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44/876 by Sting & Shaggy
2018’s unlikeliest collaboration arrives in April, with Shaggy, he of ‘It Wasn’t Me’ fame, teaming up with Sting, who is fresh from opening his musical about shipbuilding in Northumbria.
Recorded in Jamaica, the album features assistance from rapper Taranchyla, dancehall star Aidonia, reggae stars Morgan Heritage Sting's longtime guitarist Dominic Miller and ragga legend Robbie Shakespeare, while Martin Kierszenbaum, Sting's long-time producer, is on knob twiddling duty.
Volunteer by Old Crow Medicine Show
The freewheeling country pop collective release their sixth studio album this week, an LP produced by Dave Cobb, best known for his work with Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell and Sturgill Simpson.
Family Tree by Black Stone Cherry
The Southern friend rockers make it six albums and counting next month with the release of Family Tree.
Recorded in their hometown of Glasgow in Kentucky, the foursome have focused on the bluesier end of rock, with the help of Government Mule guitarist Warren Haynes, who makes a guest appearance on ‘Dancing In The Rain’.
Accidentally On Purpose by The Shires
The country-pop duo follow up their hugely successful second album My Universe with a new LP.
Recorded out in country hotbed Nashville with Kelsea Ballerini/Thomas Rhett producer Lindsay Rimes, the album sees the duo stepping up their game with bigger choruses and aims of much bigger venues.
The album also features a track written by the one and only Ed Sheeran.
Eat the Elephant by A Perfect Circle
It’s been 14 years since we last had a new studio album from A Perfect Circle, the alt-rock outfit built around Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan and guitarist Billy Howerdel, but one arrives this week.
Produced by Oasis/Manic Street Preachers man Dave Sardy, the album has been recorded with a new rhythm section, Puscifer and Eagles Of Death Metal's Matt McJunkins and drummer Jeff Friedl, as well as Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha.
The new album is a more reflective piece of work, paring back the heavy guitars of their earlier work, focusing more on Keenan’s acerbic lyrics.
Pitch Perfect 3 by Trish Sie
The Barden Bellas are back for a third and final time!
Pitch Perfect and its 2015 sequel have grossed over $400 million at the box office. The movies follow the travails of a women's a cappella group, The Barden Bellas, in the first film they competed against another a cappella group from their college to win Nationals and in the second they took on other groups from around the world.
This time around the Bellas are struggling to revive their careers, but an opportunity arrives in the form of a slot on the USO show, performing for American troops in Europe.
However, this time they've some new competition in the form of an all-girl rock band led by Ruby Rose, and the girls face a battle to save their reputations.
This time around Trish Sia, perhaps best-known for being behind some of OK Go's spectacularly clever music videos, is the person in the director's chair, while the cast includes returning appearances from Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow, Hailee Steinfeld, Alexis Knapp, Anna Camp, Hanna Mae Lee and Ester Dean, with new additions including John Lithgow and Andy Allo.
Mr. Robot: Season_3.0 by Rami Malek
Rami Malek leads the third season of the critically acclaimed drama which follows Elliot, a cyber-security engineer by day and a vigilante hacker by night, comes to DVD this week.
Suburbicon by George Clooney
George Clooney directs Matt Damon, Julianne Moore and Oscar Isaac in this bloody drama.
Set in a quiet, suburban town in 1960s America, we watch as Damon's Gardner Lodge attempts to keep his family together while under threat from the mob and turns to blackmail, violence and revenge in order to survive.
Troy - Fall of a City by David Threlfall
The BBC's lavish new take on the story of the 10-year siege of Troy and the relationship between heroic warrior Paris and his controversial affair with Helen.
Louis Hunter, Jonas Armstrong, Bella Dayne, David Threlfall and Frances O'Connor all star.
The Good Karma Hospital: Series 2 by Amanda Redman
Amanda Redman, Amrita Acharia, James Floyd and Neil Morrissey star in the second series of this ITV drama.
Set in southern India, the six-part series follows young junior doctor Ruby Walker as she moves to India after becoming disillusioned with her life in the UK and begins working at The Good Karma Hospital, working under the tutelage of fellow English ex-pat Dr Lydia Fonseca.