Battles recruit Gary Numan for long-awaited second album

'Gloss Drop' will be released on June 6

Battles have recruited Gary Numan to sing on their second album, ‘Gloss Drop’.

The album will be released on June 6.

It was re-recorded after singer and guitarist Tyondai Braxton quit the band last August. As a result the remaining members have called on the services of a series of guest vocalists.


Gary Numan sings on ‘My Machines’, while Blonde Redhead‘s Kazu Makino helps out on ‘Sweetie & Shag’.

The tracklisting of ‘Gloss Drop’ is:

‘Ice Cream’ featuring Matias Aguayo
‘Wall Street’
‘My Machines’ featuring Gary Numan
‘Dominican Fade’
‘Sweetie & Shag’ featuring Kazu Makino
‘Rolls Bayce’
‘White Electric’
‘Sundome’ featuring Yamantaka Eye


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