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Music News: Monday 16th September 2013

Lisa Bentley

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Headlines

John Legend Weds Chrissy Teigan

John Legend and fiancé Chrissy Teigan were married this week in Italy

Album News

Bad Religion are set to release a Christmas album. The album of rock Christmas covers will be released October 28th.

Lily Allen will duet with Robbie Williams on his new album.

Kylie Minogue Joins the Voice

Kyle Minogue will join Wil.I.am and Tom Jones as the new judge on The Voice. Two chairs were left empty by the departure of Danny O’Donoghue and Jessie J who both left at the end of the second series.

Mercury Prize Nominees Announced

The 2013 Mercury Prize nominees have been announced. Below is the list of the artists and albums up for nomination. Let us know who you think should win.

Arctic Monkeys – AM
David Bowie – The Next Day
Disclosure – Settle
Foals – Holy Fire
James Blake – Overgrown
Jake Bugg – Jake Bugg
Jon Hopkins – Immunity
Laura Marling – Once I Was An Eagle
Laura Mvula – Sing To The Moon
Rudimental – Home
Savages – Silence Yourself
Villagers – {Awayland}

Illegal Downloads Dropped

According to OFCOM the amount of illegal downloads has dropped by one third. Could this be a good thing for high street music retailers?

New Member of Fall Out Boy?

Not really, don’t get too excited. However, the band were joined on stage by The Ramones Marky Ramone this week at their show in Brooklyn’s Barclays Centre. The band performed a selection of Ramones classics.

Mitch Winehouse finds Unheard Track by Amy

Amy Winehouse’s father Mitch has found an unheard track by the deceased singer. A posthumous album was released of Winehouse tracks and rumours were rife that there were more songs in the vault. Will this one be added to it or released?

Live Announcements

Blood Sport

Blood Sport are currently touring.

18th September – Wharf Chambers, Leeds

21st September – Penelopes, Sheffield

3rd October – JT Soar, Nottingham

Patent Pending

Patent Pending will be touring the UK with Bowling for Soup in October.

10th October – Guildhall, Southampton

11th October – UEA, Norwich

12th October – Rock City, Nottingham

13th October – Academy, Manchester

14th October – o2 Academy, Leeds

15th October – o2 Academy, Glasgow

16th October – o2 Academy, Newcastle

17th October – o2 Academy, Sheffield

18th October – o2 Academy, Liverpool

19th October – o2 Academy, Birmingham

20th October – University, Cardiff

21st October – o2 Academy, Bristol

22nd October – Pavilions, Plymouth

23rd October – Hammersmith Apollo, London

The Wave Pictures

The Wave Pictures are currently touring.

18th September – The Musician, Leicester

19th September – Kazimar, Liverpool

20th September – The Pleasure Theatre, Edinburgh

22nd September – Mono, Glasgow

23rd September – Cluny, Newcastle

24th September – TBC, Preston

25th September – The Adelphi, Hull

26th September – Brudenell, Leeds

27th September – Soup Kitchen, Manchester

28th September – The Haunt, Brighton

13th November – Jazz Café, London

Willard Grant Conspiracy

Catch Willard Grant Conspiracy on their upcoming tour.

17th October – Green Door Store, Brighton

18th October – Bush Hall, London

19th October – Cleere’s, Kilkenny

20th October – The Crane Lane Theatre, Cork

22nd October – Broadcast, Glasgow

23rd October – The Cluny 2, Newcastle

27th October – Phoenix, Exeter

Released This Week

The Diving Board – Elton John

Ketevan – Katie Melua

Rewind the Film – Manic Street Preachers

The Temperance Movement – The Temperance Movement

Nothing Was the Same – Drake

True – Avicii

Loud Like Love – Placebo

From Here to Now to You – Jack Johnson

Old Souls – Deaf Havana

Wise Up Ghost – Elvis Costello and The Roo

MGMT – MGMT

Night Café – OMD

Imitations – Mark Lanegan

Music to Make Boys Cry – Diane Vickers

Stay True – Danny & the Champions on the World