The Kooks Attribute Inspiration for New Album to Cocaine Use

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​The Kooks' frontman Luke Pritchard has revealed that at least a portion of the band's upcoming third album, Junk of the Heart, was inspired by cocaine use
, according to NME.

"I was getting a bit rampant generally," Pritchard told the Daily Star in a recent interview. "I slowly realized I was going to the same bars every night, getting in the same messed-up state, and I thought, 'What is this bringing me, really?'"

The lead singer explained that he had to make partying a secondary priority if he wanted to get any work done on the album.

Sex, drugs, and partying might be considered "so rock 'n' roll," but recognizing that you're getting out of hand and addressing it so you can continue to make music is way more badass. Kudos, Pritchard.

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