Badly Drawn Boy returns

Damon Gough confirms new album details

Badly Drawn Boy has announced details of his long-awaited return.

After a two-year absence, the Bolton -born singer-songwriter – real name Damon Gough – is to release fifth album ‘Born In The UK’ on October 23.

The album will be his first for new label EMI, after splitting from XL after the release of 2004’s ‘One Plus One Is One’.

Tracks lined up for the album include the Springsteen-inspired title track ‘Born In The UK’, ‘Degrees Of Separation’, ‘Nothing’s Going To Change My Mind’, ‘Promises’ and ‘Times Of Times’.