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#NewMusicFriday | 22 March

Today's spectacular #NewMusicFriday comes from Dan, hmv Cardiff. Who shares his thoughts on 3 terrific releases for our lovers of vinyl & CD alike. Have a read or give it a watch on our YouTube!

Gossip / Real Power
The highly anticipated release of the latest Gossip album on vinyl, has fans buzzing with excitement. Listeners are invited into a sonic landscape of raw energy and passionate vocals by Beth Ditto. Each track pulsates with the band's signature blend of punk rock and soul. Captivating the audience with its unapologetic authenticity. Feel like you are alive with this well-pressed vinyl, accompanied by a grungy artbook which helps you immerse in the sound. From the infectious hooks to the poignant lyrics. This album on vinyl is a must-have for any music enthusiast looking to experience the power of Gossip and its purest form. 

Own Real Power now on exclusive@hmv red vinyl, standard vinyl & CD

The Jesus And The Mary Chain / Glasgow Eyes
Returning significantly after a long hiatus, the legendary alternative Scottish outfit Jesus And The Mary Chain released Glasgow Eyes, which captures the essence of the band's iconic sound while pushing the boundaries of their musical evolution. Listeners will be enveloped in a cacophony of distortion, reverb, and haunting melodies that define the band's signature shoegaze and post-punk style. Each track on this album is a testament to the band's ability to blend noise and melody into a mesmerizing landscape, drawing listeners into a trend with its captivating blend of nostalgia and innovation. This Jesus In The Mary Chain album on vinyl is a must-have for fans and collectors alike, offering a timeless glimpse into the band's influential musical legacy. 

Own Glasgow Eyes now on frosted clear vinyl, red vinyl & CD.

Shakira / Las Mijeres Ya No Lloran 
Shakira shakes back on the scene with her first studio album since 2017. Her latest Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran, delivers an upbeat listening experience that showcases the Colombian superstar's unparalleled talent and versatility. Fans share warmly and rediscover Shakira's vibrant tapestry of rhythms only she can effortlessly blend together. From infectious Latin beats to soul stirring ballads. Every track on this album resonates with the passion and authenticity, whether dancing to the upbeat anthems or reflecting on the introspective lyrics. This vinyl release is a testament to Shakira's enduring legacy as a groundbreaking artist in the global music scene.

Own Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran now on limited edition ruby vinyl, diamond version vinyl & CD.

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