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Example: 'New album involves a lot more rock music, big guitar riffs'

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Example has said that his new album will be more influenced by rock music.

The 'Changed The Way You Kiss Me' singer told NME that although his new album will still be electronic, it will have more of a rock edge.

British Single: Example performing at Party in the Park Leeds

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"The new album is pretty much finished, " he explained. "It's still essentially electronic - all the producers are DJs or electronic producers, but influence-wise I didn't want to just reference the same people.

"This time I wanted to actually involve a bit more rock music," he continued "so a lot of the riffs, instead of being keyboards are all big guitar riffs.

"I'm not trying to make a grunge album or make a metal album," he clarified, "I'll leave that to professionals. It's just my starting point for a lot of the songs was specific bands that I like - Chili Peppers, Green Day... or Marilyn Manson."

Example at the Capital FM Summertime Ball

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Kasabian

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Example also revealed that he is a big fan of Kasabian, after tweeting about the band multiple times in the last year

"I'm a huge Kasabian fan," he explained."They're probably in my top three bands ever along with Nirvana and The Kinks. I don't think people will hear any influences from Kasabian in my music but there are certain things that I pick up on from the lyrics or the riffs or even just the mood of it that I try to incorporate.

"My last album was called Playing in the Shadows," he added, "but I was originally going to call it 'Waiting in the Shadows' which is a line from 'Underdog' by Kasabian."

Example played at the Isle of Wight Festival on Friday (June 22) and is due to play T In The Park early next month (July 6).

Listen to Calvin Harris's 'We'll Be Coming Back' featuring Example below:

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