March 17, 2017

This Week's New Albums: March 17th 2017
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by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 17/03/2017

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This Week's New Albums: March 17th 2017

Depeche Mode, Zara Larsson, Pulled Apart By Horses and Counterfeit are among the artists with new albums out this week.

Spirit

Depeche Mode - Spirit

Columbia

The global electropop icons release their 14th studio album ahead of a huge world tour. For new album Spirit, they’ve collaborated with James Ford, best known for his work with Arctic Monkeys and Foals.

The album contains new single ‘Where’s The Revolution’ and hints at the LP’s menacing lyrics and sinister electro soundscapes.

Click here to read our full preview. 

So Good

Zara Larsson - So Good

Black Butter

The Swedish pop star unveils her long-awaited debut album, which features hit singles 'I Would Like', 'Never Forget You' and 'Lush Life' as well as contributions from Tinie Tempah, MNEK and Ty Dolla $ign. 

Click here to read our full preview. 

The Haze

Pulled Apart By Horses - The Haze

Caroline International

The Yorkshire alt rockers unveil their fourth full-length effort, an LP recorded with Drenge/Arctic Monkeys producer Ross Orton. 

Click here to read our interview with the band. 

Together We Are Stronger

Counterfeit - Together We Are Stronger

Xtra Mile

Jamie Campbell-Bower and his band of punks unveil their debut album this week. 

Click here to read our interview with Campbell-Bower. 

Things I've Never Said

Frances - Things I've Never Said

Capitol Records

The hotly-tipped singer-songwriter finally gets around to releasing her debut album, which includes hit singles 'Say It Again' and 'Don't Worry About Me'. 

Salutations

Conor Oberst - Salutations

Nonesuch

The Bright Eyes mainman unveils the companion record to his 2016 LP Ruminations. This album features 10 songs from the previous effort re-recorded with a full band alongside seven brand new tracks.

Hot Thoughts

Spoon - Hot Thoughts

Matador Records

The powerhouse alt-rockers follow up 2014's They Want My Soul with a brand new effort, an LP produced by Dave Fridmann, best known for his work with The Flaming Lips and Sleater Kinney. 

In Mind

Real Estate - In Mind

Domino Records

The dream pop-infused indie types unveil their fourth album this week. 

Blossom

Milky Chance - Blossom

Ignition Records

The German folk-pop duo release their second album this week, an album that includes single 'Cocoon' and 'Bad Things', a duet with Izzy Bizu. 

Room 29

Jarvis Cocker and Chilly Gonzales - Room 29

Deutsche Grammophon

The Pulp frontman and eccentric composer unite for this joint LP. 

Throwback Grooves

Various Artists - Throwback Grooves

Ministry Of Sound

All-time classics from the likes of Neneh Cherry, Soul II Soul, Gabrielle and Michael Jackson are among the 60 tracks gathered across three discs for this new collection. 

You're Not As _____  As You Think

Sorority Noise - You're Not As _____ As You Think

Big Scary Monsters

The Connecticut slacker rockers return with a third album. 

The Sick, Dumb & Happy

The Charm The Fury - The Sick, Dumb & Happy

Arising Empire

The Dutch metalcore fivesome drop their brand new collection this week. 

Cursed

Righteous Vendetta - Cursed

Century Media

The Christian metalcore types unveil their first new album in four years. 

Vera Lynn 100

Vera Lynn - 100

Decca Records

The singer celebrates her 100th birthday with a brand new collection that includes all her classic singles and new duets with Alfie Boe, Aled Jones and Alexander Armstrong.