New Releases 11.27.2020

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NOV. 27 RELEASES

New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Billie Joe Armstrong “No Fun Mondays” (14 covers from his YouTube channel; Vinyl) » BUY NOW (Warner)
Gary Barlow “Music Played By Humans” (guests: Michael Bublé, Beverley Knight, Sebastián Yatra, James Corden, Avishai Cohen, Chilly Gonzales, Alesha Dixon, Ibrahim Maalouf; first single: “Elita”; Hear here; Red Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Polydor)
Jimmy Buffett “Songs You Don’t Know By Heart” (during the lockdown, Buffett asked fans which lesser-known songs he should redo; within minutes, he got more than 10,000 requests; he had to relearn songs, and it became part of video series; Download) » BUY NOW (Mailboat)
Miley Cyrus “Plastic Hearts” (new single: “Midnight Sky”; See here; Read here; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (RCA)
GOT7 (K-pop group) “Breath of Love: Last Piece” (producers: GOT7; Read here; Merch) » BUY NOW (JYP Entertainment, Nov. 30)
Hatebreed “Weight of the False Self” (new single: “Weight of the False Self”; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Nuclear Blast)
Ty Herndon “Regifted” (new single: “Orphans of God”; Hear here; Download) » BUY NOW (BFD)
Ryan Shaw “Imagining Marvin” (covers of Marvin Gaye hits alongside five of Shaw’s original songs inspired by Gaye’s legacy; producers: Shaw, Shedrick Mitchell; first single: “Strong Men Can,” co-written by Shaw and Valerie Simpson) » BUY NOW (FORM / Broadway)
Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band “Straight To You: Live [CD + DVD]” (recorded at Leverkusen Jazzstage for the German TV show, “Rockpalast,” on Nov. 25, 2019; Red Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Provogue / Mascot Label Group)
Smashing Pumpkins “Cyr” (20-track double album; producer: frontman Billy Corgan; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Merch) » BUY NOW (Sumerian)
Granger Smith “Country Things” (guest: Earl Dibbles Jr.) » BUY NOW (Wheelhouse)
Jesse Colin Young “Highway Troubadour” (re-imagining of songs from his catalog, recorded with just two AEA A440 ribbon microphones to capture warmth – one for his voice and one for his guitar; See here; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)

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Other Notable Releases

Sodom Diamond Head Within the Ruins
Mark Kelly’s Marathon Coil Eric Reed
Sanguine Hum Tim Burgess Loudblast
Amahiru Big Big Train The Jerky Boys
Krayolas Lady Buds Ben Lang

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New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Steps “What the Future Holds” (producers: Julian Gingell, Barry Stone; first single: “What the Future Holds”; See here; Vinyl; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)
Volbeat “Rewind, Replay, Rebound: Live in Deutschland” (recorded in 2019; first single: “Cheapside Sloggers – Live In Stuttgart”; See here; Apple Music; Merch) » BUY NOW (Republic)

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Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Jon Anderson “Song of Seven (Remastered & Expanded Edition)” (1980 album; remastered from the original Atlantic Records master tapes, with two bonus tracks) » BUY NOW (Esoteric Recordings / Cherry Red)
Sophie Ellis-Bextor “Songs From The Kitchen Disco: Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s Greatest Hits” (20-song collection, including “Murder on the Dance Floor”; See here; Amazon UK; Download) » BUY NOW (Cooking Vinyl)
Evelyn “Champagne” King “The RCA Albums 1977-1985” (eight albums on five CDs, with 14 bonus tracks; remastered; Read here) » BUY NOW (SoulMusic / Cherry Red)
Shakin’ Stevens “Fire in the Blood: The Definitive Collection” (19-CD box set includes two 1980 concerts and four rarities discs) » BUY NOW, “Singled Out: The Definitive Singles Collection” (three-CD set; Vinyl) » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)
Spandau Ballet “40 Years – The Greatest Hits” (three-CD, 46-song collection includes a previously unreleased cover of Simon & Garfunkel’s “The Boxer,” recorded in 1990 with producer Michael Kamen; Read here; Red Vinyl; Amazon UK; Merch) » BUY NOW (Reformation / Parlophone)
Various artists “Dr. Demento – First Century Dementia: The Oldest Novelty Records of All Time” (24-song collection, digitally restored transfers made from 78 rpm originals issued between 1895 and 1923; Track list; Download) » BUY NOW (Liberation Hall)

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DEC. 4 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Shawn Mendes … Arctic Monkeys … Steve Perry … Tori Amos … YUNGBLUD … King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard … Rico Nasty … Lee Ritenour … Russell Dickerson … Sigur Rós … Gone Is Gone … Joan of Arc … etc.; Reissues – Bob Marley & The Wailers … The Rolling Stones … The White Stripes … The Dave Brubeck Quartet … George Thorogood and the Destroyers … Rammstein … Mansun … Little Richard … Manowar … Lee Fields & The Expressions … Bill Evans … Sonny Rollins … etc.

DEC. 11 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – The Avalanches … Belle and Sebastian … Sturgill Simpson … Firefall … Puscifer … Foxy Shazam … etc.; Reissues – Neil Young … Fiona Apple … Jim Croce … Miles Davis … Deftones … Roxette … Iron Butterfly … The Kills … Perry Farrell … The Four Knights … Billy Eckstine … Ray Anthony … Jaye P. Morgan … etc.

DEC. 18 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Paul McCartney … Drive-By Truckers … Meg Myers … etc.; Reissues – The Kinks … The Black Keys … Cecilia Bartoli … etc.

JAN. 1, 2021 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Steve Earle & The Dukes … The Dirty Nil … etc.

JAN. 8, 2021 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Barry Gibb … Passenger … Morgan Wallen … Aaron Frazer … etc.; Reissues – Grateful Dead … The Jones Girls … etc.

JAN. 15, 2021 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Jeff Tweedy … Matthew Sweet … Why Don’t We … You Me at Six … Celeste … Peter Schilling … etc.; Reissues – Fine Young Cannibals … Benny Goodman … Europe … Jim Lowe … The Larks … etc.

JAN. 22, 2021 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Bring Me the Horizon … Steve Hackett … The Dead Daisies … Jason Bieler and the Baron Von Bielski Orchestra … Kiwi Jr. … Moon Taxi … Teen Creeps … etc.; Reissues – Brian Eno … Marc Almond … Ennio Morricone … Fraternity (featuring Bon Scott) … etc.

JAN. 29, 2021 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Steven Wilson … Ani DiFranco … Martin Gore … The Besnard Lakes … Lucero … Clap Your Hands Say Yeah … Langhorne Slim … LAVA LA RUE … Arlo Parks … etc.; Reissues – Tommy James and the Shondells … John Mayall … St Germain … Fancy … etc.

FEB. 5, 2021 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Foo Fighters … Fleet Foxes … Common … A.J. Croce … The Staves … Deacon Blue … Aaron Lee Tasjan … Sarah Mary Chadwick … slowthai … Hounds … The Weather Station … TV Priest … etc.; Reissues – Nancy Sinatra … etc.

FEB. 12, 2021 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Pentatonix … Pale Waves … London Grammar … The Pretty Reckless … Jillette Johnson … etc.

FEB. 19, 2021 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Edie Brickell & New Bohemians … SG Lewis … Mogwai … Julia Stone … Hearty Har … Tash Sultana … etc.

FEB. 26, 2021 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Alice Cooper … Architects … Cloud Nothings … Maxïmo Park … Epica … Roosevelt … Lucy Spraggan … Bones Owens … Sheppard … Sydney Sprague … Elijah Wolf … etc.

MARCH 5, 2021 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Teenage Fanclub … A Day to Remember … Tigers Jaw … dodie … etc.; Reissues – Neil Young … etc.

MARCH 12, 2021 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Rob Zombie … Saga … The Paper Kites … Joyner Lucas … etc.

MARCH 19, 2021 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Steve Earle & The Dukes … Andrew Farriss … RIVALS … etc.; Reissues – Sting … Papa Roach … etc.

MARCH 26, 2021 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Fretland … As Everything Unfolds … etc.

APRIL 2, 2021 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Hans Zimmer … Royal Philharmonic Orchestra … etc.; Reissues – “The Best of Bond … James Bond” … etc.

APRIL 9, 2021 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – The Fratellis … etc.

APRIL 16, 2021 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Saint Raymond … Holding Absence … etc.

APRIL 23, 2021 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Fury in the Slaughterhouse … etc.

APRIL 30, 2021 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Del Amitri … etc.

MAY 7, 2021 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Weezer … etc.

JULY 30, 2021 RELEASES

Highlights: Reissues – Aretha Franklin … etc.

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