Categories: New releases

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New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Jason Aldean “9” (four streamed songs: “Blame It On You,” “Keeping It Small Town,” lead single “We Back” and “I Don’t Drive Anymore”; Hear here; Download) (Broken Bow)
Beck “Hyperspace” (guests: Sky Ferreira, Terrell Hines; new single: “Saw Lightning,” feat. Pharrell, who co-wrote and co-produced the song with Beck; Hear here; Read here; Target-Exclusive CD, with one extra song; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Fonograf / Capitol)
Big Band of Brothers (15-piece outfit) “A Jazz Celebration of the Allman Brothers Band” (featuring covers of “Whipping Post,” “Statesboro Blues,” “In Memory of Elizabeth Reed,” “Dreams,” etc.; producers: Mark Lanter, Charles Driebe, John Harvey; guests: Marc Broussard, Ruthie Foster, Wycliffe Gordon, Jack Pearson; Hear here; Vinyl; Download) (New West)
Mary Black “Mary Black Orchestrated” (featuring the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Brian Byrne; producer: Byrne; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Gifthorse)
Danny Brown “uknowhatimsayin¿” (executive producer: Q-Tip; producers: Q-Tip, JPEGMAFIA, Flying Lotus, Paul White, Standing on the Corner, etc.; first single: “Dirty Laundry”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; On Tour) (Warp)
David Byrne “David Byrne’s American Utopia on Broadway (Original Cast Recording)” (theatrical concert features songs from his 2018 album of the same name, along with hits from his time as Talking Heads frontman and throughout his solo career, alongside an eclectic group of international musicians; directed by Alex Timbers and choreographed by Annie-B Parson; opens Oct. 20 at the Hudson Theatre, booked through Jan. 19; On Broadway) (Nonesuch)
Leonard Cohen “Thanks for the Dance” (his final album was pieced together by son Adam Cohen based on “musical sketches” from their previous collaboration on “You Want It Darker”; guests: Beck, Jennifer Warnes, Feist, Damien Rice, Daniel Lanois, The National’s Bryce Dessner, Arcade Fire’s Richard Reed Parry on bass; first single: “The Goal”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download) (Legacy Recordings)
Coldplay “Everyday Life” (double album: one half is titled “Sunrise,” the other “Sunset”; producers: Coldplay, Rik Simpson; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Merch) (Atlantic / Parlophone)
COMA (German electronic duo) “Voyage Voyage” (new single: “A-Train”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download) (City Slang)
Luke Evans “At Last” (the actor/singer’s debut album; he starred as Gaston in Disney’s live-action remake of “Beauty and the Beast”; producer: Steve Anderson; new single: “Changing”; Hear here; Download) (BMG Rights Management)
EXO “Obsession” (the K-pop group’s first release without members Xiumin and D.O., who serving mandatory military duty; first single: “Obsession”; Merch) (Dreamus / SM Entertainment, Nov. 27)
Girl Ray “Girl” (producer: Ash Workman; first single: “Show Me More”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) (Moshi Moshi)
Mary Lambert “Grief Creature” (producer: Lambert; guests: Macklemore, Julien Baker, Hollis, Maiah Manser; Vinyl; On Tour) (Tender Heart)
Ben Lee “Quarter Century Classix” (covers of ’90s songs by Sonic Youth, Fugazi, The Breeders, Daniel Johnston, Dinosaur Jr., Pavement, Guided By Voices, Sebadoh, etc.; guests: Mike Watt, Petra Haden, Joey Waronker, Julianna Barwick, William Tyler, Mary Lattimore, Maria Taylor; Hear here; Vinyl; Cassette; Download) (New West)
Lindemann (Rammstein vocalist Till Lindemann with Hypocrisy/PAIN multi-instrumentalist Peter Tägtgren) “F & M” (German-language album; producer: Tägtgren; new single: “Knebel”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) (Vertigo Berlin / Universal)
Pernice Brothers “Spread the Feeling” (their first album in nine years; Read here; Vinyl) (Ashmont)
Rod Stewart “You’re In My Heart: Rod Stewart With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra” (his classic vocal tracks with new arrangements performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; producer: Trevor Horn; first single: “Sailing”; See here; Target-Exclusive CD, with seven additional songs; Download) (Rhino)
Various artists “Come On Up to the House: Women Sing Waits” (tribute to Tom Waits, featuring covers by Rosanne Cash, Aimee Mann, Joseph, Patty Griffin, Phoebe Bridgers, Corinne Bailey Rae, Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer, Iris Dement, Kat Edmonson, Angie McMahon, Courtney Marie Andrews, The Wild Reeds; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download) (Dualtone)
Various artists “Strictly the Best 60” (25 current and breaking hits from some of the top artists in roots reggae and dancehall; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) (VP)
Various artists “This Warm December: A Brushfire Holiday, Volume 3” (features original and holiday-classic songs from Jack Johnson and friends, including G. Love, Bahamas, Mason Jennings, Zach Rogue [of Rogue Wave], Zach Gill, Paula Fuga, etc.; first single: Johnson’s “New Axe”; Hear here; Download; Apple Music) (Brushfire / Universal)
Robbie Williams “The Christmas Present” (24 songs; guests: Rod Stewart, Bryan Adams, Jamie Cullum, Poppa Pete, Helene Fischer, Tyson Fury; See here; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition, with five bonus tracks) (Columbia)

New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
William Patrick Corgan “Cotillions” (Americana-styled album; guests: Smashing Pumpkins bandmate Jeff Schroeder, Katie Cole, etc.; Read here; On Tour) (Martha’s Music, LLC)
Laibach “Party Songs” (six-song EP; first single: “Honourable, Dead or Alive, When Following the Revolutionary Road [Arduous March version]”; See here; Apple Music) (Mute)

Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Babys “Silver Dreams: Complete Albums 1975-1980” (six-CD box set includes bonus tracks for each studio album, plus the shelved 1975 debut LP “The Official Unofficial Babys Album” and “Live At The Tower Theatre, Philadelphia,” a previously promo-only concert from 1977; Read here; Amazon UK) (HNE / Cherry Red)
The Beatles “The Singles Collection [Vinyl]” (box set containing 23 7-inch vinyl singles; Merch) (Capitol / UMe)
Scott H. Biram “Sold Out to the Devil: A Collection of Gospel Cuts by the Rev. Scott H. Biram” (10-song compilation includes a previously unreleased cover of the Louvin Brothers’ “Broadminded”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Bloodshot)
The Bobbettes “We Shot Mr. Lee” (31-song compilation, including their 1957 Top 10 hit “Mr. Lee”; See here) (Jasmine)
Bonnie Guitar “Singles As & Bs, 1956-1962 … and more” (two CDs, 56 songs) (Jasmine)
Change “Everything and More: Complete Recordings 1980-2019” (seven-CD, 76-track box set, including “A Lover’s Holiday,” and featuring the studio group’s seven albums and many remixes; Hear here; Amazon UK), “Paradise: The Ultimate Collection 1980-2019 [Vinyl]” (19 songs on 180-gram double vinyl; Amazon UK) (Edsel)
The Chemical Brothers “Surrender (20th Anniversary Deluxe Reissue)” (1999 album; three-disc edition includes previously unreleased “Secret Psychedelic Mixes” of album tracks, plus B-sides and remixes from the period and a DVD of restored promo videos and film of their Glastonbury 2000 performance; See here; Vinyl + DVD) (UMC)
Bing Crosby with the London Symphony Orchestra “Bing At Christmas” (14 songs, with newly recorded orchestral arrangements; producer: Nick Patrick; Hear here; Read here) (Decca / UMe)
Depeche Mode “The Definitive Depeche Mode Studio Collection” (18-CD box set contains all 14 original studio albums, with four bonus discs featuring 63 B-sides and bonus tracks and 228-page book; Merch) (Rhino / Warner)
Grateful Dead “Ready or Not” (live album features songs intended for the band’s final unrecorded studio album before Jerry Garcia’s death; Read here; Merch) (Grateful Dead Production)
Jimi Hendrix “Songs For Groovy Children: The Fillmore East Concerts” (five-CD box set, newly mixed by Eddie Kramer, captures his Dec. 31, 1969 and Jan. 1, 1970 shows with Billy Cox and Buddy Miles; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Merch) (Experience Hendrix / Legacy)
New England “The New England Archives Box: Vol. 1” (five-CD collection of demo recordings and outtakes; See here; Read here; Amazon UK) (HNE / Cherry Red)
Harry Nilsson “Losst and Founnd” (unreleased material recorded before his death in January 1994; producer: Mark Hudson; collaborators: Jimmy Webb, Van Dyke Parks, Jim Keltner, Harry’s son Kiefo Nilsson; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download) (Omnivore Recordings)
Simple Minds “40: The Best Of – 1979-2019” (three-CD set includes a cover of King Creosote’s 2014 song, “For One Night Only”; remastered at Abbey Road studios; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition; On Tour; Merch) (Virgin / UMe)
Various artists “Space Funk: Afro Futurist Electro Funk In Space 1976-84” (15-song collection; Hear here; Amazon UK) (Soul Jazz)
Various artists “Street Born: The Ultimate & Essential Guide to Hip-Hop” (three CDs, 45 songs; Amazon UK) (Music Brokers)

Reissues (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Searchers “The Complete Sire Years (29 songs) (Warner Music Group / X5 Music Group)

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