New releases

Published on February 26th, 2019 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: Aug. 30, 2019

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Bon Iver “i,i” (guests: Bruce Hornsby, James Blake, Aaron Dessner, Velvet Negroni, Buddy Ross, Francis Starlite, the Brooklyn Youth Chorus with Bryce Dessner, etc.; new singles: “Faith” and “Jelmore”; See here; Vinyl; On Tour) (Jagjaguwar)
Common “Let Love” (guests: Jill Scott, BJ The Chicago Kid, Leon Bridges, Dwele, Swizz Beatz, Samora Pinderhughes, Daniel Caesar, A-Trak, Jonathan McReynolds; new single: “Hercules”; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with one extra song and an autographed inspiration card; Vinyl; Download) (Loma Vista Recordings / Concord)
!!! (Chk Chk Chk) “Wallop” (new single: “Serbia Dreams”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Warp)
Sheryl Crow “Threads” (she says this might be her final album; producer: Steve Jordan; guests: Stevie Nicks, Willie Nelson, Keith Richards, Joe Walsh, Mavis Staples, Bonnie Raitt, etc.; first single: “Redemption Day,” with Johnny Cash; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Big Machine)
Eliane Elias “Love Stories” (first single: a cover of the Patti Austin-James Ingram hit, “Baby, Come to Me”; Download; On Tour) (Concord Jazz)
Ezra Furman “Twelve Nudes” (mixed by John Congelton; first single: “Calm Down aka I Should Not Be Alone”; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Bella Union)
The Futureheads “Powers” (first single: “Jekyll”; Hear here; Download; On Tour) (Nul)
Hämatom (German metal band) “Maskenball” (guest: former Blind Guardian singer Hansi Kürsch; first single: a cover of Queen’s “I Want It All”; See here; Download) (Columbia)
Jesse Malin “Sunset Kids” (first single: “Strangers & Thieves,” with Billie Joe Armstrong; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Wicked Cool)
New Model Army “From Here” (Vinyl; On Tour) (earMUSIC)
Tarja “In the Raw” (guests: Björn “Speed” Strid of Soilwork, Cristina Scabbia, Tommy Karevik; new single: “Dead Promises”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (earMUSIC)
Tool (title TBA; their first album since 2006; On Tour; Merch) (Tool)
Whitney “Forever Turned Around” (producers: Brad Cook, Foxygen’s Jonathan Rado; new single: “Giving Up”; Hear here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Secretly Canadian)
Trisha Yearwood “Every Girl” (her first all-new country album in more than a decade; first single: “Every Girl in This Town”; See here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Gwendolyn)

Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Gregg Allman “Laid Back (Deluxe Edition)” (1973 album; remastered from stereo sources or newly mixed and mastered from original analog multi-tracks, with 26 previously unreleased or rare tracks and new mixes; Hear here; Vinyl; Download), “The Gregg Allman Tour [Vinyl]” (1974 album; remastered from the original stereo analog tapes) (Mercury / UMe)
Manu Chao “Clandestino / Bloody Border” (1998 debut album; remastered, with three new songs, including “Bloody Bloody Border” and a newly reimagined version of the album’s title track featuring Trinidadian feminist pioneer Calypso Rose; Hear here; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download) (Because Music)
Chicago “Chicago Transit Authority (50th Anniversary Remix)” (1969 album; remastered; Vinyl, two-LP, 180-gram edition; Amazon UK;; On Tour; Merch) (Rhino)
Mel & Kim “The Mel & Kim Singles Box Set” (seven expanded CD singles, with rare and unreleased mixes; See here; Read here; Amazon UK) (Cherry Pop)
Nazz (Todd Rundgren’s late ’60s psych-rock band) “The Complete Nazz” (three CDs, 64 songs) (Purple Pyramid / Cleopatra)
Poco “The Epic Years 1972-1976” (five-CD box set, featuring the albums “A Good Feelin’ to Know,” “Crazy Eyes,” “Seven,” “Cantamos” and “Live,” with bonus tracks; Read here; Amazon UK; On Tour) (HNE Recordings / Cherry Red)
Rodriguez “Cold Fact” (1970 debut album, featuring “Sugar Man”; co-produced by Dennis Coffey; remastered; Hear here; Vinyl), “Coming From Reality” (1971 album; remastered; Vinyl) (UMe)
Bonnie Tyler “The RCA Years” (four-CD box set, including remixes and rarities; Read here; Amazon UK; On Tour) (Cherry Pop)
Frank Zappa “Orchestral Favorites (40th Anniversary)” (1979 album; three-disc deluxe edition includes the original album mastered from master tapes, plus a previously unreleased two-hour concert, extensive liner notes and newly created cover art; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Merch) (Zappa / UMe)

Next Week: Sept. 6, 2019

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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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