This Week’s New Releases: Westlife, Katie Melua And Black Label Society

Less than a month until Christmas, and the new releases are still rolling in. Westlife have followed up 2019’s ‘Spectrums’, Katie Melua has released an LP of stripped back reworkings of tracks from her 2020 record, and Black Label Society have put out their 11th studio album.

Still want more? Head below.

A!MS – ‘Offshore’ (3Fifty7)

Allie X – ‘Cape God’ (Twin)

Bernie Marsden – ‘Chess’ (Conquest)

Black Label Society – ‘Doom Crew Inc.’ (Panworkz)

DAF and Robert Görl – ‘Nur Noch Einer’ (Groenland)

David Bowie – ‘Brilliant Adventure (1992-2001)’ (Parlophone)

Deep Purple – ‘Turning To Crime’ (earMUSIC)

Fool’s Garden – ‘ Captain…Coast Is Cear’ (Jazzhaus)

Gary Barlow – ‘The Dream Of Christmas’ (Polydor)

Grace Davies – ‘i wonder if you wonder’ EP (Grace Davies)

Henry and the Waiter – ‘Sweet Melancholy’ (HATW)

Howard Jones – ‘At The BBC (Live)’ (BBC/Howard Jones)

Ist Ist – ‘The Art Of Lying’ (Scruff Of The Neck Records)

Julie Doiron – ‘I Thought Of You’ (You’ve Changed Records)

Katie Melua – ‘Acoustic Album No.8’ (BMG)

Kid Bookie – ‘Cheaper Than Therapy’ (Kid Bookie)

Matt Berry – ‘Gather Up (Ten years on Acid Jazz)’ (Acid Jazz)

Nell Smith and The Flaming Lips – ‘Where the Viaduct Looms’ (Bella Union)

Orchards – ‘Trust Issues’ EP (Big Scary Monsters)

Richard Dawson and Circle – ‘Henki’ (Domino)

Rufus Wainwright – ‘Rufus Wainwright and Amsterdam Sinfonietta Live’ (BMG)

Ryan Hamilton – ‘1221’ (Wicked Cool)

Smith/Kotzen – ‘Better Days’ EP (BMG)

Spectacular Diagnostics – ‘Ancient Methods’ (Rucksack)

The Tea Party – ‘Sunshower’ EP (Coalition Music)

The Temperance Movement – ‘Covers & Rarities’ (Earache)

Westlife – ‘Wild Dreams’ (Warner)

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This Week’s New Releases: Adele, Deap Vally, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

Let’s face it, for a lot of people this week is just Adele week. But If powerhouse vocals and ballads are not your bag, there’s plenty more new music from numerous genres to tickle your fancy, including a new LP from Deap Vally and a second collaborative record from Robert Plant and Alison Krauss. Check out them and more out below!

Adele – ‘30’ (Columbia)

Brian Wilson – ‘At My Piano’ (DECCA)

Converge, Chelsea Wolfe, Ben Chisholm, Stephen Brodsky – ‘Bloodmoon: I’ (Epitaph)

The Darkness – ‘Motorheart’ (Cooking Vinyl)

D-Block Europe – ‘Home Alone 2’ (Virgin)

Deap Vally – ‘Marriage’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Dion – ‘Stomping Ground’ (Keeping The Blues Alive)

Elbow – ‘Flying Dream 1’ (Polydor)

Elkka – ‘Harmonic Frequencies’ (Technicolour)

Emily Rice – ‘Maybe It’s Because I’m A Londoner’ (First Artists)

James Blunt – ‘The Stars Beneath My feet’ (Atlantic)

KAYTRANADA – ‘Intimidated’ EP (RCA)

Kiss – ‘Destroyer 45th Anniversary’ (UMG)

Ladyhawke – ‘Time Flies’ (Mid Century Records/BMG)

Modern Nature – ‘Island Of Noise’ (Bella Union)

Mykki Blanco – ‘Broken Hearts and Beauty Sleep’ (Transgressive)

Oasis – ‘Knebworth 1996 Live’ (Big Brother)

OSS and The Orb – ‘Enter The Kettle’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Primal Scream – ‘Live At Levitation’ (The Reverberation Appreciate Society)

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss – ‘Raise the Roof’ (Rounder Records)

The Sherlocks – ‘World I Understand’ (TeddyBoy)

Snake Eyes – ‘Lovehate Mixtape’ (Killing Moon)

Soulja Boy – ‘Big Draco 2′ (SODMG Records)

Sting – ‘The Bridge’ (A&M)

Willie Nelson – ‘The Willie Nelson Family’ (Sony)

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This Week’s New Releases: IDLES, Silk Sonic And Little Mix

There are some highly anticipted records out this week. Idles have dropped LP #4,  Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak have released their collaborative Silk Sonic album, and Little Mix are celebrating their 10th anniversary with ‘Between Us’, which features greatest hits along with new material.

Head below for more of this week’s new releases, including ‘RED (Taylor’s Version)’, a new album from Courtney Barnett, and a new solo LP from Blur and Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn. 

Allen Stone – ‘Apart’ (ATO)

Claptone – ‘Closer’ (Different Recordings)

Constant Smiles – ‘Paragons’ (Constant Smiles/Sacred Bones)

Courtney Barnett – ‘Things Take Time, Take Time’ (Marathon Artists)

Damon Albarn – ‘The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows’ (Transgressive)

Dave Gahan and Soulsavers – ‘Imposter’ (Columbia)

The Dodos – ‘Grizzly Peak’ (Polyvinyl)

Elvis Presley – ‘Back In Nashville’ (RCA)

Gov’t Mule – ‘Heavy Load Blues’ (Fantasy Records/Concord)

hackedepicciotto – ‘The Silver Threshold’ (Mute)

IDLES – ‘Crawler’ (Partisan)

Jon Hopkins – ‘Music For Psychedelic Therapy’ (Domino)

Kylie Minogue – ‘Disco:Guest List Edition’ (BMG)

LA Guns – ‘Checkered Past’ (Frontiers)

Little Mix – ‘Between Us’ (Warner)

Makthaverskan – ‘För Allting’ (Makthaverskan)

Michael Patrick Kelly – ‘B.O.A.T.S’ (Columbia)

Pip Blom – ‘Welcome Break’ (PIAS)

Rod Stewart – ‘The Tears Of Hercules’ (Warner)

Ronan Keating – ‘Songs From Home’ (Decca)

Silk Sonic – An Evening with Silk Sonic’ (Atlantic)

Susanna Hoffs – ‘Bright Lights’ (Baroque Folk)

Taylor Swift – ‘RED (Taylor’s Version)’ (EMI)

The Wanted – ‘Most Wanted: The Greatest Hits’ (Island)

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This Week’s New Releases: ABBA, Diana Ross And Bullet For My Valentine

This week is a mixed bag. ABBA have returned with the long awaited follow-up to 1981’s ‘The Visitors’, Diana Ross has put out her first new studio album in 15 years, and Bullet For My Valentine have dropped their seventh studio full-length.

Still want more new music? Fill your boots below.

A Certain Ratio – ‘Loco Remezclada’ (Mute)

ABBA – ‘Voyage’ (Polar)

Admiral Fallow – ‘The Idea Of You’ (Chemikal Underground)

Aimee Mann – ‘Queens Of The Summer Hotel’ (SuperEgo)

Aminé – ‘TWOPOINTFIVE’ (CLBN LLC)

Bleachers – ‘Live At Electric Lady’ (EP) (RCA)

Brian Fallon – ‘Night Divine’ (Lesser Known)

Bullet For My Valentine – ‘Bullet For My Valentine’  (Spinefarm/Search)

Coldplay – ‘Live From Climate Pledge Arena’ (EP) (Amazon Music)

Connan Mockasin – ‘Jassbusters Two’ (Mexican Summer)

Curtis Harding – ‘If Words Were Flowers’ (Anti)

Diana Ross – ‘Thank You’ (Decca)

Dijon – ‘Absolutely’ (Warner)

Faithless – ‘All Blessed Deluxe’ (BMG)

Garbage – ‘Beautiful Garbage 20th Anniversary’ (BMG)

Gregory Porter – ‘Still Rising Collection’ (Decca)

Hard Feelings – ‘Hard Feelings’ (Domino)

The Horrors – ‘Against The Blade’ (EP) (Wolf Tone/Fiction Records)

James Arthur – ‘It’ll All Make Sense In The End’ (Columbia)

Joan As Police Woman, Tony Allen and Dave Okumu – ‘The Solution Is Restless’ (PIAS)

Jo Harrop – ‘The Heart Wants’ (Lateralize)

Nathaniel Rateliff – ‘The Future’ (Stax/Concord)

Nation Of Language – ‘A Way Forward’ (PIAS)

Parcels – ‘Day/Night’ (Because)

Penelope Isles – ‘Which Way To Happy’ (Bella Union)

Radiohead – ‘Kid A Mnesia’ (XL)

Snail Mail – ‘Valentine’ (Matador)

Summer Walker – ‘Still Over It’ (Interscope)

Teleman – ‘Sweet Morning’ (EP) (Moshi Moshi)

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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: Coldplay, Finneas And Joy Crookes

There is absolutely loads to choose from this week, and it’s a mixed bag so there should be a little something for everyone. Coldplay have followed up 2019’s ‘Everyday Life’, Billie Eilish’s brother, collaborator, producer and Grammy Award-winner Finneas has dropped his debut solo album, as has the South London-based singer-songwriter Joy Crookes.

Head below for more new music.

A.A. Williams – ‘Arco’ (EP) (Bella Union)

Aquilo – ‘A Safe Place To Be’ (AWAL Recordings)

Baker Boy – ‘Gela’ (Island)

The Beatles – ‘Let It Be – Super Deluxe’ (Universal/Calderstone)

The Charlatans – ‘A Head Full Of Ideas’ (Box Set) (Republic Of Music)

Carlos Santana – ‘Blessings and Miracles’ (BMG)

Coldplay – ‘Music Of The Spheres’ (Parlophone)

Disclosure – ‘Disclosure: DJ – Kicks (DJ Mix)’ (!K7)

David Keenan – ‘What then?’ (Rubyworks)

Eva Cassidy – ‘Live At Blues Alley – 25th Anniversary Edition’ (Blix Street)

Finneas – ‘Optimist’ (Interscope)

Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes – ‘Sticky’ (International Death Cult)

The Georgia Thunderbolts – ‘Can We Get A Witness’ (Mascot)

Gracey – ‘Fragile’ (EP) (Polydor)

Hayden Thorpe – ‘Moondust For My Diamond’ (Domino)

John Carpenter, Cody Carpenter and Daniel Davies – ‘Halloween Kills OST’ (Sacred Bones)

Johnny Marr – ‘Fever Dreams, Pt. 1’ (EP) (BMG)

Joy Crookes – ‘Skin’ (Insanity/Sony)

JP Cooper – ‘She’ (Island)

Judas Priest – ‘Reflections: 50 Heavy Metal Years of Music’ (Sony)

Kelly Clarkson – ‘When Christmas Comes Around…’ (Atlantic)

Paul Weller – ‘Days Of Speed + Illumination’ (vinyl reissues) (Craft)

PinkPantheress – ‘To hell with it’ (Parlophone)

Remi Wolf – ‘Juno’ (Island)

Scott Von Ryper – ‘Dream State Treasure’ (tran-si-ent)

Tom Morello – ‘The Atlas Underground Fire’ (Mom+Pop)

Xenia Rubinos – ‘Una Rosa’ (Anti-)

Zac Brown Band – ‘The Comeback’ (Warner)

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This Week’s New Releases: Sam Fender, Trivium And JOHN

This week Sam Fender has dropped the highly anticipated follow-up to 2019’s ‘Hypersonic Missiles’, Trivium have put out their tenth studio album, and JOHN have released their third. Fancy some more? Head on down below.

AJ Mitchell – ‘Skyview’ (Epic)

BADBADNOTGOOD – ‘Talk Memory’ (XL)

BBNO$ – ‘Eat Ya Veggies’ (BBNO$)

Caravan – ‘It’s None Of Your Business’ (SNapper Music)

Carolyn Wonderland – ‘Tempting Fate’ (Alligator Records)

Danil Trifonov – ‘Bach: The Art Of Life’ (Deutsche Grammophon)

Emily D’Angelo and Jarkko Riihimaki – ‘Enargeia’ (Deutsche Grammophon)

ESP Summer – ‘Kingdom Of Heaven’ (Disciples)

Faust – ‘1971-1974’ (Bureau B)

James Blake – ‘Friends That Break Your Heart’ (UMG/Republic/Polydor)

JOHN – ‘Nocturnal Manoeuvres’ (Brace Yourself/Pets Care)

Karen Peris – ‘A Song Is Way Above The Lawn’ (Therese Records)

Kay Young – ‘This Here Feels Good’ (EP) (Play It Again Sam)

Kevin Morby – ‘A Night At The Little Los Angeles’ (Dead Oceans)

Lala Lala – ‘I Want The Door To Open’ (Hardly Art)

Magdalena Bay – ‘Mercurial World’ (Luminelle)

Noah Gundersen – ‘A Pillar Of Salt’ (Cooking Vinyl)

NTO – ‘Apnea’ (All Points)

Oh Wonder – ‘22 Break’ (Island)

The Record Company – ‘Play Loud’ (Concord)

Roger Glover – ‘Snapshot+’ (earMUSIC)

Sam Fender – ‘Seventeen Going Under’ (Polydor)

She Drew The Gun – ‘Behave Myself’ (Submarine Cat)

Trivium – ‘In The Court Of The Dragon’ (Roadrunner)

Uniqu3 – ‘Heartbeats’ (EP) (Local Action)

Violent Femmes – ‘Why Do Birds Sing? [30th Anniversary Edition]’ (Concord/Craft Records)

Wayward Sons – ‘Even Up The Score’ (Frontiers)

We Are Scientists – ‘Huffy’ (100%)

The Wild Feathers – ‘Alvarado’ (New West)

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This Week’s New Releases: Brandi Carlile, Ray BLK, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga

What a week! Brandi Carlile has followed up 2019’s ‘By the Way, I Forgive You’, Ray BLK has dropped her debut LP, and Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga have put out a collaborative album of Cole Porter covers. It will be the final studio recording from Bennett as the legendary 95-year-old vocalist revealed earlier in 2021 that he has been battling Alzheimer’s Disease.

Still want more? Head south.

The Allergies – ‘Promised Land’ (Jalapeno)

Babymetal – ’10 Babymetal Budokan’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Black Sabbath – ‘Technical Ecstasy – 2021 Remaster’ (BMG/Sanctuary)

Blood Youth – ‘Visions Of Another Hell’ (Rude Records)

Brandi Carlile – ‘In These Silent Days’ (Elektra)

Christine and the Queens – ‘Joseph’ (EP) (Because)

Everyone You Know – ‘Just For The Times’ (Sony)

Four Stroke Baron – ‘Classics’ (Prosthetic)

Gustaf – ‘Audio Drag For Ego Slobs’ (Royal Mountain)

Hans Zimmer – ‘No Time To Die – OST’ (Decca)

Headie One – ‘Too Loyal For My Own Good’ (Relentless/Sony)

The Kondoors – ‘Glorious’ (Fabyl)

Meek Mill – ‘Expensive Pain’ (Maybach/Atlantic)

Ministry – ‘Moral Hygiene’ (Nuclear Blast)

Moist – ‘End Of The Ocean’ (Known Accomplice)

Neil Young – ‘Carnegie Hall 1970’ (Reprise)

Pond – ‘9’ (Spinning Top)

Ray BLK – ‘Access Denied’ (Island)

Roger Taylor – ‘Outsider’ (Nightjar/Universal)

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – ‘Bond 25’ (Decca)

The Script – ‘Tales From The Script: Greatest Hits’ (Sony)

Shad – ‘TAO’ (Secret City)

The Specials – ‘Protest Songs 1924 – 2012’ (Island)

Sugababes – ‘One Touch (20th Anniversary Edition)’ (London)

They Fell From The Sky – ‘Decade’ (Say Something)

Tirzah – ‘Colourgrade’ (Domino)

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga – ‘Love For Sale’ (Columbia)

YES – ‘The Quest’ (InsideOut)

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This Week’s New Releases: Angels & Airwaves, Natalie Imbruglia And The Lathums

The new records keep on rolling out and we are loving it! Angels & Airwaves have released the highly anticipated follow-up to 2014’s ‘The Dream Walker’, Natalie Imbruglia has put out her first new album in six years, and The Lathums have dropped their debut LP.

Head below for more new music.

Angels & Airwaves – ‘Lifeforms’ (Rise Records)

Anthony Hamilton – ‘Love Is The New Black’ (BMG)

Bess Atwell – ‘Already, Always’ (Real Kind)

Carrie Underwood – ‘My Gift (Special Edition)’ (Capitol)

Childcare – ‘Busy Busy People’ (eOne)

Etherwood – ‘Neon Dust’ (Hospital Records)

Joanne Shaw Taylor – ‘The Blues Album’ (Keeping The Blues Alive)

The Lathums – ‘How Beautiful Life Can Be’ (BMG)

Nao – ‘And Then Life Was Beautiful’ (BMG)

Natalie Imbruglia – ‘Firebird’ (BMG)

Pixies – ‘Trompe Le Monde (Limited 30th Anniversary Edition)’ (4AD)

Poppy – ‘Flux’ (Sumerian Records)

Public Service Broadcasting – ‘Bright Magic’ (Test Card/PIAS)

Ringo Starr -‘Change The World’ EP (Universal)

Sex Pistols – ’76-77′ (UMC)

Shakka – ‘Road Trip To Venus’ (Westbourne Productions/Base ‘N’ Rebulz x Marathon Artists)

Sharon Corr – ‘The Fool and The Scorpion’ (Warner)

Sleep Token – ‘This Place Will Become Your Tomb’ (Spinefarm)

Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine – ‘A Beginner’s Mind’ (Asthmatic Kitty)

Thunder – ‘All The Right Noises – The Bonus Songs’ (BMG)

Tom Speight – ‘ Everything’s Waiting For You’ (Nettwerk)

William Shatner – ‘Bill’ (Republic)

X Ambassadors – ‘The Beautiful Liar’ (KIDinaKORNER / Interscope)

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