Vinyl Vinyl Releases 8.27.2021

Published on August 29th, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault

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Your Vinyl Store (Aug. 27-Sept. 2 and Beyond)

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

AUG. 27 RELEASES

AMERICA
“Hearts” (1975 album, produced by George Martin, featuring “Sister Golden Hair,” “Daisy Jane” and “Woman Tonight”; 180-gram silver vinyl; On Tour; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

BACHMAN-TURNER OVERDRIVE
“Collected” (22 songs on two LPs; 180-gram audiophile vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

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

THE BEACH BOYS
“Feel Flows: The Sunflower & Surf’s Up Sessions 1969-1971” (See here; Amazon UK; Amazon.co.jp; 4-LP Box Set, featuring 135 tracks, including 108 previously unreleased tracks, live recordings, radio promos, alternate versions, alternate mixes, isolated backing tracks and a cappella versions, culled from the album sessions; Capitol / UMe) » BUY NOW

BLEACHERS
“Take the Sadness Out of Saturday Night” (new single: “Stop Making This Hurt”; See here; RCA) » BUY NOW

JIMMY BUFFETT
“Songs You Don’t Know By Heart” (Blue Vinyl; 2020 album; during the lockdown, Buffett asked fans which lesser-known songs he should redo; within minutes, he got more than 10,000 requests; he had to relearn songs, and it became part of video series; Mailboat) » BUY NOW

CHVRCHES
“Screen Violence” (new single: “How Not to Drown,” feat. Robert Smith; Hear here; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Clear Green Vinyl; On Tour; Glassnote) » BUY NOW

GUY CLARK
“Somedays the Song Writes You” (2009 album; birchwood vinyl; Dualtone) » BUY NOW

J. COLE
“The Off-Season” (2021 album; On Tour; Dreamville / Roc Nation / Interscope) » BUY NOW

BILL EVANS
“Trio ’64” (1964 album, with drummer Paul Motian and bassist Gary Peacock; transfers from analog tapes and remastered on 180-gram vinyl in deluxe gatefold packaging; Verve / UMe) » BUY NOW

DAN FOGELBERG
“Nether Lands” (1977 album; 180-gram clear vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

HALSEY
“If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power” (producers: Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross; Read here; Target-Exclusive White Vinyl, with one extra track and poster; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Red Transparent Vinyl, with alternate cover; Walmart-Exclusive Grey Vinyl, with one extra track; Capitol) » BUY NOW

THE KOOKS
“Inside In / Inside Out (15th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (2006 album, featuring “Eddie’s Gun,” “Sofa Song,” “You Don’t Love Me,” “Naïve,” “She Moves in Her Own Way” and “Ooh La”; remastered, with a second LP containing 13 previously unreleased tracks; Hear here; Astralwerks) » BUY NOW

LEVEL 42
“Forever Now” (1994 album; 180-gram silver and black marbled vinyl LP pressing; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

JOHN MELLENCAMP
“The Good Samaritan Tour 2000” (performed on street corners and in public parks across the country for free; accompanies a documentary narrated by Matthew McConaughey; Mellencamp will be performing at Farm Aid in Hartford, CT, on Sept. 25; See here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Opaque Brown Vinyl; Republic) » BUY NOW

OUTKAST
“ATLiens (25th Anniversary Edition)” (1996 album, featuring “Elevators [Me & You],” “Jazzy Belle” and the title track; four-LP box set includes the album’s original 15 tracks and 14 previously unreleased instrumentals; Read here; Merch; Legacy Recordings) » BUY NOW

PÉREZ PRADO
“Greatest Mambos” (12 songs on red or yellow vinyl, featuring “Mambo No. 5,” “Que Rico El Mambo” and “Mambo No. 8”; Hear here; Goldenlane / Cleopatra) » BUY NOW

SPICE GIRLS
“Wannabe25” (25th anniversary 12-inch Picture Disc, featuring the original 1996 single, a demo version, a Junior Vazquez remix and the previously unreleased ballad “Feed Your Love”; See here; Silver Cassette; Merch; Virgin / UMe) » BUY NOW

SUPERGRASS
“In It for the Money” (1997 album, featuring “Going Out,” “Sun Hits the Sky” and “Richard III”; 180-gram black vinyl, with 140-gram 12-inch white vinyl single of “Sun Hits the Sky”; remastered from the original analog tapes; See here; Merch; Echo / BMG) » BUY NOW

More Vinyl Releases for Aug. 27, 2021 »

Other Notable Releases

Big Red Machine Maisie Peters The Bronx
Niko Moon Ashe Death Cab for Cutie
Robben Ford Steve Gunn Everclear
Bob Schneider Madi Diaz Bachman Cummings

Join the Vinyl of the Month: The Golden Era Club. »

SEPT. 3 RELEASES

MARC ANTHONY
“3.0” (Target-Exclusive Black & White Marble Vinyl; 2013 album; Sony Music Latin) » BUY NOW

EMMYLOU HARRIS AND THE NASH RAMBLERS
“Ramble in Music City: The Lost Concert” (unreleased performance at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center on Sept. 28, 1990; Hear here; Read here; Nonesuch) » BUY NOW

IRON MAIDEN
“Senjutsu” (triple vinyl set, their first LP in six years; producers: Kevin Shirley, Steve Harris; first single: “The Writing On The Wall”; See here; Read here; Deluxe Box Set; Amazon UK-Exclusive Silver Vinyl; Walmart-Exclusive Red & Black Marble Vinyl; On Tour; Merch; Iron Maiden LLP / Sanctuary / BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

BOB MARLEY AND THE WAILERS
“The Capitol Session ’73” (Green Marble Vinyl; first official release of the October 1973 session at Capitol Studios in Los Angeles; Hear here; Read here; Target Vinyl; Merch; Mercury Studios) » BUY NOW

MY MORNING JACKET
“Live 2015” (their first live album in 15 years; triple white vinyl; On Tour; ATO) » BUY NOW

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

SKID ROW
“Skid Row” (1989 album, featuring “Youth Gone Wild,” “18 and Life” and “I Remember You”; 180-gram gold metallic audiophile vinyl; Merch; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

SLADE
“Slayed?” (1972 album, featuring “Mama Weer All Crazee Now” and “Gudbuy T’ Jane”; splatter vinyl; Merch; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

SUPER FURRY ANIMALS
“Rings Around the World (20th Anniversary Edition)” (2001 album, featuring “Juxtapozed With U,” “[Drawing] Rings Around the World” and “It’s Not the End of the World?”; remastered from the original tapes on heavyweight black vinyl; See here; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

Gift Picks for Vinyl. »

SEPT. 10 RELEASES

ANGEL CANALES
“Sabor” (1975 album; remastered from its original analog master tapes by Phil Rodriguez at Elysian Masters and pressed on 180-gram audiophile quality vinyl; Craft Latino / Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

ELVIS COSTELLO AND THE ATTRACTIONS
“This Year’s Model” (1978 album, produced by Nick Lowe, featuring “Pump It Up,” “[I Don’t Want to Go to] Chelsea” and “Lipstick Vogue”; remastered, with bonus tracks “Radio Radio” and “Big Tears”; See here; UMe) » BUY NOW

ELVIS COSTELLO AND THE ATTRACTIONS & VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Spanish Model” (Spanish-speaking artists, from Juanes to Fito Páez, sing translated versions of songs from the 1978 classic album “This Year’s Model,” all set to the original Attractions recordings and instrumentation; producer: Sebastian Krys; See here; Read here; see related reissue below; UMe) » BUY NOW

DEPECHE MODE
“Ultra | The 12″ Singles” (eight 12″ vinyl discs presenting each of the 1997 album’s four singles: “Barrel of a Gun,” “It’s No Good,” “Home” and “Useless,” with B-sides, mixes and live recordings; mastered from the original tapes, with the original single artwork; See here; Merch; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

AMY GRANT
“Heart in Motion (30th Anniversary)” (1991 album, featuring “Baby Baby,” “Every Heartbeat” and “That’s What Love Is For”; remastered, with a second LP of unheard tracks, updated remixes and more; See here; Amy Grant) » BUY NOW

THE LONDON SUEDE
“Dog Man Star” (Clear Vinyl; 1994 album, featuring “We Are the Pigs,” “The Wild Ones” and “New Generation”; See here) » BUY NOW
“Coming Up (25th Anniversary Edition)” (Clear Vinyl; 1996 album, featuring “Beautiful Ones,” “Trash,” “Filmstar” and “Lazy”; See here) » BUY NOW
“Head Music” (Clear Vinyl; 1999 album, featuring “She’s in Fashion,” “Electricity” and “Everything Will Flow”; See here) » BUY NOW
“A New Morning” (Clear Vinyl; 2002 album, featuring “Positivity” and “Obsessions”; See here; Edsel / Demon Music Group) » BUY NOW

METALLICA
“Metallica” (1991 album; Standard Remastered Vinyl; Remastered Deluxe Vinyl Box Set; Merch; Rhino / Blackened Recordings) » BUY NOW

MODEST MOUSE
“The Golden Casket” (producers: Dave Sardy, Jacknife Lee; new single: “We Are Between”; See here; Amazon-Exclusive Vinyl, with alternative cover; Epic) » BUY NOW

LAURA NYRO
“Go Find the Moon: The Audition Tape” (previously unreleased summer 1966 performance of the then-18-year-old Nyro auditioning for Milt Okun and Artie Mogull; restored and mastered by Michael Graves; Read here; Omnivore Recordings) » 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

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“The Vinyl Series, Volume Two” (nine-song album covering Island Records from 1969 to 1973, curated by founder Chris Blackwell; Hear/Read here; Merch; Island / UMe) » BUY NOW

WE WERE PROMISED JETPACKS
“Enjoy the View” (now down to a trio, minus founding member Michael Palmer; new single: “Fat Chance”; See here; Read here; Rough Trade-Exclusive Orange Vinyl; On Tour; Big Scary Monsters) » BUY NOW

Turntables & Accessories. »

SEPT. 17 RELEASES

BAD COMPANY
“Holy Water” (1990 album, featuring “Holy Water,” “If You Needed Somebody” and “Walk Through Fire”; 180-gram aqua blue opaque audiophile vinyl; Merch; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

AFRIKA BAMBAATAA AND THE SOULSONIC FORCE
“Planet Rock: The Album” (1986 album, featuring “Planet Rock,” “Looking for the Perfect Beat” and “Renegades of Funk”; Tommy Boy) » BUY NOW

LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM
“Lindsey Buckingham” (Amazon-Exclusive Sky Blue Vinyl; his eighth solo album and first since 2011’s “Seeds We Sow”; first single: “I Don’t Mind”; Hear here; On Tour; Reprise) » BUY NOW

BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB
“Buena Vista Social Club (25th Anniversary Edition)” (1997 album, produced by Ry Cooder, and winner of the 1998 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album; See here; World Circuit) » BUY NOW

DROWNING POOL
“Sinner” (2001 debut album, featuring “Tear Away,” “Sinner” and “Bodies”; released on vinyl for the first time; See here; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL
“Eden” (1984 debut album, featuring “Each and Every One”; half-speed mastered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios; See here; Buzzin’ Fly) » BUY NOW

ERROLL GARNER
“Symphony Hall Concert” (previously unreleased 1959 performance at the Boston venue; Read here) » BUY NOW
“Liberation in Swing: The Octave Records Story & Complete Symphony Hall Concert” (three 180-gram black vinyl LPs of “Complete Symphony Hall Concert” and one 180-gram white vinyl of “Sessions”; Hi-Res 192kHz / 24bit digital master quality audio) » BUY NOW
“Liberation in Swing: Centennial Collection” (22-disc CD and vinyl box set, with five 7-inch 45rpm singles from Garner’s private archive and “The Final Concert Cassette,” never-before-released original cassette replica; Octave Music / Mack Avenue) » BUY NOW

VINCE GUARALDI
“It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (Music From the Soundtrack)” (1966 album; orange pumpkin-shaped LP; See here; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

JOSÉ GONZÁLEZ
“Local Valley” (the Swedish singer-songwriter’s first album since 2015; new single: “Visions”; Hear here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Vinyl, with hand-signed art print; Mute) » BUY NOW

BERT JANSCH
“The Ornament Tree” (1990 album; Earth Recordings / Light in the Attic) » BUY NOW

LEE KONITZ
“Lee Konitz Plays With The Gerry Mulligan Quartet” (1953 album; half-live/half-studio recording with Gerry Mulligan on baritone saxophone and trumpeter Chet Baker, plus bassists Carson Smith and Joe Mondragon and drummer Larry Bunker; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

NICK LOWE
“The Convincer (20th Anniversary Edition)” (Blue Vinyl; 2001 album; remastered from the original tapes, with accompanying blue vinyl 45 featuring three rarities from “The Convincer” era that have never before been released on vinyl or digital services: covers of The Shirelles’ “Mama Said” and The Chi-Lites’ “There Will Never Be Any Peace [Until God Is Seated at the Conference Table],” plus the Lowe original “A Different Kind of Blue”) » BUY NOW
“The Old Magic (10th Anniversary Edition)” (Green Vinyl; 2011 album; Yep Roc) » BUY NOW

MINISTRY
“Twelve Inch Singles 1981-1984” (Silver Vinyl; Cleopatra) » BUY NOW

N.O.R.E.
“N.O.R.E.” (1998 debut album, featuring “N.O.R.E.,” “Banned From T.V.” and “Superthug”; two LPs; Tommy Boy) » BUY NOW

OZZY OSBOURNE
“No More Tears” (2-LP 180-gram black vinyl; 1991 album, featuring “Mama, I’m Coming Home,” “Road to Nowhere,” “Time After Time” and “No More Tears”; Merch; Epic / Legacy) » BUY NOW

ARLO PARKS
“Collapsed in Sunbeams” (Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Lemonade Vinyl; 2021 album; On Tour; Transgressive) » BUY NOW

MADELEINE PEYROUX
“Careless Love (Deluxe Edition)” (2004 album; remastered three-LP set, with a previously unreleased live performance at 2005’s Festival de Jazz de Vitoria-Gasteiz in Spain; Hear here; Read here; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

PRIMAL SCREAM
“The Screamadelica 12″ Singles” (nine reproduced replicas of the 12-inch singles from the 1991 album, with a 10th disc containing a previously unheard remix and accompanying instrumental of “Shine Like Stars” by the album’s late producer Andrew Weatherall; Amazon UK; Merch; Columbia) » BUY NOW

PRIMUS
“Suck on This” (1989 debut album; Prawn Song) » BUY NOW

THE ROLLING STONES
“A Bigger Bang Live On Copacabana Beach” (entire Feb. 18, 2006, concert in Rio de Janeiro on multi-colored three-LP set; Merch; Mercury Studios) » BUY NOW

WAYNE SHORTER
“The All Seeing Eye” (1965 album, joined by Freddie Hubbard, Grachan Moncur III, James Spaulding, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Joe Chambers and brother Alan Shorter on flugelhorn; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

NANCY SINATRA
“Boots” (1966 debut album, produced by Lee Hazlewood, featuring her No. 1 smash “These Boots Are Made for Walkin'”; remastered, with two bonus tracks, “The City Never Sleeps At Night” and “For Some,” and a 28-page booklet; pressed at RTI in an expanded gatefold package featuring cover artwork restored from the original album photograph taken by Ed Thrasher; See here; Boots Enterprises / Light in the Attic) » BUY NOW

ELLIOTT SMITH
“Elliott Smith (25th Anniversary Remaster)” (1995 album, featuring “Needle in the Hay”; Kill Rock Stars) » BUY NOW

STAIND
“Live: It’s Been a While” (their first album in nine years was recorded at a reunion show at Foxwoods Casino in Mashantucket, CT, in 2019; Hear here; Walmart-Exclusive Yellow, White and Black Swirl Vinyl; Merch; Yap’em / Alchemy Recordings) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Jesus Christ Superstar (50th Anniversary Edition)” (1970 album; featuring unreleased material; remastered by Miles Showell and Nick Davis at Abbey Road Studios; cast included Ian Gillian, Murray Head, Yvonne Elliman, Barry Dennen and Mike d’Abo; Read here; Deluxe Edition, three-CD box set, containing previously unreleased guide vocals, demos, B-sides and rarities and a 100-page booklet with new interviews; Amazon UK; Verve / UMe) » BUY NOW

Vinyl Box Sets. »

SEPT. 24 RELEASES

BAD BRAINS
“Rock for Light” (1983 album, produced by Ric Ocasek; mastered by Dave Gardner at Infrasonic Mastering and pressed at Furnace Record Pressing; Bad Brains Music; Hear here; Merch; Org Music) » BUY NOW

THE CHICKS / DIXIE CHICKS
“Taking the Long Way” (Amazon-Exclusive Clear Vinyl; 2006 album, produced by Rick Rubin and featuring “Not Ready to Make Nice” and “Everybody Knows”; won five Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Song of the Year; Columbia Nashville / Legacy) » BUY NOW

CUTE IS WHAT WE AIM FOR
“The Same Old Blood Rush with a New Touch” (2006 debut album; Fueled by Ramen) » BUY NOW

ERIC DOLPHY
“Out to Lunch” (1964 album, with Freddie Hubbard, Bobby Hutcherson, Richard Davis and Tony Williams; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

HERBIE HANCOCK
“Maiden Voyage” (1965 album, featuring bassit Ron Carter, drummer Tony Williams, Freddie Hubbard on trumpet and tenor saxophonist George Coleman; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

BRITTANY HOWARD
“Jaime Reimagined” (Neon Magenta & Black Splotch Vinyl; some songs from her 2019 debut solo album are reimagined by other artists and other tracks are remixed; guests: Childish Gambino, Bon Iver, Common, Laura Mvula, Michael Kiwanuka, Little Dragon, Jungle, etc.; Hear here; ATO) » BUY NOW

PIXIES
“Trompe le Monde” (Marbled Green Vinyl; 1991 album; Merch; 4D) » BUY NOW

PRINCE PAUL
“A Prince Among Thieves” (1999 album; Tommy Boy) » BUY NOW

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

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

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“The Bob’s Burgers Music Album Vol. 2” (three-LP box set contains every musical morset from season 7-9, with a 56-page hardbound lyric book, 62-page softcover song book, two posters, die-cut colorform clings and custom dust sleeves; Merch; Sub Pop) » BUY NOW

OCT. 1 RELEASES

CHRISTINA AGUILERA
“My Kind of Christmas” (2000 album; RCA / Legacy) » BUY NOW

TONY BENNETT
“Snowfall: The Tony Bennett Christmas Album” (1968 album; newly remixed and remastered; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Snow White Vinyl; Columbia / Legacy) » BUY NOW

TONY BENNETT & LADY GAGA
“Love For Sale” (the follow-up to their 2014 duets album “Cheek to Cheek” marks the final studio recordings for the 95-year-old Bennett; first single: “I Get a Kick Out of You”; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Vinyl Box Set; Target-Exclusive Vinyl, with alternate artwork; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Yellow Vinyl; Walmart-Exclusive Picture Disc; Columbia / Interscope) » BUY NOW

BLACK SABBATH
“Technical Ecstasy (Super Deluxe Edition)” (1976 album; five-LP box set includes a newly remastered version of the original, a new mix by Steven Wilson, plus more than 90 minutes of previously unreleased outtakes, alternative mixes and live tracks; Merch; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN
“Flowers” (2001 album; 180-gram white vinyl) » BUY NOW
“Siberia” (2005 album, featuring “Stormy Weather,” “What If We Are?” and “Parthenon Drive”; 180-gram translucent vinyl; Amazon UK; Demon) » BUY NOW

MELISSA ETHERIDGE
“One Way Out” (she revisits and reworks songs she had written in the late 1980s and early 1990s that never made it onto an album; first single: “One Way Out”; See here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Ruby Red Vinyl; On Tour; M.L.E. Music / BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

GARBAGE
“beautifulgarbage (20th Anniversary)” (2001 album, featuring “Androgyny,” “Cherry Lips” and “Breaking Up the Girl”; remastered by Billy Bush and Butch Vig; triple-LP set featuring the original album, B-sides, demos and remixes housed in a deluxe clamshell; Standard Vinyl; Geffen / UMe) » BUY NOW

VINCE GUARALDI
“A Charlie Brown Christmas” (1965 soundtrack; Barnes & Noble-exclusive picture vinyl, with silver foil embossed jacket; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

WHITNEY HOUSTON
“One Wish: The Holiday Album” (2003 album; Walmart-Exclusive White Vinyl; Arista / Legacy) » BUY NOW

METALLICA & VARIOUS ARTISTS
“The Metallica Blacklist” (all-star remakes of songs off Metallica’s 1991 “Black Album”; contributors include Elton John, Miley Cyrus, Weezer, Mac DeMarco, Juanes, St. Vincent, Jason Isbell, My Morning Jacket, etc.; all profits from the tribute record are being split between charities of the artist’s choice and Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation; See here; Read here; Rhino / Blackened Recordings) » BUY NOW

DUKE PEARSON
“Merry Ole Soul” (1969 holiday album, with Bob Cranshaw on bass and Mickey Roker on drums, as well as percussionist Airto Moreira on several tracks; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

JOHN PRINE
“Fair & Square” (2005 album; Grammy winner for Best Contemporary Folk Album; Oh Boy) » BUY NOW

GRAEME REVELL
“The Crow (Original Motion Picture Score)” (1994 album; two-LP deluxe edition includes 14 unreleased tracks and features a wide-spine embossed jacket, inner-sleeves full of film stills and new notes and a fold-out 18×24 movie poster; Varѐse Sarabande) » BUY NOW

TAYLOR SWIFT
“Fearless (Taylor’s Version)” (2021 album, a re-recording of her 2008 album; triple gold LP, with six unreleased tracks; Hear here; Target-Exclusive Red Vinyl; Merch; Republic) » BUY NOW

NEIL YOUNG
“Carnegie Hall 1970” (23 songs from his two Dec. 4 acoustic shows, mixed from the original ¼ inch tapes by Young and Niko Bolas; Merch; Reprise) » BUY NOW

OCT. 8 RELEASES

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

THE CHARLATANS
“The Charlatans” (Marbled Yellow Vinyl; 1995 album, featuring “Just When You’re Thinkin’ Things Over,” “Crashin’ In” and “Just Lookin'”; Beggars Banquet) » BUY NOW

DE LA SOUL
“De La Soul Is Dead” (White Vinyl; 1991 album, featuring “A Roller Skating Jam Named ‘Saturdays,'” “Ring Ring Ring [Ha Ha Hey],” “Millie Pulled a Pistol on Santa” and “Keepin’ the Faith”; Tommy Boy) » BUY NOW

ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA PART II (led by Bev Bevan)
“Electric Light Orchestra Part Two” (1990 album; Renaissance) » BUY NOW

ELLA FITZGERALD
“Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas” (1960
album, with a studio orchestra arranged and conducted by Frank DeVol; transfers from analog tapes and remastered 180-gram vinyl in deluxe gatefold packaging; Verve / UMe) » BUY NOW

VINCE GUARALDI TRIO
“A Charlie Brown Christmas (Original Sound Track Recording of the CBS Television Special)” (1965 album; collectible silver foil edition; See here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Picture Disc, silver foil edition; Target-Exclusive Vinyl, silver foil edition, on metallic gold swirl vinyl, with new art poster; Walmart-Exclusive Red Glitter Vinyl, silver foil edition; Merch; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G.
“Ready to Die” (Amazon-Exclusive Silver Vinyl; 1994 debut album; Bad Boy) » BUY NOW

P!NK
“All I Know So Far: Setlist” (2021 soundtrack to the documentary film “P!nk: All I Know So Far”; RCA) » BUY NOW

SUGARCULT
“Start Static (20th Anniversary Edition)” (2001 debut album, featuring “Bouncing Off the Walls,” “Pretty Girl” and “Stuck in America”; remastered, with three bonus tracks; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

DONNA SUMMER
“I’m a Rainbow – Recovered & Recoloured” (Clear Vinyl; original 1981 double album, produced by Giorgio Moroder and Pete Bellotte, was not officially released until 1996 and now has been slimmed down to 10 tracks and additional remixes, which have been re-imagined by producers Junior Vasquez, Le Flex, Figo Sound, Jean Tonique, Ladies On Mars and Oliver Nelson; Hear here; Amazon UK; Driven By the Music / Crimson Productions) » BUY NOW

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

VIOLENT FEMMES
“Why Do Birds Sing?” (1991 album, featuring “American Music”; remastered; On Tour, with Flogging Molly; Merch; Craft Recordings / Concord) » 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. 15 RELEASES

THE ALARM
“History Repeating 1981-2021” (two-LP, 40-song anthology includes a new recording of “History Repeating”; Vinyl; Twenty First Century Recording Company) » BUY NOW

THE BEATLES
“Let It Be (Special Edition)” (1970 album, their 12th and final studio LP, featuring the title track, “Get Back” and “The Long and Winding Road”; all editions newly mixed by producer Giles Martin and engineer Sam Okell, sourced from the original session and rooftop performance eight-track tapes; 180-gram heavy vinyl; See here; Read here; Super Deluxe Vinyl Edition, four-LP + 12″ EP box set; Target-Exclusive Vinyl, with T-shirt; Walmart-Exclusive Vinyl, with four collectible prints; Merch; Apple / Capitol / UMe) » BUY NOW

COLDPLAY
“Music of the Spheres” (140-gram recycled color vinyl in die-cut sleeve; producer: Max Martin; new single: “Coloratura”; See here; Merch; Atlantic) » BUY NOW

RANDY EDELMAN
“Ghostbusters II (Original Motion Picture Score)” (1989 album; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Glow in the Dark Vinyl; Sony Masterworks) » BUY NOW

FINNEAS
“Optimist” (debut album from the producer, singer-songwriter and brother of Billie Eilish; new single: “A Concert Six Months From Now”; See here; Target-Exclusive Dark Red Vinyl; OYOY, Inc. / Interscope) » BUY NOW

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

JANIS JOPLIN
“Pearl” (1971 album, featuring “Me and Bobby McGee,” “Mercedes Benz,” “Cry Baby” and “Get It While You Can”; UltraDisc One-Step 180-gram 45RPM two-LP box set; Mobile Fidelity) » BUY NOW

JUDAS PRIEST
“Judas Priest: 50 Heavy Metal Years of Music” (Red Vinyl; 16-song compilation, including seven previously unreleased live cuts from the band’s archive; Read here; On Tour; Merch; Columbia / Legacy) » BUY NOW

NICK LOWE
“Labour of Lust” (Pink Vinyl; 1979 album, featuring “Cruel to Be Kind”) » BUY NOW
“The Impossible Bird” (1994 album; remastered) » BUY NOW
“Dig My Mood” (1998 album; remastered; Yep Roc) » BUY NOW

MOVING SIDEWALKS (psychedelic blues rock band founded by ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons)
“Flash” (1969 album; Hear here; Rockbeat) » BUY NOW

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

NINA SIMONE
“Nina Simone: The Montreux Years” (double blue and yellow splatter vinyl; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

CARROLL THOMPSON (“Queen of Lovers Rock”)
“Hopelessly in Love (Deluxe 40th Anniversary Edition)” (1981 album, featuring “Simply in Love”; 180-gram blue vinyl; Hear here; Trojan / Sanctuary) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Arthur Baker Presents Dance Masters: Shep Pettibone – The Classic 12″ Master-Mixes (Volume One: Part One)” (Clear Vinyl; 16 classic 1980s dance mixes on 180-gram heavyweight double vinyl; Track List; Hear here; Amazon UK; Demon Music Group) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Christmas #1’s” (Target-Exclusive Opaque White Vinyl; 16-song compilation from 2007, featuring Bing Crosby, Brenda Lee, Gene Autry, Burl Ives, Nat King Cole, Elton John, Jimmy Boyd, etc.; Track List; UMe) » BUY NOW

PAUL WELLER
“Days of Speed” (2001 live album; 18 songs on two LPs) » BUY NOW
“Illumination” (2002 album; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

WARREN ZEVON
“Excitable Boy” (1978 album, produced by Jackson Browne and Waddy Wachtel and featuring “Werewolves of London,” “Lawyers, Guns and Money,” “Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner,” “Excitable Boy,” “Johnny Strikes Up the Band” and “Nighttime in the Switching Yard”; 180-gram translucent red audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

OCT. 22 RELEASES

GARY ALLAN
“Ruthless” (his first studio album in more than eight years; producers: Allan, Mark Wright, Tony Brown, Greg Droman, Jay Joyce; CD and Download released on June 25; EMI Nashville) » BUY NOW

HORACE ANDY
“The King Tubby Tapes” (two LPs, 24 songs; featuring selections from Andy’s 1979 album “Pure Ranking” and a second LP of dub remixes; Read here; Demon Music Group) » BUY NOW

BAD SUNS
“Language & Perspective” (2014 album; Vagrant) » BUY NOW

BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE
“Bullet For My Valentine” (first single: “Knives”; See here; Gold Vinyl; Download; Apple Music; Merch; On Tour; Spinefarm / Search & Destroy) » BUY NOW

JOHNNY CASH
“Christmas: There’ll Be Peace in the Valley” (Walmart-Exclusive Holly Green Vinyl; 2016 compilation of 14 holiday classics and spiritual songs; Merch; Columbia / Legacy) » BUY NOW

NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS
“B-Sides & Rarities (Part II)” (two-L set featuring 19 rare and unreleased tracks from 2006-2020; Vinyl Box Set, seven LPs; Mute / BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

CLINIC
“Fantasy Island” (first single: “Fantasy Island”; See here; On Tour; Domino) » BUY NOW

DURAN DURAN
“FUTURE PAST” (their first album in six years; producers: Giorgio Moroder, Mark Ronson, Erol Alkan; guests: Graham Coxon, Lykke Li, Mike Garson; first single: “Invisible”; Read here; Merch; On Tour; Tape Modern / BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA PART II
“Moment of Truth” (1994 album; Renaissance) » BUY NOW

FREDDIE HUBBARD
“Ready for Freddie” (1961 album, with Wayne Shorter on tenor saxophone, Bernard McKinney on euphonium, McCoy Tyner on piano, Art Davis on bass and Elvin Jones on drum; all-analog, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original master tapes, and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at Optimal; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

CAROLE KING & JAMES TAYLOR
“Live at the Troubadour” (Gold Vinyl; 2010 album, recorded in 2007; lacquers cut by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering; two-LP set pressed on 180-gram vinyl at The Pallas Group; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Translucent Orange Vinyl; Target-Exclusive Metallic Gold Vinyl, with commemorative concert poster; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

MY MORNING JACKET
“My Morning Jacket” (Clear Vinyl; their first new music since 2015; producer: frontman Jim James; new single: “Regularly Scheduled Programming”; See here; Target-Exclusive Yellow & Violet Vinyl; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Pink Vinyl; On Tour; ATO) » BUY NOW

ELVIS PRESLEY
“Merry Christmas Baby” (Walmart-Exclusive Winter Wonderland Swirled Vinyl; 2016 compilation, 17 songs; Merch; RCA / Legacy) » BUY NOW

THE ROLLING STONES
“Tattoo You (2021 Remaster)” (1981 album, featuring “Start Me Up,” “Waiting on a Friend” and “Hang Fire”; 40th anniversary edition, remastered by Stephen Marcussen, with “Lost & Found,” a new collection of nine previously unreleased songs from the period of the album’s original release; Read here; Standard Vinyl; 5 LP Box Set, with “Lost & Found” and “Still Life: Wembley Stadium 1982,” plus a bonus Picture Disc pressing of “Tattoo You” and a 124-page book featuring more than 200 rare photos from recording sessions and world tour and interviews with producer Chris Kimsey and photographer Hubert Kretzscmar; Merch; Interscope / UMe) » BUY NOW

SEPULTURA
“The Studio Albums 1998-2009” (eight-LP box set; half-speed cut and remastered, pressed on 180-gram vinyl, with rare “RevoluSongs” EP; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

NINA SIMONE
“Little Girl Blue” (1959 album; new stereo mix by four-time Grammy winner Michael Graves; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

SUPERCHUNK
“Here’s to Shutting Up (20th Anniversary Reissue)” (2001 album; remastered, with “Bestial Warning,” a bonus CD of 13 previously unreleased demos; See here; Rough Trade-Exclusive Orange Vinyl, with “Bestial Warning” and a 24″ by 24″ poster; Merge) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Reggae Business” (four-LP, four-CD box set of 160 hits and rarities, with vintage posters, postcards, a Trojan embossed medallion and 90-page book; Trojan) » BUY NOW

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

VIOLA BEACH (all four members of the U.K. band and their manager were killed in a car crash in February 2016)
“Viola Beach” (their 2016 debut album, released on vinyl for the first time; rainbow-colored picture disc; Hear here; Fuller Beans) » BUY NOW

THE WHITE STRIPES
“White Blood Cells” (2001 album, featuring “Fell in Love With a Girl,” “Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground” and “Hotel Yorba”; See here; Third Man / Legacy) » BUY NOW

OCT. 29 RELEASES

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

DAVE CHAPPELLE
“8:46” (recording comes from Chappelle’s 2020 viral video ruminating on the murder of George Floyd; B-side features poet Amir Sulaiman; proceeds benefit Duke Ellington School of the Arts; Third Man) » BUY NOW

ALICE COOPER
“Killer” (180-gram audiophile vinyl, with die-cut gatefold cover and calendar) » BUY NOW
“Alice Cooper’s Greatest Hits” (1974 compilation; On Tour, with Ace Frehley; Merch; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

FOR KING & COUNTRY
“A Drummer Boy Christmas” (2020 album; Word Entertainment) » BUY NOW

DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES
“Abandoned Luncheonette” (180-Gram Translucent Red Audiophile Vinyl; 1973 album, featuring “She’s Gone” and “When the Morning Comes”; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

CHARLES MINGUS
“The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady” (1963 album; transfers from analog tapes and remastered 180-gram vinyl in deluxe gatefold packaging) » BUY NOW
“Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus” (1964 album, featuring Eric Dolphy, Booker Ervin and Jaki Byard; transfers from analog tapes and remastered 180-gram vinyl in deluxe gatefold packaging) » BUY NOW

JONI MITCHELL
“Live At Carnegie Hall 1969” (triple-LP set, mastered by Bernie Grundmal; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

PHISH
“Joy” (2004 album; tri-color mix of blue, red and black vinyl; On Tour; Merch; ATO) » BUY NOW

RARE EARTH
“One World” (1971 album, featuring “I Just Want to Celebrate”; ruby red translucent vinyl; Culture Factory) » BUY NOW

ED SHEERAN
“=” (new single: “Visiting Hours”; See here; Read here; Walmart-Exclusive Ultra Clear Vinyl; Merch; Atlantic) » BUY NOW

DONNA SUMMER
“Cats Without Claws” (180-Gram Translucent Pink Vinyl; 1984 album, featuring “There Goes My Baby”; See here) » BUY NOW
“All Systems Go” (180-Gram Translucent Orange Vinyl; 1987 album, featuring “Dinner With Gershwin” and “Only the Fool Survives,” a duet with Mickey Thomas; See here; Driven By the Music) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (The Original TV Soundtrack)” (Target-Exclusive Green Vinyl; 1966 album; Merch; WaterTower Music / ADA) » BUY NOW

WAR
“Greatest Hits 2.0” (expanded edition of their 1976 hits compilation; Rhino / Avenue) » BUY NOW

WHITESNAKE
“Restless Heart (25th Anniversary Edition)” (1997 album; remixed and remastered, with unreleased demos and studio recordings; Read here; Super Deluxe Edition, five-CD, one-DVD box set; On Tour, with Foreigner in 2022; Merch; Rhino) » BUY NOW

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

NOV. 5 RELEASES

THE CITY OF PRAGUE PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
“The Complete Harry Potter Film Music Collection” (four-LP box set; Merch; Diggers Factory) » BUY NOW

FAUST
“1971-1974” (seven-LP box set; Hear/Read here; Bureau B) » BUY NOW

FLAMIN’ GROOVIES
“Flamin’ Groovies Now” (1978 album, produced by Dave Edmunds; Liberation Hall) » BUY NOW

BILLY JOEL
“The Vinyl Collection, Vol. 1” (nine-LP box set contains everything from 1971’s “Cold Spring Harbor” to 1981’s “Songs in the Attic,” plus the previously unreleased “Live at the Great American Music Hall” from 1975; all sourced from the original album tapes and prepared by Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound; Columbia / Legacy) » BUY NOW

DEMI LOVATO
“Dancing with the Devil … the Art of Starting Over” (Target-Exclusive Translucent Red Vinyl, with two extra songs; 2021 album; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Orange Vinyl; Walmart-Exclusive Turquoise Vinyl; Island) » BUY NOW

LeANN RIMES
“Blue (25th Anniversary Edition)” (1996 debut album, featuring “Blue,” “Hurt Me,” “One Way Ticket [Because I Can],” “Unchained Melody” and “The Light in Your Eyes”; Walmart-exclusive sea grass blue vinyl; See here; Curb, Nov. 4) » BUY NOW

DIANA ROSS
“Thank You” (her first album in 15 years; first single: “Thank You”; See here; On Tour; Decca) » BUY NOW

PETER TOSH
“Live at My Father’s Place 1978” (recorded at the Long Island venue and simulcast by radio station WLIR; Rockbeat) » BUY NOW

NOV. 12 RELEASES

EAGLES
“Live At The Forum ’76” (recorded during their three-night run at the L.A. venue in October 1976, just as the band was finishing up their “Hotel California” album; two-LP set on 180-gram vinyl; Merch; Rhino / Elektra) » BUY NOW

NOV. 19 RELEASES

JAMES BLUNT
“The Stars Beneath My Feet (2004-2021)” (Clear White Vinyl; 30-track compilation, featuring four new songs; Read here; Clear White Vinyl; Atlantic) » BUY NOW

RAY CHARLES
“True Genius” (double vinyl collection of recordings on his Tangerine label; remastered from the original masters; Tangerine) » BUY NOW

JOE GRUSHECKY & THE HOUSEROCKERS
“American Babylon (25th Anniversary Edition)” (1995 album, featuring friend and guest Bruce Springsteen throughout much of the LP; Hear here; Cleveland International) » BUY NOW

ROBERT PLANT | ALISON KRAUSS
“Raise the Roof” (producer: T Bone Burnett; guests: Jay Bellerose, Marc Ribot, David Hidalgo, Bill Frisell, Buddy Miller, Dennis Crouch, Viktor Krauss, Russ Pahl; first single: a cover of Lucinda Williams’ “Can’t Let Go”; Hear here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Translucent Blue Vinyl; Target-Exclusive Vinyl, with two extra songs and alternate art; Rounder) » BUY NOW

STING
“The Bridge” (first single: “If It’s Love”; Hear here; Read here; A&M) » BUY NOW

TWENTY ONE PILOTS
“Scaled and Icy” (Amazon-Exclusive Orange Vinyl; 2021 album; Target-Exclusive White Vinyl; Merch; Fueled By Ramen) » BUY NOW

NOV. 26 RELEASES

LARRY CORYELL AND THE ELEVENTH HOUSE
“Larry Coryell and the Eleventh House At Montreux” (1974 album; double split red and yellow translucent vinyl; Culture Factory) » BUY NOW

GROUPLOVE
“Never Trust a Happy Song (10 Year Anniversary Green Vinyl)” (2011 debut album, featuring “Tongue Tied” and “Colours”; See here; On Tour; Merch; Canvasback / Atlantic) » BUY NOW

RARE EARTH
“Live in Chicago” (1973 album; red translucent vinyl; Culture Factory) » BUY NOW

DEC. 3 RELEASES

JOHNNY CASH
“Bear’s Sonic Journals: Live At The Carousel Ballroom, April 24, 1968” (recorded just days before Cash’s legendary “At Folsom Prison” was released; Hear/Read here; Merch; Owsley Stanley Foundation / Renew Records / BMG / Legacy) » BUY NOW

DEC. 10 RELEASES

LADY GAGA
“Born This Way The Tenth Anniversary” (2011 album; three-LP set includes the original album, with six alternate versions reimagined by LGBTQIA+ artists and advocates, including Big Freedia’s version of “Judas”; Hear here; Read here; Merch; Interscope) » BUY NOW

THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS
“Mass Romantic” (2000 debut album; red vinyl, including a bonus 7-inch, “Letter From An Occupant,” which features two rare B-sides, “The End of Medicine” and “When I Was a Baby”; On Tour; Matador) » BUY NOW

RuPAUL
“Supermodel of the World” (1993 album, featuring “Supermodel [You Better Work]”; Hear here; Merch; Tommy Boy) » BUY NOW

DEC. 17 RELEASES

JAMIROQUAI
“Travelling Without Moving (25th Anniversary Edition)” (1996 album, featuring “Virtual Insanity,” “Cosmic Girl” and “Alright”; double 180-gram yellow vinyl; Read here; Sony UK) » BUY NOW

APRIL 22, 2022 RELEASES

BILL EVANS TRIO
“Trio ’65” (1965 album, with bassist Chuck Israels and drummer Larry Bunker; transfers from analog tapes and remastered on 180-gram vinyl in deluxe gatefold packaging; Verve / UMe) » BUY NOW




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