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.
Richard Thompson - Acoustic Classics II
The Fairport Convention man strips down 14 more of his beloved tracks for a second acoustic collection.