Vinyl Releases

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

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Feb. 16, 2024

BUCKINGHAM NICKS
“Alabama 1975 (The Tuscaloosa Broadcast)” (Double Vinyl; Parachute)

GENTLE GIANT
“The Missing Piece” (1977 album; remixed by Steven Wilson in Dolby Atmos, stereo and 5. 1 surround sound; Alucard Records)  

JOE HENDERSON
“Mode For Joe” (1966 album, with Lee Morgan, Curtis Fuller, Bobby Hutcherson, Cedar Walton, Ron Carter, and Joe Chambers; mastered by Kevin Gray from original analog tapes, and pressed at optimal; Blue Note / UMe)

IDLES
“TANGK” (Bristol rock quintet’s fifth album; producers: Nigel Godrich, Kenny Beats, Mark Bowen; guests: James Murphy and Nancy Whang of LCD Soundsystem; new single: “Dancer”; See hereTransparent Orange VinylOn Tour; Partisan)  

THE IMMEDIATE FAMILY
“Skin in the Game” (supergroup of Danny Kortchmar, Waddy Wachtel, Leland Sklar, Russ Kunkel and Steve Postell; new single: “Fair Warning”; See hereAmazon UK; Quatro Valley)  

JENNIFER LOPEZ
“This Is Me … Now” (Evergreen Vinyl; her first album since 2014’s “A.K.A.”; producers: Lopez, Rogét Chayed,  Angel Lopez, Jeff “Gitty” Gitelman, HitBoy, Tay Keith, INK, et al; first single: “Can’t Get Enough”; Read hereAmazon-Exclusive VinylTarget-Exclusive Ruby Red Vinyl, with alternate cover art; Amazon UK; BMG Rights Management) 

JOHNNY LYTLE
“People & Love” (1972 album; mastered from the original analog tapes by Kevin Gray, pressed on 180-gram vinyl at RTI; Concord)

SARAH McLACHLAN
“Fumbling Towards Ecstasy” (1993 album, featuring “Possession,” “Hold On” and “Good Enough”; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Glass Bottle Clear Vinyl; Arista / Legacy)

TATE McRAE
“Think Later” (Canadian pop star’s second album, released on CD on Dec. 8; producer: Ryan Tedder; new single: “greedy”; See hereAmazon UKOn Tour; RCA)  

LEE MORGAN
“Search for the New Land” (1964 album; mastered by Kevin Gray from original analog tapes, and pressed at optimal; Blue Note / UMe)

BOBBY SHERMAN
“Bobby Sherman’s Greatest Hits” (Clear Blue Vinyl; 1971 compilation, with two bonus tracks; mastered by Joe Reagoso from the original Metromedia Records tapes; Friday Music)

SLAYER
“Show No Mercy (40th Anniversary Edition)” (Gold Black Dust Vinyl; 1983 album; with slipmat, poster, flyers, signing card and 28-page booklet; mastered from the original master tapes by Patrick W. Engel at Temple of Disharmony; Merch; Metal Blade)

DIONNE WARWICK
“The Dionne Warwick Collection: Her All-Time Greatest Hits” (Double Vinyl; 24-song compilation from 1989; remastered; On Tour; Friday Music) 

Vinyl Best Sellers

Feb. 23, 2024

GRACIE ABRAMS
“The Good Riddance Acoustic Shows” (Magenta Vinyl; nine songs performed live last September with collaborator Aaron Dessner; On Tour; Interscope / UMe) 

BETTY CARTER
“The Modern Sound of Betty Carter” (1960 album; pressed on 180-gram vinyl at Third Man Pressing in Detroit; Verve / UMe) 

THE CULT
“Dreamtime” (1984 debut album, featuring “Spiritwalker” and “Go West”; remastered; Amazon UK; Beggars Banquet) 

KAREN DALTON
“It’s So Hard to Tell Who’s Going to Love You the Best” (her 1969 Capitol Records debut album; remastered audio from the original Capitol masters, with the original 1969 artwork in an expanded gatefold jacket; Light in the Attic) 

THE DOOBIE BROTHERS
“Takin’ It to the Streets” (1976 album, featuring the title track, “It Keeps You Runnin’ ” and “Wheels of Fortune”; mastered by Joe Reagoso from the original Warner tapes; Friday Music)

STAN GETZ & BILL EVANS
“Previously Unreleased Recordings” (recorded in 1964 and released in 1973, with Elvin Jones, Ron Carter and Richard Davis; featuring transfers from analog tapes and remastered 180-gram vinyl in deluxe gatefold packaging; Verve / UMe) 

ASTRUD GILBERTO
“Look to the Rainbow” (1966 album, arranged and conducted by Gil Evans; 180-gram vinyl pressed at Third Man in Detroit; Verve / UMe) 

DAVY JONES
“The Bell Records Story” (Green Vinyl; his 1971 self-titled album, with six bonus tracks and a 36-page color booklet; Amazon UK; 7A Records)  

MELANIE MARTINEZ
“Cry Baby” (Target-Exclusive Pink Splatter Vinyl; 2015 debut album; Atlantic) 

KYLIE MINOGUE
“Body Language (20th Anniversary Edition)” (Amazon-Exclusive Red Blooded Vinyl; 2003 debut album, featuring “Slow” and “Red Blooded Woman”; Amazon UK; Rhino / Parlophone)  

MGMT
“Loss of Life” (duo’s fifth album; producers: MGMT, Patrick Wimberly, Dave Fridmann; guests: Christine and the Queens; new single: “Bumblegum Dog”; See hereAmazon UK; Mom+Pop Music)  

ART PEPPER QUINTET
“Smack Up” (1960 album; pressed at QRP with  lacquers cut from the original tapes by Bernie Grundman and presented in a tip-on jacket; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

PRINCE
“The Vault: Old Friends 4 Sale” (1999 album, featuring “Extraordinary”; Merch; NPG / Legacy) 

REAL ESTATE
“Daniel” (producer: Daniel Tashian; recorded at RCA Studio A in Nashville; new single: “Water Underground”; See hereAmazon UK; On Tour; Domino)  

STAN ROGERS
“Stan Rogers – Songs of a Lifetime” (Canadian folk singer-songwriter was one of 23 people killed in a fire board Air Canada Flight 797 on June 2, 1983; five-LP box set, with songbook of musical notation; Borealis Records) 

SAM & DAVE
“The Best of Sam & Dave” (Translucent Gold Vinyl; 1968 compilation; Friday Music) 

ROD STEWART WITH JOOLS HOLLAND
“Swing Fever” (Amazon-Exclusive Green Vinyl; 13 big-band covers, featuring Holland’s Rhythm & Blues Orchestra; producer: Holland; new single: “Almost Like Being in Love”; Hear here; Read here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Warner)  

SUEDE
“Bloodsports (10th Anniversary Half-Speed Master Edition)” (2013 album; cut from the original tapes at AIR Mastering; Amazon UK; On Tour; Demon Music Group) 

THE TRASHMEN
“The Best of The Trashmen” (White Vinyl; 16-song collection; Sundazed Music) 

VAN HALEN
“Live: Right Here, Right Now” (Four-LP Box Set; 1993 album; remastered from the 5150 Studio master tapes by Bernie Grundman, with three bonus live recordings; Merch; Rhino / Warner) 

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“NOW That’s What I Call 80s Dancefloor: Soul & Disco” (Double Yellow and Orange Vinyl; 30 songs; Amazon UK; Sony Music / EMI) 

LAINEY WILSON
“Bell Bottom Country” (Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Watermelon Swirl Vinyl; 2022 album; winner of Album of the Year at the 58th Academy of Country Music Awards; On Tour; BBR) 

WYNONNA
“Wynonna” (Baby Pink Vinyl; 1992 debut solo album, featuring “She Is His Only Need,” “I Saw the Light” and “No One Else on Earth”) 
“Tell Me Why” (Ruby Red Vinyl; 1993 album, featuring “Only Love,” “Is It Over Yet,” “Rock Bottom,” and “Girls with Guitars”; On Tour; Curb) 

NEIL YOUNG WITH CRAZY HORSE
“Dume” (Double Album; 16 tracks and outtakes from the 1975 “Zuma” sessions; Amazon UK; Reprise) 

March 1, 2024

CANNONBALL ADDERLEY
“Know what I mean?” (1960 album, with Bill Evans; remastered audio from the original master tapes; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

BIG BIG TRAIN
“The Likes of Us” (progressive rock group’s 15th album; new single: “Oblivion”; See hereAmazon UK; InsideOutMusic)  

JACOB COLLIER
“Djesse Vol. 4” (Double Vinyl; Grammy-winning English musician’s fifth album; guests: John Mayer, Shawn Mendez, Brandi Carlile, Michael McDonald, Lawrence, Stormzy, Kirk Franklin; new single: “Witness Me”; See here; Amazon UKOn Tour; Hajanga / Geffen)  

BRUCE DICKINSON
“The Mandrake Project” (Double Vinyl; Iron Maiden frontman’s seventh solo album and his first since 2005; includes exclusive preview comic with cover art by Bill Sienkiewicz; producer: Roy Z; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour; BMG Rights Management)  

BOOKER ERVIN
“Tex Book Tenor” (1968 album, featuring trumpeter Woody Shaw, pianist Kenny Barron, bassist Jan Arnet, and drummer Billy Higgins; mastered by Kevin Gray from the original analog master tapes, pressed on 180-gram vinyl at RTI, and packaged in a deluxe gatefold tip-on jacket; Blue Note / UMe)

FANNY
“Fanny” (Orange Crush Vinyl; 1970 debut album, produced by Richard Perry, featuring their cover of Cream’s “Badge”; Real Gone Music)

BEN FROST
“Scope Neglect” (Australian-born, Reykjavík-based musician-composer’s first album in seven years; new single: “The River of Light and Radiation”; See hereAmazon UK; Mute)  

LIAM GALLAGHER & JOHN SQUIRE
“Liam Gallagher & John Squire” (debut collaborative album; producer: Greg Kurstin; new single: “Mars to Liverpool”; Hear hereAmazon-Exclusive Orange Eco VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; Warner)  

ALBERT HAMMOND
“Body of Work” (Double Vinyl; prolific singer-songwriter’s first album of all-new material in nearly 20 years; 17 songs; new single: “Gonna Save the World”; See here; Amazon UK; earMUSIC)  

KAISER CHIEFS
“Kaiser Chiefs’ Easy Eighth Album” (producer: Amir Amor; new single: “Feeling Alright,” co-written with Nile Rodgers; See hereAmazon UK; On Tour; Kaiser Chiefs Recordings Ltd. / V2)  

LANG LANG
“Saint-Saëns” (Double Vinyl; recorded with wife and fellow pianist Gina Alice, Gewandhausorchester and Andris Nelsons; new single: “Carnival of the Animals”: See here; Amazon UKOn Tour; Deutsche Grammophon)  

MANNEQUIN PUSSY
“I Got Heaven” (producer: John Congleton; new single: “I Don’t Know You”; See hereAmazon UK; Epitaph)  

THE MARSHALL TUCKER BAND
“A New Life (50th Anniversary Edition)” (Blue Smoke Vinyl; 1974 album; On Tour; Ramblin)

JACKIE McLEAN
“Action” (1964 album; mastered by Kevin Gray from the original analog master tapes, pressed on 180-gram vinyl at RTI, and packaged in a deluxe gatefold tip-on jacket; Blue Note / UMe)

MINISTRY
“HOPIUMFORTHEMASSES” (Green & Yellow Splatter Vinyl; industrial metal legends’ 16th album; guests: Jello Biafra, Gogol Bordello’s Eugene Hutz, Corrosion of Conformity frontman Pepper Keenan.; new single: “Goddamn White Trash”; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Nuclear Blast)  

ABDALLAH OUMBADOUGOU
“Amghar: The Godfather of Touareg Music – VOL. 1” (Double Vinyl; compilation of both classic and previously unreleased tracks from the Saharan-born Tuareg guitarist and originating architect of the “Desert Blues” genre; Hear here; See here; Petluma)

PISSED JEANS
“Half Divorced” (Spotify Lime Green Vinyl; Pennsylvania noise rock group’s first album in seven years; producers: Pissed Jeans, Don Godwin; new single: “Moving On”; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Sub Pop)  

TOM RUSH
“Gardens Old, Flowers New” (his first album in more than five years; producer: Matt Nakoa; Amazon UK; Appleseed Recordings)  

STRFKR
“Parallel Realms” (Violet and Cobalt Blue Vinyl; producers: STRFKR, Jeff Brodsky; mixed by Chris Coady; new single: “Together Forever”; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Polyvinyl)  

WALTER TROUT
“Broken” (Double Clear Vinyl; producer: Eric Corne; guests: Dee Snider, Beth Hart, Will Wilde; new single: “Bleed”; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Provogue / Mascot Label Group)  

VIOLENT FEMMES
“Violent Femmes (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (Triple Vinyl, with 7-inch single; 1983 album, featuring “Blister in the Sun,” “Please Do Not Go,” “Gone Daddy Gone,” and “Add It Up”; remastered, with B-sides, live sessions and rare demos; Amazon UK; On Tour; Merch; Craft Recordings / Concord)

FAYE WEBSTER
“Underdressed at the Symphony” (new single: “Lego Ring,” feat. Lil Yachty; See hereAmazon UK; On Tour; Secretly Canadian)  

THE WHO
“Live At Shea Stadium 1982” (Triple Vinyl; recorded during their “It’s Hard” tour, which would be their last tour until 1989; band lineup: Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend, John Entwistle, and Kenney Jones; previously released on DVD and Blu-ray in June 2015; See here; Amazon UKMerch; Mercury Studios)  

YARD ACT
“Where’s My Utopia?” (Leeds quartet’s second album; producers: Yard Act, Gorillaz member Remi Kabaka Jr.; new single: “Petroleum”; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Republic)  

March 8, 2024

KELSEA BALLERINI
“Rolling Up the Welcome Mat” (7am Smokey Sunrise Half & Half Colored Vinyl; 2023 seven-song EP; nominated for Album of the Year at the 57th Annual CMA Awards and Best Country Album at the 66th Annual Grammy Awards; Black River Entertainment)  

BANANARAMA
“Glorious – The Complete Collection” (Red Vinyl; See here; Amazon UK: Transparent Gold Vinyl Collector’s Edition; London)  

BLEACHERS
“Bleachers” (Double Clear Vinyl; Jack Antonoff and Co.’s fourth album; new single: “Alma Mater,” feat. Lana Del Rey; Hear here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Dirty Hit)  

BRYNDLE
“Bryndle” (original lineup: Andrew Gold, Karla Bonoff, Kenny Edwards and Wendy Waldman; High Moon)

ALICE COOPER
“Billion Dollar Babies (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (Triple Vinyl; 1973 album, featuring “No More Mr. Nice Guy,” “Elected,” “Hello Hurray” and title track; with bonus 1973 live set, outtakes, single versions and other rarities; Read hereAmazon UKOn TourMerch; Rhino / Warner)  

DION
“Girl Friends” (12 original songs, performed with female artists, including Carlene Carter, Shemekia Copeland, Rory Block, Sue Foley, Maggie Rose, et al; producers: Wayne Hood, Dion; new single: “Soul Force,” feat. Susan Tedeschi; See hereAmazon UK; Keeping The Blues Alive Records)  

THE DOOBIE BROTHERS
“Toulouse Street” (1972 album, featuring “Listen to the Music,” “Jesus Is Just Alright” and “Rockin’ Down the Highway”; mastered by Joe Reagoso from the original Warner tapes; Friday Music)

ELLA FITZGERALD
“Great Women of Song: Ella Fitzgerald” (13-song collection; Verve / UMe)  

ROBERTA FLACK
“Lost Takes” (Deluxe Double Vinyl; 13 tracks recorded in the sessions leading up to her seminal debut album “First Take”; Hear here; Arc Records) 

ARIANA GRANDE
“eternal sunshine” (Red Vinyl; her seventh album; new single: “yes, and?”; See here; Read here; Target-Exclusive VinylAmazon UK; Republic)  

INDIGO GIRLS
“Indigo Girls” (1989 album, featuring “Closer to Fine”; won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Recording; Amazon UK; On Tour; Music on Vinyl) 

THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN
“Glasgow Eyes” (Reid brothers’ first album since 2017; new single: “jamcod”; See here; Read hereRough Trade-Exclusive Black with Red, White and Blue Splatter VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; Fuzz Club)  

NORAH JONES
“Visions” (her ninth studio album; producer: Leon Michels; new single: “Running”; See hereAmazon UK; On Tour; Blue Note)  

JUDAS PRIEST
“Invincible Shield” (Double Vinyl; their 19th album and their first in six years; new single: “Panic Attack”; Hear here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Merch; Epic)

THE LIBERTINES
“All Quiet On The Eastern Esplanade” (Double White Vinyl; their fourth album and first since 2015; producer: Dimitri Tikovoï; new single: “Run Run Run”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Casablanca / Republic)  

KIRSTY MacCOLL
“Kite” (1989 album, featuring “Days” and “Innocence”; Amazon UK)
“Electric Landlady” (1991 album, featuring “Walking Down Madison”; both releases half-speed mastered by Phil Kinrade at AIR Mastering; Amazon UK; Demon)

BRUNO MARS
“Doo-Wops & Hooligans” (Amazon-Exclusive Translucent Yellow with Black Splatter Vinyl; 2010 debut album, featuring “Just the Way You Are” and “Grenade”; Grammy-nominated for Album of the Year)
“Unorthodox Jukebox” (Amazon-Exclusive Red with Black Splatter Vinyl; 2012 album, featuring No. 1 hits “Locked Out of Heaven” and “When I Was Your Man”; won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album at the 56th Grammy Awards)
“24K Magic” (Amazon-Exclusive Translucent Forest Green with Opaque Spring Green and Custard Splatter Vinyl; 2016 album, featuring “24K Magic,” “That’s What I Like” and “Finesse”; won seven Grammys, including Album of the Year; Atlantic)

CARMEN McRAE
“Great Women of Song: Carmen McRae” (14-song collection; Verve / UMe)  

THE MONKEES
“Headquarters” (Translucent Blue Vinyl; 1967 album; Friday Music)

THE ROLLING STONES
“Live at the Wiltern” (Triple Vinyl;  21-song set from November 2002, with opener Solomon Burke joining them on a cover of “Everybody Needs Somebody to Love”; Amazon-Exclusive Triple Bronze and Black Swirl VinylAmazon UKOn TourMerch; Mercury Studios)  

SAWYER BROWN
“Desperado Troubadours” (their first album in more than a decade; producer: Blake Shelton; new single: “Under This Ole Hat”; Hear here; Read hereAmazon UK; On Tour; Curb)  

March 15, 2024

THE AMBOY DUKES
“The Amboy Dukes” (Lime Green Vinyl; 1967 debut album; Sundazed Music) 

THE BLACK CROWES
“Happiness Bastards” (Amazon-Exclusive Orange Vinyl; their 10th album and first in 15 years; guest: Lainey Wilson; new single: “Wanting and Waiting”; Hear here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Silver Arrow)  

DONALD BYRD
“A New Perspective” (1963 album, featuring Hank Mobley, Herbie Hancock, Kenny Burrell, Donald Best, Butch Warren and Lex Humphries; stereo, all-analog, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original master tapes, and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at Optimal; Blue Note / UMe) 

CAKE
“Pressure Chief” (2004 album, featuring “Wheels” and “No Phone”; Columbia / Legacy) 

ALICE COOPER
“Trash” (Translucent Blue and Red Marble Vinyl; 1989 album, featuring “Poison,” his first Top 10 hit since 1977; Amazon UK; On Tour, with Rob Zombie; Merch; Music on Vinyl) 

MILES DAVIS
“Volume 2” (tracks from 1952-54 sessions; stereo, all-analog, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original master tapes, and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at Optimal; Merch; Blue Note / UMe) 

JOE HENDERSON
“Power to the People” (1969 album, with Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Jack De Johnette and Mike Lawrence; cut from the original analog tapes by Kevin Gray, pressed on 180-gram vinyl at RTI, and packaged in a tip-on jacket; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

LENNY KRAVITZ
“Blue Electric Light” (Double Vinyl; his 12th album and his first since 2018; new single: “Tk421”; See here; Amazon UK; Roxie Records / BMG Rights Management)  

SHELLY MANNE & HIS MEN
“At the Black Hawk Vol. 1” (1960 album; pressed at QRP with  lacquers cut from the original tapes by Bernie Grundman and presented in a tip-on jacket; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

MELANIE
“One Night Only: The Eagle Mountain House” (Gold Vinyl; 1984 live performance in Jackson, NH; Amazon UK; Cleopatra)  

SCOTT STAPP
“Higher Power” (Creed lead singer’s fourth solo album; guests: Dorothy, Yiannis Papadopolous, Steve McEwan; new single: “What I Deserve”; See here; Napalm)  

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
“Everything I Thought It Was” (Amazon-Exclusive Clear With Black Smoke Vinyl; his sixth solo album and first since 2018; producers: Cirkut, Timberlake, Louis Bell; new single: “Selfish”; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour; RCA)  

Top Turntables

March 22, 2024

ALICE IN CHAINS
“Jar of Flies” (1994 seven-song EP; Columbia / Legacy) 

THE BRAT
“Straight Outta East L.A.” (Red and Blue Swirl Vinyl; 21-track compilation; RockBeat / Liberation Hall)  

GARY CLARK JR.
“JPEG RAW” (Double Vinyl; his fourth album and first in five years; guests: Stevie Wonder, George Clinton, Valerie June, Keyon Harrold, Naala; Hear here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Warner)  

ALICE COLTRANE
“The Carnegie Hall Concert” (Double Vinyl; previously unreleased recording of a 1971 concert, featuring Pharoah Sanders, Archie Shepp, Jimmy Garrison, Cecil McBee, Ed Blackwell, et al; original multi-track recording was commissioned by Impulse but wasn’t released at the time; See here; Verve / UMe)  

THE CURE
“Paris (30th Anniversary Expanded Edition)” (Double Vinyl; 1993 live album; remastered by Robert Smith and Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios, with two bonus tracks, “Shake Dog Shake” and “Hot Hot Hot!!!”; Merch; Rhino / Elektra)  

ELBOW
“AUDIO VERTIGO” (British rock band’s 10th album; new single: “Lovers’ Leap”; See hereAmazon UK; On Tour; Polydor / Geffen)  

JULIA HOLTER
“Something in the Room She Moves” (Double Vinyl; L.A.-based art pop artist’s sixth album; producers: Holter, Kenny Gilmore; new single: “Spinning”; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Domino)  

CHAKA KHAN
“Chaka” (1978 debut solo album, featuring “I’m Every Woman”; remastered; Rhino / Warner)  

AOIFE O’DONOVAN
“All My Friends” (Opaque Violet Vinyl; Grammy-winning singer-songwriter’s first self-produced album is inspired by the passage of the 19th Amendment and the evolving landscape of women’s rights in America over the past century; co-producers: Eric Jacobsen, Darren Schneider; guests: Anaïs Mitchell, Sierra Hull, Noam Pikelny, The Knights, The Westerlies, San Francisco Girls Choir, et al; new single: “All My Friends”; See here; Amazon UK; Yep Roc)  

PEARL HARBOUR
“Don’t Follow Me, I’m Lost Too (Expanded Edition)” (Purple Grape Vinyl; 1980 album; with four bonus tracks; Liberation Hall)  

PATRICE RUSHEN
“Remind Me: The Classic Elektra Recordings 1978-1984” (Triple Vinyl; compilation of classic tracks, 12-inch versions and original samples; remastered from the original tapes by The Carvery; Strut) 

SHAKIRA
“Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran” (Diamond Edition Vinyl; Latin superstar’s first album in seven years; 17-track set includes eight songs, one remix and seven previously unreleased singles; guests: KAROL G, Rauw Alejandro, Bizarrap, Ozuna, Manuel Turizo, Fuerza Regida; Read here; Amazon-Exclusive Sapphire Edition Vinyl; Sony U.S. Latin)  

WAXAHATCHEE
“Tigers Blood” (guests: Wednesday’s MJ Lenderman, Spencer Tweedy, Megafaun’s Phil and Brad Cook; new single: “Right Back to It”; See here; Read hereAmazon UK; ANTI- / Epitaph)  

WHAM!
“Fantastic” (1983 debut album, featuring “Club Tropicana,” “Young Guns [Go for It!]” and “Bad Boys”)
“Make It Big” (1984 album, featuring “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go,” “Everything She Wants” and “Careless Whisper”; Columbia / Legacy)

CHRIS YOUNG
“Young Love & Saturday Nights” (country star’s ninth album; 18 songs; new single: “Right Now”; Read here; Sony Music Nashville) 

The Classics

March 29, 2024

LAURA BRANIGAN
“Branigan” (Red Vinyl; 1982 debut album, featuring “Gloria”; Amazon UK; Music on Vinyl) 

RON CARTER
“Where?” (1961 album, with Eric Dolphy and Mac Waldron; pressed on 180-gram vinyl at RTI with all-analog mastering from the original tapes by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

SHERYL CROW
“Evolution” (Gold Vinyl; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee’s 11th album; producer: Mike Elizondo; new single: “Alarm Clock”; Hear hereAmazon UK; On Tour; Big Machine)  

DEEP PURPLE
“Machine Head (Super Deluxe Edition)” (three-CD, one-LP, one-Blu-ray box set contains new mixes by Dweezil Zappa and previously unreleased live recordings, “In Concert ’72” and “Montreux ’71”; Read hereAmazon UK; Rhino)  

PARIS HILTON
“Paris” (Tiger’s Eye Vinyl; 2006 debut album, featuring “Stars Are Blind” and “Turn It Up”; Real Gone Music) 

ENRIQUE IGLESIAS
“FINAL (Vol. 2)” (his 12th and last studio album; producers: Carlos Paucar, Sir Nolan; new single: “Fría”; See hereAmazon UK; On Tour, with Pitbull and Ricky Martin; Sony U.S. Latin)  

PETE JOLLY
“Seasons” (1970 album, produced by Herb Alpert; remastered from its original analog tapes by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio and pressed at RTI; also available in two color variants: clear amber and clear light green; See here; Future Days Recordings / Light in the Attic) 

NICO
“The Marble Index” (1968 album; Amazon UK)
“Desertshore” (1970 album, featuring “Janitor of Lunacy”; both releases mastered from the original tapes, with previously unreleased photos of Nico by Guy Webster; Amazon UK; Domino)  

RIDE
“Interplay” (Oxford quartet’s seventh album and third since reforming in 2014; producers: Ride, Richie Kennedy; new single: “Last Frontier”; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Wichita Recordings / PIAS)  

SONNY ROLLINS
“A Night At The Village Vanguard: The Complete Masters” (Triple Vinyl; saxophone legend’s first live album, recorded on Nov. 3, 1957, at the New York City jazz club; all-analog and cut directly from Rudy Van Gelder’s never-before-used original 7.5ips master tapes by Kevin Gray; Read here; Amazon UK; Blue Note / UMe)  

THE SEARCHERS
“The Ultimate Collection” (Red Vinyl; 20-track compilation; Amazon UK; BMG Rights Management) 

THE SECRET SISTERS
“Mind, Man, Medicine” (Grammy-nominated duo’s fifth album; producers: The Secret Sisters, John Paul White, Ben Tanner; recorded at FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals; guest: Ray LaMontagne; new single: “Same Water”; Hear hereAmazon UK; On Tour; New West)  

CANDI STATON
“Candi Staton” (Rough Trade-Exclusive Purple Vinyl; 1972 album, featuring her cover of “In the Ghetto”; Kent / Ace) 

SUM 41
“Heaven :x: Hell” (Double Vinyl; Canadian punk rockers’ final album; new single: “Rise Up”; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Rise / BMG Rights Management)  

April 5, 2024

ABBA
“Waterloo (50th Anniversary)” (Double Vinyl; 1974 album, featuring the title track and “Honey Honey”; half-speed mastered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios; Capitol / UMe) 

THE BLACK KEYS
“Ohio Players” (Akron duo’s 12th studio album; new single: “Beautiful People [Stay High],” written with Beck and Dan the Automator; See here; Read hereAmazon UK; Nonesuch)  

CELINE DION
“My Love: Essential Collection” (Double Vinyl; 19-song collection; Epic / Legacy)  

CONAN GRAY
“Found Heaven” (Amazon-Exclusive Oil Slick Vinyl; Gen Z pop star’s third album; producers: Max Martin, Greg Kurstin, Shawn Everett; new single: “Lonely Dancers”; Hear here; Target-Exclusive Teardrop Blue Vinyl, with alternate cover; Amazon UK; Republic)  

NIALL HORAN
“The Show: The Encore” (Double Red and Gold Vinyl; 2023 album; deluxe edition features nine bonus tracks, including new live recordings from the Electric Picnic festival and Spotify Studios, plus alternate versions from his  Vevo Extended Play session; Amazon UKOn Tour; Capitol / UMe)  

BILLY JOEL
“Cold Spring Harbor” (1971 debut album)
“Streetlife Serenade” (1974 album, featuring “The Entertainer”)
“Turnstiles” (1976 album, featuring “Say Goodbye to Hollywood and “New York State of Mind”)
“52nd Street” (1978 album, featuring “Big Shot” and “My Life”; Grammy winner for Album of the Year and Best Male Pop Vocal Performance)
“Songs in the Attic” (1981 live album)
“Live at the Great American Music Hall, 1975” (Double Vinyl; mixed and mastered from the original multitrack tapes; Columbia / Legacy) 

KHRAUNGBIN
“A LA SALA” (Houston trio’s fourth studio album and first in four years; new single: “A Love International”; See hereBarnes & Noble-Exclusive Wetlands VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; Dead Oceans)  

LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO
“Best of Ladysmith Black Mambazo” (16-track compilation, first released in 1992; Shanachie) 

TONY RICE
“Church Street Blues” (1983 album; cut from the original master tapes by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at RTI; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

HORACE SILVER
“Silver’s Serenade” (1963 album; mastered by Kevin Gray from the original analog master tapes, pressed on 180-gram vinyl at RTI, and packaged in a deluxe gatefold tip-on jacket; Blue Note / UMe) 

April 12, 2024

EAGLES
“To the Limit: The Essential Collection” (six-LP box set. featuring 51 hits, album cuts and live performances; Target-Exclusive Double Vinyl; On TourMerch; Rhino / Elektra)  

HAROLD LAND
“The Fox” (1960 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) 

April 19, 2024

PINK FLOYD
“The Dark Side of the Moon (50th Anniversary Collector’s Edition)” (Double Clear Vinyl; 1973 album; remastered, featuring UV artwork printing on the non-groove side and the prism spectrum seen through the playable side of the vinyl; Merch; Pink Floyd Records) 

PRINCE ROYCE
“Llamada Perdida” (global bachata star’s seventh album; 23 tracks; new single: “Cosas de la Peda”; See here; Sony U.S. Latin)  

RENEÉ RAPP, AULI’I CRAVALHO, ET AL
“Mean Girls (Music From the Motion Picture)” (Opaque Candy Floss Vinyl; movie reboot opened Jan. 12; Rapp plays the queen Mean Girl of North Shore High School, Regina George, reprising her role from the Broadway musical adaptation of the original 2004 high school comedy; Trailer; Interscope)  

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Glen Campbell Duets: Ghost On The Canvas Sessions” (Double Metallic Gold Vinyl; re-imagination of his 2011 farewell album, blending his original vocals with Elton John, Sting, Eric Church, Carole King, Eric Clapton, Dolly Parton, Brian Wilson, et al; Big Machine)  

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Live on Mountain Stage: Outlaws and Outliers” (40th anniversary compilation, featuring highlights from the program, curated by the show’s co-founder and longtime host Larry Groce; includes performances by Wilco, Jason Isbell, Molly Tuttle, Steve Earle, Alison Krauss, Eric Church, Watchhouse, Lucinda Williams, et al; Amazon UK; Oh Boy / Thirty Tigers)  

ANNE WILSON
“REBEL” (Tangerine Vinyl; country singer-songwriter’s second album; she is co-writer on each of the album’s 16 tracks; producers: Jeff Pardo, Jonathan Smith; new single: “God & Country”; See here; On Tour; Capitol Christian Music Group)  

April 26, 2024

ALIEN ANT FARM
“~mAntras~” (their first album in nine years; new single: “So Cold”; Hear hereAmazon UK; MRI)  

CHARLEY CROCKETT
“$10 Cowboy” (producers: Billy Horton, Crockett; new single: “$10 Cowboy”; Hear hereAmazon UK; On Tour; Son of Davy / Thirty Tigers)  

IRON & WINE
“Light Verse” (Clear With Blue Swirl Vinyl; Sam Beam’s first Iron & Wine album since 2017; producer: Beam; guest: Fiona Apple; new single: “You Never Know”; See here; On Tour; Sub Pop)  

JUSTICE
“Hyperdrama” (Double Vinyl; French duo’s fourth album; new single: “One Night/All Night,” feat. Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; Ed Banger / Because Music)  

PET SHOP BOYS
“Nonetheless” (U.K. duo’s 15th album; producer: James Ford; new single: “Loneliness”; See here; Amazon-Exclusive Milky Clear VinylAmazon UK; On TourMerch; x2 Recordings / Parlophone)  

MacKENZIE PORTER
“Nobody’s Born With a Broken Heart” (Smokey Grey/Blue and White Vinyl; Canadian country singer’s debut album; she is the wife of “Nashville” actor and singer Jake Etheridge; See here; Big Loud)  

DJANGO REINHARDT
“Golden Classics” (12-song compilation; remastered; Diggers Factory)  

SIX BY SIX
“Beyond Shadowland” (Double Vinyl; progressive power trio’s second album; with four vinyl-only bonus tracks; new single: “The Arms of a Word”; See here; Amazon UK; InsideOutMusic)  

TINA TURNER
“What’s Love Got to Do With It (30th Anniversary”) (1993 biopic soundtrack; remastered; Read here; Rhino / Parlophone)  

NEIL YOUNG WITH CRAZY HORSE
“Fu##in’ Up” (Double Vinyl; initially available on Record Store Day on April 20; new single: “Broken Circle [Over and Over]”; Hear here; Read here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Reprise)  

THE ZUTONS
“The Big Decider” (British group’s first album in 16 years, recorded at Abbey Road Studios; producers: Nile Rodgers, Ian Broudie; new single: “Creeping on the Dancefloor”; See here; Read hereAmazon-Exclusive White VinylAmazon UK; ICEPOP)

May 3, 2024

CAMERA OBSCURA
“Look to the East, Look to the West” (Scottish indie pop band’s first album in 11 years; producer: Jari Haapalainen; new single: “Big Love”; See here; Rough Trade-Exclusive Opaque Violet Vinyl, with bonus disc featuring five demos; Amazon UK; On Tour; Merge)  

SIA
“Reasonable Woman” (Pink Vinyl; her first solo pop album since 2016 contains 15 songs; guests: Chaka Khan, Missy Elliott, Kylie Minogue, Paris Hilton, Labrinth, Tierra Whack, Kaliii, Jimmy Joliff; new single: “Dance Alone”; See here; Read hereAmazon-Exclusive Translucent Yellow VinylAmazon UK; Monkey Puzzle / Atlantic)

May 10, 2024

BAYSIDE
“There Are Worse Things Than Being Alive” (Queens punk rock band’s ninth album and first since 2019; producer: Cameron Webb; new single: “The Devils”; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Hopeless)

HOT WATER MUSIC
“Vows” (producer: Brian McTernan; guests: Daniel Fang and Brendan Yates of Turnstile, Thrice, Dallas Green of City and Colour and Alexisonfire, The Interrupters, Popeye Vogelsang; new singles: “Menace” and “Burn Forever”; See here; On Tour; Equal Vision)

KINGS OF LEON
“Can We Please Have Fun” (producer: Kid Harpoon; new single: “Mustang”; See here; Read hereAmazon-Exclusive Opaque Bone VinylAmazon UK; On Tour; Capitol) 

SHANNON AND THE CLAMS
“The Moon Is in the Wrong Place” (producer: Dan Auerbach; new single: “The Moon Is in the Wrong Place”; See here; Easy Eye Sound / Concord) 

VILLAGERS
“That Golden Time” (Dublin singer-songwriter-instrumentalist Conor O’Brien’s sixth studio album; new single: “That Golden Time”; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Domino)

May 17, 2024

BRIGHT LIGHT BRIGHT LIGHT
“Enjoy Youth” (Pink Vinyl; guests: Beth Hirsch, Ultra Naté, Sam Harper, Berri; new single: “You Want My …”; Hear here; Amazon UK; YSKWN! / Megaforce)  

JIM CROCE
“You Don’t Mess Around With Jim” (1972 album, featuring the title track, “Time In a Bottle” and “Operator [That’s Not the Way It Feels]”; 2023 mix by Paul Hicks, sourced from the original multitrack tapes; BMG Rights Management) 

HAMPTON HAWES
“For Real!” (recorded in 1958 but not released until 1961, featuring Harold Land, Scott LaFaro and Frank Butler; 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) 

LITTLE FEAT
“Sam’s Place” (their first album in more than a decade; a tribute to the blues, with percussionist Sam Clayton taking center stage as lead vocalist; lineup includes Bill Payne, Fred Tackett, Scott Sharrard, Tony Leone and Kenny Gradney; producers: Little Feat, Charles A. Martinez; On Tour; Hot Tomato Productions)

GARY WRIGHT
“The Dream Weaver” (Aqua Vinyl; 1975 album, featuring the title track and “Love Is Alive”; Friday Music) 

June 7, 2024

JOHN LEE HOOKER
“Burning Hell” (1964 album; all-analog mastering by Grammy-nominated engineer Matthew Lutthans at The Mastering Lab at Blue Heaven Studios; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

SKIP JAMES
“Today!” (1964 album; pressed at QRP includes an obi with notes by Scott Billington, a paper-wrapped jacket and lacquers cut from the original master tapes by Matthew Lutthans at The Mastering Lab; Craft Recordings / Concord) 

LUTHER VANDROSS
“Luther” (1976 debut album) 
“This Close to You” (1977 album; Read here; Primary Wave Artists / Legacy)  

June 14, 2024

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) 

July 12, 2024

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)