Categories: New releases

March 6, 2012

New stuff

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Big Wreck“Albatross [MP3 Download]” (their first album since 2001; producer: frontman Ian Thornley; Hear here; Read here; CD)(Anthem/Warner Canada, March 6, 2012)
Andrew Bird“Break It Yourself” (first single: “Eyeoneye”; Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Mom + Pop Music, March 6, 2012)
Kitty Clementine (Sydney soul-pop vocalist)“Kitty Clementine [MP3 Download]” (first single: “Blow That Horn”; Hear here; See here)(Clumpty, March 6, 2012)
Everything is made in China (EIMIC)“Parade [MP3 Download]” (producer: John McEntire; Hear here; See here)(Everything is made in China, March 6, 2012)
Every Time I Die“Ex Lives” (producer: Joe Baressi; Hear here; See here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Epitaph, March 6, 2012)
Good Old War (indie-folk trio)“Come Back As Rain” (producer: Jason Cupp; first single: “Calling Me Names”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Sargent House, March 6, 2012)
Danika Holmes (country-pop singer)“Living Your Dream [MP3 Download]” (Hear here; Read here)(Red Schoolhouse, March 6, 2012)
Honeydogs, The“What Comes After [MP3 Download]” (their first album since 2006; first single: “Aubben”; Hear here; See here)(Grain Belt, March 6, 2012)
Human Nature (Australian male vocal group)“The Motown Record” (covers of Motown songs; guest: Smokey Robinson; Hear here; See here; DVD; MP3 Download)(Hip-O, March 6, 2012)
I See Hawks in L.A.“New Kind of Lonely” (Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download)(Western Seeds, March 6, 2012)
Kaiser Chiefs“Start the Revolution Without Me” (released last year in the U.K. as “The Future Is Medieval”; U.S. version contains five new tracks; producer: Stephen Street; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download)(B-Unique/Fiction/ Cooperative Music, March 6, 2012)
Brian Lopez“Ultra” (first single: “Montjuic”; Hear/read here; See here; MP3 Download)(Funzalo, March 6, 2012)
Magnetic Fields, The“Love at the Bottom of the Sea” (Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Merge, March 6, 2012)
Neal McCoy“XII” (producers: Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Brent Rowan; first single: “A-OK”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Blaster/Warner Music Nashville, March 6, 2012)
Men, The“Open Your Heart” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Sacred Bones, March 6, 2012)
Idina Menzel“Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony [CD/DVD]” (recorded in Toronto in November 2011, featuring Marvin Hamlisch, the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony and Menzel’s husband and former “Rent” co-star Taye Diggs; See here; MP3 Download)(Concord Jazz, March 6, 2012)
New Riders of the Purple Sage“17 Pine Avenue” (seven of the 12 songs written by guitarist David Nelson and Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter; Hear here; Read here)(Woodstock, March 6, 2012)
Now, Now“Threads” (producer: Howard Redekopp; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Trans-, March 6, 2012 – Chris Walla’s label)
St. Lucia“St. Lucia [MP3 Download]” (first single: “We Got It Wrong”; Hear here; See here)(Neon Gold/Columbia, March 6, 2012)
Todd Snider“Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Aimless/RED, March 6, 2012)
Bruce Springsteen“Wrecking Ball” (producers: Ron Aniello, Springsteen; first single: “We Take Care of Our Own”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Special edition; MP3 Download)(Columbia, March 6, 2012)
Doug Stanhope (comedian)“Before Turning the Gun On Himself … [MP3 Download]” (recorded in Salt Lake City at The Complex on July 19, 2011; Hear here)(Roadrunner Comedy, March 6, 2012)
Yellow Ostrich“Strange Land” (producers: Yellow Ostrich; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Barsuk, March 6, 2012)



Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Gary Allan“ICON” (best-of)(MCA Nashville/UMe, March 6, 2012)
Tracy Byrd“ICON” (best-of)(MCA Nashville/UMe, March 6, 2012)
Clannad“The Essential Clannad” (two CDs, 30 songs)(RCA/Legacy, March 6, 2012)
Fats Domino“The Imperial Singles, Volume 5: 1962-1964” (26 tracks)(U.K. – Ace, March 5, 2012)
Fall Out Boy“ICON” (best-of)(Island/UMe, March 6, 2012)
Michael Jackson“ICON” (best-of)(Motown/UMe, March 6, 2012)
Mark Lindsay“The Complete Columbia Singles” (24 tracks, including a previously unreleased version of Tim Hardin’s “Reason to Believe”)(Real Gone Music, March 6, 2012)
Dean Martin“ICON” (best-of)(Hip-O/UMe, March 6, 2012)
Rick Nelson“The Complete Epic Recordings” (two CDs, 41 songs)(Real Gone Music, March 6, 2012)


Nico“Nico’s Last Concert: Fata Morgana” (2000 album; recorded in June 1988; Hear here)(Steamhammer/SPV, March 6, 2012)
Gilbert O’Sullivan“A Singer And His Songs: The Very Best of Gilbert O’Sullivan [MP3 Download]” (14 tracks; See here; Read here)(Salvo/Union Square Music, March 5, 2012)
Public Image Ltd.“Public Image Limited: Live At Rockpalast” (1983 performance; DVD; MP3 Download)(Made in Germany Music, March 6, 2012)
Diana Ross“ICON” (best-of)(Motown/UMe, March 6, 2012)
Todd Rundgren“Back to the Bars” (1978 album; 2 CDs; remastered), “Hermit of Mink Hollow + Healing + The Ever Popular Tortured Artist Effect” (1980, 1982 albums on two CDs; remastered)(U.K. – Edsel, March 5, 2012)
Saints, The“Know Your Product: The Best of … The Saints [MP3 Download]” (22 songs)(EMI, March 6, 2012)
David Sylvian“A Victim of Stars 1982-2012” (two CD, 31 songs; Hear here; Read here)(U.K. – EMI, March 5, 2012)
’til tuesday“Voices Carry: Expanded Edition” (1985 album; remastered, with three bonus tracks)(U.K. – Hot Shot, March 5, 2012)
Utopia“Todd Rundgren’s Utopia + Another Live” (1974, 1975 albums on two CDs; remastered), “Adventures in Utopia + Deface the Music + Swing to the Right” (1978, 1981, 1983 albums on two CDs; remastered)(U.K. – Edsel, March 5, 2012)
Various artists“ICON: Motown Classics” (best-of)(Motown/UMe, March 6, 2012)


Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Tony Bennett“Duets II: The Great Performances [DVD]” (video companion to the 2011 album; Blu-ray)(Columbia, March 6, 2012)
Vladimir Horowitz“Vladimir Horowitz: The Video Collection [DVD]” (six discs)(Sony Classics, March 6, 2012)
Monty Python“Monty Python and the Holy Grail [Blu-ray]” (1975 film, with more than 30 minutes of special features)(Sony Pictures, March 6, 2012)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s):Title:Publisher/Due date:
Elvis Presley“Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley [Kindle]” (author: Peter Guralnick)(Little, Brown and Company, March 6, 2012)

Next week: March 13, 2012

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