The band announced the new record in an interview with Lauren Laverne on her 6 Music radio show this morning (February 1).
Frontman Bobby Gillespie revealed that the album will be released on May 6.
The announcement comes after producer David Holmes took to Facebook to tease fans about the new release, revealing the album title and May release.
More Light will serve as the follow-up to the band's 2008 album Beautiful Future and will be their tenth studio album.
They are scheduled to make their only live appearance of this year at the Wickerman Festival in July.
Simone Butler was unveiled as the band's new bassist in October following the departure of Mani, who left to rejoin The Stone Roses.
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