CeeLo Green Says Gnarls Barkley Are "Halfway" into Recording a New Album
He's also shared the new solo track "Brick Road (Cookin Up)"
Published Dec 20, 2017Next year will mark 10 long years since we heard from Gnarls Barkley, who delivered their sophomore LP The Odd Couple way back in 2008. However, vocalist CeeLo Green has now revealed that a follow-up effort is in the works.
Speaking with DJ Booth, Green revealed that he and Danger Mouse "have already started on a new [Gnarls Barkley] album...We're halfway in and we have some overtures from the other projects that may not have stood the test of time, we don't know yet."
Green added that the pair are hoping to get together at the "top of the year" and finish the LP, saying he'd like to finish the effort off in a week like they did with 2006's St. Elsewhere.
"That's pretty much all the time we had to do St. Elsewhere because we were heating up around that time," he recalled. "We were doing something recreationally."
The news comes alongside a new CeeLo single titled "Brick Road (Cookin Up)," which you can hear in the player below. Though it won't appear on the record, the vocalist told DJ Booth that it serves as a segue between working on the two projects.
"All of this is all prequel. I think [Danger Mouse and I] are kind of rebuilding from the ground up," he said. "There is no building without a basement, it's got to come up out the dirt; come up out the mud."