Also Emmylou Harris, My Morning Jacket and Fleet Foxes in our releases round-up!
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These albums are all set for release next week (June 9):
COLDPLAY – VIVA LA VIDA OR DEATH AND ALL HIS FRIENDS – 3* Brian Eno adds sheen to swooning fourth
EMMYLOU HARRIS – ALL I INTENDED TO BE – 4* Solo album number 21 finds Emmylou looking back, but moving forward
MY MORNING JACKET – EVIL URGES – 3* Cosmic country rockers swap reverb for raunch
FLEET FOXES – FLEET FOXES – 4* Dreamy hymns of the American wilderness
Plus here are some of UNCUT’s recommended new releases from the past few weeks – check out these albums if you haven’t already:
PAUL WELLER – 22 DREAMS – 4* The Modfather’s White Album – a sprawling set of folk, alt-rock, electronica and fusion
THE BYRDS – LIVE AT ROYAL ALBERT HALL 1971 – 4* From the archives: Clarence White shines on live set, Q & A with Roger McGuinn
STEVE EARLE – COPPERHEAD ROAD – 4* Deluxe edition of 1988 classic.
SILVER JEWS – LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, LOOKOUT SEA 4* Dolorous Nashville sextet deliver bright(ish) sixth album.
SCARLETT JOHANSSON – ANYWHERE I LAY MY HEAD – 3* Hollywood starlet sings… The Tom Waits songbook! Plus Q&A with the actress and TV On The Radio’s Dave Sitek.
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.
MUDCRUTCH – MUDCRUTCH – 3* 35 years on, Tom Petty’s bar band makes debut album.
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.
NEIL DIAMOND – HOME BEFORE DARK 4* Mr Adult Contemporary reunites with Rick Rubin
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.
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