MOST are really happening, some are clever and sparkling rumours.
SFTW presents a constrained reasons given 2019 promises to be a good year for large strain acts returning with new albums.
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
LAST autumn, Cave’s mother Susie Bick suggested her father was behind in a recording studio.
“He is in LA creation a new record,” she said.
“Some of his songs exhibit themselves during night in his fever-dreams. They are his fever-songs.”
They will form a basement of a Bad Seeds’ 17th studio album, follow-up to a relocating Skeleton Tree.
HOT on a heels of final year’s mega-selling Sweetener is a RB superstar’s manuscript No5, Thank U, Next.
The pretension lane is Grande’s initial US No1 single.
Despite a drug-related genocide of ex-boyfriend, rapper Mac Miller, and speak of a break, she’s has been bustling on a 13-track record with reliable songs including Imagine, Needy, Fake Smile and 7 Rings.
THE alt-country nonconformist names Texas singers Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark – both no longer with us – as his mentors.
So, 10 years after his Townes covers manuscript comes Guy, finish with versions of Clark’s signature songs LA Freeway and Desperados Waiting For A Train.
“With a catalog like Guy’s, we know any one is going to be strong,” says Earle.
JACK WHITE hasn’t mislaid his work ethic.
A opening in his solo and The Dead Weather commitments leaves room for a acquire reboot of The Raconteurs, a Steady As She Goes rope he shaped with Brendan Benson, Jack Lawrence and Patrick Keeler.
New marks Sunday Driver and Now That You’re Gone forsaken before Christmas and their third manuscript is due soon.
IT’S 10 years given owner members Terry Hall, Lynval Golding and Horace Panter reformed a iconic ska revivalists for refreshing live shows.
But now a large news – a line-up’s initial new songs given 1981’s pound Ghost Town.
Put them together for a formally patrician ten-track manuscript called Encore and, in a difference of Horace, “something remarkable” happened.
FROM 1999 into a early Noughties, before Amy Winehouse and Adele, Dido was a many successful womanlike singer.
She’ll substantially never scale those heights again yet she’s behind with a clever fifth manuscript in March, Still On My Mind.
Recorded with writer hermit Rollo, it will try her “love of hip-hop and her folk roots”.
Singles already available: Hurricanes and Friends.
STRONGLY sloping is a “bright and sunny” vibe of manuscript No4 from New York’s indie darlings.
At Lollapalooza final year, frontman Ezra Koenig pronounced their initial bid given Modern Vampires Of The City and a depart of owner member Rostam Batmanglij was in a can.
Columbia Records is creation a confidant explain it will be “your favourite record” of 2019.
BEYONCE’S cold younger sister ploughs a some-more initial microgroove than her venerable sibling.
We know her fourth studio effort, a follow-up to A Seat At The Table, is finish after sessions in New Orleans, Jamaica and Topanga Canyon.
She explains: “There is a lot of jazz during a core yet with drum ’n’ drum given we wish it to crash and make your box rattle.”
NEARLY 8 years after second studio bid Pala, a St Albans electro-rock outfit are readying their quip album.
Two new songs have already seemed – Love Like Waves and a Disclosure co-produced Heaven Let Me In.
The latter, according to lead thespian Ed Macfarlane, is all “about being gentle in your possess skin”.
JUST when informative polymath Donald Glover achieves success underneath his Childish Gambino moniker, he hints his new manuscript could be his last.
“I like endings. we consider they’re critical to progress,” he pronounced after his Grammy for normal RB opening on Redbone.
Whatever happens, he is voicing Simba in a live-action reconstitute of The Lion King.
“SOMETIMES life throws we a large bend ball,” muses thespian Louise Wener.
In this box it’s a astonishing reunion of a Britpop-era rope who recover their initial manuscript in 21 years, The Modern Age.
Sleeper’s 2019 reboot retains “classic cocktail sensibilities with a shiny, new, contemporary feel”.
Single Look At You Now acts as a revelation criticism strain for a Britain divided by Brexit.
HIT for 6 by a genocide of tighten associate Prince and a successive obsession battle, Hello Happiness is a quip manuscript by a US soul/funk icon.
It facilities her initial new element given 2007’s Funk This and combines a complicated glaze with nods to a colourful late- Seventies New York disco scene.
Single Like Sugar is a partnership with Major Lazer’s Switch.
Lana Del Rey
Two years after Lust For Life comes Norman F***ing Rockwell with epic Venice Bitch and a ballad with a really prolonged title: Hope Is A Dangerous Thing For A Woman Like Me To Have – But we Have It.
The Rolling Stones
SINCE a recover of 2016’s acclaimed blues covers album, Blue Lonesome, I’ve had a payoff of vocalization to dual Stones – Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood – who both reliable they were operative on a new manuscript of strange material.
Even yet a huge No Filter debate hits a States in April, let’s wish studio manuscript No24 sees a light of day.
A YEAR ago, a Queen Of Pop took to Instagram to announce she had started operative on her 14th studio album.
She has hinted that her new songs are infused with Portuguese “fado” strain – rhythmic, structured, mournful, normal and desirous by her time vital in a Lisbon palace with her adopted children.
The recover will be her initial given 2015’s Rebel Heart.
Zach Condon recaptures a suggestion of his breakthrough manuscript Gulag Orkestar with Gallipoli, out on Feb 1.
Filled with stately horns and beautiful keyboards, it serves as a overwhelming lapse to form.
AFTER some “bad stuff” in his life, Ronson promises an manuscript of “sad bangers” which, in other words, try to brew low tension with dance building grooves.
Certain to embody his strike partnership with Miley Cyrus, Nothing Breaks Like A Heart, it also captures a outspoken talents of Swedish inciter and shaker Lykke Li and up-and-coming American singer/songwriter Yebba.
IT’S scarcely 20 years given a Canadian songstress initial suggested her supernatural talent.
Still usually 34, a final few years have seen her battling Lyme illness yet now she’s behind with her sixth studio effort, a formally patrician Head Above Water.
She has described it as “personal, dear, intimate, dramatic, raw, powerful, clever and unexpected.
“This record is a loyal romantic journey”.
GREAT to hear that a Manchester rope (Wilmslow to be precise) comprising Jimi Goodwin and a Williams brothers Jez and Andy have been listening to their fans.
Thanks to an online petition, they’re behind together and rumoured to be releasing their initial manuscript given 2009’s Kingdom Of Rust.
Also slated are a set during a Royal Albert Hall for Teenage Cancer Trust and a support container to Noel Gallagher during Heaton Park.
A BIG year for a Oxford rockers who lapse with manuscript No5 and, all a justification suggests, No6 shortly after.
All being well, Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost, Part 1 will be fast followed by Part 2.
And does a gentle depart of first bassist Walter Gervers meant a serve sonic change for an act that has usually grown in recognition given 2005’s entrance album?
Only yesterday, a Mercury Prize leader announced a recover of his fourth album, Assume Form, successive Friday.
It is described as his “most direct, heterogeneous and pristine artistic matter to date”.
PARKA-WEARING “our kid” finally burst his query for post-Oasis success with entrance solo manuscript As You Were.
Fired adult by a commend and support he received, Liam’s been behind to Los Angeles to record partial dual with, among others, Greg Kurstin and Andrew Wyatt.
He reported on Twitter that “magic” has been function and that fans will go “ape s**t” for a new material.
ESSENTIALLY, this is a constrained car for a unusual grooves of a Aussie multi- instrumentalist Kevin Parker, who feels he is always “channelling Supertramp”.
Last July, Parker pronounced he would be “very disappointed” if studio manuscript No4 didn’t seem by this summer and has already expelled a single, Only You, featuring a rapper Theophilus London.
Not calm with delivering SFTW’s 2018 Album Of The Year, Britain’s hottest rope have finished their successive one.
Notes On A Conditional Form, out in May, completes a songcycle famous as Music For Cars.
SHE’S determined, she’s single-minded and she’s Norway’s hottest cocktail property.
Sigrid releases entrance manuscript Sucker Punch in Mar following success during Glastonbury, winning a BBC Sound Of 2018 and releasing songs that have seeped into a alertness – Don’t Kill My Vibe, Strangers and High Five.
Expect even bigger bearing when she supports male of a impulse George Ezra on his large locus tour.
ANY recover by much-loved Ellie is estimable of courtesy and she has been recording her fourth album, inheritor to 2015’s Delirium.
She has described her efforts as “back to basics” and pronounced she’s finished most of a essay on her possess though her common collaborators.
Asked if “EG4” was imminent, she replied on Twitter with dual winking emojis. Watch this space.
The Boss is holding a breather after his Broadway shows yet he’s formulation a lapse to recording a solo album.
He pronounced on brucespringsteen.net that he’d be consumed by “various recording projects”.
Kurt Wagner’s Nashville common is behind with This (Is What we Wanted To Tell You) in March.
A soul-drenched strain cycle for America in 2019, it bears harmonica from Nashville fable Charlie McCoy.