This Week’s New Releases: Megan Thee Stallion, The Cribs And Tim Minchin

This week is busy! Megan Thee Stallion has dropped her highly anticipated debut album, as has Australian comedian and composer Tim Minchin, while the Cribs have returned with ‘Midnight Network’ that was recorded at Foo Fighters’ Studio 606 in Los Angeles.

Fancy a bit more? There’s a huge list below, including new records from Butch Vig’s 5 Billion In Diamonds, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Phoebe Bridgers, Refused and Shaggy — what a dinner party that would make!?

5 Billion In Diamonds – ‘Divine Accidents’ (Make)

Annie Lennox – ‘A Christmas Cornucopia (10th Anniversary)’ (La Lennoxa/Island)

AWOLNATION – ‘Angel Miners & The Lightning Riders Live From 2020’ (Better Noise)

BTS – ‘BE’ (BigHit Entertainment)

Cabaret Voltaire – ‘Shadow Of Fear’ (Inton/Mute)

The Cribs – ‘Night Network’ (Sonic Blew)

Dirty Projectors – ‘5EPs’ (Domino)

Dream Wife – ‘IRL (Live In London 2020)’ (Lucky Number)

Ellie Goulding – ‘Songbook for Christmas’ EP (Polydor)

Frost* – ‘Experiments In Mass Appeal (Remixed and Remastered)’ and ‘Falling Satellites (Remastered)’ (InsideOut)

Frosty – ‘Under Surveillance’ (Relentless)

Grandaddy – ‘The Sophtware Slump ….. on a wooden piano’ (Dangerbird)

Jamie Cullum – ‘The Pianoman at Christmas’ (Island)

Jewel – ‘Pieces Of You (25th Anniversary)’ (Craft)

John Fogerty – ‘Fogerty’s Factory (Expanded)’ (BMG)

Josh Groban – ‘Harmony’ (Reprise)

Kacey Johansing – ‘No Better Time’ (Night Bloom Records)

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard – ‘K.G.’ and ‘Live in San Francisco ’16’ (ATO)

Kodaline – ‘One Day At A Time – Deluxe’ (B-Unique/AWAL)

Lindstrøm and Prins Thomas – ‘III’ (Smalltown)

Liturgy – ‘Origin Of The Alimonies’ (YLYLCYN)

Loski – ‘Music, Trial & Trauma: A Drill Story’ (Since ’93)

Meek Mill – ‘Quarantine Pack’ (Maybach/Atlantic)

Megan Thee Stallion – ‘Good News’ (1501 Certified Ent/300 Ent)

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe – ‘Together At Christmas’ (Decca)

Neil Diamond – ‘Classic Diamonds With The London Symphony Orchestra’ (UMG)

Nick Cave – ‘Idiot Prayer (Nick Cave Alone At Alexandra Palace)’ (Bad Seed Ltd/AWAL)

Phoebe Bridgers – ‘Copycat Killer’ EP (Dead Oceans)

The Piano Guys – ’10’ (Sony)

Refused – ‘The Malignant Fire’ EP (Spinefarm/Search and Destroy/Universal)

Routine – ‘And Other Things’ EP (Dead Oceans)

Shaggy – ‘Christmas In The Islands’ (Island)

Silverstein – ‘Redux II’ (NSEW)

Tayla Parx – ‘Coping Mechanisms’ (Tayla Made/Atlantic)

Tim Minchin – ‘Apart Together’ (BMG)

Tourists – ‘Another State’ (Modern Sky UK)

The War On Drugs – ‘Live Drugs’ (Super High Quality Records)

When Rivers Meet – ‘We Fly Free’ (One Road)

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This Week’s New Releases: Mac DeMarco, Charly Bliss And Ciara

There’s something for everyone this week. Mac DeMarco has dropped ‘Here Comes The Cowboy’, Charly Bliss have offered up their sophomore LP and Ciara has finally followed up 2015’s ‘Jackie’.

Still need more? Fill your boots below.

A. A. Body – ‘Enderness’ (Fat Possum Records)

Charly Bliss – ‘Young Enough’ (Lucky Number)

Ciara – ‘Beauty Marks’ (Beauty Marks Entertainment)

Clinic – ‘Wheeltappers and Shunters’ (Domino)

Collard – ‘Unholy’ (Virgin EMI)

Craig Leon – ‘Anthology of Interplanetary Folk Music Vol. 2: The Canon’ (RVNG)

Defeater – ‘Defeater’ (Epitaph)

Doomsquad – ‘Let Yourself Be Seen’ (Bella Union)

Efrim Manuel Menuck and Kevin Doria – ‘Are Sing Sinck, Sing’ (Constellation)

Employed To Serve – ‘Eternal Forward Motion’ (Spinefarm/Universal)

Guitar Wolf – ‘Love & Jett’ (Third Man Records)

Holly Herndon – ‘Proto’ (4AD)

Howard Jones – ‘Transform’ (D-TOX via Absolute)

HÆLOS – ‘Any Random Kindness’ (Infectious Records)

Ian Gillan – ‘Raving With Ian Gillan and the Javelins’ (EarMUSIC via Absolute)

Indianola – ‘Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye’ (Indianola)

James Bay – ‘Oh My Messy Mind’ EP (Republic Records)

Jamila Woods – ‘Legacy! Legacy!’ (Jagjaguwar)

Logic – ‘Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind’ (Def Jam Recordings)

Mac DeMarco – ‘Here Comes The Cowboy’ (Mac’s)

Maps – ‘Colours. Reflect. Time. Loss.’ (Mute)

Meat Beat Manifesto – ‘Opaque Couché’ (Flexidisc)

Nots – ‘3’ (Upset The Rhythm)

Parachute – ‘Parachute’ (Parachute Music)

Pottery – ‘No. 1’ EP (Partisan Records)

Rosie Lowe – ‘YU’ (Wolf Tones)

Sammy Hagar and the Circle – ‘Space Between’ (BMG)

Shaggy – ‘Wah Gwaan?!’ (Brooklyn Knights/Polydor)

Shey Baba – ‘Requiem’ (Virgin EMI)

The Get Up Kids – ‘Problems’ (Big Scary Monsters)

Tim Hecker – ‘Anoyo’ (Kranky)

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Tour Of The Week: Unlikely Duo Sting And Shaggy To Bring ’44/876′ Tour To UK In Spring

Yes, you heard that right. Sting and Shaggy’s collaboration continues to be very real. The unlikely duo will tour the UK together this spring, with tickets for the shows on sale now, priced £33.00/£55.00 plus fees.

The pair have confirmed four dates for the UK leg of their The ’44/876′ Tour, which shares its name with their joint album, which recently picked up the gong for Best Reggae Album at the 61st annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The run will kick off on May 19 at London’s Roundhouse with additional stops lined up in Newcastle, Birmingham and Manchester.

Both artists will be joined on stage by Sting’s longtime collaborators Dominic Miller, Josh Freese, and Rufus Miller, as well as Shaggy’s band members Melissa Musique, Gene Noble and Kevon Webster. Head below to view the video for their current “Caribbean-flavoured”single, Gotta Get Back My Baby.

Sting and Shaggy Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Sun May 19 2019 – LONDON Roundhouse
Wed May 22 2019 – NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE O2 Academy Newcastle
Fri May 24 2019 – BIRMINGHAM O2 Academy Birmingham
Sat May 25 2019 – MANCHESTER O2 Apollo

Click here to compare & buy Sting And Shaggy Tickets at Stereoboard.com.

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