New releases

Published on December 26th, 2018 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: April 19, 2019

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
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)
Cage the Elephant “Social Cues” (producer: John Hill; guest: Beck; first single: “Ready to Let Go”; See here; Download; iTunes) (RCA)
The Cringe (NYC rock quartet) “Everywhere You’ve Never Been” (producer: Don Gilmore; guest: Bob Schneider; On Tour) (Listen)
JOHNNYSWIM “Moonlight” (producer: Malay; guest: Michael McDonald; first single: “Bridges”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Britannia Row Recordings / BMG Rights Management)
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.; On Tour) (M.C.)
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)
Anna Tivel “The Question” (producer: Shane Leonard; new single: “Worthless”; Hear here; 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.
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)

New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
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)
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)

Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
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; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition; iTunes; On Tour; Merch) (Interscope / UMe)
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 Recordins / Concord)

Reissues (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Massive Attack “Mezzanine (20th Anniversary Edition)” (1998 album; remastered, with eight previously unreleased Mad Professor remixes; See here; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Virgin / UMe)

Next Week: April 26, 2019

March 15 / March 22 / March 29 / April 5 / April 12

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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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