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Published on April 11th, 2019 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: April 12, 2019

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Band of Skulls “Love Is All You Love” (producer: Richard X; first single: “Cool Your Battles”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Silva Oak)
Andy Black (Black Veil Brides singer Andy Biersack) “The Ghost of Ohio” (producer: John Feldmann; first single: “Westwood Road”; See here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Lava / Republic)
Mack Brock “Greater Things” (producer: Brock; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Sparrow)
BTS “Map of the Soul: Persona” (Read here; On Tour; Merch) (Big Hit Entertainment)
The Budos Band “V” (producer: guitarist Tom Brenneck; new single: “Maelstrom”; Hear here; Vinyl, with download card; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Daptone)
Emma Bunton “My Happy Place” (Baby Spice’s fourth album is her first in more than 12 years; guests: Robbie Williams, Will Young, Jade Jones, Josh Kumra; first single: “Baby Please Don’t Stop”; Download; iTunes) (BMG Rights Management)
T Bone Burnett / Jay Bellerose / Keefus Ciancia “The Invisible Light: Acoustic Space” (Burnett, 71, says this is the first segment in a trilogy of releases representing “my final statement” as a recording artist; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Electro Magnetic Corporation / Verve)
The Chemical Brothers “No Geography” (new single: “Got to Keep On”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour; Merch) (Astralwerks)
Amanda Cook “Point of No Return” (first single: “You Were Mine”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with Hillsong United) (Mountain Fever)
Melissa Etheridge “The Medicine Show” (subtitled “An Unrivaled True Story of Redemption and a ’74 Fender”; producer: John Shanks; first single: “Faded By Design”; Hear here; Target-Exclusive CD, with two bonus tracks; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Concord)
Jackie Evancho “The Debut” (covers of modern-day Broadway hits; Read here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Jackie Evancho)
Chris Forsyth “All Time Present” (producer: Brucie Millions; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (No Quarter)
Danny Gokey “Haven’t Seen It Yet” (new single: “New Day”; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Sparrow)
Glen Hansard “This Wild Willing” (first single: “I’ll Be You, Be Me”; NPR First Listen; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (ANTI- / Epitaph)
Bruce Hornsby “Absolute Zero” (producers: Hornsby, Justin Vernon, Brad Cook, Tony Berg; guests: Justin Vernon, Jack DeJohnette, yMusic, Blake Mills, Rob Moose, S. Carey; first single: “Voyager One”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Zappo Productions / Thirty Tigers)
Norah Jones “Begin Again” (new single: “Just a Little Bit”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Blue Note)
Damien Jurado “In the Shape of a Storm” (new single: “Lincoln”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Mama Bird Recording Co.)
Aaron Lewis “State I’m In” (producer: Buddy Cannon; new single: “The Bottom”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (The Valory Music Co. / Big Machine)
Anderson .Paak “Ventura” (guests: Smokey Robinson, Snoop Dogg, André 3000, Brandy, Lalah Hathaway, Jazmine Sullivan, Sonyae Elise, Nate Dogg; new single: “Make It Better”; See here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Aftermath / 12 Tone Music, LLC)
Graham Parker “Squeezing Out Sparks: Solo Acoustic 40th Anniversary” (Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (100% Records)
Eli “Paperboy” Reed “99 Cent Dreams” (recorded at Sam Phillips Recording in Memphis; producer: Matt Ross-Spang; first single: “Bank Robber”; Hear/read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Yep Roc)
Emily Reo “Only You Can See It” (new single: “Balloon”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Carpark)
Shovels & Rope (Americana duo of Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent) “By Blood” (producer: Trent; first single: “The Wire”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour, with Tedeschi Trucks Band) (Dualtone)
Tom Speight (London folk-pop singer-songwriter) “Collide” (producer: Chris Bond; first single: “Collide”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Tom Speight Music)
Bonnie Tyler “Between the Earth and the Stars” (producer: David Mackay; guests: Rod Stewart, Barry Gibb, Cliff Richard, Francis Rossi; first single: “Hold On”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (earMUSIC)
John Paul White (formerly of Civil Wars) “The Hurting Kind” (producers: White, Alabama Shakes’ Ben Tanner; guests: Lee Ann Womack, Erin Rae, the Secret Sisters; first single: “The Long Way Home”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Single Lock)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Trey Anastasio (of Phish) “Ghosts of the Forest” (producer: Anastasio; Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (Rubber Jungle / ATO)
Bibio “Ribbons” (first single: “Curls”; Hear here; CD, out April 26; Vinyl; iTunes) (Warp)
Broken Social Scene “Let’s Try The After (Vol. 2)” (five-song EP; first single: “Can’t Find My Heart”; Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (Arts & Crafts)
Escort “City Life” (guests: Fonda Rae, Lone Ranger, longtime Gil Scott-Heron collaborator Brian Jackson; first single: “Ride”; Hear here; On Tour) (Escort)
PJ Harvey “All About Eve (Original Music)” (original score from the London staging of the Oscar-winning 1950 film; the new production stars Gillian Anderson and Lily James; Hear here; iTunes) (Lakeshore)
LSD (Labrinth, Sia and Diplo) “LSD” (iTunes) (RECORDS, LLC / Columbia)
Nicholas Mudd (L.A.-based country neo-traditionalist) “Nicholas Mudd” (producer: Eric Rannaker; new single: “Spinning Around”; Hear here; iTunes) (Nicholas Mudd)
Queens County Roots “Stereo” (six-song EP; producers: Queens County Roots; first single: “Romantic AF”; Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (Queens County Roots, April 13)
Lexxi Raine (Buffalo, N.Y.-based singer-songwriter) “Fun While It Lasted” (first single: “What the Lonely People Do”; See here; iTunes) (Lexxi Raine, April 13)
Silverstein “Redux: The First 10 Years” (all-new recordings of 12 songs from the band’s first 10 years as a unit; On Tour; Merch) (Rise)
Various artists “The Cher Show (Original Broadway Cast Recording)” (Stephanie J. Block, Teal Wicks and Micaela Diamond all play Cher at various times in her life in this musical, which opened Dec. 3, 2018, at the Neil Simon Theatre; CD release is scheduled for May 10; first single: “If I Could Turn Back Time”; See/read here; iTunes; On Broadway) (Warner)

More Digital Releases for April 12, 2019 »

Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Beck, Bogert & Appice (Jeff Beck, Tim Bogert and Carmine Appice) “Beck, Bogert & Appice” (1973 album; remastered) (Music on CD)
Natalie Cole “Greatest Hits Volume I” (19-song compilation, originally released in 2000) (Concord)
Billy “Crash” Craddock “Boom Boom Billy: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Years” (29-song compilation) (Jasmine Music)
Anaïs Mitchell “Hadestown” (2010 album; guest artists performed as characters in this musical opera, based on the ancient Greek myth of the poet Orpheus and his doomed quest to rescue his wife Eurydice from the underworld; guests: Justin Vernon, Ani DiFranco, Greg Brown and Ben Knox Miller of The Low Anthem; the concept album is rereleased to coincide with this month’s Broadway debut of the musical at Walter Kerr Theatre; Hear here; Vinyl, with six individual 10×10″ art prints of the Hadestown characters, illustrated by Peter Nevins) (Wilderland)
Pearl Harbor and the Explosions “Pearl Harbor and the Explosions” (1980 album; remastered, with seven bonus tracks; Hear here; See here) (Blixa Sounds)
The Sylvers “The Sylvers” (1972 debut album, produced by Jerry Butler; Vinyl; Download) (Mr Bongo)
Various artists “Hallelujah: The Songs of Leonard Cohen” (covers by Jeff Buckley, k.d. lang, Dion, Rufus Wainwright, Marianne Faithfull, Nina Simone, Joe Cocker, etc.; Hear/read here) (Ace)
Various artists “Three Day Week: When the lights went out 1972-1975” (compiled by Saint Etienne’s Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs; Hear/read here; Vinyl) (Ace)

This Week’s Vinyl Releases »Exclusive Urban Outfitters Vinyl »Barnes & Noble »

More Releases for April 12, 2019 »

Reissues (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Freddie King “Stumble: The Cotillion Years” (23 songs) (Warner Music Group – X5 Music Group)
Love “Alone Again Or” (25-song compilation) (Warner Music Group – X5 Music Group)

More Digital Releases for April 12, 2019 »

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