White Lies lead new album releases with 'BIG TV' (August 12)

Plus; new releases from Bloc Party, The Vaccines and Speedy Ortiz

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White Lies lead this week's new album releases (August 12) with their third album 'BIG TV'.

The London trio release 'BIG TV' two years after their second album 'Ritual' and four years after their debut, 'To Lose My Life'. The album features the single 'There Goes Our Love Again' and precedes the band's Main Stage slot at this year's Reading and Leedsfestivals.

Speaking to NME about the album, White Lies frontman Harry McVeigh said: "It's still quite a full-on sound, it's just that with less guitars, and less of everything in general, you could hear things being played... Anyone that was into us from the start and has seen us develop is going to really bloody love this album."

'BIG TV' will be released as both a regular CD and a deluxe two-CD hardback book edition, the deluxe edition features seven original demos of songs from 'BIG TV' and stills from the studio sessions shot by Max Knight.

Elsewhere there are new releases from Washed Out and Porcelain Raft with Bloc Party and The Vaccines also releasing new EPs. In the singles releases, there are new tracks from Katy Perry, Ellie Goulding, Rudimental, Troumaca and Little Green Cars.

Albums and EPs released today:

Bloc Party - 'The Nextwave Sessions' EP
The Night VI - 'Still Thinking Of You'
Porcelain Raft - 'Permanent Signal'
Speedy Ortiz - 'Major Arcana'
The Vaccines - 'Melody Calling' EP
White Lies - 'BIG TV'


Singles released today:

Katy Perry - 'Roar'
Ellie Goulding - 'Burn'
Little Green Cars - 'My Love Took Me Down To The River To Silence Me'
Rudimental feat. Foxes - 'Right Here'
Troumaca - 'Layou'
DJ Fresh vs Diplo feat. Dominique Young Unique - 'Earthquake'


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