Cobra Starship are set to release their brand new album ‘Hot Mess’ on February 15, 2010, via Decaydance/ Fueled By Ramen. The band have also announced a UK tour which kicks off on February 5 and includes a date at London’s Shepherds Bush Empire on February 10.
‘Hot Mess’ follows their recent Top 20 hit single ‘Good Girls Go Bad’, released in October the track included guest vocals from Gossip’s Girl’s Leighton Meester. It was A- listed at Radio 1, whilst the video (which was nominated for Best Pop Video at the MTV VMA awards alongside Beyonce, Britney Spears and Lady Gaga) was playlisted at 4music, Smash Hits, Kerrang, MTV 2/ Hits and The Box. The track has so far sold over 1.6 million copies worldwide.
Forthcoming album Hot Mess received a flurry of ecstatic press reviews stateside with People declaring it “a sexy, synthed-up come on that proves irresistible,” whilst Billboard praised Hot Mess as “full of rhythmic dance songs and power-pop anthems,” and Rolling Stone hailed the album as “packed with electro-sleaze tunes that go over the top in both their bright sound – sassy hook-singing girls are prevalent – and wink-wink mien.” The UK version features the unedited video’s for singles Good Girls Go Bad and Hot Mess along with a remix of Good Girls Go Bad featuring Flo-Rida.