New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Lily Allen “No Shame” (guests: Burna Boy, Giggs, Lady Chann; new singles: “Higher” and “Three”; Hear here; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Parlophone UK)
Dierks Bentley “The Mountain” (producers: Ross Copperman, Jon Randall; guests: Brandi Carlile, Brothers Osborne; new single: “The Mountain”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Capitol Nashville)
Andy Brown “Cedarmont” (solo debut album from the frontman of the U.K. pop-rock band Lawson; guest: Crissie Rhodes of the Shires; new single: “Talk of the Town”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download; On Tour) (Decca)
Betty Buckley “Hope” (recorded live at Joe’s Pub; the Tony Award-winning legend will star in the first national tour of “Hello, Dolly!,” launching Oct. 2 in Cleveland; On Tour) (Palmetto)
Claptone (Berlin-based DJ/producer) “Fantast” (producer: Claptone; guests: Ben Duffy, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Kele Okereke, Zola Blood, Nathan Nicholson, TENDER, Matt Simons, JONES, Katie Stelmanis, etc.; first single: “In the Night”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Different Recordings)
Dance Gavin Dance “Artificial Selection” (first single: “Midnight Crusade”; See here; Vinyl; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Multicolored Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Rise)
Jesse Dayton “The Outsider” (producer: Vance Powell; first single: “Hurtin’ Behind the Pine Curtain”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Blue Élan)
Ana Egge (Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter) “White Tiger” (featuring nine originals and one John Hartford cover; producer: Alec Spiegelman; guests: Spiegelman, Buck Meek, Anais Mitchell, Billy Strings, etc.; first single: “Dance Around the Room With Me”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (StorySound)
Michael Franks “The Music in My Head” (his first album in seven years; producers: Gil Goldstein, Chuck Loeb, etc.; guests: Loeb, Jimmy Haslip, Eric Marienthal; Download; eBay; On Tour) (Shanachie)
The Get Up Kids “Kicker” (four-song EP; first single: “Maybe”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Polyvinyl)
Tony Hadley (former Spandau Ballet singer) “Talking to the Moon” (producers: Gary Stevenson, Mick Lister; first single: “Tonight Belongs to Us”; See here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Moonstone Music)
Jon Hassell “Listening to Pictures (Pentimento Volume One)” (the trumpeter-composer’s first album in nine years; first single: “Dreaming”; Read here; Vinyl) (Palmetto)
Howlin Rain “The Alligator Bride” (first single: “Alligator Bride”; Hear here; NPR’s Songs We Love; Vinyl; Download) (Silver Current)
Laura Jean “Devotion” (producer: John Lee; new single: “Touchstone”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download) (Chapter Music)
Lykke Li “so sad so sexy” (Swedish singer’s first album in four years; producers: Jeff Bhasker, Malay, T-Minus, Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij; guest: Aminé; first single: “hard rain”; Hear here; Download) (LL Recordings / RCA)
Dave Matthews Band “Come Tomorrow” (their first album since 2012; producers: John Alagia, Mark Batson, Rob Cavallo, Rob Evans; Read here; Vinyl; Target-Exclusive Vinyl, clear and black marble LP, with download code; eBay; On Tour) (RCA)
The Mother Hips “Chorus” (the California jam band’s first album since 2013; producer: Karl Derfler; first single: “It’s Alright”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Blue Rose Music)
Ne-Yo “Good Man” (guests: PARTYNEXTDOOR, Romeo Santos, Bebe Rexha, Stefflon Don, Eric Bellinger, Candice Boyd, Sam Hook; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with three extra songs; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition, with three bonus tracks; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Motown)
Poptone (Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins) “Poptone” (with Haskins’ daughter Diva Dompé, they perform re-imagine songs from their bands Bauhaus, Tones on Tail and Love and Rockets; first single: “Go!”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Cleopatra)
Erin Rae (Nashville indie folk singer-songwriter) “Putting On Airs” (producers: Dan Knobler, Jerry Bernhardt; new single: “Can’t Cut Loose”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Single Lock)
River Whyless “Kindness, A Rebel” (producer: Paul Butler; new single: “Born in the Right Country”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Roll Call)
Gruff Rhys (of Super Furry Animals) “Babelsberg” (first single: “Frontier Man”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download) (Rough Trade)
serpentwithfeet (R&B artist) “soil” (first single: “bless ur heart”; Hear here; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Secretly Canadian)
Shannon Shaw (founder of Shannon & the Clams) “Shannon in Nashville” (producer: Dan Auerbach; first single: “Broke My Own”; See here; Vinyl; Download) (Easy Eye Sound / Nonesuch)
Sheppard (Brisbane band) “Watching the Sky” (new single: “Riding the Wave”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Republic)
Jorja Smith (British singer-songwriter) “Lost & Found” (Hear here; Vinyl; Download) (FAMM)
Snail Mail (aka Lindsey Jordan) “Lush” (producer: Jake Aron; first single: “Pristine”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Matador)
Sugarland “Bigger” (their first album in five years; producers: Sugarland, Julian Raymond; guest: Taylor Swift; new single: “Bigger”; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Read here; Download; On Tour) (Big Machine)
Sylvia (had a Top 15 hit in 1982 with “Nobody”) “Second Bloom: The Hits Re-Imagined” (producers: John Mock, Hutton; first single: “Nobody”; Hear here; Download; On Tour) (Red Pony)

“My desire was to bring my music from the ’80s into alignment with the music I’m creating today,” Sylvia tells P&P. “I wanted to breathe new life into the songs as if I was recording them for the first time while still honoring their musical identity. I believe the spirit of the music is just as relevant today as it was when these songs first bloomed.”

Tremonti “A Dying Machine” (first single: “Take Me With You”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Napalm)
Midge Ure “Orchestrated” (reimagined orchestrated versions of Ultravox hits and his solo work; Hear here; Vinyl, with download card; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour, with Paul Young) (BMG Rights Management)
Various artists “My Fair Lady (2018 Broadway Cast Recording)” (revival of the Lerner and Loewe musical officially opens April 19 at Lincoln Center Theater’s Vivian Beaumont; cast: Lauren Ambrose, Harry Hadden-Paton, Nrobert Leo Butz, Diana Rigg, etc.; producers: David Lai, Ted Sperling; On Broadway) (Broadway)
Various artists “NOW That’s What I Call Country, Volume 11” (18 songs; Download; iTunes) (Capitol)
Various artists “2018 Tony Award Season” (14-track compilation of songs from Tony-nominated productions) (Broadway)
Welshly Arms “No Place Is Home” (the big-label debut album from this Cleveland-based six-piece blues- and gospel-influenced alt-rock band; producers: Jayson DeZuzio, Welshly Arms; new single: “Sanctuary”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with Thirty Seconds to Mars) (Republic)
Hilary Woods “Colt” (producers: Woods, James Kelly; new single: “Black Rainbow”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Sacred Bones)
YOB (Oregon doom metal trio) “Our Raw Heart” (producers: YOB, Billy Barnett; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Relapse)
Zeal & Ardor “Stranger Fruit” (first single: “Gravedigger’s Chant”; See here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download) (MVKA)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Brooke Annibale “Hold to the Light” (producer: Sam Kassirer; new single: “Glow”; Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (Brooke Annibale)
Freddie Jackson “Love Signals” (his first album in eight years; new single: “Without You”; Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (Climax Entertainment, June 4)
Mike Legere (Toronto-based multi-instrumentalist/songwriter) “Ourselves in Public” (first single: “Yourself”; Hear here) (Mike Legere)
Bob Schneider “Blood and Bones” (first single: “Making It Up”; Hear here; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Shock-o-Rama)
Sundressed & Nominee “Sundressed & Nominee” (five-song split EP; producers: Curtis Douglas, Kieran Krebs; See here) (Outerloop)
Will Turpin (Collective Soul bassist) “Serengeti Drivers” (first single: “Demons”) (Gooey Music)
James Williamson and the Pink Hearts (ex-Stooges guitarist with Petra Haden and Frank Meyer) “Behind the Shade” (includes a cover of Alejandro Escovedo’s “Died a Little Today”; producer: Williamson; Hear here; CD out June 22; iTunes) (Leopard Lady)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Frankie Avalon “The Frankie Avalon Collection 1954-62” (two CDs, 61 songs; Download; eBay) (Acrobat)
The Beach Boys “The Beach Boys With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra” (the album pairs the group’s original vocal performances with new symphonic arrangements, newly recorded by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Abbey Road Studios; producers: Nick Patrick, Don Reedman; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Capitol / UMe)
Black Sabbath “Supersonic Years: The Seventies Singles Box Set [Vinyl]” (10 rare 7-inch singles in color sleeves, remastered with original edits, plus new liner notes; eBay; Merch) (Rhino / Warner)
Pat Boone “40 Golden Classics” (two CDs; Download; eBay) (Acrobat)
Eric Burdon & The Animals “The Twain Shall Meet” (1968 album, featuring “Sky Pilot” and “Monterey”; remastered; Hear here; eBay; On Tour) (Music on CD)
Eric Clapton, et al “Eric Clapton: Life In 12 Bars” (soundtrack to the Showtime documentary directed by Oscar winner Lili Fini Zanuck; 32-track double CD features four previously unreleased songs and includes tracks by Clapton, The Yardbirds, Derek and the Dominos, Cream, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, Blind Faith, The Beatles, Aretha Franklin and Muddy Waters; See here; Stream; DVD; Blu-ray; Vinyl, four-LP box set; Download; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (UMe)
Dennis Coffey “One Night at Morey’s: 1968” (drawn from his residency at Morey Baker’s Showplace Lounge in Detroit, with organist Lyman Woodard and drummer Melvin Davis; Read here; eBay) (Omnivore Recordings)
Dave and Ansel Collins “Double Barrel (Expanded Edition)” (1971 album; remastered, with 12 bonus tracks; Read here) (Doctor Bird / Cherry Red)
Paul Desmond “The Complete Albums Collection 1953-1963” (nine albums on four CDs; eBay) (Enlightenment)
Holly Golightly “Singles Round-Up” (2001 collection of her first 12 7-inch singles, A- and B-sides; remastered) (Damaged Goods)
Johnny Mathis “Close to You & Love Story” (1970 and 1971 albums on one CD; remastered, with three bonus tracks), “You’ve Got a Friend (Expanded Edition)” (1971 album; remastered, with eight bonus tracks) (Real Gone Music)
Megadeth “Killing Is My Business … And Business Is Good: The Final Kill” (1985 album; remastered, with bonus live tracks and the band’s 1984 three-song demo; Read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Century Media / Legacy)
Mountain “Flowers of Evil / Mountain Live (The Road Goes Ever On)” (1971, 1972 albums on one CD; remastered; Amazon UK) (BGO)
Jim Reeves “The Complete Singles As & Bs 1949-62” (three CDs, 80 songs; Read here; Download; eBay) (Arcobat)
Django Reinhardt “The Django Reinhardt Collection 1935-46 Vol. 2” (two CDs, 48 songs; eBay) (Fabulous)
Paul Simon “The Paul Simon Songbook [Vinyl]” (1965 album), “Hearts and Bones [Vinyl]” (1983 album; eBay) (Columbia / Legacy)
Simon & Garfunkel “The Graduate [Vinyl]” (1968 soundtrack, featuring additional music by David Grusin; eBay) (Columbia / Legacy)
Keely Smith “The Keely Smith Collection 1949-62” (three CDs, 80 songs; eBay) (Acrobat)
Various artists “Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story – The Soundtrack” (2017 Hulu documentary, directed by Jon Brewer; career-spanning compilation features key tracks from his solo albums and collaborations with David Bowie, Elton John, Ian Hunter, Queen, etc.; See here; Read here; DVD + Blu-ray; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (UMe)
Violent Femmes “Violent Femmes” (1983 album; remastered, with two bonus tracks; Vinyl; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Orange Vinyl), “Permanent Record: The Very Best of Violent Femmes” (2005 compilation, originally released by Rhino; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Craft Recordings / Concord)

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