Categories: New releases

New Releases: April 19, 2019

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist:Title:Label:
Tim Baker“Forever Overhead” (debut album from the Canadian singer-songwriter, formerly of the indie rock band Hey Rosetta!; new single: “All Hands”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Arts & Crafts)
Bananarama“In Stereo” (producer: Richard X; first single: “Dance Music”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (In Synk)
Jade Bird“Jade Bird” (new single: “Uh Huh”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with Hozier) (Glassnote)
Jonatha Brooke“Imposter” (five-song EP; new single: “Imposter”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Bad Dog / PRA)
Cage the Elephant“Social Cues” (producer: John Hill; guest: Beck; first single: “Ready to Let Go”; See here; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with Beck; Merch) (RCA)
Field Medic (L.A.-based folk artist Kevin Patrick)“fade into the dawn” (new single: “the bottle’s my lover, she’s just my friend”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Run For Cover)
Josh Groban“Bridges Live: Madison Square Garden” (CD/DVD package capturing his 2018 show in NYC, backed by a five-member band, 20-member choir and 15-piece orchestra; guests: Idina Menzel, Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles; See here; On Tour; Merch) (Reprise)
Jeffrey Halford and The Healers“West Towards South” (producers: Adam Rossi, Halford, Don Zimmer; guests: Zimmer, Mark Karan, Tom Heyman, Alyssa Joy Claffey; Hear/read here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Floating Records / Burnside Distribution)
JOHNNYSWIM“Moonlight” (producer: Malay; guest: Michael McDonald; first single: “Bridges”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Britannia Row Recordings / BMG Rights Management)
Angélique Kidjo“Celia” (the French-Beninese singer explores the African roots of the Celia Cruz, the Cuban Queen of Salsa; guests: Meshell Ndegeocello, Afrobeat drummer Tony Allen, Gangbé Brass Band; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Verve)
Will Krimbrough“I Like It Down Here” (guests: Shemekia Copeland, Brigitte DeMeyer, Sugarcane Jane; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Daphne / Soundly Music)
The Lee Boys“Live On the East Coast” (the Sacred Steel band’s first album since 2012, recorded at three 2018 concerts: Rives Theater, Martinsville, Va., Suwannee Roots Festival in Live Oak, Fla., and Allan Laws “Thanksgathering” in Winston-Salem, N.C.; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (M.C.)
Daniel Norgren“Wooh Dang” (producer: Norgren; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Superpuma)
The O’Jays“The Last Word” (their first album in 15 years will be their last; new single: “I Got You”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (S-Curve)
Sad Planets (The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney with John Petkovic)“Akron, Ohio” (first single: “Not of This World”; Hear here; Vinyl) (Tee Pee)
Tech N9ne“N9NA” (guests: JL, King Iso,Maez201, Futuristic, Krizz Kaliko, C-Mob, Church Boii, etc.; See here; Download; iTunes) (Strange Music)
Anna Tivel“The Question” (producer: Shane Leonard; new single: “Worthless”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Fluff and Gravy)
TR/ST“The Destroyer – 1” (Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Grouch / House Arrest)
Unspoken Tradition (Western North Carolina bluegrass band)“Myths We Tell Our Young” (producers: Unspoken Tradition, Scott Barnett, Tim Surrett; first singles: “Land” and “Dark Side of the Mountain”; See here; iTunes) (Mountain Home Music Company)
Although they come from a personal place, the themes in ‘Myths’ lean toward a larger message about our changing communities in the southern mountains,” Audie McGinnis, Unspoken Tradition’s guitarist and vocalist, tells P&P. “Music that is based in heritage will always be a reflection of where you’ve been, but we also wanted to muse on where we are going, both as a band and as a culture.
Various artists“NOW That’s What I Call Music! 102” (U.K. version of the “NOW” franchise features 40 current hits, plus six throwback classics; Amazon UK; see related reissue below) (NOW)
Wand“Laughing Matter” (first single: “Scarecrow”; See here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Drag City)
The Yawpers (Denver trio)“Human Question” (first single: “Child of Mercy”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Bloodshot)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist:Title:Label:
Beyoncé“HOMECOMING: THE LIVE ALBUM” (companion piece to a Netflix documentary about her show-stopping Coachella 2018 performance; Hear here; iTunes; Merch) (Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia, April 17)
Robert Bidney (Southwest Florida-based singer-songwriter)“Rush of Hope” (producer: Fernando Perdomo; Hear here; iTunes) (Robert Bidney, April 24)
Sarah Mary Chadwick“The Queen Who Stole the Sky” (performed and recorded live on Melbourne Town Hall’s 147-year-old grand organ; See here; iTunes) (Sinderlyn)
Ludovico Einaudi (classical pianist and composer)“Seven Days Walking (Day Two)” (Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (Decca)
Lizzo (Minneapolis-based singer and rapper)“Cuz I Love You” (new single: “Cuz I Love You”; See here; CD, out May 17; iTunes; On Tour) (Nice Life / Atlantic)
Seth MacFarlane“Once in a While” (arranged and conducted by Andrew Cottee; first single: “Half As Lovely [Twice As True]”; Hear here; CD, out April 26; iTunes) (Fuzzy Door Productions / Verve)
The Tallest Man on Earth“I Love You. It’s a Fever Dream” (new single: “I’m a Stranger Now”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; CD, out June 28; iTunes; On Tour) (Rivers / Birds / AWAL Recordings)
The Vamps“Missing You” (four-song EP; first single: “Right Now”; Hear here; iTunes; On Tour; Merch) (Virgin)
The Wildwoods (Americana roots group from Lincoln, Neb.)“Across a Midwest Sky” (first single: “Mercy”; See here; On Tour)(The Wildwoods, April 20)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist:Title:Label:
Eddie Cochran“The Very Best of Eddie Cochran” (three CDs, 60 songs; Track List; Amazon UK) (Not Now Music)
James Last“The Album Collection” (25-CD box set; Amazon UK) (Polydor / UMe)
Chris Norman“Definitive Collection: Smokie and Solo Years” (28-song compilation, including “Living Next Door to Alice” and “Stumblin’ In”; See here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Solo Sound)
Les Paul & Mary Ford“The Very Best of Les Paul & Mary Ford” (two CDs, 50 songs; Track List; Amazon UK) (Not Now Music)
Raffi“Motivational Songs” (20-song compilation of tracks from 1990-2017 with themes of peace, diversity, social justice, honoring indigenous cultures, civic engagement and sustainability; Download, with two extra songs; iTunes) (Craft Recordings / Concord)
The Rolling Stones“HONK” (20-song best-of compilation includes a new live version of “Wild Horses” with Florence Welch; Hear here; Deluxe Edition, three-CD set with 36 hits and 10 live cuts; Vinyl; Target-Exclusive Translucent Blue Vinyl; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition; iTunes; On Tour; Merch) (Interscope / UMe)
Various artists“The Hits Album – The 70s Pop Album” (four-CD, 80-song compilation; Track List; Amazon UK), “The Hits Album – The 80s Album” (four-CD, 80-song compilation; Track List; Amazon UK), “The Hits Album – The Car Album” (four-CD, 80-song compilation of sing-along hits; Track List; Amazon UK)(Sony UK)
Various artists“NOW That’s What I Call Music! 2” (1984 compilation, from the original U.K. “NOW”; two CDs, 30 songs; Vinyl) (NOW)
Various artists“Poppies: Assorted Finery from the First Psychedelic Age” (13-song compilation of 1960s-era psychedelic rock from the Vanguard, Stax and Original Sound catalogs, featuring Buffy Sainte-Marie, Circus Maximus, Southwest F.O.B., etc.)(Craft Recordings / Concord)

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Reissues (Downloads)

Artist:Title:Label:
Bill Evans“Evans in England” (18 unreleased set of recordings with bassist Eddie Gomez and drummer Marty Morell recorded at Ronnie Scott’s celebrated jazz club in December 1969; See here; CD, out April 26) (Resonance)
Fanny“Fanny Hill” (1972 album) (Warner Music Group / X5 Music Group)
Wes Montgomery“Back on Indiana Avenue: The Carroll DeCamp Recordings” (22 previously unreleased recordings from 1957-59; See here; CD, out April 26) (Resonance)
Prince“The Greatest Romance Ever Sold” (1999 single, with two radio edits and six remixes; See here; Merch) (NPG / Legacy)
We Are Scientists“Megaplex: Rise of the Lycans” (2018 album; with 14 bonus tracks; Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (100%)

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