May 5, 2014

This Week's New Albums: May 5 2014
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This Week's New Albums: May 5 2014

The Horrors, Lily Allen, Black Stone Cherry, Lykke Li and Gruff Rhys are among the artists with new albums out this week.


The Horrors – Luminous

The beloved psychedelic rockers follow up their acclaimed album Skying with this new effort. 


Lily Allen - Sheezus

The gobby popstar returns from retirement with her controversial new album Sheezus. You can read our full preview here and a live review of her comeback show here.


Black Stone Cherry – Magic Mountain

The Kentucky rockers return with their eagerly anticipated fifth album, you can read our interview with them here.


Gruff Rhys - American Interior

The Super Furry Animals mainman releases his latest grand concept album today, read our interview with him here.


Ray LaMontagne – Supernova

The gruffly voiced troubadour puts out his fifth studio album today, you can read our preview here.


Lykke Li – I Never Learn

The Swedish songstress follows up 2011's much acclaimed Wounded Rhymes with another record of dark pop songs.


Anastacia – Resurrection

The big-lunged pop star releases her first album of original material in nearly five and a half years.


Epica - The Quantum Enigma

The Dutch symphonic metal band release their sixth album today and you can read our full interview with them here.


Sheezus Lily Allen
Gruff Rhys
Gruff Rhys
Black Stone Cherry
Black Stone Cherry

Santana – Corazón

The legendary guitarist and his band release their 22nd studio album today, featuring vocal contributions from Pitbull, Ziggy Marley and Gloria Estefan amongst others.


Brian Eno and Karl Hyde – Someday World

The former Roxy Music man teams up with Underworld's Karl Hyde for this brand new album, featuring instrumental contributions from the likes of Coldplay's Will Champion and Roxy Music's Andy Mackay.


tUnE-yArDs – Nikki Nack

Merrill Garbus's offbeat indie project follows up 2011's Whokill with a brand new 13-song collection.


The Rails – Fair Warning

The hotly tipped folk duo release their debut album today. You can read our hmv tips piece on the duo here.


Also Out This Week

Chad Vangaalen releases new album Shrink Dust, Ben Harper and Ellen Harper put out new collection Childhood Home, Natalie Merchant drops her new self-titled album and Yvette put out new album Process.

Roddy Frame releases new album SEVEN DIALS, Merrymouth put out new LP Wenlock Hill, Quantic put out Magnetica, Kenny Wayne Shepherd releases new album Goin' Home, Xandra drop new LP Sacrificium, August Alsina puts out new album Testimony and Wrangler put out new album LA Spark.

Die So Fluid release new record The Opposites Of Light, Liam Finn puts out new record The Nihilist, Josef K releases The Only Fun In Town, Kina Grannis releases Elements, Bis put out new record data Panik etcetera, Andrew Jackson Jihad releases his new album Christmas Island and We Were Evergreen release Towards.

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