R.E.M's Accelerate Reviewed Here!
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These albums are all set for release next week (March 31):
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.
Gnarls Barkley - The Odd Couple - The 'Crazy' duo return with a kaleidoscopic, funkadelic second album + Q&A with Danger Mouse.
The Rolling Stones - Shine A Light OST - With their Martin Scorsese directed live music film doc premiering in the UK next week, check out what the soundtrack has in store.
The Black Keys - Attack and Release - Gorgeous blue-eyed soul and garage blues from the duo.
Plus here are FIVE of UNCUT's recommended new releases from the past few weeks - check out these albums if you haven't already:
Supergrass - Dimond Hoo Ha - Britpop alumni enter 'Berlin! period. Almost. Uncut Q&A with frontman Gaz Coombs too.
Beck - Odelay Deluxe Edition - 90s slack hop opus, remastered and extended with remixes, B-sides and two unreleased tracks has stood up to the test of time -- Stephen Trousse revists Beck's genius.
Elbow - The Seldom Seen Kid - Guy Garvey and band return with great fourth album, featuring a duet with Richard Hawley too.
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks - Real Emotional Trash - Former Pavement slacker Malkmus returns with second album backed by the Jicks.
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Dig, Lazurus, Dig!!! - "The band has never sounded better, and Cave seems to have relaxed into the hysteria of his vocal style; like Elmer Gantry singing Leonard Cohen at a tent-revival."
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