This Months' Top Albums - September
Every month we keep an eye on the slew of upcoming album releases to keep you in tune with what's due for to hit record store shelves in the coming weeks. September sees releases from Irish acts Heathers and Two Door Cinema Club, the hotly anticipated second album from The xx, a new album from Animal Collective as well as Bob Dylan's latest.
Two Door Cinema Club - Beacon - Out Now
The second album from Northern Irish act Two Door Cinema Club will no doubt come under some serious scrutiny considering their debut Tourist History was given the Choice Music Prize for best Irish album of 2010. The band's profile has surged in recent times, seeing the band make the step to playing vast venues like The O2. Exciting times for TDCC fans.
Animal Collective - Centipede Hz - 4th September
The ninth album from the American experimental group Animal Collective has received numerous positive reviews in advance of the album's release. At this stage in their career don't expect the band to stray too far from the style that they've cultivated up to this point -but that won't bother Animal Collective fans one little bit.
Heathers - Kingdom - 7th September
The MacNamara sisters release their second album some four years after their debut and it shows just how much they've grown as musicians and songwriters during that time. You've no doubt heard the first single 'Forget Me Knots' on the radio by now, but if you want to hear the rest you can do so right here until Friday!
The xx - Coexist - 11th September
When a band has such a successful debut album as The xx did, it's always going to hang quite heavy over them when they release their second. Just how well it'll stand up to the inevitable comparisons, we'll find out in the middle of the September.
Bob Dylan - Tempest - 11th September
Thirty-five albums in to his career and Bob Dylan still manages to release interesting, engaging material. Rolling Stone, for example, gave the album a glowing 5-star review suggesting that - even in the twilight of his career, Mr. Zimmerman is just a relevant as he always was.
Story by EI Team | 09:00 | Tuesday 4th September 2012 | Music
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