This Week’s New Releases: Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Stereophonics, Rex Orange County

It’s another mixed bag this week! Neil Young has reunited with Crazy Horse for their first new music together since 2012’s ‘Psychedelic Pill’, Stereophonics have put out LP #11, and Rex Orange County has followed up 2017’s ‘Apricot Princess’.

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Amy O – ‘Shell’ (Winspear)

Anna Of The North – ‘Dream Girl’ (Play It Again Sam)

Blaenavon – ‘Everything That Makes You Happy’ (Transgressive)

Bruce Springsteen – ‘Western Stars – Songs From The Film’ (Columbia)

Cigarettes After Sex – ‘Cry’ (Partisan)

Deathprod – ‘Occulting Disk’ (Smalltown Supersound)

Desert Sessions – ‘Vols. 11 & 12’ (Matador)

Dry Cleaning – ‘Boundary Road Snacks and Drinks’ EP (It’s OK)

The Fall – ‘The Fall: 1982’ (Cherry Red)

Geowulf – ‘My Resignation’ (PIAS)

Hemlock Ernst and Kenny Segal – ‘Back At The House’ (Ruby Yacht)

James Blunt – ‘Once Upon A Mind’ (Warner)

King Princess – ‘Cheap Queen’ (Zelig Records)

The Kinks – ‘Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire’ (Sanctuary)

Lea Michele – ‘Christmas In The City’ (Sony)

Mayhem – ‘Daemon’ (Century Media Records)

Motörhead – ‘The 1979 Box Set: ‘Overkill’/’Bomber’ – Deluxe 40th Anniversary Edition’ (Sanctuary)

Neil Young and Crazy Horse – ‘Colorado’ (Reprise/Warner)

Phil Campbell – ‘Old Lions Still Roar’ (Nuclear Blast)

Rex Orange County – ‘Pony’ (Sony)

Simon Joyner – ‘Pocket Moon’ (BB*ISLAND)

Stereophonics – ‘Kind’ (Parlophone/Elektra)

Steve Hackett – ‘Genesis Revisited Band & Orchestra: Live At The Royal Festival Hall’ (Inside Out)

Steve Hauschildt – ‘Nonlin’ (Ghostly International)

Sun O))) – ‘Pyroclasts’ (Southern Lord)

Teebs – ‘Anicca’ (Brainfeeder)

The World Is a Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid to Die – ‘Assorted Works’ (Triple Crown)

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Tour Of The Week: Stereophonics Frontman Kelly Jones Announces Solo Tour For September

Kelly Jones has announced part two of his 2019 Don’t Let The Devil Take Another Day: A Solo Tour. Kelly Jones tickets are on sale now, priced from £43.45 including fees.

The Stereophonics frontman will continue his third solo trek in September, joined by the Wind And The Wave at shows in Dundee, Carlisle, Gateshead, Blackpool, York, Llandudno, Portsmouth, and Oxford.

Kelly Jones Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Sun September 08 2019 – DUNDEE Caird Hall
Mon September 09 2019 – CARLISLE Sands Centre
Wed September 11 2019 – GATESHEAD Sage
Thu September 12 2019 – BLACKPOOL Opera House
Sat September 14 2019 – YORK Barbican
Mon September 16 2019 – LLANDUDNO Venue Cymru Theatre
Tue September 17 2019 – PORTSMOUTH Guildhall
Wed September 18 2019 – OXFORD New Theatre

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This Week’s Top Tickets: The Lumineers, Khalid, Tame Impala, The Divine Comedy, Gary Numan, The Darkness, Stereophonics, Elvis In Concert and more

Earlier this month, the Lumineers announced their return with news of a new studio album and accompanying tour dates across the UK and Europe in November. Khalid, meanwhile, has lined up dates for the European leg of his ‘Free Spirit’ Tour, which shares its name with the Texas singer’s new album.

There’s also tour dates announced by the Divine Comedy and the Darkness, with the former hitting the road in October following the release of their 16-track double album, ‘Office Politics’, while the latter have confirmed winter dates in support of their upcoming album, ‘Easter Is Cancelled’. Electro pioneer Gary Numan will celebrate the 40 years in music with his (R)EVOLUTION Tour this autumn and Stereophonics will warm up for their summer dates with shows in Leicester, Hull, and Llandudno.

The Lumineers

The pop-folk quintet will release ‘III’ on September 13, with a UK and European leg of a world tour following in November. The band will call at arenas in Glasgow, Manchester, Dublin and London, where they’ll take over the O2 Arena on November 27 for their biggest show to date. Tickets go on general sale at 9am local time on April 12.

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Khalid

Following stops in Europe, the Texan singer will bring his ‘Free Spirit’ World Tour to London’s O2 Arena, Glasgow’s SSE Hydro, the Resorts World Arena in Birmingham, Leeds’ First Direct Arena, 3Arena Dublin and Belfast’s SSE Arena between September 17 and 25. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday April 12.

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Tame Impala

The Kevin Parker-led band, who recently released Patience, will headline London’s O2 Arena on June 8, Blackpool’s Empress Ballroom on June 24 and Dublin’s 3Arena on June 26, alongside their performance at this year’s Glastonbury festival. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 12.

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The Divine Comedy

The band have autumn shows planned in Dublin, Belfast, Cork, Glasgow, Birmingham, Oxford, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, and London, where they’ll play Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 12.

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Gary Numan

The electro pioneer will celebrate 40 years in music with his (R)EVOLUTION Tour throughout the autumn, culminating at London’s Roundhouse on October 24. Tickets go on sale at 10am on April 12.

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The Darkness

The Darkness will tour the UK and Ireland in November and December in support of their upcoming album, ‘Easter Is Cancelled’. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 12.

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Stereophonics

The Welsh rockers will warm up for their summer dates with shows in Leicester, Hull and Llandudno in May. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 12.

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Elvis In Concert

The Elvis In Concert Live On Screen experience, with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, will head to arenas in Manchester, Cardiff, Birmingham, Sheffield, Glasgow and London between November 25 and December 1. Tickets go on sale from 9am on April 12.

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Also announced this week:

Hot Chip, Old Dominion, 5ive, A1, 911, Damage, Tedeschi Trucks Band, JP Cooper, the Midnight Beast, the Zutons, Jethro Tull, Cirque Du Soleil: LUZIA, Ocean Colour Scene, Nilüfer Yanya, Ben Phillips, Little Comets, Ludovico Einaudi, Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes, SUNN O))), Shura, Beirut, PUP, and moreHead here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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Tour Of The Week: Stereophonics’ Kelly Jones Announces Summer Solo Tour

Kelly Jones has announced a solo tour of the UK for June and July. Kelly Jones tickets are on sale now, priced £39.50/£49.50 plus fees.

The main creative force behind Welsh rockers Stereophonics has lined up 12 shows, with the trek set to kick off on June 1 in Edinburgh and culminate on July 3 in Nottingham. The shows will see Jones performing songs from across his 22-year career leading Stereophonics as well as his own solo material. He added:

“I’ll be performing some old songs, lots of songs I don’t normally do, some new songs, songs that have inspired me and stories that have inspired me. The tour is about overcoming things and moving on from obstacles and building strength from that. I am looking forward to performing with some new musicians and creating some beautiful moments.”

Jones released his debut solo LP, ‘Only The Names Have Been Changed’ in 2007. His last record with Stereophonics, ‘Scream Above The Sounds’, arrived in 2017.

Kelly Jones Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Sat June 01 2019 – EDINBURGH Usher Hall
Sun June 02 2019 – GLASGOW Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Wed June 05 2019 – SHEFFIELD Sheffield City Hall
Thu June 06 2019 – LIVERPOOL Philharmonic Hall
Sat June 08 2019 – CARDIFF St David’s Hall
Mon June 10 2019 – BRIGHTON Brighton Dome
Tue June 11 2019 – BATH Bath Forum
Sat June 15 2019 – CAMBRIDGE Corn Exchange
Sun June 16 2019 – LONDON Eventim Apollo
Mon July 01 2019 – BIRMINGHAM Birmingham Symphony Hall
Tue July 02 2019 – MANCHESTER O2 Apollo
Wed July 03 2019 – NOTTINGHAM Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
Sat July 06 2019 – LIVERPOOL Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

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Tour Of The Week: Stereophonics Add Forest Live Dates To Summer Plans

Photo: Andrew Whitton

Stereophonics will play two unique shows at forest locations this summer. Stereophonics tickets are on sale now, priced at £55.00 plus fees.

The Welsh rockers will perform at Westonbirt Arboretum on June 13 and Thetford Forest on June 23 as part of this year’s Forest Live concert series. ‘What the heck is Forest Live?’ you might say. Well, it’s quite a popular alternative to your standard theatre or arena show, with over 1.75 million people having enjoyed performances from some of the biggest artists among a spectacular forest backdrop in the last 18 years.

The outdoor concert series is held by the Forestry Commission England across seven beautiful locations with money raised from ticket sales helping to look after the nation’s forests. Also set to perform this year is Jack Savoretti, Jess Glynne, Paul Weller, Tears for Fears and the wildly successful clubbing-classical crossover, Haçienda Classiçal, with more acts to be announced. Head here for further details.

Stereophonics will head among the trees prior to their appearance at Lytham Festival and a massive show at Swansea’s Singleton Park in July. They also headline Newcastle’s This Is Tomorrow festival in spring. The band’s most recent album, ‘Scream Above The Sounds’, was released in 2017.

Stereophonics Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Sun May 26 2019 – NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Exhibition Park
Thu June 13 2019 – TETBURY Westonbirt Arboretum
Sun June 23 2019 – BRANDON Thetford Forest
Thu July 11 2019 – LYTHAM Green
Sat July 13 2019 – SWANSEA Singleton Park

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Stereophonics, Pete Tong and more

Ariana Grande will bring her Sweetner tour to the UK and Ireland in August and picking up again in September, while Shawn Mendes has announced that extra tickets for every night on his spring arena tour will be released this Friday. 

Stereophonics are the latest headliner to be announced for Lytham Festival and Pete Tong and the Heritage Orchestra have lined up outdoor summer dates at Sandown Park Racecourse and Newmarket Racecourse on July 31 and August 2 respectively as part of the Jockey Club Live series.

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande has announced she will bring her Sweetner tour to London and Dublin for two nights, Birmingham, Glasgow and Sheffield, beginning in August and picking up again in September. Tickets on sale at 10am on December 21, priced £45.00/£47.50 plus fees.

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Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes has announced that extra tickets for every night on his spring arena tour will be released at 10am on December 21. Extra tickets will be released for Mendes’ forthcoming UK and European shows including stops in Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Dublin and London, where he’ll take over the O2 Arena for three nights.

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Stereophonics

Stereophonics are the latest headliner to be announced for Lytham Festival. The Welsh rockers will top the bill on July 11, with tickets on general sale at 9am on December 21, priced £47.50 plus fees. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Pete Tong and the Heritage Orchestra

DJ Pete Tong and the Heritage Orchestra will bring Ibiza classics to Sandown Park Racecourse and Newmarket Racecourse on July 31 and August 2 respectively as part of the Jockey Club Live series. Tickets go on general sale at 8am on December 21, priced £42.50 plus fees.

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Also announced this week:

Jess Glynne, Madness, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, The Good, The Bad and the Queen, Arctic Lake, Garbage, San Holo, Idles, Token, Altitudes and Attitude, Elles Bailey, Angie Stone, Hawkwind, Sarah Darling, John Cooper Clarke, Zak Abel, the Waterboys, Cute Is What We Aim For, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, RuPauls Drag Race, the Orb, Rick Astley and more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Stereophonics

Stereophonics

Stereophonics are the latest headliner to be announced for the Lytham Festival. The Welsh rockers will top the bill on July 11.

Pre-sale is open now, prior to general sale at 9am on December 21, priced £47.50 plus fees.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Cher, Janelle Monáe, Jess Glynne, Rudimental, Westlife, Stereophonics, Suede, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, Newton Faulkner and more

Iconic superstar Cher will return to the UK and Ireland in 2019 for her first live dates in over 14 years, Westlife have added two extra Cardiff dates to their Twenty tour and R&B star Janelle Monáe has announced a trio of massive shows for next summer, calling at London’s SSE Arena Wembley prior to nights at Dublin’s Trinity College, as part of the venue’s Summer Series, and the Castlefield Bowl in Manchester.

Jess Glynne has expanded her summer tour plans with huge shows in Colwyn Bay and Swansea, with South Wales also hosting Stereophonics next summer for a 20th anniversary celebration of the Welsh rockers’ landmark gig at Swansea’s Morfa Stadium. They’ll also mark 20 years since the release of their second album, ‘Performance and Cocktails’.

Maverick Sabre and Newton Faulkner have both lined up headlining tours, while Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott have announced a massive date at Stockport’s Edgeley Park. Swedish heavy metal icons In Flames have also confirmed they’ll grace the UK in April.

Cher

Cher will bring her Here We Go Again world tour to the UK and Ireland with shows confirmed at London’s O2 Arena, Manchester Arena, Birmingham Arena, the SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow, Leeds’ First Direct Arena and the 3Arena in Dublin in October and November. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on December 14. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Janelle Monáe

On the road in support of her ‘Dirty Computer’ opus, the R&B star has announced shows at London’s SSE Arena Wembley prior to nights at Dublin’s Trinity College, as part of the venue’s Summer Series, and the Castelfield Bowl in Manchester. Tickets are on sale at 9am on December 14.

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Jess Glynne

The pop vocalist has announced new summer dates at Colwyn Bay’s Stadiwm Zip World, Singleton Park in Swansea and Sandown Park racecourse in Esher alongside her existing Forest Live dates. She also joins the line up for next year’s Kew The Music series. Tickets are on sale at 10am on December 14.

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Rudimental

The dance outfit will play a DJ set at Newmarket Racecourse on July 26, as part of the Newmarket Nights series. Tickets are on sale at 8am on December 14. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Westlife

The boyband have added extra shows at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena on July 1 and 2. Their Twenty tour also features stops in Belfast, Glasgow, Newcastle, Sheffield, Leeds, Nottingham, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Dublin and London. Tickets go on sale at 9am on December 14.

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Stereophonics

The Welsh rockers, who put out ‘Scream Above The Sounds’ last year, will play a one-off outdoor show at Singleton Park on 13 July 2019. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on December 14 (Photo: Andrew Whitton).

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Suede

The indie veterans, who released ‘The Blue Hour’ in September, have lined up stops in Newcastle, Blackburn, Nottingham, Manchester, Bristol, Brighton, Leeds, Cardiff, Southampton and Cambridge during April. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 14.

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Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott

The duo will take over Stockport’s Edgeley Park on June 21 and perform Heaton’s career-spanning collection, ‘The Last King of Pop’, in full. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on December 14, priced from £30.00 plus fees.

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Newton Faulkner

Faulkner will follow up the release of ‘The Very Best Of Newton Faulkner…So Far’, out on March 29, with UK and Ireland shows in April. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 14.

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Also announced this week:

Hugh Jackman, Snow Patrol, Kip Moore, Wildwood Kin, In Flames, Paul Weller at Greenwich Music Time, Styx, Normandie, Pixar in Concert, Self Esteem, As It Is, Monster Truck, Holding Absence, Children on Zeus, Kew The Music, Midge Ure, Alice Merton, Mr Eazi, George Benson, Ferris and Sylvester, Lanco, We Love the 90’s Christmas Show, Russell Howard, LP, Grace Carter, Watsky, Tom Grennan, Aldous Harding, Hampton Court Palace Festival with the Jacksons and Tears for Fears, the Raven Age, Yak, Al Stewart, Marc Almond, Oh Sees and more. Head here for more information and to find your tickets.

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Suzi Quatro, Kerry King And Kelly Jones!

On June 3, 1950 Suzi Quatro was born. On the same day in 1964 Slayer guitarist Kerry King came along, followed by Stereophonics frontman Kelly Jones in 1974. Happy birthday all!

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Bluesfest, Robert Plant, Lee Ann Womack, Joe Bonamassa, Stereophonics, The Struts, The Feeling and more…

BLUESFEST with Robert Plant and Van Morrison

Robert Plant and Van Morrison will share the Bluesfest bill at the O2 Arena in London on October and the 3Arena in Dublin on October 28. Plant’s set will feature Led Zeppelin material alongside tracks from his latest solo album, ‘Carry Fire’, while Van Morrison returns to the festival for a career-spanning set that will include music from his new studio LP, ‘You’re Driving Me Crazy’. They join John Fogerty, who will perform a Credence Clearwater Revival greatest hits set, and Steve Miller Band, who make their first appearance in London for six years.

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LEE ANN WOMACK

The US country artist will call in Glasgow, Manchester and London in September, around her appearance at the Long Road festival in Leicestershire. Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 20.

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JOE BONAMASSA

The blues-rock guitarist will perform arena shows in Plymouth, Nottingham and Bournemouth on October 11, 12 and 13 respectively, with tickets on general sale on April 20. Click here for pre-sale tickets.

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STEREOPHONICS

Stereophonics will warm up for their summer stadium dates in Wrexham and Cardiff with a show at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on May 30. Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 20, priced £32.50 plus fees.

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THE STRUTS

The Struts will play headlining shows at KOKO in London on June 19 and Gorilla in Manchester the next day, following their appearance on the Donington festival’s main stage on June 9 supporting Guns N’ Roses.  Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 20, priced £13.50/£16.50 plus fees.

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THE FEELING

The Feeling have announced autumn dates in Dublin, Cardiff, Norwich, Bexhill, Northampton, Birmingham, Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester, Leeds, Bristol, Oxford and London, playing their ‘Twelve Stops and Home’ album in full. Tickets are on sale at 9am on April 20.

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Also announced this week

Biffy Clyro, LUMP, Tears for Fears, Dream Wife, Gary Numan, C.W. Stoneking, Brian Wilson, S-X, Pete Murray, Dead, The Devil Makes Three, Sofi Tukker, Shamir, the Lazys, the Rifles, La Dispute, Sick Joy, SG Lewis, Vulfpeck, Lost Under Heaven, Roddy Frame, Os Mutantes, Knox Fortune, The Lone Bellow, Goat Girl, Camp Cope, Lau, Jay Som, Colter Wall, Nick Mason, Thomas Wynn and the Believers, Moses Sumney, Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, Titus Andronicus, Palm Reader, Courtney Marie Andrews, Novo Amor, Screaming Females, Alabama 3, Childcare, the Pearl Harts, Curtis Harding, Marlon Williams, Sharon Van Etten, Teleman, Gentleman’s Dub Club and more.

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