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Saint Etienne's Sarah Cracknell announces solo LP Red Kite, shares lead single "On The Swings"

16 April 2015, 15:17 | Written by Laurence Day

Sarah Cracknell, singer of Saint Etienne, has announced her second solo full-length, Red Kite.

It's the long-awaited follow up to '97's Lipslide. The announcement arrives with a lead single single too, titled "On The Swings".

The LP was recorded and produced with Carwyn Ellis (Colorama, Edwyn Collins) and Seb Lewsley (Edwyn Collins).

Red Kite is due out 15 June on Cherry Red.

Cracknell will be performing with Saint Etienne at this year's End Of The Road festival - find out more about that here.

Stream "On The Swings" below, and then take a peek at the tracklist and Cracknell's upcoming tour dates afterwards.


1. On the Swings
2. Nothing Left to Talk About [ft. Nicky Wire]
3. In the Dark
4. Ragdoll
5. Underneath the Stars
6. Hearts Are For Breaking
7. Take the Silver [ft. the Rails]
8. The Mutineer
9. I Close My Eyes
10. It’s Never Too Late
11. I Am Not Your Enemy
12. Favourite Chair

Sarah Cracknell:

06-16 Brighton, England - Komedia
06-17 London, England - Bush Hall
06-19 Glasgow, Scotland - Oran Mor
06-20 Manchester, England - Gorilla
06-21 Leeds, England - Leeds City Varieties Music Hall

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