Malcolm Middleton has announced a new album, ‘Summer Of ’13’. Due for release on May 27th, it was written and recorded by the former Arab Strap man and produced by Chemikal Underground dance wrangler Miaoux Miaoux.

The ten-track opus features guest appearances from Lone Pigeon – who contributes all the photography and artwork) plus Martin John Henry (De Rosa), Scott Simpson (First Aid Kit) as well as Julian Corrie (er, that’s Miaoux Miaoux).

The release is being undertaken via PledgeMusic, and as well as bog-standard CD, there are Deluxe Vinyl versions, Bonus Acoustic CDs, T-shirts, Art Prints and Handwritten Lyric Books etc. Any pro-order will get the buyer an immediate download of an alternative version of ‘Information In The Voice (Party Mix)’, which is different from the album version.

Tracklisting as follows:
1. Steps
2. You & I
3. Information In The Voice
4. Brackets
5. Like John Lennon Said
6. Little Hurricane
7. Music Ticks
8. Summer Of ’13
9. Big Black Hole
10. Lullaby