April 22, 2016

This Week's New Albums: April 22nd 2016
by Tom

by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 22/04/2016


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This Week's New Albums: April 22nd 2016

Katy B, Rufus Wainwright, PVRIS and A$AP Ferg are among the artists with new albums out this week. 


Katy B - Honey

Virgin EMI

The dubstep queen unleashes her third album this month, an album entirely made up of collaborations with other artists and producers. The likes of Craig David, Tinie Tempah and KAYTRANADA are among the artists who guest, while Major Lazer, Four Tet, Jamie Jones and Hannah Wants are all on hand to produce a track. 

Take All My Loves - 9 Shakespeare Sonnets

Rufus Wainwright - Take All My Loves: 9 Shakespeare Sonnets


The eccentric singer-songwriter celebrates the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare with nine adaptations of the bard's sonnets. The album features guest appearances by Helena Bonham Carter, Carrie Fisher, William Shatner, Martha Wainwright, and Florence Welch and you can read our preview here. 


Katherine Jenkins - Celebration


The Welsh singer compiles 12 of her greatest hits with eight new tracks for this new collection. 

Now That's What I Call Fitness

Various Artists - Now That's What I Call Fitness


63 tracks, including hits from Mark Ronson, OMI, David Guetta and Little Mix, are put together across this three-disc collection of tracks ideal for a sweaty workout. 

Be My Love

Julian Ovenden - Be My Love


The Foyle's War and Downton Abbey star covers 13 classic show tunes, including tracks by Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Cole Porter and Harold Arlen. 

White Noise

PVRIS - White Noise

Rise Records

The electro rock trio re-release their debut album with two brand new tracks and a bonus DVD, click here to read our interview with the band. 

Just Chillin'

Various Artists - Just Chillin'

Ministry Of Sound

Tracks from Justin Bieber, Justin Timberlake, The Weeknd and Mike Posner are among those to feature among three CDs of chilled out tunes. 

Helter Seltzer

We Are Scientists - Helter Seltzer


The indie stalwarts return with their fifth studio album this week. 


A$AP Ferg - Always Strive And Prosper


The rapper releases his second album this week, complete with guest appearances from Skrillex, Rick Ross, Chris Brown and Missy Elliott. 

Nocturnal Koreans

Wire - Nocturnal Koreans

Pink Flag

The post-punk veterans unveil a brand new mini-album this week, click here to read our interview with them. 

Max Raptor

Max Raptor - Max Raptor

Hassle Records

The alt rockers return with their third LP this week. 

Wake Up

Boy Jumps Ship - Wake Up!

Amazing Recording Co

The Sunderland rockers unveil their debut album this week. 


Mark Knopfler & Evelyn Glennie - Altamira

Mercury Records

The Dire Straits mainman and the critically acclaimed percussionist unite to compose the soundtrack to Altamira, a new movie about the discovery of the Cave of Altamira starring Antonio Banderas and Rupert Everett.


Various Artists - Wonder.Land

PLG UK Frontline

The soundtrack to Damon Albarn's radical new take on Alice In Wonderland is released into stores this week.