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Why 2019 promises to be a great year for new albums from big acts including the Rolling Stones, Madonna and Ariana Grande

Why 2019 promises to be a great year for new albums from big acts including the Rolling Stones, Madonna and Ariana Grande

MOST are undoubtedly occurring, some are robust and thrilling rumours.

SFTW presents the compelling explanation why 2019 promises to be a great year for big music acts returning with new albums.

Nick Cave and The Dangerous Seeds

 Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds are an Australian rock band who first formed in the 80s

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Nick Cave and The Dangerous Seeds are an Australian rock band who first shaped in the 80s

LAST autumn, Cave’s spouse Susie Bick revealed her husband was again in the recording studio.

“He is in LA making a new record,” she stated.

“Some of his songs reveal themselves at night in his fever-dreams. They are his fever-songs.”

They may type the foundation of the Dangerous Seeds’ 17th studio album, follow-up to the shifting Skeleton Tree.

Ariana Grande

 Ariana Grande's album is set to reach the top of the charts if her latest single is anything to go by

Ariana Grande’s album is about to attain the prime of the charts if her newest single is something to go by

HOT on the heels of final year’s mega-selling Sweetener is the R&B celebrity’s album No5, Thank U, Subsequent.

The title monitor is Grande’s first US No1 single.

Regardless of the drug-related dying of ex-boyfriend, rapper Mac Miller, and speak of a break, she’s has been busy on the 13-track report with confirmed songs including Think about, Needy, Pretend Smile and 7 Rings.

Steve Earle

 It's been a decade since Steve released his last album

It has been a decade since Steve launched his final album

THE alt-country maverick names Texas singers Townes Van Zandt and Man Clark – each not with us – as his mentors.

So, ten years after his Townes covers album comes Man, full with variations of Clark’s signature songs LA Freeway and Desperados Ready For A Practice.

“With a catalogue like Guy’s, you know each one is going to be strong,” says Earle.

The Raconteurs

 The band's album is due in the next few months

The band’s album is due in the subsequent few months

JACK WHITE hasn’t misplaced his work ethic.

A niche in his solo and The Lifeless Climate commitments leaves room for a welcome reboot of The Raconteurs, the Regular As She Goes band he shaped with Brendan Benson, Jack Lawrence and Patrick Keeler.

New tracks Sunday Driver and Now That You’re Gone dropped earlier than Christmas and their third album is due quickly.

The Specials

 A ten-track album called Encore is due to be released this year

A ten-track album referred to as Encore is due to be launched this year

IT’S ten years since founder members Terry Corridor, Lynval Golding and Horace Panter reformed the iconic ska revivalists for exhilarating reside exhibits.

However now the big information – the line-up’s first new songs since 1981’s smash Ghost City.

Put them collectively for a suitably titled ten-track album referred to as Encore and, in the phrases of Horace, “something remarkable” occurred.


 Dido intends to explore her love of hip-hop in her next album

Dido intends to discover her love of hip-hop in her subsequent album

FROM 1999 into the early Noughties, earlier than Amy Winehouse and Adele, Dido was our most profitable feminine singer.

She’ll in all probability by no means scale these heights once more however she’s again with a robust fifth album in March, Nonetheless On My Thoughts.

Recorded with producer brother Rollo, it’s going to discover her “love of hip-hop and her folk roots”.

Singles already out there: Hurricanes and Buddies.

Vampire Weekend

 Vampire Weekend's new single could be 'your favourite record' of 2019 according to Columbia Records

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Vampire Weekend’s new single might be ‘your favorite document’ of 2019 in accordance to Columbia Data

STRONGLY tipped is the “bright and sunny” vibe of album No4 from New York’s indie darlings.

At Lollapalooza final year, frontman Ezra Koenig stated their first effort since Trendy Vampires Of The Metropolis and the departure of founder member Rostam Batmanglij was in the can.

Columbia Data is making the daring declare it can be “your favourite record” of 2019.


 Solange might be Beyonce's little sister but she's definitley making a name for herself

Solange may be Beyonce’s little sister however she’s definitley making a identify for herself

BEYONCE’S cool youthful sister ploughs a extra experimental furrow than her esteemed sibling.

We all know her fourth studio effort, the follow-up to A Seat At The Desk, is full after periods in New Orleans, Jamaica and Topanga Canyon.

She explains: “There is a lot of jazz at the core but with drum ’n’ bass because I want it to bang and make your trunk rattle.”

Pleasant fires

 The band are ready for their comeback album eight years after their last release

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The band are prepared for their comeback album eight years after their final launch

NEARLY eight years after second studio effort Pala, the St Albans electro-rock outfit are readying their comeback album.

Two new songs have already appeared – Love Like Waves and the Disclosure co-produced Heaven Let Me In.

The latter, in accordance to lead singer Ed Macfarlane, is all “about being comfortable in your own skin”.

Infantile Gambino

 This new album just might be his last

This new album simply may be his final

JUST when cultural polymath Donald Glover achieves success beneath his Infantile Gambino moniker, he hints his new album might be his final.

“I like endings. I think they’re important to progress,” he stated after his Grammy for conventional R&B efficiency on Redbone.

No matter occurs, he’s voicing Simba in a live-action remake of The Lion King.


 It's been more than two decades since Sleeper released their last record

It has been greater than 20 years since Sleeper launched their final document

“SOMETIMES life throws you a massive curve ball,” muses singer Louise Wener.

On this case it’s the sudden reunion of the Britpop-era band who launch their first album in 21 years, The Trendy Age.

Sleeper’s 2019 reboot retains “classic pop sensibilities with a shiny, new, contemporary feel”.

Single Look At You Now acts as a telling protest track for a Britain divided by Brexit.

Chaka Khan

 Chaka Khan's new album is bound to feature some great dance tunes

Chaka Khan’s new album is sure to function some great dance tunes

HIT for six by the dying of shut affiliate Prince and a subsequent habit battle, Good day Happiness is the comeback album by the US soul/funk icon.

It options her first new materials since 2007’s Funk This and combines a trendy sheen with nods to the vibrant late- Seventies New York disco scene.

Single Like Sugar is a collaboration with Main Lazer’s Change.

Lana Del Rey

 Lana should be releasing some new music just in time for the summer

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Lana ought to be releasing some new music simply in time for the summer time

Two years after Lust For Life comes Norman F***ing Rockwell with epic Venice Bitch and a ballad with a very lengthy title: Hope Is A Harmful Factor For A Lady Like Me To Have – However I Have It.

The Rolling Stones

 The rock stars are embarking on a tour of the US in April

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The rock stars are embarking on a tour of the US in April

SINCE the launch of 2016’s acclaimed blues covers album, Blue & Lonesome, I’ve had the privilege of talking to two Stones – Keith Richards and Ronnie Wooden – who each confirmed they have been engaged on a new album of unique materials.

Regardless that the mammoth No Filter tour hits the States in April, let’s hope studio album No24 sees the mild of day.


 Madonna has taken inspiration from Portugal for her latest record

Madonna has taken inspiration from Portugal for her newest report

A YEAR in the past, the Queen Of Pop took to Instagram to announce she had began engaged on her 14th studio album.

She has hinted that her new songs are infused with Portuguese “fado” music – rhythmic, structured, mournful, conventional and impressed by her time dwelling in a Lisbon mansion together with her adopted youngsters.

The discharge will be her first since 2015’s Insurgent Coronary heart.


 Beirut's album is due in just a couple of weeks

Olga Baczynska

Beirut’s album is due in simply a couple of weeks

Zach Condon recaptures the spirit of his breakthrough album Gulag Orkestar with Gallipoli, out on February 1.

Crammed with superb horns and beautiful keyboards, it serves as a beautiful return to type.

Mark Ronson

 Mark Ronson always seems to land collaborations with some of the world's top artists

Mark Ronson all the time appears to land collaborations with a few of the world’s prime artists

AFTER some “bad stuff” in his life, Ronson promises an album of “sad bangers” which, in different phrases, try to combine deep emotion with dance flooring grooves.

Sure to embrace his hit collaboration with Miley Cyrus, Nothing Breaks Like A Coronary heart, it additionally captures the vocal skills of Swedish mover and shaker Lykke Li and up-and-coming American singer/songwriter Yebba.

Avril Lavigne

 Avril Lavigne's new album is set to be very emotional

Avril Lavigne’s new album is about to be very emotional

IT’S almost 20 years since the Canadian songstress first revealed her prodigious expertise.

Nonetheless solely 34, the previous couple of years have seen her battling Lyme illness however now she’s again together with her sixth studio effort, the suitably titled Head Above Water.

She has described it as “private, pricey, intimate, dramatic, uncooked, highly effective, robust and sudden.

“This document is a true emotional journey”.


 The band are due to perform at the Royal Albert Hall later this year

The band are due to carry out at the Royal Albert Corridor later this year

GREAT to hear that the Manchester band (Wilmslow to be exact) comprising Jimi Goodwin and the Williams brothers Jez and Andy have been listening to their followers.

Thanks to a web-based petition, they’re again collectively and rumoured to be releasing their first album since 2009’s Kingdom Of Rust.

Additionally slated are a set at the Royal Albert Corridor for Teenage Most cancers Belief and a help slot to Noel Gallagher at Heaton Park.


 Foals could be about to drop two albums in 2019

Foals might be about to drop two albums in 2019

A BIG year for the Oxford rockers who return with album No5 and, all the proof suggests, No6 quickly after.

All being nicely, Every part Not Saved Will Be Misplaced, Half 1 will be shortly adopted by Half 2.

And does the amicable departure of founding bassist Walter Gervers imply a additional sonic shift for an act that has steadily grown in reputation since 2005’s debut album?

James Blake

 James' album will be available to stream, download and buy on Friday 18th January

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James’ album will be obtainable to stream, obtain and purchase on Friday 18th January

Solely yesterday, the Mercury Prize winner introduced the launch of his fourth album, Assume Type, subsequent Friday.

It’s described as his “most direct, eclectic and pure artistic statement to date”.


Liam Gallagher

 Liam reckons fans are going to go crazy over his new tunes

Liam reckons followers are going to go loopy over his new tunes

PARKA-WEARING “our kid” lastly cracked his quest for post-Oasis success with debut solo album As You Have been.

Fired up by the acclaim and help he acquired, Liam’s been again to Los Angeles to report half two with, amongst others, Greg Kurstin and Andrew Wyatt.

He reported on Twitter that “magic” has been occurring and that followers will go “ape s**t” for the new materials.

Tame Impala

 Fans will be treated to the usual psychedelic grooves Tama Impala are famous for

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Followers will be handled to the standard psychedelic grooves Tama Impala are well-known for

ESSENTIALLY, that is the compelling car for the psychedelic grooves of the Aussie multi- instrumentalist Kevin Parker, who feels he’s all the time “channelling Supertramp”.

Final July, Parker stated he would be “very disappointed” if studio album No4 didn’t seem by this summer time and has already launched a single, Solely You, that includes the rapper Theophilus London.

The 1975

 The band won the award for SFTW's 2018 Album Of The Year

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The band gained the award for SFTW’s 2018 Album Of The Year

Not content material with delivering SFTW’s 2018 Album Of The Year, Britain’s hottest band have made their subsequent one.

Notes On A Conditional Type, out in Might, completes a songcycle often known as Music For Automobiles.


 Norway's hottest rising star is due to release her debut album in March

Norway’s hottest rising star is due to launch her debut album in March

SHE’S decided, she’s single-minded and she’s Norway’s hottest pop property.

Sigrid releases debut album Sucker Punch in March following success at Glastonbury, profitable the BBC Sound Of 2018 and releasing songs which have seeped into our consciousness – Don’t Kill My Vibe, Strangers and Excessive 5.

Anticipate even greater publicity when she helps man of the second George Ezra on his large area tour.

Ellie Goulding

 Ellie hasn't confirmed anything but it seems likely her fourth album could be out this year

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Ellie hasn’t confirmed something however it appears probably her fourth album might be out this year

ANY launch by much-loved Ellie is worthy of consideration and she has been recording her fourth album, successor to 2015’s Delirium.

She has described her efforts as “back to basics” and stated she’s executed a lot of the writing on her personal with out her typical collaborators.

Requested if “EG4” was imminent, she replied on Twitter with two winking emojis. Watch this area.


Bruce Springsteen

 The rock legend could be treating fans to a solo album very soon

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The rock legend might be treating followers to a solo album very quickly

The Boss is taking a breather after his Broadway exhibits however he’s planning a return to recording a solo album.

He stated on brucespringsteen.internet that he’d be consumed by “various recording projects”.



 Lambchop fans only need to wait until March for the new album

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Lambchop followers solely want to wait till March for the new album

Kurt Wagner’s Nashville collective is again with This (Is What I Needed To Inform You) in March.

A soul-drenched track cycle for America in 2019, it bears harmonica from Nashville legend Charlie McCoy.

​Rock legends The Rolling Stones announce ​their upcoming 2018 UK tour dates

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