Bloc Party announce new album Alpha Games, share “Traps”

Bloc Party announce new album <I>Alpha Games</i>, share “Traps” Wunmi Onibudo

Bloc Party have announced details of their sixth studio album Alpha Games, due on April 29 2022 via Infectious / BMG. The news of the forthcoming album is accompanied by the arrival of new song “Traps.” Check it out below.

“Traps” is produced by Nick Launay and Adam Greenspan. Speaking about the song in a statement, frontman Kele Okereke said: “From the moment we wrote ‘Traps’, we knew it had to be the first thing people heard from this album; playing it in soundchecks on our last tour before it was finished and hearing how it sounded in those big rooms and outdoors.”

Alpha Games is Bloc Party’s first studio album since 2016’s Hymns.

Alpha Games:

“Day Drinker”
“Traps”
“You Should Know the Truth”
“Callum Is a Snake”
“Rough Justice”
“The Girls Are Fighting”
“Of Things Yet to Come”
“Sex Magik”
“By Any Means Necessary”
“In Situ”
“If We Get Caught”
“The Peace Offering”