This Week’s New Releases: Alicia Keys, Green Day, And Neil Young and Crazy Horse

This will be our last new releases blog post of the year, so it’s a twofer, including this week and next’s new records.

Today we’ve got new music from Alicia Keys, who has dropped two versions of her new record; ‘Originals’ and ‘Unlocked’. Green Day have released a live LP that brings together the band’s sessions recorded for the BBC between 1994 and 2001, and Neil Young and Crazy Horse have put out their long awaited new album ‘Barn’.

Head below for the remainder of 2021’s new releases. See you in 2022!

December 10

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie – ‘B4 AVA’ (EP) (Atlantic/Highbridge The Label)

Alicia Keys – ‘KEYS’ (RCA)

The Band – ‘Cahoots – 50th Anniversary’ (UMC – Virgin International)

Fleet Foxes – ‘A Very Lonely Solstice’ (Anti)

Green Day – ‘The BBC Sessions (Live)’ (BBC/Reprise)

Juice WRLD – ‘Fighting Demons’ (Grade A Productions/Interscope)

Monsta X – ‘The Dreaming’ (Starship Entertainment/BMG)

Neil Young and Crazy Horse – ‘Barn’ (Reprise)

Nicholas Britell and various artists – ‘Don’t Look Up (Soundtrack from the Netflix Film)’ (Maise Music/Republic/UMG)

Paul Weller, Jules Buckley and the BBC Symphony Orchestra – ‘An Orchestrated Songbook’ (Polydor)

Rick Ross – ‘Richer Than I Ever Been’ (Epic/Sony)

Tierra Whack -‘Pop?’ (EP) (Interscope)

December 17

The Communards – ‘Communards – 35th Anniversary’ (London)

Johnny Marr – ‘Fever Dreams, Pt.2’ (EP) (BMG)

Roddy Ricch – ‘LIVE LIFE FAST’ (Atlantic)

Tierra Whack – ‘R&B?’ (EP) (Interscope)

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This Week’s New Releases: Alicia Keys, Honeyblood And Robbie Williams


The cold nights are setting in, so it’s time to get the blankets out and tuck yourself in with a good record. This week Alicia Keys releases the follow up to 2012’s ‘Girl On Fire’, Robbie Williams is putting out his eleventh solo LP and Honeyblood are offering up their sophomore album.

If none of that interests you, check out the rest of our pick of this week’s new releases below.

Alicia Keys – ‘Here’ (RCA)

Bon Jovi – ‘This House Is Not For Sale’ (Virgin EMI)

American Wrestlers – ‘Goodbye Terrible Youth’ (Fat Possum)

Common – ‘Black America Again’ (Universal)

Honeyblood – ‘Babes Never Die’ (FatCat)

Jim James – ‘Eternally Even’ (Virgin EMI)

Lambchop – ‘FLOTUS (For Love Often Turns Us Still)’ (City Slang)

Michael Ball & Alfie Boe – ‘Together’ (Decca)

Robbie Williams – ‘Heavy Entertainment Show’ (Columbia)

Shirley Collins – ‘Lodestar’ (Domino)

Thomas Giles – Velcro Kid (Sumerian)

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Top Tours This Week!!


Tom Odell

With his new album, ‘Wrong Crowd’, expected on June 10, Tom Odell has announced dates for a November tour of the UK and Ireland.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on May 27, priced from £23.50 plus fees.


The legendary ska-pop troupe will bring their Can’t Touch Us Now tour to Bournemouth, Newcastle, Cardiff, Brighton, Sheffield, Nottingham, Bridlington, Manchester and Birmingham, plus a huge hometown show at the O2 Arena in London, in December.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on May 27, priced from £35.00 plus fees.

Richard Ashcroft

The Verve frontman, who recently released ‘These People’, will call at Liverpool Echo Arena on December 7 and the O2 on December 9.
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Tickets will go on general sale at 9am on May 27, priced at £35.00/£36.50 plus fees.

Caro Emerald

Caro Emerald has announced dates for her spring 2017 Emerald Island UK tour, with stops planned in Carlisle, Gateshead, Glasgow, Birmingham, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Southend, Oxford, Bristol, Milton Keynes, London, Brighton, Manchester, Llandudno, Hull, Harrogate, Sheffield, Liverpool, Cambridge, Nottingham and Ipswich.
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Tickets go on general sale at 10am on May 27, priced from £22.50 plus fees.

Union J

The boy band will call in Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Sheffield, Liverpool, Birmingham, Stoke, Brighton, Plymouth, Bristol, Oxford, London and Bournemouth between September 25 and October 11.
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Tickets go on sale at 9am on May 27, priced from £20.00, plus fees.


Coldplay will play a charity show at Kenginston Palace Gardens on June 28, hosted by Sentebale,
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Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys, who is expected to release her sixth studio album this summer, will play a suprise show at London’s Village Underground on May 26.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on the morning of the show.

Paolo Nutini

Paolo Nutini will perform a special fundraising concert, his only UK show of the year, at the Newport Centre, South Wales on July 20, in memory of Bevlee Jones, who passed away earlier this year. The concert has been arranged following the efforts of her 13-year-old son, Ieuan Joel Jones, who appealed to Nutini through Facebook.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on May 27, priced from £40.00 plus fees.

Also announced this week, so far

KT Tunstall, Architects, Ronnie Spector, Nathan Carter, Shane Filan, Paul Carrack, Beth Orton, Delain, The Oh Hellos, Toyah, Bright Light Bright Light, Janet Devlin, Real Friends, Against The Current, Lake Street Dive, The Julie Ruin, Kaiser Chiefs, The Main Level, Josh Kelley, Melanie Martinez, ABC, Wild Beasts, Pete Tong, Whitney, Dinosaur Jr, Julia Jacklin, Hayley Reinhart, Flesh, Jack Garratt, Birdy, The Big Moon, Skating Polly, YAK, Jenny Hval, De Staat and many more!

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Bruce Springsteen Keeps Hold Of Top Spot On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart


The Boss has done it, he’s beaten off competition from ColdplayMichael Ball and Alfie BoePaul Simon and Jack Whitehall to keep hold of his #1 spot on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart.

Meanwhile, previous chart queens Adele and Beyonce have moved down this week, as have The Stone RosesAC/DCBusted, and Lionel Richie, who is only just holding on at #20.

This week there are tickets going on sale for new ColdplayPaolo NutiniTom OdellAlicia Keys and Jack Garratt shows. Check back with us next week to see if any of them have given The Boss the boot.

1. Bruce Springsteen
2. Coldplay
3. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
4. Paul Simon
5. Jack Whitehall
6. Massive Attack
7. Beyonce
8. Rod Stewart
9. Adele
10. Michael Ball
11. The Stone Roses
12. Stevie Wonder
13. Justin Bieber
14. Brian Wilson
15. Diljit Dosanjh
16. The Next Step
17. Summertime Ball
18. AC/DC
19. Busted
20. Lionel Richie

 On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

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