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Welcome to New Releases Tuesday on WERS. Every Tuesday we’ll take a look around the music scene and bring you updates on, you guessed it, the new albums coming out this week.
THE WALLFLOWERS: GLAD ALL OVER
Alternative rockers, The Wallflowers are back with their sixth release, Glad All Over. This record is the first release in seven years from the band fronted by Jakob Dylan. The Wallflowers formed in 1989 under the name The Apples, and has gone through various band members, the consistent members being Dylan—who is the son of Bob Dylan—Rami Jaffee, and Greg Richling.
ELLIE GOULDING: HALCYON
Halcyon, the sophomore album from British pop singer, Ellie Goulding drops today. It is the follow-up to her debut album, Lights, which was released two years ago. Halcyon was produced by Jim Eliot of the English Electropop band, Kish Mauve and it features the single “Hanging On”, an Active Child Cover featuring rapper Tinie Tempah.
WHY?: MUMPS ETC.
Why?’s latest full-length album Mumps Etc. comes out today. The indie quartet recorded the entire record on tape before it was mixed by Graham Marsh and band founding member, Yoni Wolf. Why? was originally a solo project by Wolf until 2004 when his brother Josiah, Doug McDiarmid, and Matt Meldon joined him. Meldon has since left the group and the current lineup now includes Liz Hodson.
TY SEGALL: TWINS
Rock singer, Ty Segall’s new solo record, Twins, is released today. It is his third release in the year 2012, having also released Hair with the band White Fence, and Slaughterhouse with Ty Segall Band. Twins marks his fourth solo release. Segall is also a member of the bands The Traditional Fools, Epsilons, Party Fowl, Sic Alps, and The Perverts.