BIRTH DELAYED!

You'll have to wait a wee bit longer for 'A Ghost Is Born'...

WILCO have delayed the release of their new album ‘A GHOST IS BORN’.

The follow-up to 2002’s acclaimed ‘Yankee Hotel Foxtrot’ will now be released by Nonesuch on June 21. The record was co-produced by Jim O’Rourke and Chris Shaw.

The LP features multi-instrumentalist Leroy Bach, who has since left the band.

‘A Ghost Is Born’, the band’s fifth, was mastered at London’s famous Abbey Road studios.

The full tracklisting is as follows:

‘At Least That’s What You Said’

‘Hell Is Chrome’

‘Spiders (Kidsmoke)’

‘Muzzle Of Bees’

‘Hummingbird’

‘Handshake Drugs’

‘Wishful Thinking’

‘Company In My Back’

‘I’m A Wheel’

‘Theologians’

‘Less Than You Think’

‘The Late Greats’

Wilco begin a brief pre-release tour of the US on April 21 at the Blue Note Theatre in Columbia, Missouri. The band also will be performing at this year’s Coachella Festival on May 1 and the Bonnaroo Festival on June 11. More international dates are to be announced shortly.

The band has just announced the addition of two new members to its touring line-up – Pat Sansone on keyboards, guitars and vocals and Nels Cline on guitars.