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Published on April 5th, 2018 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: April 6, 2018

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Aces (Utah pop quartet) “When My Heart Felt Volcanic” (first single: “Fake Nice”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Red Bull)
The Amorettes (Scottish female hard-rock trio) “Born to Break” (producer: Thunder’s Luke Morley; first single: “Everything I Learned [I Learned from Rock and Roll]”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with The Dead Daisies) (Steamhammer / SPV)
Daniel Avery (London-based producer) “Song For Alpha” (first single: “Slow Fade”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Phantasy / Mute)
Bambara “Shadow on Everything” (producer: Andy Chugg; first single: “José Tries to Leave”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Wharf Cat)
Blackberry Smoke “Find a Light” (guests: Robert Randolph, Amanda Shires, The Wood Brothers; first single: “Flesh and Bone”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (3 Legged Records / Earache)
Creed Bratton (original Grass Roots member and cast member of “The Office”) “While the Young Punks Dance” (first single: “Heart of Darkness”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (MRI)
The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir “I Am Reminded (Live)” (the six-time Grammy Award-winning choir’s 30th album features solos by Nicole Binion, Sidney Mohede and Shane & Shane; Hear here; Download; iTunes) (Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir / Provident Group)
Cardi B “Invasion of Privacy” (Read here; iTunes; On Tour, with Bruno Mars; Merch) (KSR / Atlantic)
Ryan Daniel “Back For More” (producer: Barry Best; first single: “Feel Good Feelin'”; See here) (WBA)
The Dead Daisies “Burn It Down” (former Journey drummer Deen Castronovo replaces Brian Tichy; producer: Marti Frederiksen; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download) (Spitfire Music / SPV)
Dr. Octagon “Moosebumps: an exploration into modern day horripilation” (Kool Keith, Dan The Automator and DJ Qbert reunite for their first album since their 1996 debut; first single: “Octagon Octagon”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Bulk Recordings)
Dusted (Brian Borcherdt of Holy Fuck) “Blackout Summer” (new single: “All I Am”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Polyvinyl)
Eels “The Deconstruction” (first single: “The Deconstruction”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (E Works / PIAS)
E-40 and B-Legit “Connected and Respected” (guests: Uncle Murda, P-Lo, Rexx Life Raj, The Click, Stremsmatic, P-Lo, etc.; first single: “Boy”; See here; Download) (Heavy on the Grind Entertainment)
En Vogue “Electric Café” (vocal group consists of Terry Ellis, Cindy Herron and Rhona Bennett; producers: Raphael Saadiq, Dem Jointz, Denzil Foster, Thomas McElroy, Curtis “Sauce” Wilson; first single: “Rocket,” written by Ne-Yo; See here; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (eOne Music)
Hawk Nelson “Miracles” (guests: Hunter and Tara, MDSN; Hear here; Download) (Fair Trade Services / Columbia)
Hillsong Worship “There Is More (Live in Sydney, Australia 2018)” (new single: “So Will I [100 Billion X]”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Hillsong / CCMG)
Hinds “I Don’t Run” (producers: Hinds, Gordon Raphael; first single: “New For You”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Mom+Pop Music)
Hop Along (Philly indie-rock quartet) “Bark Your Head Off, Dog” (first single: “How Simple”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Saddle Creek)
ISLAND (London quartet) “Feels Like Air” (first single: “Try”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Frenchkiss)
Clarice Jensen (cellist and artistic director of the American Contemporary Music Ensemble) “For This From That Will Be Filled” (NPR First Listen; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download) (Miasmah)
Kalmah (Finnish swamp-metal band) “Palo” (producer: Ahti Kortelainen; first single: “The Evil Kin”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with Shade Empire) (Spinefarm / Candlelight)
Kamelot “The Shadow Theory” (producer: Sascha Paeth; Hear here; Vinyl; Deluxe Edition, with seven extra tracks; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition; iTunes; On Tour, with Delain and Battle Beast) (Napalm)
Le Galaxie (Irish electropop band) “Pleasure” (producer: Blende; new single: “Day of the Child”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Red River Entertainment)
Fenne Lily (Bristol, U.K., singer-songwriter) “On Hold” (producers: Tamu Massif, James Thorpe, John Parish; new single: “On Hold”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Fenne Lily)

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Machine Gun Kelly (Italian rock group) “No Easy Way Out” (Hear here) (Sliptrick)
Deva Mahal (daughter of Taj Mahal) “Run Deep” (producers: Scott Jacoby, Jarrett Wetherell; Hear here; Download) (Motéma Music)
MIEN (feat. members of The Horrors and The Black Angels) “MIEN” (first single: “Black Habit”; Hear here; Vinyl; CD, out April 13; Download; On Tour) (Rocket Recordings)
Kylie Minogue “Golden” (first single: “Dancing”; Hear here; Vinyl; Super Deluxe Vinyl; Cassette; Download; iTunes; eBay; Merch) (BMG Rights Management)
Mipso (North Carolina indie-Americana quartet) “Edges Run” (first single: “People Change”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (AntiFragile Music)
Tom Misch (22-year-old U.K. singer-musician) “Geography” (new single: “Movie”; Hear here; Vinyl) (Beyond The Groove / Kobalt Music Recordings)
David Lee Murphy “No Zip Code” (producers: Murphy, Kenny Chesney, Buddy Cannon; new single: “Winnebago”; Download; On Tour) (Blue Chair / Reviver)
Nonpareils (Liars founding member Aaron Hempill) “Scented Pictures” (first single: “The Timeless Now”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Mute)
Rainbow Kitten Surprise “How to: Friend, Love, Freefall” (producer: Jay Joyce; first single: “Fever Pitch”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl, with download card; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Elektra)
Rosie & the Riveters “Ms. Behave” (producer: Joshua Van Tassel; Hear here; See here; iTunes; On Tour) (Rosie & the Riveters)
Sarah Shook & the Disarmers (Chapel Hill, N.C.-based quartet) “Years” (new single: “New Ways to Fail”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Bloodshot)
Sloan “12” (first single: “The Day Will Be Mine”; Hear here;; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Yep Roc)
Spiders (Swedish rock quartet) “Killer Machine” (producer: Chips Kiesbye; new single: “Higher Spirits”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Spinefarm / Candlelight)
Lisa Stansfield “Deeper” (first single: “Everything”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Vinyl Box Set; Download; On Tour) (earMUSIC)
Ryan Stevenson “No Matter What” (producer: Bryan Fowler; guests: Amy Grant, Bart Millard; first single: “No Matter What”; Hear here; On Tour) (Gotee)
Will Stewart “County Seat” (producers: Stewart, Les Nuby; first single: “Sipsey”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Cornelius Chapel)
Thirty Seconds to Mars “America” (new single: “Dangerous Night”; Hear here; Target-Exclusive CD, with poster; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Thirty Seconds to Mars / Interscope)
Underoath “Erase Me” (the metalcore band’s first album in eight years; producer: Matt Squire; new single: “Rapture”; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with two extra songs; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Fearless)
Various artists “Johnny Cash: Forever Words” (16 songs created from Cash’s poetry and set to music by the likes of the late Chris Cornell, daughter Rosanne Cash, John Mellencamp, Elvis Costello, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Brad Paisley, Kacey Musgraves, etc.; it’s the musical companion to “Forever Words: The Unknown Poems,” a volume of Cash’s unpublished writing edited by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon; producers: John Carter Cash, Steve Berkowitz; Vinyl; Download) (Legacy Recordings)
Various artists “Revamp: The Songs of Elton John & Bernie Taupin” (pop/rock tribute; contributors: Coldplay, The Killers, Sam Smith, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Queens of the Stone Age, etc.; first single: “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart,” Q-Tip feat. Demi Lovato; Download; iTunes), “Restoration: Reimagining The Songs of Elton John and Bernie Taupin” (country artists intrepret his songs, including Little Big Town, Maren Morris, Dierks Bentley, Vince Gill with Don Henley, Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton, Dolly Parton, etc.; Download; iTunes; Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour) (Virgin / Island)
Winterfylleth (U.K. alt-folk group) “The Hallowing of Heirdom” (new single: “The Hallowing of Heirdom”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Spinefarm / Candlelight)
Alison Wonderland (Sydney-based EDM producer and DJ) “Awake” (guests: Trippie Redd, Blessus, Buddy, Chief Keef, Slumberjack; new single: “No”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Astralwerks)
The Wonder Years “Sister Cities” (producer: Joe Chiccarelli; Hear here; Read here; Target-Exclusive CD, with one extra song; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Hopeless)
Wye Oak “The Louder I Call, the Faster It Runs” (first single: “The Louder I Call, the Faster It Runs”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Merge)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Atlas Clouds (Swiss electronic artist Christoph Meier) “Close My Eyes” (See here) (Waterfall of Colours)
Chrome Sparks (aka Brooklyn-based electronic artist Jeremy Malvin) “Chrome Sparks” (first single: “Still Think”; Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (Counter)
Greyhounds (Austin-based trio) “Cheyenne Valley Drive” (first single: “No Other Woman”; Hear here; CD, out April 13; iTunes; On Tour) (Bud’s Recording Service)
John Legend, Sara Bareilles, Alice Cooper, et al “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert (Original Soundtrack of the NBC Television Event)” (See here; CD, out April 27) (Sony Masterworks)
SG Lewis (U.K. electronic artist, producer) “Dusk” (six-song EP is part one of a three-part album; guests: J Warner, Kartell; new single: “Coming Up”; Hear here; Amazon UK; iTunes; On Tour) (Casablanca / Republic)
Lowell (Canadian alt-pop singer-songwriter) “Lone Wolf” (producers: Zale Epstein, Davey Badiuk, Gus Van Go; first single: “War Face”; Hear here) (Arts & Crafts)
Magic Giant (L.A. indie-folk trio) “In the Wind – Acoustic” (five-song EP featuring reimagined versions of tracks off their debut LP; See here; On Tour) (Concord)
RĀI (NYC-based R&B singer-songwriter) “Love’s on the Way” (Hear here) (RĀI)
The Weekend Classic (Indiana alt-rock trio) “Better Health” (six-song EP; producer: Seth Henderson; new single: “Mutual Interest”; Hear here; See here; iTunes; On Tour) (Rude)
Young Galaxy (Montreal electro-pop duo) “Down Time” (first single: “Under My Wing”; Hear here) (Young Galaxy)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Debby Boone “Midstream / Debby Boone” (1978, 1979 albums on one CD; remastered), “Love Has No Reason / Savin’ It Up (Expanded Edition)” (1980 albums on one CD; remastered, with five bonus tracks) (Real Gone Music)
Johnny Cash “The Total Johnny Cash Sun Collection” (eBay; Merch) (Curb)
Chicago “Chicago: VI Decades Live (This Is What We Do)” (four-CD, one-DVD box set containing previously unreleased live material from 1969-2014; Read here; Amazon UK;; see related DVD below; Download; iTunes; eBay; Merch) (Rhino)
The Cleftones “The Complete Releases 1955-62” (two CDs, 45 songs; Track list; eBay) (Acrobat)
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong “Cheek To Cheek: The Complete Duet Recordings” (four-CD box set combines for the first time their Decca singles with three Verve albums and bonus tracks; Download) (Verve / UMe)
John Fogerty “Centerfield” (1985 album; remastered;
Vinyl; Las Vegas Residency)
(BMG Rights Management)
Don Gibson “The Best of the Hickory Records Years (1970-1978)” (25 songs; Read here) (Omnivore Recordings)
Roy Haynes “The Classic Albums Collection 1954-1964” (four-CD set) (Enlightenment)
Buddy Holly & The Crickets “The Complete US & UK Singles As & Bs 1956-62” (two CDs, 66 songs; Track list; Download; eBay; Merch) (Acrobat)
Jóhann Jóhannsson “Englabörn & Variations [Vinyl]” (2002 album; remastered, with new additional remixes, completed by the Icelandic avant-garde musician and film composer shortly before his death on Feb. 9, 2018; Hear here; CD, out April 27; Download) (Deutsche Grammophon)
Stan Kenton “The Classic Albums Collection 1948-1962” (nine complete albums on four CDs; remastered) (Enlightenment)
Little Freddie King (Delta blues guitarist) “Fried Rice & Chicken” (features remastered songs and instrumentals from 1995’s “Swamp Boogie” and 2000’s “Sing Sang Sung”; Vinyl) (Orleans)
The Kingston Trio “The Kingston Trio Collection 1958-62” (two CDs, 55 songs; Track list; eBay) (Acrobat)
Eartha Kitt “The Singles Collection 1952-62” (two CDs, 53 songs; Track list; Download; eBay) (Acrobat)
Marie Knight (the gospel great died in 2009) “The Gospel Truth Live” (recorded Oct. 19, 2007, at Margaret A. Hart ’35 Gospel Fest at the Church Street Center in North Adams, Mass.) (M.C.)
Walter “Furry” Lewis “The Walter ‘Furry’ Lewis Collection 1927-61” (two CDs, 46 songs; Track list; eBay) (Acrobat)
Love “Forever Changes: 50th Anniversary Edition” (deluxe box set contains four CDs, one DVD and one LP; Read here) (Elektra / Rhino)
Al Martino “The Singles Collection 1952-62” (two CDs, 54 songs; Track list; Download; iTunes) (Acrobat)
Elvis Presley “Elvis Presley: The Searcher – The Original Soundtrack” (new multi-part documentary, directed by Thom Zimny and airing on HBO on April 14; three CDs, 55 songs; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition; iTunes; eBay; Merch) (RCA / Legacy)
Diana Ross and the Supremes “Supreme Rarities: Motown Lost & Found 1960-1969 [Vinyl]” (2008 compilation; four-LP box set; Download; eBay; Merch) (Third Man)
Howard Shore “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring – The Complete Recordings” (three-CD, one-Blu-ray audio box set; Vinyl) (Rhino / Warner)
Son Volt “The Search (Deluxe Edition)” (2007 album; remastered, with 11 bonus tracks; Vinyl; Download) (Transmit Sound)
Toto “All In” (limited-edition box set features 13 albums on 17 LPs, an 80-page hardcover book, “Live in Paris 1990” Blu-ray, “Live in Tokyo 1980” EP, “Toto IV” in 5.1 Surround Sound, along with previously unreleased material; box set will be available on Amazon on Oct. 5; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Columbia / Legacy, April 10)
Sonny Boy Williamson II “The Complete Trumpet, Ace & Checker Singles 1951-62” (two CDs, 51 songs; Track list; Download) (Acrobat)

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Reissues (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Simple Plan “No Pads, No Helmets … Just Balls (15th Anniversary Tour Edition)” (2002 album; with six bonus tracks; eBay; On Tour, with Vans Warped Tour; Merch) (Rhino / Atlantic)

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DVD / Blu-ray

Artist: Title: Label:
Terry Kath “Chicago: The Terry Kath Experience [DVD]” (2016 documentary; See here; Blu-ray) (FilmRise)
Various artists “Heartworn Highways [DVD]” (1976 documentary on the Outlaw Country movement, featuring performances by Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, David Allan Coe, Steve Young, Rodney Crowell, Gamble Rogers, Steve Earle, Barefoot Jerry and the Charlie Daniels Band; See here), “Heartworn Highways Revisited (Special Edition) [DVD]” (2015 documentary sequel revisits with Guy Clark, Steve Young and David Allan Coe and features John McCauley, Jonny Fritz, Josh Hedley, Justin Townes Earle, Shovels & Rope, Langhorne Slim, Robert Ellis, Andrew Combs, Shelly Colvin, Phil Hummer, etc.; See here) (FilmRise)

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Next Week: April 13, 2018

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