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One Liners: Billy Bragg, Cardi B & Bruno Mars, Foals, more

By | Published on Friday 15 February 2019

Billy Bragg

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• Billy Bragg has written the first in a series of political essays for Faber Social. ‘The Three Dimensions Of Freedom’ will be published on 2 May.

• Cardi B and Bruno Mars have released a new track together, ‘Please Me’.

• Foals have released new single ‘On The Luna’. They’ve also announced three low-key shows at Gorilla in Manchester, Liquid Rooms in Edinburgh and EartH in London in the days ahead of the release of new album, ‘Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Part 1’, on 8 Mar.

• Jenny Lewis has released new song ‘Heads Will Roll’ from her new album ‘On The Line’, which is out on 22 Mar.

• Ray BLK has released the video for ‘Paradise’ from her ‘Empress Project’ album.

• Yann Tiersen has released the video for ‘Tempelhof’ from his new album ‘All’, which is out today.

• Becce J has enlisted D Double E features for her new single, ‘Timing’.

• Tommy Genesis has released new track ‘I’m Yours’ ahead of upcoming European tour dates, including a show at Oslo in London on 20 Feb.

• Lydia Ainsworth has announced that she will release her third album, ‘Phantom Forest’, on 10 May. She’s also released first single ‘Can You Find Her Place’. “I’m singing a number of the songs on ‘Phantom Forest’ from the perspective of Mother Nature and her views on humanity’s hubris”, she says. “However, on ‘Can You Find Her Place’ I am using my voice as a kind of Greek chorus singing about where you can find her strength, setting the scene for ‘Phantom Forest'”.

• Girl Unit will release his debut album, ‘Song Feel’, on 5 Apr. He’s just released new single ‘Stuck’, featuring Taliwhoah.

• Sasami has released new single ‘Free’ featuring Devendra Banhart. Her debut album is set for release on 8 Mar. She will play a show at The Lexington in London the same day.

• Broken Social Scene have released the video for ‘Boyfriends’, from their new EP ‘Let’s Try The After Vol 1’, which is out today.

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