New releases

Published on December 13th, 2011 | by Gerry Galipault


Dec. 13, 2011

New stuff

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Tori Amos “Sin Palabras (Without Words) [MP3 Download]” (an instrumental version of “Night of Hunters,” featuring The Apollon Musagete Quartet and Berlin Philharmonic clarinet soloist Andreas Ottensamer; Hear here) (Deutsche Grammophon, Dec. 13, 2011)
Charlotte Gainsbourg “Stage Whisper” (seven studio tracks and 11 live songs; producer: Beck; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Elektra, Dec. 13, 2011)
Anthony Hamilton “Back to Love” (producers: Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Salaam Remi, Kelvin Wooten, Hamilton; guest: Keri Hilson; first single: “Woo”; Hear here; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download) (RCA, Dec. 13, 2011)
K’s Choice (Belgian indie group) “Little Echoes” (acoustic album, featuring rearranged songs from “Echo Mountain,” two new songs and four covers, including “Cannonball” and Split Enz’s “Message to My Girl”; Hear here; See here) (Europe – Ses Inc., Dec. 12, 2011)
T. Mills (Riverside, Calif., hip-pop artist) “Leaving Home EP [MP3 Download]” (five-song EP; Hear here) (Columbia, Dec. 13, 2011)
Naughty By Nature “Anthem Inc.: 20th Anniversary Collector’s Edition” (rap trio’s first album together since 1999; guests: Queen Latifah, Joe: first single: “Perfect Party”; Hear here; Read here) (eOne, Dec. 13, 2011)
Nero (U.K. dubstep group) “Welcome Reality” (Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Cherrytree/Interscope, Dec. 13, 2011)
Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band “Live at The Iveagh Gardens” (21 songs; See here; MP3 Download) (Josh Ritter, Dec. 13, 2011)
Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa “Mac & Devin Go to High School [Film soundtrack]” (straight-to-DVD movie; Read here; MP3 Download) (Atlantic, Dec. 13, 2011)
Various artists “Please, Please, Please: A Tribute to the Smiths” (2-CD set featuring covers by The Wedding Present, Built to Spill’s Doug Martsch, Sixpence None the Richer, Tanya Donelly, Telekinesis, William Fitzsimmons, etc.; Read here; MP3 Download) (American Laundromat, Dec. 13, 2011)
Various artists “We Bought a Zoo [Film soundtrack]” (including music by Sigur Rós frontman Jónsi, curated by director Cameron Crowe; movie starring Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson opens Dec. 23; See here; MP3 Download) (Columbia, Dec. 13, 2011)
VCMG (Vince Clarke and Martin L. Gore) “EP1 / Spock [MP3 Download]” (new single, with remixes from Edit-Select, aka Tony Scott, Regis, DVS1 and XOQ; Hear here; Read here) (Mute, Dec. 13, 2011)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Crosby, Stills & Nash “Crosby, Stills & Nash [24 KT + Gold CD]” (1969 album; remastered) (Audio Fidelity, Dec. 13, 2011)
Rodney Crowell “But What Will the Neighbors Think” (1980 album; remastered) (Rockbeat, Dec. 13, 2011)
Grateful Dead “Built to Last [180-gram vinyl LP]” (1989 album; remastered) (Friday Music, Dec. 13, 2011)
George Jackson “Don’t Count Me Out: The Fame Recordings, Volume 1” (U.K. – Kent/Fame, Dec. 12, 2011)
Marvelettes, The “Forever More: The Complete Motown Albums, Volume 2” (4 CDs, 109 songs; MP3 Download) (Motown/Hip-O Select, Dec. 13, 2011)
Monkees, The “The Monkees Greatest Hits [180-gram vinyl LP]” (1969 album; remastered) (Friday Music, Dec. 13, 2011)
Michael Martin Murphey “The Horse Legends” (1997 album) (Rockbeat, Dec. 13, 2011)
Roy Orbison “Lonely and Blue/At the Rock House” (1961 albums on one CD; remastered, with bonus tracks) (U.K. – Hoodoo, Dec. 12, 2011)
Carl Perkins “Dance Album of … Carl Perkins/Whole Lotta Shakin'” (1957, 1958 albums on one CD; remastered, with five bonus tracks) (U.K. – Hoodoo, Dec. 12, 2011)
Rammstein “Made in Germany 1995-2011” (includes new single, “Mein Land”; Hear here; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download) (Vagrant, Dec. 13, 2011)
Smokey Robinson “The Solo Albums: Volume 6” (18-song set contains 1980’s “Warm Thoughts” and 1981’s “Being With You”; MP3 Download) (Motown/Hip-O Select, Dec. 13, 2011)
Travis Tritt “Ten Foot Tall and Bulletproof” (1994 album) (Rockbeat, Dec. 13, 2011)
Various artists “The 99 Most Essential Christmas Piano [MP3 Download]” (X5 Music Group, Dec. 13, 2011)
Various artists “Thomas & Friends: All Star Tracks” (17 songs; MP3 Download) (MRI Associated, Dec. 13, 2011)
Gary Wright “The Dream Weaver [24 KT + Gold CD]” (1975 album; remastered) (Audio Fidelity, Dec. 13, 2011)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Judy Garland “Meet Me in St. Louis [Blu-ray]” (1944 film; 2 discs) (Warner, Dec. 13, 2011)
Herman’s Hermits “Live in Australia 1966 [DVD]” (1944 film; 2 discs) (ZYX Music, Dec. 13, 2011)
X “X: The Unheard Music [DVD]” (1986 documentary; See here; Blu-ray) (Angel City Media, Dec. 13, 2011)

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