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Music news round-up: Weds 20th August

Charli XCX will release her second album, Sucker on 20th October. Her new single, 'Break The Rules' is out two weeks earlier.

The Last Internationale have announced the release of their debut album We Will Reign via Columbia Records on 29th September. The trio (Delila Paz, Edgey Pires and Brad Wilk ([Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave])recorded the album with producer Brendan O'Brien (Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Neil Young) in Los Angeles. They support Robert Plant on the following dates:

9 Nov - Newport, UK @ Newport Centre
10 Nov - Bournemouth, UK @ 02 Academy
12 Nov - London, UK @ Roundhouse
14 Nov - Hull, UK @ Hull City Hall
17 Nov - Leeds, UK @ 02 Academy
18 Nov - Newcastle, UK @ O2 Academy
20 Nov - Cambridge, UK @ Corn Exchange
21 Nov - Wolverhampton, UK @ The Civic Hall
23 Nov- Belfast, Ireland @ Ulster Hall
24 Nov - Dublin, Ireland @ Olympia Theatre
26 Nov- Lancashire, UK @ Blackpool Tower Ballroom
27 Nov - Llandudno, UK @ Llandudno Venue Cymru Arena

The Dunwells release their latest EP, Show Me Emotion on 8th September. In the run up to the EP release, the band are doing a small tour of Cafe Nero coffee shops in various locations around England. Remaining dates:

20th - Aug - Leeds Boar Lane - 12pm
20th Aug - Leeds Park Row - 4pm
21st Aug - Newcastle St Marys Pl - 12pm
21st Aug - Newcastle Clayton St - 4pm
22nd Aug - Hull Savile St - 12pm
22nd Aug - Hull House Of Fraser - 4pm

Annie Lennox releases her seventh solo album on 27th October. Nostalgia is a collection of the singer's takes on standards primarily from the 1930s and 1940s.


Memphis in June
Georgia on my Mind
I Put a Spell on You
I Cover the Waterfront
Strange Fruit
God Bless the Child
You Belong to Me
September in the Rain
I Can Dream, Can't I?
The Nearness of You
Mood Indigo

Babymetal play London Brixton O2 Academy on 8th November.

Marianne Faithful has released a single, 'Sparrows Will Sing', in advance of her Give My Love To London album which is released on 29th September. The track was written by Roger Waters.

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