At 19:30 GMT on 97.9-99.7 FM, history was made. Radio 1 aired the new Bloc Party single. It’s called ‘Mercury’ and it’s out August 11.
Though the band are yet to announce whether the track is to appear on their forthcoming third record, it’s maybe a sign that the direction they’re taking isn’t quite as deeply entrenched in the eurodance Eiffel 65isms ‘Flux’ sat in.
The video, below, features a variety of homo sapiens creating some lobster/horse Frankenstein hybrid with Kele Okereke hollering the usual banalities.
Want a bite?
You can order the disc-box from the band's website.
Which leaves little else to say other than ask: better than ‘Flux’?