John Mellencamp tells Rolling Stone magazine he’s ready to record a new album and hit the road for a big tour.
He says heâ€™s got â€œa notebook with 85 new songsâ€ that heâ€™s written for the next record. He revealed that producer T Bone Burnett will meet him in Indiana in January and theyâ€™ll head into the studio where John will make his first album in five years. When the record is done, John plans to go on a huge tour. He explained, â€œI want to do one hundred shows in the United States and Canada. Then Iâ€™ll deal with the rest of the world later. I want to play places I havenâ€™t played since the 1980s.â€ Keep up to date at JohnMellencamp.com.
Today sees the release ofÂ Johnâ€™s huge box set, John Mellencamp 1978 â€“ 2012 with his 19 studio albums,Â bonus tracks and remastered sound.
1978-2012 on Amazon