April 28, 2017

This Week's New Albums: April 28th 2017
by James

by James Forryan

hmv London; 28/04/2017


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This Week's New Albums: April 28th 2017

Gorillaz, Mary J. Blige, Feist and Mark Lanegan are amongst this week's new albums...


Gorillaz – Humanz


Damon Albarn & co. return with their fifth album Humanz, their first album in seven years featuring 20 brand new tracks and a guest list that includes Grace Jones, Pusha T, Danny Brown and many, many more.

Read our full preview here.

Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 2

Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 2


The soundtrack to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is in stores this week and includes tracks by the likes of George Harrison, Parliament, Cheap Trick and Fleetwood Mac.

You can also find our review of the film here.

Strength Of A Woman

Mary J. Blige – Strength of a Woman

Island Records

The woman they call 'The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul' returns with her thirteenth studio album today, which includes appearances from Kanye West, Kaytranada and Missy Elliott.

Read our full preview here.


Feist – Pleasure


The Canadian singer-songwriter returns with her fifth album today, her first since 2011's Metals.


Mark Lanegan – Gargoyle

Heavenly Recordings

The Screaming Trees and Queens of the Stone Age man is back with his tenth album under his own name this week

Something Else

The Cranberries – Something Else


The Irish band release their new album today, which revisits and reimagines a collection of their finest songs, performed along with the Irish Chamber Orchestra.

Makes Me Sick

New Found Glory – Makes Me Sick


The Florida-based rockers unleash their ninth studio album Makes Me Sick today

Still Hungry

DJ Format & Abdominal – Still Hungry

AAF Records

The Southampton-born DJ reunites with Canadian rapper Abdominal for a third time on what is the DJ / producer's fifth album in total.

Rock N Roll Consciousness

Thurston Moore – Rock 'n' Roll Consciousness

Ecstatic Peace Library

The former Sonic Youth frontman returns today with his fifth solo album, recorded at The Church in London's Crouch End and produced by Adele collaborator Paul Epworth.

Acoustic Hits

Various Artists - Acoustic Hits

Universal Music TV

Featuring over 40 acoustic guitar-led hits from a range of artists including James Bay, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber, this new two-CD compilation arrives in stores today.

Club Classics

Various Artists – Club Classics

Ministry of Sound

Ministry of Sound release their latest compilation today, a three-CD set packed with classic house tunes 

Eurovision Song Contest 2017: Kyiv

Various Artists - Eurovision Song Contest 2017: Kyiv


This new compilation featuring all the songs from this year's Eurovision entrants arrives in stores today.