A few months back, Blur drummer Dave Rowntree released his first-ever solo single, “London Bridge.” Now he’s officially announced his debut album, which is called Radio Songs and will be out in January. He’s also shared a new song called “Devil’s Island.”

“I grew up in the UK in the 1970s and while there were definitely good points about the decade, I also remember how toxic it could be,” Rowntree said in a statement. “The country was deeply divided, and racism and misogyny were the norm. The economy was a basket case, and at one point we had to be bailed out by the IMF [International Monetary Fund]. However, listening to some people, you’d think it was a golden age to which we should yearn to return. This song is a note to self, to remind me how far we’ve come in forty years.”

Listen below.

TRACKLIST:
01 “Devil’s Island”
02 “Downtown”
03 “London Bridge”
04 “1000 Miles”
05 “HK”
06 “Tape Measure”
07 “Machines Like Me”
08 “Black Sheep”
09 “Volcano”
10 “Who’s Asking”

Radio Songs is out 1/20 via Cooking Vinyl. Pre-order it here.

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