has confirmed he is writing on a solo album under his name.
mastermind, who once fronted britpop legends Blur
, said the album will be inspired by his daughter's taste in music.
"I'd like to do a record with my name on it, that's the next one I want to make. I'm writing about an empty club. Empty club music,
" he told Q
magazine (via Gigwise
"I've been trying to listen to the real coalface of popular music, which is made easier because my daughter (Missy, 11) is really into that.
He continued: "It's quite homogenous. It has to be about a club. Either you're getting ready to go to the club, queuing up, in the club or you've just let the club, to go to a better club.
"I thought that it would be good to make a pop record about a club nobody goes to.
Albarn's most recent recording project was in collaboration with Oxfam
and a super-group of producers under the banner DRC Music
As previously reported
, the group went to the Democratic Republic of Congo and remixed recordings of local ethnic artists.
The result, "Kinshasa One Two
", will be given a digital release on October 3 and on CD/vinyl on November 7.