Monday 24 July 2017

Helders and Barat record album

Carl Barat has been working with Matt Helders on a charity record
Carl Barat has been working with Matt Helders on a charity record

Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders and The Libertines' Carl Barat have recorded a new charity album, according to reports.

The supergroup, which also includes Super Furry Animals' Gruff Rhys and Babyshambles bassist Drew McConnell, have called themselves The Bottletop Band, NME said.

Eliza Doolittle is also getting involved, along with the likes of Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly, Sam Sparro, Reverend And The Makers, and Tim Burgess.

Profits will go to education and employment projects in Brazil, Africa and the UK and the album, Dream Service, will be released on April 11 next year.

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