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LCD Soundsystem album cover and name

Now LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy revealed today that the band’s third studio album will be called “This is happening”. The announcement, by Murhpy, came from two different sources, the DFA Records site, and an unofficial announcement in Murphy’s twitter:“Well, we finally made a cover…,” Its possible to see the singer dancing in the cover of the new album.

The album is going to debut on May 18th. but the first single: “Drunk Girls” is streaming right now on LCD’s official site.

LCD Soundsystem will be performing at Reading and Leeds festivals in the U.K., and other festivals like like Coachella, Bonnaroo, Sasquatch! and Camp Bisco in the States. The LCD tour kicks off April 16 at Coachella, with still more dates promised in the future.
JAmes Murhpy also record a soundtrack for the new Noah Baumbach/Ben Stiller  movie, Greenberg. That soundtrack includes songs attributed both to LCD Soundsystem and Murphy. They also wrote and performed a new song for the Yves Saint Laurent women’s wear fall/winter 2010/2011 fashion show in Paris.

Murphy began recording this album in the summer of 2009 in Los Angeles. Possible song titles mentioned include “Why Do You Hate Music?” and “Love in LA”.

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