August 3, 2017

This Week's New Albums: August 4th 2017
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by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 03/08/2017

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This Week's New Albums: August 4th 2017

Black Grape, Def Leppard and Fangclub are among the artists with new albums out this week. 

Pop Voodoo

Black Grape - Pop Voodoo


Shaun Ryder and Kermit unveil their first new album in 20 years, collaborating with Depeche Mode/Killing Joke producer Youth to make the LP. 

Click here to read our full preview. 

Now That's What I Call Old Skool

Various Artists - Now That's What I Call Old Skool


Beloved tunes from the likes of Blackstreet, N.W.A, Run DMC and Jay- are among the tracks gathered for this three-disc, 60-track compilation. 


Def Leppard - Hysteria


The Sheffield arena rock titans re-release their all-conquering 1987 LP with a host of bonus content and collectables. 

Click here for more details and to read our full preview. 

Earl Grey

Girl Ray - Earl Grey

Moshi Moshi

The hotly tipped indie punks unveil their debut full-length effort this week, complete with acclaimed single 'Preacher'. 

Plastic Soul

Mondo Cozmo - Plastic Soul


The singer, who was once a part of folk collective Laguardia and Eastern Conference Champions, drops his first album under his solo moniker of Mondo Cozmo.


Fangclub - Fangclub

Virgin EMI Records

The fuzzed-up Irish rockers drop their debut album this week. 

The Nights

The Nights - The Nights

Caroline International

The Finnish melodic rock duo deliver their debut album this week. 

The Rise of Chaos

Accept - The Rise Of Chaos

Nuclear Blast

The German heavy metallers release their 15th studio LP, their first with new guitarist Uwe Lulis and drummer Christopher Williams. 

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Various Artists - Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets


David Bowie, Bob Marley and The Wailers and Charles Bradley are among the artists who feature on the soundtrack to Luc Besson's colourful new sci-fi epic. 

El Clasico

Fekky - El Clasico

Island Records

Skepta, Giggs and Section Boyz all lend a hand to the rapper's new album. 

Lex Amentiae

Order - Lex Amentiae

Listenable Records

The Norwegian black metallers go hard on their much-anticipated debut album. 

American Road Trip

Various Artists - American Road Trip

Universal Music TV

Big hits from Bon Jovi, Fleetwood Mac, Heart and The Cars are among the 60 tracks on this three-disc CD designed for long, long drives. 

Dark Matter

Randy Newman - Dark Matter


The composer, best known for his work on Pixar's Toy Story and Monsters Inc, releases his 12th studio album.