New releases

Published on September 18th, 2012 | by Gerry Galipault

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Sept. 18, 2012

New stuff

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
alt-J (U.K.-based foursome) “An Awesome Wave” (first single: “Fitzpleasure”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Canvasback/Atlantic, Sept. 18, 2012)
Romina Arena (Italian-American poperatic singer) “Morricone Uncovered” (producers: Giovanni Lodigiani, Francesco Morettini, Luca Angelosanti; Hear here) (Perseverance, Sept. 18, 2012)
Baby Bash & Jay Tee “M.S.U.” (guests: Young Dru, Devin the Dude, Lucky Luciano, B-Legit, etc.; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Pot Head Music, Sept. 18, 2012)
Bad Powers “Bad Powers” (first single: “Hit Sniffing Dog”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (The End, Sept. 18, 2012)
Band of Horses “Mirage Rock” (producer: Glyn Johns; first single: “Knock Knock”; Hear here; Vinyl; Deluxe edition; MP3) (Fat Possum/Brown/ Columbia, Sept. 18, 2012)
Big & Rich “Hillbilly Jedi” (their first album in four years; Hear here; MP3) (Warner Bros. Nashville, Sept. 18, 2012)
Big Scary (Australian alt-rock duo) “Vacation [MP3]” (first single: “Falling Away”; Hear here; See here) (Pieater, Sept. 18, 2012)
Ryan Bingham “Tomorrowland” (producers: Bingham, Justin Stanley; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Axster Bingham/Thirty Tigers, Sept. 18, 2012)
The Blues Broads (Dorothy Morrison, Tracy Nelson, Angela Strehli and Annie Sampson) “The Blues Broads [CD/DVD]” (Hear here; MP3) (Delta Groove, Sept. 18, 2012)
Bright Little Field (ukulele power duo from Nashville) “Treatment Bound: A Ukulele Tribute to The Replacements” (Hear here; MP3) (Bar/None, Sept. 18, 2012)
Brother Ali “Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color” (producer: Jake One; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Rhymesayers Entertainment, Sept. 18, 2012)
The Burning of Rome “With Us” (producers: Adam Traub, Tom Biller; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3) (Surfdog, Sept. 18, 2012)
The Coal Porters (fronted by Sid Griffin) “Find the One” (producer: John Wood; Hear here; MP3) (Prime/Burnside, Sept. 17, 2012)
Easton Corbin “All Over the Road” (producer: Carson Chamberlain; first single: “Lovin’ You Is Fun”; Hear here; See here; MP3) (Mercury Nashville, Sept. 18, 2012)
Bart Crow “Dandelion” (producer: Justin Pollard; first single: “Little Bit of Luck”; Hear here; MP3) (Smith Entertainment, Sept. 18, 2012)
Dada Life (Swedish electro house duo) “The Rules of Dada [MP3]” (first single: “Feed the Dada”; Hear here; CD) (So Much Dada, Sept. 18, 2012)
Dinosaur Jr. “I Bet On Sky” (first single: “Watch the Corners”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Jagjaguwar, Sept. 18, 2012)
The Dollyrots “The Dollyrots” (producer: John Fields; first single: “Hyperactive”; Hear here; MP3) (Storefront Recordings/RED, Sept. 18, 2012)
Down “Down IV Part 1 — The Purple EP” (six songs; producers: Down; first single: “Witchtripper”; Hear here; MP3) (Down/Independent Label Group, Sept. 18, 2012)
drivin’ n’ cryin’ “Songs about Cars, Space and The Ramones” (producer: Paul Ebersold; guest: Dead Boys/Rocket From The Tombs founder Cheetah Chrome; Hear here; MP3) (New Records/Redeye, Sept. 18, 2012)
Aaron Embry (folk-country singer-songwriter) “Tiny Prayers” (Hear here; See hereVinyl; MP3) (Community Music/Vagrant, Sept. 18, 2012)
Riley Etheridge Jr. “The Arrogance of Youth” (producer: Wendell Tilley; Hear here; MP3) (Rock Ridge Music, Sept. 18, 2012)
Jerad Finck (Spokane-based pop-rocker) “Stuck in Your Riddle [MP3]” (Hear here; CD) (Rock Ridge Music, Sept. 18, 2012)
Thomas Fiss (former Varsity Fanclub member) “Chasing Satellites [MP3]” (Hear here) (Tower 16, Sept. 18, 2012)
Ben Folds Five “The Sound of the Life of the Mind” (the group’s first album of new music in 13 years; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (ImaVeePee/Sony, Sept. 18, 2012)
Fourplay “Espirit De Four” (guest: Seiko Matsuda; Hear here; MP3) (Heads Up, Sept. 18, 2012)
The Four Freshmen “Love Songs” (vocal group celebrates its 65th anniversary; covers of classics, with new vocal arrangements by group member Brian Eichenberger; Hear here) (Fresh Discs, Sept. 18, 2012)
Nelly Furtado “The Spirit Indestructible” (first single: “Big Hoops [Bigger the Better]”; Hear here; Deluxe edition; MP3) (Geffen/Interscope, Sept. 18, 2012)
The Gaslamp Killer (underground hip hop DJ William Benjamin Bensussen) “Breakthrough” (first single: “Flange Face”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Brainfeeder, Sept. 18, 2012)
Glee Cast “Americano/Dance Again [MP3]” (feat. Kate Hudson), “It’s Time [MP3],” “Call Me Maybe [MP3],” “New York State of Mind [MP3],” “Never Say Never [MP3],” “Chasing Pavements [MP3]” (Columbia, Sept. 18, 2012)
Go Radio (Tallahassee rock band) “Close the Distance” (producer: James Wisner; new single: “Go to Hell”; Hear here; MP3) (Fearless, Sept. 18, 2012)
Grizzly Bear “Shields” (first single: “Sleeping Ute”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Warp, Sept. 18, 2012)
Keith Harkin (member of Celtic Thunder) “Keith Harkin” (producer: Jochem van der Saag; first single: “Don’t Forget About Me”; Hear here; MP3) (Verve, Sept. 18, 2012)
How to Dress Well (songwriter and producer Tom Krell) “Total Loss [MP3]” (producers: Krell, Rodaidh McDonald; first single: “Cold Nites”; Hear here; Vinyl; CD) (Weird World/Acephale, Sept. 18, 2012)
James Iha “Look to the Sky” (producers: Iha, guitarist Nathan Larson; first single: “To Who Knows Where”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (The End, Sept. 18, 2012)
The Indecent (New York alt-rock quartet featuring the Brout triplets) “Control” (five-song EP; producers: Rob Cavallo, Julian Raymond; Hear here; MP3) (Warner, Sept. 18, 2012)
Catherine Irwin (of Freakwater) “Little Heater” (producer: Tara Jane ONeil ; Hear/read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Thrill Jockey, Sept. 18, 2012)
Carly Rae Jepsen “Kiss” (collaborators: Max Martin, Dallas Austin, LMFAO’s Redfoo, Toby Gad; guest: Owl City; Hear here; MP3) (604 Records/Schoolboy/ Interscope, Sept. 18, 2012)
Rickie Lee Jones “The Devil You Know” (all-covers album, featuring versions of “Sympathy for the Devil,” “The Weight,” “Reason to Believe,” “Catch the Wind,” etc.; producer: Ben Harper; Hear here; MP3) (Concord, Sept. 18, 2012)
Keane “Upstairs at United [Vinyl]” (four-song EP, recorded at Nashville’s United Record Pressing plant; See/read here) (453 Music, Sept. 18, 2012)
Kid Koala “12 Bit Blues” (Hear here; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Ninja Tune/Redeye, Sept. 18, 2012)
Kid606 (electronic musician Miguel Trost de Pedro) “Lost in the Game” (Hear here; MP3) (Tigerbeat6, Sept. 18, 2012)
The Killers “Battle Born” (producers: Daniel Lanois, Steven Lillywhite, Damian Taylor, Stuart Price, Brendan O’Brien; first single: “Runaways”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Island, Sept. 18, 2012)
Kreayshawn “Somethin ‘Bout Kreay [MP3]” (guests: 2 Chainz, Kid Cudi, Diplo, Chippy Nonstop, V-Nasty, Sissy Nobby; new single: “Go Hard”; Hear here; Read here; CD) (Columbia, Sept. 18, 2012)
Legacy of Disorder (New Zealand heavy metal band) “Last Man Standing” (producer: Sterling Winfield; Hear here; MP3) (Black Orchard Music, Sept. 18, 2012)
Local H “Hallelujah! I’m a Bum” (producer: Sanford Parker; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Slimstyle, Sept. 18, 2012)
Aimee Mann “Charmer” (her first album since 2008; producer: Paul Bryan; guest: James Mercer of The Shin; first single: “Charmer”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Superego, Sept. 18, 2012)
Carolyn Mark (Canadian alt-country singer-songwriter) “The Queen of Vancouver Island” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Mint, Sept. 18, 2012)
Mighty Sam McClain “Too Much Jesus (Not Enough Whiskey)” (Hear here) (Mighty Music, Sept. 18, 2012)
Brad Mehldau Trio “Where Do You Start” (Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Nonesuch, Sept. 18, 2012)
Menomena “Moms” (first single: “Heavy Is As Heavy Does”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3) (Barsuk, Sept. 18, 2012)
Maceo Parker “Soul Classics” (recorded live at the Leverkusener Jazz Festival in Germany in November 2011, with the WDR Big Band and guests Christian McBride, Cora Coleman-Dunham and a 15-piece Cologne orchestra; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Listen2 Entertainment/Razor & Tie, Sept. 18, 2012)
Sean Paul “Tomahawk Technique” (producers: Benny Blanco, Rico Love, Stargate; guests: Chris Brown, Kelly Rowland, DJ Ammo, Alexis Jordan; Hear here; MP3) (VP/Atlantic, Sept. 18, 2012)
P!nk “The Truth About Love” (producer: Greg Kurstin; collaborators: Max Martin, Shellback, Billy Mann, Butch Walker, Dan Wilson; first single: “Blow Me [One Last Kiss]”; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (RCA, Sept. 18, 2012)
Plastician (Dubstep, Grime DJ from London) “Start, Select, Reset [MP3]” (seven-song EP; guest: London MC Doctor; Hear here) (Trouble & Bass Recordings, Sept. 18, 2012)
Robert Pollard (of Guided By Voices) “Jack Sells the Cow.” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (GBV, Inc, Sept. 18, 2012)
Remedy Drive “Resuscitate” (producer: Pete Kipley; first singles: “Better Than Life” and “Resuscitate Me”; Hear here; Read here; MP3) (Centricity/EMI, Sept. 18, 2012)
Rival Sons “Head Down” (Hear here; Deluxe edition) (U.K. – Earache, Sept. 17, 2012)
Martin Solveig (French electronic music DJ-producer) “Smash” (released in Europe in summer 2011; producers: Solveig, Michael Tordjman, Julien Jabre; guests: Dragonette, Kele, Sunday Girl; first single: “Smash”; Hear here; MP3) (Big Beat/Atlantic, Sept. 18, 2012)
The Souljazz Orchestra “Solidarity” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Strut, Sept. 18, 2012)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion “Meat & Bone” (alt-rock trio’s first album in eight years; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Boombox/Mom + Pop Music, Sept. 18, 2012)
Title Fight “Floral Green” (producer: Will Yip; first single: “Head in the Ceiling Fan”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (SideOneDummy, Sept. 18, 2012)
Corin Tucker Band (former Sleater-Kinney frontwoman) “Kill My Blues” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Kill Rock Stars, Sept. 18, 2012)
Various artists “Lowe Country: The Songs of Nick Lowe” (benefits victims of the 2010 Nashville floods and last year’s Texas wildfires; contributors: Hayes Carll, Caitlin Rose, Amanda Shires, Chatham County Line, Ron Sexsmith, JEFF the Brotherhood, etc.; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (Fiesta Red/Redeye, Sept. 18, 2012)
Various artists “The Perks of Being a Wallflower [Film soundtrack]” (written and directed by Stephen Chbosky, starring Emma Watson, Logan Lerman and Ezra Miller; opens Sept. 14; See here; Vinyl; MP3) (Chop Shop/Atlantic, Sept. 18, 2012)
Various artists “Quiet About It: A Tribute to Jesse Winchester” (contributors: James Taylor, Rosanne Cash, Elvis Costello, Jimmy Buffett, Allen Toussaint, Vince Gill, Mac McAnally, Lyle Lovett, Lucinda Williams, Rodney Crowell, Little Feat; Hear here; Read here) (Mailboat, Sept. 18, 2012)
We Are the Ocean “Maybe Today, Maybe Tomorrow” (first single: “The Road”; Hear here) (SideOneDummy, Sept. 18, 2012)
The Whigs “Enjoy the Company” (producer: John Agnello; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (New West, Sept. 18, 2012)
Woods (Brooklyn folk rock band) “Bend Beyond” (Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Woodsist, Sept. 18, 2012)
Dwight Yoakam “3 Pears” (his first album of original material since 2005; producer: Beck; first single: “A Heart Like Mine”; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3) (Warner, Sept. 18, 2012)
Zoobombs (Tokyo rock group) “The Sweet Passion [MP3]” (producer: Greg Ashley; first single: “Plasticity”; Hear here; See here) (MB3, Sept. 18, 2012)
Zulu Pearls “No Heroes No Honeymoons [MP3]” (Hear here) (Cantora, Sept. 18, 2012)

 

Reissues

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
ABBA “The Essential Collection [MP3]” (39 songs) (Polydor/UMe, Sept. 18, 2012)
Angel “Angel” (1975 album; remastered), “Helluva Band” (1976 album; remastered), “On Earth As It Is in Heaven” (1977 album; remastered) (Rock Candy, Sept. 18, 2012)
Aztec Camera “Stray: Deluxe Edition” (1990 album; remastered, with a second CD of non-album singles and mixes) (U.K. – Edsel, Sept. 17, 2012)
Cher “Believe” (1998 album) (Rhino Flashback, Sept. 18, 2012)
The Doors “The Soft Parade” (1969 album) (Rhino Flashback, Sept. 18, 2012)
Duran Duran “The Biggest and the Best” (two CDs, 34 songs) (U.K. – Music Club Deluxe, Sept. 17, 2012)
The English Beat “I Just Can’t Stop It” (1980 album; remastered; MP3), “Wha’ppen?” (1981 album; remastered; MP3), “Special Beat Service” (1982 album; remastered; MP3) (Shout! Factory, Sept. 18, 2012)
Crystal Gayle “Crystal Gayle/Somebody Loves You” (1975 albums on one CD; remastered) (U.K. – Morello, Sept. 17, 2012)
Grateful Dead “Spring 1990: So Glad You Made It” (20 songs; MP3) (Grateful Dead/Rhino, Sept. 18, 2012)
INXS “Kick 25 (25th Anniversary Limited Edition)” (1987 album; remastered, with two discs of remixes, demos, previously unreleased tracks; Super Deluxe Edition, with a DVD containing a documentary, unseen band home footage and promos, plus a hard-back book, poster and sticker sheet) (U.K. – Mercury, Sept. 17, 2012)
Michael Jackson “Bad: 25th Anniversary Edition” (1987 album; remastered; Read here; See here; Deluxe Edition, three CDs, one DVD; Picture Vinyl; see related DVD below; MP3; MP3 Deluxe) (Epic/Legacy, Sept. 18, 2012)
The Jackson 5 “Come and Get It: The Rare Pearls” (two CDs, 32 songs; Track list; MP3) (Hip-O Select/Motown, Sept. 18, 2012)
George Jones “Country Greats [MP3]” (15 songs) (Capitol Nashville, Sept. 18, 2012)
KC and The Sunshine Band “The Best of KC and The Sunshine Band [MP3]” (16 songs) (Rhino, Sept. 18, 2012)
Janis Martin “The Blanco Sessions” (the 1950s rockabilly pioneer’s final recordings before her death in 2007; producers: Rosie Flores, Bobby Trimble; Read here; MP3) (Cow Island Music, Sept. 18, 2012)
Steve Miller Band “Children of the Future” (1968 album; remastered), “Sailor” (1968 album; remastered), “Brave New World” (1969 album; remastered), “Your Saving Grace” (1969 album; remastered), “Number 5” (1970 album; remastered; Read here) (U.K. – Edsel, Sept. 17, 2012)
Scorpions “Love At First Bite [24 KT + Gold CD]” (1984 album; remastered) (Audio Fidelity, Sept. 18, 2012)
The Silencers “A Letter From St. Paul [MP3]” (1987 album) (RCA, Sept. 18, 2012)
Paul Simon “Live in New York City [CD/DVD]” (recorded in June 2011 at Webster Hall, directed by Martyn Atkins; audio mixed by Phil Ramone and Andy Smith; See here; DVD; Blu-ray; MP3) (Hear Music/Concord, Sept. 18, 2012)
Spider “The Complete Anthology” (four-CD set includes the albums “Rock N Roll Gypsies,” “Rough Justice,” “Raise the Banner,” with bonus tracks, plus the rarities collection “The Early Years”; remastered; Read here) (U.K. – Lemon, Sept. 17, 2012)
Conway Twitty “Conway Twitty’s Greatest Hits” (12 songs) (Hallmark, Sept. 17, 2012)
Various artists “Dallas: The Music Story [MP3]” (1985 TV soundtrack) (Rhino/Warner, Sept. 18, 2012)
Various artists “Feeling Minnesota [MP3]” (1996 film soundtrack) (Rhino/Atlantic, Sept. 18, 2012)
Various artists “Hard to Find 45s On CD: Volume 13, The Love Album” (19 songs; Track list), “Hard to Find 45s On CD: Volume 14, 70s & 80s Pop Classics” (19 songs; Track list) (Eric, Sept. 18, 2012)
Various artists “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider — Original Motion Picture Score [MP3]” (2001 film soundtrack, composed by Graeme Revell) (Rhino/Elektra, Sept. 18, 2012)
Various artists “A Symphony of British Music: Music For the Closing Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games” (two CDs; includes tracks by Queen, Kate Bush, Madness, The Who, Ray Davies, David Bowie, Jessie J, Tinie Tempah, Kaiser Chiefs, Muse, Elbow, etc.; Track list; MP3) (Decca, Sept. 18, 2012)
Various artists “Ultra Lounge Christmas Cocktails Volume Four [MP3]” (15 songs) (Capitol, Sept. 18, 2012)
Various artists “Kanye West Presents G.O.O.D. Music Cruel Summer” (Kanye West’s two-disc G.O.O.D. Music compilation, featuring John Legend, Big Sean, Common, Q-Tip, Kid Cudi, Mos Def, etc.; Read here; Vinyl; MP3) (G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam, Sept. 18, 2012)
Various artists “The X-Files: The Album [MP3]” (1998 TV soundtrack) (Rhino/Elektra, Sept. 18, 2012)
The Teddy Wilson Trio “The Complete Verve Recordings [MP3]” (96 songs) (Verve, Sept. 18, 2012)
Yazoo “The Collection” (two CDs, 32 songs) (U.K. – Music Club Deluxe, Sept. 17, 2012)
Yellowjackets “Greenhouse [MP3]” (1991 album) (Verve, Sept. 18, 2012)


DVD/Blu-ray

Artist: Title: Label/Due date:
Chris Elliott “Get a Life: The Complete Series [DVD]” (1990-92 Fox sitcom; R.E.M.’s “Stand” was used as the theme song; six discs) (Shout! Factory, Sept. 18, 2012)
Eddie Izzard “Eddie Izzard: Live At Madison Square Garden [DVD]” (See here) (Largo/Epitaph, Sept. 18, 2012)
Michael Jackson “Michael Jackson Live At Wembley 7.16.1988 [DVD]” (Sony, Sept. 18, 2012)
Steve Martin “Steve Martin: The Television Stuff [DVD]” (three discs; includes his 1976 special “On Location: Steve Martin,” plus the NBC specials “Steve Martin: A Wild and Crazy Guy,” “Steve Martin: Comedy Is Not Pretty,” “All Commercials – A Steve Martin Special” and “Steve Martin’s Best Show Ever,” plus a complete 1979 performance at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles; Read here) (SOFA Entertainment/Shout! Factory, Sept. 18, 2012)
Katy Perry “Katy Perry The Movie: Part of Me [DVD]” (2012 film; Blu-ray) (Paramount, Sept. 18, 2012)
Various artists “Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap [DVD]” (documentary directed by Ice-T; Hear here) (Indomina/Gaiam, Sept. 18, 2012)
Various artists “That ’70s Show: Seasons 1 & 2 [DVD],” “That ’70s Show: Season 5 & 6 [DVD]” (Mill Creek Entertainment, Sept. 18, 2012)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s): Title: Publisher/Due date:
Cyndi Lauper “Cyndi Lauper: A Memoir [Hardcover]” (co-author: Jancee Dunn; Kindle) (Atria Books, Sept. 18, 2012)
Will Oldham “Will Oldham on Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy [Paperback]” (edited by Alan Licht; Kindle) (W.W. Norton & Company, Sept. 17, 2012)
The Rolling Stones “Rolling Stones 50 x 20 [Hardcover]” (images captured by some of the greatest rock photographers, to mark the band’s 50th anniversary; author: Chris Murray; Read here) (Insight Editions, Sept. 18, 2012)
Ann & Nancy Wilson “Kicking and Dreaming: A Story of Heart, Soul and Rock and Roll [Hardcover]” (co-author: Charles R. Cross; Kindle) (It Books, Sept. 18, 2012)

Next week: Sept. 25, 2012


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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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