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Jan. 29, 2013


JAN. 29, 2013

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Air Review (Dallas quintet) “Low Wishes [MP3]” (Hear here; See here) (Velvet Blue Music / Spune, Jan. 29, 2013)
The Australian Voices (a national choir of Australian singers directed by Gordon Hamilton) “The Australian Voices” (Hear here) (Warner Classics, Jan. 29, 2013)
Justin Bieber “Believe Acoustic” (Hear here; MP3) (Schoolboy / RBMG / Island, Jan. 29, 2013)
Blaudzun “Heavy Flowers” (Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Krian Music Group, Jan. 29, 2013)
Bleeding Rainbow “Yeah Right” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Kanine, Jan. 29, 2013)
Blue Sky Riders (Kenny Loggins with Georgia Middleman and Gary Burr) “Finally Home” (Hear here; MP3) (Blue Sky Riders/Warner, Jan. 29, 2013)
Andrea Bocelli “Passione [CD/DVD]” (Hear here; MP3) (Universal Latino, Jan. 29, 2013)
Eric Burdon ” ‘Til Your River Runs Dry” (first single: “Memorial Day”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (ABKCO, Jan. 29, 2013)
Terri Clark “Classic” (country covers; guests: Reba McEntire, Dierks Bentley, Jann Arden, Tanya Tucker, Dean Brody; Hear here; MP3) (BareTrack, Jan. 29, 2013)
Cult of Luna (Swedish post-metal band) “Vertikal” (Hear here; Vinyl) (Earache, Jan. 29, 2013)
dead prez “Information Age” (first single: “A New Beginning”; Hear here; MP3) (Krian Music Group, Jan. 29, 2013)
Diamond Version “EP 3 [MP3]” (three songs; Hear here; See here) (Mute, Jan. 29, 2013)
Colton Dixon (finished seventh on season 11 of “American Idol”) “A Messenger” (first single: “You Are”; Hear here; MP3) (Sparrow, Jan. 29, 2013)
Ducktails (Matt Mondanile of Real Estate) “The Flower Lane” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Domino, Jan. 29, 2013)
essence goldman (singer-songwriter) “A Dog Named Moo and His Friend Roo” (her first children’s album; Hear here; MP3) (myKaZoo Music/UMe, Jan. 29, 2013)
Rose Falcon “19th Avenue: The EP Volume 2 [MP3]” (five songs Hear here) (Show Dog/Universal, Jan. 29, 2013)
Fiction Family “Fiction Family Reunion” (first single: “Up Against the Wall”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Rock Ridge Music, Jan. 29, 2013)
Glee Cast “I Don’t Know How to Love Him [MP3],” “I Only Have Eyes For You [MP3],” “Locked Out of Heaven [MP3],” “No Scrubs [MP3],” “Tell Him [MP3]” (Columbia, Jan. 29, 2013)
Adam Green & Binki Shapiro “Adam Green & Binki Shapiro” (first single: “Here I Am”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Rounder, Jan. 29, 2013)
Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite “Get Up! [CD/DVD]” (producer: Harper; Hear here; MP3) (Stax, Jan. 29, 2013)
Hatebreed “The Divinity of Purpose” (producers: Hatebreed, Zeuss, Josh Wilbur; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Razor & Tie, Jan. 29, 2013)
Heyerdahl (Norwegian quartet) “ØEN [MP3]” (first single: “Mirage”; Hear here; Read here) (Red Eye Transit, Jan. 28, 2013)
Hey Ocean! (Vancouver-based trio) “IS [MP3]” (with four bonus tracks; Hear here; Vinyl; CD) (Nettwerk, Jan. 29, 2013)
Indians (aka Danish singer/songwriter Søren Løkke Juul) “Somewhere Else” (Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (4AD, Jan. 29, 2013)
Scott James (Southern California singer-songwriter) “Destinesia [MP3]” (six-song EP; producer: Joe DiBlasi; first single: “Garden”; Hear here; See here) (Scott James, Jan. 29, 2013)
Kris Kristofferson “Feeling Mortal” (producer: Don Was; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (KK, Jan. 29, 2013)
La Big Vic “Cold War [MP3]” (Hear here; Vinyl) (Underwater Peoples, Jan. 29, 2013)
Local Natives “Hummingbird” (first single: “Breakers”; Hear here; Vinyl; Deluxe edition; MP3) (Frenchkiss, Jan. 29, 2013)
Lisa Loeb “No Fairy Tale” (her first rock album in eight years; two songs written with Tegan and Sara; producers: Loeb, New Found Glory’s Chad Gilbert; Hear here; MP3) (429, Jan. 29, 2013)
Matisyahu “Spark Seeker: Acoustic Sessions [MP3]” (six-song live EP) (Fallen Sparks/Thirty Tigers, Jan. 29, 2013)
Freddie McGregor “Di Captain” (Hear here; MP3) (VP/Big Ship, Jan. 29, 2013)
Nicole Moudaber (“Queen of Techno”) “Roar [MP3]” (two-song EP; Hear here) (Intec Digital, Jan. 28, 2013)
The Neighbourhood “I’m Sorry… [MP3]” (five-song EP; Hear here) (the [r]evolve group, Jan. 29, 2013)
ON AN ON “Give In” (producer: Dave Newfeld; Hear here; MP3) (Roll Call, Jan. 29, 2013)
Jeffrey Osborne “A Time For Love” (producer: George Duke; guests: Chaka Khan, Paul Jackson Jr., Christian McBride, John Roberts; Hear here; MP3) (Saguaro Road, Jan. 29, 2013)
Cassadee Pope (season 3 winner of “The Voice”) “The Complete Season 3 Collection” (Hear here; MP3) (Republic Nashville, Jan. 29, 2013)
Rock Candy Funk Party (supergroup led by Joe Bonamassa) “We Want Groove [CD/DVD]” (Hear here; Read here) (J&R Adventures, Jan. 29, 2013)
Lucy Rose (English singer-songwriter) “Middle of the Bed EP [MP3]” (four songs; Hear here) (Columbia, Jan. 29, 2013)
Emmy Rossum (actress-singer stars on Showtime’s “Shameless”) “Sentimental Journey” (producer: Stuart Brawley; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Warner, Jan. 29, 2013)
The Ruby Suns (New Zealand indie pop group) “Christopher” (Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Sub Pop, Jan. 29, 2013)
Elin Ruth (Swedish singer-songwriter) “Elin Ruth [MP3]” (Hear here) (Divers Avenue Music, Jan. 29, 2013)
The Saturdays “Chasing the Saturdays [MP3]” (five-song EP; English-Irish girl group stars in U.S. reality-based TV series on E!; Hear here) (Mercury, Jan. 29, 2013)
Sharon Needles (winner of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” season 4) “PG-13 [MP3]” (guests: RuPaul, Scissor Sisters’ Ana Matronic, Jayne County, Thunderfuck; first single: “This Club Is a Haunted House”; Hear here) (Sharon Needles, Jan. 29, 2013)
Tegan and Sara “Heartthrob” (producer: Greg Kurstin; first single: “Closer”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Deluxe edition, containing bonus tracks “Guilty as Charged” and “I Run Empty” and the “Closer” music video; MP3) (Warner, Jan. 29, 2013)
Tomahawk (supergroup led by Mike Patton) “Oddfellows” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Ipecac Recordings, Jan. 29, 2013)
Total Warr (French duo) “Loisy EP [MP3]” (three songs; Hear here) (Total Warr, Jan. 29, 2013)
Various artists “Boss: Original Television Soundtrack” (Starz series starring Kelsey Grammer; feat. tracks by Brian Reitzell & Jim James, Wilco, Talk Talk’s Mark Hollis, Robert Plant & The Band of Joy, etc.; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Lakeshore, Jan. 29, 2013)
Various artists “WOW Gospel 2013” (two CDs, 30 songs; DVD; MP3) (Verity, Jan. 29, 2013)
Wake Owl “Wild Country [MP3]” (six-song EP; Hear here) (Vagrant, Jan. 29, 2013)
Dale Watson and His Lonestars “El Rancho Azul” (Hear here; MP3) (Red House, Jan. 29, 2013)
Western Medication (Nashville post-punk band) “The Painted World [MP3]” (four-song EP; producer: Jeremy Ferguson; Hear here) (Jeffery Drag, Jan. 29, 2013)
Charlie Wilson “Love, Charlie” (producers: Wilson, Wirlie “Optimas Pryme” Morris, Gregg Pagani, Emile Ghantous, Erik Nelson, Charlie “Phantom” Singleton; first single: “My Love Is All I Have”; Hear here; MP3) (RCA, Jan. 29, 2013)
Charlie Winston (English singer-songwriter) “Running Still” (producer: Tony Berg; first single: “Hello Alone”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Real World, Jan. 29, 2013) Widgets 


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
The Aardvarks “Sinker Line & Hook: The Anthology 1989-1999” (U.K. – Cherry Red, Jan. 28, 2012)
Accept “Playlist: The Very Best of Accept” (Epic/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Roy Ayers Ubiquity “Live at the Montreux Jazz Festival [MP3]” (1972 album) (Verve, Jan. 29, 2013)
Azteca “Azteca” (1972 album; remastered), “Pyramid of the Moon” (1973 album; remastered) (U.K. – Big Break, Jan. 28, 2012)
The Blue Aeroplanes “Beatsongs” (1991 album; remastered) (U.K. – Cherry Red, Jan. 28, 2012)
The Box Tops “Playlist: The Very Best of The Box Tops” (RCA/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Miles Davis Quintet “Live In Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 2 [CD/DVD]” (with Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea, Dave Holland and Jack DeJohnette; three CDs, one DVD; Track list; MP3) (Columbia/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Tyrone Davis “In the Mood With Tyrone Davis” (1979 album; remastered) (U.K. – Big Break, Jan. 28, 2012)
Deep Purple “Paris 1975” (“The Official Deep Purple [Overseas] Live Series”; the group in 1975 featured Richie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Glenn Hughes, Jon Lord and Ian Paice; two CDs; remastered; Hear here; MP3) (Eagle Rock, Jan. 29, 2013)
Brett Dennen “The Definitive Collection” (12 songs; MP3) (Dualtone, Jan. 29, 2013)
Cathy Dennis “Into the Skyline [MP3]” (1992 album) (Polydor/UMe, Jan. 29, 2013)
Depeche Mode “Remixes 81>04 (Special Edition) [MP3]” (37 tracks), “Depeche Mode – Singles Box 6 [MP3]” (53 tracks) (Reprise/Mute, Jan. 29, 2013)
Destiny’s Child “Love Songs” (14-song collection includes “Nuclear,” the vocal group’s first new song in eight years; Read here; MP3) (Columbia/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
The Doobie Brothers “Playlist: The Very Best of The Doobie Brothers Live” (Columbia/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Sara Evans “Playlist: The Very Best of Sara Evans” (RCA/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Marianne Faithfull “Broken English: Deluxe Edition” (1979 album; remastered, with a second CD of 13 tracks; Track list) (U.K. – Island/Universal, Jan. 28, 2012)
Five Star “Five Star” (1990 album; remastered; two CDs), “Shine” (1991 album; remastered) (U.K. – Cherry Pop, Jan. 28, 2012)
Fleetwood Mac “Rumours (Expanded Edition)” (1977 album; remastered, with two extra CDs, “Live 1977” and “Recording Sessions, Roughs & Outtakes”; Read here; Deluxe box set, with DVD and LP; MP3; MP3 Super Deluxe) (Warner/Rhino, Jan. 29, 2013)
Fleetwood Mac “The Very Best of Fleetwood Mac [MP3]” (2002 compilation; 38 songs) (Warner/Rhino, Jan. 29, 2013)
Georgia Gibbs “The Best of Georgia Gibbs: The Mercury Years [MP3]” (1996 compilation; 25 songs) (Mercury/UMe, Jan. 29, 2013)
The Highwaymen “Playlist: The Very Best of The Highwaymen” (Columbia/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Dick Jensen “Dick Jensen” (1973 album; remastered) (U.K. – Big Break, Jan. 28, 2012)
Eddie Kendricks “People … Hold On [MP3]” (1972 album) (Motown/UMe, Jan. 29, 2013)
Ronnie Laws “Mr. Nice Guy / Classic Masters” (1982, 1984 albums on one CD; remastered) (U.K. –, Jan. 28, 2012)
Jerry Lee Lewis “Playlist: The Very Best of Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun Sessions)” (RCA/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
G. Love & Special Sauce “Playlist: The Very Best of G. Love & Special Sauce” (MP3) (Epic/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Mandrill “We Are One” (1978 album; remastered) (U.K. – Cherry Red, Jan. 28, 2012)
The Marvelettes “Greatest Hits [MP3]” (1987 compilation; 12 tracks) (Motown/UMe, Jan. 29, 2013)
Carmen McRae “I Am Music” (1975 album; remastered) (U.K. – Big Break, Jan. 28, 2012)
Mountain “Playlist: The Very Best of Mountain” (Columbia/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Nas “Playlist: The Very Best of Nas” (Columbia/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Harry Nilsson “Playlist: The Very Best of Harry Nilsson” (RCA/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Billy Paul “Going East” (1971 album; remastered) (U.K. – Big Break, Jan. 28, 2012)
Carl Perkins “Playlist: The Very Best of Carl Perkins (Sun Sessions)” (RCA/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
The Platters “Golden Hits [MP3]” (1986 compilation; 18 songs) (Universal/UMe, Jan. 29, 2013)
Procol Harum “Shine On Brightly [MP3]” (1968 album; with 11 bonus tracks) (A&M/UMe, Jan. 29, 2013)
Smokey Robinson “Love, Smokey [MP3]” (1990 album) (Motown/UMe, Jan. 29, 2013)
The Seeds “A Web of Sound” (1966 album; remastered, with stereo and mono versions; two CDs) (U.K. – Big Beat, Jan. 28, 2013)
Matthew Shipp “Greatest Hits” (Thirsty Ear, Jan. 29, 2013)
Soul For Real “For Life … [MP3]” (1996 album) (Motown/UMe, Jan. 29, 2013)
Al Stewart “Year of the Cat/Modern Times [Vinyl]” (1976, 1975 albums; remastered) (Friday Music, Jan. 29, 2013)
Swing Out Sister “Point of View” (2010 album, with bonus tracks; Hear here; MP3) (Union Square Music, Jan. 29, 2013)
Tears For Fears “Tears Roll Down (Greatest Hits 82-92) [MP3]” (1992 compilation; 12 songs) (Mercury/UMe, Jan. 29, 2013)
The Temptations “Solid Rock [MP3]” (1972 album) (Motown/UMe, Jan. 29, 2013)
Various artists “Classic Love Songs of the ’60s: Sealed With a Kiss” (two CDs, 32 songs) (Time Life, Jan. 29, 2013)
Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble “Texas Flood: 30th Anniversary Legacy Edition” (two CDs; 1982 album; remastered; includes the bonus track “Tin Pan Alley [aka Roughest Place in Town],” plus the previously unreleased “Live at Ripley’s Music Hall, Philadelphia, October 20, 1983”; Track list) (Columbia/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Andy Williams “Playlist: The Very Best of Andy Williams” (Columbia/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013)
Johnny Winter “Live At the Fillmore East 10/3/1970” (Relayer, Jan. 29, 2013)
Yanni “Playlist: The Very Best of Yanni” (Windham Hill/Legacy, Jan. 29, 2013) Widgets


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Pink Floyd “Pink Floyd: Reflections and Echoes [DVD/Book]” (four discs, 116-page book covering the group’s work on stage, record and film) (Abstract Sounds Book, Jan. 29, 2013)
Various artists “Hotel Transylvania [DVD]” (2012 film; See here; Blu-ray/DVD) (Sony Pictures, Jan. 29, 2013)
Bruce Willis “Die Hard: 25th Anniversary Collection [DVD]” (five-disc box set contains “Die Hard,” “Die Hard 2: Die Harder,” “Die Hard with a Vengeance,” “Live Free or Die Hard,” “Decoding Die Hard”; Blu-ray) (Fox, Jan. 29, 2013)


Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher/Due date:
Michael Bolton “The Soul of It All: My Music, My Life [Hardcover]” (Kindle) (Center Street, Jan. 29, 2013)
Bob Dylan “Bob Dylan by Greil Marcus: Writings 1968-2010 [Paperback]” (author: Greil Marcus; Kindle) (PublicAffairs, Jan. 29, 2013)
Peter Guralnick “Feel Like Going Home: Portraits in Blues and Rock ‘n’ Roll [Kindle],” “Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley [Kindle],” “Lost Highway: Journeys and Arrivals of American Musicians [Kindle],” “Sweet Soul Music: Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom [Kindle]” (Little, Brown and Company, Feb. 1, 2013)
Peter Hook “Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division [Hardcover]” (Kindle) (It Books, Jan. 29, 2013)
Cissy Houston “Remembering Whitney [Hardcover]” (subtitled “A Mother’s Story of Life, Loss, and the Night the Music Stopped”; Kindle) (Harper, Jan. 29, 2013)
Elton John “Tin Pan Alley: The Rise of Elton John [Paperback]” (authors: Keith Hayward, Nigel Goodall) (Soundcheck Books LLP, Jan. 31, 2013)
Maceo Parker “98% Funky Stuff: My Life in Music [Hardcover]” (Chicago Review Press, Feb. 1, 2013)
Elvis Presley “Careless Love: The Unmaking of Elvis Presley [Kindle]” (author: Peter Guralnick) (Chicago Review Press, Feb. 1, 2013)
The Who “The Who: The Illustrated Biography [Hardcover]” (a collection of 200 classic, rare and unseen photos) (Trans Atlantic Press, Jan. 31, 2013)
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