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"I'm already getting the vibraphone out and the Wurlitzer -- these nice sort of twinkling, high, nice sort of mellow sounds that makes the baby kick," he told The Mirror. "I've got a feeling I'll incorporate those sounds into the next album a little bit."
Bandmates drummer Dominic Howard and bassist Chris Wolstenholme, who have children of their own, can see where Bellamy's rush of hormones might be lead their new music. Speaking at the Ivor Novello awards, Dominic told the NME how the the band might have to inject a bit of volume to keep their older fans happy.
"Matt showed me a few chords recently. Who knows, it might be softer rock, but then it's up to me and Chris to make it heavy again. A heavy rock lullaby! But I'm sure it will move forward in some way."
While the group won't see the studio until later in the year, Wolsenholme says the group will be ready for it when the time comes.
"We've got Reading Festival in August and maybe a few weeks off after that," he said. "So September, October time we'll get into the studio and start writing and working on the songs."
How soon can we can expect follow-up to 2009's 'The Resistance' to arrive? "It takes as long as it takes really, because you have to love it before you can just chuck it out there and into the real world," explained Dominic. "But definitely next year."