Basement Jaxx follow up their 'Greatest Hits' compilation in 2004 with their first studio album since 2003’s 'Kish Kash'. ‘Crazy Itch Radio’ will be available as a download, on vinyl and specially packaged CD.
As usual, ‘Crazy Itch Radio’ will feature guest vocalists including Vula Malinga, grime MC Lady Marga, veteran British soul singer Linda Lewis and Swedish pop singer Robyn. The track "Hey You" features a children’s choir. The album was recorded at SW9, Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe’s home studio.
The single ‘Hush Boy’ will be released as a taster for the album on August 28.
02. Hush Boy
04. Take Me Back to Your House
05. Hey You
06. On the Train
07. Run 4 Cover
09. Smoke Bubbles
10. Lights Go Down
11. Intro Reprise
13. Keep Keep On
Basement Jaxx will embark on a European tour this summer opening for Robbie Williams. On the way they’ll also find time to squeeze in some smaller DJ sets at clubs and summer festival appearances. Visits to New York City and Los Angeles are also scheduled for autumn.
14.7 Trab-Arena Bahrenfeld - Hamburg, Germany *
15.7 Trab-Arena Bahrenfeld - Hamburg, Germany *
17.7 White Room at Bunker (DJ set) - Hamburg, Germany
27.7 Olympiastadion, Berlin, Germany *
28.7 Olympiastadion Berlin, Germany *
28.7 Watergate (DJ set) - Berlin, Germany
01.8 Olympiastadion - Munich, Germany *
02.8 Olympiastadion - Munich, Germany *
03.8 Olympiastadion - Munich, Germany *
03.8 Electric Picnic - Dublin, Ireland
08.8 Jahwiese am Rhein Energie Station - Cologne, Germany *
09.8 Jahnwiese am Rhein Energie Station - Cologne, Germany *
11.8 Sun, Moon & Stars Festival - Saalburg, Germany
12.8 Hockenheimring - Hockenheim, Germany *
13.8 Hockenheimring - Hockenheim, Germany *
18.8 Flex (DJ set) - Vienna, Austria
8-18 Ernst Happel Stadium - Vienna, Austria *
23.8 Stade de Suisse - Berne, Switzerland *
24.8 Stade de Suisse - Berne, Switzerland *
* supporting Robbie Williams
‘Crazy Itch Radio' by Basement Jaxx will be released on XL Recordings September 4, 2006.