"Less is more, you know?"

Kasabian don't tend to do things by halves.

A throwback to a past era whereby rockstars were rockstars, the band tend to produce epic, bombastic anthems.

Well, new album '48:13' seems to be different. Out on June 9th, the record will be preceded by new single 'Eez-Eh' and marks a "less is more" approach.

Serge Pizzorno explains: "I felt that we had the confidence to be more direct, more honest with this album. I started to strip away layers rather than to just keep adding."

Frontman Tom Meighan added: "Less is more, you know? It's direct. It is what it is. Just listen to it. We've had the confidence to lay ourselves bare. Serg has stripped it right back. It's unbelievable."

Intriguingly, artist and designer Aitor Throup has come on board as 'creative director' building a visual identity for the entire campaign. Check out the album artwork above...

'48:13' is set to be released on June 9th. Tracklisting:

1. (shiva)
2. bumblebeee
3. stevie
4. (mortis)
5. doomsday
6. treat
7. glass
8. explodes
9. (levitation)
10. clouds
11. eez-eh
12. bow
13. s.p.s.

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