This article was published in 2006.

The Invention have recently signed a contract with Japanese record label, Vinyl Junkie Recordings (Dustins Bar Mitzvah, The Wombats) and are are currently recording their debut album, "A Shock to the System".

The album is set for a release in early 2007, with a follow-up tour in Japan being discussed. The Invention will be gigging extensively in the UK in the coming months and will soon announce the album's release date.