This week’s releases: 15 December 2008

Albums and singles released in UK today

The Christmas singles shimmy into view this week, with both The WombatsLes Dennis-featuring offering (‘Is This Christmas’) and this year’s ‘X Factor’ winner Alexandra Burke‘s cover of Leonard Cohen‘s ‘Hallelujah’ being released.

Peter Kay‘s character Geraldine McQueen also releases her ‘X-Mas Song’.

Non-festive singles come from Portishead (‘Magic Doors’), Razorlight (‘Hostage Of Love’) and Kaiser Chiefs (‘Good Days Bad Days’).

Albums released in the UK today:

Carter Burwell – ‘Twilight The Score’

Jamie Foxx – ‘Intuition’

Anthony Hamilton – ‘The Point Of It All’

Son Of Dave – ‘Wild West Show’

Singles released in the UK today:

The Boy Least Likely To – ‘The First Snowflake’

Alexandra Burke – ‘Hallelujah’

Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed & The True Loves – ‘Am I Wasting My Time?’

Fields – ‘Are You Ready Yet?’

Iron & Wine – ‘Flightless Bird, American Mouth’

Kaiser Chiefs – ‘Good Days Bad Days’

Kitty Daisy & Lewis – ‘(Baby) Hold Me’

Geraldine McQueen – ‘X-Mas Song’

Portishead – ‘Magic Doors’

Razorlight – ‘Hostage Of Love’

Snow Patrol – ‘Crack The Shutters’

The Wombats – ‘Is This Christmas’