Anais Mitchell (2022)

Anais Mitchell
Thoughtful and warm first studio album in ten years for indie folk musician Anais Mitchell who has been focusing on her alternative career writing Broadway musicals.

Band of Skulls (2016)

By Default
Stunning fourth album from anthemic Southampton-based rock outfit, Band of Skulls.

Blondie (2017)

Appealing new album from Blondie which includes songs written by Joan Jett, Sia, Johnny Marr and Blood Orange's Dev Hynes as well as some Chris Stein/Debbie Harry's own numbers

Blondie (2021)

Vivir En La Habana
Excellent new live album recorded in Cuba from Blondie who late in their career continue to push boundaries

Bryan Adams (2022)

So Happy It Hurts
Formulaic but enjoyable latest album from bestselling Canadian artist Bryan Adams

Charlatans (2015)

Modern Nature
Middle-of-the-road and dull comeback album from much acclaimed Madchester group, the Charlatans

Chrissie Hynde (2021)

Standing in the Doorway: Chrissie Hynde Sings Bob Dylan
Imaginative collection of Bob Dylan covers from The Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde

David Crosby (2021)

For Free
Optimistic fourth album in five years from David Crosby, who continues on this his late-life renaissance

Deaf Havana (2013)

Old Souls
Timeless and polished anthemic rock on third album from Norfolk-formed sextet Deaf Havana, who have recently supported Bruce Springsteen

Diane Warren (2021)

The Cave Sessions, Vol. 1
Enjoyable release from acclaimed songwriter Diane Warren, who having written countless hits for other artists has finally put out her debut album

Duran Duran (2021)
Duran Duran - Future Past

Future Past
Impressive latest album from 80's veterans Duran Duran which includes guest appearances from Graham Coxon from Blur and Giorgio Moroder

Garbage (2021)
Garbage - No Gods No Masters

No Gods No Masters
Uncompromising yet reflective new album from much acclaimed alternative rockers Garbage

Gilbert O'Sullivan (2016)
Gilbert O'Sullivan - The Essential Collection

The Essential Collection
Appealing new double CD collection from 1970's chart-topper Gilbert O’Sullivan features back-in-the day ballads, but also illustrates how his songwriting excelled thereafter

James (2014)
James - La Petite Mort

La Petite Mort
Memorable latest album from 90's chart-toppers James, which was inspired in part by the deaths of singer Tim Booth's mother and best friend

Jennifer Warnes (2016)
Jennifer Warnes - The Well

The Well
Impressive eighth album from Academy Award-winning singer/songwriter Jennifer Warnes, which while released in the United States in 2001, has only seen a British release now

Jethro Tull (2017)
Jethro Tull - The String Quartets

The String Quartets
Ian Anderson, John O’Hara and the Carducci Quartet celebrate and reimagine some of Jethro Tull and Anderson’s most beloved original songs in an extraordinary collaboration

Joan Armatrading (2021)
Joan Armatrading - Consequences

Imaginative and reassuring latest album from acclaimed 1970's singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading

Katie Melua (2020)
Katie Melua - Album No. 8

Album No. 8
Sophisticated eighth album from Katie Melua influenced by her marriage break-up and which features the Georgian Philharmonic Orchestra

Katie Melua (2022)
Katie Melua - Acoustic Album No. 8

Acoustic Album No. 8
Effective acoustic reworking by Katie Melua of her 2020 eighth album

Marianne Faithfull with Warren Ellis (2021)
Marianne Faithfull with Warren Ellis - She Walks in Beauty

She Walks in Beauty
Haunting latest album from Marianne Faithfull which she has recorded with the Bad Seeds’ Warren Ellis and which combines readings of Romantic poetry with sound collages

Morrissey (2017)
Morrissey - Low in High School

Low in High School
Welcome return for the Los Angeles-living Manchurian Morrissey as he releases his long awaited new album on BMG almost four years after his last record

Morrissey (2020)
Morrissey - I Am Not a Dog on a Chain

I Am Not a Dog on a Chain
Increasingly flawed and overtly self-indulgent latest album from ex-Smiths frontman, Morrissey

Pretenders (2020)
Pretenders - Hate for Sale

Hate for Sale
Superb eleventh album from the Pretenders which finds them still a major force to be reckoned with

Roachford (2020)
Roachford - Twice in a Lifetime

Twice in a Lifetime
Impressive latest album from London-based soul singer and keyboardist and Mike and the Mechanics co-vocalist Andrew Roachford

Slash (2022)
Slash - 4

Familiar but impressive hard rock on fourth album from Guns'N'Roses guitarist Slash with his side project The Conspirators

Soft Cell (2022)
Soft Cell - Happiness Not Included

Happiness Not Included
Excellent fifth album from groundbreaking 80's synth duo Soft Cell

Stellastarr (2003)
Stellastarr - Stellastarr

Worthy debut album from new band Stellastarr*, which "like their fellow NYC bands the Strokes and Interpol"m finds them updating "the past and making it modern"

Strokes (2020)
Strokes - The New Abnormal

The New Abnormal
Flawed sixth album and first album in seven years from much acclaimed New York band the Strokes

Van Morrison (2021)
Van Morrison - Latest Record Project: Volume 1

Latest Record Project: Volume 1
Competent but flawed and over-long triple album from Van Morrison