This Week's New Albums: August 19th 2016
Slow Club, Lisa Hannigan, Dolly Parton and Benjamin Francis Leftwich are among the artists with new albums out this week.
Benjamin Francis Leftwich - After The Rain
Dirty Hit Records
Five years after his debut LP Last Smoke Before The Snowstorm the singer-songwriter returns with a second album produced by Charlie Andrew, best known for work with Alt-J and Rae Morris. The album is a somber one, largely inspired by the death of Leftwich’s father.
Lisa Hannigan - At Swim
The Irish songstress, who found fame as a member of Damien Rice’s touring band, unveils her third solo album and her first in five years.
David Brent & Foregone Conclusion - Life On The Road
Ricky Gervais teams up with former Razorlight drummer Andy Burrows to produce a full soundtrack for David Brent’s big screen outing. Featuring the previously released ‘Equality Street’ and new toe-curling ballad ‘Lady Gypsy’.
Dolly Parton - Pure & Simple
The country superstar releases her 43rd studio album, a stripped down collection of songs new and old.
The Rifles - Big Life
The indie rockers team up with producer Charles Rees, best known for his work with Paul Weller, on this new double album.
Ed Harcourt - Furnaces
The singer-songwriter unveils his seventh studio album. Click here to get inside Harcourt's record collection.
Sabaton - The Last Stand
The Swedish metallers unveil their new LP which features 11 songs, each inspired by famous defensive "last stand" battles, including the Battle of Thermopylae, the battle that inspired 300.
Black Foxxes - I'm Not Well
The hotly tipped hard rock three-piece unveil their debut album this week.
Pill - Convenience
The psychedelic punks unveil their debut album this week.
Jonathan Antoine - Believe
The opera singer, now on his own after splitting from regular partner Charlotte Jaconelli, unveils a brand new collection.
The Monkees - 50
The pop stalwarts, best known for their hits 'I'm A Believer' and 'Daydream Believer', celebrate their 50th anniversary with a brand new 'Greatest Hits' collection.
Ryley Walker - Golden Sings That Have Been Sung
The Illinois folkster returns with a brand new LP this week.
Various Artists - Oxfam Presents: Stand As One: Live at Glastonbury 2016
PLG UK Frontline
Live tracks from Foals, CHVRCHES, Coldplay and 13 other artists, all recorded live at this year's Glastonbury Festival, are put together for this charity compilation.