Categories: New releases

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New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Camila Cabello “Romance” (new single: “Cry for Me”; Hear here; Read here; Target-Exclusive CD, with poster; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) (Syco Music / Epic)
Lil Tecca “We Love You Tecca” (17-track mixtape, featuring his Top 10 hit, “Ransom”; See here; Vinyl; Download, released on Aug. 30; Apple Music; On Tour) (Galactic / Republic)
Kylie Minogue “Golden Live in Concert” (two-CD, one-DVD set; See here; Merch) (BMG Rights Management)
Anna Nalick “The Blackest Crow” (recorded in a single day in a decommissioned Brooklyn church; Read here; On Tour) (Chesky)
Liam Payne “LP1” (the former One Direction member’s debut album; guests: Rita Ora, A Boogie Wit da Hoodie, Cheat Codes, Jonas Blue, Lennon Stella, Zedd, J Balvin, Quavo; new single: “Stack It Up”; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with two extra songs; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) (Capitol)
Lee “Scratch” Perry “Heavy Rain” (dub companion to his “Rainford” album, reworked with co-producer Adrian Sherwood; guests: Brian Eno, Vin Gordon, Gaudi; first single: “Enlightened”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) (On-U Sound)
Sufjan Stevens & Timo Andres “The Decalogue” (composed for a dance work choreographed by Justin Peck that premiered with the New York City Ballet in May 2017; Hear here; Vinyl; Download) (Asthmatic Kitty)
Yann Tiersen “Portrait” (25 newly recorded tracks from throughout his career, including three new songs; guests: Gruff Rhys, John Grant, Stephen O’Malley, Blonde Redhead; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) (Mute)
Various artists “Jagged Little Pill (Original Broadway Cast Recording)” (rock musical inspired by Alanis Morissette’s 1995 album of the same name; Hear here; Download; On Broadway) (Atlantic)
Sam Weber “Everything Comes True” (producer: Tyler Chester; first single: “It’s All Happening”; See here; Vinyl; Download, released on Oct. 25; Apple Music) (Sonic Unyon)
The Who “WHO” (their first album in 13 years; producers: Pete Townshend, D. Sardy, Dave Eringa; first single: “Ball and Chain”; Hear here; Read here; Target-Exclusive CD, with three extra songs; Vinyl; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition, with three extra songs; Apple Music; On Tour; Merch) (Polydor / Interscope)

Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Chet Baker “The Legendary Riverside Albums [Vinyl]” (six 180-gram LPs pressed at RTI and cut from the original analog master tapes by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio; Download) (Craft Recordings / Concord)
Mary J. Blige “HERstory Vol. 1” (15-song collection of her biggest ’90s hits, rare remixes, etc.; Vinyl; 7″ Vinyl Box Set; Download; Apple Music) (Geffen / UMe)
Cabaret Voltaire “Methodology ’74-’78. Attic Tapes [Vinyl]” (7-piece clear vinyl box set; Hear here) (Mute)
The Miles Davis Quintet “The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions [Vinyl]” (six-LP box set, with 20-page booklet with notes by jazz historian Bob Blementhal; Merch) (Craft Recordings / Concord)
Bob Dylan “The Witmark Demos: 1962-1964 (The Bootleg Series Vol. 9)” (2010 two-CD collection of early demos; On Tour) (Columbia / Legacy)
Gentle Giant “Unburied Treasure” (30-disc box set, with 136-page coffee table hardback book and 96-page tour history book; Amazon UK) (Snapper)
John Hiatt “Only the Song Survives [Vinyl]” (11-LP box set, covering albums from 2000 through 2018, with 48-page book; Read here; On Tour) (New West)
Mary Martin, Theodore Bikel, et al “The Sound of Music (Original Broadway Cast Recording)” (1959 album; remastered; “The Sound of Music” won five Tony Awards including Best Musical; Vinyl; Amazon UK) (Craft Recordings / Concord)
Reba McEntire “Read My Mind (25th Anniversary Edition)” (1994 album, featuring “The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter,” “Why Haven’t I Heard From You,” “Till You Love Me” and “And Still”; remastered, with a bonus live version of “And Still”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; On Tour; Merch) (MCA Nashville / UMe)
Modern English “Mesh & Lace” (1981 album; remastered; Vinyl), “After the Snow” (1982 album, featuring “I Melt With You”; remastered, with six bonus tracks; See here; Vinyl) (Blixa Sounds)
Muse “Origin of Muse” (nine-CD, four-LP box set collects first two albums [1999’s “Showbiz” and 2001’s “Origin of Symmetry”], early EPs, demos, live recordings, B-sides and more than 40 unreleased tracks; See here; Read here; On Tour; Merch) (Warner)
Buddy Rich “Just In Time: The Final Recording” (two nights of performances recorded in November 1986 at Ronnie Scott’s in London; Deluxe Edition; Vinyl; Deluxe Vinyl) (Gearbox)
The Staple Singers “Come Go With Me: The Stax Collection [Vinyl]” (seven-LP box set features six studio albums, B-sides and live tracks; heavyweight 180-gram vinyl pressed at Memphis Record Pressing, available in hi-res 24-bit/192 kHz and 24-bit/96 kHz formats for the first time; includes deluxe booklet with archival photos and new liner notes) (Craft Recordings / Concord)

Next Week: Dec. 13, 2019

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