Pre-sale of the week: Andy Burrows & Matt Haig – Reasons To Stay Alive, out 1 February

Reasons To Stay Alive, its title boldly acknowledging the themes and influence of best-selling author Matt Haig’s 2015 autobiographical book, is a unique project: a rich, colourful suite of gutsy, classic songwriting. Full of shades of Elton John, Supertramp and Queen, and with an emotional undercurrent that could not be more relevant in today’s world.…

New releases for 27 April 2018

Here’s the basket of delights that is 27 April’s recommended releases. First, Blossoms return with their second album, Cool Like You, blissful pop that adds an anthemic rock quality to the band’s ’80s-inspired synth-layered sound. Van Morrison and jazz organ virtuoso Joey DeFrancesco showcase electrifying musical collaborations on You’re Driving Me Crazy, combining fresh interpretations…