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One Liners: Ed Sheeran & Beyonce, Florence Welch, Louis Tomlinson, more

By | Published on Friday 1 December 2017

Ed Sheeran

Other notable announcements and developments today…

Unlike Jay-Z, Ed Sheeran has released a collaboration with Beyonce.

• Florence Welch is to publish a book of lyrics, poetry and sketches from her own notebooks on 5 Jul, titled ‘Useless Magic’. “I have long wanted to persuade Florence to write a book”, says Penguin’s Juliet Annan. “I am so THRILLED”, adds Welch. The Machine could not be reached for comment.

• One Directioner Louis Tomlinson has released his latest solo single, ‘Miss You’.

• The xx have released a short film about their Lollapalooza Berlin headline show earlier this year, titled ‘We See You Berlin’.

• The Go! Team have released a new Morse code-inspired song, ‘Mayday’. “I’ve always wanted to do a song with Morse code in it and when I hit upon the idea of applying a mayday distress signal to love problems I was surprised it had never been done before”, says the band’s Ian Parton.

• Alela Diane has announced that she will release new album, ‘Cusp’, on 9 Feb. From it, this is ‘Émigré’.

• Thomas Truax is back. He will release his ninth album, ‘All That Heaven Allows’, on 2 Feb. From it, this is new single ‘Save Me’, featuring Gemma Ray.

• Jon Boden, formerly of Bellowhead, will be touring the UK in April, performing songs from his solo album ‘Afterglow’. Here’ a video of him performing one of those songs, ‘Fires Of Midnight’.

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

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