Mark Collins helps out up-and-coming solo artist Adam Masterson...

THE CHARLATANS‘ MARK COLLINS is behind the mixing desk on the new single by up-and-coming solo artist ADAM MASTERSON.

‘Same Sad Story’ will be released on November 10, and marks The Charlatans‘ guitarist’s first ever production duties outside of the band. The Charlatans‘ Tony Rogers also guests on the track, playing Hammond organ and keyboards.

Masterson released his debut album ‘One Tale Too Many’ in June and is currently touring with Thea Gilmore.

The forthcoming dates are:

Liverpool Academy 2 (October 24)

Glasgow King Tut’s (25)

Leicester Princess Charlotte (26)

Nottingham Rescue Rooms (28)

Cardiff Barfly (29)

York Fibbers (31)

Birmingham Academy (November 1)

Manchester University (2)

London Scala (4)

Southampton The Brook (5)

Colchester Arts Centre (6)

Hove The Old Market (7)

For ticket availability, call the NME Ticketline on 0870 1 663 663.