New releases

Published on May 9th, 2019 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: May 10, 2019

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Marc Anthony “OPUS” (his first new album in six years; producer: Sergio George; new single: “Parecen Viernes”; See here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Magnus Media / Sony Latin Music)
Rodney Atkins “Caught Up in the Country” (guests: wife Rose Falcon, Fisk Jubilee Singers; new single: “My Life”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Curb)
Bear Hands “Fake Tunes” (producer: Christopher Chu of POP ETC; guest: Ursula Rose; new single: “Reptilians”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour, with twenty one pilots) (Spensive Sounds)
Charly Bliss “Young Enough” (producer: Joe Chiccarelli; first single: “Capacity”; See here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Barsuk)
A.A. Bondy “Enderness” (the former Verbena lead singer’s first album in eight years; new single: “Fentanyl Freddy”; See here; NPR First Listen; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Fat Possum)
Ciara “Beauty Marks” (guests: Kelly Rowland, Macklemore, Tekno; new single: “Thinkin Bout You”; See here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Beauty Marks Entertainment)
Clinic “Wheeltappers and Shunters” (first single: “Rubber Bullets”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Domino)
Daddy Long Legs “Lowdown Ways” (producer: Jimmy Sutton; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Yep Roc)
Mac DeMarco “Here Comes the Cowboy” (first single: “Nobody”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Mac’s Record Label)
The Get Up Kids “Problems” (their first album in eight years; producer: Peter Katis; first single: “Satellite”; See here; Vinyl, with download card; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Polyvinyl)
Sammy Hagar & The Circle “Space Between” (band includes Hagar’s former Van Halen bandmate Michael Anthony; producers: Jaimeson Durr, Hagar, guitarist Vic Johnson; first single: “Trust Fund Baby”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (BMG Rights Management)
Tim Hecker “Anoyo” (a companion album to last year’s “Konoyo”; first single: “That world”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Kranky)
Howard Jones “Transform” (his first studio album in nearly a decade includes three collaborations with BT; producer: Jones; first single: “Beating Mr. Neg”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (BFD / The Orchard)
The Last Poets “Transcending Toxic Times” (first single: “For the Millions”; Hear here; Read here; Download; iTunes) (Ropeadope)
Rosie Lowe “YU” (producer: Dave Okumu; guests: Jay Electronica, Henry Wu, The P Funk Choir, Jamie Woon, Jamie Lidell, Jordan Rakei, Kwabs; new single: “Birdsong”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Wolf Tone / Caroline International)
Maps “Colours. Reflect. Time. Loss.” (the Mercury Prize-nominated composer/producer’s first album since 2014; new single: “Both Sides”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Mute)
The Mystery Lights “Too Much Tension!” (new single: “I’m So Tired (of Living in the City)”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Wick / Daptone)
Newsboys “United” (producers: Peter Furler, Geoff Duncan; new single: “Only the Son [Yeshua]”; Hear here; See here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Fair Trade Services / Columbia)
Parachute “Parachute” (producer: Jacquire King; new single: “Ocean”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Parachute Music / Thirty Tigers)
POW! “Shift” (first single: “Disobey”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Castle Face)
The Shootouts (Akron, Ohio-based vintage honky-tonk band) “Quick Draw” (producers: Luca Benedetti, Jim Campilongo; first single: “If I Could”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (MRI / Megaforce)
The Skints “Swimming Lessons” (guests: Protoje, Runkus, Jesse Royal; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Easy Star / Penny Drop Recordings)
Southern Avenue (Memphis-based quintet) “Keep On” (producer: Johnny Black; recorded at Sam Phillips Recording in Memphis; guests: William Bell, bassist Gage Markey and a horn section of Art Edmaiston and Marc Franklin; new single: “Whiskey Love”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Concord)
Dionne Warwick “She’s Back” (includes a new version of “What the World Needs Now Is Love”; producer: son Damon Elliot; guests: Musiq Soulchild, Kenny Lattimore, Krayzie Bone; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Kind Music / eOne Music)
Whitesnake “Flesh & Blood” (first single: “Shut Up & Kiss Me”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour; Merch) (Frontiers Music s.r.l.)
Jamila Woods “LEGACY! LEGACY!” (song titles are named after influential figures like Eartha Kitt, James Baldwin, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Sun Ra, etc.; producers: oddCouple, Peter Cottontale, Slot-A; guests: Saba, Nico Segal, Nitty Scott, etc.; new single: “ZORA”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Jagjaguwar)
Chely Wright “Revival” (five-song EP; producers: Wright, Jeremy Lister; first single: “Say the Word”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Painted Red Music Group / MRI)
Other Notable Releases
“Sanctuary,” Aly & AJ (Aly & AJ Music)
“Control,” Annie Bass (Opulent)
“Oh My Messy Mind,” James Bay (Republic)
“Azuka,” Bakalao Stars (bakalao stars)
“B-Sides,” Beartooth (Red Bull)
“Good Muzic,” Bigg Robb (JMG / Over25sound)
“Darling, It’ll Be Alright,” Allman Brown (Allman Brown)
“The Fight,” Chasing Lana (Chasing Lana)
“Oh, Come On,” David Cross (Comedy Dynamics)
“Power, Pleasure & Painful Things,” DJ Paul (Scale-A-Ton Ent.)
“1000 Pounds of Oi!,” Harrington Saints (Pirates Press)
“Any Random Kindness,” HÆLOS (Infectious Music)
“Benny’s TV Repair,” Irene Kelley (Mountain Fever)
“My Tiny Twilight,” Dawn Landes (Yep Roc)
“Anthology of Interplanetary Folk Music Vol. 2: The Canon,” Craig Leon (RVNG Itl.)
“Counterglow,” Reno McCarthy (Reno McCarthy)
“Music Sun Love,” Mo’Horizons (Agogo)
“The Rope & The Rabbit,” Owen-Glass (August Eckler Media)
“Volume 1, The Big Move,” Pink Frosty (Pink Frosty)
“Revelations of Oblivion,” Possessed (Nuclear Blast)
“Problem Child,” Ramoms (Pirate Press)
“The Holy Spells …,” CJ Ramone (Fat Wreck Chords)
“Spirit,” Rhye (Loma Vista Recordings / Concord)
“Neverfade / For Dusk,” Aaron Rice (Aaron Rice)
“Ear Worms,” The Duke Robillard Band (Stony Plain)
“Ignition,” Simulated Sun (Simulated Sun)
“1634 Lexington Avenue,” Carlton Jumel Smith (Timmion)
“21st Century Drone,” 3FT (Naïve Sound)
“The Cher Show (Original Broadway Cast Recording),” various artists (Warner)
“Toolroom Ibiza 2019,” various artists (Toolroom Productions)
“Chapter II, EP II,” Vintage Trouble (McGhee Entertainment)
“Human Traffic Jam,” VR SEX (Dais)
“James Wesley,” James Wesley (JW)
“Routine Maintenance,” Aaron West and The Roaring Twenties (Hopeless)
“Rip’s Cuts,” Woongi (Sooper)
“Shades of Blue,” Danny Worsnop (Sumerian)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Alf Hale (singer-songwriter from Bath, U.K.) “The Rainy Season” (Hear here; iTunes) (Alf Hale)
Holly Herndon “PROTO” (created with an A.I. called “Spawn” she created on a “DIY souped-up gaming PC”; guests: Lily Anna Hayes, Jenna Sutela, Martine Syms, Jlin; first single: “Eternal”; See here; CD, out May 17; iTunes; On Tour) (4AD)
Logic “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind” (Read here; iTunes; On Tour) (Visionary / Def Jam)
Rebekah Pulley “The Sea of Everything” (Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (Lucky Bird, May 15)
Shaggy “Wah Gwaan?!” (guests: Rayvon, Alexander Stewart, Gene Noble, Noah Powa, Stacy Bartha, Shenseea, Nicky Jam, Nyanda; new single: “You”; See here; iTunes; On Tour) (The Cherrytree Music Company / Brooklyn Knights Entertainment / 300 Entertainment)

More Digital Releases for May 10, 2019 »

Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Cilla Black “Cilla / In My Life” (1965 and 1974 albums on two CDs; remastered, with 27 bonus tracks), “Sher-oo! / Modern Priscilla” (1968 and 1967 albums on two CDs; remastered, with 21 bonus tracks) (SFE / Cherry Red)
Anita Bryant “The Anita Bryant Collection 1958-62” (two CDs, 56 songs; Download) (Acrobat)
Sammy Kaye “The Sammy Kaye Collection 1937-53” (three CDs, 72 songs; Download) (Acrobat)
The Ramsey Lewis Trio “The Early Years 1956-59” (two CDs, 37 songs; Download) (Acrobat)
Frankie Newton “The Frankie Newton Collection 1929-46” (three CDs, 69 songs; Download) (Acrobat)
Shirley and Lee “The Complete Singles As & Bs 1952-62” (two CDs, 62 songs; Download) (Acrobat)
Esperanza Spalding “12 Little Spells” (2018 album, first released digitally last October; now expanded with four bonus tracks; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Concord)
Leroy Van Dyke “The Complete Releases 1956-62” (two CDs, 40 songs; Download) (Acrobat)
Various artists “Holding Things Together: The Merle Haggard Songbook” (24-song compilation, featuring covers of Haggard songs by Jerry Lee Lewis, Grateful Dead, Tammy Wynette, Dean Martin, Bettye Swann, etc.; Hear/read here) (Ace)
Various artists “Jazz Fest: The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival” (five-CD, 50-song box set; Read here; Download) (Smithsonian Folkways)

More Releases for May 10, 2019 »

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DVD / Blu-ray

Artist: Title: Label:
Michael Franti “Stay Human [DVD]” (2018 documentary, directed by Franti; Prime Video; See here; On Tour) (Cinedigm)

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