Entitled 'Is A Woman', the new album, which the band's label, City Slang, say "mines rich seams of romance, despair, beauty, poetry and magic" is released on February 18th 2002. But you can read what Drowned in Sound think of it in the coming week.
Until then, feast your eyes on the full tracklisting, which is as follows:
The Daily Growl / The New Cobweb Summer / My Blue Wave / I Can Hardly Spell My Name / Autumn’s Vicar / Flick / Catapillar / D. Scott Parsley / Bugs / The Old Matchbook Trick / Is A Woman
The 'Chop will be touring the UK in May at these dates:
3rd - Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry.
4th - Bridgewater Hall, Manchester.
6th - Stables, Milton Keynes.
7th - Royal Albert Hall, London.
8th - Theatre Royal, Brighton.
9th - Corn Exchange, Cambridge.
10th - Opera House, York.
11th - Fruitmarket, Glasgow.
12th - De Montfort Hall, Leicester.
14th - Opera House, Newcastle.
15th - Empire Theatre, Belfast.
16th - Olympia, Dublin.