New releases

Published on January 23rd, 2017 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: April 21, 2017

New Releases (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Big Star “Thank You, Friends: Big Star’s Third Live and More” (2016 show in Glendale, Calif., was filmed for a documentary, directed by Benno Nelson; performed by a collective featuring members of Big Star, the Posies, R.E.M., Semisonic, Wilco, the dB’s, Let’s Active, the Old Ceremony, Yo La Tengo with Kronos Quartet, Skylar Gudasz, Brett Harris, Robyn Hitchcock, Jessica Pratt; See/read here; CD/DVD; CD/Blu-ray) (Concord Bicycle Music)
The Black Angels “Death Song” (producer: Phil Ek; first single: “Currency”; Hear here; MP3; On Tour) (Partisan)
Sheryl Crow “Be Myself” (producer: Jeff Trott; first single: “Halfway There”) (Warner)
Ray Davies “Americana” (The Jayhawks are the backing band on his first solo album since 2008; producers: Davies, John Jackson, Guy Massey; first single: “Poetry”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Legacy Recordings)
Jason Eady “Jason Eady” (producer: Kevin Welch; guests: Vince Gill, Tammy Rogers, Eady’s wife Courtney Patton; first single: “Why I Left Atlanta”; Hear here; MP3) (Thirty Tigers)
Scott Fab “Leave My Friends” (first single: “Leave My Friends”; Hear here) (Scott Fab)
Joe Goddard (of Hot Chip) “Electric Lines” (first single: “Lose Your Love”; See here; MP3) (Greco-Roman / Domino)
Robyn Hitchcock “Robyn Hitchcock” (producers: Hitchcock, Brendan Benson; first single: “I Want to Tell You About What I Want”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Yep Roc)
Barry Manilow “This Is My Town: Songs of New York” (first single: “This Is My Town”; Hear here; MP3; Merch) (Verve)
Maxïmo Park “Risk to Exist” (producer: Tom Schick; first single: “Risk to Exist”; Hear here; MP3; MP3 Deluxe Edition, with seven extra tracks; Merch) (Daylighting / Cooking Vinyl)
Brad Paisley “Love and War” (producers: Paisley, Luke Wooten; first single: “Today”; See here; On Tour; Merch) (Arista Nashville)
Angaleena Presley “Wrangled” (featuring collaborations with Wanda Jackson, the late Guy Clark, Chris Stapleton, Yelawolf, Morgane Stapleton and her Pistol Annies bandmates Miranda Lambert and Ashley Monroe; producers: Presley, Oran Thornton; Hear here; On Tour) (Mining Light Music / Thirty Tigers)
Procol Harum “Novum” (their first album in 14 years marks their 50th anniversary; producer: Dennis Weinreich; Read here) (Eagle)
Quiet Riot (new vocalist: Seann Nicols) “Road Rage” (Hear here; MP3; Merch) (Frontiers Music s.r.l.)
Ron Sexsmith “The Last Rider” (producers: Sexsmith, Don Kerr; Hear here; On Tour) (Compass)
Texas “Jump On Board” (producers: guitarist Johnny McElhone, lead singer Sharleen Spiteri; first single: “Let’s Work It Out”; See here; MP3) (Liberator Music / BMG Rights Management)
Charlie Worsham “Beginning of Things” (producers: Frank Liddell, Eric Masse; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Warner Music Nashville)

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New Releases (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Deryl Dodd “Long Hard Ride” (guests: Pat Green, Cody Jinks, Wade Bowen, Stoney La Rue, Radney Foster, etc.; Hear here) (Little Red Truck Music)

Reissues (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Ry Cooder “Paradise and Lunch [Super Audio CD]” (1974 album; remastered) (Mobile Fidelity)
The Knack “Get the Knack [Super Audio CD]” (1979 album; remastered) (Mobile Fidelity)
Various artists “Honeybeat: Groovy 60s Girl Pop” (19-song collection compiled by girl group expert Sheila Burgel, who was given full access to Sony’s vaults; Hear here) (Real Gone Music)

Next Week: April 28, 2017

March 17 / March 24 / March 31 / April 7 / April 14

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