May 11, 2017

This Week's New Albums: May 12th 2017
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by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 11/05/2017

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This Week's New Albums: May 12th 2017

Paramore, Paul Weller, Harry Styles and the Zac Brown Band are among the artists with new albums out this week. 

After Laughter

Paramore - After Laughter

Atlantic

The pop rockers unveil the long-awaited follow-up to their 2013 self-titled album, their first album since original drummer Zac Farro returned to the fold. The LP, which is produced once again by Jimmy Eat World/Beck producer Justin Meldal-Johnsen, features new singles 'Hard Times' and 'Told You So'. 

Click here to read our full preview. 

A Kind Revolution

Paul Weller - A Kind Revolution

Parlophone

After the spacey krautrock of Saturn’s Pattern, Weller returns to more everyday matters with A Kind Revolution.

A Kind Revolution was recorded at Weller's Black Barn Studios in Surrey and features 10 tracks in all. The album features a number of guest appearances from the likes of Robert Wyatt, Boy George and soul singers PP Arnold and Madeleine Bell.

Click here to read our interview with Weller. 

Harry Styles

Harry Styles - Harry Styles

Columbia

The One Direction star unveils his debut solo album, which includes new hit single 'Sign Of The Times'. 

The album sees Styles working with frequent Mark Ronson collaborator Jeff Bhasker and singer-songwriter Kid Harpoon. 

Click here to read our full preview. 

Pageant

PWR BTTM - Pageant

Big Scary Monsters

The power punk duo unveil their second full-length effort next month, an LP that sees them embrace much bigger choruses.

To read more about PWR BTTM, click here. 

Welcome Home

Zac Brown Band - Welcome Home

Atlantic

The country superstar unveils his fifth studio album, this time produced by Dave Cobb, best known for his work with Sturgill Simpson and Shooter Jennings. 

bloom

Machine Gun Kelly - Bloom

Interscope

The controversial rapper calls in some big collaborations for his third studio album, with former Fifth Harmony singer Camila Cabello, Hailee Steinfeld, James Arthur, Quavo and Ty Dolla $ign all featuring on the album. 

II

Inglorious - Inglorious II

Frontiers Records

Nathan James's power metallers unveil their second full-length effort this week. 

Poison The Parish

Seether - Poison The Parish

Spinefarm

The South African metallers return with their seventh album, an LP that includes new single 'Let You Down' 

Second Skin

Snakecharmer - Second Skin

Frontiers Records

Former Whitesnake/David Coverdale members Micky Moody and Neil Murray unveil the second LP from their new outfit Snakecharmer. 

DREAMCAR

Dreamcar- Dreamcar

RCA

AFI's Davey Havok joins forces with No Doubt's Tony Kanal, Tom Dumont and Adrian Young for this new supergroup. 

Northern Lights

Cantus - Northern Lights

Decca Classics

The 30-piece all-female Norwegian choir, best known for their contribution to the Frozen soundtrack, unveil their latest collection. 

Time Is a Riddle

Luke Sital-Singh - Time Is A Riddle

Raygun

The singer-songwriter unveils his second full-length LP, an album produced by Villagers' Tommy Mclaughlin. 

Click here to read our interview with Sital-Singh. 

Nomad

Martha Tilston - Nomad

Squiggly

The folk singer unveils her latest collection this week. 

II

L.A. Takedown - II

Ribbon Music

The synth pop experimentalists return this week with a brand new offering.