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Published on June 14th, 2018 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: June 15, 2018

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Marisa Anderson (Portland-based guitarist) “Cloud Corner” (first single: “Cloud Corner”; NPR First Listen; Vinyl) (Thrill Jockey)
Christina Aguilera “Liberation” (her first album in six years; guests: Demi Lovato, Ty Dolla $ign, 2 Chainz, Keida, Shenseea; first single: “Accelerate”; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with large T-shirt; Download; eBay; Merch) (RCA)
Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur and Peter Buck) “Arthur Buck” (producer: Arthur; first single: “I Am the Moment”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download) (New West)
The Beat starring Dave Wakeling “Here We Go Love!” (their first studio album since 1982; first single: “How Can You Stand There?”; See here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Here We Go)
Lizzy Borden “My Midnight Things” (the theatrical rocker’s first album in 11 years; producers: Borden, Joey Scott; first single: “My Midnight Things”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay) (Metal Blade)
Olivia Chaney (London-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist) “Shelter” (producer: Thomas Bartlett; first single: “IOU”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Nonesuch)
Chromeo “Head Over Heels” (guests: The-Dream, Stefflon Don, French Montana, Amber Mark, etc.; new single: “Bad Decision”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Big Beat / Atlantic)
Brent Cowles (formerly of You Me & Apollo) “How to Be Okay Alone” (recorded in six days in an Airbnb deep in the desert oasis of Joshua Tree National Park; first single: “Keep Moving”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Dine Alone Music)
The Darkness “Live at Hammersmith” (recorded at the London venue on Dec. 10, 2017; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Cooking Vinyl)
5 Seconds of Summer “YOUNGBLOOD” (producers: Andrew Watt, Louis Bell, Andrew Wells, Andrew Goldstein, Mike Elizondo, Carl Falk, Rami Yacoub, Sir Nolan, Kristoffer Fogelmark, Albin Nedler, Jake Sinclair, Dan Book; new single: “Youngblood”; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with two extra songs and a poster; Deluxe Edition; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Capitol)
Fantastic Negrito “Please Don’t Be Dead” (new single: “The Duffler”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Blackball Universe / Cooking Vinyl)
Michael Giacchino “Incredibles 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (sequel opens June 15; See here; In Theaters; Merch) (Walt Disney)
Gin Blossoms “Mixed Reality” (producers: Mitch Easter, Don Dixon; first single: “Break”; Download; eBay; On Tour, with Vertical Horizon and Tonic) (Cleopatra)
Jaki Graham “When a Woman Loves” (first single: “When a Woman Loves”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes) (JNT Music Ltd.)
Buddy Guy “The Blues Is Alive and Well” (producer: Tom Hambridge; guests: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Jeff Beck, James Bay; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (RCA)
Wilko Johnson “Blow Your Mind” (the Dr. Feelgood guitar legend’s first album of new material in more than 30 years; producer: Dave Eringa; features Mick Talbot on keyboards and Steve Weston on harmonica; first single: “Marijuana”; Read here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Chess / UMe)
Johnny Marr “Call the Comet” (new single: “The Tracers”; Hear here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (New Voodoo)
Mayday Parade “Sunnyland” (producer: John Feldmann; first single: “Piece of Your Heart”; See here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with Vans Warped Tour) (Rise)
Melody’s Echo Chamber (Paris-based multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Melody Prochet) “Bon Voyage” (new single: “Desert Horse”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Domino / Fat Possum)
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones “While We’re At It” (producer: Ted Hutt; first single: “Wonderful Day for the Race”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Big Rig)
R+R=NOW (jazz supergroup led by Robert Glasper) “Collagically Speaking” (first single: “Change of Tone”; Hear here; Vinyl) (Blue Note)
Rebelution “Free Rein” (producers: Don Corleon, Winta James; first single: “Celebrate”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (87 Music / Easy Star)
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever (Melbourne quintet) “Hope Downs” (producers: Liam Judson, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever; new single: “Talking Straight”; Hear here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Sub Pop)
Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park co-founder) “Post Traumatic” (songs were written in the months after Chester Bennington died; new single: “Crossing a Line”; See here; Download) (Warner)
State Champs “Living Proof” (includes songs co-written with Alex Gaskarth of All Time Low and Mark Hoppus from blink-182; producers: John Feldmann, Mike Green, Kyle Black; first single: “Dead and Gone”; See here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; On Tour, with Vans Warped Tour) (Pure Noise)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Boycrush “Desperate Late Night Energy” (guests: Chelsea Jade, Yumi Zouma, Benny’s Videos, Madeira; first single: “Holy Water”; See here) (Boycrush)
Ben Caplan (Canadian songwriter) “Old Stock” (album explores the journey of refugees in a new land; new single: “Widow Bride”; Hear here; On Tour) (Rhyme and Reason)
Four Star Riot (Clearwater, Fla.-based indie rock group) “Daylight” (Hear here) (Vital)
Nick Lowe “Tokyo Bay / Crying Inside” (four-song EP is his first release five years; Hear here; NPR’s Songs We Love; Vinyl; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Yep Roc)
The Mallett Brothers Band (Maine-based Americana rockers) “Vive l’acadie!” (Hear here; On Tour) (The Mallett Brothers Band)
Red Planet Orchestra “Humanity” (six-song EP; producer: Vincent Rees; first single: “Horizons”; Hear here) (Snazzy Productions)
VIO_L3T (U.K. electronic producer) “Cloud-Tech” (four-song EP; first single: “Cloud-Tech”; Hear here; iTunes) (Coyote)
Leon Vynehall (British producer and DJ) “Nothing Is Still” (first single: “Envelopes [Chapter VI]”; Hear here; iTunes) (Ninja Tune)
Welles “Red Trees and White Trashes” (producer: Dave Cobb; first single: “Seventeen”; See here; NPR First Listen; iTunes; On Tour) (300 Entertainment)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Allman Brothers Band “Peach Picks: Cream of the Crop 2003” (four-CD collection is culled from performances at six shows in July and August 2003 in Indianapolis, Pittsburgh, Daren Center, NY, Hartford, Charlotte and Raleigh, with no songs repeated; Download; eBay; Merch) (Peach / Orchard Distribution)
Gene Clark “Gene Clark Sings for You” (1967 recordings, with five bonus demos; Vinyl) (Omnivore Recordings)
The Edwin Hawkins Singers “The Buddah Collection” (two-CD set includes the 1969-70 albums “Oh Happy Day,” “Live at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam” and “Peace Is ‘Blowin’ in the Wind'”; Amazon UK; eBay) (Floating World)
The Killers “The Killers Career Vinyl Box” (seven-LP collection includes the band’s five studio albums, plus the 2007 compilation “Sawdust” and the 2009 double album “Live From the Royal Albert Hall”; See here; Amazon UK; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Island / UMe)
Love Unlimited “The UNI, MCA and 20th Century Records Singles 1972-1975” (19 songs; Vinyl) (Mercury / UMe)
Love Unlimited Orchestra “The 20th Century Records Singles (1973-1979)” (two CDs, 32 songs; Vinyl) (Mercury / UMe)
Kirsty MacColl “Days (1988-1991)” (four-CD, one-DVD box set includes “Kite” and “Electric Landlady,” with 33 bonus tracks and seven promo videos; Amazon UK), “Kite [Vinyl]” (1989 album; clear vinyl), “Electric Landlady [Vinyl]” (1991 album; pink vinyl; See here; eBay) (Edsel)
The Manhattan Transfer “The Very Best of The Manhattan Transfer” (16 songs; eBay; On Tour) (Concord)
George Michael “Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1” (1990 album; remastered, with no extras; See here; eBay; Merch) (Columbia / Legacy)
Olivia Newton-John “Hopelessly Devoted: The Hits” (20-song collection; Track list) (ONJ Productions / Sony Australia)
Propellerheads “Decksandrumsandrockandroll (20th Anniversary Edition)” (1998 album, featuring “History Repeating,” with Dame Shirley Bassey; two CDs, with bonus material; See here; Amazon UK; Vinyl) (Wall of Sound)
The Rolling Stones “Studio Albums Vinyl Collection 1971-2016” (19-LP box set, from “Sticky Fingers” to “Blue & Lonesome”; eBay; Merch) (UMe)
The Rose Garden “A Trip Through The Garden: The Rose Garden Collection” (26 songs, including “Next Plane To London” and 14 previously unissued tracks; Hear here) (Omnivore Recordings)
Tom Waits “Brawlers” (Vinyl), “Bawlers” (Vinyl), “Bastards” (each section of 2006’s “Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards” is reissued; Vinyl) (ANTI- / Epitaph)

More Releases for June 15, 2018 »

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist(s)/cast: Title: Studio/label:
Grace Jones “Grace Jones: Bloodlight & Bami [DVD]” (Sophie Fiennes-directed 2018 documentary film, with concert performances and personal footage showcasing Jones’ career; See here; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Umbrella Entertainment)
Norah Jones “Live At Ronnie Scott’s [DVD]” (16-song sold-out show at the famous London jazz club; See here; Blu-ray; eBay; On Tour) (Eagle Rock)
John Legend, Sara Bareilles, Alice Cooper, et al “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert [DVD]” (See here; Soundtrack) (Sony Masterworks)

More Upcoming DVD / Blu-ray Releases »

Next Week: June 22, 2018

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