“We want to start recording in October/November and get it out by birthday next year, which I know is quite cheesy.”
Smith turns 47 on April 21 2006.
The star also revealed he intends to work with former Siouxsie And The Banshees colleague Steve Severin on new material.
Smith added: "I'm not sure though. We might kill each other!"
: If working with a Banshee wasn't excitement enough for you, then you have to see this bit of background from the NME story:
The band were thought to have split, but returned with an eponymous and critically acclaimed album in 2004, eight years after 1996’s ’Wild Mood Swings’.
: It appears "Bloodflowers" was never released. See what happens when you release an album without a song that is worth being a single.