PRIDE OF MANCHESTER - Celebrating music from the Rock'n'Goal Capital of the World since 1999 | About Pride Of Manchester | Advertise |
Pride Of Manchester
New Manchester Music Releases - The 1975

Johnny Marr ~ Call The Comet

The 50 latest releases from the "Rock'n'Goal Capital of the World" listed in order of Spotify plays
Chart includes artists from Manchester, groups formed in Manchester, bands with Mancunian lead singers or key musicians, RNCM and Chetham's alumni, and includes bands with a strong Manchester connection.

~ Updated 16 June 2018 ~
The 1975 1 ~ The 1975 Listen
Give Yourself A Try
The Wilmslow pop icons return with a swirling guitar indie pop single, reaching no.22 in the UK charts, before plummeting to no.41 this week. (31 May 2018)


Bipolar Sunshine 2 ~ Bipolar Sunshine Listen
The new EP from former Kid British frontman, Adio Marchant, includes previously released singles "Major Love", "Pressure", "Pedestal", "Easy To Do", and new track "Discovery" (30 May 2018)


Noel Gallagher 3 ~ Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Listen
She Taught Me How To Fly
The third single release from the former Oasis man's UK no.1 album includes a remix from Haçienda DJ Justin Robertson, reaching no.79 in he UK charts. (25 May 2018)


Geko (5)up 4 ~ Geko Listen

The Manchester rapper reunites with the Hackney six member crew, NSG, for their first collaboration since the 2017 "Yo Darlin" smash, which has been streamed over 14 million times so far on Spotify. (22 May)

Bugzy Malone (8)up 5 ~ Bugzy Malone Listen

Charting at UK no.97, Manchester's leading grime hitman serves up another gangster crime fuelled single, heralding his forthcoming debut album "B. Inspired", due 17th August. (7 June)


- advertisement -
Les Miserables in Manchester

Johnny Marr (New)up 6 ~ Johnny Marr Listen
Call The Comet

The absolutely brilliant third studio album from the Manchester guitar legend sees him return to his trademark Smiths sound, as highlighted by the "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out" sounding single "Hi Hello" (15 June)

See him live at MANCHESTER APOLLO - 18th November 2018
Rick Astley (9)up 7 ~ Rick Astley Listen
Beautiful Life
The Newton-le-Willows pop icon returns with a new Chic flavored single, taken from his forthcoming "Beautiful Life" album, released July 20th. (5 June 2018)

See him live at MANCHESTER ARENA - 27th October 2018

Mecca:83 (10)up 8 ~ Mecca:83 Listen
Midnight Radio
Manchester deep jazz DJ Evan Jones returns with a brilliant new EP, which features the previously released single "Awake". (26 May 2018)


The Charlatans (11)up 9 ~ The Charlatans Listen
Totally Eclipsing
The Northwich country boys return to their famous jangle pop indie sound with the four track EP. (8 June 2018)


The Chemical Brothers (13)up 10 ~ The Chemical Brothers Listen
I Never Asked To Be Your Mountain
Recorded at least 20 years ago, Beth Orton has released a long lost collaboration with the Manchester-formed duo, a cover of the classic 1967 Tim Buckley track. (1 June 2018)

See them live at JODRELL BANK - 22nd Jul 2018


- advertisement -
Offers in Manchester restaurants

The Halle (14)up 11 ~ Hallé Listen
Wagner Das Rheingold
The latest in their highly regarded Wagner opera series, Manchester's leading orchestra present the live recording of their acclaimed 2 hr 44 mins Bridgewater Hall performance, conducted by Sir Mark Elder. Currently no.13 in the UK Classical Charts (1 Jun 2018)


Spring King (15)up 12 ~ Spring King Listen
Us Vs Them
The new single from Manchester's favourite garage rockers, a teaser of their forthcoming "A Better Life" album, due 17th August. (1 Jun 2018)

See them live: THE RITZ - 29th Sep 2018

The Fall (16)up 13 ~ The Fall Listen
The expanded remastered double album release of the band's 19th album and the last to feature Karl Burns and Steve Hanley, it was originally released in 1997 before going out of print shortly after following the collapse of Artful Records. (25 May 2018)


LZ7 (17)up 14 ~ LZ7 Listen
The new single from the Manchester EDM act featuring Atlanta rapper Silento. (25 May 2018)


Gaika (18)up 15 ~ Gaika Listen
Crown & Key

The South London artist who emerged through Manchester's Murkage Collective, during his time living in the city, returns with another fantastic dark track exploring the underbelly of his hometown. (6 June)


- advertisement -
Blue Planet 2 in Manchester

Shotty Horroh (23)up 16 ~ Shotty Horroh Listen
Manchester competitive battle rapper Adam Rooney gets all political with an Arctic Monkeys style welcome attack of The Tories and Theresa May, whilst celebrating his beloved Manchester City. (8 June)


BBC Philharmonic (New)up 17 ~ BBC Philharmonic Listen
Ginastera Orchestral Works 3
Spanish conductor Juanjo Mena leads the popular Manchester orchestra with the third in their series of Alberto Ginastera's orchestral works, featuring Chinese pianist Xiayin Wang on "Piano Concerto No.1", "Variaciones Concertantes" and "Concierto Argentino". Currently no,28 in the UK Classical Charts. (1 June 2018)


PROSE (19)up 18 ~ PROSE Listen
A City United

The new charity single from the melodic Mancunian acoustic rap trio marks the one year anniversary of the Manchester Arena bombing and features the Manchester Survivors Choir, made up of young singers injured in the attack. (22 May)

Graham Nash (25)up 19 ~ Graham Nash Listen
Our House (Demo)
The first digital teaser from Rhino's upcoming 30 track compilation "Over The Years" album (due 29th June) which compiles the Salford legend's best-known recordings since leaving The Hollies and features 15 previously unreleased demos and mixes, like this one he wrote for Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, whilst living with lover Joni Mitchell in Laurel Canyon in 1969. (1 June 2018)

See him live at THE LOWRY - 29th July 2018

Twelve24 20 ~ Twelve24 Listen
Phase One
The Manchester feel-good Pop, EDM and Rap trio, return with a new single, which also features Christian acoustic singer Philippa Hann, the Sheffield born sister of Jamiroquai founder Stuart Zender, and cousin of Embrace's Richard and Danny McNamara. (25 May 2018)



- advertisement -
Manchester North Of England Box Set

Zed Bias (22)up 21 ~ Zed Bias Listen
Selectah, Volume 1

The Chorlton-based garage and broken beat producer releases his new album, featuring Manchester's Tyler Daley, Fallacy, PK Brako, Trigga, and others. (25 May)

Ewan MacColl (21)down 22 ~ Ewan MacColl Listen
An Introduction To Ewan MacColl

The fantastic new complilation album in Topic Records "An Introduction To" series, which features 18 tracks that the Salford folk legend recorded for their label from 1950 to 1989, including a 1952 version of "Dirty Old Town", and "The Manchester Angel" . (25 May)

Blossoms (New)up 23 ~ Blossoms Listen
There's A Reason Why (Remixes)
The Stockport indie favourite's UK no.,95 single gets two chilled out remixes from Deiago and celebrated German music producer Satin Jackets . (5 June 2018)


Slamboree 24 ~ Slamboree Listen
The Long Game
The new album from multi-award winning Bristol musician Mike Freear’s festival circus act with Manchester's Kathika Rabbit on vocals. (1 Jun 2018)


James Holt (26)up 25 ~ James Holt Listen
The beautiful new single from the highly-acclaimed Manchester singer songwriter has hints of a Scandinavian Blur. Superb! (1 June)



- advertisement -
Graham Nash live in Salford

Carl North (27)up 26 ~ Carl North & The Lonely Hearts Listen
Blood To Bleed
A proper ballsy new blues rock single from the Manchester five piece. (1 June 2018)


The K's (29)up 27 ~ The K's Listen
Got A Feeling
The Earlestown pub rockers return with their second hard rocking indie anthem (8 June)


Jordan Allen (33)up 28 ~ Jordan Allen Listen
The powerful new single from the hotly-tipped Bolton indie kids has stadium rock anthem written all over it and should appeal to fans of The Courteeners, The Killers or Slow Readers Club. (8 Jun)


Jordan Allen (34)up 29 ~ Jordan Allen Listen
Half Life Lover
You wait seven months for a release from the hotly-tipped Bolton band, and then you only go and get two singles in one day. (8 Jun)


Stuart McCallum (New)up 30 ~ Stuart McCallum Listen
It's a busy day for the Cinematic Orchestra's talented guitarist as, together with a new single with his new project The Breath (see below), he also finds time to release his new EP of beautifully subtle acoustic folk work. Highly recommended! (15 Jun)



- advertisement -
What's On in Manchester

Sweet Female Attitude (37)up 31 ~ Sweet Female Attitude Listen
The Manchester garage act's take on Adina Howard's classic "Freak Like Me" gets three remixes from III Phil, Rick Live and Joe Hunt. (8 June)


Chimpo (35)up 32 ~ Chimpo Listen
Seize & Settle
The Manchester rapper returns with a catchy old-school single. (1 June 2018)


Hayes & Y (New)up 33 ~ Hayes & Y Listen
The new single from the indie Europop Manchester-based four piece who boast members from Bulgaria and Finland. (8 June)


Proud Mary (38)up 34 ~ Proud Mary Listen
The Mancunian Americana favourites return with a wonderful 60s style southern rock ballad. (1 June)


Graham Nash (New)up 35 ~ Graham Nash Listen
Teach Your Childen (Demo)
The second digital teaser from Rhino's upcoming 30 track compilation "Over The Years" album (due 29th June) which compiles the Salford legend's best-known recordings since leaving The Hollies and features 15 previously unreleased demos and mixes, like this one he recorded with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young after it was rejected by The Hollies. (15 June 2018)

See him live at THE LOWRY - 29th July 2018


- advertisement -
Les Miserables in Manchester

Stillia (40)up 36 ~ Stillia Listen
Cold Coffee
The St.Helens/Manchester indie rockers return with another terrific Richard Ashcroft/Primal Scream-esque anthem. (8 June)


Children Of Zeus (New)up 37 ~ Children Of Zeus Listen
All On You
Soulful duo Tyler Daley & KonnyKon join forces with fellow Manchester acts [KSR] and DRS, for the second single from their forthcoming "Travel Light" album, due 13th July and also featuring the likes of Layfullstop and Terri Walker. (15 June)


Discotron (39)up 38 ~ Discotron Listen
Bruce Hornsby & The Range's "The Way It Is" is the latest track to get a sampling (and presumably a royalty cheque?) from the same prolific Stockport producer hiding behind the Daft Funk, Weekend Players, Disko Junkie, Audio Jacker, Boogie Freaks, Martello, Serial Thrilla, Jack Le Funk, Giorgio Rodgers, Soul Power, Hype The Phunk, Phunk Rokerz, and countless other aliases on his Tasty Recordings label. (11 June 2018)


North Base (New)up 39 ~ North Base Listen
Over You
A laid bare new track from Manchester's latest Drum & Bass export, featuring singer Kelly Louise, is included on the new "Mind State, Volume 1" compilation album. (8 Jun)

See them live: CREAMFIELDS - 24th Aug 2018

Slydigs (New)up 40 ~ Slydigs Listen
Sleep In The Wind
The brand new Spotify single, ahead of a forthcoming EP, from the Warrington rockers, who are currently on tour in Europe. (15 June)



- advertisement -
Manchester Bars

The BReath (New)up 41 ~ The Breath Listen
Let The Cards Fall
The haunting title track of the forthcoming album (due 14th September) from Rioghnach Connolly and Stuart McCallum's bewitching folk project, which also features his fellow Cinematic Orchestra band mates John Ellis, Sam Vickery and Luke Flowers. (15 June)

See them live at THE DEAF INSTITUTE - 13th Nov 2018

Boogie Freaks (41)down 42 ~ Boogie Freaks Listen
The Boogie Don't Stop
Another day, another release from the same funky Stockport producer who presumably focuses on, hmmm, "compilation albums" alongside his other aliases including Discotron, Daft Funk, Weekend Players, Disko Junkie, Audio Jacker, Martello, Serial Thrilla, Jack Le Funk, Giorgio Rodgers, Soul Power, Hype The Phunk, Phunk Rokerz, and countless other aliases on his Tasty Recordings label. (4 June 2018)


Soul Power (44)down 43 ~ Soul Power Listen
Wanna Funk With You
Another day, another single from the same Stockport producer behind Discotron, Daft Funk, Weekend Players, Disko Junkie, Audio Jacker, Boogie Freaks, Martello, Serial Thrilla, Jack Le Funk, Giorgio Rodgers, Hype The Phunk, Phunk Rokerz, and countless other aliases on his Tasty Recordings label. (28 May 2018)


HMD (New)up 44 ~ HMD Listen
Cherry Barbie
The new single from the Somalian-born, Danish-raised, Claremont-living singer, produced by Abnormal Sleepz (28 May)


Abbie Ozard 45 ~ Abbie Ozard Listen
The stunning new digital single from the Nantwich singer songwriter shows haunting folk pop influences of Daughter, Lana Del Rey or Laura Marling (1 June)

See her live: NEIGHBOURHOOD FESTIVAL - 6th October


- advertisement -
Blue Planet 2 in Manchester

Iora (49)up 46 ~ IORA Listen
Minotaur Mind
The brilliant new single from the Manchester-based Cirencester folk pop singer and former BIMM Manchester student boasts all the Scandifolk echoes of Ane Brun. One to watch! (27 May)


Bright Black (New)up 47 ~ The Bright Black Listen
Two Two One
It's back to the 80s for the catchy new pop single from BIMM Manchester’s indie soul band (1 June)


Blond Blood (47)down 48 ~ Blond Blood Listen
Cool Waves
The new single from the Manchester surf punk rockers sounds like 90s Manc folk indie favourites Alfie taking a VW Camper van across West Coast America. (1 June)


Idle Hours (48)down 49 ~ Idle Hours Listen
TV Crush
The new single from the Manchester guitar pop band has nods to 1990's Britpop (1 June)


Piran Ashton 50 ~ Piran Aston Listen
New electro single from the Oxford born BIMM Manchester sudent and local music manager (1 June)



Sign Up for exclusive offers and news

Manchester artists currently in the Official UK charts
Chart includes artists from Manchester, groups formed in Manchester, bands with Mancunian lead singers or key musicians, RNCM and Chetham's alumni, and includes bands with a strong Manchester connection.

Ariana Grande (Singles) 5 ~ Ariana Grande Listen
No Tears Left To Cry
The honorary citizen of Manchester releases her first work since the Manchester Arena attack with a track that pays more than a nod to that fateful night, including a "Manchester" worker bee in the video to match her new tattoo. Reching number 2 in the UK, it topped the charts in Australia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Ireland, Malaysia, Norway, Portugal, Serbia, Singapore, and Slovakia (20 April 2018)


Tom Walker (Singles)up 8 ~ Tom Walker Listen
Leave A Light On
Almost eight months after its initial release, the Macclesfield singer's French chart topper reaches its highest UK placing. (13 Oct 2017)


Stephen Hough (Classical)down 12 ~ Stephen Hough
Stephen Hough's Dream Album
The classical pianist from Thelwall, who studied at Chetham's School of Music and the Royal Northern College of Music (where is now the International Chair of Piano Studies), releases this album of recitals, own transcriptions and variations on well-known classics. Currently only available on CD. (1 June 2018)


Go Go Penguin (Jazz & Blues)down 26 ~ GoGo Penguin Listen
A Humdrum Star
The fourth album from the Manchester-based jazz trio who conjure richly atmospheric music that draws from their shared love of electronica, reached UK no,73 on its release and topped the Jazz & Blues chart. (9 Feb 2018)


Oasis (Albums)down 29 ~ Oasis Listen
Time Flies 1994 - 2009
The 249th week in the charts for the Gallagher brother's chart-topping "greatest hits" collection, which includes previous non-album tracks "Whatever" and "Lord Don't Slow Me Down". (14 Jun 2010)


Noel Gallagher (Albums)down 42 ~ Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Listen
Who Built The Moon
The chart-topping third album from the former Oasis man's new band. Includes singles "Holy Mountain", "It's a Beautiful World" and latest release, "She Taught Me How to Fly". (24 Nov 2017)


Liam Gallagher (Albums)down 43 ~ Liam Gallagher Listen
As You Were
The chart-topping debut album from the former Oasis man Includes Top 40 hits "Wall Of Glass", " and "For What It's Worth". (6 Oct 2017)


Oasis (Albums)down 48 ~ Oasis Listen
What's The Story Morning Glory
The 336th week in the charts for the Gallagher brother's chart-topping second album, their most commercially successful release selling over 22 million copies so far. It includes hits "Some Might Say", "Roll with It", "Morning Glory", "Wonderwall", "Don't Look Back in Anger", and "Champagne Supernova". (2 Oct 1995)


The Stone Roses (Albums)up 76 ~ The Stone Roses Listen
The Stone Roses
It's incredible to think that exactly 30 years since the Mancunian Gods released their eponymous debut album, kick starting the Madchester era, it is still in the UK charts. Originally charting at UK no.19 (later reaching no.5 twenty years later), it has sold over 900,000 copies and includes hits "Elephant Stone", "Made of Stone". "She Bangs the Drums", "Fools Gold", "I Wanna Be Adored", "Waterfall" and "I Am the Resurrection". (2 May 1989)


The 1075 (Albums)down 90 ~ The 1975 Listen
The 1975
The eponymous chart-topping debut album by the Wilmslow band recharts for its 157th week in the Top 100, pushing over 500,000 sales in the UK alone. Includes hits "Chocolate", "The City" and "Sex". (2 Sep 2013)


Oasis (Albums)down 91 ~ Oasis Listen
Definitely Maybe
The 283rd week in the charts for the Burnage band's 8 million selling chart-topping debut album. It includes hits "Supersonic" , "Shakermaker" , "Live Forever" , "Cigarettes & Alcohol" and "Rock 'N' Roll Star". (29 Aug 1994)


Sign Up for exclusive offers and news
Graham Nash live in Salford
Manchester Music Click here to play the Manchester Music Quiz
Sign Up for exclusive offers and news

[back to top]


Disclaimer: can not be held responsible for any differences experienced at the premises listed.

All images and information © 1999-2018 Pride Of Manchester

Privacy & Cookies Policy


Liverpool Restaurants
Liverpool Hotels

Liverpool Theatres
What's On in Liverpool

Best Bars in Europe
Best Restaurants in Europe
Best Hotels in Europe
Compare The Ticket Price
UK Theatre Guides
London Theatres
Manchester Theatres
Edinburgh Theatres
Liverpool Theatres
Birmingham Theatres

Stadium Hotels
Hotels near Wembley
Hotels near O2 Arena
Old Trafford hotels
Twickenham hotels
Hampden Park hotels
Faroe Islands Hotels

Amsterdam Bars & Restaurants
Barcelona Bars & Restaurants
Berlin Bars & Restaurants
Bratislava Bars & Restaurants
Copenhagen Bars & Restaurants
Gothenburg Bars & Restaurants
Helsinki Bars & Restaurants
Krakow Bars & Restaurants
Lisbon Bars & Restaurants
London Bars & Restaurants
Madrid Bars & Restaurants
Milan Bars & Restaurants
Rome Bars & Restaurants
Vienna Bars & Restaurants
Zurich Bars & Restaurants
~ other cities in Europe ~