Smith & Burrows Share New Single “All The Best Moves” & Music Video

It's been nearly nine years since Smith & Burrows released their debut album, Funny Looking Angels. While Tom Smith and Andy Burrows have each kept busy with their own separate projects, a new collaboration was long overdue. Luckily, the duo recorded a new album last year, and today we have our first taste of it.…

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Editors Finish ‘Unedited’ Rarities Set with ‘You Are Fading’ Volume 1

At the end of April, Editors surprised fans with a gift nine years in the making: volumes 3 and 4 of the You Are Fading compilations included in their Unedited boxset. Back in 2011, the band released their super-limited but cleverly titled Unedited boxset, including their three albums up to that point, plus all of the b-sides,…

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Editors Add ‘You Are Fading’ Volume 2 from ‘Unedited’ Rarities

Three weeks ago, Editors surprised fans with a gift nine years in the making: volumes 3 and 4 of the You Are Fading compilations included in their Unedited boxset. Back in 2011, the band released their super-limited but cleverly titled Unedited boxset, including their three albums up to that point, plus all of the b-sides, bonus…

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Editors Share ‘Unedited’ Rarities with ‘You Are Fading’ Volumes 3 & 4

Nine years ago, Editors were between albums. To tide fans over, the band released the super-limited but cleverly titled Unedited boxset, including their three albums up to that point, plus all of the b-sides, bonus tracks, and other rarities that came from those eras. An addition to their records The Back Room, An End Has…

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Editors’ Tom Smith Teases New ‘Scheming’ Project With Blanck Mass

What are Tom Smith, Editors, and/or Smith & Burrows cooking up now? Editors just put out their first greatest hits compilation - Black Gold: Best Of Editors - last October. It followed their May 2019 release of The Blanck Mass Sessions, itself an alternate version of their last studio album, Violence. Now, frontman Tom Smith…

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Editors Unveil New “Upside Down” Music Video

Last October, Editors released their first hits compilation, Black Gold: Best Of Editors. Coinciding with their European Black Gold Tour, which started in Paris last Thursday, Editors announced that we'd get a new music video on Monday. The day is finally here, and fans can watch the video for "Upside Down," one of three new…

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16 Editors Songs That Should Have Appeared On Their Best Of

One month ago today, Editors released their first greatest hits compilation, Black Gold: Best Of Editors, including 13 tracks spanning their first 6 albums, plus 3 brand-new songs. Most of the obvious choices are there: We have "Munich" and "Bullets" from The Back Room, "Smokers Outside The Hospital Doors," "The Racing Rats," and "An End…

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Review: Revisit Editors’ Early ‘Snowfield Demos’ EP

One week ago, Editors released their new greatest hits compilation, Black Gold: Best Of Editors. Fans who ordered CD on vinyl options from Editors' official store also got a special treat: The Snowfield Demos. Back before Editors even went by that name, they were briefly known as Snowfield. In summer 2003, they put out an…

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Review: Editors Revive Beloved Songs In ‘Distance: The Acoustic Recordings’

Editors just released their new greatest hits compilation, Black Gold: Best Of Editors. Comprised mainly of 13 beloved singles spanning their six albums, the compilation also features three brand new songs, “Frankenstein,” “Black Gold,” and “Upside Down.” While we already know and love all of those 16 songs (well, "Upside Down" is new, but we're loving…

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Hear “Upside Down” Off Editors’ New Album, ‘Black Gold’

Today, Editors released their new greatest hits compilation, Black Gold: Best Of Editors. Comprised mainly of 13 beloved singles spanning their six albums, the compilation also features three brand new songs. Following the new singles “Frankenstein” and “Black Gold,” today we can finally hear the studio version of Editors' third new track, “Upside Down.” Editors debuted…

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Editors Debut “Upside Down” Live Ahead Of ‘Black Gold’ Release

In just two days, Editors will release their greatest hits compilation, Black Gold: Best Of Editors. In addition to 13 beloved singles spanning their six albums, the compilation will also include three brand new songs. We've already heard - and loved - "Frankenstein" and "Black Gold," but we've been waiting to hear "Upside Down." Today,…

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Editors Share New Acoustic “Smokers Outside The Hospital Doors”

Later this month, Editors will release Black Gold: Best Of Editors, their first greatest hits compilation. Following their new singles "Frankenstein" and "Black Gold," today Editors unveiled one of the deluxe edition's special recordings: The acoustic "Distance" version of "Smokers Outside The Hospital Doors." Originally the lead single from Editors sophomore album, An End Has…

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Editors Reimagine Bonnie & Clyde In “Black Gold” Music Video

Earlier this month, Editors announced their upcoming greatest hits album, Black Gold: Best Of Editors, and shared its dynamic title track. Today, "Black Gold" gets a new music video, filmed with director Rahi Rezvani during the first weekend of September. "Black Gold" opens on a rural American landscape, frontman Tom Smith driving a red mustang…

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Smith & Burrows Finish Recording Second Album

One month ago today, Smith & Burrows announced that they were officially recording their second album. They spent most of the last several weeks in Nashville, Tennessee with producer Jacquire King. (Jacquire previously produced Tom Smith's band Editors' fourth album, The Weight Of Your Love.) The team also did some recording at Fame Studios in…

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Editors Drop New Single “Black Gold” & Announce Best Of Album

Ever since May, Editors have been subtly teasing a forthcoming greatest hits compilation. Today, the band finally made their official announcement: Black Gold: Best Of Editors will be out on October 25! The band will also tour in support of the record in 2020. In addition to beloved singles spanning their first 6 albums, the…

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Tom Smith Teases New Smith & Burrows Lyrics

Earlier this week, Smith & Burrows officially entered the studio to record their long-awaited second album. Tom Smith (also known as the frontman of Editors) and Andy Burrows are currently in Nashville working with producer Jacquire King. Today, Tom shared a close-up shot of some lyrics, evidently for one of the songs the duo is…

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Smith & Burrows Enter Nashville Studio To Record Second Album

Following a couple years of teasing new music, Smith & Burrows are finally beginning the official recording of their second album. Both Tom Smith (best known as the frontman of Editors) and Andy Burrows just landed in Nashville, Tennessee where they will work with producer Jacquire King. He's the same man who produced Editors' excellent…

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Smith & Burrows About To Begin Recording Second Album

Smith & Burrows have been teasing a second album for quite some time now, but it seems that the duo are finally ready to officially record it now! Both Tom Smith (best known as the frontman of Editors) and Andy Burrows are hinting at exciting things to come, starting with recording S&B2 in the United…

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New Editors Songs Registered: “Black Gold” & “Upside Down”

A couple of weeks ago, Editors shared their addictive new single, "Frankenstein." Despite conflicting reports from the band members, it seems that it's the lead single for their upcoming greatest hits album, due later this year. Frontman Tom Smith and bassist Russell Leetch confirmed that they have three new songs ready - recorded a few…

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Editors Recreate “Frankenstein” Story In Dancey New Music Video

Just last week, Editors shared their addictive new song, “Frankenstein,” teasing a video at the time. Now the time has come: Fans can see the "Frankenstein" music video, and it's as spooky as you'd expect, but also surprisingly dancey. The video opens on a skinny man, going through the motions as if in a trance.…

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Editors Have 3 New Songs & “Some Surprises” Coming Soon

Last Friday, Editors shared their addictive new song, "Frankenstein." Following an interview a few weeks earlier, it had seemed that "Frankenstein" may be the lead single for their upcoming greatest hits album. However, in a new interview today, Editors were a bit more coy about what their actual plans are, saying only that they have…

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Editors Share Hypnotic, Addictive New Song “Frankenstein”

A few weeks ago, Editors started performing a new song called "Frankenstein." After promising a new "song for the freaks," today fans get to hear the single release of "Frankenstein," a track that sounds even better than in those first live recordings. The new song is expected to appear on the upcoming greatest hits album…

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Editors Announce New “Song For The Freaks” Out This Friday

Editors are the gift that keep on giving! Only one month after releasing their special album The Blanck Mass Sessions - a companion to their 2018 album, Violence - the band is getting ready to release brand new music this Friday. The new "song for the freaks" is the studio recording of their tune "Frankenstein," which…

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Tom Smith Teases New Smith & Burrows Demos

Late last year, a full seven years after releasing their debut album together, Funny Looking Angels, Smith & Burrows reunited with a new song and promise of a new album. They played "All The Best Moves," and the pair have been in and out of the studio since then. Today, Tom Smith (also frontman of the…

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Editors Debut New Song “Frankenstein” & Announce Greatest Hits Album

Editors just released their new album, The Blanck Mass Sessions, an alternate production of their 2018 album, Violence. With new material - including their excellent latest song, "Barricades" - Editors is performing at a handful of music festivals this season. At the Bearded Theory Festival in Derbyshire on May 24th, Editors debuted a brand new…

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Review: Editors’ ‘Violence’ Tracks Reimagined On ‘The Blanck Mass Sessions’

Last February, Editors revealed they would be releasing The Blanck Mass Sessions, an album of reimagined takes on the songs fans first heard on their 2018 album, Violence. While Violence offered a masterful blend of Editors' rock and electronic sides, the songs didn't always sound so balanced. The band first sent their recordings to Blanck…

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Editors Offer Updated Version Of “Hallelujah (So Low)” From New EP

One month ago, Editors released their enchanting new song, "Barricades," part of their upcoming EP, The Blanck Mass Sessions. The 8-song set includes 7 alternative versions of songs from Editors' 2018 album Violence, plus "Barricades," which was previously unheard. Although the limited vinyl record of the EP already came out for this year’s Record Store…

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Editors Release New Song “Barricades” With Mesmerizing Music Video

Last month, Editors announced that for this year's Record Store Day, they'll be sharing an EP, The Blanck Mass Sessions. The 8-song set includes 7 alternative versions of songs from their 2018 album, Violence, plus one previously unheard track, "Barricades." Today, Editors released the new song along with a captivating mechanical music video. "Barricades" opens…

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Editors Record New Music With Jacknife In Los Angeles

Last month, Editors shocked and delighted fans when they returned to the studio to work on new tunes. It’s been less than a year since they released their stunning sixth record, Violence. (It was one of our favorites of 2018.) Now, the band is in Los Angeles recording music with producer Jacknife. Editors notably worked with…

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Editors Already Recording “New Tunes” For Next Album

Great news, Editors fans! The band is already in the studio working on new tunes! It's been less than a year since they released their stunning sixth record, Violence. (It was one of our favorites of 2018.) After extensive touring and four singles - "Magazine," "Hallelujah (So Low)," "Darkness At The Door," and "Cold" -…

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The Best Pop & Rock Albums Of 2018

Another year has come and passed, and as we reflect on all our favorite moments of 2018, let's look back on some of the best new music that came out this year. Our reviewers picked out their favorite albums of 2018, spanning all 12 months and a range of styles under the pop rock umbrella.…

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