Huffpost Entertainment

John Mayer's Sixth Album In The Works As Singer Records In The Studio

Posted: Updated:
Getty Images
Getty Images

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone.

By Jon Blistein

John Mayer announced today on his Facebook page that he is back in the studio recording his sixth studio album, adding that he plans to release behind-the-scenes clips of the process each Tuesday. The first video, which you can check out below, shows Mayer toying with an amp, looking over his collection of pedals and picking out a spacey, washed-out lick.

John Mayer Rebounds at Jazz Fest

Musically, Mayer seems to be moving towards a more country sound since his last LP, Born and Raised. He recently performed with Brad Paisley at the Academy of Country Music Awards, and told Rolling Stone in a recent issue, "I like a lot of stuff I didn't think I was going to like 10 years ago. That excites me."

Q&A: John Mayer On His New Voice Summer Tour and Dating Katy Perry

He added, "I'm up to four or five songs I think are really cool. There's a song called 'Badge and Gun' that's pure country. I'd like to do a country EP at some point, a smallish record."

John Mayer Sets First Tour in Three Years

Mayer's 2013 comeback kicked off in January when he performed live for the first time in two years after undergoing two rounds of surgery to repair a granuloma in his throat. Mayer is now set for a sprawling summer tour that kicks off July 6th in Milwaukee.

John Mayer: Taylor Swift’s ‘Dear John’ Song ‘Humiliated Me’

John Mayer’s Dirty Mind & Lonely Heart: New Issue of Rolling Stone

John Mayer
Share this
Current Slide

Around the Web

John Mayer Is Working on Sixth Studio Album -

Continuum (John Mayer album) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

John Mayer Returns to the Studio | Music News | Rolling Stone

Album review: John Mayer's 'Born and Raised' -

John Mayer | New Album | New Single | Paper Doll -

Watch John Mayer's first studio session from the recording of his ...

John Mayer - Newsday

John Mayer | Pitchfork

John Mayer Is Back In The Studio For Album #6 - I4U News

John Mayer's 'Born And Raised' Racks Up Second Week Atop ...