The Charlatans' frontman has some top names working on 'I Believe' - and he's announced a tour too...


frontman TIM BURGESS has recruited associates Jennifer Lopez, LIL’ KIM, Jennifer Lopez, SNOOP DOGG

and BECK to help out on his solo album, NME.COM can reveal.

Burgess, who has been writing his own songs while also working on a new Charlatans album, releases a single ‘I Believe In The Spirit’ on August 25. It’s the first track to be lifted from his album ‘I Believe’, released on September 8.

‘I Believe’ was produced by Linus, who’s worked with [/a] and Lil’ Kim. The album was mixed by Michael Patterson, who is famous for his work with [a], Snoop, Beck and [a][/a],

Tim will appear at V2003, and has also announced a small UK tour.

The dates are at:

Edinburgh Liquid Rooms (August 12)

Sheffield Leadmill (13)

Birmingham Academy (14)

London Scala (19)

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