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: The Black Keys, Kylie Minogue And Foy Vance

The music industry may be preoccupied with Glastonbury but make sure this week’s new releases don’t pass you by. The Black Keys have dropped their first new album in five years, Kylie Minogue has treated us to a career-spanning collection, and Foy Vance has put out the first of two new albums he plans to release this year.

Head below to check out the rest of this week’s new releases.

The Black Keys – ‘Let’s Rock’ (Easy Eye Sound/Nonsuch Records)

Chase Atlantic – ‘Phases’ (BMG)

Foy Vance – ‘From Muscle Shoals’ (Gingerbread Man/Asylum)

Hank Marvin – ‘Gold’ (Crimson)

Kylie Minogue – ‘Step Back In Time: The Definitive Collection’ (BMG)

Night Moves – ‘Can You Really Find Me’ (Domino)

Tunng – ‘This Is Tunng…Magpie Bites And Other Cuts’ (Full Time Hobby)

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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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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: Kylie And Jason Top The Charts

On January 7, 1989 Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan began a three week run at UK #1 with Especially For You.

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