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Pause & Play Today: June 4, 2024

Sabrina Carpenter

Updates + Additions

New Releases

“CASABLANCO,” Marsha Ambrosius – June 28

“Classics & Hymns,” The Collingsworth Family – June 28

“MEGAN,” Megan Thee Stallion – June 28

“Song of the Horse,” Lonesome Shack – July 19

“A Second Chance At Forever: The Brilliant Lies From Casey Diamond,” Kaonashi – July 26

“hungover,” Ella Langley – Aug. 2

“Miami Moon,” Devon Allman – Aug. 16

“Dirty Disco,” Nikka Costa – new release date: Aug. 16

“Long Way Home,” Ray LaMontagne – Aug. 16

“The Tower,” Urban Heat – Aug. 16

“Short n’ Sweet,” Sabrina Carpenter – Aug. 23

“Mileage,” Ruthie Foster – Aug. 23

“Illuminator,” GIFT – Aug. 23

“Beyond Beyond Beyond,” The Crane Wives – Sept. 6

“Born Horses,” Mercury Rev – Sept. 6

“Albuquerque,” The Picturebooks – Sept. 6

“50,” Herb Alpert – Sept. 20

“Gary,” Blossoms – Sept. 20

“In Waves,” Jamie xx – Sept. 20

“Live in London,” Skid Row – Sept. 20

“Heavy Lifting,” MC5 – Oct. 18

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“We’ve Only Just Begun: The Paul Williams Songbook,” various artists – July 26

“Bay of Kings” and “Momentum,” Steve Hackett – Aug. 2

“The Reprise Years 1970-1973,” Fanny – Aug. 23

“Happy Birthday (Deluxe Edition),” Altered Images – Sept. 6


“Double Vision,” Bob James & David Sanborn – July 12

“#1’s,” Mariah Carey – July 26

“Feelin’ Bitchy,” Millie Jackson – July 26

“Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster,” Gerry Mulligan & Ben Webster – July 26

“Too Bright,” Perfume Genius – Sept. 20

Just Released

“Terri Clark: Take Two,” Terri Clark (duets with Lainey Wilson, Ashley McBryde, Kelly Clarkson, Carly Pearce, Cody Johnson, Ben Rector, Lauren Alaina, Paul Brandt; Hear here; Mercury Nashville / UMe)

“Blueneck,” Chris Housman (LGBTQ+ country artist’s debut album; new single: “Guilt As Sin”; See here; Read here; Apple Music; Chris Housman)

“Queen of Hearts,” Zolita (Hear here; AWAL Recordings)

“Ride,” Alex Lambert (former “American Idol” contestant’s four-song EP; producers: Stefan Lit, Drew Allsbrook, Dylan Chambers; Hear here; Lambert Bros Records / Make Wake Records)

“PS: Seriously.,” Bats & Mice (seminal punk trio’s first album in 12 years; Hear here; Lovitt)

“Four Wings,” Ebba Bergkvist & The Flat Tire Band (Swedish blues rock band’s second album; producer: Ebba Bergkvist; Hear here; The Sign)

“Flawed by Design,” Wolfgang Valbrun (funk/soul artist’s debut album; Hear here; Jalapeno)

“Wildflower,” Brian James Was Here (Hear here; TSDC Music Group)

“Nostalgia Is a Thing of the Past,” Jacob Kulick (eight-song EP; Hear here; ENCI)

And it's true, we are immune / When fact is fiction and TV reality

New Songs Playlist

(Click on title to stream)

The End, Halsey
All for Love, Bilal feat. ?uestlove, Robert Glasper & Burniss Travis 
Like Only Lovers Could, Jana Mila 
Don’t Speak, Aloe Blacc … a cover of No Doubt 
The Eternal Thrill, Eric Hilton 
Better at Love, Walk off the Earth 
Intrusive Thoughts, Bear Hands 
Calico, Semantics 
Black Bird – A COLORS SHOW, Chance Peña 
Corner of the Universe, Jon Bryant & Bre Kennedy 
Sweat, Projexx 
Petco, Cassandra Jenkins
Better Days, Colby Acuff 
Pep Talk, Madeline Rhodes

Midas Touch, Leah Mason 
Seinät kaaaaatuuu, Bad Sauna 
mad girl’s love song, Under The Rug 
Stella the Begonia, Rubblebucket 
American Actress, Sam Williams 
Start Me Up, My Friend, The Doozers 
Feel the Joy, Eric Devine
Enough, Sapphira Cristál 
Stand By Me, Moving Into Tucson 
Dump It, TRF Boog 
Mama Kat, Alan Walker 
Wrong Places, Lys Morke 
My Dream, Middle Child Syndrome 
Doing It All, Modern Love Child 
Last Chance Kid, Palm Ghosts 
Love Wins, Shehehe 
Sister Kennedy, Paradise Vultures
Omission, hialeah 


Palle Danielsson (Swedish bassist was a member of Keith Jarrett’s European Quartet)

Janis Paige (Broadway and film actress-singer)

Brother Marquis (2 Live Crew)

Colin Gibb (Black Lace singer)

This Week In … 1994

(Source: Billboard)

No. 1 – “I Swear,” All-4-One

Biggest Mover Within the Top 40 – “Don’t Turn Around,” Ace of Base (from No. 19 to No. 12) 

Highest Debut (No. 30) – “Any Time, Any Place,” Janet Jackson 

Biggest Mover Within the Hot 100 – “Your Body’s Callin’,” R. Kelly (from No. 69 to No. 21) 

Shoulda Been a Bigger Hit – “Possession,” Sarah McLachlan 

No. 1 Album – “Not a Moment Too Soon,” Tim McGraw

Dedicated to Winnie G. We miss you, girl. 

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