Little Sonny knows it as 'Rock'...

RICHARD ASHCROFT has announced his new single is ‘SCIENCE OF SILENCE’, released at the end of the year.

The song, taken from his current album ‘Human Conditions’, will be released on December 30.

Ashcroft recently told NME.COM that the song was a favourite with his baby, Sonny. “It was my son’s favourite tune straight away,” he said. “He’s been singing it for about eight months now. He calls it ‘rock’. It’s just a beautiful song, I hope people buzz off it.”

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