June 30, 2016

This Week's New Albums: July 1st 2016
by Tom

by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 30/06/2016


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This Week's New Albums: July 1st 2016

Blink-182, Bat For Lashes, Metronomy and Grace are among the artists with new albums out this week. 


Blink-182 - California

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The pop-punk titans return with new album, their first since the departure of founding singer/guitarist Tom DeLonge, who has been replaced by Alkaline Trio mainman Matt Skiba. 

Click here to read our full interview with Skiba. 

The Bride

Bat For Lashes - The Bride


Natasha Khan unveils her first album in four years. The LP is a concept album that follows the story of a woman whose fiancé has been killed in a crash on the way to the church for their wedding who flees the scene to take the honeymoon trip alone. 

Click here to read our interview with Khan. 

Summer 08

Metronomy - Summer 08


Joe Mount records a Metronomy album on his own for the first time since their debut effort Pip Paine (Pay the £5000 You Owe). Moving from away from the 60s-worshipping Love Letters, this is a return to the band's quirky lo-fi electro. Click here to read our full preview. 

Now That's What I Call Summer Hits

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


Summer floorfillers from Pitbull, Maroon 5, Mike Posner and Jess Glynne are among the 60 tracks included on this three-disc compilation. 

Absolutely Fabulous

Various Artists - Absolutely Fabulous (The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)


La Roux, Jason Derulo and Paloma Faith are among the artists who contribute tracks to the classic British sitcom's big screen outing, while Kylie Minogue offers up a new version of the show's theme 'Wheel's On Fire'. Click here for full details. 

Soul Eyes

Kandace Springs - Soul Eyes


The country soul songstress releases her debut album this week. 

Young In All The Wrong Ways

Sara Watkins - Young In All The Wrong Ways

New West Records

Sara Watkins, the key singer in Watkins Family Hour, goes it alone on this new album which features a guest appearance from My Morning Jacket's Jim James. 

Judge Jules Ibiza Classics

Various Artists - Judge Jules Ibiza Classics


The big-selling DJ compiles three discs of Ibiza classics on this new compilation. 

Pacha Ibiza 2016

Various Artists - Pacha Ibiza 2016

New State

Hits from Disciples, David Guetta, Kygo and Avicii feature on this new 60-track collection of 2016's biggest floorfillers. 

Modern Synthesis

Area 11 - Modern Synthesis

Cooking Vinyl

The Bristol rockers unveil their debut album this week.