New Music Friday: Busted, The Weeknd and more release new albums

It’s our favourite time of the week – New Music Friday is the new tunes fix you need to get your weekend started. This week we’ll be listening to Busted, The Weeknd, Kate Bush and more.

What’s even better about New Music Friday is that you can also listen to a lot of the new releases live! We’ve found the artists who’ve got new records out and are about to take them on tour. Double win!

Busted – Night Driver


It is finally here! 13 years after the release of their last album, the English pop rockers are back with new material and let us tell you, it’s ace. Their new record show what their return is all about – familiar pop but a new twist of synth. Don’t miss the boys on tour next spring with tickets still available via, and why not get your hands on a copy of their new album?

The Weeknd – Starboy


Canadian singer The Weeknd has released his newest masterpiece Starboy today. It’s his fourth studio album and the follow up to his chart-topping Beauty Behind The Madness. He’s also just released a 12-minute short film – busy boy! Catch him on his world tour with last remaining tickets left on and give Starboy a listen! You can get your copy here.

Prince – 4Ever


The first posthumous collection of Prince’s best work is out today. Purple Rain – A Celebration of Prince are a world-class eight-piece live band who will be touring the UK with their tribute to the late and great next spring. Get your tickets now and what better early xmas present than Prince’s newest collection, buy it here.

Kate Bush – Before the Dawn


Kate Bush releases her new live album Before The Dawn today. The collection features recordings from her 22-date residency at the Eventim Apollo in 2014. Whether you were lucky enough to be there or not, you can now own this self-produced record via our shop.

Aled Jones – One Voice at Christmas


Following the success of his album One Voice earlier this year, Aled Jones returns to duet with himself for the nation’s favourite Christmas classics including a brand new arrangement of Walking In The Air. Aled Jones will also be taking his Christmas treasures to London’s Barbican Hall on 22 and 23 December with last remaining tickets on sale via Get in the festive mood and buy his new album here.

Laura Mvula – The Dreaming Room (deluxe)


Soul-singer Laura Mvula is currently on a UK tour and she has now released a deluxe edition of her latest record The Dreaming Room. You can still catch her in Sheffield and Bristol this weekend, with tickets on Get your copy of her stunning album here.

Military Wives – Home For Christmas


Featuring over 1000 wives from 65 choirs, the Military Wives choir have released their biggest project yet. The collection contains twelve inspirational Christmas carols as well as their new single Home For Christmas. The album reflects what Christmas means to military families and if you want to see the choirs live, they are currently on tour with tickets on sale now. For the perfect Christmas present, head to our shop for the album.