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By and | Published on Tuesday 27 February 2018

Chris Cornell

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• The global grouping of indie label trade bodies worldwide, the Worldwide Independent Network, has announced the appointment of Beggars Group boss Martin Mills to the new position of Non-Executive Chair.

• One of Chris Cornell’s final recordings has been released. ‘You Never Knew My Mind’, features lyrics drawn from an unpublished poem written by Johnny Cash. It’ll appear on new album, ‘Johnny Cash: Forever Words’, out on 6 Apr.

• Pendulum have announced their first album since 2010’s ‘Immersion’. Titled ‘The Reworks’ (they’re a bit vague about whether or not it’s a remix album) the new record will be released later this year, alongside a boxset called ‘The Complete Works’.

• Shirt, the first rapper signed to Jack White’s Third Man Records label, has shared a video of his first visit to the company’s vinyl pressing plant.

• Peggy Gou has released new track ‘Han Jan’. She describes it as “my little tribute to 90s electro music”. ‘Han Jan’ is taken from her new EP, ‘Once’, out this Friday.

• Those Rolling Stones have announced that they will tour the UK for the first time in more than a decade this summer. Tickets go on general sale on Friday.

• The Pet Shop Boys will return to the Royal Opera House in London with their ‘Inner Sanctum’ show for four nights in July. The duo are “THRILLED”. Tickets go on sale tomorrow.

• Ash have announced UK tour dates for this October, finishing up at The Forum in London on 24 Oct. Their new album, ‘Islands’, is out on 18 May. Here’s new track, ‘Buzzkill’.

• Mitski will tour the UK and Ireland in September, finishing at the Shepherds Bush Empire on 26 Sep. Tickets on sale this Friday.

• Check out our weekly Spotify playlist of new music featured in the CMU Daily – updated every Friday.

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