October 26, 2017

This Week's New Albums: October 27th 2017
by Tom

by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 26/10/2017


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This Week's New Albums: October 27th 2017

Stereophonics, Gregory Porter and Michael Ball and Alfie Boe are among the artists with new albums out this week.

Scream Above the Sounds

Stereophonics - Scream Above The Sounds


It's now been 25 years and counting for the hugely successful Welsh rockers and they celebrate with the release of their 10th studio album. 

Recorded with long-time collaborator Jim Lowe, the album is the band's first with new drummer Jamie Morrison on full-time drum duties. 

Click here to read our interview with frontman Kelly Jones


Nat King Cole and Me

Gregory Porter - Nat King Cole and Me

Universal Music

The soul man takes on 12 of Nat King Cole's classics, including 'Mona Lisa' and 'When Love Was King', for this new album. 

Together Again

Michael Ball & Alfie Boe - Together Again

Decca Records

After the massive success of 2016's Together, Boe and Ball unite once again for a second album of collaborations. 

This time the pair take on 14 beloved tunes, including 'New York New York', 'White Christmas' and 'Bring Me Sunshine'. 

Click here to read our full preview.

Meaning of Life

Kelly Clarkson - Meaning Of Life


The singer has a new label and a new direction for her eighth studio album, which includes hit singles 'Love So Soft' and 'Move You'. 

The album sees Clarkson collaborating with super producer Greg Kurstin as well as singer-songwriter James Morrison. 

Pacific Daydream

Weezer - Pacific Daydream


The beloved rockers waste no time in following up 2016's The White Album with this new LP, which features new hit 'Feels Like Summer'. 

For this album, frontman Rivers Cuomo works with an array of producers, including Jonny Coffer, J.R. Rotem, Toby Gad and Butch Walker. 

Click here to read our interview with Cuomo

Different Cloth

Skrapz - Different Cloth


The rapper, who started off as a grime MC as part of the group SLK, drops his latest solo effort this week. 


Hollywood Undead - Five

BMG Rights Management

The California rap-rockers release their appropriately named fifth album this week, their first since the departure of drummer Matthew "Da Kurlzz" Busek. 

Turn Out the Lights

Julien Baker - Turn Out The Lights


The acclaimed singer-songwriter follows up her much-loved debut Sprained Ankle this week. 

The Canyon

The Used - The Canyon


The emo rockers go epic on their seventh full-length effort which is spread across two CDs, 17 tracks and almost 80 minutes. 

Produced by Ross Robinson, this is the band's first album with new axeman Justin Shekoski.

Every Little Thing

Carly Pearce - Every Little Thing

Big Machine

The much-fancied country popstar finally unveils her debut LP this week. 


Rachel Platten - Waves


The songstress, best known for her hit single 'Fight Song', roars back with a fourth full-length effort this week. 

Hands of Fate

Savage Messiah - Hands Of Fate

Century Media

The London thrash types go hard on their fourth LP, which hits shelves this week. 

Common Problem

The LaFontaines - Common Problem

Wolf At Your Door

The eccentric Scots return with a second full-length LP this week. 

The Good Life

Makeout - The Good Life

Rise Records

The new Rise Records signings and hotly-tipped pop-punkers aim high with their debut album, which arrives this week. 

As You Please

Citizen - As You Please

Run For Cover Records

The post-hardcore collective drop their third album this week.