Francesca Lombardo Releases ‘Eye Ring’
Francesca Lombardo has released ‘Eye Ring’ taken from her forthcoming debut album, ‘Life of Leaf’. The single, already receiving support from the likes of Electronic Groove & Decoded Magazine, was hailed by Resident Advisor as “one of her best tracks in recent memory”. Released on May 18 , ‘Eye Ring’ is available to stream or download now via the link below.
Jalen N’Gonda Releases New Single And Announces Headline Show
Jalen N’Gonda has released “We Fell Out Of Love”, the second single taken from his forthcoming debut EP ‘Talking About Mary’. The follow up to “I Guess That Makes Me A Loser” was released on April 20 and has been picked up by Spotify’s ‘New Music Friday’ playlists around the world. Jalen will also be playing a headline show at The Islington on May 30. You can listen to “We Fell Out Of Love” below and buy tickets to the show here.
Malena Zavala Releases Debut Album
Malena Zavala has released ‘Aliso’, her debut album containing the acclaimed singles ‘Should I Try’ and ‘If It Goes’ plus the latest ‘A Vision That’s Changed’ release. Written, recorded and produced by Malena, the LP draws inspiration from the women in her family and her hometown of Argentina. Already receiving critical acclaim, the LP was tipped by the Sunday Times as ‘Folkie Of The Week’ and received a 4 star rating from The Guardian. Listen below.
The Wandering Hearts Appear On Andrew Marr
Cabbage Release Debut LP
After releasing 36 songs across five EPs and playing over 200 shows since 2016, Manchester five piece Cabbage have just dropped their first LP, ‘Nihilistic Glamour Shots’. The highly anticipated debut hit No.10 in the midweek Top 40 charts, recieving album of the week support from BBC Radio 1’s Huw Stephens & Mark Radcliffe on BBC Radio 6 Music. You can stream, download or purchase your copy here.
Martin Craft Writes On Lissie’s Top Ten Album
The fourth studio album by Illinois’ Lissie debuted at No.9 in the UK album charts this week. The LP, titled ‘Castles’, features 3 cuts from Blue Raincoat Songs writer, Martin Craft: ‘Crazy Girl’, ‘Boyfriend’ & ‘Love Blows’. You can read NME’s full review of ‘Castles’ here and listen below.
Malena Zavala Releases ‘A Vision That’s Changed’
Taken from her forthcoming ‘Aliso’ LP, Malena Zavala’s latest single, ‘A Vision That’s Changed’ is out now. Giving us further glimpses into her debut album, it joins singles: ‘If It Goes’, ‘Should I Try’ and ’Could You Stay’. Championed by music blogs The Line Of Best Fit, Stereogum,‘A Vision That’s Changed’ has claimed the top spot over on Hypemachine.
AKA George Signing
Blue Raincoat Songs are pleased to welcome AKA George to the family. The ‘Stone Cold Classic’ singer has signed a publishing deal with us, marking our first signing of 2018. George released his first collection of songs ‘First Friday’ last year and his latest single ‘Manic Machine’ is out now.
Let’s Eat Grandma Return With ‘Hot Pink’ And Announce New Live Show
Following on from the success of their debut album, ‘I’, Gemini’, Let’s Eat Grandma have returned with a game-changing new single, “Hot Pink”, out now via Transgressive Records. The band had the following to say about the new track:
“Hot Pink” is about the misconceptions of femininity and masculinity and the power of embracing both of them. It’s about self-expression and appreciation for an underrated colour.”
Let’s Eat Grandma have also announced a new headline date at Lightbox in London on March 8, where the duo will showcase their new live show. Tickets are available here. Listen to the single below.