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Pre-sale of the week is No Fun Mondays by Billie Joe Armstrong, out on 27 November.

Special pre-sale offer: Nick Cave – Idiot Prayer: Live Alone At Alexandra PalaceSpecial pre-sale offer: Kamasi Washington – BecomingSpecial pre-sale offer: Bicep – IslesSpecial pre-sale offer: Paul McCartney – McCartney IIISpecial pre-sale offer: Billie Joe Armstrong – No Fun MondaysSpecial pre-sale offer: AC/DC – Power UpSpecial pre-sale offer: Kurt Vile – Speed, Sound, Lonely KVSpecial pre-sale offer: London Grammar – Californian SoilSpecial pre-sale offer: Goat Girl – On All FoursSpecial pre-sale offer: New Order – Be A Rebel

October: Eels – Earth To Dora  |  Elvis Costello – Hey Clockface  |  Joni Mitchell – Archives Volume 1  |  Joni Mitchell – Live At Canterbury House  |  Mötorhead – Ace Of Spades (40th Anniversary)  |  Oneohtrix Point Never – Magic  |  U2 – All That You Can’t Leave Behind (20th Anniversary)  |  Yes – The Royal Affair Tour (Live In Las Vegas)  |  Dizzee Rascal – E3 AF  |  November: Nick Cave – Idiot Prayer: Live Alone At Alexandra Palace  |  British Sea Power – Open Season (15th Anniversary)  |  Craig Charles – The Craig Charles Trunk Of Funk Vol. 1  |  David Bowie – Metrobolist (aka The Man Who Sold The World)  |  Durutti Column, The – First Time On Vinyl!  |  Kylie Minogue – Disco  |  Neil Young – Return To Greendale  |  Tunng – Presents....Dead Club  |  Wilco – Summerteeth (Deluxe)  |  Brian Eno – Film Music 1976–2020  |  Chris Stapleton – Starting Over  |  Elton John – Jewel Box  |  New Order – Be A Rebel  |  Paloma Faith – Infinite Things  |  Yungblud – Weird!  |  Cabaret Voltaire – Shadow Of Fear  |  Coldplay – Parachutes 20th Anniversary  |  UFO – Strangers In The Night  |  Taylor Swift – Folklore  |  The Smashing Pumpkins – CYR  |  The War On Drugs – Live Drugs  |  AC/DC – Power Up  |  Billie Joe Armstrong – No Fun Mondays  |  December: Kamasi Washington – Becoming  |  Puscifer – Existential Reckoning  |  Drive-By Truckers – The New OK  |  Paul McCartney – McCartney III  |  January: Steven Wilson – The Future Bites  |  Kurt Vile – Speed, Sound, Lonely KV  |  Goat Girl – On All Fours  |  Jeff Tweedy – Love Is The King  |  Cerys Matthews – We Come from The Sun  |  Bicep – Isles  |  February: London Grammar – Californian Soil

 


 

Eels – Earth To Dora

Release date: 30 October

Eels - Earth To Dora
  • Los Angeles indie rock outfit Eels have announced details of the release of their highly anticipated new album Earth To Dora. “These songs came about just before the pandemic hit and changed everything,” said Mark Oliver Everett, also known as E. “I’m hoping they can be, maybe kind of soothing or something. To hear songs dealing with things we are dreaming about getting back to. Or maybe people are dealing with some of the topics right now as well. Just one song was done in the thick of the early pandemic days, ‘Are We Alright Again’, which is kind of a quarantine daydream I desperately needed to have.” The album was recorded at the band’s studio in Los Feliz, Los Angeles.
  • Note: the deluxe limited edition 2-LP box set comes pressed on translucent red vinyl with zoetrope labels, and contains a litho print, CD Digipak, A5 sticker sheet, fridge magnets and 12"x12" zoetrope slip-mat.

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Elvis Costello – Hey Clockface

Release date: 30 October

Elvis Costello - Hey Clockface
  • Grammy- and Brit Award-winning artist Elvis Costello announces his new album, Hey Clockface, recorded during a weekend session at Les Studios Saint Germain in Paris.
  • I sang live on the studio floor, directing from the vocal booth. We cut nine songs in two days. We spoke very little. Almost everything the musicians played was a spontaneous response to the song I was singing. I’d had a dream of recording in Paris like this, one day.
  • Note: the LP is available on indie shops exclusive red vinyl.

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Joni Mitchell – Archives Volume 1

Release date: 30 October

Joni Mitchell - Archives Volume 1
  • Since her debut album arrived in 1968, Joni Mitchell’s songs have been embraced across generations, inspired multitudes of artists around the world and earned every conceivable accolade. She is now opening her vault for the first time to create the Joni Mitchell Archives, a new series of boxed-set releases that will span the next several years, featuring deep dives in to unreleased content from different eras of her storied career. Mitchell has been intimately involved in producing the archive series, lending her vision and personal touch to every element of the project.
  • The series debuts with Joni Mitchell Archives Vol. 1: The Early Years (1963–1967), which features nearly six hours of unreleased home, live and radio recordings that flow chronologically to paint a rich portrait of Mitchell’s rapid growth as a performer and songwriter during the period leading up to her debut album. This treasure trove of unheard audio includes 29 original Mitchell compositions that have never before been released with her vocals. The collection will be available as a deluxe 5-CD set.
  • The collection begins in 1963 with her earliest-known recording as a 19-year-old Mitchell performs at CFQC AM, a radio station in her hometown of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The box culminates with a stirring, three-set 1967 nightclub performance recorded at the Canterbury House in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  • Through a wealth of unreleased live performances, home recordings, and radio broadcasts, Archives Vol. 1 brings into focus the period when Mitchell was finding her voice artistically. It shows her moving away from the folk standards of her early days (‘John Hardy’ and ‘House Of The Rising Sun’) and starting to write and sing her own songs (‘Day After Day’ and ‘Urge For Going’.)
  • The 5-CD collection includes a 40-page booklet that features many unseen photos from Mitchell’s personal collection as well as new liner notes featuring conversations between writer/filmmaker Cameron Crowe and Mitchell, who recently spent a couple of Sunday afternoons together discussing her archives. Crowe will continue to provide liners for future releases in the series.
  • Looking back, Mitchell reflects on her early label of “folk singer”: “The early stuff, I shouldn’t be such a snob against it. A lot of these songs, I just lost them. They fell away. They only exist in these recordings. For so long I rebelled against the term: ‘I was never a folk-singer.’ I would get pissed off if they put that label on me. I didn’t think it was a good description of what I was. And then I listened and…it was beautiful. It made me forgive my beginnings. And I had this realization … I was a folk singer!

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Joni Mitchell – Live At Canterbury House

Release date: 30 October

Joni Mitchell - Live At Canterbury House
  • Live At Canterbury House 1967 is a 3-LP set and includes Joni Mitchell’s previously unreleased, entire three-set performance from 27 October 1967, pressed on 180-gram vinyl and limited to 10,000 copies. Bob Franke, who was covering Mitchell’s show at Canterbury House for the Michigan Daily while also moonlighting as a doorman at the club, pens the liners for Live At Canterbury House. His original review for the Michigan Daily is also included.

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Mötorhead – Ace Of Spades (40th Anniversary)

Release date: 30 October

Mötorhead - Ace Of Spades (40th Anniversary)
  • Upon its release in 1980, the Ace Of Spades album was nothing short of a game-changer, not only for Motörhead but for all forms of hard rock. Like lightning in a bottle, it perfectly captured everything great about hard rock, heavy metal, and punk, amped it all up to eleven, and came racing out of the gates at what felt like a million miles an hour. Pushing at every musical boundary, nothing was harder, nothing was faster, and certainly nothing was louder. This 40th anniversary edition contains the original album as well a bonus live disc featuring newly unearthed, 17-song, previously unreleased concert from the ‘Ace Up Your Sleeve’ tour.
  • The 7-LP + 10" + DVD box set features the following:
  • The Ace Of Spades album on vinyl, half-speed mastered and created from the original master tapes.
  • Two double-live albums of previously unheard concerts from the Ace Up Your Sleeve tour.
  • A Fistful Of Instrumentals: a 10" EP of previously unreleased instrumental tracks from 1980.
  • The Good, The Broke & The Ugly: a double album of B-sides, outtakes and rare tracks.
  • Ace On Your Screens: a DVD compilation of rare TV appearances from 1980–81, a live concert from 1981 and a 5.1 audio mix of the original album.
  • Motorhead – Ace Of Spades box set

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Oneohtrix Point Never – Magic

Release date: 30 October

Oneohtrix Point Never - Magic
  • The end of 2019 was soundtracked by one of the most unanimously critically acclaimed film scores of recent history, Daniel Lopatin’s anxiety-driven joyride paired to the Safdie Brothers’ noir thriller Uncut Gems. Unknowingly, Lopatin had captured a universal feeling of dread that cuts even deeper in the current state of world affairs. And now, just as many artists are leaning into a newly discovered darkness as this year closes, Lopatin turns his dial towards a frequency of profound self-awareness on an even deeper journey inwards towards peace. With the backdrop of re-imagined programming for a soft rock-era format that symbolically spans from morning drive into late night hours, Magic Oneohtrix Point Never – the name a reference to a misheard play on words of Boston’s Magic 106.7 – is a nostalgic and self-referential career-defining body of work, collaging maximalist baroque within atmospheric glitter. Here Lopatin has mastered his own autobiography; an ornate musical double entendre from an artist making the most enlightened music of his career.
  • Note: the LP is available on indie shops exclusive yellow vinyl.

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U2 – All That You Can’t Leave Behind (20th Anniversary)

Release date: 30 October

U2 - All That You Can’t Leave Behind (20th Anniversary)
  • Celebrating the 20th anniversary of U2’s 10th studio album All That You Can’t Leave Behind, which was released on 30th October 2000 and reached Number 1 in 32 countries. The album brought us the hit singles ‘Beautiful Day’, ‘Stuck In A Moment You Can’t Get Out Of’, ‘Elevation’ and ‘Walk On’ and has sold over 12 million copies to date.
  • Produced by Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno, it was recorded in Dublin (HQ, Windmill Lane, Westland and Totally Wired) and the South of France. It won 7 Grammy Awards, including Best Rock Album, and is the only album in history to have multiple tracks win the award for Record Of The Year (‘Beautiful Day’ in 2001 and ‘Walk On’ in 2002).
  • This multi-format anniversary reissue includes a brand new remaster of the album as a 12-track version globally, to include ‘The Ground Beneath Her Feet’, and is to be released on the actual date of the 20th anniversary – 30th October 2020.
  • U2 – All That You Can’t Leave Behind CD box set

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Yes – The Royal Affair Tour (Live In Las Vegas)

Release date: 30 October

Yes - The Royal Affair Tour (Live In Las Vegas)
  • All Yes concert tours are special events for their legions of fans and The Royal Affair Tour was no exception, conceived as a wonderful celebration of the best of British progressive music. Steve Howe said, “Having the opportunity to bring together the band members in the development of a well refined set of songs that captures the bands true potential is simply an honour for me.” The show features many classic tracks across the period 1970–1980 and was recorded at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas in July 2019.

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Dizzee Rascal – E3 AF

Release date: 30 October

Dizzee Rascal - E3 AF
  • East London-born music legend and all-round boundary-breaking innovator Dizzee Rascal brings us his 7th studio album, entitled E3 AF, which includes the hot new single ‘L.L.L.L (Love Life Live Large)’.
  • This new release marks the genesis of a new era for Dizzee and is the first album of his in more than a decade to be wholly written, recorded and produced in the UK. E3 AF is a 10-track layered, purposeful statement of intent, rooted in Dizzee’s indelible ties to both east London and Black British music’s legacy. His sound is sharper, stronger and more self-assured than ever, and it is obvious that he has poured the creative energy of the past few years into E3 AF as a body of work.
  • Note: the LP is available on yellow vinyl, exclusive to indie shops.

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Nick Cave – Idiot Prayer: Live Alone At Alexandra Palace

Release date: 20 November

Nick Cave - Idiot Prayer: Live Alone At Alexandra Palace
  • Idiot Prayer is a solo piano recital by Nick Cave, recorded at the iconic London venue Alexandra Palace in June. In it, he plays songs from his extensive back catalogue, including rare tracks that most fans will be hearing for the first time. The songs are taken from across the breadth of Cave’s career, including early Bad Seeds and Grinderman, right through to the most recent Bad Seeds album, Ghosteen.
  • Cave’s solo live stream could be the most the beautiful and sombre performance he’s ever given.” (The Telegraph)
  • Cave’s performance in an empty hall, with just piano and voice, seems to try and ward off the terrifying silence of the Covid-19 age.” (The Guardian)
  • Gravitas echoes beautifully in the void of an empty Alexandra Palace.” (Evening Standard)
  • The dramatic minimalism of this setting is perfect for an expressive face, and such powerfully emotional songs.” (The Arts Desk)
  • Tracklisting: 1. Spinning Song / 2. Jubilee Street / 3. Far From Me / 4. Idiot Prayer / 5. Sad Waters / 6. He Wants You / 7. Brompton Oratory / 8. Higgs Boson Blues / 9. Palaces Of Montezuma / 10. Stranger Than Kindness / 11. Into My Arms / 12. Girl In Amber / 13. The Ship Song / 14. Man In The Moon / 15. Nobody’s Baby Now / 16. Papa Won’t Leave You, Henry / 17. Black Hair / 18. (Are You) The One That I’ve Been Waiting For? / 19. Galleon Ship / 20. Waiting For You / 21. The Mercy Seat / 22. Euthanasia

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British Sea Power – Open Season (15th Anniversary)

Release date: 6 November

British Sea Power - Open Season (15th Anniversary)
  • British Sea Power’s majestic second album, Open Season, get a reissue on the 15th anniversary of its original release. The expanded reissue includes additional live sessions, B-sides and rarities from the period and extensive new sleeve notes. The double LP format is a one-off pressing, housed in a gatefold sleeve, the first disc on blue vinyl, with the second being a zoetrope picture disc.
  • The majority of the original album was recorded by Mads Bjerke (Spiritualized, Primal Scream, Girls Aloud) and mixed by Bill Price (Sex Pistols, The Clash, Sparks). Two tracks were recorded and mixed by Graham Sutton (The Delays, Bark Psychosis) and Phill Brown (Sly Stone, Led Zeppelin, Talk Talk).
  • Disc 1: It Ended on an Oily Stage / Be Gone / How Will I Ever Find My Way Home? / Like a Honeycomb / Please Stand Up / North Hanging Rock / To Get to Sleep / Victorian Ice / Oh Larsen B / The Land Beyond / True Adventures
  • Disc 2: It Ended on an Oily Stage (recorded for the Mark Radcliffe Show on BBC Radio 2 – First broadcast on 31st March 2005) / How Will I Ever Find My Way Home? (recorded for the Mark Radcliffe Show on BBC Radio 2 – First broadcast on 31st March 2005) / Don’t You Want to Be a Bird? (recorded for the Gideon Coe on BBC Radio 6 – First broadcast on 28th March 2005) / When I Go Out (recorded for the Gideon Coe on BBC Radio 6 – First broadcast on 28th March 2005) / Crystal Horse (originally appeared on ‘It Ended On An Oily Stage’ CD Single 2) / Over in the Corner (originally appeared on ‘Please Stand Up’ CD Single 1) / How Will I Find My Way Home? (Organ Version) (originally appeared as a hidden track on Open Season CD) / How Animals Work (Mike Hedges Version – previously unreleased) / Runaway (originally appeared as ‘Gale Warnings in Viking North’ on ‘Please Stand Up’ 7") / Green Grass of Tunnel (originally appeared on ‘It Ended On An Oily Stage’ CD Single 1) / Grey Goose (originally appeared on ‘Please Stand Up’ CD Single 2) / Chicken Pig (True Adventures Instrumental Demo) (originally appeared on ‘Please Stand Up’ CD Single 2) / I Am a Cider Drinker (originally appeared on the split 7" single by British Sea Power and The Wurzels)

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Craig Charles – The Craig Charles Trunk Of Funk Vol. 1

Release date: 6 November

Craig Charles - The Craig Charles Trunk Of Funk Vol. 1
  • Craig Charles has been a soul and funk fan since his teenage years in Liverpool, going to see local heroes The Real Thing live, and wearing out his shoe leather dancing in the city’s many underground clubs. Craig has been sharing that passion for the music via his 6Music and BBC Radio 2 shows and DJ nights for nearly 20 years.
  • His brand new Trunk Of Funk compilation series blends up-tempo club classics with fresh music from the cream of the crop from the contemporary soul and funk scene, and will be Craig’s very first vinyl release – a beautiful, double vinyl gatefold LP and he’s certainly excited about it, stating; “I can’t wait to bring you big beats, bass lines and booga-bloomin-loo! Presenting The Craig Charles Trunk Of Funk Volume 1 as my first ever vinyl release has put a proper wiggle in my walk!
  • This collection of 21st-century disco, soul, funk and Afro grooves includes tracks from contemporary heroes of the scene such as Monophonics, Amp Fiddler and The James Taylor Quartet, and is also peppered with some old school classics and rare grooves from legends such as Roy Ayers, PP Arnold, Miriam Makeba and Patrice Rushen. Craig has personally selected and sequenced this collection to take the listener of a musical journey, the closest thing to having Craig visit and personally DJ for you in the comfort of your own home!
  • Track listing: 1. Soul A Go Go – Soul Messin Allstars ft Josh Teskey / 2. Superfly (Sam Redmores’ Exclusive ‘Trunk Of Funk’ Edit) – Amp Fiddler feat Dames Brown / 3. Boogie Down – Roy Ayers / 4. Hold My Hand – Laneous / 5. Pata Pata – Miriam Makeba / 6. African Rhythms – Oneness Of Juju (Exclusive ‘Trunk Of Funk’ Edit) / 7. Medicated Goo – PP Arnold / 8. Take A Shot – The Fantastics! Ft Sulene Fleming / 9. Give Me The Night ft Xantone Blacq – Juan Laya and Jorge Montiel / 10. Out Of The Ordinary ft Mike Keat and The Bevvy Sisters – The Republic Of Persevere / 11. Forget Me Nots – Patrice Rushen – / 12. People Get Ready ft Natalie Williams and Noel McKoy – The James Taylor Quartet / 13. Hangin’ On – Monophonics / 14. The Old Place – Nick Waterhouse / 15. Victory! – Michelle David and the Gospel Sessions / 16. Beggin’ – Magnus Carlson / 17. Telling You Lies ft Jam Jam – Alex Opal / 18. Help Me ft Ian Whitelaw – Badge And Talkalot / 19. The Only Difference – Beatchild and The Slakedeliqs / 20. Clap Hands – Honeyfeet.

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David Bowie – Metrobolist (aka The Man Who Sold The World)

Release date: 6 November

David Bowie - Metrobolist (aka The Man Who Sold The World)
  • November 2020 sees the 50th Anniversary of the release of David Bowie’s The Man Who Sold The World in North America. The album marks the beginning of a collaboration with guitarist Mick Ronson that would last through classic works including Hunky Dory, Ziggy Stardust and Aladdin Sane – as well as the first in a 10-year series of indispensable albums stretching through 1980’s Scary Monsters …
  • Originally titled Metrobolist, the album’s name was changed at the last minute. The 2020 re-release of the album under its Metrobolist moniker has been remixed by original producer Tony Visconti, with the exception of the track ‘After All’ which Tony considered perfect as is, and is featured in its 2015 remaster incarnation.
  • The Metrobolist 50th anniversary artwork has been created by Mike Weller who was behind the historically controversial “dress” cover which Mercury Records refused to release.
  • As with the Space Oddity 50th anniversary vinyl, as well as a 180g black vinyl edition, it will come in a limited edition of 2020 handwritten numbered copies on white vinyl (#1–1970) and on gold vinyl (#1971–2020), randomly distributed.

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Durutti Column, The – First Time On Vinyl!

Release date: 6 November

  • Formed in Manchester in 1978, The Durutti Column were one of the first acts signed to the iconic Factory Records by Tony Wilson. Primarily the project of guitarist and vocalist Vini Reilly, the group have a cult following with notable fans including Brian Eno and John Frusciante. Now four of the act’s recent albums are released on vinyl for the very first time!
  • Durutti Column, The - Rebellion

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  • The first ever vinyl pressing of The Durutti Column’s 2001 studio album Rebellion. Highlights include a take on the Irish folk standard ‘the Fields of at Henry’ (featuring a mesmerising vocal performance by Vick A. Wood) and ‘Overlord Part 1’, which adds a contemporary edge to the unmistakable Durutti Column sound with break-beats and rapping from Bic.
  • Pressed on a 140g blue vinyl LP, housed in a printed inner sleeve.
  • Durutti Column, The - Someone Else’s Party

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  • The first ever vinyl pressing of The Durutti Column’s 2003 studio album Someone Else’s Party. Recorded after the passing of Reilly’s mother, this melancholic album explores themes of loss and reflection. Highlights include the Trip-Hop influenced ‘Vigil’, and ‘Spanish Lament’, which weaves together Reilly’s signature shimmering guitar sounds with a sample from David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive.
  • Pressed on two 140g clear vinyl LPs, housed in printed inner sleeves.
  • Durutti Column, The - Keep Breathing

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  • The first ever vinyl pressing of The Durutti Column’s 2006 studio album Keep Breathing. First released in 2006, the album was seen by many as a return to form. It draws on a diverse range of genres from jazz, classical, post-punk and folk music, all tied together with serene melodies and the unmistakable guitar sounds of Vini Reilly.
  • Pressed on two 140g red vinyl LPs, housed in printed inner sleeves.
  • Durutti Column, The - Love In The Time Of Recession

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  • The first ever vinyl pressing of The Durutti Column’s 2009 studio album Love In The Time Of Recession, which finds Reilly and co continuing to explore genre-blending sounds. Highlights include the fuzzy guitar-filled ‘In Memory Of Anthony’ (a tribute to the late Factory Records founder), and ‘More Rainbows’, an instrumental conversation between Vini Reilly’s soaring guitar and Poppy Morgan’s dreamy electric piano.
  • Pressed on two 140g translucent amber vinyl LPs, housed in printed inner sleeves.
 

 

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Kylie Minogue – Disco

Release date: 6 November

Kylie Minogue - Disco
  • Disco is the first new album since Kylie’s 2018 album Golden, which hit number 1 in both the UK and Australia. Collectively, Kylie’s singles have spent over 300 weeks in the Official UK Singles Chart Top 40 and she has sold more than 80 million albums worldwide. Kylie has multiple awards and accolades to her name, including 3 BRIT Awards, 2 MTV Music Awards and a Grammy. Her 2019 Glastonbury performance was the most-watched TV moment in the festival’s history.
  • Note: the LP is available on transparent blue vinyl, exclusive to record shops.

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Neil Young – Return To Greendale

Release date: 6 November

Neil Young - Return To Greendale
  • Return To Greendale is the next instalment in Neil Young’s Performance Series and features a concert (audio and on film) from the historic and unique 2003 tour supporting the release of the Neil Young with Crazy Horse album Greendale.
  • On the 2003 tour, Neil Young and Crazy Horse were joined on stage by a large cast of singers and actors to perform the story Neil Young wrote about the small town of Greendale and how a dramatic event affects the people living there. The ten songs from the powerful original album are performed in sequence, with the cast speaking the sung words – adding to the intensity of the performance.
  • The live album Return To Greendale is released in several formats: double LP, double CD, and a limited-edition deluxe box set that includes a Blu-ray of the full concert, a DVD of Inside Greendale (the making of the album documentary), 2 LPs and 2 CDs.
  • The film of the ambitious live show captures the vibrancy of Neil Young and Crazy Horse on stage in a unique multi-media experience. It seamlessly blends together the live performance, the actors portraying each song, with the story occasionally enhanced by scenes from the Greendale – The Movie.

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Tunng – Presents....Dead Club

Release date: 6 November

Tunng - Presents....Dead Club
  • Indie folk band Tunng have created an experience built around the subjects of death, grief and loss. The Dead Club project includes an album, a podcast series, poetry and short stories. It was inspired by the novel Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter. The book got passed around the band and fired many discussions from how to deal with such things and how big the subject is. Founding member Mike Lindsay says they wanted to make an uplifting album, despite the weighty and dark subject.
  • Note: the LP is available on indie shops exclusive clear vinyl.

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Wilco – Summerteeth (Deluxe)

Release date: 6 November

Wilco - Summerteeth (Deluxe)
  • Wilco’s third album, Summerteeth, arrived in March 1999 to glowing reviews for its daring arrangements, lush harmonies and revealing lyrics. More than 20 years later, the Chicago-based band is expanding one of its best with multiple collections packed with hours of unreleased studio and live recordings.
  • The 4-CD set starts with a Bob Ludwig 2020 remastered version of the original album (making its CD debut) along with an entire disc of unreleased studio out-takes, alternate versions and demos that chart the making of the album from songwriting demos to alternate studio arrangements to finished masters. The two remaining discs in the CD version of Summerteeth (Deluxe Edition) feature a previously unissued live show.
  • The 5-LP set features the remastered studio album as well as the unreleased demos, alternates and outtake recordings pressed on 180g vinyl, along with an exclusive performance from early 1999 titled ‘An Unmitigated Disaster’, a previously unreleased live in-store performance at Tower Records on 11 March 1999.

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Brian Eno – Film Music 1976–2020

Release date: 13 November

Brian Eno - Film Music 1976–2020
  • This long-awaited collection brings together 17 tracks from Brian Eno’s most recognisable film and television work spanning 5 decades.
  • Eno’s music has been used in hundreds of films and he has composed more than 20 soundtracks for some of the best known directors in the world including David Lynch, Danny Boyle, Peter Jackson, Michelangelo Antonioni, Derek Jarman and Michael Mann. Compositions such as ‘Ship in a Bottle’ in The Lovely Bones, ‘Prophecy Theme’ from Dune, ‘Deep Blue Day’ in Trainspotting, ‘Late Evening In Jersey’ in Heat, ‘Beach Sequence’ in Antonioni’s last film Beyond The Clouds and ‘An Ending (Ascent)’ from Al Reinert’s ground-breaking For All Mankind have contributed significantly to memorably iconic scenes. Eno has also scored extensively for television, including all 3 series of the gritty UK crime drama Top Boy, for which he received a Bafta, and Danny Boyle’s Mr Wroe’s Virgins, which earned him and his brother Roger a Bafta nomination.
  • This release features over an hour of classic Eno compositions and includes several previously unreleased tracks.

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Chris Stapleton – Starting Over

Release date: 13 November

Chris Stapleton - Starting Over
  • Starting Over, the highly anticipated new studio album from Chris Stapleton, is an album of startling prescience – completed in late February only days before the shutdown began. Across its fourteen tracks are songs that examine life’s simplest joys and most serious struggles. Alongside eleven written by Stapleton with both longtime friends and new collaborators are three carefully chosen covers: John Fogerty’s ‘Joy Of My Life’ and Guy Clark’s ‘Worry B Gone’ and ‘Old Friends’. The resulting album – both timely and timeless – speaks to and transcends the current moment in ways unimaginable even while it was being created.
  • The album finds Stapleton back in his second home, Nashville’s historic RCA Studio A (with additional work done at Muscle Shoals Sound and Compass Sound Studio), surrounded by his trusted collaborators as well as some new faces. Produced by Dave Cobb (who also plays acoustic guitar), the record features his beloved wife, Morgane Stapleton (vocals, tambourine), with longtime bandmates J.T. Cure (bass) and Derek Mixon (drums). Special guests include legendary musicians Mike Campbell (electric guitar), Benmont Tench (Hammond B3 organ) and Paul Franklin (pedal steel) as well as the Nashville Urban Choir who are featured on ‘Watch You Burn’, written by Stapleton and Campbell.

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Elton John – Jewel Box

Release date: 13 November

Elton John - Jewel Box
  • Jewel Box is an in-depth exploration of Elton John and Bernie Taupin’s extensive catalogue, including early rarities and deep cuts personally curated by Elton.
  • This is the release his fans have been waiting for. With an eye-watering amount of previously unheard and unreleased tracks this is a treasure trove for Elton John fans. The 8-CD box set is packaged in a beautiful hardcover book with discs housed in the back, wrapped in an outer slipcase. The collection spans the period 1965 to 2019.
  • Over 60 tracks previously unreleased.
  • Many tracks available for the first time on digital format.
  • 2 discs exclusively curated by Elton.
  • New interviews.
  • Elton John – Jewel Box 8-CD Box set
  • Discs 1 & 2: Deep Cuts. A selection of personal favourites, curated by Elton, and includes a track-by-track written commentary by Elton John with Alexis Petridis.
  • Discs 3, 4 & 5: Rarities 1965–1971. Elton’s much sought-after 1960s and early 1970s demos and music that cemented the foundations of the iconic John–Taupin writing partnership. The compelling, previously unreleased, missing piece in his illustrious story. Daryl Easlea narrates this fascinating story with contributions from those who were there at the time.
  • Discs 6 & 7: B Sides 1976–2005. Flipsides, never before compiled together. Those B-Side gems that are now given another chance to sparkle – many never previously available digitally.
  • Disc 8: And This Is Me … To coincide with the release of the updated paperback edition of Me, the final collection celebrates the songs mentioned by name by Elton in his acclaimed book, closing Jewel Box with the 2020 Academy Award-winning ‘(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again’.
  • In addition to the 8-CD box set there are also 3 vinyl collections: the 4-LP Deep Cuts, 3-LP Rarities And B-Sides and the 2-LP And This Is Me.
  • Elton John – Deep Cuts 4-LP Elton John – Rarities & B Sides 3-LP Elton John – And This Is Me 2-LP

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New Order – Be A Rebel

Release date: 13 November

New Order - Be A Rebel
  • Be A Rebel is the first brand new music from New Order since the release of the critically acclaimed album Music Complete in 2015. Music Complete was the band’s highest-charting album since Republic in 1993, and was included in both NME’s and the Guardian’s Albums of the Year.
  • Note: the 12" is available on dove-grey vinyl, packaged with a blue metallic ink outer sleeve and full colour inner sleeve. The LP also features additional remixes from the band’s own Bernard Sumner and Stephen Morris, and includes a high-definition download code.

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Paloma Faith – Infinite Things

Release date: 13 November

Paloma Faith - Infinite Things
  • Paloma Faith wrote most of the songs for Infinite Things before the Covid-19 pandemic swept the world. When she went into lockdown, she ripped them all up and started afresh. She spent her downtime creating, learning to engineer her own music and just thinking about the world. The enforced downtime was creatively fruitful and taught her that she had been on a sort of conveyor belt of music and promo. The lockdown gave her the space to take stock of her frenetic career, and decide what is meaningful to her. She is emerging from lockdown with a new sense of her priorities which has seen her reconnect with her roots steeped in creativity.
  • As well as exploring relationships and love, the album is also a rumination on sickness and loss.
  • Note: the LP is available on white vinyl, exclusive to record shops.

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Yungblud – Weird!

Release date: 13 November

Yungblud - Weird!
  • Weird! is Yungblud’s most emotionally complex body of work to date. He recorded it at studios in London and Los Angeles with Cervini, Greatti and another frequent collaborator, Matt Schwartz (Cold War Kids, Bullet For My Valentine, Massive Attack). True to Yungblud’s fierce refusal to box himself in, Weird! embodies a wildly eclectic collage of sound: Queen-inspired harmonies, Beatles-esque chord progressions, elements of dance-punk and glam-rock and hip-hop and metal.
  • Note: the LP is a version exclusive to record shops.

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Cabaret Voltaire – Shadow Of Fear

Release date: 20 November

Cabaret Voltaire - Shadow Of Fear
  • Shadow Of Fear is the first studio album from Cabaret Voltaire in 26 years. Richard H. Kirk is the sole remaining member; he’s released many acclaimed solo albums, having invented bleep techno via his groundbreaking work in Sweet Exorcist. Kirk has formed this new album from a series of pulverising live shows. The tone and personality of CV is ingrained in its core as it dances across techno, dub, house, 1970s Germany and general esoteric explorations coupled with mangled vocal samples.
  • Note: the LP is available on limited-edition purple vinyl.

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Coldplay – Parachutes 20th Anniversary

Release date: 20 November

Coldplay - Parachutes 20th Anniversary
  • Celebrating 20 years since the original release of Coldplay’s debut album, Parachutes, Parlophone are issuing a limited-edition heavyweight translucent yellow vinyl pressing.

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UFO – Strangers In The Night

Release date: 20 November

UFO - Strangers In The Night
  • Regarded by many as one of the finest live albums of all time, Strangers In The Night captured UFO at the peak of their powers as a band. Originally released in 1979, this double album recorded during the band’s October 1978 US tour, which can only be described a live greatest hits of the band’s repertoire.
  • This newly remastered version of the album has been done from the original masters by Andy Pearce and presented in a gatefold sleeve.
  • The new 8-CD box set includes all 6 complete original concerts – 5 previously unreleased – for the first time as well as the newly remastered version of the original album. Four of the shows have been newly mixed from the original tapes. The packaging is a 2-part rigid slipcase, 8 mini-LP style sleeves along with a 24-page booklet containing new sleeve notes by Michael Hann who has interviewed Phil Mogg, Andy Parker and Michael Schenker.
  • Note: the LP is available on clear vinyl, exclusive to indie shops.

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Taylor Swift – Folklore

Release date: 27 November

Taylor Swift - Folklore
  • Folklore is the eighth studio album by the American phenomenon that is Taylor Swift. The album was created in isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic, with production from Aaron Dessner (The National), Jack Antonoff (Bleachers) and Swift herself. Departing from the mainstream pop sound of Swift’s previous releases, Folklore is an indie-folk, alternative-rock, electro-folk and chamber-pop album driven by pianos and guitars.
  • Note: the LP is available on clay-coloured vinyl.

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The Smashing Pumpkins – CYR

Release date: 27 November

The Smashing Pumpkins - CYR
  • CYR is the new album from Grammy Award-winning alternative-rock luminaries The Smashing Pumpkins. The 20-track album was produced by front-man Billy Corgan and recorded in Chicago, and features founding members Billy Corgan, James Iha, Jimmy Chamberlin and guitarist Jeff Schroeder.
  • The album was produced by frontman Billy Corgan and recorded in Chicago. Corgan said that the song ‘Cyr’ is “dystopic folly, one soul against the world sort of stuff, set against a backdrop of shifting loyalties and sped up time. To me it stands as both hopeful and dismissive of what is and isn’t possible with faith.
  • Global praise continues to pour in since the release of their current single and album namesake ‘Cyr’ – which was #1 most added at Alternative Radio first week of release – and ‘The Colour Of Love,’ both from the album. Variety applauded the songs for remaining “rooted in the now,” and for “effortlessly taking their place alongside a catalog of cherished Smashing Pumpkins classics,” while Billboard exclaimed “The Smashing Pumpkins are getting ready to smash it up once more.
  • Note: the LP is available on record shops exclusive baby-pink vinyl.

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The War On Drugs – Live Drugs

Release date: 20 November

The War On Drugs - Live Drugs
  • Culled from over 40 hard drives of recorded live shows spread out across years of touring behind multiple critically acclaimed records, Live Drugs is unlike anything previously available in The War On Drugs’ catalog. The first volume to capture the band’s live interpretations, Live Drugs is a document showcasing the evolution of the band’s live show over the years. Additionally, Live Drugs is a portrait of the enduring relationship between Adam Granduciel and Dominic East. A long-time friend, guitar tech and stage manager, East is Live Drugs’s co-producer and the presence Granduciel credits as holding everything together.
  • Sequenced to reflect how a typical 70-minute set would flow, Live Drugs thrives on live set staples immortalised on record for the first time. This includes ‘Buenos Aires Beach’ from the band’s 2008 full-length debut, Wagonwheel Blues, and the long-time musical interlude flowing between ‘Under The Pressure’ and ‘In Reverse’ – which bookend 2014’s Lost In The Dream. There’s also the band’s essential cover of Warren Zevon’s ‘Accidentally Like A Martyr’ – a song “so true, you should ever be lucky to write a song that simple,” according to Granduciel.
  • Note: the LP is available on indie-shops exclusive opaque purple vinyl.

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AC/DC – Power Up

Release date: 13 November

AC/DC - Power Up
  • Power Up is the long awaited new album from AC/DC, the band’s 17th studio album. For Power Up, the band reunited with producer Brendan O’Brien who helmed the double-platinum Black Ice in 2008 and the gold Rock Or Bust in 2014. Charged up for the next decade, AC/DC cut twelve new tracks for the album, proudly maintaining their signature sound and all of its powerful hallmarks.
  • Power Up was announced with the release of the album’s first single, ‘Shot In The Dark’, and features the lineup of Angus Young (lead guitar), Brian Johnson (lead vocals), Cliff Williams (bass guitar), Phil Rudd (drums), and Stevie Young (rhythm guitar) firing on all cylinders once again.
  • The limited edition, one-of-a-kind deluxe Power Up box set is the ultimate fan package. Hit the button on the side of the box and watch the flashing neon AC/DC logo light up while the opening bars of ‘Shot In The Dark’ blast out of the built-in speaker. Inside the box is the full CD package in a soft-pack with a 20-page booklet that features exclusive photos and USB charging cable allowing the box to remain powered up and on display. The yellow-vinyl LP is exclusive to indie shops.
  • AC/DC – Power Up box set
  • Tracklist: Realize / Rejection / Shot in the Dark / Through the Mists of Time / Kick You When You’re Down / Witch’s Spell / Demon Fire / Wild Reputation / No Man’s Land / Systems Down / Money Shot / Code Red.

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Billie Joe Armstrong – No Fun Mondays

Release date: 27 November

Billie Joe Armstrong - No Fun Mondays
  • Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is set to release his covers series No Fun Mondays into a 14-song collection. No Fun Mondays sees Armstrong putting his signature melodic-punk spin on the songs that have formed the soundtrack to his life, including classics by John Lennon, Billy Bragg and Johnny Thunders.
  • The No Fun Mondays series launched in March on Green Day’s YouTube channel. Like many musicians, Armstrong expected to spend much of this year on the road, touring in support of Green Day’s chart-topping February album, Father of All… However, once the Covid-19 pandemic forced him to put those plans on pause, Armstrong got busy with a different kind of work. “While we’ve all been in quarantine I’ve been reflecting on the things that matter the most in my life: family, friends, and, of course, music,” he says. “I figure if we have to spend this time in isolation at least we can be alone together.
  • Note: the LP is available on indie-shops exclusive baby blue vinyl.

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Kamasi Washington – Becoming

Release date: 11 December

Kamasi Washington - Becoming
  • Kamasi Washington composed and produced the Emmy-nominated original score for Becoming, an intimate glimpse into the life of Michelle Obama. Produced by Netflix Originals, Becoming documented a moment of profound change for the former First Lady, not only for her personally but for the country she and her husband served for eight impactful years in the White House. Washington, who joined the project in its embryonic stages, provides a powerful musical backdrop.
  • Note: the gold vinyl LP is exclusive to indie shops.

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Puscifer – Existential Reckoning

Release date: 11 December

Puscifer - Existential Reckoning
  • Born somewhere in the Arizona desert, Puscifer is an electro-rock band, multimedia experience, travelling circus and alien-abduction survivors. An alternative rock supergroup from Los Angeles, the band consists of former Tool and A Perfect Circle member Maynard James Keenan alongside touring band members: currently, Carina Round, Mat Mitchell, Jeff Friedl. Mahsa Zargaran and Paul Barker. Formed in 1995 under the name Umlaut, the band’s debut EP, Don’t Shoot the Messenger, came out in 2007, followed by their debut album, “V” Is for Vagina, later the same year. This was followed by Conditions Of My Parole in 2011, and the latest album, Money Shot, in 2015.
  • Note: the LP is available on indie shops exclusive clear vinyl (300 for UK).

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Drive-By Truckers – The New OK

Release date: 18 December

Drive-By Truckers - The New OK
  • Drive-By Truckers’ 13th studio album, The New OK, arrives mere months after the release of the band’s highly acclaimed The Unraveling. Originally conceived as a quarantine EP collecting material recorded in Memphis during sessions for The Unraveling, the project quickly grew to include provocative new songs written and recorded over what Drive-By Truckers co-founder Patterson Hood calls “this endless summer of protests, riots, political shenanigans and pandemic horrors.” Tracks such as ‘Watching The Orange Clouds’ – inspired by the protests which followed George Floyd’s murder by Minneapolis police – and a fiery cover of The Ramones’ classic ‘The KKK Took My Baby Away’ (with vocals by bassist Matt Patton) were exchanged between Hood, co-founding singer/songwriter/guitarist Mike Cooley, bassist Patton, keyboardist/multi-instrumentalist Jay Gonzalez, and drummer Brad Morgan and then mixed by longtime DBT producer David Barbe.

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Paul McCartney – McCartney III

Release date: 11 December

Paul McCartney - McCartney III
  • 2020 marks 50 years since Paul McCartney released his self-titled first solo album. Featuring Paul playing every instrument and writing and recording every song, the effortless charms of 1970s McCartney have only grown in stature and influence over time. The chart-topping album would signify not only a creative rebirth for Paul, but also as a template for generations of indie and lo-fi musicians seeking to emulate its warm homespun vibe and timeless tunes including ‘Maybe I’m Amazed’, ‘Every Night’ and ‘The Lovely Linda’.
  • Today Paul announces the third album in a trilogy of classics, McCartney III. Paul’s eighteenth solo studio album follows 2018’s Egypt Station, and has been uniquely “Made in Rockdown”.
  • Paul hadn’t planned to release an album in 2020, but in the isolation of “Rockdown,” he soon found himself fleshing out some existing musical sketches and creating even more new ones. Before long an eclectic collection of spontaneous songs would become McCartney III: a stripped back, self-produced and, quite literally, solo work marking the opening of a new decade, in the tradition of 1970’s McCartney and 1980’s McCartney II.
  • Recorded earlier this year in Sussex, McCartney III is mostly built from live takes of Paul on vocals and guitar or piano, overdubbing his bass playing, drumming, etc. atop that foundation. The process first sparked when Paul returned to an unreleased track from the early ’90s, ‘When Winter Comes’ (co-produced by George Martin). Paul crafted a new passage for the song, giving rise to album opener ‘Long Tailed Winter Bird’ – while ‘When Winter Comes’, featuring its new 2020 intro ‘Winter Bird’, became the new album’s grand finale.
  • Speaking about the new album, Paul said: “I was living lockdown life on my farm with my family and I would go to my studio every day. I had to do a little bit of work on some film music and that turned into the opening track and then when it was done I thought what will I do next? I had some stuff I’d worked on over the years but sometimes time would run out and it would be left half-finished so I started thinking about what I had. Each day I’d start recording with the instrument I wrote the song on and then gradually layer it all up, it was a lot of fun. It was about making music for yourself rather than making music that has to do a job. So, I just did stuff I fancied doing. I had no idea this would end up as an album.
  • McCartney III’s vast and intimate range of modes and moods, from soul searching to wistful, from playful to raucous and all points between – captured with some of the same gear from Paul’s Rude Studio used as far back as 1971 Wings sessions. And Paul’s array of vintage instruments he played on the new album have an even more storied history, including Bill Black of Elvis Presley’s original trio’s double bass alongside Paul’s own iconic Hofner violin bass, and a mellotron from Abbey Road Studios used on Beatles recordings, to name but a few.
  • Note: the LP is available on numbered white vinyl, exclusive to indie shops.

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Steven Wilson – The Future Bites

Release date: 29 January

Steven Wilson - The Future Bites
  • The Future Bites is an exploration of how the human brain has evolved in the internet era. Steven Wilson’s phenomenal sixth solo album is an online portal to a world of high-concept design, custom-built for the ultra-modern consumer. Where 2017’s To The Bone confronted the emerging global issues of post truth and fake news, The Future Bites places the listener in a world of 21st-century addictions. From out-of-control retail therapy, manipulative social media and the loss of individuality, The Future Bites is less a bleak vision of an approaching dystopia than a curious reading of the here and now.
  • Note: The LP is available on indies-only coloured vinyl.

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Kurt Vile – Speed, Sound, Lonely KV

Release date: 15 January

Kurt Vile - Speed, Sound, Lonely KV
  • Kurt Vile’s Speed, Sound, Lonely KV EP was recorded and mixed in sporadic sessions that spanned four years at The Butcher Shoppe studio in Nashville, Tennessee. It includes five songs – covers of John Prine and “Cowboy” Jack Clement as well as two originals – and was recorded alongside a cast of local heavies like Bobby Wood, Dave Roe, and Kenny Malone with Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys) and Matt Sweeney (Chavez, Superwolf) tossed into the mix as well.
  • Most importantly, it features what KV has called “Probably the single most special musical moment in my life” – a duet with the late John Prine on the songwriter’s well-loved tune, ‘How Lucky’. “The truth is John was my hero for a long time when he came into The Butcher Shoppe to recut one of his deepest classics with me. And, man, I was floating and flying and I couldn’t hear anything he told me while he was there till after he was gone for the night,” notes Vile in a personal statement that accompanies the record. “A couple nights later we were playing ‘How Lucky’ together again; this time onstage at the Grand Ole Opry on New Year’s Eve at the turn of 2020. Nothing like seeing John and his band of musical brothers and family and friends playing into the new decade in front of an adoring audience on that stage in Nashville, TN... and, yup, that’s just how lucky we all got that night.

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Goat Girl – On All Fours

Release date: 29 January

Goat Girl - On All Fours
  • Goat Girl’s new album, On All Fours, was produced by Dan Carey (Kae Tempest, Black Midi & Franz Ferdinand) in South London in early 2020. This new record sees the band veer away from the confrontational lyricism of their debut, and indicates Goat Girl’s maturing perspectives in discussing the world’s injustices and social prejudices, using the music to explore global, humanitarian, environmental and mindful wellbeing.
  • Throughout On All Fours, Goat Girl’s frequent use of sci-fi synthesisers, off-beat chord progressions, analogue drum machines, diverse vocal styles and distinct, gritty guitars fuse a musical language that expresses both former characteristics and newer developments of the band’s sound and vision.
  • Note: The LP is available on indie-shops exclusive translucent pink vinyl.

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Jeff Tweedy – Love Is The King

Release date: 15 January

Jeff Tweedy - Love Is The King
  • It was inside Jeff Tweedy’s second home, The Loft in Chicago, that Love Is The King was recorded in April 2020, surrounded by an assemblage of treasured instruments and loved ones in a world that felt more and more alien by the day.
  • This “beautifully honest ode to love and hope” is the follow-up to 2018’s Warm and 2019’s Warmer, and comes on the heels of Tweedy’s second book, How To Write One Song, out on 13 October. “At the beginning of the lockdown I started writing country songs to console myself. Folk and country type forms being the shapes that come most easily to me in a comforting way. ‘Guess Again’ is a good example of the success I was having at pushing the world away, counting my blessings – taking stock in my good fortune to have love in my life,” comments Tweedy. “A few weeks later things began to sound like ‘Love Is The King’ – a little more frayed around the edges with a lot more fear creeping in. Still hopeful but definitely discovering the limits of my own ability to self soothe.
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Cerys Matthews – We Come from The Sun

Release date: 15 January

Cerys Matthews - We Come from The Sun
  • We Come from The Sun was composed by Cerys Matthews with Hidden Orchestra and features 10 UK poets: MA.MOYO, Raymond Antrobus, Lemn Sissay, Liz Berry, Anthony Anaxagorou, Adam Horovitz, Cia Mangat, Imtiaz Dharker, Kim Moore and Kayo Chingonyi. In February 2020 Abbey Road studios welcomed each of the 10 poets to record pieces from their collections. Then lockdown hit… But, remotely and with the help of field recordists and musicians around the world, Cerys and Joe Acheson (Hidden Orchestra) created a sound journey for these poems with the theme of genesis, birth, heritage, and a journey about to begin.
  • We are living in extraordinary times, I wanted to respond but had the urge to offer more than one voice, more than one perspective. Not an echo chamber.” – Cerys Matthews.

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Bicep – Isles

Release date: 22 January

Bicep - Isles
  • Belfast-born, London-based duo Bicep’s hotly anticipated second album, Isles, was two years in the making and expands on the artful energy of their 2018 debut, Bicep, while digging deeper into the sounds, experiences and emotions that have influenced their lives and work. Bicep (Matt McBriar and Andy Ferguson) describe Isles as “a snapshot in time” of their work in this period, with the tracks designed to evolve in their different iterations from record to live show and beyond. “This is definitely the home listening version,” says Matt, “the live version will be much, much harder.
  • On the title: “We have strong mixed emotions, connected to growing up on an island,” they say, “wanting to leave, wanting to return.” For two natives of Belfast, any talk of islands, communities and identities will also have other, more domestic connotations, and has always been an aspect of their lives they’d been reluctant to talk about. “It’s always been an unquantifiable topic for us,” says Matt. “We’re not religious, but we’re from different religious backgrounds. There was always a lot of interest in us talking about those issues, but we always felt that one of the things we loved about dance music was that freedom it gave you to be released from talking about those things.
  • You’d enter the club and it would be people from both sides of the tracks and they’d be hugging,” says Andy, referring to massively influential Belfast club Shine, where both cut their musical teeth. “And the following week, they’d be with their mates rioting. It felt like the safest place but, on paper, it should have been the most dangerous.” Musically, too, they find echoes of those days in their work. “It was like being smacked in the head with a hammer,” Matt says, of the tunes that defined that scene, and which find expression in Isles’ most raw and energetic corners.
  • Note: the deluxe 3-LP is available on transparent neon-orange vinyl.

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London Grammar – Californian Soil

Release date: 12 February

London Grammar - Californian Soil
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