New releases

Published on March 1st, 2018 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: March 2, 2018

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Arrows to Fire (Texas alt-rock band) “Here We Go” (producers: Arrows to Fire, Jacob Sciba; Hear here; See here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Smartouf, March 7)
Joan Baez “Whistle Down the Wind” (Baez says 2018 will be her last year of formal extended touring; this is her first album in 10 years; producer: Joe Henry; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; eBay; On Tour) (Bobolink / Razor & Tie)
Black Moth (stoner rock/metal band from Leeds) “Anatomical Venus” (producer: Andy Hawkins; first single: “Moonbow”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Candlelight / Spinefarm)
The Breeders “All Nerve” (their first studio album since 2008; first single: “All Nerve”; Hear here; NPR’s All Songs Considered; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (4AD)
Buffalo Tom “Quiet and Peace” (Boston indie rock trio’s first album in seven years; producer: Dave Minehan; first single: “All Be Gone”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Scrawny / Schoolkids)
Camp Cope (Australian lo-fi rock trio) “How to Socialise & Make Friends” (new single: “How to Socialise & Make Friends”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Run For Cover)
Celtic Thunder “Celtic Thunder X” (new special was filmed in Dublin on Oct. 30, 2017, at the Helix Theatre and features new ensemble songs; See here; DVD; Download) (Legacy Recordings)
Cut Chemist “Die Cut” (his first release since 2006; guests: Biz Markie, Chali 2na, Hymnal, Myka 9, Laura Darlington, Deantoni Parks, etc.; first single: “Work My Mind”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (A Stable Sound)
Lucy Dacus “Historian” (producer: Collin Pastore; mixed by John Congleton; first single: “Night Shift”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Matador)
Fanny Walked the Earth (feat. Fanny members June Millington, Jean Millington Adamian and Brie Howard Darling) “Fanny Walked The Earth” (their first album together since 1974; producer: Dave Darling; first single: “Lured Away”; Hear here; NPR’s Songs We Love; See here; P&P Archive Interview; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Blue Élan)
Sue Foley “The Ice Queen” (guests: Billy F. Gibbons, Jimmie Vaughan, Chris “Whipper” Layton, Charlie Sexton, JJ Johnson, Johnny Bradley, etc.; Hear here; Download; eBay; On Tour) (Stony Plain)
Haley Heynderickx (Portland, Ore., singer-songwriter) “I Need to Start a Garden” (producers: Zak Kimball, Heynderickx; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Mama Bird Recording Co.)
I AM THEY “Trial & Triumph” (guest: David Leonard; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Essential / Provident)
In Tall Buildings (Chicago songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Erik Hall) “Akinetic” (producer: Brian Deck; new single: “Curtain”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Western Vinyl)
Tory Lanez “Memories Don’t Die” (guests: Future, Wiz Khalifa, Mansa, NAV, Fabolous, Davo, Paloma Ford; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Mad Love / Interscope)
Lance Lopez (Texas six-string legend) “Tell the Truth” (producer: Fabrizio Grossi; first single: “Cash My Check”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download) (Mascot Label Group)
Lucius “NUDES” (all-acoustic re-imagined fan favorites, with new songs and covers of Gerry Rafferty and Tame Impala; recorded at Electric Lady Studios; guests: Roger Waters, Nels Cline; first single: “Neighbors”; Hear here; Chocolate Brown Vinyl; Deluxe Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Mom+Pop Music)
Jackson MacIntosh (Montreal indie-pop artist) “My Dark Side” (guest: Ellise Barbara; new single: “Can It Be Love?”; Hear here;; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Sinderlyn)
The Men “Drift” (first single: “Maybe I’m Crazy”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Sacred Bones)
Moby “Everything Was Beautiful, and Nothing Hurt” (first single: “Like a Motherless Child”; Hear here; See here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay) (Mute)
Mt. Joy “Mt. Joy” (new single: “Jenny Jenkins”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Dualtone)
Sonny Smith (of Sonny and the Sunsets) “Rod For Your Love” (producer: Dan Auerbach; first single: “Pictures of You”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Easy Eye Sound / Nonesuch)
Chris Smither “Call Me Lucky” (first single: “The Blame’s On Me”; Hear here; Download; On Tour) (Signature Sounds)
Soccer Mommy (aka 20-year-old Nashville singer-songwriter Sophie Allison) “Clean” (Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Fat Possum)
Superorganism (east London-based indie pop collective) “Superorganism” (new single: “Everybody Wants To Be Famous”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Domino)
Tech N9ne “Planet” (guests: Machine Gun Kelly, Krizz Kaliko, Snow Tha Product, Kingo Iso, etc.; Hear here; See here; Deluxe Edition; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Strange Music)
Tracey Thorn “Record” (guests: Corinne Bailey Rae, Shura, Warpaint’s Jenny Lee Lindberg and Stella Mozgawa; first single: “Queen”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Merge)
Titus Andronicus “A Productive Cough” (first single: “Number One [In New York]”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Merge)
UB40 featuring Ali, Astro & Mickey “A Real Labour of Love” (producer: frontman Ali Campbell; first single: “She Loves Me Now”; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (UMe)
Various artists “Standing at the Gates: The Songs of Nada Surf’s Let Go” (charity covers album to celebrate the 15th anniversary of “Let Go,” benefiting the ACLU and The Pablove Foundation; contributors: Aimee Mann, Ed Harcourt, Charly Bliss, Manchester Orchestra, Rogue Wave, The Texas Gentlemen, etc.; first single: “Happy Kid,” Ron Gallo; Hear here; Download, released on Feb. 2; iTunes; On Tour) (Mardev)
Barrence Whitfield & The Savages “Soul Flowers of Titan” (first single: “Let’s Go to Mars”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Bloodshot)
Jonathan Wilson (L.A.-based singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist) “Rare Birds” (guests: Father John Misty, Lucius, Lana Del Rey, Laraaji; first single: “Over the Midnight”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; See here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Bella Union)
Andrew W.K. “You’re Not Alone” (his first new full-length album in more than a decade; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Bee & El / RED / Sony Music)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Skylar Autumn “Compass” (five-song EP; producers: Josh Flores, Tragus Productions; guests: Valerie Carricato, William Funderfurk, Dan Radin, Josh Allen, Chris Caron, Nate Cimino, James Mahler, Josh Flores, Sean Tittle, Micahel Whitesell, Joel Jurekovic; first single: “East Wind”; Hear here) (WayWord, March 3)
Randy Bachman “By George — By Bachman” (a celebration of George Harrison songs; CD, out March 16;; On Tour) (UMe)
Barbagallo (Tame Impala drummer) “Danse dans les ailleurs” (first single: “L’échappée”; Hear here; See here) (Arista France)
Steve Barton (founding member of Translator) “Tall Tales and Alibis” (triple album) (Sleepless)
Candace “New Ruins” (first single: “Rewind”; Hear here; See here; iTunes; On Tour) (Candace)
Dragondeer (Denver-based pysch-blues and soul band) “If You Got the Blues” (producer: Mark Howard; Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (VQ Creative / Kobalt)
Future Jr. (L.A. alt-pop artist) “Vacancy” (six-song EP; first single: “Suburbia Blue”; Hear here) (Kobalt)
Lena Hall (Tony Award winner for the 2014 Broadway revival of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”) “Obsessed: Elton John” (the third in her monthly series of EPs and weekly videos in which she celebrates her favorite musicians and bands; five-song EP features covers of “The Bitch Is Back,” “Someone Saved My Life Tonight,” “Take Me to the Pilot,” “”Have Mercy on the Criminal” and “Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting”; producers: Justin Craig, Hall, Kurt Deutsch; See here; iTunes; On Tour) (Sh-K-Boom / Ghostlight)
Moss Kena (U.K. pop-soul singer) “Found You in 06” (five-song EP; guest: Leikeli47; first single: “Square One”; Hear here; iTunes) (Colt Club / Ministry of Sound / RCA)
Living Hour (Winnipeg dream-pop band) “Lovely, Lonely: A Collection of Covers for Hollow Hearts” (five-song EP includes covers of Nico, Avi Buffalo, The Ink Spots and Françoise Hardy; Hear here) (Living Hour)
Nefesh Mountain (husband-wife bluegrass duo of Doni Zasloff and Eric Lindberg) “Beneath the Open Sky” (producers: Lindberg, Zasloff; guests: Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Tony Trischka, David Grier; first singles: “Bound For The Promised Land” and “I Want To Hear Somebody Pray”; Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (Nefesh Mountain)
Stone Broken (U.K. hard rockers) “Ain’t Always Easy” (producer: Romesh Dodangoda; new single: “Heartbeat Away”; Hear here; CD and Vinyl, out April 13; iTunes; On Tour) (Spinefarm)
Toubab Krewe “Stylo” (the world-jam band’s first album since 2010; first single: “That Damn Squash”; Hear here; On Tour) (Toubab Krewe)
Katie Toupin (formerly of Houndmouth) “Moroccan Ballroom” (five-song EP; guest: Brandon Walters; first single: “Danger”; Hear here; iTunes) (Toupin Music)
Xscape “Here for It” (six-song EP; Hear here; iTunes) (RedZone Entertainment)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Axe “Rock ‘N’ Roll Party – The Complete Atco Recordings” (22 songs) (Real Gone Music)
Ry Cooder “Paris, Texas (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Vinyl]” (1985 album; limited-edition clear vinyl) (Real Gone Music)
Jackie DeShannon “Stone Cold Soul: The Complete Capitol Recordings” (25 songs; eBay) (Real Gone Music)
Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, et al “The Greatest Showman (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Vinyl]” (2017 album; with download card; See here) (Atlantic)
Keith Jarrett / Gary Peacock / Jack DeJohnette “After the Fall” (November 1998 concert in Newark, N.J.; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes) (ECM)
Juilliard String Quartet “The Complete Epic Recordings 1956-66” (11-CD box set) (Sony Classical)
The King’s Singers “The Complete RCA Recordings” (11-CD box set) (RCA Red Seal)
Annie Lennox “Diva [Vinyl]” (1992 album, featuring “Why” and “Walking On Broken Glass”), “Medusa [Vinyl]” (1995 album, featuring “No More I Love You’s”) (Arista / Legacy)
Johnny Mathis “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head (Expanded Edition)” (1970 album; remastered, with six bonus tracks), “Johnny Mathis Sings the Music of Bacharach & Kaempfert (Expanded Edition)” (1970 album; remastered, with five bonus tracks) (Real Gone Music)
MercyMe “I Can Only Imagine: The Very Best of MercyMe” (13 songs; See here; Download; iTunes, with four extra tracks; eBay; On Tour) (Fair Trade Services / Columbia)
The Oak Ridge Boys “When I Sing for Him: The Complete Columbia Recordings & RCA Singles” (two CDs, 49 songs; eBay; On Tour) (Real Gone Music)
Pet Shop Boys “Please / Further Listening 1984-1986 (2018 Remastered Version)” (1986 album; with 13 bonus tracks; Amazon UK; Download), “Actually / Further Listening 1987-1988 (2018 Remastered Version)” (1987 album; with 14 bonus tracks; Amazon UK; Download) and “Introspective / Further Listening 1988-1989 (2018 Remastered Version)” (1988 album; with 15 bonus tracks; Read here; Amazon UK; Download; eBay; Merch) (Rhino / Parlophone)
Various artists “Charlotte’s Web (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (1973 animated film, featuring the voices of Debbie Reynolds, Paul Lynde and Henry Gibson; story by Earl Hamner Jr.; released on CD for the first time) (Varѐse Sarabande)
Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band “The Best of Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band” (eBay) (Varèse Sarabande)

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