This Week’s New Releases: Royal Blood, DJ Khaled And Marianne Faithfull With Warren Ellis

What a week! Royal Blood are back with album number three, DJ Khaled has released his star-studded LP featuring Drake, Justin Bieber, Justin Timberlake, Cardi B, H.E.R. and more, and Marianne Faithfull has teamed up with Warren Ellis for a record of poetry and music.

Not your cup of tea? There’s plenty more to spin below.

Amy Shark – ‘Cry Forever’ (Wonderlick/Sony)

Ashley Monroe – ‘Rosegold’ (MountainRose/Thirty Tigers)

Baby Strange – ‘Land Of Nothing’ EP (Icons Creating Evil Art)

Beachy Head – ‘Beachy Head’ (Graveface)

Birdy – ‘Young Heart’ (Atlantic)

Bonnie Prince Billy / Matt Sweeney – ‘Superwolves’ (Drag City)

The Coral – ‘Coral Island’ (Run On/Modern Sky UK)

Dawn Richard – ‘Second Line’ (Merge)

DJ Khaled – ‘Khaled Khaled’ (We The Best/Epic)

Gojira – ‘Fortitude’ (Roadrunner)

Guided By Voices – ‘Earth Man Blues’ (Guided By Voices, Inc)

Grave Flowers Bongo Band – ‘Strength Of Spring’ (Castle Face)

Juan Wauters – ‘Real Life Situations’ (Captured Tracks)

Julia Michaels – ‘Not In Chronological Order’ (Republic)

Julia Stone – ‘Sixty Summers’ (BMG)

Lack Of Afro – ‘Manhunt’ EP (The Bastion Music Group)

The Legal Matters – ‘Chapter Three’ (Futureman Records)

Manchester Orchestra – ‘The Million Masks Of God’ (Loma Vista)

Marianne Faithfull with Warren Ellis – ‘She Walks In Beauty’ (BMG)

Maxwell Farrington / Le SuperHomard – ‘Once’ (Talitres)

Metronomy – ‘The English Riviera (10th Anniversary)’ (Because)

Night Flight – ‘Songs From Echo Zoo’ EP (Night Flight)

Pet Shop Boys – ‘Discovery (Live in Rio 1994, 2021 Remaster)’ (Parlophone)

Pink Floyd – ‘Live At Knebworth 1990’ (Parlophone)

Rochelle Jordan – ‘Play With The Changes’ (UNDRGRND/Young Art)

Róisín Murphy – ‘Crooked Machine’ (Skint Records)

Royal Blood – ‘Typhoons’ (Warner)

Shadowlark – ‘Avalanche’ (Warner)

Teenage Fanclub – ‘Endless Arcade’ (PeMa)

Tetrarch – ‘Unstable’ (Napalm Records)

Villem – ‘One Track Mind’ EP (Spearhead)

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This Week’s New Releases: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, M.I.A And Bastille


The calibre of releases this week is outstanding. You’ve got a new Nick Cave & the Band Seeds record, which arrives following the premiere of their new film, One More Time With Feeling – we saw it, it’s amazing!, Jack White is putting out a career-spanning rarities record and M.I.A is finally following up 2013’s ‘Matangi’.

If none of that tickles your fancy there are plenty more to sink your teeth into below, including Bastille, Gavin DeGraw, KT Tunstall, Norma Jean, Twin Atlantic and Wilco.

Bastille – ‘Wild World’ (Virgin EMI)

Gavin DeGraw – ‘Something Worth Saving’ (RCA)

Grouplove – ‘Big Mess’ (Canvasback/Atlantic)

Jack White – ‘Jack White Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016’ (XL)

KT Tunstall – ‘KIN’ (Virgin)

Local Natives – ‘Sunlit Youth’ (Infectious)

M.I.A. – ‘A.I.M’ (Interscope)

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds – ‘Skeleton Tree’ (Bad Seed Ltd)

Norma Jean – ‘Polar Similar’ (Solid State)

Okkervil River – ‘Away’ (ATO Records)

Teenage Fanclub – ‘Here’ (PeMa)

The Ramona Flowers – ‘Part Time Spies’ (Distiller Records)

Twin Atlantic – ‘GLA’ (Sony/Red Bull)

Wilco – ‘Schmilco’ (Epitaph)

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Top Tours This Week!!


Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez brings her Revival tour to Manchester Arena, the O2 Arena in London, Birmingham’s Genting Arena, Dublin’s 3Arena and Glasgow’s SSE Hydro between November 3 and 10.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on April 29, priced from £45.00/£48.50, plus fees.


The pop-rock quartet will bring their Anthology tour to Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester and London between June 16 and 30. The band will play through their back catalogue during three night residencies in each city, performing their 2004 debut ‘Room on the 3rd Floor’ in its entirety on the first night, while the second night will feature front-to-back renditions of ‘Wonderland’ and ‘Motion In The Ocean’. The third shows will showcase ‘Radio:Active’ and ‘Above The Noise’.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on April 29, priced at £32.50 plus fees.

Panic At The Disco

Panic! At The Disco, fronted by Brendon Urie, will head to Manchester’s O2 Apollo, Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena and Alexandra Palace in London on November 17,18 and 19.
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Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 29, priced from £26.00/£29.50 plus fees.

Sunset Sons

Sunset Sons have lined up autumn dates for their Very Rarely Say Die tour, with stops planned in Aberdeen Glasgow, Newcastle, Sheffield, Manchester, Nottingham, Oxford, Norwich, London, Birmingham and Bournemouth, winding up in Cardiff on November 1. ~
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on April 29, priced between £12.00 and £17.00, plus fees.

Teenage Fanclub

The power-pop band will follow a handful of shows in September with stops in Inverness, Whitley Bay, Sheffield, Manchester, Leeds, Norwich, London, Portsmouth, Brighton, Birmingham, Cardiff, Nottingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Dublin and Glasgow between November 15 and December 3.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on April 28, priced from £17.50/£20.00 plus fees.

Capital FM Summertime Ball

Capital FM’s Summetime Ball will take over London’s Wembley Stadium on June 11, with Jess Glynne, Nick Jonas,, WSTRN and Jillionaire of Major Lazer, Little Mix, Craig David, Mike Posner, Sigala, Nathan Sykes, Flo Rida, Ariana Grande, the Vamps, Years & Years​, Tinie Tempah, Zara Larsson and Lukas Graham all confirmed to perform.
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Tickets on sale at 8am on April 28, priced from £49.99 plus fees.

Bear Grylls

Bear Grylls will bring his Endeavour: Your Adventure Awaits live arena tour to London, Glasgow, Leeds, Nottingham, Liverpool, Belfast, Dublin, Birmingham, Cardiff, Newcastle, Manchester and Sheffield between October 7 and 30.
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Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 29, priced from £25.00 plus fees.

Also announced this week, so far

Busted, The Rifles, Augustines, The Appleseed Cast, Walking On Cars, Two Ways Home, Tegan And Sara, Belle And Sebastian, Massive Attack, The Mission, Misty Miller, Sara Watkins, Kiko Bun, The Milk, Lil Dicky, Loyle Carner, Travis Scott, One Last Run, Zak Abel, The Queen Extravaganza, Margaret Glaspy, Frankie Ballard, Raging Speedhorn, Partybaby, The Burning Hell, Samaris, Rag N’ Bone Man, Pierce The Veil, Best Ever Christmas Show, Catherine Tate, Glenn Hughes, Pity Sex, The Saw Doctors, Empire Live, Allusondrugs, Fizzy Blood and many more!

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