This Week’s New Releases: John Grant, Doja Cat And Jack Savoretti

The new releases are rolling out at an exciting rate. John Grant has shared the Cate Le Bon-produced follow-up to 2018’s ‘Love Is Magic’, Doja Cat has dropped her highly anticipated third album, and Jack Savoretti has put out LP #7.

Head below for the rest of this week’s new releases, including the tenth anniversary edition of Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’.

Beartooth – ‘Below’ (Red Bull)

Brainstory – ‘Ripe’ (Big Crown)

Buckcherry – ‘Hellbound’ (Earache)

Cautious Clay – ‘Deadpan Love’ (Cautious Clay)

Dan Bettridge – ‘Good People. Bad Habits’ EP (Channel Analog)

Doja Cat – ‘Planet Her’ (Kemosabe/RCA)

Drug Church – ‘Tawny’ EP (Pure Noise Records)

Eve 6 – ‘Grim Value’ EP (Velocity)

Gaspard Augé – ‘Escapades’ (Ed Banger/Because)

Goo Goo Dolls – ‘Rarities’ (Warner)

Gorgon City – ‘Olympia’ (Positiva)

Hiatus Kaiyote – ‘Mood Valiant’ (Brainfeeder)

Hiss Golden Messenger – ‘Quietly Blowing It’ (Merge)

Island – ‘Yesterday Park’ (Frenchkiss)

Jack Savoretti – ‘Europiana’ (EMI)

Jennifer Nettles – ‘Always Like New’ (Concord)

John Grant – ‘Boy From Michigan’ (Bella Union)

John Murry – ‘The Stars Are God’s Bullet Holes’ (Submarine Cat)

JP Saxe – ‘Dangerous Levels Of Introspection’ (Arista)

Lady Gaga – ‘Born This Way The Tenth Anniversary’ (Interscope)

Lightman Jarvis Ecstatic Band – ‘Banned’ (Anti-)

Lissie – ‘Watch Over Me (Early Works 2002-2009)’ (Cooking Vinyl)

L’Rain – ‘Fatigue’ (Mexican Summer)

Lucy Dacus – ‘Home Video’ (Matador)

Maple Glider – ‘To Enjoy Is The Only Thing’ (Partisan)

The Mountain Goats – ‘Dark In Here’ (Merge)

Pabllo Vittar – ‘Batidão Tropical’ (Mataderos)

The Roots – ‘Do You Want More?!!!??!’ (Geffen)

Toto – ‘With A Little Help From My Friends’ (Mascot)

Tyler, The Creator – ‘Call Me If You Get Lost’ (Columbia)

UB40 – ‘Bigga Baggariddim’ (SRG)

 

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Top Tickets This Week: The Offspring, Easy Life, Del Amitri, UB40, Bree Runway, Julien Baker and more

The Offspring

The California band will be joined by The Hives for arena shows during November, calling in Dublin, Cardiff, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester, Leeds and London, where they’ll take over the SSE Arena Wembley. The Let The Bad Times Roll Tour will support their album of the same name, which is due out on April 16 through Concord Records. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 9.

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Easy Life

Easy Life have announced the Life’s A Beach Tour for November, with UK and Ireland stops lined up in Bristol, Birmingham, Leicester, Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow, Newcastle, Sheffield, Portsmouth, Brighton, Belfast, Dublin and London, where they’ll play the O2 Academy Brixton. The trek will support the release of their debut album of the same name, due out on June 4. Tickets go on sale at 10am on April 9.

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Del Amitri

Del Amitri will support their new record, Fatal Mistakes’, with an autumn 2021 UK tour and two homecoming shows in Glasgow in December 2021. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 9.

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UB40

The reggae legends — James Brown, Duncan Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Norman Hassan, Martin Meredith, Tony Mullings, Laurence Parry and Brian Travers — will take over Sandwell Valley Country Park in Birmingham on August 1. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 9. The hometown performance will precede the band’s Bigga Baggariddim Tour throughout November and December.

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Bree Runway

Bree Runway has announced a headline show at Colours in London for September 28. Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 9.

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Julien Baker

Julien Baker will support her new album, ‘Little Oblivions’ with shows in London, Leeds, Dublin, Glasgow, and Manchester during May 2022, as part of a larger European trek. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 9.

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Also announced this week:

  • RuPaul’s Drag Race UK have added even more extra dates to their 2022 UK tour due to huge demand.
  • Guns N’ Roses have rearranged their UK and European shows for a second time to summer 2022.
  • The Damned have moved their UK shows to February 2022 due to COVID-19.
  • Glass Animals have added extra dates to their Dreamland Tour.
  • Fatboy Slim has announced an extra night at Brighton Centre.
  • Zucchero has moved his UK shows for a second time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Rag’n’Bone Man will headline Friday September 10 at the Cambridge Club Festival.

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Top Tickets This Week: Seasick Steve, Ry X, UB40, Tricky, Mos Def, Young Knives, Jack Dee and more

Seasick Steve

The singer-songwriter has confirmed solo shows in Bexhill, Nottingham, Birmingham, York, Edinburgh, Manchester, Newcastle, Bristol, and London during November. The Just Steve, A Guitar and You Tour supports his 2020 album, ‘Blues In Mono’, and marks the 69-year-old’s first headline UK shows since 2018. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 26.

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Ry X


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Ry X has announced a headline European tour for spring 2022, including a show at London’s Roundhouse on March 20. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 26.

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UB40

The reggae legends have moved their previously rearranged March dates to the autumn Bigga Baggariddim Tour, which also includes new stops in Belfast, Kerry, Castlebar, Aberdeen, Stockton, Northampton, Cheltenham, Plymouth, and Stoke. Previously purchased tickets remain valid for the corresponding new dates, while tickets for the new gigs go on general sale at 10am on February 26.

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Tricky

The Bristol trip hop legend will play Glasgow’s Oran Mor on November 4, ahead of his rescheduled performances at Manchester’s O2 Ritz and London’s Electric Brixton on November 7 and 8, respectively. Tickets remain valid for the corresponding new dates, while the Glasgow stop goes on general sale at 10am on February 26.

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Mos Def

Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, will perform 2009’s ‘The Ecstatic’ in its entirety accompanied by a live band at the O2 Forum in London on November 16. Tickets on general sale at 12pm on February 26.

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Young Knives


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Young Knives will tour the UK in November and December, with stops planned in Glasgow, Manchester, London, Brighton, Birmingham, Leeds, and Cardiff. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 26.

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Jack Dee

The comedian has added a handful of dates to his rescheduled Off The Telly Tour. Tickets remain valid with the new shows on general sale at 10am on February 26.

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Also announced this week:

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Pre-Sale Tickets: UB40 Featuring Ali Campbell And Astro Announce Spring UK Tour

UB40 featuring Ali Campbell and Astro

The reggae legends will return to the road in April 2021 for dates in Sheffield, London, Dublin, Brighton, Cardiff and Birmingham. The tour shares its name with their new album ‘Unprecedented’, which is expected to arrive on May 31.

Pre-sale for the UK dates opens at 10am on July 30, ahead of general sale at 10am on July 31.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: UB40 Announce Winter UK Tour

UB40

The reggae legends — James Brown, Duncan Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Norman Hassan, Martin Meredith, Tony Mullings, Laurence Parry and Brian Travers — will embark on a 17-date UK tour this winter. Stops include Portsmouth, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Norwich, Cardiff and London, where they’ll play the SSE Arena Wembley on December 17.

Pre-sale tickets are available right now, prior to general sale at 9am on March 16.

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This Week’s New Releases: Jack Savoretti, Stephen Malkmus, Karen O and Danger Mouse

It’s another mixed bag of new releases this week. Jack Savoretti has put out LP #6, Stephen Malkmus has shared his first solo album without his backing band, the Jicks, since 2001, and the collaborative record from Karen O and Danger Mouse has finally dropped.

Still want more? Head below.

Angel Du$t – ‘Pretty Buff’ (Roadrunner)

Benjamin Francis Leftwich – ‘Gratitude’ (Dirty Hit)

Blaqk Audio – ‘Only Things We Love’ (BMG)

The Bouncing Souls – ‘Crucial Moments’ EP (Rise Records)

Chief Keef and Zaytoven – ‘GloToven’ (Glo Gang/RBC Records)

The Brian Jonestown Massacre – ‘The Brian Jonestown Massacre’ (‘a’ Records)

The Cinematic Orchestra – ‘To Believe’ (Ninja Tune)

Elizabeth Colour Wheel – ‘Nocebo’ (The Flenser)

The Faint – ‘Egowerk’ (Saddle Creek)

The Fall – ‘Bend Sinister/The Domesday Pay-Off Triad-Plus’ (Beggars Banquet)

The Fisherman’s Friends – ‘Keep Hauling’ (Island)

Jack Savoretti – ‘Singing To Strangers’ (BMG)

Karen O and Danger Mouse – ‘Lux Prima’ (BMG)

Matmos – ‘Plastic Anniversary’ (Thrill Jockey)

Snarky Puppy – ‘Immigrance’ (Groundup)

Sophie Ellis-Bextor – ‘The Song Diaries’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Stephen Malkmus – ‘Groove Denied’ (Domino)

Steve Adamyk Band – ‘Paradise’ (Dirtnap)

Tim O’Brien Band – ‘Tim O’Brien Band’ (Tim O’Brien)

Todd Snider – ‘Cash Cabin Sessions, Vol. 3’ (Aimless Records)

UB40 – ‘For The Many’ (Shoestring/Absolute)

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Rod Stewart, UB40 Featuring Ali, Astro And Mickey, Stone Broken, Russell Kane and Strictly Come Dancing Live

Rod Stewart

The legendary singer-songwriter will embark on his first UK tour in three years next spring, supporting the release of his upcoming album, ‘Blood Red Roses’, with shows confirmed at outdoor venues in Southampton, York, Milton Keynes, Ipswich, Wolverhampton, Aberdeen and Bolton in May and June.

Pre-sale opens at 9am on Thursday, September 20, while general sale begins at 9am on Friday, September 21.

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UB40 featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey

UB40 featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey have added four dates to their A Real Labour of Love 40th anniversary tour, with the reggae legends set to call at Hull’s City Hall on March 27, Manchester’s O2 Apollo on March 31, Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on April 1 and Sheffield City Hall on April 3.

Pre-sale opens at 10am on September 20, while general sale begins at 10am on September 21.

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Stone Broken

The British rockers have announced a fresh round of tour dates, set to take place in February with special guests to be announced in due course. The band also play shows in December supporting their forthcoming single, The Only Thing I Need, which features on their second LP, ‘Ain’t Always Easy’, out now.

Pre-sale begins at 10am on Thursday September 20, prior to general sale at 10am on Friday, September 21.

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Russell Kane

The comedian and writer has extended his The Fast and the Curious tour into spring 2019.

Pre-sale tickets are on sale now, prior to general sale at 10am on September 21.

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Strictly Come Dancing – The Live Tour

Choreographed by TV judge Craig Revel Horwood and presented by Ore Oduba, who won the show in 2017, the tour will return to arenas in Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool, Sheffield, Glasgow, Nottingham and London throughout January and February. Tickets are on sale at 8am on September 21.

Pre-sale tickets are on sale now. General sale begins at 8am on Friday, September 21.

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Florence And The Machine, MGMT, Josh Groban, Morrissey, Johnny Marr, UB40, Popcaan, Sasha and more…

FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE

Florence and the Machine will support their upcoming new LP, ‘High As Hope’, with an autumn UK arena tour. With the album set to arrive on June 29 through Virgin EMI, Florence Welch and band will call in Leeds, Birmingham, Glasgow, Dublin, Manchester, Brighton, Cardiff and London, where they’ll perform at the O2 Arena, between November 15 and 26. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on June 1.

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MGMT 

MGMT will tour the UK in December as part of a wider European tour supporting their recently released new album, ‘Little Dark Age’. Stops include the Eventim Apollo in London, Glasgow’s SWG3, O2 Academy Leeds and Manchester’s Albert Hall. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on June 1.

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JOSH GROBAN

Josh Groban has announced arena shows in the UK and Ireland. The December dates will take the singer-songwriter to London, Manchester and Dublin, with tickets on sale at 9am on June 1.

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MORRISSEY

The former Smiths frontman has lined up shows in Edinburgh, Portsmouth and Reading around his two previously confirmed homecoming concerts at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl in July. Tickets for the new shows go on sale at 10am on June 1.

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JOHNNY MARR

The former Smiths guitarist, who has a new LP, ‘Call The Comet’, out on June 15, will head to Belfast, Dublin, Norwich, Birmingham, Bath, Cardiff, Brighton, London, Sheffield, Newcastle, Glasgow, Liverpool and Manchester during November. Tickets are on sale at 10am on June 1.

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UB40

UB40 have announced a new album and details of a 40th anniversary tour for 2019. Tickets go on sale at 9am on June 1.

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POPCAAN

The Jamaican dancehall artist, who is due to release ‘Forever’ in August, will call at the SSE Arena Wembley, Manchester Academy and the O2 Academy Birmingham on December 6,7 and 8 respectively. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on June 1.

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SASHA

Sasha has announced Refracted: Live shows at the O2 Academy Brixton in London on December 14, O2 Apollo Manchester the following day, and Glasgow Barrowland on December 16. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on June 1.

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Also announced this week

Snow Patrol, Good Charlotte, State Champs, Jorja Smith, Mac DeMarco, Suggs, Albert Hammond Jr., Sigala, Echo and the Bunnymen, BTS, Knuckle Puck, Young Fathers, Palaye Royale, Flogging Molly, Crown The Empire, Employed To Serve, Jake Bugg, Tony Hadley, Stereo Honey, Khruangbin, Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly, Hands Like Houses, As It Is, the Interrupters, Home Free, Carpenter Brut, Car Seat Headrest, Barbara Dickson, Dan Owen, Deer Tick, Cassia, The Bad Flowers, Federal Charm, Steve ‘N’ Seagulls, Dub FX, Amber Arcades, Ceelo Green, Warwick Johnson, Lithics, Slade, The House of Love, Haley, Phoebe Bridgers and more.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Boundless Feat. Katherine Jenkins, UB40, Jools Holland, The Gipsy Kings

BOUNDLESS

Katherine Jenkins, UB40, Jools Holland and the Gipsy Kings will perform as part of the A Boundless Summer concert series this summer.

Pre-sale tickets go on sale at 9am on February 21, prior to general sale at 9am on February 23.

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On This Day In Music: UB40 Score First UK #1 With Red Red Wine

On September 3, 1983 UB40 scored their first UK #1 single with Red Red Wine.

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