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Lucius release debut album 'Wildewoman'

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 31 March 2014

Lucius release their debut album ‘Wildewoman’ today. The Brooklyn band’s sound combines pop melodies and girl group vocal harmonies with percussive post-punk power and stomping percussion. Lucius is fronted by Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig, whose impeccable soaring harmonies give their sound its unique flavor.

Elton John 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road'

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 24 March 2014

Elton John’s seminal album ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ has been re-issued to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its release. The reissue includes a two disk special edition featuring nine new cover versions performed by Ed Sheeran, Miguel, John Grant, Emeli Sande and more. ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ was Elton John’s seventh studio album and went on to be one of his most popular, selling over 30 million copies and topping the album charts in the UK and the US.

Introducing: Soak

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 14 March 2014

Born in Belfast and raised in Derry, 17 year old SOAK has spent the last two years splitting time between her studies, the local skate park, and her songwriting. Significant acclaim around 2012’s ‘Sea Creatures’ led to her being offered slots at Glastonbury and Other Voices, as well as supporting Tegan & Sara on tour. Soak  has now been snapped up as the first signing to Chvrches' Goodbye Records, with her first release through the label ‘Blud’ out Monday 17th March.

Paloma Faith - 'A Perfect Contradiction'

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 10 March 2014

Paloma Faith releases her third studio album ‘A Perfect Contradiction’ today through RCA Records. The new album is a very different record from 2012’s ‘Fall To Grace’, as Paloma explains; "Its tone is the very opposite of what the last album was…. I've been reflecting on things that have been tough but I'm almost celebrating that. If you haven't been to the bottom, you wouldn't be able to recognise how it feels to feel really amazing after all."

Metronomy release new album 'Love Letters'

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 10 March 2014

Metronomy release their fourth studio album ‘Love Letters’ today through Because Music. The album aims to do fresh things in an old fashioned way – taking a more traditional analogue approach to recording, yet at the same time injecting the music with tight electronics and experiments in sound.

NME Award Winners 2014

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 27 February 2014

Trophies for Lily Allen, Disclosure, Haim and The Clash at the 2014 NME Awards.

Bastille win British Breakthrough at Brit Awards

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 24 February 2014

Bastille continued their phenomenal year last week when they took home the Brit Award for British Breakthrough Act, whilst this week their debut album 'Bad Blood' has returned to the top of the album charts.

Paul Heaton announces UK Tour with Jacqui Abbott

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 10 February 2014

Paul Heaton - of legendary groups The Housemartins and The Beautiful South – has announced a UK tour this spring. For the first time since the days of The Beautiful South he’ll be reunited with former band member Jacqui Abbott, and the pair will be performing some of The Beautiful South’s biggest hits – alongside new material.