"It’s trashy. It’s dirty. It’s Leicester."

In a world dominated by saccharine pop stars and vanilla songsmiths, Kasabian just seem to brighten the landscape a little.

After all, no matter what your opinion of their music, no one can deny that a Kasabian interview is - if nothing else - entertainment.

Chatting to the NME about their forthcoming album, Kasabian revealed that their new track 'Ezz-Ehh' was partially inspired by the horse-meat scandal which engulfed British supermarkets last year.

Seemingly, the song contains the lyrics: "Horsemeat in the burgers, people commit murders, everyone’s on bugle, we’re being watched by Google."

As we said: entertainment.

Serge Pizzorno explained a little more about the track. "It’s more a conversation that me and Tom might have at five or six in the morning" he said. "Ridiculous rants when you think you’re making the most amazing points, and the next morning you’re like… what? I was gonna call it 'Horsemeat' but I thought it was a bit ridiculous. But it’s just a bit of a spit, really. There have been so many nights in hotel rooms when me and Tom will stay up all night talking and it’s about that."

Tom Meighan added: "It’s a comic. It’s cartoonish. It’s punk. We’ve never done anything like it. It’s trashy. It’s dirty. It’s Leicester."

"It’s a dangerous, dangerous, dangerous, dangerous drug we’ve created," he said. "I can’t get my head round it. It’s rock ‘n’ roll, it’s got the rawness and it’s edgy, but we’ve gone back to electronica and we’ve gone beyond leftfield. What else can we do? It’s a silver bullet mate. It’s fantastic."

Kasabian are set to release their new album this year.

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