Sophie Ellis-Bextor wants to work with Girls Aloud's hitmakers Xenomania.

The 31-year-old pop beauty teamed up with the songwriters on her previous album 'Trip the Light Fantastic' and is keen to collaborate with them again.

She told BANG Showbiz: "I think Brian Higgins and Miranda Cooper from Xenomania are two of the best pop writers around, they're great.

"I had a lot of fun doing that. I really liked the song we created, 'If You Go'. I've performed it a few times and hopefully if I do my next tour I can wheel it out. Because it sounds so good live with all the drums."

Discussing the possibility of a new tour, Sophie - who cancelled her own string of concerts to support Take That in 2007 - is keen to get back on the road.

She told BANG Showbiz: "We're talking about doing an autumn tour and hopefully we'll get that on sale soon. It would be good to get it up and running.

"It's been too long. I haven't done a solo tour in ages. I've done lots of support tours and I have done the odd one-off solo show, but nothing flat out. It's pretty shameful really."