New releases

Published on December 10th, 2015 | by Gerry Galipault

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New Releases: Dec. 11, 2015

New Releases (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Marty Balin “Good Memories” (two-CD, 24-song tribute to 50 years of Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship; Hear here) (Buckjoy Productions)
Cam (country singer Camaron Marvel Ochs) “Untamed” (producers: Jeff Bhasker, Tyler Johnson; second single: “Burning House”; Hear here; MP3; iTunes) (Sony Music Nashville)
Grimes “Art Angels” (guests: Janelle Monáe, Aristophanes; first single: “Flesh Without Blood”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3; iTunes) (4AD)
R. Kelly “The Buffet” (guests: Jhené Aiko, Ty Dolla $ign, Tinashe, Juicy J, etc.; first single: “Switch Up,” feat. Lil Wayne and Jeremih; Hear here; Deluxe Edition; MP3; MP3 Deluxe Edition; iTunes) (RCA)
Talib Kweli “Fuck the Money” (producers: The Alchemist, Farhot, Amadeus, etc.; guests: Miguel, Patrick Stump, Kendra Ross, Styles P, etc.; first single: “Fuck the Money”; Hear here) (Javotti Media)
Lost Soul (Polish death metal band) “Atlantis: The New Beginning” (producer: frontman Jacek Grecki; Hear here; See here; iTunes) (Apostasy)
Meiko “Live Songs From The Hotel Cafe” (seven-song EP; MP3; iTunes) (Meiko)
PSY “PSY 7th Album: Chiljip PSY-da” (guests: Ed Sheeran, will.i.am, Zion.T, CL, Xia, Gaeko; first single: “Daddy”; See here; iTunes) (Schoolboy / Universal Republic)
Various artists “Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Road Chip (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (opens Dec. 18; See here; MP3) (Republic)
Various artists “Ultra 2016” (two CDs, 24 songs; MP3) (Ultra)
Various artists “The Wiz LIVE! Original Soundtrack of the NBC Television Event” (featuring Shanice Williams, Mary J. Blige, Queen Latifah, Ne-Yo, Stephanie Mills, Common, etc.; MP3) (Sony Masterworks)
Zombie Girl “Killer Queen” (includes covers of Berlin’s “Pleasure Victim” and The Cure’s “Fascination Street”; producers: Kurt Maas, Dave Rave Ogilvie; Hear here; Deluxe Edition; iTunes) (Alfa Matrix)

More Releases for Dec. 11, 2015

New Releases (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Blackalicious “Imani, Vol. 1: Instrumentals” (16 tracks) (Black Mines)
Tomás Doncker “The Mess We Made” (Hear here) (True Groove)
Alex Edwards (Brisbane singer-songwriter) “Flight Frost” (remastered at Abbey Road by Ian Jones; first single: “My Baby Don’t Know”; Hear here) (Alex Edwards, Dec. 15)
Tyler Hilton “Live in London” (Hear here) (Hooptie Tune)
MsTish! “Spirit & Truth” (Hear here) (Angelic Productions)
Nel-E-Nel “Trials & Stipulations” (producer: Nel-E-Nel; guests: Proti-G, Dr. Props; Hear here) (Nel-E-Nel Productions, Dec. 12)
Rumer “Love Is the Answer” (four-song EP of covers; Hear here; iTunes) (Night Owl Music)
Strange Faces (Chicago pop-punk quartet) “Stonerism” (producer: Twin Peaks; Hear here) (Autumn Tone)
Thurlbredz “Reinstatement” (producers: Chopsquad Dj, Sunnyboy, Illmuzik; guest: G5 Jizzle; first single: “Juice”; Hear here) (Thurlbredz Music Group)
Various artists “Music For Relief: Download To Donate” (all proceeds go to disaster relief; Hear here) (Warner)
Rob Williams (Virginia-based singer-songwriter) “Southern FM” (producer: Salim Nourallah; first single: “Sometimes It’s a Song”; Hear here) (Evertone, Dec. 14)

More Digital Releases for Dec. 11, 2015

Reissues (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Black Crowes “A Texan Tornado” (live radio broadcast from Houston Coliseum on Feb. 6, 1993) (Sutra)
Art Blakey “The Complete Blue Note Collection: Part One 1954-1957” (eight full albums on four CDs), “The Complete Blue Note Collection: Part Two 1957-1960” (eight full albums on four CDs), “The Complete Blue Note Collection: Part Three 1960-1962” (eight full albums on four CDs) (Enlightenment)
Johnny Cash “The Complete Sun Releases and Columbia Singles 1955-62” (three CDs, 81 songs; Read here) (Acrobat)
Eva Cassidy “Nightbird” (two-CD collection contains the complete Blues Alley concert recordings, with 12 previously unreleased songs; Hear here) (Blix Street)
Cheap Trick “Auld Lang Syne: New Year’s Eve Broadcast 1979 – Forum, L.A.” (Sultra)
Joe Cocker “The Life of a Man – The Ultimate Hits (1968-2013)” (two CDs, 36 songs, from 1968’s self-penned “Marjorine” through to “You Are So Beautiful” recorded live on his last tour in 2013; Read here) (UMe)
Judy Collins “Colors of the Day: The Best of Judy Collins [Hybrid SACD]” (1972 compilation; remastered) (Audio Fidelity)
Alice Cooper “Muscle of Love [Super Audio CD – DSD]” (1973 album; remastered) (Audio Fidelity)
Sheryl Crow “Run Baby Run: Radio Broadcast 1995” (Laser Media)
Miles Davis “The Last Word: The Warner Bros. Years” (eight-disc box set with 60-page, bound booklet) (Rhino / Warner)
Fats Domino “The Complete Hits 1950-62” (three CDs, 79 songs; Read here) (Acrobat)
Neil Finn + Paul Kelly “Goin’ Your Way” (two-CD live set, recorded at Sydney Opera House in 2013; See here; Read here) (Omnivore Recordings)
The Five Satins “The Complete Releases 1954-62” (two CDs, 56 songs; Read here) (Acrobat)
Bobbie Gentry “Southern Gothic: The Definitive Collection” (two CDs, 50 songs; Track list) (U.K. – HumpHead Country)
Chris Hillman & Friends “Six Days on the Road” (1975 concert at Denver’s Ebbets Field) (All Access)
Brian Hyland “The Philips Years and More 1964-1968” (32 songs; Track list) (Teensville)
Insane Clown Posse “Riddle Box: 20th Anniversary Special Edition” (1995 album; remastered) (Psychopathic)
Elmore James “The Complete Singles As & Bs 1951-62” (two CDs, 52 songs; Read here) (Acrobat)
Kitty Kallen “The Kitty Kallen Collection 1939-62” (two CDs, 51 songs; Read here) (Acrobat)
Peggy Lee “Peggy Lee: Live in London” (three-CD, one-DVD box set, featuring the 1977 studio album “Peggy” and “Live in London,” recorded in March 1977 at the Palladium, with previously unreleased material and a DVD containing the 1981 BBC special “Peggy Lee Entertains”; Hear here) (Universal Music Group International)
Loggins & Messina “Sittin’ In [Super Audio CD – DSD]” (1971 album; remastered) (Audio Fidelity)
Fats Navarro “The Fats Navarro Collection 1943-50” (two CDs, 39 songs; Read here) (Acrobat)
Phineas Newborn Jr. “The Classic Albums 1956-1962” (five CDs, 85 songs) (Enlightenment)
Stevie Nicks “Gold Dust Women: Radio Broadcast 1989” (18 songs) (Laser Media)
No Use For a Name “All the Best Songs” (2007 compilation) (Fat Wreck Chords)
Pantera “The Complete Studio Albums 1990-2000” (five-CD box set; Vinyl) (Rhino / Atlantic)
Quartetto Italiano “Quartetto Italiano: Complete Decca, Philips & DG Recordings” (37-CD box set; Read here) (Decca)
Linda Ronstadt “A Party Girl In Dallas” (Nov. 25, 1982, concert at the Reunion Center) (All Access)
David Lee Roth “Going Crazy: Radio Broadcast 1986” (Laser Media)
Todd Rundgren & Utopia “Live at the Old Waldorf San Francisco – August 1978: Deluxe Edition” (two CDs, 16 songs; Read here) (Esoteric Recordings / Cherry Red)
Siouxsie & The Banshees “Classic Album Selection, Volume One” (six-CD box set) (U.K. – Polydor)
Patti Smith “Dreaming of the Prophet” (1975 radio broadcast) (Smokin’)
Steeleye Span “Catch Up: The Essential Steeleye Span” (two CDs, 25 songs; Track list; MP3) (U.K. – Park)
Stephen Stills “Bluesman: Radio Broadcast 1972” (All Access)
Straight Eight (signed to Pete Townshend’s indie label Eel Pie) “No Noise From Here / Shuffle ‘N’ Cut / Straight to the Heart” (three albums, circa 1978-1982, on two CDs; remastered, with four bonus tracks; Hear here) (U.K. – Angel Air)
Various artists “111 Years of Deutsche Grammophon: The Collectors’ Edition” (111-CD box set; Hear/read here) (Deutsche Grammophon)
Various artists “From Sacred to Secular: A Soul Awakening” (eight-CD box set exploring the roots of soul music from 1927-1963, featuring Nina Simone, Ray Charles, Mahalia Jackson, etc.; Hear here; Track list) (History of Soul)
Loudon Wainwright III “Late Night Calls” (radio broadcast from 1972; 16 tracks) (Good Ship Funke)
Joe Walsh “The King of Comedy” (radio broadcasts from 1981-1991) (Go Faster)
Bob Weir, Jerry Garcia & Duane Allman “The Boston Rag” (broadcast live from the studios of WBCN-FM on Nov. 21, 1970) (Go Faster)
Amy Winehouse “Amy Winehouse: The Collection” (eight-LP box set) (Island / UMe)
Link Wray “Early Recordings” (14 songs; Hear here) (U.K. – Ace)

More Releases for Dec. 11, 2015

Reissues (MP3s)

Artist: Title: Label:
Razzy Bailey “Ten Best” (Enterprise Music and Distribution, Dec. 14)
Rosemary Clooney “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” (1954 album) (Columbia / Legacy)
Lynsey DePaul “Ten Best” (Enterprise Music and Distribution, Dec. 14)
Sophie Ellis-Bextor “Ten Best” (including “Murder on the Dance Floor”) (Enterprise Music and Distribution, Dec. 14)
Don Gibson “Too Much Hurt” (1965 album) (RCA / Legacy)
David Houston “David Houston Sings Twelve Great Country Hits” (1965 album) (Epic / Legacy)
Edward M. Kennedy (narrator) “Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy” (1965 album) (RCA / Legacy)
Louise Mandrell “Ten Best” (Enterprise Music and Distribution, Dec. 14)
Dolly Parton “Hello, I’m Dolly” (1967 album), “Joshua” (1971 album), “Jolene” (1974 album), “Here You Come Again” (1977 album), “The Great Pretender” (1984 album), “Rhinestone (Original Soundtrack)” (1984 album), “Heartsongs (Live From Home)” (1994 album) (RCA / Legacy)
Jim Reeves “Up Through the Years” (1965 album) (RCA / Legacy)
Connie Smith “Connie Smith” (1965 album), “Cute ‘n’ Country” (1965 album) (RCA / Legacy)
Wax UK “Ten Best” (including “Right Between the Eyes” and “Bridge to Your Heart”) (Enterprise Music and Distribution, Dec. 14)

More Digital Releases for Dec. 11, 2015

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist: Title: Label:
Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, et al “Minions [DVD]” (2015 film; Blu-ray) (Universal Studios)
Ken Burns “Ken Burns: The Civil War – 25th Anniversary Edition [DVD]” (six discs; Blu-ray) (PBS)
Tim Curry, Lacey Chabert, Flea “The Wild Thornberrys: The Complete Series [DVD]” (15 discs) (Shout! Factory)
Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, Laurence Fishburne, et al “Hannibal: Season Three [DVD]” (four discs; Blu-ray) (Lionsgate)
David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson “The X-Files: The Collector’s Set [Blu-ray]” (55-disc box set) (20th Century Fox)
Harold Lloyd, Babe Ruth “Speedy (The Criterion Collection) [DVD]” (1928 silent film; Blu-ray) (Criterion Collection)
Shawn Mendes “Shawn Mendes: The Journey [DVD]” (documentary) (Beleave Films)
R5 “R5 – The Time Is Now [DVD]” (documentary) (Eyeplus Pictures)
Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, et al “Ant-Man [DVD]” (2015 film; Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray) (Walt Disney Studios)
James Stewart, Jean Arthur, et al “You Can’t Take It With You [Blu-ray]” (1938 film) (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment)
Takuto Sueoka, Himeka Asami, Masataka Kubota “Jellyfish Eyes (The Criterion Collection) [DVD]” (2013 film; artist Takashi Murakami’s directorial debut; Read here; Blu-ray) (Criterion Collection)
Various artists “Christmas Hits [DVD/CD]” (featuring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Elvis Presley, Ray Charles, Bryan Adams, etc.) (Blueline)
Various artists “The Merv Griffin Show: The 60’s [DVD]” (four discs), “The Merv Griffin Show: The 70’s [DVD]” (four discs), “The Merv Griffin Show: The 80’s [DVD]” (four discs) (MPI Home Video)
Fred Ward, Joel Gret, Kate Mulgrew, Wilford Brimley “Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins … [DVD]” (1985 film) (Kino Lorber)

Complete List of Upcoming DVD/Blu-ray Releases

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher:
Philip Glass “Philip Glass: The Complete Piano Etudes” (Paperback) (Music Sales America)
Grateful Dead “Fare Thee Well: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Grateful Dead” (Hardcover; photographer: Jay Blakesberg; foreword by Bill Walton) (Rock Out Books)
Sam Knee “The Bag I’m In: The Fashions of UK Youth Underground Music Scenes, 1961-1991” (Hardcover; foreword by Bobby Gillespie) (Cicada Books)
Paul Slade “Unprepared To Die: America’s Greatest Murder Ballads And The True Crime Stories That Inspired Them” (Paperback) (Soundcheck Books LLP)
Stephen Sondheim “On Sondheim: An Opinionated Guide” (Hardcover; author: Ethan Mordden) (Oxford University Press)
Neil Young “Neil Young: American Traveller” (Paperback; author: Martin Halliwell) (Reaktion Books)

More Book Releases

Next week: Dec. 18, 2015

Oct. 30 / Nov. 6 / Nov. 13 / Nov. 20 / Nov. 27 / Dec. 4

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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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