New releases for 10 & 17 December

Our pick of releases for the run-up to Christmas opens with the extraordinary performance captured on An Orchestrated Songbook in which Paul Weller exquisitely reworked and updated a quintessential selection of his vast catalogue into 75 minutes of breath-taking music that was broadcast by the BBC. The set list includes classic tracks from The Jam,…

Pre-sale of the week: Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Barn, out 10 December

Barn, the new studio album from Neil Young & Crazy Horse, features 10 new songs that capture “the raw, idiosyncratic rock and roll spirit and lyrical beauty that epitomises a classic Neil Young Crazy Horse collaboration”. The line-up is: Neil Young, Billy Talbot, Ralph Molina and Nils Lofgren. The album was recorded this past summer,…

New releases for 6 November 2020

On to our pick of this week’s new releases. November 2020 marks the 50th Anniversary of the North American release of David Bowie’s The Man Who Sold The World – the beginning of a 10-year collaboration with guitarist Mick Ronson that would produce indispensable albums such as Hunky Dory, Ziggy Stardust and Aladdin Sane, all…

New releases for 25 October 2019

This has been another stellar week for releases, and the task of picking the best 6 hasn’t got any easier. But here we go … His sixth album in just four years, Three Chords & The Truth, is further proof that Van Morrison is one of the greatest recording artists of all time and remains…