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New Releases: Dec. 1, 2023

Kenny G

New Releases (CDs + Vinyl)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
Atmosphere“Talk Talk EP” (10 tracks; guests: Kool Keith, Buck 65, Bat Flower; new single: “Traveling Forever”; See here; Pink Vinyl; Download; On Tour) Rhymesayers Entertainment
Robben Ford“Night in the City” (recorded live at Nashville’s City Winery in 2021, his first performance after the Covid lockdown; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) earMUSIC
Peter Gabriel“i/o (Bright-Side Mix, Dark-Side Mix)” (Double CD; his first album of original music since 2002’s “Up”; Read here; Triple CD; Vinyl/Bright-Side Mix; Vinyl/Dark-Side Mix; Amazon UK; Download; On Tour) Real World
Muriel Grossman“Devotion” (Austrian jazz saxophonist-composer’s label debut album; new single: “Calm”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Third Man
Kenny G“Innocence” (his 19th studio LP is his first collection of lullabies; new single: “A Mother’s Lullaby”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Concord
Love and Theft“Need to Breathe” (producer: Dann Huff; 12 songs; See here) Curb
Yannick Nézet-Séguin / London Symphony Orchestra / Bradley Cooper“Maestro: Music by Leonard Bernstein (Original Soundtrack)” (biopic scheduled for a limited theatrical release on Nov. 22, before streaming on Netflix on Dec. 20; Trailer; Double Vinyl out Dec. 15; Download released on Nov. 17) Deutsche Grammophon
Leslie Odom Jr.“When a Crooner Dies” (Tony and Grammy Award winner’s fifth album and first featuring original songs since 2019; new single: “Show Me”; Download; Apple Music) BMG Rights Management
Zach Russell“Where the Flowers Meet the Dew” (East Tennessee-based artist’s debut album; producer: Kyle Crownover; new single: “Born Again”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Carboro / Thirty Tigers

New Releases (Downloads)

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AZ“Truth Be Told” (producer: Buckwild; guests: Fat Joe, Pharoahe Monch, Mumu Fresh; new single: “This Is Why”; See here; Apple Music) Quiet Money
Beans on Toast“The Toothpaste and the Tube” (new single: “The Dragicorn”; See here; Amazon UK; Apple Music; On Tour) Beans on Toast Music
Codeseven“Go Let It In” (melodic hardcore band’s first album in 20 years; producers: Codeseven, Jeremy Griffith; new single: “Hold Tight”; See here; Apple Music) Equal Vision
Eddie and The Getaway“5 Parts of a Heartbreak” (five-song EP; See here) E3 Music Group
Kelakos“Hurtling Towards Extinction” (Boston band’s first new music in 45 years; new single: “Livin’ on Planet Love”; Hear here; Apple Music) Deko Entertainment
Khruangbin“Live at Sydney Opera House” (17 songs recorded during their three-night stint in November 2022; Hear here; Double Vinyl; Apple Music) Dead Oceans
Bones Owens“Eighteen Wheeler” (six-song EP; new single: “Eighteen Wheeler”; Hear here; Apple Music) Black Ranch Records / Thirty Tigers
The South Hill Experiment“SUNSTRIKES” (new single: “Snake at the Altar”; See here; Apple Music) The South Hill Experiment

Reissues (CDs + Vinyl)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
Johnny Adams“Release Me: The SSS and Pacemaker Sides 1966-1973” (26 tracks)  Playback
Julie Andrews, et al“The Sound of Music (An Original Soundtrack Recording) (Deluxe Edition)” (1965 album; remastered two-CD set includes 14 previously unreleased tracks; Super Deluxe Edition, four-CD, one-Blu-ray Audio box set; Triple Vinyl) Craft Recordings / Concord
Argent“Original Album Classics” (five albums recorded between 1969 and 1974; Amazon UK Music on CD
The Blow Monkeys“Time Storm: Greatest Hits Vol. 2” (11-song compilation; Blue Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download, with three bonus tracks) Last Night From Glasgow
Bobby Darin“Commitment” (1969 album; with four bonus tracks; Blue Vinyl Direction
Bill Evans“Tales: Live in Copenhagen (1964)” (previously unreleased recording, with bassist Chuck Israels and drummer Larry Bunker, at the Radiohuset and TV-BYEN studios; Hear here Elemental Music / Ingrooves
Aretha Franklin“A Portrait of the Queen 1970-1974” (five-CD box set containing her first five studio albums of the 1970s; remastered from the analog master tapes by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering; Vinyl, six-LP box set includes a bonus disc of session alternates, outtakes and demos; Amazon UK BMG Rights Management
The Grass Roots“Leaving It All Behind / Move Along / Alotta’ Mileage” (1969, 1972 and 1973 albums on two CDs, featuring “Temptation Eyes,” “I’d Wait a Million Years,” “Midnight Confessions,” “Sooner or Later,” “Two Divided By Love” and “Glory Bound”; remastered, with 15 bonus tracks; Amazon UK) BGO
Nik Kershaw“15 Minutes” (1999 album; remastered)
“To Be Frank” (2001 album; remastered) 
earMUSIC
Bobby Keys“Lover’s Rockin’ | The Lost Album” (unreleased LP from the early 1980s, featuring Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood; Vinyl; Download) Le Chant Du Monde / Wise Music Group
P!NK“TRUSTFALL – Tour Deluxe Edition” (Double CD; 2023 album; all of the original album tracks, with a second CD containing six live recordings from her 2023 Summer Carnival Stadium Tour, plus two covers – Sade’s “No Ordinary Love” and “Nothing Compares 2 U” with Brandi Carlile; and two new singles, including “Dreaming,” a collaboration with Marshmello and Sting; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; On Tour; Merch RCA
Soft Cell“Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret (Super Deluxe Edition)” (1981 debut album, featuring “Tainted Love,” “Bedsitter” and “Say Hello Wave Goodbye”; six-CD, 98-track box set, containing B-sides, 7-inch and 12-inch versions, BBC session highlights, demos, instrumentals, live recordings, etc.; Vinyl; Amazon UK; On Tour) Mercury / UMe
Cal Tjader“Catch the Groove: Live at the Penthouse 1963-1967” (six performances at the Seattle jazz club on two-CD, 24-song set; Hear here; Amazon UK) Jazz Detective
Van Duren & Good Question“Cartwheeling: Live In Memphis” (previously unissued live 1992 set from the Memphis power-pop legend; remastered by Michael Graves; See here; Download; Apple Music) Omnivore Recordings
Violent Femmes“Violent Femmes (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (Double CD; 1983 album, featuring “Blister in the Sun,” “Please Do Not Go,” “Gone Daddy Gone,” and “Add It Up”; remastered, with B-sides, live sessions and rare demos; Vinyl, three-LP box set, with 7-inch single, out Feb. 9, 2024; Amazon UK; Download; On Tour; Merch) Craft Recordings / Concord

Reissues (Downloads)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
The Corrs“Best of The Corrs” (2001 compilation expanded to 21 tracks, with new covers of “Little Lies,” “Everywhere” and “Songbird,” dedicated to the late Christine McVie; CD and Double Vinyl out Jan. 19, 2024; Amazon UK; Apple Music; On Tour) Rhino
Alicia Keys“The Diary of Alicia Keys 20” (20th anniversary digital edition of her 2003 album, expanded to 24 tracks, including nine cuts from “AOL Broadband Rocks! Live at Webster Hall – December 1, 2003”; Hear here; Read here; Apple Music) RCA / Legacy
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