Bell X1 have announced that their new album will be released this summer.

The band are currently recording in the US, with Peter Katis (The National, Frightened Rabbit) and Thomas Bartlett (Doveman, The Gloaming) producing.

The album is being recorded in Katis' Tarquin Studio in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

In a posting on their website, Bell X1 described the studio as "a lovely old place" where "some of our favourite records of the past decade have been made".