National announce new LP plans, Morrissey told to quit touring, Mark Ronson & Macca record together... Music News Daily
Friday, 22 March
The National's new album will be called Trouble Will Find Me, and will be released on 20 May, the band have announced. "For the past ten years we'd been chasing something, wanting to prove something. And this chase was about trying to disprove our own insecurities. After touring High Violet, I think we felt like we'd finally gotten there," explained frontman Matt Berninger of their approach to the record. "Now we could relax - not in terms of our own expectations but we didn't have to prove our identity any longer." Documentary Mistaken For Strangers, shot by the singer's brother, will be screened at the Tribecca Film Festival on 17 April.
Morrissey has been told to retire from touring to protect his health. Doctors have advised the former Smith to quit the road after a series of medical complaints have led him to cancel his US tour, however Moz says he wants to continue. "It's difficult for me [to quit] because, it's very engrained within me," he said. "I know it's the best of life... when you tour and when you make music and when you sing... There is nothing better. Can you think of anything?"
Kings Of Leon are releasing a collectors box that brings together their five studio albums plus live DVD in one set on 13 May.
Jared Leto's band 30 Second For Mars have returned with new single Up In The Air. Album Love Lust Faith + Dreams is released 20 May.
Check out Echo And The Bunnymen's frontman Ian McCulloch's 13 favourite records.
Frank Ocean, Rita Ora and Tyler, The Creator are among the new additions for this year's T In The Park (12-14 July).
Little Mix's next single How Ya Doing, out 14 April, features a guest rap from Missy Elliott.
The Ron Jeremy shtick is gone, listen to Har Mar Superstar's (aka Sean Tillmann) classy comeback single Lady, You Shot Me - released on his pal Julian Casablancas' label.
The Black Lips are among the acts set to play this year's Camden Crawl... in Dublin. The event takes place in the Irish capital 3-5 May, while the original takes place in London later this year.
Mark Ronson and Paul McCartney have collaborated on three songs together. The hook came about after Ronson DJed at the Beatle's wedding 2011.
Listen to the How To Dress Well remix of former track of the day, Polly Scattergood's Wanderlust.
The Naked And Famous have made live film One Temporary Escape - shot in San Francisco in 2012 - available as a free download.
Elton John and Courtney Love are among the guests to feature on Fall Out Boy's comeback album, Save Rock And Roll.
Bring Me The Horizon will release new album Sempiternal on 1 April. They hit the road for a UK tour the same month, kicking off dates at Manchester Academy 2 on 29 April.
Check out Swim Deep's new single She Changes The Weather - out 5 May. The track is taken from debut album Where The Heaven Are We, which will be released on 29 July.
Yoko Ono has used a photo of John Lennon's bloodied glasses to call for gun control laws in the US.
Watch Fryars new video for On Your Own.
Devendra Banhart says he impersonated Daft Punk while on tour in Japan as fans mistook him for the French DJs out of costume. "After our show at this festival in Japan there were so many kids at the airport, all holding posters for us to sign," he explained. "But the posters were of Daft Punk. They thought me and my bandmate were Daft Punk. So we just signed a shit load of Daft Punk autographs. I don't know whether I should apologise for that, or not."
Jake Bugg has continued his attack on One Direction declaring: "I find that there's too much choreography going on to be able to sing live as well, which is always quite suspicious in my eyes."
Today's Track Of The Day is Kasabian with Me Plus One
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