Kaiser Chiefs Release Surprise New Album

Music  |  News
Kaiser Chiefs Release Surprise New Album

Surprise! Kaiser Chiefs released their unexpected fourth studio album, The Future is Medieval today on their website. The album comes less than a week after the band released a video for single “Little Shocks.

The way the group is choosing to sell the album is wildly different. They are providing fans with 20 songs to choose from. Listeners can select their favorite 10 to put on their own version of the album, and they also get the opportunity to design the cover. Upon completion, purchasers will get their own web page from which to sell their version of the album. The Kaiser Chiefs will give £1 (or $1.63) to fans for each album that they sell.

New music that’s profitable for the band and the fans? Sounds pretty awesome to us.

Sign up for the Paste newsletter Get our daily summary of the day's top articles and new items. Sign Up Thank you! Your email address has been added to our list. You will begin receiving our newsletter within 48 hours.

Paste Magazine example 1 Paste Magazine example 2 Paste Magazine example 3