4AD are set to deliver the reclusive star's first new material in nine years...

SCOTT WALKER has signed a new record deal with cult indie label 4AD.

The star, who first found fame in the 1960s with The Walker Brothers, has not released an album since 1995’s ‘Tilt’. He is best known for his quartet of 1960s albums, ‘Scott’ through to ’Scott 4’.

4AD have also enjoyed a long history, providing home to the US indie dynasty of the Pixies, Breeders and Throwing Muses.

Walker is expected to begin recording his first material for the label imminently.