This Week's New Albums: October 19th 2018
Richard Ashcroft, Soulfly and MØ are among the artists with new albums out this week.
MØ - Forever Neverland
The Danish songstress has taken four years to follow-up her brilliant debut No Mythologies To Follow, but it finally arrives this week.
Charli XCX, Diplo and Empress Of are among the collaborators who help out on the LP, which sees the singer continuing her rich vein of form of powerful, sassy and super catchy pop.
Richard Ashcroft - Natural Rebel
BMG Rights Management
The former Verve frontman returns with his fifth solo album, a follow-up to 2016's These People.
Ashcroft has made the 10-song collection with producers Jon Kelly and Emre Ramazanoglu and has embraced the anthemic songwriting of his early years on this new LP.
Disturbed - Evolution
Warner Bros Records
The arena-filling metallers return with the seventh studio album of their career and the follow-up to 2015's Immortalized.
Produced once again by Papa Roach/Ozzy Osbourne key man Kevin Churko, the LP sees the band upping the ante with a more classic rock sound.
Soulfly - Ritual
The metal veterans return with a new record, the 11th of their career and their third with frontman Max Cavalera's son Zyon behind the drum kit.
The album features guest appearances from Randy Blythe of Lamb of God and Ross Dolan of Immolation and sees the band working with Black Tide/All That Remains man Josh Wilbur.
The Overtones - The Overtones
Gamblin' Man Records
The big-selling pop group release their new album this week, their first since the tragic death of lead singer Timmy Matley.
The album sees the band covering hits like The Real Thing's 'You to Me Are Everything', The Jackson 5's 'Rockin' Robin' and Aretha Franklin's 'I Say a Little Prayer' as well as nine other tracks.
Greta Van Fleet - Anthem of the Peaceful Army
Virgin EMI Records
The bluesy Michigan rockers unveil their long-awaited debut album this week.
Produced by Marlon Young, Al Sutton and Herschel Boone, the LP was recorded earlier this year at Blackbird Studios in Nashville, Tennessee and Rustbelt Studios in Royal Oak, Michigan.
Amaranthe - HELIX
The Swedish power metallers make it five albums and counting with the release of HELIX.
The album is the band's first with new vocalist Nils Molin and was made with Volbeat/Epic knob twiddler Jacob Hansen.
Bryn Terfel - Dreams and Songs
The Welsh singer collaborates with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra as well as a slew of guests including Katherine Jenkins, Alfie Boe and Emma Thompson for this new collection.
Elle King - Shake The Spirit
The soulful country singer unveils her second album, the follow-up to her 2015 hit debut Love Stuff.
Among King's collaborators on this LP are super-producer Greg Kurstin, Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard and Larkin Poe sister members Rebecca and Meghan Lovell.
Cloud Nothings - Last Building Burning
Dylan Baldi and his ramshackle indie collective issue their fifth full-length effort this week.
Recorded in eight days with Sunn O)))/Wolves in the Throne Room producer Randall Dunn, the album finds the band in furious and frenetic form.
Neneh Cherry - Broken Politics
The sassy songstress, best known for her hits 'Buffalo Stance' and '7 Seconds', returns with a new album.
The album, which is the singer's fifth, has been produced by dance maverick Four Tet.
How to Dress Well - The Anteroom
Tom Krell drops his fifth album this week, a typically avant-garde collection that also features poetry contributions from writers Li-Young Lee and Ocean Vuong.
Ace Frehley - Spaceman
The former KISS frontman puts out his eighth solo collection this week.
The album features eight originals and a cover of the Eddie Money hit 'I Wanna Go Back' as well as guest appearances from Frehley's former KISS bandmates Gene Simmons and Eric Singer.
Peter, Bjorn and John - Darker Days
The Swedish trio, best known for their megahit 'Young Folks', release the eighth studio album of their career this week.
Empress Of - Us
Lorely Rodriguez, better known as Empress Of, is back this week with a second album, an LP that includes guest spots from Dev Hynes and Spanish producer Pional.