(c) Gilbert O’Sullivan

One of the most revered singer-songwriters of his generation has announced details of his new album, produced by Andy Wright (Simply Red, Massive Attack, Simple Minds), Driven is due to be released July 22 via BMG.

BMG has released ‘Take Love’, the upcoming project’s first single featuring guest vocalist Scottish singer-songwriter KT Tunstall.

Commenting on the collaboration, KT Tunstall said: “I was thrilled when Gilbert asked me to join him for this track. He is an incredibly talented artist and all-around lovely guy – working with him has been an absolute joy.” Adding,” ‘Take Love’ is a real burst of sunshine, and we hope everyone enjoys it as much as we enjoyed making it!”

Gilbert O’Sullivan’s career has spanned 50 years. His last album, 2018’s Gilbert O’Sullivan, was acclaimed across the UK media, awarded 4-stars in MOJO magazine, and achieved Gilbert’s highest UK Album Chart position in almost 45 years.

His legacy and influence have been acknowledged by a diverse range of artists, including Paul Weller, Nina Simone, Neil Diamond, James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem), Ron Sexsmith, Har Mar Superstar, Mick Hucknall, Gary Barlow, Boy George, Rumer, The Lemon Twigs and Empire Of The Sun.

(c) Gilbert O’Sullivan