This Week’s New Releases: Self Esteem, Lana Del Rey And Elton John

This week is chock full of amazing new music. Self Esteem has put out her highly anticipated second album, Lana Del Rey has released her second record of the year, and Elton John has dropped his guest-heavy lockdown LP. Dive in below.

Angel Dust – ‘YAK: A Collection Of Truck Songs’ (Roadrunner)

Biffy Clyro – ‘The Myth Of Happily Ever After’ (14th Floor)

Brett Young – ‘The Christmas Classics’ (Big Machine)

Clinic – ‘Fantasy Island’ (Domino)

Dave Hause – ‘Blood Harmony’ (Soundly)

Death Blooms – ‘Life Is Pain’ (Adventure Cat)

Don Broco – ‘Amazing Things’ (Sharptone)

Dream Theater – ‘A View From The Top Of The World’ (InsideOut)

Duran Duran – ‘Future Past’ (BMG)

Elton John – ‘Lockdown Sessions’ (EMI)

Every Time I Die – ‘Radical’ (Epitaph)

Jarvis Cocker – ‘Chansons D’ennui Tip-Top’ (ABKCO)

JPEGMAFIA – ‘LP!’ (EQT/Republic)

Johnny Cash – ‘Bears Sonic Journals: Live At The Carousel Ballroom’  (Sony)

Joni Mitchell – ‘Archives Vol 2, The Reprise Years’ (Rhino)

Keg – ‘Assembly’ (BMG)

Lana Del Rey – ‘Blue Banisters’ (Polydor)

Mimi Webb – ‘Seven Shades Of Heartbreak’ (Epic/Sony)

My Morning Jacket – ‘My Morning Jacket’ (ATO)

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds – ‘B-Sides & Rarities Part II’ (Mute)

Parquet Courts – ‘Sympathy For Life’ (Rough Trade)

Polo – ‘A Place Between States’ (Polo)

The Pineapple Thief – ‘Nothing But The Truth’ (Kscope)

Quantic and Nidia Gongora – ‘Almas Conectadas’ (Thru Thoughts)

Self Esteem – ‘Prioritize Pleasure’ (Universal)

Skinny Lister – ‘A Matter Of Life & Love’ (Xtra Mile Recordings)

Sonny Fodera – ‘Wide Awake’ (Solotoko)

The Surfing Magazines – ‘Badgers Of Wymeswold’ (Moshi Moshi)

The The – ‘Comeback Special’ (earMusic)

Tom Lumley and the Brave Liaison – ‘Everythings Affected’ (Fort)

The War On Drugs – ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ (Atlantic)

WET – ‘Letter Blue’ (Other Exotica/30SF)

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Simply Red Confirm Summer Blenheim Palace Date For Nocturne Live

Simply Red

Simply Red will play a summer date as headliners of next year’s Nocturne Live. Mick Hucknall and band will top the bill on June 15, with support from special guests The Brand New Heavies. Pre-sale is open now, ahead of general sale at 9am on October 22.

The coronavirus-delayed concert series will return in summer 2022, retaining its 2021 headliners David Gray, Simple Minds, Lionel Richie, and UB40 featuring Ali Campbell and Astro.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Sleeper To Mark ‘The It Girl’ 25th Anniversary With Spring UK Tour

Sleeper

The Britpop band will celebrate the 25th anniversary of their 1996 album, ‘The It Girl’, with shows next April and May, a bit later in the calendar than planned due to the coronavirus pandemic. Stops include Leeds, Glasgow, Bristol, Manchester, Newcastle, Cambridge and London, where they’ll play the Camden Roundhouse.

Each gig will include a performance of the record in full, as well as some of their greatest hits. Support will come from The Lottery Winners.  with tickets on general sale at 10am on October 22.

Pre-sale tickets are available now, ahead of general sale at 10am on October 22.

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This Week’s New Releases: Coldplay, Finneas And Joy Crookes

There is absolutely loads to choose from this week, and it’s a mixed bag so there should be a little something for everyone. Coldplay have followed up 2019’s ‘Everyday Life’, Billie Eilish’s brother, collaborator, producer and Grammy Award-winner Finneas has dropped his debut solo album, as has the South London-based singer-songwriter Joy Crookes.

Head below for more new music.

A.A. Williams – ‘Arco’ (EP) (Bella Union)

Aquilo – ‘A Safe Place To Be’ (AWAL Recordings)

Baker Boy – ‘Gela’ (Island)

The Beatles – ‘Let It Be – Super Deluxe’ (Universal/Calderstone)

The Charlatans – ‘A Head Full Of Ideas’ (Box Set) (Republic Of Music)

Carlos Santana – ‘Blessings and Miracles’ (BMG)

Coldplay – ‘Music Of The Spheres’ (Parlophone)

Disclosure – ‘Disclosure: DJ – Kicks (DJ Mix)’ (!K7)

David Keenan – ‘What then?’ (Rubyworks)

Eva Cassidy – ‘Live At Blues Alley – 25th Anniversary Edition’ (Blix Street)

Finneas – ‘Optimist’ (Interscope)

Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes – ‘Sticky’ (International Death Cult)

The Georgia Thunderbolts – ‘Can We Get A Witness’ (Mascot)

Gracey – ‘Fragile’ (EP) (Polydor)

Hayden Thorpe – ‘Moondust For My Diamond’ (Domino)

John Carpenter, Cody Carpenter and Daniel Davies – ‘Halloween Kills OST’ (Sacred Bones)

Johnny Marr – ‘Fever Dreams, Pt. 1’ (EP) (BMG)

Joy Crookes – ‘Skin’ (Insanity/Sony)

JP Cooper – ‘She’ (Island)

Judas Priest – ‘Reflections: 50 Heavy Metal Years of Music’ (Sony)

Kelly Clarkson – ‘When Christmas Comes Around…’ (Atlantic)

Paul Weller – ‘Days Of Speed + Illumination’ (vinyl reissues) (Craft)

PinkPantheress – ‘To hell with it’ (Parlophone)

Remi Wolf – ‘Juno’ (Island)

Scott Von Ryper – ‘Dream State Treasure’ (tran-si-ent)

Tom Morello – ‘The Atlas Underground Fire’ (Mom+Pop)

Xenia Rubinos – ‘Una Rosa’ (Anti-)

Zac Brown Band – ‘The Comeback’ (Warner)

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Paloma Faith Plots The Age Of Optimism Summer UK Tour

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The vocalist will take her The Age Of Optimism Tour to arenas, theatres, racecourses and other outdoor venues in summer 2022, kicking things off at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall on June 2 and concluding the run at Hatfield Park in Hertfordshire August 5.

Faith performs in Bath tonight (October 12) as part of a rescheduled autumn UK tour supporting her fifth album, ‘Infinite Things’, released back in November 2020.

Pre-sale tickets for her new dates go on sale at 10am on Thursday, October 14, ahead of general sale at 10am on Friday, October 15.

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This Week’s New Releases: Sam Fender, Trivium And JOHN

This week Sam Fender has dropped the highly anticipated follow-up to 2019’s ‘Hypersonic Missiles’, Trivium have put out their tenth studio album, and JOHN have released their third. Fancy some more? Head on down below.

AJ Mitchell – ‘Skyview’ (Epic)

BADBADNOTGOOD – ‘Talk Memory’ (XL)

BBNO$ – ‘Eat Ya Veggies’ (BBNO$)

Caravan – ‘It’s None Of Your Business’ (SNapper Music)

Carolyn Wonderland – ‘Tempting Fate’ (Alligator Records)

Danil Trifonov – ‘Bach: The Art Of Life’ (Deutsche Grammophon)

Emily D’Angelo and Jarkko Riihimaki – ‘Enargeia’ (Deutsche Grammophon)

ESP Summer – ‘Kingdom Of Heaven’ (Disciples)

Faust – ‘1971-1974’ (Bureau B)

James Blake – ‘Friends That Break Your Heart’ (UMG/Republic/Polydor)

JOHN – ‘Nocturnal Manoeuvres’ (Brace Yourself/Pets Care)

Karen Peris – ‘A Song Is Way Above The Lawn’ (Therese Records)

Kay Young – ‘This Here Feels Good’ (EP) (Play It Again Sam)

Kevin Morby – ‘A Night At The Little Los Angeles’ (Dead Oceans)

Lala Lala – ‘I Want The Door To Open’ (Hardly Art)

Magdalena Bay – ‘Mercurial World’ (Luminelle)

Noah Gundersen – ‘A Pillar Of Salt’ (Cooking Vinyl)

NTO – ‘Apnea’ (All Points)

Oh Wonder – ‘22 Break’ (Island)

The Record Company – ‘Play Loud’ (Concord)

Roger Glover – ‘Snapshot+’ (earMUSIC)

Sam Fender – ‘Seventeen Going Under’ (Polydor)

She Drew The Gun – ‘Behave Myself’ (Submarine Cat)

Trivium – ‘In The Court Of The Dragon’ (Roadrunner)

Uniqu3 – ‘Heartbeats’ (EP) (Local Action)

Violent Femmes – ‘Why Do Birds Sing? [30th Anniversary Edition]’ (Concord/Craft Records)

Wayward Sons – ‘Even Up The Score’ (Frontiers)

We Are Scientists – ‘Huffy’ (100%)

The Wild Feathers – ‘Alvarado’ (New West)

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Paul Hollywood Announces Baking Bonanza Live Tour For Autumn 2022

Paul Hollywood

The Great British Bake Off judge will take his “biggest baking bonanza to date” to venues across the UK in autumn 2022. Stops include Oxford, Newcastle, Harrogate, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Newport, Sheffield, London, Brighton, Bath, Liverpool, Ipswich, Southend, Glasgow, Edinburgh Stockton, Nottingham and Manchester between October 20 and November 16.

Pre-sale opens at 10am on October 7. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 8.

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This Week’s New Releases: Brandi Carlile, Ray BLK, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga

What a week! Brandi Carlile has followed up 2019’s ‘By the Way, I Forgive You’, Ray BLK has dropped her debut LP, and Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga have put out a collaborative album of Cole Porter covers. It will be the final studio recording from Bennett as the legendary 95-year-old vocalist revealed earlier in 2021 that he has been battling Alzheimer’s Disease.

Still want more? Head south.

The Allergies – ‘Promised Land’ (Jalapeno)

Babymetal – ’10 Babymetal Budokan’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Black Sabbath – ‘Technical Ecstasy – 2021 Remaster’ (BMG/Sanctuary)

Blood Youth – ‘Visions Of Another Hell’ (Rude Records)

Brandi Carlile – ‘In These Silent Days’ (Elektra)

Christine and the Queens – ‘Joseph’ (EP) (Because)

Everyone You Know – ‘Just For The Times’ (Sony)

Four Stroke Baron – ‘Classics’ (Prosthetic)

Gustaf – ‘Audio Drag For Ego Slobs’ (Royal Mountain)

Hans Zimmer – ‘No Time To Die – OST’ (Decca)

Headie One – ‘Too Loyal For My Own Good’ (Relentless/Sony)

The Kondoors – ‘Glorious’ (Fabyl)

Meek Mill – ‘Expensive Pain’ (Maybach/Atlantic)

Ministry – ‘Moral Hygiene’ (Nuclear Blast)

Moist – ‘End Of The Ocean’ (Known Accomplice)

Neil Young – ‘Carnegie Hall 1970’ (Reprise)

Pond – ‘9’ (Spinning Top)

Ray BLK – ‘Access Denied’ (Island)

Roger Taylor – ‘Outsider’ (Nightjar/Universal)

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – ‘Bond 25’ (Decca)

The Script – ‘Tales From The Script: Greatest Hits’ (Sony)

Shad – ‘TAO’ (Secret City)

The Specials – ‘Protest Songs 1924 – 2012’ (Island)

Sugababes – ‘One Touch (20th Anniversary Edition)’ (London)

They Fell From The Sky – ‘Decade’ (Say Something)

Tirzah – ‘Colourgrade’ (Domino)

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga – ‘Love For Sale’ (Columbia)

YES – ‘The Quest’ (InsideOut)

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This Week’s New Releases: Angels & Airwaves, Natalie Imbruglia And The Lathums

The new records keep on rolling out and we are loving it! Angels & Airwaves have released the highly anticipated follow-up to 2014’s ‘The Dream Walker’, Natalie Imbruglia has put out her first new album in six years, and The Lathums have dropped their debut LP.

Head below for more new music.

Angels & Airwaves – ‘Lifeforms’ (Rise Records)

Anthony Hamilton – ‘Love Is The New Black’ (BMG)

Bess Atwell – ‘Already, Always’ (Real Kind)

Carrie Underwood – ‘My Gift (Special Edition)’ (Capitol)

Childcare – ‘Busy Busy People’ (eOne)

Etherwood – ‘Neon Dust’ (Hospital Records)

Joanne Shaw Taylor – ‘The Blues Album’ (Keeping The Blues Alive)

The Lathums – ‘How Beautiful Life Can Be’ (BMG)

Nao – ‘And Then Life Was Beautiful’ (BMG)

Natalie Imbruglia – ‘Firebird’ (BMG)

Pixies – ‘Trompe Le Monde (Limited 30th Anniversary Edition)’ (4AD)

Poppy – ‘Flux’ (Sumerian Records)

Public Service Broadcasting – ‘Bright Magic’ (Test Card/PIAS)

Ringo Starr -‘Change The World’ EP (Universal)

Sex Pistols – ’76-77′ (UMC)

Shakka – ‘Road Trip To Venus’ (Westbourne Productions/Base ‘N’ Rebulz x Marathon Artists)

Sharon Corr – ‘The Fool and The Scorpion’ (Warner)

Sleep Token – ‘This Place Will Become Your Tomb’ (Spinefarm)

Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine – ‘A Beginner’s Mind’ (Asthmatic Kitty)

Thunder – ‘All The Right Noises – The Bonus Songs’ (BMG)

Tom Speight – ‘ Everything’s Waiting For You’ (Nettwerk)

William Shatner – ‘Bill’ (Republic)

X Ambassadors – ‘The Beautiful Liar’ (KIDinaKORNER / Interscope)

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This Week’s New Releases: Lil Nas X, Employed To Serve And Lindsey Buckingham

It’s another busy week for new music! Lil Nas X has dropped his highly anticipated debut album, Woking hardcore band Employed To Serve have put out their fourth LP, and Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac fame has released his first proper solo album since 2011’s ‘Seeds We Sow.’

More? Really? Head below.

Becca Stevens and The Secret Trio – ‘Becca Stevens and The Secret Trio’ (GroundUP)

Buena Vista Social Club – ‘Buena Vista Social Club (25th Anniversary Edition)’ (World Circuit/BMG)

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice – ‘Jesus Christ Superstar – 50th Anniversary/ Deluxe’ (Decca Broadway)

Billy Idol – ‘The Roadside (EP)’ (Dark Horse/BMG)

Carly Pearce – ’29: Written In Stone’ (Big Machine)

Daughtry – ‘Dearly Beloved’ (Dogtree)

Employed To Serve – ‘Conquering’ (Spinefarm Records)

Enrique Iglesias – ‘FINAL (Vol.1)’ (Sony)

Kara Marni – ‘State Of Mine (EP)’ (Access)

Jones – ‘Blue Sunshine (EP)’ (BMG)

José González – ‘Local Valley’ (City Slang)

Laura Brehm – ‘The Dawn Is Still Dark’ (AntiFragile)

Lil Nas X – ‘Montero’ (Sony)

Lindsey Buckingham – ‘Lindsey Buckingham’ (Reprise)

Lizzie Loveless – ‘You Don’t Know’ (EggHunt)

Melissa Etheridge – ‘One Way Out’ (BMG)

The Raven Age – ‘Exile’ (EX1)

Ronnie Wood – ‘Mr. Luck – A Tribute to Jimmy Reed: Live At The Royal Albert Hall’ (BMG)

Rumer – ‘Live From Lafayette’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Scott Lavene – ‘Milk City Sweethearts’ (Nothing Fancy)

Spiritbox – ‘Eternal Blue’ (Pale Chord/Rise)

Thrice – ‘Horizons/East’ (Epitaph)

Tion Wayne – ‘Green With Envy’ (Atlantic)

Various artists – ‘The Wanderer – A Tribute to Jackie Leven’ (Cooking Vinyl)

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