This Week's New Albums - June 2, 2014

This Week’s New Albums: June 2nd 2014
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by Tom hmv London, Bio Editor. Peanut butter, punk rock and pillows.

This Week’s New Albums: June 2nd 2014

Clean Bandit, The Orwells, James and The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart are among the artists releasing new albums this week…

(you can preview and download each of the releases in our digital store by clicking on the album title).


Clean Bandit – New Eyes

The classical pop foursome, who hit the top of the charts with their single ‘Rather Be’ release their first full-length album today. You can read our interview with them here. The band will also be signing copies and performing live today (June 2nd) at hmv 363 Oxford Street, click here for full details. 


The Orwells – Disgraceland

The riotous Illinois rockers make their major label debut with brand new album Disgraceland. Check back later this week for an interview with the band. 


Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin II, Led Zeppelin III

The iconic rock band’s first three albums are given deluxe re-releases complete with bonus discs and remastered tracks. You can read about the reissues in more detail here and check out our full preview here.


The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart – Days Of Abandon

The lo-fi indie charmers follow up the sumptous Belong with a great new album, read our interview with them here


James – La Petite Mort

The indie veterans return with a brand new 10-track collection and you can read our interview with them here. The band will also be performing live and signing copies at hmv Manchester today (June 2nd), click here for more details. 


50 Cent – Animal Ambition: An Untamed Desire To Win

The rapper returns with his first studio album in five years, you can read our full preview here


Miranda Lambert – Platinum

The US country star releases her fifth studio album today, which includes collaborations with Carrie Underwood and Little Big Town.


Howling Bells – Heartstrings

The Australian country-tinged indie types return with a brand new album, check back later this week to read our interview with the group. The band will be performing an acoustic set and signing copies in Fopp Manchester and Fopp Glasgow Union Street this week, click here for more details. 


Parquet Courts – Sunbathing Animals

The Brooklyn indie punks follow-up 2012's much loved Light Up Gold with a brand new album Sunbathing Animals


Die Antwoord – Donker Mag

The South African alt-rappers release their long-awaited third album today. 


Fucked Up – Glass Boys

The Canadian punks return with a more low-key follow-up to their epic concept album David Comes To Life


Ghost Town - The After Party

The dance-influenced metallers unleash their new album today, read our interview with them here. The band will be signing copies of the album in hmv Southampton on Wednesday (June 4th), click here for more details. 


Syd Arthur – Sound Mirror

The Canterbury psychedelic upstarts release their second studio album, you can read our interview with them here. 


The Midnight Beast – Shtick Heads

The comedy trio release their second full-length effort today, including singles 'Beast Song Ever' and 'Love Bites' 


Also Out This Week

Kyla La Grange releases new album Cut Your Teeth, Teleman release their debut LP Breakfast, The Walkmen's Hamilton Leithauser goes solo with Black Hours, Incognito release new album Amplified Soul, Mostly Autumn put out new record Dressed In Voices, Peter Murphy drops new double LP Lion, The Phantom Band release new album Strange Friend, punk covers troupe Me First And The Gimme Gimme Gimmes release new collection Are We Not Men? Are We Diva!, former Nightwish singer Tarja Turunen releases double CD Beauty and The Beat, producer Ethan Johns strikes out on his own with The Reckoning and rapper Sage Francis releases new record Copper Gone.

Punks Masked Intruder release new album M.I, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah release new album Only Run, Electric River drop new collection The Faith & Patience, Taylor McFerrin releases new album Early Riser and Alex Banks put out new LP ILLUMINATE.

New Eyes
New Eyes Clean Bandit
Clean Bandit - Rather Be feat. Jess Glynne

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