This Week’s New Releases: Ed Sheeran, Tori Amos And Mastodon

This week sees some big hitters sharing new music. Ed Sheeran has followed up 2017’s ‘÷’, Tori Amos has put out her sixteenth studio album, and Mastodon have released ‘Hushed And Grim’, marking their first double album and their first full-length since their 2017 Grammy Award-winning LP ‘Emperor Of Sand’.

In the mood for something else? Head below.

Azure Ryder – ‘Ladder To The Moon’ (Island)

Bad Wolves – ‘Dear Monsters’ (Better Noise)

Billy Bragg – ‘The Million Things That Never Happened’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Black Pumas – ‘Capitol cuts’ (ATO)

Chvrches – ‘Screen Violence: Director’s Cut’ (Virgin/EMI)

Ed Sheeran – ‘=’ (Asylum/Atlantic)

Geese – ‘Projector’ (Partisan)

Jerry Cantrell – ‘Brighten’ (Jerry Cantrell)

Joe Bonamassa – ‘Time Clocks’ (J&R Adventures)

Johnny Cash – ‘Bears Sonic Journals:Live at the Carousel Ballroom’ (SONY)

Joni Mitchell – ‘Archives Vol 2: The Reprise Years’ (Rhino)

Marissa Nadler – ‘The Path Of Clouds’ (Sacred Bones)

Mastodon – ‘Hushed and Grim’ (Reprise)

Maya Jane Coles – ‘Night Creature’ (I/AM/ME)

Megan Thee Stallion – ‘Something For Thee Hotties’ (Certified Ent. LLC/300 Entertainment)

Mick Jenkins – ‘Elephant In The Room’ (Free Nation/Cinematic Music Group)

Richard Ashcroft – ‘Acoustic Hymns vol 1’ (BMG)

Sam Evian – ‘Time To Melt’ (Fat Possum)

The The – ‘Comeback Special’ (EarMusic)

Tori Amos – ‘Ocean To Ocean’ (Decca)

The War On Drugs – ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ (Atlantic)

Whitesnake – ‘Restless Heart 25th Anniversary’ (Rhino)

 

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This Week’s New Releases: Self Esteem, Lana Del Rey And Elton John

This week is chock full of amazing new music. Self Esteem has put out her highly anticipated second album, Lana Del Rey has released her second record of the year, and Elton John has dropped his guest-heavy lockdown LP. Dive in below.

Angel Dust – ‘YAK: A Collection Of Truck Songs’ (Roadrunner)

Biffy Clyro – ‘The Myth Of Happily Ever After’ (14th Floor)

Brett Young – ‘The Christmas Classics’ (Big Machine)

Clinic – ‘Fantasy Island’ (Domino)

Dave Hause – ‘Blood Harmony’ (Soundly)

Death Blooms – ‘Life Is Pain’ (Adventure Cat)

Don Broco – ‘Amazing Things’ (Sharptone)

Dream Theater – ‘A View From The Top Of The World’ (InsideOut)

Duran Duran – ‘Future Past’ (BMG)

Elton John – ‘Lockdown Sessions’ (EMI)

Every Time I Die – ‘Radical’ (Epitaph)

Jarvis Cocker – ‘Chansons D’ennui Tip-Top’ (ABKCO)

JPEGMAFIA – ‘LP!’ (EQT/Republic)

Johnny Cash – ‘Bears Sonic Journals: Live At The Carousel Ballroom’  (Sony)

Joni Mitchell – ‘Archives Vol 2, The Reprise Years’ (Rhino)

Keg – ‘Assembly’ (BMG)

Lana Del Rey – ‘Blue Banisters’ (Polydor)

Mimi Webb – ‘Seven Shades Of Heartbreak’ (Epic/Sony)

My Morning Jacket – ‘My Morning Jacket’ (ATO)

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds – ‘B-Sides & Rarities Part II’ (Mute)

Parquet Courts – ‘Sympathy For Life’ (Rough Trade)

Polo – ‘A Place Between States’ (Polo)

The Pineapple Thief – ‘Nothing But The Truth’ (Kscope)

Quantic and Nidia Gongora – ‘Almas Conectadas’ (Thru Thoughts)

Self Esteem – ‘Prioritize Pleasure’ (Universal)

Skinny Lister – ‘A Matter Of Life & Love’ (Xtra Mile Recordings)

Sonny Fodera – ‘Wide Awake’ (Solotoko)

The Surfing Magazines – ‘Badgers Of Wymeswold’ (Moshi Moshi)

The The – ‘Comeback Special’ (earMusic)

Tom Lumley and the Brave Liaison – ‘Everythings Affected’ (Fort)

The War On Drugs – ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ (Atlantic)

WET – ‘Letter Blue’ (Other Exotica/30SF)

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This Week’s New Releases: AC/DC, McFly And Paloma Faith

What a week! We’ve got a new record from legendary rockers AC/DC, McFly have finally followed up 2010’s ‘Above The Noise’, and Paloma Faith has put out her fifth full-length.

Not your bag? There’s a shedload more to choose from below.

2 Chainz – ‘So Help Me God’ (Gamebread/Def Jam/UMG)

AC/DC – ‘Power Up’ (Columbia)

Andrea Bocelli – ‘Believe’ (Decca)

André Rieu and Johann Strauss Orchestra – ‘Jolly Holiday’ (Decca)

Baby Queen – ‘Medicine’ EP (Polydor Records)

The Bats – ‘Foothills’ (Flying Nun)

BENEE – ‘Hey u x’ (Republic Records)

Boris – ‘Absolutego’ and ‘Amplifier Worship’ reissues (Third Man Records)

Chilly Gonzales – ‘A Very Chilly Christmas’ (Gentle Threat)

Chris Stapleton – ‘Starting Over’ (Mercury Records Nashville)

The Cranberries – ‘No Need To Argue – Deluxe’ (Island)

The Darcys – ‘Fear & Loneliness’ (The Darcys Records Inc./Warner Music)

Davido – ‘A Better Time’ (Davido Worldwide Entertainment/Sony)

Elton John – ‘Jewel Box’ (EMI)

Frank Turner and Jon Snodgrass – ‘Buddies II: Still Buddies’ (Xtra Mile Recordings)

GHØSTKID – ‘GHØSTKID’ (Century Media)

Girls Of The Internet – ‘GIRLS FM’ (Drab Queen)

Gregor – ‘Destiny’ (Chaper Music)

GY!PA – ‘Clubber’ EP (Mas O Menos Records)

Johnny Cash and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – ‘Johnny Cash and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’ (Sony)

Keith Richards and the X-Pensive Winos – ‘Live At The Hollywood Palladium’ (BMG)

L.A. Guns – ‘Renegades’ (Golden Robot Records)

McFly – ‘Young Dumb Thrills’ (BMG)

Molchat Doma – ‘Monument’ (Sacred Bones)

Nuclear – ‘Murder Of Crows’ (Black Lodge Records)

Paloma Faith – ‘Infinite Things’ (RCA)

Paris Jackson – ‘wilted’ (Republic Records)

Pentatonix – ‘We Need A Little Christmas’ (RCA)

Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons – ‘We’re The Bastards’ (Nuclear Blast)

Sophie Ellis-Bextor – ‘Songs from the Kitchen Disco: Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s Greatest Hits’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Tricky – ‘Doorway’ EP (False Idols)

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On This Day In Music: June Carter Was Born

On June 23, 1929 June Carter Cash, American singer, dancer, songwriter, member of the Carter Family and the second wife of Johnny Cash, was born. She died on May 15, 2003 aged 73 following complications from heart surgery.

Also born on this day were Alan Vega of Suicide, who sadly passed away in 2016, and Scottish singer-songwriter KT Tunstall.

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Brian Eno!

On May 15, 1948 electronic artist and former Roxy Music member, Brian Eno, was born. Happy Birthday Brian!

Unfortunately, on the same day in 2003 June Carter Cash, American country star, and wife of Johnny Cash, died aged 73.

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This Week’s New Release: Cardi B, Kylie Minogue And Thirty Seconds To Mars

This week is bonkers! Cardi B has dropped off her debut album, having only announced it last week, Kylie Minogue has put out her 14th studio album, and Thirty Seconds To Mars have finally followed up 2013’s ‘Love, Lust, Faith and Dreams’.

Not enough for ya? There’s loads more to check out below.

Bambara – ‘Shadow On Everything’ (Wharf Cat Records)

Blackberry Smoke – ‘Find A Light’ (Earache)

Cardi B – ‘Invasion Of Privacy’ (Atlantic)

Cosmo Sheldrake – ‘The Much Much How How And I’ (Transgressive)

Daniel Avery – ‘Song For Alpha’ (Phantasy Sound)

Dr. Octagon – ‘Moosebumps: An Exploration Into Modern Day Horripilation’ (Caroline)

Dusted – ‘Blackout Summer’ (Polyvinyl Records/Ada)

Eels – ‘The Deconstruction’ (E Works/PIAS)

Flatbush Zombies – ‘Vacation In Hell’ (Warners)

Goat Girl – ‘Goat Girl’ (Rough Trade)

GUM – ‘The Underdog’ (Spinning Top/Caroline)

Hinds – ‘I Don’t Run’ (Lucky Number)

Hop Along – ‘Bark Your Head Off, Dog’ (Saddle Creek)

Island – ‘Feels Like Air’ (French Kiss)

Kali Uchis – ‘Isolation’ (Virgin EMI)

Kylie Minogue – ‘Golden’ (BMG)

Lisa Stansfield – ‘Deeper’ (earMUSIC)

Rainbow Kitten Surprise – ‘How to: Friend, Love, Freefall’ (Elektra)

Thirty Seconds to Mars – ‘America’ (Polydor)

Underoath – ‘Erase Me’ (Fearless Records)

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – ‘Sex & Food’ (Jagjaguwar)

Various Artists – ‘Johnny Cash: Forever Words’ (Sony)

Various Artists – ‘Revamp: The Songs Of Elton John And Bernie Taupin’ (Virgin EMI)

Various Artists – ‘Restoration: The Songs Of Elton John And Bernie Taupin’ (MCA Nashville)

The Wonder Years – ‘Sister Cities’ (Hopeless)

Wye Oak – ‘The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs’ (Merge)

Zola Jesus – ‘Okovi: Additions’ (Sacred Bones)

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On This Day In Music: The Man In Black Is Born

On February 26, 1932 American country legend Johnny Cash was born. Sadly he died on September 12, 2003 aged 71. Today would have been his 85th birthday.

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On This Day In Music: The Man In Black Is Born

On February 26, 1932 American country legend Johnny Cash was born. Sadly he died on September 12, 2003 aged 71. Today would have been his 85th birthday.

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