The first studio album in over a decade sees The Rolling Stones return to their roots with an incredible blues album containing nothing but covers of classic blues numbers. There’d been a lot of speculation over the last few years as to whether the band would ever return to the studio, and even though there isn’t an original number anywhere on the album, Blue & Lonesome is one hell of a musical statement from the greatest rock and roll band of all time.
John Mayer’s first single since 2013 has dropped (not counting XO in 2014) and it’s like that country period that included his two previous studio albums never happened. Not that I dislike that period in any way at all of course, but this new single takes Mayer back to his brilliant pop music best. Take a listen:
It’s getting to that time of year where Christmas albums are being released ready for the holiday season and I was overcome with excitement a few months ago when I found out She & Him would be releasing their second Christmas album. Their first, A Very She & Him Christmas, was released in 2011 and has been a favourite of mine ever since. Their new album Christmas Party carries on the tradition in fantastic style.
A new song by the legendary Paul McCartney has debuted from the soundtrack of a new animated movie called Ethel & Ernest. The song, titled In The Blink Of An Eye, is piano based and can be heard right here. Take a listen:
Three new studio songs by David Bowie are in the process of being released to coincide with the Lazarus cast album that’s coming out this week. The second of these three songs is called No Plan and you can hear it in full right here. Take a listen:
Four years since her last album was released, Norah Jones has announced the release of her sixth LP Day Breaks. The first song to be released is called Carry On, a beautiful piano led ballad which contains all the trademark perfection you expect from a Norah Jones song. Take a listen: