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NEWS Round-Up – 17th October, 2018

Thom Yorke has shared a new song called ‘Hands Off The Antarctic’, in support of the new Greenpeace campaign to save the natural habitat of the area. Yorke commented in the following way: “There are some places on this planet that are meant to stay raw and wild and not destroyed by humanity’s footprint. This track is about stopping the relentless march of those heavy footsteps. The Antarctic is a true wilderness and what happens there affects us all. That’s why we should protect it.”

The 1975 announced North American tour dates, which begins in March 2019. The band will also tour UK and Ireland before going across the ocean, with shows starting on the 9th of February in Belfast.

The 1975 also shared a new video to their song ‘Love It If We Made It’ and lyrics to the track ‘It’s Not Living If It’s Not With You.’ Their third studio album, A Brief Enquiry Into Online Relationships, is coming out on November 30th.

Solange recently hinted that her new album, a follow up to 2016’s A Seat At The Table, will appear sometime this year. The artist revealed that the new album was recorded in different locations, such as Jamaica, California and New Orleans, and was inspired by a range of different genres, including jazz and hip-hop.

Arctic Monkeys shared a new mini-documentary film called Warp Speed Chic, which was directed by Bill Chappell and shows the band recording their latest album Tranquillity Base Hotel & Casino. Arctic Monkeys have also revealed that a new b-side, eponymous 7” single will be available on the 30th of November. Watch Monkeys’ Warp Speed Chic below:

Sharon Van Etten announced 2019 UK and European tour, which will kick off on the 21at of March in Birmingham. The artist has also recently revealed that her new album Remind Me Tomorrow will be available on the 18th of January, 2019. Listen to Van Etten’s latest single ‘Comeback Kid’ below:  

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