Vinyl folklore

Published on July 25th, 2021 | by Gerry Galipault

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Your Vinyl Store (July 23-29 and Beyond)

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

JULY 23 RELEASES

LEON BRIDGES
“Gold-Diggers Sound” (guests: Robert Glasper, Terrace Martin, Ink; new single: “Motorbike”; See here; Target-Exclusive Gold Vinyl; Columbia) » BUY NOW

JACKSON BROWNE
“Downhill from Everywhere” (new single: “My Cleveland Heart”; See here; Read here; On Tour, with James Taylor; Inside Recordings) » BUY NOW

GLEN CAMPBELL
“Live from the Troubadour” (his last live recorded show at the West Hollywood, CA, venue in August 2008; two of his sons were in the band, and two daughters sang backup; Big Machine) » BUY NOW

CINDERELLA
“Night Songs” (1986 album, featuring “Nobody’s Fool”; 180-gram violet audiophile vinyl; Merch; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

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

ENIGMA
“MCMXC a.D.” (1990 album, featuring “Sadeness [Part I],” “Mea Culpa [Part II]” and “Principles of Lust”; released in the U.S. in 1991, spent 282 weeks on the Billboard chart and sold more than 12 million copies worldwide; See here) » BUY NOW
“The Cross of Changes” (1993 album, featuring “Return to Innocence,” “The Eyes of Truth,” “Age of Loneliness [Carly’s Song]” and “Out from the Deep”; See here; Republic / UMe) » BUY NOW

DEXTER GORDON
“Go” (1962 album; featuring Sonny Clark, Butch Warren and Billy Higgins; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

PJ HARVEY & JOHN PARISH
“A Woman A Man Walked By” (2009 album, featuring “Black Hearted Love”; See here; Island / UMe) » BUY NOW

MADNESS
“Absolutely (40th Anniversary Edition)” (1980 album, featuring “Embarrassment,” “Baggy Trousers” and “The Return of the Los Palmas 7”; 180-gram black vinyl; See here; Merch; Union Square Music / BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

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

MUDHONEY
“Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge (30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (1991 album; remastered by Bob Weston at Chicago Mastering Service; with a bonus disc of previously unreleased songs, including the band’s entire five-track Music Source session; See here; Sub Pop) » BUY NOW

R.E.M.
“Radio Free Europe (Original Hib-Tone Single)” (their 1981 debut single, reissued in its original format: as a 45-RPM single housed in a black-and-white jacket featuring photography by Michael Stipe; Hear here; Merch; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

TAYLOR SWIFT
“folklore” (Double Beige Vinyl; 2020 album; Republic / UMe) » 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

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Call Me By Your Name (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (2017 album, featuring Sufjan Stevens’ Oscar-nominated “Mystery of Love”; limited edition countryside green viny; Read here; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“The Vinyl Series, Volume One” (14-song compilation covering Island Records from 1962 to 1969, curated by founder Chris Blackwell; Merch; Island / UMe) » BUY NOW

More Vinyl Releases for July 23, 2021 »

Other Notable Releases

DARKSIDE The Wallflowers Yngwie Malmsteen
Rodney Crowell The Gun Club Frank Turner
PARTYNEXTDOOR Tantric Cedric Burnside
Anne-Marie Old Crow Medicine Show Christone “Kingfish” Ingram

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

JULY 30 RELEASES

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

DIGITAL UNDERGROUND
“Sex Packets” (1990 debut album, featuring “The Humpty Dance” and “Doowutchyalike”; See here; Tommy Boy) » BUY NOW

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

ERASURE
“The Neon Remixed” (Amber and Yellow Vinyl; re-workings of their 2020 album from producers like Octo Octa, OMD’s Paul Humphreys, and Gareth Jones, along with a new song, “Secrets”; Hear here; Merch; Mute) » BUY NOW

BRYAN FERRY
“Boys and Girls” (1985 album, featuring “Slave to Love” and “Don’t Stop to Dance”; remastered from the original tapes by Frank Arkwright at Abbey Road Studios on 180-gram heavyweight vinyl; See here; Virgin / UMe) » BUY NOW

HOUSE OF PAIN
“House of Pain” (1992 album, subtitled “Fine Malt Lyrics,” featuring “Jump Around”; green, red and yellow splatter vinyl; Merch; Tommy Boy) » BUY NOW

LOS LOBOS
“Native Sons” (L.A.-themed covers album; Hear here; Read here; New West) » BUY NOW

MR. BIG
“Lean Into It – The Singles” (7-inch vinyl box set, with a guitar pick and poster; Evoxs) » BUY NOW

PANIC! AT THE DISCO
“A Fever That You Can’t Sweat Out” (Silver Vinyl; 2005 album, featuring “I Write Sins Not Tragedies”; See here; Merch; Fueled By Ramen) » BUY NOW

PRINCE
“Welcome 2 America” (unreleased album from 2010; first single: “Welcome 2 America”; Hear here; Read here; Deluxe Edition, two-LP and one-CD versions of the album with a never-before-released Blu-ray of Prince’s full April 28, 2011, performance at the Forum, part of the Welcome 2 America Tour’s historic 21 Nite Stand in Los Angeles; Target-Exclusive Clear Vinyl; Deezer; Merch; NPG / Legacy Recordings) » BUY NOW

BRIAN SETZER
“Setzer GOES Instru-MENTAL!” (2011 album, Grammy-nominated for Best Pop Instrumental Album in 2012; red, yellow and blue splatter vinyl; See here; Surfdog) » BUY NOW

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

THIN LIZZY
“Greatest Hits” (two-LP, 22-song collection; Amazon UK; Merch; UMC) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Chicago (Music from the Miramax Motion Picture)” (2002 album; winner of six Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress for Catherine Zeta-Jones; two-LP red with yellow streaks “Chicago Fire” vinyl edition; Real Gone Music) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Even More Dazed and Confused: Music from the Motion Picture” (1993 album; white with red splatter vinyl; Real Gone Music) » BUY NOW

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

YOLA
“Stand for Myself” (producer: Dan Auerbach; new single: “Diamond Studded Shoes”; See here; Read here; Easy Eye Sound) » BUY NOW

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AUG. 6 RELEASES

WILLIE COLÓN & RUBÉN BLADES
“Siembra” (1978 album; remastered from its original analog master tapes by Phil Rodriguez at Elysian Masters and pressed on 180-gram, black audiophile quality vinyl at Memphis Record Pressing; Hear here; Craft Latino / Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

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

FLEETWOOD MAC
“Rumours” (1977 album, featuring “Go Your Own Way,” “Dreams,” “Don’t Stop,” “You Make Loving Fun” and “The Chain”; Target-exclusive gold vinyl; Merch; Warner) » BUY NOW

FRANZ FERDINAND
“Tonight: Franz Ferdinand” (2009 album, featuring “Ulysses,” “No You Girls,” “Can’t Stop Feeling,” “What She Came For” and “Live Alone”; See here; Domino) » 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

JOE HENDERSON
“Mirror Mirror” (1980 album; MPS) » BUY NOW

THE KINKS
“Misfits” (1978 album, featuring “A Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy”; 180-gram blue audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

LOGGINS & MESSINA
“The Best of Friends” (1976 hits compilation; 180-gram red audiophile vinyl, with poster; Friday Music) » 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

BOB MOULD
“Distortion: Live” (eight-LP box set includes live recordings from his solo career as well as performances by his band, Sugar; See here; On Tour; Demon) » BUY NOW

WILLIE NELSON
“Make Way for Willie Nelson” (1966 album, featuring “One in a Row”; 180-gram blue swirl audiophile vinyl, with poster; Hear here; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

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

ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK
“Liberator” (1993 album, featuring “Stand Above Me” and “Dream of Me”) » BUY NOW
“Universal” (1996 album, featuring “Walking on the Milky Way”; remastered at Abbey Road Studios; Republic / UMe) » BUY NOW

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

2nd GRADE
“Wish You Were Here Tour Revisited” (Red Vinyl; a dual collection of the band’s remastered 2018 demo tape, with eight new full band versions of songs from the album, as well as one new song; Hear here; Double Double Whammy) » BUY NOW

SILVERSTEIN
“When Broken Is Easily Fixed” (2003 debut album; canary yellow vinyl; On Tour; Merch; Craft Recordings / Concord) » 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
“NOW That’s What I Call A Decade 1980s” (Walmart-Exclusive Yellow and Red Vinyl; 18 songs; Universal Music Group / Sony Music Entertainment) » BUY NOW

AUG. 13 RELEASES

TORI AMOS
“Under the Pink” (1994 album, featuring “Cornflake Girl,” “Pretty Good Year” and “God”; double black vinyl; See here; Rhino / Atlantic) » BUY NOW

CORINNE BAILEY RAE
“Corinne Bailey Rae” (2006 debut album, featuring “Put Your Records On,” “Like A Star” and “Trouble Sleeping”; nominated for three Grammy Awards; issued on vinyl for the first time; See here; Barnes & Noble; Capitol / UMe) » BUY NOW

JOHN DENVER
“Poems, Prayers & Promises” (1971 album, “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” “Sunshine on My Shoulders” and “My Sweet Lady”; RCA / Legacy) » BUY NOW

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

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

JENNIFER HUDSON
“RESPECT (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (Aretha Franklin biopic opens Aug. 13, co-starring Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald and Marc Maron; also, Mary J. Blige portrays Dinah Washington and Heather Headley plays Clara Ward; Trailer; Trailer; Target-Exclusive Vinyl, with alternate cover and photobook; Epic) » BUY NOW

THE KILLERS
“Pressure Machine” (producers: The Killers, Shawn Everett, Jonathan Rado; See here; On Tour; Merch; Island) » BUY NOW “No Code” (1996 album, featuring “Who You Are,” “Hail, Hail” and “Off He Goes”; 25th anniversary 150-gram vinyl edition; mastered specifically for vinyl by Grammy Award-winning engineer Bob Ludwig; features recreations of the original packaging, including the set of nine random replica Polaroids/lyric cards; On Tour; Merch; Epic / Legacy) » BUY NOW

THE POETS OF RHYTHM
“Discern / Define” (2001 album; Daptone) » BUY NOW

ELVIS PRESLEY
“His Hand in Mine” (1960 album, the first of his three gospel music albums; 180-gram white and platinum swirl audiophile vinyl; Merch; Friday Music) » 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

REO SPEEDWAGON
“Hi Infidelity” (1980 album, the biggest-selling LP of 1981; featuring “Keep On Loving You,” “Take It on the Run,” “Don’t Let Him Go” and “In Your Letter”; 180-gram platinum swirl audiophile vinyl; Merch; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

SCRITTI POLITTI
“Cupid & Psyche 85” (1985 album, featuring “Perfect Way,” “The Word Girl,” “Wood Beez [Pray Like Aretha Franklin]” and “Absolute”; remastered; See here) » BUY NOW
“Anomie & Bonhomie” (1999 album, featuring “Tinseltown to the Boogiedown”; remastered, making its debut on vinyl; See here; Rough Trade) » BUY NOW

TRAVIS
“12 Memories” (vinyl debut of the 2003 album, featuring “Re-Offender,” “The Beautiful Occupation” and “Love Will Come Through”; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Modern Love” (all-star tribute to David Bowie; Read here; BBE / Light in the Attic) » BUY NOW

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

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“13 Going on 30 (Music From The Picture Soundtrack)” (2004 album; Walmart-exclusive vinyl; See here; Walt Disney) » BUY NOW

AUG. 20 RELEASES

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND
“Shades of Two Worlds” (1991 album; 180-gram orange and red swirl audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

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

JULIE ANDREWS, ET AL
“The Sound of Music (An Original Soundtrack Recording)” (1964 album; winner of five Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Scoring of Music; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Golden Sun Vinyl; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

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

THE BANGLES
“Ladies and Gentlemen … The Bangles!” (2014 compilation of 1981-84 recordings; Omnivore Recordings) » BUY NOW “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

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

HOT HOT HEAT
“Elevator” (2005 album, featuring “Goodnight, Goodnight” and “Middle of Nowhere”; 180-gram translucent red vinyl; See here; Merch; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

CHRISSIE HYNDE
“Standing in the Doorway: Chrissie Hynde Sings Bob Dylan” (BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

KANSAS
“Audio-Visions” (1980 album, featuring “Hold On”; 180-gram translucent blue swirl audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

THE KINKS
“Give the People What They Want” (1981 album, featuring “Better Things,” “Destroyer” and “Predictable”; 180-gram translucent clear audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

LORDE
“Solar Power” (producer: Jack Antonoff; first single: “Solar Power”; See here; Target-Exclusive Marbled Orange Vinyl; On Tour; Lava Music / Republic) » BUY NOW

LEE MORGAN
“The Complete Live at the Lighthouse” (12-LP box set contains all 12 sets of music the trumpeter’s quintet of saxophonist Bennie Maupin, pianist Harold Mabern, bassist Jymie Merritt and drummer Mickey Roker recorded at The Lighthouse in Hermosa Beach, CA, on July 10-12, 1970; mixed from the original half-inch 4-track tapes by Steve Genewick at Capitol Studios with LP mastering by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio; Hear here; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

OLIVIA RODRIGO
“SOUR” (featuring “drivers license,” “deja vu” and “Good 4 U”; producer: Dan Nigro; Amazon-Exclusive Purple Transparent Vinyl; HMV-Exclusive Crystal Fuchsia Vinyl; Target-Exclusive Blue Transparent Vinyl, with alternate artwork and poster; Walmart-Exclusive Magenta Transparent Vinyl; See here; Geffen / Interscope) » 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

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

38 SPECIAL
“Collected” (23 songs on two LPs; 180-gram audiophile vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

AUG. 27 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

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

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

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

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) » BUY NOW
“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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SEPT. 3 RELEASES

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

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

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

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

SEPT. 10 RELEASES

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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”; Download; Apple Music) » BUY NOW
“The Old Magic (10th Anniversary Edition)” (Green Vinyl; 2011 album; Yep Roc) » 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

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

SEPT. 24 RELEASES

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

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

OCT. 1 RELEASES

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

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
“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

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

OCT. 8 RELEASES

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. 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

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. 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




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