Vinyl Vinyl Releases 12.17.2021

Published on December 18th, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault

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Your Vinyl Store (Dec. 17-23 and Beyond)

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

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

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

More Vinyl Releases for Dec. 17, 2021 »

Other Notable Releases

Kid Cudi Brian Wilson Dr. Lonnie Smith
Joe Bonamassa King Krule Exodus
Demi Lovato Lady A Elbow
Cibo Matto Gregory Porter X Ambassadors

Turntables & Accessories. »

DEC. 31 RELEASES

EARTH, WIND & FIRE
“Their Ultimate Collection” (Yellow Vinyl; 14 songs on one LP; Columbia) » BUY NOW

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

Gift Picks for Vinyl. »

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

Denon: Rediscover Your Passion for Vinyl. »

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

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

EPMD
“You Gots to Chill” (1988 single; 7-inch single; Mr Bongo) » 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

Home Audio & Theater: Complete the Sound. »

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

DON CHERRY
“Where Is Brooklyn?” (1965 album; all-analog, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original master tapes, and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at Optimal; Blue Note) » 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

SAINT ETIENNE
“Foxbase Alpha (30th Anniversary)” (Green Vinyl; 1991 album, featuring “Only Love Can Break Your Heart” and “Nothing Can Stop Us”; See here; Heavenly) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Sun Records’ 70th Anniversary Compilation, Vol. 1” (12-track compilation, curated by Chris Isaak; Merch; Sun) » 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

Your Headphones Store. »

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; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Purple Vinyl; 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
“Gritty ’60s Garage & Punk” (Gold Vinyl; 17 songs; BeatRocket) » 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

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

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; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Pearl White Vinyl; 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

JOE PASS
“For Django” (1964 album; remastered; Blue Note) » 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” (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
“Come” (1994 album; Merch; NPG / Legacy) » BUY NOW

THE 13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS
“The Psychedelic Sounds of The 13th Floor Elevators” (Double Green/Red Splatter; 1966 debut album, featuring “You’re Gonna Miss Me” and “Reverberation [Doubt]”; Charly) » BUY NOW

STANLEY TURRENTINE
“Rough & Tumble” (1966 album; remastered; Blue Note) » BUY NOW

MUDDY WATERS
“Hard Again (45th Anniversary Edition)” (Solid Blue Vinyl; 1977 album; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

PAUL YOUNG
“The Secret of Association (Expanded Edition)” (180-Gram Gold & Black Marble Vinyl; 1985 album, featuring “Everytime You Go Away,” “I’m Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down,” “Everything Must Change” and “Tomb of Memories”; with mixes of the singles, B-sides “Give Me My Freedom” and “Man in the Iron Mask,” plus live versions of “No Parlez” and “Bite the Hand That Feeds”; See here; Amazon UK; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

FEB. 11, 2022 RELEASES

BRANDY
“The Best of Brandy” (Double Vinyl; 2005 compilation; 18 songs; Rhino / Atlantic) » BUY NOW

COLBIE CAILLAT
“Coco” (2007 album; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

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

YUSUF / CAT STEVENS
“Harold and Maude (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [50th Anniversary Edition]” (1971 album; remastered at Abbey Road Studios, with additional dialog and instrumental music from the film plus unheard audio masters for “Don’t Be Shy” and “If You Want To Sing Out, Sing Out”; A&M / UMe) » 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

ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN
“Songs to Learn & Sing” (1985 compilation; 11 songs; Rhino / Warner) » 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

THE BAND OF HEATHENS
“Remote Transmissions, Volume One” (includes a cover of “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone” with Ray Wylie Hubbard; Hear here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Midnight Sky Vinyl; On Tour; BOH Records) » BUY NOW

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

SINÉAD O’CONNOR
“So Far … The Best of Sinéad O’Connor” (Clear Vinyl; 1997 compilation; 15 songs on two LPs; Chrysalis) » 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 Opaque Red Vinyl; Merch; Concord) » BUY NOW

MUDDY WATERS
“Muddy Waters at Newport 1960” (1960 album; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

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

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

PAUL RODGERS
“Cut Loose” (Arctic White Vinyl; 1983 debut solo album; Friday Music) » 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 1, 2022 RELEASES

CHICAGO
“Chicago II” (Translucent Blue Vinyl; 1970 album, featuring “Make Me Smile/Colour My World” and “25 or 6 to 4”; Friday Music) » 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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