New Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan Album Reviewed!
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These albums are all set for release next week (April 28):
Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan - Sunday At Devil Dirt - 4* The follow up to the pair's debut collaboration Ballad of the Broken Seas, sees the moody return of the Sonny & Cher of grunge. Check out the Uncut review here.
Madonna - Hard Candy - 3* Back to bubblegum basics for the Material Girl - featuring Justin Timberlake, Timbaland and The Neptunes.
Portishead - Third 5* - Magnificent return and reinvention from the Bristol three + indepth Q&A with Geoff Barrow.
The Fall - Imperial Wax Solvent 4* - Mark E Smith returns triumphantly with another new line-up.
The Tindersticks - The Hungry Saw 3* - Resilient mope-rockers’ seventh album, after a five year absence sees Stuart Staples in a chirpier mood.
Plus here are FIVE of UNCUT's recommended new releases from the past few weeks - check out these albums if you haven't already:
The Last Shadow Puppets - The Age of the Understatement - 4* It's finally here - Arctic Monkeys and Rascals' Miles Kane's project is a lush affair. Check out the Uncut review here.
The Breeders - Mountain Battles 4* - The Breeders return with only their fourth album in 18 years but Kim and Kelley Deal remain defiantly nonchalant - check out our review here, includes a Q&A with Kim Deal.
Robert Forster - The Evangelist 4*- Go-Between mourns his lost partner Grant McLennan + review include an Uncut Q&A
R.E.M. - Accelerate - The band Return To Form? Michael Stipe and co. follow-up 2004's disappointing Around The Sun -- with a little help from U2's Jacknife Lee. See our in-depth review here -- and have your say.
Various Artists: Thank You Friends: The Ardent Records Story - Sonic chronicle of the Memphis label that nurtured Big Star; plus Q&A with Jim Ardent, the label's founder
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