October 26, 2018

This Week's New Albums: October 26th 2018
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by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 26/10/2018


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This Week's New Albums: October 26th 2018

Tom Odell, Lukas Graham, Robyn and John Legend are among the artists with new albums out this week. 

Jubilee Road

Tom Odell - Jubilee Road


The singer-songwriter follows up his hugely successful second LP Wrong Crowd with Jubilee Road, which drops into stores today. 

Written and recorded back in East London, the album is a 10-track collection and sees Odell writing, singing, performing and producing entirely by himself for the first time. 

Click here to read our interview with Odell.


Robyn - Honey

Island Records

The Swedish pop icon returns with her first new album in eight years. 

The album includes hit singles 'Missing U' and 'Honey' as well as collaborations with Joseph Mount of Metronomy, Klas Åhlund, Adam Bainbridge, Mr. Tophat and Zhala.

Click here to read our full preview


Boy George and Culture Club - Life


Boy George reunites with Culture Club for their first new album together in 19 years.

The album sees the band teaming up with dance production duo Future Cat. 

Andrea Bocelli: Si

Andrea Bocelli - Si

Decca Classics

The singer unveils his first new album of all-new material in 14 years, recorded at his home in Forte dei Marmi, Italy. 

Ed Sheeran, Dua Lipa and Josh Groban are among the guests on the album, which also features two of Bocelli's children. 

3 (The Purple Album)

Lukas Graham - 3 (The Purple Album)

Warner Bros Records

The Danish poppers, best known for their hit single '7 Years', return with a new collection. 

The album is the third of the band's career and has been made by producers Morten "Rissi" Ristorp and Morten "Pilo" Pilegaard. 

Woman to Woman

Judie Tzuke, Beverley Craven & Julia Fordham - Woman To Woman

Right Track

Judie Tzuke, Beverley Craven and Julia Fordham team up for this album of 10 brand new tracks. 

Olympus Sleeping

Razorlight - Olympus Sleeping

All Points Music

Johnny Borrell unveils his first new album in a decade with Razorlight, the band's first since guitarist Björn Ågren, bassist Carl Dalemo and drummer Andy Burrows left the band. 

Containing songs like 'Got To Let The Good Times Back Into Your Life' and 'City Of Woman', Borrell's boundless ambition as a songwriter is still very much alive. 


Thom Yorke - Suspiria


Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke's score for the hugely-anticipated new horror remake Suspiria arrives on shelves this week. 

The album is Yorke's third solo effort and his first film score. 

The Kingdom Choir: Stand By Me

The Kingdom Choir - Stand By Me

Sony Music CMG

The Kingdom Choir, who became a household name after performing at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, release their debut album this week. 

Among the songs covered are Ben E. King's 'Stand By Me', Stormzy's 'Blinded By Your Grace' and Stevie Wonder's 'Heaven Help Us All'


The Struts - Young & Dangerous


The Derby hard rockers unveil their second full-length effort this week, an album steeped in classic rock and bluesy riffs. 

Click here to read our interview with the band's guitarist Adam Slack.


Julia Holter - Aviary

Domino Records

The eccentric singer-songwriter follows up 2015's Have You In My Wilderness with a brand new collection. 

Holter co-produced the album with frequent collaborator Kenny Gilmore and sees the singer in an experimental mood with trumpets, bagpipes, synths, violins and violas all included on the record. 


VNV Nation - Noire

Anachron Sounds

Ronan Harris leads us through another epic LP of epic alternative electronica, the 11th of his career to date.  

A Legendary Christmas

John Legend - A Legendary Christmas


The big-selling soulman goes all festival for his new album, covering Xmas classics like 'What Christmas Means to Me', 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas' and 'Merry Christmas Baby'.

Stevie Wonder and Esperanza Spalding both guest on the record.

The Arrow of Satan Is Drawn

Bloodbath - The Arrow of Satan Is Drawn


The Swedish death metallers, who include members of Opeth, Paradise Lost and Katatonia, drop their fifth full-length effort this week. 

Tracks on this album include the wonderfully titled 'March Of The Crucifiers', 'Bloodicide' and 'Chainsaw Lullaby'. 


Paul Smith - Diagrams


The Maximo Park frontman returns with his fourth solo effort, an album made with Warm Digits man Andrew Hodson. 

Click here to read our interview with Smith