This Week's New Albums: March 2nd 2018
Embrace, Moby, The Breeders and Rolo Tomassi are among the artists with new albums out this week.
The Breeders - All Nerve
A decade on from their last LP Mountain Battles, former Pixies bassist Kim Deal and her sister Kelley come back together for this new album.
The album features Josephine Wiggs on bass and Jim Macpherson on drums, bringing back together the same line-up that recorded the band’s beloved 1993 album Last Splash.
A series of producers have helped out, including Steve Albini, Mike Montgomery, Greg Norman and Tom Rastikis, while eccentric Aussie songstress Courtney Barnett is on backing vocals.
Rolo Tomassi - Time Will Die and Love Will Bury It
Holy Roar Records
The Sheffield noiseniks drop their fifth studio album, their first new LP for three years.
Produced by Lewis Johns, best known for his work with Gnarwolves and Funeral For A Friend, the album sees the band reining in the expansive nature of previous effort Grievances for a more direct sound.
Tracey Thorn - Record
The Everything About The Girl singer drops her fifth solo album this week, her first new LP in six years, which includes a collaboration with Corinne Bailey Rae.
UB40 - A Real Labour of Love
UB40's singer Ali Campbell, second vocalist Astro and keyboardist Mickey Virtue revisit their much-loved Labour Of Love series of albums for a brand new collection of covers.
Among their choices are tracks from Stevie Wonder, Dennis Brown and Culture.
Joan Baez - Whistle Down the Wind
The beloved folk songstress unveils her first new album in a decade, with songs written by such composers as Tom Waits, Josh Ritter and Mary Chapin Carpenter among the tracks on the LP.
Stone Broken - Ain't Always Easy
The hard rockers return with a brand new album this week.
Ginger Wildheart - Ghost in the Tanglewood
The Wildhearts frontman blends folk and country on his latest solo LP.
Michael Schenker Fest - Resurrection
The former Scorpions and UFO man drops a brand new album, this time with an all-star guest cast that includes Metallica's Kirk Hammett, Rainbow's Gary Bonnet and vocalist Robin McAuley.
Black Moth - Anatomical Venus
The Leeds stoner rock collective roar back with a new album next month.
Produced by Andy Hawkins, best known for his work with Hawk Eyes and Maximo Park, the album sees the band continuing to refine their swaggering riffola, while singer Harriet Hyde's howling vocals sit ever more proudly on top.
Gwenno - Le Kov
The former Pipettes singers drops her second solo album, this time recorded entirely in Cornish.