March 9, 2018

This Week's New Albums: March 9th 2018
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by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 09/03/2018

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This Week's New Albums: March 9th 2018

Calum Scott, Editors, David Byrne and Myles Kennedy are among the artists with new albums out this week. 

Only Human

Calum Scott - Only Human

Capitol

The singer, best known for his tearjerking cover of Robyn's 'Dancing On My Own', unveils his long-awaited debut album. 

Click here to read our interview with the singer. 

American Utopia

David Byrne - American Utopia

Nonesuch

Having collaborated with St Vincent, Fatboy Slim and Brian Eno for his previous three LPs, the Talking Heads frontman goes it alone for the first time in 14 years for new album American Utopia.

Written as a musical accompaniment to a larger multimedia project named Reasons To Be Cheerful, which aims to give reasons for being happy and optimistic in spite of political strife and environmental problems.

Among the collaborators are dance producer Jam City, pianist Doveman as well as Jack Peñate and Sampha as well as Byrne’s old friend Eno.

Firepower

Judas Priest - Firepower

Columbia

The metal icons will make it 18 albums and counting in March with the release of new LP Firepower.

The first album since 2014’s Redeemer Of Souls, the band have recruited regular producer Tom Allom as well as Exodus/Megadeth knob twiddler Andy Sneap.

Now settled with guitarist Richie Faulkner, the band have promised a fiery reprise for their new album.

Tearing at the Seams

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats - Tearing at the Seams

Concord

The folk singer turned soul man returns next month with a brand new collection.

The album is the follow-up to the band’s self-titled debut and continues in the rich soulful vein of that LP.

The band worked once again with Foxygen/The Shins knob twiddler Richard Swift and recorded in Rodeo, New Mexico.

Click here to read our interview with Rateliff. 

Year of the Tiger

Myles Kennedy - Year of the Tiger

Napalm Recordings

The Alter Bridge frontman embraces folk and country as he unveils his first ever solo album. 

 

Violence

Editors - Violence

PIAS

The Birmingham indie types unveil their sixth studio album, this time working with Ghostpoet producer Leo Abrahams. 

 

Culture II

Migos - Culture II

Capitol

The hip-hop trio drop the second part of their Culture LP series and they rope in Cardi B, Nicki Minaj, Big Sean, Drake, Travis Scott, 2 Chainz, 21 Savage, Gucci Mane, Ty Dolla Sign and Post Malone to help them out. 

Decades

Nightwish - Decades

Nuclear Blast

The symphonic metallers celebrate their 20th anniversary with a lavish new 'Greatest Hits' compilation. 

AmeriKKKant

Ministry - AmeriKKKant

Nuclear Blast

The industrial metallers return with their first new album in five years and the 14th LP of their career. Burton C. Bell of Fear Factory, former N.W.A member Arabian Prince, DJ Swamp and Lord of the Cello all supply guest appearances. 

The Free Life

Turbowolf - The Free Life

So Recordings

The eccentric rockers roar back with their third studio album this week. 

Where Wilderness Grows

Gengahr - Where Wilderness Grows

Transgressive

The London alt-rockers follow up their acclaimed debut album A Dream Outside with a second full-length effort this week. 

I Don't Think I Can Do This Anymore

Moose Blood - I Don't Think I Can Do This Anymore

Hopeless

The emo types go deep on their third LP, which arrives this week. 

 

Fine But Dying

Liza Anne - Fine But Dying

Caroline International

The Georgia folkster returns with her third studio album this week.