This Week’s New Releases: Janelle Monáe, Speedy Ortiz And Willie Nelson

There’s plenty to fill your boots with this week! Janelle Monáe’s hightly anticipated new album is finally here, Speedy Ortiz have put out the follow up to ‘Foil Deer’, and Willie Nelson has released his new record just two days ahead of his 85th birthday.

Still want more? There’s a buttload below.

Anne-Marie – ‘Speak Your Mind’ (Major Toms/Asylum)

The Beat Escape – ‘Life Is Short The Answer’s Long’ (Bella Union)

Blossoms – ‘Cool Like You’ (Virgin EMI)

Boss Keloid – ‘Melted On The Inch’ (Holy Roar)

Cold Cave – ‘You & Me & Infinity’ EP (Heartworm Press)

DMA’s – ‘For Now’ (BMG)

Dylan Carlson – ‘Conquistador’ (Sargent House)

Foreigner – ‘Foreigner With The 21st Century Orchestra & Chorus’ (EarMUSIC via Absolute)

Grouper – ‘Grid Of Points’ (Kranky)

Godsmack – ‘When Legends Rise’ (Spinefarm)

Half Waif – ‘Lavender’ (Cascine)

Janelle Monáe – ‘Dirty Computer’ (Bad Boy)

Matt Cardle – ‘Time To Be Alive’ (Columbia)

Poo Bear – ‘Poo Bear Presents: Bearthday Music’ (UMG)

Post Malone – ‘Beerbongs & Bentleys’ (Republic/Island)

Okkervil River – ‘In The Rainbow Rain’ (ATO)

Speedy Ortiz – ‘Twerp Verse’ (Carpark Records)

Spielbergs – ‘Distant Star’ EP (By The Time It Gets Dark)

Twin Shadow – ‘Caer’ (Reprise)

Van Morrison and Joey DeFrancesco – ‘You’re Driving Me Crazy’ (Exile/Sony)

We Are Scientists – ‘Megaplex’ (100%)

Wiley – ‘Godfather II’ (CTA)

Willie Nelson – ‘Last Man Standing’ (Legacy Recordings)

485C – ‘485C’ (Fierce Panda)

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This Week’s New Releases: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, M.I.A And Bastille

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The calibre of releases this week is outstanding. You’ve got a new Nick Cave & the Band Seeds record, which arrives following the premiere of their new film, One More Time With Feeling – we saw it, it’s amazing!, Jack White is putting out a career-spanning rarities record and M.I.A is finally following up 2013’s ‘Matangi’.

If none of that tickles your fancy there are plenty more to sink your teeth into below, including Bastille, Gavin DeGraw, KT Tunstall, Norma Jean, Twin Atlantic and Wilco.

Bastille – ‘Wild World’ (Virgin EMI)

Gavin DeGraw – ‘Something Worth Saving’ (RCA)

Grouplove – ‘Big Mess’ (Canvasback/Atlantic)

Jack White – ‘Jack White Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016’ (XL)

KT Tunstall – ‘KIN’ (Virgin)

Local Natives – ‘Sunlit Youth’ (Infectious)

M.I.A. – ‘A.I.M’ (Interscope)

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds – ‘Skeleton Tree’ (Bad Seed Ltd)

Norma Jean – ‘Polar Similar’ (Solid State)

Okkervil River – ‘Away’ (ATO Records)

Teenage Fanclub – ‘Here’ (PeMa)

The Ramona Flowers – ‘Part Time Spies’ (Distiller Records)

Twin Atlantic – ‘GLA’ (Sony/Red Bull)

Wilco – ‘Schmilco’ (Epitaph)

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