Robbie Williams has announced that he has signed a record deal with Sony to release his 11th studio album.
The Shine My Shoes singer will unveil his new offering later this year, through Sony label Columbia Records.
— Robbie Williams (@robbiewilliams) May 8, 2016
He wrote on his website www.robbiewilliams.com: “The team at Sony are professional, incredibly hungry, and have a great energy. They’re inspired, I’m inspired.
“I’m more ready than I ever have been and I’m totally convinced I’m in the right place.”
I'm Sony beyond my wildest dreams
— Robbie Williams (@robbiewilliams) May 9, 2016
Father-of-two Robbie, 42, also said he is “immensely proud” of the album.
Jason Iley, chairman and CEO of Sony Music UK, said they are thrilled to be working with Robbie.
“When he met the team, there was an immediate connection and we are immensely proud to be releasing what is sure to be an album that defines an exciting new chapter for Robbie,” he said.
— Sony Music UK (@SonyMusicUK) May 9, 2016
Robbie’s new record will be his first since 2013′s Swings Both Ways.
The singer had previously been with Universal.