The new band, which is made up of Barât alongside new guitarist Billy Tessio Guitar, bassist Adam Claxton and drummer Jay Bone, will play their debut show at London’s XOYO on May 15. Support will come from Lois & The Love and Trampolene.
Earlier this year, the former Libertines and Dirty Pretty Things man revealed that he has recorded demos for the follow up to his 2010 self-titled debut solo album with Johnny Marr, Andy Burrows and The Bronx’s Joby Ford. However, he said he wouldn’t release any of the new material until he had formed a new band.
For the next two months, Barât will be away in filming his leading role in new French movie For This Is My Body. The band will put the finishing touches to the album while he is away. The LP will be released in September.
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