The Happening: w/e 11th September

Updates from Half Japanese, Garbage, Hop Along and more.

Fire Records release Half Japanese‘s Volume 4: 1997-2001 on 27th November. The set comprises the albums Bone Head, Heaven Sent and Hello.  Also set for release on 16th October is Boo!, the recording of their 1992 European tour, which appears on vinyl for the first time.

Philadelphia’s Hop Along visit the UK for a few dates later this year before heading to mainland Europe.

October
31st – Broadcast, Glasgow

November
1st – Headrow House, Leeds
2nd – Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham
3rd – Garage, London

Garbage have announced a special 20th anniversary edition of their self-titled album in celebration of its debut. The new version will be re-mastered from the original analogue tapes. The CD and digital version will be released on 2nd October, with a double vinyl edition to follow on 30th October. A deluxe box set is due for Christmas.

Suede will release their brand new studio album Night Thoughts on 22nd January . It was produced by long-time Suede collaborator Ed Buller and was recorded at SARM studios in London and ICP in Brussels.

Tracklisting for the vinyl version:

1. When You Are Young
2. Outsiders
3. No Tomorrow
4. Pale Snow
5. I Don’t Know How To Reach You
6. What I’m Trying To Tell You
7. Tightrope
8. Learning To Be
9. Like Kids
10. I Can’t Give Her What She Wants
11. When You Were Young
12. The Fur & The Feathers

John Grant‘s Grey Tickles, Black Pressure is released on 9th October via Bella Union. It was recorded in Dallas with producer John Congleton (St Vincent, Franz Ferdinand).

Hinds will release their debut album Leave Me Alone on 8th January via Lucky Number.

Wolf Alice release a single, ‘You’re A Germ’ on 30th October. The 7″ single, which comes in four different sleeves, is backed by a new track, ‘Baby Ain’t Made Of China’.

Darren Heyman releases Florence, his new solo album on 6th November via Fika Recordings.

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