I Hear a New World is a studio concept album written and produced by Joe Meek with the Blue Men, partially released as an EP in 1960. In 1991, the full LP was issued by RPM Records. In 1998, The Wire listed the album as one of “100 Records that Set the World on Fire (When No One Was Listening)”
It was described as having a “profound influence on artists as diverse as Steven Stapleton and Saint Etienne”. The title song was covered by the Television Personalities, Mark Sultan and They Might Be Giants in 2004.