Gilbert O’Sullivan Invited Mick Hucknall and K.T. Tunstall To Guest On His New Album ‘Driven’ - Noise11.com
Gilbert O'Sullivan

Gilbert O’Sullivan Invited Mick Hucknall and K.T. Tunstall To Guest On His New Album ‘Driven’

by Paul Cashmere on June 14, 2022

in News

Gilbert O’Sullivan have two very special guests on his new album ‘Driven’, Mick Hucknall of Simply Red and K.T. Tunstall.

Gilbert O’Sullivan told Noise11.com, “I think you are probably aware that duets are the in thing at the moment. If you look at new albums by most people, Ed Sheeran, they are all doing duets. So what happened, we finished ‘Take Love’ which was a really good track, we really enjoyed doing it and myself and the producer thought this would be a good song for a duet. Who would we approach? So I said to Andy (Wight), the producer K.T. Tunstall had a record out sometime ago called ‘Suddenly I See’, not a dissimilar tempo so we approached K.T. who lives in California. She loved the track. We sent the track to her. She put her vocal on it in Los Angeles and she rocks. She sounds really good. She came to London and we did a video. I hadn’t done a video in 30 years”.

Gilbert continued, “With Mick, Andy Wight is the producer of Simply Red and also Simple Minds. While we were recording he would occasionally go to Mick’s house and he said to Andy ‘I know you are recording with Ray (Gilbert). If there is something you think it would be nice for me to sing with him let me know. So we sent him two tracks ‘Love Casualty’ and ‘Let Bygones Be Bygones’ and he chose ‘Bygones’.

Gilbert O’Sullivan’s 20th album ‘Driven’ is out now.

Be the first to see NOISE.com’s newest interviews and special features on YOUTUBE and updated regularly. See things first SUBSCRIBE here: Noise11 on YouTube SUBSCRIBE

Noise11.com

Follow Noise11 on Social Media

Noise11 on Instagram

You’ll discover music news first following Noise11 on Twitter

Comment on the news of the day, join Noise11 on Facebook

Related Posts

Neil Young Toast
Neil Young Releases Another Slice of Toast

Neil Young has served another slice of ‘Toast’. The track is called ‘Timberline’.

4 hours ago
David Bowie Barbie doll
Mattel To Release Another David Bowie Barbie

Mattel will release a new David Bowie Barbie doll based around the Bowie ‘Life On Mars’ look.

4 hours ago
Pink Floyd Animals
Pink Floyd ‘Animals’ To Be Released On Blu-Ray

Pink Floyd’s tenth album ‘Animals’ will be released for the first time in 5:1 Surround Sound on DVD and Blu-Ray.

9 hours ago
KISS Photo by Ros O'Gorman
KISS Use Australian Flag At Austrian Concert

KISS made a pretty dumb mistake in Austria this week when they put the Australian flag instead of the Austrian flag on the screen.

3 days ago
Don Henley photo by Ros OGorman
John McEnroe Joins Eagles In London

Tennis great John McEnroe put all those years of pretending to play guitar with a tennis racquet to good use when he joined Eagles on stage in London on the weekend.

3 days ago
Rose Tattoo Angry Anderson and Mark Evans. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Mark Evans Is Back In Rose Tattoo

Mark Evans has announced he is back in Rose Tattoo after being dumped from the band just four days ago.

5 days ago
Jethro Tull Thick As A Brick
Jethro Tull To Release 50th Anniversary Edition of Thick As A Brick

‘Thick As A Brick’, the classic Jethro Tull album, will be reissued on vinyl in its origin form with the newspaper cover.

5 days ago