This Week’s New Releases: Coldplay, Beck and Leonard Cohen

There are some BIG releases this week. Coldplay have followed up 2015’s ‘A Head Full of Dreams’ with a new double album and Beck has put out his fourteenth LP. A posthumous Leonard Cohen album has also been released. ‘Thanks For The Dance’ is a collection of new material that continues the legendary songwriter’s final work.

Head below for more new music.

Beck – ‘Hyperspace’ (Capitol/Virgin EMI)

Ben Lee – ‘Quarter Century Classix’ (New West)

Coldplay – ‘Everyday Life’ (Parlophone)

Dead Horse One – ‘The West Is The Best’ (Requiem For A Twister)

Harry Nilsson – ‘Losst and Founnd’ (Omnivore Recordings)

Jaakko Eino Kalevi – ‘Dissolution’ (Domino)

Jason Aldean – ‘9’ (Broken Bow)

Labrinth – ‘Imagination and the Misfit Kid’ (Syco)

Leonard Cohen – ‘Thanks For The Dance’ (Sony)

Lindemann – ‘F & M’ (Spinefarm Records)

Robbie Williams – ‘The Christmas Present’ (Farrell)

Rod Stewart with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – ‘You’re In My Heart’ (Rhino)

Scott H. Biram – ‘Sold Out To The Devil: A Collection Of Gospel Cuts By The Rev. Scott H. Biram’ (Bloodshot)

Tim Buckley – ‘Live At The Electric Theater Co, Chicago, 1968’ (Manifesto Records)

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On This Day In Music: Farewell Leonard Cohen

On November 7, 2016 Leonard Cohen died aged 82. The Montreal-born songwriter, poet and novelist released his 14th studio album, ‘You Want It Darker’, to great acclaim the month prior to his passing and penned classic songs including Hallelujah, Suzanne and So Long, Marianne. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008.

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This Week’s New Releases: Lady Gaga, Leonard Cohen And American Football

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This week thare are some huge names releasing new material. Lady Gaga has followed up her 2014 collaborative album with Tony Bennett, ‘Cheek To Cheek’, and 2013’s ‘Artpop’, Leonard Cohen has put out his fourteenth studio LP and American Football have released their first album in 17 years.

If none of that is your cup of tea then make sure you check out the rest of our pick of this week’s new releases below.

American Football – ‘American Football’ (Wichita/PIAS)

Crocodiles – ‘Dreamless’ (Zoo Music)

David Crosby – ‘Lighthouse’ (Decca)

Hooton Tennis Club – ‘Big Box Of Chocolates’ (Heavenly)

Jimmy Eat World – ‘Integrity Blues’ (RCA)

John K. Samson – ‘Winter Wheat’ (Anti-)

Korn – ‘The Serenity Of Suffering’ (Roadrunner Records)

Lady Gaga – ‘Joanne’ (Polydor)

Leonard Cohen – ‘You Want It Darker’ (Sony)

Melanie C – ‘Version Of Me’ (Red Girl)

NxWorries – ‘Yes Lawd!’ (Stones Throw)

Savoy Motel – ‘Savoy Motel’ (What’s Your Rupture)

Syd Arthur – ‘Apricity’ (Caroline)

Tanya Tagaq – ‘Retribution’ (Six Shooter Records)

Pretenders – ‘Alone’ (BMG)

The Pretty Reckless – ‘Who You Selling For’ (Virgin EMI)

The Radio Dept. – ‘Running Out Of Love’ (Labrador AB)

Spirit Club – ‘Slouch’ (Ghost Ramp)

Various Artists – ‘Lazarus: Original Cast Recording: Lazarus The Musical’ (Columbia)

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This Week’s New Releases: Paul Weller, Róisín Murphy And Snoop Dogg

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This week is definitely a mixed bag of releases. Paul Weller offers up ‘Saturn’s Pattern’, his first new LP in three years and 12th overall, Róisín Murphy returns with ‘Hairless Toys’ and Snoop Dogg puts out the much anticipated, Pharrell-produced, ‘Bush’. Meanwhile, check out the rest of the week’s new releases below.

Paul Weller – ‘Saturn’s Pattern’ (Parlophone)

Róisín Murphy – ‘Hairless Toys’ (Play It Again Sam)

Snoop Dogg – ‘Bush’ (Columbia Records)

David Duchovny – ‘Hell Or Highwater’ (ThinkSay Music)

Leonard Cohen – ‘Can’t Forget: A Souvenir Of The Grand Tour’ (Columbia Records)

Surfer Blood – ‘1000 Palms’ (Fierce Panda Records)

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