Vinyl Vinyl Releases 9.25.2020

Published on September 27th, 2020 | by Gerry Galipault

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Your Vinyl Store (Sept. 25-Oct. 1 and Beyond)

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

SEPT. 25 RELEASES

CHUBBY CHECKER
“Dancin’ Party: The Chubby Checker Collection (1960-1966)” (21-song collection; Read here; ABKCO) » BUY NOW

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

ELBOW
“Asleep in the Back” (2001 debut album) » BUY NOW
“Cast of Thousands” (2003 album) » BUY NOW
“Leaders of the Free World” (2005 album) » BUY NOW
“Dead in the Boot” (2012 compilation) » BUY NOW
“The Take Off and Landing of Everything” (2014 album; Polydor / UMe) » BUY NOW

BILLIE EILISH
“don’t smile at me” (2017 EP; Target-exclusive yellow/red split vinyl; Merch; Interscope / UMe) » BUY NOW

EMINEM
“Curtain Call: The Hits” (2005 compilation; Target-exclusive double translucent blue vinyl; Merch; Shady / Aftermath / Interscope) » BUY NOW

GUNS N’ ROSES
“Greatest Hits” (2004 compilation makes its vinyl debut; 180-gram audiophile black double vinyl; Walmart-Exclusive Paradise City Splatter Vinyl; Merch; Geffen / UMe) » BUY NOW

HERBIE HANCOCK
“My Point of View” (1963 album, featuring Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Grachan Moncur III, Grant Green, Chuck Israels and Tony Williams; all-analog, remastered 180-gram vinyl in deluxe gatefold packaging; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

IMAGINE DRAGONS
“Evolve” (2017 album, featuring “Believer,” “Thunder,” “Whatever It Takes” and “Next to Me”; Target-exclusive tanslucent green vinyl; See here; Merch; KIDinaKORNER / Interscope / UMe) » BUY NOW

KENDRICK LAMAR
“DAMN.” (2016 album, featuring “Humble,” “Loyalty” and “Love”; Target-exclusive 180-gram double translucent forest green vinyl; Merch; Aftermath / Interscope / UMe) » BUY NOW

PEGGY LEE
“Ultimate Christmas” (22 songs on two LPs; Capitol / UMe) » BUY NOW

BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS
“Live At The Rainbow: 4th June 1977” (Amazon-exclusive vinyl; Merch; Tuff Gong) » BUY NOW

PRINCE
“Sign ‘O’ the Times (Deluxe Edition)” (1987 album, featuring the title track, “If I Was Your Girlfriend,” “U Got the Look” and “I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man”; peach-colored vinyl; See here; Standard Double CD; Double Vinyl, peach-colored; Super Deluxe Vinyl Edition, 13-LP, one-DVD box set; Apple Music; Merch; Rhino / NPG / Warner) » BUY NOW

LOU REED
“New York (Deluxe Edition)” (1989 album, featuring “Dirty Blvd.”; remastered three-CD, one-DVD, two-LP box set contains “The New York Album” concert video, unreleased demo versions, rough mixes, etc.; Read here; Rhino / Warner) » 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

HORACE SILVER QUINTET
“Further Explorations” (1958 album; all-analog, remastered 180-gram vinyl in deluxe gatefold packaging; Blue Note / UMe) » BUY NOW

JIMMY SMITH
“Prayer Meetin'” (1963 album, with Stanley Turrentine; all-analog, remastered 180-gram vinyl in deluxe gatefold packaging; Blue Note / UMe) » 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

THE WEEKND
“Starboy” (2016 album, featuring “Starboy,” “I Feel It Coming,” “Party Monster,” “Reminder,” etc.; Target-exclusive double translucent blue vinyl) » BUY NOW
“After Hours” (2020 album; double vinyl; Clear Vinyl, with red splatter; Merch; XO / Republic) » BUY NOW

WEEZER
“Weezer (Blue Album)” (1994 debut album; Target-exclusive blue and white marbled vinyl; Merch; Geffen / UMe) » BUY NOW

Other Notable Releases

Deftones The Rolling Stones Diana Krall
Bob Mould Sylvan Esso The Hives
The War and Treaty Terri Clark Yes
Alan Jackson Jeff Beck Bassnectar
Grateful Dead Yellow Days The Dave Brubeck Quartet
Funkadelic Eddie & The Hot Rods Tedeschi Trucks Band

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OCT. 2 RELEASES

ALABAMA
“Alabama Christmas” (1985 album; RCA Nashville / Legacy) » BUY NOW

GENE AUTRY
“Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer and Other Christmas Classics” (2003 compilation; 18 songs; Columbia / Legacy) » BUY NOW

MARIAH CAREY
“Mariah Carey” (1990 album, featuring “Vision of Love,” “Love Takes Time,” “Someday” and “I Don’t Wanna Cry”; See here) » BUY NOW
“Daydream” (1995 album, featuring “Fantasy” and “One Sweet Day”; See here; Merch; Columbia / Legacy) » BUY NOW

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

PERRY COMO
“Season’s Greetings from Perry Como” (1959 album; RCA / Legacy) » BUY NOW

LANA DEL REY
“Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass” (spoken word album, coinciding with the Sept. 29 release of her debut book of poetry; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Sky Blue Vinyl; Merch; Interscope) » BUY NOW

KIRK FRANKLIN AND THE FAMILY
“Christmas” (1995 album; RCA / Legacy) » BUY NOW

KENNY G
“Miracles: The Holiday Album” (1994 album; Arista / Legacy) » BUY NOW

LANY
“mama’s boy” (new single: “you!”; See here; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive White Vinyl; Polydor / Interscope) » BUY NOW

DEAN MARTIN
“The Dean Martin Christmas Album” (1964 album; Columbia / Legacy) » BUY NOW

JOHNNY MATHIS
“Merry Christmas” (1958 album; Columbia / Legacy) » BUY NOW

OASIS
“(What’s the Story) Morning Glory? (25th Anniversary Edition)” (1995 album, featuring “Wonderwall,” “Don’t Look Back in Anger” and “Champagne Supernova”; remastered double silver colored LP and picture disc on heavyweight vinyl; See here; Merch; Big Brother Recordings) » BUY NOW

DOLLY PARTON & KENNY ROGERS
“Once Upon A Christmas” (1984 album; RCA / Legacy) » BUY NOW

ELVIS PRESLEY
“The Classic Christmas Album” (2012 compilation; Target-Exclusive Clear Snowflake Vinyl; Merch; RCA / Legacy) » BUY NOW

SUFJAN STEVENS
“The Ascension” (new single: “America”; Hear here; Read here; Amazon UK; Asthmatic Kitty) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector” (1963 album, released on the same day that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated; Columbia / Legacy) » BUY NOW

ANDY WILLIAMS
“Personal Christmas Collection” (1994 compilation; 15 songs; See here; Columbia / Legacy) » BUY NOW

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OCT. 9 RELEASES

BLACK SABBATH
“Paranoid (Super Deluxe Edition)” (1970 album; five-LP box set includes a rare 1974 Quad Mix, plus two concerts from 1970; Merch; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

FOALS
“Collected Reworks Vol. 1” (limited-edition color triple-vinyl box set of remixes; Rhino) » BUY NOW

VINCE GUARALDI
“A Charlie Brown Christmas” (1965 album; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Picture Disc, with lenticular cover; Target-Exclusive Green Vinyl, with original art poster; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Vinyl, red and green splattered clear LP; Walmart-Exclusive Snowflake Picture Disc; Merch; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

SADE
“THIS FAR” (six-LP box set featuring the band’s six studio albums; remastered at half-speed by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios; Read here; Epic / Legacy) » BUY NOW

TROYE SIVAN
“In a Dream” (six-song EP on blue mist vinyl; released on CD and Download on Aug. 21; new single: “Easy”; Hear here; Read here; Target-Exclusive CD, with one extra song and a poster; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Vinyl, light blue, dark blue with splatter; Capitol) » BUY NOW

SLADE
“Cum On Feel the Hitz: The Best of Slade” (two-LP, 24-song set; Track list; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

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OCT. 16 RELEASES

EAGLES
“Live From The Forum MMXVIII” (26-song live album and concert film recorded over three nights in September 2018, joined by Deacon Frey and Vince Gill; aired on ESPN on July 5; CD + DVD; Blu-ray Audio; Merch; Rhino) » BUY NOW

AMY GRANT
“Unguarded (35th Anniversary Edition)” (1985 album, featuring “Find a Way”; double vinyl set features remastered original tracks, live versions of some fan favorites, and commentary from Grant about the recording process; See here; Merch; Amy Grant) » BUY NOW

EMMYLOU HARRIS
“Wrecking Ball” (1995 album, produced by Daniel Lanois; Merch; Nonesuch) » BUY NOW

MASTODON
“Medium Rarities” (16-song collection includes a new track, “Fallen Torches,” recorded in 2019, as well as “Rufus Lives,” included the upcoming film “Bill & Ted Face the Music”; pink vinyl set; Hear here; Reprise) » BUY NOW

ROBERT PLANT & ALISON KRAUSS
“Raising Sand” (2007 album, produced by T Bone Burnett; won Album of the Year and four other awards at the 51st Grammy Awards; Target-Exclusive Silver Vinyl Edition; Rounder) » BUY NOW

XTC
“Nonsuch” (1992 album, produced by Gus Dudgeon, featuring “The Disappointed” and “The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead”; double 200-gram vinyl LP pressing, mastered by Jason Mitchell at Loud Mastering with input from Andy Partridge; See here; Merch; Ape House) » BUY NOW

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OCT. 23 RELEASES

RAY BARRETTO
“Barretto Power” (1970 album; all-analog mastering from the original tapes by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at Memphis Record Pressing; Hear here; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

BEASTIE BOYS
“Beastie Boys Music” (20-song compilation; Read here; Amazon UK; Merch; Capitol / UMe) » BUY NOW

BOY PABLO (21-year-old Norwegian/Chilean indie pop artist Nicolas Muñoz)
“Wachito Rico” (first single: “hey girl”; See here; Urban Outfitters-Exclusive Vinyl, opaque purple with yellow splatter; 777 Music) » BUY NOW

DAN FOGELBERG
“Greatest Hits” (1982 compilation, featuring “Missing You” and “Make Love Stay,” both of which were previously unreleased tracks that were issued as singles off this best-of; 180-gram translucent blue and black swirl audiophile vinyl, gatefold cover and poster; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

RANCID
“… And Out Come the Wolves (25th Anniversary Edition)” (1995 album; opaque silver vinyl; Merch; Epitaph) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Original Soundtrack)” (1975 album; Picture Disc; Ode Sound and Visuals) » BUY NOW

OCT. 30 RELEASES

ABBA
“Super Trouper (40th Anniversary Edition)” (1980 album, featuring “The Winner Takes It All,” “Super Trouper” and “Lay All Your Love on Me”; half-speed mastering at Abbey Road Studios; See here; Merch; Capitol / UMe) » BUY NOW

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

BING CROSBY
“Christmas Classics” (1999 compilation; Target-Exclusive Metallic Silver Vinyl; Capitol / UMe) » BUY NOW

ELTON JOHN
“Elton John” (1970 album, celebrating its 50th anniversary, featuring “Your Song,” “Border Song” and “Take Me to the Pilot”; gold 180-gram vinyl, with download code; Read here; Merch; Mercury / UMe) » BUY NOW

MOTÖRHEAD
“Ace of Spades (40th Anniversary Edition)” (1980 album; half-speed master from the original tapes; See here; Merch; Sanctuary / BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

DOLLY PARTON
“A Holly Dolly Christmas” (opaque red vinyl; guests: Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus, Randy Parton; first single: “Mary, Did You Know?”; Hear here; Merch; Butterfly / 12Tone Music) » BUY NOW

CAT STEVENS
“Greatest Hits” (1975 compilation; Target-Exclusive Opaque Red Vinyl; A&M / UMe) » BUY NOW

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

TOTO
“Toto IV” (1982 album, featuring “Rosanna,” “Africa,” “I Won’t Hold You Back” and “Make Believe”; See here) » BUY NOW
“Isolation” (1984 album, featuring “Stranger in Town”; See here) » BUY NOW
“Fahrenheit” (1986 album, featuring “I’ll Be Over You” and “Without Your Love”; See here) » BUY NOW
“The Seventh One” (1988 album, featuring “Pamela”; See here; Merch; Columbia / Legacy) » BUY NOW

CARRIE UNDERWOOD
“My Gift” (red vinyl; first single: “Let There Be Peace”; Hear here; Target-Exclusive White Vinyl, with bonus Christmas card; Merch; Capitol Nashville) » BUY NOW

U2
“All That You Can’t Leave Behind (20th Anniversary Edition)” (2000 album, featuring “Beautiful Day,” “Stuck in a Moment You Can’t Get Out Of,” “Elevation” and “Walk On”; remastered double LP featuring live, rare and unreleased recordings with 32-page hardback book by longtime U2 collaborator Anton Corbijn; Merch; Interscope / UMe) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Motown Christmas #1’s” (Target-Exclusive 2-LP Translucent Red & Green Vinyl; Motown / UMe) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“Pretty Woman (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” (1990 album; Target-Exclusive Pink Vinyl; Capitol / UMe) » BUY NOW

WILCO
“summerteeth (Deluxe Edition)” (1999 album, featuring “Can’t Stand It” and “A Shot in the Arm”; remastered, with 24 previously unreleased demos, outtakes and alternate versions; Read here; Rhino / Warner) » BUY NOW

NOV. 6 RELEASES

DAVID BOWIE
“Metrobolist (aka The Man Who Sold the World)” (1970 album; remixed by original producer Tony Visconti; Read here; Merch; Rhino / Parlophone) » BUY NOW

MARIAH CAREY
“Emotions” (1991 album, featuring “Emotions,” “Can’t Let Go” and “Make It Happen”) » BUY NOW
“MTV Unplugged” (1992 album, featuring “I’ll Be There”; Target-Exclusive Marbled Red Vinyl; See here) » BUY NOW
“Music Box” (1993 album, featuring “Dreamlover,” “Hero” and “Without You”; See here) » BUY NOW
“Butterfly” (1997 album, featuring “Honey,” “Butterfly” and “My All”) » BUY NOW
“Rainbow” (1999 album, featuring “Heartbreaker,” “Thank God I Found You,” “Can’t Take That Away [Mariah’s Theme]” and “Crybaby”; Columbia / Legacy) » BUY NOW
“The Emancipation of Mimi” (2005 album, featuring “We Belong Together,” “It’s Like That,” “Mine Again” and “Don’t Forget About Us”; See here; Merch; Island / Def Jam) » BUY NOW

BUDDY GUY & JUNIOR WELLS
“Buddy Guy & Junior Wells Play the Blues” (1972 album; 180-gram translucent blue audiophile vinyl; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

NICKEL CREEK
“Nickel Creek” (2000 album) » BUY NOW
“This Side” (2002 album) » BUY NOW
“Why Should the Fire Die?” (2005 album; all three double LPs were cut at 45RPM and have been pressed on 180-gram vinyl at MPO, featuring mastering from the original tapes or high-resolution sources by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

LINDA RONSTADT
“Get Closer” (1982 album, featuring “Get Closer,” “I Knew You When” and “Easy for You to Say”; 180-gram translucent red marble audiophile vinyl; See here; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

NOV. 13 RELEASES

CHARLES BROWN
“Charles Brown’s Cool Christmas Blues” (1994 album, nominated for Best Traditional Blues Album at the 1995 Grammys; Craft Recordings / Concord) » BUY NOW

THE CRANBERRIES
“No Need to Argue (Expanded Edition)” (1994 album, featuring “Zombie”; remastered; two-LP set includes three B-sides: “Away,” “I Don’t Need” and “So Cold In Ireland” from the original tapes, plus 19 previously unreleased demos and live tracks; See here; Island / UMe) » BUY NOW

DEREK & THE DOMINOS
“Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs (50th Anniversary Edition)” (1970 album; four-LP box set, half-speed mastered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios, with 13 bonus cuts; Read here; Amazon UK; Polydor / UMe) » BUY NOW

ELTON JOHN
“Elton: Jewel Box – Deep Cuts” (four-LP box set, spanning 1965-2019, featuring lesser-known B-sides and deep cuts personally curated by Sir Elton; Hear here; Vinyl: Deep Cuts, four LPs) » BUY NOW
“Elton: Jewel Box – Rarities & B-Sides” (three-LP set; Merch; Mercury / UMe) » BUY NOW

NOV. 20 RELEASES

MARY J. BLIGE
“My Life (Deluxe Edition)” (1994 album, featuring “Be Happy,” “I’m Goin’ Down” and “Mary Jane [All Night Long]”; double vinyl set; See here; Republic / UMe) » BUY NOW

CHICAGO
“Night & Day: Big Band” (1995 album; 180-gram aqua audiophile vinyl; Merch; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

COLDPLAY
“Parachutes” (2000 album, featuring “Shiver,” “Yellow,” “Trouble” and “Don’t Panic”; 180-gram yellow vinyl; Merch; Atlantic / Parlophone) » BUY NOW

STEVIE NICKS
“Live in Concert: The 24 Karat Gold Tour” (2016-2017 performances; Barnes & Noble-Exclusive Crystal Clear Vinyl; Merch; BMG Rights Management) » BUY NOW

ELVIS PRESLEY
“From Elvis in Nashville” (two-LP compilation of sessions with the legendary “Nashville Cats” in RCA Studio B in 1970; remixed by Matt Ross-Spang; Hear here; Read here; Merch; RCA / Legacy) » BUY NOW

RILO KILEY
“Rilo Kiley” (1999 debut album; released on vinyl for the first time; Read here; Little Record Company) » BUY NOW

SPICE GIRLS
“Forever” (2000 album, featuring “Holler,” “Let Love Lead the Way” and “Goodbye”; See here; Merch; Virgin / UMe) » BUY NOW

VARIOUS ARTISTS
“The Best of Bond … James Bond” (triple-vinyl collection; Capitol / UMe) » BUY NOW

DEC. 4 RELEASES

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

JOJO
“good to know (Deluxe)” (2020 album; with five new tracks; Clover Music / Warner) » BUY NOW

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

SURVIVOR
“The Best of Survivor” (2006 compilation; 180-gram orange and red swirl audiophile vinyl; gatefold cover with poster; Friday Music) » BUY NOW

DEC. 11 RELEASES

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

FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD
“Welcome to the Pleasuredome” (1984 album; two LPs) » BUY NOW, “Bang!… The Greatest Hits of Frankie Goes to Hollywood” (13-song collection; See here; Merch; Republic / UMe) » BUY NOW

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

JAN. 15 RELEASES

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

FEB. 5 RELEASES

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




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