This Week’s New Releases: Kings Of Leon, A Day To Remember And Zara Larsson

The new releases keep rolling out, and we are loving it! Kings Of Leon are back with the long-awaited follow-up to 2016’s ’Walls’, A Day To Remember have put out their seventh studio album, and Zara Larsson has returned with her third.

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

A Day To Remember – ‘You’re Welcome’ (Fueled By Ramen)

Alex Bleeker – ‘Heaven On The Faultline’ (Nightbloom)

Alyssa Trahan – ‘Baby Blues & Stilettos’ (117)

Arab Strap – ‘As Days Get Dark’ (Rock Action)

Barbarossa – ‘Love Here Listen’ (Memphis Industries)

Bernice – ‘Eau de Bonjourno (Figureight Records/Telephone Explosion)

BirdPen – ‘All Function One’ (BirdPen)

Charlotte Lawrence – ‘Charlotte’ EP (Atlantic)

Chase Atlantic – ‘Beauty In Death’ (Fearless/Concord)

Denzel Curry and Kenny Beats – ‘Unlocked 1.5’ (PH/Loma Vista/Concord)

DMA’s – ‘Live At Brixton’ (BMG)

Elizabeth & the Catapult – ‘Sincerely, e’ (Compass)

Field Works – ‘Cedars’ (Temporary Residence)

Fyfe Dangerfield – ‘The Birdwatcher’ EP (The state51 Conspiracy Ltd)

Gabrielle – ‘Do It Again’ (BMG)

Genesis Owusu – ‘Smiling With No Teeth’ (House Anxiet/Ourness)

Ian Sweet – ‘Show Me How You Disappear’ (Polyvinyl)

Jane Weaver – ‘Flock’ (Fire)

Kings Of Leon – ‘When You See Yourself’ (RCA)

Mason Hill – ‘Against The Wall’ (7HZ Productions Ltd)

Monowhales – ‘Daytona Beach’ (Monowhales/True Records)

Natty Wylah – ‘BRUCE (mixtape)’ (Gecky)

Painted Shrines – ‘Heaven and Holy’ (Woodsist)

Rare Americans – ‘Rare Americans 2’ (Independent)

Ron Gallo – ‘PEACEMEAL’ (New West)

The Vaccines – ‘Cosy Karaoke, Vol.1’ EP (Super Easy/AWAL)

Visionist – ‘A Call To Arms’ (Mute)

Zara Larsson – ‘Poster Girl’ (Ten/Epic/Sony)

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This Week’s New Releases: Nick Cave And Warren Ellis, Julien Baker and Alice Cooper

What a week! We were surprised with a collaborative album from Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, Julien Baker has followed up 2017’s ’Turn Out The Lights’, and legendary shock rocker Alice Cooper has released his album that was inspired by the early ’70’s rock scene in Detroit.

Fancy something else? There’s plenty more to tickle your fancy below.

Alice Cooper – ‘Detroit Stories’ (earMUSIC)

Anneke Van Giersbergen – ‘The Darkest Skies Are The Brightest’ (InsideOut)

Architects – ‘For Those That Wish To Exist’ (Epitaph)

The Black Crowes – ‘Shake Your Money Maker (30 Anniversary Deluxe)’ (Universal)

Bonnie Tyler – ‘The Best Is Yet To Come’ (earMUSIC)

Cloud Nothings – ‘The Shadow I Remember’ (Carpark Records)

Craig Finn – ‘All These Perfect Crosses’ (Partisan)

Epica – ‘Omega’ (Nuclear Blast)

Evergrey – ‘Escape Of The Phoenix’ (AFM Records)

François & the Atlas Mountains – ‘Banane Bleue’ (Domino)

Joanna Connor – ‘4801 South Indiana Avenue’ (Keeping The Blues Alive Records)

Joseph Williams – ‘Denizen Tenant’ (Mascot/The Players Club)

Julien Baker – ‘Little Oblivions’ (Matador)

Karima Walker – ‘Waking the Dreaming Body’ (Keeled Scales)

Lost Horizons – ‘In Quiet Moments’ (Bella Union)

Lucy Spraggan – ‘Choices’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Maxïmo Park – ‘Nature Always Wins’ (Prolifica/[PIAS])

Melvins – ‘Working With God’ (Ipecac)

Neil Young and Crazy Horse – ‘Way Down In The Rust Bucket (Live)’ (Reprise)

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis – ‘Carnage’ (Goliath Ent/AWAL)

Payroll Giovanni and Cardo – ‘Another Day Another Dollar’ (BYLUG Ent)

Willie Nelson – ‘That’s Life’ (Legacy/Sony Music)

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This Week’s New Releases: Ghetts, Tash Sultana And The Hold Steady

This week there’s plenty of new releases for your listening pleasure. Grime superstar Ghetts has dropped a new album featuring collaborations with the likes of Pa Salieu, Ed Sheeran, Giggs, Dave, Skepta, Jaykae, Emeli Sandé, Wretch 32, Moonchild Sanelly, and Stormzy.

Multi-instrumentalist Tash Sultana, meanwhile, has put out their second LP, and rock veterans The Hold Steady have dropped their eighth.

Still want more? How about a deluxe edition of Ariana Grande’s ‘Positions’ featuring new tracks, or an expanded edition of Haim’s ‘Women In Music Pt III’ featuring Taylor Swift and Thundercat? Fill your boots below.

AJR – ‘Way Less Sad’ EP (Black Butter)

Alexander 23 – ‘Oh no, Not Again!’ EP (Interscope)

Amy Shark – ‘Love Songs Ain’t For Us’ EP (Wonderlick/Sony Australia)

Another Michael – ‘New Music and Big Pop’ (Run For Cover)

Ariana Grande – ‘Positions (Deluxe)’ (Republic Records)

A. Smyth – ‘Last Animals’ (Lover Records)

Beaux – ‘A Love Letter To The Moments Spent Outside’ (Dirty Hit)

Cameron Graves – ‘Seven’ (Artistry/Mack Avenue)

Cassandra Jenkins – ‘An Overview on Phenomenal Nature’ (Ba Da Bing Records)

Christian Cohle – ‘Holy Trouble’ (N-6 Records)

CJ – ‘Loyalty Over Royalty’ (Warner)

The Damn Straights – ‘The Damn Straights’ EP (The Bastion Music Group)

Edie Brickell and New Bohemians – ‘Hunter and the Dog Star’ (Shuffle Records/Thirty Tigers)

Ghetts – ‘Conflict Of Interest’ (Warner)

Haim – ‘Women In Music Pt III (Expanded Edition)’ (Universal)

The Hold Steady – ‘Open Door Policy’ (Positive Jams)

Ivory Lane – ‘Confetti’ EP (Villa 40)

Katy Kirby – ‘Cool Dry Place’ (Keeled Scales)

Kelly Rowland – ‘K’ EP (KTR Records INC)

Lael Neale – ‘Acquainted With Night’ (Sub Pop)

Lava La Rue – ‘Butter-Fly’ EP (Marathon)

Lyle Workman – ‘Uncommon Measures’ (Blue Canoe)

Mogwai – ‘As The Love Continues’ (Rock Action/Temporary Residence)

Mr Eazi – ‘Something Else’ EP (Banku/emPawa)

nothing, nowhere. – ‘Trauma Factory’ (Fueled By Ramen/Elektra)

Pauline Anna Storm – ‘Angel Tears In Sunlight’ (RVNG Intl)

Ricky Warwick – ‘When Life Was Hard & Fast’ (Nuclear Blast)

Sal Dulu – ‘Xompulse’ (Sal Dulu)

SG Lewis – ‘Times’ (PMR/EMI)

Smith & Burrows – ‘Only Smith & Burrows Is Good Enough’ (Smith & Burrows/[PIAS])

Tash Sultana – ‘Terra Firma’ (Lonely Lands/Mom + Pop Music)

Tindersticks – ‘Distractions’ (Lucky Dog/City Slang)

Trippie Redd- ‘Pegasus: Neon Shark vs Pegasus Presented By Travis Barker’ (1400 Entertainment/TenThousand Projects)

Wallows – ‘Remote (Deluxe’ (Atlantic/WEA/Warner)

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This Week’s New Releases: Pale Waves, The Pretty Reckless And Claud

What a week for new music! Pale Waves have released their second album, The Pretty Reckless their fourth, and Claud has put out her debut full-length on Phoebe Bridgers’ label Saddest Factory.

Head below for the rest of this week’s new releases.

Arc Of Life – ‘Arc Of Life’ (Frontiers)

The Band – ‘Stage Fright (Deluxe Remix 2020)’ (Capitol)

Claud – ‘Super Monster’ (Saddest Factory)

Death by Unga Bunga – ‘Heavy Male Insecurity’ (Jansen)

Django Django – ‘Glowing In The Dark’ (Because Music)

James Walsh – ‘Small Illusions’ (James Walsh)

JPEGMAFIA – ‘EP2!’ (EQT Recordings/Republic Records/UMG)

Love and Death – ‘Perfectly Preserved’ (Earache)

Mush – ‘Lines Redacted’ (Memphis Industries)

Nonconnah – ‘Songs for and About Ghosts’ (Ernest Jenning)

Pale Waves – ‘Who Am I?’ (Dirty Hit)

Pentatonix – ‘The Lucky Ones’ (RCA)

The Pretty Reckless – ‘Death By Rock and Roll’ (Century Media)

Rat Columns – ‘Pacific Kiss’ (Tough Love)

R+R=Now – ‘R+R=Now Live’ (Blue Note)

The Rubens – ‘0202’ (Humming)

Sia – ‘Music (Songs From And Inspired By The Motion Picture)’ (Atlantic)

Slowthai – ‘TYRON’ (Method Records/Interscope/AWGE)

Various artists – ‘Judas and the Black Messiah: The Inspired Album’ (Six Course Music Group/RCA)

Virginia Wing – ‘private LIFE’ (Fire Records)

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This Week’s New Releases: Foo Fighters, The Staves And John Carpenter

There are some big hitters on this week’s list of new releases. Foo Fighters have finally followed up 2017’s ‘Concrete and Gold’, the Staves have put out LP #5, and John Carpenter has released his first non-soundtrack album in five years.

Still in the mood for more? Head below.

Aaron Lee Tasjan – ‘Tasjan! Tasjan! Tasjan!’ (New West)

Black Coffee – ‘Subconsciously’ (Ultra)

Black Country, New Road – ‘For The First Time’ (Ninja Tune)

Deacon Blue – ‘Riding On The Tide Of Love’ (earMUSIC)

Declan O’Rourke – ‘Arrivals’ (Warner/Maiesta Music)

Femi Kuti & Made Kuti – ‘Legacy +’ (Partisan)

Foo Fighters – ‘Medicine At Midnight’ (Columbia)

Jevon – ‘Fell In Love In Brasil’ (WIZRD)

John Carpenter – ‘Lost Themes III: Alive After Death’ (Sacred Bones)

Made Kuti – ‘Fore(E)Ward’ (Partisan)

Marcello Liverani – ‘Shapes – Vol.1’ (Blue Spiral)

Roy Montgomery – ‘Island Of Lost Souls’ (Grapefruit Records)

Sarah Mary Chadwick – ‘Me and Ennui Are Friends, Baby’ (Ba Da Bing! Records)

The Staves – ‘Good Woman’ (Atlantic)

Sun June – ‘Somewhere’ (Run For Cover Records)

The Telescopes – ‘Song Of Love and Revolution’ (Tapete Records)

Tele Novella – ‘Merlynn Belle’ (Kill Rock Stars)

Transatlantic – ‘The Absolute Universe: Forevermore (Extended Version)’ and ‘The Absolute Universe: The Breath Of Life (Abridged Version)’ (InsideOut)

The Weather Station – ‘Ignorance’ (Fat Possum)

The Weeknd – ‘The Highlights’ (XO/Republic Record)

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This Week’s New Releases: Arlo Parks, Celeste and Weezer

This is an exciting week. Arlo Parks has released her highly anticipated debut album, as has fellow rising star Celeste, while Weezer have put out a new album having only announced it a week ago!

Not your bag? There’s plenty more to listen to below, including a new record from noisemakers the Body, a new mixtape from Chip and a new EP from Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore.

Arlo Parks – ‘Collapsed In Sunbeams’ (Transgressive)

Baio – ‘Dead Hand Control’ (Glassnote)

The Besnard Lakes – ‘The Bernard Lakes Are the Last of the Great Thunderstorm Warnings’ (Full Time Hobby)

The Body – ‘I’ve Seen All I Need To See’ (Thrill Jockey)

Celeste – ‘Not Your Muse’ (Polydor)

Chip – ‘Snakes & Ladders’ (Cash Motto)

Divide and Dissolve – ‘Gas Lit’ (Invada)

Grey Daze – ‘Amends… Stripped’ (Loma Vista)

Goat Girl – ‘On All Fours’ (Rough Trade)

Grima x Azza – ‘Tekkers’ EP (Grima x Azza)

J Mascis – ‘Fed Up and Feeling Strange: Live and in Person 1993-1998’ (Cherry Red)

Joan As Police Woman – ‘Live’ (Sweet Police)

Jxyess – ‘Vibe In The Winter’ EP (4udio)

Lia Ices – ‘Family Album’ (Natural Music)

Martin Gore – ‘The Third Chimpanzee’ EP (Mute)

Rats On Rafts – ‘Excerpts From Chapter 3: The Mind Runs a Net of Rabbit Paths’ (Fire Records)

Shofu Tha Beatdown – ‘#Gitt3m’ (WDFA)

Steven Wilson – ‘The Future Bites’ (Caroline International)

Weezer – ‘OK Human’ (Atlantic)

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This Week’s New Releases: Lande Hekt, Bicep And Steve Hackett

It’s a lovely mixed bag this week. Muncie Girls’ Lande Hekt has released her debut solo album, Steve Hackett has put out his first acoustic solo record since 2008’s ‘Tribute’, and Belfast duo Bicep have dropped LP #2. Still want more? Head below.

Årabrot – ‘The World Must Be Destroyed’ EP (Pelagic Records)

Arca – ‘Madre’ EP (XL Recordings)

Bicep – ‘Isles’ (Ninja Tune)

Here Lies Man – ‘Ritual Divination’ (RidingEasy Records)

James Yorkston and the Second Hand Orchestra – ‘The Wide, Wide River’ (Domino)

Jeremiah Fraites – ‘Piano Piano’ (Universal/Mercury KX)

Kiwi Jr. – ‘Cooler Returns’ (Sub Pop)

Lande Hekt – ‘Going To Hell’ (Get Better Records)

Lil Skies – ‘Unbothered’ (All We Got Ent. / Atlantic)

Lonely The Brave – ‘The Hope List’ (Easy Life)

LOVA – ‘Grown-ish’ (Universal)

M. Caye Castagnetto – ‘Leap Second’ (Castle Face)

Palberta – ‘Palberta5000’ (Wharf Cat Records)

Rhye – ‘Home’ (Loma Vista)

Steve Hackett – ‘Under A Mediterranean Sky’ (InsideOut)

Th1rt3eN and Pharoahe Monch – ‘A Magnificent Day For An Exorcism’ (Fat Beats)

Warduna – ‘Kvitravn’ (Sony)

Willie Jones – ‘Right Now’ (The Penthouse/Empire)

Yung – ‘Ongoing Dispute’ (PNKSLM)

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This Week’s New Releases: Zayn, Sleaford Mods And You Me At Six

Things are slowly picking up, with some big hitters dropping some very highly anticipated records on just the third week of the new year! Zayn has put out his third solo LP, having only announced it a week ago, Sleaford Mods have followed up 2019’s ‘Eton Alive’, and You Me At Six have dropped studio album #7.

Not your cup of tea? Head below for some more new releases.

Ashnikko – ‘DEMIDEVIL’ (Parlophone)

Beach Bunny – ‘Blame Game’ EP (Mom + Pop Music)

Buck Meek – ‘Two Saviors’ (Keeled Scales)

Emma Ruth Rundle / Thou – ‘The Helm Of Sorrow’ EP (Sacred Bones)

Frank Iero and the Future Violents – ‘Heaven Is A Place, This Is A Place’ EP (UNFD)

Kate Davis – ‘Strange Boy’ (Solitaire)

Midnight Sister – ‘Painting The Roses’ (Jagjaguwar)

Pom Poko – ‘Cheater’ (Bella Union)

Shame – ‘Drunk Tank Pink’ (Dead Oceans)

Sleaford Mods – ‘Spare Ribs’ (Rough Trade)

Various Artists – ‘The Influencers: Forever Who We Are (A Tribute To Saves The Day)’ (True State Entertainment)

You Me At Six – ‘SUCKAPUNCH’ (You Me At Six/AWAL Recordings)

Zayn – ‘Nobody Is Listening’ (RCA)

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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: Kid Cudi, Deftones, Belle and Sebastian

This is going to be our last new releases blog post of 2020, a year that saw live shows disappear but that brought about more new music than we could have hoped for.

This week, Kid Cudi has put out the third instalment in his ‘Man On The Moon’ series that started in 2009, Deftones celebrate the 20th anniversary of ‘White Pony’ with a deluxe reissue and remix LP called ‘Black Stallion’, and Belle and Sebastian have dropped a double LP.

Next week, you can look forward to new records from Paul McCartney and Lanterns On The Lake, among a few others.

Merry Christmas, and enjoy the new music below!

Alanis Morissette – ‘Such Pretty Forks In The Mix’ EP (HE.SHE.THEY. Records)

The Avalanches – ‘We Will Always Love You’ (Modular)

Belle and Sebastian – ‘What To Look For In Summer’ (Matador)

Bladee and Mechatok – ‘Good Luck’ (YEAR0001)

Boris / Merzbow – ‘2R0I2P0’ (Relapse Records)

BOYO – ‘Alone Together In Los Angeles’ (Park The Van)

Deftones – ‘White Pony (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)/Black Stallion’ (Reprise Records)

Fetty Wap – ‘You Know The Vibes’ (300 Entertainment/RGF Productions)

Ghostpoet – ‘I Grow Tired But I Dare Not Fall Asleep (Again)’ (Play It Again Sam)

Guided By Voices – ‘Styles We Paid For’ (GBV)

James Blake – ‘Covers’ EP (UMG/Republic/Polydor)

JPEGMAFIA – ‘EP!’ (EQT Recordings/Republic Records)

Kacy & Clayton and Marlon Williams – ‘Plastic Bouquet’ (New West)

Kid Cudi – ‘Man On The Moon III: The Chosen’ (Republic Records)

The Kills- ‘Little Bastards’ (Domino)

The Kinks – ‘Lola vs Powerman and the Moneyground Part 1 (50th anniversary box set)’ (BMG/Sanctuary)

Landshapes – ‘Contact’ (Bella Union)

Less Than Jake – ‘Silver Linings’ (Pure Noise Records)

M.Ward – ‘Think Of Spring’ (Anti-)

Nilüfer Yanya – ‘Feeling Lucky?’ EP (ATO/[PIAS])

The Neighbourhood – ‘Chip Chrome and the Mono-Tones (Deluxe)’ (Columbia)

ShitKid – ‘CROTCHROCK’ EP (PNKSLM Recordings)

Sturgill Simpson – ‘Cuttin’ Grass Vol. 2 (Cowboy Arms Sessions)’ (High Top Mountain Records/Thirty Tigers)

Various Artists – ‘Independent Venue Week LIVE 2020’ (IVW)

Various Artists – ‘Cyberpunk 2077: Radio Vol.1 – OST’ (Lakeshore)

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