Noel Gallagher, Gem Archer and Kelly Jones help out their pal...

STEREOPHONICS ‘ KELLY JONES and OASIS stars NOEL GALLAGHER and GEM ARCHER appear on the forthcoming album from Ocean Colour Scene.

‘Illumination’ is released on September 16 via Independiente. Gallagher plays drums, percussion and bass on the album’s opening track ‘One x One’, with his bandmate Gem Archer on acoustic guitar, while Kelly Jones sings on ‘Call Me No 5’.

The album will be preceded by a single ‘It’s Written In The Stars’ on September 2. ‘Illumination’ was produced by Ian Brown with two tracks, including the single, co-produced by Noonday Underground’s Simon Dine.

In addition to the Oasis and Stereophonics , other addition musicians include Steve White [/a]’s Steve Cradock and Damon Minchella, Carleen Anderson, Jocelyn Brown and [a] guitarist Aziz Ibrahim.

The tracklisting runs: ‘One x One’

‘It’s Written In The Stars’

‘Who Brings Joy’

‘Going Places’

‘Standing Out In The Universe’


‘Now The Nite Is Here’

‘A Bullet for Everyone’

‘Bag Man’

‘Leafy Mysteries’

‘Spring (At Last)’

‘Call Me No 5’

‘All Good Books’