Duran Duran announce new album featuring Janelle Monae, Nile Rodgers and Mark Ronson

The new wave group will also tour this November

Duran Duran have confirmed the release of a new album, due later this year.

The Birmingham band will release their first LP in nearly five years in September. The record is set to be titled 'Paper Gods'. The name was confirmed by a post on the group's official Twitter page.

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As previously reported, the album features a host of collaborations. Contributions come from Janelle Monáe, ex-Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante and Kiesza, while Nile Rodgers, Mark Ronson and Mr Hudson all appear in the production credits.

Billboard reports that Duran Duran and Rodgers will also perform a series of live shows together over the coming months, including Rodgers' own Fold Festival in Long Island, New York on August 5. The band return to the UK to play Bestival in September ahead of a headline tour in November.

Duran Duran will play:

Manchester Arena (November 27)
Leeds First Direct Arena (28)
Cardiff Motorpoint Arena (30)
Brighton Centre (December 2)
Birmingham Genting Arena (4)
Newcastle Metro Radio Arena (5)
Glasgow SSE Hydro (6)
London The O2 Arena (8)
Bournemouth International Centre (10)
Nottingham Capital FM Arena (11)
Liverpool Echo Arena (12)

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