With her platinum selling album 'Lungs', the biggest UK debut album of the year to date under her belt, Florence and the Machine releases her exquisite cover of Candi Stanton's 'You Got The love' to round off what has been an exceptional 2009.
STEREOPHONICS ‘Keep Calm And Carry On’ [Release Date 16/11/2009]
'Keep Calm and Carry On' is the brand new album from the Stereophonics. Written and co-produced by Kelly Jones along with Mercury award winning producer, Jim Abiss. (Arctic Monkeys, and Kasabian).
The lead single to be taken from 'Keep Calm and Carry On' will be 'Innocent'. The stunning 12-track collection is the band's seventh studio album – their previous five studio albums have all gone straight to No.1 and last November they released their career embracing 'Greatest Hits Collection – Decade In The Sun', which sold almost a million copies in two months.
The 'Value For Music Special Edition' of the album features DVD footage from behind the scenes and an exclusive look into the studio and the 'Decade In The Sun Greatest Hits Tour'.
FALL OUT BOY ‘Believers Never Die – Greatest Hits’ [Release Date 16/11/2009]
After selling over 1 million albums in the
The 18-track 'Believers Never Die – Greatest Hits' will contain two rarities and two never released tracks. One of these, 'Alpha Dog,' will go to modern rock radio on October 19th as the new single from Fall Out Boy. Final track listing for 'Believers Never Die – Greatest Hits' is listed below. Also included will be a DVD with Fall Out Boy's 14 Greatest Hit videos with exclusive band commentary.
N-DUBZ ‘Against All Odds’ [Release Date 16/11/2009]
What a difference a year makes for N-Dubz, they are now one of the biggest acts in the
The first single of the album 'I Need You' has been fully playlisted across the board and is set for chart domination. Written and produced by the band themselves, the song retains the N-Dubz trademark sound, whilst injecting new, electronic influences to the mix. Lyrically the track deals with the search for the perfect partner after a chance sighting, with the chorus name checking social networking site 'Facebook' along the way. The N-Dubz revolution is almost here with the new album!!
50 CENT ‘Before I Self Destruct’ [Release Date 16/11/2009]
Though 50 Cent has sold nearly 30 million albums worldwide and scored eight Top 10 Hot 100 hits (including three #1s), he has not forgotten the hard times. So in these difficult economic days, the artist who debuted with Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ will give something back to his fans by giving them incredible value for money with a DVD of a full-length original movie to his much anticipated fourth album, Before I Self Destruct.
The gritty 90-minute film, also titled Before I Self Destruct, written, directed and starring Curtis Jackson (aka 50 Cent), is a coming of age story about an inner city youth raised by a hardworking single mother. When his dream of becoming a basketball player fails to materialize, he finds himself employed in a supermarket. After his mother is tragically gunned down, Clarence (played by
For the explosive Before I Self Destruct album, 50 Cent returned to working closely with Dr. Dre and Eminem as he did on Get Rich Or Die Tryin’, his first official album. With Dr. Dre and Eminem producing and guesting, 'Before I Self Destruct' is darker and harder than 2007's 'Curtis', as shown by the grimy single and video to 'OK, You're Right' (produced by Dr. Dre), which was serviced to the streets earlier this year.
RONAN KEATING ‘Winter Songs’ [Release Date 16/11/2009]
Following the success of Ronan Keating’s international number one album 'Songs For My Mother' released earlier this year, Ronan has recorded another special set of songs entitled 'Winter Songs' for this Christmas. Teaming up again with 'Songs For My Mother' producer Steve Lipson, Ronan has pulled together a set of 11 songs that evoke special memories of winter and Christmas for him.
'Winter Songs' is a mix of traditional and modern festive classics, including tracks from artists such as Simon & Garfunkel, Joni Mitchell and Grammy Award winning Sugarland. Along with these Ronan has also included the poignant Christmas Hymn 'Silent Night' and the beautiful 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas'. The album also includes two brand new Ronan songs 'Its Only Christmas' and 'Scars'.
CARPENTERS ‘40/40’ [Release Date 16/11/2009]
The Carpenters, consisting of siblings Karen and Richard Carpenter, are one of the world's most influential musical duos and one of the best-selling music artists of all time. Their unique style of melodies, meticulously crafted arrangements by Richard and the distinctive voice of Karen has placed them in a league of their own.
2009 sees the 40th Anniversary since the Carpenters were signed to A&M and released their first record. To celebrate Polydor are releasing '40/40' – 40 tracks spanning their 40 year career in music. The double CD album includes classics such as 'Ticket To Ride', 'We've Only Just Begun', 'For All We Know', 'Rainy Days and Mondays', 'Superstar', 'It's Going to Take Some Time', 'Hurting Each Other', 'Goodbye to Love', 'Sing', 'Yesterday Once More', 'Top of the World', 'Please Mr. Postman' and 'Only Yesterday' among others.
TORI AMOS ‘Midwinter Graces’ [Release Date 16/11/2009]
After nearly two decades writing and recording some of her generation's most emotionally powerful music, Tori Amos will release her first seasonal album, 'Midwinter Graces', on November 10 via Universal Republic Records. A follow up to Tori's critically acclaimed studio album, 'Abnormally Attracted to Sin', 'Midwinter Graces' will find Tori reworking and expanding on classic carols as well as developing some of her very own seasonal tracks.
'Midwinter Graces' is an album that has been in the making for the past 40 years. Raised in the
For 'Midwinter Graces,' Amos has again teamed up with long time collaborators Matt Chamberlain on drums, Jon Evans on bass, and Mac Aladdin on guitars. Tori has enlisted the help of a Big Band and an Orchestra with stunning John Philip Shenale arrangements to create Tori's new seasonal classics.
BOYZ II MEN ‘Love’ [Release Date 16/11/2009]
Boyz 2 Men are back – with ‘Love’. The title of their new studio album featuring a special