Basement Jaxx Slips 'Kash' In Pocket
U.K. dance duo Basement Jaxx has put the finishing touches on a new album, "Kish Kash," due in late October via Astralwerks.U.K. dance duo Basement Jaxx has put the finishing touches on a new album, "Kish Kash," due in late October via Astralwerks. The set is the follow-up to 2001's acclaimed "Rooty," which reached No. 2 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart and No. 5 on the Top Electronic Albums tally and has sold 162,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan.
"Rooty" spawned the monster dance hits "Where's Your Head At," "Romeo" and "Get Me Off." "Where's Your Head At" even crossed over to the rock world, creeping onto Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks airplay tally at No. 39.
On "Kish Kash," Basement Jaxx principals Simon Ratcliffe and Felix Buxton tapped a host of guests to aid in the fun, including U.K. dance/hip-hop artist Dizzee Rascal on "Lucky Star," 'N Sync's JC Chasez on "Plug It In," Bellrays vocalist Lisa Kekaula on "Good Luck," Meshell Ndegeocello on "Right Here's the Spot" and Siouxsie and the Banshees frontwoman Siouxsie Sioux on "Cish Cash."
A spokesperson says Basement Jaxx may tour next year, but no details are yet finalized.