Vinyl Vinyl Releases 4.30.2021

Published on May 2nd, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault

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Your Vinyl Store (April 30-May 6 and Beyond)

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

APRIL 30 RELEASES

CAN
“Future Days” (1973 album; limited-edition gold vinyl) » BUY NOW
“Delay 1968” (1981 compilation; limited-edition pink vinyl; Mute) » BUY NOW

FALL OUT BOY
“Take This To Your Grave (25th Anniversary Edition)” (2003 album, featuring “Dead on Arrival,” “Grand Theft Autumn/Where Is Your Boy” and “Saturday”; silver vinyl; Merch; Fueled By Ramen) » BUY NOW

FUNKADELIC
“The Electric Spanking of War Babies” (1981 album, featuring Sly Stone singing lead on “Funk Gets Stronger [Killer Millimeter Longer Version]”; Merch; Charly) » BUY NOW

DIZZY GILLESPIE
“The Dizzy Gillespie Reunion Big Band: 20th and 30th Anniversary” (1968 album; MPS) » BUY NOW

PJ HARVEY
“Uh Huh Her” (2005 album) » BUY NOW
“Uh Huh Her – Demos” (CD; Island / UMe) » BUY NOW

HOWARD JONES
“In the Running” (1992 album, featuring “Lift Me Up”; translucent clear vinyl; Cherry Red) » BUY NOW

LIL BABY
“My Turn (Deluxe)” (2020 album, featuring “Woah,” “Sum 2 Prove,” “Emotionally Scarred,” “All In” and “The Bigger Picture”; triple black ice vinyl; See here; Merch; Quality Control Music) » BUY NOW

ENNIO MORRICONE
“The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (1966 album; with a 30x30cm insert full of vintage posters and lobby cards; BTF) » BUY NOW

MY MORNING JACKET
“At Dawn (20th Anniversary Edition)” (2001 album; with a bonus Jim James live acoustic set recorded three weeks before the initial release and later broadcast on KVRX; on orange-colored vinyl; Darla) » BUY NOW

PINK FLOYD
“Live At Knebworth 1990” (remixed from the original master tapes, with 24-page booklet; See here; Read here; Merch; Columbia / Legacy) » BUY NOW

ULTRAMAGNETIC MC’S
“Critical Breakdown (Expanded Edition)” (1988 album, featuring “Ego Trippin’,” “Critical Beatdown” and “Kool Keith Housing Things”; 180-gram yellow vinyl, with bonus tracks; Hear here; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

CARRIE UNDERWOOD
“My Savior” (her first inspirational album, on white vinyl; guest: CeCe Winans; new single: “Softly and Tenderly”; Hear here; Read here; Target-Exclusive Clear Vinyl; released on CD and Download on March 26; Capitol Nashville) » BUY NOW

BOBBY WOMACK
“The Poet” (1981 album; remastered) » BUY NOW
“The Poet II” (1984 album, featuring Patti LaBelle on three songs; remastered; Read here; ABKCO) » BUY NOW

More Vinyl Releases for April 30, 2021 »

Other Notable Releases

GOJIRA Royal Blood Manchester Orchestra
The Dropkick Murphys girl in red Guided By Voices
Gary Moore Teenage Fanclub Ashley Monroe
Marianne Faithfull with Warren Ellis Dawn Richard Bowerbirds
KUČKA Tim Buckley Julia Stone

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MAY 7 RELEASES

THE BEAT FARMERS
“Tales of the New West” (1985 album; remastered; Extra Term Audio) » BUY NOW

GEORGE DUKE
“The Era Will Prevail: The MPS Studio Years 1973-1976” (seven-LP box set; MPS) » BUY NOW

ERASURE
“The Innocents” (1988 album, featuring “Ship of Fools,” “Chains of Love” and “A Little Respect”; See here; Merch; Mute) » BUY NOW

THE FLAMIN’ GROOVIES
“Jumpin’ in the Night” (1979 album, featuring “In the U.S.A.” and “First Plane Home”; 180-gram translucent green audiophile vinyl; Hear here; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

DEXTER GORDON
“One Flight Up” (1964 album, featuring Donald Byrd, Kenny Drew, Niels-Henning Orsted and Art Taylor; all-analog, remastered 180-gram vinyl; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

ANDREW HILL
“Passing Ships” (recorded in 1969 but unreleased until 2003 when it was issued on CD; featuring Woody Shaw, Dizzy Reece, Julian Priester, Joe Farrell, Howard Johnson, Bob Northern, Ron Carter and Lenny White; all-analog, remastered 180-gram vinyl; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

LULU
“Gold” (13 songs on 140-gram black vinyl; Track List; See here; Crimson Productions / Demon Music Group) » BUY NOW

MONTROSE
“Montrose” (1973 debut album; it’s also the recording debut of singer Sammy Hagar; 180-gram yellow audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

PETER MURPHY
“Deep” (1989 album, featuring “Cuts You Up”; clear vinyl; See here) » BUY NOW
“Holy Smoke” (1992 album, featuring “The Sweetest Drop”; smoky vinyl; See here; Beggars Arkive) » BUY NOW

JOHNNY RIVERS
“The Best of Johnny Rivers” (1987 compilation; 15 songs; 180-gram audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

ELLIOTT SMITH
“Either/Or” (1997 album, featuring “Speed Trials” and “Ballad of Big Nothing,” and the tracks “Between the Bars,” “Angeles” and “Say Yes” also appeared on the “Good Will Hunting” soundtrack; Kill Rock Stars) » BUY NOW

TONY JOE WHITE
“Smoke from the Chimney” (nine songs built on demos of White playing acoustic guitar and singing, then transformed into band arrangements by Dan Auerbach with Nashville session players, including drummer Gene Chrisman, keyboardist Bobby Wood, bassist Dave Roe, guitarist Marcus King and others; Auerbach also plays electric and acoustic guitar, bass, drums and percussion; See here; Read here; Easy Eye Sound) » BUY NOW

WHITE LION
“The Best of White Lion” (180-gram translucent purple audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

AMY WINEHOUSE
“At the BBC” (three-CD set features tracks from appearances on “Later… with Jools Holland” and the Mercury Prize show; See here; Merch; Republic / UMe) » BUY NOW

WU TANG / THE BEATLES
“Tom Caruana Presents Wu-Tang vs. The Beatles – Enter the Magical Mystery Chambers” (2011 remix project; double LP available in green, pink or black vinyl; Tom Caruana Remix Projects) » BUY NOW

FRANK ZAPPA
“Zappa (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (21-song collection from documentary directed by “Bill & Ted” actor Alex Winter; double 180-gram crystal clear vinyl; See here; Read here; CD, released on Feb. 19; Download, released on Nov. 27; Merch; Frank Zappa Catalog / UMe) » BUY NOW

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MAY 14 RELEASES

RAY CHARLES
“Genius + Soul = Jazz” (1961 album; all-analog, remastered 180-gram vinyl; Impulse! / Verve / UMe) » BUY NOW

CROSBY, STILLS, NASH & YOUNG
“Déjà Vu (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (1970 album; four-CD, one-LP box set featuring 28 previously unreleased tracks; Read here; Amazon UK; Rhino / Atlantic) » BUY NOW

EMINEM
“Music To Be Murdered By – Side B (Deluxe Edition)” (2020 album; Opaque Grey 4-LP Vinyl; Merch; Shady / Interscope) » BUY NOW

THE GIL EVANS ORCHESTRA
“Out of the Cool” (1961 album, featuring Jimmy Knepper on trombone, Ron Carter on bass and Elvin Jones on drums; all-analog, remastered 180-gram vinyl; Impulse! / Verve / UMe) » BUY NOW

FLEETWOOD MAC
“Tusk” (1979 double album, featuring “Sara,” “Tusk,” “Think About Me” and “Not That Funny”; See here; Merch; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

THE GO-GO’S
“God Bless The Go-Go’s” (2001 reunion album, making its debut on vinyl; 140-gram opaque blue LP; Read here; Merch; Eagle / UMe) » BUY NOW

KENNY ROGERS
“21 Number Ones” (2006 compilation, making its vinyl debut; with a bonus track, his duet with Kim Carnes, “Don’t Fall In Love With A Dreamer”; Walmart-Exclusive Gold Vinyl; Capitol / UMe) » BUY NOW

ST. VINCENT
“Daddy’s Home” (producers: Annie Clark, Jack Antonoff; guests: Cian Riordan, Evan Smith, Sam KS, Greg Leisz, Daniel Hart, Michael Leonhard, Lynne Fiddmont, Kenya Hathaway; first single: “Pay Your Way in Pain”; See here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Vinyl, with three trading cards and poster; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Cool Gray Vinyl; Loma Vista Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

TRAFFIC
“Mr. Fantasy” (1967 album, featuring “Paper Sun,” “Hole in My Shoe” and “Dear Mr. Fantasy”; remastered from the original tapes, pressed on 180-gram heavyweight vinyl) » BUY NOW
“Traffic” (1968 album, featuring “Feelin’ Alright?”; remastered from the original tapes, pressed on 180-gram heavyweight vinyl) » BUY NOW
“John Barleycorn Must Die” (1970 album, featuring “Empty Pages” and “Freedom Rider”; remastered from the original tapes, pressed on 180-gram heavyweight vinyl) » BUY NOW
“The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys” (1971 album, featuring the title track and “Rock & Roll Stew”; remastered from the original tapes, pressed on 180-gram heavyweight vinyl) » BUY NOW
“Shoot Out at the Fantasy Factory” (1973 album; remastered from the original tapes, pressed on 180-gram heavyweight vinyl) » BUY NOW
“When the Eagle Flies” (1974 album; remastered from the original tapes, pressed on 180-gram heavyweight vinyl) » BUY NOW

KEITH URBAN
“THE SPEED OF NOW Part 1” (2020 album, featuring “God Whispered Your Name” and “One Too Many”; Capitol Nashville / UMe) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Impulse! Records: Music, Message and the Moment” (four-LP box set; Read here; Impulse! / Verve / UMe) » BUY NOW

MAY 21 RELEASES

BARENAKED LADIES
“Maroon (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (2000 album, featuring “Pinch Me,” “Too Little Too Late” and “Falling for the First Time”; double vinyl includes rarities, B-sides and demos; See here; Rhino) » BUY NOW

MICKY DOLENZ
“Dolenz Sings Nesmith” (Turquoise Vinyl; Dolenz’s first solo studio album in nine years features 13 covers of Mike Nesmith-penned songs, including “Different Drum,” “Circle Sky” and “Tapioca Tundra”; the CD contains a bonus track, “Grand Ennui”; producer: Mike’s son Christian Nesmith; 7a) » BUY NOW

BUDDY GUY
“Feels Like Rain” (1993 album, which won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album; guests: John Mayall, Bonnie Raitt, Paul Rodgers, Travis Tritt; 180-gram audiophile vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

JOHN HIATT WITH THE JERRY DOUGLAS BAND
“Leftover Feelings” (first single: “All the Lilacs in Ohio”; Hear here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Autographed Black Splatter Vinyl; New West) » BUY NOW

IRON CITY HOUSEROCKERS
“Have a Good Time But … Get Out Alive!” (1980 album; with bonus CD containing 16 previously unreleased tracks; Cleveland International) » BUY NOW

MEGAN THEE STALLION
“Good News” (2020 album; guests: Beyoncé, DaBaby, City Girls, Lil Durk, SZA, Popcaan, Mustard, Big Sean, 2 Chainz, Young Thug; Target-exclusive vinyl; Merch; 1501 Certified / 300 Entertainment) » BUY NOW

METRONOMY
“The English Riviera (10th Anniversary)” (2011 album, featuring “The Look,” “The Bay” and “Everything Goes My Way”; with six previously unreleased tracks; numbered heavyweight 180-gram double vinyl with etched fantascope on side D; See here; Merch; Because Music) » BUY NOW

MDOU MOCTAR
“Afrique Victime” (producer: bassist Mikey Coltun; new single: “Tala Tannam”; See here; Matador) » BUY NOW

MY BLOODY VALENTINE
“m b v” (2013 album; Merch; mbv / Domino) » BUY NOW

THE RASCALS
“Time Peace: The Rascals’ Greatest Hits” (1968 compilation; 180-gram translucent gold vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Cleveland Rocks” (1995 label roster compilation; with download card; Cleveland International) » BUY NOW

VIOLENT FEMMES
“Add It Up (1981-1993)” (23-track compilation, originally released in 1993; Merch; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

MAY 28 RELEASES

ANIMAL COLLECTIVE
“Sung Tongs” (2004 album; Domino) » BUY NOW

MADISON BEER
“Life Support” (2021 album; producers: 1993, Madison Beer, Leroy Clampitt, Pete Nappi, One Love; Sing It Loud / Epic) » BUY NOW

DAVID BOWIE
“The Man Who Sold the World” (Vinyl 12″ Picture Disc, with poster; Merch; Rhino / Parlophone) » BUY NOW

DONALD FAGEN
“The Nightfly” (1982 album, featuring “I.G.Y. [What a Beautiful World]” and “New Frontier”; 180-gram black vinyl; See here; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

FOUNTAINS OF WAYNE
“Welcome Interstate Managers” (2003 album, featuring “Stacy’s Mom”; 180-gram transparent red vinyl; See here; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

PJ HARVEY
“The Peel Sessions 1991-2004” (2006 collection; remastered by Jason Mitchell at Loud Mastering under the guidance of longtime PJ Harvey producer John Parish; Island / UMe) » BUY NOW

THE KORGIS
“The Korgis Kollection” (19-song compilation from 2005; Track List; Let Them Eat Vinyl) » BUY NOW

K.D. LANG
“makeover” (a new collection of classic dance remixes of her songs from 1992 to 2000; Transparent Turquoise Vinyl; first single: “Miss Chatelaine [St. Tropez Mix]”; See here; Read here; Nonesuch) » BUY NOW

ABBEY LINCOLN
“Abbey Is Blue” (1959 album, featuring Kenny Dorham, Stanley Turrentine, Wynton Kelly, Sam Jones, Philly Joe Jones and Max Roach; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

ELLIOTT SMITH
“An Introduction To … Elliott Smith” (14-song compilation from 2010; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Red & Black Vinyl; Kill Rock Stars) » BUY NOW

TAYLOR SWIFT
“evermore” (2020 album, featuring “Willow,” “No Body, No Crime” and “Coney Island”; producers: Aaron Dessner, Swift, Bryce Dessner, Jack Antonoff; double green vinyl, with two bonus tracks; Target-Exclusive Red Vinyl; Merch; Republic) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“The Best of Philadelphia International Records” (label compilations features hits by The O’Jays, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, Teddy Pendergrass, Lou Rawls, Patti Labelle, MFSB, The Three Degrees, etc.; Philadelphia International / Legacy) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Fawlty Towers: For the Record” (four vintage albums plus two new volumes, narrated by Andrew Sachs as Manuel, on 140-gram white vinyl; Demon / Edsel) » BUY NOW

MUDDY WATERS
“Electric Mud” (1968 album; Endless Happiness) » BUY NOW

WORLD PARTY
“Dumbing Up” (2000 album; with six bonus tracks; Seaview) » BUY NOW

YELLO
“YELL40 Years” (21-song, two-LP hits compilation, including “Oh Yeah,” “Desire,” “I Love You,” “The Rhythm Divine” and “Vicious Games”; Polydor) » BUY NOW

JUNE 4 RELEASES

BLACK PUMAS
“Capitol Cuts – Live From Studio A” (recorded direct to acetate – all live, no overdubs, includes a 7-minute rendition of “Colors,” which received a Grammy nomination for Record of the Year; red vinyl; See here; ATO) » BUY NOW

ART BLAKELY AND THE JAZZ MESSENGERS
“The Witch Doctor” (1967 album; all-analog, remastered 180-gram vinyl; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

CHEAP TRICK
“In Another World” (their 20th studio album; producer: Julian Raymond; first single: “Light Up the Fire”; Hear here; Read here; CD and Download released on April 9; Merch; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

CHICAGO
“Chicago Transit Authority” (1969 album, featuring “Questions 67 and 68,” “I’m a Man,” “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?” and “Beginnings”; 180-gram red audiophile vinyl; Merch; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

CROWDED HOUSE
“Dreamers Are Waiting” (their first studio album since 2010; first single: “To the Island”; See here; Read here; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

JACK’S MANNEQUIN
“People and Things” (2011 album; 180-gram orange-colored audiophile vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

MIRIAM MAKEBA
“Keep Me in Mind” (1970 album; Strut) » BUY NOW

OSCAR PETERSON
“Exclusively For My Friends” (six-LP box set of private recordings made between 1963 and 1968; MPS) » BUY NOW

LIZ PHAIR
“Soberish” (her first album in 11 years; producer: Brad Wood; first single: “Spanish Doors”; Hear here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Blue Vinyl; Chrysalis) » BUY NOW

RISE AGAINST
“Nowhere Generation” (their first album in four years; producer: Bill Stevenson; new singles: “Nowhere Generation” and “Broken Dreams, Inc.”; See here; Vinyl Deluxe Edition, black and white smoke LP, 12-page booklet and bonus 7-inch single; Target-Exclusive Vinyl, metallic silver LP, with an alternate album cover; Merch; Loma Vista Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

ROD STEWART
“Rod Stewart: 1975-1978” (five-LP box set includes “Atlantic Crossing,” “A Night on the Town,” “Foot Loose and Fancy Free,” “Blondes Have More Fun” and an LP of previously unreleased recordings; Read here; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

SWELL MAPS
“Mayday Signals” (compilation of rare and unreleased tracks from the vaults of band founder Jowe Head; Easy Action) » BUY NOW

TOO $HORT
“Life Is … Too $hort” (1988 album; Jive / Legacy) » BUY NOW

MUDDY WATERS
“Muddy Waters At Newport 1960” (1960 album; 180-gram audiophile vinyl; Merch; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

JUNE 11 RELEASES

THE ARCHIES
“Sugar, Sugar” (45rpm 7-inch vinyl pressing on pink vinyl, backed with “Bang Shang-A-Lang”; Merch; Cleopatra) » BUY NOW

BLACK SABBATH
“Sabotage (Super Deluxe Edition)” (1975 album; four-LP box set featuring “North American Tour Live ’75” and other bonus live material; Read here; Merch; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

DEAD BOYS
“Young, Loud and Snotty” (1977 debut album; sourced from the original master tapes, pressed at RTI, on yellow vinyl with red streaks; Jackpot) » BUY NOW

DEF LEPPARD
“The Vinyl Boxset: Volume Three” (nine-LP box set of recordings from the band in the 2000s, including the albums “Yeah!,” “X” and “Songs From The Sparkle Lounge”; Merch; Mercury / UMe) » BUY NOW

GARBAGE
“No Gods No Masters” (green-colored vinyl; producers: Garbage, Billy Bush; new single: “The Men Who Rule the World”; See here; Read here; Stunvolume / Infectious Music) » BUY NOW

QUINCY JONES
“The Dude” (1981 album, featuring “Ai No Corrida,” “Just Once” and “One Hundred Ways”; available in gatefold jacket for the first time; A&M / UMe) » BUY NOW

KISS
“KISS Off the Soundboard: Tokyo 2001” (three-LP 20th anniversary live recording at the Tokyo Dome, the first of a “new official live bootleg series” from KISS; lineup: Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Eric Singer and Ace Frehley; See here; Merch; UMe) » BUY NOW

KIP MOORE
“Wild World (Deluxe Edition)” (2020 album; with four extra songs; Merch; MCA Nashville / UMe) » BUY NOW

MARK MORRISON
“Return of the Mack” (1996 album, featuring the title track; purple vinyl; See here; Rhino / Atlantic) » BUY NOW

WILSON PICKETT
“The Best of Wilson Pickett Vol. II” (1971 compilation; 180-gram audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET BAND
“‘Live’ Bullet” (1976 album; newly remastered from original analog master tapes, with lithograph; Merch; Capitol / UMe) » BUY NOW

THE SHINS
“Oh, Inverted World (20th Anniversary Remaster)” (2001 debut album; mastering by Grammy-winning engineer Bob Ludwig; Sub Pop) » BUY NOW

3 DOORS DOWN
“The Better Life (20th Anniversary Edition)” (2000 album, featuring “Kryptonite,” “Loser” and “Be Like That”; two-LP black vinyl and one-LP green vinyl of the never-released original demos album, “The Escatapwa Sessions,” with lithograph poster; See here; Republic) » BUY NOW

BRIAN WILSON
“Brian Wilson” (1988 album, featuring “Love and Mercy,” “Rio Grande,” “Night Time” and “Melt Away”; 180-gram translucent blue audiophile vinyl; Hear here; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

JUNE 18 RELEASES

BLACKFOOT
“Strikes” (1979 album, featuring “Highway Song” and “Train Train”; 180-gram audiophile red vinyl; Hear here; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

CRACK THE SKY
“Crack Attic (Best of Crack the Sky)” (16-song collection; Renaissance) » BUY NOW

FOGHAT
“Stone Blue” (1978 album, produced by Eddie Kramer; 180-gram audiophile blue vinyl; Merch; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

ARETHA FRANKLIN
“I Knew You Were Waiting: The Best of Aretha Franklin 1980-2014” (updated edition of 2012 compilation; Arista / Legacy) » BUY NOW

THE MONKEES
“The Monkees (Deluxe Edition)” (1966 debut album, featuring “Last Train to Clarksville,” “[Theme From] The Monkees” and “I Wanna Be Free”; mastered for vinyl by Kevin Grey and Andrew Sandoval; lacquers cut from the original analog stereo tapes for the first time since 1966; contains two previously unissued songs and two new mixes; Read here; Merch; Rhino) » BUY NOW

AL STEWART
“Year of the Cat” (1976 album, featuring “Year of the Cat,” “On the Border” and “Lord Grenville”; 45th anniversary 180-gram audiophile vinyl, gatefold cover; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

ZAPP & ROGER
“All the Greatest Hits” (double 140-gram neon half/half colored vinyl; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

FRANK ZAPPA
“Zappa ’88: The Last U.S. Show” (four-LP box set of his final U.S. concert at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, NY, on March 25, 1988, featuring the first official release of the much-talked-about “The Beatles Medley”; newly mixed by Craig Parker Adams from the 48-track digital master tapes; Read here; Merch; Zappa / UMe) » BUY NOW

JUNE 25 RELEASES

ALICE COOPER
“School’s Out” (1972 album, featuring the title tracks; 180-gram audiophile vinyl; Merch; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

DYKE & THE BLAZERS
“Down On Funky Broadway: Phoenix 1966-1967” (20 songs; featuring new stereo mixes of old favorites and previously unreleased material, including demos, radio spots, and unearthed songs; remastered by engineer Dave Cooley; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW, “I Got a Message: Hollywood 1968-1970” (21-song collection; featuring new stereo mixes of old favorites and previously unreleased material, including demos, radio spots, and unearthed songs; remastered by engineer Dave Cooley; Download; Apple Music; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

SELENA GOMEZ
“Revelación” (2021 Spanish-language EP; Merch; Interscope) » BUY NOW

GRATEFUL DEAD
“Grateful Dead (Skull & Roses)” (1971 live album; newly remastered by engineer David Glasser with Plangent Process Speed Correction; on 180-gram black vinyl with Stoughton tip-on jacket and sticker insert; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Neon Orange Vinyl; Merch; Grateful Dead Production) » BUY NOW

HENRY GROSS
“Release” (1976 album, featuring “Shannon” and “Springtime Mama”; Renaissance) » BUY NOW

PJ HARVEY
“White Chalk” (2007 album, featuring “When Under Ether,” “The Piano” and “The Devil”; remastered) » BUY NOW, “White Chalk – Demos” (a collection of unreleased demos; Island / UMe) » BUY NOW

HIATUS KAIYOTE
“Mood Valiant” (new single: “Get Sun”; Hear here; Deluxe Glow in the Dark Vinyl; Merch; Brainfeeder / Ninja Tune) » BUY NOW

INTERPOL
“Our Love to Admire” (2007 album, featuring “The Heinrich Maneuver,” “Mammoth” and “No I in Threesome”; Matador) » BUY NOW

LADY GAGA
“Chromatica” (2020 album; special trifold jacket on 180-gram black vinyl; Merch; Interscope / UMe) » BUY NOW

JONI MITCHELL
“The Reprise Albums (1968-1971)” (four-LP box set features her first four studio albums; remastered by Bernie Grundman; Hear here; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

PETER MURPHY
“Cascade” (1995 album; scarlet vinyl; with four bonus tracks) » BUY NOW
“The Last and Only Star” (rarities collection; gold-colored vinyl;
Beggars Arkive) » BUY NOW

THE ROOTS
“Do You Want More?!!!??! (25th Anniversary Edition)” (1995 album, featuring “Distortion to Static,” “Proceed” and “Silent Treatment”; triple 180-gram black vinyl with five bonus tracks and 24-page booklet; Geffen / UMe) » BUY NOW

TODD RUNDGREN
“Nearly Human” (1989 album, featuring “The Want of a Nail,” with Bobby Womack; 180-gram translucent orange vinyl; translucent yellow vinyl; Hear here; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

CARLY SIMON
“The Best of Carly Simon” (1975 album; 180-gram translucent red audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“The Lost Boys (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (1987 album; 180-gram red audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Stand By Me (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (1986 album; 180-gram aqua blue audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

JULY 2 RELEASES

BIG COUNTRY
“The Buffalo Killers” (1993 album; deluxe edition, with bonus tracks) » BUY NOW
“Without the Aid of a Safety Net” (1994 live album, recorded at a homecoming gig at The Barrowland Ballroom in Glasgow; Chrysalis) » BUY NOW

RARE EARTH
“Live in Chicago” (1974 album; red translucent vinyl; Culture Factory) » BUY NOW

JULY 9 RELEASES

AWOLNATION
“Megalithic Symphony (10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (2011 album; includes the original album on Ultraclear Vinyl, a bonus LP of previously unreleased material on Gold Vinyl, and a download card containing all songs from the digital release; Red Bull) » BUY NOW

THE BLUES BROTHERS
“Briefcase Full of Blues” (1978 live album, recorded at Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles when the band opened for comedian Steve Martin; featuring “Soul Man” and “Rubber Biscuit”; 180-gram blue vinyl; Atlantic) » BUY NOW

MILEY CYRUS
“Plastic Hearts” (2020 album; RCA) » BUY NOW

ELLA FITZGERALD
“Sunshine of Your Love” (1969 live album; remastered; MPS) » BUY NOW

EDDIE MONEY
“Take Me Home Tonight: The Best of Eddie Money” (pink vinyl; Cleopatra) » BUY NOW “Worlds Apart” (1981 album, featuring “On the Loose”; See here; earMUSIC) » BUY NOW

TINY TIM
“God Bless Tiny Tim” (1968 album, featuring “Tiptoe Thru’ the Tulips with Me”; limited-edition yellow tulip vinyl; See here; Real Gone Music) » BUY NOW

GROVER WASHINGTON JR.
“Winelight” (1980 album, featuring the Grammy-winning “Just the Two of Us”; 180-gram burgundy audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

GARY WRIGHT
“The Dream Weaver” (1975 album, featuring “Dream Weaver,” “Love Is Alive” and “Made to Love You”; 180-gram yellow audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

JULY 16 RELEASES

BREAD
“The Best of Bread” (1973 compilation; 180-gram translucent gold audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

THE DAVE BRUBECK QUARTET
“Time OutTakes” (2020 album of previously unreleased alternate versions of pieces from the iconic LP; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Opaque Dark Blue Swirl Vinyl; Brubeck Editions) » BUY NOW

ARETHA FRANKLIN
“ARETHA” (Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Opaque Purple Vinyl; two LPs; Download; Merch; Rhino / Atlantic) » BUY NOW

VINCE GUARALDI TRIO
“A Boy Named Charlie Brown (The Original Sound Track Recording)” (1969 album; newly remastered from the original analog tapes by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio; with eight collectible baseball cards of Peanuts characters; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

THE TIME
“The Time” (1981 debut album, co-produced by Morris Day and Prince, credited as “Jamie Starr”; double red and white vinyl; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

JULY 23 RELEASES

PAUL McCARTNEY
“McCartney III Imagined” (a set of remixes and reinterpretations of songs off his 2020 album “McCartney III”; guests: Beck, Khruangbin, St. Vincent, Blood Orange, Phoebe Bridgers, Ed O’Brien, Damon Albarn, Josh Homme, Anderson .Paak, 3DRDN, Idris Elba; first single: “The Kiss of Venus,” feat. Dominic Fike; See here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Translucent Deep Blue Vinyl; Merch; Capitol) » BUY NOW

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS
“Tiny Music … Songs From The Vatican Gift Shop (25th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition)” (1996 album, produced by Brendan O’Brien and featuring “Big Bang Baby,” “Trippin’ on a Hole in a Paper Heart” and “Lady Picture Show”; three-CD, one-LP box set; See here; Merch; Rhino / Atlantic) » BUY NOW

2PAC
“Until the End of Time” (2001 album, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart and sold 426,870 copies in its first week; featuring “Happy Home,” “Until the End of Time” and “Letter 2 My Unborn”; four-LP set of material recorded while the rapper was on Death Row Records from 1995-1996; Merch; Interscope / UMe) » BUY NOW

JULY 30 RELEASES

BILLIE EILISH
“Happier Than Ever” (featuring “my future” and “Therefore I Am”; new single: “Your Power”; See here; Read here; Amazon-Exclusive Green Vinyl; Target-Exclusive Light Blue Vinyl, with poster; Walmart-Exclusive Pale Yellow Vinyl; Merch; Darkroom / Interscope) » BUY NOW

BILL EVANS
“Symbiosis” (1974 album; remastered; MPS) » BUY NOW

MARVIN GAYE
“What’s Going On (Original Detroit Mix)” (1971 album; Motown / Universal Japan) » BUY NOW

LAURA NYRO
“Laura Nyro: American Dreamer” (seven-LP box set, housing her seven studio albums, plus the exclusive “Rarities and Live Recordings” and a 36-page 12″ book with extensive liner notes from author Peter Doggett; Madfish) » BUY NOW

SUBURBAN LAWNS
“Suburban Lawns” (1981 album, originally released by I.R.S. Records, featuring “Janitor”; See here; Superior Viaduct) » BUY NOW

AUG. 6 RELEASES

OHIO PLAYERS
“Fire” (1974 album, featuring the title track; red translucent vinyl) » BUY NOW
“Honey” (1975 album, featuring “Love Rollercoaster,” “Sweet Sticky Thing” and “Fopp”; orange translucent vinyl; LMLR) » BUY NOW

AUG. 13 RELEASES

QUEEN LATIFAH
“All Hail the Queen” (1989 debut album, featuring “Ladies First” and “Wrath of My Madness”; See here; Tommy Boy) » BUY NOW

SEPT. 24 RELEASES

TOM TOM CLUB
“Downtown Rockers” (2012 album; See here; Nacional) » BUY NOW

OCT. 8 RELEASES

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“The Best of Bond … James Bond” (triple-vinyl collection; Capitol / UMe) » BUY NOW

HANS ZIMMER
“No Time To Die (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (the 25th James Bond film has been rescheduled to open on April 2; Target-Exclusive Picture Disc; Merch; Decca) » BUY NOW

OCT. 29 RELEASES

WORLD PARTY
“Goodbye Jumbo” (1990 album, featuring “Way Down Now,” “Put the Message in the Box,” “Thank You World” and “When the Rainbow Comes”; See here; Amazon UK; Seaview) » BUY NOW




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