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New Releases: Oct. 13, 2023

New Releases (CDs + Vinyl)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
Rick Astley“Are We There Yet?” (his first album in five years; producer: Astley; new single: “Dippin My Feet”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) BMG Rights Management
Beartooth“The Surface” (Columbus, OH, hardcore punk band’s fifth album; new single: “Might Love Myself”; See here; Read here; Transparent Pink Cloudy Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Red Bull
Blue Ocean“Fertile State” (Oakland, CA, shoegaze band’s debut album; new single: “Fertile State”; See here; Pink & Blue Swirl Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Slumberland
boygenius“the rest” (four-song EP; producers: boygenius, Tony Berg, Jake Finch, Ethan Gruska, Calvin Lauber, Collin Pastore, Marshall Vore; first single: “Black Hole”; Amazon UK; On Tour) Interscope
The Breath“Land of My Other” (Manchester-based duo’s third album; new single: “Don’t Rush It”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Real World
Zach Bryan“Zach Bryan” (16-song fourth album; producer: Bryan; guests: Kacey Musgraves, The Lumineers, Sierra Farrell, The War and Treaty; Double Vinyl; Download released on Aug. 25; Apple Music; On Tour) Belting Bronco / Warner
CMAT“Crazymad, For Me” (guest: John Grant; new single: “Stay For Something”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) CMATBABY Limited / AWAL Recordings
Creeper“Sanguivore” (Southampton band’s third album; new single: “Cry to Heaven”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Spinefarm
††† (Crosses)“Goodnight, God Bless, I Love U, Delete.” (guests: Robert Smith, El-P; new single: “Invisible Hand”; See here; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Cassette; Download; Apple Music) Warner
Chelsea Cutler“Stellaria” (singer-songwriter’s third album; new single: “Your Bones”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Mercury / Republic
The Dollyrots“Night Owls” (new single: “Still Holding On”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download) Wicked Cool
Agnetha Fältskog“A+” (re-imagination of the ABBA member’s 2013 album “A”; new single: “Where Do We Go From Here?”; See here; White Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) BMG Rights Management
Charles Wesley Godwin“Family Ties” (Appalachian country folk singer’s third album; 19 songs, including a cover of John Denver’s “Take Me Home, Country Roads”; producer: Al Torrence; new singles: “All Again,” “Family Ties,” “Cue Country Roads” and “West of Lonesome”; Read here; Double Vinyl; Download released on Sept. 22; Apple MusicOn Tour Big Loud
Grrrl Gang“Spunky!” (Indonesian indie trio’s second album; new single: “Spunky!”; See here; Read here; Opaque Pink Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Kill Rock Stars
Holly Humberstone“Paint My Bedroom Black” (British singer-songwriter’s debut album; new singles: “Antichrist” and “Room Service”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Darkroom / Geffen / Polydor
Husbands“CUATRO” (new single: “Used to Surf”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Cowboy 2.0 / Thirty Tigers
Christone “Kingfish” Ingram“Live in London” (recorded in June 2023 at The Garage; See here; Vinyl; Download) Alligator
Kacey Johansing“Year Away” (producers: Johansing, Tim Ramsey; new single: “Daffodils”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) Night Bloom
Miloš Karadaglić“Baroque” (Montenegrin guitarist’s label debut; new single: “Concerto in D Minor: II. Adagio”; Hear here; Download) Sony Classical
Land of Talk“Performances” (Canadian outfit’s fifth album; new single: “Your Beautiful Self”; See here; Read here; Ecomix Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Saddle Creek
Gucci Mane“Breath of Fresh Air” (guests: Lil Baby, Kodak Black, DaBaby, 21 Savage, Roddy Ricch, et al; Download; Apple Music) 1017 Global Music / Atlantic
The Mary Wallopers“Irish Rock ‘n’ Roll” (new single: “The Blarney Stone”; See here; Pink Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) BC Records
Metric“Formentera II” (new single: “Just the Once”; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Metric Music International / Thirty Tigers
Laura Misch“Sample the Sky” (London-based saxophonist’s debut album; new single: “Hide to Seek”; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) One Little Independent
Carrie Newcomer“A Great Wild Mercy” (singer-songwriter’s 20th album; new single: “A Great Wild Mercy”; See here; Download; Apple Music) Available Light
Offset“SET IT OFF” (guests: Cardi B, Travis Scott, Future, Latto, Chloe Yung Nudy, Don Toliver; new single: “FAN”; See here; Read here; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Motown
Troye Sivan“Something to Give Each Other” (Australian dance-pop singer’s third album and first since 2018; See here; Read here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Capitol
Squirrel Flower“Tomorrow’s Fire” (Chicago-based indie rock artist Ella Williams’ third album; new singles: “Full Time Job” and “When a Plant Is Dying”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Cassette; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) Polyvinyl
Jamila Woods“Water Made Us” (Chicago poet-musician’s third album; guests: Saba, duendita, Peter CottonTale; new single: “Tiny Garden”; See here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Cassette; Download; Apple Music) Jagjaguwar

New Releases (Downloads)

ARTISTTITLELABEL
Bad Bunny“nadie sabe lo que va a pasar mañana” (title translation: “nobody knows what will happen tomorrow”; Puerto Rico superstar’s fifth album; producers: La Paciencia, MAG, Tainy; new single: “Un Preview”; Read here; Merch) Rimas Entertainment
A Beacon School“yoyo” (Patrick J. Smith’s first album in five years; new singles: “Potion” and “Jon”; Hear here; Apple Music) Grind Select
Ken Carson“A Great Chaos” (Atlanta rapper’s third album; new single: “i need u”; Hear here; Apple Music; On Tour, with Playboi Carti) Opium / Interscope
Tex Crick“Sweet Dreamin'” (Tokyo-based Australian artist’s second album; new single: “Silly Little Things”; See here; Vinyl) Mac DeMarco’s Record Label
Roger Eno“the skies, they shift like chords” (piano solo tracks performed by Eno, as well as multi-instrumental pieces, some with electronics; new single: “Strangely, I Dreamt,” with vocals by Cecily Eno; See here; Amazon UK) Deutsche Grammophon
The Exbats“Song Machine” (new single: “Like It Like I Do”; Apple Music) Goner Records
Riley Green“Ain’t My Last Rodeo” (Alabama country artist’s second album; guests: Jelly Roll, Luke Combs; new single: “Mississippi or Me”; See here; Apple Music; On Tour) Big Machine
Hooveriii“Pointe” (L.A. psych-kraut’s seventh album; new single: “The Tall Grass”; See here; Apple Music) The Reverberation Appreciation Society / Levitation
Lillian Leadbetter“State of Romance” (Vermont singer-songwriter’s debut album; See here) Lillian and the Muses
Lightheaded“Good Good Great!” (NJ indie pop outfit’s five-song debut EP; new single: “Mercury Girl”; See here; Apple Music) Slumberland
Joe McLeod“The Dancer and the Bear” (Canadian indie folk artist’s second album; new single: “What a Pity”; Hear here; Apple Music) We Are Busy Bodies
The Menzingers“Some of It Was True” (Philadelphia punk-rock group’s seventh album; producer: Brad Cook; new single: “Hope Is a Dangerous Little Thing”; See here; Read here; CD and Vinyl out Jan. 26, 2024; Apple Music; On Tour) Epitaph
Omri Mor & Yosef Gutman“Melodies of Light” (new single: “Movement One – Opening”; Hear here) Soul Song Records
Margo Price“Strays II” (guests: Mike Campbell, Sharon Van Etten, Lucius, Ny Oh, Buck Meek, Jonathan Wilson; See here; Read here; On Tour) Loma Vista Recordings / Concord
X-Press 2“Thee” (U.K. electronic duo’s fifth album; new single: “Zeven”; Hear here; Apple Music) Acid Jazz Acquisitions Ltd.

Reissues (CDs + Vinyl)

ARTIST TITLE LABEL
CHVRCHES “The Bones of What You Believe (10 Year Anniversary Special Edition)” (Double CD; 2013 debut album; remastered, with four unheard songs and five live recordings; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) Glassnote
The Cranberries “To the Faithful Departed (Deluxe Edition)” (1996 album, featuring “When You’re Gone” and “Salvation”; three-CD set includes outtakes, early mixes and 12 rare live tracks from their 1996 tour; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK) Island / UMe
Jim Croce “The Definitive Croce” (three-CD, 34-song collection; Triple Vinyl; Download) BMG Rights Management
Jackie DeShannon “Little Bit of Heaven: The 1964 Metric Music Demos” (35 songs, with fully annotated 16-page color booklet) Teensville
Judy Garland “Judy Garland Christmas Album” (seven songs from “The Judy Garland Show,” Episode #15, also known as “The Christmas Show”; taped on Dec. 6, 1963, and aired on Dec. 22, 1963) BFD
Lynyrd Skynyrd “FYFTY” (four-CD, 50-song career-spanning compilation, released to mark the 50th anniversary of their 1973 debut album, “(Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nérd)”; Download; Apple Music; On Tour; Merch) Geffen / UMe
Pink Floyd “The Dark Side of the Moon (50th Anniversary Remaster)” (1973 album; remastered by James Guthrie; with 12-page booklet; Blu-ray Audio, original 5.1 mix and remastered stereo versions along with a new mix in Atmos; Vinyl, on 180-gram vinyl in a gatefold jacket with original posters and stickers; Merch) Pink Floyd / Legacy
Sevendust “Seven of Sevendust” (seven-CD box set features seven albums, from 2005’s “Next” to 2015’s “Kill the Flaw”; Vinyl, nine-LP box set; On Tour) Rise / BMG Rights Management
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