There’s been an air of brilliant unpredictability amongst 2017’s music releases with the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire and LCD Soundsystem amongst many others releasing new material branching into unexpected territories. This week continues to highlight the element of surprise as Sam Smith returns for the first time since 2015 with Too Good at Goodbyes.
Making a mark on the year is something that many artists dream to do, especially rising ones. Throughout 2017, we have seen a staggering amount of new artists break through into the mainstream, many of which have started to build a platform in which they can progress even further. This week’s Tracks of the Week highlights a number of rising stars who look to make their mark on 2017. Alongside these new artists are some of music’s best, including some who have returned unexpectedly but thankfully for our enjoyment. Here are our Tracks of the Week with in depth reviews.
With A Level results day kickstarting the beginning of new chapters for thousands of teenagers across the UK, there is a huge list of new music to greet the start of university preparation or the next stage in people’s lives. As summer starts to come to an end, we look back at the past few weeks with a sense of nostalgia whilst also looking forward to what is still to come. This week’s releases are headed up by Justin Bieber, who releases Friends, a collaboration with BloodPop.
One of the most eventful months for music fans, we’ve seen the likes of HAIM, Declan McKenna and Lana Del Rey all release new records plus the likes of Latitude, NOS Alive, Mad Cool, Bilbao BBK, Lollapalooza Paris and many more festivals stun festival goers with the diversity and strength of artists and sets. This week sees the incredible Arcade Fire releases their fifth record Everything Now, which is a cosmic blend of indie, disco and many more elements. Alongside the Canadian band’s album are a selection of stunning new tracks, all of the best have been reviewed by us at The Music Radar UK. Here are our Tracks of the Week with in depth reviews.
As it’s the first day of the legendary Glastonbury Festival, we can all be forgiven if we take our eyes away from this week’s new music releases to focus on the action in Somerset. However, there are some stunning new releases that we feel you should definitely give a listen to. After all, if you take your eye off the ball for a week, who knows what you could miss out on. Here are our Tracks of the Week with in depth reviews.
There’s a consistent sense of wonder each year around this time at the end of July which is a wonder of how quickly the year is going. As we move further into the second half of 2017, we can truly say that we can’t wait for what is to come. To say that we have had some incredible music releases already is merely an understatement and the next few months promise massive releases from some of the world’s biggest artists. This week sees music’s most loved alternative band Arcade Fire return with their fifth studio album Everything Now whilst leading the singles releases are The Killers who release Run For Cover.
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It has already been a chaotic month of music for The Music Radar UK with the festival season finally coming into full swing, whilst some of the world’s biggest artists have released new records which have shown just how great a mix of sound we currently have. This week sees the lively sisters, HAIM release Little Of Your Love, their third release from the upcoming second record. Fall Out Boy follow on from the staggering release of Young and Menace with track Champion.