Follow-up to 2006's 'Endless Wire' is on it's way
The Who have started work on new album, their first since 2006’s ‘Endless Wire’, guitarist Pete Townshend has revealed on the band’s website.
Speaking in a blog on www.thewho.com Townshend said: “I am hoping to come up with some songs for a more conventional Who record.”
He also adds that singer Roger Daltery is already working “on his own idea for an album for us, with the producer T-Bone Burnett, who is an old friend of mine.”
‘Endless Wire’ was the The Who’s first studio album after 24 years, with Daltrey and Townshend proclaiming that they may not make another.
Townshend adds in his blog posting that a few festival performances could be fun this Summer, after they headlined Glastonbury last year and T In The Park the year before.
He says: “I would want to do that [play festivals] purely for fun, and I don’t want to turn it into a big tour. I need to stay focused on my writing.”
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