Categories: New releases

New Releases: Nov. 10, 2017

New Releases (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Amberian Dawn “Darkness of Eternity” (Hear here; Download; On Tour) (Napalm)
Babylon A.D. “Revelation Highway” (San Francisco hard rock group is celebrating its 30th anniversary; producer: lead singer Derek Davis; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Frontiers Music s.r.l.)
The Berlin Music Ensemble (conducted by Craig Leon) “The Film Scores and Original Orchestral Music of George Martin” (recorded at The Meistersaal/Emil Berliner Recording Studios, Berlin; features music from the films “Yellow Submarine,” “Live and Let Die” and the previously unrecorded choral and orchestral score for “The Mission,” etc.; producer: Leon; See here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes) (Atlas Réalisations / RED)
Mirian Conti (NYC-based pianist) “Lalo Schifrin – Piano Works” (Amazon UK; Download) (Naxos / Grand Piano)
The Corrs “Jupiter Calling” (producer: T Bone Burnett; Amazon UK; Vinyl) (U.K. – East West)
The Dark Element (feat. Finnish guitarist Jani Liimatainen and former Nightwish vocalist Anette Olzon) “The Dark Element Jani Liimatainen & Anette Olzon” (producer: Liimatainen; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes) (Frontiers Music s.r.l.)
Patrick Doyle “Murder on the Orient Express (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (suspense/thriller remake opens Nov. 10, directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Branagh, Penelope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, etc.; the soundtrack includes a song performed by Michelle Pfeiffer, with lyrics by Branagh; Hear here; See here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes; In Theaters) (Sony Classical)
Evanescence “Synthesis” (producers: drummer Will Hunt, David Campbell; guest: Lindsey Stirling; first single: “Imperfection”; Hear here; Read here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (BMG Rights Management)
Exploded View “Summer Came Early [Vinyl]” (four-song EP; See here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes) (Sacred Bones)
Four Tet (U.K. DJ/producer Kieran Hebden) “New Energy” (Hear here; Amazon UK; Download; Cassette; On Tour) (Temporary Residence)
Greta Van Fleet (Michigan rock quartet) “From the Fires” (producer: Al Sutton, Marlon Young; Hear here; Amazon UK; On Tour) (Lava / Republic)
Shooter Jennings “Live at Billy Bob’s Texas” (recorded in November 2016; Amazon UK; DVD; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Smith Music Group)
Syleena Johnson “Rebirth of Soul” (remakes of soul classics; Hear here; NPR First Listen; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Shanachie)
Gregg Kowalsky “L’Orange L’Orange” (his first solo album in eight years; first single: “L’Ambience, L’Orange”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Mexican Summer)
Kutless “Alpha / Omega” (their 10th studio album; new single: “Shepherd of My Soul”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download; eBay; Merch) (BEC Recordings)
Tracy Lawrence “Good Ole Days” (duets with Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Big & Rich, Chris Young, Dustin Lynch, etc.; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Lawrence Music Group)
Lorrie Morgan & Pam Tillis “Come See Me and Come Lonely” (all-covers album; guests: Joe Diffie, Darryl Worley; Amazon UK; Download; On Tour) (Goldenlane)
Peter Oren “Anthropocene” (first single: “Anthropocene”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download; On Tour) (Western Vinyl)
Petit Biscuit (French DJ/producer) “Presence” (new single: “Waterfall”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Petit Biscuit Music)
Project Mama Earth & Joss Stone “Mama Earth” (Mama Earth lineup includes guitarist Nitin Sawhney, drummer Jonathan Joseph, bassist-guitarist Étienne M’Bappé and keyboardist Jonathan Shorten; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Mascot / Provogue)
Quicksand “Interiors” (the post-hardcore legends’ first album in 22 years; producer: Will Yip; first single: “Illuminant”; Hear here; Read here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Cassette; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Epitaph)
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats “Live at Red Rocks” (two CDs; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Stax)
Smokey Robinson “Christmas Everyday” (guests: Trombone Shorty, Take 6, The Dap-Kings, Us the Duo; Amazon UK; Download; eBay; On Tour) (Smokey Robinson / Amazon Original)
Seal “Standards” (a collection of jazz standards and swing classics, recorded at Capitol Records studio and United Studios; producer: Nick Patrick; guests: The Puppini Sisters; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition, with three extra songs; iTunes; eBay) (Republic)
Shed Seven “Instant Pleasures” (producer: Youth; first single: “Room In My House”; See here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Infectious Music / BMG Rights Management)
Sinsaenum “Ashes” (six-song EP; See here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes) (earMUSIC)
Langhorne Slim “Lost At Last Vol. 1” (See here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Dualtone)
Jeff Scott Soto “Retribution” (producers: Soto, Howie Simon; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download) (Frontiers Music s.r.l.)
Spook the Horses (atmospheric post-metal band from Wellington, New Zealand) “People Used To Live Here” (Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download) (Pelagic / AISA)
Sweet & Lynch (Michael Sweet and George Lynch) “Unified” (first single: “Promised Land”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes) (Frontiers Music s.r.l.)
Taylor Swift “Reputation” (first single: “Look What You Made Me Do”; Hear here; Read here; Amazon UK; CD + Target-Exclusive Magazine Vol. 1; CD + Target-Exclusive Magazine Vol. 2; iTunes; eBay; Merch) (Big Machine)
Tenth Avenue North “Decade the Halls, Vol. 1” (guest: Britt Nicole, Jon McLaughlin, Zach Williams, Colton Dixon, The Young Escape; Amazon UK; On Tour) (Essential / Provident)
Tina Turner, Regula Curti, Sawani Shende Sathaye, Ani Choying, Mor Karbasi, Dima Orsho “Awakening Beyond” (16-song project embraces spiritual insights from around the world; Hear here; Download) (
The Unguided “And the Battle Royale” (Hear here; Download; On Tour) (Napalm)
Various artists “Coco (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (Disney Pixar animated film, about a 12-year-old aspiring musician, opens Nov. 22; See here; Amazon UK; Target-Exclusive CD, with collectible cards; Download; iTunes; In Theaters; Merch) (Walt Disney)
Various artists “Jazz Loves Disney 2 – A Kind of Magic” (producer: Jay Newland; contributors: George Benson, Madeleine Peyroux, Laura Mvula, Jamie Cullum, etc.; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Walt Disney)
WALK THE MOON “What If Nothing” (first single: “One Foot”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (RCA)
Steve Walsh (former Kansas singer) “Black Butterfly” (producers: Khalil Turk, Tommy Denander; guest: Jerome Mazza; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download; iTunes) (Escape Music)
Yung Lean (Swedish rapper) “Stranger” (producers: Yung Gud, Yung Sherman, Whitearmor; first single: “Red Bottom Sky”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour; Merch) (YEAR0001)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Peter Matthew Bauer (a founder of the Walkmen) “Mount Qaf (Divine Love)” (first single: “Khidr [American Drifter Music]”; Hear here) (Fortune Tellers / Kobalt Music)
Claudio Conti (Italian singer-songwriter) “Garnet Dusk” (producer: Conti; first single: “Old Clouds Fell”; Hear here) (Seahorse Recordings)
Billy Ray Cyrus “Set the Record Straight” (guests: the late George Jones, Loretta Lynn, Ronnie Milsap, daughter Miley Cyrus, Joe Perry, Bryan Adams; Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (Flatwoods)
The Dayoffs (NYC-based Japanese-Russian duo) “The Dayoffs” (first single: “Two Actors In a Cage”; Hear here; iTunes) (Emerald & Doreen)
DeeBizness “Quasar” (four-song EP; first single: “Quasar”; Hear here; iTunes) (206 South, Nov. 14)
Danny Elfman, et al “Justice League (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (superhero film opens Nov. 17; Hear here; CD, out Dec. 8; Amazon UK; Vinyl; iTunes; In Theaters; Merch) (WaterTower Music)
Fever High “FHNY” (producer: Adam Schlesinger; first single: “Spy”; Hear here) (Fever High)
Tim Heidecker (of the comedy duo Tim & Eric) “Too Dumb for Suicide: Tim Heidecker’s Trump Songs” (a collection of satirical anti-Trump songs; Hear here; Read here) (Jagjaguwar, Nov. 8)
Lower Pink (Swiss singer-songwriter) “Young” (five-song EP; See here) (Waterfall of Colours)
Quiet Luke (NYC-based singer-musician) “Your Happy Place” (six-song EP; producer: Quiet Luke; guests: London O’Connor, Zuri Marley; new single: “I Wanna Go”; Hear here; See here; iTunes) (In Sight In Sound Recordings)
Radnor & Lee (indie-folk duo of Ben Lee and “How I Met Your Mother” actor Josh Radnor) “Radnor & Lee” (producer: Ryan Dilmore; new single: “Doorstep”; Hear here; See here) (Gold VE)
Alex Rose (L.A.-based singer-songwriter) “Arcadian Pages” (producers: Rose, Anni Rossi; first single: “Elephant Eyes”; Hear here) (Neighboring Sounds)
Violet Rose (electronic-pop artist) “Plastic” (four-song EP; producers: Jeremy McDonald, Ryan Gilligan; Hear here; See here) (Violet Rose)
Sleigh Bells “Kid Kruschev” (seven-song mini album; first single: “And Saints”; Hear here; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Torn Clean)
Speak The Truth … Even If Your Voice Shakes (alt-rock supergroup) “Everyone You Love Will Slip Away from You” (Hear here; Read here; iTunes) (Speak The Truth … Even If Your Voice Shakes)
Tennis “We Can Die Happy” (five-song EP; Hear here; Vinyl; iTunes; On Tour) (Mutually Detrimental)
Various artists “Indie Christmas” (first single: “The Christmas Song” by California-based garage-pop artist DENM; Hear here; iTunes) (We Are: The Guard, Nov. 15)
Various artists “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (dark comedy-drama from director Martin McDonagh about a vigilante mother played by Frances McDormand; also stars Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Peter Dinklage, etc.; score composed by Carter Burwell; See here; Amazon UK; Paperback; CD, out Nov. 17; In Theaters) (Varèse Sarabande)
Butch Walker and His Holiday Players “Over the Holidays and Under the Influence” (Butch Walker)

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Reissues (CDs / vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Tommy Bolin “Northern Lights – Live 9-22-76” (with bonus tracks; Amazon UK) (Friday Music)
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band “Born In Chicago: The Best of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band” (16 songs) (Varèse Sarabande)
Billy Cobham “Mirror’s Image” (recorded live in Tokyo in 1992; Amazon UK; Vinyl) (Purple Pyramid / Cleopatra)
The Foundations “The Very Best of The Foundations” (16 songs; Amazon UK) (Varèse Sarabande)
Aretha Franklin “A Brand New Me: Aretha Franklin With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra” (Franklin’s classic hits woven together with new orchestral arrangements, which were recorded at Abbey Road Studios, with new backing vocals by Patti Austin; producers: Nick Patrick, Don Reedman; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; eBay; Merch) (Rhino / Atlantic)
Girlschool “Glasgow 1982” (recorded live at the Apollo Theater; Amazon UK; Vinyl) (Cleopatra)
Hüsker Dü “Savage Young Dü” (three-CDs, 69-song set of original board tapes, demos and session masters; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes) (Numero)
Phyllis Hyman “Deliver the Love: The Anthology” (two CDs, 33 songs; See here; Read here; Amazon UK) ( / Cherry Red)
Elton John “Diamonds” (three-CD deluxe hits collection; Standard CD; Two-CD Edition; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Mercury / UMe)
The Kinks “Sleepwalker [Vinyl]” (1977 album; audiophile black and white swirl; eBay; Merch) (Friday Music)
Metallica “Master of Puppets” (1986 album; remastered three-CD expanded edition, featuring previously unreleased demos, rough mixes, interviews, live tracks and a 28-page booklet; See here; Standard CD; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; Digital Expanded Edition; Digital Deluxe Box Set; On Tour; Merch) (Blackened Recordings)
Angel Olsen “Phases” (12-song collection of B-sides and rarities, with a new song, “Special”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Jagjaguwar)
The Pharcyde “Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde (Deluxe Edition)” (1992 album; remastered, with a second CD of bonus material; Vinyl) (Craft Recordings)
R.E.M. “Automatic for the People (25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (1992 album; remastered; a second CD features their Greenpeace benefit at The 40 Watt Club in Athens, Ga.; Read here; Amazon UK; 3 CD/Blu-Ray; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; Merch) (Craft Recordings)
Pete Seeger “The Bottom Line Archive Series – In Their Own Words: With Vin Scelsa” (The Bottom Line Record Company)
Tears For Fears “Rule the World: The Greatest Hits” (16-track collection includes two new songs, “I Love You But I’m Lost” and “Stay”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; Merch) (Mercury / UMe)
The Tubes “The Definitive Recordings 1975-1985” (three CDs, 51 songs; See here; Track list; Amazon UK; eBay; On Tour) (Wrasse)
Various artists “Killer Tracks from the Motion Picture Baby Driver” (See here; Amazon UK) (Columbia)
Various artists “Ready Steady Go! The Sixties” (three CDs, 60 songs; Track list; Amazon UK; Vinyl) (BMG Rights Management)

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Reissues (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Peter, Paul and Mary “Deep Water” (26-song collection) (Nagel Heyer)
Muddy Waters “The Best of Muddy Waters” (12 songs) (Geffen / UMe)

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist(s)/cast: Title: Studio/label:
David Gilmour “Live At Pompeii [Blu-ray]” (filmed on July 7-8, 2016; See here; Amazon UK; DVD) (Columbia)
Sting “Sting Live at The Olympia Paris [DVD]” (filmed in April 2017; Amazon UK; Blu-ray; eBay; On Tour) (Eagle Vision)
Breanna Yde, Henry Winkler “Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas Is You [DVD]” (new animated film based on Carey’s holiday classic; See here; Amazon UK; Blu-ray + DVD) (Universal Studios Home Entertainment, Nov. 14)

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