Winner of the BBC Sound of 2016 award which is usually a ticket to superstardom, see also Adele, Ellie Goulding, Florence & the Machine and Sam Smith in recent years. Jack Garratt is a multi-instrumentalist from Buckinghamshire who blends electronic synths with guitar riffs and expansive vocals.
Unbelievably this is Elton’s 33rd studio album. Judging by the first release from the album this is a return to his musical roots. It also has lyrics by Bernie Taupin so hopes are high for this one.
Second album from the singer-songwriter. The album includes the single Better Love, co-written by Dan Smith from Bastille.
It is always a pleasure to welcome a new Lucinda Williams album. The songs on The ghosts of Highway 20 are linked by a common theme. 12 of the 14 songs were inspired by various periods and experiences throughout Williams’ life that all tie into Highway 20 (aka Interstate 20), which runs in part from Georgia to Texas.