|courtesy Permanent Press PR|
Noel Gallagher has confirmed that his new album "Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds" - the first of two albums recently completed - will be released in the U.S. on Nov. 8 on Sour Mash Records/Mercury.
Video from this week's UK press conference is available at: http://www.youtube.com/noelgallaghertv.
The album marks Gallagher's debut as a solo artist following his tenure in Oasis, was recorded in London and completed in LA during 2010 and the first half of 2011. It was co-produced by Noel and David Sardy, with whom Noel has worked previously.
Guests on the album include The Crouch End Festival Chorus and The Wired Strings (full list below). The choice of a single will be decided shortly.
A second album, a companion to the above but as yet untitled, was recorded in the UK this year and is now complete. This album is the result of Noel's continued collaboration with the Amorphous Androgynous, and will be released in 2012.
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds will tour this autumn, subsequent to the release of their eponymous album.
The track-listing for Noel's debut solo album is:
EVERYBODY'S ON THE RUN
IF I HAD A GUN...
THE DEATH OF YOU AND ME
(I WANNA LIVE IN A DREAM IN MY) RECORD MACHINE
AKA...WHAT A LIFE!
SOLDIER BOYS AND JESUS FREAKS
(STRANDED ON) THE WRONG BEACH
STOP THE CLOCKS
Guests on the album include:
JEREMY STACEY - DRUMS
MIKEY ROWE - KEYBOARDS
MARK NEARY - DOUBLE BASS, SAW, WINE GLASSES, WASHBOARD, ELECTRIC KETTLE
BECCY BYRNE - BACKING VOCALS
JON GRABOFF - PEDAL STEEL
LUIS JARDIM - PERCUSSION
LENNY CASTRO - PERCUSSION
GARY ALESBROOK, ANDREW KINSMAN, TREVOR MIRES - HORNS CROUCH END FESTIVAL CHORUS THE WIRED STRINGS
"Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds" is the first new material from Noel Gallagher for three years.