New releases

Published on April 26th, 2017 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: Sept. 15, 2017

New Releases (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Antibalas “Where the Gods Are In Peace” (Hear here; Download; On Tour) (Daptone)
Big & Rich “Did It For the Party” (first single: “Califorina”; See here; Download; On Tour) (B$R)
Black Kids “Rookie” (their first album in nearly 10 years; first single: “Obligatory Drugs”; See here; Download) (Not Fussed)
Dee Dee Bridgewater “Memphis … Yes, I’m Ready” (recorded at Willie Mitchell’s renowned Royal Studios; producers: Bridgewater, Kirk Whalum; guests: the Stax Academy Choir, Whalum; first single: “Hound Dog”; Hear here; Download) (OKeh / Sony Masterworks)
Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams “Contraband Love” (Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Red House)
Bruce Cockburn “Bone on Bone” (Hear here; eBay; On Tour) (True North)
Fall Out Boy “M A N I A” (first single: “Young and Menace”; See here; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (DCD2 / Island)
Foo Fighters “Concrete and Gold” (producers: Greg Kurstin, Foo Fighters; first single: “Run”; Read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Roswell / RCA)
Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton “Choir of the Mind” (first single: “Fatal Gift”; See here; Read here) (Last Gang / eOne Music)
Hot Water Music “Light It Up” (producers: Hot Water Music; first single: “Never Going Back”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Rise)
Wyclef Jean “Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee” (guests: Emile Sandé, Supah Mario, The Knocks, LunchMoney Lewis, D.L. Hughley, STIX, T-Baby, etc.; Hear here; Download; eBay; On Tour) (Legacy Recordings)
The Karpinka Brothers (Saskatoon folk-rock duo) “Talk Is Cheap” (producer: Howard Bilerman; first single: “You’re Worth It”; Hear here) (The Karpinka Brothers)
The Lone Bellow “Walk Into a Storm” (producer: Dave Cobb; first single: “Time’s Always Leaving”; Hear here; Download; On Tour) (Descendant / Sony Music Masterworks)
Michael McDonald “Wide Open” (his first album of original material in 17 years; guests: Warren Haynes, Robben Ford, Marcus Miller, Branford Marsalis; first single: “Find It In Your Heart”; Download; On Tour) (BMG)
Musiq Soulchild “Feel the Real” (Hear here; Read here) (Soulstar Music Company / eOne)
Nothing More (San Antonio rock quartet) “The Stories We Tell Ourselves” (producers: Jonny Hawkins, Nothing More; first single: “Go to War”; Hear here; Download; On Tour) (Better Noise)
Ariel Pink “Dedicated to Bobby Jameson” (first single: “Another Weekend”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Mexican Summer)
Prophets of Rage “Prophets of Rage” (supergroup features Tom Morello, Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk of Rage Against the Machine, Chuck D and DJ Lord of Public Enemy and B-Real of Cypress Hill; producer: Brendan O’Brien; first single: “Unfuck the World”; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Fantasy)
Sløtface (Norwegian pop-punkers) “Try Not to Freak Out” (first single: “Magazine”; Hear here; Download) (Propeller Recordings)
Son Little “New Magic” (first single: “Blue Magic (Waikiki)”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (ANTI- / Epitaph)
Ringo Starr “Give More Love” (guests: Paul McCartney, Peter Frampton, Benmont Tench, Joe Walsh, Edgar Winter, etc.; first single: “Give More Love”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Roccabella / UMe)
The Texas Gentlemen “TX Jelly” (producer: band leader and organist Beau Bedford; first single: “Habbie Doobie”; See here; Read here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (New West)
Rusty Young “Waitin’ For the Sun” (the founding Poco member’s debut solo album; was recorded at Cash Cabin in Hendersonville, Tenn., the former home recording studio of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash; producers: Young, Jack Sundrud; guests: Jim Messina, George Grantham, Richie Furay, Timothy B. Schmit; Hear here; Download) (Blue Élan)
Yusuf / Cat Stevens “The Laughing Apple” (Verve)

New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Contortionist (progressive rock act) “Clairvoyant” (producer: Jamie King; first single: “Reimagined”; See here; iTunes; On Tour) (eOne Music / Good Fight Music)
Stew Cutler “Every Sunday Night” (guests: Bill McClellan, Julian Pollack, Nick Semrad, JT Bowen, Bobby Harden; Hear here) (eOne Music / Good Fight Music)
Galantis “The Aviary” (new single: “True Feeling”; Hear here; See here; iTunes; On Tour) (Big Beat)
Jess and the Bandits (U.S./U.K. contemporary country quintet) “Smoke & Mirrors” (first single: “Kings of Summer”; Hear here; iTunes) (After Midnight Girl Entertainment)
Superfruit (Pentatonix members Scott Hoying and Mitch Grassi) “Future Friends – Part Two” (seven-song EP) (RCA)

Reissues (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Chris Bell “I Am the Cosmos (Deluxe Edition)” (recorded in the mid-1970s and released in 1992, 14 years after his death in an auto accident at age 27; expanded edition with never-before-heard tracks; Hear here; Vinyl, with download card; eBay) (Omnivore Recordings)
Maria Callas “Maria Callas: Remastered Live Recordings 1949-1964” (42-disc box set contains 20 complete operas and five filmed recitals on Blu-ray; Read here) (Warner Classics / Parlophone)
Shawn Colvin “A Few Small Repairs: 20th Anniversary” (1996 album; remastered, with seven bonus tracks; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Columbia / Legacy)
The Doors “The Singles” (two CDs, 44 songs, featuring high-resolution quadrophonic mixes of the 1973 compilation “The Best of The Doors” on Blu-ray; Vinyl Box Set, with 20 7-inch vinyl singles; eBay; Merch) (Rhino / Elektra)
Linda Ronstadt “Simple Dreams (40th Anniversary Edition)” (1977 album; with three bonus tracks; Read here; Vinyl) (Rhino)
Spandau Ballet “Through the Barricades” (1986 album; remastered; Vinyl) (Epic / Legacy)
Hank Williams III “Greatest Hits” (Curb)

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist: Title: Label:
Madonna “Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour [DVD/CD]” (concert film directed by Jamie King; Read here; Blu-ray/CD) (Eagle Vision)

Next Week: Sept. 22, 2017

Aug. 4 / Aug. 11 / Aug. 18 / Aug. 25 / Sept. 1 / Sept. 8

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Gerry Galipault debuted Pause & Play online in October 1997. Since then, it has become the definitive place for CD-release dates — with a worldwide audience.

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