This Week’s New Releases: Tegan and Sara, Noel Gallagher and The Beatles

This week is so busy! Tegan and Sara have released an album consisting of songs they wrote in high school and recently recorded, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds have offered up a new EP and The Beatles are celebrating the 50th anniversary of ‘Abbey Road’ with an impressive reissue.

If none of that floats your boat, head below for the rest of this week’s new releases.

Automatic – ‘Signal’ (Stones Throw)

The Beatles – ‘Abbey Road (50th Anniversary)’ (Calderstone Productions Ltd/Apple Corps Ltd)

David Hasselhoff – ‘Open Your Eyes’ (Cleopatra Records)

DaBaby – ‘KIRK’ (South Coast Music Group/Interscope Records)

Dragonforce – ‘Extreme Power Metal’ (EarMusic via Absolute)

Girl Band – ‘The Talkies’ (Rough Trade)

Grateful Dead – ‘Saint of Circumstance: Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ 6/17/91’ (Rhino)

HELLYEAH – ‘Welcome Home’ (Eleven Seven Music)

John Coltrane – ‘Blue World’ (Impulse! Records/Universal)

John Newman – ‘A.N.i.M.A.L’ EP (Island)

Kaputt – ‘Carnage Hall’ (Upset The Rhythm)

Kefaya + Elaha Soroor – ‘Songs Of Our Mothers’ (Bella Union)

KMFDM – ‘Paradise’ (Metropolis Records)

Last Temptation – ‘Last Temptation’ (EarMusic via Absolute)

Moon Duo – ‘Stars Are The Light’ (Sacred Bones)

Nervus – ‘Tough Crowd’ (Big Scary Monsters)

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – ‘This Is The Place’ EP (Sour Mash Records)

Nothing,Nowhere. and Travis Barker – ‘Bloodlust’ EP (Fueled By Ramen)

Opeth – ‘In Cauda Venenum’ (Nuclear Blast)

Prefab Sprout – ‘A Life Of Surprises’ (Sony)

Red River Dialect – ‘Abundance Welcoming Ghosts’ (Paradise of Bachelors)

The Replacements – ‘Dead Man’s Pop’ (Rhino/Warner Records)

Sturgill Simpson – ‘Sound & Fury’ (Atlantic)

Tegan and Sara – ‘Hey, I’m Just Like You’ (Sire)

Telefon Tel Aviv – ‘Dreams Are Not Enough’ (Ghostly International)

Temples – ‘Hot Motion’ (ATO)

Thigh Master – ‘Now For Example’ (Goner Records)

Trentemøller – ‘Obverse’ (In My Room)

Wednesday 13 – ‘Necrophaze’ (Nuclear Blast)

 

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Things We Love This Week: The Who, Lucy Dacus, Noel Gallagher

It’s time for some more #WholesomeContent from me, your friendly neighbourhood blogger. Welcome! Chance The Rapper is at it too, having recently postponed some tour dates to spend more time with his family. Cute huh? Here’s some more…

Lucy Dacus

Dacus. Springsteen. Two great musicians in two pretty different worlds. But what happens when they cross? Well, here’s your chance to find out. Lucy Dacus has covered Dancing In The Dark, somehow managing to make a great song even MORE special. Goddamn Lucy, you absolute hero.

Dacus’ version features a typical indie-rock band setup with delightfully twanging, slightly distorted guitars and her soothing vocal tone, which works for both lullabies and covers of the Boss. She dedicated the song to her father, a big Springsteen fan. Told you there’d be wholesome content! We love.

The Who

Who? The Who, that’s who! The seminal English rock band have announced a UK and Ireland tour with a full orchestra for spring 2020. THIS IS HUGE NEWS. They’ll take over arenas in Manchester, Dublin, Newcastle, Glasgow, Leeds, Cardiff, Birmingham, Nottingham, Liverpool and London. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday September 20. I suppose we can expect some big old booing when they play Boris the Spider after the chaos in parliament over the last few weeks. Pete Townshend said:

“This album is almost all new songs written last year, with just two exceptions. There is no theme, no concept, no story, just a set of songs that I (and my brother Simon) wrote to give Roger Daltrey some inspiration, challenges and scope for his newly revived singing voice. Roger and I are both old men now, by any measure, so I’ve tried to stay away from romance, but also from nostalgia if I can. I didn’t want to make anyone feel uncomfortable. Memories are OK, and some of the songs refer to the explosive state of things today. I made new home studio demos of all these songs in the summer of 2018 using a wide collection of instruments old and new. We started recording as The Who in March 2019, and have finished now in late August just in time to make some vinyl………maybe even some cassettes……ready for release in November”.


Pardon me? New album?! You heard correctly, my friend. ‘WHO’ is out on November 22, containing 11 brand new tracks, including first cut Ball and Chain. Roger Daltrey even said it’s their “best album since Quadrophenia”. Woah!

Noel Gallagher

Noel Gallagher’s description of his latest track is what makes it. “To my ears,” he says, “it sounds like one of those iconic B-sides by The Smiths, only obviously not as good. A song that was born very quickly which is always a good sign… like it’s always existed… somewhere… Manchester probably.”

To my ears, All I Need To Get By, although featuring a vocal line identical to every other Gallagher brother-made track, has a really interesting array of backing instruments, including various worldly rhythms and percussion. Production wise, we’re talking bass high up in the mix and a full kit that sounds as if the microphones were placed deliberately a little far away to further the spacey, buoyant vibes of the whole thing. How pleasant.

Happy Friday x

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Tour Of The Week: Noel Gallagher Confirms Summer Open Air Shows Including Homecoming Gig At Manchester’s Heaton Park

Noel Gallagher has lined up a series of open air concerts for summer 2019. Noel Gallagher tickets are on sale now, priced between £27.50 and £55.00 plus fees.

The former Oasis guitarist will be accompanied by his backing band, the High Flying Birds, for huge shows at Cardiff Castle on May 24, Earlham Park in Norwich the following day, Dublin’s Malahide Castle on June 16 and Powerderham Castle in Exeter on June 30.

The run also includes a massive hometown performance at Manchester’s Heaton Park on June 7, Gallagher’s biggest outdoor gig of 2019 and his first at Heaton Park performance since Oasis’ infamous shows there in 2009. He’ll be joined by Austin-based quartet White Denim and fellow Manchester natives Doves, who announced their return last week after a nine-year break.

Gallagher and band, who released ‘Who Built the Moon?’ last year, also headline next year’s This Is Tomorrow festival in Newcastle on May 25.

Noel Gallagher Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Fri May 24 2019 – CARDIFF Castle
Sat May 25 2019 – NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Exhibition Park
Sun May 26 2019 – NORWICH Earlham Park
Fri June 07 2019 – MANCHESTER Heaton Park
Sun June 16 2019 – DUBLIN Malahide Castle
Sun June 30 2019 – EXETER Powderham Castle

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Florence and the Machine, Robbie Williams, Muse, Christine and the Queens, Bring Me The Horizon, BST Hyde Park, All Points East, Jess Glynne, Noel Gallagher, Pete Tong, Anderson Paak, The Script, Teenage Cancer Trust Series, Hall and Oates, Hugh Jackman, Michael Ball and more

Two more headliners have been confirmed for London’s British Summer Time Hyde Park series with Florence and the Machine topping the bill on July 13 followed by Robbie Williams the next day. Over at Victoria Park, meanwhile, Christine and the Queens will headline All Points East on May 26 with Bring Me The Horizon set to perform on May 31.

Other big announcements include a handful of Noel Gallagher summer shows, Pete Tong and the Heritage Orchestra presenting Ibiza Classics at some of the UK’s biggest arenas, Hall and Oates spring dates and the Teenage Cancer Trust concert series’ return to London’s Royal Albert Hall. The Script have also set up their own run of intimate shows in March. There’s also Michael Ball tour dates in April and May plus Hugh Jackman’s debut world tour, which will see the Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winner performing hit songs from The Greatest ShowmanLes Miserables and more from Broadway and film, accompanied by a live orchestra at UK arenas next summer.

Florence and the Machine at BST Hyde Park

Florence + the Machine have announced a huge show in London next year, topping the bill at British Summer Time Hyde Park on July 13. They will be joined by the National, Lykke Li, Khruangbin and Nadine Shah, with more acts due to be announced soon. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 7. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Robbie Williams at BST Hyde Park

Robbie Williams has announced he’ll return to London for a massive show at next year’s British Summer Time Hyde Park. The X Factor judge, former Take That member and solo artist will top the bill on the Great Oak Stage at London’s Hyde Park on July 14. Tickets are on sale now.

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Muse

Muse have added a show at Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium on June 5 to their Simulation Theory world tour, with plans also in place to call at London Stadium on June 1 and Manchester’s Etihad Stadium on June 8. Tickets for the Bristol stop are on sale at 9am on December 7.

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Christine and the Queens at All Points East

Christine and the Queens will top the bill at London’s All Points East festival in Victoria Park next spring, making the step up to festival headliner for the first time on May 26. Tickets are on sale at 9am on December 7. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Bring Me The Horizon at All Points East

The metal giants, who will release ‘Amo’ on January 25, are set to top the bill at London’s All Points East festival in Victoria Park on May 31, alongside Run The Jewels, Nothing But Thieves, Idles, Scarlxrd and Yonaka. Tickets are on sale at 9am on December 7.

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Jess Glynne

Fresh from wrapping up an arena run of her own, and with plans in the diary to open for the Spice Girls on their comeback tour next year, Glynne has lined up stops at Thetford Forest, Delamere Forest, Sherwood Pines Forest, Dalby Forest and Cannock Chase Forest during June and into July. Tickets are on sale at 9am on December 7.

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Noel Gallagher

The former Oasis guitarist will be accompanied by his backing band, the High Flying Birds, at huge summer shows in Cardiff, Norwich, Manchester, Dublin and Exeter during May and June. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on December 7.

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Pete Tong and the Heritage Orchestra

Pete Tong and the Heritage Orchestra have announced a new arena tour for December 2019. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on December 7.

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Anderson Paak

Fresh from the release of ‘Oxnard’ the multi-instrumentalist has lined up March shows in London, Manchester, Glasgow and Dublin. Tickets are on sale at 9am on December 7.

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The Script

The pop-rockers, who released their ‘Acoustic Sessions’ EP earlier this year, will head to Bath, Carlisle, Halifax, Southend and Portsmouth in the build up to a Teenage Cancer Trust date at the Royal Albert Hall in London next March. Tickets are on sale at 9am on December 7.

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Teenage Cancer Trust live series with Rudimental, Take That, Doves, the Script and Levellers

Rudimental will top the bill on March 25 and will be joined by Ghetts, Take That will perform on March 28, Doves will take to the stage for the first time in nine years the following day, the Script will headline on March 30 and the run will end on March 31 with A Beautiful Night Out featuring and curated by Levellers. Supporting acts will be announced at a later date. Tickets go on sale at 9am on December 7.

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Hall and Oates

The legendary pop duo will head to Birmingham, London, Manchester and Glasgow during April and into May, with tickets on sale at 10am on December 7. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman has announced his first world tour. The Man. The Music. The Show. will see the Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winner performing hit songs from The Greatest ShowmanLes Miserables and more from Broadway and film, accompanied by a live orchestra at Manchester Arena, Birmingham’s Resorts World Arena, Dublin’s 3Arena and London’s O2 Arena for two dates in early June. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 7.

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Michael Ball

Dubbed Coming Home To You, the tour will take the vocalist to Nottingham, York, Glasgow, Hull, Gateshead, Bristol, Liverpool, London, Sheffield, Manchester, Ipswich, Brighton, Southampton, Oxford, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Portsmouth, Plymouth, Cardiff, Blackpool and Leicester during April and May. Tickets are on sale at 9am on December 7.

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Also announced this week:

Sleaford Mods, Lower Than Atlantis, Taking Back Sunday, James, Circa Waves, The Nightmare Before Christmas Live, Olly Murs, Midnight Oil, the Lounge Kittens, Rudimental, Toto, Gipsy Kings, Kew the Music, Wet Wet Wet, Soak, Sports Team, the Australian Pink Floyd Show, Easy Life, Joyce Manor, Black Peaks, the Coral, the Lemonheads, Stella Donnelly, Clean Cut Kid, Can’t Swim, Young Fathers, Yak, Restorations, Ben Elton and more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Noel Gallagher!

On May 29, 1967 Noel Gallagher, solo artist and Oasis guitarist and vocalist, was born. Happy birthday Noel!

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On This Day In Music: Oasis Hit #1 With (What’s The Story) Morning Glory?

On January 14, 1996 Oasis started a six week run at #1 on the UK album chart with their second LP, (What’s The Story) Morning Glory?. Today is also the birthday of Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and guitarist Zakk Wylde, of Black Label Society, among others. Happy birthday both!

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This Week’s New Releases: Björk And Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

This week is all about one woman, Björk. The Icelandic artist has finally followed up 2015’s ‘Vulnicura’ and we, along with everyone else, couldn’t be happier.

You’ve also got a new record from Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and plenty more to keep you busy below. Fill your boots!

Alexander Armstrong – ‘In A Winter Light’ (Rhino)

Almanac – ‘Kingslayer’ (Nuclear Blast)

Amy Macdonald – ‘Under Stars (Live In Berlin)’ (Virgin EMI)

Andre Rieu – ‘Amore’ (Decca)

BDY_PRTS – ‘Fly Invisible Hero’ (Aggrocat Records)

Björk – ‘Utopia’ (One Little Indian)

Bob Seger – ‘I Knew You When’ (Virgin EMI)

Daniel Alexander – ‘Unfree’ EP (Maison Ainsi)

Drahla – ‘Third Article’ EP (Blank Ad)

DRAM – ‘#1EpicHoliday’ EP

Elbow – ‘The Best Of (Deluxe)’ (Polydor)

Frank Turner – ‘Songbook’ (Polydor)

Matt Terry – ‘Trouble’ (Syco)

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – ‘Who Built The Moon?’ (Sour Mash Records)

Ramones – ‘Rocket To Russia (40th Anniversary Deluxe)’ (Rhino)

Saxon – ’10 Years Of Denim And Leather – Live 1990′ (Demon)

SECT – ‘No Cure For Death’ (Southern Lord Recordings)

Sufjan Stevens – ‘The Greatest Gift’ mixtape (Asthmatic Kitty)

Wilson Pickett – ‘The Complete Atlantic Albums Collection’ (Rhino)

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Tour Of The Week: Noel Gallagher

Noel Gallagher will tour the UK next spring in support of his upcoming album, ‘Who Built The Moon?’ Noel Gallagher tickets are on sale now, prices start between £35.00 and £49.50 plus fees.

The former Oasis guitarist will be backed by his band, the High Flying Birds, at 12 arena shows, including a date at the SSE Arena, Wembley in London, between April 22 and May 10.

The follow up to 2015’s ‘Chasing Yesterday’ arrives on November 24 and features contributions from Paul Weller and Johnny Marr.

Noel Gallagher Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Sun April 22 2018 – BRIGHTON Centre
Tue April 24 2018 – GLASGOW SSE Hydro
Wed April 25 2018 – ABERDEEN Aberdeen BHGE Arena
Fri April 27 2018 – LONDON SSE Arena, Wembley
Mon April 30 2018 – NOTTINGHAM Motorpoint Arena
Tue May 01 2018 – BIRMINGHAM Arena
Thu May 03 2018 – NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Metro Radio Arena
Fri May 04 2018 – MANCHESTER Arena
Sun May 06 2018 – CARDIFF Motorpoint Arena
Mon May 07 2018 – LEEDS first direct Arena
Wed May 09 2018 – BELFAST SSE Arena Belfast
Thu May 10 2018 – DUBLIN 3Arena

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On This Day In Music: Oasis Release ‘(What’s The Story) Morning Glory?’

On October 2, 1995, Oasis released their second album, ‘(What’s The Story) Morning Glory?’. The record hit #1 on home soil, #4 in the US and spawned two chart-topping singles, while Roll With It, which peaked at #2, became synonymous with the Blur v Oasis chart feud. The record’s huge popularity led to the band’s sets at Maine Road, then home of the Gallagher brothers’ beloved Manchester City, and Knebworth.

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Noel Gallagher, Paloma Faith, Shania Twain, Dua Lipa, And Fast And Furious Live

NOEL GALLAGHER

The former Oasis guitarist will again be accompanied by his backing back, the High Flying Birds, for spring dates in support of ‘Who Built The Moon?’, which is out on November 24. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 29, prices start between £35.00 and £49.50 plus fees.

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PALOMA FAITH

Paloma Faith will play arena shows across the UK and Ireland in March supporting her new LP, ‘The Architect’. Tickets go on sale at 9am on September 29, prices start at £35.00 plus fees.

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SHANIA TWAIN

Shania Twain has announced a UK and Ireland arena tour for September 2018, with shows planned in Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Dublin, Belfast and London. Tickets go on sale at 10am on September 29, prices start at £60.00/£70.00 plus fees.

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DUA LIPA

The pop singer-songwriter, who put out her self-titled debut earlier this year, will call in Dublin, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Cardiff and London next spring, following up a run of autumn dates. Tickets go on sale at 9am on September 29, priced £25.00/£28.00 plus fees.

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FAST AND FURIOUS LIVE

Fast and Furious Live will open at the O2 Arena in London with three dates in January, followed by nationwide shows during April and May. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 29, prices start at £35.00 plus fees.

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