Banks “Goddess”

LA-born singer/songwriter, Banks releases her debut album today, one of the most anticipated albums of 2014. The album includes Banks’ five singles to date, “Brain”, title track“Goddess”, “Drowning”, “Beggin’ For Thread” and “Someone New”. Banks will be on tour here in the UK in November including a date at Glasgow’s 02 ABC on Wednesday 19th November.

Interpol “El Pintor”

New Yorkers, Interpol return this week with their fifth studio album, “El Pintor”. It’s the bands first album without bassist, Carlos Dengler and includes the single, “All The Rage Back Home”

Karen O “Crush Songs”

Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman flies solo with “Crush Songs”, her first album minus her bandmates. Despite a 2014 release, Karen O’s debut solo effort was written and recorded between 2006 and 2007. Karen O has fronted pop-punk outfit Yeah Yeah Yeahs since they formed in 2000 and has become one of the most celebrated female icons of the decade thanks to albums, “Fever To Tell” (2003), “Show Your Bones” (2006), “It’s Blitz!” (2009) and “Mosquito” (2013).

The Kooks “Listen”

The Kooks return with their fourth studio album this week, “Listen”. It’s the band’s first studio release since 2011’s “Junk Of The Heart”. “Listen” is The Kooks first album with new drummer, Alexis Nunez and includes the singles, “Down”, “Around Town” and “Bad Habit”.

Ryan Adams “Ryan Adams”

Ryan Adams releases his self-titled fourteenth album today. It was preceded by the single, “Gimme Something Good” and was heavily inspired by the sound of both The Smiths and The Velvet Underground.

Deacon Blue “A New House”

Fresh from live stints at Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games 2014 closing ceremony and Linlithgow’s Party At The Palace, Deacon Blue release their seventh studio album, “A New House” today. The album was preceded by the album’s title track as a single and the band are scheduled to tour this year.