This Week’s New Releases: First Aid Kit, The Pretty Reckless And Special Interest

Things have ramped up again this week, with more new releases than you can shake a stick at. First Aid Kit have released album number five, The Pretty Reckless have followed up 2021’s ‘Death by Rock and Roll’, and New Orleans no-wave punks Special Interest have put out their fourth LP.

Not your bag? There’s plenty more to tickle your fancy below.

Alan Leach – ‘I Wish I Knew Now What I Thought I Knew Then’ (alanleachmusic)

Barbra Streisand – ‘Live At The Bon Soir’ (Columbia)

Billy Joel – ‘Live At Yankee Stadium’ (Columbia)

Black Sabbath – ‘Heaven and Hell – Deluxe’ (BMG)

Bleach Lab – ‘If You Only Feel It Once’ EP (Nettwerk)

The Blue Stones – ‘Pretty Monster’ (MNRK)

Connie Constance – ‘Miss Power’ (Play It Again Sam)

Crawlers – ‘Loud With Noise’ EP (Polydor)

Daniel Avery – ‘Ultra Truth’ (Phantasy Sound)

Daniel O’Donnell – ‘I Wish You Well’ (DOD)

Dayseeker – ‘Dark Sun’ (Spinefarm)

Dean Fertita – ‘Tropical Gothclub’ (Third Man)

Dean Lewis – ‘The Hardest Love’ (Island)

Devin Townsend – ‘Lightwork’ (Inside Out)

Donna Summer – ‘Donna Summer: 40th Anniversary’ (Crimson)

Drake and 21 Savage – ‘Her Loss’ (OVO/Republic/UMG)

Etta Marcus – ‘Heart-Shaped Bruise’ EP (Polydor)

First Aid Kit – ‘Palomino’ (Columbia)

Jake Miller – ‘Based On A True Story II’ (Empire)

John Mellencamp – ‘Scarecrow – Deluxe 2022 Mix’ (Mercury)

JOJI – ‘Smithereens’ (88rising/Warner)

JES – ‘Memento’ (Magik Muzik)

Last Dinosaurs – ‘From Mexico With Love’ (Nettwerk)

The Lone Below – ‘Love Songs For Losers’ (Dualtone)

Luke Evans – ‘A Song For You’ (BMG)

Madeline Edwards – ‘Crashlanded’ (Warner)

Mormor – ‘Semblance’ (Don’t Guess)

Personal Trainer – ‘Big Love Blanket’ (The Industry)

Phoenix – ‘Alpha Zulu’ (Glassnote)

PJ Harvey – ‘B-Sides, Demos & Rarities’ (Island)

The Police – ‘Ghost In The Machine (Alternate Sequence)’ (Polydor)

The Pretty Reckless – ‘Other Worlds’ (Century Media)

Russell Dickerson – ‘Russell Dickerson’ (Triple Tigers)

Seal – ‘Seal – Deluxe’ (Warner)

Slowly Slowly – ‘Daisy Chain’ (UNFD)

Special Interest – ‘Endure’ (Rough Trade)

Spice Girls – ‘Spiceworld – 25th Anniversary’ (UMC/Virgin)

Turnover – ‘Myself In The Way’ (Run For Cover)

“Weird Al” Yankovic – ‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story (Original Soundtrack)’ (Ear Booker Music/Roku Inc/Sony)

The Welcome Wagon – ‘Esther’ (Asthmatic Kitty)

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This Week’s New Releases: Taylor Swift, Evanescence And Shed Seven

This week is bonkers! Pretty much every music publication is talking about the fact Taylor Swift has a new record out, Evanescence have re-recorded tracks from their back catalogue with a full orchestra for ‘Synthesis’ and Shed Seven have put out LP #5.

If none of that floats your boat there’s plenty more to check out below.

BC Unidos -‘Bicycle’ EP (Columbia)

Billy Ray Cyrus – ‘Set the Record Straight’ (Flatwoods Records)

Cam’ron – ‘The Program’ Mixtape

The Corrs – ‘Jupiter Calling’ (East West/Warner Bros)

Dama Scout – ‘Dama Scout’ EP (Hand In Hive)

Elton John – ‘Diamonds’ (UMC)

Evanescence – ‘Synthesis’ (RCA)

Jidenna – ‘Boomerang’ EP (Epic)

Lonely The Brave – ‘Things Will Matter (Redux)’ (Hassle Records)

Metallica – ‘Master Of Puppets (Reissue)’ (Blackened/Virgin EMI)

PNAU – ‘Changa’ (etcetc)

Project Mama Earth – ‘Mama Earth’ EP (Provogue/Mascot)

R.E.M. – ‘Automatic For The People (25th Anniversary Edition)’ (Craft/Concord)

Seal – ‘Standards’ (Decca)

Shed Seven – ‘Instant Pleasures’ (Infectious)

Sleigh Bells – ‘Kid Kruschev’ (Lucky Number)

Smokey Robinson – ‘Christmas Everyday’ (Amazon Original)

Spinning Coin – ‘Permo’ (Geographic)

Taylor Swift – ‘Reputation’ (Big Machine/Virgin)

Tears For Fears – ‘Rule The Worlds: The Greatest Hits’ (Mercury)

Teen Daze – ‘Themes For A New Earth’ (Flora)

UNKLE – ‘A Night’s Interlude EP. 1 (The Road Reconstructed)’ (Songs For The Def)

Walk The Moon – ‘What If Nothing’ (RCA)

Wiz Khalifa – ‘Laugh Now, Fly Later’ (Rostrum/Atlantic)

Quicksand – ‘Interiors’ (Epitaph)

Yung Lean – ‘Stranger’ (YEAR0001)

The Zephyr Bones – ‘Secret Place’ (La Castanya)

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Foo Fighters, Bryan Adams, Bruno Mars, British Summer Time Hyde Park, Gary Barlow, Seal, Paul Heaton And Jacqui Abbott

FOO FIGHTERS

The rock giants will play two shows at the London Stadium and another at Manchester’s Etihad Stadium in June, following up the recent release of their ‘Concrete and Gold’ LP. Tickets go on sale at 9am on October 20, prices start at £39.50 plus fees.

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BRYAN ADAMS

The Canadian pop-rocker will support his upcoming album, ‘Ultimate’, with shows in Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle and London, where he’ll play the SSE Arena Wembley and the O2, in May. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 20, priced £37.50/£39.50 plus booking fees.

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BRUNO MARS

Bruno Mars will top the bill at London’s Hyde Park on July 14 as part of the British Summer Time series, with Khalid set to open. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on October 20, priced £65.95 plus fees.

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GARY BARLOW

The Take That member, who released his new book, A Better Me, this week, has lined up over 30 dates across the UK and Ireland between April 16 and June 9. Tickets go on sale at 10am on October 20, prices start at £35.00 plus fees.

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SEAL

The vocalist, who is set to release ‘Standards’ on November 10, will call in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Gateshead, Manchester, Brighton, Bristol, Nottingham, Birmingham and London in February. Tickets are on sale at 10am on October 20, priced from £32.50 plus booking fees.

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PAUL HEATON AND JACQUI ABBOTT

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, who kick off a tour of the UK and Ireland later this week, have confirmed Forest Live shows at Delamere Forest, Thetford Forest, Westonbirt Arboretum, Bedgebury Pinetum, Sherwood Pines, Dalby Forest and Cannock Chase in June. Billy Bragg is set to open.
Tickets are on sale at 9am on October 20, priced £33.50 plus fees.

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Top Tours This Week: Bruno Mars, Bryan Adams, Foo Fighters, Gary Barlow, Seal, Paul Heaton And Jacqui Abbott, Levellers, Walk The Moon, Tonight Alive and more…

In addition to announcements by Foo Fighters, Gary Barlow and Seal last week, we have more big ticket news to reveal. Bruno Mars has been announced as the second headliner of the British Summer Time series at Hyde Park in London, Bryan Adams is set to return to the UK in the spring, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott have announced shows as part of Forest Live, Levellers will support a new acoustic record with unplugged dates in February and March, Walk The Moon have announced plans to tour the UK in April and Tonight Alive have announced they will accompany their new LP, ‘Underworld’, with a UK tour in March. Check out the rest of our pick of this week’s tour news below:

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars will top the bill at London’s Hyde Park on July 14 as part of the British Summer Time series, with Khalid set to open.
Tickets are on sale at 9am on October 20.
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Bryan Adams

The Canadian pop-rocker will support his new album ‘Ultimate’ with shows in Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle and London, where he’ll play the SSE Arena Wembley and the O2, in May.
Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 20.
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Foo Fighters

The rock giants will play two shows at the London Stadium and another at Manchester’s Etihad Stadium in June, following up the release of their ‘Concrete and Gold’ LP.
Tickets are on sale at 9am on October 20.
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Gary Barlow

The Take That member, who is set to release his new book, A Better Me, next week, has lined up 34 dates across the UK and Ireland between April 16 and June 9.
Tickets go on sale at 10am on October 20.
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Seal

The vocalist will support his new album, ‘Standards’, out on November 10, with shows in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Gateshead, Manchester, Brighton, Bristol, Nottingham, Birmingham and London in February.
Tickets are on sale at 10am on October 20.
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Paul Heaton And Jacqui Abbott

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, who kick off a tour of the UK and Ireland later this week, have announced Forest Live shows at Delamere Forest, Thetford Forest, Westonbirt Arboretum, Bedgebury Pinetum, Sherwood Pines, Dalby Forest and Cannock Chase in June. Billy Bragg is set to open.
Tickets are on sale at 9am on October 20.
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Levellers

The band will accompany the release of their unplugged LP, ‘We The Collective’, with February shows in Wrexham, Preston, Buxton, Cheltenham, Yeovil, York, Milton Keynes, Liverpool, Basingstoke, Cambridge, Leicester, Bexhill On Sea, Winchester and London, where they’ll play the Roundhouse. Support comes from Ginger Wildheart on all dates except London.
Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 20.
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Walk The Moon

The Cincinnati pop-rock quartet will return at the start of April for shows at the O2 Ritz in Manchester, Stylus in Leeds, Birmingham’s O2 Institute, O2 Academy Bristol, Norwich’s Waterfront Theatre, Glasgow’s O2 ABC and the O2 Forum in London.
Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 20, prices start at £18.00/£21.00 plus booking fees.
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Tonight Alive

Tonight Alive will tour the UK in March next year, following up the release of their new album, ‘Underworld’, which arrives on January 12 through Hopeless Records.
Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 20.
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Also announced this week, so far

Cliff Richard, Khalid, James and Ola, Nathan Carter, Bon Iver, Majid Jordan, Tom Chaplin, Nick Hayward, The Dunwells, The Wytches, Calexico, The Hunna, Amanda Palmer, Elder Island, The Pale White, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Turbowolf, Willie J Healey, As It Is, Sofi Tukker, Idlewild, Country to Country, Grumpy Old Women, Jocelyn Brown, Samantha Fish, Blind Pilot, The Magic Gang, Colter Wall, Belly, Spring King, High Tyde, Hannah Trigwell, Gengahr, Ella Mai, The Rural Alberta Advantage, Pale Seas, 36 Crazyfists and more.

For more information and to find your tickets visit: http://www.stereoboard.com/ticket-news

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Ronan Keating, Seal, The Lumineers And Earth Wind And Fire

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RONAN KEATING

The Boyzone frontman will embark on a tour of the UK and Ireland off the back of his new album, ‘Time Of My Life’, out on February 12, with stops confirmed at Belfast’s Waterfront, Dublin’s Olympia Theatre, Plymouth Pavilions, the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Aberdeen’s AECC, Glasgow’s Clyde Auditorium and the Eventim Apollo in London, with additional theatre shows in Bristol, Newcastle, Sheffield, Nottingham, Manchester, Birmingham, Bournemouth and Brighton, between September 6 and October 2. Tickets are on general sale at 10am tomorrow, priced at £35.00 (£38.50 in London), plus fees. Click here for pre-sale tickets.

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SEAL

Seal, who put out ‘7’ late last year, has announced his return to the UK with shows at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall, Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall and the Colston Hall in Bristol this summer. Tickets are on sale at 10am tomorrow, priced at £32.50 plus fees.

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THE LUMINEERS

The Lumineers will follow-up the release of their second album, ‘Cleopatra’, out on April 8, with shows in Bristol, Glasgow, Manchester and London between April 14 and 23. Tickets go on sale at 9am tomorrow, priced at £35.00 plus fees.

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EARTH WIND AND FIRE

Earth Wind and Fire have added shows at London’s O2 Arena, the BIC in Bournemouth and Liverpool’s Echo Arena in July, following up appearances at Wild Life and Parklife, along with shows in Glasgow and Dublin. Tickets are on sale at 9am tomorrow, priced at £53.00 (£55.00 in London), plus fees.

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This Week’s New Releases: Little Mix, Ellie Goulding And Grimes

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This week Björk will release a strings only version of her ninth album, ‘Vulnicura’, meanwhile Little Mix and Ellie Goulding will put out their highly anticipated third albums, ‘Get Weird’ and ‘Delirium’, and Jamie Woon is on LP #2. We are also treated to ‘Art Angels’, the fourth full length offering from Grimes and her first new record since 2012’s ‘Visions’.

There is a varied and large list of new releases this week so make sure to take a look at the rest below:

Björk – ‘Vulnicura Strings’ (One Little Indian)

Bob Dylan – ‘The Cutting Edge 1965- 1966: The Bootleg Series Vol. 12’ (Columbia)

Bill Ryder- Jones- ‘West Kirby County Primary’ (Domino)

Charlie Puth – ‘Nine Track Mind’ (Atlantic)

Ellie Goulding – ‘Delirium’ (Polydor)

Grimes – ‘Art Angels’ (4AD)

Jamie Woon – ‘Making Time’ (Polydor)

The Japanese House – ‘Clean’ EP (Dirty Hit Records)

Kate Boy – ‘One’ (Fiction Records)

Little Mix – ‘Get Weird’ (Syco)

Phil Collins – ‘Take A Look At Me Now: Face Value/ Both Sides’ (Atlantic)

Seal – ‘7’ (Warner Brothers)

Soldiers Of Fortune – ‘Early Risers’ (Mexican Summer)

Tim McGraw – ‘Damn Country Music’ (Big Machine)

 

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