This Week’s New Music Releases: 17 August 2009

Albums and singles released in the UK today

Arctic Monkeys release their comeback single ‘Crying Lightning’ today (August 17). The 10-inch vinyl version of the song is available generally, while the seven-inch release is being sold through Oxfam stores nationwide.

The Sheffield band are up against Kasabian‘s ‘Where Did All The Love Go?’, Little Boots (‘Remedy’) and Jonathan Jeremiah (‘What’s A Guy To Do’).

In the album chart, Calvin Harris goes head-to-head with Tinchy Stryder, while The xx and Lovvers also release new records today.

Albums released today:

Calvin Harris – ‘Ready For The Weekend’
Lovvers – ‘OCD Go Go Go Girls’
Simian Mobile Disco – ‘Temporary Pleasure’
Soulsavers – ‘Broken’
Squarepusher – ‘Solo Electric Bass 1’
The XX – ‘The XX’
Tinchy Stryder – ‘Catch 22’

Singles released today:

Arctic Monkeys – ‘Crying Lightning’ (seven-inch Oxfam only)
Athlete – ‘Superhuman Touch’
Enter Shikari – ‘No Sleep Tonight’
Jonathan Jeremiah – ‘What’s A Guy To Do’ EP
Kasabian – ‘Where Did All The Love Go?’
Little Boots – ‘Remedy’