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New Releases: Aug. 25, 2023

New Releases (CDs + Vinyl)

Zak Abel“Love Over Fear” (British singer-songwriter’s second album; producers: Brendan Grieve, Duvall, Eg White, Jamie Hartman, Liam Dowell; new single: “Woman”; See here; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) BMG Rights Management
The Armed“Perfect Saviors” (producers: vocalist Tony Wolski, Ben Chisholm, Troy Van Leeuwen; contributors: Julien Baker, Josh Klinghoffer, Eric Avery, Stephen Perkins, Sarah Tudzin, Matt Sweeney, Mark Guiliana, Patrick Shiroishi, Justin Meldal Johnsen, et al; new single: “Sport of Form”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Sargent House
Ashnikko“WEEDKILLER” (guests: Daniela Lalita, Ethel Cain; new single: “Worms”; Hear here; Read here; Red Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Warner
Asking Alexandria“Where Do We Go From Here?” (British rock band’s eighth album; producer: Matt Good; new single: “Bad Blood”; See here; Aqua Vinyl; Amazon UK; Cassette; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Better Noise Music
Be Your Own Pet“Mommy” (Nashville rock group’s first album in 15 years; new single: “Worship the Whip”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Third Man
jaimie branch“Fly or Die Fly or Die Fly or Die ((world war))” (posthumous album from the trumpeter/composer; See here; Vinyl; Download) International Anthem
Burna Boy“I Told Them …” (new single: “Big 7”; See here; Download; Apple Music) Spaceship / Atlantic
Candlebox“The Long Goodbye” (alt-rockers’ eighth and final album; new single: “What Do You Need”; Hear here; Read here; Double Vinyl out Nov. 17; Download; Final Tour) Round Hill
Alice Cooper“Road” (CD + Blu-ray; band lineup: Ryan Roxie, Chuck Garric, Tommy Henrikson, Glen Sobel and Nita Strauss; producer: Bob Ezrin; guests: Tom Morello, Kane Roberts, Wayne Kramer, Buckcherry’s Keith Nelson; new single: “Welcome to the Show”; See here; Double Vinyl + DVD; Amazon UK; On Tour) earMUSIC
Bebel Gilberto“João” (11-track collection of songs made famous by her father João Gilberto, widely regarded as the “father of Bossa Nova music,” who died in 2019 after a 70-year musical career; new single: “É Preciso Perdoar”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) [PIAS] Recordings
Hiss Golden Messenger“Jump for Joy” (MC Taylor-led band’s 15th album; producer: Taylor; new single: “Nu-Grape”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download) Merge
Holding Absence“The Noble Art of Self Destruction” (Welsh rock band’s third album; producer: Dan Weller; new single: “False Dawn”; See here; White/Gold/Mid Blue Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) SharpTone
Hot Milk“A Call to the Void” (U.K. pop-rock band’s debut album; producers: Jim Shaw, Zakk Cervini; guests: Julian Comeau, Loveless; new single: “HORROR SHOW”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Music For Nations
Jenny O.“Spectra” (producer: Kevin Ratterman; Hear here; Vinyl; Download released on Feb. 24) Mama Bird Recording Co.
The Kennedys“Headwinds” (Tarrytown, NY-based folk-rock duo’s 17th album; new single: “Headwinds”; Download) The Kennedys, LLC / Burnside / Orchard
Tim McGraw“Standing Room Only” (Grammy-winning country star’s 17th album; producers: Byron Gallimore, McGraw; guest: Lori McKenna; first single: “Standing Room Only”; See here; Double Clear Vinyl; Amazon-Exclusive Turquoise Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Big Machine
Kendra Morris“I Am What I’m Waiting For” (Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter’s sixth album; producer: Torbitt Schwartz; new single: “When I Go to Space”; See here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) Karma Chief / Colemine
Old Crow Medicine Show“Jubilee” (producers: Old Crow Medicine Show, Matt Ross-Spang; guests: Mavis Staples, Sierra Farrell, Willie Watson; new single: “One Drop”; See here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) ATO
Ratboys“The Window” (producer: Chris Walla; new single: “It’s Alive!”; See here; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Topshelf
Claire Richards“Euphoria” (Steps member’s second solo album; guests: Erasure’s Andy Bell, Delta Goodrem; new single: “I Surrender”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Edsel
SPELLLING“SPELLLING & the Mystery School” (Bay Area experimental pop artist Chrystia Cabra’s fourth album, featuring new versions of songs from her back catalog; Hear here; Read here; Purple Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Sacred Bones
John Surge and the Haymakers“Almost Time” (producers: Surge, Tommy Detamore; guests: Brennen Leigh, Chip Kinman; See here; Download) Blackbird Record Label
TEMPT“TEMPT” (NYC modern rock quartet’s debut album; producers: Chris Lord-Alge, guitarist Harrison Marcello; new single: “Burn Me Down”; See here; Download; Apple Music) Better Noise Music
Turnpike Troubadours“A Cat in the Rain” (their first album since 2017; producer: Shooter Jennings; new single: “Mean Old Sun”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Bossier City / Thirty Tigers
Morgan Wade“Psychopath” (producer: Sadler Vaden; new single: “Psychopath”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon-Exclusive Opaque Pink Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Ladylike Records / Sony Music Nashville
Cindy Wilson“Realms” (her second solo album outside The B-52’s; new single: “Midnight”; See here; Turquoise Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Kill Rock Stars

New Releases (Downloads)

Adams & Costello (Oregon-based duo) “One by One” (producer: Bret Levick; new single: “Trouble”; See here) Adams & Costello
Zach Bryan “Zach Bryan” (16-song fourth album; producer: Bryan; guests: Kacey Musgraves, The Lumineers, Sierra Farrell, The War and Treaty; CD and Double Vinyl out Oct. 13; On Tour) Belting Bronco / Warner
Gareth Donkin “Welcome Home” (London-based singer-songwriter and producer’s debut album; producer: Donkin; guest: Jus Lovehall; new single: “Something Different”; Hear here) drink sum wtr / All Flowers Group
Filter “The Algorithm” (alt-rock band’s first album in seven years; producers: frontman Richard Patrick, Brian Virtue; new single: “Obliteration”; See here; Read here; On Tour, with Rob Zombie and Alice Cooper) Golden Robot
A Giant Dog “Bite” (Austin glam-punk quintet’s sixth album; new single: “Different Than”; Hear here; Apple Music) Merge
Ida Mae “Thunder Above You” (British-born, Nashville-based husband-and-wife duo’s third album; new single: “My Whispers Are Wildfire”; See here; On Tour) Vow Road
Kibi James “delusions” (Atlanta indie-pop trio’s debut album; new single: “Go Outside”; See here; Apple Music) Bayonet
Nora Kelly Band “Rodeo Clown” (Canadian group’s debut full-length album; producers: Kelly, Ethan Soil; Apple Music; On Tour) Mint
Maluma “Don Juan” (Colombian singer’s sixth album; guests: Marc Anthony, Anuel AA, Rayvanny, Gordo, et al; Apple Music; On Tour) Sony Music Latin / Ultra
Mipso “Book of Fools” (North Carolina-based indie-Americana folk quartet’s sixth album; new single: “The Numbers”; See here; Vinyl; On Tour) Mipso
Sid Sriram “Sidharth” (Bollywood vocalist’s label debut; new single: “Friendly Fire”; Hear here; Apple Music; On Tour) Do What You Love Records LLC / Def Jam
Vallis Alps “Cleave” (Sydney-based electronic duo’s debut album; new single: “Higher Than This”; See here; Apple Music) Vallis Alps
Various artists “Omakase” (15-song label compilation; new single: Denmark Vessey’s “Marionette Flex”; See here) Mello Music Group

Reissues (CDs + Vinyl)

Catatonia “Make Hay Not War: The Blanco y Negro Years” (five-CD clamshell box set, featuring their four studio albums, with bonus material, B-sides, mixes, etc.; Read here; Amazon UK) Cherry Red
Desmond Dekker “King of Ska: The Beverley’s Records Singles Collection, 1963-1967” (40 songs on two CDs; Download) Trojan
Martina McBride “The Time Has Come / The Way That I Am / Wild Angels / Evolution” (1992, 1993, 1995 and 1997 albums on two CDs; remastered; Amazon UK; On Tour) BGO
SEVENTEEN “An Ode” (Deluxe CD Book; K-pop group’s third studio album, released in 2019, available for the first time in the U.S.) PLEDIS Entertainment
Shania Twain “Come On Over (Diamond Edition)” (1997 album, featuring “You’re Still the One,” “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!” and “That Don’t Impress Me Much”; it’s the top-selling country album of all time and the best-selling album by a female artist, with sales of more than 40 million copies worldwide; remastered from the original analog tapes, with a bonus CD of duets, live tracks remixes, etc.; Super Deluxe Edition, three-CD set with commemorative book; Double VinylAmazon UK; On Tour) Mercury Nashville / UMe
U.K. Subs “2006-2016: The Jet Age” (five-CD box set; Read here) Capitain Oi / Cherry Red
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