This Week’s New Releases: Nova Twins, Foals And Perfume Genius

This week has some gems for your listening pleasure. English rock duo Nova Twins have released their second LP, Foals are back with their seventh studio album, and Perfume Genius has followed up 2020’s ‘Set My Heart On Fire Immediately’ with a record that arrives with a companion short film.

Fill your boots below with more new music.

Alice Merton – ‘S.I.D.E.S.’ (Paper Plan/Mom+Pop)

Alanis Morissette – ‘The Storm Before The Calm’ (RCA)

The Beach Boys – ‘Sounds Of Summer: The Very Best Of The Beach Boys’ (Capilot/UMe)

Calum Scott – ‘Bridges’ (Capitol)

Flasher – ‘Love Is Yours’ (Domino)

Foals – ‘Life Is Yours’ (Warner)

Girlfriends – ‘(e)motion sickness’ (Big Noise)

Grey Daze – ‘The Phoenix’ (Loma Vista/Concord)

Hank Williams, Jr. – ‘Rich White Honky Blues’ (Easy Eye/Concord)

Horse Jumper Of Love – ‘Natural Part’ (Run For Cover Records)

Jessie Buckley & Bernard Butler – ‘For All Our Days That Tear The Heart’ (EMI)

Nerina Pallot – ‘I Don’t Know What I’m Doing’ (Idaho)

Nova Twins – ‘Supernova’ (Marshall)

Perfume Genius – ‘Ugly Season’ (Matador)

RY X – ‘Blood Moon’ (BMG)

Sigma – ‘Hope’ (3Beat)

Sound Of Ceres and Marina Abramaović – ‘Emerald Sea’ (Joyful Noise/Sound Of Ceres)

Sting – ‘The Bridge (Super Deluxe)’ (A&M Records)

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This Week’s New Releases: Adele, Deap Vally, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

Let’s face it, for a lot of people this week is just Adele week. But If powerhouse vocals and ballads are not your bag, there’s plenty more new music from numerous genres to tickle your fancy, including a new LP from Deap Vally and a second collaborative record from Robert Plant and Alison Krauss. Check out them and more out below!

Adele – ‘30’ (Columbia)

Brian Wilson – ‘At My Piano’ (DECCA)

Converge, Chelsea Wolfe, Ben Chisholm, Stephen Brodsky – ‘Bloodmoon: I’ (Epitaph)

The Darkness – ‘Motorheart’ (Cooking Vinyl)

D-Block Europe – ‘Home Alone 2’ (Virgin)

Deap Vally – ‘Marriage’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Dion – ‘Stomping Ground’ (Keeping The Blues Alive)

Elbow – ‘Flying Dream 1’ (Polydor)

Elkka – ‘Harmonic Frequencies’ (Technicolour)

Emily Rice – ‘Maybe It’s Because I’m A Londoner’ (First Artists)

James Blunt – ‘The Stars Beneath My feet’ (Atlantic)

KAYTRANADA – ‘Intimidated’ EP (RCA)

Kiss – ‘Destroyer 45th Anniversary’ (UMG)

Ladyhawke – ‘Time Flies’ (Mid Century Records/BMG)

Modern Nature – ‘Island Of Noise’ (Bella Union)

Mykki Blanco – ‘Broken Hearts and Beauty Sleep’ (Transgressive)

Oasis – ‘Knebworth 1996 Live’ (Big Brother)

OSS and The Orb – ‘Enter The Kettle’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Primal Scream – ‘Live At Levitation’ (The Reverberation Appreciate Society)

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss – ‘Raise the Roof’ (Rounder Records)

The Sherlocks – ‘World I Understand’ (TeddyBoy)

Snake Eyes – ‘Lovehate Mixtape’ (Killing Moon)

Soulja Boy – ‘Big Draco 2′ (SODMG Records)

Sting – ‘The Bridge’ (A&M)

Willie Nelson – ‘The Willie Nelson Family’ (Sony)

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This Week’s Top Tickets: The 1975, Guns N’ Roses, Post Malone, Gods Of Rap II Feat. Nas, DMX, Jeff Lynne’s ELO, Sting, Tom Jones, Black Stone Cherry, Stereophonics, Lauv and more

The 1975

The alt-pop band will headline London’s Finsbury Park on July 11, joined by special guests Charli XCX, Clairo, Pale Waves, Phoebe Bridgers, and Cavetown, with more acts to be announced in the coming weeks. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on January 31. Pre-sale tickets are available now.

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Guns N’ Roses

The legendary rock band will perform at Glasgow Green on June 25, following their previously announced London shows and stops across mainland Europe. Tickets go on general sale from 9am on January 31.

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Post Malone

The American vocalist, who released ‘Hollywood’s Bleeding’ in 2019, will perform at Glasgow Green on June 30. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on January 31.

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Gods Of Rap II

Nas will be joined by DMX, the Lox and Gang Starr will come together at Manchester Arena, London’s O2 Arena and Birmingham Arena on April 23, 24 and 25, respectively on the second Gods Of Rap UK tour this April. All shows will be hosted and presented by Just Blaze. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on Friday, January 31.

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Jeff Lynne’s ELO

The legendary band, who released ‘From Out Of Nowhere’ in November, have lined up arena shows in Birmingham, Manchester, Belfast, Dublin, Glasgow and London, where they’ll play two nights at the O2, during October. The From Out Of Nowhere Tour also includes performances in Oslo, Stockholm, Herning, Hamburg, Berlin, Cologne, Munich and Amsterdam between September 19 and October 2. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on January 31.

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Sting

The former Police vocalist will bring his My Songs Tour to the London Palladium for three nights, performing on September 17, 18 and 19. Support will come from Cruel Hearts Club. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on January 31.

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Tom Jones

The legendary vocalist will call in Hull, Darlington, Plymouth, Inverness, Telford, Paddock Wood, Newmarket, Carlisle Edinburgh and Norwich between June 13 and August 16. Tickets go on sale at 9am on January 31, except for Newmarket which goes on sale the same day at 8am. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Black Stone Cherry

The Kentucky Rockers have announced a UK tour for October, calling in Southampton, Bristol, Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham, Cardiff, Nottingham and London, where they’ll perform at the Royal Albert Hall on October 14. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on January 31.

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Stereophonics

The Welsh rockers will perform at Bught Park in Inverness on July 11 and Vaynol Park in Bangor on July 25. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on January 31. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Lauv

Lauv will bring his How I’m Feeling World Tour to the O2 Academy Birmingham, O2 Academy Glasgow, Manchester Academy and O2 Academy Brixton in London during November. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on January 31.

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Also announced this week:

My Chemical Romance, Massive Attack, All Points East festival, Queen and Adam Lambert, the Fratellis, Keane, Yungblud, Sparks, the Used, Belle and Sebastian, Viva La Divas, Tom Rush, Passenger, the Stranglers, the Von Bondies, Royal Blood, Gerry Cinnamon, Sam Fender, Toots and the Maytals, Edinburgh Summer Sessions, Parklife Festival, Wireless Festival, Nerina Pallot, Cast, Alan Carr, Dead Ringers Live and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s New Releases: Mavis Staples, The Amazons, Amyl And The Sniffers

There are some real gems to be found among this week’s new releases. Soul legend Mavis Staples has put out her 12th studio album, which was produced by Grammy Award-winner Ben Harper, the Amazons have offered up LP #2, and the debut album from Amyl and the Sniffers is finally here!

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

The Amazons – ‘Future Dust’ (Fiction Records)

Amyl And The Sniffers – ‘Amyl And The Sniffers’ (Rough Trade)

Black Mountain – ‘Destroyer’ (Jagjaguwar)

Cate Le Bon – ‘Reward’ (Mexican Summer/Kemado)

Flying Lotus – ‘Flamagra’ (Warp)

Honeyblood – ‘In Plain Sight’ (Marathon)

Hundred Watt Heart – ‘Turbulent Times’ (Whole Leap Records)

J-E-T-S – ‘Zoospa’ (Innovative Leisure)

Joan As Police Woman – ‘Joanthology’ (Play It Again Sam)

Mavis Staples – ‘We Get By’ (Epitaph)

Morrissey – ‘California Son’ (BMG)

Primal Scream – ‘Maximum Rock ‘n’ Roll: The Singles’ (Sony)

Rebecca Downes – ‘More Sinner Than Saint’ (Mad Hat)

The Rua – ‘The Rua’ (FOD via Nova)

Sebadoh – ‘Act Surprised’ (Fire Records)

Sting – ‘My Songs’ (A&M Records)

The Waterboys – ‘Where The Action Is’ (Cooking Vinyl)

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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

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Micky Flanagan Hits #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Cockney comedian Micky Flanagan has knocked Robbie Williams off the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart and down to #3. Making up the rest of the top five we have Cliff RichardBruno Mars and Emeli Sandé.

Meanwhile, Phil Collins (BST Hyde Park) has fallen from #2 to #8, Drake from #7 to #9 and Coldplay are down six places.  The shift may be due to this week’s newcomers, which, in addition to the above, include The Vamps and Sting.

Over the next week there will be tickets going on sale for Adele‘s Wembley Stadium shows,  Kings Of Leon‘s British Summer Time date, The xx‘s tour, which includes seven stops at the O2 Academy Brixton, The Kooks‘ ‘The Best Of’ UK tour, and Jeff Lynne’s ELO. Check in with us next week to see if any of them have what it takes to make it to #1.

1. Micky Flanagan
2. Cliff Richard
3. Robbie Williams
4. Bruno Mars
5. Emeli Sandé
6. The Vamps
7. Still Game
8. Phil Collins (BST Hyde Park)
9. Drake
10. Coldplay
11. Justin Bieber
12. James Arthur
13. The Weeknd
14. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
15. Aerosmith (Ireland)
16. Jack Whitehall
17. Rod Stewart
18. Sting
19. Eric Clapton
20. Little Mix

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Adele

2. Kings Of Leon

3. The xx

4. The Kooks

5. Jeff Lynne’s ELO

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Sting, Collabro, Miranda Lambert And Good Mourning Mrs Brown

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STING

Sting has confirmed shows at Manchester’s O2 Apollo and London’s Eventim Apollo on April 7 and 9 respectively, as part of wider European tour supporting his latest album, ’57th & 9th’, out now. Tickets are on sale at 10am on November 18, priced £60.00 plus fees.

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COLLABRO

Collabro will follow up the release of their new album, ‘Home’, out early next year, with an extensive autumn tour, including two London stops at the Palladium and Wimbledon’s New Theatre. Tickets are on sale at 10am on November 18, priced £29.50 plus fees.

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MIRANDA LAMBERT

Miranda Lambert will bring her Highway Vagabond tour to Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and London in August, following up the release of her new album, ‘The Weight of These Wings’, which is out this week. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 18, priced £45.00/£47.50 plus fees.

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GOOD MOURNING MRS BROWN

The show, starring Brendan O’Carroll and Mrs Brown’s Boys, will now also take over London’s O2 Arena on July 5, Birmingham’s Genting Arena on April 5 and Manchester Arena on April 12. Tickets are on sale at 9am on November 18, prices start at £22.50/£25.50/£26.75 plus fees.

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Robbie Williams Rises To The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Robbie Williams has knocked James Arthur off the #1 spot and down to #5 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart. Making up the rest of the top five we have Phil Collins (BST Hyde Park)Blink 182 and Coldplay.

The Weeknd, who last week was in third position, is currently at #6, followed by Drake, who is actually up one spot from the previous week, with Jack Whitehall taking his place at #8. Meanwhile, Take That have fallen four places, Justin Bieber five and Ariana Grande is down seven.

In the next week there will be tickets going on sale for Bruno MarsMicky FlanaganEmeli SandéSting and The Vamps, among many, many others, including the XX. Come back and see us next week to see if anyone is able to tip the former Take That member off the top spot.

1. Robbie Williams
2. Phil Collins (BST Hyde Park)
3. Blink 182
4. Coldplay
5. James Arthur
6. The Weeknd
7. Drake
8. Jack Whitehall
9. Take That
10. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
11. Red Hot Chili Peppers
12. Eric Clapton
13. Little Mix
14. Bonobo
15. Justin Bieber
16. Ariana Grande
17. Rod Stewart
18. Jingle Bell Ball
19. Depeche Mode
20. Green Day

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Bruno Mars

2. Micky Flanagan

3. Emeli Sandé

4. Sting

5. The Vamps

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Top Tours This Week!!

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Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars will support his new album, ’24K Magic’, out on November 18, with arena shows in Glasgow, Liverpool, Birmingham, Nottingham, Dublin, Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield, along with two nights at the O2 in London, between April 12 and May 6.
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Tickets go on sale at 9am on November 21, priced £37.50/£47.50 plus fees.


Emeli Sandé

Emeli Sandé, who released her sophomore album, ‘Long Live The Angels’, last week, will call at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall, the Olympia in Dublin, O2 Academy Birmingham, London’s O2 Academy Brixton and O2 Academy Leeds between March 16 and 22.
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Tickets for the UK dates go on sale at 9am on November 17, while the Dublin show will go on sale at 9am on November 18, priced between £37.50 and £45.00 plus fees.


The xx

The xx will play Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena on March 4, the O2 Apollo Manchester on March 5 and 6 and London’s O2 Academy Brixton for three nights, March 8 to 10, before finishing things up at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena on March 17, as part of their I See You European tour.
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Tickets go on sale at 10am on November 25.


Sting

Sting will play shows at Manchester’s O2 Apollo and London’s Eventim Apollo on April 7 and 9 respectively, as part of wider European tour behind the release of his latest album, ’57th & 9th’, out now.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on November 21, priced £60.00 plus fees.


The Specials

The ska legends will be joined by special guests Toots and the Maytals at Birmingham’s NEC, Leeds’ Millennium Square and the Forum in Hatfield, Hertfordshire on May 26, 27 and 28 respectively. Further acts are to be announced in the coming months.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on November 16, priced £44.00 plus fees.


Anthrax

Anthrax will celebrate the 30th anniversary of ‘Among The Living’ with a performance of the 1987 record in its entirety in Birmingham, London, where they’ll play the O2 Forum, Bristol, Nottingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Newcastle and Norwich between February 9 and 17. Support comes from rising British metallers the Raven Age.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on November 18, priced £27.50/£29.50 plus fees. Click here for pre-sale tickets.


Aerosmith

Aerosmith will embark on their European farewell Aero-Vederci Baby! tour next spring, including dates in Ireland, Israel, Georgia and Russia, plus festival performances at Sweden Rock, France’s Hellfest and their only UK date on tour, headlining Donington’s Download festival in mid June.
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Tickets for their Ireland date go on general sale starting 10am on November 18, priced €89.50 plus fees.


Micky Flanagan

Comedian Micky Flanagan will bring his An’ Another Fing tour to UK arenas throughout May and September 2017.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on November 19, priced between £25.00 and £30.00 plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

Collabro, Celebrating David Bowie, Peter Kay, Big Thief, Attila, Fews, July Talk, Billy Ocean, Led Zeppelin Masters, Christy Moore, Idles, Doc Brown, Miranda Lambert, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Soulwax, Ludacris, The Sherlocks, Keywest, Planet Rock Presents Roadstars, Hannah Wants, Pale Angels, Matoma, Gabriel Iglesias, Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes, Lloyd Cole, The Fall, LA Guns, Sinkane and more!

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This Week’s New Releases: A Tribe Called Quest, Olly Murs And Sleigh Bells

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What a week! A Tribe Called Quest are releasing their final record, Olly Murs is offering up album #5 and Sleigh Bells are finally following up 2013’s ‘Bitter Rivals’ with ‘Jessica Rabbit’. You’ve also got a Bob Dylan live album consisting of “every known recording” of his 1966 tours of the US, UK, Europe and Australia.

If none of that floats your boat, check out the rest of our pick of this week’s new releases below.

A Tribe Called Quest – ‘We Got It From Here, Thank You For Your Service’ (Epic)

Bob Dylan – ‘Bob Dylan: The 1966 Live Recordings’ (Columbia/Legacy)

Emeli Sandé – ‘Long Live The Angels’ (Virgin EMI)

Enigma – ‘The Fall Of A Rebel Angel’ (Decca)

Julia Ruzicka – ‘This Becomes Us’ (Prescription Music)

Martha Wainwright – ‘Goodnight City’ (PIAS)

Olly Murs – ’24 HRS’ (RCA)

Sad13 – ‘Slugger’ (Carpark Records)

Simian Mobile Disco – ‘Welcome To Sideways’ (Delicacies)

Simple Minds – ‘Simple Minds Acoustic’ (Caroline)

Sleigh Bells – ‘Jessica Rabbit’ (Lucky Number/Torn Clean)

Sting – ’57th & 9th’ (Polydor)

The Wave Pictures – ‘Bamboo Diner In The Rain (Moshi Moshi)

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