August 18, 2016

This Week's New Albums: August 19th 2016
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by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 18/08/2016

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This Week's New Albums: August 19th 2016

Slow Club, Lisa Hannigan, Dolly Parton and Benjamin Francis Leftwich are among the artists with new albums out this week.

One Day All of This Won't Matter Any More

Slow Club - One Day All Of This Won't Matter Any More

Moshi Moshi

The Sheffield duo follow up the well-received Complete Surrender with an album closer to their folkier roots. Click here to read our interview with the pair. 

After the Rain

Benjamin Francis Leftwich - After The Rain

Dirty Hit Records

Five years after his debut LP Last Smoke Before The Snowstorm the singer-songwriter returns with a second album produced by Charlie Andrew, best known for work with Alt-J and Rae Morris. The album is a somber one, largely inspired by the death of Leftwich’s father. 

Click here to read our interview with Leftwich. 

At Swim

Lisa Hannigan - At Swim

PIAS Recordings

The Irish songstress, who found fame as a member of Damien Rice’s touring band, unveils her third solo album and her first in five years.

Click here to read our interview with Hannigan. 

Life On The Road

David Brent & Foregone Conclusion - Life On The Road

Caroline International

Ricky Gervais teams up with former Razorlight drummer Andy Burrows to produce a full soundtrack for David Brent’s big screen outing. Featuring the previously released ‘Equality Street’ and new toe-curling ballad ‘Lady Gypsy’.

Click here to read our interview with Gervais. 

Pure & Simple

Dolly Parton - Pure & Simple

Sony Music

The country superstar releases her 43rd studio album, a stripped down collection of songs new and old. 

Click here to read our full preview. 

Big Life

The Rifles - Big Life

Cooking Vinyl

The indie rockers team up with producer Charles Rees, best known for his work with Paul Weller, on this new double album. 

Furnaces

Ed Harcourt - Furnaces

Polydor

The singer-songwriter unveils his seventh studio album. Click here to get inside Harcourt's record collection. 

The Last Stand

Sabaton - The Last Stand

Nuclear Blast

The Swedish metallers unveil their new LP which features 11 songs, each inspired by famous defensive "last stand" battles, including the Battle of Thermopylae, the battle that inspired 300.

I'm Not Well

Black Foxxes - I'm Not Well

Spinefarm

The hotly tipped hard rock three-piece unveil their debut album this week. 

Convenience

Pill - Convenience

Mexican Summer

The psychedelic punks unveil their debut album this week. 

Jonathan Antoine: Believe

Jonathan Antoine - Believe

Cavendish Records

The opera singer, now on his own after splitting from regular partner Charlotte Jaconelli, unveils a brand new collection. 

The Monkees 50

The Monkees - 50

Rhino

The pop stalwarts, best known for their hits 'I'm A Believer' and 'Daydream Believer', celebrate their 50th anniversary with a brand new 'Greatest Hits' collection. 

Golden Sings That Have Been Sung

Ryley Walker - Golden Sings That Have Been Sung

Dead Oceans

The Illinois folkster returns with a brand new LP this week. 

Oxfam Presents: Stand As One: Live at Glastonbury 2016

Various Artists - Oxfam Presents: Stand As One: Live at Glastonbury 2016

PLG UK Frontline

Live tracks from Foals, CHVRCHES, Coldplay and 13 other artists, all recorded live at this year's Glastonbury Festival, are put together for this charity compilation.