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One Liners: Lana Del Rey, Devin Townsend, HRVY, more

By | Published on Tuesday 23 March 2021

Lana Del Rey


Warner Music has named Alfonso Perez-Soto as President of Emerging Markets. “I’m super proud to take on this new role and truly excited by its scope”, he says. “I want to unlock huge opportunities for artists from the diverse tapestry of countries that we classify as emerging markets. I’ll work round the clock to build a global stage for them to stand on, connecting them with fans in their home countries and far beyond. We want to be the partner of choice for every ambitious artist and label from Gdansk to Cape Town, from Dakar to Dhaka”.



The BBC’s CBeebies channel has already exposed the nation’s toddlers to Squarepusher, now it’s bringing in metal hero Devin Townsend. He revealed on Twitter than he’s composed the soundtrack to new series ‘Colours’. “It was a big learning curve and lots of work, but the people who produced it were very cool”, he added.



Lana Del Rey has announced that her new album, ‘Rock Candy Sweet’, will be out on 1 Jun. Following ‘Chemtrails Over The Country Club’, which came out last week, and last year’s ‘Violet Bent Backwards Over The Grass’, it’ll be her third album in nine months.

Eliza Shaddad has released new single ‘Blossom’.

Guitarists Marisa Anderson and William Tyler have announced their first album together, ‘Lost Futures’. It’ll be out on 27 Aug. Here’s the title track.

George Riley has released new single ‘Cleanse Me’.



HRVY has announced that he will livestream a show from the Royal Albert Hall on 25 Apr. “I can’t wait to play my first show in over a year”, he says. “It’s going to be so good getting all the band and dancers back together again and play at such an incredible venue as the Royal Albert Hall for my first digital live show”. Tickets go on sale on 28 Mar.

Wolf Alice have announced that they will tour the UK and Ireland in January next year. Tickets are on sale now.

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