This Week’s New Releases: Kid Cudi, Deftones, Belle and Sebastian

This is going to be our last new releases blog post of 2020, a year that saw live shows disappear but that brought about more new music than we could have hoped for.

This week, Kid Cudi has put out the third instalment in his ‘Man On The Moon’ series that started in 2009, Deftones celebrate the 20th anniversary of ‘White Pony’ with a deluxe reissue and remix LP called ‘Black Stallion’, and Belle and Sebastian have dropped a double LP.

Next week, you can look forward to new records from Paul McCartney and Lanterns On The Lake, among a few others.

Merry Christmas, and enjoy the new music below!

Alanis Morissette – ‘Such Pretty Forks In The Mix’ EP (HE.SHE.THEY. Records)

The Avalanches – ‘We Will Always Love You’ (Modular)

Belle and Sebastian – ‘What To Look For In Summer’ (Matador)

Bladee and Mechatok – ‘Good Luck’ (YEAR0001)

Boris / Merzbow – ‘2R0I2P0’ (Relapse Records)

BOYO – ‘Alone Together In Los Angeles’ (Park The Van)

Deftones – ‘White Pony (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)/Black Stallion’ (Reprise Records)

Fetty Wap – ‘You Know The Vibes’ (300 Entertainment/RGF Productions)

Ghostpoet – ‘I Grow Tired But I Dare Not Fall Asleep (Again)’ (Play It Again Sam)

Guided By Voices – ‘Styles We Paid For’ (GBV)

James Blake – ‘Covers’ EP (UMG/Republic/Polydor)

JPEGMAFIA – ‘EP!’ (EQT Recordings/Republic Records)

Kacy & Clayton and Marlon Williams – ‘Plastic Bouquet’ (New West)

Kid Cudi – ‘Man On The Moon III: The Chosen’ (Republic Records)

The Kills- ‘Little Bastards’ (Domino)

The Kinks – ‘Lola vs Powerman and the Moneyground Part 1 (50th anniversary box set)’ (BMG/Sanctuary)

Landshapes – ‘Contact’ (Bella Union)

Less Than Jake – ‘Silver Linings’ (Pure Noise Records)

M.Ward – ‘Think Of Spring’ (Anti-)

Nilüfer Yanya – ‘Feeling Lucky?’ EP (ATO/[PIAS])

The Neighbourhood – ‘Chip Chrome and the Mono-Tones (Deluxe)’ (Columbia)

ShitKid – ‘CROTCHROCK’ EP (PNKSLM Recordings)

Sturgill Simpson – ‘Cuttin’ Grass Vol. 2 (Cowboy Arms Sessions)’ (High Top Mountain Records/Thirty Tigers)

Various Artists – ‘Independent Venue Week LIVE 2020’ (IVW)

Various Artists – ‘Cyberpunk 2077: Radio Vol.1 – OST’ (Lakeshore)

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Top Tickets This Week: Alanis Morissette, Dua Lipa, The Weeknd, The Pussycat Dolls, Jojo, New Order, Bryan Adams, Frankie Valli, Jason Manford, Peter Kay and more

Alanis Morissette

The singer-songwriter will bring her 25th anniversary celebrations of ‘Jagged Little Pill’ to London, Birmingham, Dublin and Manchester, as well as Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Hamburg, Warsaw, Budapest, Milan, Barcelona, Madrid and Paris between September 23 and October 22. Tickets go on general sale from 9am on Friday February 28.

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Dua Lipa

The vocalist has added two new stops to her Future Nostalgia Tour, with new shows confirmed at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool on May 29 and Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena the following day. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 28. Support will come from Lolo Zouaï and Buck Betty.

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The Weeknd

Abel Tesfaye, who is due to release ‘After Hours’ next month, will play London’s O2 Arena, Newcastle’s Utilita Arena, Arena Birmingham, Glasgow’s SSE Hydro and Manchester Arena between October 11 and 19, before hitting mainland Europe for shows between October 26 and November 12. The After Hours Tour is set to showcase some of the most innovative stage design to date, with tickets on general sale at 9am on February 28.

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The Pussycat Dolls

The reunited group will play Parc Y Scarlets in Llanelli on July 4 and Slessor Gardens in Dundee on July 26, following previously announced stops in Northampton, Newmarket, Newton-le-Willows, Esher and Newcastle. Tickets go on sale at 9am on February 28. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Jojo

The American vocalist will support her upcoming album, ‘Good To Know’, with tour dates across the US, Europe, UK and Ireland, with the latter leg including stops in Dublin, Glasgow, Manchester, London, Birmingham and Brighton in September. Tickets for all shows go on sale at 10am local time on February 28.

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New Order

The new wave band will take over the O2 Arena on October 10 for their only UK show of 2020 and their first London show since 2018. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on February 28.

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Bryan Adams

The Canadian rocker will play his 1983 album ‘Cut Like A Knife’ in full at London’s Royal Albert Hall on May 11, 1987’s ‘Into The Fire’ the next day and 1991’s ‘Waking Up The Neighbours’ on May 13. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 28.

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Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

Despite embarking on a farewell tour in 2018, Frankie Valli and band will hit the road again for three nights at London’s Royal Albert Hall followed by concerts at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena and Liverpool’s M&S Bank Arena in July. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 28.

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Jason Manford

The comedian’s new Like Me Tour will get underway on February 3, 2021, following a run of Work In Progress dates this autumn and early in the new year. Next year’s run also includes Irish shows in Galway, Limerick, Cork and two dates in Dublin. Tickets go on sale on at 10am on February 28. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Peter Kay

Peter Kay will bring his Dance For Life charity dance-a-thon to Manchester Central on April 10 and 11, Space at M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool on May 8 and 9, and London’s Alexandra Palace on May 29 and 30. He’ll be joined by his Car Share co-star Sian Gibson. Tickets go on sale at 9am on February 28.

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Also announced this week:

Oh Wonder, Sting, L7, Stereophonics, Daniel O’Donnell, Paul Weller, Therapy?, Kim Gordon, Incubus, Reverend and the Makers, Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War Of The Worlds, Daniel Sloss, Kodaline, Beck, Van Morrison, Mogwai, Uriah Heep, Next From Nashville, Katherine Jenkins, George Clinton, Ian Brown, South West Four, Galvanize Fest, Nile Rodgers and CHIC and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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Top Tickets This Week: Post Malone, BST Hyde Park, Adam Lambert, The Strokes, Louis Tomlinson, Beck, Jeff Beck, Alanis Morissette, Bryan Adams and more

Post Malone

The American vocalist is the latest headliner announced for this year’s BST Hyde Park in London, performing on July 2 with guests to be revealed in the coming months. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 14.

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Adam Lambert

Following a set at Manchester Pride on August 30, the powerhouse vocalist will headline the SSE Arena Wembley in London on September 1. Tickets for London go on general sale at 9am on February 14, while tickets for Manchester Pride are already on sale.

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The Strokes

The New York band will perform at London’s Roundhouse on February 19, following the announcement of their upcoming album ‘The New Abnormal’, out on April 10. The band will also be playing shows across Europe next week, with stops lined up in Berlin, Paris and Belfast. Tickets go on general sale at 1pm on February 14.

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Louis Tomlinson

The former One Direction member will take his solo World Tour to Scarborough Open Air Theatre on August 15. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on Februray 14. Pre-sale tickets are available now.

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Beck

Beck will perform at Dublin’s Trinity College on July 5 as part of the venue’s summer series, followed by shows at Manchester’s O2 Victoria Warehouse and London’s O2 Academy Brixton. The gigs are part of a short European run that also includes stops in Paris, Vienna, Zurich and Rome. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 14.

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Jeff Beck

The legendary singer-songwriter and guitarist will call in Glasgow, Birmingham, York, Gateshead, Manchester, Sheffield, Cardiff and London, where he’ll perform two shows at the Royal Albert Hall, in May. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 14.

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Alanis Morissette

The Canadian-American singer-songwriter will unplug for a performance of 1995’s ‘Jagged Little Pill’ in its entirety at London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on March 4. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 14.

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Bryan Adams

The Canadian rocker will bring his Shine A Light Tour to Aberdeen’s P&J Live on May 8 and Hull’s Bonus Arena on May 9, with tickets on general sale at 10am on February 14.

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Also announced this week:

JLS, My Chemical Romance, Deadmau5, the Big Moon, Jason Isbell, Conan Gray, Dave Chappelle, Jon Richardson, Bad Religion, Sepultura, Michael Kiwanuka, Lighthouse Family, Scotty McCreery, Enter Shikari, Major Lazer, Brand New Heavies, Tim Burgess, Sleeper, the Bluetones, Tangerine Dream, Jessie Reyez, Ronan Keating, Kodaline and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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On This Day In Music: Alanis Morissette Hits #1 With ‘Jagged Little Pill’

On May 4, 1996 Alanis Morissette reached the top of the UK album chart with ‘Jagged Little Pill’.

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Ronnie Wood And Alanis Morissette!

On June 1, 1947 Ronnie Wood, of The Faces and The Rolling Stones, was born. He shares his birthday with Canadian singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette, who was born on the same day in 1974. Happy birthday both!

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On This Day In Music: Alanis Morissette Hits #1 With ‘Jagged Little Pill’

On May 4, 1996 Alanis Morissette reached the top of the UK album chart with ‘Jagged Little Pill’.

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Alanis Morissette!

On June 1, 1974 Canadian singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette was born. Happy birthday Alanis!

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