New Releases: 7 artists with albums out today

William JordanUS Elections Editor
February 25, 2013, 12:46 PM GMT+0

This Monday brings new releases from some icons of British music along with some relative newcomers. Will you be giving their latest albums a chance or have you already given up and decided that rock ‘n’ roll is dead?

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1. The Californian’s new album is called All That Echoes and he thinks you’re “a wonderful combination of serious and silly(...)" What do you think of him?

Josh Groban

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2. Morrissey may be busy taking beef with concert venues over their food selection, but former Smiths co-songwriter Johnny Marr is releasing an album of his own.

Johnny Marr

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3. So are Marr’s former band mates, The Cribs. Payola is the band’s first singles collection.

The Cribs

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4. Yes, there is a supergroup that counts Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke and Red Hot Chilli Peppers bassist Flea among its members. The question remains whether the project will prove the group to be greater than the sum of their parts (or atoms)—or if it will simply run Amok.

Atoms for Peace

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5. Flea might also like to give Galapagos a listen. Indie music webzine Drowned in Sound compared the previous effort by this up-and-coming British quartet to the Red Hot Chilli Peppers.

Post War Years

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6. This 25-year old Nashville native’s latest has already gotten a solid endorsement, from London-based magazine UNCUT, which placed a track from her new country album on its latest covermount CD. Are you a fan?

Caitlin Rose

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7. This French DJ’s new offering will test whether he can OutRun his reputation as the artist responsible for those pounding synth chords you couldn’t get out of your head after watching Drive.


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