Friday’s are incredibly exciting here at the Warner Music South Africa office. New Music Fridays is a day when all new releases hit digital and physical stores around the world. Every week, we will showcase some of our exciting releases right here on our website as we help you get your weekend playlist sorted. These are what new releases you should check out this week:
Wale – Shine
Wale is back with his highly-anticipated new album ‘Shine’. The record’s lead single ‘Fashion Week’ with G-Eazy has been a massive single for the rapper and his new single ‘My Love’ features Major Lazer, Wizkid and Dua Lipa. The album has something for everyone and sees the rapper step out of his comfort zone a little. It’s a release we’re incredibly proud to bring you this week.
Motionless In White – Graveyard Shift
Nu Metal group Motionless In White drop their new album ‘Graveyard Shit’ today. The group celebrate their 12th year in the music business this year and ‘Graveyard Shift’ is a reminder to both old and new fans why the group have managed to stay so relevant. Their take on the genre is unique and ‘Graveyard Shift’ is an exciting new project from the group. If you are a nu metal fan, you need to check out this album this week!
Grateful Dead – Cornell 5/8/77
Believe it or not, but it’s been 40 years since Grateful Dead released their incredibly popular ‘Cornell’ record. So, in celebration, the group have released a special box-set featuring remastered tracks from the original recordings in a special 3 CD set. This is the first of many rereleases as the group announced that they plan on reissuing their entire catalogue in celebration of their 50th anniversary – a must for any fan of the legendary group.
Blondie – Pollinator
American rock band Blondie makes their return this week as they drop their 11th studio album ‘Pollinator’ today. The record includes the new singles ‘Fun’ and ‘Long Time’ and includes tracks written by Sia, Charli XCX, Johnny Marr and many more. Debbie Harry delivers another flawless vocal performance and proves she is still the ultimate rock star.