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January release radar: new music from artists touring the UK this year

Iggy Pop

Discover the latest music from Iggy Pop, Sam Smith, Måneskin and more

It might be the first month of 2023, but your favourite artists and bands are wasting no time in releasing brand new music to see you through the January blues. The New Year lies ahead filled with unrealised opportunity, and it's never too early to get your hands on tickets to see your new favourite albums performed live.

Iggy Pop - Every Loser

American rock idol Iggy Pop will release his brand new album Every Loser on Friday 6 January and will head out on the Dog Day Afternoon Tour in the summer to showcase it. The 'Lust For Life' singer will hit London's Crystal Palace Park for a huge show in support of his 19th studio album. Every Loser follows 2019's Free and will feature latest singles including 'Strung Out Johnny'.

Iggy Pop 2023 UK tour dates:
Saturday 1 July – Crystal Palace Park, London

Tickets for Iggy Pop are on sale now.


Joesef - Permanent Damage

Rising Scottish indie-pop star Joesef will release his debut album Permanent Damage on Friday 13 December. The record will include recent singles such as 'Joe', 'Just Come Home With Me Tonight', 'East End Coast' and 'It's Been A Little Heavy Lately'. The Garthamlock talent will tour the UK in March 2023, heading to venues in Belfast, Liverpool, Manchester and more.

Joesef 2023 UK tour dates:
Friday 10 March – Empire Music Hall, Belfast
Monday 13 March – O2 Academy, Liverpool
Tuesday 14 March – Arts Centre, Trinity
Wednesday 15 March – Academy 2, Manchester
Friday 17 March – Stylus, Leeds
Saturday 18 March – O2 Academy, Birmingham
Sunday 19 March – Roundhouse, London
Thursday 23 March – Queens Hall, Edinburgh
Friday 24 March – Barrowland, Glasgow
Saturday 25 March – Barrowland, Glasgow

Tickets for Joesef are on sale now.


Måneskin - RUSH!

Italian rock favourites Måneskin will release their fourth studio album RUSH! on Friday 20 January. It follows their hugely successful Teatro d'ira Vol. I, featuring the singles 'I Wanna Be Your Slave' and 'For Your Love' which catapulted the group to fame after their Eurovision Song Contest 2021 win. The quartet will perform in London in May to perform tracks from the new album such as 'La Fine', 'The Loneliest' and 'Mammamia'.

Måneskin 2023 UK tour dates:
Monday 8 May – The O2, London
Monday 8 May – O2 Academy Brixton, London

Tickets for Måneskin are on sale now.

Sam Smith

Sam Smith - Gloria

Prior to their huge arena tour in spring, British pop icon Sam Smith will release their fifth studio album Gloria on Friday 27 January. The follow-up to 2020's Love Goes will feature tracks such as the viral single 'Unholy' with pop queen Kim Petras and 'Love Me More'. Gloria The Tour will come to arenas in Sheffield, London, Glasgow, Birmingham and Manchester.

Sam Smith 2023 UK tour dates:
Wednesday 12 April – Utilita Arena, Sheffield
Tuesday 18 April – The O2, London
Wednesday 19 April – The O2, London
Saturday 22 April – OVO Hydro, Glasgow
Tuesday 25 April – Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
Wednesday 24 May – AO Arena, Manchester

Tickets for Sam Smith are on sale now.

You Me At Six

You Me At Six - Truth Decay

Surrey rock giants You Me At Six will release their eighth studio album Truth Decay on Friday 27 January and have lined up tour dates in February to support its arrival. The Truth Decay Tour will hit Plymouth, Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham, Cardiff and London and will feature tracks such as 'Heartless' and 'Mixed Emotions'.

You Me At Six 2023 UK tour dates:
Wednesday 1 February – Plymouth Pavilions
Friday 3 February – Barrowland, Glasgow
Saturday 4 February – Barrowland, Glasgow
Monday 6 February – O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
Tuesday 7 February – O2 City Hall, Newcastle
Thursday 9 February – Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
Friday 10 February – Cardiff International Arena
Saturday 11 February – Alexandra Palace, London

Tickets for You Me At Six are on sale now.