August 10, 2018

This Week's New Albums: August 10th 2018
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by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 10/08/2018

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This Week's New Albums: August 10th 2018

Miles Kane, The Coral, Il Divo, Jake Shears and As It Is are among the artists with new albums out this week. 

Jake Shears

Jake Shears - Jake Shears

Because Music

The Scissor Sisters frontman makes his solo debut on this album and is as flamboyant as ever. 

The album’s 12 tracks, written over the last two years after the Scissor Sisters went on hiatus, were recorded in Louisville with Kevin Ratterman and a host of local musicians that include members of My Morning Jacket. 

Coup De Grace

Miles Kane - Coup De Grace

Virgin EMI Records

The Last Shadow Puppets man unveils his first new solo album in five years, an album featuring songs co-written with Jamie T and Lana Del Rey. 

The LP sees Kane focusing on harder, more aggressive sound, with 80s post-punk a key inspiration. 

Click here to read our interview with Kane.

Move Through the Dawn

The Coral - Move Through the Dawn

Ignition Records

The Scouse psychedelic pop collective unveil their ninth full-length effort this week, the follow-up to 2014's Distance Inbetween. 

Recorded with producer Rich Turvey, the album sees the band embracing melody and returning to their 60s pop-influenced roots.

Click here to read our interview with singer James Skelly

The Great Depression

As It Is - The Great Depression

Fearless Records

The pop-punks take a dark turn on their new album, a concept record which is split into four parts. 

Underoath's Aaron Gillespie guests on one track on the LP, which sees the band working with Gene "Machine" Freeman, best known for his work with Lamb Of God and Crossfaith, who produces the record alongside the band. 

Il Divo: Timeless

Il Divo - Timeless

Decca

The classical crossover foursome unveil their new LP this week.

The new album sees the band covering John Legend's hit 'All Of Me', 'Hola', a Spanish version of Adele’s hit song 'Hello' and Robbie Williams' 'Angels'.

Know

Jason Mraz - Know

Atlantic

The singer-songwriter, best known for his megahit 'I'm Yours', returns with his first studio album in four years. 

 

Escape

Gorgon City - Escape

Virgin EMI Records

The dance duo drop their new LP this week, which features guest spots from JP Cooper, Duke Dumount, Vaults and many more. 

Love and Loathing

With Confidence - Love and Loathing

Hopeless

The Australian pop-punks follow-up to 2016's hit debut Better Weather with a brand new effort. 

The album has been produced by All Time Low/Brand new knob twiddler Mike Green. 

Full Nelson

Massive Wagons - Full Nelson

Earache

Lancashire feel-good rockers Massive Wagons release their third studio album this week. 

Thornstar

Lord of the Lost - Thornstar

Napalm Recordings

The German goth metallers unveil their new double album, a concept LP centered around the story of the lost ancient civilization of the Pangaeians. 

From When I Wake the Want Is

Kathryn Joseph - From When I Wake the Want Is

Rock Action

The Scottish songstress follows up 2015's acclaimed Bones You Have Thrown Me, And Blood I've Spilled this week with a brand new effort. 

High Water I

The Magpie Salute - High Water I

Provogue Records

The bluesy rockers, led by former Black Crowes guitarist Rich Robinson, unveil their second record this week.

The Rules Have Changed

3.2 - The Rules Have Changed

Frontiers Music SRL

Robert Berry, best known for his work with Hush and 3 with Keith Emerson and Carl Palmer, unveils his latest project this week.

Futuropaco

Futuropaco - Futuropaco

El Paraiso

Golden Void drummer Justin Pinkerton branches out with this sample-heavy, psychedelia-infused new project.