The Playlist, July 18th 2014
This week's best music from the UK industry's tastemakers.
Perfume Genius / QueenLABEL: Turnstile / CONTACT: Keong Woo: email@example.com
Queen is the first single to be released from the upcoming third album from the alt-pop artist. Too Bright will be released September 23.
Tinchy Stryder / ESGLABEL: Cloud 9 Records / CONTACT: Catherine Smiles: firstname.lastname@example.org
The second single to be released from the urban artist's fourth album, ESG is out July 27. The record, titled 360º, will be released at the end of September.
Eliot Sumner / InformationLABEL: Island Records / CONTACT: Chloe Melick: email@example.com
Previously performing as I Blame Coco, the electro-pop singer returns with a new EP, Information, and a track of the same name, released this week (July 14).
Blonde / Higher GroundLABEL: FFRR / CONTACT: Paul Guimaraes: Paul.Guimaraes@parlophonemusic.com
The Bristol DJ/production duo release new single Higher Ground on August 4. The piano-led house track features soulful vocals from singer-songwriter Charli Taft.
Annie Eve / BasementLABEL: Mouth to Mouth Records/Sony Red Music Solutions / CONTACT: Rajina Gurung: firstname.lastname@example.org
The 22-year-old London singer-songwriter releases will her debut album Sunday ’91 on August 11, following two previous EPs. Single Basement will impact on the same day.
Monica Alcorano / Touch Is GoldLABEL: OD Hunte LTD / CONTACT: Jo: email@example.com
The Take Me Out contestant releases her debut single this week. The dance track was co-written and produced by OD Hunte and is out from July 13.
Blues Pills / High Class WomanLABEL: Nuclear Blast Records / CONTACT: Sarah Valentine: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Sweden-based four-piece release their debut album on July 28. The self-titled record is classic rock-influenced despite the youth of the band's members.
Amelia Lily / CaliforniaLABEL: East West / CONTACT: Dan Deacon: email@example.com
The X Factor finalist is back with a new record label and single. Calirfornia is released August 25, with an album to follow in Autumn.
Kove / Way We AreLABEL: MTA Records / CONTACT: James Mack: firstname.lastname@example.org
Featuring Melissa Steel on vocals, Way We Are is the latest London DJ's latest single, released this week (July 14).
Lana Del Rey / UltraviolenceLABEL: Polydor Records / CONTACT: Jemma Litchfield: email@example.com
The American singer releases her new single on August 18. It's the second single to be taken from sophomore album Ultraviolence, as well as the title track.