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One Liners: Young MA, Elbow, FKA Twigs, more

By | Published on Tuesday 8 October 2019

Young MA / Reservoir


Reservoir has signed rapper Young MA to a worldwide publishing deal. “As an independent artist it’s important for me to continue adding the right partners to my team”, she says. “I’m excited about being in business with Reservoir and joining forces with such a reputable company. [I’m] ready to make big moves!”



Elbow have announced that they will release a special ‘don’t skip’ CD version of their ‘Giants Of All Sizes’ album to coincide with National Album Day this weekend. As the name suggests, the CD will feature the album as one continuous track, so that you’ll be unable to skip any of it. Which… I guess… could be… something… you… might… want? It will only be available at HMV, Amazon and independent record shops this Saturday.

FKA Twigs has released new track ‘Home With You’, taken from her new album ‘Magdalene’, which is set for release on 8 Nov. “You can take the girl out of the suburbs but you can’t take the suburbs out of the girl”, she says. “‘Home With You’ reinforced my re-occurring suspicion that when I’m in doubt, I should follow my gut and go home”.

Kim Gordon has released new solo single ‘Hungry Baby’. Her first solo album ‘No Home Record’ is out this week.

Ms Banks has released new single ‘Bad B Bop’. Her new album, ‘Coldest Winter Ever Part 2’, is out on 14 Nov.

Anna Meredith has released new single ‘Inhale Exhale’, from her upcoming ‘Fibs’ album. She’s also announced an album launch show at the Lancaster Rooms in Somerset House Studios on 24 Oct.

Highasakite have released new single, ‘Can I Be Forgiven’. The first part of their new two part album ‘The Bare Romantic’ will be released on 18 Oct. The second part will follow next year.

Steve Mason has announced that he will release new EP ‘Coup d’Etat’ on 18 Oct. From it, this is new single ‘Like A Ripple’. He will also be touring the UK in November and December.



Dirty Hit has announced a UK tour in November and December showcasing three of its artists: Beabadoobee, No Rome and Oscar Lang. Tickets go on sale this Friday.

Canadian band Marianas Trench have announced plans to tour the UK for only the third time in their nearly 20 year career. The run includes a date at London’s Scala on 14 Nov. Here’s the video for new single ‘Don’t Miss Me?’

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