"It just happened by accident," says Jake Bugg, referring to his work with Rick Rubin for his second album, "Shangri La," out Nov. 19 in North America on Island Records.

When the 19-year-old first linked with the hitmaking producer, he was only scheduled to lay down two tracks. But he ended up recording 12, first around his April appearance at Coachella in Indio, Calif., and then several more in August, and even named the album after Rubin's scenic Malibu, Calif., studio where it was recorded.

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