Morrissey announces new covers album

Morrissey announces new covers album

Morrissey has announced a new covers album – and he’ll be taking on tracks by the likes of Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and Roy Orbison. The former Smiths frontman shared the news about the album on his official website yesterday. The 12-track California Son was produced by Joe Chiccarelli. BMG are releasing the album – although an actual release date has yet to be confirmed. You can see the tracklist below. 01. Morning Starship (Jobriath)…

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Listen to Bob Dylan’s new track from Triplicate

Listen to Bob Dylan’s new track from Triplicate

Ahead of the release of new album Triplicate, Bob Dylan has shared his latest cover version – a rendition of Hoagy Carmichael’s Stardust. Listen below. Dylan recently announced details of a UK arena tour for 2017 – including a visit to Glasgow’s Clyde Auditorium on May 7. The folk-rock icon will also play gigs in Cardiff, Bournemouth, Nottingham, Liverpool and London. Triplicate is a three-disc collection of 30 classic songs by American songwriters and, as well as Hoagy…

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Bob Dylan announces Scottish show

Bob Dylan announces Scottish show

Bob Dylan has announced details of a UK arena tour for 2017 – including a visit to Glasgow’s Clyde Auditorium on May 7. The folk-rock icon, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature this year, will also play gigs in Cardiff, Bournemouth, Nottingham, Liverpool and London. Dylan’s full upcoming tour dates are below. Tickets are on sale from 10am on 13 December. Earlier this year, he released his 37th studio album, Fallen Angels, featuring his version…

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Bob Dylan wins 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature

Bob Dylan wins 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature

American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has been awarded this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature, for “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.” The 75-year-old becomes the 259th American to have won a Nobel Prize. The award is given to an individual who has produced “in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction”. Sara Danils, Secretary of the Swedish Academy, described Dylan as “a great sampler… and for 54…

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Dawes announce UK mini tour

Dawes announce UK mini tour

Los Angeles quartet Dawes have announced a handful of UK dates to promote new album We’re All Gonna Die – including a visit to Glasgow’s King Tut’s on November 2. The band returned home to record their fifth album with longtime friend and collaborator, Grammy nominated producer Blake Mills (Alabama Shakes).  The follow up to last year’s All Your Favorite Bands, it was released September 16 on the band’s own HUB Records to rave reviews. We’re…

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