This Week's New Albums: May 5th 2017
Kasabian, Blondie, Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds and At The Drive-In are among the artists with new albums out this week.
Kasabian - For Crying Out Loud
The Leicester follow-up 2014's 48:13 with a brand new collection.
For Crying Out Loud has been produced by the band's key songwriter Serge Pizzorno and sees the band take a more upbeat direction with big pop hooks at the centre of things.
Blondie - Pollinator
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The iconic pop stars return with a brand new studio album this week.
Pollinator is the follow-up to 2014's Ghosts Of Download and was produced by John Congleton, best known for his work with St. Vincent, War On Drugs and David Byrne. The album was recorded in New York's new closed down studio The Magic Shop.
It features tracks written by Sia, Charli XCX, Dev Hynes, TV on the Radio's Dave Sitek, The Strokes’ Nick Valensi and Johnny Marr as well as songs written by the band themselves.
At The Drive-In - Inter Alia
It’s been 17 years since the band’s last studio album, 2000’s groundbreaking Relationship Of Command, but they return with a new LP this week.
Now a fivesome again after former Sparta guitarist Keeley Davis replaced founding member Jim Ward, the album sees the band teaming up with Muse/Mastodon producer Rich Costey.
Motionless In White - Graveyard Shift
The goth metallers return with a fourth album, their first since 2014’s Reincarnate and featuring new single ‘570’.
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Lovely Creatures: The Best of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
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The iconic gloom rockers bring together 21 of their finest moments on this new compilation, including the likes of 'Red Right Hand', 'Where The Wild Roses Grow' and 'Higgs Boson Blues'.
The Afghan Whigs - In Spades
The reunited alt-rockers follow up 2014's acclaimed Do To The Beast with a brand new album, the eighth of their career to date.
Chris Stapleton - From a Room - Volume 1
The big-selling country troubadour returns with a brand new LP this week, featuring singles 'Broken Halos' and 'Last Thing I Needed, First Thing This Morning'.
Diana Krall - Turn Up The Quiet
The singer unveils her 13th studio album this week, an LP which sees Krall take on a series of jazz standards, made famous originally by the likes of Cole Porter and Ella Fitzgerald.
Mac DeMarco - This Old Dog
The eccentric singer-songwriter drops his third full-length LP this week, an album that saw him relocate from his isolated home in New York to a house in Los Angeles to create the album.
Clean Cut Kid - Felt
The Liverpool angular indie types unveil their long-awaited debut album this week.
Pond - The Weather
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The shonky Australians garage rockers, who count three members of Tame Impala among their line-up, return with a seventh album this week.
Ho99o9 - United States of Horror
The controversial hip-hop collective unveil their debut studio album this week.
Perfume Genius - No Shape
The eccentric singer teams up with Laura Marling/Fiona Apple producer Blake Mills for his fourth studio album, which also features a guest appearance from Weyes Blood.
Slowdive - Slowdive
The much-loved shoegazers cement their reunion with their first new studio album in 22 years.