This Week’s New Releases: Paul McCartney, The Offspring And Norah Jones

I would go as far as saying there’s a little something for everyone this week. Paul McCartney has enlisted Blood Orange, Blur’s Damon Albarn, Anderson .Paak, Queens Of The Stone Age’s Josh Homme, St Vincent, Phoebe Bridgers, Beck and more to cover tracks from his latest solo LP, 2020’s ‘McCartney III’. Meanwhile, The Offspring have returned with their first new album in nine years and Norah Jones has released her first live LP.

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

Alex Henry Foster – ‘Standing Under Bright Lights (Live)’ (Hopeful Tragedy)

Eric Church – ‘Heart’ (EMI Nashville)

Garage a Trois – ‘Calm Down Cologne’ (Royal Potato Family)

Greta Van Fleet – ‘The Battle At Garden’s Gate’ (Lava/Republic)

Havelocke – ‘Arsonist’ EP (Silent Cult)

Holding Absence – ‘The Greatest Mistake Of My Life’ (Sharptone)

Liquid Tension Experiment – ‘LTE3’ (Century Media/InsideOutMusic/SPV)

The Living – ‘1982’ (Loosegroove)

Marty Friedman – ‘Tokyo Jukebox 3’ (Mascot/The Players Club)

Motorpsycho – ‘Kingdom Of Oblivion’ (Rune Grammofon)

Norah Jones – ”Til We Meet Again (Live)’ (Blue Note)

The Offspring – ‘Let The Bad Times Roll’ (Concord)

Paul McCartney – ‘McCartney III Imagined’ (Capitol)

The Polyphonic Spree – ‘Afflatus’ (Good Records)

Saint Raymond – ‘We Forgot We Were Dreaming’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Sam Eagle – ‘She’s So Nice’ EP (Cooking Vinyl)

Sharon Van Etten – ‘Epic Ten’ (Ba Da Bing!)

Son Lux – ‘Tomorrows III’ (City Slang)

While She Sleeps – ‘Sleeps Society’ (Search and Destroy/Spinefarm)

Young Thug – ‘Slime Language 2’ (Young Stoner Life/3oo Entertainment)

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This Week’s New Releases: Weezer, Solange And Hozier

What a week! Weezer have FINALLY put out ‘The Black Album’, Solange has surprise released the follow up to 2016’s ‘A Seat At The Table’, and Hozier has dropped his sophomore LP.

Not for you? There’s plenty more to press play on below.

Crystal Fighters – ‘Gaia & Friends’ (Warner Bros.)

Delicate Steve – ‘Till I Burn Up’ (Anti/Epitaph)

Demon Hunter – ‘War’ (Solid State Records)

Demon Hunter – ‘Peace’ (Solid State Records)

Hozier – ‘Wasteland, Baby!’ (Island)

In Flames – ‘I, The Mask’ (Nuclear Blast)

The Japanese House – ‘Good At Falling’ (Dirty Hit)

Little Simz – ‘GREY Area’ (Age 101)

Mark Morton – ‘Anesthetic’ (Spinefarm Records)

Pkew Pkew Pkew – ‘Optimal Lifestyles’ (Dine Alone/Big Scary Monsters)

Pond – ‘Tasmania’ (Marathon Artists)

Reese Wynans and friends – ‘Sweet Release’ (J&R Adventures)

Queensrÿche – ‘The Verdict’ (Century Media Records)

Royal Trux – ‘White Stuff’ (Fat Possum)

Self Esteem – ‘Compliments Please’ (Fiction)

Solange – ‘When I Get Home’ (Saint Records/Columbia Records)

TEEN – ‘Good Fruit’ (Carpark Records)

Weezer – ‘Weezer (The Black Album)’ (Crush Music/Atlantic)

While She Sleeps – ‘So What?’ (Spinefarm Records)

Yves Jarvis – ‘The Same But By Different Means’ (Anti/Epitaph)

2 Chainz – ‘Rap Or Go To The League’ (Gambread/Def Jam Recordings/UMG Recordings)

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Stone Broken And While She Sleeps


Stone Broken will be joined by guests Jared James Nichols and Bad Flowers at shows in Brighton, London, Manchester, Glasgow, Newcastle, Nottingham, Birmingham, Chester and Bristol between February 22 and March 7, following up the release of their sophomore album, ‘Ain’t Always Easy’, which is due out on March 2 through their new label Spinefarm Records.

Pre-Sale tickets go on sale at 10am on October 26, prior to general sale at 10am on October 27.

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The metallers, who put out ‘You Are We’ back in April, will play the O2 Academy Bristol, Birmingham’s O2 Institute, Glasgow’s O2 ABC and Manchester’s O2 Ritz, following their date with Architects at Alexandra Palace in London on February 3.

Pre-Sale tickets go on sale at 10am on October 26, prior to general sale at 10am on October 27. Tickets for their Architects show are on sale now, priced £26.00 plus fees.

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This Week’s New Releases: Joe Bonamassa, Action Bronson And Laura Marling


This week is relentless in the sheer volume of big names that are releasing records. Action Bronson has released his major label debut, James Bay his full length debut and we have Laura Marling releasing her much talked about fifth album, ‘Short Movie’. Make sure to check out the rest of this week’s new releases below.

Action Bronson – ‘Mr. Wonderful’ (Atlantic)

Joe Bonamassa – ‘Muddy Wolf At Red Rocks’ (Provogue/Mascot)

James Bay – ‘Chaos And The Calm’ (Virgin)

Laura Marling – ‘Short Movie’ (Virgin)

Mini Mansions – ‘The Great Pretenders’ (Fiction/Caroline)

Seasick Steve – ‘Sonic Soul Surfer’ (Caroline)

The Staves – ‘If I Was’ (Atlantic)

While She Sleeps – ‘Brainwashed’ (Epic)

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