Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds have released a new single Black Star Dancing ahead of a new EP.
Gallagher’s solo project is back in action after 2017’s chart-topping album Who Built The Moon, which has sold 277,313 copies, according to the Official Charts Company.
Black Star Dancing is available digitally now, while an EP of the same name is due on June 14, when the former Oasis singer will headline Isle Of Wight Festival.
Gallagher said: "It manages to combine the influences of David Bowie, INXS, U2, Queen, Indeep AND ZZ Top FFS!...I might have been watching too much Top Of The Pops recently...anyway, it's ‘dope’, not my words, but the words of Nile Rodgers who literally danced in the studio when he heard it!”
The EP also includes two new tracks Rattling Rose and Sail On as well as a 12” mix of Black Star Dancing and a remix by French DJ/producer Nicolas Laugier, aka The Reflex.
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds are due to tour the UK later this month, with a run of festival dates to follow this summer, including a performance at Manchester’s Heaton Park on June 7.
The full run is as follows:
May 7, Edinburgh, Playhouse
May 8, Llandudno, Venue Cymru
May 9, London, The London Palladium
May 11, Hull, Bonus Arena
May 24, Cardiff, Cardiff Castle
May 25, Newcastle, This Is Tomorrow Festival, Exhibition Park
May 26, Norwich, Sunday Sessions, Earlham Park
June 7, Manchester, Heaton Park
June 8, Inverness, Bught Park
June 14, Isle Of Wight, Isle Of Wight Festival
June 16, Dublin, Malahide Castle
June 30, Exeter, Sunday Sessions, Powderham Castle
Noel Gallagher’s Hight Flying Birds’ biggest-selling album to date is 2011’s self-titled debut with 859,008 sales. It also topped the charts, as did Chasing Yesterday (335,110) in 2015.