New releases

Published on June 5th, 2012 | by Gerry Galipault

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June 5, 2012

New issues

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Beegie Adair & Jaimee Paul “After the Ball” (See here) (Green Hill, June 5, 2012)
Bamboos, The (nine-member Melbourne collective featuring singer Kylie Auldist) “Medicine Man” (guests: Daniel Merriweather, Megan Washington, Tim Rogers, Bobby Flynn, Aloe Blacc; first single: “Where Does the Time Go?”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Tru Thoughts, June 5, 2012)
Beach Boys, The “That’s Why God Made the Radio” (the band’s 29th studio album; producer: Brian Wilson; first single: “That’s Why God Made the Radio”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Capitol, June 5, 2012)
Regina Belle “Higher” (her second career gospel album; guests: Shirley Caesar, Kathy Taylor, Lowell Pye; first single: “Make an Example Out of Me”; Hear here; Read here) (Pendulum/Walker Davis Entertainment, June 5, 2012)
Eric Benét “The One” (Hear here; MP3 Download) (Jordan House/Reprise, June 5, 2012)
Brian Bromberg “Compared to That” (first single: a cover of Chicago’s “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Artistry Music/Mack Avenue, June 5, 2012)
Bobby Brown “The Masterpiece” (his first solo album in 15 years; guests: Ralph Tresvant, Johnny Gill, Jayre; first single: “Don’t Let Me Die”; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (Bronx Bridge Entertainment, June 5, 2012)
BT “Laptop Symphony” (two CDs, 33 songs; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Black Hole Recordings, June 5, 2012)
Brandi Carlile “Bear Creek” (producers: Trina Shoemaker, Carlile, The Twins, Frank Liddell, Jay Joyce; first single: “That Wasn’t Me”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Columbia, June 5, 2012)
Shawn Colvin “All Fall Down” (producer: Buddy Miller; guests: Alison Krauss, Emmylou Harris, Jakob Dylan, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Bill Frisell, Viktor Krauss, Brian Blade, Stuart Duncan, Julie Miller; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download; see related book below) (Nonesuch, June 5, 2012)
Rodney Crowell “Kin: The Songs of Mary Karr & Rodney Crowell” (writing with author Mary Karr; guests: Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill, Norah Jones, Lucinda Williams, Rosanne Cash, LeeAnn Womack, Chely Wright, Loudon Wainwright III, Kris Kristofferson, Joe Henry; MP3 Download) (Vanguard, June 5, 2012)
Curren$y “The Stoned Immaculate” (producers: Pharrell, DJ Toomp, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, Bink, Big K.R.I.T., Daz Dillinger, Tone P, Monsta Beatz, etc.; guests: Wale, Marsha Ambrosius, Wiz Khalifa, Pharrell, Estelle, etc.; first single: “What It Look Like”; MP3 Download; Hear here; MP3 Download/Deluxe edition) (Jet Life Recordings/Warner, June 5, 2012)
Dexys “One Day I’m Going to Soar” (first single: “Nowhere Is Home”; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (U.K. – BMG Rights Management, June 4, 2012)
Alejandro Escovedo “Big Station” (producer: Tony Visconti; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Fantasy, June 5, 2012)
Fear Factory “The Industralist” (concept album; producer: Rhys Fulber; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Candlelight, June 5, 2012)
Features, The (Nashville quartet) “Wilderness” (first single: “How It Starts”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Serpents and Snakes/BMG Rights/RED, June 5, 2012 – Kings of Leon’s label)
Béla Fleck & The Marcus Roberts Trio “Across the Imaginary Divide” (producers: Fleck, Roberts; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Rounder, June 5, 2012)
David Garrett “Legacy” (with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hear here; See here; MP3 Download; see related DVD/Blu-ray below) (Decca, June 5, 2012)
Hives, The “Lex Hives” (producers: The Hives; first single: “Go Right Ahead”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Disques Hives, June 5, 2012)
Kelly Hogan (former member of The Jody Grind and Rock*A*Teens) “I Like to Keep Myself in Pain” (guests: Booker T Jones, James Gadson, Gabriel Roth, Scott Ligon; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (ANTI-, June 5, 2012)
IAmDynamite (Raleigh indie duo) “SuperMegaFantastic” (producer: Blue October bassist Matt Noveskey; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Brando, June 5, 2012)
It Boys! (L.A. rock-pop band) “Introduction” (first single: “Guys Don’t Like Me”; Hear here) (Hollywood Waste, June 5, 2012)
Alan Jackson “Thirty Miles West” (guest: Zac Brown; first single: “So You Don’t Have to Love Me Anymore”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Alan Country’s Records/EMI Records Nashville, June 5, 2012)
Ramin Karimloo (Iranian-born Canadian vocalist-actor starred in the London production of “Phantom of the Opera”) “Human Heart” (producer: Tom Nichols; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (Sony Masterworks, June 5, 2012)
Bap Kennedy (Belfast singer-songwriter) “The Sailor’s Revenge” (Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (Proper American, June 5, 2012)
Stacey Kent (jazz singer) “Dreamer in Concertt” (recorded at La Cigale last year in Paris; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Blue Note, June 5, 2012)
Jana Kramer (actress-country singer) “Jana Kramer” (producer: Scott Hendricks; first single: “Good Thing Comin’ On”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Elektra Nashville, June 5, 2012)
Mads Langer (Danish singer) “Behold [MP3 Download]” (Hear here) (Columbia, June 4, 2012)
Lettuce (seven-piece old-school funk band from Brooklyn) “Fly” (Hear here; MP3 Download) (Velour Music Group, June 5, 2012)
Liars “WIXIW” (pronounced “wish you”; producers: Liars, Daniel Miller; first single: “No. 1 Against the Rush”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Mute, June 5, 2012)
Lil’ Ed and The Blues Imperials “Jump Start” (Hear here; MP3 Download) (Alligator, June 5, 2012)
Scott Lucas & The Married Men “Blood Half Moon” (singer-guitarist Lucas is one-half of Local H; producer: Andy Gerber; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (The End, June 5, 2012)
Amanda Mair (Swedish pop singer) “Amanda Mair [MP3 Download]” (producer: Philip Ekström of The Mary Onettes; first single: “Sense”; Hear here; See here; CD) (Labrador, June 5, 2012)
Marley’s Ghost “Jubilee” (six band originals, with covers of Kris Kristofferson, Levon Helm, Bobby & Shirley Womack, etc.; producer: Cowboy Jack Clement; guests: Emmylou Harris, John Prine, Old Crow Medicine Show, Marty Stuart, Larry Campbell, Byron House, Don Heffington; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (Sage Arts, June 5, 2012)
Jennette McCurdy (of Nickelodeon’s “iCarly.com”) “Jennette McCurdy [MP3 Download]” (Hear here) (Capitol Nashville, June 5, 2012)
Melvins Lite (Melvins founders Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover with Trevor Dunn) “Freak Puke” (producers: Toshi Kasai, the Melvins; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Ipecac Recordings, June 5, 2012)
Rhett Miller (of Old 97’s) “The Dreamer” (producer: Miller; guests: Rosanne CVash, Rachael Yamagata, Jerry Marotta; first single: “Out of Love”; Hear here; Vinyl) (Maximum Sunshine/The Orchard, June 5, 2012)
Moore & Moore “Show Me Your Country [MP3 Download]” (producers: Chip Hardy, Moore & Moore; guests: Deborah Allen, Mickey Kelley; first single: “Summer Love”; Hear here; CD) (DOV, June 5, 2012)
Mynabirds, The “Generals” (producer: Richard Swift; first single: “Body of Work”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Saddle Creek, June 5, 2012)
No End of Now (Tampa jazz/power-rock trio) “Some Music We Made [MP3 Download]” (Hear here) (No End of Now, June 5, 2012)
Oh No “OhNoMite” (based on samples from Rudy Ray Moore’s “Dolemite” soundtrack; guests: Erick Sermon, MF Doom, DJ Romes, Evidence, The Alchemist, etc.; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Stones Throw, June 5, 2012)
Pomegrantes (Cincinnati art-pop group) “Heaven” (producers: Pomegrantes, Miguel Urbitztondo; Hear here) (Modern Outsider, June 5, 2012)
Pujol “United States of Being” (Hear/read here; Vinyl) (Saddle Creek, June 5, 2012)
Masha Qrella (Berlin-based songwriter) “Analogies” (first single: “Crooked Dreams”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Morr Music, June 5, 2012)
Reynolds & Williams Band “Reynolds & Williams Band” (five-song EP; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Reynolds & Williams Band, June 5, 2012)
Brendan Rivera “No Ocean in Ireland [MP3 Download]” (producers Mike Kalajian, Gregory Dunn; Hear here) (Veggie Co., June 5, 2012)
River City Extension (eight-member band from Toms River, N.J.) “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down On Your Anger” (producer: Brian Deck; first single: “Welcome to Pittsburgh”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (XOXO/Anchor & Hope Music, June 5, 2012)
Chris Robinson Band, The “Big Moon Ritual” (producer: Thom Monahan; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Silver Arrow/Megaforce, June 5, 2012)
Rocket Summer, The “Life Will Write the Words” (first single: “Run and Don’t Stop”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Aviate, June 5, 2012)
Xavier Rudd (Australian surf/roots musician) “Spirit Bird” (first single: “Follow the Sun”; Hear here; See here; MP3 Download) (SideOneDummy, June 5, 2012)
Emeli Sandé (Scottish singer won the 2012 BRIT Critics Choice Award) “Our Version of Events” (producers: Mike Spencer, Craze & Hoax, Naughty Boy, Paul Herman, Ash Mallard, Ben Harrison, Alicia Keys; Hear here; See here; MP3 Download) (Capitol, June 5, 2012)
Kelli Scarr “Dangling Teeth [MP3 Download]” (Hear here; See here) (Silence Breaks, June 5, 2012)
1776 (rock quartet from Longview, Wash.) “1776” (Hear here; MP3 Download) (Beat the World/The End, June 5, 2012)
Shonen Knife “Pop Tune [MP3 Download]” (Hear here; See here) (Good Charamel, June 5, 2012)
A Silent Film (Oxford, U.K., quartet) “Sand & Snow” (first single: “Danny, Dakota & the Wishing Well”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Creative Media, June 5, 2012)
Patti Smith “Banga” (her first album of original material in eight years; producers: Smith and her band; guests: Tom Verlaine, Jack Petruzzelli, Smith’s son Jackson and daughter Jesse Paris; first single: “April Fool”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Columbia, June 5, 2012)
Squackett (Chris Squire & Steve Hackett) “A Life Within a Day” (Hear/read here) (Esoteric Antenna/Cherry Red, June 5, 2012)
Ben Tankard (“The Godfather of Gospel-Jazz”) “Full Tank” (guests: Mark Kibble, Take 6, Gerald Albright, Tim Bowman, Cynthia Jones; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Ben-Jamin’/Universal, June 5, 2012)
Temper Trap, The “The Temper Trap” (producer: Tony Hoffer; first single: “Need Your Love”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Glassnote/Columbia, June 5, 2012)
Anna Ternheim “The Night Visitor” (producers: Matt Sweeney, Dave Ferguson; Hear here; See here; MP3 Download) (V2/Cooperative Music, June 5, 2012)
Truckstop Darlin’ “Hope and the Heart It Breaks [MP3 Download]” (first single: “I See You”; Hear here) (Truckstop Darlin’, June 5, 2012)
Ultravox “Brilliant [MP3 Download]” (first album from the original lineup in 28 years; Hear here; Read here) (Chrysalis/EMI, June 5, 2012)
Various artists “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted [Film soundtrack]” (computer-animated comedy sequel opens June 8; See here; MP3 Download) (Interscope, June 5, 2012)
Various artists “Rock of Ages [Film soundtrack]” (film adapation of the hit Broadway musical stars Tom Cruise, Mary J. Blige, Alec Baldwin, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Russell Brand, Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta and Paul Giamatti; opens in theaters June 15; See here; MP3 Download) (WaterTower Music, June 5, 2012)
Various artists “Victorious 2.0: More Music From the Hit TV Show [TV soundtrack]” (first single: “Make It in America”; Read here; MP3 Download) (Nickelodeon/Columbia, June 5, 2012)
Joe Walsh “Analog Man [CD/DVD]” (his first solo album in 20 years; producer: Jeff Lynne; Hear here; See here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Fantasy/Concord, June 5, 2012)
Neil Young & Crazy Horse “Americana” (Crazy Horse is Billy Talbot, Ralph Molina, Poncho Sampedro and Young; producers: Young, John Hanlon, Mark Humphreys; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (Reprise, June 5, 2012)

Reissues

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Amen Corner “Round Amen Corner: The Complete Deram Recordings” (U.K. – RPM, June 4, 2012)
April Wine “The Nature of the Beast/Power Play” (1981, 1982 albums on one CD; remastered) (U.K. – BGO, June 4, 2012)
Beatles, The “Yellow Submarine Songtrack” (1968 film soundtrack; Track list; see related DVD and Blu-ray releases below) (Apple/Capitol, June 5, 2012)
David Bowie “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars: 40th Anniversary Edition” (1972 album; remastered; Vinyl/Audio DVD; MP3 Download) (Virgin, June 5, 2012)
Jim Croce “You Don’t Mess Around With Jim [Vinyl]” (1972 album; remastered) (Friday Music, June 5, 2012)
Charlie Daniels Band “Live at Rockpalast” (recorded in 1980; Hear here; MP3 Download; DVD) (MiG, June 5, 2012)
Phil Everly “Star Spangled Springer” (1973 album; remastered) (U.K. – BGO, June 4, 2012)
Roberta Flack “Flashback With Roberta Flack” (Rhino Flashback, June 5, 2012)
Germs “(Gi)” (1979 album, produced by Joan Jett; remastered, with a bonus track, an unreleased original mix of “Caught in My Eye”; Read here) (Real Gone Music, June 5, 2012)
Happenings, The “The Happenings [MP3 Download]” (1966 album; featuring “See You in September”), “Psycle [MP3 Download]” (1966 album; featuring “I Got Rhythm”), “The Happenings Greatest Hits [MP3 Download]” (1969 album; 16 songs) (Rhino, June 5, 2012)
Donny Hathaway “Flashback With Donny Hathaway” (Rhino Flashback, June 5, 2012)
Heart “Strange Euphoria [Box set]” (four CDs, 50 songs, including previously unreleased demos and rarities, and a DVD of the 1976 TV performance of “Dreamboat Annie”; Track list; Amazon.com exclusive box set, with a bonus disc of Led Zeppelin covers; MP3 Download) (Epic/Legacy, June 5, 2012)
Homer “The Complete Recordings” (the Texas psychedelic/hard rock band’s 1970 album, with bonus tracks) (Gear Fab, June 5, 2012)
Jay & The Americans “Sands of Time/Wax Museum/Capture the Moment” (1969, 1970 albums on two CDs; remastered) (U.K. – BGO, June 4, 2012)
Waylon Jennings “Live From Austin TX” (April 1989 performance on “Austin City Limits”) (New West, June 5, 2012)
John Paul Jones “Scream For Help [MP3 Download]” (1985 soundtrack album, featuring Jimmy Page and Jon Anderson) (Rhino, June 5, 2012)
Quincy Jones “Q Live in Paris Circa 1960 [MP3 Download]” (1996 album) (Hip-O, June 5, 2012)
Kaiser Chiefs “Souvenir: The Singles 2004-2012” (16 tracks; Track list) (U.K. – Fiction, June 4, 2012)
KC & The Sunshine Band “Flashback With KC & The Sunshine Band” (Rhino Flashback, June 5, 2012)
B.B. King “Guess Who [MP3 Download]” (1972 album), “The Best of B.B. King [MP3 Download]” (1973 album) (Geffen/UMe, June 5, 2012)
Lenny Kravitz “Mama Said: 21st Anniversary Deluxe Edition” (1991 album; remastered, with 21 bonus tracks; MP3 Download) (Virgin/EMI, June 5, 2012)
Levert “Flashback With Levert” (Rhino Flashback, June 5, 2012)
Maroon 5 “Songs About Jane: 10th Anniversary Edition” (2002 album, with 17 bonus demos and unreleased tracks; Track list; Hear here; See here and here; MP3 Download) (A&M/Octone, June 5, 2012)
Curtis Mayfield “Flashback With Curtis Mayfield” (Rhino Flashback, June 5, 2012)
Don McLean “Addicted to Black” (2009 album; MP3 Download) (Proper American, June 5, 2012)
Luis Miguel “Romance: 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition [CD/vinyl box set]” (1992 album; remastered) (Warner Music Latina, June 5, 2012)
Ministry “The Very Best of Fixes & Remixes” (24 tracks; MP3 Download) (Cleopatra, June 5, 2012)
Juice Newton “Come to Me/Well Kept Secret/Take Heart” (1977, 1978 and 1979 albums on two CDs; remastered) (U.K. – BGO, June 4, 2012)
Petra “Best of the 80s” (10 songs; Track list; MP3 Download) (Star Song, June 5, 2012)
Quicksilver Messenger Service “Quicksilver Messenger Service” (1968 album; remastered), “Happy Trails” (1969 album; remastered), “Shady Grove” (1969 album; remastered), “Just For Love” (1970 album; remastered), “Quicksilver” (1970 album; remastered), “Quicksilver” (1971 album; remastered), “Comin’ Thru” (1972 album; remastered) (Culture Factory USA, June 5, 2012)
Saxon “The EMI Years (1985-1988) [MP3 Download]” (54 songs) (EMI, June 5, 2012)
Paul Simon “Graceland (25th Anniversary Edition)” (1986 album; remastered, with four bonus tracks; Track list; Vinyl; CD/DVD, with “Under African Skies” DVD; MP3 Download; Collector’s Edition Box Set, Amazon exclusive; see related Blu-ray below) (Columbia/Legacy, June 5, 2012)
Sonny & Cher “Flashback With Sonny & Cher” (Rhino Flashback, June 5, 2012)
Spinners, The “Flashback With The Spinners” (Rhino Flashback, June 5, 2012)
Sugarloaf “Sugarloaf/Spaceship Earth” (1970, 1971 albums; remastered) (U.K. – BGO, June 4, 2012)
Texas Tornados “Live From Austin TX” (1990 performance on “Austin City Limits”) (New West, June 5, 2012)
Transvision Vamp “The Best [MP3 Download]” (17 tracks) (RDEG, June 5, 2012)
Various artists “The Colpix Story Vol. 1 [MP3 Download]” (14 tracks) (Rhino, June 5, 2012)
Various artists “Doo Wop Classics Vol. 1 [MP3 Download]” (10 songs), “Doo Wop Classics Vol. 2 [MP3 Download]” (10 songs) (Rhino, June 5, 2012)
Various artists “Make It Your Sound, Make It Your Scene: Vanguard Records & The 1960s Musical Revolution [Box set]” (four CDs; Read here) (U.K. – Ace, June 4, 2012)
Various artists “Teenage Triangle [MP3 Download]” (12 teen hits from the early 1960s) (Rhino, June 5, 2012)
Johnny Winter “Live Bootleg Series Volume 8” (Vinyl) (Friday Music, June 5, 2012)

DVD/Blu-ray

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Beatles, The “Yellow Submarine [DVD]” (1968 film, restored frame-by-frame; Read here; Blu-ray) (Apple/Capitol, June 5, 2012)
David Garrett “Legacy Live in Baden-Baden [DVD]” (featuring the National Philharmonic of Russia; Blu-ray) (Decca, June 5, 2012)
John Mellencamp “John Mellencamp: It’s About You [DVD]” (a film by Kurt and Ian Markus during his summer 2009 tour with Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson; See here; Read here; Blu-ray) (MPI Home Video, June 5, 2012)
Paul Newman, Robert Redford “The Sting [Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy]” (1973 film) (Universal, June 5, 2012)
Paul Simon “Under African Skies (Graceland 25th Anniversary Film) [Blu-ray]” (See here) (Columbia/Legacy, June 5, 2012)
Various artists “National Lampoon’s Animal House [Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy]” (1978 film; DVD) (Universal, June 5, 2012)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher/Due date:
Shawn Colvin “Diamond in the Rough: A Memoir [Hardcover]” (Kindle) (William Morrow, June 5, 2012)
Ace Frehley “No Regrets: A Rock & Roll Memoir [Paperback]” (co-authors: Joe Layden, John Ostrosky) (VH1 Books, June 5, 2012)
Paul McCartney “Paul McCartney: The Legend Lives On [Hardcover]” (author: James Kaplan) (Time, June 5, 2012)
Brad Paisley “Diary of a Player: How My Musical Heroes Made a Guitar Man Out of Me [Paperback]” (co-author: David Wild) (Howard Books, June 5, 2012)
Joe Oestreich “Hitless Wonder: A Life in Minor League Rock and Roll [Paperback]” (his memoir about the 20-plus years in the Columbus, Ohio, band Watershed) (Lyons Press, June 5, 2012)
Ken Scott with Bobby Owsinki “Abbey Road to Ziggy Stardust: Off-the-record with The Beatles, Bowie, Elton, and so much more. [Hardcover]” (Alfred Music Publishing Co., June 5, 2012)
Stone Roses, The “The Stone Roses: War and Peace [Kindle]” (author: Simon Spence) (Penguin, June 7, 2012)
Yo La Tengo “Big Day Coming: Yo La Tengo and the Rise of Indie Rock [Paperback]” (author: Jesse Jarnow; Kindle) (Gotham, June 5, 2012)

Next week: June 12, 2012


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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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