This article was published in 2006.

The Invention are set to release their debut album in Japan on Vinyl Junkie Recorings. 'A Shock to the System' will be released on 17th January 2007 and will also be available on import in the UK through Rough Trade and HMV.

The band will be celebrating the release with an album launch party at Mixing Tin in Leeds on Saturday 20th January with The Isles and Micky P Kerr.