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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.
Ferdinand by Carlos Saldanha
An all-star voice cast come together for this animated adventure, which quite literally tells the story of a bull in a china shop.
The film features the voices of John Cena, Kate McKinnon, David Tennant, Sally Phillips, Gabriel Iglesias, Gina Rodriguez, Anthony Anderson and Bobby Cannavale.
It has been directed by Carlos Saldanha, best known for his 2011 movie Rio and is best on Munro Leaf's beloved children's book The Story Of Ferdinand.
Ferdinand tells the story of a giant bull with a big heart, who, after being mistaken for a dangerous beast, is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.
Strike: Career of Evil by Tom Burke
After Cuckoo’s Calling and The Silkworm, the final (so far) of J. K. Rowling’s Cormoran Strike novels hits the small screen.
Tom Burke, star of The Musketeers and War and Peace, is once again in the title role, with Holliday Grainger playing his assistant Robin Ellacott.
In this mystery, which goes out in two parts, things get personal for Strike. It all starts when a severed human leg arrives, a leg belonging to a girl Strike once knew, leading him to draw up a list of suspects who have a vendetta against him. It turns out to be quite a lengthy list...
Brigsby Bear by Dave McCary
Saturday Night Live key men Dave McCary and Kyle Mooney team up for this acclaimed comedy, which sees McCary directing Mooney’s script.
The story follows James Pope, a man obsessed with a bizarre children's TV show titled Brigsby Bear Adventures. When the series abruptly ends, Pope's life changes forever as he sets out to finish the storyline himself.
Mooney also stars alongside Claire Danes, Mark Hamill, Greg Kinnear, Andy Samberg and Matt Walsh.
Marcella: Series Two by Anna Friel
Anna Friel returns to star as troubled detective Marcella Buckland in the second season of the ITV drama. In this run, Marcella is tasked with investigating a series of very unpleasant child murders, all the while her own personal life continues to fall apart.
Still Game: The Complete Series 8 by Greg Hemphill
All six episodes from the eighth series of the revived BBC sitcom, written by and starring Greg Hemphill and Ford Kiernan, arrive on DVD this week.
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