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One Liners: The Kooks, St Vincent, Runrig, more

By | Published on Wednesday 4 October 2017

St Vincent

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• The Kooks have signed a new record deal with Kobalt to release their fifth(!) album. “The Kooks”, says Kobalt’s Paul Hitchman. “The Kooks”, agrees the band’s manager Robert Swerdlow, before adding: “The Kooks”.

• St Vincent has released the video for ‘Los Ageless’. Her new album, ‘Masseduction’, is out next week.

• Soulwax have released the video for ‘Is It Always Binary’, taken from their latest album ‘From Deewee’.

• Kele Okereke has released the video for new single, ‘Streets Been Talkin’. His new album, ‘Fatherland’, is out this week.

• Sharon Van Etten has announced a re-issue of her debut album, ‘Because I Was In Love’, out on 17 Nov. Here’s the remixed and remastered opening track, ‘I Wish I Knew’:

• Sampa The Great has signed to Big Dada and announced the release of new single, ‘Rhymes To The East’. “It was a stand out track to me and one of the strongest lyrics I have captured to date”, she says of the track. “As soon as I heard this beat, I knew exactly what I wanted to say. I was immediately transported to the East”.

• Bonjay have released new track, ‘Ingénue’, the first single from their forthcoming debut album.

• Runrig have announced a second farewell show on 17 Aug next year, ahead of the previously announced 18 Aug show. Both performances will take place at Stirling’s City Park.

• Check out our weekly Spotify playlist of new music featured in the CMU Daily – updated every Friday.



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