Wipe Away Those January Blues With………..
After the stellar release of his new single ‘Nothing Breaks Like A Heart’ featuring Miley Cyrus, Mark Ronson and Miley release a cover of John Lennon’s classic Christmas hit, ‘Happy Xmas (War Is Over)’ which also featuresSean Ono Lennon; see their performance on SNL of the fab track HERE and of Nothing Breaks Like A Heart HERE. Mark’s new album is set for a spring release.
Having appeared with Kylie Minogue on both Michael McIntyre and Jonathan Ross this month, Jack Savorettireleased ‘Candlelight’ the first taste from his eagerly anticipated new album, ‘Singing to Strangers’, (15th March) which was recorded in Rome at Ennio Morricone’s studio. Jack plays his biggest show to date at Wembley Arena May 31st.
After announcing her first tour in 15 years (which saw the first of two Roundhouse dates selling out in less than 4 minutes) Dido released the volcanic ‘Hurricanes’, which points to the eagerly anticipated new album ‘Still On My Mind’ (March 8th) produced with her brother Rollo.
Must see shows this summer include: bands: Metallica at the Etihad June 18th and Twickenham Stadium June 20th and Foo Fighters making their triumphant return to headline Reading and Leeds next summer. We cannot wait!
Tom Walker unveils his debut album ‘What A Time To Be Alive’- a title that works on so many levels – on March 1st. He tours UK April/May with London Roundhouse date May 1st.
Grammy and Oscar winning Americana artist Ryan Bingham releases his new album ‘American Love Song’ co-produced with renowned guitarist/artist Charlie Sexton (Bob Dylan), out Feb 15th. Ryan will tour Europe in 2019, first solo acoustic, including a date at the Union Chapel April 26th and later with his full band to play a string of festivals in June.
Due to the huge demand for the previously announced shows, Rod Stewart will now play four additional arena dates in November and December. 2018 saw the releases of his fab 30th studio album Blood Red Roses which debuted at Number 1. With the 2019 tour, which includes two shows at the O2 Arena, 2019 is set to be bigger and better than ever.
Hitting the shelves to beat the January Blues will be Killers guitarist and founding member, Dave Keuning’s new album ‘Prismism’ (January 25th) and Mike Posner’s new album ‘A Real Good Kid’ (Jan 18th). Keuning played a stunning show at Dingwalls last week previewing songs from the new album; check out his fab new single, ‘Boat Accident’ HERE and listen to Mike’s glorious new single, ‘Stuck In The Middle’ HERE.
Everyone’s favourite sister act Ward Thomas unveil their new album ‘Restless Minds’ (Feb 1st) with a must- see spring tour including a show at The Shepherds Bush Empire 3rd April. Check out new single ‘No Filter’ HERE.
Also out Feb 1st is the glorious Prefab Sprout reissue ‘I Trawl The Megahertz’ – check out Paddy McAloon’s genius.
Avril Lavigne makes her long awaited return in February with a new album, “Head Above Water”. Charting her recovery from lyme disease, this record packs a punch and we hope to welcome Avril to these shores very soon.
Rufus Wainwright takes his wonderful first two albums, the self-titled debut and the classic ‘Poses’ out for a live stroll this spring hitting the Royal Albert Hall, Easter Sunday – April 21st.
The lovely Olly Murs returned to the small screen Saturday in new one off show ‘Happy Hour with Olly Murs’; catch up on the show HERE. As well as being a coach on The Voice next year, 2019 also sees Olly kick off his massive UK tour May 1st in Aberdeen which includes two shows at London’s O2 Arena.
Having been nominated for three Grammy Awards, John Prine has recently announced 3 UK shows including a date at The Royal Festival Hall September 6th.
Joy Williams’ 2nd solo album is unveiled next May with UK dates to follow. The album is stunning.
Next years sees some impressive support slots including Kodaline who will be supporting Snow Patrol on their European and US tour in January and Rick Astley who will be supporting Take That on their UK tour.
Following the release of his critically acclaimed new album ‘Songs of the Plains’ this year, Colter Wall is back on a European and UK tour which will include a show at the Electric Ballroom on 13th March.
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