Radiohead have announced plans to release a new album this year.
Speaking on Adam Buxton’s BBC 6Music show, Radiohead guitarist, Ed O’Brien, told the presenter that the band is currently ‘in the heart of the record’ and that ‘it would be great if it came out sometime this year.’
O’Brien added, ‘It’s very different from what we did last time. It’s really nice to be doing this. It’s so good to be making music with the band that you feel is still as good as it’s ever been.’
If rumours are to be believed, the follow up to 2007′s ‘In Rainbows’ is being produced with Nigel Godrich.
The announcement comes shortly beforethe release of drummer Phil Selway’s ddebut solo efforty, ‘Familial’. The album is released 30th August and will feature collaborations with singer/songwriter Lisa Germano, former Soul Coughing bassist Sebastian Steinberg, Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche, and multi-instrumentalist Patrick Sansone.
We’ll keep you posted with any developments!