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Published on August 12th, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault

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Pause & Play Today: Aug. 12, 2021

 UPDATES / ADDITIONS 

NEW RELEASES

“The Roadside EP,” Billy Idol – Sept. 17

“Motorheart,” The Darkness – new release date, preorder links, Nov. 19

“Raise the Roof,” Robert Plant | Alison Krauss – Nov. 19

Artist Merch Shop: See the New Arrivals. »

REISSUES

“Torches X (Deluxe Edition),” Foster the People – Nov. 12

“Elvis Back in Nashville,” Elvis Presley – Nov. 12

“Oasis Knebworth 1996,” Oasis – Nov. 19

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

papercuts, Machine Gun Kelly
Think About You, Ladyhawke
Music Again, Saint Etienne
Octopus, Starrgazy

 TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS 

Ron Mael [Sparks] (76)
Mark Knopfler (72)
August “Kid Creole” Darnell (71)
Pat Metheny (67)
Danny Shirley [Confederate Railroad] (65)
Roy Hay [Culture Club] (60)
Sir Mix-A-Lot (58)
Tanita Tikaram (52)
Matt Thiessen [Relient K] (41)

 IN REMEMBRANCE 

Richie Hayward (1946-2010)

Les Paul (1915-2009)

Christie Allen (1954-2008)

Merv Griffin (1925-2007)

Luther Allison (1939-1997)

John Cage (1912-1992)

Kyu Sakamoto (1941-1985)

 RELEASED ON AUG. 12 IN … 1991 

“Metallica,” Metallica (their fifth studio album, featuring “Enter Sandman,” “The Unforgiven,” “Nothing Else Matters,”, “Wherever I May Roam” and “Sad But True”; it’s one of the biggest-selling albums in history, selling more than 16 million copies in the U.S. alone; it also won a Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance; producers: James Hetfield, Bob Rock, Lars Ulrich; Elektra)

 MUSIC HEADLINES 

> Jamie Spears Says He Intends to Step Down As Conservator of Britney Spears | CNN

> Megan Thee Stallion On Protecting Her Personal Space | Essence

> The Weeknd Shares Playlist of Artists That Inspired His Next Album | Hypebeast

> The Best and Worst of Hall & Oates, According to Daryl Hall | Vulture

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Gerry Galipault debuted Pause & Play online in October 1997. Since then, it has become the definitive place for CD-release dates — with a worldwide audience.



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