Pre-sale of the week: New Order – education entertainment recreation – Live From Alexandra Palace, out 7 May

Recorded live on 9 November 2018 – New Order’s only UK show of 2018 – education entertainment recreation is a brand-new live album from London’s Alexandra Palace. Sonically spectacular, spanning 2 hours 20 minutes, the show joyously mixed New Order classics, their latest acclaimed album Music Complete and Joy Division’s finest. Opening with ‘Singularity’ from…

Pre-sale of the week: Royal Blood – Typhoons, out 30 April

After two UK number 1 albums, 2 million album sales and an array of international acclaim, you might’ve thought you knew what to expect from Royal Blood. Those preconceptions were shattered when they released Trouble’s Coming last summer. Hitting a melting pot of fiery rock riffs and danceable beats on Typhoons, they’ve delivered something fresh,…

Pre-sale of the week: Evanesence – The Bitter Truth, out 26 March

The Bitter Truth is an epic, guitar-driven collection from Evanescence that’s inspired by the (often-bitter) realities of the 21st Century and our world. The band’s first original LP in ten years is a return-to-force – and one hell of a rock album. Lead single ‘Yeah Right’ is heavy and playful, its industrial groove combining with…

Pre-sale of the week: Jane Weaver – Flock, out 5 March

Flock is the record that Jane Weaver always wanted to make – the most genuine version of herself, complete with unpretentious day-glo pop sensibilities, wit, kindness, humour and glamour. A consciously positive vision for negative times, a brooding and ethereal creation. The album features an untested new fusion of seemingly unrelated compounds fused into an…