Plan B to release new album and headline iTunes Festival

Ill Manors - the soundtrack to the new film by Plan B.
Ill Manors - the soundtrack to the new film by Plan B.

Following the release of his directorial debut film, Brit Award-winning artist Plan B is proud to release iLL Manors – Original Soundtrack Album, on July 23 through Atlantic Records.

Produced by Al Shux (Jay-Z, Lana Del Rey) and Plan B, iLL Manors – Original Soundtrack Album features 11 brand new tracks written and performed by 28 year-old Ben Drew.

Following on from previous singles ‘ill Manors’ and ‘Lost My Way’, the album is made of music featuring on, and inspired and influenced by, the feature-length film. It also features a unique group of collaborators including Labrinth, Kano, John Cooper Clarke and Takura Tendayi.

Plan B has also just been confirmed as one of the headliners of this year’s iTunes Festival 2012. He will be performing at the Roundhouse on September 4 and fans can apply for tickets from: itunes Festival

The polymath that is Ben Drew never stops to draw breath. Over the past few months, he released iLL Manors – the movie, filmed a BBC3 documentary, toured the UK and also appeared at a selection of festivals including BBC’s Hackney One Big Weekend.

In September, he’ll also be starring in a remake of The Sweeney with Ray Winstone.

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