Categories: New releases

Sept. 6, 2011

New stuff

Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Asa (French-Nigerian pop-soul singer)“Beautiful Imperfection” (first single: “Why Can’t We”; Hear here; See here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(Naïve, Sept. 6, 2011)
Lindsey Buckingham“Seeds We Sow” (first single: “In Our Own Time”; Track list; Read here; MP3 Download)(Buckingham, Sept. 6, 2011)
Hank 3“Attention Deficit Domination” (doom-rock album; Vinyl), “Cattle Callin’ “ (speed-metal album; Vinyl), “Ghost to a Ghost/Gutter Town” (double country album; guests: Tom Waits, Alan King of Hellstomper, Les Claypool, Dave Sherman, Troy Medlin; Hear here; Vinyl)(Hank3/Megaforce, Sept. 6, 2011)
Horrible Crowes, The (Gaslight Anthem side-project)“Elsie” (producer: Ted Hutt; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(SideOneDummy, Sept. 6, 2011)
Jessy J“Hot Sauce” (guests: Ray Parker Jr., Joe Sample, Paul Brown, Gregg Karukas, Harvey Mason; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Heads Up, Sept. 6, 2011)
Grace Jones“Hurricane” (her first U.S. release in 22 years; producers: Jones, Ivor Guest; guests: Brian Eno, Sly & Robbie, Tricky; Hear here; MP3 Download)([PIAS] America, Sept. 6, 2011)
Hugh Laurie (star of Fox’s “House”)“Let Them Talk” (released in the U.K. in May 2011; guests: Irma Thomas, Dr. John, Tom Jones; Hear/read here)(Warner, Sept. 6, 2011)
MC Lars“Lars Attacks!” (producers: MC Lars, Mike Sapone, Chris Bittner, K. Flay, Joe Oliger; guests: KRS-One, Sage Francis, Mac Lethal, Weerd Science, John Reuben, etc.; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Horris, Sept. 6, 2011)
Gary Numan“Dead Son Rising” (producers: Numan, Abe Fenton; Hear here)(U.K. – Gary Numan, Sept. 5, 2011)
Suzi Quatro“In the Spotlight” (her first U.S. release in 31 years; producer: Mike Chapman, the first Quatro album he has worked on in 28 years; includes covers of Goldfrapp’s “Strict Machine” and Rhianna’s “Breaking Dishes”; first single: “Whatever Love Is”; MP3 Download)(U.K. – Cherry Red, Sept. 5, 2011)
Rapture, The“In the Grace of Your Love” (producer: Philippe Zdar; Hear here; Vinyl; MP3 Download)(DFA, Sept. 6, 2011)
Tom Russell“Mesabi” (guests: Calexico, Van Dyke Parks, Lucinda Williams, Augie Meyers; Hear here; MP3 Download)(Shout! Factory, Sept. 6, 2011)
Sleeping in the Aviary“You and Me, Ghost” (Hear here; See here; MP3 Download)(Science of Sound, Sept. 6, 2011)
Stepdad“Ordinaire EP [MP3 Download]” (Hear here)(Quite Scientific, Sept. 6, 2011)
George Strait“Here For a Good Time” (producers: Strait, Tony Brown; first single: “Here For a Good Time”; Hear here; MP3 Download)(MCA Nashville, Sept. 6, 2011)
Various artists“Listen to Me: Buddy Holly” (16-song tribute album; producer: Peter Asher; contributors: Stevie Nicks, Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt, Brian Wilson, Ringo Starr, Chris Isaak, Jeff Lynne, Natalie Merchant, Zooey Deschanel, etc.; MP3 Download)(Verve Forecast, Sept. 6, 2011)
Various artists“True Blood: Music From The HBO Original Series, Volume 3 [TV soundtrack]” (18 songs; MP3 Download)(WaterTower Music, Sept. 6, 2011)


Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
Black Sabbath“Sabotage [180-gram vinyl]” (1975 album; remastered)(Warner/Rhino, Sept. 6, 2011)
Change“This Is Your Time: Expanded Edition” (1983 album; remastered, with six bonus tracks), “Change of Heart: Expanded Edition” (1984 album; remastered, with four bonus tracks)(U.K. – Big Break, Sept. 5, 2011)
Slaid Cleaves“Sorrow & Smoke: Live at the Horseshoe Lounge” (2 CDs, recorded on April 20, 2010, and June 29, 2010, in Austin, Texas; Read here; MP3 Download)(Music Road, Sept. 6, 2011)
Leonard Cohen“Death of a Ladies Man [180-gram vinyl]” (1977 album, produced and co-written by Phil Spector; remastered), “Various Positions [180-gram vinyl]” (1985 album; remastered)(4 Men With Beards, Sept. 6, 2011)
John Coltrane“The Impulse! Albums: Volume Four” (5 CDs, containing the albums “Expression,” “Live at the Village Vanguard Again!,” “Om,” “Cosmic Music,” “Selflessness featuring My Favorite Things”; Read here)(Hip-o/Verve Select, Sept. 6, 2011)
André Cymone“AC: Expanded Edition” (1985 album; remastered, with eight bonus tracks)(U.K. – Big Break, Sept. 5, 2011)
Skeeter Davis“The End of the World: Country Hits 1958-1972” (23 tracks)(U.K. – T-Bird Americana, Sept. 5, 2011)
Freez“Gonna Get You” (1983 album, including “I.O.U.”; remastered, with a second CD of 13 bonus tracks; See here)(U.K. – SFE, Sept. 5, 2011)
Grand Funk Railroad“Mark, Don & Mel 1969-71” (1972 album; remastered)(Capitol/EMI, Sept. 6, 2011)
Grateful Dead“Anthem of the Sun [Vinyl]” (1968 album; remastered), “Aoxomoxoa [Vinyl]” (1969 album; remastered), “Workingman’s Dead [Vinyl]” (1970 album; remastered), “American Beauty [Vinyl]” (1970 album; remastered)(Grateful Dead/Rhino, Sept. 6, 2011)
Heart“Greatest Hits [24 KT + Gold CD]” (1997 album; remastered)(Audio Fidelity, Sept. 6, 2011)
Holly Johnson (of Frankie Goes to Hollywood)“Dreams That Money Can’t Buy: Deluxe Expanded Edition [CD/DVD]” (1991 album; remastered, with B-sides, remixes and promo videos)(U.K. – SFE, Sept. 5, 2011)
Barbara Mandrell“Treat Him Right/The Midnight Oil” (her first two albums, from 1971 and 1973, on one CD; remastered, with five bonus tracks)(U.K. – T-Bird Americana, Sept. 5, 2011)
Paul McCartney“Chaos and Creation in the Backyard” (2005 album)(MPL/Concord, Sept. 6, 2011)
Charlie Rich“Rollin’ With the Flow: RCA and Epic Country Hits 1968-1979” (27 songs)(U.K. – T-Bird Americana, Sept. 5, 2011)
Frank Sinatra & Count Basie“The Complete Reprise Studio Recordings” (20 songs, culled from 1962’s “Sinatra-Basie: An Historic Musical First” and 1964’s “It Might As Well Be Swing”)(Concord, Sept. 6, 2011)
Hank Snow“I’m Still Movin’ On: A Singles Collection 1961-1979” (2 CDs, 40 songs)(U.K. – T-Bird Americana, Sept. 5, 2011)
Various artists“Godspell: 40th Anniversary Celebration” (1971 original Broadway cast recording, coupled with the film soundtrack; remastered; MP3 Download)(Sony Masterworks, Sept. 6, 2011)
James Taylor“Sweet Baby James [24 KT + Gold CD]” (1970 album; remastered)(Audio Fidelity, Sept. 6, 2011)
Various artists“12”/80s Alternative” (3 CDs, 34 extended mixes, featuring New Order, Tears For Fears, Yello, The Psychedelic Furs, Simple Minds, The Cure, Spear Of Destiny, Big Country, Bauhaus, Killing Joke, The Damned, etc.; )(U.K. – Universal, Sept. 5, 2011)
Various artists“Where the Boys Are: The Songs of Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield” (25 tracks, spanning from 1956-1971; Track list)(U.K. – Ace, Sept. 5, 2011)
Loudon Wainwright III“Album III/Attempted Mustache/Unrequited” (1972, 1973 and 1975 albums on two CDs, including “Dead Skunk”; remastered)(U.K. – T-Bird Americana, Sept. 5, 2011)
Keith Whitley“L.A. to Miami/Don’t Close Your Eyes” (1986, 1988 on one CD; remastered)(U.K. – T-Bird Americana, Sept. 5, 2011)
Linda Williams“City Living: Expanded Edition” (1979 album; remastered, with two bonus tracks)(U.K. – Big Break, Sept. 5, 2011)


Artist:Title:Label/Due date:
America“America: Live in Chicago [DVD]” (Blu-ray)(Image, Sept. 6, 2011)
REO Speedwagon“REO Speedwagon: Live in the Heartland [DVD]” (Blu-ray)(Image, Sept. 6, 2011)

Music Books

Subject/ Author(s):Title:Publisher/Due date:
Bruce Springsteen“Days of Hope and Dreams: An Intimate Portrait of Bruce Springsteen [Hardcover]” (photographs by Frank Stefanko, with introduction by Springsteen)(Insight, Sept. 6, 2011)
Mark Yarm“Everybody Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge [Hardcover]” (Yarm conducted more than 250 interviews for the book, and it features never-before-published photographs of Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Alice in Chains and more; Read here; Kindle)(Crown Archetype, Sept. 6, 2011)
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