New releases

Published on May 28th, 2018 | by Gerry Galipault


New Releases: Oct. 26, 2018

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Francesca Battistelli “Own It” (new single: “Royalty”; Hear here; See here; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Curb / Word)
Andrea Bocelli “Sì” (his first album of all-new material in 14 years; producer: Bob Ezrin; first single: “If Only”; Hear here; Target-Exclusive CD, with two extra songs; Deluxe Edition; Vinyl; iTunes; eBay; On Tour) (Sugar / Decca)
Boy George and Culture Club “Life” (their first album in 19 years; first single: “Let Somebody Love You”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Cassette; eBay; On Tour, with Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey; Merch) (BMG Rights Management)
Dillon Carmichael (nephew of John Michael Montgomery and Montgomery Gentry’s Eddie Montgomery) “Hell On An Angel” (producer: Dave Cobb; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Riser House)
David Crosby “Here If You Listen” (Vinyl; eBay; On Tour) (BMG Rights Management)
Devour The Day “Signals” (first single: “The Censor”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Razor & Tie)
Laura Gibson “Goners” (producers: Gibson, John Askew; first single: “Tenderness”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Barsuk)
Lukas Graham “3 (The Purple Album)” (first single: “Love Someone”; See here; Download; iTunes) (Warner)
Julia Holter “Aviary” (first single: “I Shall Love 2”; See here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Domino)
Hush Kids (Jill Andrews and Peter Groenwald) “Hush Kids” (producer: Ian Fitchuk; new single: “What’s Your Hurry”; Hear/read here; On Tour) (Tone Tree Music)
Mike Love “Reason for the Season” (guests: Hanson, Ambha Love, Christian Love, All Love, Brian Love; Vinyl; On Tour, with The Beach Boys) (BMG Rights Management)
Ingrid Michaelson “Ingrid Michaelson’s Songs for the Season” (guests: Christina Perri, Leslie Odom Jr., Grace VanderWaal, Bess Rogers, Will Chase, Allie Moss; first single: “Looks Like a Cold, Cold Winter”; Hear here; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; On Tour) (Cabin 24)
Robyn “Honey” (her first album since 2010’s “Body Talk”; first single: “Missing U”; Hear/see here; Read here; eBay) (Konichiwa / Interscope)
Mitch Ryder “Christmas (Take a Ride)” (eBay; On Tour) (Cleopatra)
Saves The Day “9” (their first album in five years; first single: “Rendezvous”; Hear here; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour, with Kevin Devine and An Horse; Merch) (Equal Vision)
William Shatner “Shatner Claus: The Christmas Album” (guests: Judy Collins, Billy F Gibbons, Brad Paisley, Rick Wakeman, Iggy Pop, Todd Rundgren, Elliot Easton, Henry Rollins, Joe Louis Walker; Hear here; Vinyl) (Cleopatra)
Tasha “Alone at Last” (first single: “Kind of Love”; Hear here; NPR’s All Songs Considered; Vinyl) (Father/Daughter)
Chris Tomlin “Holy Roar” (producers: Ed Cash, Bryan Fowler; guests: Pat Barrett, Nicole Serrano; Download; iTunes; Hardcover Book; eBay; On Tour) (Sparrow)
Josh Turner “I Serve a Savior” (a collection of gospel hymns, including “Amazing Grace,” “How Great Thou Art” and “I Saw the Light”; See here; Read here; DVD; Download; On Tour) (MCA Nashville)
Various artists “NOW That’s What I Call Music! 68” (eBay; Merch; see related reissue below) (Father/Daughter)
Joe Louis Walker, Bruce Katz and Giles Robson “Journeys to the Heart of the Blues” (producers: Walker, Katz and Robson) (Alligator)
Roland White and Friends “Roland White and Friends: A Tribute to The Kentucky Colonels” (producers: Ty Gilpin, Jon Weisberger; guests: Brooke Aldridge, Darin Aldridge, Jeremy Darrow, Nick Dauphinais, Gina Furtado, avid Grier, Brittany Haas, Josh Haddix, Drew Matulich, Patrick McAvinue, Jon Stickley, etc.; first single: “If You’re Ever Gonna Love Me”; eBay) (Mountain Home Music Company)

New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
BETS (indie-pop singer Betsy Hershey) “Future Color” (first single: “Another Night”; Hear here; iTunes) (BETS)
The Browning (Kansas City hard rock band) “Geist” (first single: “Carnage”; Hear here; iTunes; On Tour) (Spinefarm)
Yu Han (Bremen, Germany-based instrumental/ neoclassical artist) “Images of Elsewhere” (four short pieces for sax solo, and all of them in an additional version for sax and other sounds; producer: Juan María Solare; guest: Solare; first single: “Quintaesencia”; Hear here) (Janus Music & Sound)
Roger Waters “Stravinksky’s The Soldier’s Tale” (with new narration adapted and performed by Waters, with the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival Orchestra; Amazon UK; CD, out Nov. 9; eBay) (Sony Classical)

Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
The Action (1960s mod band, produced by George Martin) “Shadows and Reflections: The Complete Recordings 1964-1968” (four CDs, 86 songs; Read here; Amazon UK) (Grapefruit / Cherry Red)
Barry Adamson “Memento Mori (Anthology 1978-2018)” (17-song compilation; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl) (Mute)
Anathema “Internal Landscapes: The Best of Anathema 2008-2018” (13 songs; Hear here; Amazon UK; Vinyl; Download; iTunes; eBay; On Tour; Merch) (Kscope)
The Crazy World of Arthur Brown “The Crazy World of Arthur Brown (Deluxe Edition)” (1968 album, featuring “Fire”; remastered and expanded with rare singles, a BBC Radio One season from April 1968, alternate mono mixes and a version of “Nightmare” from the 1968 film “The Committee”; See here; Read here; eBay) (Esoteric Recordings / Cherry Red)
Dinosaur Jr. “Ear Bleeding Country: The Best of Dinosaur Jr.” (two CDs, 38 songs; Hear here; Read here; Amazon UK; Vinyl) (Cherry Red)
The Kinks “The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society” (1968 album; remastered; Deluxe Edition, with bonus stereo and mono mixes; Super Deluxe Box Set, with the original LP and CD, plus unreleased bonus material, reproduced 7-inch singles, hardback photo book, etc.; Vinyl; Download; Digital Deluxe Edition; iTunes; eBay; Merch) (Sanctuary / BMG Rights Management)
98° “Let It Snow (Deluxe Edition)” (2017 album; Target-Exclusive CD, with two extra songs, packaged with “The Collection [Greatest Hits]”; eBay) (UMG Recordings)
Diana Ross “Wonderful Christmas Time” (1994 album, originally titled “A Very Special Season,” plus six songs from her 1994 Hallmark release “Diana Ross Making Spirits Bright”; Hear here; eBay; On Tour) (Motown / UMe)
Various artists “Bach 333 – J.S. Bach: The New Complete Edition” (222-CD, one-DVD box set commemorating 333 years since Bach’s birth includes 10 hours of new recordings and seven world premieres; See here; Read here; Amazon UK) (Deutsche Grammophon / Decca Classics / Leipzig Bach Archive)
Various artists “Harmony In My Head: UK Power Pop & New Wave 1977-1981” (three CDs, 151 songs; featuring tracks by Elvis Costello, Squeeze, Buzzcocks, Eddie & The Hot Rods, Nick Lowe, The Jags, Wreckless Eric, etc.; Read here; Amazon UK) (Cherry Red)
Various artists “NOW That’s What I Call Music! 20th Anniversary” (two-CD compilation; See here; eBay; Merch) (NOW)
Various artists “The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Music From the Original Soundtrack) [Vinyl]” (1975 album; DVD; eBay; Merch) (Ode Sounds and Visuals)

Next Week: Nov. 2, 2018

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