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Published on April 21st, 2019 | by Gerry Galipault

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Your Vinyl Store (April 19-25 and Beyond)

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

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)

ALICE COOPER
“Alice Cooper’s Greatest Hits” (1974 compilation; See here; On Tour, with Halestorm; Merch; Rhino / Warner)

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)

BILLY JOEL
“The Bridge” (1986 album, featuring “Modern Woman,” “A Matter of Trust,” “This Is the Time” and “Baby Grand”; translucent red and orange swirl audiophile vinyl; See here; On Tour; Merch; Friday Music)

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)

NEIL YOUNG + STRAY GATORS
“Tuscaloosa” (archival live show from 1973, recorded at the University of Alabama with his backing band the Stray Gators, featuring material from “Harvest,” “Time Fades Away,” etc.; Hear here; On Tour; Merch; Reprise)

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JUNE 14 RELEASES

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

DAVE RAWLINGS MACHINE
“Nashville Obsolete” (2015 album, with Gillian Welch; See here; Acony)

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

JUNE 21 RELEASES

JAMES BROWN
“Get on the Good Foot” (1972 album; new edition includes art sleeves with master tape box images, and its closing track, “I Know It’s True,” makes its U.S. vinyl debut with this two-LP release; Republic / UMe)

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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