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My Bloody Valentine Album in the Works

Band recording its first LP in 21 years

Kevin Shields of My Bloody Valentine performs at All Points West in New Jersey.
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April 7, 2012 7:35 PM ET

A new My Bloody Valentine album might be on its way soon, singer and guitarist Kevin Shields revealed in an interview with Pitchfork.

While the shoegazers are reissuing a string of albums from their back catalog on May 7th, this would be the first new LP from the band in 21 years. Their last one was 1991's Loveless.

"I'm just finishing a record that I had started in the 90s," Shields said, and confirmed that the whole band is working on the album together.

"I've always said that we were going to make a record again," Shields said. "You never know, we might finish it really quickly, and it might be up in a few months! I tend to work really quickly, suddenly, and I might be willing to do that right now. We'll see!"

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