June 22, 2016

hmv.com previews... 10 of July's Best Albums
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by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 22/06/2016


hmv.com Editor. Peanut butter, punk rock and pillows.

hmv.com previews... 10 of July's Best Albums

hmv.com previews 10 of the most exciting albums that will be hitting shelves in July....

You can pre-order each of them by clicking on the relevant buy button. 


Blink-182 - California

Out July 1st

The pop-punk titans return with new album, their first since the departure of founding singer/guitarist Tom DeLonge, who has been replaced by Alkaline Trio mainman Matt Skiba. 


Biffy Clyro - Ellipsis

Out July 8th

The all-conquering Scottish trio follow up their epic double album Opposites with a leaner LP. Featuring hit single 'Wolves Of Winter' and recorded by Muse/Death Cab For Cutie producer Rich Costey, the album is the seventh of the band's career. 

The Bride

Bat For Lashes - The Bride

Out July 1st

Natasha Khan unveils her first album in four years. The LP is a concept album that follows the story of a woman whose fiancé has been killed in a crash on the way to the church for their wedding who flees the scene to take the honeymoon trip alone. 

Hit Reset

The Julie Ruin - Hit Reset

Out July 8th

Former Bikini Kill singer Kathleen Hanna and her band unveil a powerful second full-length effort next month. 

Summer 08

Metronomy - Summer 08

Out July 1st

Joe Mount records a Metronomy album on his own for the first time since their debut effort Pip Paine (Pay the £5000 You Owe). Moving from away from the 60s-worshipping Love Letters, this is a return to the band's quirky lo-fi electro. 

Take Her Up to Mondo

Róisín Murphy - Take Her Up to Mondo

Out July 8th

The former Moloko singer releases her second solo album in two years, once again collaborating with producer Eddie Stevens and embracing all facts of electronica. 


The Avalanches - Wildflower

Out July 8th

At long last! The Australian dance mavericks return with their first new album in 16 years this month. 

Red Earth & Pouring Rain

Bear's Den - Red Earth & Pouring Rain

Out July 22nd

The alternative folk rockers follow-up their acclaimed debut album Islands with a brand new collection. 

Nothing's Real

Shura - Nothing's Real

Out July 8th

The much-tipped electro songstress unveils his debut LP this month. 

Youth Authority

Good Charlotte - Youth Authority

Out July 15th

The pop-punk veterans reunite for their first studio album in six years, an LP produced by John Feldmann with guest appearances from Kellin Quinn of Sleeping with Sirens and Biffy Clyro's Simon Neil.