It’s a great week for commercial pop, with releases from Train, Counting Crows, Kate Miller-Heidke and more.
Train’s new album California 37 is out today, as is Counting Crows’ Underwater Sunshine.
Florence + The Machine have an MTV Unplugged album and Spiritualized provide Sweet Heart Sweet Light.
Kate Miller-Heidke delivers her third album Nightflight (which is already at the top of the iTunes chart), Gin Whigmore has her new album Gravel And Wine and quirky songwriter Butterfly Boucher has her self-titled album.
Eminem compadre Obie Trice delivers Bottoms Up and soul diva Monica has New Life.
Finally locals DZ Deathrays release their noisy debut Bloodstreams.
Brit X-Factor guy Olly Murs has In Case You Didn’t Know and Canadian singer-songwriter Afie Jurvanen releases his second album as Bahamas, titled Barchords.
Oz prog-metallers The Butterfly Effect officially release their final effort Effected and British operatic power metal outfit Dragonforce have Power Within.
Hyped Icelandic folkies Of Monsters And Men release My Head Is An Animal and there’s a re-release of Swedish folk sensation First Aid Kit’s debut album The Big Black & The Blue.
Popera stars The Tenors release a self-titled album and Richard Clayderman releases Evergreen.
We also have Janis Joplin’s outtake collection The Pearl Sessions and there’s an online compilation for Neil Diamond, which is The Very Best Of, of course.