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Music news round up: w/e 19 May

Joe Walsh has unveiled a live video of 'Lucky That Way', a track taken from his first solo album in twenty years Analog Man which is out on June 11th through Decca Records / Concord Music Group.


LostAlone have announced that the next single to be taken from their recent album I'm A UFO In This City will be 'Paradox On Earth', out on June 10th. The trio set out on tour tomorrow (20th), tickets are still available for certain dates with full details as follows:

Sun 20th May – BRISTOL , Thekla – (14+)
Mon 21st May – GLASGOW, Captain’s Rest – (18+)
Tue 22nd May – MANCHESTER , Dry Bar – (14+)
Wed 23rd May – LONDON , Camden Barfly – (14+)
Thu 24th May – NOTTINGHAM, Rock City – (14+)


Dot Rotten has released the video to new single 'Overload', out on June 4th. Check it out below.


Josh Kumra - who you might recognise from Wretch 32's number one single 'Don't Go' last summer - has announced that his debut single 'Helicopters & Planes' will be released through RCA on July 9th. You can listen to the track, produced by Naughty Boy and featuring vocals from K Koke, below.


'Lightning Bolt' will be the next single released by Nottingham troubadour Jake Bugg, out June 4th through Mercury Records. Check out the video below.


The Tallest Man On Earth (aka Kristian Matsson) has unveiled the first track from his forthcoming new album There's No Leaving Now.

The Tallest Man on Earth will be touring in 2012 in support of There’s No Leaving Now, with shows in London, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Berlin and New York, and festival appearances including a headlining slot at Green Man Festival (Far Out Stage) and an appearance at Hop Farm. Stay tuned for more dates and news.

Tour Dates:
31st May- Stockholm, Sweden- Sodra Teatern
1st June - Stockholm, Sweden- Sodra Teatern
20th June - New York, NY- Town Hall SOLD OUT
21st June – New York, NY – Town Hall
1st July – Kent, Paddock Wood, UK, Hop Farm
3rd July - London, UK- Hackney Empire
4th July - Amsterdam, NL- Paradiso
6th July - Berlin, Germany- Lido
29th July - Newport, RI- Newport Folk Festival
17th August - Hasselt, Belgium- Pukkelpop
18th August - Glanusk Park, Wales- Green Man Festival


Rachel Sermanni will release her new single 'Eggshells' this Monday (21st). Watch the video for it below.

Live dates:
11th-15th SALISBURY, Larmer Tree Festival
19th– 22nd HUNTINGDON, Secret Garden Party
17th-19th LEICESTER, Summer Sundae


Justin Townes Earle will release his fourth album Nothing’s Gonna Change The Way You Feel About Me Now this spring on Bloodshot Records. Produced by Earle alongside longtime collaborator Skylar Wilson, the ten-track album was recorded completely live with no overdubs over a four-day period at an old converted church recording studio in Asheville, NC.

1. Am I That Lonely Tonight?
2. Look The Other Way
3. Nothing’s Gonna Change The Way You Feel About Me Now
4. Baby’s Got A Bad Idea
5. Maria
6. Down On The Lower East Side
7. Won’t Be The Last Time
8. Memphis In The Rain
9. Unfortunately, Anna
10. Movin’ On


Tenacious D have unveiled the video to Low Hangin' Fruit which is taken from their new album Rise of the Fenix


Technical rock act Mutiny On The Bounty have signed to leading UK record label Best Before who will release their second album, Trials, to a UK audience. After their debut received wide critical acclaim and a release on the respected independent label Big Scary Monsters, they have taken the next step up with a new home and new sound for album two.

Mutiny On The Bounty have previously toured with the likes of Coheed and Cambria, Portugal the Man and And So I Watch You From Afar. After their recent showcase at SXSW, they will play The Great Escape, Roskilde and tour throughout Europe over the summer and in the UK around the release of Trials on August 6th. This will be preceded by a single, 'Artifacts', on July 26th.

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