News 24 March 2023

#NewMusicFriday: Whitney Houston, Fall Out Boy, Lana Del Rey and more!

Discover some of the best new music this week...

#NewMusicFriday: Whitney Houston, Fall Out Boy, Lana Del Rey and more!

American singer and actress, Whitney Houston releases a new album I Go To The Rock, set to drop alongside a documentary about Houston's love of gospel music, following her career. Whitney Houston has previously seen huge success on the ARIA Charts with hit platinum records, Whitney and Whitney Houston reaching #1 on the Albums Chart and Greatest Love Of All, I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) and I Will Always Love You topping the Singles Chart.

American, country singer and songwriter, Luke Combs drops his fourth studio album, Gettin’ Old. The record features lead single, Love You Anyway and will see Combs embark on a global tour. Luke Combs holds an ARIA #1 for his twice platinum album What You See Ain’t Always What You Get and was nominated for Best International Artists at the ARIA Awards in 2021.

American rock band Fall Out Boy have released their eighth studio album, So Much (for) Stardust, reuniting them with producer Neal Avron who produced their 2008 record, Folie à Deux. Fall Out Boy have see previous success on the ARIA Albums Chart with Save Rock And Roll peaking at #2 in 2013, American Beauty/American Psycho peaking at #3 in 2015 and Mania peaking at #3 in 2018

In celebration of their 60th anniversary as a band, English rock outfit The Kinks drop their brand new album, The Journey, Pt. 1. The record features songs selected by the surviving members of the band. On the two-disc LP, Dave Davies of The Kinks states; I’m delighted with what I think is an inspiring selection of timeless and magical Kinks music.”

American singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey has released her ninth studio album, Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd featuring appearances from Jon Batiste, Bleachers, Father John Misty, Tommy Genesis, Riopy, and SYML. Lana Del Rey has previously had four albums hit #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart, including three times Platinum record Born to Die, Ultraviolence, Honeymoon in 2015 and Lust For Life

Depeche Mode have released their 15th studio album titled Memento Mori after a six year hiatus. The album was produced by James Ford and Marta Salogni, and is the band's first album without keyboard player Andy Fletcher, who unexpectedly passed away in May 2022. Depeche Mode have previously appeared on the ARIA Albums Charts with Ultra, which peaked in the Top 10.