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Bloc Party Frontman Kele Okereke to Release Second Solo Album

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With Bloc Party on indefinite hiatus (again), frontman Kele Okereke has announced that he’ll release his second solo album, ‘Trick,’ on Oct. 14 via Lilac Records/Kobalt Label Services.

The 10-song full-length will follow up Okereke’s 2010 solo debut, ‘The Boxer,’ which was released during the first hiatus Bloc Party went on in 2009 due to tension among members. The London post-punk outfit reassembled in 2011 and put out their fourth album, ‘Four,’ the following year, but announced last summer they would again be taking time away from each other.

Okereke unveiled a minute-long teaser for ‘Trick’ that hints toward a more ambient and electronica-driven direction:

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