This Week’s New Releases: Celine Dion, DJ Shadow And Westlife

This week is bonkers! Celine Dion has put out her first new record in six years, DJ Shadow has dropped the follow-up to 2016’s ‘The Mountain Will Fall’ and Westlife have released a new album featuring songs written by Ed Sheeran.

If none of that floats your boat, head below for the rest of this week’s new releases.

Arthur Russell – ‘Iowa Dream’ (Audika)

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

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – ‘I Made A Place’ (Domino)

Celine Dion – ‘Courage’ (Sony)

David Bowie – ‘Conversation Piece’ (Rhino/Warner Records)

Deliluh – ‘Beneath The Floors’ (Tin Angel Records)

Dido – ‘Still On My Mind (Deluxe)’ (BMG)

DJ Shadow – ‘Our Pathetic Age’ (Mass Appeal)

Fall Out Boy – ‘Believers Never Die – Greatest Hits Vol.2’ (Virgin EMI)

Fat Freddy’s Drop – ‘Special Edition Part 1’ (The Drop)

Fleetwood Mac – ‘Before The Beginning: 1968 – 1970 Rare Live & Demo Sessions’ (Sony)

Juliana Hatfield – ‘Juliana Hatfield Sings The Police’ (American Laundromat)

Lady Antebellum – ‘Ocean’ (Big Machine)

Lighthouse Family – ‘Christmas Lights’ EP (Polydor)

Lily Kershaw – ‘Arcadia’ (Nettwerk)

Michael Nau – ‘Less Ready To Go’ (Org Music)

Milky Chance – ‘Mind The Moon’ (BMG)

Molly Burch – ‘The Molly Burch Christmas Album’ (Captured Tracks)

Paul Kelly – ‘Songs From The South: Paul Kelly’s Greatest Hits 1985-2019’ (Cooking Vinyl)

The Pineapple Thief – ‘Hold Our Fire’ (Kscope)

Remember Sports – ‘Sunchokes’ (Father/Daughter Records)

Ronnie Wood and His Wild Five – ‘Mad Lad: A Live Tribute to Chuck Berry’ (BMG)

Sparks – ‘Gratuitous Sax & Senseless Violins – 25th Anniversary Edition’ (BMG)

Westlife – ‘Spectrum’ (EMI)

Willie J Healey – ‘Hello Good Morning’ EP (Yala! Records)

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, John Mayer, Vampire Weekend, Dido, Ludovico Einaudi, Riverdance and more

Barbra Streisand

The film and music legend will top the bill at London’s British Summer Time in Hyde Park on July 7. She released her latest album, ‘Walls’, last year. Tickets are on sale now, priced £79.96 plus fees.

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Tony Bennett

The Grammy Award winner will celebrate 69 years in the music industry with performances at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall on June 28 and 29. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 15.

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John Mayer

The Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and guitarist will perform at London’s O2 Arena, Dublin’s 3Arena and Manchester Arena in October, as part of the European leg of his World Tour 2019. His plans also include stops in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and the Netherlands. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 15

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Vampire Weekend

The New York band, fronted by Ezra Koenig, will play three intimate dates in London, at Hackney’s EartH on March 21, and the Islington Assembly Hall on March 22 and 23. They’ve also confirmed European shows throughout November including gigs at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall, Manchester’s O2 Victoria Warehouse, the O2 Academy Birmingham and London’s Alexandra Palace. Tickets for the spring dates are on sale now, while their autumn shows go on general sale at 10am on March 22.

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In addition to her previously confirmed UK and European tour in May, the vocalist will call in Birmingham, Glasgow, Dublin, Manchester, Brighton, Ipswich, Sheffield and London, where she’ll perform at the Eventim Apollo on December 8. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on March 15.

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Ludovico Einaudi

The pianist and composer will play five nights at the Barbican in London between July 31 and August 4. He then visits the rest of the UK in autumn, with stops planned in Birmingham, Brighton, Liverpool, Edinburgh and Nottingham between October 12 and November 2. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday March 15.

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The Irish dancing phenomenon will celebrate its 25th anniversary by visiting 25 venues during spring and summer 2020, beginning with matinee and evening shows in Bournemouth followed by multiple performances in towns and cities including Manchester, Sheffield, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Bristol, Cardiff and London. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 15.

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Also announced this week:

Garbage, Midland, Lewis Capaldi, Years & Years, Jess Glynne, Between The Buried and Me, Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark, Julia Michaels, Rick Wakeman, Jack Savoretti, M Huncho, Kiefer Sutherland, Foals, Nick Murphy, Shed Seven, Public Service Broadcasting, King Gizzard and the Wizard Lizard, Joan As Police Woman, Jamie Lenman, The LaFontaines, She Drew The Gun, Drahla, Fisherman’s Friends, Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons, Alexander Armstrong, Richard Ashcroft, Nervus and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s New Releases: Amanda Palmer, Sigrid And Stella Donnelly

Happy International Women’s Day! There’s some great new releases to wrap your listening gear around this weekend. The Dresden Dolls singer and pianist Amanda Palmer has put out her third solo LP, while Norwegian vocalist Sigrid and Australian singer-songwriter Stella Donnelly have both released their debut albums.

Head below to check out what else is on offer.

Amanda Palmer – ‘There Will Be No Intermission’ (8ft. Records)

Buckcherry – ‘Warpaint’ (Century Media Records)

David Gray – ‘Gold In A Brass Age’ (IHT Records)

Dido – ‘Still On My Mind’ (BMG)

Flight Of The Conchords – ‘Live In London’ (Sub Pop)

Foals – ‘Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Part 1’ (Warner Bros)

Gesaffelstein – ‘Hyperion’ (Columbia)

Helado Negro – ‘This Is How You Smile’ (RVNG INTL.)

Juice WRLD – ‘Death Race For Love’ (Grade A Productions/Interscope Records)

Light Conductor – ‘Sequence One’ (Constellation)

Malihini – ‘Hopefully, Again’ (Memphis Industries)

Meat Puppets – ‘Dusty Notes’ (Megaforce)

Patty Griffin – ‘Patty Griffin’ (Pgm)

SASAMI – ‘SASAMI’ (Domino)

Sigrid – ‘Sucker Punch’ (Island)

Stella Donnelly – ‘Beware of the Dogs’ (Secretly Canadian)

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Backstreet Boys, Elton John, Muse, Kylie Minogue, Fleetwood Mac, Spice Girls, Robyn, Dido, Jamie Lawson, ABC, Jerry Seinfeld and more

Your guide to the week’s new ticket onsales in the UK is here! The iconic Backstreet Boys will bring their DNA world tour to the UK in June 2019, while the legendary Elton John has announced further shows as part of his colossal final farewell tour.

There’s also new tour dates from pop queen Kylie Minogue, who returns in June with outdoor dates, plus Muse, Fleetwood Mac and Spice Girls are all set to take over stadiums across the UK throughout the summer. Head below for more.

Backstreet Boys

Backstreet Boys have announced a new album and their biggest arena tour in 18 years next year, with shows confirmed all over North America and Europe, calling in Manchester, Dublin, Glasgow and Birmingham before a stop at the O2 Arena in London on Monday June 17. The DNA world tour shares its name with BSB’s upcoming 10th studio album, which is set to land on January 25 via RCA Records. Tickets go on general sale November 16 at 9am.

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Elton John

The legendary singer-songwriter has confirmed the first 2020 UK and Ireland dates of his colossal Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, kicking off with two dates at the O2 Arena in London, on November 6 and 7, the arena tour will then head to Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Belfast, Dublin and Leeds. Tickets are on sale at 10am on November 16.

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The trio will play London Stadium on June 1 and Manchester’s Etihad Stadium on June 8, plus dates across mainland Europe and North America, in support of their new album ‘Simulation Theory’. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 16.

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Kylie Minogue

The pop icon has lined up a series of summer outdoor shows in support of her new album ‘Golden’. Catch her at Scarborough Open Air Theatre, Blenheim Palace (where support will come from Sophie Ellis-Bextor and the Hackney Colliery Band), the Eden Project, Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl, Edinburgh Castle and Hampton Court Palace in London for two nights between June 20 and August 1. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 16.

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Fleetwood Mac

The legendary band will play London’s Wembley Stadium on June 18, with the new date falling a couple of days after their initial engagement at the venue. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 16.

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Spice Girls

Mel B, Emma Bunton, Geri Horner and Mel C will now begin their Spice World tour at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on May 27. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on November 16.

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Alongside dates in Europe and North America, the pop star will bring her new ‘Honey’ album to London’s Alexandra Palace on April 12. Tickets are on sale at 10am on November 16.

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The singer will release her first album in five years, ‘Still On My Mind’, on March 8, followed by her first tour in 15 years, where she will play songs from the upcoming album alongside classic hits in Glasgow, Dublin, Manchester and London. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on November 16.

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Jamie Lawson

The singer-songwriter, who opened for Ed Sheeran earlier this year, will kick off a UK tour on May 2 at London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire before heading to Norwich, Birmingham, Manchester, Gateshead, Bristol, Glasgow, wrapping up with Irish stops in Belfast and Dublin. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on November 16.

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ABC have announced April dates for an orchestral tour celebrating their iconic 1982 album ‘The Lexicon of Love’. Tickets are on sale at 10am on November 16.

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Jerry Seinfeld

The comedian, Broadway producer and actor will play two shows a night at London’s Eventim Apollo on July 12 and 13, the first at 7pm and second at 9.30pm. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on November 16.

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Also announced this week:

ZZ Top, Mott the Hoople, Cherry Glazerr, Cliff Richard, Michael Bublé, Tourist, Nilufer Yanya, Fatboy Slim, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Whiskey Myers, LANY, Neighbourhood Weekender feat. George Ezra and Richard Ashcroft and Bon Iver, Terrorvision, Fontaines DC, Boss Keloid, Kamasi Washington, Ellie Goulding, Deaf Havana, the Rifles, Skinny Living, Bad Suns, Jay Prince, Stand Atlantic, Azealia Banks, Gaz Coombes, Seán McGowan and more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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