December 2, 2016

This Week's New Albums: December 2nd 2016
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by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 02/12/2016

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This Week's New Albums: December 2nd 2016

The Rolling Stones, John Legend, Vaults and Childish Gambino are among the artists with new albums out this week. 

Blue & Lonesome

The Rolling Stones - Blue & Lonesome


The iconic rockers unveil album number 23, a collection of blues covers from the likes of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf and Little Walter. The album has been produced by Don Was and features a guest appearance from Eric Clapton.

Click here to read our full preview. 

Hamburg Demonstrations

Peter Doherty - Hamburg Demonstrations

BMG Rights Management

The Libertines and Babyshambles man unveils his second solo album, an LP recorded over six months in Hamburg with producer Johann Scheerer.


John Legend - Darkness And Light


The R&B superstar unveils his fifth studio album, which features hit single ‘Love Me Now’. The LP features collaborations with Miguel, Chance The Rapper and Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard.

Click here to read our full preview. 

Caught In Still Life

Vaults - Caught In Still Life

Virgin EMI

The hotly-tipped electronic trio, whose cover of Randy Newman's 'One Day I'll Fly Away' soundtracks this year's John Lewis Christmas advert, unveil their debut album. 

Click here to read our interview with the band. 

"Awaken, My Love!"

Childish Gambino - "Awaken, My Love!"


Before he begins work on the new Star Wars spin-off, Donald Glover unveils his third LP under his Childish Gambino moniker, this one recorded with Swedish producer Ludwig Göransson and featuring single 'Me And Your Mama'. 

A Great British Christmas

Gareth Malone Ensemble - A Great British Christmas

Decca Classics

The choir empresario brings together groups from across the country for this new festive collection. 

Oxygene 3

Jean-Michel Jarre - Oxygène 3

Sony Music

The French electronica maestro unveils the final part of his Oxygène trilogy this week. 


Anthology Tour

McFly - Anthology Tour

Super Records

The pop rockers, who are now a four again after their time in McBusted, release a live album of their recent Anthology tour. 

Clubbers Guide: Gold

Various Artists - Clubbers Guide: Gold

Ministry Of Sound

Tracks from Claude on Stroke, Booka Shade Vs M.A.N.D.Y, Adam Beyer & Ida Engberg are among the 40 cuts on this new compilation of dancefloor fillers. 

Anthems: Acoustic

Various Artists - Anthems Acoustic

Ministry of Sound

60 enormous tracks, including megahits from Sia, Coldplay, Emeli Sande and James Arthur, are brought together on this collection of chilled-out tunes. 

Now That's What I Call Party Hits

Various Artists - NOW That's What I Call Party Hits


65 party classics are brought together over three discs, with tracks from Bruno Mars, Maroon 5 and Michael Jackson among them. 

Nothing Gives

Slowcoaches - Nothing Gives

Leisure & District

The London trio unveil their clattering debut collection of punk-fuelled chaos this week.