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Your Vinyl Store (May 17-23 and Beyond)

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

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MAY 17 RELEASES

ANGELO BADALEMENTI & TIM BOOTH
“Booth & The Bad Angel” (1996 album; 180-gram red translucent colored vinyl LP pressing; Demon)

DAVID BOWIE
“Clareville Grove Demos” (7-inch box set, commemorating the 50th anniversary of “Space Oddity,” features unreleased tracks recorded alongside John “Hutch” Hutchinson) , “Boys Keep Swinging (40th Anniversary Edition)” (7-inch Picture Disc; Merch; Rhino / Parlophone)

A CERTAIN RATIO
“ACR:BOX” (seven-LP 40th anniversary box set; remastered by Martin Moscrop at Abbey Road Studios; Read here; Mute)

EARTH, WIND & FIRE
“I Am” (1979 album, featuring “After the Love Has Gone”; gold-colored vinyl; Music on Vinyl)

EVANESCENCE
“Fallen” (2003 album; Target-exclusive vinyl; On Tour; Merch; Epic)

GRETA VAN FLEET
“From the Fires” (2017 eight-song EP; On Tour; Merch; Lava Music / Republic)

INTERPOL
“A Fine Mess” (five-song EP; producer: Dave Fridmann; Hear here; On Tour; Merch; Matador)

PAUL McCARTNEY
“Egypt Station (Explorer’s Edition)” (2018 album; triple vinyl features six live studio recordings and four live performances; On Tour; Merch; Capitol / UMe)

MICHAEL NESMITH & THE FIRST NATIONAL BAND
“Loose Salute” (1970 album, featuring “Silver Moon”; transparent colored vinyl; Hear here; Music on Vinyl)

WEEZER
“Weezer (Teal Album)” (2019 all-covers album, featuring their version of Toto’s “Africa”; On Tour; Merch; Crush Music)

Other Top Releases
“The Music Never Stops,” Betty Carter (Blue Engine)
“The Lost Tapes,” Valerie Carter (Hayabusa Landings)
“3614 Jackson Highway (Expanded Edition),” Cher (Rhino Custom Indie Retail)
“Autumn Leaves: In Concert,” Bill Evans (Vinyl Passion)
“Living Mirage,” The Head and the Heart (Reprise)
“Finding Gabriel,” Brad Mehldau (Nonesuch)
“I Am Easy to Find,” The National (4AD)
“Rammstein,” Rammstein (Vertigo / Capitol)
“Keep On,” Southern Avenue (Concord)
“Notting Hill (Music From the Motion Picture),” various artists (Music on Vinyl)

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MAY 24 RELEASES

DAVID BOWIE
“Diamond Dogs” (1974 album; 45th anniversary red vinyl; Merch; Rhino / Parlophone)

BROWNSVILLE STATION
“Brownsville Station” (1977 album, featuring “The Martian Boogie” and “Lady [Put the Light On Me]”; opaque white vinyl LP; Culture Factory)

STEVE MILLER BAND
“Complete Albums Volume 2 (1977-2011)” (18-LP box set, from 1977’s “Book of Dreams” to 2011’s “Let Your Hair Down”; also available as individual 180-gram black LPs; Read here; On Tour; Merch; Capitol / UMe)

MORRISSEY
“California Son” (protest-themed covers album; producer: Joe Chiccarelli; guests: Billie Joe Armstrong, Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste, LP, Petra Haden, Ariel Engle, Sameer Gadhia, Lydia Night, etc.; first single: a cover of Roy Orbison’s “It’s Over”; Hear here; Read here; On Tour; Merch; Etienne / BMG Rights Management)

LEE MOSES
“How Much Longer Must I Wait? Singles & Rarities 1965-1972” (13 non-album singles and B-sides, plus three never-released tracks; Hear/read here; Future Days Recordings / Light in the Attic)

SNOW PATROL
“When It’s All Over We Still Have To Clear Up” (2001 album; On Tour; House Arrest)

STRAY CATS
“40” (the first new album from Brian Setzer, Lee Rocker and Slim Jim Phantom in 25 years; they are marking their 40th anniversary with a new album and tour; producer: Peter Collins; engineered by Vance Powell; first single: “Cat Fight [Over a Dog Like Me]”; On Tour; Merch; Surfdog)

TEARS FOR FEARS
“The Hurting” (1983 album; On Tour; Merch; Mercury / UMe)

Other Top Releases
“No Way Out,” Chocolate Watch Band (Sundazed Music)
“The Saint of Lost Causes,” Justin Townes Earle (New West)
“Anoyo,” Tim Hecker (Kranky)
“We Get By,” Mavis Staples (ANTI- / Epitaph)
“The Adventures of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack),” various artists (Music on Vinyl)
“Where the Action Is,” The Waterboys (Cooking Vinyl)
“Dreamers,” Jesse Colin Young (BMG Rights Management)

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MAY 31 RELEASES

THE BEACH BOYS
“Sounds of Summer: The Very Best of The Beach Boys” (2003 compilation; Target-exclusive two-LP orange marble vinyl; See here; On Tour; Merch; Capitol / UMe)

JEFF BECK
“Blow By Blow” (1975 album; translucent gold vinyl; Merch; Friday Music)

THE B-52’S
“The B-52’s” (1979 album, featuring “Rock Lobster”; See here) , “Wild Planet” (1980 album, featuring “Private Idaho”; See here; On Tour; Merch; Rhino / Warner)

BREAD
“Baby I’m a-Want You” (1972 album, featuring the title cut, “Everything I Own,” “Mother Freedom” and “Diary”; mastered from the original master tapes; Hear here; Mobile Fidelity)

THE DAVE BRUBECK QUARTET
“Jazz Goes to College” (1954 album; Music on Vinyl)

ALICE COOPER
“Alice Cooper’s Greatest Hits” (1974 compilation; See here; On Tour, with Halestorm; Merch; Rhino / Warner)

CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL
“Chronicle: The 20 Greatest Hits” (1976 compilation; Target-exclusive vinyl, with 22″ by 22″ band poster; Merch; Fantasy / Concord)

CROSBY, STILLS, NASH & YOUNG
“So Far” (1974 compilation; Rhino / Atlantic)

DEPECHE MODE
“Black Celebration | The 12″ Singles” (four 12-inch singles) , “Music For The Masses | The 12″ Singles” (seven 12-inch singles; Merch; Rhino / Warner)

EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER
“The Anthology” (four-LP box set; “Galaxy Effect” colored vinyl; mastered digitally from HD sources and at half-speed; BMG Rights Management)

BILL EVANS TRIO
“Portrait in Jazz” (1960 album; mastered from the original master tapes, pressed at RTI on MoFi SuperVinyl; Mobile Fidelity)

ARETHA FRANKLIN
“Aretha’s Gold” (1969 compilation; Rhino / Atlantic)

RORY GALLAGHER
“Blues” (two-LP collection of previously unreleased tracks from the vaults of the Gallagher estate’s tape archive; includes special guest sessions with blues legends Muddy Waters and Albert King and lost radio sessions; UMe)

J. GEILS BAND
“The Morning After” (1971 album, featuring “Looking for a Love”; mastered from the original master tapes; Merch; Mobile Fidelity)

DONNY HATHAWAY
“Everything Is Everything” (1970 debut album, featuring “The Ghetto”; Hear here; Speakers Corner)

HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH
“Cracked Rear View (25th Anniversary Expanded Edition)” (1994 album; remastered, with unreleased and rare studio tracks; On Tour; Rhino / Atlantic)

BILLY JOEL
“The Bridge” (1986 album, featuring “Modern Woman,” “A Matter of Trust,” “This Is the Time” and “Baby Grand”; translucent red and orange swirl audiophile vinyl; See here; On Tour; Merch; Friday Music)

KHALID
“Free Spirit” (2019 album; producers: Charlie Handsome, Digi, Denis Kosiak, D’Mile, Stargate, Disclosure; first single: “Talk”; Hear here; Target-Exclusive Translucent Orange Vinyl; On Tour; Merch; Right Hand Music Group / RCA)

KENDRICK LAMAR
“Good Kid, M.A.A.D City” (2012 album; Target-exclusive two-LP clear vinyl; Merch; Aftermath / Top Dawg / Interscope)

THE MIGHTY MIGHTY BOSSTONES
“Don’t Know How to Party” (1993 album, featuring “Someday I Suppose”; See here; On Tour; Merch; Music on Vinyl)

THE MONKEES
“The Monkees Greatest Hits” (1976 compilation; On Tour; Merch; Rhino)

MORPHINE
“Cure for Pain” (1993 album; Music on Vinyl)

NIRVANA
“Nevermind” (1991 album; Target-exclusive silver vinyl; See here; Merch; Geffen / UMe)

LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY & FRIENDS
“The Early Upsetter Singles” (box set containing 10 7-inch vinyl singles; Trojan)

QUEEN
“Queen” (1973 album, featuring “Keep Yourself Alive”; 180-gram jet-black vinyl) , “A Day at the Races” (1976 album, featuring “Somebody to Love” and “Tie Your Mother Down”; 180 gram jet-black vinyl; On Tour, with Adam Lambert; Merch; Hollywood)

THOMAS RHETT
“Center Point Road” (producers: Julian Bunetta, Dann Huff, Rhett; new single: “Look What God Gave Her”; Hear here; On Tour; Merch; The Valory Music Co. / Big Machine)

FRANK SINATRA
“Ultimate Sinatra” (2015 compilation; Target-exclusive solid blue vinyl; See here; Merch; Capitol / UMe)

SNEAKER PIMPS
“Becoming X” (1996 album, featuring “6 Underground”; half-speed direct metal mastered LP, pressed on 200-gram virgin vinyl from the original master tapes; Hear here; One Little Indian)

SPICE GIRLS
“The Greatest Hits” (2008 compilation; Picture Disc; Merch; Virgin)

STEREO MC’S
“Connected” (1992 album, featuring the title track and “Step It Up”; See here; Island / UMe)

TEARS FOR FEARS
“The Hurting” (1983 album; See here; On Tour; Merch; Mercury / UMe)

TRAFFIC
“The Studio Recordings 1967-74” (seven-LP box set; Island / UMe)

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Soul Explosion” (1969 compilation of Stax tracks, on vinyl for the first time in 50 years; two LPs, 28 songs; Craft Recordings / Concord)

AMY WINEHOUSE
“Back to Black” (2006 album; Target-exclusive silver vinyl; See here; Merch; Island / UMe)

ZZ TOP
“Tejas” (1976 album, featuring “It’s Only Love” and “Arrested for Driving While Blind”) , “El Loco” (1981 album, featuring “Pearl Necklace” and “Tube Snake Boogie”; On Tour; Merch; Rhino / Warner)

Other Top Releases
“PUNK,” Chai (Burger)
“Almost Acoustic,” Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band (ATO)
“Modern World,” Max Jury (Marathon Artists)
“Omoiyari,” Kishi Bashi (Joyful Noise Recordings)
“Tenderness,” Duff McKagan (UMe)
“Rainford,” Lee “Scratch” Perry (On-U Sound)
“Billy Breathes,” Phish (Jemp)
“Brighter Days,” Robert Randolph & The Family Band (Provogue / Mascot Label Group)
“The Max Roach Trio Featuring The Legendary Hasaan,” The Max Roach Trio (Speakers Corner)
“The Traveler,” Kenny Wayne Shepherd (Concord)
“Collected,” UB40 (Music on Vinyl)

JUNE 7 RELEASES

BON JOVI
“Slippery When Wet” (1986 album; translucent red 180-gram vinyl; See here; On Tour; Merch; Mercury / Island / UMe)

MILES DAVIS
“The Complete Birth of the Cool” (1957 album; remastered, with a second LP of live material from 1948; Merch; Blue Note / UMe)

GENESIS
“Seconds Out” (1977 live album; Rhino / Atlantic)

GRATEFUL DEAD
“Aoxomoxoa (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (1969 album; Picture Disc; remastered, with previously unreleased live recordings; Read here; Merch; Grateful Dead Production / Rhino)

JANET JACKSON
“Control” (1986 album; remastered; See here; Las Vegas Residency at Park MGM; Merch; A&M / UMe)

JOHN MELLENCAMP
“The Best That I Could Do 1978-1988” (1997 compilation; limited-edition two-LP gold vinyl; See here; Merch; Island / UMe)

PINK FLOYD
“The Division Bell” (1994 album; translucent blue vinyl; Merch; Columbia / Legacy)

MARTY ROBBINS
“Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs” (1959 album, the Grammy winner for Best Country & Western Recording; Wax Time)

THE ROLLING STONES
“The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus (Expanded Edition)” (1968 concert show, with newly remixed and remastered audio and unreleased performances; triple vinyl; See here; Deluxe Box Set; Vinyl; Download; Merch; ABKCO)

SANTANA
“Africa Speaks” (producer: Rick Rubin; recorded at Rubin’s Shangri La Studios in Malibu; guest: Afro-Latin singer Buika; first single: “Los Invisibles”; Hear here; On Tour; Merch; Concord)

RICK SPRINGFIELD
“Mission Magic!” (1974 soundtrack to his Saturday morning cartoon series; remastered; On Tour; Merch; Master Classics)

STING
“My Songs” (new versions of his solo hits and three reworked Police hits, “Every Breath You Take,” “Demolition Man” and “Can’t Stand Losing You”; Hear here; Read here; On Tour; Merch; Cherrytree / A&M / Interscope)

KEITH URBAN
“Greatest Hits” (double vinyl; On Tour; Merch; Capitol Nashville / UMe)

NEIL YOUNG + STRAY GATORS
“Tuscaloosa” (archival live show from 1973, recorded at the University of Alabama with his backing band the Stray Gators, featuring material from “Harvest,” “Time Fades Away,” etc.; Hear here; On Tour; Merch; Reprise)

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JUNE 14 RELEASES

NAT KING COLE
“Ultimate Nat King Cole” (21-song collection; See here; eBay; Merch; Capitol / UMe)

DEF LEPPARD
“Pyromania” (1983 album, featuring “Foolin'” and “Rock of Ages”; red vinyl; See here; On Tour; Merch; Mercury / UMe)

STAN GETZ
“Getz at the Gate: The Stan Getz Quartet Live at The Village Gate, November 26, 1961” (previously unreleased concert recording; three LPs; Read here; Verve / UMe)

BILLY IDOL
“Vital Idol: Revitalized” (2018 compilation; silver, white orange and red swirls vinyl; On Tour, with Bryan Adams; Merch; Capitol / UMe)

CAROLE KING
“Live at Montreux 1973” (previously unreleased performance from July 15, 1973; DVD + CD; Eagle Rock)

MADONNA
“Madame X” (producer: Mirwais; guests: Maluma, Quavo, Swae Lee, Anitta; first single: “Medellín”; Hear here; Read here; Merch; Boy Toy / Live Nation Worldwide / Interscope)

BOB MARLEY AND THE WAILERS
“Legend” (35th anniversary edition of the 1984 compilation, which is the biggest-selling reggae album of all time, with sales of an estimated 28 million copies worldwide; two-LP, 180-gram release; remastered, with two bonus tracks that were originally issued on U.K. cassettes only; Merch; Tuff Gong)

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND
“Rhino’s Choice” (Target-exclusive collection of 2018 summer tour highlights; Translucent Rosé Wine Color Vinyl; On Tour; Merch; Bama Rags Recordings / RCA)

MEAT LOAF
“Bat Out of Hell II: Back Into Hell” (1994 album, featuring his only No. 1 U.S. hit “I’d Do Anything For Love [But I Won’t Do That]”; translucent blue vinyl; See here; Merch; Geffen / UMe)

LUKE NELSON & PROMISE OF THE REAL
“Turn Off the News (Build a Garden)” (guests: Neil Young, Sheryl Crow, Kesha, Micah Nelson, Shooter Jennings, Randy Houser, Lucius, etc.; first single: “Bad Case”; Hear here; On Tour, with Zac Brown Band and Outlaw Music Festival; Fantasy / Concord)

POISON
“Look What the Cat Dragged In” (1986 album; 180-gram audiophile translucent purple vinyl; See here; Merch; Friday Music)

DAVE RAWLINGS MACHINE
“Nashville Obsolete” (2015 album, with Gillian Welch; See here; Acony)

R.E.M.
“In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988-2003” (2003 compilation; Merch; Craft Recordings / Concord)

SCORPIONS
“Love At First Sting” (1984 album, featuring “Rock You Like a Hurricane” and “Still Loving You”; white vinyl; See here; On Tour; Merch; Mercury / UMe)

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
“Western Stars” (his first studio album in five years; producers: Ron Aniello, Springsteen; mixed by Tom Elmhirst; guests: wife Patti Scialfa, Jon Brion, Soozie Tyrell, David Sancious; first single: “Hello Sunshine”; Read here; Merch; Columbia)

U2
“The Joshua Tree” (1987 album, featuring “Where the Streets Have No Name” and “With or Without You”; gold vinyl; See here) , “Zooropa” (1993 album, featuring “Numb,” “Lemon” and “Stay [Faraway, So Close!]”; blue 180-gram double vinyl; See here; Merch; Island / UMe)

THE VERVE
“Urban Hymns” (1997 album, featuring “Bitter Sweet Symphony”; green 180-gram double vinyl; See here; Merch; Virgin / UMe)

THE WHO
“Who’s Next” (1971 album; blue vinyl; See here; On Tour; Merch; Geffen / UMe)

PHARRELL WILLIAMS
“In My Mind” (2006 album; translucent blue vinyl; Merch; Interscope)

JUNE 21 RELEASES

JAMES BROWN
“Get on the Good Foot” (1972 album; new edition includes art sleeves with master tape box images, and its closing track, “I Know It’s True,” makes its U.S. vinyl debut with this two-LP release; Republic / UMe)

CHIC
“C’est Chic” (1978 album, featuring “Le Freak” and “I Want Your Love”; See here; Rhino / Atlantic)

DEF LEPPARD
“Def Leppard – Volume Two” (10-LP, 180-gram vinyl box set features “Adrenalize,” “Retro Active,” “Slang” and “Euphoria,” plus “Rarities” Vols. 2-4, compiled by lead singer Joe Elliott; remastered by Ronan McHugh at Joe’s Garage and cut by Greg Moore; Read here; On Tour; Merch; Mercury / UMe)

LOU DONALDSON
“Mr. Shing-A-Ling” (1968 album, featuring Blue Mitchell, Lonnie Smith, Jimmy Ponder and Leo Morris, aka Idris Muhammad; Blue Note / UMe)

ENIGMA
“MCMXC a.D.” (1991 album, featuring “Sadeness [Part I]”; translucent red vinyl; See here) , “The Cross of Changes” (1993 album, featuring “Return to Innocence”; translucent yellow vinyl; See here) , “Le Roi Est Mort, Vive Le Roi!” (1996 album, featuring “Beyond the Invisible”; See here; light green vinyl) , “The Screen Behind the Mirror” (2000 album; translucent orange vinyl) , “Love Sensuality Devotion: The Greatest Hits” (2001 compilation; translucent white vinyl) , “A Posteriori” (2006 album; translucent pink vinyl) , “Seven Lives Many Faces” (2008 album; translucent light blue vinyl) , “The Fall of a Rebel Angel” (2016 album; Polydor / UMe)

GOLDFINGER
“Hang-Ups” (1997 album; gold-colored vinyl; On Tour; Merch; srcvinyl)

THE INNOCENCE MISSION
“Befriended” (2003 album; milky white-colored vinyl; Badman)

LIT
“A Place in the Sun” (1999 album, featuring “My Own Worst Enemy”; blue smoke-colored vinyl; srcvinyl)

MASSIVE ATTACK
“Mezzanine (Deluxe Edition)” (1998 album; remastered, with eight previously unreleased Mad Professor remixes; See here; On Tour; Merch; Virgin / UMe)

MEGADETH
“Peace Sells … But Who’s Buying?” (1986 album; purple vinyl; Capitol / UMe)

LEE MORGAN
“Cornbread” (1967 album, Herbie Hancock, Billy Higgins, Jackie McLean, Hank Mobley and Larry Ridley; Blue Note / UMe)

WILLIE NELSON
“Ride Me Back Home” (producer: Buddy Cannon; guests: Lukas Nelson, Micah Nelson; first single: “Ride Me Back Home”; Hear here; On Tour; Merch; Legacy Recordings)

P!NK
“Hurts 2B Human” (2019 album; Hear here; Target-Exclusive Vinyl, pink and blue translucent marble color LP, with poster and MP3 codes; On Tour; Merch; RCA)

THE ROLLING STONES
“Bridges To Bremen” (full-length show on the fifth and final leg of the band’s Bridges To Babylon Tour, filmed at the German city’s Weserstadion on Sept. 2, 1998; See here; DVD + CD; Blu-ray + CD, with four bonus tracks from their Soldier Field performances in Chicago; Merch; Eagle Rock)

SWITCHFOOT
“The Beautiful Letdown” (2003 album, featuring “Meant to Live” and “Dare You to Move”; half-blue, half-clear vinyl; See here; On Tour; Merch; srcvinyl)

TRAVIS
“The Man Who (20th Anniversary Edition)” (1999 album; remastered, with 19 bonus B-sides; See here) , “Live at Glastonbury ’99” (previously unreleased 16-song set; Read here; Craft Recordings / Concord)

TYPE O NEGATIVE
“Bloody Kisses” (1993 album; Rhino)

JENNIFER WARNES
“Another Time, Another Place” (2018 album; BMG Rights Management)

JUNE 28 RELEASES

DAVE ALVIN
“King of California (25th Anniversary Edition)” (1994 album; with three bonus tracks; Craft Recordings / Concord)

THE BLACK KEYS
” ‘Let’s Rock’ “ (their first album in five years; producers: singer/guitarist Dan Auerbach, drummer Patrick Carney; new single: “Eagle Birds”; Hear here; On Tour; Merch; Easy Eye Sound / Nonesuch)

DAVID BOWIE
“The Mercury Demos” (recorded in spring 1969 with collaborator John “Hutch” Hutchinson on guitar and vocals; Read here; Merch; Rhino / Parlophone)

KANSAS
“Monolith” (1979 album, featuring “People of the South Wind”; translucent blue and gold swirl vinyl; also available on red and orange swirl vinyl; On Tour; Friday Music)

KYLIE MINOGUE
“Step Back In Time: The Definitive Collection” (two-LP, 42-song compilation; green vinyl; iTunes; On Tour; Merch; BMG Rights Management)

STEVIE NICKS
“Stand Back 1981-2017” (six-LP box set; Read here; Rhino / Atlantic)

THE POLICE
“Certifiable” (2008 album, capturing a stop in their 2007 reunion tour at River Plate Stadium in Buenos Aires; Hear here; Merch; Cherrytree / A&M / Interscope)

RASPBERRIES
“Greatest Hits” (14 songs; 180-gram audiophile raspberry-colored vinyl, mastered by Joe Reagoso from the Capitol Records tapes; Hear here; Friday Music)

SOLANGE
“When I Get Home” (released digitally on March 1 and on CD on April 26; producers: Solange Knowles, Chassol, Daniel Julez J Smith II, Dev Hynes, Earl Sweatshirt, Panda Bear, Pharrell, Tyler, the Creator, etc.; guests: Gucci Mane, Standing on the Corner, Playboi Carti, Sampha; On Tour; Merch; Columbia)

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“O Brother, Where Art Thou? (Deluxe Edition)” (2000 album; with 14 tracks not included on the original album, plus 12 previously unreleased cuts from producer T Bone Burnett’s “O Brother” sessions; blue vinyl; Mercury Nashville / UMe)

JULY 5 RELEASES

ANDERSON .PAAK
“Ventura Black” (2019 album; On Tour; Aftermath / 12 Tone Music)

EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL
“Amplified Heart (25th Anniversary Edition)” (1994 album, making its debut on vinyl; mastered at half-speed for optimum audio fidelity by Miles Showell at London’s Abbey Road Studios; Hear here; Buzzin’ Fly / Chrysalis)

JULY 12 RELEASES

ROY HAYNES QUARTET
“Out of the Afternoon” (1962 album; Impulse!)

GREGORY ISAACS
“Mr. Isaacs” (1982 album; VP)

KENNY LOGGINS
“Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: The Greatest Hits of Kenny Loggins” (1997 compilation; double 180-gram translucent red audiophile vinyl, with 24″ x 24″ poster; On Tour; Friday Music)

JULY 19 RELEASES

PRINCE
“Originals” (14 previously unreleased demos by Prince of songs he wrote for other artists; this collection, selected by Troy Carter, on behalf of The Prince Estate, and Jay Z, will stream exclusively on Tidal for 14 days, starting June 7; Read here; Merch; Rhino / NPG / Warner)

JULY 26 RELEASES

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“For the Throne (Music Inspired by the HBO Series Game of Thrones)” (includes Maren Morris’ “Kingdom of One” and The Lumineeers’ “Nightshade”; Hear here; Merch; Columbia)

AUG. 9 RELEASES

AVICII
“TIM” (all profits from the electronic star’s first posthumous release will go toward the Tim Bergling Foundation, launched after the Swedish DJ’s suicide to address mental health and suicide prevention; producers: Avicii, Carl Falk, Albin Nedler, Kristoffer Fogelmark; Hear here; See here; Read here; released on CD and MP3 on June 7; Merch; Avicii Recordings / Universal)

THE RUTS
“The Crash” (1979 album; See here; Universal)

AUG. 16 RELEASES

BACKSTREET BOYS
“Millennium” (1999 album, featuring “I Want It That Way,” “Larger than Life” and “Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely”; 20th anniversary limited-edition picture disc; See here; On Tour; Merch; Jive / Legacy)

THE GERMS
“Live At Starwood Dec. 3 1980” (Run Out Groove Vinyl)

RIDE
“This Is Not a Safe Place” (producer: Erol Alkan; mixed by Alan Moulder; first single: “Future Love”; Hear here; Wichita Recordings)

ZZ TOP
“Goin’ 50” (five-LP, 50-song compilation celebrates the band’s 50th anniversary; On Tour; Merch; Rhino / Warner)

AUG. 23 RELEASES

ARTHUR LEE & LOVE
“Coming Through You” (highlights from the 2015 compilation “Coming Through to You: The Live Recordings [1970-2004]”; Rockbeat)



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