THE CHARLATANS – Tim Burgess, Mark Collins, Martin Blunt and Tony Rogers – released their, rapturously received, twelfth album, MODERN NATURE on BMG Chrysalis on 26th January 2015. MODERN NATURE features eleven new tracks, including the limited edition 7” singles and 6 Music A List records ‘Talking In Tones’ and ‘So Oh’, as well as the forthcoming single ‘Come Home Baby’ , also A listed at 6 and recently added to the Radio 2 playlist.
The album was produced by The Charlatans and Jim Spencer and mixed by Craig Silvey (Arcade Fire, Portishead). The album features a cacophony of contributors from their three temporary drummers – Pete Salisbury of The Verve, Stephen Morris of New Order and Gabriel Gurnsey of DFA’s avant-disco group Factory Floor, to Kate Bushs’ backing singers Melanie Marshall and Sandra Marvin, strings by Sean O’ Hagan and brass courtesy of Dexys’ Big Jim Paterson.
At XS Noize we said about the album “ With repeated listens you will discover that Modern Nature is easily the best Charlatans album yet.”
THE CHARLATANS recently performed tracks from the album ‘MODERN NATURE’ for The Starlight sessions – Watch BELOW: