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Your Vinyl Store (April 12-18 and Beyond)

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

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APRIL 12 RELEASES

THE BYRDS
“Live at the Royal Albert Hall 1971” (1971 album, pressed on clear vinyl; Sundazed Music)

MELISSA ETHERIDGE
“The Medicine Show” (subtitled “An Unrivaled True Story of Redemption and a ’74 Fender”; producer: John Shanks; first single: “Faded By Design”; Hear here; On Tour; Concord)

FEAR OF POP (Ben Folds side project)
“Volume I” (1998 album, featuring “In Love” with William Shatner; orange-colored vinyl; Hear here; srcvinyl)

BRUCE HORNSBY
“Absolute Zero” (producers: Hornsby, Justin Vernon, Brad Cook, Tony Berg; guests: Justin Vernon, Jack DeJohnette, yMusic, Blake Mills, Rob Moose, S. Carey; first single: “Voyager One”; Hear here; On Tour; Zappo Productions / Thirty Tigers)

NORAH JONES
“Begin Again” (new single: “Just a Little Bit”; Hear here; On Tour; Blue Note)

NIRVANA
“Live at the Paramount” (concert in Seattle from Oct. 31, 1991; double LP, 180-gram vinyl, with 12×24-inch poster insert, a cloth sticky VIP pass replica of the original pass used that night, and a download card; See here; Merch; Geffen / UMe)

THE ANDREW OLDHAM ORCHESTRA
“The Rolling Stones Songbook” (1966 album of instrumentals, featuring their version of “The Last Time,” which was sampled by The Verve for “Bitter Sweet Symphony”; BMG Rights Management)

PET SHOP BOYS
“Agenda” (four-song EP, released digitally on Feb. 8; Merch; X2)

THE SLITS
“Cut” (1979 debut album, featuring “Typical Girls”; See here; Universal)

THE SOFT MACHINE
“Volume Two” (1969 album, pressed on clear vinyl; Sundazed Music)

WHITE LION
“Pride” (1987 album, featuring the Top 10 hits “Wait” and “When the Children Cry”; Hear here; Music on Vinyl)

WIDESPREAD PANIC
“Til The Medicine Takes” (1999 album, released on vinyl for the first time, with two bonus tracks; On Tour; Merch; Widespread)

X
“Under the Big Black Sun” (1982 album; remastered) , “More Fun in the New World” (1983 album; remastered; Vinyl; Fat Possum)

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APRIL 19 RELEASES

BRONSKI BEAT
“The Age of Consent (Expanded Edition)” (1984 album, including “Smalltown Boy”; remastered; colored vinyl; See here; Because Music / London)

ELVIS COSTELLO & THE IMPOSTERS
“Look Now (Deluxe Edition)” (2018 album; box set containing eight 7-inch colored vinyl discs, four postcards and a 16-page booklet of lyrics and artwork; On Tour, with Blondie; Merch; Concord)

GORILLAZ
“The Now Now” (2018 album; Picture Disc; eBay; Merch; Warner / Parlophone)

MERLE HAGGARD
“I Am What I Am” (2010 album) , “Working in Tennessee” (2011 album; Merch; Craft Recordings / Concord)

JAMEY JOHNSON
“That Lonesome Song” (2008 album, pressed on clear vinyl; See here; On Tour; Mercury Nashville / UMe)

THE ROLLING STONES
>“HONK” (two-LP, 20-song compilation; Merch; Interscope / UMe)

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“NOW That’s What I Call Music! 2” (original 1984 U.K. album; two LPs, 30 songs; See here; NOW)

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” (2018 soundtrack; See here; Merch; Republic)

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APRIL 26 RELEASES

BIG COUNTRY
“The Crossing” (1983 album; with four bonus tracks; See here; Music on Vinyl)

JJ CALE
“Stay Around” (this posthumous album is his first in 10 years, featuring 15 previously unreleased songs; new single: “Stay Around”; Hear here; Read here; Because Music)

THE CRANBERRIES
“In the End” (their eighth and final album, completed nearly a year after lead singer Dolores O’Riordan’s death; the sounds were built around her vocals from the original demos; producer: Stephen Street; first single: “All Over Now”; Hear here; Merch; BMG Rights Management)

KAREN DALTON
“The Karen Dalton Archives Box” (four-LP, four-CD, one-DVD box set; Read here; Megaphone)

DANNY ELFMAN
“Pee-wee’s Big Adventure (Original Motion Picture Score)” (1985 album; red vinyl; packaged with his score to the Rodney Dangerfield film “Back to School”; Varèse Sarabande)

GIL EVANS
“New Bottle, Old Wine” (1958 album; mastered-from-the-original-master-tape 180-gram audiophile vinyl; Blue Note / UMe)

GENERATION X (Billy Idol’s first band)
“Generation X (Deluxe Edition)” (1978 album; remastered, with 11 previously unreleased outtakes, a single mix and several mixes made by engineer Alan Winstanley; See here; Merch; Chrysalis)

JOE HENDERSON
“The State of the Tenor: Live at the Village Vanguard, Volume Two” (1985 album; all-analog, mastered-from-the-original-master-tape 180-gram audiophile vinyl reissues; Blue Note / UMe)

KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD
“Fishing For Fishies Green” (first single: “Cyboogie”; See here; Read here; On Tour; Flightless / ATO)

THE MOODY BLUES
“Live at the BBC: 1967–1970” (2007 compilation, available on vinyl for the the first time; the three discs are colored light blue, dark and yellow; Merch; Polydor / UMe)

MÖTLEY CRÜE
“Girls, Girls, Girls” (1987 album; ultra clear marbled colored vinyl; Mötley Records)

ALAN PARSONS
“The Secret” (Vinyl 2LP + DVD + CD Box Set; guest vocalists: Lou Gramm, Jason Mraz, PJ Olsson, Jordan Huffman, Jared Mahone, Mark Mikel, Todd Cooper; first single: “Miracle”; Hear here; Read here; Deep Discount; On Tour; Frontiers Music s.r.l.)

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MAY 3 RELEASES

BREAD
“Baby I’m a-Want You” (1972 album, featuring the title cut, “Everything I Own,” “Mother Freedom” and “Diary”; mastered from the original master tapes; Hear here; Mobile Fidelity)

THE BYRDS
“Mr. Tambourine Man” (1965 album, featuring the title track, “I’ll Feel a Whole Lot Better” and “All I Really Want to Do”; red vinyl; Hear here; Merch; Sundazed Music)

J. GEILS BAND
“The Morning After” (1971 album, featuring “Looking for a Love”; mastered from the original master tapes; Merch; Mobile Fidelity)

LAMB OF GOD
“Ashes of the Wake (15th Anniversary Edition)” (2004 album; double vinyl with four non-LP tracks, including the B-side “Another Nail For Your Coffin” and previously unreleased demos; download card included; On Tour, with Slayer; Merch; Epic / Legacy)

LIT
“A Place in the Sun” (1999 album, featuring “My Own Worst Enemy”; blue smoke-colored vinyl; srcvinyl)

RITA MARLEY
“The Lioness of Reggae” (10-song best-of; Tuff Gong)

VAMPIRE WEEKEND
“Father of the Bride” (first new material in six years; new singles: “Sunflower” and “Big Blue”; Hear here; On Tour; Merch; Columbia)

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MAY 10 RELEASES

BILL EVANS TRIO
“Portrait in Jazz” (1960 album; mastered from the original master tapes, pressed at RTI on MoFi SuperVinyl; Mobile Fidelity)

DEXTER GORDON
“Doin’ Allright” (1961 album; Blue Note / UMe)

BILL HALEY & HIS COMETS
“See You Later, Alligator” (1956 album, originally released in Brazil; Hear/read here; Bear Family)

HERBIE HANCOCK
“Takin’ Off” (1962 debut album; Blue Note / UMe)

JOHNNY RIVERS
“The Best of Johnny Rivers” (1990 compilation; Friday Music)

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MAY 17 RELEASES

DAVID BOWIE
“Clareville Grove Demos” (7-inch box set, commemorating the 50th anniversary of “Space Oddity,” features unreleased tracks recorded alongside John “Hutch” Hutchinson; Merch; Rhino / Parlophone)

MILES DAVIS
“The Complete Birth of the Cool” (1957 album; remastered, with a second LP of live material from 1948; Merch; Blue Note / UMe)

EVANESCENCE
“Fallen” (2003 album; Target-exclusive vinyl; On Tour; Merch; Epic)

CAROLE KING
“Live at Montreux 1973” (previously unreleased performance from July 15, 1973; DVD + CD; Eagle Rock)

TRAFFIC
“The Studio Recordings 1967-74” (seven-LP box set; Island / UMe)

TYPE O NEGATIVE
“Bloody Kisses” (1993 album; Merch; Rhino Custom Indie Retail)

WEEZER
“Weezer (Teal Album)” (2019 all-covers album, featuring their version of Toto’s “Africa”; On Tour; Merch; Crush Music)

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MAY 24 RELEASES

STEVE MILLER BAND
“Complete Albums Volume 2 (1977-2011)” (18-LP box set, from 1977’s “Book of Dreams” to 2011’s “Let Your Hair Down”; also available as individual 180-gram black LPs; Read here; On Tour; Merch; Capitol / UMe)

MORRISSEY
“California Son” (protest-themed covers album; producer: Joe Chiccarelli; guests: Billie Joe Armstrong, Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste, LP, Petra Haden, Ariel Engle, Sameer Gadhia, Lydia Night, etc.; first single: a cover of Roy Orbison’s “It’s Over”; Hear here; Read here; On Tour; Merch; Etienne / BMG Rights Management)

LEE MOSES
“How Much Longer Must I Wait? Singles & Rarities 1965-1972” (13 non-album singles and B-sides, plus three never-released tracks; Hear/read here; Future Days Recordings / Light in the Attic)

SNOW PATROL
“When It’s All Over We Still Have To Clear Up” (2001 album; On Tour; House Arrest)

STRAY CATS
“40” (the first new album from Brian Setzer, Lee Rocker and Slim Jim Phantom in 25 years; they are marking their 40th anniversary with a new album and tour; producer: Peter Collins; engineered by Vance Powell; first single: “Cat Fight [Over a Dog Like Me]”; On Tour; Merch; Surfdog)

TEARS FOR FEARS
“The Hurting” (1983 album; On Tour; Merch; Mercury / UMe)

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MAY 31 RELEASES

JEFF BECK
“Blow By Blow” (1975 album; translucent gold vinyl; Merch; Friday Music)

DEPECHE MODE
“Black Celebration | The 12″ Singles” (four 12-inch singles) , “Music For The Masses | The 12″ Singles” (seven 12-inch singles; Merch; Rhino / Warner)

KHALID
“Free Spirit” (2019 album; producers: Charlie Handsome, Digi, Denis Kosiak, D’Mile, Stargate, Disclosure; first single: “Talk”; Hear here; Target-Exclusive Translucent Orange Vinyl; On Tour; Merch; Right Hand Music Group / RCA)

THOMAS RHETT
“Center Point Road” (producers: Julian Bunetta, Dann Huff, Rhett; new single: “Look What God Gave Her”; Hear here; On Tour; Merch; The Valory Music Co. / Big Machine)

SNEAKER PIMPS
“Becoming X” (1996 album, featuring “6 Underground”; half-speed direct metal mastered LP, pressed on 200-gram virgin vinyl from the original master tapes; Hear here; One Little Indian)

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JUNE 7 RELEASES

GRATEFUL DEAD
“Aoxomoxoa (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (1969 album; Picture Disc; remastered, with previously unreleased live recordings; Read here; Merch; Grateful Dead Production / Rhino)

JANET JACKSON
“Control” (1986 album; remastered; See here; Las Vegas Residency at Park MGM; Merch; A&M / UMe)

PINK FLOYD
“The Division Bell” (1994 album; translucent blue vinyl; Merch; Columbia / Legacy)

MARTY ROBBINS
“Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs” (1959 album, the Grammy winner for Best Country & Western Recording; Wax Time)

SANTANA
“Africa Speaks” (producer: Rick Rubin; recorded at Rubin’s Shangri La Studios in Malibu; guest: Afro-Latin singer Buika; first single: “Los Invisibles”; Hear here; On Tour; Merch; Concord)

STING
“My Songs” (new versions of his solo hits and three reworked Police hits, “Every Breath You Take,” “Demolition Man” and “Can’t Stand Losing You”; Hear here; Read here; On Tour; Merch; Cherrytree / A&M / Interscope)

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JUNE 14 RELEASES

NAT KING COLE
“Ultimate Nat King Cole” (21-song collection; See here; eBay; Merch; Capitol / UMe)

R.E.M.
“In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988-2003” (2003 compilation; Merch; Craft Recordings / Concord)

JUNE 21 RELEASES

P!NK
“Hurts 2B Human” (2019 album; Hear here; On Tour; Merch; RCA)

THE ROLLING STONES
“Bridges To Bremen” (full-length show on the fifth and final leg of the band’s Bridges To Babylon Tour, filmed at the German city’s Weserstadion on Sept. 2, 1998; See here; DVD + CD; Blu-ray + CD, with four bonus tracks from their Soldier Field performances in Chicago; Merch; Eagle Rock)

JUNE 28 RELEASES

STEVIE NICKS
“Stand Back 1981-2017” (six-LP box set; Read here; Rhino / Atlantic)

THE POLICE
“Certifiable” (2008 album, capturing a stop in their 2007 reunion tour at River Plate Stadium in Buenos Aires; Hear here; Merch; Cherrytree / A&M / Interscope)

SOLANGE
“When I Get Home” (released digitally on March 1 and on CD on April 26; producers: Solange Knowles, Chassol, Daniel Julez J Smith II, Dev Hynes, Earl Sweatshirt, Panda Bear, Pharrell, Tyler, the Creator, etc.; guests: Gucci Mane, Standing on the Corner, Playboi Carti, Sampha; On Tour; Merch; Columbia)

JULY 26 RELEASES

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“For the Throne: Music Inspired By The HBO Series Game of Thrones” (includes Maren Morris’ “Kingdom of One” and The Lumineeers’ “Nightshade”; Hear here; Merch; Columbia)



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