New releases

Published on March 27th, 2012 | by Gerry Galipault


March 27, 2012

New stuff

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Adestria (San Diego rock group) “Chapters” (producer: Nick Sampson; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Artery Recordings/Razor & Tie, March 26, 2012)
Clay Aiken “Steadfast” (Hear here; MP3 Download) (Decca, March 26, 2012)
All-American Rejects, The “Kids in the Street” (producer: Greg Wells; first single: “Beekeeper’s Daughter”; Hear here) (Interscope, March 26, 2012)
Alter Bridge “Live at Wembley” (recorded on Nov. 29, 2011, and shot in HD and 3D; See here; Blu-ray) (The Dude Films/EMI, March 26, 2012)
Anberlin “Dancing Between the Fibers of Time” (producer: Aaron Sprinkle; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Tooth & Nail, March 26, 2012)
Felix Cartal (Vancouver beatsmith) “Different Faces [MP3 Download]” (new single: “Black to White,” feat. Miss Palmer; Hear here; Hear here) (Dim Mak, March 27, 2012)
Caveman “CoCo Beware” (producer: Nick Stumpf; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Fat Possum, March 26, 2012)
Chemical Brothers, The “The Chemical Brothers: Don’t Think [CD/DVD/Book]” (concert movie; Hear here) (Astralwerks, March 26, 2012)
Cowboy Junkies “Wilderness” (final disc in their “Nomad Series”; Read here) (Razor & Tie, March 26, 2012)
Amy Dalley “Coming Out of the Pain” (producers: Dalley, husband Jack Sizemore of Jason Aldean’s band; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Rock Ridge Music, March 27, 2012)
Mac DeMarco (formerly Makeout Videotape) “Rock and Roll Night Club” (Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Captured Tracks, March 27, 2012)
Dev “The Night the Sun Came Up [MP3 Download]” (producers: The Cataracs; new single: “Naked,” featuring Enrique Iglesias; Hear here; See here) (Indie-Pop/Universal Republic, March 26, 2012)
Justin Townes Earle “Nothing’s Gonna Change the Way You Feel Me Now” (first single: “Nothing’s Gonna Change the Way You Feel”; Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Bloodshot, March 26, 2012)
Flying Colors (Mike Portnoy, Dave LaRue, Casey McPherson, Neal Morse and Steve Morse) “Flying Colors” (producer: Peter Collins; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Provogue, March 26, 2012)
God Forbid “Equilibrium” (producers: Mark Lewis, Jason Suecof; first single: “Don’t Tell Me What To Dream”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Victory, March 26, 2012)
Macy Gray “Covered” (covers of Metallica, Radiohead, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, etc.; producer: Hal Willner; first single: “Here Comes the Rain Again”; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (429, March 26, 2012)
Iron Maiden “En Vivo!” (recorded/filmed on April 10, 2011, at the Estadio Nacional, Santiago during the “The Final Frontier World Tour”; Read here; DVD; Blu-ray; Steel Box; MP3 Download) (Universal, March 26, 2012)
July A.D. “In Black [MP3 Download]” (Hear here) (Deccagone, March 27, 2012)
La Sera (Vivian Girls bassist Katy Goodman) “Sees the Light” (producers: Rob Barbato of Darker My Love; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Hardly Art, March 26, 2012)
Madonna “MDNA [Deluxe edition]” (first single: “Give Me All Your Luvin'”; Read here; Single CD) (Live Nation/Interscope, March 26, 2012)
Mars Volta, The “Noctourniquet” (producer: singer-guitarist Omar Rodriguez-Lopez; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Warner, March 27, 2012)
Meshuggah (Swedish extreme metal band) “Koloss [CD/DVD]” (producers: Meshuggah; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Nuclear Blast America, March 27, 2012)
Miike Snow (Swedish indie pop band) “Happy to You” (producers: Miike Snow; first single: “Paddling Out”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Downtown/Columbia, March 26, 2012)
Ministry “Relapse” (group’s first album of original material since 2007; first single: “Double Tap”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (13th Planet, March 26, 2012)
Modern Day Escape “Under the Gun” (Hear here; MP3 Download) (Standby, March 26, 2012)
Marisa Monte (Brazilian superstar) “O Que Vocâ Quer Saber De Verdade (‘What You Really Want to Know’)” (her first album in six years; producers: Monte, Dadi; Hear here) (Blue Note, March 26, 2012)
My Darkest Days “Sick and Twisted Affair” (producer: Joey Moi; first single: “Casual Sex”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Mercury, March 26, 2012)
Britt Nicole (Christian pop-rock singer) “Gold” (producers: Chris Stevens, Dan Muckala; first single: “All This Time”; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (Sparrow, March 26, 2012)
Oberhofer “Time Capsules II” (producer: Steve Lillywhite; first single: “Heart”; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (Glassnote, March 26, 2012)
Joan Osborne “Bring It On Home” (covers of vintage blues, R&B and soul songs; producers: Osborne, Jack Petruzzelli; first single: “Shake Your Hips”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Saguaro Road, March 27, 2012)

BTW: Track list – “I Don’t Need No Doctor,” “Bring It on Home,” “Roll Like a Big Wheel,” “Game of Love,” “Broken Wing,” “Shoorah! Shoorah!,” “I Want to Be Loved,” ” Same Love that Made Me Laugh,” “Shake Your Hips,” “I’m Qualified,” “Champagne and Wine,” “Rhymes.”

Overkill “The Electric Age” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (eOne Music, March 26, 2012)
Races “Year of the Witch” (first single: “Big Broom”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Frenchkiss, March 27, 2012)
Marty Raybon “Hand to the Plow” (producer: Mark Carman; first single: “I’ve Seen What He Can Do”; Hear here) (Rural Rhythm Christian, March 26, 2012)
Lionel Richie “Tuskegee” (country duets album, featuring Blake Shelton, Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Tim McGraw, Shania Twain, Willie Nelson, Kenny Rogers, Darius Rucker, etc.; Read here; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download) (Island Def Jam, March 26, 2012)
Rocket Juice & the Moon (Damon Albarn, Flea and Fela Kuti drummer Tony Allen) “Rocket Juice & the Moon” (guests: Erykah Badu, Fatoumata Diawara & M.anifest, Cheick Tidiane Seck; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Honest Jon’s, March 27, 2012)
Rusko “Songs” (first single: “Somebody to Love”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Mad Decent/Downtown, March 26, 2012)
Shinedown “Amaryllis” (producer: Rob Cavallo; first single: “Bully”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Atlantic, March 27, 2012)
Sidewalk Prophets “Live Like That” (producer: Ian Eskelin; first single: “Live Like That”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Fervent, March 27, 2012)
Slow Club “The Dog [MP3 Download]” (three-song EP; Hear here) (moshi moshi, March 27, 2012)
Josh Tatum “Everything [MP3 Download]” (first single: “Everything I Need”; Hear here) (Hideaway Entertainment, March 26, 2012)
THEESatisfaction (Seattle hip-hop duo) “awE naturalE” (Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Sub Pop, March 27, 2012)
3 Inches of Blood “Long Live Heavy Metal” (producer: Terry “sho” Murray; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Century Media, March 26, 2012)
Used, The “Vulnerable” (producer: John Feldmann; first single: “I Come Alive”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Hopeless, March 27, 2012)
Various artists “Great Gypsy Soul” (two-CD all-star tribute to Tommy Bolin; Read here; Hear/see here; MP3 Download) (429, March 26, 2012)
Paul Weller “Sonik Kicks” (guests: Noel Gallagher, Graham Coxon; first single: “Around the Lake”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Yep Roc, March 27, 2012)
Wretched “Son of Perdition” (producer: Jamie King; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Victory, March 26, 2012)
Young Prisms “In Between [MP3 Download]” (first single: “Floating in Blue”; Hear here; Vinyl) (Kanine, March 27, 2012)



Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Frankie Avalon “Muscle Beach Party: The United Artists Sessions” (20 songs) (Real Gone Music, March 27, 2012)
LaVerne Baker “The U.S. Singles Collection 1953-1961 [MP3 Download]” (54 tracks) (Ideal Music, March 26, 2012)
Billy Bragg & Wilco “Mermaid Avenue: The Complete Sessions [CD/DVD]” (1998 album; remastered, with bonus material; three CDs, one DVD) (Nonesuch, March 27, 2012)
Chicago “Hot Streets: Expanded Edition” (1978 album; remastered, with bonus tracks) (Rhino, March 27, 2012)
Coasters, The “The U.S. Singles Collection 1954-1961 [MP3 Download]” (49 tracks) (Ideal Music, March 26, 2012)
Eddie Cochran “The U.K. Singles Collection 1957-1961 [MP3 Download]” (26 tracks) (Ideal Music, March 26, 2012)
Hawk Nelson “The Songs You’ve Already Heard: Best of Hawk Nelson” (15 songs; Hear here; MP3 Download) (BEC Recordings, March 26, 2012)
Howlin’ Wolf “Message to the Young” (1971 album; remastered; Vinyl) (Get On Down, March 27, 2012)
Alan Jackson “Precious Memories” (2006 album; MP3 Download) (EMI Records Nashville, March 27, 2012)
Greg Kihn Band “Best of Beserkley ’75-’84 [MP3 Download]” (21 tracks; CD) (Riot, March 27, 2012)
Gerry Mulligan Sextet “Legends Live: Gerry Mulligan Sextet: Liederhalle Stuttgart, November 22, 1977” (Read here; MP3 Download) (Jazzhaus, March 27, 2012)
Katy Perry “Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection” (2010 album; with three new songs, including “Part of Me”; MP3 Download) (Capitol, March 27, 2012)
Quiet Riot “Live! at the US Festival 1983 [CD/DVD]” (previously unreleased performance; See here) (Shout! Factory, March 26, 2012)
Rick Springfield “Beginnings” (1972 album; remastered) (Real Gone Music, March 26, 2012)
Tubes, The “Now/Young and Rich” (1977, 1976 albums; remastered) (Real Gone Music, March 26, 2012)
Moe Tucker “I Feel So Far Away: Anthology 1974-1998” (two CDs, 32 songs; Vinyl) (Sundazed, March 26, 2012)
Various artists “LateNightTales: Belle and Sebastian (Volume 2)” (26 songs; a mixture of the group’s favorite songs by other artists; includes a new Belle and Sebastian version of the Primitives’ “Crash”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (LateNightTales, March 26, 2012)



Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Humphrey Bogart “Casablanca: 70th Anniversary Edition [Blu-ray/DVD]” (1942 film) (Warner, March 27, 2012)
Whitney Houston, Kevin Costner “The Bodyguard [Blu-ray]” (1992 film) (Warner, March 27, 2012)
Frank Sinatra “Come Blow Your Horn [DVD]” (1963 film; Blu-ray) (Olive Films, March 27, 2012)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher/Due date:
Dave Thompson “Hearts of Darkness: James Taylor, Jackson Browne, Cat Stevens, and the Unlikely Rise of the Singer-Songwriter [Hardcover]” (See here) (Backbeat, March 27, 2012)

Next week: April 3, 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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