From Bastille to The Raconteurs, here's June's most exciting upcoming releases.
The indie and pop worlds go hand in hand when it comes to releasing super infectious and thoroughly uplifting tunes. June promises to get the summer off to an anthemic start with these seven albums, which you should definitely have on pre-order.
Bastille - Doom Days
It feels longer than three years since Wild World, but I suppose that's just down to how good it was. It's no surprise then that we're super excited for Bastille's third album Doom Days which promises to be both euphoric and emotional, as indeed we've already seen from the title track and newest single Joy.
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Made up of 13 tracks with 7 interludes, VHS is a personal and family orientated album featuring home family tape recordings. 'Renegades', the second single taken from the album, is a soft track lead by an acoustic guitar, allowing the subtle tones and melodies to ease listeners into the album. Since its release the track has received great attention and radio air play in the UK & US and recently in topped the Hot AC chart in America.
The first half of the album showcases a slower and gentler side to the Brooklyn based band, this is epitomised with the track 'Unsteady' which features dramatic keys and a heart-warming feel - overall and showcasing lead singer Sam Harris 'emotive vocals.
'Hang On' takes a different musical approach with a catchy and upbeat sound and furthermore showcases the versatility and confidence of the group. If it's not already noted for a single, 'Gorgeous' should most certainly be a track the band release as an A-side. It's pure pop and has a similar feel to Nick Jonas' (rather impressive) recent pop it 'Jealous' with edgy keys and distant vocals from Harris.
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The rap star's second album 'Dreams Worth More Than Money' sold nearly a quarter of a million copies to storm to Number One, selling more than the rest of the Top Five combined.
Rapper Meek Mill has scored his first American Number One album, with his second effort Dreams Worth More Than Money entering at the top of the Billboard 200 in its first week with sales of nearly a quarter of a million over all platforms.
The Philadelphia-born star, real name Robert Rahmeek Williams, sold 246,000 copies of his sophomore effort in the week ending July 5th including 215,000 traditional album sales (i.e. excluding stream and track equivalents). His first album, 2012’s Dreams and Nightmares, peaked at Number 2 as a new entry, and three years later he’s gone one better.
Rapper Meek Mill is celebrating his first Number 1 album with 'Dreams Worth More Than Money'
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