Host of new names announced for ‘Later With Jools Holland’

Slaves and Barry Gibb among the new additions

Slaves, Barry Gibb and Declan McKenna are among the new names announced for the new series of Later With Jools Holland.

The show returned on BBC2 this week (September 13), with Kings Of Leon, Jack White, M83, Sting and Banks on the opening episode alongside an interview with Jimmy Page about Led Zeppelin’s new ‘Complete BBC Sessions’ live album. Kings Of Leon gave the first airing of ‘Around The World’ from new album ‘WALLS’.

Next week’s episode features the previously-announced Jamie T, Madness, Beth Orton, Gallant and Rag ‘N’ Bone Man.

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The new names are Slaves, Gibb, McKenna, Norah Jones and Lisa Hannigan. They will feature on Later Live on Tuesday September 27, before the full pre-recorded Later With Jools Holland on Friday September 30.

Slaves are previewing second album ‘Take Control’, having previously appeared in 2014, while former Bee Gees singer Gibb previews ‘In The Now’, his first solo album for 32 years.

Jones is previewing new album ‘Day Breaks’, while Hannigan recently released her new album ‘At Swim’, produced by The National guitiarist Aaron Dessner. McKenna released his new single ‘Isombard’ this month.

This series is the 49th of Later, with the 50th on in 2017 – which also celebrates the 25th anniversary of the show, which began in 1992.

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