Plus: Mercury Rev, New Order and Sandy Denny's Fotheringay in the weekly round-up
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These albums are all set for release on September 29, 2008:
ALBUM REVIEW: SEASICK STEVE – SEASICK STEVE – 4* Hobo blues maverick tentatively ropes in guest musicians for his major label debut
ALBUM REVIEW: MERCURY REV – SNOWFLAKE MIDNIGHT – 3* Psych-pop faerie kings fire up the randomiser
ALBUM REVIEW: NEW ORDER – REISSUES – Movement 3*/ Power, Corruption & Lies 3*/ Low-Life 5*/ Brotherhood 4*/ Technique 4*: A startling, diverse legacy, augmented with bonus discs
ALBUM REVIEW: FOTHERINGAY – FOTHERINGAY 2 -5* Lovingly salvaged second album, with Sandy Denny and Trevor Lucas
Plus here are some of UNCUT’s recommended new releases from the past month – check out these albums if you haven’t already:
ALBUM REVIEW: KINGS OF LEON – ONLY BY THE NIGHT – 4* Slowing the tempos, the Followills speed their ascent to the rock pantheon. Currently riding high with their first UK Singles Chart number one with lead single “Crawl” – will their album follow suit and debut at the top spot?
ALBUM REVIEW: JENNY LEWIS – ACID TONGUE – 3* Rilo Kiley mainstay continues intriguing solo career. See the latest issue of Uncut for an interview with the ‘Lady of the Canyon.’
ALBUM REVIEW: TV ON THE RADIO – DEAR SCIENCE, -4* David Bowie’s pals Dave Sitek and Kyp Malone mix the pop and avant garde
ALBUM REVIEW: METALLICA – DEATH MAGNETIC – 4* Troubled Dark Knights of metal return to form – check out the review of the current UK Album Chart Number 1 here.
ALBUM REVIEW: CALEXICO – CARRIED TO DUST – 4* After a mystifying diversion, Arizona duo return (in part) to familiar, dusty territory
ALBUM REVIEW: QUEEN AND PAUL RODGERS – THE COSMOS ROCKS – 2* Freddie-less reunion debases Queen’s bonkers-rock legacy
ALBUM REVIEW: LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM – GIFT OF SCREWS – 4* Fleetwood Mac man’s punchy pop-rock manifesto
ALBUM REVIEW: GLASVEGAS – GLASVEGAS – 3* Scots rockers provide throwback to pop’s golden age
BRIAN WILSON – THAT LUCKY OLD SUN – 4* Brian’s back! Again! A Californian song-cycle – Van Dyke Parks contributes words
THE HOLD STEADY – STAY POSITIVE – 5* Elliptical, euphoric and “staggeringly good” says Allan Jones, plus a Q&A with Craig Finn
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