This Week’s New Releases: Anne-Marie, Dave And Leon Bridges

There are some big hitters dropping new records this week. Both Anne-Marie and Dave have released their second albums, while Leon Bridges has put out his third.

Fancy something different? Head below for more new releases.

Against The Current – ‘Fever’ (Fueled By Ramen)

Anne-Marie – ‘Therapy’ (Major Toms/Asylum)

Avelino – ‘Ego Kills’ (More Records/ OddChild Music)

Bardot – ‘2021 Mixes’ EP (Bardot)

Bizzy Banks – ‘Same Energy’ (Atlantic)

Darkside – ‘Spiral’ (Matador)

Dave – ‘We’re All Alone In This Together’ (Neighbourhood)

David Crosby – ‘For Free’ (Three Blind Mice/BMG)

Descendents – ‘9th & Walnut’ (Epitaph)

The Gun Club – ‘Fire Of Love (Remastered 2020)’ (Extra Term Audio)

Jackson Browne – ‘Downhill From Everywhere’ (Inside)

Joshua Radin – ‘The Ghost and The Wall’ (Nettwerk)

Leon Bridges – ‘Gold-Diggers Sound’ (Columbia)

Maya Beiser – ‘Maya Beiser x Philip Glass’ (Islandia)

Mega Bog – ‘Life, and Another’ (Paradise Of Bachelors)

Molly Burch – ‘Romantic Images’ (Captured Tracks)

Nothing But Thieves – ‘Moral Panic II’ EP (Sony)

Piroshka – ‘Love Drips and Gathers’ (Bella Union)

Power Of Dreams – ‘Aüslander’ (Power Of Dreams)

Shiny Joe Ryan – ‘Shiny’s Democracy’ (Spinning Top)

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This Week’s Top Tickets: BTS, Dave, Sigrid, k.d. lang, Peter Doherty, Shed Seven, Gomez, and more

K-Pop sensation BTS will bring their Love Yourself: Speak Yourself Tour to London’s Wembley Stadium on June 1, while Sigrid has announced an autumn UK tour in support of her debut album ‘Sucker Punch’, out on March 8. The Norwegian singer also supports George Ezra on his UK arena tour, before joining Maroon 5 in Europe this spring.  Away from pop, indie-rockers Gomez will celebrate their 1999 album ‘Liquid Skin’ with a summer tour and Shed Seven have lined up their annual winter Shedcember19 Tour. Peter Doherty will showcase his new band the Puta Madres across the UK in May, while south London rapper Dave will pair the release of his debut album ‘Psychodrama’ with a spring tour, which is on sale now.


The K-Pop boyband sensation BTS will bring their Love Yourself: Speak Yourself Tour to London’s Wembley Stadium on June 1. The  shows is part of the group’s world tour behind their ‘Love Yourself: Answer’ album, which arrived last summer. They also have shows lined up in Paris, Los Angeles, Chicago and New Jersey. Tickets go on general sale at 8.30am on Friday March 1, priced £45.00 plus fees.

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South London rapper will accompany the release of his debut album, ‘Psychodrama’, with a spring UK tour including two dates at London’s O2 Academy Brixton. A handful of shows have already sold out. Tickets are on sale now, priced £20.00/£25.00 plus fees.

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The Norwegian vocalist, who will release her debut album ‘Sucker Punch’ on March 8, will call in Leeds, Nottingham, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Manchester, Birmingham and London, where she’ll play the Eventim Apollo, between November 23 and December 4. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 1, priced £23.50/£26.50 plus fees.

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k.d. lang

The Canadian powerhouse vocalist has added UK and Ireland shows in July to her ongoing world tour celebrating the silver anniversary of her sophomore album, 1992’s ‘Ingénue’. The Ingénue Redux Tour will mark her first full UK run in over a decade, with support coming from special guest Leonard Grigoryan and Grigoryan Brothers on select dates. Tickets go on general sale beginning 10am on March 1.

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Peter Doherty

Along with his band the Puta Madres, the Libertines frontman will hit the road in the UK and Ireland in May, playing in Belfast, Dublin, Bristol, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham and London between May 3 and 12. Tickets go on sale on March 1 at 9am, priced £27.50/£30.00 plus fees.

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Shed Seven

The York five-piece will have lined up shows in November and December, calling in Stoke, Birmingham, Nottingham, Carlisle, Blackburn, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Middlesbrough, Scunthorpe, Liverpool, Llandudno, Cambridge, Norwich, Newcastle, London, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Bristol, Manchester, and Leeds — where they’ll play the First Direct Arena. Additionally, the Leeds show will see them joined by special guests the Twang and Reverend and the Makers. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 1.

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The indie-rockers will play shows in July to celebrate the 20th anniversary reissue of their 1999 sophomore album, ‘Liquid Skin’. Stops include Bexhill-on-Sea, Sheffield, Glasgow, Manchester and London, where they’ll play the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 1, while a release date for the reissue is yet to be confirmed.

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Also announced this week:

Ariana Grande, Erykah Badu and Jhene Aiko, Hot Chip, Cage The Elephant, Band of Horses, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Ministry, Citadel Festival with Catfish and the Bottlemen, the Proclaimers, Pale Waves, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Stone Temple Pilots, Beverley Knight, Chris Shiflett, Pkew Pkew Pkew, the Beths, Palace, Devlin, Snarky Puppy, Living Colour, Amber Run, Lights, Confidence Man, Shakey Graves, Jason Byrne, Dylan Moran and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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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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