The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess has told 6 Music about his forthcoming solo album which has a mix of new guests on board.
Amongst others, he has worked with The Klaxons, The Horrors and Ladyhawke.
The latter track is a duet, which Burgess hopes could fare well in the chart battle for Christmas number one.
6 Music's Matt Everitt met Tim and found out how what was planned as a solo project developed into a collaborative effort with friends:
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