Dougie Payne and Neil Primrose get set to help Ron Sexsmith on his new album...

TRAVIS‘ DOUGIE PAYNE and NEIL PRIMROSE are rumoured to be the backing band for Canadian singer/songwriter Ron Sexsmith‘s sixth album, provisionally titled ‘SUGAR BUSH DEMOS’.

According to Billboard, the bassist and drummer will begin work on the record in early August in London. [a][/a] has just finished a string of US tour dates with Coldplay, including performances at the Hollywood Bowl in LA and New York Madison Square Garden.

The follow-up to Travis‘ 2001 album, ‘The Invisible Band’ is expected later this year. Payne said, “We’re just about there, I won’t say too much but we’re getting there. It’s all going very well – we’re very happy with it so far.”