This week’s releases: 18 August 2008

Automatic, Fratellis and Vampire Weekend all release new singles

The Automatic release their comeback single, ‘Steve McQueen’ today (August 18), while Vampire Weekend, The Music and The Fratellis all release new singles too.

In the albums stakesNelly releases his latest album, ‘Brass Knuckle’, plus the highly-acclaimed solo album by Field Music‘s Peter Brewis, recording under the name The Week That Was, is also released.

New singles released in the UK this week:

Ali Campbell with Ladysmith Black Mambazo – ‘Many Rivers To Cross’

The Automatic – ‘Steve McQueen’

The Chemical Brothers – ‘Midnight Madness’

Cut Copy – ‘Hearts On Fire’

Cut Off Your Hands – ‘Expectations’

The Fratellis – ‘Look Out Sunshine!’

Missy Elliott – ‘Best Best’

The Music – ‘The Spike’

Vampire Weekend – ‘Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa’

Albums released in the UK this week:

The Bookhouse Boys – ‘The Bookhouse Boys’

Das Pop – ‘Das Pop’

Jaguar Love – ‘Take Me To The Sea’

Nelly – ‘Brass Knuckle’

Pivot – ‘O Soundtrack My Heart’

Solange Sol-Angel & Hadley – ‘St. Dreams’

Stereolab – ‘Chemical Chords’

The Week That Was – ‘The Week That Was’