Hello! How’s tricks? Here’s a collection of stuff we negated to tell you about during the past week – soz!
*Gabrielle releases a greatest hits album ‘Now & Always: 20 Years Of Dreaming‘ on Monday. Gabrielle has been on a promotional trail of late ahead of the release of the thirty-four track selection which features seven new songs alongside the hits. During a live session for SBTV, Gabs performed a magnificently stunning acoustic version of ‘Dreams’.
In another, different live session for Transmitter, Gabrielle hooks up with Wretch 32 for a special version of ‘Sunshine’, with glorious results…
*KT Tunstall has shared the video for the exquisite ‘Made Of Glass’ which appears on the beautifully arresting album ‘Invisible Empire // Crescent Moon‘.
*Mariah Carey unveiled and released her new single ‘The Art Of Letting Go’ this week. The track is a vintage sounding, gorgeously soulful throwback jam complete with all kinds of crazy and impressive vocal runs.
*The Toni Braxton and Babyface collaborative album ‘Love, Marriage & Divorce‘ has been pushed back until February 2014 but to appease the delay the pair have released their own sublimely soulful rendition of the Christmas classic ‘Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas’.
*As previously mentioned, Eliza Doolittle features on the Vic Mensa track ‘YNSP‘ which appears on his mixtape titled ‘INNANETAPE‘ which can be downloaded here. The track now has a video, however, it doesn’t feature Eliza *sad face*
*Austra have a new video for ‘Forgive Me’ which appears on their second album ‘Olympia’.
*‘Elastic Heart‘, Sia’s musical contribution to the ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ soundtrack now has a video. Sia described the video as “scrappy, the way I like it”
*Norah Jones has joined forces with Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day and the pair have recorded an album together consisting of tracks originally recorded by The Everley Brothers in tribute of the group. ‘Foreverly’ is set for release on 25th November and is preceded by the single ‘Long Time Gone’.
*Britney Spears has revealed the full tracklisting for her upcoming eighth studio album ‘Britney Jean‘ which features fourteen tracks including the singles ‘Work Bitch‘ and ‘Perfume‘ as well as collaborations with T.I. and sister Jamie Lynn.
*The Feeling have announced a special one-off Christmas show for Friday 13th December at Under The Bridge in Chelsea, London. The now annual event consist of a standard ticket (£30) and premium package (£40)which includes early entry, exclusive Q&A session with the band, plus a mince pie and glass of wine!
*Katy B has debuted a new single titled ‘Crying For No Reason’.
Katy has also announced a UK tour for March 2014 to coincide with the release of her second album ‘Little Red’, which is set for release on 3rd February. Tickets for the shows went on-sale today with dates and venues featured below…