This Week's New Albums: August 11th 2017
The Cribs, Rat Boy, Kesha and Paul Draper are among the artists with new albums out this week.
The Cribs - 24-7 Rock Star S***
The Wakefield trio follow-up 2015’s acclaimed For All My Sisters with a brand new LP.
After working with powerpop specialist Ric Ocasek on For All My Sisters, the threesome have stripped things right down for their new album, teaming up with Steve Albini, the man who helped Nirvana record In Utero.
The album includes new single ‘In Your Palace’ as well nine other songs.
Rat Boy - SCUM
We’ve been reading about Jordan Cardy for over four years now, but we finally get to hear his debut album next month.
To help with the album, Cardy has recruited Blur’s Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon for guest appearances, while he himself has handled production.
The album contains 25 tracks, including eight interludes and a collaboration with Mallory Merk.
Kesha - Rainbow
The singer returns with her first album since 2012's Warrior and recruits The Dap-King Horns, Eagles Of Death Metal and country icon Dolly Parton for help.
Rainbow documents the singer's turbulent lawsuit with former producer Dr. Luke and sees her working with the likes of Ben Folds, Ricky Reed, Ryan Lewis and Ben Abraham.
Chip - League of My Own II
The rapper celebrates the 10-year anniversary of his League Of My Own LP with a follow-up, Ghetts, 67 and more lend a hand.
Paul Draper - Spooky Action
The former Mansun frontman collaborates with The Anchoress on his debut solo album, an LP he has been working on for 15 years!
Jen Cloher - Jen Cloher
Marathon Artists Limited
The Australian songstress unveils her fourth full-length effort this week, an album recorded with partner Courtney Barnett on lead guitar.
Martine McCutcheon - Lost and Found
BMG Rights Management
The actress and singer unveils her first new studio album in 15 years, an LP she has co-written with husband Jack McManus, best known for his work with The Shires and Una Healy.
David Rawlings - Poor David's Almanack
The alt-country singer collaborates with regular partner in crime Gillian Welch, Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show, and Taylor and Griffin Goldsmith of Dawes for this new album.
Richard Thompson - Acoustic Classics II
The Fairport Convention man strips down 14 more of his beloved tracks for a second acoustic collection.
Downtown Boys - Cost Of Living
The Providence punks come back firing with a brand new LP this week.
Frankie Rose - Cage Tropical
The eccentric singer-songwriter drops the follow-up to the much-liked Herein Wild this week.