News 25 February 2022

#NewMusicFriday: Gang Of Youths, Avril Lavigne, Casey Barnes and more out now!

Check out the pick of the albums for 25 February.

#NewMusicFriday: Gang Of Youths, Avril Lavigne, Casey Barnes and more out now!

Sydney band Gang of Youths return with Angel in Realtime, their third studio album. It’s the follow-up to Go Farther In Lightness (#1 Aug. ‘17), which won Album Of The Year at the 2017 ARIA Awards. Angel in Realtime includes the track ‘The Angel of 8th Ave.’ (#48 Jun. ‘21), as well as the singles ‘The Man Himself’ and ‘Spirit Boy’.

Canadian singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne releases seventh album Love Sux. Lavigne’s first album since Head Above Water (#9 Feb. ‘19) features collaborations with Machine Gun Kelly, Blackbear and Mark Hoppus of Blink-182, plus the singles ‘Bite Me’ and ‘Love It When You Hate Me’.

Country rock singer-songwriter Casey Barnes releases Light It Up, his sixth album. It comes two years on from the ARIA Award-nominated Town of A Million Dreams (#16 Apr. ‘20), which gave Barnes his first Top 50 entry on the Albums Chart.

British pop duo Tears for Fears return with The Tipping Point. It’s the pair’s seventh album and their first since 2004’s Everybody Loves a Happy Ending. Singles released from The Tipping Point include the title track, ‘No Small Thing’ and ‘Break The Man’.

Indie icon Johnny Marr releases his fourth solo album, Fever Dreams Pts 1-4. The double album is the follow-up to 2018’s Call The Comet and includes the singles ‘Spirit Power And Soul’, ‘Lightning People’ and ‘The Speed Of Love’.

American rock band Dashboard Confessional return with All the Truth That I Can Tell. The group’s eighth album and their first since 2018’s Crooked Shadows features the singles ‘Here's to Moving On’ and ‘Burning Heart’.

American pianist, producer and songwriter Robert Glasper releases Black Radio 3, the third installment of his Black Radio series. The album includes performances by a host of artists including Killer Mike, Q-Tip, Esperanza Spalding, Yebba, Common, Musiq Soulchild, Gregory Porter, Jennifer Hudson, Ty Dolla Sign and India Arie.

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