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Oxnard

Oxnard by Anderson .Paak

The eccentric hip-hop star unveils his third full-length effort this month, an album that sees him working with super producer Dr. Dre. 

Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, Pusha T, J. Cole and Q-Tip are among the guests on the album, which .Paak has billed as the final instalment of his 'Beach Trilogy' of LPs. 

The eccentric hip-hop star unveils his third full-length effort this month ...
The Prophet Speaks

The Prophet Speaks by Van Morrison

The veteran troubadour returns with his 40th studio album this week. 

The album contains six originals and eight covers, with the 'Brown Eyed Girl' singer putting his own spin on tracks from Sam Cooke, John Lee Hooker, Solomon Burke and more. 

The veteran troubadour returns with his 40th studio album this week.  ...
The Carpenters With the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

The Carpenters With the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra by The Carpenters

The Royal Philharmonic add their orchestral touch to a string of The Carpenters' biggest hits, including 'We've Only Just Begin', 'This Masquerade' and '(They Long to Be) Close to You'.

The Royal Philharmonic add their orchestral touch to a string of The ...
Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns by Various Artists

The beloved Mary Poppins returns, 54 years after she first graced the big screen, on December 14th, but the soundtrack arrives a week earlier. 

Marc Shaiman, best known for his work on Hairspray, has written the songs, which include nods to the songs from the first film, including 'A Spoonful of Sugar' and 'The Perfect Nanny'.

The beloved Mary Poppins returns, 54 years after she first graced the big ...
Ticket to L.A.

Ticket to L.A. by Brett Young

The rising country star drops his second studio album this week, following up his hit self-titled debut LP. 

Gavin DeGraw guests on the album, while Lady Antebellum man Charles Kelley, key Keith Urban collaborator Ross Copperman and The Shires/Dan + Shay man Jimmy Robbins are among the production talent.

The rising country star drops his second studio album this week, following ...

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Ctrl by SZA

"Taking influence from pop, hip-hop and electronic genres, and with collaborations from Kendrick Lamar & Travis Scott, SZA's album Ctrl bursts ... more
"Taking influence from pop, hip-hop and electronic genres, and with ... more

by Cat
hmv Leeds

Lany by Lany

"A fantastic and blissfully chilled album - perfect for any mood! I love it and I've recommended this debut to everyone as it is definitely an ... more
"A fantastic and blissfully chilled album - perfect for any mood! I love ... more

by Jade
hmv Doncaster

Spitting Image by The Strypes

"Before any of them had reached the age of 18, The Strypes released an iTunes chart-topping EP signed to Sir Elton John's management company and ... more
"Before any of them had reached the age of 18, The Strypes released an ... more

by Gem
hmv Milton Keynes

Heartbreak by Lady Antebellum

"The return of Lady Antebellum with their 7th album sees them continue to grow and define modern country, and for me, this band are solely ... more
"The return of Lady Antebellum with their 7th album sees them continue to ... more

by Gavin
hmv Belfast

Hopeless Fountain Kingdom by Halsey

"Without a doubt the best new release I've heard in a really long time. Every single track on this album is magical, it leaves you with a running set ... more
"Without a doubt the best new release I've heard in a really long time. ... more

by Kar
hmv Wimbledon

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