November 2, 2018

This Week's New Albums: November 2nd 2018
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by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 02/11/2018

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This Week's New Albums: November 2nd 2018

The Prodigy, Tenacious D, Sheridan Smith and Barbra Streisand are among the artists with new albums out this week. 

No Tourists

The Prodigy - No Tourists

Take Me To The Hospital

The dance titans return with a quick (for them) follow-up to 2015's The Day Is My Enemy. 

The album is the band's seventh and arrives via their own Take Me To The Hospital record label, with rappers Ho99o9 and singer Barns Courtenay guesting on the LP. 

Click here to read our full preview

A Northern Soul

Sheridan Smith - A Northern Soul

Warner Music

The singer follows up her hit debut album with a new collection of original material. 

For this record, the Legally Blonde star has collaborated with some of pop's biggest songwriters, including frequent Ed Sheeran co-writer Amy Wadge and Jimmy Hogarth, best known for his work with James Bay and Amy Winehouse. 



Barbra Streisand - Walls


The iconic songstress releases her 36th studio album this week, an LP which features production from Walter Afanasieff, John Shanks and David Foster. 

The album is a mixture of originals and selected covers, with John Lennon's 'Imagine' and the much-covered 'What A Wonderful World'. 

Rainbow Valley

Matt Corby - Rainbow Valley


The Australian singer-songwriter follows up his acclaimed debut Telluric with a second full-length effort. 

Recorded in his home studio in rural Australia and produced by Dann Hume, the album sees Corby expanding his sound with bigger ideas and bigger choruses.

Click here to read our interview with the singer

Garden of the Titans (Live)

Opeth - Garden of the Titans

Nuclear Blast

The all-conquering Swedish prog metallers unveil a new live album and DVD, recorded at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado. 

Featuring 10 tracks, including the epic 'Ghost Of Perdition' and 'Deliverance'. 

Click here to read our interview with the band


Bill Ryder-Jones - Yawn

Domino Records

The former Coral guitarist unveils his latest solo endeavour. 

Yawn was recorded and produced entirely by Ryder-Jones himself, with guest vocals from The Orielles and Our Girl. 


Dead Can Dance - Dionysus


Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard, better known as experimental dark wave duo Dead Can Dance, drop their ninth studio album this week.

She Remembers Everything

Rosanne Cash - She Remembers Everything

Decca Records

The country star releases her first new album in nearly five years, the first since she completed the triptych of the deeply personal Black CadillacThe List and The River & the Thread. 

The album features contributions from Elvis Costello, Kris Kristofferson, Colin Meloy, and Sam Phillips.

It was recorded in Portland, Oregon, and New York City, with production by Tucker Martine and Cash’s husband, John Leventhal. 

Interstate Gospel

Pistol Annies - Interstate Gospel

Sony Music CMG

The country music supergroup, which consists of Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley, unveil their first new album in five years.


Jacob Banks - Village


The R&B singer unveils his long-awaited debut album, which features singles 'Love Ain't Enough' and 'Chainsmoking'. 

Nana, Seinabo Sey and Bibi Bourelly feature on the record. 

Spencer Sings the Hits!

Jon Spencer - Spencer Sings the Hits!

In the Red

The singer heads out without the Blues Explosion for a new venture, this time working with bassist Sam Coomes and drummer M Sord. 

The album consists of 12 bluesy tracks, all with Spencer's signature swagger.

Group Therapy

Eliza and the Bear - Group Therapy


The big-hearted pop troupe unveil their long-awaited second record, their first since departing from Universal Music and striking out on their own. 

A Prelude to Sorrow

Witherfall - A Prelude to Sorrow

Century Media

Iced Earth's Jake Dreyer and Sanctuary's Joseph Michael drop the second full-length effort from their collaboration Witherfall. 

Negative Capability

Marianne Faithful - Negative Capability

BMG Rights Management

The singer unveils her 21st studio album this week, an LP produced by Bad Seeds' men Warren Ellis and Rob Ellis.

The album features collaborations with Nick Cave, Ed Harcourt and Mark Lanegan. 

Mostly consisting of original tracks, Faithfull has also re-recorded three of the most notable songs of her career for the album, 'As Tears Go By', 'It's All Over Now, Baby Blue' and 'Witches' Song'. 


Tenacious D - Post-Apocalypto


Jack Black and Kyle Gass return with their fourth album of comedy rock and their first new effort for six years. 

Dave Grohl provides drums for the album, which includes 21 songs, among them the wonderfully titled 'Chainsaw Bazooka Machine Gun' and 'Turd Whistle'.