This Week's New Albums: August 18th 2017
Chase & Status, Grizzly Bear, Steven Wilson and Everything Everything are among the artists with new albums out this week.
Chase & Status - Tribe
Virgin EMI Records
The hugely successful drum and bass duo unveil their first new album since 2013's Brand New Machine.
To help, they've secured the vocal services of Emeli Sande, Kano, Bugsy Malone, Slaves, Craig David and Shy FX for their new LP.
Everything Everything - A Fever Dream
For their fourth studio album, the Manchester wonkpop foursome have teamed up with James Ford, the man behind three of the Arctic Monkeys’ records and the new effort from Depeche Mode.
After the politically charged sounds of previous album Get To Heaven, this album sees the band heading into more personal territory, still with that distinctive sonic take on everything.
Grizzly Bear - Painted Ruins
The much-loved Brooklyn indie types are back with their first new album in five years.
Written over the course of two years primarily at Allaire Studios in New York, but also at various locations around Los Angeles, including Taylor's own Terrible Studios.
Mainman Chris Taylor has handled production duties once again with the lyrical taking a dark turn following frontman Ed Droste’s divorce.
Wildwood Kin - Wildwood Kin
Sony Music CMG
The hotly-tipped Devon trio, who consist of sisters Emilie and Beth Key and their cousin Meghann Loney, unveil their folky, Fleetwood Mac-drenched debut LP this week.
Neck Deep - The Peace and the Panic
The Welsh pop-punkers unveil their third full-length effort, an album recorded with Brand New/All Time Low producer Mike Green and featuring a guest appearance from Architects frontman Sam Carter.
Ghostpoet - Dark Days + Canapés
The double Mercury nominee unveils his fourth album this week, an album inspired by 2016's political turmoil and produced by eccentric composer Leo Abrahams.
UNKLE - The Road. Part 1
Songs For The Def
It's been seven years since James Lavelle's last release as UNKLE, but he finally returns this week with new album The Road: Part 1.
To help, he's called in the likes of Keaton Henson, The Duke Spirit's Liela Moss and rapper Eska.
Oh Sees - Orc
The prolific indie troupe, now shortened to Oh Sees, drop their 19th studio album.
Neon Waltz - Strange Hymns
Scottish indie types Neon Waltz unveil their much-anticipated debut album this week.
Various Artists - Cream Ibiza 2017
Dancefloors hits from Disciples, Tom Zanetti and Jax Jones are among the tracks on this 40-track, two-disc compilation.
Decosta Boyce - Electrick Soul
The soulful Brit unveils his latest collection this week, with Cee Cee Stalin and Stephanie Sounds both called in to lend a hand.
Meek Mill - Wins And Losses
The rapper drops his third album this week, an album that features Rick Ross, Future, Quavo, Young Thug, Lil Uzi Vert, Chris Brown, Ty Dolla Sign, Yo Gotti and The-Dream.
Coasts - This Life, Vol. 1
High Time Records
After a short-lived stay on Warner Bros for their self-titled debut album, the Bristol pop-rockers do their own thing with this new LP, an album fired up by political goings on and the vigour of independence.
Charlie Sloth - The Plug
Sloth, best known for his 1XTRA Djing, takes the mic himself on this new LP, which features guest appearances from Bugzy Malone, Stormzy and Giggs among others.
Steven Wilson - To The Bone
The Porcupine Tree man follows up 2015's Hand. Cannot. Erase with a brand new collection, an album recorded with XTC man Andy Partridge and Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds sticksman Jeremy Stacey.