Libertines and Arctic Monkeys supergroup releasing album

The Bottletop Band will release a charity album in April

Carl Barat, Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders, Babyshambles bassist Drew McConnell and Super Furry AnimalsGruff Rhys have recorded a new charity album.

Recording under the name The Bottletop Band, other musicians involved include Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly, VV Brown, Sam Sparro, Fink, Reverend and The Makers, Eliza Doolittle and Tim Burgess.

A single, ‘Fall Of Rome’, will be available to download from tomorow (December 10). The album, ‘Dream Service’, will be released on April 11 next year.

It is a collaboration between Brazilian musicians and the British players, with all the profits going to education and employment projects in Brazil, Africa and the UK.

Watch footage of the band recording ‘Fall Of Rome’ in the studio by clicking below.