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By and | Published on Wednesday 7 February 2018


Other notable announcements and developments today…

• UK record industry collecting society PPL has announced a number of promotions in its top team. Sarah Mitchell, formerly Head Of Member Services, becomes Director Of Member Services. Operations Director Christine Geissmar becomes Chief Operating Officer. Director Of Legal & Business Affairs David Harmsworth becomes General Counsel. And Finance Director Chris Barton becomes Chief Financial Officer.

• Sting and Shaggy collaborating is still a thing that happened. Now there’s video evidence.

• Paramore have released the video for ‘Rose-Colored Boy’, taken from their ‘After Laughter’ album.

• We’re moving ever closer to the release of new US Girls album, ‘A Poem Unlimited’, on 16 Feb. Here’s new single ‘Pearly Gates’, which is dead good.

• Noah Cyrus has released a new track, ‘We Are…’, featuring MØ.

• Poliça and Stargaze have released new single, ‘Agree’. The track is taken from their upcoming collaborative album, ‘Music For The Long Emergency’, out on 16 Feb.

• Jane Weaver will release ‘The Lightning Back’, from her latest album ‘The Architect’, on 6 Apr. 

• Zilla is back with a new single, ‘Whatever It Is’. “It’s a sensual love story with the voices living in my head, the temptation of letting go of sanity and surrendering to the crazy”, she says of the track.

• Sloan will be back with their twelfth studio album, ’12’, on 6 Apr. From it, this is ‘The Day Will Be Mine’.

• Idles have announced more UK shows in April, which will precede the three in Manchester, Glasgow and London that they’ve already sold out.

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

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