light hearted poppy “Is It Me,” and now the band’s released the most upbeat, and Kooks-like song yet with the title track. “Junk Of The Heart” is a catchy, radio friendly single, sure to make the rounds on BBC Radio, one of those gems that makes you sway from side to side and even do a little finger snappin. Luke Pritchard sounds so jovial and positive, really leading the way on this one. Hear “Junk Of The Heart” after the jump.

The Kooks – “Junk of the Heart (Happy)”

Here is the tracklist:

Junk of the Heart Tracklist
01. Junk of the Heart (Happy)
02. How’d You Like That
03. Rosie
04. Taking Pictures Of You
05. Killing Me
06. Fuck The World Off
07. Time Above The Earth
08. Runaway
09. Is It Me
10. Petulia
11. Eskimo Kiss
12. Mr. Nice Guy

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