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JULY 1, 2022 RELEASES

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New Releases (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Paul Anka “Sessions” (an album of American standards, including “It Was a Very Good Year” and Bob Dylan’s “Farewell, Angelina”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Green Hill Productions)
Bob Burger (founding member of The Weeklings) “The Domino Effect” (his first solo release since 2012; Download) » BUY NOW (JEM)
Fleet Foxes “A Very Lonely Solstice” (livestream recorded at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church in Brooklyn in December 2020; Vinyl; Download released on Dec. 10; See/Read here) » BUY NOW (ANTI- / Epitaph)
Ina Forsman (Berlin-based Finnish pop artist) “All There Is” (producer: Michael Bleu; new single: “Love Me”; Vinyl out July 15; Download) » BUY NOW (Jazzhaus)
Ghost Woman “Ghost Woman” (new single: “Behind Your Eyes”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Full Time Hobby)
The Great Kat “Ludwig Van Shred” (Download released on May 16) » BUY NOW (TPR Music)
Grey Daze “The Phoenix” (new album from Chester Bennington’s pre-Linkin Park band, featuring contributions from Dave Navarro, Richard Patrick and Bennington’s daughters Lily and Lila; producer: Esjay Jones; new single: “Saturation [Strange Love]”; Hear here; Read here; Grey Smoke Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download released on June 17; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Loma Vista Recordings / Concord)
Imagine Dragons “Mercury – Acts 1 & 2” (two-CD includes 2021’s “Act 1” with “Act 2,” featuring 18 additional songs; new single: “Bones”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (KIDinaKORNER / Interscope)
Moor Mother “Jazz Codes” (guests: Mary Lattimore, Jason Moran, Orion Sun, AKAI SOLO, Fatboi Sharif, Nicole Mitchell and members of Irreversible Entanglements; new single: “WOODY SHAW”; Hear here; Vinyl out July 29; Download) » BUY NOW (ANTI- / Epitaph)
Paolo Nutini “Last Night in the Bittersweet” (the Scottish singer’s first album since 2014; producers: Nutini, Dani Castelar, Gavin Fitzjohn; new singles: “Lose It” and “Through the Echoes”; Hear here; Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Atlantic)
Rusty “The Resurrection of Rust” (before forming The Attractions, Elvis Costello was briefly in a band called Rusty in 1972; here, he’s reunited with Allan Mayes’ group for a mixture of covers and originals; producers: Costello, Sebastian Krys; Read here; Vinyl out July 22; Download released June 10) » BUY NOW (Capitol)
Klaus Schulze “Deus Arrakis” (the “Dune” composer and former Tangerine Dream drummer’s final studio album; he died on April 26 at age 74 [obit]; See here; Triple Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download) » BUY NOW (SPV)
Derek Sherinian “Vortex” (producers: Sherinian, Simon Phillips; guests: Joe Bonamassa, Steve Lukather, Bumblefoot, Michael Schenker, Zakk Wylde, Nuno Bettencourt, Mike Stern, Steve Stevens; new single: “The Scorpion”; Hear here; See here; Amazon UK; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (InsideOutMusic)
I am still inspired, and there is always room for improvement,” Sherinian tells P&P on what drives him through his long career. “Simon and I are always trying to push ourselves as players and composers.
Shinedown “Planet Zero” (producer: bassist Eric Bass; new single: “Planet Zero”; Hear here; Vinyl; Walmart-Exclusive Lunar Red Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download released on April 22; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Atlantic)
Tedeschi Trucks Band “I Am The Moon: II. Ascension” (the second volume in a four-album, four-companion film experience; Trailer; Vinyl out Sept. 9; Amazon UK; Download; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Fantasy / Concord)
UB40 Featuring Ali Campbell & Astro “Unprecedented” (new single: “Sufferer”; Hear here; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; On Tour) » BUY NOW (UMe)
Various artists “Minions: The Rise of Gru (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” (movie sequel opens July 1; first single: “Turn Up the Sunshine”, Diana Ross & Tame Impala; Trailer; Hear here; Double Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download; Fandango; Apple Music; Merch) » BUY NOW (Decca)

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This Week’s Vinyl Releases. »

New Releases (Downloads)

Artist: Title: Label:
Burna Boy “Love, Damini” (new single: “Last Last”; Hear here; Read here; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW (Spaceship / Bad Habit / Atlantic, July 7)
Congregation of Drones (violinist Pauline Kim Harris and belectronic artist Jesse Stiles) “Twenty Twenty” (four-song EP) » BUY NOW (Every Possible Recording)
Eric Hilton (of Thievery Corporation) “Lost Dialect” (first single: “Lost Dialect”; Hear here; CD out July 22; Apple Music) » BUY NOW (Montserrat Music)
Greg Puciato “Mirrorcell” (producer: Steve Evetts; new single: “No More Lives to Go”; See here) » BUY NOW (Federal Prisoner)
Power Pose (Brooklyn rock duo) “I’m Looking” (producers: Jeff Berner, Power Pose; first single: “Honey”; Hear here; See here) » BUY NOW (Wine n Orange Records)

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Vinyl of the Month Club. »

Reissues (CDs / Vinyl)

Artist: Title: Label:
Arrow “Hot Hot Hot: The Very Best of Arrow” (18 songs; Hear here; Splatter Vinyl; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)
The Chantels “The Complete Singles & Albums 1957-1962” (two CDs, 35 songs; Read here) » BUY NOW (Acrobat)
The Judds “Love Can Build a Bridge: Best of The Judds” (10 songs; Vinyl; Walmart-Exclusive Milky Clear Vinyl; Amazon UK; Download) » BUY NOW (Curb)
The Krayolas “Happy Go Lucky” (compilation of previously unreleased 1982 recordings; Vinyl; Download) » BUY NOW (Box)
Liza Minnelli “Live in New York 1979 (The Ultimate Edition)” (with the never-before-released complete Carnegie Hall performance on three CDs, with expanded booklet with new introductions by both Minnelli and Michael Feinstein; remastered; Red Vinyl; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW (Second Disc Records / Real Gone Music)
Mötley Crüe “Too Fast for Love” (1981 debut album; remastered; Vinyl out July 22) » BUY NOW, “Shout at the Devil” (1983 album; remastered; Vinyl out July 22) » BUY NOW, “Theatre of Pain” (1985 album; remastered; Vinyl out July 22) » BUY NOW, “Girls, Girls, Girls” (1987 album; remastered; Vinyl out July 22) » BUY NOW, “Dr. Feelgood” (1989 album; remastered; Vinyl out July 22; On Tour, with Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts; Merch) » BUY NOW (BMG Rights Management)
Elvis Presley “30 #1 Hits – Expanded Edition” (2002 compilation, paired with the 2003 compilation “2nd to None”; Amazon UK; Merch) » BUY NOW (RCA)
Spear of Destiny “Liberators! The Best of 1983-1988” (29 tracks on two CDs; Track List) » BUY NOW (Edsel / Demon Music Group)
Various artists “Whatever You Want – Bob Crewe’s 60s Soul Sounds” (25-song collection; Hear/Read here; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW (Kent / Ace)

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JULY 8, 2022 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – James Bay … Journey … Laura Veirs … Rae Morris … Katy J Pearson … Richie Furay … The Deslondes … Blind Channel … Wormrot … etc.; Reissues – George Michael … etc.

JULY 15, 2022 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Lizzo … Interpol … Chicago … Alan Parsons … And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead … ITZY … Christina Perri … “MJ The Musical (Original Broadway Cast Recording)” … Elf Power … Deaf Havana … beabadoobee … Ronnie Foster … Ozomatli … Priest … Superorganism … Jonah Tolchin … etc.; Reissues – Steeleye Span … The Mutants …etc.

JULY 22, 2022 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Jack White … She & Him … Bananarama … Beach Bunny … Gilbert O’Sullivan … Dawes … Cuco … Bob Marley & The Chineke! Orchestra … The Sadies … The Kooks … Oh Wonder … Palisades … etc.; Reissues – ZZ Top … Tony Joe White … Eugene Ormandy … The Hagers … etc.

JULY 29, 2022 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Beyoncé … Maggie Rogers … Hayley Kiyoko … Tedeschi Trucks Band … Amanda Shires … Arch Enemy … Josh Rouse … Dance Gavin Dance … King Princess … of Montreal … etc.; Reissues – Grateful Dead … Little Feat … Ani DiFranco … Swing Out Sister … The House of Love … Montrose … Dwight Twilley … The Outlaws … Horslips … etc.

AUG. 5, 2022 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Calvin Harris … Dylan Scott … YoungBoy Never Broke Again … Lauv … The Interrupters … Generation Radio … Soulfly … Amon Amarth … Tim Bowness … The Flatliners … etc.; Reissues – Paul McCartney … Neil Young + Promise of the Real … Glass Animals … Kool & The Gang … Bullet for My Valentine … Jerry Lee Lewis … Sha Na Na … etc.

AUG. 12, 2022 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Erasure … Danger Mouse & Black Thought … Goo Goo Dolls … Wade Bowen … Collective Soul … Danny Elfman … Hollywood Undead … Sports Team … Norma Jean … Kiwi Jr. …. Rich Ruth … etc.; Reissues – Micky Dolenz … Del Amitri … The Bluetones … Jimi Jamison … The New Seekers … etc.

AUG. 19, 2022 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Panic! At the Disco … Demi Lovato … Eric Church … Cass McCombs … Hot Chip … TobyMac … Shemekia Copeland … Five Finger Death Punch … The Mountain Goats … David Paich … Gretchen Peters … Andrew Combs … LIFE … Walter Trout … Early James … etc.; Reissues – Madonna … R.E.M. … Duet Emmo … etc.

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AUG. 26, 2022 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Muse … Marcus King … Alanis Morissette … Tedeschi Trucks Band … Embrace … Ingrid Andress … Altered Images … Steve Earle & The Dukes … Ezra Furman … Machine Head … William Orbit … Antonio Sánchez … Tommy McLain … Heather Nova … etc.; Reissues – Blondie … Lou Reed … Vince Guaraldi … etc.

SEPT. 2, 2022 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Rina Sawayama … Megadeth … YUNGBLUD … Blind Guardian … Steve Hackett … Luke Sital-Singh … etc.

SEPT. 9, 2022 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Ozzy Osbourne … Built to Spill … Flogging Molly … Robbie Williams … Julian Lennon … The Afghan Whigs … “Stranger Things 4: Soundtrack from the Netflix Series” … Santigold … Sampha the Great … Madison Cunningham … Sheku Kanneh-Mason … Freedy Johnston … ONE OK ROCK … Electric Callboy … The Midnight … etc.

SEPT. 16, 2022 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Death Cab for Cutie … LeAnn Rimes … The London Suede … Mura Masa … Lang Lang … The Devil Wears Prada … Steve Aoki … The Beths … Carl Cox … PJ Western … The Harlem Gospel Travelers … Turin Brakes … Dayglow … etc.; Reissues – Pink Floyd … Miles Davis … Wilco … etc.

SEPT. 23, 2022 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – 5 Seconds of Summer … Dr. John … Beth Orton … Dermot Kennedy … Nikki Lane … Tim Burgess … Beth Nielsen Chapman … Editors … Sunny Sweeney … The Soft Moon … Mark Owen … etc.

SEPT. 30, 2022 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Denzel Curry … Yeah Yeah Yeahs … Pixies … Shygirl … Blancmange … The Bad Plus … etc.; Reissues – Dead Kennedys … etc.

OCT. 7, 2022 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Lamb of God … Action Bronson … Counterparts … A.A. Williams … Hugh Cornwell … Town Mountain … Bonny Light Horseman … Bartees Strange … etc.

OCT. 14, 2022 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Ava Max … Lightning Seeds … Sleeping With Sirens … Skid Row … etc.

OCT. 21, 2022 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Meghan Trainor … Ugly Kid Joe … Sahg … etc.

OCT. 28, 2022 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Babyface … Old Sea Brigade … etc.

NOV. 4, 2022 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Daniel Avery … etc.

NOV. 11, 2022 RELEASES

Highlights: New stuff – Larkin Poe … Randy Houser … etc.

NOV. 18, 2022 RELEASES

Highlights: Reissues – Michael Jackson … etc.

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