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New Releases: Sept. 3, 2021

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New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Lauren Alaina “Sitting Pretty On Top of the World” (guests: Trisha Yearwood, Lukas Graham, Jon Pardi; new single: “Getting Over Him”; Download; Apple Music; On Tour, with Florida Georgia Line) » BUY NOW (19 Recordings / Mercury Nashville)
Craig Armstrong “Nocturnes: Music for 2 Pianos” (14 compositions, written mostly at night in lockdown; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Modern Recordings)
Patricia Barber “Clique” (recorded, mixed and mastered in Digital eXtreme Definition (352.8kHz/32bit) at Chicago Recording Company’s Studio 5; Hear here; Hybrid SACD; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Impex)
Camila Cabello, Idina Menzel, et al “Cinderella (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (romantic musical comedy film premieres Sept. 3 on Amazon Prime Video; Download) » BUY NOW (Epic)
Liz Cooper “Hot Sass” (producer: Benny Yurco; first single: “Slice of Life”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Sleepyhead)
David Ferguson (Grammy-winning engineer, composer and studio owner) “Nashville No More” (guests: Béla Fleck, Margo Price, Jerry Douglas, Stuart Duncan, Tim O’Brien, Sierra Hull, Justin Moses, Mark Howard, Billy Sanford, Kenny Vaughan; new single: “Knocking Around Nashville”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Fat Possum)
Imagine Dragons “Mercury – Act 1” (producer: Rick Rubin; new single: “Wrecked”; See here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive CD, with four lithographs and a poster; Target-Exclusive CD, with alternative cover and poster; Vinyl;; Amazon-Exclusive White Vinyl; Target-Exclusive Vinyl, with alternative cover and poster; Cassette; Download; Apple Music; Walmart) » BUY NOW (KIDinaKORNER / Interscope)
Iron Maiden “Senjutsu” (double album, their first LP in six years; producers: Kevin Shirley, Steve Harris; first single: “The Writing On The Wall”; See here; Read here; Deluxe Mediabook; Deluxe Box Set; Target-Exclusive CD, with lenticular album artwork; Vinyl; Amazon UK-Exclusive Silver Vinyl; Walmart-Exclusive Red & Black Marble Vinyl;; Download; Apple Music; On Tour; Merch) » BUY NOW (Iron Maiden LLP / Sanctuary / BMG Rights Management)
Little Simz “Sometimes I Might Be Introvert” (the follow-up to her Mercury Prize-nominated 2019 record “GREY Area”; producers: Little Simz, Inflo; guests: Obongjayar, Cleo Sol; new single: “Introvert”; See here; Milky Clear Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Age 101 Music / AWAL Recordings)
Evann McIntosh “Character Development” (new single: “Nobody Else”; See here; Light Blue Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Mom+Pop Music)
The Picturebooks “The Major Minor Collective” (guests: Lzzy Hale, Clutch’s Neil Fallon, Chris Robertson of Black Stone Cherry, Slothtrust’s Leah Wellbaum, Refused’s Dennis Lyxzén, etc.; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Century Media)
Gerry Rafferty “Rest in Blue” (completion of the 14-track posthumous album was overseen by Rafferty’s daughter, Martha; they were songs he was working on before his death in January 2011; includes a country-tinged version of “Stuck in the Middle With You”; first single: “Slow Down”; Hear here; Read here; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Metanoia Music / Parlophone)
Chris Standring “Wonderful World” (11-song jazz trio album with 19-piece symphony orchestra and guests Randy Brecker, Kathrin Shorr, Peter Erskine, Chuck Berghofer and Harvey Mason; Vinyl; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Ultimate Vibe)

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Baby Queen “The Yearbook” (10-song mixtape; new single: “American Dream”; See here) » BUY NOW (Polydor)
Steven Bernstein’s Millennial Territory Orchestra “Tinctures In Time (Community Music, Vol. 1)” (new single: “Planet B”; See here; Vinyl; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Royal Potato Family)
Dead Romantic (British rock band) “Voices” (producer: guitarist Michael Krompass; new single: “Kissed With a Lie”; See here) » BUY NOW (Mercia)
Drake “Certified Lover Boy” (guests: Jay-Z, Future, Young Thug, Travis Scott, Giveon, Lil Baby, Ty Dolla $ign, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, etc.; new single: “Way 2 Sexy”; See/Read here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (OVO / Republic)
Chesney Hawkes “Living Arrows” (the British singer-songwriter’s first album since 2012; new single: “Do You Ever Think of Me”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (HGLA)
Lady Gaga “Dawn of Chromatica” (“Chromatica” remix album, featuring collaborations with Arca, Rina Sawayama, Pabllo Vittar, Charli XCX, Ashnikko, Shygirl, Dorian Electra, Bree Runway, etc.; Hear here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Streamline / Interscope)
Lady Pulse “Absolutely Ruthless” (Miami-based hip-hop/R&B artist’s debut album; producers: DIO + KLEIN; new single: “Get Down On It, Push Up On It”; Hear here) » BUY NOW (KingJam Records / EMG)
Vana Liya (pop reggae/dancehall artist) “Little Kahuna” (guests: Pepper frontman Kaleo Wassman, Half Pint, Kbong; new single: “Round n Round”; Hear here; Vinyl; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (LAW)
L’Orange “The World Is Still Chaos, But I Feel Better” (new single: “Durbin Was a Trap House”; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Mello Music Group)
Meatbodies (L.A. rock trio) “333” (new single: “Reach for the Sunn”; See here; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (In the Red)
Lolita Moore “Loved” (producer: Moore; first single: “Loved”; Hear here) » BUY NOW (Lamb)
New Found Glory “Forever and Ever x Infinity … And Beyond!!!” (six-song EP; See here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Hopeless)
Petey “Lean Into Life” (producers: Petey, Phil Hartunian; new single: “Lean Into Life”; Hear here; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Terrible)
Rudimental “Ground Control” (guests: Anne-Marie, James Vincent McMorrow, Ella Henderson, Nørskov, Tion Wayne, Skream, etc.; new single: “So Sorry”; See here; Green Vinyl; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Atlantic)
Sampology “Regrowth” (guests: James Chatburn, Laneous, Allysha Joy, Seven Davis Jr.; new single: “Reassemble”; Hear here) » BUY NOW (Middle Name)
The Screaming Jets “All for One (30 Year Anniversary Edition)” (a re-imagining of their 1991 debut album, featuring “Better”; Hear/Read
here; On Tour) » BUY NOW
(Dinner for Wolves)
Shackleton (aka Berlin producer Sam Shackleton) “Departing Like Rivers” (Hear/Read here) » BUY NOW (Woe to the Septic Heart!)
Pop Wallace “Noises Made Figuring Things Out” (six-song EP; Hear here) » BUY NOW (Poxy)
Brett Young “Weekends Look A Little Acoustic These Days” (stripped-down versions of songs off his 2020 album “Weekends Look a Little Different These Days”; See/Read here) » BUY NOW (Big Machiine)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Rory Gallagher “Rory Gallagher (50th Anniversary Edition)” (1971 album; two-CD set contains 18 bonus tracks; See/Read here; Super Deluxe Edition, four-CD, one-DVD box set features a new stereo mix, 30 previously unreleased outtakes, a 1971 BBC radio concert and a 50-minute DVD of his first solo concert; Vinyl, three-LP set;; Download; Super Deluxe Digital Edition) » BUY NOW (Polydor / UMe)
Emmylou Harris and the Nash Ramblers “Ramble in Music City: The Lost Concert” (unreleased performance at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center on Sept. 28, 1990; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Nonesuch)
Juilliard String Quartet “The Early Columbia Recordings 1949-56” (16-CD box set) » BUY NOW (Sony Classical)
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band “Mannthology” (deluxe hardback book with four CDs, another disc of B-sides, rare mixes and previously unreleased tracks and and two DVDs, featuring “Live at Baloise Session 31/10/17” and “The Story of Manfred Mann’s Earth Band”) » BUY NOW (Creature Music)
Bob Marley and the Wailers “The Capitol Session ’73” (CD + DVD set, first official release of the October 1973 session at Capitol Studios in Los Angeles; Hear here; Read here; Green Marble Vinyl; Target CD; Target Green Marble Vinyl; Download; Merch) » BUY NOW (Mercury Studios)
P.O.D. “Satellite (20th Anniversary Edition)” (2001 album; remastered, with a second CD of rarities, remixes and four previously unreleased demos; Hear here; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Rhino / Atlantic)
Super Furry Animals “Rings Around the World (20th Anniversary Edition)” (2001 album, featuring “Juxtapozed With U,” “[Drawing] Rings Around the World” and “It’s Not the End of the World?”; three-CD deluxe set includes 33 previously unreleased outtakes, demos and remixes; remastered from the original analog master tapes; Standard CD; Vinyl) » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)
Van Der Graaf Generator “The Charisma Years 1970-1978” (17-CD, three-Blu-ray disc box set; Read here; Amazon UK; Download) » BUY NOW (Virgin)
Various artists “Arthur Baker Presents Dance Masters: Shep Pettibone – The Classic 12″ Master-Mixes” (47 classic 1980s dance mixes on four CDs, with 32-page booklet; Track List; Hear here; Clear Vinyl; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW (Demon Music Group)

Reissues (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Engelbert Humperdinck “Forgotten Promises [1967 – 1975]” (digital-only collection of 13 B-sides and rarities; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Decca)

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