This Week's New Albums: September 28th 2018
Rod Stewart, Kodaline and The Joy Formidable are among the artists with new albums out this week.
The Joy Formidable - AAARTH
The powerhouse Welsh trio unveil their fourth studio album and the follow-up to 2016's Hitch.
Self-produced by the trio, the album was laid down in the band's mobile recording studio, with the bulk of the work done in their native Wales and the canyons of the Utah/Arizona border.
The title references the Welsh word 'arth', which means bear...
Rod Stewart - Blood Red Roses
The veteran rocker unveils his 30th studio album this week, his first since 2015's Another Country.
Co-produced by Kevin Savigar, who has worked with Stewart on-and-off since 1980, the album sees Stewart dabbling in folk, rock and roll and old school motown.
Cher - Dancing Queen
Warner Bros Records
Inspired by her show-stealing turn Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!, the legendary diva has recorded an entire album of ABBA covers.
Among the tracks she takes on are 'Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)', 'SOS' and, of course, 'Fernando'.
Nile Rodgers and Chic - It's About Time
Virgin EMI Records
The disco icons return with a brand new collection this week, an album that fees a star-studded line-up of guests.
Among the guests are Craig David, Stefflon Don, Hailee Steinfeld and Lady Gaga,
Kids See Ghosts - Kids See Ghosts
Kanye West and Kid Cudi's collaboration gets a physical release this week after appearing digitally in the summer.
Pusha T, Yasiin Bey and Ty Dolla Sign are among the guests on this seven-track collection.
Beartooth - Disease
Red Bull Records
The emotionally-charged metallers unveil their third full-length effort this week.
Frontman Caleb Shomo recorded vocals, guitars, bass, and drums, and mixed the album with assistance from executive producer Nick Raskulinecz, best known for his work with Foo Fighters and Alice In Chains.
Sigala - Brighter Days
Ministry of Sound
The DJ, best known for his mega hits 'Sweet Lovin' and 'Came Here For Love', finally gets around to releasing his debut album.
Paloma Faith, Nina Nesbitt, Craig David, Ella Eyre and Meghan Trainor all lend their voices to this album.
Various Artists - The Rick and Morty Soundtrack
The soundtrack to the beloved adult cartoon series arrives this week, with Mazzy Star, Chad Vangaalen and Blonde Redhead among the artists featured alongside composer Ryan Elder.
Kodaline - Politics of Living
The Irish pop foursome make it three albums and counting this week with the release of new LP Politics Of Living.
The album sees the band working with a slew of big-name producers, like Olly Murs/One Direction key man Steve Mac and Snow Patrol's Johnny McDaid.
Seasick Steve - Can U Cook?
BMG Rights Management
The bearded troubadour unveils his ninth effort, the follow-up to 2016's Keepin' the Horse Between Me and the Ground.
The LP was mostly recorded in a converted ice house on the dock in Key West, Florida with longtime drummer Dan Magnusson and guitarist Luther Dickinson.
Cypress Hill - Elephants On Acid
BMG Rights Management
The rap stalwarts return with their first new album in eight years.
Produced by the group's own DJ Muggs, the epic, 21-track LP sees the band dabbling heavily with psychedelia and 1970s sonics.
Riverside - Wasteland
The experimental Polish prog types drop their seventh LP this week, their first since 2015's Love, Fear and the Time Machine.
Tony Joe White - Bad Mouthin'
The legendary swamp rocker continues his rich vein of form with new LP Bad Mouthin'.
Tom Petty - An American Treasure
The career of the iconic singer is celebrated in this lavish box set.
The 60-track set unveils dozens of previously unreleased recordings, alternate versions of classic songs, rarities, historic live performances and deep tracks.