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New Releases: Dec. 6, 2019

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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; first single: “As Time Goes By”; Read here; Download; Apple Music; 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)
Various artists “Superhero (Original Cast Recording)” (Off-Broadway cast includes Tony nominees Kate Baldwin and Bryce Pinkham; music and lyrics by Tom Kitt, book by John Logan; producers: Kitt, Derik Lee; See here; Download) (Sony Masterworks)
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)
XXXTentacion “Bad Vibes Forever” (the late rapper’s final album; guests: blink-182, Tory Lanez, Mavado, Lil Nas X, Trippie Redd, Ky-Mani Marley, etc.; Hear here; Download) (Bad Vibes Forever)

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Other Notable Releases

“The Afterlife,” The Comet Is Coming (Impulse!)
“Yellow Rose Motel,” George Ducas (Intercept Music)
“Native Soul,” Edge of Forever (Frontiers Music s.r.l.)
“Family Ties,” Fat Joe & Dre (RNG / EMPIRE)
“Chalkboard Destiny,” Lisa Hilton (Ruby Slippers Productions)
“A Hidden Life (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack),” James Newton Howard (Sony Classical)
“I Know Where Silence Lives,” Lucas Laufen (Embassy of Music)
“Black Butterfly,” Leaves’ Eyes (AFM)
“Lovekillers feat. Tony Harnell,” Lovekillers feat. Tony Harnell (Frontiers Music s.r.l.)
“Devastation,” Pumarosa (Harvest)
“Riddled with Disease,” Gareth Reynolds (Comedy Dynamics)
“Sigourney Fever,” Trampled by Turtles (Banjodad / Thirty Tigers)
“Cole Porter’s The New Yorkers 2017 Encores! Cast Recording,” various artists (Ghostlight)
“Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Snoop Dogg,” various artists (Rockabye Baby Music)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
French Montana “MONTANA” (new single: “Writing on the Wall”; Hear here; Read here; Apple Music) (Bad Boy / Epic)
Kyan Palmer & nicopop. “it’s called branding, sweetie” (new singles: “Antisocial Socialites” and “Ms. Last Night”; Hear here) (Krown Records / nicopop., Dec. 12)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Artists United Against Apartheid “Sun City [Vinyl]” (1985 album, produced by Steven Van Zandt and Arthur Baker; See here) (UMe)
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)
Be Bop Deluxe “Modern Music (Deluxe Edition)” (1976 album; four-CD, one-DVD box set; remastered from the original master tapes, with 55 bonus tracks drawn from new 5.1 surround sound and stereo mixes from the original multitrack tapes by engineer Stephen W. Tayler, plus unreleased outtakes from the album sessions, a BBC Radio “In Concert” performance from October 1976, along with a bonus CD of a previously unreleased “official bootleg” of a performance at The Riviera Theater in Chicago in March 1976 and a BBC-TV “Old Grey Whistle Test” broadcast in November 1976) (Esoteric Recordings)
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)
Jessie Mae Hemphill “Run Get My Shotgun” (collection of field recordings originally recorded on New Year’s Eve 1989 by Ko De Korte and Tom Haarsama; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) (Big Legal Mess)
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)
The J.B.’s “More Mess on My Thing” (the demo Bootsy Collins and his band recorded for James Brown in 1969 that won them the title “The J.B.’s”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl) (Now-Again)
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)
New Riders of the Purple Sage “Thanksgiving in New York City” (recorded live to 2-track at New York City’s Academy of Music on Nov. 23, 1972, previously unreleased performance featuring Buddy Cage on pedal steel guitar; mastered by David Glasser at Airshow Mastering; Download) (Omnivore Recordings)
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)
Various artists “Never Let Her Go: Warner Pop Rock Nuggets Vol. 11” (21 songs; Track list), “Love Hurts: Warner Pop Rock Nuggets Vol. 12” (21 songs; Track list) (WEA Japan)
Various artists “Space Funk: Afro Futurist Electro Funk In Space 1976-84” (15-song collection; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download) (Soul Jazz)

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