News 23 April 2021

#NewMusicFriday: Dinosaur Jr., Eric Church, Tom Jones, KALEO and more out now!

The new releases for 23 April are dominated by international rockers!

#NewMusicFriday: Dinosaur Jr., Eric Church, Tom Jones, KALEO and more out now!

It's #NewMusicFriday! Let's have a look what's out this week! 

Continuing his triple album release Heart & Soul, Eric Church releases the third and last section Soul. The final result is a three-part, 24-song collection which features an elite list of songwriters who joined the secluded marathon writing and recording sessions.

Legendary Welsh singer Tom Jones returns his 42nd album Surrounded By Time. The album includes 12 cover songs by the likes of Bob Dylan, Cat Stevens and Michael Kiwanuka

American alternative rock legends Dinosaur Jr. return with their twelfth studio album Sweep It Into Space. The only extra musician used on this album is Kurt Vile. It's the fifth release by the original line-up of the band since they reunited in 2005.

After over a year of delaying the new album, Icelandic rockers KALEO release Surface Sounds. The 11-track album features already-released singles ‘Break My Baby’, ‘Alter Ego’, ‘Skinny’, ‘I Want More’ and ‘Backbone’. Singer-songwriter Julius Son has been making the album in studios in North America, South America and across Europe. 

Electronic music producer Porter Robinson releases his second studio album Nurture. The album features 14 tracks including already released singles ‘Get Your Wish’, ‘Mirror’ and ‘Something Comforting’. The Japanese edition of the album features an additional 15th track featuring Wednesday Campanella.

Alan Vega's name is synonymous with unfettered, tireless creativity. The former front man of Suicide, Vega was constantly creating until his death in 2016. The new album Mutator is the first in a series of archival releases from the Vault that will come out on Sacred Bones Records.

Come back next week to see which of these albums made it to the ARIA Charts. Check out all the latest charts.