Albarn and co are set to join Beck and the ubiquitous Billy Corgan on the '60s star's new album...
BLUR are the latest in a stellar line-up approached to work with MARIANNE FAITHFULL on her new album, NME.COM can reveal.
A source close to the project told NME.COM this morning (March 15) that Blur have been in contact with the ’60s star in recent months, with a view to writing alongside her on the new record.
It is unclear how much the band have contributed so far, but a spokesperson for Blur told NME.COM that “discussions” had definitely taken place between the two.
As previously revealed on NME.COM, ex-Smashing Pumpkins vocalist Billy Corgan and Eurthymics guitarist Dave Stewart are also rumoured to be involved.
Beck has already committed to the project, and is planning to spend time in a US studio with Faithfull to work on a number of songs.
Faithfull has collaborated with other groups in the recent past including Metallica, providing vocals on the 1997 single ‘The Memory Remains’.