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CMU’s One Liners: Nina Nesbitt, Sweden Rock, Cliff Richard, more

By | Published on Thursday 24 November 2016

Nina Nesbitt / Cooking Vinyl

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Nina Nesbitt has signed a new global artist services deal with Cooking Vinyl, ready for her new album, which is out next spring. “Working with the Cooking Vinyl team feels like a big step in the right direction”, says the musician.

• Live Nation has taken a majority stake in Swedish rock festival the Sweden Rock Festival. Live Nation’s John Reid is “very excited”. Or that’s what he told Billboard, anyway.

• Cliff Richard is having a crack at the Christmas number one spot this year – you know, for old time’s sake – with a new extra Christmassy version of ‘It’s Better To Dream’, from his new album ‘Just… Fabulous Rock N Roll’. The physical CD release will double as a Christmas card from Cliff himself.

• McFly are releasing a new live album recorded on their ‘Anthology’ tour. A limited edition boxset will feature full live versions of each of their studio albums, plus a bonus disc of nothing but between-song banter, and some other bits and bobs. Here’s an over the top video taking a look inside the box.

• Princess Nokia has released a new track, ‘Kitana’, produced by Atrak and Lex Luger.

• Health have released the video for ‘LA Looks’, taken from their latest album, ‘Death Magic’.

• Three Trapped Tigers drummer Adam Betts has released videos of himself performing his full new album, ‘Colossal Squid’. If you want to see him actually live in the same room as you, head down to the Servant Jazz Quarters in Dalston on 29 Nov.

• Meilyr Jones has released a new single, a new recording of ‘Return To Life’ from his debut album ‘2013’.

• Adele has announced that she will close her ’25’ world tour with two performances at Wembley Stadium next year. She’ll play the venue on 29 Jun and 1 Jul, with tickets on sale on 30 Nov.

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