This Week’s New Releases: John Grant, Doja Cat And Jack Savoretti

The new releases are rolling out at an exciting rate. John Grant has shared the Cate Le Bon-produced follow-up to 2018’s ‘Love Is Magic’, Doja Cat has dropped her highly anticipated third album, and Jack Savoretti has put out LP #7.

Head below for the rest of this week’s new releases, including the tenth anniversary edition of Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’.

Beartooth – ‘Below’ (Red Bull)

Brainstory – ‘Ripe’ (Big Crown)

Buckcherry – ‘Hellbound’ (Earache)

Cautious Clay – ‘Deadpan Love’ (Cautious Clay)

Dan Bettridge – ‘Good People. Bad Habits’ EP (Channel Analog)

Doja Cat – ‘Planet Her’ (Kemosabe/RCA)

Drug Church – ‘Tawny’ EP (Pure Noise Records)

Eve 6 – ‘Grim Value’ EP (Velocity)

Gaspard Augé – ‘Escapades’ (Ed Banger/Because)

Goo Goo Dolls – ‘Rarities’ (Warner)

Gorgon City – ‘Olympia’ (Positiva)

Hiatus Kaiyote – ‘Mood Valiant’ (Brainfeeder)

Hiss Golden Messenger – ‘Quietly Blowing It’ (Merge)

Island – ‘Yesterday Park’ (Frenchkiss)

Jack Savoretti – ‘Europiana’ (EMI)

Jennifer Nettles – ‘Always Like New’ (Concord)

John Grant – ‘Boy From Michigan’ (Bella Union)

John Murry – ‘The Stars Are God’s Bullet Holes’ (Submarine Cat)

JP Saxe – ‘Dangerous Levels Of Introspection’ (Arista)

Lady Gaga – ‘Born This Way The Tenth Anniversary’ (Interscope)

Lightman Jarvis Ecstatic Band – ‘Banned’ (Anti-)

Lissie – ‘Watch Over Me (Early Works 2002-2009)’ (Cooking Vinyl)

L’Rain – ‘Fatigue’ (Mexican Summer)

Lucy Dacus – ‘Home Video’ (Matador)

Maple Glider – ‘To Enjoy Is The Only Thing’ (Partisan)

The Mountain Goats – ‘Dark In Here’ (Merge)

Pabllo Vittar – ‘Batidão Tropical’ (Mataderos)

The Roots – ‘Do You Want More?!!!??!’ (Geffen)

Toto – ‘With A Little Help From My Friends’ (Mascot)

Tyler, The Creator – ‘Call Me If You Get Lost’ (Columbia)

UB40 – ‘Bigga Baggariddim’ (SRG)

 

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This Week’s New Releases: Ariana Grande, Sam Smith And Busta Rhymes

This week is chock-full of highly anticipated records. Ariana Grande has dropped the follow-up to 2019’s ‘Thank U, Next’ despite having only announced it two weeks ago, Sam Smith’s third record has arrived following delays due to COVID-19, and Busta Rhymes is back with the long-awaited sequel to 1998’s ‘Extinction Level Event: The Final World Front’.

Adam Hender – ‘Sick’ (3tone Records)

Amy Macdonald – ‘The Human Demands’ (Infectious/BMG)

Ariana Grande – ‘Positions’ (Republic/UMG)

Black Foxxes – ‘Black Foxxes’ (Search and Destroy/Spinefarm/Universal)

Black Stone Cherry – ‘The Human Condition’ (Mascot)

Bring Me The Horizon – ‘Post Human: Survival Horror’ EP (RCA)

Busta Rhymes – ‘Extinction Level Event 2: The Wrath of God’ (The Conglomerate Entertainment Inc./Empire)

Camelphat – ‘Dark Matter’ (RCA UK)

EELS – ‘Earth To Dora’ (E Works/[PIAS])

Elvis Costello – ‘Hey Clockface’ (Concord)

Goo Goo Dolls – ‘It’s Christmas All Over’ (Warner)

Meghan Trainor – ‘A Very Trainor Christmas’ (Epic)

M Huncho and Nafe Smallz – ‘DNA’ (HunchØzone)

Mr. Bungle – ‘The Raging Wrath Of The Easter Bunny Demo’ (Ipecac)

Oneohtrix Point Never – ‘Magic Oneohtrix Point Never’ (Warp)

Puscifer – ‘Existential Reckoning’ (Puscifer/Alchemy Recordings/BMG)

Salem – ‘Fires In Heaven’ (Salem/Decent Distribution)

Sam Smith – ‘Love Goes’ (Capitol)

Saves The Day and Senses Fail – ‘Through Being Ghoul’ EP (Equal Vision/Pure Noise)

Tobacco – ‘Hot, Wet & Sassy’ (Ghostly International)

Tom Morello – ‘Comandante’ EP (Tom Morello)

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This Week’s Top Tickets: The Script, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, Russell Watson, Thom Yorke, Elbow, Avril Lavigne, Goo Goo Dolls, Heaven 17 and more

The Script

The Script will bring their Sunsets And Full Moons Tour to the arenas in Liverpool, Leeds, Manchester, Bournemouth, Brighton, Sheffield, Birmingham, London, Nottingham, Cardiff, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Newcastle between February 20 and March 14. The tour shares its name with the Dublin pop trio’s upcoming album, out on November 8. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on October 18.

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Michael Ball and Alfie Boe

The duo, who put out the joint album ‘Together’ in 2016 and the follow-up ‘Together Again’ in 2017, will perform in huge venues across the country, including a date at London’s O2 Arena on March 7. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 18.

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Russell Watson

The classical vocalist will celebrate the 20th anniversary of his debut album, ‘The Voice’, joined on stage by a harmonious choir and 33-piece orchestra at shows in Hull, Southend, York, Nottingham, Birmingham, Cardiff, Manchester and London, where he’ll perform at the Royal Albert Hall, between September 19 and October 23. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 18.

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Thom Yorke


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As part of a wider European trek, the Radiohead frontman will play shows in Glasgow, Manchester and London, where he’s lined up two nights at Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo on June 23 and 24. He’ll be joined by Nigel Godrich and visual artist Tarik Barri. Tickets go on sale from 9am on October 18.

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Elbow

Elbow have added a third London show to their spring tour, with the run now finishing up at the Eventim Apollo on April 29, following their two previously announced performances at the venue. Tickets for the new date go on sale at 9am on October 18.

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Avril Lavigne

The Canadian singer-songwriter will bring her Head Above Water World Tour to the UK in 2020, calling at the O2 Academy Brixton in London on April 1 and the O2 Apollo Manchester the following day. Her plans also include dates across Europe, with tickets on general sale at 9am on October 18.

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Goo Goo Dolls

The New York duo will call in Glasgow, Manchester, Leeds, Nottingham, Birmingham and London, where they’ll perform at the Roundhouse on February 27. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 18.

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Heaven 17

The synth-pop duo, previously of the Human League, will bring their 40th Anniversary Greatest Hits Tour to Sheffield, London, Bournemouth, Cardiff, Bristol, Norwich, Liverpool, Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham between November 20 and December 19, 2020. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 18.

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Also announced this week:

Foals, Twin Atlantic, Kim Petras, Cliff Richard, Cirque Du Soleil: Corteo, Kaiser Chiefs, Pretenders, Suede, Whitney Queen Of The Night, Simply Red, Kisstory Presents: The Blast Off Tour, Gabrielle, Seasick Steve, Georgia, Blackout Problems, Blossoms, Larkin Poe, The Murder Capital, Mr Eazi, Therapy?, X Ambassadors, Hot 8 Brass Band, Kiefer Sutherland and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s New Releases: Charli XCX, Pixies and Korn

Following some big releases last week, things have not slowed down AT ALL this week! Pixies, Korn and Charli XCX have all dropped new records, with the latter being a star-studded full-length boasting more collaborations than we’ve had cups of coffee today.

If none of those float your boat, there’s plenty more to dig into below, including new music from Chelsea Wolfe, Alice Cooper and Kojey Radical.

Alice Cooper – ‘Breadcrumbs’ EP (earMUSIC)

Belle and Sebastian – ‘Days Of The Bagnold Summer’ (Matador)

Charli XCX – ‘Charli’ (Atlantic)

Chelsea Wolfe – ‘Birth Of Violence’ (Sargent House)

Emily Sandé – ‘Real Life’ (Virgin EMI)

The Faim – ‘State Of Mind’ (BMG)

Ghostface Killah – ‘Ghostface Killahs’ (Now Generation Music Corp)

Goo Goo Dolls – ‘Miracle Pill’ (Warner Records)

Hobo Johnson – ‘The Fall Of Hobo Johnson’ (Reprise)

JPEGMAFIA – ‘All My Heroes Are Cornballs’ (EQT Recordings)

Kojey Radical – ‘Cashmere Tears’ (Asylum/Atlantic Records)

Korn – ‘The Nothing’ (Roadrunner)

Lambert -‘True’ (Mercury Classics)

The Lumineers – ‘III’ (Decca)

Mike Patton and Jean-Claude Vannier – ‘Corpse Flower’ (Ipecac Recordings)

Milos – ‘Sound Of Silence’ (Decca)

Pixies – ‘Beneath The Eyrie’ (BMG)

(Sandy) Alex G – ‘House Of Sugar’ (Domino)

Various Artists – ‘Top Boy (A Selection of Music Inspired By The Series)’ (OVO Sound)

Vitto Meirelles – ‘Da Hora’ (Cooking Vinyl)

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The Pick Of Thursday’s Tickets: Beyoncé and Jay Z, Halsey, Nightwish, Goo Goo Dolls, Krept And Konan and more…

BEYONCÉ AND JAY Z

Beyoncé and Jay Z will now play London Stadium on June 15 and 16 as part of their On The Run 2 Tour. Tickets for the extra show go on general sale at 9am on March 29, priced from £25.00 plus fees.

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HALSEY

Halsey has announced the final shows added to her Hopeless Fountain Kingdom World Tour, including a date at the Eventim Apollo in London where she’ll be joined by Alma and Raye on September 22. Tickets on general sale at 10am on March 29, priced £26.50 plus fees.

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NIGHTWISH

The symphonic metallers will be joined by Beast In Black at the SSE Arena, Wembley, Birmingham Arena and Manchester Arena in December, following up the recent release of their ‘Decades’ best of. The band also headline Bloodstock festival this summer. Tickets are on sale at 9am on March 29.

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GOO GOO DOLLS

The alt-rock band will play the O2 Academy Bristol, Manchester’s O2 Ritz and the O2 Academy Brixton in London in July. Tickets go on sale at 9am on March 29.

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KREPT AND KONAN

The south London rap duo will play their biggest headline show yet at Alexandra Palace in London on October 25. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 29, priced from £27.50 plus fees.

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Also announced this week

Snow Patrol, James, the Vamps, UB40 featuring Ali Astro and Mickey, UB40, Jet, Miles Kane, Ocean Colour Scene, Tom Misch, Touché Amoré, As It Is, Mt. Desolation, the Overtones, Una Healy, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Ho99o9, Heart of a Coward, Fangclub, Julien Baker, Bill Murray Jan Vogler and Friends, Metz, Amanda Palmer, Girls Names, Eva Plays Dead, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, The Naked and Famous, Thunder, Sam Evian, Samantha Harvey, Saint Phnx, Fazerdaze, Poets of the Fall, Allman Brown, Neil Hilborn, Franc Moody, Natalie Merchant, Leon Bridges, Angie McMahon, Gerry Cinnamon, Molly Hatchet, Artificial Pleasure and more.

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Jake Bugg, Goo Goo Dolls, Gary Numan, Birdy And David Gray

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JAKE BUGG

With his new album, ‘On My One’, set for release on June 17, the singer-songwriter will perform in Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham, Leeds, Newcastle, London and Dublin between October 18 and November 5. Tickets are on sale at 9am on May 13, priced at £25.00/£26.00 plus fees.

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GOO GOO DOLLS

Goo Goo Dolls, consisting of singer John Rzeznik and bassist Robby Takac, will return for their first UK shows since 2013, with stops planned in Norwich, Leeds, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and London between October 8 and 14. Tickets go on sale at 10am on May 13, priced from £27.50 (£29.50 for London), plus fees.

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GARY NUMAN

The electronica pioneer will perform a string of Classic Album shows this autumn, with stops planned in Sheffield, Liverpool, Coventry, Newcastle, Glasgow, Nottingham, Oxford, Norwich, Portsmouth and Bristol between September 15 and 25. Tickets go on sale at 9am on May 13, with prices starting from £29.50, plus fees.

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BIRDY

Having released her new album, ‘Beautiful Lies’, in March, Birdy will kick off a new tour at London’s Eventim Apollo on October 20, before stops in Southampton, Birmingham, Dublin, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Gateshead, York, Manchester, finishing up at the O2 Academy Bristol on November 4. Tickets are on sale at 9am on May 13, priced at £24.00/£27.00 plus fees.

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DAVID GRAY

David Gray will perform as part of the Greenwich Music Time series at London’s Royal Naval College on July 8. Tickets go on sale at 9am on May 13, priced at £39.50 plus fees.

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Top Tours This Week!!

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Jake Bugg

With ‘On My One’ set to arrive on June 17, the singer-songwriter will call in Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham, Leeds, Newcastle, London and Dublin between October 18 and November 5.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on May 13, priced at £25.00/£26.00 plus fees.


Goo Goo Dolls

Goo Goo Dolls, consisting of singer John Rzeznik and bassist Robby Takac, will call in Norwich, Leeds, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and London between October 8 and 14, their first UK visit since 2013.
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Tickets go on sale at 10am on May 13, priced from £27.50 (£29.50 for London), plus fees.


Birdy

Birdy, who released ‘Beautiful Lies’ in March, will kick off the new trek at London’s Eventim Apollo on October 20, before heading to Southampton, Birmingham, Dublin, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Gateshead, York, Manchester, finishing up at the O2 Academy Bristol on November 4.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on May 13, priced at £24.00/£27.00 plus fees.


Gary Numan

The electronica pioneer will head out for a run of Classic Album shows, with stops planned in Sheffield, Liverpool, Coventry, Newcastle, Glasgow, Nottingham, Oxford, Norwich, Portsmouth and Bristol between September 15 and 25.
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Tickets go on sale at 9am on May 13, with prices starting from £29.50, plus fees.


Don Broco

Don Broco will tour their first two albums across the UK this summer. The band are set to play two nights in each venue, performing their 2012 debut ‘Priorities’ on the first and their 2015 sophomore album ‘Automatic’ on the second, with stops planned in Manchester, Glasgow, Newcastle, Birmingham, Leeds, Bedford, London, Southampton, Norwich and Bristol between July 24 and August 16.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on May 13, priced from £20.00 plus fees.


UB40

The legendary British reggae band will follow up various summer dates with a month long run of shows kicking off on September 30 at the O2 Academy Leeds.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on May 13, priced from £28.50/£30.00/£34.00 plus fees


ABC

Martin Fry and band will return with the Southbank Sinfonia Orchestra for further shows based on music from their ‘The Lexicon Of Love’ albums, with stops planned at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall, Newcastle City Hall, Birmingham Symphony Hall, London’s Royal Festival Hall, Brighton Dome, Bournemouth’s Pavilion Theatre, Sheffield City Hall and Colston Hall in Bristol between October 21 and 30.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on May 13, priced between £35.00 and £46.50 plus fees.


Gabrielle

The R&B and soul singer-songwriter will head to Glasgow, Birmingham, Warrington, Southend, London, Bournemouth and Guildford between October 31 and November 8.
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Tickets go on sale at 10am on May 13, priced at £25.00/£35.00 plus fees.


David Gray

David Gray will perform as part of the Greenwich Music Time series at London’s Royal Naval College on July 8.
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Tickets go on sale at 9am on May 13, priced at £39.50 plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

James Blake, White Denim, Kreator, Eleanor Friedberger, Milburn, Futuristic, Alan Cumming, Noah Guthrie, Dance Gavin Dance, Machine Gun Kelly, Less Than Jake, Skepta, JMSN, Bunny Wailer, Apocalyptica, Into It Over It, Nao, Blue Oyster Cult, Mura Masa, Laura Marling, The Low Anthem, KT Tunstall, The Struts, Dead Kennedys, Motion City Soundtrack, Epica, Khruangbin, Basement, Estrons, Dua Lipa, AREA 11, Akercocke, IAMX, FM, Muncie Girls and many more!

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Bruce Springsteen Returns To #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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You can’t keep The Boss down for long, that much is clear as we see Bruce Springsteen back at #1 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart, closely followed by ColdplayAdeleKasabian and Beyonce, who have all held top spot in recent weeks.

Meanwhile, Stevie Wonder has risen from #9 to #6, but the Summertime Ball is not having as much good luck, having dropped all the way from #2 to #7. However, AC/DC are climbing their way back into the top 10, going from last but one last week to #8 this week. Could they be heading for that #1 spot again? We’ll see!

Over the next week I think it’s fair to say there’s something for everyone, with tickets going on sale for Jake BuggBirdyGoo Goo DollsDon Broco and Gary Numan, among others. Reckon they’ve got what it takes to boot The Boss off the top spot? Check back in with us next week to find out.

1. Bruce Springsteen
2. Coldplay
3. Adele
4. Kasabian
5. Beyonce
6. Stevie Wonder
7. Summertime Ball
8. AC/DC
9. Wladimir Klitschko vs Tyson Fury
10. Rod Stewart
11. Justin Bieber
12. Lionel Richie
13. Bryan Adams
14. Catherine Tate
15. The Stone Roses
16. David Gilmour
17. The Next Step
18. The Who
19. Rob Zombie
20. Travis Scott

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

1. Jake Bugg

2. Birdy

3. Goo Goo Dolls

4. Don Broco

5. Gary Numan

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This Week’s New Releases: Andy Black, Skepta And White Lung

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As has become the norm, we’ve got a mixed bag of new releases for you this week. Black Veil Brides frontman Andy Biersack is putting out his debut solo album under his Andy Black moniker, Skepta is finally following up 2011’s ‘Doin’ It Again’ and White Lung are racking up LP #4 with ‘Paradise’.

If none of those tickle your fancy, check out the rest of our picks of this week’s offerings below.

Andy Black – ‘The Shadow Side’ (Island)

Beyoncé – ‘Lemonade’ (physical release) (RCA)

Cyndi Lauper – ‘Detour’ (Sire)

Death Grips – ‘Bottomless Pit’ (Harvest Records)

Goo Goo Dolls – ‘Boxes’ (Warner Bros)

Jean Michel Jarre – ‘Electronica 2: The Heart Of Noise’ (RCA)

Little Scream – ‘Cult Following’ (Merge)

Mike Posner – ‘At Night, Alone’ (Island)

Skepta – ‘Konnichiwa’ (Boy Better Know)

The Duke Spirit – ‘Kin’ (Ex Voto)

White Lung – ‘Paradise’ (Domino)

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