SPACE have recruited their plasterer and a leading singer on the UK gay scene to sing on their as-yet-untitled third album.
The band’s singer Tommy Scott hired plasterer George Shaw to work on his house earlier this year and after being impressed by his voice, Scott wrote him a song called ‘Bullet’.
The song will appear on Space‘s new album, currently being recorded with Edwyn Collins at the band’s own studio, The Space Station, in Liverpool.
Shaw appeared with Space when they supported Bryan Adams at Alton Towers amusement park on July 24 and then two days later at Adams‘ Hyde Park show.
Space‘s other new collaborator is singer Jennifer John, a Trinidad-born singer who made it big touring the country’s gay circuit and playing events like Mardis Gras and It’s Queer Up North.
The classically trained singer met up with Space earlier this year and also sang backing vocals on their duet with Tom Jones, ‘Sunny Afternoon’ by The Kinks, on Jones‘ forthcoming album of collaborations. John sings the main vocal on a new Space track called ‘Good Times’, which is being tipped as a single.
John and Shaw will appear onstage with the band at the Reading (August 27) and Leeds (28) festivals and tour the UK with Space later this year.
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