This Week’s New Releases: Suede, Rina Sawayama And The Mars Volta

This is the busiest week for new records we’ve had in a while. Suede have finally followed up 2018’s ‘The Blue Hour’, Rina Sawayama has dropped her sophomore LP, and The Mars Volta have returned with their first new album in a decade. Ringo Starr has also put out a four-track EP.

In the mood for something else? Head below.

Behemoth – ‘Opvs Contra Natvram’ (Nuclear Blast)

Bent Arcana – ‘Live Zebulon’ (Castle Face)

The Beths – ‘Expert In A Dying Field’ (Carpark)

Clutch – ‘Sunrise On Slaughter Beach’ (Weathermaker)

Creedence Clearwater Revival – ‘At The Royal Albert Hall (April 14, 1970)’ (Concord)

Death Cab For Cutie – ‘Asphalt Meadows’ (Atlantic)

The Devil Wears Prada – ‘Color Decay’ (Solid State)

Djo – ‘Decide’ (Djo/AWAL)

ELIZA – ‘A Sky Without Stars’ (LOG OFF/ Different Recordings)

Fletcher – ‘Girl Of My Dreams’ (Capitol/EMI)

Hauser – ‘The Player’ (Hauser/Masterworks/Sony Music)

Jesca Hoop – ‘Order Of Romance’ (Memphis Industries)

Jessie Reyez – ‘Yessie’ (Polydor)

Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros – ‘Joe Strummer 002: The Mescaleros Years’ (Casbah/Dark Horse/BMG)

Kings Elliot – ‘Bored Of The Circus’ EP (Verve)

Lang Lang – ‘The Disney Book’ (Deutsche Grammophon)

LeAnn Rimes – ‘God’s Work’ (EverLe Records/Thirty Tigers)

Lissie – ‘Carving Canyons’ (Lionboy)

Little Big Town – ‘Mr. Sun’ (Capitol Records Nashville/UMG)

Little Dragon – ‘Opening The Door’ EP (Ninja Tune)

Maggie Lindemann – ‘SUCKERPUNCH’ (Swixxzaudio)

Marcus Mumford – ‘(self-titled)’ (Capitol/UMG)

Marina Allen – ‘Centrifics’ (Fire Records)

The Mars Volta – ‘The Mars Volta’ (Clouds Hill)

Marxist Love Disco Ensemble – ‘MLDE’ (Mr. Bongo)

Michelle Branch – ‘The Trouble With Fever’ (Audio Eagle/Nonesuch)

Mura Masa – ‘Demon Time’ (Polydor)

NCT 127 – ‘2 Baddies’ (SM Entertainment)

No Age – ‘People Helping People’ (Drag City)

No Devotion – ‘No Oblivion’ (Equal Vision)

Noah Cyrus – ‘The Hardest Part’ (Records/Columbia)

Ondara – ‘Spanish Villager No. 3’ (Verve Forecast)

Rina Sawayama – ‘Hold The Girl’ (Dirty Hit)

Ringo Starr – ‘EP3’ (UMG)

Smith/Kotzen – ‘Better Days…And Nights (Live)’ (BMG)

Status Quo – ‘Quo’ing In – The Best Of The Noughties’ (earMUSIC)

Steve Aoki – ‘HiROQUEST: Genesis’ (DJ Kid Millionaire Ltd)

Suede – ‘Autofiction’ (BMG)

Turin Brakes – ‘Wide-Eyed Nowhere’ (Cooking Vinyl)

What So Not – ‘Anomaly’ (Counter)

Whitney – ‘Spark’ (Secretly Canadian)

Wunderhorse – ‘Cub’ (Communion)

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This Week’s New Releases: Halsey, Bombay Bicycle Club And Mac Miller

We love a mixed bag, and this week is no exception. Halsey has put out the long-awaited follow-up to 2017’s ‘Hopeless Fountain Kingdom’ and Bombay Bicycle Club have returned with their first new album in six years. We’re also lucky enough to have a posthumous Mac Miller record. ‘Circles’ is considered a sister album to his 2018 LP ‘Swimming’.

Head below for the rest of this week’s new releases.

Algiers – ‘There Is No Year’ (Matador Records)

…And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead – ‘X: The Godless Void and Other Stories’ (InsideOut)

Anti-Flag – ’20/20 Vision’ (Spinefarm/Universal)

Bill Fay – ‘Countless Branches’ (Dead Oceans)

Blood and Brutality – ‘Fatal’ (Blood and Brutality Records)

Bombay Bicycle Club – ‘Everything Else Has Gone Wrong’ (Mmm… Records)

British Lion – ‘The Burning’ (Warner Music)

Gabrielle Aplin – ‘Dear Happy’ (Never Fade/AWAL)

Halsey – ‘Manic’ (Virgin EMI/Capitol)

Holy Fuck – ‘Deleter’ (Holy EF Music)

InMe – ‘Jumpstart Hope’ (Killing Moon Records)

Little Big Town – ‘Nightfall’ (Decca Records)

Louise Redknapp – ‘Heavy Love’ (Lil Lou Records Ltd/Warner Music)

Mac Miller – ‘Circles’ (Parlophone/Warner Records)

Marcus King – ‘El Dorado’ (Spinefarm Records)

Mura Masa – ‘R.Y.C.’ (Polydor)

Of Montreal – ‘Ur Fun’ (Polyvinyl)

Pale Saints – ‘Comforts Of Madness (30th Anniversary Remaster)’ (4AD)

Pinegrove – ‘Marigold’ (Rough Trade)

Slingbaum – ‘Slingbaum One’

Whyte Horses – ‘Hard Times’ (CRC Records)

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U2 Hit #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart For January

It’s a new year so we thought we’d give you a new chart. For the next few months we’ll be bringing you monthly instalments listing not just our top 20 best selling acts, but a whopping 40!

Kicking things off at #1 are Irish rockers U2, who have soared to the top spot with The Joshua Tree tourFollowing closely behind are  Little Mix who have lined up a Summer Shout Out tour and autumn Glory Days tour. Making up the rest of the top five is Drake , who is currently on the road in the UK for the Boy Meets World tour, Neil Diamond, who will bring his 50th anniversary tour to the UK and Ireland in October and Bruno Mars, who will bring his 24K Magic World Tour to arenas around the UK and Ireland in April and May.

At the bottom of the chart we have The Stone RosesBonoboShawn MendesStrictly Come Dancing and Tory Lanez. Come back and see us next month to see if they’re able to hold on to their top 40 positions or if we’ll be waving them goodbye.

1. U2
2. Little Mix
3. Drake
4. Neil Diamond
5. Bruno Mars
6. Coldplay
7. Adele
8. Micky Flanagan
9. The Killers
10. Robbie Williams
11. Guns N’Roses
12. The Weeknd
13. Phil Collins
14. Black Sabbath
15. Kings of Leon
16. Green Day
17. Olly Murs
18. Depeche Mode
19. Jack Whitehall
20. James Arthur
21. The xx
22. Run The Jewels
23. Elbow
24. Two Door Cinema Club
25. Bryan Adams
26. James Blunt
27. The Chainsmokers
28. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
29. The Tenderloins
30. Evanescence
31. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
32. Ariana Grande
33. Paul Weller
34. Jeff Lynne’s ELO
35. The Kooks
36. Tory Lanez
37. Strictly Come Dancing
38. Shawn Mendes
39. Bonobo
40.The Stone Roses

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 40?

1. Lady Gaga

2. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

3. The Cribs

4. The Cranberries

5. Little Big Town

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Top Tours This Week!!

Lady Gaga

Fresh from headlining the half time show at last weekend’s Super Bowl, Lady Gaga has announced details of her Joanne world tour, with stops planned at London’s O2 Arena, Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena and Manchester Arena in October.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 10, priced from £40.00 plus fees.

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds have announced UK arena shows as part of a European tour, including stops in Bournemouth, Manchester, Glasgow, Nottingham and London during September.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 17.

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan has added a trio of April shows at the London Palladium to his spring tour plans.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on February 10.

Natalie Imbruglia

Natalie Imbruglia has announced unplugged shows in London, Manchester, Dublin and Birmingham during May.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 10, prices start at £24.50/£32.50 plus fees.

The Cranberries

The Cranberries will be accompanied by a string quartet for shows in Dublin, Belfast, London, Bristol, Gateshead, Glasgow, York and Manchester during May.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 10, prices start at £40.00 plus fees.


Stormzy has announced UK and Ireland dates for his Gang Signs & Prayer tour, which shares its name with the grime artist’s upcoming new record. Stops include Dublin, Belfast, Liverpool, Leicester, Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Norwich, Bournemouth, Bristol, Nottingham, Sheffield and London between March 29 and May 3.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 9, prices start at £20.00/£24.75 plus fees.

The Cribs

The Cribs will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their third album, ‘Men’s Needs, Women’s Needs, Whatever’, with a spring UK tour.
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Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 10, priced £20.00/£23.50 plus fees.

Little Big Town

Little Big Town, who will release ‘The Breaker’ on February 24, will call in Manchester, Birmingham, Gateshead, Glasgow and Bristol prior to a London date at the Royal Albert Hall as part of the Albert Sessions series in the autumn. Seth Ennis will open.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 10, priced £27.50/£28.50 plus fees.

Gavin DeGraw

Gavin DeGraw has announced a handful of acoustic performances for May, including stops in Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Belfast and London during May.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 10, priced £23.00 plus fees.

Mark Lanegan

Mark Lanegan has lined up dates for the UK leg of his Gargoyle tour. The tour shares its name with the former Screaming Trees vocalist’s upcoming LP and hits Birmingham’s O2 Institute, Glasgow’s Garage, Manchester’s O2 Ritz and London’s KOKO between June 19 and 22.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 10,  priced £20.00/£20.50/£22.00 plus fees.

Also announced this week, so far

Kings Of Leon, The Wombats, John Mayer, Melanie C, Madness, House Of Common, Olly Murs, Kaiser Chiefs, Clean Bandit, Charlie Worsham, Blood Youth, Simple Plan, The One Hundred, Bush, Cabbage, Natives, Dan Patlansky, Amber Arcades, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Diana Krall, Brent Cobb, Big Country, King No-One, Sublime With Rome, Hannah Trigwell, Gladys Knight, En Vogue, Cat Power, The Magpie Salute, To Kill A King and more!


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