Therapy? are vocalist/guitarist Andy Cairns, bassist Michael McKeegan and drummer Neil Cooper who stormed on to the scene with 1991’s Babyteeth and have been a mainstay of the alternative rock scene ever since. They solidified their place amongst the elite with 1994’s Troublegum, nominated for a Mercury Music Prize, winner of Best Album at the Kerrang! Awards and producing five UK Top 40 singles.
CLEAVE is a return to ‘classic’ Therapy?, teaming up with long-time collaborator Chris Sheldon (Foo Fighters, Feeder, Biffy Clyro, Radiohead) who worked with the band on Troublegum, Semi-Detached and High Anxiety, the band have made a scathing, incisive state-of-the-nation address, investigating the schisms in contemporary society and the motivations of those seeking to propagate disjuncture, it’s a powerful, challenging, uncompromising collection from a band never afraid to confront and dissect humanity’s darkest impulses. Lead single Callow was released 25th of May, premiered by Steve Lamacq on BBC Radio 6, with the video being premiered by Kerrang!. CLEAVE is released 21st September 2018 ahead of a European and UK tour.