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New Releases: Nov. 20, 2020


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New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Lee Brice “Hey World” (guests: Carly Pearce, Blessing Offor; new single: “Hey World”; See here; Read here; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Curb)
Garth Brooks “Fun” (new single: “Shallow,” a duet with wife Trisha Yearwood; See here; Merch) » BUY NOW (Pearl)
BTS “BE (Deluxe Edition)” (new single: “Dynamite”; See here; Read here) » BUY NOW (Big Hit Entertainment)
Cabaret Voltaire “Shadow of Fear” (the band’s first album in more than 20 years is also the first release with Richard H Kirk as the sole member of the band; first single: “Vasto”; Hear here; Purple Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Mute)
Nick Cave “Idiot Prayer: Nick Cave Alone at Alexandra Palace” (solo performance on piano at the London venue; first single: “Galleon Ship”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Bad Seed Ltd.)
Dark Tranquillity “Moment” (first single: “Phantom Days”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Merch) » BUY NOW (Century Media)
Raheem DeVaughn “What a Time To Be In Love” (with The Colleagues; Download) » BUY NOW (SoNo Recording Group / DeVaughn Media Group)
Neil Diamond “Classic Diamonds: Neil Diamond with The London Symphony Orchestra” (new vocals from Diamond on past hits, paired with new orchestral arrangements, recorded at Abbey Road Studios and Diamond’s studio in Los Angeles; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Capitol)
The Dirty Knobs (rock quartet led by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers guitarist Mike Campbell) “Wreckless Abandon” (producers: Campbell, George Drakoulias; guests: Chris Stapleton, Heartbreakers keyboardist Benmont Tench; first single: “Wreckless Abandon”; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)
Dirty Projectors “5EPs” (five four-song EPs; each EP features lead vocals by a different band member, while the final EP features vocals by all the members; See here; Vinyl) » BUY NOW (Domino)
John Fogerty “Fogerty’s Factory” (covers of songs off CCR’s “Cosmo’s Factory” with his three youngest children, plus other covers; Hear/see here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Merch) » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)
Josh Groban “Harmony” (guests: Sara Bareilles, Kirk Franklin, Leslie Odom Jr.; new single: “The Impossible Dream”; Hear here; Target-Exclusive Vinyl, with expanded booklet and album art; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Reprise)
Iron Maiden “Nights of the Dead, Legacy of the Beast: Live in Mexico City” (recorded during the band’s three soldout arena shows in September 2019; See here; Read here; Deluxe Edition; Vinyl; Walmart-Exclusive Red, White and Green Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Target; Merch) » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)
Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon “Noon” (their first album together in 15 years; first singles: “Ants” and “I Am Random”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download, released on Aug. 28; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Megaplum / ATO)
Tim Minchin (Broadway composer-pianist scored the Tony-nominated musicals “Matilda” and “Groundhog Day”) “Apart Together” (new single: “Airport Piano”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)
Various artists “Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival 2019” (three-CD set, recorded at American Airlines Center in Dallas, featuring guests James Bay, Jeff Beck, Doyle Bramhall II, Gary Clark Jr., Robert Cray, Sheryl Crow, Andy Fairweather Low, Peter Frampton, Vince Gill, Buddy Guy, Sonny Landreth, Lianne La Havas, Los Lobos, John Mayer, Keb’ Mo’, Bonnie Raitt, Robert Randolph, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Jimmie Vaughan, etc.; Vinyl, six-LP box set) » BUY NOW (Rhino)
Various artists “If the Fates Allow: A Hadestown Holiday Album” (featuring Jewelle Blackman, Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer and Kay Trinidad as “The Fates,” plus the entire “Hadestown” cast) » BUY NOW (Broadway)
Various artists “Strictly the Best, Vol. 61” (two-CD, 24-song compilation of emerging hits and breaking artists in contemporary reggae; See here) » BUY NOW (VP)

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Other Notable Releases

Koe Wetzel Patty Gurdy Killer Be Killed
Ward Davis We Three Saint Jhn
Kenny Lewis & One Voice My Dying Bride The Piano Guys
Michael Ball & Alfie Boe Ellefson Rasheed Chappell & Buckwild
Kelsey Waldon Lastlings Black Violin

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Phoebe Bridgers “Copycat Killer” (four-song EP of reworked tracks off her “Punisher” album; Read here) » BUY NOW (Dead Oceans)
Jamie Cullum “The Pianoman At Christmas” (10 original songs, featuring 57 musicians, recorded at Abbey Road Studios; producer: Greg Wells; CD, out Dec. 4; Vinyl) » BUY NOW (Blue Note)
Grandaddy “The Sophtware Slump ….. on a wooden piano” (new piano version of his 2000 album; Hear here; See here; CD and Vinyl out Feb. 19) » BUY NOW, “The Sophtware Slump 20th Anniversary Collection [Vinyl]” (four-LP box set) » BUY NOW (Dangerbird)
Engelbert Humperdinck “Sentiments” (six-song EP featuring covers of songs by Elton John, Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley and Charlie Chaplin; BTW: his first Christmas special will be livestreamed on Looped on Saturday, Dec. 12, at noon PT / 3 p.m. ET; producer: Jurgen Korduletsch; guest: Janet Devlin; first single: “One World”; See here) » BUY NOW (OK!Good)
Peter Katz “City of Our Lives” (new single: “KMOTM”; Hear here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Plaid Shirt Music, Nov. 25)
Kelsey Kindall (San Francisco pop singer) “Couldn’t Be Bothered” (four-song EP; producer: Jason Sill; first single: “Couldn’t Be Bothered”; Hear here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Kelsey Kindall)

[su_quote]I definitely love writing music for the people who don’t take life too seriously,” Kindall tells P&P. “I just quite literally wrote my way around the world before the pandemic, visiting over 20 countries, and since quarantine have spent the majority of my time producing an EP fully encompassing my journey.[/su_quote]

King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard “K.G.” (their 16th studio album; new single: “Automation”; Hear here; CD and Vinyl out Dec. 4; Apple Music) » BUY NOW, “Live in San Francisco ’16 [Vinyl]” (recorded at The Independent; Hear here; CD out Dec. 4; Download; Apple Music; Merch) » BUY NOW (KGLW / ATO)
Larkin Poe “Kindred Spirits” (all-covers album; new single: “In the Air Tonight”; See here) » BUY NOW (Tricki-Woo)
Lissie “Thank You to the Flowers” (five-song covers EP; new single: “Bloody Mother Fucking Asshole”; See here) » BUY NOW (Cooking Vinyl)
Megan Thee Stallion “Good News” (her debut studio album; guests: Beyoncé, Young Thug, Big Sean, 2 Chainz, Lil Durk, DaBaby, SZA, Popcaan, City Girls, Mustard, Hot Girl Meg; Read here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (300 Entertainment)
Refused “The Malignant Fire EP” (five-song EP; new single: “Born on the Outs”; See here; Vinyl) » BUY NOW (Spinefarm)
Shaggy “Christmas in the Islands” (guests: OMI, Rayvon, Ne-Yo, Beenie Man, Joss Stone, Bounty Killer, Junior Reid, Sanchez, etc.) » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Dave Alvin “From an Old Guitar: Rare and Unreleased Recordings” (16-song collection; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Yep Roc)
Mary J. Blige “My Life (Deluxe Edition)” (1994 album, featuring “Be Happy,” “I’m Goin’ Down” and “Mary Jane [All Night Long]”; double CD set; See here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Republic / UMe)
Focus “50 Years Anthology 1970-1976” (nine-CD, two-DVD box set; the DVDs are in the PAL format, which may not play on most North American DVD players) » BUY NOW (Red Bullet)
Jimi Hendrix Experience “Live in Maui” (July 30, 1970, performance coincides with the new documentary, “Music, Money, Madness … Jimi Hendrix in Maui”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Merch) » BUY NOW (Experience Hendrix / Legacy)
Jewel “Pieces of You (25th Anniversary Edition)” (1995 album; remastered two-CD set with B-sides, rarities, demos, outtakes, and live material recorded at the former Inner Change coffeehouse in San Diego; Deluxe Edition, four-CD box set; Vinyl, four-LP box set; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Craft Recordings / Concord)
Tom Jones “The Complete Decca Studio Albums Collection” (17-CD box set includes every album he recorded from 1965 to 1975, plus “Hide and Seek: The Lost Collection – Expanded Edition”; Read here; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW (Decca / UMC)
The Last (influential L.A. punk band) “Look Again” (previously unreleased album recorded in 1980; remastered; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (House Arrest / Fat Possum)
Tim McGraw “McGraw Machine Hits: 2013-2019” (14 songs; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Big Machine)
Anne Murray “The Ultimate Christmas Collection” (22-song collection) » BUY NOW (Capitol / UMe)
Pink Floyd “Delicate Sound of Thunder (Restored, Re-edited, Remixed)” (1988 live album and concert film; remastered; Read here; Deluxe Box Set, with two CDs, Blu-ray + DVD, 40-page booklet, poster, postcards, etc.; Vinyl Box Set; DVD; Blu-ray; Download; Merch) » BUY NOW (Columbia / Legacy)
Porcupine Tree “The Delerium Years 1991-1997” (13-CD box set, with a 140-page book) » BUY NOW (Transmission)
Elvis Presley “From Elvis in Nashville” (four-CD compilation of sessions with the legendary “Nashville Cats” in RCA Studio B in 1970; remixed by Matt Ross-Spang; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Merch) » BUY NOW (RCA / Legacy)
Chris Rea “Era 1 (As, Bs & Rarities 1978-1984)” (three CDs, 51 songs; See here; Read here; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW (Rhino / Warner)
Jerry Jeff Walker “Mr. Bojangles: The Atco / Elektra Years” (five-CD, 52-song collection; Read here) » BUY NOW (Morello / Cherry Red)

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Reissues (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
BRKN LOVE “BRKN LOVE (Deluxe Edition)” (2020 album; with four newly recorded tracks, including “Crush”; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Spinefarm, Nov. 19)

Next Week: Nov. 27, 2020

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