March 30, 2017

This Week's New Albums: March 31st 2017
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by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 30/03/2017

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This Week's New Albums: March 31st 2017

Goldfrapp, Mastodon, British Sea Power, Jamiroquai and Bob Dylan are among the artists with new albums out this week. 

Emperor of Sand

Mastodon - Emperor Of Sand

Roadrunner Records

The Atlanta metal pioneers drop their seventh studio album.

This album sees the foursome working with Rage Against The Machine and Incubus producer Brendan O’Brien and tell the story of a desert wanderer who has been handed a death sentence across 11 glorious tracks.

Click here to read our interview with the band. 

Silver Eye

Goldfrapp - Silver Eye


The duo unveil their first album in four years, an LP that sees them team up with producers Haxan Cloak, John Congleton and Leo Abrahams to embrace jarring electronica and driving disco.

Click here to read our interview with the band. 

Let the Dancers Inherit the Party

British Sea Power - Let The Dancers Inherit The Party

Caroline International

After spending the last four years trying their hands at other projects, the eccentric indie collective return with a brand new album this week. 

Click here to read our interview with the band. 


Jamiroquai - Automaton

Virgin EMI Records

Jay Kay and his funky troupe reunite for their first new studio album in seven years. 

Click here to read our full preview. 

Mental Illness

Aimee Mann - Mental Illness

SuperGo Records

The eccentric singer-songwriter returns with her first new LP in five years. 

Street Rituals

Stone Foundation - Street Rituals

100% Records

Paul Weller produces and features on every track on the new album from down to earth rockers Stone Foundation, which gets a release this week. 

Anthemic - Ministry of Sound

Various Artists - Anthemic - Ministry of Sound

Ministry of Sound

Dancefloor fillers from Sia, James Bay, Coldplay and more are featured across this new 40-track collection. 


Body Count - Bloodlust

Century Media

Rapper Ice-T's metal side project unveil their sixth politically charged collection this week. The album features guest appearances from Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine and Lamb Of God singer Randy Blythe. 


Tall Ships - Impressions

Fat Cat Records

The experimental indie types drop the long-awaited to their 2012 debut LP Everything Touching this week. 

As The Stages Burn!

Arch Enemy - As The Stages Burn

Century Media

The Swedish death metal powerhouse are captured live at Wacken Festival on this new live album. 


Bob Dylan - Triplicate

Columbia Records

Dylan goes epic with this new collection, which sees him covering 30 tracks from the classic American songbook across three discs. 



Wire - Silver/Lead

Pink Flag

The iconic post-punks return with their 16th full-length effort this week. 

One Foot Out

Nines - One Foot Out


After releasing a string of mixtapes between 2011 and 2015, rapper Nines has teamed up with XL Records and brings out his debut LP this week. 

In the Same Room

Julia Holter - In The Same Room

Domino Records

The spiky singer-songwriter returns this week with the fifth studio album of her career so far.