Any new music by The Shins is a cause for rejoicing in my book. This is the first studio album since Port of Morrow in 2012. Frontman James Mercer has been keeping busy with several side projects, most recently as half of Broken Bells with super producer Danger Mouse.
An album of classic covers originally recorded by C&W luminaries like Glen Campbell, Willie Nelson and Brenda Lee.
Semper Femina is Laura’s 6th studio album in a little over 9 years. It is a record that addresses questions of how society views sexuality and gender but without seeking to provide definitive answers. Semper Femina is a typically mature and raw listen by one of our most talented and prolific young musicians.
Latest CD from Framlingham’s finest. Songs from the album have already topped the singles chart. Shape Of You and Castle on the Hill, the 2 singles released so far, have received over 1 billion combined streams on Spotify.
This one has hit album written all over it. Things I’ve Never Said finds Frances working alongside collaborators such as Greg Kurstin (Adele), Jimmy Napes (Sam Smith, Alicia Keys) and Howard Lawrence (Disclosure). Frances was nominated for the Brits Critics’ Choice Award in 2016 and her music has been streamed over 30 million times.
Seven song soundtrack to the boxing film Jawbone starring Ray Winstone.
It will be hard to avoid this one. This new album is due out on 24 March.