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: Andrew W.K., Amyl And The Sniffers And Metallica

This week is bonkers! We’ve got Andrew W.K.’s follow-up to 2018’s ‘You’re Not Alone’, Amyl and the Sniffers’ second LP, and the star-studded, 53-track Metallica tribute album ‘The Metallica Blacklist’ featuring Phoebe Bridgers, Kamasi Washington, Biffy Clyro, St Vincent, Weezer and more.

Fancy something else? There’s loads below, including new music from Manic Street Preachers, Steps, Colleen Green, Foy Vance, J Balvin, Kacey Musgraves and many, many more.

Amyl and the Sniffers – ‘Comfort To Me’ (Rough Trade)

Andrea Bocelli – ‘Concerto: One Night In Central Park’ (Sugar/Decca)

Andrew W.K. – ‘God Is Partying’ (Napalm Records)

Baby Keem – ‘The Melodic Blue’ (Columbia)

The Band CAMINO – ‘The Band CAMINO’ (DBLBLK/Elektra)

Claire Huangci – ‘Back: Toccatas’ (Berlin Classics/Edel Germany)

Client Liaison – ‘Divine Intervention’ (Warner)

Colleen Green – ‘Cool’ (Hardly Art)

Common – ‘A Beautiful Revolution (Pt 2)’ (Loma Vista Recordings/Concord)

Deb Never – ‘Where Have All the Flowers Gone?’ (Moonlanding)

Eric Bibb – ‘Dear America’ (Mascot)

Foy Vance – ‘Signs Of Life’ (Gingerbread Man Records)

Genix – ‘199X’ (Anjunabeats)

Homeshake – ‘Under The Weather’ (SHHOAMKEE/Sinderlyn)

Inglorious – ‘Heroine’ (Frontiers)

J Balvin – ‘JOSE’ (Universal Music Latino/UMG)

Julia Bardo – ‘Bauhaus, L’Appartamento’ (Wichita)

Kacey Musgraves – ‘star-crossed’ (Interscope)

Lissie – ‘Watch Over Me (Early Works 2002-2009)’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Low – ‘Hey What’ (Sub Pop)

Manic Street Preachers – ‘The Ultra Vivid Lament’ (Columbia)

Matthew E. White – ‘K Bay’ (Domino)

Metallica – ‘The Metallica Blacklist’ and ‘Metallica – Expanded Edition/Deluxe Box Set’ (Blackened)

Park Hye Jin – ‘Before I Die’ (Ninja Tune)

Rufus Wainwright – ‘Unfollow the Rules (The Paramour Session) [Live]’ (BMG)

Saint Etienne – ‘I’ve Been Trying To Tell You’ (Heavenly)

Samantha Fish – ‘Faster’ (Rounder (Concord))

Sleigh Bells – ‘Texis’ (Lucky Number)

Slothrust – ‘Parallel Timeline’ (Dangerbird)

Steps – ‘What The Future Holds, Pt.2’ (BMG)

Tony Kaye – ‘End Of Innocence’ (Spirit Of Unicorn Music/Tony Kaye)

The Vaccines – ‘Back In Love City’ (Super Easy/AWAL)

We Were Promised Jetpacks – ‘Enjoy The View’ (Big Scary Monsters)

 

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Rufus Wainwright Confirms Summer Show In Llandudno

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The singer-songwriter will perform at Venue Cymru in Llandudno on June 28 as part of a brief run of shows supporting his upcoming ninth studo album, ‘Unfollow The Rules’, out on April 24. The record marks Wainwright’s first pop album since the Mark Ronson-produced ‘Out of the Game’ in 2012.

Pre-sale is open now, ahead of general sale at 10am on March 6.

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Don Henley, Rufus Wainwright And Selena Gomez!

On July 22, 1947 Don Henley, founding member of the Eagles and solo artist, was born. He shares his birthday with American-Canadian singer-songwriter/composer Rufus Wainwright and pop star Selena Gomez.

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Don Henley, Rufus Wainwright And Selena Gomez!

On July 22, 1947 Don Henley, founding member of the Eagles and solo artist, was born. He shares his birthday with American-Canadian singer-songwriter/composer Rufus Wainwright and pop star Selena Gomez.

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Rufus Wainwright And Don Henley!

On July 22, 1947 Don Henley, founding member of the Eagles and solo artist, was born. On the same day in 1973 American-Canadian singer-songwriter/composer Rufus Wainwright  came into the world. Happy birthday both!

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This Week’s New Releases: A$AP Ferg, Greys And We Are Scientists

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I know everyone is probably playing Prince non-stop today, as you should, but, if and when you decide to mix things up, there are a few new releases out this week worth checking out. A$AP Ferg has put out the long-awaited follow up to 2013’s ‘Trap Lord’ and the ‘Ferg Forever’ mixtape, while Greys and Matthew And The Atlas are offering up their sophomore LPs and We Are Scientists are racking up record #5.

A$AP Ferg – ‘Always Strive And Prosper’ (Columbia)

Greys – ‘Outer Heaven’ (Carpark)

Katherine Jenkins – ‘Celebration’ (Decca)

Mark Knopfler – ‘Altamira’ (Virgin EMI)

Matthew And The Atlas – ‘Temple’ (Communion/ Caroline)

Rufus Wainwright – ‘Take All My Loves’ (Deutsche Grammophon)

We Are Scientists – ‘Helter Skelter’ (100%)

Wire – ‘Nocturnal Koreans’ (Pink Flag)

 

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This Week’s New Releases: Duran Duran, Stereophonics And Bring Me The Horizon

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This week is one of the most varied we’ve had for new releases in a while. Bring Me The Horizon are offering up their fifth full length, ‘That’s The Spirit’. Meanwhile, Stereophonics are on album #9 with ‘Keep The Village Alive’ and Duran Duran have hit album #14 with ‘Paper Gods’. Also, thrash metal legends Slayer have unleashed their eleventh studio LP, ‘Repentless’. There are many more notable releases this week, so make sure to check them out below.

Bring Me The Horizon – ‘That’s The Spirit’ (Rca)

Duran Duran – ‘Paper Gods’ (Warner Bros)

Craig Finn – ‘Faith In The Future’ (Partisan)

Richard Hawley – ‘Hollow Meadows’ (Parlophone)

Kwabs – ‘Love + War’ (Atlantic)

Leona Lewis – ‘I Am’ (Island)

The Libertines – ‘Anthems For Doomed Youth’ (Virgin EMI)

Petite Noir – ‘Life Is Beautiful’ (Double 6/ Domino)

Slayer – ‘Repentless’ (Nuclear Blast)

Stereophonics – ‘Keep The Village Alive’ (Stylus Records)

Rufus Wainwright – ‘Rufus Wainwright: Prima Donna’ (Deutsche Grammophon)

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