Garbage singer goes solo

And Shirley Manson ropes in famous collaborators

Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson has enlisted the help of some famous pals for her first solo album.

The White Stripes’ frontman Jack White, Smashing Pumpkins singer Billy Corgan and The Blue Nile’s Paul Buchanan are all helping out on the record, reports AOL.

The record is due out in 2007.


As previously reported on NME.COM, Garbage, currently on a hiatus, are to release a Best Of compilation next year.

‘Absolute Garbage’ will be out on March 19, and rounds up all the band’s big singles, as well as one new track, which is as yet untitled.

The tracklisting is:



‘Only Happy When It Rains’


‘Stupid Girl’


‘#1 Crush’

‘Push It’

‘I Think I’m Paranoid’


‘When I Grow Up’

‘You Look So Fine’

‘The World Is Not Enough’

‘Cherry Lips (Go Baby Go)’

‘Shut Your Mouth’

‘Why Do You Love Me’

‘Bleed Like Me’

‘It’s All Over But The Crying’

‘New track (untitled)’

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