Saturday, October 26, 2013

Sophie Ellis-Bextor Announces New Album ‘Wanderlust’, Including Artwork and Tracklisting

Sophie Ellis-Bextor has announced she will release her new album ‘Wanderlust’ on the 20th January preceded by the single ‘Young Blood’.

‘Wanderlust’ will be Sophie Ellis-Bextor's fifth studio album. Co-written, produced and arranged by acclaimed singer-songwriter Ed Hardcourt, ‘Wanderlust’ was recorded in a London studio in just two weeks with a tightly-knit group of musicians and friends.

First single ‘Young Blood’ is a life affirming testament to true love, beautifully accompanied by Ed Harcourt's plaintive piano and soaring string arragement.

"The album is about roaming and your sense of where you come from, and how you take home with you but you also have this desire to get out there and see the world. I found making this album really empowering. I felt like after ten years of making records, this is like the biggest present to myself. I'm really proud of it and I feel really excited." is what Ellis-Bextor had to say about her forthcoming project.

Sophie's new album sees the 34 year old star blossoming into an accomplished singer-songwriter with its 11 powerfully understated songs showcasing a new found maturity, both lyrically and musically. 

Tracklisting for ‘Wanderlust’ as follows:
Birth of an Empire
Until the Stars Collide
Runaway Daydreamer
The Deer & The Wold
Young Blood
13 Little Dolls
Wrong Side of The Sun
Love is a Camera
Cry to the Beat of the Band
When the Storm Has Blown Over

‘Wanderlust’ will hit the shelves on January 20, 2014. Watch the album trailer below...

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