News 26 March 2021

#NewMusicFriday: Evanescence, Skeggs, Carrie Underwood, Soul Movers, Tame Impala and more out now!

International superstars and local up and comers lead the releases for 26th of March.

#NewMusicFriday: Evanescence, Skeggs, Carrie Underwood, Soul Movers, Tame Impala and more out now!

It's #NewMusicFriday! Here's what's out this week.

Byron Bay trio Skegss return with their second album Rehearsal. The album was produced by Catherine Marks who has also produced The Killers, Wolf Alice and Foals and features already released tracks 'Under The Thunder', 'Fantasising', 'Wake Up' and 'Valhalla'.

The Soul Movers are back, and going retro. Led by Murray Cook and Lizzie Mack, the Aussie group's third album continues the good time feels with a 70s vibe. Authentic 70s cred was supplied by producer Garth Porter of ARIA Hall Of Fame Inductees Sherbert.

Seven-time Grammy Award winner Carrie Underwood releases My Savior, an album of gospel hymns. It's co-produced by Underwood and Grammy Award winner David Garcia, who she previously worked with on her critically acclaimed 2018 album Cry Pretty, Underwood's seventh album which peaked at #4 on the ARIA Albums Chart.

An American rock band  Evanescence release their 5th studio album The Bitter Truth that includes the epic tracks ‘Wasted on You’, ‘Use My Voice’, ‘The Game Is Over’ and new single ‘Yeah Right’.  

After spending seven weeks at #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with 'Moon', American rapper 24kGoldn releases his debut album El Dorado. As well as his charttopper, the album includes collaborations with Future, DaBaby and Swae Lee.

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of its release, Tame Impala present a deluxe, 4LP reissue of their debut album, InnerSpeaker. Along with the original album, which featured the singles ‘Solitude Is Bliss’, ‘Lucidity’ and ‘Expectation’, the expanded edition includes collage of album sketches, a side-long jam, new mixes of album tracks, instrumentals and a 40-page booklet.

Canadian rock legend Neil Young releases live album Young Shakespeare. The album showcases Young's solo show at The Shakespeare Theater in Stratford, Connecticut on January 22 1971. In 2020 Young re-visited the 16mm film and audio recording of the show that had been in his archive for almost 50 years. The film is the earliest live footage of Young performing solo that is known to exist.

The solo career of the late Joe Strummer gets highlighted on the new 16 track album Assembly. The album includes 13 tracks from The Clash front man’s solo career, along with two live versions of the classic Clash songs 'Rudie Can’t Fail' and 'I Fought The Law' and a previously unreleased acoustic version of 'Junco Partner'.

 Swedish duo First Aid Kit pay tribute to Leonard Cohen on the live album Who By Fire. The album was recorded by sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg at the Royal Dramatic Theater in Stockholm in March 2017 and it includes all of the tracks performed that night.

American indie pop trio AJR release their fourth album OK Orchestra. The 13 songs album features the already released tracks 'Bummerland', 'My Play' and 'Bang!'.

Come back next Friday to see where these albums land on the ARIA Charts.