Living in their own private Idaho

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June

B52s The B-52s are back in the studio to finish recording their first album in 15 years, leaving fans to ask: What took so long?

"After the 'Cosmic Thing' and 'Good Stuff' tours, we were a little burned out," lead singer Fred Schneider told Pollstar.com. "We just had our in's and out's and things going on. It took a while for things to fall into place."

The album, which will be released next year, has 11 tracks and the classic B-52's sound, Schneider said.

The band is performing a handful of live shows during the summer and fall as well. Click here to see the upcoming dates.

Top 5 B-52s songs:

5. Love Shack: "Tin roof, rusted!"

4. Party Out Of Bounds: "Eww, house-a-tosis!"

3. Planet Claire: "She drove a Plymouth Satellite faster than the speed of light."

2. Rock Lobster: "He was in a jam. S'in a giant clam!"

1. Private Idaho: "Where do I go from here? To a better state than this."

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