News 15 October 2021

#NewMusicFriday: Baker Boy, Coldplay, Finneas and more out now!

The 15 October releases also include reissues of a couple of classics.

#NewMusicFriday: Baker Boy, Coldplay, Finneas and more out now!

Indigenous rapper Baker Boy releases his long-awaited debut album, Gela. Since bursting onto the scene in 2017, the six-time ARIA Award nominee has become a popular fixture on radio and festival line-ups. Gela includes performances by JessB, G Flip, Jerome Farah, Thando, Yirrmal, Lara Andallo and Uncle Jack Charles.

British rock veterans Coldplay return with ninth album, Music of the Spheres. The follow-up to Everyday Life (#1 Dec. ‘19) features collaborations with BTS and Selena Gomez, among others. The album was produced by Swedish super-producer Max Martin.

American singer-songwriter/producer Finneas releases Optimist. It’s the debut album from the collaborator and brother of Billie Eilish, who has also previously worked with Ringo Starr, Selena Gomez and Camila Cabello.

Young Thug returns with Punk, his second album, The American rapper was originally slated to released the follow-up to So Much Fun (#36 Sept. ‘19) in early 2020. Punk features the single ‘Tick Tock’.

Kylie Minogue’s iconic 2001 album Fever has been reissued to celebrate its 20th anniversary. The second #1 album in Australia for the ARIA Hall Of Fame member produced the hits Can't Get You Out of My Head (#1 Sept. ‘01), ‘In Your Eyes’ (#1 Jan. ‘02), ‘Love at First Sight’ (#3 Jun. ‘02) and ‘Come into My World’ (#4 Nov. ‘02).

The legendary final studio album released by The Beatles, Let It Be, gets re-released to mark its 50th anniversary, albeit a year late. Across various formats, the new reissue includes the original album plus outtakes and alternate mixes from the January 1969 sessions. It also features a remaster of producer Glyn Johns' original 1969 album, when it was still to be titled Get Back.

Come back next Friday to see which of these titles make it onto the ARIA Charts. Check out all of the latest charts.