New releases

Published on April 6th, 2019 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: Aug. 16, 2019

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Rodney Crowell “TEXAS” (guests: Willie Nelson, Ringo Starr, Lyle Lovett, Ronnie Dunn, Billy F Gibbons, Randy Rogers, Vince Gill, Lee Ann Womack, Steve Earle; first single: “Flatland Hillbillies”; See/read here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (RC1)
Madison Cunningham “Who Are You Now” (first single: “Pin It Down”; See here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with Andrew Bird) (Verve Forecast)
HammerFall “Dominion” (producers: James Michael, Oscar Dronjak, Pontus Norgren; first single: “[We Make] Sweden Rock”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour; Merch) (Napalm)
Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors “Dragons” (producer: Cason Cooley; guests: The Lone Bellow, Lori McKenna, Natalie Hemby, Sean McConnell; new single: “Dragons”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Magnolia Music / Thirty Tigers)
The Hold Steady “Thrashing Thru the Passion” (new single: “Denver Haircut”; Hear here; Download; On Tour; Merch) (Frenchkiss)
Bryony Jarman-Pinto (London-based singer-songwriter) “Cage and Aviary” (new single: “Sun Kissed”; See here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Tru Thoughts)
Eilen Jewell “Gypsy” (first single: “Crawl”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download) (Signature Sounds)
Killswitch Engage “Atonement” (first single: “Unleashed”; See here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour, with Clutch) (Metal Blade)
King Gizzard & The Lizard Ward “Infest the Rats’ Nest” (on the band’s second 15th studio album, it explores heavy metal and thrash; new single: “Organ Farmer”; See here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour; On Tour) (Flightless / ATO)
Tracy Lawrence “Made in America” (first single: “Made in America”; See here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Lawrence Music Group)
Mallory Knox “Mallory Knox” (first single: “White Lies”; See here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (A Wolf At Your Door / Silva Screen)
The Rails (English folk-rock duo of Kami Thompson and James Walbourne) “Cancel the Sun” (Thompson is the daughter of Linda and Richard Thompson; producer: Stephen Street; new single: “Mossy Wells”; Read here; Vinyl) (Psychonaut Sounds / Thirty Tigers)
Lionel Richie “Hello From Las Vegas” (recorded at Zappos Theater at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino; Read here; Target-Exclusive CD, with three extra songs; Amazon UK; Deluxe Edition; Vinyl; Download; On Tour; Merch) (Capitol)
Ride “This Is Not a Safe Place” (producer: Erol Alkan; mixed by Alan Moulder; first single: “Future Love”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Wichita Recordings)
Bobby Rush “Sitting on Top of the Blues” (first single: “Get Out of Here [Dog Named Bo]”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Deep Rush / Thirty Tigers)
Sleater-Kinney “The Center Won’t Hold” (producer: St. Vincent; new single: “The Future Is Here”; See here; Vinyl; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Autographed Vinyl; Cassette; Download; On Tour) (Sub Pop)
Frank Turner “No Man’s Land” (an album dedicated to telling the fascinating stories of great but overlooked women across wide geographical and historical lines; producer: Catherine Marks; first single: “Sister Rosetta”; See here; Vinyl; Download) (Xtra Mile Recordings / Polydor / UMe)
Various artists “Tootsie (Original Broadway Cast Recording)” (new comedy musical based on the 1982 film opens April 23; cast includes Tony nominee Santino Fontana as Michael Dorsey, a struggling actor who lands a job under the female persona of Dorothy Michaels; producers: Dean Sharenow, David Yazbek; On Broadway) (Decca Broadway)

New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Boxing Gandhis “Culture War (Put a Little Drop of Love In Your Silly Mother #*%+! Head!)” (first single: “Disappear,” 100 percent of proceeds will go to ACLU) (Blue Élan)
Chris Rivers “G.I.T.U.” (new single: “Sincerely Me,” a tribute to Big Pun; See here; CD and Vinyl out Aug. 30) (Mello Music Group)

Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Bread “Baby I’m a-Want You” (1972 album, featuring the title cut, “Everything I Own,” “Mother Freedom” and “Diary”; Hybrid SACD, mastered from the original master tapes; Hear here; Vinyl) (Mobile Fidelity)
Peter, Paul and Mary “Peter, Paul and Mary At Newport 1963-65” (DVD) (Shout! Factory)
Spoon “Everything Hits at Once: The Best of Spoon” (13-song collection includes new song “No Bullets Spent”; See here; NPR’s All Songs Considered; Vinyl; On Tour) (Matador)
ZZ Top “Goin’ 50” (three-CD, 50-song compilation celebrates the band’s 50th anniversary; Vinyl; 18-song Single CD) (Rhino / Warner)

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist(s)/cast: Title: Studio/label:
Jimmy Cliff “The Harder They Come (Collector’s Edition) [Blu-ray]” (1972 film; three-disc set features a new transfer from the original 16mm negative and includes a restoration of Perry Henzel’s next film, “No Place Like Home,” and a full slate of new bonus features, shot in Jamaica; See here; Soundtrack) (Shout Select, Aug. 20)

More Upcoming DVD / Blu-ray Releases »

Next Week: Aug. 23, 2019

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