It’s Friday! We’ve got another week with a load of great new vinyl releases to dig into so we’re going to get right to them. If you’re looking for more info on any of the latest new releases hit up the Recent New Releases section on the Backbeat eShop here:
Silk Sonic – An Evening With Silk Sonic
An Evening with Silk Sonic is the debut studio album by American R&B duo Silk Sonic, composed of recording artists Bruno Mars and Anderson.Paak. Recording sessions for An Evening with Silk Sonic took place in 2017 and between early 2020 to mid-2021 at Shampoo Press & Curl Studios.
Muse – Will Of The People (Indie Exclusive)
This album was created in Los Angeles and London and is influenced by the increasing uncertainty and instability in the world. A pandemic, new wars in Europe, massive protests & riots, an attempted insurrection, Western democracy wavering, rising authoritarianism, wildfires and natural disasters and the destabilization of the global order all informed Will Of The People.
Lupe Fiasco – Drill Music In Zion
The product of a burst of thoughtful spontaneity, Lupe created this new album over a short period, diving into a folder of beats sent by his longtime producer Soundtrakk and emerging with a fully-realized album in just three days.
There are also some key re-issues and limited edition versions that just dropped.
The Doors – L.A. Woman (50th Anniversary Edition)
The Doors released six studio albums in all, as well as a live album and a compilation, before Morrison’s death in 1971. The last album The Doors recorded, L.A. Woman, was also their best seller.
The Lemonheads – The Lemonheads (Limited Edition)
In a remote Rocky Mountain hideaway, over the course of eighteen months, Dando, Alvarez and Stevenson created the first entry in the Lemonheads repertoire in a decade, with contributions from Josh Lattanzi on bass, The Band’s Garth Hudson on keyboards and Dinosaur Jr.’s J Mascis on guitar.
Moby – Play
Moby’s goal for Play was to return to this style of music, blending downtempo with blues and roots music samples. Originally intended to be his final record, the album was recorded at Moby’s home studio in Manhattan, New York.
Moby – I Like To Score (Limited Edition)
Limited pink colored vinyl LP pressing. I Like to Score is a compilation album by Moby, originally released in 1997. The album primarily consists of music recorded by Moby for use in film soundtracks.
Moby – Everything Is Wrong (Limited Edition)
Limited blue colored vinyl LP pressing. Everything Is Wrong is the third studio album by Moby, originally released in 1995.
Slipknot – All Hope Is Gone (Limited Edition)
Filled with the fury people have come to expect from Slipknot as well as some extraordinary surprises, this album is the culmination of the band’s 9 unique members, 3 platinum albums and their 10 year journey at the top of the Hard Rock genre.
Slipknot – We Are Not Your Kind (Limited Edition)
Originally released in August, 2019, “We Are Not Your Kind” is now available as a 2LP, light blue colored vinyl release. Guitarist Jim Root noted, “This is most time we’ve had to write a record, and work stuff out together.
Candlemass – Nightfall
Nightfall’ was the second Candlemass album, from 1987. Alongside first album ‘Epicus Doomicus Metallicus’ this is hailed as an all-time Doom classic & was instrumental in shaping the Doom Metal scene that still exists 20 years on.
See you soon!