New releases Al Stewart

Published on October 10th, 2020 | by Gerry Galipault


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New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Mark Bryan “Midlife Priceless” (Hootie & the Blowfish guitarist’s fourth solo album; first single: “Wanna Feel Something”; Hear/read here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Slow Start)
Cactus “Tightrope” (guests: Jim McCarty, Pete Bremy; Vinyl) » BUY NOW (Purple Pyramid / Cleopatra)
Dry Cleaning (London art-rock quartet) “New Long Leg” (producer: John Parish; new single: “Strong Feelings”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (4AD)
Flock of Dimes (Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner) “Head of Roses” (producers: Wasner, Sylvan Esso’s Nick Sanborn; new single: “Two”; See/read here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Sub Pop)
Richie Furay “50th Anniversary Return to the Troubadour” (double CD live album, recorded in November 2018, to mark 50 years since Poco’s “DeLIVErin'”; guest: Timothy B. Schmit; See here; Download) » BUY NOW (DSDK Productions / MRI Entertainment)
Haunted Shed “Faltering Light” (producers: frontman Etienne de Rocher, Drew Vandenberg; new single: “Umami Bomb”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Strolling Bones)
Leslie Jordan “Company’s Comin'” (the comedian/actor’s debut album, inspired by his weekly “Sunday Mornin’ Hymn Singin'” live stream; JSYK: his Apple Music Country show “Hunker Down Radio with Leslie Jordan” premieres Sunday, Feb. 28; producers: Travis Howard, Danny Myrick; guests: Brandi Carlile, Tanya Tucker, TJ Osborne, Travis Howard, Katie Pruitt, etc.; first single: “Angel Band”; Hear here) » BUY NOW (Platoon)
La Femme “Paradigmes” (new single: “Foutre Le Bordel”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Disque Pointu / IDOL)
No-No Boy (Vietnamese American singer and scholar Julian Saporiti) “1975” (his debut album is named after the year that Saigon fell; Hear/read here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Smithsonian Folkways)
Sturgill Simpson “Cuttin’ Grass, Vol. 2 (The Cowboy Arms Sessions)” (Vinyl; Download, released on Dec. 11) » BUY NOW (High Top Mountain)
Söur Bruthers (Chicago indie country rock band) “Better Days” (EP; producer: Bill Lloyd; first single: “She Don’t Live Here Anymore”; See here) (Limbocat Productions, April 1)

New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Bryce Dessner with the Australian String Quartet “Impermanence/Disintegration” (The National member composed the classical work for the Sydney Dance Company; See here; Read here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (37d03d)
The Natvral (Kip Berman, former singer-songwriter of The Pains of Being Pure at Heart) “Tethers” (producer: Andy Savours; first single: “Why Don’t You Come Out Anymore?”; See here; Blue Vinyl; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Kanine)
Major Murphy “Access” (first single: “Access”; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Winspear)
The Still (Berlin-based instrumental quartet) “Got It” (first single: “The Chunk”) » BUY NOW (Seriés Aphōnos / Bronzerat)

Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Beat Farmers “Tales of the New West (Deluxe Edition)” (1985 album; remastered, with a second CD of rare live recordings; Vinyl, out May 7) » BUY NOW (Extra Term Audio)
The Damned “Punk Oddities & Rare Tracks 1977-1982” (12-song collection; Red Vinyl) » BUY NOW (Cleopatra)
Allen Ginsberg “Allen Ginsberg At Reed College: The First Recorded Reading of Howl & Other Poems” (Read here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Omnivore Recordings)
Johnny Mathis “The Heart of a Woman / When Will I See You Again / I Only Have Eyes For You / Mathis Is …” (1974-77 albums on two CDs; remastered, with bonus tracks) » BUY NOW (BGO)
The Searchers “A & B Sides 1963-1967” (32 remastered tracks on one CD) » BUY NOW (BGO)
Smith “A Group Called Smith / Minus-Plus” (1969 and 1970 albums on one CD, featuring their Top 5 hit version of “Baby It’s You”; remastered by Maria Triana at Battery Studios in NYC, with liner notes by Richie Unterberger and added photos; See here) » BUY NOW (Real Gone Music)
Al Stewart “Year of the Cat (Remastered and Expanded Edition)” (1976 album, featuring the title track and “On the Border”; remastered from the original master tapes by producer Alan Parsons, with 10 bonus live tracks recorded at the Paramount in Seattle in October 1976 and an album session outtake titled “Belsize Blues,” plus an illustrated booklet featuring a new interview with Stewart; Read here; Deluxe Edition, three CDs and a DVD, featuring the entire “Live at the Paramount Theater, Seattle – October 1976” and a new 5.1 Surround sound mix and original 96 KHZ / 24-bit remastered stereo mix by Parsons) » BUY NOW (Esoteric Recordings / Cherry Red)
Tony Joe White “… Continued” (1969 album, featuring “Roosevelt and Ira Lee” and his original “Rainy Night in Georgia”; remastered) » BUY NOW (Music on CD)
Don Williams “Volume One, Two & Three” (his first three albums [1973-74] on two CDs; remastered) » BUY NOW (BGO)

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