This Week’s New Releases: Viagra Boys, Passenger And Jazmine Sullivan

…and we’re back! Let’s bring the first week of 2021 to a close with some majestic new music. Viagra Boys are starting the year with a bang with ‘Welfare Jazz’, the follow-up to their 2018 debut ‘Street Worms’, while Passenger has put out his 13th studio LP and Philadelphia R&B singer-songwriter Jazmine Sullivan has dropped her debut full-length.

Head below for the rest of this week’s new releases, including a deluxe version of Taylor Swift’s latest album ‘Evermore’ that contains two bonus tracks.

Barry Gibb – ‘Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers’ Songbook Vol.1′ (Barry Gibb Entertainments/UMG/Capitol Records)

Dilip, Late Year and Otxhello – ‘Late Year’ (Alpha Pup Records)

Henrik Appel – ‘Humanity’ (PNKSLM Recordings)

Jazmine Sullivan – ‘Heaux Tales’ (RCA Records)

Magnum – ‘Dance Of The Black Tattoo’ (Steamhammer)

Passenger – ‘Songs For The Drunk and Broken Hearted’ (Black Crow Records/Cooking Vinyl)

Taylor Swift – ‘Evermore (Deluxe Version)’ (Taylor Swift)

Viagra Boys – ‘Welfare Jazz’ (YEAR0001)

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This Week’s New Releases: Alkaline Trio, Anna Calvi And Idles

This week is chock-full of high quality releases. Alkaline Trio and Anna Calvi are back with their first new albums for five years, while Idles have put out the highly anticipated follow up to 2017’s ‘Brutalism’. Head below to check out the rest of what this week has to offer.

Aaron Lee Tasjan – ‘Karma For Cheap’ (New West)

Alkaline Trio – ‘Is This Thing Cursed?’ (Epitaph)

Amos Lee – ‘My New Moon’ (SPV)

Anna Calvi – ‘Hunter’ (Domino)

Beanpole – ‘All My Kin’ (Chimera Music)

Big Red Machine – ‘Big Red Machine’ (Jagjaguwar)

Emma Blackery – ‘Villains’ (RWG)

Idles – ‘Joy As An Act Of Resistance’ (Partisan Records)

Juanita Stein- ‘Until The Light Fades’ (Nude)

The Kooks – ‘Let’s Go Sunshine’ (Lonely Cat)

Mass Gothic – ‘I’ve Tortured You Long Enough’ (Sub Pop)

Meghan Trainor – ‘Treat Myself’ (Epic)

Menace Beach – ‘Black Rainbow Sound’ (Memphis Industries)

Muncie Girls – ‘Fixed Ideals’ (Specialist Subject)

Passenger – ‘Runaway’ (Cooking Vinyl/Black Crow Records)

Rebecca Dale – ‘Requiem’ (Decca Classics)

Saintseneca – ‘Pillar Of Na’ (Anti Records/Ada)

Sophie Hunger – ‘Molecules’ (Caroline)

Spring King – ‘A Better Life’ (Universal/Island)

Sulpher – ‘No One Will Ever Know’ (Oblivion)

Tash Sultana – ‘Flow State’ (Sony/Lonely Land)

Thou – ‘Magus’ (Sacred Bones)

Troye Sivan – ‘Bloom’ (Universal/Polydor)

Two Circles – ‘The Underworld & You’ (Unravelling)

Why Don’t We – ‘8 Letters’ (Atlantic)

Wild Nothing – ‘Indigo’ (Secretly)

WSTR – ‘Identity Crisis’ (Hopeless)

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Ms Lauryn Hill, Morrissey, Passenger, First Aid Kit, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Jack White and more…

MS LAURYN HILL

Ms Lauryn Hill will bring The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 20th Anniversary Tour to Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Dublin and London, where she will play the O2 Arena, between November 23 and December 3. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on May 25. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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MORRISSEY

The former Smiths frontman will perform homecoming concerts at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl on July 7 and 8, with tickets on general sale at 10am on May 25 priced £65.00 plus booking fees.

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PASSENGER

The singer-songwriter, who recently returned with new single Hell or High Water, will call in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dublin, Belfast, Manchester, Birmingham, London and Brighton. Tickets are on sale at 9am on May 25.

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FIRST AID KIT

First Aid Kit have announced the Rebel Heart UK tour, with stops confirmed in Belfast, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Perth, Glasgow, Brighton, London, Newcastle, Cardiff, Birmingham and Leeds between October 22 and November 8. Support will come from the Staves. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on May 25.

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SOPHIE ELLIS-BEXTOR

The British singer will perform her hits accompanied by a full orchestra and band at London’s Royal Festival Hall on October 3, which coincides with the release of her orchestrated Greatest Hits album, ‘The Song Diaries’. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on May 25, priced from £30.00 plus booking fees. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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JACK WHITE

The White Stripes frontman will play Brighton Centre, the O2 Academy Birmingham, the Venue in Hull, Liverpool’s Echo Arena and Edinburgh’s Usher Hall, following dates in Russia, Latvia, Poland and Germany. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on May 25.

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Also announced this week

Parquet Courts, The Joy Formidable, Echo and the Bunnymen, Mark Lanegan and Duke Garwood, Mac DeMarco, Holy Holy featuring Tony Visconti and Woody Woodmansey, Brent Cobb, Nerina Pallot, Power Trip, Knocked Loose, The Black Queen, The Picturebooks, The Sonics, Anne Marie, Yellow Days, Eden, Black Honey, WHY?, Jessie Reyez, Gomez, Striking Matches, Barry Adamson, Billy Ocean, Beth Rowley, BC Camplight, Tide Lines, Clean Cut Kid, Jake Shears, Darwin Deez, Yxng Bane, Rob Lynch, Her’s, Dermot Kennedy, Bodega, Mercury Rev, Our Girl, HRVY, Within Temptation, Sigala, Adam Ant, Bill Bailey, Adam Rowe, Mo Gilligan, Ozomatli, Welshly Arms, Sleep and more!

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Little Mix, Elbow, Run The Jewels, Belinda Carlisle, Evanescence And Kew The Music

LITTLE MIX

Little Mix will precede their autumn Glory Days arena run with open air performances at a selection of stadiums, racecourses and castles between May 21 and July 15. As part of their Summer Shout Out tour they also perform a Greenwich Music Time show at London’s Old Royal Naval College on July 7. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on January 20, prices start at £29.50/£37.50 plus fees.

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ELBOW

Elbow have lined up a series Forest Live shows, including stops at Westonbirt Arboretum, Bedgebury Pinetum, Dalby forest, Sherwood Pines forest, Thetford forest, Delamere forest and Cannock Chase forest during June. Tickets are on sale at 9am on January 20, priced £41.50 plus fees.

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RUN THE JEWELS

The duo, who released ‘RTJ3’ last month, will bring their Run The World tour to Belfast’s Limelight, the Olympia Theatre in Dublin, Manchester’s Albert Hall and the Roundhouse in London between March 29 and April 1. Tickets will go on sale at 10am on January 20, priced between £22.50 and £36.50 plus fees.

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BELINDA CARLISLE

Belinda Carlisle will celebrate 30 years since the release of her second album, ‘Heaven on Earth’, by playing the record in its entirety at venues in Salisbury, Brighton, Norwich, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow, Gateshead, Leamington Spa and London during October. Tickets are on sale at 10am on January 20, priced £32.50/£35.00 plus fees.

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EVANESCENCE

Evanescence will play the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith on June 14, with tickets on sale at 9am on January 20, priced £30.00 plus fees.

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KEW THE MUSIC

Passenger, Haçienda Classical and James have been announced for Kew The Music at Kew Gardens in west London in July. Passenger will perform on July 11 while Haçienda Classical, the brainchild of former Haçienda DJs Graeme Park and Mike Pickering, hit the stage on July 14. James top the bill on July 15. Further acts are to be announced in the coming months, while tickets are on sale at 10am on January 20, priced £22.00/£27.00 plus fees.

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Coldplay Still Standing Strong At #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Since The Boss’s tour has ended Coldplay have been able to defend their #1 position and remain at the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart for another week. Following closely behind is Simply Red at #2, with Rod Stewart,  The 1975 and The Stone Roses making up the rest of the top five.

Climbing the chart this week we have Elton John, who has shot from #17 to #11,  and Justin Bieber, who was only just holding on at #20 last week, but is now at #10. Meanwhile, moving down the chart we have Bad Company and Wladimir Klitschko vs Tyson Fury.

Over the course of the next week tickets for Black SabbathTom OdellJess GlynneLukas Graham and Frightened Rabbit, among others, will go on sale. Come and see us next week to check if any have been able to knock Coldplay off the top spot.

1. Coldplay
2. Simply Red
3. Rod Stewart
4. The 1975
5. The Stone Roses
6. Beyonce
7. Lionel Richie
8. Summertime Ball
9. Paul Simon
10. Justin Bieber
11. Elton John
12. Stevie Wonder
13. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
14. Bad Company
15. Rihanna
16. Parklife
17. Wladimir Klitschko vs Tyson Fury
18. Passenger
19. Barry Manilow
20. Nashville In Concert

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Black Sabbath

2. Tom Odell

3. Jess Glynne

4. Lukas Graham

5. Frightened Rabbit

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Tour Of The Week: Passenger

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Passenger has lined up shows in November and December. Passenger Tickets are on sale now, priced from £22.50/£23.50/£26.25, plus fees.

Singer-songwriter Michael Rosenberg will follow up busking stops with performances in Brighton, Plymouth, Bristol, London, Birmingham, Manchester, Dublin, Edinburgh and Glasgow between November 20 and December 8.

Passenger Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Sun November 20 2016 – BRIGHTON Brighton Dome
Tue November 22 2016 – PLYMOUTH Plymouth Pavilions
Wed November 23 2016 – BRISTOL Colston Hall
Sat November 26 2016 – LONDON Eventim Apollo
Tue November 29 2016 – BIRMINGHAM O2 Academy Birmingham
Wed November 30 2016 – MANCHESTER O2 Apollo
Sat December 03 2016 – DUBLIN Vicar Street
Sun December 04 2016 – BELFAST Waterfront Hall Auditorium
Wed December 07 2016 – EDINBURGH Usher Hall
Thu December 08 2016 – GLASGOW Barrowland

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: The 1975, Fatboy Slim, Passenger And Amy Schumer

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THE 1975

Hot on the heels of the release of their second album, ‘I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It’, the band will play their biggest headline show to date at the O2 Arena, London on December 16. Tickets are on sale at 9am on June 10, priced from £24.50 plus fees.

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FATBOY SLIM

The Brighton DJ, Norman Cook, will perform a headline show at the O2 Arena in London on December 17. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on June 10, priced from £31.00 plus fees.

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PASSENGER

Passenger, aka singer-songwriter Michael Rosenberg, will follow a short run of busking stops with shows in Brighton, Plymouth, Bristol, London, Birmingham, Manchester, Dublin, Edinburgh and Glasgow during November and December. Tickets are on sale at 9am on June 10, priced from £22.50/£23.50/£26.25, plus fees.

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AMY SCHUMER

The American comedian will head to Dublin’s 3Arena, Edinburgh Playhouse, the O2 Apollo in Manchester and London’s O2 Arena between August 26 and September 4 as part of her European tour. Tickets for Edinburgh, Manchester and London will go on sale at 10am on June 10, priced from £50.00 plus fees, while tickets for the Dublin show are on sale now.

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Coldplay At #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Coldplay have done it, they’ve finally knocked the Boss off the #1 spot on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart. Though Bruce Springsteen isn’t far behind, coming in second this week. Also making up the top five are Rod StewartCatfish and the Bottlemen and Paul Simon.

There’s been a lot of movement on the chart this week, with Adele dropping from #3 to #9 and Michael Ball and Alfie Boe from #4 to #12, while AC/DC are climbing the chart, rising from #20 to #10.

There’s a heck of a lot of shows going on sale this week, including Simply RedThe 1975Fatboy SlimAmy Schumer and Passenger. Come back and see us next week to see if Coldplay can keep hold of their position at the top of the hart.

1. Coldplay
2. Bruce Springsteen
3. Rod Stewart
4. Catfish and the Bottlemen
5. Paul Simon
6. Bad Company
7. Beyonce
8. The Stone Roses
9. Adele
10. AC/DC
11. Summertime Ball
12. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
13. Stevie Wonder
14. Lionel Richie
15. Rihanna
16. Wladimir Klitschko vs Tyson Fury
17. Elton John
18. Panic! At The Disco
19. Neil Young
20. Justin Bieber

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Simply Red

2. The 1975

3. Fatboy Slim

4. Amy Schumer

5. Passenger

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Top Tours This Week!!

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Simply Red

Simply Red will celebrate the 25th anniversary of their ‘Stars’ album with arena shows in Liverpool, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle and Nottingham, before a brace of London shows at the SSE Arena Wembley and O2 Arena, between November 13 and 27.
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Tickets are on sale at 5pm on June 8, priced between £45.00 and £50.00 plus fees.


The 1975

Fresh from the release of their second album, ‘I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It’, the band will perform at the O2 Arena, London on December 16, marking their biggest headline show to date.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on June 10, priced from £24.50 plus fees.


Fatboy Slim

The Brighton DJ, Norman Cook, will play a headline show at the O2 Arena in London on December 17.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on June 10, priced from £31.00 plus fees.


Passenger

Passenger, aka, Michael Rosenberg will follow a short run of busking stops with shows in Brighton, Plymouth, Bristol, London, Birmingham, Manchester, Dublin, Edinburgh and Glasgow during November and December.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on June 10, priced from £22.50/£23.50/£26.25, plus fees.


The Feeling

The Feeling have lined up dates for their final tour until at least 2018, with stops planned at the Waterfront in Norwich, the Fleece in Bristol, Brighton’s Concorde 2, the Slade Rooms in Wolverhampton, the Stables in Milton Keynes, Manchester’s Club Academy and the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London between October 12 and 20.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on June 10, priced at £16.50/£20.50 plus fees.


Skunk Anansie

Skunk Anansie, who released ‘Anarchytecture’ back in January, will play the O2 Academy Brixton in south London on February 4.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on June 10, priced at £28.50 plus fees.


Crystal Fighters

Crystal Fighters have lined up five UK shows this autumn, with stops lined up in London, Brighton, Bristol, Manchester and Liverpool between November 11 and 18.
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Tickets go on sale at 9am on June 10, priced at £14.00/£16.00/£19.50 plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

Twin Atlantic, Billie Marten, Rick Astley, Spring King, The Dunwells, Broncho, Ludovico Einaudi, The South, King No-One, Frisco, Reckless Love, Bob Mould, Jake Morley, Methyl Ethel, Highasakite, Angel Olsen, Deap Vally, All Tvvins, Tom Misch, Glass Animals, Uncle Acid And The Deadbeats, Wade Bowen, Local Natives, Blood Orange, The Beards, Exodus, Obituary, Lucie Silvas, MOTHXR, Ronan Keating, Dark Funeral, Lionlimb, Palace Winter, Carcer City, Slow Club and many more!

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Ed Sheeran Returns To The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Chart veteran Ed Sheeran has returned to the #1 spot on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart, meanwhile last week’s chart toppers, Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse, have dropped all the way to #19. Not far behind Sheeran are Foo Fighters,  who despite leaving the top 20 last week, have shot back up to #2.

Bob DylanAC/DC and Take That have all managed to maintain top 5 positions, but we do say goodbye to a lot this week, including 50 Cent EditorsUB40Olly MursNick Cave,  The VampsPaloma Faith and Michael McIntyre. However, we welcome  chart newcomers Of Monsters and MenWWEMark Knopfler and Rodriguez.

1. Ed Sheeran
2. Foo Fighters
3. AC/DC
4. Take That
5. Bob Dylan
6. Fleetwood Mac
7. Maroon 5
8. Madness
9. The Prodigy
10. Taylor Swift
11. One Direction
12. Rodriguez
13. Elton John
14. Summertime Ball
15. Eric Clapton
16. Wireless Festival
17. Mark Knopfler
18. Of Monsters and Men
19. Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse
20. WWE

On sale this week – can they break the top 20?

1. The Monkees

2. The Courteeners

3. Johnny Marr

4. Asking Alexandria

5. Passenger

 

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