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NEWS Round-Up – 11th October, 2018

New Music

Little Dragon announced that their new EP Lover Chanting will be released on the 9th of November via Ninja Tune. The band had also dropped a new single, also titled ‘Love Chanting’.

The Raconteurs, Jack White-led rock band with Brendan Benson, Jack Lawrence, and Patrick Keeler, announced a re-issue of their 2008 album Consolers Of The Lonely. The band has also confirmed that two new songs will be included in the re-issue, and that a brand new album is set to come out in 2019 after a wait of more than a decade.

More details can be found on Third Man.  

Courtney Barnett shared a new song titled ‘Small Talk’. The Australian artist is currently on a North American tour supporting her latest LP Tell Me How You Really Feel, which she will bring to the UK next month, starting with a London show on the 14th of November. 

Jessie Ware dropped a new single ‘Overtime’, produced by James Ford and Bicep. The song takes Ware back to her dance roots from the artist’s debut album Devotion (2012) and is the first new release from Ware since her 2017 LP Glasshouse.

St. Vincent announced a re-worked, piano-based version of 2017’s MASSEDUCTION, titled MassEducation which will be released on October 12th via Loma Vista. Listen to the new version of ‘Saviour’ below:

Box Sets and Special Releases

Kate Bush’s entire back catalogue is to be re-mastered and re-issued on two CD sets and four vinyl sets, consisting of 18 vinyl records in total. The re-issues will arrive in stages, the first one appearing on the 16th of November, and will feature previously unreleased material and rare tracks.

Four of Brian Eno’s most celebrated ambient albums – Discreet Music (1975), Music For Films (1976), Music For Airports (1978) and On Land (1982) – are to be re-mastered, re-issued and released on the 16th of November. Watch the trailer announcement below:

The Police announced a massive box set release which will be out on the 16th of November. The re-issue will consist of six LPs including a 12-track compilation of B-sides and rare tracks titled Flexible Strategies.

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