The Eagles to release first album in 28 years

The soft rockers' new effort is out in October

Seventies soft rock legends The Eagles are to release their first studio album in 28 years.

The band’s belated follow-up to 1979’s ‘The Long Run’, ‘Long Road Out Of Eden’, will be out on October 29.

The first single to be taken from the record will be called ‘How Long’, reports the BBC.

The Eagles split in 1980, but reconvened for the ‘Hell Freezes Over’ tour in 1994 and how been playing intermittently ever since

The group’s ‘Greatest Hits 1971-75’ is the best-selling albums in US recording history, shifting 29 million copies worldwide to date.

The band formed in 1971 in Los Angeles, and released five studio albums, of which 1976’s ‘Hotel California’ is the most famous and lauded.