Vinyl Vinyl Releases 12.11.2020

Published on December 13th, 2020 | by Gerry Galipault

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Your Vinyl Store (Dec. 11-17 and Beyond)

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

DEC. 11 RELEASES

THE AVALANCHES
“We Will Always Love You” (two LPs; Astralwerks) » BUY NOW

JIM CROCE
“Life and Times” (1973 album, featuring “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” and “One Less Set of Footsteps”; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

DOKKEN
“Breaking the Chains” (debut album released in Europe in 1981 and the U.S. in 1983; 180-gram translucent gold audiophile vinyl; See here; Merch; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

INTERPOL
“Our Love To Admire” (2006 album; sky blue vinyl; Matador) » BUY NOW

KEHLANI
“It Was Good Until It Wasn’t” (2020 album; TSNMI / Atlantic) » BUY NOW

THE KILLERS
“Imploding the Mirage” (producers: Foxygen’s Jonathan Rado and Shawn Everett; guests: Lindsey Buckingham, k.d. lang, Weyes Blood, War on Drugs’ Adam Granducil, Blake Mills, Lucius; new single: “My Own Soul’s Warning”; Hear here; See here; Read here; CD and Download released on Aug. 21; Target; Merch; Island) » BUY NOW

JOHN PRINE
“John Prine Live” (1988 album; Oh Boy) » BUY NOW

ROXETTE
“Bag of Trix: Music From the Roxette Vaults” (four-LP box set features 47 tracks, 28 of which are previously unreleased and includes demos, live tracks, alternate versions, etc.; Roxette Recordings / Parlophone) » BUY NOW

McCOY TYNER
“Tender Moments” (1967 album; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

Other Notable Releases

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Coheed and Cambria Lauren Daigle
Puscifer Mumford & Sons The Kills
M. Ward Kamasi Washington Ledisi
Fields of the Nephilim Osees Deep Purple
Vanessa Carlton Sturgill Simpson Girl in Red

DEC. 18 RELEASES

THE BLACK KEYS
“Brothers (Deluxe Remastered Anniversary Edition)” (2010 album; remastered, with three previously unreleased bonus tracks and new liner notes by David Fricke; 7″ Box Set; Merch; Nonesuch) » BUY NOW

MARIAH CAREY
“The Emancipation of Mimi” (2005 album, featuring “We Belong Together,” “It’s Like That,” “Mine Again” and “Don’t Forget About Us”; See here; Merch; Island / Def Jam) » BUY NOW

JIM CROCE
“You Don’t Mess Around With Jim” (1972 album, featuring “You Don’t Mess Around with Jim,” “Time in a Bottle” and “Operator [That’s Not the Way It Feels]”) » BUY NOW
“I Got a Name” (1973 album, featuring “I Got a Name,” “Workin’ at the Car Wash Blues” and “I’ll Have to Say I Love You in a Song”; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

CROSBY, STILLS, NASH AND YOUNG
“So Far” (1974 compilation; Atlantic) » BUY NOW

FUNKADELIC
“Free Your Mind …” (1970 album; 180-gram blue vinyl; Merch; Westbound / Ace) » BUY NOW

ALICIA KEYS
“ALICIA” (2020 album; RCA) » BUY NOW

THE KINKS
“Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (1970 album, featuring “Lola” and “Apeman”; remastered, with bonus alternative versions and mixes; Hear here; Read here; CD + Vinyl Box Set out Jan. 22; Merch; Sanctuary / BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

PAUL McCARTNEY
“McCartney III” (self-produced album, recorded during the lockdown; built mostly from live takes of McCartney on vocals and guitar/piano, overdubbing bass, drums, etc. atop this foundation; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Opaque Blue Vinyl; Merch; Capitol) » BUY NOW

TIM McGRAW
“McGraw Machine Hits: 2013-2019” (14 songs; Big Machine) » BUY NOW

MAC MILLER
“Swimming In Circles” (double-disc vinyl box set of his final two albums, “Swimming” and “Circles”; Merch; Warner) » BUY NOW

SANTANA
“Abraxas” (1970 album, featuring “Black Magic Woman” and “Oye Como Va”; Merch; Columbia / Legacy) » BUY NOW

THE STYLE COUNCIL
“Long Hot Summers: The Story of The Style Council” (three-LP, 37-song compilation; Amazon UK; Polydor / UMC) » BUY NOW

GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DESTROYERS
“Live In Boston 1982: The Complete Concert” (four-LP box set; expanded with 12 previously unreleased tracks, newly remastered by Paul Blakemore; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

JAN. 8 RELEASES

BECK
“Hyperspace (Deluxe Edition)” (2019 album; with two unreleased songs, “Dark Places [Soundscape]” and “I Am the Cosmos (42420),” plus new 2020 mixes of “Star,” “Hyperspace,” “See Through” and “Die Waiting”; Capitol / UMe) » BUY NOW

JIM CROCE
“Photographs & Memories: His Greatest Hits” (1974 compilation; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

JAN. 15 RELEASES

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND
“Fillmore West 1-31-71” (double vinyl; Merch; Allman Brothers Band Recording Company) » BUY NOW

JEFFERSON STARSHIP
“Red Octopus” (1975 album, featuring “Miracles” and “Play on Love”; 180-gram translucent red audiophile vinyl, with gold-embossed die-cut cover; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

WAYNE SHORTER
“Speak No Evil” (1964 album, featuring Freddie Hubbard, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Elvin Jones; 180-gram all-analog, mastered from original tapes; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

THE HORACE SILVER QUARTET
“Song For My Father” (1965 album; 180-gram all-analog, mastered from original tapes; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

TWISTED SISTER
“Come Out and Play” (1985 album, featuring their cover of “Leader of the Pack”; 180-gram gold vinyl; Merch; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

BILL WITHERS
“Bill Withers’ Greatest Hits” (1981 compilation; Columbia) » BUY NOW

JAN. 22 RELEASES

MARC ALMOND
“The Stars We Are (Expanded Edition)” (1988 album, featuring “Tears Run Rings” and “Something’s Gotten Hold of My Heart,” his hit duet with Gene Pitney; remastered, with 11 bonus tracks; See here; Read here; Amazon UK; SFE / Cherry Red) » BUY NOW

AMERICA
“Homecoming” (1972 album, featuring “Ventura Highway,” “Don’t Cross the River” and “Only In Your Heart”; 180-gram flaming gold vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

DAVID BYRON (of Uriah Heep)
“Take No Prisoners” (1975 debut solo album; 180-gram purple vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

MARIAH CAREY
“Charmbracelet” (2002 album, featuring “Through the Rain,” “Boy [I Need You]” and “Bringin’ On the Heartbreak”), » BUY NOW
“E=MC²” (2008 album, featuring “Touch My Body,” “Bye Bye” and “I’ll Be Lovin’ U Long Time”) » BUY NOW,
“Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel” (2009 album, featuring “Obsessed” and “I Want to Know What Love Is”) » BUY NOW
“Me. I Am Mariah … The Elusive Chanteuse” (2014 album, featuring “#Beautiful” and “The Art of Letting Go”; Merch; Island / Def Jam) » BUY NOW

SAM COOKE
“Sam Cooke At the Copa” (1964 album; remastered) » BUY NOW
“Ain’t That Good News” (1964 album; his final studio LP; remastered; Hear here) » BUY NOW
“Keep Movin’ On” (23-song compilation from 2001; two 180-gram vinyl LPs; remastered; Read here; Merch; ABKCO) » BUY NOW

BOB DYLAN
“Nashville Skyline” (1969 album, featuring “Lay Lady Lay” and “Girl From the North Country”; 200-gram clear vinyl; Amazon UK; Merch; Sony UK) » BUY NOW “Spirit” (1976 album, featuring “Getaway” and “Saturday Nite”; 180-gram flaming orange colored vinyl; Merch; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

BRIAN ENO
“Brian Eno – Film Music 1976-2020” (17-song collection; Astralwerks) » BUY NOW

FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD
“Welcome to the Pleasuredome” (1984 album, featuring “Relax,” “Two Tribes” and “The Power of Love”) » BUY NOW
“Liverpool” (1986 album, featuring “Rage Hard”) » BUY NOW
“Bang! … The Greatest Hits of Frankie Goes to Hollywood” (1993 compilation; Merch; Republic / UMe) » BUY NOW

ERIC JOHNSON
“Ah Via Musicom” (1990 album, featuring “Cliffs of Dover,” which won the Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance; 180-gram translucent gold vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

ENNIO MORRICONE
“Morricone Segreto” (a collection of unreleased tracks, rarities and alternate takes; See here; Read here; Decca) » BUY NOW

BOB MOULD
“Distortion: 1996-2007” (eight-LP box set featuring six studio albums plus bonus tracks, B-sides and other rarities on 140-gram clear splatter vinyl; Demon Music Group) » BUY NOW

SIMON & GARFUNKEL
“Simon and Garfunkel’s Greatest Hits” (1972 compilation; 200-gram clear vinyl; Amazon UK; Sony UK) » BUY NOW “Forever” (2000 album, featuring “Holler,” “Let Love Lead the Way” and “Goodbye”; See here; Merch; Virgin / UMe) » BUY NOW

JAN. 29 RELEASES

BARENAKED LADIES
“Maroon (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (2000 album, featuring “Pinch Me,” “Too Little Too Late” and “Falling for the First Time”; remastered, with rarities, B-sides and demos, including an alternative version of “Green Christmas”; See here; Merch; Rhino) » BUY NOW

BLACKPINK
“THE ALBUM” (2020 album; pink vinyl; Merch; YG Entertainment / Interscope) » BUY NOW

DR. HOOK
“Gold” (18-song collection; 140-gram black vinyl; Demon) » BUY NOW

THE FLYING BURRITO BROTHERS
“The Gilded Palace of Sin” (1969 album; pressed on baby blue vinyl; A&M / UMe) » BUY NOW

GOLDEN EARRING
“Switch” (1975 album; 180-gram transparent blue vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

PJ HARVEY
“Is This Desire?” (1998 album; remastered by Jason Mitchell at Loud Mastering under the guidance of longtime PJ Harvey producer Head; includes download card) » BUY NOW
“Is This Desire? – Demos” (includes download card; Island / UMe) » BUY NOW

PEGGY LEE
“Black Coffee” (1956 album; remastered from analog tape transfers; Verve / UMe) » BUY NOW

LIVING COLOUR
“Stain” (1993 album; 180-gram translucent red vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

THE MAMAS AND THE PAPAS
“If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears” (1966 album, featuring “California Dreamin’,” “Monday, Monday,” “Go Where You Wanna Go” and “Do You Wanna Dance”; Geffen / UMe) » BUY NOW

BOB MARLEY
“Songs of Freedom: The Island Years” (six-LP box set features 12-inch mixes, B-sides, Jamaican singles and alternates, plus a 20-page booklet; first time on vinyl outside Jamaica and on vinyl anywhere in nearly 30 years; Merch; Tuff Gong / Island / UMe) » BUY NOW

NIGHT RANGER
“Midnight Madness” (1984 album, featuring “Sister Christian” and “When You Close Your Eyes”; light blue opaque vinyl; See here; Merch; LMLR) » BUY NOW

FEB. 5 RELEASES

THE DAVE BRUBECK QUARTET
“Time OutTakes” (previously unreleased takes from the original 1959 session master tapes; Brubeck Editions) » BUY NOW

FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS
“Fine Young Cannibals (Expanded Edition)” (1985 album, featuring “Johnny Come Home” and “Suspicious Minds”; remastered, with 29 bonus tracks, including B-sides, remixes, BBC sessions, etc.; red vinyl; Amazon UK) » BUY NOW
“The Raw & The Cooked (Expanded Edition)” (1989 album, featuring “She Drives Me Crazy,” “Good Thing” and “I’m Not the Man I Used to Be”; remastered, with 22 bonus tracks; Read here; white vinyl; Amazon UK; London) » BUY NOW

FLEET FOXES
“Shore” (accompanied by a 55-minute Super 16mm film, directed by Kersti Jan Werdal; Hear here; Read here; Download, released on Sept. 22, 2020; Merch; ANTI- / Epitaph) » BUY NOW

FOO FIGHTERS
“Medicine At Midnight” (producers: Greg Kurstin, Foo Fighters; Merch; RCA) » BUY NOW

GENE
“Olympian (25th Anniversary Edition)” (1995 debut album; 180-gram heavyweight vinyl; Demon) » BUY NOW

DONNY HATHAWAY
“A Donny Hathaway Collection” (15-song collection from 1990 makes its vinyl debut; double dark purple vinyl; Rhino / Atlantic) » BUY NOW

KILLING JOKE
“The Singles Collection 1979-2012” (four-LP box set; yellow, red, black and clear vinyl; Spinefarm) » BUY NOW

CHARLIE PARKER
“The Mercury & Clef 10-inch LP Collection” (box set includes five classic albums in their original, short-lived 10-inch format, remastered by Alex Abrash; Merch; Verve / UMe) » BUY NOW

NANCY SINATRA
“Nancy Sinatra: Start Walkin’ 1965-1976” (two-LP, 23-song compilation celebrating her 80th birthday; Boots Enterprises, Inc. / Light in the Attic) » BUY NOW

SUGARHILL GANG
“Rapper’s Delight: The Best of Sugarhill Gang” (1996 compilation; double 180-gram translucent golf audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

UNCLE TUPELO
“No Depression” (1990 album; 180-gram crystal clear vinyl) » BUY NOW
“Still Feel Gone” (1991 album; 180-gram crystal clear vinyl) » BUY NOW
“March 16-20, 1992” (1992 album; 180-gram crystal clear vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

FEB. 12 RELEASES

THE BAND
“Stage Fright (50th Anniversary Edition)” (1970 album; remastered and remixed; Capitol / UMe) » BUY NOW

BLACK SABBATH
“Vol. 4 (Super Deluxe Edition)” (1972 album; remastered five-LP box set, with 20 previously unreleased live and studio recordings; Merch; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

PHIL COLLINS
“Face Value [Picture Disc]” (1981 album, featuring “In the Air Tonight” and “I Missed Again”; Rhino / Atlantic) » BUY NOW

CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL
“Pendulum” (1970 album, featuring “Have You Ever Seen the Rain” and “Hey Tonight”; half-speed mastered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios) » BUY NOW
“Mardi Gras” (1972 album, featuring “Sweet Hitch-Hiker” and “Someday Never Comes”; half-speed mastered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios; Merch; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

DIO
“Evil or Divine: Live in New York City” (2005 album; remastered, with bonus tracks; Hear here; Read here) » BUY NOW
“Holy Diver Live” (2008 album; remastered; Merch; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

HEART
“Heart” (1985 album, featuring “These Dreams,” “Never,” “What About Love” and “Nothin’ At All”; Valentine’s Day Edition 180-gram translucent red audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE
“Life On The Murder Scene” (2006 live album; Merch; Reprise) » BUY NOW

CAROLE KING
“Tapestry” (1971 album, featuring “It’s Too Late,” “So Far Away,” “I Feel the Earth Move” and “Smackwater Jack”; celebrating its 50th anniversary, the LP was released on Feb. 10, 1971; Amazon UK; Columbia / Legacy) » BUY NOW

SAM & DAVE
“The Best of Sam & Dave” (1969 compilation; 180-gram translucent gold vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

FEB. 19 RELEASES

ARETHA FRANKLIN
“Young, Gifted and Black” (1972 album, featuring “Rock Steady,” “Day Dreaming,” “Border Song [Holy Moses],” “Young, Gifted and Black” and “All the King’s Horses”; burnt orange-colored vinyl; Merch; Rhino / Atlantic) » BUY NOW

DONNY HATHAWAY
“The Best of Donny Hathaway” (1978 compilation; 180-gram translucent gold audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

DICK HYMAN
“The Age of Electronicus” (1969 album; Hear here; Pleasure for Music) » BUY NOW

JACK’S MANNEQUIN
“Everything in Transit” (2005 album; 180-gram black vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

WILSON PICKETT
“The Best of Wilson Pickett” (1967 compilation; 180-gram translucent gold audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

MAGGIE ROGERS
“Notes From The Archive: Recordings 2011-2016” (16-track collection; marigold vinyl; CD, released on Dec. 18; Debay Sound) » BUY NOW

SHEILA E.
“The Glamorous Life” (1984 album, featuring Prince-penned title track and “The Belle of St. Mark”; teal vinyl; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

CAT STEVENS
“Greatest Hits” (1975 compilation; Target-exclusive opaque red vinyl; A&M / UMe) » BUY NOW

FEB. 26 RELEASES

RAY CHARLES
“The Best of Ray Charles: The Atlantic Years” (1994 compilation; double blue vinyl; Atlantic) » BUY NOW

THE JAM
“This Is the Modern World” (1977 album, featuring “The Modern World”; Vinyl Lovers) » BUY NOW

CHAKA KHAN
“Epiphany: The Best of Chaka Khan” (1996 compilation; burgundy vinyl; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

SPARKS
“Pulling Rabbits Out of a Hat” (1984 album; 180-gram yellow-colored vinyl LP pressing, remastered at Abbey Road Studios; Repertoire) » BUY NOW

SPINNERS
“The Best of Spinners” (1978 compilation; 180-gram translucent gold audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

MARCH 19 RELEASES

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

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“The Prom (Music From the Netflix film)” (musical comedy starring Meryl Streep, James Corden, Nicole Kidman, etc.; See here; CD, released Dec. 18; Download, released Dec. 4; Sony Masterworks) » BUY NOW

NEIL YOUNG
“After the Gold Rush (50th Anniversary Edition)” (1970 album, featuring “Only Love Can Break Your Heart” and “Southern Man”; deluxe vinyl box set; remastered, with two versions of album outtake “Wonderin'”; CD and Download released on Dec. 11; Merch; Reprise) » BUY NOW

MARCH 26 RELEASES

GANG OF FOUR
“Gang of Four 77-81” (six-LP box set includes “Entertainment!” and “Solid Gold,” as well as early singles, demos, a previously unreleased live show and a 100-page hardbound book; Matador) » BUY NOW

RAINBOW
“Monsters of Rock: Live at Donington 1980” (earMUSIC) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Red Hot + Blue: A Tribute To Cole Porter” (1990 compilation; double vinyl; Red Hot Organization) » BUY NOW

APRIL 2 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

MAY 7 RELEASES

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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