American Idol Winner David Cook Teams With Grammy Winning Producer Rob Cavallo on Debut Album Due Out in Fall 2008

NEW YORK, Aug. 7 / — American Idol winner David Cook has teamed up with Grammy winning producer Rob Cavallo on his debut album for 19 Recordings/RCA Records, due out this fall.

Cavallo, best known for his work with the legendary pop-punk band Green Day, has also produced records for superstar artists such as Kid Rock, Eric Clapton, My Chemical Romance, Goo Goo Dolls, and is working with the Dave Matthews Band on an upcoming release.

Cook has been busy in the studio when not on the road with the American Idols Live tour, co-writing many of the upcoming album tracks alongside some of music’s hottest rock songwriters.

Earlier this summer Cook set the record for the most new entries by an artist in the 50-year history of the Hot 100, with 11 songs entering the chart dated June 7, 2008. That broke the record of six new entries in one week. Cook’s 11 songs were led by “The Time of My Life,” which debuted at No. 3, making it the highest new entry of 2008. “The Time of My Life” debuted at No 1 on two other charts, the Hot Digital Songs and the Hot Digital Tracks.

25 year-old David Cook hails from Blue Springs, Missouri.