Albums and singles released in the UK today

Today (October 1) finally sees the release of Babyshambles‘ second album ‘Shotter’s Nation’, which is up against the return of The Boss Bruce Springsteen‘s new album ‘Magic’.

The albums chart also sees the return of The Cult – fresh from Ian Astbury‘s collaboration with UNKLE‘s third record ‘War Stories’ – with ‘Born Into This’.

Meanwhile, on the singles front, CSS make a play for the chart with ‘Alcohol’, Kate Nash tries to make another big impression with ‘Mouthwash’ and eccentric folkster Devendra Banhart returns with track ‘Lover’.

Other notable single releases include MIA‘s ‘Jimmy’, Manic Street Preachers‘Indian Summer’ and Ed Harcourt‘s ‘You Put A Spell On Me’.

Album releases:

Babyshambles ‘Shotter’s Nation’

The Cult ‘Born Into This’

Bruce Springsteen ‘Magic’

Katie Melua ‘Pictures’

The Puppini Sisters ‘The Rise And Fall Of Ruby Woo’

Akon ‘Konvicted Universal’

Annie Lennox ‘Songs Of Mass Destruction’

Pram ‘The Moving Frontier’

Single releases:

CSS ‘Alcohol’

MIA ‘Jimmy’

Manic Street Preachers ‘Indian Summer’

Ed Harcourt ‘You Put A Spell On Me’

Funeral For A Friend ‘The Great Wide Open’

Lil’ Chris ‘We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off’

Kate Nash ‘Mouthwash’

Paul McCartney ‘Ever Present Past’

Devendra Banhart ‘Lover’

Ne-Yo ‘Can We Chill’

Jennifer Lopez ‘Do It Well’