New stuff

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Trent Reznor / Atticus Ross“The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo [Film soundtrack]” (includes Reznor and Yeah Yeah Yeah member Karen O’s cover of “Immigrant Song”; movie opened Dec. 21; Hear/read here; See here; MP3 Download)(The Null Corporation, Dec. 27, 2011)
Twiggy“Romantically Yours” (the British modeling icon’s first album in 12 years; all covers, from James Brown to Sade; guests: Bryan Adams, Richard Marx, Twiggy’s daughter Carly Lawson; See here; Read here)(U.K. – EMI, Dec. 26, 2011)


Reissues

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Buckinghams, The“Time & Charges/Portraits” (1967 albums; remastered)(U.K. – T-Bird, Dec. 26, 2011)
Byrds, The“Setlist: The Very Best of The Byrds Live” (MP3 Download)(Columbia/Legacy, Dec. 27, 2011)
Byron Cage“Setlist: The Very Best of Byron Cage Live” (MP3 Download)(Verity/Legacy, Dec. 27, 2011)
Kurt Carr & The Kurt Carr Singers“Setlist: The Very Best of Kurt Carr & The Kurt Carr Singers Live” (MP3 Download)(Verity/Legacy, Dec. 27, 2011)
Cure, The“The Cure: Classic Album Selection (1979-1984) [Box set]” (5 CDs, feat. “Three Imaginary Boys,” “Seventeen Seconds,” “Faith,” “Pornography,” “The Top”)(U.K. – Universal, Dec. 26, 2011)
Dan Fogelberg“Twin Sons of Different Mothers/Phoenix” (2 CDs; 1978 and 1979 albums; remastered)(U.K. – BGO, Dec. 26, 2011)
Kirk Franklin“Setlist: The Very Best of Kirk Franklin Live” (MP3 Download)(Verity/Legacy, Dec. 27, 2011)
Harpers Bizarre“Feelin’ Groovy: Deluxe Expanded Mono Edition” (1967 album; remastered, with bonus tracks)(U.K. – Now Sounds/Cherry Red, Dec. 26, 2011)
Isaac Hayes“New Horizon: Expanded Edition” (1977 album; remastered, with three bonus tracks)(U.K. – BBR, Dec. 26, 2011)
Kinks, The“The Kinks in Mono [Box set]” (10 CDs, featuring seven albums and six EPs from 1964-1969, with 32-page booklet; Read here)(U.K. – Sanctuary, Dec. 26, 2011)
Beverley Knight“Voice: The Best of Beverley Knight [MP3 Download]” (15 songs)(Parlophone/EMI, Dec. 27, 2011)
Loverboy“Setlist: The Very Best of Loverboy Live” (14 tracks; MP3 Download)(Columbia/Legacy, Dec. 27, 2011)
Donnie McClurkin“Setlist: The Very Best of Donnie McClurkin Live” (MP3 Download)(Verity/Legacy, Dec. 27, 2011)
Elvis Presley“The Complete Louisiana Hayride Archives 1954-1956” (29 tracks; Read here; MP3 Download)(Memphis Recording Service/JAT Productions, Dec. 27, 2011)
Percy Sledge“The Atlantic Recordings [Box set]” (4 CDs, 104 tracks, with 60-page book; Read here)(Rhino Handmade, Dec. 27, 2011)
Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes“I Don’t Want to Go Home/This Time It’s for Real” (1976 and 1977 albums on one CD; remastered)(U.K. – T-Bird, Dec. 26, 2011)
Various artists“NOW That’s What I Call Music! 80” (2 CDs)(U.K. – EMI, Dec. 26, 2011)
Wham!“The Final: 25th Anniversary Edition” (1986 compilation; DVD contains 13 music videos; Read here; CD/DVD)(U.K. – Epic, Dec. 26, 2011)
Johnny Winter“Second Winter [180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl]” (1969 album; remastered)(Friday Music, Dec. 27, 2011)
Johnny Winter“Setlist: The Very Best of Johnny Winter Live” (MP3 Download)(Columbia/Legacy, Dec. 27, 2011)

DVD/Blu-ray

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Various artists“Sid & Nancy: Collector’s Edition [Blu-ray]” (1986 film)(MGM, Dec. 27, 2011)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s):Title:Publisher/Due date:
Alan Lomax“Alan Lomax: The Man Who Recorded the World [Paperback]” (author: John Szwed; Hardcover; Kindle)(Penguin, Dec. 27, 2011)
Ivan March, Edward Greenfield, Robert Layton, Paul Czajkowski“The Penguin Guide to the 1000 Finest Classical Recordings: The Must-Have CDs and DVDs [Paperback]” (Kindle)(Penguin, Dec. 27, 2011)

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