January 13, 2017

This Week's New Albums: January 13th 2017
by Tom

by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 13/01/2017


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This Week's New Albums: January 13th 2017

The xx, The Flaming Lips, One OK Rock and Bonobo are among the artists with new albums out this week. 

I See You

The xx - I See You


The soulful pop trio unveil the long-awaited follow-up to 2012's Co-Exist, an album recorded between March 2014 and August 2016 in New York, Texas, Reykjavik, Los Angeles and London and produced by the band’s Jamie Smith with assistance from Rodaidh McDonald.

Click here to read our full preview

Oczy Mlody

The Flaming Lips - Oczy Mlody

Bella Union

The beloved psychedelic types unveil the 15th studio album of their career, an album frontman Wayne Coyne has described as “Syd Barrett meets ASAP Rocky and they get trapped in a fairy tale from the future”. 

We review Oczy Mlody and pick five of the band's finest moments to date.


One OK Rock - Ambitions


The Japanese pop rockers return with a brand new album this week, an LP which feeatures collaborations with 5 Seconds Of Summer and Avril Lavigne. 

Click here to read our interview with the band


Bonobo - Migration

Ninja Tune

Simon Green releases his sixth album under his Bonobo moniker, this time with guest appearances from Nick Murphy (formerly Chet Faker), Rhye, Nicole Miglis and Innov Gnawa. 

La La Land

Various Artists - La La Land: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack


The soundtrack to the hugely acclaimed musical gets a full release this week. 


SOHN - Rennen


The electronic maestro unveils the follow-up to his much-acclaimed debut Tremors


Wiley - Godfather


The grime superstar drops his 11th studio album and ropes in JME, Devlin, Skepta and P. Money to help him out. 


Code Orange - Forever


The Pittsburgh metalcore types drop their full-length LP this week. 

America's Velvet Glory

The Molochs - America's Velvet Glory

Innovative Leisure

The garage rock duo return with their second full-length effort this week. 

Iris (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

A Winged Victory For The Sullen - IRIS

Erased Tapes

The duo follow-up 2014's Atomos with a brand new collection of ambient wonder, created as the soundtrack for Jalil Lespert's film.

Piano Portraits

Rick Wakeman - Piano Portraits


The prog rocker takes on classics from The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, David Bowie and more on this new collection of piano covers. 

Gentlewoman, Ruby Man

Flo Morrissey & Matthew E. White - Gentlewoman, Ruby Man


The soul singer and the folk rocker team up for this joint album which sees them cover tracks by James Blake, the Velvet Underground, Frankie Valli, Frank Ocean, Leonard Cohen and more. 

In The Passing Light Of Day

Pain Of Salvation - In the Passing Light of Day


The Swedish prog rockers unveil album number 10 this week.