Elton John to release new album 'The Diving Board' in September

'Tiny Dancer' singer says the new record is 'the most piano-oriented' of his career

Elton John to release new album 'The Diving Board' in September

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Elton John is to release his new album 'The Diving Board' in September this year (2013).

The 13-track record comprises of songs written in two sessions with long-time collaborative lyricist Bernie Taupin and is considered by John to be the "the most piano-oriented album of my career," reports Billboard.

Speaking to a select group of journalists at The Village Studios in LA on Friday (February 22), John revealed that the new album, produced by T Bone Burnett, is a mix of gospel, blues, jazz, brass band music and "everything I love about American music". He also said it is his "most adult album".

No exact release date has been set for Elton John's 30th studio album but it is expected to be available in September.

'The Diving Board' tracklisting is:

'Oceans Away'
'Oscar Wilde Gets Out'
'A Town Called Jubilee'
'The Ballad of Blind Tom'
'My Quicksand'
'Can't Stay Alone Tonight'
'Voyeur'
'Home Again'
'Take This Dirty Water'
'The New Fever Waltz'
'Mexican Vacation (Kids In The Candlelight)'
'Candlelit Bedroom'
'The Diving Board'


Meanwhile, Elton John is set to headline this year's Bestival alongside Snoop Dogg.

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