June 15, 2018

This Week's New Albums: June 15th 2018
by Tom

by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 15/06/2018


hmv.com Editor. Peanut butter, punk rock and pillows.

This Week's New Albums: June 15th 2018

5 Seconds Of Summer, Christina Aguilera, Johnny Marr and Wilko Johnson are among the artists with new albums out this week. 


Christina Aguilera - Liberation


The songstress returns with her first new album in six years and arrives again with a return to the R&B of her early albums. 

Demi Lovato, Keida, Shenseea, Ty Dolla Sign and 2 Chainz all guest on the album, while production assistance comes from the likes of Kanye West, MNEK and One Direction key songwriter Teddy Geiger.

Click here to read our full preview.



5 Seconds Of Summer - Youngblood

Capitol Records

The Australian pop-rockers unveil their third full-length effort this week, an album that sees the band experimenting with reggae and electronic influences. 

Among the production talent on the album is Fall Out Boy/Weezer man Jacob Sinclair, One Direction key writer Wayne Hector and songstress Julia Michaels. 

Click here to read our interview with the band.  

Call the Comet

Johnny Marr - Call The Comet

New Voodoo

The Smiths axeman unveils his third studio album, an album recorded in his own Crazy Face’ studios in Manchester. The new LP sees Marr experimenting with psychedelic elements as well as expressing rage with his lyrics. 

The album's lyrics see each track written about Earth welcoming a different intelligence from the cosmos to save us from our own plight...


Blow Your Mind

Wilko Johnson - Blow Your Mind


The Dr. Feelgood frontman unveils his first album of all-new material in 30 years, an album recorded with Norman Watt Roy on bass and Dylan Howe on drums along with producer Dave Eringa. 

Post Traumatic

Mike Shinoda - Post Traumatic

Warner Bros Records

The Linkin Park frontman unveils his first solo album, an album recorded in the weeks after the tragic death of his co-frontman Chester Bennington. 

Blackbear, Deftones' Chino Moreno, K.Flay, Grandson and Machine Gun Kelly are among the guests on the album.

The Wolf Bites Back

Orange Goblin - The Wolf Bites Back


The stoner metallers roar back with album number nine this week. 

Arthur Buck

Arthur Buck - Arthur Buck

New West

Singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur and R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck team up for this new album, recorded at Portland's Type Foundry Studio, with Arthur producing at his personal studio in Brooklyn. 

Another Time, Another Place

Jennifer Warnes - Another Time, Another Place

BMG Rights Management

The singer, best known for her collaborations with Leonard Cohen, releases her first solo album in 17 years this week. 

For the Cause

Madball - For the Cause

Nuclear Blast

The New York hardcore veterans drop their first new LP in four years, an album co-produced by Rancid's Tim Armstrong, who is also featured on one song on the album. 

Coming in Hot

Diamante - Coming In Hot

Better Noise Records

The singer, who first found fame on YouTube, teams up with My Chemical Romance/Bullet For My Valentine producer Howard Benson for her debut album. 

Living Proof

State Champs

Pure Noise

The Albany pop-punks team up with super producers John Feldmann and Mike Green for their third full-length effort. 

Bon Voyage

Melody's Echo Chamber - Bon Voyage

Domino Records

French musician Melody Prochet and his space rock moniker are back with album number two, their first for six years.

Hope Downs

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever - Hope Downs

Sub Pop

The prolific Aussie indie punks return with a new album this week. 

Bird Dog Dante

John Parish - Bird Dog Dante

Thrill Jockey

The eccentric songsmith, best known for his work with PJ Harvey, unveils his latest solo collection this week.