This Week's New Albums: July 21st 2017
Now That's What I Call Music! 97 and new albums from Dizzee Rascal, Foster The People and Declan McKenna are among the new releases out this week.
Now That's What I Call Music! 97
The 97th Now compilation includes 45 tracks across two discs. Among the tracks featured are five Number One singles from Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber, DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne, Clean Bandit feat. Zara Larsson, Harry Styles and the recent Artists For Grenfell team-up.
Tracks from the likes of The Chainsmokers, Ellie Goulding, Rita Ora and Little Mix also featured on the compilation.
Declan McKenna - What Do You Think About The Car?
Still only 18, the prodigious singer-songwriter hits hard on his debut album, which hits shelves this week.
Produced by Arctic Monkeys/Florence and the Machine man James Ford, the album sees McKenna train his lyrical ire on a series of social issues, including the heartbreaking ‘Paracetamol’, his re-telling of the death of Leelah Alcorn, a transgender teen from Ohio.
Dan Croll - Emerging Adulthood
The Scouse troubadour aims for the big time on his second studio album.
Produced by Ben Allen, best known for his work with Kelis and Amerie, the album sees Croll embracing bigger choruses and much sunnier melodies.
ZZ Ward - The Storm
The country star releases her second LP and her first for five years this week.
In This Moment - Ritual
The metalcore fivesome unveil their sixth studio album, an LP inspired by a trip to the witchy town of Salem and the band's first since the departure of drummer Tom Hane.
Damian Marley - Stony Hill
Ghetto Youths International
The reggae star unveils his first new LP in 12 years, the long-awaited follow-up to 2005's big-selling Welcome To Jamrock.