New releases

Published on May 31st, 2011 | by Gerry Galipault


May 31, 2011

New stuff

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Black Stone Cherry “Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea” (producer: Howard Benson; first single: “White Trash Millionaire”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Roadrunner, May 31, 2011)
Audie Blaylock and Redline “I’m Going Back to Old Kentucky” (subtitled “A Bill Monroe Celebration”; producer: Blaylock; guests: Del McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, Bobby Osborne, Lou Reid, Carl Jackson, Glen Duncan, Jason Carter; first single: “Mighty Dark to Travel”; MP3 Download) (Rural Rhythm, May 31, 2011)
Kate Bush “Director’s Cut” (she revisits tracks from her albums “The Sensual World” and “The Red Shoes”; first single: “Deeper Understanding”; Read here; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download) (Fish People/EMI, May 31, 2011)
Nick Cannon “Mr. Showbiz” (live comedy album; See here; MP3 Download) (INgrooves, May 31, 2011)
Death Cab For Cutie “Codes and Keys” (Hear here; Full stream; Vinyl; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download) (Atlantic, May 31, 2011)
Eliane Elias “Light My Fire” (includes covers of “Light My Fire,” “My Cherie Amour” and “Take Five”; guests: Marc Johnson, Gilberto Gil, Amanda Brecker; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Concord Picante, May 31, 2011)
Flogging Molly “Speed of Darkness” (first single: “Don’t Shut ‘Em Down”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (SideOneDummy, May 31, 2011)
FM Belfast (Icelandic electro-pop group) “Don’t Want to Sleep [MP3 Download]” (Hear here) (Morr Music, June 1, 2011)
Matthew Good “Lights of Endangered Species” (producer: Warne Livesey; first single: “In a Place of Lesser Men”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl) (Cobraside, May 31, 2011)
Jakko Jakszyk, Robert Fripp and Mel Collins “A Scarcity of Miracles: A King Crimson ProjeKct” (featuring a rhythm section of Tony Levin and Gavin Harrison; See here; Vinyl; CD/DVD) (Discipline Global Mobile, May 31, 2011)
Cosmo Jarvis (British singer-songwriter) “Sure As Hell Not Jesus [MP3 Download]” (four-song EP; Hear here; See here; Read here) (Shamrock Solutions, May 29, 2011)
Jordan Knight (of New Kids on the Block) “Unfinished” (first single: “Let’s Go Higher”; Hear/read here; MP3 Download) (JK Music/Mass Appeal Entertainment/eOne Music, May 31, 2011)
Dave Matthews Band “Live at Wrigley Field” (20 songs; MP3 Download) (Bama Rags/RCA, May 31, 2011)
Melvins, The “Sugar Daddy Live” (recorded at The Busta-Guts Club in Downey, Calif.; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Ipecac Recordings, May 31, 2011)
My Morning Jacket “Circuital” (producers: frontman Jim James, Tucker Martine; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (ATO, May 31, 2011)
The Orphan, The Poet (Dayton indie-rock quartet) “Translating [MP3 Download]” (producer: Kris Crummett; Hear here) (The Orphan, The Poet, May 31, 2011)
Robert Pollard (of Guided By Voices) “Lord of the Birdcage” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Guided By Voices, Inc., May 31, 2011)
Research Turtles (Louisiana indie-rock band) “Mankiller: Part 1 of 2 [MP3 Download]” (first single: “Bugs in a Jar”; Hear here) (Normanium, May 31, 2011)
Sennen (British post-rockers) “Age of Denial [MP3 Download]” (producer: Pat Collier; Hear here) (Minty Fresh, May 31, 2011)
Alina Simone (Ukrainian-born singer) “Make Your Own Danger” (producer: Steve Revitte; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Virtual Label, May 31, 2011)
JD Souther “Natural History” (producer: Fred Mollin; guests: Jerry Douglas, Rod McGaha, John Hobbs; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (E1 Music, May 31, 2011)
Stewboss (L.A. rock/Americana quartet) “Pilgrims & Runaways [MP3 Download]” (Hear here) (Stewsongs, May 31, 2011)
Trin-i-tee 5:7 (now a duo) “Angel & Chanelle” (producer: P.J. Morton; first single: “Over and Over”; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (Music World Entertainment, May 31, 2011)
Vaccines, The “What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?” (Hear here; MP3 Download) (Columbia, May 31, 2011)
Various artists “Playing For Change: Songs Around the World, Part 2 [CD/DVD]” (Hear Music, May 31, 2011)
Eddie Vedder “Ukulele Songs” (producer: Vedder; guests: Cat Power’s Chan Marshall, Glen Hansard of the Frames and the Swell Season; Read here; MP3 Download; see related DVD below) (Monkey Wrench, May 31, 2011)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Amboy Dukes, The “Migration” (1968 album; remastered, with two bonus tracks) (U.K. – Repertoire, May 30, 2011)
Blasters, The “Live 1986” (Read here; MP3 Download) (S’more Entertainment, May 31, 2011)
BT “These Re-Imagined Machines” (new version of 2010’s “These Hopeful Machines”; Read here; MP3 Download) (Nettwerk/Black Hole, May 31, 2011)
Fleetwood Mac “Black Magic: The Best of the Early Years” (20 tracks) (U.K. – Spectrum Audio, May 30, 2011)
Guess Who, The “Flavours” (1975 album; remastered, with four bonus tracks) (Iconoclassic, May 31, 2011)
Linda Lewis “Woman Overboard” (1977 album; remastered, with three bonus tracks) (U.K. – BBR, May 30, 2011)
Linx “Intuition” (1981 album; remastered, with six bonus tracks) (U.K. – BBR, May 30, 2011)
Jon Lucien “Song For My Lady” (1975 album; remastered, with two bonus tracks) (U.K. – BBR, May 30, 2011)
O’Jays, The “Back Stabbers” (1972 album; remastered, with three bonus tracks) (U.K. – BBR, May 30, 2011)
Ozzy Osbourne “Blizzard of Ozz (Legacy Edition)” (1981 album; remastered, with three bonus tracks; MP3 Download), “Diary of a Mad Man (Legacy Edition)” (1981 album; remastered, with a second disc containing the unreleased “Ozzy Live”; MP3 Download) (Epic/Legacy, May 31, 2011)
Mica Paris “So Good: The Deluxe Edition” (1988 album, including “My One Temptation”; remastered, with 13 bonus tracks) (U.K. – Cherry Pop, May 30, 2011)
People’s Choice “People’s Choice: The Casablanca Sessions” (1980 album; remastered, with three bonus tracks) (U.K. – Shout!, May 30, 2011)
David Sylvian “Died in the Wool” (variations on his 2009 release “Manafon”; 2 CDs; Read here; MP3 Download) (Samadhi Sound, May 31, 2011)
James Taylor “JT [Hybrid SACD/DSD]” (1977 album; remastered) (Mobile Fidelity Koch, May 31, 2011)
Twisted Sister “Under the Blade [CD/DVD]” (1982 album; remastered, with four bonus tracks and a DVD of their performance at the 1982 Reading Festival; See here; MP3 Download) (Eagle, May 31, 2011)
Billy Vera “The Billy Vera Story” (16 tracks; MP3 Download) (S’more Entertainment, May 31, 2011)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Joshua Bell “Nobel Prize Concert: Joshua Bell [DVD]” (with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra; Blu-ray) (Accentus, May 31, 2011)
David Byrne “David Byrne: Ride, Rise, Roar (A Live Concert Film) [DVD]” (from his 2008-09 tour; Blu-ray) (Eagle, May 31, 2011)
Death Cab For Cutie “Live at the Mt. Baker Theatre [DVD]” (Atlantic, May 31, 2011)
Primal Scream “Screamadelica Live [Blu-ray]” (Eagle, May 31, 2011)
Various artists “American Graffiti (Special Edition) [Blu-ray]” (1973 film; Blu-ray) (Universal, May 31, 2011)
Various artists “A Clockwork Orange (Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray]” (1971 film, with music by Wendy Carlos; 2 discs) (Warner, May 31, 2011)
Various artists “A MusiCares Tribute to Neil Young [DVD]” (January 2010 event featuring Elvis Costello, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Sheryl Crow, Josh Groban, Ben Harper, Elton John, Norah Jones, Lady Antebellum, Dave Matthews, James Taylor, Keith Urban, etc.; See here; Blu-ray) (Shout! Factory, May 31, 2011)
Eddie Vedder “Water on the Road: Eddie Vedder Live [DVD]” (includes a live performance of “You’re True” from “Ukulele Songs,” as well as a mix of Pearl Jam catalog, covers and songs from his “Into the Wild” album) (Universal, May 31, 2011)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher/Due date:
David Browne “Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY, and the Lost Story of 1970 [Hardcover]” (Da Capo Press, May 31, 2011)
David “Lefty” Frizzell “I Love You a Thousand Ways: The Lefty Frizzell Story [Hardcover]” (foreword by Merle Haggard) (Santa Monica Press, June 1, 2011)
Linda McCartney “Linda McCartney: Life in Photographs [Hardcover]” (retrospective volume, produced in close collaboration with Paul McCartney and their children; Read here) (Taschen, June 1, 2011)
Moby “Moby: Destroyed [Hardcover]” (a visual companion to his album of the same name) (Damiani, May 31, 2011)
Frank Sinatra “Lady Blue Eyes: My Life With Frank Sinatra [Hardcover]” (author: Barbara Sinatra; Kindle) (Crown Archetype, May 31, 2011)

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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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