September 30, 2016

This Week's New Albums: September 30th 2016
by James

by James Forryan

hmv London; 30/09/2016


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This Week's New Albums: September 30th 2016

Bon Iver, The Shires, Craig David and Pixies are among this week's new releases...

My Universe

The Shires – My Universe

Decca Records

The British country duo release the follow-up to their debut album Brave this week. Read our interview with them here.

22, A Million

Bon Iver – 22, A Million


Justin Vernon and his band return from hiatus with their third album and we pick five of their finest moments so far.

Following My Intuition

Craig David – Following My Intuition


The singer makes a comeback with his first album of new material in nearly a decade, here's everything you need to know...

Head Carrier

Pixies – Head Carrier

Pixies Music

The alt-rock legends are back with their sixth album this week, read our interview with the band here.


Opeth – Sorceress

Nuclear Blast

The Swedish metal outfit unleash album no. 12 this week, check out our interview with them here.

The Altar

Banks – The Altar

Virgin EMI Records

The American songstress releases her sophomore album, the follow-up to 2014's Goddess. You can find our interview with her right here.

Take Control

Slaves – Take Control

Virgin EMI Records

The English punk duo are back with their second album, produced by none other than the Beastie Boys' Mike D.


Deacon Blue – Believers


The Scottish four-piece are back with their ninth album this week

Solid Gold Rock 'N' Roll

Various Artists – Solid Gold Rock 'n' Roll

Universal Music TV

This brand new compilation features no fewer than 60 hits from golden oldies including Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, Chubby Checker and Chuck Berry, to name just a few.

Keep Me Singing

Van Morrison – Keep Me Singing

Caroline International

Legendary Belfast-born crooner 'Van the Man' delivers his latest album this week, taking his tally to an incredible 36


Joanne Shaw Taylor – Wild

Axe House Music

The British blues guitarist & singer releases her sixth album, which includes the single 'Dyin' To Know'

Atrocity Exhibition

Danny Brown – Atrocity Exhibition


Fresh from his contributions to the new Avalanches album earlier this year, the Detroit rapper unleashes his blistering fourth album.


Yello – Toy


The Swiss electro pioneers return this week with their first new album in seven years.

Chilled Hip Hop

Various Artists – Chilled Hip Hop

Ministry of Sound

This new three-CD compilation from Ministry of Sound features some chilled classics from the likes of Warren G, Wu-Tang Clan, A Tribe Called Quest, Nas and Arrested Development, amongst many, many others.

A Night at the Movies

Various Artists – Classic FM: A Night at the Movies

Decca Records

A new collection arrives this week featuring 50 classic pieces of film music from movies such as Star Wars, Titanic and Jurassic Park.