Categories: New releases

New Releases: Nov. 15, 2019

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Abigail Williams (U.S. black metal band) “Walk Beyond the Dark” (new single: “Ever So Bold”; See here; On Tour) (Blood Music)
Bonnie “Prince” Billy “I Made a Place” (first single: “At the Back of the Pit”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download) (Drag City)
Sarah Brightman “Hymn: Sarah Brightman In Concert” (CD + DVD set capturing her 125-date world tour, which began in November 2018 and ended in November 2019; See here; CD + Blu-ray) (Eagle Rock)
Celine Dion “Courage” (new songs: “Courage,” “Laying Down” and lead single “Imperfections”; Hear here; Read here; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition, with three extra songs; On Tour) (Columbia)
DJ Shadow “Our Pathetic Age” (double album of instrumentals and vocal collaborations; guests: De La Soul, Run the Jewels, Nas, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, Raekwon, Paul Banks, etc.; new single: “Rosie”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl) (Mass Appeal)
Juliana Hatfield “Juliana Hatfield Sings The Police” (Hear here; Vinyl) (American Laundromat)
Joe Henry “The Gospel According to Water” (producer: Henry; first single: “Bloom”; See here; Vinyl; Download) (earMUSIC)
Lily Kershaw “Arcadia” (producer: Ben Cooper; guest: Jon Bryant; new single: “Always & Forever”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour, with Joshua Radin and The Weepies) (Nettwerk)
KIDZ BOP Kids “KIDZ BOP 40” (Target-Exclusive CD, with bonus temporary tattoos) (KIDZ BOP)
Lady Antebellum “Ocean” (producer: Dann Huff; guests: Little Big Town; new single: “Oceans”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour; Merch) (Big Machine)
Mary Lambert “Grief Creature” (producer: Lambert; guests: Macklemore, Julien Baker, Hollis, Maiah Manser; On Tour) (Tender Heart)
Donnie McClurkin “A Different Song” (first single: “There Is God”; See here; On Tour) (RCA Inspiration)
Milky Chance (German electronic pop duo) “Mind the Moon” (producer: Tobias Kuhn; guests: Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Tash Sultana, Témé Tan; first single: “Daydreaming”; See/read here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (BMG Rights Management)
The Pineapple Thief “Hold Our Fire” (live album, recorded during their European tour in September 2018; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Kscope)
Various artists “Frozen II (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Vinyl]” (sequel opens in theaters on Nov. 22; soundtrack features seven original songs, including three end-credit renditions from Kacey Musgraves, Panic! At the Disco and Weezer; all songs written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez; cast: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad, Jonathan Groff, Evan Rachel-Wood, etc.; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with two collectible cards; Target-Exclusive Vinyl, translucent red; Download; Fandango; Merch) (Walt Disney)
Westlife “Spectrum” (two songs co-written by Ed Sheeran; producer: Steve Mac; new single: “Better Man”; See here; Amazon UK; Download; On Tour) (Virgin)
Ronnie Wood with His Wild Five “Mad Lad: A Live Tribute to Chuck Berry” (guests: Imelda May, Ben Waters; Vinyl; Download) (BMG Rights Management)

New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Brendan McMahon “In the Moment” (first single: “I Am”) (Brendan McMahon)

Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
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)
The Band “The Band (50th Anniversary Edition)” (1969 album, featuring “Up on Cripple Creek,” “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” “Rag Mama Rag,” etc.; new stereo mix by Bob Clearmountain, with the previously unreleased complete “Live At Woodstock” performance from 1969, and 13 bonus tracks, including six previously unreleased outtakes and alternate versions; Super Deluxe Edition; Vinyl; Download) (Capitol / UMe)
David Bowie “Space Oddity (2019 Mix)” (1969 album; new mix by longtime Bowie producer/collaborator Tony Visconti; See here; Vinyl), “Conversation Piece” (five-CD box set includes home demos, BBC radio sessions and studio recordings from 1968-69; Merch) (Rhino / Parlophone)
The Clash “London Calling Scrapbook [CD + Book]” (1979 album; featuring a 120-page book containing hand-written lyrics, notes, photos and previously unseen material; Merch) (Epic / Legacy)
Michael Nesmith with Red Rhodes “Cosmic Partners: The McCabe’s Tapes” (previously unreleased concert recording, from Aug. 18, 1973; Amazon UK; Vinyl Picture Disc; Deep Discount; FYE) (7a)
Il Volo “10 Years – The Best Of” (27 songs; See here; Read here; Download; On Tour) (Sony Masterworks)
Various artists “Send I A Lion: A Nighthawk Reggae Joint” (20-track compilation of Nighthawk reggae artists, ccurated by original Nighthawk producer Leroy Jodie Pierson; featuring the Mighty Diamonds, Wailing Souls, Gladiators, Ethiopian, Junior Byles, Justin Hinds, Winston Jarrett, Itals, Ronnie Davis, etc.; Vinyl; Download) (Nighthawk / Omnivore Recordings)

Reissues (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Solomon Burke “Hits & Rarities” (34-song collection) (Warner Music Group / X5 Music Group)
Delta Rae “The Complete Sire Albums” (29 songs; On Tour) (Warner Music Group / X5 Music Group)
Dirty Looks “The Atlantic Albums” (22 songs) (Warner Music Group / X5 Music Group)
Nicolette Larson “The Complete Warner Albums” (50-song collection, including “Lotta Love”; See here) (Warner Music Group / X5 Music Group)

DVD / Blu-ray

Artist(s)/cast: Title: Studio/label:
Chuck Berry, Keith Richards, et al “Chuck Berry: Hail! Hail! Rock ‘N’ Roll (Collector’s Edition) [Blu-ray]” (1986 film; DVD, out Feb. 4) (Shout! Factory, Nov. 19)
P.J. Soles, Vincent Van Patten, Clint Howard, Ramones, et al “Rock ‘N’ Roll High School (40th Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray]” (1979 film; SteelBook; extra features TBA; See here) (Shout! Factory, Nov. 19)

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