The Fall working on 'Greek heavy metal' album

Band to make album number 29 for 2011 release

The Fall working on 'Greek heavy metal' album

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The Fall are working on a "Greek heavy metal" album, according to frontman Mark E Smith.

The singer said the record will be a departure from their 2010 record 'Your Future Our Clutter'. It is expected to be released next year.

"[The new songs] are a lot heavier actually," Smith told Thequietus.com. "We do this song and it’s... it's like a Greek heavy metal group. We've rearranged the song and put totally different lyrics on it. It sounds really good. It’s like... well, I can’t describe it really."

The band debuted new song 'Greenway' at their London Electric Ballroom show last night (November 23). The gig was picketed by protestors objecting to them playing a gig in Israel in January.

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