According to Bloc Party’s website, “Bloc Party release their second full-length album A Weekend In The City – 5th February 2007 through Wichita Recordings. Produced by Jacknife Lee and recorded at Grouse Lodge Studios in Ireland. Bloc Party’s newest collection of songs is a stunning, intense and brilliant follow-up to their celebrated debut Silent Alarm. The album will be preceded by the single The Prayer, released 29th January 2007.” In an interview with NME, lead singer, Kele Okereke discussed the album, “We wanted to make something that references some of the great contemporary electronic music that’s being made without also losing the industrial energy of rock music.”
They are currently touring the states and will be hitting up the Midwest in a few weeks.