U.K. rock act Oasis has been confirmed to play the final night of the BBC Electric Proms at London Roundhouse on Oct. 26.

The band will be accompanied by the 50-piece Crouch End Festival Chorus for the closing show of the five-day festival, which takes place in London and Liverpool. Oasis release their new set "Dig Out Your Soul" (Big Brother Recordings) on Oct. 6.

In a statement, Oasis songwriter Noel Gallagher said they chose the collaboration "because some of the songs on the album have got a 50-piece choir on them." The remit of the Electric Proms is to "create new moments in music," such as collaborations or album premieres.

Gallagher added: “Ennio Morricone uses them [Crouch End Festival Chorus] for his spaghetti western stuff [concerts] in England, so I'm already looking forward to that because I've never played the Roundhouse and I've never done the Proms."

Festival Director Lorna Clarke added, "The closing night of the BBC Electric Proms has seen some legendary music acts take to the stage, including Ray Davies and The Who. Oasis are the perfect choice to close this year's event and bring a massive performance to an iconic and intimate London music venue."

Scottish indie-rock act Glasvegas will support Oasis. The band released its debut album “Glasvegas” (Columbia) this month.

Veteran songwriter Burt Bacharach will launch this year's BBC Electric Proms at the Roundhouse on Oct. 22. Now in its third year, the Electric Proms will feature more than 60 acts at various venues over the five days, including U.K. alternative rock act Razorlight, melodic rock trio Keane and Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees, who will mark the 30th anniversary of "Saturday Night Fever" topping the U.K. charts with a show at the Roundhouse.

Live broadcasts from the Electric Proms will air on various national BBC radio networks, and performances will also be shown on TV on BBC2 and BBC4 and online at www.bbc.co.uk/electricproms.

The BBC is the promoter for the event; SJM Concerts are production partners for Liverpool and Metropolis Music are production partners for London.

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