News 9 April 2021

#NewMusicFriday: Taylor Swift, Brockhampton, Richard Clapton and more out now!

American megastar leads the releases for 9th of April 2021.

#NewMusicFriday: Taylor Swift, Brockhampton, Richard Clapton  and more out now!

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

Global country-pop star Taylor Swift releases a re-recorded version of her 2008 album, Fearless - retitled Fearless (Taylor's Version). The album contains new versions of tracks from the original release and its deluxe edition, in addition to 'Today Was A Fairytale' from the Valentine’s Day soundtrack. It also includes six previously unreleased songs from the Fearless era.

American hip hop band Brockhampton are back with their sixth studio album ROADRUNNER: NEW LIGHT, NEW MACHINE. The group have already given fans a glimpse of the album with previously released single 'BUZZCUT'.

Richard Clapton releases Music Is Love (1966 – 1970), his first covers album. The album provides an insight into the songs that shaped the ARIA Hall Of Fame member. Songs recorded include Buffalo Springfield's 'For What It's Worth (Hey, What's That Sound)', Joni Mitchell's 'Woodstock', Neil Young's 'Southern Man', The Byrds' 'Eight Miles High', Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young's 'Almost Cut My Hair', and The Youngblood's 'Let's Get Together'.

American country music singer-songwriter Luke Bryan releases a deluxe edition of his seventh album Born Here, Live Here, Die Here. The new version of the album, which peaked at #2 on the ARIA Albums Chart, includes all the original 10 songs plus six new tracks. 

With over 5,000 performances spanning four decades, 20 million records sold worldwide, and inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cheap Trick release their 19th studio album In Another World. The group is undoubtedly one of the most influential classic rock groups of the past 50 years.


New Zealand-Australian musician, singer, songwriter and record producer Jordan Rakei releases Late Night Tales. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the iconic album series, Rakei's set features tunes by Connan Mockasin, Joe Armon-Jones, Alfa Mist, Charlotte Day Wilson and more.

Come back next week to see which of these artists made it to the top 10 in the ARIA Charts!