Popular Music


Did you know that your local library may have CDs available for loan? From chart-topping favourites and popular new releases to children’s sing-alongs and classical composers. The selection is vast and requests are taken if you can’t find what you’re looking for!

We’ve put together some of our favourite newly released albums to help inspire some new listening…

SDC_2421220_2019-29-5--00-15-56Artist: Meg Mac
Album: HOPE
Release Date: 07/06/2019
Genre: Pop
She has one of the most breathtaking and profoundly soulful voices in music today; an expressive and emotive instrument that brings drama to her songs about vulnerability, self-worth and loss of identity.


SDC_2415005_2019-21-6--00-15-28Artist: Hatchie
Album: Keepsake
Release Date: 21/06/2019
Genre: Alternative
The Australian singer/songwriter tries on countless new textures, exploring everything from industrial to new wave to dance-pop, handling each with understated elegance and pure, powerful feeling.


SDC_2422094_2019-16-6--00-15-06Artist: The Black Keys
Album: Let’s Rock
Release Date: 28/06/2019
Genre: Indie
The long-awaited ninth studio album, and their first in five years, is a return to the straightforward rock of the singer/guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney’s early days as a band.


SDC_2425464_2019-26-6--00-15-00Artist: Thelma Plum
Album: Better In Blak
Release Date: 12/07/2019
Genre: Alternative
Rising to the platform that she’s worked hard for, Thelma Plum is making sure her debut album ‘Better In Blak’ is a collection of hard-hitting and thought invoking moments.


SDC_2423058_2019-26-6--00-15-01Artist: Dope Lemon
Album: Smooth Big Cat
Release Date: 12/07/2019
Genre: Indie
Continuing to showcase his chilled out experimentation, Angus Stone dives into a psychedelic folk dream on the new Dope Lemon record.


SDC_2428255_2019-10-7--00-17-41Artist: Various Artists
Album: The Lion King Soundtrack
Release Date: 19/07/2019
Genre: Soundtrack
The original motion picture soundtrack features new recordings of the original songs written by Elton John and Tim Rice, score by award-winning composer Hans Zimmer, plus African vocal and choir arrangements.


SDC_2428101_2019-06-7--00-15-21Artist: Thom Yorke
Album: ANIMA
Release Date: 19/07/2019
Genre: Alternative
The third solo album from Thom Yorke is the first one that feels complete without his band behind him. It floats through the uneasy space between societal turmoil and internal monologue.


SDC_2428100_2019-11-7--00-17-26Artist: Angie McMahon
Album: Salt
Release Date: 26/07/2019
Genre: Alternative
Angie’s intimate and powerful songwriting couples melancholy and solitude with anthemic guts, and truthful storytelling, which is connecting with audiences around the world.


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