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These albums are all set for release next week (May 12):


BON IVER – FOR EMMA, FOREVER AGO – 5* Uncut’s Album of the Month – A remote cabin in Wisconsin. Two dead deer for food. A guitar. The result? A classic debut album. Accompanied by an in-depth interview with Justin Vernon, aka Bon Iver.

MARTHA WAINWRIGHT – I KNOW YOU’RE MARRIED BUT I’VE GOT FEELINGS TOO – 3* The baby of the Wainwright clan grows up with assuredly mature second album.

STEVE WINWOOD – NINE LIVES 3* Have Faith! Stevie reaches back for the real nitty-gritty. Album features great moments from Winwood’s former touring partner, Eric Clapton.


FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS – FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS 4*- Kiwi duo’s debut LP sports filled-out versions of songs from their HBO comedy series.

Plus here are some of UNCUT’s recommended new releases from the past few weeks – check out these albums if you haven’t already:

Willard Grant Conspiracy – Pilgrim’s Road – 4* Uncut’s Americana Album of the Month is the opulent seventh LP from Robert Fisher’s ever-evolving collective. Check out the Uncut review here.

Fisher is about to embark on the Pilgrim’s Orchestra tour in the UK, featuring Jackie Leven and Malcolm Lindsay – more details available by clicking here.

Otis Redding – Otis Blue (Collector’s Edition) – 5* Sixties Southern Soul brought to perfection, repackaged in multi-format glory.

No Age – Nouns 4* – What happens when the punk rock of The Misfits and Black Flag meets the hissy lo-fi of Pavement’s Slanted And Enchanted and the ecstatic throb of My Bloody Valentine’s Isn’t Anything?

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 Uncut’s review of the current UK album’s chart number one record here.

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 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.

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