It's out on May 22nd...

Tim Burgess will release new album 'I Love The New Sky' on May 22nd.

The Charlatans frontman has developed a plethora of extra-curricular activities, including well-received books and his own label, O Genesis.

Moving to Norfolk with his family, Tim began sketching out new songs, ones that he felt lived in a universe of their own.

Signing to Bella Union, 'I Love The New Sky' is the result, a record informed by its rural birth.

He comments: "There are no distractions, and I guess that way things happen. I wrote everything on acoustic guitar, and the chords were really considered. The guitar lines would lead the melody, and the melody would inform the lyrics – just dreaming away with music."

New song 'Empathy For The Devil' is online now, alongside a batch of headline solo shows.

Check out 'Empathy For The Devil' below.

Tracklisting:
1. Empathy For The Devil
2. Sweetheart Mercury
3. Comme D’Habitude
4. Sweet Old Sorry Me
5. The Warhol Me
6. Lucky Creatures
7. The Mall
8. Timothy
9. Only Took A Year
10. I Got This
11. Undertow
12. Laurie

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