Blossoms Have Recorded Eight Songs For Their Second Album

The Stockport five-piece have revealed some titles of the follow-up to their self-titled debut, but say they probably won't be releasing it till 2019.

Blossoms 2016

Blossoms have eight songs already recorded for their second album.

The Charlemagne outfit - made up of Tom Ogden, Charlie Salt, Josh Dewhurst, Joe Donovan and Myles Kellock - have been riding high on the success of their self-titled dbeut, and while they have plenty of tracks ready to go they won't be dropping it till next year.

Drummer Joe revealed: "The new album is sounding amazing," while frontman Tom  told BBC Newsbeat: "There are still some songs on it that were written last February.

"The album won't be out until probably next year so they'll be two years old by the time it gets released."

The Blown Rose singer even have some song titles ready, though the actual record doesn't have a name yet.

Joe said: "One is called There's A Reason Why I Never Returned Your Calls - but the actual title is There's A Reason Why (I Never Returned Your Calls)'.

Explaining the length, Joe added: "We've got a brackets tune now.

"Everyone agreed we wanted a brackets tune and it was a long title so that's why we did it."

Meanwhile, the alternative rockers paid tribute to one of their biggest influences, by covering an Oasis track at  Manchester's Castlefield Bowl. 

Watch them perform Whatever below:


Blossoms cover Oasis' Whatever at Manchester Castlefield Bowl

See the Stockport five-piece cover the Manchester band's track.


During their support slot for The Stone Roses at Wembley Stadium, Tom Ogden and co. also treated the crowds to a rendition of the Noel Gallagher-sung track, which featured on the 2015 John Lewis ad.

Watch them perform Half The World Away in our video clip:


Blossoms perform Half The World Away

Live at Wembley Stadium 17 June 2017


Sounds Of The City 2017 also saw the likes of Arcade Fire, James and Richard Ashcroft play headline shows.

See the audience go absolutely wild when they hear the intro of Bitter Sweet Symphony during Richard Ashcroft's gig:


Crowds go wild as Richard Ashcroft begins Bitter Sweet Symphony

See our clip of his show for Manchester Sounds Of The City 2017.


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