This Week’s New Releases: Charlie Puth, Darren Hayes, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott

There is so much new music for you to devour this week. Charlie Puth has dropped his third LP, Savage Garden’s Darren Hayes has released the long-awaited follow-up to 2011’s ‘Secret Codes And Battleships’, and Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott have put out another joint record.

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A.A. Williams – ‘As The Moon Rests’ (Bella Union)

Alvvays – ‘Blue Rev’ (Transgressive)

Avery Anna – ‘Mood Swings’ (Warner)

Broken Bells – ‘Into The Blue’ (Century/Aural Apothecary/AWAL)

PUSH – ‘The Art Of Survival’ (BMG)

Charlie Puth – ‘CHARLIE’ (Atlantic)

Chloe Moriondo – ‘SUCKERPUNCH’ (Elektra/A Public Consumption/Fueled By Ramen)

Collabro – ‘Be Still My Soul’ (Peak Productions)

Counterparts – ‘A Eulogy For Those Still Here’ (Pure Noise Records)

Courtney Marie Andrews – ‘Loose Future’ (Fat Possum)

The Cult – ‘Under The Midnight Sun’ (Black Hill)

Darren Hayes – ‘Homosexual’ (Powdered Sugar)

Dayglow – ‘People In Motion’ (Very Nice / AWAL)

Easy Life – ‘Maybe In Another Life…’ (Island)

FLOHIO – ‘Out Of Heart’ (AWAL)

GAYLE – ‘A Study Of The Human Experience – Vol. 2’ (Atlantic)

Ginger Wildheart and the Sinners – ‘Ginger Wildheart and the Sinners’ (Wicked Cool)

Indigo Sparke – ‘Hysteria’ (Indigo Sparke/Sacred Bones)

Johanna Warren – ‘Lessons For Mutants’ (Wax Nine/Carpark Records)

Keiji Haino and Sumac – ‘Into This Juvenile Apocalypse our Golden Blood to Pour Let Us Never’ (Thrill Jockey Records)

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard – ‘Ice, Death, Planets, Lungs, Mushrooms and Lava’ (KGLW)

Lamb Of God – ‘Omens’ (Nuclear Blast)

Mark Knopfler – ‘The Studio Albums 2009-2018’ (Mercury)

Oh Wonder – ‘22 Make’ (Island)

Open Mike Eagle – ‘Component System With The Auto Reverse’ (Auto Reverse)

The Orielles – ‘Tableau’ (Heavenly Recordings/[PIAS])

Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott – ‘N. K-Pop’ (EMI)

Peel Dream Magazine – ‘Pad’ (Tough Love)

Quavo and Takeoff – ‘Only Built For Infinity Links’ (Quality Control/UMG)

RJ Thompson – ‘Yearbook’ (Codename)

Seafret – ‘Anywhere From Here’ EP (Nettwerk)

Sorry – ‘Anywhere But Here’ (Domino)

Tom Waits – ‘Alice / Blood Money (20th Anniversary Reissues’ (Anti)

TSHA – ‘Capricorn Sun’ (Ninja Tune)

Vukovi – ‘Nula’ (LAB)

Willow – ‘‘ (MSFTSMusic/Roc Nation)

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Elton John, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Rammstein, The Cult, Bombay Bicycle Club, The Overtones and more

Elton John

The Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour will now take over London’s O2 Arena for a seventh night on December 2, 2020, in addition to his previously announced performances there on November 4, 6, 7 and December 9, 14 and 16, 2020. Tickets for the new date go on sale at 10am on July 5.

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Catfish And The Bottlemen

The Welsh band, who released ‘The Balance’ in April, will perform at Aberdeen’s P&J Live on November 7 and the SSE Hydro in Glasgow the next day, as part of their autumn tour. Tickets go on sale at 10am on July 5.

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Rammstein

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Rammstein have lined up a huge summer show in Belfast, where they’ll take over Boucher Road Playing Fields on June 17, 2020. The date forms part of their 2020 European stadium tour behind this year’s untitled seventh studio album. They play their only UK date of the year at Stadium MK in Milton Keynes this weekend. Tickets go on general sale at 11am on July 5.

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The Cult

The Cult will perform ‘Sonic Temple’ in full plus a second set of fan favourites from the rest of their back catalogue at shows in Nottingham, Birmingham, Cardiff, Leeds, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Manchester, Bristol, Portsmouth, and London, where they’ll play Hammersmith Eventim Apollo on October 27. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on July 5.

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Bombay Bicycle Club

The indie band, who reformed in January after a five year hiatus, will play ‘I Had The Blues But I Shook Them Loose’ in full at Liverpool’s Olympia, Caird Hall in Dundee, Nottingham’s Rock City, Bath Pavilion, and London’s O2 Academy Brixton during November. Support will come from Gengahr. Tickets go on sale at 10am on July 5.

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The Overtones

The vocal group, featuring new member Jay James, will play “classic songs and good time greats” at shows in Gateshead, Birmingham, Leicester, Southend, Liverpool, Salford, Sheffield, Glasgow, Harrogate, Nottingham, Cardiff, Guildford and London between December 2 and 18. Tickets go on sale at 10am on July 5.

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Also announced this week:

Liam Gallagher, Sabaton, Mahalia, Burna Boy, Slade, Babymetal, Lewis Capaldi, Samantha Fish, Laura Marling, Heaven 17, Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live, Emeli Sande, Dragonforce, Starset, Johnny Marr, Bear’s Den, Blade Runner Live, Explosions In The Sky and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s New Releases: Elton John, Field Music And Foxes

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What a week! Elton John is releasing his 33rd studio album today, yes, you read correctly, 33rd! Meanwhile, Field Music are racking up album #6, Foxes is launching her sophomore offering into the world and Lion Babe are putting out their debut. There is plenty more to check out this week so make sure you cast your beady eye over the below.

The Cult – ‘Hidden City’ (Cooking Vinyl)

DIIV – ‘Is The Is Are’ (Captured Tracks)

Field Music – ‘Commontime’ (Memphis Industries)

Foxes – ‘All I Need’ (Sign Of The Times/ Epic)

GoGo Penguin – ‘Man Made Object’ (Blue Note/Decca)

Elton John – ‘Wonderful Crazy Night’ (Mercury)

Lion Babe – ‘Begin’ (Polydor)

Porches – ‘Pool’ (Domino)

Eric Prydz – ‘Opus’ (Virgin EMI)

Sunflower Bean – ‘Human Ceremony’ (Fat Possum)

 

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Manic Street Preachers, The Cult, Primal Scream, Billy Joel, Sounds Of The City And Russell Howard

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MANIC STREET PREACHERS

Manic Street Preachers have lined up further shows to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their ‘Everything Must Go’ album. Having already confirmed a huge date at Swansea’s Liberty Stadium on May 28, the trio will play Liverpool’s Echo Arena, Birmingham’s Genting Arena, the First Direct Arena in Leeds, the SSE Hydro in Glasgow and two nights at the Royal Albert Hall in London, between May 13 and May 21. Editors will join the band as special guests, while tickets are on sale at 9.30am tomorrow, priced from £35.00 plus fees.

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THE CULT

The Cult will tour the UK next spring in support of their new album, ‘Hidden City’, calling at Bristol, Manchester, London, Nottingham, Birmingham, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle and Norwich during March and April. Tickets are on sale at 10am tomorrow, priced at £29.50 (£35.00 in London), plus fees.

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PRIMAL SCREAM

Primal Scream will support their upcoming new album, ‘Chaosmosis’, out on March 18, with shows at Aberdeen’s Beach Ballroom, the O2 ABC in Glasgow, the London Palladium and the Albert Hall in Manchester, between March 29 and April 2. Tickets are on sale at 9am tomorrow, priced at £27.50 (£29.50 in London), plus fees.

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BILLY JOEL

The legendary singer-songwriter will play his only UK show of 2016 at Wembley Stadium, London, on September 10. Tickets are on sale at 9am tomorrow, priced at £35.00 plus fees.

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SOUNDS OF THE CITY feat. Guy Garvey, Hacienda Classical, James Bay, Stereophonics and Catfish And The Bottlemen

Guy Garvey, Stereophonics and James Bay are among the acts announced for Manchester’s Sounds Of The City series in July, with Haçienda Classical and Catfish And The Bottlemen also set to perform at the Castlefield Bowl between July 1 and 8. Tickets are on sale at 9am tomorrow, priced between £20.00 and £45.00, plus fees.

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RUSSELL HOWARD

Russell Howard has confirmed 12 new UK dates for his 2017 Round The World tour, with stops planned in Cardiff, Birmingham, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Newcastle, Nottingham, Belfast, Liverpool, Manchester, Bournemouth, Sheffield and Leeds, between March 13 and April 9, 2017, in addition to his previously confirmed residencies in Dublin and London. Tickets are on general sale at 10am tomorrow, priced at £25.50, £37.50 and £40.00, plus fees.

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Check out Stereoboard’s event pages for a full list of latest announcements.

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Top Tours This Week!!

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Justin Bieber

The pop superstar has unveiled dates for an arena tour of the UK and Ireland, supporting his recent fourth album, ‘Purpose’, including two nights in London, Birmingham and Manchester, along with stops in Sheffield, Glasgow and Dublin.
http://www.stereoboard.com/justin-bieber-tickets
Tickets are on sale at 9am on December 17.


Manic Street Preachers

Having already confirmed a huge show at Swansea’s Liberty Stadium on May 28, the Manics have announced further shows celebrating the 20th anniversary of ‘Everything Must Go’. The trio will play Liverpool’s Echo Arena, Birmingham’s Genting Arena, the First Direct Arena in Leeds, the SSE Hydro in Glasgow and two nights at the Royal Albert Hall in London, between May 13 and May 21. Editors will join the band as special guests.
http://www.stereoboard.com/manic-street-preachers-tickets
Tickets for the new dates are on sale at 9.30am on Friday, priced from £35.00 plus fees.


The Cult

The Cult will hit the road following the release of their new album, ‘Hidden City’, on February 5, calling in Bristol, Manchester, London, Nottingham, Birmingham, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle and Norwich during March and April.
http://www.stereoboard.com/the-cult-tickets
Tickets are on sale at 10am on Friday, priced at £29.50 (£35.00 in London), plus fees.


Primal Scream

Primal Scream will support their upcoming new album, ‘Chaosmosis’, out on March 18, with shows at Aberdeen’s Beach Ballroom, the O2 ABC in Glasgow, the London Palladium and the Albert Hall in Manchester, between March 29 and April 2.
http://www.stereoboard.com/primal-scream-tickets
Tickets are on sale at 9am on Friday, priced at £27.50 (£29.50 in London), plus fees.


Sounds Of The City feat. Guy Garvey, Hacienda Classical, James Bay, Stereophonics and Catfish And The Bottlemen

Guy Garvey, Stereophonics and James Bay are among the acts announced for Manchester’s Sounds Of The City series in July, with Haçienda Classical and Catfish And The Bottlemen also set to perform at the Castlefield Bowl between July 1 and 8.
http://www.stereoboard.com/sounds-of-the-city-tickets
Tickets for the series go on sale at 9am on Friday, priced between £20.00 and £45.00, plus fees.


Billy Joel

Billy Joel will play his only UK show of 2016 at Wembley Stadium, London, on September 10.
http://www.stereoboard.com/billy-joel-tickets
Tickets go on general sale at 9am on Friday, priced at £35.00 plus fees.


Brad Paisley

The American country star will return to the UK for a headline show at London’s O2 Arena on July 23, in addition to his already confirmed date at Dublin’s 3Arena on July 30.
http://www.stereoboard.com/brad-paisley-tickets
Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday, priced at £38.50 plus fees.


Coldplay

Coldplay have announced a fourth and final show at Wembley Stadium on June 15, following two nights at Manchester’s Eithad Stadium and one at Glasgow’s Hampden Park.
http://www.stereoboard.com/coldplay-tickets
Tickets for the new date are on sale at 10am on Friday, priced at £45.00 plus fees.


Russell Howard

Russell Howard has confirmed 12 new UK dates for his 2017 Round The World tour, with stops planned in Cardiff, Birmingham, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Newcastle, Nottingham, Belfast, Liverpool, Manchester, Bournemouth, Sheffield and Leeds, between March 13 and April 9, 2017, in addition to his previously confirmed residencies in Dublin and London.
http://www.stereoboard.com/russell-howard-tickets
Tickets are on general sale at 10am on Friday, priced at £25.50, £37.50 and £40.00, plus fees. Click here for pre-sale tickets.


Also announced this week, so far

Steve Aoki, Holy Esque, Disciples, Big Ups, Fatherson, Cult Of Luna, Inglorious, Von Hertzen Brothers, Blair Dunlop, Ruby Wax, Lucius, Joey Cape, Forty Four Hours, Raleigh Ritchie, Lamb, Olly Murs, Troye Sivan, Kula Shaker, Father John Misty, Paul Heaton And Jacqui Abbott, Defeater, Dancing Years, Screeching Weasel, Emmy The Great, Roo Pains, Animal Collective, Heart, Room 94, Dua Lipa, Protomartyr, Section Boyz, Elton John, Purson, Nao, Kygo, Guy Garvey, Ady Suleiman, Coasts, Jeff Lynne’s ELO, Sauna Youth, Soulfly, Lionel Richie, Bryan Adams, Ludovico Einaudi, Future Of The Left, Joanna Newsom, Xavier Rudd, Island, The Algorithm, Kenny G, Fearless Vampire Killers, Stereophonics, Teleman, Rachel Platten, Jesse Malin, Justin Hayward, Jamie Lawson and many more!

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