October 19, 2017

This Week's New Albums: October 20th 2017
by Tom

by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 19/10/2017


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This Week's New Albums: October 20th 2017

Jessie Ware, Niall Horan, George Michael and Trivium are among the artists with new albums out this week.


Jessie Ware - Glasshouse

Island Records

The sultry singer unveils her third studio album this week, the follow-up to 2014’s hit Tough Love.

For her third LP Ware has recruited some pop heavyweights with Benny Blanco, Ryan Tedder and Samuel Preston all helping on various tracks.

The album includes new hit single ‘Selfish Love’ and 11 other tracks, including a collaboration with The Blue Nile’s Paul Buchanan.

Click here to read our full preview. 


Niall Horan - Flicker


The One Direction man becomes the third member of the all-star boyband to unveil his debut solo album. 

Influenced more by the likes of Fleetwood Mac and The Eagles than the bubblegum pop of his early career, this album sees Horan working with a team of super producers, including Adele/Sia man Greg Kurstin. 

Click here to read our full preview. 

Listen Without Prejudice

George Michael - Listen Without Prejudice

Sony Music CMG

The sadly departed singer's second solo album gets a lavish re-release this week, complete with a series of extra deep cuts, including his MTV Unplugged performance. 

The Sin and the Sentence

Trivium - The Sin and the Sentence


The metallers return to the extreme metal stylings of their earlier years on this, their eighth studio album and their first with new drummer Alex Bent. 

My Name Is Bear

Nahko - My Name Is Bear

Side One Dummy Records

The Hawaiian singer-songwriter returns this week with a brand new studio LP. 

Science Fiction

Brand New - Science Fiction

Procrastinate Music

It's been eight years since the beloved Long Islanders previous LP, but they roar back this week with a searing new album, widely expected to be their last. 

Psychotic Symphony

Sons of Apollo - Psychotic Symphony


Former Dream Theater man Mike Portnoy, ex-Guns N'Roses man Rob 'Bumblefoot' Thal and one-time Journey singer Jeff Scott Soto all come together for this new supergroup and unveil their debut album this week. 

When Was the Last Time

Darius Rucker - When Was the Last Time


It's now six albums and counting for the former Hootie And The Blowfish frontman, now reinvented as a country superstar. 

In This Moment We Are Free: Cities

Vuur - In This Moment We Are Free: Cities


Dutch metal legend Anneke van Giersbergen's new project return this week with a brand new album. 

This Sweet Old World

Lucinda Williams - This Sweet Old World

Highway 20 Records

The country icon re-releases her classic 1992 album with a string of bonus features and re-mastered tracks. 

Who I Am

Lisa McHugh - Who Am I

Sharpe Music

The Scottish/Irish songstress unveils her brand new album this week. 

Leave Me Breathless

Ane Brun - Leave Me Breathless

Gene Pool

The eccentric Norwegian singer-songwriter makes it eight albums and counting this week. 

All American Made

Margo Price - All American Made

Third Man Records

The firebrand country singer drops her much-anticipated second album this week. 

From Then On

Paul Van Dyk - From Then On


The superstar DJ recruits the likes of Vincent Corver, Jordan Suckley and Fred Baker for his latest studio collection.