Kaiser Chiefs

Kaiser Chiefs' fans invited to design album

Their detractors claim that you couldn’t pay people to listen to a new Kaiser Chiefs record. That theory has been put to the test after the band invited fans to become retailers by creating “bespoke” versions of their new album and selling copies online.

Album: The Zutons, You Can Do Anything (Deltasonic)

Like its predecessor Tired of Hanging Around, The Zutons' difficult third album features another cast of flaky characters culled from the seedier corners of David McCabe's imagination, though the inevitable attrition means that none has quite the anthemic appeal of "Valerie". The closest they come here are "Always Right Behind You", an exercise in lolloping Seventies boogie-pop, and "Dirty Rat", an adulterer's mea culpa set to the first cousin of a Kaiser Chiefs melody; but neither quite repays one's curiosity in full.