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Singer confirms she will make another album at Shockwaves NME Awards

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Lily Allen has denied she is giving up music for good, despite planning to take a break for a few years.

The singer, speaking at last night's Shockwaves NME Awards (February 24), explained that she intends to focus on other projects in the immediate future but will return to recording eventually.

"I'm setting up a record label and a music charity and website and I'm also doing a vintage clothes shop with my sister, it's amazing stuff that would be really expensive but we're renting it [out] for a fraction of the price, so girls can come and get dressed up for a night out and have a laugh!" she told NME.COM.

"I'm not making another album for a bit," she added, before confirming she would eventually return to music.

"Maybe in five years," she suggested when asked when she might record a third album. Watch the full video interview with Lily Allen on the right.

Allen was speaking as she picked up the Giving It Back Fan Award at this year's Shockwaves NME Awards in London.

The singer also joined The Big Pink onstage for a special version of 'Dominos' at the ceremony.

See NME.COM/awards for Shockwaves NME Awards news reports, photo galleries, video interviews, backstage blogs and more.

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Get the special Shockwaves NME Awards issue of NME, out now, featuring a free Domino records CD, then next week's NME (out March 3) for the ultimate Awards review.

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