Phoenix Announces 'Bankrupt!' Release Date, Track Listing

4:15 PM PST 02/12/2013 by Jason Lipshutz, Billboard
Pascal Textiera

The beloved French band's highly anticipated follow-up to 2009's "Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix" is due out in April.

Phoenix has been cagey about the follow-up to 2009's Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, dropping vague release timeframes and its album title in flashing neon lights. On Tuesday (Feb. 12), however, the French indie-rock stars unveiled the full details of Bankrupt!, their fifth studio album due out on April 23 in the U.S. on Loyaute/Glassnote Records.

The 10-song tracklist includes album titles like "Oblique City," "Trying To Be Cool" and "S.O.S. In Bel Air." The album's cover art has also been revealed, and it's just peachy.

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Last December, Glassnote head Daniel Glass revealed that Phoenix had finished recording the Wolfgang follow-up in France, and would be releasing the album in April. A little over a month later, the word Bankrupt! was posted on the group's official site in a flashing, bright-red logo that was potentially harmful to epilepsy-sensitive fans.

Phoenix will be supporting Bankrupt! with a tour of North America this spring, kicking off in Vancouver on Mar. 29. The trek will also include a pair of headlining sets at Coachella 2013 on Apr. 13 and 20.

Check out the track list for Bankrupt! and artwork below:

01. Entertainment
02. The Real Thing
03. S.O.S. In Bel Air
04. Trying To Be Cool
05. Bankrupt!
06. Drakkar Noir
07. Chloroform
08. Don't
09. Bourgeois
10. Oblique City

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