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New George Harrison Album in Nov.

September 9, 2002

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LOS ANGELES (AP) _ The album George Harrison was working on until two months before his death will be released in November.

Produced by Harrison, his son, Dhani, and Jeff Lynne, the Dark Horse-Capitol Records album ``Brainwashed″ features 11 new Harrison compositions. It’s the first release of new Harrison material since 1987′s ``Cloud Nine.″

``Before we started working on the album, George and Dhani had collaborated extensively on preproduction,″ Lynne said. ``George would come ’round my house and he’d always have a new song with him. He would strum them on a guitar or ukulele. The songs just knocked me out.″

The former Beatle died Nov. 29, 2001, after a battle with cancer. He was 58.

Dhani Harrison and Lynne spent much of this year completing work on the album.

``George constantly talked about how he wanted the album to sound, and there was always that spiritual energy that went into the lyrics as well as the music,″ Lynne said.

``Brainwashed″ will be released on Nov. 19.

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