The Snuts wanted to "raise the bar" on Burn The Empire album

7 October 2022, 17:25 | Updated: 7 October 2022, 17:37

Jack Cochrane of The Snuts on Burn The Empire

By Jenny Mensah

The Snuts frontman Jack Cochrane spoke to Radio X's John Kennedy about the band's Top 3 album and the follow-up to W. L.

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The Snuts wanted to "raise the bar" when it came to their new album.

2021 saw the Scottish outfit top the UK Album Charts with their debut album, W.L and on Friday 30th September, they released its follow-up Burn The Empire, which has just reached number 3 on the chart.

Talking to Radio X's John Kennedy about working on the record with producers Nathaniel "Detonate" Ledwidge and Clarence Coffee Jr., frontman Jack Cochrane explained how they wanted to do "something new".

"We're always trying to do something that raises the bar for us and just bring something new to guitar music," the rocker explained. "As a fan of guitar music my whole life, I think I've been through a lot of the stages and a lot of these kind of eras that come and go.

"I think we're always trying to create something that sounds like a new era. Something that's unique to us. Something that we can be at the forefront of."

Listen to the band's Burn The Empire album below:

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The Snuts' Jack Cochrane talks about their Burn The Empire album
The Snuts' Jack Cochrane talks about their Burn The Empire album. Picture: Radio X

See The Snuts' See the Burn The Empire Tracklisting:

1. Burn The Empire

2. Zuckerpunch

3. The Rodeo

4. 13

5. Knuckles

6. End of the Road (feat. Rachel Chinouriri)

7. Pigeons In New York

8. Hallelujah Moment

9. Cosmic Electronica

10. Yesterday

11. Blah Blah Blah

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The Snuts' Burn The Empire album artwork
The Snuts' Burn The Empire album artwork. Picture: Press

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Meanwhile, this autumn sees the band on UK and Irish tour dates with dates.

See The Snuts' 2022 UK and Ireland Tour Dates:

  • 8th October: O2 Academy, Sheffield
  • 9th October: Camp & Furnace, Liverpool
  • 14th October: Town Hall, Middlesborough
  • 15th October: Usher Hall, Edinburgh
  • 17th October: UEA, Norwich
  • 19th October: Engine Rooms, Southampton
  • 21st October: Rock City, Nottingham
  • 22nd October: O2 Academy, Leeds
  • 24th October: Koko, London
  • 25th October: O2 Academy, Koko
  • 28th October: Ironworks, Inverness
  • 15th November: Mandela Hall, Belfast
  • 16th November: The Button Factory, Dublin