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: Kylie Minogue, Little Mix and Ólafur Arnalds

It’s a big week for pop! Kylie, the queen of, has released a disco-themed record and Little Mix have followed up 2018’s ‘LM5’. There’s also a new album from Icelandic multi-instrumentalist and producer Ólafur Arnalds, and lots more you can check out below.

Alan Power – ‘Songs To Break America’ (via Bandcamp)

Baby In Vain – ‘See Through’ (Escho)

Bitch Falcon – ‘Staring At Clocks’ (Small Pond Productions)

Brad Cox – ‘My Mind’s Projection’ (Sony Music Entertainment Australia)

Dermot Kennedy – ‘Without Fear (The Complete Edition)’ (Riggins/Interscope/Island)

Frequent Traveller – ‘Real Life’ (Music For Headphones/Blurred Recordings)

Heather Trost – ‘Petrichor’ (Third Man Records)

Herman Dune – ‘Notes From Vinegar Hill’ (Santa Cruz Records)

The Jacques – ‘The Four Five’ (Modern Sky)

Kylie Minogue – ‘Disco’ (BMG)

Little Mix – ‘Confetti’ (RCA)

Midasuno – ‘The Complete Cascade Records Era’ (via Bandcamp)

Neil Young and Crazy Horse – ‘Return To Greendale (Live)’ (The Other Shoe Productions/Reprise)

Novo Amor – ‘Cannot Be, Whatsoever’ (AllPoints)

Ólafur Arnalds – ‘Some Kind Of Peace’ (Mercury KX)

Owen Cutts – ‘Mr Cutts – Carriage 8’ (Project Melody Music)

Record Setter – ‘I Owe You Nothing’ (Record Setter)

Seamus Fogarty – ‘A Bag Of Eyes’ (Domino)

The Silence – ‘Electric Meditations’ (Drag City)

Tiña – ‘Positive Mental Health Music’ (Speedy Wunderground)

Tunng – ‘Tunng Presents…Dead Club’ (Full Time Hobby)

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This Week’s New Releases: Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Stereophonics, Rex Orange County

It’s another mixed bag this week! Neil Young has reunited with Crazy Horse for their first new music together since 2012’s ‘Psychedelic Pill’, Stereophonics have put out LP #11, and Rex Orange County has followed up 2017’s ‘Apricot Princess’.

Still want more? Down you go!

Amy O – ‘Shell’ (Winspear)

Anna Of The North – ‘Dream Girl’ (Play It Again Sam)

Blaenavon – ‘Everything That Makes You Happy’ (Transgressive)

Bruce Springsteen – ‘Western Stars – Songs From The Film’ (Columbia)

Cigarettes After Sex – ‘Cry’ (Partisan)

Deathprod – ‘Occulting Disk’ (Smalltown Supersound)

Desert Sessions – ‘Vols. 11 & 12’ (Matador)

Dry Cleaning – ‘Boundary Road Snacks and Drinks’ EP (It’s OK)

The Fall – ‘The Fall: 1982’ (Cherry Red)

Geowulf – ‘My Resignation’ (PIAS)

Hemlock Ernst and Kenny Segal – ‘Back At The House’ (Ruby Yacht)

James Blunt – ‘Once Upon A Mind’ (Warner)

King Princess – ‘Cheap Queen’ (Zelig Records)

The Kinks – ‘Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire’ (Sanctuary)

Lea Michele – ‘Christmas In The City’ (Sony)

Mayhem – ‘Daemon’ (Century Media Records)

Motörhead – ‘The 1979 Box Set: ‘Overkill’/’Bomber’ – Deluxe 40th Anniversary Edition’ (Sanctuary)

Neil Young and Crazy Horse – ‘Colorado’ (Reprise/Warner)

Phil Campbell – ‘Old Lions Still Roar’ (Nuclear Blast)

Rex Orange County – ‘Pony’ (Sony)

Simon Joyner – ‘Pocket Moon’ (BB*ISLAND)

Stereophonics – ‘Kind’ (Parlophone/Elektra)

Steve Hackett – ‘Genesis Revisited Band & Orchestra: Live At The Royal Festival Hall’ (Inside Out)

Steve Hauschildt – ‘Nonlin’ (Ghostly International)

Sun O))) – ‘Pyroclasts’ (Southern Lord)

Teebs – ‘Anicca’ (Brainfeeder)

The World Is a Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid to Die – ‘Assorted Works’ (Triple Crown)

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