Categories: New releases

Nov. 15, 2011

New stuff

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Paul Anka “Songs of December” (Hear here; MP3 Download) (Decca, Nov. 15, 2011)
Backbeats, The “The Backbeats (from The Sing-Off)” (season-2 finalists from NBC’s “The Sing-Off”; guest: Sara Bareilles; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Epic, Nov. 15, 2011)
Andrea Bocelli “Andrea Bocelli Concerto: One Night in Central Park” (Sept. 15 free concert on Central Park’s Great Lawn with the New York Philharmonic; guests: Celine Dion, Tony Bennett, Bryn Terfel, Chris Botti, David Foster, etc.; Hear here; See here; Read here; CD/DVD; MP3 Download) (Sugar/Decca, Nov. 15, 2011)
Caveman “CoCo Beware” (producer: Nick Stumpf; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Magic Man!/ORG Music, Nov. 15, 2011)
Childish Gambino (actor-comedian Donald Glover of NBC’s “Community”) “Camp” (first single: “Bonfire”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Glassnote, Nov. 15, 2011)
Howie D (Howie Dorough of Backstreet Boys) “Back to Me” (Hear/read here; MP3 Download) (HowieDoIt Music, Nov. 15, 2011)
The Dø “Both Ways Open Jaws” (first single: “Slippery Slope”; Hear here; See here; MP3 Download) (Six Degrees, Nov. 15, 2011)
Drake “Take Care” (Read here; Deluxe edition; Vinyl; CD/Large T-Shirt; MP3 Download) (Young Money/Universal Motown, Nov. 15, 2011)
Gym Class Heroes “The Papercut Chronicles II” (includes “Stereo Hearts,” “feat. Adam Levine; Hear here) (Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen, Nov. 15, 2011)
Henry Jackman “Puss in Boots [Film soundtrack]” (24 songs; MP3 Download) (Sony Masterworks, Nov. 15, 2011)
Michael Kiwanuka (British soul singer) “I’m Getting Ready EP [MP3 Download],” “Tell Me a Tale EP: Isle of Wight Sessions [MP3 Download],” (three songs each; Hear here; See here) (Cherrytree/Interscope, Nov. 15, 2011)
Korallreven (Swedish duo) “An Album By Korallreven” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Acéphale, Nov. 15, 2011)
Cher Lloyd (British “X Factor” finalist) “Sticks + Stones” (producers: The Runners, The Monarch, Shellback, Max Martin, RedOne, Toby Gad; new single: “With Ur Love,” feat. Mike Posner; Hear here) (U.K. – SYCO Music/Sony, Nov. 14, 2011)
Los Campesinos! (British indie pop band) “Hello Sadness [CD/DVD]” (producer: John Goodmanson; Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Arts & Crafts, Nov. 15, 2011)
David Mead “Dudes” (producers: Ethan Eubanks, Mead; Hear here; MP3 Download) (David Mead, Nov. 15, 2011)
David Nail “The Sound of a Million Dreams” (producers: Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell; first single: “Let It Rain”; Hear here; MP3 Download) (MCA Nashville, Nov. 15, 2011)
Leigh Nash (of Sixpence None the Richer) “Hymns & Sacred Songs” (producer: John Hartley; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (Kingsway Music, Nov. 15, 2011)
Newsboys “God’s Not Dead” (Hear here; MP3 Download) (Inpop, Nov. 15, 2011)
Laura Pausini “Inedito” (guests: Gianna Nannin, Ivano Fossati, sister Sylvia Pausini; first single: “Benvenuto”; Hear here; Italian Version; MP3 Download) (Warner Music Latina, Nov. 15, 2011)
Pert Near Sandstone (Minneapolis bluegrass quintet) “Paradise Hop” (first single: “Solid Gone”; Hear here; See here) (Pert Near Music, Nov. 15, 2011)
Puppini Sisters, The “Hollywood” (covers of movie classics; Hear here; Read here; MP3 Download) (Verve Forecast, Nov. 15, 2011)
Seventh Day Slumber “The Anthem of Angels” (Hear here; MP3 Download) (BEC Recordings, Nov. 15, 2011)
Sissy Mena “Record Machine” (producers: Mena, Tim Sandusky; first single: “Soon Speeding Gear”; Hear here) (Sissy Mena, Nov. 15, 2011)
Slash “Made in Stoke 24/7/11” (featuring Myles Kennedy, recorded at the Victoria Hall in Stoke On Trent; See here; CD/DVD; MP3 Download) (Eagle Rock, Nov. 15, 2011)
Carter Tanton “Freeclouds” (guest: Marissa Nadler; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Western Vinyl, Nov. 15, 2011)
Various artists “Alvin and The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked [Film soundtrack]” (sequel opens Dec. 16; See here; MP3 Download) (Atlantic, Nov. 15, 2011)
Various artists “Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album Volume 2 [TV soundtrack]” (See here; Read here; MP3 Download) (Columbia, Nov. 15, 2011)
Various artists “Happy Feet Two [Film soundtrack]” (sequel opens in theaters Nov. 18; See here; MP3 Download) (Water Tower Music, Nov. 15, 2011)
Various artists “This Warm December: A Brushfire Holiday Vol. 2” (feat. Jack Johnson, G. Love, Matt Costa, ALO, Money Mark, Zach Gill, Paula Fuga, Neil Halstead, etc.; MP3 Download) (Brushfire, Nov. 15, 2011)
Matt Wertz “Snow Globe” (12-song Christmas album; Hear here; MP3 Download) (Handwritten/Essential, Nov. 15, 2011)
Betty Wright and The Roots “Betty Wright: The Movie” (guests: Lil Wayne, Snoop Dogg, Joss Stone, etc.; Hear here; Read here; See here; MP3 Download) (S-Curve/Ms. B, Nov. 15, 2011)
Yeshiva Boys Choir “The Yeshiva Boys Choir Chanukah” (producer: Eli Gerstner; Hear here; MP3 Download) (indieExtreme/Gerstner Music/Fontana, Nov. 15, 2011)
Nate Young (of Wolf Eyes) “Stay Asleep (Regression Vol. 2) [MP3 Download]” (Hear here) (NNA Tapes, Nov. 15, 2011)
Pegi Young & The Survivors (wife of Neil Young) “Bracing For Impact” (producers: Pegi Young & The Survivors, Elliot Mazer; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3 Download) (Vapor, Nov. 15, 2011)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Can “Tago Mago: 40th Anniversary Edition” (1971 album; remastered, with a second CD featuring 50 minutes of unreleased live material from 1972; Hear here) (Spoon/Mute, Nov. 15, 2011)
Ray Charles “Singular Genius: The Complete ABC Singles [Box set]” (5 CDs, 106 songs; MP3 Download) (Concord, Nov. 15, 2011)
Bing Crosby “Through the Years: Volume Eight, 1954-1955” (25 songs) (Sepia, Nov. 15, 2011)
Cross Canadian Ragweed “Box of Weed [Box set]” (5 CDs, 1 DVD) (Show Dog Universal Music, Nov. 15, 2011)
Focus “Very Best of Collected” (2 CDs, 32 songs; Track list) (Europe – Red Bullet, Nov. 14, 2011)
Golden Earring “Very Best of Collected” (3 CDs, 56 songs; Track list) (Europe – Red Bullet, Nov. 14, 2011)
Grand Funk Railroad “Mark, Don & Mel 1969-71” (1972 album; remastered) (Capitol/EMI, Nov. 15, 2011)
Impressions, The “This Is My Country [Vinyl]” (1968 album; remastered) (Hi Horse, Nov. 15, 2011)
Jack Kerouac/Steve Allen “Poetry for the Beat Generation [MP3 Download]” (1959 album) (Rhino, Nov. 15, 2011)
Moby “Destroyed [CD/DVD Deluxe edition]” (2011 album, with unreleased tracks, live footage and videos; Read here) (Mute, Nov. 15, 2011)
R.E.M. “R.E.M., Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage, 1982-2011” (2 CDs, 40 tracks, including includes three new songs – “We All Go Back to Where We Belong,” “A Month of Saturdays” and “Hallelujah”; See here; MP3 Download) (Warner, Nov. 15, 2011)

BTW: Disc One — 1. “Gardening At Night,” “Radio Free Europe,” “Talk About the Passion,” “Sitting Still,” “So. Central Rain,” “(Don’t Go Back To) Rockville,” “Driver 8,” “Life and How To Live It,” “Begin the Begin,” “Fall On Me,” “Finest Worksong,” “It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine),” “The One I Love,” “Stand,” “Pop Song 89,” “Get Up,” “Orange Crush,” “Losing My Religion,” “Country Feedback,” “Shiny Happy People.”

Disc Two — 1. “The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite,””Everybody Hurts,” “Man On the Moon,” “Nightswimming,” “What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?,” “New Test Leper,” “Electrolite,” “At My Most Beautiful,” “The Great Beyond,” “Imitation of Life,” “Bad Day,” “Leaving New York,” “Living Well Is the Best Revenge,” “Supernatural Superserious,” “ÜBerlin,” “Oh My Heart,” “Alligator_Aviator_Autopilot_Antimatter,” “A Month of Saturdays,” “We All Go Back to Where We Belong,” “Hallelujah.”

Roy Rogers and the Sons of Pioneers “The Centennial Collection” (20 songs; Read here) (Varese Sarabande, Nov. 14, 2011)
Peter Sellers “The Best of Sellers” (Hallmark, Nov. 14, 2011)
Shocking Blue “Very Best of Collected” (2 CDs, 35 songs; Track list) (Europe – Red Bullet, Nov. 14, 2011)
Sigur Rós “Inni [CD/DVD]” (live album and film, filmed at London’s Alexandra Palace in 2008; Hear here; Read here; Blu-ray/CD; 3 LP/DVD/MP3 box set) (XL Recordings, Nov. 15, 2011)
Paul Simon “So Beautiful or So What: The Collectors Edition [CD/DVD]” (2011 album) (Hear Music, Nov. 15, 2011)
Frank Sinatra “Sinatra: Best of the Best” (23 songs, compiled from his Capitol and Reprise years; Deluxe edition; MP3 Download) (Capitol/EMI, Nov. 15, 2011)
Supremes, The “More Hits By the Supremes: Expanded Edition” (1965 album; remastered; 2 CDs, 52 songs; Read here; MP3 Download) (Motown/Hip-O Select, Nov. 15, 2011)
Chris Tomlin “How Great Is Our God: The Essential Collection” (2 discs; MP3 Download) (sixstepsrecords, Nov. 15, 2011)
Various artists “Cameo Parkway Holiday Hits” (18 songs; Track list; MP3 Download) (Real Gone Music, Nov. 15, 2011)
Various artists “The Decca Sound [Box set]” (50 CDs; Vinyl), “The Decca Sound: Highlights [Box set]” (5 CDs, 66 songs; MP3 Download) (Decca, Nov. 15, 2011)
Various artists “Dynamic Grooves: Funk and Groovy Soul from the Vaults of Scepter, Wand, Dynamo and Musicor” (21 tracks; featuring Chuck Jackson, Charles & Inez Foxx, Earl King, Allen Toussaint, Johnny Moore, Betty Moorer, etc.) (U.K. – BGP, Nov. 14, 2011)
Various artists “Phantom of the Opera: 25th Anniversary Box Set” (4 CDs, 1 DVD; See here) (Decca, Nov. 15, 2011)
Wall of Voodoo “Lost Weekend: The Best of Wall of Voodoo — The I.R.S. Years” (17 tracks) (Capitol/EMI, Nov. 15, 2011)
Who, The “Quadrophenia — The Director’s Cut: Super Deluxe Edition [Box set]” (1973 album; remastered; 4 CDs, with booklet, postcards and an eight-track 5.1 sound DVD; Deluxe edition; Vinyl) (Geffen/UMe, Nov. 15, 2011)


Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison “My Fair Lady [Blu-ray]” (1964 film) (Paramount, Nov. 15, 2011)
Ozzy Osbourne “God Bless Ozzy Osbourne [DVD]” (2011 documentary film played in theaters nationwide Aug. 24 and 29; See here; Blu-ray) (Eagle Rock, Nov. 15, 2011)
Tegan and Sara “Get Along [DVD/CD]” (a collection of three films – “States,” “India” and “For the Most Part” – and a 15-song live album; Hear/read here; MP3 Download) (Warner, Nov. 15, 2011)
Various artists “West Side Story: 50th Anniversary Edition Box Set [Blu-ray/DVD/CD]” (1961 film; Read here; DVD/Blu-ray) (MGM, Nov. 15, 2011)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher/Due date:
Tim and Jeff Buckley “Dream Brother: The Lives and Music of Jeff and Tim Buckley [Kindle]” (author: David Browne) (HarperCollins, Nov. 15, 2011)
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