August 10, 2017

This Week's New Albums: August 11th 2017
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by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 10/08/2017

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This Week's New Albums: August 11th 2017

The Cribs, Rat Boy, Kesha and Paul Draper are among the artists with new albums out this week. 

24-7 Rock Star S***

The Cribs - 24-7 Rock Star S***

Sony (RED)

The Wakefield trio follow-up 2015’s acclaimed For All My Sisters with a brand new LP.

After working with powerpop specialist Ric Ocasek on For All My Sisters, the threesome have stripped things right down for their new album, teaming up with Steve Albini, the man who helped Nirvana record In Utero.

The album includes new single ‘In Your Palace’ as well nine other songs.

Click here to read our interview with the band. 

Scum

Rat Boy - SCUM

Warner Bros

We’ve been reading about Jordan Cardy for over four years now, but we finally get to hear his debut album next month.

To help with the album, Cardy has recruited Blur’s Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon for guest appearances, while he himself has handled production.

The album contains 25 tracks, including eight interludes and a collaboration with Mallory Merk.

Click here to read our interview with Cardy. 

Rainbow

Kesha - Rainbow

RCA

The singer returns with her first album since 2012's Warrior and recruits The Dap-King Horns, Eagles Of Death Metal and country icon Dolly Parton for help. 

Rainbow documents the singer's turbulent lawsuit with former producer Dr. Luke and sees her working with the likes of Ben Folds, Ricky Reed, Ryan Lewis and Ben Abraham. 

Click here to read our full preview. 

League of My Own II

Chip - League of My Own II

Cash Motto

The rapper celebrates the 10-year anniversary of his League Of My Own LP with a follow-up, Ghetts, 67 and more lend a hand. 

Spooky Action

Paul Draper - Spooky Action

Caroline

The former Mansun frontman collaborates with The Anchoress on his debut solo album, an LP he has been working on for 15 years!

Click here to read our interview with Draper. 

Jen Cloher

Jen Cloher - Jen Cloher

Marathon Artists Limited

The Australian songstress unveils her fourth full-length effort this week, an album recorded with partner Courtney Barnett on lead guitar. 

 

Lost and Found

Martine McCutcheon - Lost and Found

BMG Rights Management

The actress and singer unveils her first new studio album in 15 years, an LP she has co-written with husband Jack McManus, best known for his work with The Shires and Una Healy. 

Poor David's Almanack

David Rawlings - Poor David's Almanack

Acony Records

The alt-country singer collaborates with regular partner in crime Gillian Welch, Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show, and Taylor and Griffin Goldsmith of Dawes for this new album.

Acoustic Classics II

Richard Thompson - Acoustic Classics II

Beeswing Records

The Fairport Convention man strips down 14 more of his beloved tracks for a second acoustic collection. 

Cost of Living

Downtown Boys - Cost Of Living

Sub Pop

The Providence punks come back firing with a brand new LP this week. 

Cage Tropical

Frankie Rose - Cage Tropical

Slumberland

The eccentric singer-songwriter drops the follow-up to the much-liked Herein Wild this week.