New releases

Published on September 12th, 2017 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: Dec. 8, 2017

New Releases (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Luke Bryan “What Makes You Country” (producers: Jeff Stevens, Jody Stevens; new single: “Light It Up”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Capitol Nashville)
Diablo Swing Orchestra (Swedish avant-metallers) “Pacifisticuffs” (eBay; Merch) (Candlelight / Spinefarm)
Danny Elfman “Justice League (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (superhero film opens Nov. 17; In Theaters; Merch) (WaterTower Music)
Walker Hayes “boom.” (guest: Nicolle Galyon; first single: “You Broke Up With Me”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Monument)
K. Michelle “KIMBERLY: The People I Used To Know” (guests: Chris Brown, Jeremih; Hear here; Download; iTunes) (Atlantic)
QTY “QTY” (producer: Suede guitarist Bernard Butler; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Dirty Hit)
Chris Thile “Thanks for Listening” (new studio recordings of songs written for performance on “A Prairie Home Companion,” which he has hosted since October 2016; producer: Thomas Bartlett; guests: Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O’Donovan, Gaby Moreno; first single: “Thank You, New York”; Hear here; Read here; Download; On Tour) (Nonesuch)
Wiki “No Mountains In Manhattan” (released digitally on Aug. 25; producers: Sporting Life, Tony Seltzer, Kaytranada, Earl Sweatshirt, Wiki; guests: Ghostface Killah, Lakutis, ACAB, Slicky Boy, Your Old Droog, etc.; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (XL Recordings)

New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Belle and Sebastian “How To Solve Our Human Problems (Part 1)” (five-song EP; Part 2 will arrive Jan. 19 and Part 3 is due Feb. 16; the EP trilogy will be compiled for a CD and a limited edition vinyl box set later; Hear here; Vinyl; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Matador)
Robert Finley (soul/blues singer) “Goin’ Platinum!” (co-written and produced by The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach; guests: Duane Eddy, Preservation Hall horn players, keyboardist Bobby Woods, drummer Gene Chrisman; first single: “Medicine Woman”; Hear here; iTunes) (Easy Eye Sound / Nonesuch)

Reissues (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Les Baxter “The Les Baxter Collection 1943-62” (four-CD, 107-song set) (Acrobat)
Bing Crosby “New Tricks: 60th Anniversary Deluxe Edition” (1957 album; remastered, with 11 bonus tracks), “Among My Souvenirs: More Treasures from the Crosby Archive” (two CDs, 35 songs; Read here) (Bing Crosby Enterprises / UMe)
Victor de Sabata “Recordings On Deutsche Grammophon and Decca” (four-CD box set) (Deutsche Grammophon)
Georgia Gibbs “The Georgia Gibbs Collection 1946-58” (two CDs, 56 songs) (Acrobat)
Woody Herman “The Woody Herman Collection 1937-56” (two CDs, 44 songs) (Acrobat)
Thad Jones “The Complete Albums Collection 1954-1959” (four CDs) (Enlightenment)
Roy Milton “The Roy Milton Collection 1945-61” (two CDs, 55 songs) (Acrobat)
The Searchers “Another Night: The Sire Recordings 1979-1981” (two CDs, 29 songs; Read here) (Omnivore Recordings)
Hank Thompson “The Hank Thompson & His Brazos Valley Boys Collection 1946-62” (two CDs, 46 songs) (Acrobat)
Various artists “That’ll Flat … Git It! Vol. 28: Rockabilly & Rock ‘n’ Roll From the Vaults of Warner Reprise” (30 songs; Track list) (Bear Family)
Dionne Warwick “Odds & Ends: Scepter Records Rarities” (27 songs) (Real Gone Music)
Jimmy Webb “Angel Heart: 35th Anniversary Expanded Edition” (1982 album; remastered) (Real Gone Music)

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist: Title: Label:
Count Basie “Count Basie At Carnegie Hall [DVD]” (March 20, 1981, concert featuring Sarah Vaughan, Tony Bennett, George Benson and Joe Williams; See here) (S’More Entertainment)
Culture Club “Live At Wembley: World Tour 2016 [DVD + CD]” (Blu-ray + DVD + CD; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Cleopatra)

Next Week: Dec. 15, 2017

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