Vinyl Vinyl Releases 5.22.2020

Published on May 24th, 2020 | by Gerry Galipault

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Your Vinyl Store (May 22-28 and Beyond)

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

MAY 22 RELEASES

THE AIRBORNE TOXIC EVENT
“Hollywood Park” (their first album since 2015 coincides with the May 26 release of frontman Mikel Collet’s “Hollywood Park: A Memoir”; producer: Mark Needham; new single: “Come On Out”; See here; On Tour; Merch; Rounder) » BUY NOW

ERIC CHURCH
“Mr. Misunderstood” (2015 album; red-colored vinyl; On Tour; Capitol Nashville / UMe) » BUY NOW

DEF LEPPARD
“On Through the Night” (1980 album) » BUY NOW
“High ‘n’ Dry” (1981 album; On Tour, with Mötley Crüe, Poison and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts; Merch; Mercury / UMe) » BUY NOW

THE DONNAS
“Spend the Night (Deluxe Edition)” (2002 album; two LPs, yellow-colored vinyl, with previously unreleased live tracks and additional bonus tracks; Rhino) » BUY NOW

STEVE EARLE AND THE DUKES
“Ghosts of West Virginia” (first single: “Devil Put the Coal in the Ground”; Vinyl; Download; On Tour; New West) » BUY NOW

EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL
“Temperamental” (1999 album; double vinyl with half-speed mastering by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios; Amazon UK; Buzzin Fly / Chrysalis) » BUY NOW

GOLDFRAPP
“Supernature” (2005 album; translucent green vinyl; Mute) » BUY NOW

INDIGO GIRLS
“Look Long” (producer: John Reynolds; recorded at Peter Gabriel’s Real World Studio in England; Vinyl; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Vinyl, with sign setlist insert; Rounder) » BUY NOW

KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD
“Chunky Shrapnel” (soundtrack to their full-length live music documentary; double LP, gold with back splatter; See here; On Tour; Merch; Flightless / ATO) » BUY NOW

THE ROLLING STONES
“(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction (55th Anniversary Edition)” (limited edition, numbered 12-inch version of the single on 180-gram emerald-colored vinyl, with he B-side containing both original U.S. and U.K. “Satisfaction” flip sides: “The Under Assistant West Coast Promotion Man” and “The Spider and the Fly”; ABKCO) » BUY NOW

SPLIT ENZ
“Mental Notes” (1975 album; remastered from the original master tapes; white-colored vinyl) » BUY NOW, “Dizrythmia” (1977 album; remastered from the original master tapes; red-colored vinyl) » BUY NOW

CAT STEVENS (aka YUSUF)
“Matthew & Son” (1967 album; pressed on 180-gram vinyl) » BUY NOW
“New Masters” (1967 album; pressed on 180-gram vinyl; Polydor / UMe) » BUY NOW

ROD STEWART
“Greatest Hits, Vol. 1” (1979 compilation; Walmart-exclusive pink vinyl; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

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MAY 29 RELEASES

THE CRANBERRIES
“Something Else” (2017 album; the band’s final studio album with the late Dolores O’Riordan; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

LADY GAGA
“Chromatica” (milky clear vinyl; executive producers: BloodPop, Lady Gaga; first single: “Stupid Love”; See here; Read here; Merch; Interscope) » BUY NOW

MAC MILLER
“Circles” (posthumous album, with two bonus tracks: “Right” and “Floating”; clear vinyl; producer: Jon Brion; first single: “Good News”; Hear here; Read here; Target; Walmart; Merch; Warner) » BUY NOW

PRINCE
“The Rainbow Children” (2001 concept album; remastered) » BUY NOW
“One Nite Alone . … Live!” (2002 album; remastered) » BUY NOW
“One Nite Alone … The Aftershow: It Ain’t Over! (Up Late with Prince & The NPG)” » BUY NOW
“One Nite Alone … (Solo Piano and Voice by Prince)” (NPG / Legacy) » BUY NOW

LOU REED
“When Your Heart Turns To Ice” (live album from his Sally Can’t Dance tour stops in New York and Dayton, Ohio, in October 1974; Read here; Merch; Easy Action) » BUY NOW

RUSH
“Permanent Waves (40th Anniversary)” (1980 album, featuring “The Spirit of Radio”; three remastered 180-gram audiophile black vinyl LPs with unreleased live tracks from their 1980 world tour; Hear here; Super Deluxe Edition, featuring two CDs, three 180-gram audiophile black vinyl LPs and a 40-page hardcover book; Merch; Mercury / UMe) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“The Essential Disney Collection” (performed in 2017 by stars of the London stage and the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Vinyl; Silva Screen) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“High Fidelity (Original Soundtrack)” (Hulu series; See here; Mondo / Hollywood) » BUY NOW

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JUNE 5 RELEASES

LOUIS ARMSTRONG
“1926-1968: The Essential Works” (26 songs on two LPs; Masters of Jazz) » BUY NOW

CAMILA CABELLO
“Romance” (new single: “Cry for Me”; Hear here; Read here; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Translucent Red Vinyl; On Tour; Syco Music / Epic) » BUY NOW

JUNE 12 RELEASES

TIM BUCKLEY
“The Dream Belongs to Me: Rare and Unreleased Recordings – 1968/1973” (14-song collection originally released on Manifesto in 2001; gold-colored vinyl; Amazon UK; Real Gone Music) » BUY NOW

THE ELECTRIC PRUNES
“Release of an Oath” (1968 album; maroon with white splatter vinyl edition; Real Gone Music) » BUY NOW

NORAH JONES
“Pick Me Up Off the Floor” (first single: “I’m Alive”; See here; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Black on Red Vinyl; On Tour; Blue Note) » BUY NOW

KLEEER
“Intimate Connection” (1984 album; limited “Red Telephone” colored vinyl edition; Amazon UK; Real Gone Music) » BUY NOW

THE 1975
“Notes on a Conditional Form” (clear vinyl; producers: The 1975, George Daniel, Matty Healy; new single: “Me & You Together Song”; Hear here; CD and Download released on May 22; On Tour; Merch; Dirty Hit / Interscope) » BUY NOW

ALAN SILVESTRI
“Predator (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (1987 album; limited Blood Red with Neon Green Predator Blood Splatter Vinyl Edition; Real Gone Music) » BUY NOW

WARREN ZEVON
“Life’ll Kill Ya” (2000 album; Ship to Shore Media) » BUY NOW

JUNE 19 RELEASES

DAVID BOWIE
“Space Oddity” (1972 album; limited-edition Picture Disc, with poster; Merch; Rhino / Parlophone) » BUY NOW

ALICE COOPER
“Alice Cooper’s Greatest Hits” (1974 compilation; On Tour; Merch; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

DR. JOHN
“Dr. John’s Gumbo” (1972 album, featuring “Iko Iko”; turquoise marble colored vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

MICKY DOLENZ
“Live in Japan” (1982 tour, with five bonus tracks and a 24-page color booklet; splatter vinyl; Amazon UK; 7a) » BUY NOW

GO-GO’S
“Beauty and the Beat” (1981 album, featuring “We Got the Beat” and “Our Lips Are Sealed”; See here; Capitol / UMe) » BUY NOW

PEGGY LEE
“Ultimate Peggy Lee” (two-LP, 22-song collection; Capitol / UMe) » BUY NOW

THE TURTLES
“It Ain’t Me Be” (1965 album; original mono and stereo mixes, digitally remastered from the original tapes) » BUY NOW
“You Baby” (1966 album; original mono and stereo mixes, digitally remastered from the original tapes) » BUY NOW
“Happy Together” (1967 album; original mono and stereo mixes, digitally remastered from the original tapes) » BUY NOW
“Battle of the Bands” (1968 album; remastered, with bonus tracks) » BUY NOW
“Turtle Soup” (1969 album; remastered, with bonus tracks) » BUY NOW
“Wooden Head” (1970 album; remastered, with bonus tracks; Manifesto) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Cash Money: The Instrumentals” (two-LP, 18-song collection; Cash Money / Republic / UMe) » BUY NOW

WHODINI
“Whodini” (1983 album, featuring “Magic’s Wand” and “The Haunted House of Rock”; transparent red vinyl; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

JUNE 26 RELEASES

BEE GEES
“Best of Bee Gees” (1969 compilation) » BUY NOW
“Main Course” (1975 album, featuring “Jive Talkin’,” “Nights on Broadway” and “Fanny [Be Tender with My Love]”) » BUY NOW
“Children of the World” (1976 album, featuring “You Should Be Dancing,” “Love So Right” and “Boogie Child”) » BUY NOW
“Here At Last … Bee Gees … Live” (1977 album; recorded in December 1976 at The Forum in Los Angeles; two LPs) » BUY NOW
“Spirits Having Flown” (1979 album, featuring “Too Much Heaven,” “Tragedy” and “Love You Inside Out”; Capitol / UMe) » BUY NOW

JOHNNY CASH
“The Complete Mercury Albums (1986-1991)” (seven-LP box set; Read here; Amazon UK; Amazon.ca; Merch; Mercury / UMe) » BUY NOW

FANNY
“Fanny” (1970 album, featuring their version of Cream’s “Badges”; Limited 50th Anniversary White Vinyl Edition; Real Gone Music) » BUY NOW

EUGENE McDANIELS
“Outlaw” (1970 album; Limited 50th Anniversary Neon Red Vinyl Edition; Amazon UK; Real Gone Music) » BUY NOW

REDD KROSS
“Red Cross (Special 40th Anniversary Edition)” (1980 six-song EP, with five bonus tracks; Merge) » BUY NOW

THE ROLLING STONES
“It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll” (1974 album) » BUY NOW
“Black and Blue” (1976 album) » BUY NOW
“Emotional Rescue” (1980 album) » BUY NOW
“Tattoo You” (1981 album) » BUY NOW
“Undercover” (1983 album) » BUY NOW
“Dirty Work” (1986 album) » BUY NOW
“Steel Wheels” (1989 album) » BUY NOW
“Voodoo Lounge” (1994 album) » BUY NOW
“Bridges to Babylon” (1997 album) » BUY NOW
“A Bigger Bang” (2005 album; all remastered and cut at Half-Speed at Abbey Road Studios from vinyl-specific original tape transfers; On Tour; Merch; Interscope / UMe) » BUY NOW

JULY 3 RELEASES

ABBA
“The Studio Albums” (eight-LP box set; each vinyl is a different; Merch; Capitol / UMe) » BUY NOW

RARE EARTH
“Generation” (1969 soundtrack; hot pink opaque vinyl; On Tour; Culture Factory) » BUY NOW

SELENA
“Ones” (2002 compilation; Target-exclusive vinyl with poster; Capitol Latin / UMe) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“NOW That’s What I Call Music! 74” (22 songs; double translucent orange vinyl; released on CD and Download on May 1; UMG Recordings / Sony Music Entertainment) » BUY NOW

JULY 10 RELEASES

ALABAMA
“16 Biggest Hits” (2007 compilation; Walmart-exclusive apple red vinyl; RCA / Legacy) » BUY NOW

DISTURBED
“The Sickness (20th Anniversary Edition)” (2000 album; black clouds-colored vinyl; Merch; Warner) » BUY NOW

STAN GETZ
“The Essential Works 1962” (21 songs on two LPs; Masters of Jazz) » BUY NOW

GO-GO’S
“Greatest Hits” (1990 compilation; 14 songs; Target-exclusive sea glass-colored vinyl; UMe) » BUY NOW

GRATEFUL DEAD
“Workingman’s Dead (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)” (1970 album; Picture Disc, newly remastered by David Glasser; Merch; Grateful Dead Production) » BUY NOW

WILLIE NELSON
“16 Biggest Hits” (1998 compilation; Walmart-exclusive tangerine-colored vinyl; RCA / Legacy) » BUY NOW

DOLLY PARTON
“16 Biggest Hits” (2007 compilation; Walmart-exclusive violet vinyl; RCA / Legacy) » BUY NOW

REO SPEEDWAGON
“The Hits” (1988 compilation; Merch; Epic / Legacy) » BUY NOW

KENNY ROGERS & THE FIRST EDITION
“Kenny Rogers & The First Edition” (1967 debut album, featuring “Just Dropped In [To See What Condition My Condition Was In]”; Cleopatra) » BUY NOW

SNEAKER PIMPS
“Becoming X” (1996 album, featuring “6 Underground” and “Spin Spin Sugar”; See here; One Little Indian) » BUY NOW

BILL WITHERS
“Making Music” (1975 album; Music on Vinyl) » BUY NOW

JULY 17 RELEASES

DEPECHE MODE
“Violator | The 12″ Singles” (10 12-inch, 45rpm vinyl singles featuring the singles “Personal Jesus,” “Enjoy the Silence,” “Policy of Truth,” “World In My Eyes,” and key B-sides and mixes contemporaneous to their 1990 album “Violator”; See here; Merch; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

FALL OUT BOY
“Believers Never Die – Greatest Hits” (2009 compilation; On Tour, with Green Day and Weezer; Merch; Island / UMe) » BUY NOW

JOY DIVISION
“Transmission” (1979 single, backed by “Novelty”) » BUY NOW, “Closer” (1980 album; crystal clear vinyl) » BUY NOW, “Love Will Tear Us Apart” (1980 single; B-side: “These Days”) » BUY NOW, “Atmosphere” (1980 single, with “She’s Lost Control” on the B-side; Merch; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

*NSYNC
“No Strings Attached (20th Anniversary Edition)” (2000 album, featuring “Bye Bye Bye,” “I’ll Never Stop,” “It’s Gonna Be Me” and “This I Promise You”; Picture Disc; Merch; RCA / Legacy) » BUY NOW

JULY 31 RELEASES

KIM FOWLEY
“Living in the Streets” (12-song compilation of his solo recordings; Hear/read here; Munster) » BUY NOW

LEO SAYER
“Here” (1979 album; burgundy-colored vinyl) » BUY NOW, “Living in a Fantasy” (1980 album, featuring “More Than I Can Say”; white vinyl) » BUY NOW, “World Radio” (1982 album; brown vinyl) » BUY NOW, “Have You Ever Been in Love” (1983 album, featuring “Have You Ever Been in Love” and “Orchard Road”; green vinyl; Demon) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Forrest Gump: The Soundtrack (25th Anniversary Edition: Box of Chocolates Brown Vinyl)” (1994 album; 32 songs on three LPs; 25th Anniversary Edition: Metallic Silver Vinyl; Bubba Gump Shrimp Pink Vinyl; srcvinyl) » BUY NOW

AUG. 7 RELEASES

ART BLAKEY & THE JAZZ MESSENGERS
“Just Coolin'” (1959 unreleased album; remastered, with two bonus tracks; Download; Apple Music; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

DURAN DURAN
“A Diamond In The Mind – Live 2011” (2012 album; Amazon UK; earMUSIC) » BUY NOW

HEART
“Live At The Royal Albert Hall” (2016 album, with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; earMUSIC) » BUY NOW

GRATEFUL DEAD
“Skeletons From the Closet: The Best of Grateful Dead” (1974 compilation; Merch; Grateful Dead Production) » BUY NOW

RARE EARTH
“Ecology” (1970 album, featuring “[I Know] I’m Losing You” and “Born to Wander”; olive green opaque vinyl; On Tour; Culture Factory) » BUY NOW

AUG. 14 RELEASES

THE BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND
“Live at Woodstock” (two LPs; See here; Rhino) » BUY NOW

STANLEY CLARKE
“School Days” (1976 album; 180-gram translucent golden yellow and blue swirl audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL
“Cosmo’s Factory” (1970 album; mastered at half speed by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios, pressed on 180-gram vinyl; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

SERGIO MENDES
“The Beat of Brazil” (1967 album; Culture Factory) » BUY NOW

CARLOS SANTANA & MAHAVISHNU JOHN McLAUGHLIN
“Love Devotion Surrender” (1973 album; 180-gram translucent gold and red swirl audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

SLAUGHTER
“Stick It to Ya (30th Anniversary Edition)” (1990 album, featuring “Up All Night,” “Fly to the Angels” and “Spend My Life”; 180-gram translucent gold audiophile vinyl; See here; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

BRITNEY SPEARS
“Oops! … I Did It Again” (2000 album, featuring the title track, “Lucky” and “Stronger”; 20th Anniversary Edition Picture Disc; Merch; RCA / Legacy) » BUY NOW

STEVE VAI
“Passion and Warfare” (1990 album; 180-gram translucent gold and red swirl audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

RON WOOD
“I’ve Got My Own Album To Do” (1990 album; 180-gram translucent red audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

AUG. 21 RELEASES

GUIDED BY VOICES
“Alien Lanes (25th Anniversary Edition)” (1995 album; remastered; Matador) » BUY NOW

X
“ALPHABETLAND” (their first album in 27 years and the first with their original line-up since 1985; The Doors guitarist Robby Krieger plays on “All the Time in the World”; producer: Rob Schnapf; See here; a href=”https://amzn.to/3b83mcF” rel=”noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”>Download, first released on Bandcamp on April 22 and other digital platforms on May 1; Apple Music; On Tour) » BUY NOW

SEPT. 4 RELEASES

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan & T. Rex” (all-star tribute project was produced by the late Hal Willner; contributors: U2 with Elton John, Todd Rundgren, Nick Cave, Marc Almond, Joan Jett, Kesha, Maria McKee, Perry Farrell, Nena, etc.; See here; Read here; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

YO LA TENGO
“Electr-o-pura” (1995 album; 25th anniversary reissue, gatefold double LP pressing cut from original 58-minute master for HQ sound; Hear here; Matador) » BUY NOW

SEPT. 18 RELEASES

JOHN COLTRANE
“Giant Steps (60th Anniversary Edition)” (1960 album; remastered, with a bonus LP of alternate takes and versions only previously included in “The Heavyweight Champion: The Complete Atlantic Recordings of John Coltrane” box set; Merch; Rhino / Atlantic) » BUY NOW

JOHN PRINE
“John Prine” (1971 debut album, featuring “Angel from Montgomery,” “Hello in There,” “Paradise” and “Sam Stone”; he was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1972 but lost to America) » BUY NOW, “Diamonds in the Rough” (1972 album) » BUY NOW, “Sweet Revenge” (1973 album) » BUY NOW, “Common Sense” (1975 album; Rhino / Atlantic) » BUY NOW

SEPT. 25 RELEASES

BRUCE COCKBURN
“True North: A 50th Anniversary Box Set” (five-LP collection; True North) » BUY NOW





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