News Round-Up: Fugees, Kasabian

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Our recap of the stories we featured during the past seven days includes the high profile anniversary comeback of Fugees and Kasabian’s 2022 festival plans.

The Fugees will be at the O2 Arena in London on December 6th for one of music’s biggest reunion shows of recent times.

Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel’s comeback will help celebrate the anniversary of their 1996 album The Score, and is to go around the world before ending in Nigeria and Ghana.

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A massive 8LP version is the forerunner of the 30th anniversary reissues of Nirvana’s era-defining Nevermind album which are coming later this year.

In total, 70 previously unreleased audio and video tracks will be included on the bigger re-releases, all newly remastered from the original half-inch stereo analog tapes. “Undeniably, the album is a classic,” we said upon its 20th anniversary.

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alt-J have set February 11th, 2022 for the time when their prolonged break will come to an end.

That date will see the release of The Dream, the band’s fourth studio record which is being previewed now with U&ME.

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Kasabian

Kasabian, The Courteeners and Blossoms are the main acts confirmed for the 2022 edition of Neighbourhood Weekender.

It’s the second bill The Courteeners and Blossoms have been revealed to be sharing recently after the unveiling of Y Not’s early line-up, while for Kasabian it’ll be an acid test after the murky departure of frontman Tom Meighan in the summer of 2020.

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Lianne La Havas and Dave got their hands on two of the main trophies at last week’s Ivor Novello Awards ceremony.

La Havas picked up Best Album for her 2020 self-titled effort, beating some strong competition from the likes of Fontaines D.C. and Laura Marling in the process.

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Orlando Weeks has confirmed the details of his second solo album Hop Up.

Opening with the glorious Deep Down Way Out – ‘a very concise, 2 minutes of freedom’ – the LP is to feature guest appearances from Katy J Pearson and Willie J Healey among others.

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