The full list of this week's key New Music Friday releases appears at the bottom of the page, but first, some highlights...
Adele makes her grand return this week with Easy On Me, and keep the tissues handy, because it's a weeper of a ballad.
Two boy-turned-man-bands are back with new singles this week. First up, The Wanted unveil Rule The World, the trailer for their upcoming greatest hits which, fittingly, sounds like a mixture of several of their previous hits mixed together. Meanwhile, Irish favourites Westlife release Starlight, the wildly uplifting lead for their new studio record Wild Dreams.
Very promising new artist alert! British artist Dan Aura delivers a moody, electropop stomper in Feel It, the second track from his forthcoming Plastic EP, which drops on November 26.
Coldplay are Coldplay-ing to the max on their new album Music Of The Spheres, which was exec-produced by Swedish hitmaker Max Martin and includes collaborations with Selena Gomez and BTS.
Bengali/Irish singer-songwriter Joy Crookes unveils her long-awaited debut Skin, a collection of modern soul reflecting on a young woman's transition to adulthood.
Finally, with National Album Day taking place on Saturday, October 16, several albums are being issued on vinyl to mark the occasion. In keeping with this year's theme of celebrating women, reissues include Gabrielle's chart-topping Rise and Katie Melua's Ultimate Collection.