Vinyl Vinyl Releases 12.10.2021

Published on December 12th, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault

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Your Vinyl Store (Dec. 10-16 and Beyond)

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

DEC. 10 RELEASES

AMERICA
“Hat Trick” (Orange & Black Vinyl, with poster; 1973 album, featuring “Muskrat Love”; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

THE BAND
“Cahoots (50th Anniversary Edition)” (1971 album, featuring “Life Is a Carnival”; 180-gram, half-speed mastered by Bob Clearmountain, with bonus tracks, alternate versions, instrumentals and the previously unreleased bootleg concert at Olympia Theatre, Paris 1971; Hear here; Super Deluxe Edition, new stereo mix, bonus tracks and “Olympia Theatre, Paris 1971” on two CDs, plus a surround-sound Blu-ray, a 180-gram half-speed master LP, a 7-inch single, booklet, new liner notes and collectible lithographs; Super Deluxe Vinyl Edition; Capitol / UMe) » BUY NOW

BLACK PUMAS
“Black Pumas” (Target-Exclusive Red and Black Vinyl, with digital download; 2019 album; ATO) » BUY NOW

ART BLAKEY & THE JAZZ MESSENGERS
“First Flight To Tokyo: The Lost 1961 Recordings” (featuring trumpeter Lee Morgan, tenor saxophonist Wayne Shorter, pianist Bobby Timmons, and bassist Jymie Merritt; newly transferred from the original 1/4″ tape reels; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

THE DAVE CLARK FIVE
“Glad All Over” (White Vinyl; 1964 album; remastered from the original tapes; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

KENNY COX AND THE CONTEMPORARY JAZZ QUINTET
“Introducing Kenny Cox and the Contemporary Jazz Quintet” (1968 album; all-analog, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original master tapes, and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at Optimal; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

DMX
“DMX: The Legacy” (double-vinyl compilation from 2020; Def Jam) » BUY NOW

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 MONKEES
“Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.” (Violet Vinyl; 1967 album, featuring “Pleasant Valley Sunday,” “Words,” “Daily Nightly,” “Star Collector” and “Cuddly Toy”; Friday Music) » 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

TODD RUNDGREN
“A Wizard, A True Star” (1973 album, featuring “Sometimes I Don’t Know What to Feel” and “Just One Victory”; double turquoise blue vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

JIMMY SMITH
“Home Cookin'” (1961 album, with tenor saxophonist Percy France, guitarist Kenny Burrell and drummer Donald Bailey; all-analog, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original master tapes, and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at Optimal; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

SNIFF ‘N’ THE TEARS
“Fickle Heart” (1979 album, featuring “Driver’s Seat”; Chiswick) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Licorice Pizza (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (movie opened in a limited run on Nov. 26 and opens wide on Christmas Day; the film stars Alana Haim, Cooper Hoffman, Sean Penn, Tom Waits, Bradley Cooper, and Benny Safdie; Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood composed the score, and the film’s writer and director, Paul Thomas Anderson, curated the soundtrack; Trailer; Republic) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“West Side Story” (1957 original Broadway cast recording; double 180-gram pink and purple marbled vinyl LP pressing in gatefold jacket; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

NEIL YOUNG & CRAZY HORSE
“Barn” (producers: The Volume Dealers, aka Young and Niko Bolas; new single: “Welcome Back”; Hear here; Read here; Vinyl Deluxe Edition; Reprise) » BUY NOW

More Vinyl Releases for Dec. 10, 2021 »

Other Notable Releases

Herbie Nichols Reba McEntire Kylie Minogue
Naughty By Nature Green Day Fela Kuti
Morphine/a> Alan Parsons WALK THE MOON
Marie Osmond Common Aeon Station

Turntables & Accessories. »

DEC. 17 RELEASES

BIG SEAN
“Finally Famous (10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (2011 album; with four bonus tracks; G.O.O.D. Music / Def Jam) » BUY NOW

GENE CLARK
“Collected” (three-LP compilation; Hear/Read here; Amazon UK; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

THE EVERLY BROTHERS
“One Night At The Royal Albert Hall” (Blue Vinyl; 1983 reunion concert; Stardust) » BUY NOW

“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

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

SHAKIRA
“Laundry Service” (Opaque Yellow Vinyl; 2001 album, featuring “Whenever, Wherever,” “Underneath Your Clothes” and “Objection [Tango]”; See here; Epic / Legacy) » BUY NOW

SLY & THE FAMILY STONE
“There’s a Riot Goin’ On” (Red Vinyl; 1971 album, featuring “Family Affair” and “Runnin’ Away”; Epic / Legacy) » BUY NOW

SUM 41
“Does This Look Infected?” (Blue Swirl Vinyl; 2002 album; Green Swirl Vinyl; Orange Swirl Vinyl; Red Swirl Vinyl; Aquarius / Unidisc Music Inc.) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“CUBA: Music and Revolution – Culture Clash in Havana: Experiments in Latin Music 1975-85 Vol. 2” (two CDs, 22 songs; Soul Jazz Records) » BUY NOW

FRANK ZAPPA & THE MOTHERS OF INVENTION
“200 Motels (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [50th Anniversary Edition]” (1971 album; newly remastered by Bernie Grundman, with a booklet and mini-replica movie poster; pressed on 180-gram heavyweight vinyl by Optimal Media in Germany; Hear here; Merch; Zappa Records / UMe) » BUY NOW

DEC. 31 RELEASES

ELMORE JAMES
“The Fire/Enjoy Singles” (box set includes nine 7″ discs and a Fire Records tote bag; P-Vine) » BUY NOW

JAMIROQUAI
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

JAN. 7, 2022 RELEASES

COLIN BLUNSTONE
“One Year (50th Anniversary Edition)” (1971 debut solo album; mastered by Joe Lizzi, with 14 bonus tracks and new liner notes by Blunstone; Hear here; Sundazed Music) » BUY NOW

DAVID BOWIE
“Toy” (deluxe edition of unreleased album, recorded in 2001; originally released as part of the “Brilliant Adventure (1992-2001)” box set, issued on Nov. 26; Merch; Rhino / Parlophone) » BUY NOW

DEBBIE GIBSON
“The Body Remembers” (her first album in 20 years features 15 new tracks written or co-written by Gibson, along with a studio version remake of her 1989 hit power ballad “Lost in Your Eyes,” now a duet with Joey McIntyre; new single: “One Step Closer”; See here; Stargirl) » BUY NOW

ANITA LANE (a co-founder of Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds)
“Sex O’Clock” (2001 album, making its debut on vinyl; Hear here; Mute) » 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

JAN. 14, 2022 RELEASES

BON IVER
“Bon Iver (10th Anniversary Edition)” (White Vinyl; 2011 album, featuring “Holocene” and “Beth/Rest”; won the Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album in 2012; See here; Jagjaguwar) » BUY NOW

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

PARAMORE
“All We Know Is Falling” (Gray Vinyl; 2005 debut album; Merch; Fueled by Ramen) » BUY NOW

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

TWISTED SISTER
“Greatest Hits: Tear It Loose (Studio & Live)” (1992 compilation; 22 songs; double translucent gold vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

JAN. 21, 2022 RELEASES

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

JOHNNY CASH
“Johnny 99” (Clear Vinyl; 1983 album, featuring covers of Bruce Springsteen’s “Highway Patrolman” and “Johnny 99”; Merch; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

CHICAGO
“The Chicago Transit Authority” (Translucent Red Vinyl; 1969 album; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

THE JACKSON 5
“ABC” (1970 album, featuring the title track and “The Love You Save”; 180-gram audiophile vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

TODD RUNDGREN
“The Ever Popular Tortured Artist Effect” (1982 album, featuring “Bang the Drum All Day”; Merch; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

THE WATERBOYS
“Room to Roam” (1990 album; half-speed mastered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios; two LPs at 45 rpm on 180-gram vinyl; Chrysalis) » BUY NOW

JAN. 28, 2022 RELEASES

TORI AMOS
“Ocean to Ocean” (producer: Amos; new single: “Spies”; Hear here; Amazon UK; Amazon.co.jp; Decca) » BUY NOW

ORNETTE COLEMAN
“Round Trip: The Complete Ornette Coleman” (six-LP box set; all-analog, remastered 180-gram vinyl in deluxe gatefold packaging; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

DION
“Stomping Ground” (producers: Wayne Hood, Dion; guests: Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Billy F Gibbons, Boz Scaggs, Mark Knopfler, Peter Frampton, Rickie Lee Jones, Keb’ Mo’, Joe Bonamassa, etc.; new single: “Take It Back”; Hear here; KTBA Records) » BUY NOW

THE 5TH DIMENSION
“Greatest Hits on Earth” (1972 compilation; 11 songs; Arista / Legacy) » BUY NOW

MARVIN GAYE
“What’s Going On: 50th Anniversary 2LP Edition” (1971 album, featuring the title track, “Inner City Blues [Make Me Wanna Holler]” and “Mercy Mercy Me [The Ecology]”; double LP contains a previously unreleased “stripped” version of the title song, plus all six original mono single mixes and their B-sides; direct-to-analog mastering from the original primary album tape reels by engineer Kevin Gray; Motown / UMe) » BUY NOW

DEXTER GORDON
“Daddy Plays the Horn” (1955 album; remastered; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

PJ HARVEY
“Let England Shake” (2011 album; cut by Jason Mitchell at Loud Mastering under the guidance of original co-producer John Parish) » BUY NOW, “Let England Shake – Demos” (previously unreleased tracks; Hear here; Island / UMe) » BUY NOW

TODD RUNDGREN
“Todd” (1974 album, featuring “A Dream Goes on Forever”; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“The Lost Boys (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (Translucent Red Vinyl; 1987 album; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

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

FEB. 4, 2022 RELEASES

THE PAUL BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND
“Golden Butter: The Best of The Paul Butterfield Blues Band” (1972 compilation; mastered by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios and at Capitol Records with Ron McMaster; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

NATALIE COLE
“Unforgettable … with Love (30th Anniversary Edition)” (1991 album, winner of six Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year; remastered, with two bonus tracks, “At Last” and “Cottage for Sale”; See here; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

THE FLAMINGOS
“Flamingo Serenade” (Powder Blue Vinyl; 1959 album, featuring “I Only Have Eyes for You”; Real Gone Music) » BUY NOW

GOO GOO DOLLS
“The Goo Goo Dolls Greatest Hits: Volume One – The Singles” (13-song compilation from 2007; released on vinyl for the first time; 2022 Tour; Warner) » BUY NOW

PRINCE
“For You” (1978 album) » BUY NOW
“Prince” (1979 album, featuring “I Wanna Be Your Lover”) » BUY NOW
“Dirty Mind” (1980 album, featuring “Uptown,” “Dirty Mind” and “Do It All Night”) » BUY NOW
“Controversy,” Prince (1981 album) » BUY NOW
“1999” (1982 album, featuring “1999,” “Little Red Corvette,” “Delirious” and “Let’s Pretend We’re Married”) » BUY NOW
“Around the World in a Day” (1985 album, featuring “Raspberry Beret” and “Pop Life”) » BUY NOW
“Sign O’ the Times” (1986 album, featuring the title track, “If I Was Your Girlfriend,” “U Got the Look” and “I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man”) » BUY NOW
“Lovesexy” (1988 album, featuring “Alphabet St.”) » BUY NOW
“The Hits 1” (1993 compilation) » BUY NOW
“The Hits 2” (1993 compilation) » BUY NOW
“Come” (1994 album) » BUY NOW
“The Vault: Old Friends 4 Sale” (1999 album; Merch; NPG / Legacy) » BUY NOW

FEB. 11, 2022 RELEASES

OHIO PLAYERS
“Skin Tight” (Turquoise Vinyl; 1974 album; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

THE RAINCOATS
“The Raincoats (40th Anniversary Remaster)” (1979 album; in 2020, Rolling Stone ranked the album at No. 398 in its list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time; Kill Rock Stars) » BUY NOW

THE TRAMMPS
“The Best of The Trammps” (1977 compilation; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

FEB. 18, 2022 RELEASES

CLARENCE CARTER
“The Best of Clarence Carter” (12-song compilation; mastered by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios and Capitol Mastering in Hollywood; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

CIRCLE JERKS
“Wild in the Streets (40th Anniversary Edition)” (1982 album; On Tour; Merch; Trust) » BUY NOW

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

B.B. KING
“B.B. King in London” (Translucent Blue Vinyl; 1971 album; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

TAME IMPALA
“The Slow Rush (Deluxe Box Set)” (2020 album; two transparent red LPs and alternate artwork, with B-sides and remixes and a 40-page booklet; Hear here; Merch; Interscope) » 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

Gift Picks for Vinyl. »

FEB. 25, 2022 RELEASES

KING CURTIS
“The Best of King Curtis” (12-song compilation; mastered from the Atco Records stereophonic tapes by Joe Reagoso; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

THE KANE GANG
“The Bad and Lowdown World of The Kane Gang” (1985 debut album, featuring “Respect Yourself,” “Closest Thing to Heaven” and “Gun Law”; 140-gram translucent green vinyl; See here; Amazon UK; Demon) » BUY NOW

BEN E. KING
“Ben E. King’s Greatest Hits” (Translucent Blue Vinyl; 1964 compilation; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

NICKI MINAJ
“Pink Friday (10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (Pink/White Swirl Vinyl; 2011 album; with eight bonus tracks; Cash Money) » BUY NOW

OHIO PLAYERS
“Honey” (1976 album, featuring “Love Rollercoaster,” “Fopp” and “Sweet Sticky Thing”; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

PORTUGAL. THE MAN
“In the Mountain In the Cloud” (2011 album; Atlantic) » BUY NOW

PERCY SLEDGE
“The Best of Percy Sledge” (Gold Vinyl; 12 songs; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

SOFT CELL
“*Happiness not included” (the synth duo’s first album in 20 years; new single: “Bruises on my illusions”; Hear here; Read here; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

TEARS FOR FEARS
“The Tipping Point” (their first album in 17 years; new single: “The Tipping Point”; Hear here; See here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Red Vinyl; Merch; Concord) » BUY NOW

MARCH 4, 2022 RELEASES

CHICAGO
“Chicago 16” (1982 album, featuring “Hard to Say I’m Sorry” and “Love Me Tomorrow”; See here; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

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

MARCH 11, 2022 RELEASES

THE BYRDS
“Byrds” (Translucent Violet Vinyl; their 12th and final album, from 1973, featuring a reunion among the five original band members: Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark, David Crosby, Chris Hillman, and Michael Clarke; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

MARCH 18, 2022 RELEASES

SON HOUSE
“Forever On My Mind” (lost ’60s recordings, newly restored by Dan Auerbach; Hear here; Easy Eye Sound / Concord) » BUY NOW

MARCH 25, 2022 RELEASES

AL GREEN
“Let’s Stay Together” (1972 album; Fat Possum) » BUY NOW

SUZANNE VEGA
“Close-Up Series Volumes 1-4” (four-LP bookpack, each LP in a different color, with a 28-page booklet and lyrics; Cooking Vinyl) » BUY NOW

APRIL 8, 2022 RELEASES

FOSTER THE PEOPLE
“Torches X (Deluxe Edition)” (2011 album, featuring “Houdini,” “Helena Beat” and “Don’t Stop [Color on the Walls]”; Double Orange Vinyl, with a new version of “Pumped Up Kicks,” plus B-sides and remixes; See here; Merch; Columbia / Legacy) » BUY NOW

B.B. KING
“Completely Well” (Translucent Gold Vinyl; 1969 album, featuring “The Thrill Is Gone”; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

APRIL 15, 2022 RELEASES

MARK KNOPFLER
“The Studio Albums 1996-2007” (11-LP box set; Read here; Rhino / Warner) » 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

MAY 27, 2022 RELEASES

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN
“Physical” (1981 album; remastered, with 24×36″ poster; Target-Exclusive Pink Vinyl, with poster; Primary Wave) » BUY NOW




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