Vinyl Releases

New vinyl releases and reissues for this week and months ahead.

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June 14, 2024

GEORGE BENSON
“Dreams Do Come True: When George Benson Meets Robert Farnon” (long-lost orchestral album, recorded in 1989, featuring The Robert Farnon Orchestra; remastered; Hear here; Read hereAmazon UK; Rhino)  

BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION
“V” (Double Vinyl; fifth album from the supergroup of Joe Bonamassa, Jason Bonham, Glenn Hughes and Derek Sherinian; producer: Kevin Shirley; new single: “Stay Free”; Hear here; Read here; Amazon UK; J&R Adventures)  

DAVID BOWIE
“Rock ‘n’ Roll Star!” (14 alternative takes and mixes, covering February 1971 through the creation of his Ziggy Stardust persona; Merch; Rhino / Parlophone)  

JOHN CALE
“POPtical Illusion” (producers: Cale, Nita Scott; new single: “How We See the Light”; See hereAmazon UK; Domino)  

ISOBEL CAMPBELL
“Bow to Love” (includes a cover of Dire Straits’ “Why Worry”; new single: “4316”; See here; Rough Trade-Exclusive Transparent Blue Vinyl; Amazon UK; Cooking Vinyl)  

MIKE CAMPBELL & THE DIRTY KNOBS
“Vagabonds, Virgins & Misfits” (their third album; guests: Graham Nash, Lucinda Williams, Chris Stapleton, Benmont Tench; new single: “Dare to Dream”; See here; Read hereOn Tour; BMG Rights Management)  

THE dB’s
“Stands for Decibels” (Black and White Vinyl; 1981 debut album; remastered; Propeller Sound Recordings)

THE DECEMBERISTS
“As It Ever Was, So It Will Be Again” (Double Vinyl; their ninth album and first new music in six years; producers: lead singer Colin Meloy, Tucker Martine; new single: “Joan in the Garden”; Hear here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Opaque Olive Green VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; YABB Records / Thirty Tigers)  

JOHN DENVER
“Back Home Again” (1974 album, marking its 50th anniversary, featuring his No. 1 “Annie’s Song,” the title track and studio versions of “Thank God I’m a Country Boy” and “Sweet Surrender”; RCA / Legacy) 

THE DOOBIE BROTHERS
“Best of the Doobies: Volumes 1 & 2” (Double Vinyl; 1976 and 1981 compilations packaged together for the first time; On Tour; Rhino / Warner)

THE EVERLY BROTHERS
“One Night at the Royal Albert Hall” (Double Pink Vinyl; 1983 reunion album; remastered; Stardust / Cleopatra) 

HERMANOS GUTIÉRREZ
“Sonido Cósmico” (Amazon-Exclusive Clear with Blue Splatter Vinyl; Ecuadorian-Swiss sibling duo’s sixth album; producer: Dan Auerbach; new single: “Sonido Cósmico”; See here; Rough Trade-Exclusive Clear with Green Splatter VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; Easy Eye Sound / Concord)  

BILLIE HOLIDAY
“Body and Soul” (1957 album; mastered by Ryan K. Smith at Sterling Sound from the original analog tapes; Verve / UMe) 

LITTLE FEAT
“Feats Don’t Fail Me Now (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (Double Vinyl; 1974 album, featuring “Oh Atlanta” and “Rock and Roll Doctor”; remastered from the original stereo tapes, with unreleased alternate versions and album session outtakes; On Tour; Rhino / Warner)  

PAUL McCARTNEY & WINGS
“One Hand Clapping” (Double Vinyl; live studio sessions from 1974, newly mixed and available for the first time; Hear here; Read here; Amazon UK; MPL / Capitol / UMe)  

LUIS MIGUEL
“Aries” (1993 album; Grammy Award winner for Best Latin Pop Album; On Tour; Warner Music Latina) 

MOBY
“always centered at night” (Double Vinyl; guests: José James, Lady Blackbird, serpentwithfeet, Gaidaa, Benjamin Zephaniah, Danae, India Carney, Aynzli Jones, Brie O’Banion, Choklate, Akemi Fox, J.P. Bimeni, et al; new single: “dark days”; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Mute)  

MONSTERS OF FOLK
“Monsters of Folk (Deluxe Edition)” (Clear Vinyl; 15th anniversary of the 2009 one-off album from Jim James, M. Ward, Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis; with five bonus studio tracks, including “Disappeared”; Hear here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Green Splatter VinylRough Trade-Exclusive Pink Swirl Vinyl; ATO)  

SEAL
“Seal (Deluxe Edition)” (Double Vinyl; 30th anniversary of the 1994 album, featuring “Prayer for the Dying” and “Kiss from a Rose”; with five extra tracks; Read here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Milky Clear Vinyl; Amazon UK; Rhino / Warner) 

SONNY & CHER
“The Best of Sonny & Cher” (Translucent Red Vinyl; 1967 compilation; mastered by Joe Reagoso from the original Atco Records tapes; Friday Music) 

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
“Born in the U.S.A.” (Translucent Red Vinyl; 40th anniversary of his biggest-selling album, from 1984, featuring the title track, “Dancing in the Dark,” “My Hometown,” “Cover Me,” “Glory Days” and “I’m on Fire”; also available digitally: “The Born in the U.S.A. Tour ’84 – ’85”; On Tour; Merch; Columbia / Legacy) 

LINDSEY STIRLING
“Duality” (violinist’s seventh studio album; producer: Mako; guests: Royal & the Serpent, Walk Off the Earth; new single: “Eye of the Untold Her”; See here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Translucent Light Blue VinylTarget-Exclusive Rose Pink Vinyl, with two bonus digital tracks; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Dreamsicle Vinyl; Amazon UK; Concord)  

$UICIDEBOY$
“New World Depression” (Green Vinyl; New Orleans rap duo’s fourth album; new single: “Us vs. Them”; See here; Amazon-Exclusive Opaque Gold VinylHot Topic-Exclusive Clear Smoke VinylUrban Outfitters-Exclusive Heavy Metal Vinyl; G59 Records)  

Vinyl Best Sellers

June 21, 2024

GRACIE ABRAMS
“The Secret of Us” (Yellow Vinyl; her second album; producer: Aaron Dessner; Taylor Swift guests on the track “us”; new single: “Risk”; See here; Read here; Target-Exclusive Pink Vinyl, with alternative artwork; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Purple VinylAmazon UK; On Tour, with Taylor Swift; Interscope)

AC/DC
“Let There Be Rock” (1977 album)
“If You Want Blood You’ve Got It” (Gold Vinyl; 1978 live album)
“’74 Jailbreak” (Gold Vinyl; 1984 EP)
“Ballbreaker” (Gold Vinyl; 1995 album)
“Stiff Upper Lip” (Gold Vinyl; 2000 album)
“Rock or Bust” (Gold Vinyl; 2014 album; all six reissues mark the band’s 50th anniversary; On Tour; Merch; Columbia / Legacy)

ROBERTA FLACK
“Now Playing” (10-song collection; Rhino / Atlantic) 

GOO GOO DOLLS
“Live in Buffalo July 4th 2004” (Double Vinyl; See here; On Tour; Warner) 

GRATEFUL DEAD
“From the Mars Hotel (50th Anniversary Remaster)” (1974 album, featuring “U.S. Blues”; remastered by Grammy Award-winning engineer David Glasser, with Plangent Processes tape restoration and speed correction and produced for release by David Lemieux; Picture Disc; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Neon Pink Vinyl; Merch; Grateful Dead Productions / Rhino) 

LUPE FIASCO
“Now Playing” (10-song collection; Rhino / Atlantic) 

DONNY HATHAWAY
“Now Playing” (10-song collection; Rhino / Atlantic) 

KEHLANI
“Crash” (her fourth album; first single: “After Hours”; See here; Read here; Amazon-Exclusive Silver Vinyl; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Evergreen Vinyl; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive White Vinyl; Atlantic)

AVRIL LAVIGNE
“Let Go” (Double Vinyl; 2002 debut album, featuring “Complicated,” “Sk8ter Boi” and “I’m With You”; Amazon-Exclusive Double Translucent Red Vinyl)
“Under My Skin” (Amazon-Exclusive Gray Vinyl; 2004 album, featuring “My Happy Ending,” “Take Me Away” and “Nobody’s Home”)
“The Best Damn Thing” (Amazon-Exclusive Double Vinyl; 2007 album, featuring “Girlfriend,” “When You’re Gone” and “Keep Holding On”; with five bonus tracks)
“Goodbye Lullaby” (Double Vinyl; 2011 album, featuring “What the Hell,” “Push” and “Wish You Were Here”; with nine bonus tracks; Amazon-Exclusive Double Surge Green Vinyl)
“Avril Lavigne” (Amazon-Exclusive Double Baby Blue Vinyl; 2013 album, featuring “Here’s to Never Growing Up,” “Rock n Roll” and “Let Me Go”; with three bonus tracks)
“Greatest Hits” (Double Vinyl; 20-track, career-spanning compilation; Read here; Target-Exclusive Neon Green VinylAmazon UK; On Tour, with All Time Low and Simple Plan; Legacy Recordings)  

LIL’ KIM
“Now Playing” (10-song collection; Rhino / Atlantic) 

JONI MITCHELL
“The Asylum Albums (1976-1980)” (six-LP box set contains “Hejira,” “Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter,” “Mingus” and the live album “Shadows and Light”; remastered by Bernie Grundman; Read here; Amazon UK; Rhino / Elektra / Asylum)

PASSION PIT
“Manners (15th Anniversary)” (Lavender Vinyl; 2009 debut album, featuring “The Reeling,” “To Kingdom Come” and “Little Secrets”; On Tour; Frenchkiss) 

SADE
“Diamond Life” (1984 debut album, featuring “Your Love Is King” and “Smooth Operator”)
“Promise” (1985 album, featuring “The Sweetest Taboo” and “Never as Good as the First Time”)
“Stronger Than Pride” (1988 album, featuring “Paradise,” “Love Is Stronger Than Pride” and “Haunt Me”; vinyl audio for all three LPs use high resolution digital transfers of the stereo master mixes, from the original studio recordings; remastered at half-speed at Abbey Road Studios; Epic / Legacy) 

ED SHEERAN
“X (10th Anniversary Edition)” (Double Vinyl; 2014 album; with nine previously unreleased tracks; Read here; Amazon UK; Merch; Atlantic)

STEEL PULSE
“Now Playing” (10-song collection; On Tour; Rhino / Elektra) 

LINDA THOMPSON
“Proxy Music” (her first album in more than a decade; guests: Rufus Wainwright, The Proclaimers, Martha Wainwright, Eliza Carthy, Teddy Thompson, John Grant, et al; new single: “The Solitary Traveller”; Hear here; Read hereAmazon UK; StorySound)  

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Petty Country: A Country Music Celebration of Tom Petty” (Amazon-Exclusive Tangerine Vinyl; contributors: Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson & Lukas Nelson, Chris Stapleton, Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Wynonna Judd, Lainey Wilson, George Strait, et el; new single: Dierks Bentley’s cover of “American Girl”; Hear here; Merch; Petty Legacy / Big Machine Label Group)  

Top Turntables

June 28, 2024

ANIMAL COLLECTIVE
“Merriweather Post Pavilion (15th Anniversary Edition)” (Double Bluish and Translucent Green Vinyl; 2009 album, featuring “My Girls,” “Summertime Clothes” and “Brother Sport”; Domino) 

OMAR APOLLO
“God Said No” (Amazon-Exclusive Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl; Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter’s second album; contributors: Teo Halm, Blake Slatkin, Carter Lang, Dylan Wiggins, Oscar Santander, et al; guests: Mustafa, Pedro Pascal; new single: “Dispose of Me”; See here; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Black Ice VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; Warner)  

BEYONCÉ
“Act II: Cowboy Carter” (Double Vinyl; 2024 album; includes the five missing tracks from the standard digital edition, plus a 40-page booklet and folded 24″ x 36″ poster; Read here; Merch; Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia)

CAMILA CABELLO
“C,XOXO” (Sky Blue Vinyl; her fourth album; new single: “HE KNOWS,” feat. Lil Nas X; See here; Read here; Target-Exclusive Silver Vinyl, with alternative artwork; Amazon UK; Interscope)  

JOHNNY CASH
“Songwriter” (posthumous album of previously unreleased 11 songs recorded in 1993, stripped back to his vocals and guitar; producers: John Carter Cash, David Ferguson; contributors: Vince Gill, Dan Auerbach, Marty Stuart, Pete Abbott, Dave Roe, et al; new single: “Well Alright”; See here; Read here; Amazon-Exclusive Clear VinylAmazon UK; Merch; Mercury Nashville / UMe)  

CHER
“Living Proof” (Cola Bottle Green Vinyl; 2001 album, featuring “The Music’s No Good Without You” and “Song for the Lonely”)
“Closer to the Truth” (Bone Vinyl; 2013 album, featuring “Woman’s World,” “Take It Like a Man” and “I Walk Alone”; Warner) 

THE FATBACK BAND
“Let’s Do It Again” (1972 album; Amazon UK; Southbound / Ace) 

MICKEY GILLEY
“The Singles Collection As & Bs 1960-1969” (14 songs; Goldenlane / Cleopatra) 

MONTELL JORDAN
“This Is How We Do It” (Double Vinyl; 1995 debut album, featuring the title track, which spent seven straight weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and “Somethin’ 4 da Honeyz”; On Tour; Def Jam / UMe) 

DIANA KRALL
“The Look of Love” (Double Vinyl; 2001 album; mastered by Ryan K. Smith at Sterling Sound from the original analog tapes; Verve / UMe) 

LONDONBEAT
“The Very Best of Londonbeat” (Double Blue Vinyl; 1997 compilation; 18 songs; Amazon UK; Music on Vinyl) 

FREDA PAYNE
“Band of Gold” (Gold Vinyl; 1970 album, featuring the title track and “Deeper & Deeper”; remastered by Phil Kinrade at AIR Studios, with new liner notes by “Soul Trilogy” author Stuart Cosgrove; Amazon UK; Demon Music Group) 

THE ROUND ROBIN MONOPOLY
“Alpha” (1974 album; psychedelic-funk rarity released on vinyl for the first time in 50 years; cut from the original analog tapes by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio; Hear here; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

SILVERSTEIN
“A Shipwreck in the Sand (15th Anniversary)” (2009 concept album; On Tour; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

SPIRITUALIZED
“Songs in A&E” (Double Vinyl; 2008 album, featuring “Soul on Fire”; remastered; Fat Possum)

SHANIA TWAIN
“Greatest Hits: Summer Tour Edition 2024” (12-song compilation; Amazon UK; Las Vegas Residency + U.K. Tour; Merch; Mercury / UMe)

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Girls With Guitars Got Eyes On You!” (14-song collection, featuring The Angels, The Ace of Cups, the Hairem, the Girls, the Debutantes, the Missfits, the Beat-Chics, et al; Hear/Read here; Amazon UK; Ace)

THE JOHN WRIGHT TRIO
“South Side Soul” (1960 debut album; lacquers cut from the original master tapes by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio; Craft Recordings / Concord)

YES
“Fragile (Super Deluxe Edition)” (1971 album, featuring “Roundabout” and “Long Distance Runaround”; box set includes four CDs, one LP and a Blu-ray disc, with Steven Wilson’s 2024 mixes, including the album in Dolby Atmos and 5.1 Mix DTS-HD MA; On Tour, with Deep Purple; Rhino / Atlantic) 

The Classics

July 5, 2024

GRATEFUL DEAD
“Reckoning” (Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Double Orange Vinyl; 1981 live album)
“Dead Set” (Double Vinyl; 1981 live album; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Double Light Blue Vinyl; Merch; Grateful Dead Productions / Rhino)

MELANIE
“Arabesque” (1982 album; with seven bonus tracks and new artwork and liner notes; Cleopatra)

THE MUGWUMPS
“The Mugwumps” (1964 recordings, before Mamas & the Papas, Cass Elliot and Denny Doherty teamed up for a short-lived band with future Lovin’ Spoonful guitarist Zal Yanovsky and “Summer Rain” songwriter Jim Hendricks; Sundazed Music) 

ROBERTO ROENA Y SU APOLLO SOUND
“Roberto Roena y Su Apollo Sound” (1970 album; all-analog remastering by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio; Craft Latino / Concord) 

SELENA
“Amor Prohibido (30th Anniversary)” (Transparent Clear Vinyl; 1994 album, the first Tejano record to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart; Target-Exclusive Translucent Pink Vinyl, with poster; Merch; Universal Music Latin Entertainment)  

July 12, 2024

LOUIS ARMSTRONG
“Louis in London” (13 songs recorded live at the BBC on July 2, 1968, just weeks after he reached No. 1 in the U.K. with “What a Wonderful World”; See hereAmazon-Exclusive Translucent Red VinylAmazon UK; Verve / UMe)

JIMMY BUFFETT
“A White Sport Coat and a Pink Crustacean” (1973 album, featuring “Why Don’t We Get Drunk”)
“Havana Daydreamin'” (1976 album)
“Banana Wind” (Double Vinyl; 1996 album; Interscope / Geffen / UMe) 

JOHN COLTRANE
“Now Playing” (Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Blue Vinyl; 10-track hits collection; Merch; Rhino) 

CHRISTOPHER CROSS
“Christopher Cross” (1979 debut album, featuring “Ride Like the Wind,” “Sailing,” “Never Be the Same” and “Say You’ll Be Mine,” winning five Grammys, including Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist; On Tour; Seeker Music Group) 

Dr. JOHN
“Frankie & Johnny” (lost solo piano album, recorded in 1982-83; with two bonus alternate takes; Hear here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Opaque Bright Orange Vinyl; Sundazed Music)

THE DRIFTERS
“Now Playing” (Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Ruby Vinyl; 10-track hits collection; Merch; Rhino) 

FLEETWOOD MAC
“Rumours” (Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Forest Green Vinyl; 1977 album, featuring “Go Your Own Way,” “Dreams,” “Don’t Stop,” “The Chain” and “You Make Loving Fun”; Merch; Warner)

BOB JAMES & DAVID SANBORN
“Double Vision” (Transparent Red Vinyl; 1986 album; won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Fusion Performance, Vocal or Instrumental; Evosound)

SHELBY LYNNE
“I Am Shelby Lynne (25th Anniversary Edition)” (Natural Color Vinyl; 1999 album; she won the Grammy for Best New Artist in 2000, even though it was her sixth album; Monument) 

ODESZA
“The Last Goodbye Tour Live” (Triple Ghostly Clear Vinyl; guest vocalists: Naomi Wild, Sudan Archives, Izzy Bizu, MARO, Mansionair, Charlie Houston; Hear here; Amazon-Exclusive Triple Teal Vinyl; On Tour; Foreign Family Collective / Ninja Tune)  

PHISH
“Evolve” (Double Primastic Velvet Tones Vinyl; their 16th album; producers: Vance Powell, Bryce Goggin; new single: “Evolve”; Hear here; Read here; Double Solar Discus Algae Blend VinylBarnes & Noble-Exclusive Double Pale Blue Haze Vinyl; On TourMerch; JEMP)  

THE ROLLING STONES
“Voodoo Lounge (30th Anniversary Edition)” (Double Red/Yellow Vinyl; 1994 album, featuring “Love Is Strong” and “You Got Me Rocking”; winner of the inaugural Grammy Award for Best Rock Album; On Tour; Merch; Interscope / UMe) 

DUSTY SPRINGFIELD
“Faithful” (Metallic Gold and Purple “Royalty” Vinyl; 1971 recordings, produced by Jeff Barry; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Orange Smoke Vinyl; Real Gone Music) 

DUSTY SPRINGFIELD
“Now Playing” (Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Tan Vinyl; 10-track hits collection; Rhino) 

BILLY STRINGS
“Billy Strings Live Vol. 1” (Double Vinyl; Read here; On Tour; Merch; Reprise)

TOM VERLAINE
“Around” (“Sunglasses” Brown Vinyl; 2006 album; mastered by bassist and original engineer Patrick Derivaz; Rough Trade-Exclusive Grey Vinyl; Real Gone Music) 

DIONNE WARWICK
“Now Playing” (Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Milky Clear Vinyl; 10-track hits collection; Rhino) 

July 19, 2024

AFI
“Black Sails in the Sunset (25th Anniversary Edition)” (Neon Orange Vinyl; 1999 album; with three bonus tracks; On Tour, with Thirty Seconds to Mars; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

A DAY TO REMEMBER
“Homesick (15th Anniversary Edition)” (Double Vinyl; 2009 album; with two acoustic songs and nine live tracks; On Tour; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

DIO
“The Complete Donington Collection” (five-LP box set; BMG Rights Management) 

DURAN DURAN
“Duran Duran” (1981 debut album, featuring “Girls on Film” and “Planet Earth”)
“Rio” (1982 album, featuring “Hungry Like the Wolf,” “Rio” and “Save a Prayer”)
“Seven and the Ragged Tiger” (1983 album, featuring “Union of the Snake,” “New Moon on Monday” and “The Reflex”)
“Notorious” (1986 album, featuring the title track and “Skin Trade”)
“Big Thing” (1988 album, featuring “I Don’t Want Your Love” and “All She Wants Is”; On Tour; Rhino / Parlophone) 

GLASS ANIMALS
“I Love You So F***ing Much” (English indie rock band’s fourth album; producer: lead singer Dave Bayley; new single: “Creatures in Heaven”; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Republic)  

CHAD LAWSON
“Where We Are” (original solo piano works inspired by messages from the pianist/wellness expert’s fans about how his music has affected their lives; new single: “Sanctuary”; Hear hereAmazon UK; Decca)  

MR. BUNGLE
“Quote Unquote 1991–1999” (six-LP box set featuring “Mr. Bungle,” “Disco Volante” and “California,” with two alternate takes of inter-program material from the archives; mastered by Scott Hull from the original mixes; Rhino / Warner) 

SIMON & GARFUNKEL
“Bridge Over Troubled Water” (SuperVinyl; 1970 album, winner of six Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year; sourced from the original master tapes; 1/4″ / 15 IPS analog master to DSD 256 to analog console to lathe; Mobile Fidelity)

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Twisters: The Album” (Double Vinyl; soundtrack to the Universal Pictures film, which opens July 19, starring Daisy Edgar-Jones, Glen Powell and Anthony Ramos; 29 songs, featuring Shania Twain, Luke Combs, Lainey Wilson, Jelly Roll, Miranda Lambert, Thomas Rhett, Tyler Childers, Benson Boone, Leon Bridges, et al; Trailer; Atlantic)  

July 26, 2024

LOUIS ARMSTRONG
“The Definitive Album by Louis Armstrong” (Translucent Blue Vinyl; 1959 sessions with the Dukes of Dixieland, released in 1970; remastered; LMLR)

BEASTIE BOYS
“Ill Communication (30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (Triple Vinyl; 1994 album, featuring “Sabotage,” “Sure Shot” and “Root Down”; with 12 bonus tracks; Read here; Merch; Capitol / UMe)

BENSON BOONE
“Fireworks and Rollerblades” (Amazon-Exclusive Half-and-Half Vinyl; Washington state-raised singer-songwriter’s debut album; producer: Evan Blair; new single: “Slow It Down”; See here; On Tour; Night Street / Warner)

MARIAH CAREY
“#1’s” (Double Metallic Silver and Black Swirl Vinyl; 1998 compilation; with four bonus tracks; Merch; Columbia / Legacy)

DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS
“Southern Rock Opera (Deluxe Edition)” (Triple Vinyl; 2001 album; remixed and remastered, with bonus tracks and 28-page booklet; On Tour; New West) 

EMPIRE OF THE SUN
“Ask That God” (Clear Vinyl; Australian duo’s fourth album and first in eight years; new single: “Music on the Radio”; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; Universal Music Australia)

FALLING IN REVERSE
“Popular Monster” (its first album since 2017; producers: Ronnie Radke, Tyler Smith; guests: Tech N9ne, Saraya, Alex Terrible; new single: “Ronald”; See hereTarget-Exclusive Green Swirl VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; Epitaph) 

FLEETWOOD MAC
“Best of 1969-1974” (19-track compilation; Amazon UK; Warner)  

FUTURE & METRO BOOMIN
“WE DON’T TRUST YOU” (Double Vinyl; guests: The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott, Playboi Carti, Rick Ross; On Tour; Epic / Republic)

GHOST
“Rite Here Rite Now (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (concert film screens in theaters on June 20 and 22; TrailerBarnes & Noble-Exclusive Double Opaque Olive GreenAmazon UK; Loma Vista Recordings / Concord) 

HEAVEN 17
“Penthouse and Pavement” (1981 album, featuring “[We Don’t Need This] Fascist Groove Thing” and “Play to Win”; half-speed mastered, cut from the original stereo master tapes at AIR Mastering; Amazon UK
“The Luxury Gap” (Double CD; 1983 album, featuring “Let Me Go,” “Temptation,” “Come Live With Me” and “Crushed by the Wheels of Industry”; half-speed mastered, cut from the original stereo master tapes at AIR Mastering; Amazon UKOn Tour; Edsel / Demon Music Group)  

MILLIE JACKSON
“Feelin’ Bitchy” (1977 album; Hear/Read here; Southbound / Ace)

PAT METHENY
“MoonDial” (20-time Grammy winner’s solo guitar album, with no overdubs; new single: “MoonDial”; Hear here; Read hereAmazon UK; On Tour; Modern Recordings / BMG Rights Management)  

MORRISSEY
“Beethoven Was Deaf: Live in Paris” (1993 album; remastered at Abbey Road Studios, with new artwork from Morrissey; Amazon UK; Rhino / Warner)  

GERRY MULLIGAN & BEN WEBSTER
“Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster” (1960 album; mastered from the original analog tapes by Ryan K. Smith at Sterling Sound; Verve / UMe)

THE POLICE
“Synchronicity” (Picture Disc; 1983 album, featuring “Every Breath You Take,” “King of Pain,” “Wrapped Around Your Finger” and “Synchronicity II”; Read here; Super Deluxe Edition, four-LP box set; Amazon UKMerch; A&M / UMe)  

THE RED CLAY STRAYS
“Made by These Moments” (Mobile, AL-based country band’s second album; producer: Dave Cobb; new single: “Wanna Be Loved”; See here; Read hereAmazon UK; On Tour; RCA) 

TALKING HEADS
“Stop Making Sense (Deluxe Edition)” (Double Vinyl; 40th anniversary of the 1984 concert film and album; features the full show; remastered; Merch; Rhino)

SAM TOMPKINS
“hi, my name is insecure.” (Light Blue Vinyl; U.K. singer-songwriter’s debut album; producer: Danny Casio; new single: “phones in heaven”; Hear here; Amazon UKOn Tour; Republic)  

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Hasbro Presents: Transformers: Music from the Original Animated Series” (Double Metallic Silver with Red & Blue and Purple & Blue Swirls Vinyl; album originally recorded in Czech Republic in 1983-84; music composed by Robert J. Walsh, Johnny Douglas and Jonathan Merrill; exclusive artwork by Matt Ferguson; remastered; Amazon-Exclusive Double Vinyl, with 12×12 card art print; Sony Music)

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Stop Making Sense: Everybody’s Getting Involved – A Tribute Album” (contributors: Miley Cyrus, Paramore, The National, Lorde, The Linda Lindas, Blondshell, et al; new single: girl in red’s “Girlfriend Is Better”; Hear here; Read hereRough Trade-Exclusive This Must Be The Grey Vinyl; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Red Vinyl; Amazon UK; A24 Music)  

Aug. 2, 2024

49 WINCHESTER
“Leavin’ This Holler” (Virginia alt-country band’s fifth album; producer: Stewart Myers; guests: The Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Maggie Antone, Philip Bowen, Cole Chafin; new single: “Yearnin’ For You”; See hereRough Trade-Exclusive Opaque Gold with Trans Red Swirl VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; New West)

STEVE HACKETT
“Bay of Kings” (1983 album; remastered)
“Momentum” (1988 album; remastered; See here; On Tour; InsideOutMusic)

ROSALÍA
“MOTOMAMI+” (deluxe version of Spanish singer’s 2022 album, featuring five new songs, including “Despechá,” along with an updated lyric booklet and exclusive poster; 2023 Latin Grammys winner for Album of the Year; Read here; Columbia) 

Aug. 9, 2024

CELINE DION
“I AM: CELINE DION (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (Amazon-Exclusive Double Vinyl; new documentary debuts on Prime Video on June 25, featuring 13 classic hits and seven score tracks; Legacy Recordings) 

TERRY EDWARDS & HOWARD McGHEE
“Together Again!!!!” (1961 album; lacquers cut from the original analog tapes by Bernie Grundman and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at QRP, and presented in a tip-on jacket; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

HOWARD McGHEE
“Maggie’s Back in Town!!” (1961 album, featuring Phineas Newborn Jr., Leroy Vinnegar and Shelly Manne; lacquers cut from the original analog tapes by Bernie Grundman and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at QRP, and presented in a tip-on jacket; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

MILTON NASCIMENTO & ESPERANZA SPALDING
“Milton + esperanza” (Double Vinyl; recorded in Brazil over the course of 2023; producer: Spalding; guests: Paul Simon, Dianne Reeves, Lianne La Havas, Tim Bernardes, Maria Gadú, Guinga, et al; new single: “Outubro”; See here; Amazon UK; Spalding: On Tour; Concord)  

SIMPLY RED
“Home (Anniversary Edition)” (2003 album, featuring “Sunrise” and “You Make Me Feel Brand New”; newly remastered from the original production tapes; On Tour; Demon) 

TOM VERLAINE
“Songs and Other Things” (Teal Vinyl; 2006 album; mastered by bassist and original engineer Patrick Derivaz; Rough Trade-Exclusive Green Vinyl; Real Gone Music) 

Aug. 16, 2024

AFRIKA BAMBAATAA & SOULSONIC FORCE
“Planet Rock – The Album” (1986 album, featuring the title track and “Renegades of Funk”; Tommy Boy)

AKON
“Trouble” (Double Vinyl; 2004 debut album, featuring “Lonely,” “Locked Up” and “Ghetto”; Republic / UMe)

BEABADOOBEE
“This Is How Tomorrow Moves” (Red Vinyl; producer: Rick Rubin; new single: “Take a Bite”; See here; Target-Exclusive Milky Clear Vinyl, with alternate cover art; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Tan VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; Dirty Hit)  

CHARLY BLISS
“FOREVER” (Transparent Clear Vinyl; Brooklyn power-pop band’s third album and first in five years; producers: Jake Luppen, Caleb Wright, band member Sam Hendricks; new single: “Nineteen”; See here; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Pink Vinyl; Lucky Number)  

FOSTER THE PEOPLE
“Paradise State of Mind” (Amazon-Exclusive Orange Vinyl; their fourth album and first in seven years; producer: frontman Mark Foster; new single: “Lost in Space”; Hear here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Clear VinylAmazon UKOn Tour; Atlantic)

PRINCE LASHA QUINTET
“The Cry!” (1963 album, featuring Sonny Simmons;  lacquers cut from the original master tapes by Bernie Grundman and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at QRP, and presented in a tip-on jacket; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

MORGAN WADE
“Obsessed” (country singer-songwriter’s fourth album; producer: Clint Wells; new single: “Time to Love, Time to Kill”; Hear here; Read hereAmazon UK; On Tour; Ladylike / Sony Music Nashville)  

Aug. 23, 2024

SABRINA CARPENTER
“Short n’ Sweet” (Amazon-Exclusive Lapis Lazuli Vinyl; “Espresso” singer’s sixth album; producer: Julian Bunetta; new single: “Please Please Please”; See here; Read here; Target-Exclusive CD, with poster; Target-Exclusive Bubblegum Marbled Vinyl, with poster; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Baby Blue VinylAmazon UK; Merch; Island)

BRYCE DESSNER
“Solos” (Double Vinyl; featured soloists include cellist Anastasia Kobekina, violinist Pekka Kuusisto, pianist Katia Labèque, harpist Lavinia Meijer, violist Nadia Sirota, percussionist Colin Currie, and Dessner himself on guitar; Amazon UK; Sony Classical) 

FONTAINES D.C.
“Romance” (Clear Vinyl; Grammy-nominated Irish indie rock band’s fourth album; new single: “Starburster”; See here; Read here; Vinyl Me, Please-Exclusive Transparent Radioactive Yellow VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; XL Recordings) 

ILLUMINATI HOTTIES
“POWER” (White Vinyl; third album from L.A. indie rock band fronted by Grammy-winning producer and engineer Sarah Tudzin; new single: “Didn’t,” feat. Cavetown; See here; Amazon UKOn Tour; Hopeless) 

THOMAS RHETT
“About a Woman” (Translucent Copper Nugget Vinyl; country star’s seventh album; producers: Ammo, John Ryan, Julian Bunetta; new single: “Beautiful As You”; See hereTarget-Exclusive CD, with alternative cover; On Tour; The Valory Music Co. / Big Machine) 

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Illinoise: A New Musical” (Double Vinyl; music and lyrics by Sufjan Stevens, based on his 2005 album “Illinois”; Hear here; Read here; Nonesuch)

LAINEY WILSON
“Whirlwind” (Double Vinyl; CMA Entertainer of the Year’s fifth album; producer: Jay Joyce; new single: “Country’s Cool Again”; See here; Read here; Target-Exclusive Black Splatter VinylUrban Outfitters-Exclusive Bone Vinyl; On Tour; Broken Bow) 

Aug. 30, 2024

NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS
“Wild God” (producers: Cave, Warren Ellis; new single: “Wild God”; Hear here; Read hereAmazon UK; Bad Seed Ltd. / Play It Again Sam)  

THE NEW MILES DAVIS QUINTET
“Miles” (1956 album, featuring John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones; pressed on 180-gram vinyl at RTI with lacquers cut from the original master tapes by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio; Merch; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

LIONEL HAMPTON
“Lionel … Plays Drums, Vibes, Piano” (1958 album; remastered; LMLR) 

JON HOPKINS
“RITUAL” (guests: Vylana, 7Rays, Ishq, Clark, Emma Smith, Daisy Vatalaro, Cherif Hashizume; new single: “Ritual [Evocation]”; See hereAmazon UK; Domino)  

LAMB OF GOD
“Ashes of the Wake (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (Double Vinyl; 2004 album; with eight bonus tracks, including remixes and live versions; On Tour, with Mastodon; Merch; Epic / Legacy)

JANA MILA
“Chameleon” (Crystal Blue Sky Vinyl; Dutch singer-songwriter’s debut album; producer: Todd Lombardo; new single: “Somebody New”; Hear here; Rough Trade-Exclusive Rosie Red VinylAmazon UK; New West)  

OASIS
“Definitely Maybe (30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (Double Vinyl; 1994 debut album, featuring “Live Forever,” “Supersonic” and “Rock ‘n’ Roll Star”; includes previously unheard Monnow Valley versions and outtakes from Sawmills Studios, with new artwork and sleeve notes; Amazon UK; Big Brother Recordings)

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Eddie Piller Presents The Mod Top 40” (Double Vinyl, 40-song set; Amazon UK; Edsel / Demon Music Group)

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Katie Puckrik Presents ‘A Yacht Rock Odyssey’ “ (Double Vinyl, 24-song set, curated by the TV and radio broadcaster and newspaper columnist; See here; Amazon UK; Edsel / Demon Music Group)

Sept. 6, 2024

ALTERED IMAGES
“Happy Birthday” (1981 album, featuring the title track and “A Day’s Wait”; half-speed master edition, cut from the original stereo master tapes at AIR Mastering; Amazon UKOn Tour; Edsel / Demon Music Group)

NATASHA BEDINGFIELD
“Unwritten” (2004 debut album, first time on vinyl, featuring “These Words,” title track, “Single” and “Wild Horses”; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Dreamsicle VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; Epic / Legacy) 

THE DESLONDES
“Roll It Out” (New Orleans band’s fourth album; producers: Andrija Tokic, The Deslondes; new single: “Take Me Back”; Hear here; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour; New West)

FAT DOG
“WOOF.” (South London eclectic quintet’s debut album; producer: lead singer Joe Love; new single: “Running”; See hereRough Trade-Exclusive Red VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; Domino)  

DAVID GILMOUR
“Luck and Strange” (his first album of new material in nine years; producers: Gilmour, Charlie Andrew; new single: “A Piper’s Call”; Translucent Sea Blue VinylAmazon-Exclusive Opaque White Vinyl, with alternate cover; Amazon UK; Legacy Recordings)  

HINDS
“VIVA HINDS” (Madrid-based indie-rock duo’s fourth album; producer: Pete Robertson; guests: Beck, Fontaines D.C.’s Grian Chatten; new single: “Boom Boom Back”; See hereRough Trade-Exclusive White in Yellow Moon Phase Vinyl; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Pink & Blue Split VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; Lucky Number)  

SHOVELS & ROPE
“Something Is Working Up Above My Head” (Charleston, SC husband-and-wife duo’s sixth album; new single: “Love Song From a Dog,” feat. Gregory Alan Isakov; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Dualtone)

SYLVESTER
“Live at the Opera House” (Triple Purple Vinyl; two hours of AAA-mastered audio, including all 13 songs from the March 11, 1979 performance in San Francisco; Hear here; Amazon UK; Craft Recordings / Concord)

THE THE
“Ensoulment” (Double Vinyl; Matt Johnson and Co.’s first album in 24 years; new single: “Cognitive Dissident”; See here; Double Clear Vinyl; Amazon UK; On Tour; Cinéola / earMUSIC)

Sept. 13, 2024

JUDY GARLAND
“Judy Garland At The Palace Closing Night 1952” (Double Vinyl; 15-track set; BFD)

LONDON GRAMMAR
“The Greatest Love” (British synth-pop trio’s fourth album; producers: George FitzGerald, London Grammar, Tim Bran; new single: “Kind of Man”; Hear here; Read here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Ministry of Sound)

NICK LOWE
“Indoor Safari” (his first studio album in more than a decade, backed on every track by Los Straitjackets; new single: “Went to a Party”; Hear hereBamboo VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; Yep Roc)

MARCIN
“Dragon in Harmony” (Red Vinyl; fingerstyle and percussive acoustic virtuoso Marcin Patrzalek’s debut album; producers: Marcin, Dan Book; guests: Ichika Nito, Delaney Bailey, Portugal. The Man’s John Gourley, Polyphia’s Tim Henson; new single: “Classical Dragon”; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; Sony Masterworks) 

NADA SURF
“Moon Mirror” (producers: Nada Surf, Ian Laughton; recorded at Rockfield Studios in Wales; new single: “In Front of Me Now”; See hereDeluxe Edition: Double Clear/Frosted Vinyl, featuring 10 demos performed by Matthew Caws; Rough Trade-Exclusive Opaque Jade Vinyl, with bonus flexi featuring unreleased track; Amazon UK; On Tour; New West)  

THE OSCAR PETERSON TRIO
“Hello Herbie” (1969 album, with guitarist Herb Ellis; remastered)
“Another Day” (1970 album; remastered; MPS)

PORCHES
“Shirt” (Aaron Maine’s sixth album; new single: “Joker”; See hereAmazon UK; On Tour; Domino)  

SNOW PATROL
“The Forest Is the Path” (Double Vinyl; their eighth album and first in six years; producer: Fraser T Smith; new single: “The Beginning”; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Republic)

TINDERSTICKS
“Soft Tissue” (their 14th album; new single: “New World”; See hereYellow-Green Vinyl; Amazon UK; On Tour; Lucky Dog / City Slang)

TRENTEMØLLER
“Dreamweaver” (Danish indie electronic producer and multi-instrumentalist’s eighth album; new single: “A Different Light”; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour; In My Room)

BEN WEBSTER
“At the Renaissance” (recorded live in Hollywood on Oct. 14, 1960, with guitarist Jim Hall, pianist Jimmy Rowles, bassist Red Mitchell and drummer Frank Butler;  lacquers cut from the original master tapes by Bernie Grundman and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at QRP, and presented in a tip-on jacket; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

NILÜFER YANYA
“My Method Actor” (British singer-songwriter’s third album; producer: Wilma Archer; new single: “Method Actor”; Hear here; See here; On Tour; Ninja Tune)

Sept. 20, 2024

BLOSSOMS
“Gary” (English indie rock group’s fifth album; producers: James Skelly, Josh-Lloyd Watson; new single: “Gary”; See here; Amazon UKOn Tour; ODD SK Recordings)

JACKSON BROWNE
“For Everyman” (1973 album, featuring “Redneck Friend” and “Take It Easy”; remastered; Inside Recordings / Rhino)  

JAMIE XX
“In Waves” (London musician, DJ and producer’s second album, coming nine years after his debut; guests: Robyn, The Avalanches, Kelsey Lu, John Glacier and Panda Bear, Oona Doherty, his The xx bandmates Romy and Oliver Sim; new single: “Treat Each Other Right”; See here; Read hereDeluxe Edition: White and Black Vinyl, featuring a bonus 12-inch of previous singles and two new tracks; Amazon UK; On Tour; Young)

MAYDAY PARADE
“A Lesson in Romantics” (Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl; 2007 debut album; On Tour; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

NIGHTWISH
“Yesterwynde” (Double White Vinyl; Finnish symphonic metal band’s 10th album; producer: keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen; new single: “Perfume of the Timeless”; See here; Amazon UK; Nuclear Blast)  

PERFUME GENIUS
“Too Bright” (Crystal Clear Vinyl; 10th anniversary of Mike Hadreas’ 2014 album; On Tour; Matador)

SADE
“Love Deluxe” (1992 album, featuring “No Ordinary Love,” “Feel No Pain,” “Kiss of Life” and “Cherish the Day”)
“Lovers Rock” (2000 album, featuring “By Your Side” and “King of Sorrow”; Grammy winner for Best Pop Vocal Album)
“Soldier of Love” (2010 album, featuring the title track, “Babyfather” and “The Moon and the Sky”; won the Grammy for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals; vinyl audio for all three LPs use high resolution digital transfers of the stereo master mixes, from the original studio recordings; remastered at half-speed at Abbey Road Studios; Epic / Legacy) 

Sept. 27, 2024

CIARA
“Goodies (20th Anniversary Edition)” (Double Opaque Hot Pink Vinyl; 2004 debut album, featuring the title track, “1, 2 Step,” “Oh” and “And I”; with two bonus tracks and a new remix of “Goodies” by Dipha Barus; On Tour, with Missy Elliott; Legacy Recordings)

Oct. 4, 2024

ANIMAL COLLECTIVE
“Sung Tongs (20th Anniversary Edition)” (Double Canary Yellow and Ruby Red Vinyl; 2004 album; Domino) 

THE WILD FEATHERS
“Sirens” (Opaque Jade Vinyl; Nashville country rockers’ sixth album; producer: Shooter Jennings; new single: “Sanctuary”; Hear here; Amazon UK; New West)  

Oct. 11, 2024

JAMES BLUNT
“Back To Bedlam (20th Anniversary Edition)” (Red Vinyl; 2004 debut album, featuring “You’re Beautiful”; it sold more than 3 million copies in his native U.K. alone; remastered by Stuart Hawkes at Metropolis; Amazon UK; On Tour; Atlantic)

THE CHESTERFIELD KINGS
“We’re Still All the Same” (their first album in 15 years; new single: “Electrified”; Hear here; Wicked Cool)

FAUX REAL
“Faux Ever” (Crystal Clear Vinyl; sibling pop duo’s debut album; new single: “Walking Away From My Demons”; Hear here; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; On Tour; City Slang)

MYLES KENNEDY
“The Art of Letting Go” (singer-guitarist’s third solo album; new single: “Say What You Will”; See hereAmazon UK; On Tour; Napalm)

THE OFFSPRING
“SUPERCHARGED” (punk vets’ 11th album; producer: Bob Rock; new single: “Make It All Right”; Hear hereAmazon UK; On TourMerch; Concord)

ART PEPPER
“Gettin’ Together” (1960 album, featuring Conte Candoli, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb)
“Intensity” (1963 album; for both releases, lacquers cut from the original master tapes by Bernie Grundman and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at QRP, and presented in a tip-on jacket; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

Oct. 18, 2024

MARIAH CAREY
“Rainbow (25th Anniversary Expanded Edition)” (Double Picture Disc; 1999 album, featuring “Heartbreaker” and “Thank God I Found You”; digital-only edition features unreleased bonus tracks, fan-favorite songs and live performances; Hear here; Merch; Columbia)

Nov. 8, 2024

HELEN HUMES
“Songs I Like to Sing!” (1961 album, conducted by Marty Paich; musicians included Art Pepper, Leroy Vinnegar, Shelly Manne, Barney Kessel and André Previn;  lacquers cut from the original master tapes by Bernie Grundman and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at QRP, and presented in a tip-on jacket; Craft Recordings / Concord)