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Published on August 31st, 2022 | by Gerry Galipault


Pause & Play Today: Aug. 31, 2022



“Fossora,” Björk – release date, Sept. 30

“Forever Melodies,” Kids Return – Oct. 7

“Pad,” Peel Dream Magazine – Oct. 7

“Rust Smudges,” Tim Story – Oct. 7

“A Mold for the Bell,” Logan Farmer – Oct. 14

“HI-FI DRIVE BY,” Jeremiah Johnson – Oct. 21

“Midnights,” Taylor Swift – Oct. 21

“Tejano Punk Boyz,” Giovannie and The Hired Guns – Oct. 28

“Time Apart,” The Prescriptions – Nov. 18

“Cracker Island,” Gorillaz – Feb. 24, 2023

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“A Charlie Brown Christmas (Super Deluxe Edition),” Vince Guaraldi Trio – Oct. 14

“The Son of Rock and Roll,” Rocky Burnette – Oct. 28

“Something to Believe In,” APB – Nov. 18

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“Loyal to a Fault,” KUR (12-track mixtape; new single: “Love”; Hear here; DreamChasers / Roc Nation / Republic)

“Le soleil et la mer,” Bibi Club (Montreal duo’s debut album; new single: “Le matin”; Secret City)

“A Model Life,” Lonely Robot (new single: “Digital God Machine”; Hear here; InsideOutMusic)

“Reunion,” Satin Jackets (double album; guests: Tailor, Ivy Falls, Panama, Metaxas; Hear here; Eskimo Recordings)

“Feeling With You,” They Kiss (producers: They Kiss, Mikalai Skrobat; Hear here; CASH NYC)

“Aline Mayne,” Aline Mayne (producers: Scott Jacoby, Jimmy Greco, Lee Groves, Brian Deneeve, Marc Mozart, Tomek Miernowski, D-Sharp, Mayne; Aline Mayne)

“Ya Gotta Open Your Heart,” Joe Normal (three-song EP; Joe Normal)

“Under the Shade of Green,” The Happy Fits (Hear here; AWAL Recordings)

“Orbit I,” Recitals (Hear here; Flying Nun)

“Heartfall,” Miles Hewitt (debut album; new single: “Moongreening”; Miles Hewitt)

“True Belief,” Hello Stranger (three-song EP; Hello Stranger)

“Something Human,” Lukka (Hear here; Lukka)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

New Gold, Gorillaz feat. Tame Impala and Bootie Brown |
The Hypnogogue, The Church |
April Blossoms, The Prescriptions |
Pictionary, Peel Dream Magazine | See here
Coming Alive, Ashkan Dian |
In Sensitivity, Puppy Angst |
White Science, John FM feat. ZelooperZ |
Golden Light, Johnny Duke |
All Along Your Way, Drew Beskin & The Sunshine |
When the Time Comes, Gigi Rowe |
BEAUCOUP MOROCCO, Christeene | See here
Lost in Los Angeles, Kids Return | See here
Aurora 15:34, Lewis & Clarke |
We Are Starlight, Tripping Jupiter
Only One, Qwynn
Heather, Lloyd’s House |
Lover, Baytrees


Van Morrison (77)
Itzhak Perlman (77)
Rudolf Schenker (74)
Rick Roberts (73)
Glenn Tilbrook (65)
Gina Schock (65)
Tony DeFranco (63)
Larry Waddell (59)
Jeff Russo (53)
Debbie Gibson (52)
Greg Richling (52)
Tamara (45)

Getting caught up …

Aug. 30 Birthdays: John McNally (81), Dana (71), Horace Panter (69), Gerald Albright (65), Sherrie Austin (51), Lars Frederiksen (51), Aaron Barrett (48), Matt Taul (44), Rachael Price (37), Ryan Ross (36), Bebe Rexha (33)


Aug. 31:

Lionel Hampton (1908-2002)

Farhad Mehrad (1944-2002)

Aug. 30:

Skip Prokop (1943-2017)

Sterling Morrison (1942-1995)


“I’d drive my car but I haven’t got a car to drive”

 RELEASED ON AUG. 31 … IN 1964 

“Make Way for Dionne Warwick,” Dionne Warwick (her third album, featuring “Walk On By,” “You’ll Never Get to Heaven [If You Break My Heart]” and “Wishin’ and Hopin'”; producers: Burt Bacharach, Hal David; Scepter)

 RELEASED ON AUG. 30 … IN 1969 

“Santana,” Santana (their debut album, featuring their first Top 10 hit “Evil Ways, “Jingo” and “Soul Sacrifice,” was issued just a few weeks after their seminal performance at the Woodstock festival; the LP peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard chart and charted for more than two years; producers: Santana, Brent Dangerfield; Columbia)


Luke Bell (country singer-songwriter)


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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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