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Album News Weekly: 23rd June 2014

In This Issue:Nice list this week - more news from Angus & Julia Stone, The Gaslight Anthem is back with a new one, and The Griswolds are finally ready to release their debut. There's also some cool new releases coming through, so have a look!

Angus & Julia Stone

Prior to their highly anticipated album release – due out August 1 – Angus & Julia Stone have released a new teaser from the record. It’s called “Death Defying Acts”, and you can check it out below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6TNrXRUo4Q

The Griswolds

Indie rockers have finally announced the release of their debut album. It’s called Be Impressive, and it will drop on August 26 through Wind-Up Records. Check out the lead single here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=809aH04Z7bY

The Gaslight Anthem

New Jersey rock dudes The Gaslight Anthem are releasing their second album – Get Hurt – on August 15 through EMI. It follows the massive success of their 2012 album Handwritten. Bound to be a good one.

Joe Bonamassa

Guitar superstar Joe Bonamassa will release his new record – Different Shades of Blue on September 23. It drops just before he goes on tour in Australia – more details can be found over here:

http://jbonamassa.com/

The Creases

They’re playing Splendour In The Grass, and The Creases are just about to release their new EP, Gradient. It’s out July 25 through Liberation Music.

The Growlers

They’re getting set to release their fifth record on September 23 through Smack Face Records. It’s called Chinese Fountain and it promises a tonne of “reverb-heavy-surf-guitar”, so you know get on it!

RED INK

Melbourne indie pop band Red Ink have just released their highly anticipated self-titled debut. They’ve been hyped from seemingly every media outlet in the country – so we’re jumping on the bandwagon too. Check them out.

The Beatles

Calling all fanatics out there (and who isn’t a fanatic…really), because The Beatles in Mono is coming to us all. A special vinyl release is taking place on September 5. It will feature the nine U.K. albums, the Magical Mystery Tour and the Mono Masters collection of non-album tracks, all on 180gram vinyl. DON’T PANIC.

Slow Club

Sheffield pop duo Slow Club have announced the release of their new record – Complete Suffering, out July 18. They’ve name-checked influences from Marvin Gaye to Taylor Swift, so it should be an interesting listen.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awGddf1OOvk