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Everything Everything praise their 'fifth member'
Everything Everything's Schoolin'

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Everything Everything have described producer David Kosten as being like a "fifth member" during the recording of their debut album.

The electro indie four piece are due to release Man Alive in late August.

It has been masterminded by Kosten, who has previously worked with Bat For Lashes and Joseph Arthur.

The album will feature all the band's releases so far, including latest single, Schoolin', which has received much praise from Radio 1 DJ, Zane Lowe.

Lowe was also a fan of a previous release, MY KZ UR BF, which the band recorded with Kosten.

Alongside working with some big names, the producer has also found success with his own work, under the moniker of Faultline.

Everything Everything at Reading Festival 2009
We're just an English band that they haven't heard of, but every single night was amazing
Jeremy on playing in Germany

Despite that, Everything Everything's Jeremy told BBC Radio Manchester's Sam Walker that the band weren't nervous about working with him.

"By the time we did the album, we knew him pretty well.

"We'd done a single already with him and we thought that was pretty amazing, what he managed to do with that, so we thought we'd go back to him.

"It feels to me that he understands the band really, really well and he was like the fifth member towards the end [of recording]."

The recording sessions took place at Salford's Blueprint Studios, which allowed the band to spend time at home, a fact that has been something of a luxury.

Since appearing on the BBC Introducing Stage at Leeds and Reading last summer, they have spent much of their time touring and playing live.

Jeremy said that while that does take its toll, they have really enjoyed the opportunities it has given them.

"We went abroad for the first time.

"We went to South By South West festival - I'd never been to America ever, so that was great.

"Before that, the first few shows we played outside this country, in Holland and Germany, were amazing.

"We did our own headline tour in Germany and we didn't expect people to turn up, because why would they?

"We're just an English band that they haven't heard of, but every single night was amazing."

The band have a summer of festivals ahead of them, as they are playing at Glastonbury, T In The Park, Latitude and Leeds/Reading in the UK, as well as jetting around the globe to play shows much further afield, including the Summersonic Festival in Japan and Pukkelpop in Belgium.

Jeremy said they are really looking forward to all of them, particularly Japan, though he admits that he "has no idea what that is going to be like."

Everything Everything's Man Alive is due to be released in late August on Geffen Records.

The single, Schoolin', is out now.




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