Halifax, Nova Scotia's Alienation have put out a blisteringly fast EP (well, they're calling it 2015 Mini-LP
but who's picking nits?
A spokesman for their label Ankstmusik Records said:"We had no right to expect new material so soon from Datblygu so it is with great joy that Ankstmusik Records can announce that a new mini-LP
of Datblygu material is about to appear on the label.
On 4 May 2012, the Brit Award winners released their much-anticipated new album, Strangeland--eight years after their hit debut album Hopes and Fears and two years after their mini-LP
Strangeland has marked a hugely-successful return for the band, whose other chart-topping albums were 2004's Hopes And Fears, 2006's Under The Iron Sea, 2008's Perfect Symmetry and 2010's mini-LP
There are only 3,000 available, all containing eight CD mini-LP
albums, eight 12in LP albums, The Complete Picture DVD, a foreword by Johnny Marr and much more.
The band were signed by Hassle Records and recorded a mini-LP
with Teo Miller, who has recorded, mixed and produced tracks for an eclectic range of artists including Placebo, Happy Mondays and Robert Plant.
The Idaho singer is currently touring the Highlands of Scotland and this week released a mini-LP
Girl In The War.
Mark Morrison has included a song made entirely of newspaper headlines about his bad-boy antics on his new mini-LP
, Only God Can Judge Me.
The individual releases will appear in standard compact disc jewel cases, rather than the cardboard mini-LP
Tryst Williams: Pixies-the swminal early albums:Come on Pilgrim - released in 1987, this mini-LP
provided the first taste of things to come with bizarre songs about Biblical incest and Spanish caterwauling over surf guitars Surfer Rosa - the first proper studio album dating from 1988, this still appears on critics' lists of cult albums for its washed-out surf guitars, and contained the early hit Gigantic
Fin de Siecle is the follow-up to Divine Comedy's last album Casanova and the mini-LP
A Short Album About Love, which was recorded in just 48-hours.
The title track of Superstar's mini-LP
18 Carat was a favourite of Radio One's Simon Mayo.