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New vinyl releases and reissues for this week and months ahead. (Check out Past LP Releases.)

FEB. 3, 2023 RELEASES

DONALD BYRD
“At The Half Note Café” (1960 album, with Pepper Adams, Duke Pearson, Laymon Jackson and Lex Humphries; all-analog, remastered 180-gram vinyl in deluxe gatefold packaging; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

RAY CHARLES + COUNT BASIE ORCHESTRA
“Ray Sings, Basie Swings” (2006 mashup album, mixing previously unreleased Ray Charles vocal performances from the 1970s with newly recorded instrumental tracks by the contemporary Count Basie Orchestra; Hear here; See here; Tangerine) » BUY NOW

ARTHUR CONLEY
“Sweet Soul Music” (1967 album, featuring the title track; Rhino / Atlantic) » BUY NOW

THE EVERLY BROTHERS
“All-Time Greatest Hits” (10-song collection; Curb) » BUY NOW

THE LUMINEERS
“The Lumineers (10th Anniversary Edition)” (2012 debut album, featuring “Ho Hey,” “Stubborn Love” and “Submarines”; remastered and expanded 2xLP edition pressed on 180-gram wax, featuring six tracks previously unreleased on vinyl, new liner notes, and all-new packaging exclusive behind the scenes photos; See here; On Tour; Merch; Dualtone) » BUY NOW

OHIO PLAYERS
“Fire” (Fire Red Vinyl; 1974 album; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

THE OSCAR PETERSON TRIO
“Night Train” (1963 album; transfers from analog tapes and remastered 180-gram vinyl in deluxe gatefold packaging; Verve / UMe) » BUY NOW

WILSON PICKETT
“The Exciting Wilson Pickett” (1966 album, featuring “In the Midnight Hour,” “Land of a Thousand Dances” and “634-5789 [Soulsville, USA]”; Rhino / Atlantic) » BUY NOW

RAYE
“My 21st Century Blues” (producers: Mike Sabath, Punctual, RAYE; guests: 070 Shake, Mahalia; Amazon UK; Human Re-Sources) » BUY NOW

OTIS REDDING
“Otis Blue/Otis Redding Sings Soul” (1965 album, featuring “Respect,” “I’ve Been Loving You Too Long [To Stop Now]” and “[I Can’t Get No] Satisfaction”; Rhino / Atlantic) » BUY NOW

PERCY SLEDGE
“The Best of Percy Sledge” (Blue Vinyl; 12-song collection from 1969; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

SHANIA TWAIN
“Queen of Me” (her first album since 2017; new single: “Last Day of Summer”; See here; Target-Exclusive Neon Pink Vinyl; Walmart-Exclusive Baby Blue Vinyl; Amazon UK; Republic Nashville) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“NOW That’s What I Call Music! Hip Hop Party” (Target-Exclusive Vinyl; 18 songs; Legacy Recordings) » BUY NOW

More Vinyl Releases for Feb. 3, 2023 »

Other Notable Releases

Bob Weir Twiztid Alkaline Trio
Mom Jeans. Riverside Korn
Brand Nubian Sunny War Russkaja
Brit Taylor Ten Years After Screamin’ Jay Hawkins

Vinyl Best Sellers

1. Did you know that there’s a tunnel under Ocean Blvd $36.98
2. The Dark Side of the Moon $29.99
3. Thriller $19.97
4. Midnights [Moonstone Blue Edition] $24.97
5. Greatest Hits I $27.63

Monthly Vinyl Subscription Box: $16.99. »

FEB. 10, 2023 RELEASES

WHITNEY HOUSTON
“Whitney Houston” (1986 debut album, featuring “You Give Good Love,” “Saving All My Love for You,” “How Will I Know” and “Greatest Love of All”) » BUY NOW
“Whitney” (1987 album, featuring “I Wanna Dance with Somebody [Who Loves Me],” “Didn’t We Almost Have It All,” “So Emotional” and “Where Do Broken Hearts Go”; Target-Exclusive Sky Blue Vinyl; Arista / Legacy) » BUY NOW

PARAMORE
“This Is Why” (producer: Carlos de la Garza; first single: “This Is Why”; See here; Read here; Target-Exclusive Metallic Gold Vinyl; Amazon UK; On Tour; Merch; Atlantic) » BUY NOW

POST MALONE
“Twelve Carrot Toothache” (Red/Black Marble Vinyl; 2022 album; Walmart-Exclusive Blue Vinyl; On Tour; Merch; Republic) » BUY NOW

THE ROLLING STONES
“GRRR Live!” (Triple Vinyl; Dec. 15, 2012, show at Prudential Center in Newark, part of their 50th anniversary tour, featuring guests Bruce Springsteen, Lady Gaga, John Mayer, The Black Keys, Gary Clark Jr. and Mick Taylor; See here; Read here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Silver Vinyl; Amazon UK; Merch; Mercury Studios) » BUY NOW

YO LA TENGO
“This Stupid World” (Double Vinyl, with one bonus track; new single: “Fallout”; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour; Matador) » BUY NOW

Top Vinyl Preorders

1. Did you know that there’s a tunnel under Ocean Blvd $36.98
2. Cracker Island $24.98
3. The Dark Side of the Moon – Live At Wembley Empire Pool, London, 1974 $30.92
4. The Dark Side of the Moon (50th Anniversary Deluxe Remaster) $299.98
5. Endless Summer Vacation $24.99

Home Audio & Theater: Complete the Sound. »

FEB. 17, 2023 RELEASES

AALIYAH
“Ultimate Aaliyah” (Target-Exclusive Triple Gold Nugget Vinyl; 2005 compilation; Merch; Blackground) » BUY NOW

BOW WOW WOW
“When The Going Gets Tough The Tough Get Going” (Translucent Pink Vinyl; 1983 album, featuring “Do You Wanna Hold Me?,” “Aphrodisiac” and “Love, Peace and Harmony”; Amazon UK; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

CHICAGO
“Chicago V” (Gold Anniversary Vinyl; 1972 album, featuring “Saturday in the Park” and “Dialogue I & II”; mastered by Joe Reagoso with Chicago co-founder Lee Loughnane; On Tour; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS
“A Flock of Seagulls” (Orange Vinyl; 1982 debut album, featuring “I Ran” and “Space Age Love Song”; remastered; On Tour; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

MÖTLEY CRÜE
“Crücial Crüe: The Studio Albums 1981-1989” (five-LP box set, each album with a different splattered color; Read here; Amazon UK; On Tour, with Def Leppard; Merch; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

P!NK
“TRUSTFALL” (her ninth album; producers: Max Martin, Shellback; new single: “Never Gonna Not Dance Again”; See here; Read here; On Tour; Merch; RCA) » BUY NOW

CHARLES WRIGHT & THE WATTS 103RD STREET RHYTHM BAND
“Express Yourself” (Turquoise Vinyl; 1970 album, featuring the title track and “Love Land”; Amazon UK; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

FEB. 24, 2023 RELEASES

A-HA
“Hunting High and Low (Super Deluxe Box Set)” (1985 debut album, featuring “Take On Me,” “The Sun Always Shines on T.V.” and “Train of Thought”; six-LP set includes rare demos, remixes and alternate mixes, plus a 64-page booklet; Amazon UK; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

BOOKER T. & THE M.G.s
“Green Onions (60th Anniversary Edition)” (Green Vinyl; 1962 album; remastered; Rhino / Atlantic) » BUY NOW

DAVID BOWIE
“A Divine Symmetry: The Journey to Hunky Dory” (early mixes of “Hunky Dory” tracks originally featured on the “BOWPROMO” album in 1971 along with new alternative Ken Scott mixes to create an alternative version of the “Hunky Dory” album and also featuring the session outtake “Bombers”; Merch; Rhino / Parlophone) » BUY NOW

THE CULT
“Love” (1985 album, featuring “She Sells Sanctuary,” “Rain” and “Revolution”; Beggars Banquet) » BUY NOW

KAREN DALTON
“In My Own Time” (Silver Vinyl; 1971 album; 45-RPM, 180-gram vinyl pressed at Record Technology Inc. [RTI]; Light in the Attic) » BUY NOW

SHEENA EASTON
“Take My Time” (Yellow Vinyl; 1981 debut album, featuring “Morning Train [Nine to Five]” and “Modern Girl”; remastered from the original master tapes; Read here; Amazon UK; Cherry Pop) » BUY NOW

EVERCLEAR
“The Very Best Of” (Pink/Blue Splatter Vinyl; new versions of their hits; Cleopatra) » BUY NOW

5 SECONDS OF SUMMER
“5SOS5 Deluxe” (White Vinyl; 2022 album; with five bonus tracks; On Tour; Merch; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

GODSMACK
“Lighting Up the Sky” (producers: frontman Sully Erna, Andrew “Mudrock” Murdock; new single: “You and I”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Merch; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

GORILLAZ
“Cracker Island” (guests: Stevie Nicks, Tame Impala, Beck, Bad Bunny, Thundercat, Adeleye Omotayo, Bootie Brown; new single: “New Gold”; Hear here; See here; Amazon-Exclusive Opaque Plum Red Vinyl; Amazon UK; On Tour; Merch; Parlophone) » BUY NOW

VINCE GUARALDI TRIO
“Jazz Impressions of Black Orpheus (Deluxe Expanded Edition)” (Triple Vinyl; 1962 album, featuring the Grammy Award-winning instrumental hit “Cast Your Fate to the Wind”; newly remastered audio by engineer Paul Blakemore, with 16 bonus tracks, including 12 previously unreleased selections, with outtakes and alternate takes of nearly every track on the album; cut by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio and pressed at RTI on 180-gram vinyl; See here; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

HAIRCUT ONE HUNDRED
“Pelican West (Half-Speed Master Edition)” (1982 debut album, featuring “Love Plus One” and “Favourite Shirts [Boy Meets Girl]”; mastered at half-speed from transfers of the original tapes at ARI Mastering, pressed on 180-gram heavyweight vinyl, with four-page insert; Amazon UK; Demon Music Group) » BUY NOW

JOHN LEE HOOKER
“Burnin’ (60th Anniversary Expanded Edition)” (1962 album, featuring “Boom Boom,” and backed by the Funk Brothers; stereo and newly mixed mono versions of the album; remastered from the original analog tapes; Hear here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Orange Vinyl; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

KESHA
“Animal (Expanded Edition)” (2010 debut album, featuring “Tik Tok,” “Blah Blah Blah,” “Your Love Is My Drug” and “Take It Off”; with four bonus tracks) » BUY NOW
“Cannibal” (2010 EP; with three bonus tracks) » BUY NOW
“Warrior (Expanded Edition)” (2012 album, featuring “Die Young,” “C’Mon” and “Crazy Kids”; RCA / Legacy) » BUY NOW

OCEAN COLOUR SCENE
“Ocean Colour Scene: Yesterday Today 1992-2018” (five-LP box set; Read here; Amazon UK; Edsel / Demon Music Group) » BUY NOW

THE POLICE
“The Police Around the World” (Blue Vinyl + DVD set featuring restored video and remastered and expanded audio from their first world tour in 1979-80, originally released in 1982 on VHS and later Laserdisc; See here; Read here;Merch; Mercury Studios) » BUY NOW

ART PEPPER
“Art Pepper meets The Rhythm Section” (1957 album; all-analog mastering from the original tapes and pressed on 180-gram vinyl housed in a tip-on jacket; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

HANK SNOW
“Let Me Go Lover: The Country Hits (1950-1962)” (16 songs; Acrobat) » BUY NOW

THE STROKES
“The Singles – Volume 01” (7″ vinyl box set comprised of the 10 original vinyl singles released from the band’s first three studio albums, along with their B-sides; Merch; RCA / Legacy) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Wattstax: The Complete Concert” (10-LP box set features a 68-page, full-color book with introduction by Wattstax creator Al Bell, plus new essays by Rob Bowman and A. Scott Galloway) » BUY NOW
“Wattstax: The Living Word” (Double Vinyl; 1972 soundtrack, cut from the original tapes by Chris Muth; featuring highlights from the concert and subsequent documentary film; Stax / Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

MARCH 3, 2023 RELEASES

DE LA SOUL
“3 Feet High and Rising” (1989 debut album, featuring “Me Myself and I,” “Buddy,” “The Magic Number” and “Eye Know”; Magenta Vinyl; Amazon UK; Chrysalis) » BUY NOW

THE DOOBIE BROTHERS
“Toulouse Street” (1972 album, featuring “Listen to the Music,” “Jesus Is Just Alright” and “Rockin’ Down the Highway”; On Tour; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

MARCH 10, 2023 RELEASES

CAKE
“Prolonging the Magic” (1998 album, featuring “Never There,” “Let Me Go” and “Sheep Go To Heaven”; remastered; Legacy Recordings) » BUY NOW

MARCH 17, 2023 RELEASES

JO DEE MESSINA
“Heads Carolina, Tails California: The Best of Jo Dee Messina” (Splatter Vinyl; 11 songs; Curb) » BUY NOW

TEN YEARS AFTER
“A Space in Time” (1971 album, featuring “I’d Love to Change the World”; includes the original mix and a new mix by the original producer/engineer, Chris Kimsey, using the original 2″ multitrack tapes; mastered and cut at half-speed by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios; Chrysalis) » BUY NOW

U2
“Songs of Surrender” (new acoustic and re-imagined recordings from the U2 catalog, produced and compiled by The Edge; See here; Read here; Super Deluxe Vinyl Edition, four-LP box set; Amazon UK; Island / Interscope) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Stoned Cold Country (A 60th Anniversary Tribute to The Rolling Stones)” (contributors: Steve Earle, Zac Brown Band, Maren Morris, Eric Church, Ashley McBryde, Brooks & Dunn, Elle King, Jimmie Allen, Marcus King, Lainey Wilson, et al; Merch; Broken Bow) » BUY NOW

MARCH 24, 2023 RELEASES

LANA DEL REY
“Did you know that there’s a tunnel under Ocean Blvd” (her ninth studio album; producers: Mike Hermosa, Jack Antonoff, Drew Erickson, Zach Dawes, Benji; guests: Jon Batiste, Bleachers, Father John Misty, Judah Smith, Tommy Genesis, SYML; new single: “Did you know that there’s a tunnel under Ocean Blvd”; Hear here; Read here; Amazon-Exclusive Light Pink Vinyl, with alternate cover; Target-Exclusive Dark Pink Vinyl, with poster and alternate artwork; Amazon UK; Merch; Interscope) » BUY NOW

ELLIE GOULDING
“Higher Than Heaven” (producers: Greg Kurstin, Jessie Shatkin, Koz, Andrew Wells; new single: “Let It Die”; See here; Amazon UK; Interscope) » BUY NOW

ELTON JOHN
“Honky Château 50th Anniversary” (1972 album, featuring “Rocket Man” and “Honky Cat”; two-LP set includes the original album, outtakes from the original session tapes, plus eight live recordings from the Royal Festival Hall show in 1972, where the tracks receive their live debut, and a 40-page booklet containing rare photos, memorabilia and interviews; Amazon UK; On Tour; Merch; Mercury / UMe) » BUY NOW

PINK FLOYD
“The Dark Side of the Moon (50th Anniversary Deluxe Remaster)” (1973 album; box set contains two CDs and two LPs, both featuring “The Dark Side of the Moon – Live At Wembley Empire Pool, London, 1974,” plus two Blu-ray audio discs, one DVD audio, 160-page hardcover book, 76-page music book and replicas of two 7″ singles of “Money” and “Us and Them,” with B-sides; Amazon UK; Merch; Pink Floyd Records) » BUY NOW

ARCHIE SHEPP
“Yasmina, A Black Woman” (White Marbled Vinyl; 1969 album; Charly) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Dance Craze: The Best of British Ska … Live! (Deluxe Edition)” (Triple Vinyl; soundtrack to the 1981 concert film; remastered and expanded to 42 tracks, with the original poster; Chrysalis) » BUY NOW

MARCH 31, 2023 RELEASES

BUSH
“The Kingdom” (Translucent Green Vinyl; 2020 album; On Tour; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

FILTER
“The Amalgamut” (Double Vinyl; 2002 album, featuring “Where Do We Go from Here” and “American Cliché”; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

AL GREEN
“Al Green Explores Your Mind” (1974 album, featuring “Sha-La-La [Make Me Happy]” and “Take Me to the River”; Fat Possum) » BUY NOW

ADAM LAMBERT
“High Drama” (11-track covers album; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; More Is More LLC / BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

APRIL 14, 2023 RELEASES

DAVID BOWIE
“Aladdin Sane (50th Anniversary Half-Speed Master)” (1973 album, “The Jean Genie,” “Panic in Detroit” and “Let’s Spend the Night Together”; cut on a customized late Neumann VMS80 lathe with “fully recapped electronics” from 192kHz restored masters of the original Trident Studios master tapes, with no additional processing on transfer; Read here; Picture Disc; Merch; Rhino / Parlophone) » BUY NOW

DESMOND DEKKER
“Essential Artist Collection” (Double Transparent Violet Vinyl, 28 songs; Amazon UK; Trojan / BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

THE FLAMING LIPS
“Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (20th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition)” (2002 album, featuring “Do You Realize??”; five-LP box set, with demos, B-sides, remixes, radio sessions, two live shows and other assorted rarities; On Tour; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

NATALIE MERCHANT
“Keep Your Courage” (her first album of new material since 2014; producer: Merchant; guests: Abena Koomson-Davis, Celtic folk group Lúnasa, Syrian virtuoso clarinetist Kinan Azmeh, Steve Davis; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Transparent Gold Vinyl; On Tour; Nonesuch) » BUY NOW

METALLICA
“72 Seasons” (producers: Greg Fidelman, singer-guitarist James Hetfield, drummer Lars Ulrich; first single: “Lux Æterna”; See here; Read here; Target-Exclusive Red Smoke Vinyl; Amazon UK; On Tour; Merch; Blackened Recordings) » BUY NOW

APRIL 21, 2023 RELEASES

OMAR APOLLO
“Ivory” (2022 debut album; On Tour, with SZA; Warner) » BUY NOW

EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL
“Fuse” (their first new studio album in more than 24 years; producer: Ben Watt, Tracey Thorn; new single: “Nothing Left to Lose”; See here; Buzzin’ Fly / Verve) » BUY NOW

IAN HUNTER
“Defiance Part 1” (guests: Ringo Starr, Todd Rundgren, Jeff Beck, Johnny Depp, Billy F Gibbons, Taylor Hawkins, Joe Elliott, Jeff Tweedy, Mike Campbell, Slash, Robert Trujillo, Brad Whitford, Duff McKagan, et al; new single: “Bed of Roses”; See here; Amazon UK; Sun) » BUY NOW

JETHRO TULL
“RökFlöte” (their 23rd album, based on the characters and roles of some of the principle gods of the old Norse paganism; first single: “Ginnungagap”; See here; Amazon UK; On Tour; InsideOutMusic) » BUY NOW

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS
“ATUM” (subtitled “A Rock Opera in Three Acts,” a sequel to “Mellon Collie” and “Machina”; new single: “Beguiled”; Hear here; Read here; On Tour; Martha’s Music / Thirty Tigers) » BUY NOW

MAY 19, 2023 RELEASES

“WEIRD AL” YANKOVIC, ET AL
“Weird: The Al Yankovic Story (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (46 tracks on two hot pink LPs, featuring newly recorded classic “Weird Al” parodies, a new Weird Al original [“Now You Know”], various other artists’ tracks, and the Netflix film’s orchestral score by Leo Birenberg and Zach Robinson; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Glow-in-the-Dark Green Color Vinyl; On Tour; Legacy Recordings) » BUY NOW

JUNE 23, 2023 RELEASES

SONNY ROLLINS
“Go West! The Contemporary Records Albums” (Triple Vinyl; two complete albums, 1957’s “Way Out West” and 1958’s “Sonny Rollins and The Contemporary Leaders,” plus “Contemporary Alternate Takes”; remastered by Bernie Grundman; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW



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