News 5 March 2021

#NewMusicFriday: Kings of Leon, Zara Larsson, The Wiggles, Genesis Owusu and more out now

Some long-awaited returns head the new releases for 5 March 2021.

#NewMusicFriday: Kings of Leon, Zara Larsson, The Wiggles, Genesis Owusu and more out now

It’s #NewMusicFriday! Let’s take a look at what's out this week!

American rockers Kings Of Leon return with When You See Yourself, their eighth studio album. It comes over four years after of the Walls (#3 Oct. '16), their fifth Top Ten album. The album continues the band’s tradition of five syllable album titles and features the single 'The Bandit'.

A Day to Remember return from a five-year recording break with their seventh studio album You’re Welcome. Since August 2019, the Florida rock band have released five singles from the album. They previously topped the Albums Chart with Bad Vibrations (#1 Sept. '16).

In honor of their 30 year anniversary, the world’s most successful children’s group The Wiggles release a 40-track Greatest Hits album, We’re All Fruit Salad. The album is jam-packed with iconic Wiggles hits including ‘Rock-A-Bye Your Bear’, ‘Hot Potato’, ‘Fruit Salad’, Toot Toot, Chugga Chugga Big Red Car’, ‘Do the Propeller!’ and many more.

Pete Murray returns with the new EP The Night. It's the first EP of a forthcoming 2 EP set. It's the ARIA Award-nominated singer-songwriter's first new release since Camacho (#3 Jun. '17).

Canberra singer-songwriter Genesis Owusu releases his debut album Smiling With No Teeth. The two-time ARIA Award nominee for Best Soul/R&B Release previously put out the Cardrive EP in 2017 and a handful of singles.

Four years on from So Good (#7 Mar. '17), Zara Larsson returns with Poster Girl. The Swedish singer-songwriter's third album includes the single 'Ruin My Life' (#32 Jan. '19) and a collaboration with Young Thug.

ARIA Award-nominees DMA's release the concert recording Live at Brixton. Its release coincides with the one year anniversary of the Sydney band's record-breaking sold out show at the O2 Academy in Brixton, London on 6 March 2020 as part of the tour in support of third album The Glow (#2 Jul. '20).

Melbourne's The Smith Street Band return with new live album Unplugged in Wombat State Forest. It's their fourth release in 12 months, having released Live At The Triffid (#4 Mar. '20), Don't Waste Your Anger (#1 Apr. '20) and Viva La Rev (#30 Nov. '20).