Pre-sale of the week: Frank Turner – No Man’s Land, out 16 August

Frank Turner’s new album, No Man’s Land, tells the fascinating stories of women whose incredible lives have all too often been overlooked, from Kassiani, a Byzantine princess, to Egyptian feminist activist Huda Sha’arawi and Nica Rothschild, a jazz-obsessed heiress who fought for the Free French. “These stories should have been told already, and I suspect…

Pre-sale of the week: Bat For Lashes – Lost Girls, out 6 September

Bat For Lashes – aka Natasha Khan – releases her fifth studio album. Lost Girls is the latest brilliant full-length in Khan’s incredible, acclaimed discography, mixing sounds she’s always loved – heavy bass lines, synth arpeggios, Iranian pop beats, cascading choruses – with some of her finest songwriting to date. It’s an album full of…