Lead singer, Patrick Stump, of Fall Out Boy recently spoke with Billboard.com in regards to a possible new album. Infinity On High is nearly 9 months old and is already platinum, but Patrick said they have “an album worth of material”, but don’t expect a fifth album any time too soon. Stump continued to say “I don’t really feel like we’re done with this one yet, I feel like it’s still in its cycle. There’s a lot of songs on it I’m really proud of. I don’t think we have one really monster hit on this record like “Sugar,” but there are a lot of really strong individual songs. If a song is effective enough it’ll work as a single, and I think we have a lot of effective songs that aren’t necessarily monsters.”

In regards to the new material, Stump says the music is taking them in “some very different directions. There’s lots of really bizarre ideas on there, everything from folk to … actually, I was experimenting with piano phases, like Steve Reich, the composer. There’ll be some weird stuff, but at the end of the day, it’s probably just gonna be a pop record.” Even though they have new material, he also stated “There’s always something that hits me, like a sense of urgency — NOW is the time for an album — and we’re not there yet, I just get this kind of wanderlust of some kind to go back into a studio. It’s always a very defined point.”

Fall Out Boy has recently started touring with Cute Is What We Aim For, Plain White T’s and Gym Class Heroes on the Young Wild Things tour. Patrick Stump has kept busy lately, helping produce Cobra Starship‘s new album as well as working with Gym Class Heroes on their upcoming album. Outside of music he also recently filmed an episode of Law & Order, due to air in February 2008.

6 Responses to “Fall Out Boy planning next album?”

  1. anonymus said on August 21st, 2008 at 10:55 pm:

    this kind of stinks. not done yet, no monster hits, piano. folk!!? =( i know that they’ll never disappoint me though. Fall Out Boy rocks like no other, but I hope they get a good hit, soon.

  2. Pick the Poison and Pour Yourself a Glass said on August 25th, 2008 at 8:36 am:

    i hope there’s something with piano.
    then i could learn to play it.
    are they turning into panic? i <3 panic, so…lol

  3. you dont care said on August 30th, 2008 at 6:16 pm:

    Fall out boy is bad.that new album is gonna be bad like all the other albums.
    I admit that some songs rock but only(some) ?did u get it? only <<<>>
    nobody is gonna buy it

  4. FOB fan said on August 30th, 2008 at 6:21 pm:

    Hey mr/mrs “you dont care” your the one that sucks.FALL OUT BOY rocks like no other.Did u understand???????with a capital D and U!!!!!!

  5. music or the misery said on September 6th, 2008 at 7:01 pm:

    ok to “you dont care” i dont know where the hell u have been but infinity on high went platnium so to me that means they dont suck and to any real music person out there would know that fall out boy as a very unique but awesome sound to them so……….suck it

  6. Woooow said on October 25th, 2008 at 10:54 am:

    to ‘you dont care’,
    Like hello?! It’s not only SOME songs that is nice. It’s ALL. If you’re not going to buy the album/dont like their songs/like only some of their songs/dont like their songs/dont like them, why bother checking out about them? Why bother to know they’re having a new album? And, dont assume that nobody is gonna buy it. Like duh, their ‘Infinity on high’ already went platinum.
    Hahaha, maybe you’re just jealous of them?
    If not, why bother about them? Hah.

    Ridiculous. -.-