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Published on June 5th, 2014 | by Gerry Galipault

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Your summer music buying guide

Summer’s here (well, almost), and the time is right for … buying music.

Here’s just a hint of what’s coming in the weeks and months ahead. Plan (and save) accordingly. Happy shopping!

JUNE 17

New stuff:
“Ultraviolence,” Lana Del Rey
“Mutineers,” David Gray
“The Hunting Party,” Linkin Park
“A.K.A.,” Jennifer Lopez
“Band of Brothers,” Willie Nelson

Reissues:
“Wishful Thinking: The Very Best of China Crisis”
“Remember Two Things,” Dave Matthews Band

JUNE 24

New stuff:
“while(1<2),” deadmau5
“Hummingbird in a Box,” Peter Frampton
“Once More ‘Round the Sun,” Mastodon
“Fuego,” Phish
“x,” Ed Sheeran

Reissues:
“Late For the Sky (Remastered 40th Anniversary Edition),” Jackson Browne
“Nick of Time: 25th Anniversary [Vinyl],” Bonnie Raitt
“There Are But Four Small Faces (Deluxe Edition),” Small Faces

DVD / Blu-ray:
“A Hard Day’s Night (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray + DVD],” The Beatles
“Back to Front – Live in London [DVD/CD],” Peter Gabriel

JULY 1

New stuff:
“Remedy,” Old Crow Medicine Show
“Isolate and Medicate,” Seether
“Trigga,” Trey Songz

Reissues:
“New Jersey (Deluxe Edition),” Bon Jovi
“Sound of Lies (Deluxe Edition),” “Smile (Deluxe Edition),” “Rainy Day Music (Deluxe Edition),” The Jayhawks
“A Passion Play: An Extended Performance [CD/DVD],” Jethro Tull
“The Atco Sessions 1969-1972,” Lulu
“Legend: The Best of Bob Marley and the Wailers – 30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition [CD + Blu-ray Pure Audio Disc]”
“The Division Bell: 20th Anniversary Collector’s Box Set,” Pink Floyd
“Selected Solo Works [Box set],” Frankie Valli
“The Classic Albums Box,” Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

DVD / Blu-ray:
“Appetite For Democracy 3D: Live at the Hard Rock Casino, Las Vegas [DVD],” Guns N’ Roses
“The Million Dollar Piano [DVD],” Elton John

La-Roux

JULY 8

New stuff:
“‘NOW’ Chicago XXXVI,” Chicago
“Space Invader,” Ace Frehley
“Redeemer of Souls,” Judas Priest
“Trouble in Paradise,” La Roux
“Futurology,” Manic Street Preachers
“Beautiful Goodbye,” Richard Marx

Reissues:
“CSNY 1974 [Box set],” Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
“The Studio Albums 1992-2011 [Box set],” Dream Theater
“John Mellencamp Performs Trouble No More Live at Town Hall,” John Mellencamp

JULY 15

New stuff:
“Strange Desire,” Bleachers
“Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Original Broadway Cast Recording),” Neil Patrick Harris
“Terms of My Surrender,” John Hiatt
“YES!,” Jason Mraz
“World Peace Is None of Your Business,” Morrissey
“No Fools, No Fun,” Puss N Boots (Norah Jones with Sasha Dobson and Catherine Popper)

Reissues:
“Meet the Beatles! (The Japan Box),” The Beatles

JULY 22

New stuff:
“5 Seconds of Summer,” 5 Seconds of Summer
“Heaven & Earth,” Yes

Reissues:
“The Very Baddest Of,” ZZ Top

JULY 29

New stuff:
• “A Life Worth Living,” Marc Broussard
“The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale,” Eric Clapton & Friends
“The Voyager,” Jenny Lewis
• “Hypnotic Eye,” Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Reissues:
“The 1971 Fillmore East Recordings,” The Allman Brothers Band

DVD / Blu-ray:
“The Big Chill (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray + DVD],” Glenn Close, Kevin Kline, Tom Berenger, William Hurt, Mary Kay Place, et al

AUG. 5

New stuff:
“The Empty Hearts,” The Empty Hearts (rock supergroup features Wally Palmar, Elliot Easton, Andy Babiuk and Clem Burke)
“My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke,” Al Jarreau

Reissues:
“Elvis: That’s the Way It Is (Deluxe Edition) [Box set],” Elvis Presley

DVD / Blu-ray:
“Phantom of the Paradise (Collector’s Edition) [DVD + Blu-ray],” Paul Williams

AUG. 12

New stuff:
“If You Could Read My Mind [CD/DVD],” Cameron Carpenter
• “I’m Not Bossy, I’m the Boss,” Sinéad O’Connor
• “worlds,” Porter Robinson
• “Rockabilly Riot! All Original,” Brian Setzer

AUG. 19

New stuff:
“Benjamin Booker,” Benjamin Booker
“Nashville Outlaws: A Tribute to Mötley Crüe,” various artists

AUG. 26

New stuff:
“Junto,” Basement Jaxx
• “Pale Communion,” Opeth
“After the End,” Merchandise
“Moonshine in the Trunk,” Brad Paisley
• “Lost in Alphaville,” The Rentals

SEPT. 2

New stuff:
“Listen,” The Kooks
• “V,” Maroon 5

SEPT. 9

New stuff:
“Goddess,” Banks
“El Pintor,” Interpol
• “Magic,” Sergio Mendes
“Smokey Robinson & Friends,” Smokey Robinson
“Haven’t Got the Blues (Yet),” Loudon Wainwright III

SEPT. 16

New stuff:
• “Blood & Lemonade,” American Hi-Fi
• “LiliLand,” Lili Haydn
• “World on Fire,” Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators
• “Sukierae,” Jeff Tweedy

SEPT. 23

New stuff:
• “The Violet Flame,” Erasure
• “Awakening,” Jackie Evancho
• “Strut,” Lenny Kravitz
• “The Way I’m Livin’,” Lee Ann Womack

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