Hozier, the 23-year-old singer-songwriter Andrew Hozier-Byrne, debuts his highly anticipated album. Hozier’s poetic lyrics are set to music that balances burning indignation with lilting tenderness, delivered in a voice with the spiritual passion of gospel and blues. There is a real buzz about this artist. Listen to his music before he becomes a household name.
By the time ABBA played Wembley Arena in November 1979, they had spent five years in the public spotlight. That night they delivered some of the most exhilarating performances of their career. When ABBA took the stage, their experience and professionalism showed. The set covered highlights throughout their career and contained a rare performance of Agnetha’s I’m Still Alive, unreleased on any album.
Produced by the acclaimed Don Was and Jacknife Lee, Melody Road is Neil Diamond’s first original studio release in six years. These are beautiful and heartfelt songs imbued with the wisdom of a man reflecting on his life experiences while still looking forward on the road ahead of him.
I Forget Where We Were by Ben Howard
Ben Howard, a shy surfer boy from Devon, went from writing confessional ditties in his bedroom to winning two Brit Awards, selling out stadiums and building a huge audience with his debut album. I Forget Where We Were broke new ground as the first entire performance of an album to be broadcast on BBC Radio 1.
Diana Krall interprets of some of the greatest pop songs of all time in her new album. Wallflower features popular songs from the 1960’s to present day that inspired Krall in her early years. The album features well known hits including Elton John’s Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word and guest vocals from Michael Buble and Bryan Adams.
The soulful singer-songwriter Jessie Ware continues to impress with her follow up album to Devotion. Reminiscent of 1980’s artists like Sade, Jessie Ware wrote with musicians including Ed Sheeran for this album.