This Week's New Albums: June 8th 2018
Lily Allen, Lykke Li and Jorja Smith are among the artists with new albums out this week.
Jorja Smith - Lost & Found
The hype for Jorja Smith’s debut LP has been building since she was awarded the Brits’ Critics Choice Award at the start of the year. An award that has previously been awarded to the likes of Adele, Ellie Goulding and Sam Smith; no pressure at all then…
Featuring hit singles ‘Teenage Fantasy’ and ‘Blue Lights’, the album showcases Smith’s soulful vocals and a keen ear for a chorus...
Lykke Li - So Sad So Sexy
The sensual Swedish songstress releases her first new LP in four years with the wonderfully titled So Sad So Sexy.
Recorded with Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij, frequent Frank Ocean collaborator May and Jeff Bhasker, co-creator of 'Uptown Funk' and Li's partner, are all on production duty.
Featuring a guest appearance from rapper Aminé, Li brings her usual blend, mixing ludicrously dark lyrics with bombastic pop.
Lily Allen - No Shame
The songstress returns with her fourth studio album, which features hit singles 'Trigger Bang' and 'Higher'.
Mark Ronson. Fryars and BloodPop are among the album's production talent, while rapper Giggs and dancehall star Burna Boy are among the guests.
The Beach Boys With the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - The Beach Boys With the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
17 of the Beach Boys' classic tracks, including 'Fun, Fun, Fun', 'Good Vibrations' and 'Wouldn't It Be Nice' are reworked with the assistance of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for this new collection.
Tremonti - A Dying Machine
Alter Bridge axeman Mark Tremonti unveils his fourth solo album this week.
Recorded with bassist Eric Friedman and drummer Garrett Whitlock, the LP is Tremonti's first concept record and tells the story of a time at the turn of the next century where humans and fabricated beings called "vessels" are trying to co-exist.
Various Artists - Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story
The soundtrack to the lavish new documentary series about Mick Ronson, David Bowie's long-time friend and collaborator, comes out this week.
Among the tracks included are cuts from Queen, Elton John, Def Leppard's Joe Elliott as well as number of songs from Bowie's back catalogue.
Eleanor Tomlinson - Tales From Home
The Poldark star unveils her debut album this week, which is a collection of folk songs.
The actress has covered the likes of Simon & Garfunkel and Carole King on Tales From Home as well as a number of traditional Irish and Scottish folk songs. The album also includes a duet with her brother Ross.
Sugarland - Bigger
The country music duo release their first new album in eight years, an LP that includes a duet with Taylor Swift.
Ne-Yo - Good Man
The soulful R&B man drops a new album this week, his seventh in all.
Among the guests are PARTYNEXTDOOR, Bebe Rexha, Stefflon Don and Romeo Santos.