Beck provides vocals on Sia’s forthcoming album

Zero 7 vocalist plots US tour

Sia has announced the details of her forthcoming solo album, which includes guest vocals from Beck.

The Zero 7 vocalist’s new album is titled ‘Some People Have Real Problems’, and was produced by Jimmy Hogarth [Amy Winehouse, James Blunt[. It’s due out in the US on January 8, 2008.

Beck provides vocals on the track ‘Academia’. The album also features a cover of The Pretenders‘I Go To Sleep’.

The tracklisting is:

‘Little Black Sandals’


‘Day Too Soon’

‘You Have Been Loved’

‘The Girl You Lost To Cocaine’

‘Academia’ (featuring Beck)

‘I Go To Sleep’


‘Death By Chocolate’

‘Soon We’ll Be Found’

‘Electric Bird’

‘Beautiful Calm Driving’



Sia has also announced details of a US tour this autumn, during which she intends to preview the new album.

The tour kicks off in San Diego on Monday (October 22) and wraps up in Washington DC on November 8.

The tour dates are:

San Diego Belly Up Tavern (October 22)

Los Angeles El Rey Theater (24)

San Francisco Fillmore (25)

Portland Doug Fir Lounge (27)

Seattle Crocodile Café (28)

Vancouver Media Club (29)

Minneapolis Varsity Theater (November 1)

Chicago Metro (2)

Philadelphia World Café (4)

New York City Highline Ballroom (5)

Boston Paradise (7)

Washington DC 9:30 Club (8)

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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