This Week’s New Releases: Sam Smith, Shamir And Converge

What a week! Sam Smith is back with album #2, Shamir has followed up ‘Hope’ and Converge are racking up LP #9 with ‘The Dusk In Us’.

Not your cup of tea? There’s plenty more to tickle your fancy below.

Anti-Flag – ‘American Fall’ (Spinefarm Records)

AUTOBAHN – ‘The Moral Crossing’ (Tough Love Records)

Bibio – ‘Phantom Brickworks’ (Warp)

Blake Shelton – ‘Texoma Shore’ (Warner Bros.)

Bob Dylan – ‘Trouble No More: The Bootleg Series Vol 13 / 1979-1981’ (Columbia)

Cannibal Corpse – ‘Red Before Black’ (Metal Blade Records)

Casper Skulls – ‘Mercy Works’ (Buzz Records)

Chris Brown – ‘Heartbreak On A Full Moon’ (RCA)

Converge – ‘The Dusk In Us’ (Epitaph/Deathwish)

Dave – ‘Game Over’ EP (Dave)

Grace VanderWaal – ‘Just The Beginning’ (Syco Music/Columbia Records)

Jack Savoretti – ‘Songs From Different Times’ (De Angelis/Caroline)

James Holden and the Animal Spirits – ‘The Animal Spirits’ (Border Community)

Kelsea Ballerini – ‘Unapologetically’ (Sony)

Kid Rock – ‘Sweet Southern Sugar’ (BMG)

Lost Horizons – ‘Ojalá’ (Bella Union)

Maroon 5 – ‘Red Pill Blues’ (Interscope)

Rabit – ‘Les Fleurs Du Mal’ (Halcyon Veil)

Sam Smith – ‘The Thrill Of It’ (Capitol)

Shamir – ‘Revelations’ (Father/Daughter)

Shawn Mendes – ‘MTV Unplugged’ (Island)

Sheridan Smith – ‘Sheridan – The Album’ (Warner)

Von Hertzen Brothers – ‘War Is Over’ (Music Theories/Mascot)

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Stevie Wonder Steals #1 Spot On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart


Stevie Wonder has done it, he’s taken the top spot from chart queen Adele, who is now sitting pretty at #2. Following closely behind are newcomers The Tenderloins, as well as Little Mix and Nashville In Concert.

Coldplay have left the top five this week and are now at #6, while Justin Bieber has climbed two places from last week to #7, but Bruce Springsteen has dropped a whopping six places to #8, with only Bristol Summer Series and Placebo below him in the top 10.

Over the next week you can look forward to tickets going on sale for Status QuoChris BrownFetty WapBiffy Clyro and Tom Jones (new date), among many others. Come back next week to see if any of them are able to claim the #1 spot.

18. AC/DC
20. Dynamo

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

1. Status Quo

2. Chris Brown

3. Fetty Wap

4. Biffy Clyro

5. Tom Jones (new date)

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