The Vinyl Collection, Vol. 2 brings newly remastered and repressed LP versions of Joel's final six studio albums - Glass Houses (1980), The Nylon Curtain (1982), An Innocent Man (1983), The Bridge (1986), Storm Front (1989) and River of Dreams (1993) - plus the debut vinyl pressing of Joel's classical compositions set Fantasies & Delusions (2001) and the premiere audio release of his beloved Live from Long Island concert special, broadcast 40 years ago. All the audio has been transferred
For just over two decades, Kirsty MacColl was one of England's most uniquely talented female rock singer/songwriters. This fall, nearly a quarter century after her passing, a new box set examines her career in-depth. See That Girl (1979-2000) is an 8CD set loaded with 161 singles, rarities, remixes, live cuts and duets - including 47 previously unreleased recordings. Produced in partnership with the singer's estate, the set features two gatefold sleeves of discs and a 60-page hardback book
2CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 3LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Goo Goo Dolls' Live At The Academy, New York, City, 1995 features two breakthrough sets from the band: a memorable performance for the CMJ Music Conference, recorded just as they were starting to enjoy their first success on the radio; and an invite-only soundcheck that became treasured by fans when it was taped off radio performances. A mobile recording truck captured the entire thing, and the
Ringo Starr is back with a new EP, his fourth such release in three years. Starr penned the original songs with Bruce Sugar and welcomed Steve Lukather and Joe Williams of Toto, and Benmont Tench and Mike Campbell of The Heartbreakers among the guests. Paul McCartney has contributed an original song, too: "Feeling the Sunlight." Available on CD, 10-inch LP, cassette, and digitally.
The prolific Mr. Morrison returns with a new studio album - his 45th overall and second this year, following Moving on Skiffle - that salutes classic rock and roll. Accentuate the Positive features his renditions of such favorite tunes as the jaunty title track, "You Are My Sunshine," "Sea of Heartbreak," "Red Sails in the Sunset," "Lucille," "Blueberry Hill," and "Shake, Rattle, and Roll." Chris Farlowe and the late Jeff Beck are guests. Available on 2CD, 2LP, and digitally.
Windstar reissues John Denver's final recordings from 1996 in which the late troubadour covered his classic hits including "Take Me Home, Country Roads," "Leavin' on a Jet Plane," "Rocky Mountain High," and "Sunshine on My Shoulders." Adorned with new cover art, the session will be released on CD, LP, and digitally.
Earlier this year, Green Hill released the first volume of Olivia Newton-John's duet series. Now, a second volume from the late, great superstar arrives with two previously unreleased duets ("I'm Counting On You" with Johnny O'Keefe and "I Will Be Right Here" with David Campbell) and ten favorites ("Tenterfield Saddler" with Peter Allen, "Wishin' and Hopin'" with Dionne Warwick, "Rest Your Love on Me" with Andy Gibb, "Everybody's Someone" with Cliff Richard).
Earlier this year, Second Disc Records and Real Gone Music celebrated the extraordinary legacy of The Spinners with the release of The Complete Atlantic Singles: The Thom Bell Productions 1972-1979, collecting a whopping 43 single sides on two CDs. Now, SoulMusic Records and Cherry Red are continuing the Spinners party with a comprehensive box set chronicling that halcyon period with eight expanded albums on 7 CDs. Ain't No Price on Happiness: The Thom Bell Studio Recordings (1972-1979) brings
3CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 4LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Coming as a 3CD or 4LP set on February 24, 2024 but available digitally now, the new expansion of Mariah Carey's 1993 Music Box features the original 10-track album expanded with international bonus track "Everything Fades Away"; a disc of studio material, including the unheard teaser "Workin' Hard," rare and new remixes, her hit cover of the Lionel Richie-penned "Endless Love," a duet with Luther
3CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / uDiscover Music (yellow vinyl) 1LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada The Cranberries' third album, from 1996, gets the deluxe, expanded, and remastered treatment with a smattering of previously released bonus material beside two discs of almost entirely unreleased studio outtakes and live material. The album, newly remastered by John Dent, will be available in the 3CD set as well as
2CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2LP: Barnes and Noble Yentl: 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition celebrates the Platinum-certified soundtrack to the film for which Barbra Streisand made history as the first woman to direct, write, produce, and star in a Hollywood studio movie. The upcoming 40th Anniversary Edition features the original album on the first CD and a bonus disc of 15 tracks, nearly all previously unreleased. The centerpiece of this disc are nine demos recorded in
CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Target (pink vinyl) Barbra Streisand looks back on her remarkable recording career with Evergreens: Celebrating Six Decades on Columbia Records. The vocalist's 1963 debut The Barbra Streisand Album took home the Grammy Award for Album of the Year as well as Best Vocal Performance - Female, inaugurating a tenure on Columbia Records that has (so far!) encompassed 36 studio albums as well as live
4CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon U.K. (signed print) / Amazon Canada 6LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. (signed print) / Amazon Canada 2LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada The Arthur Baker-presented Dance Masters series follows generous box sets on Shep Pettibone and Baker himself with a new overview of John "T.C." Luongo, who parlayed working in and around the Boston club scene into more than a decade of 12" remix work, first for some of the greatest R&B artists crossing
4CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada The Bob Dylan camp is re-examining the artist's time in Japan with a brand-new box set showcasing two of the sets from Budokan in full. The Complete Budokan 1978 offers four CDs of Dylan and his band's sets on February 28 and March 1, 1978, with 36 of the 58 tracks released for the first time and everything newly remixed from the original 24-track analog tapes. (In a simple, delightful twist of
Iconoclassic delivers a vinyl reissue of a classic from label stalwart Graham Parker. In the mid-'90s, he'd signed to the U.S. label Razor & Tie, putting out the introspective, acoustic-driven 12 Haunted Episodes in 1995. A year later, he followed it up with Acid Bubblegum , an album that lived up to its name. Fans hoping for a return to Parker's early angry-young-man sound were not disappointed, courtesy of some terrific songwriting backed by a band that featured former Blondie keyboardist
The Iconoclassic label's first-ever vinyl LP title will be an expansion of Packet of Three, the 1984 live release by the late British singer/guitarist Steve Marriott, fronting a power trio of the same name that featured Jim Leverton and drummer Fallon Williams. Well known in the rock world for his contributions to Small Faces and Humble Pie - Ozzy Osbourne, Paul Stanley and Steve Perry have all cited him among their favorite singers - Marriott was keen, in the wake of a lucrative early '80s
The fourth album from Rochester, New York rockers Duke Jupiter premieres on CD from Iconoclassic Records. The 1982 album's title was possibly a reference to a hard reset the group had done after spending the late '70s as a larger, occasionally horn-suffused combo on Mercury Records. Duke Jupiter 1 found the group paring down to original members Marshall Styler (vocals/keyboards) and Greg Walker (vocals/guitar) and new additions Rick Ellis on bass (original bassist George Barajas played on parts
Iconoclassic Records brings a long-lost album from E Street Band charter member David Sancious to CD. After playing piano, organ and keys on Greetings from Asbury Park, NJ; The Wild, The Innocent and The E Street Shuffle; and the title track of Born to Run, Sancious founded Tone with bassist Gerry Carboy and another former E Streeter, drummer Ernest "Boom" Carter. Fans expecting the Jersey Shore sound were in for a surprise: Tone were influenced by prog and jazz fusion, and Dance of the Age of
2CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 4LP: Rhino.com 2LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada The 50-track set will include hits and album cuts from each of Devo's nine albums released between 1978 and 2010, plus an assortment of rare B-sides, single-only tracks, and soundtrack songs. (The 7" version of "Disco Dancer," from 1988's Total Devo, is being released as a teaser, marking its first digital release.) All the songs you know and love are there, including "Whip It,"
5CD: UDiscoverMusic.com / Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 8LP: UDiscoverMusic.com / Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2CD: UDiscoverMusic.com / Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 1LP + 10-Inch: UDiscoverMusic.com / Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada The culmination of the band's tragically short career, Nirvana's In Utero initially stoked fears over its raw, aggressive, and seemingly uncommercial sound. To say that those fears were unfounded is an
CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Standard Black 2LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Zodiac Blue 2LP: Nancy's Bootique Highway Song Yellow 2LP: Nancy's Bootique "Sugar Me" Pink Splatter 2LP: Spotify Abridged 4-Track Tape: Nancy's Bootique Abridged 8-Track Tape: Nancy's Bootique Following the release of the anthology Start Walkin' 1965-1976 and expanded editions of Boots, Nancy and Lee, and Nancy and Lee Again, LITA is delivering a companion volume to Start Walkin'
Marc Almond's Tenement Symphony isn't the only title involving the U.K. synthpop singer going deluxe this year. On October 20, UMR will give you all a boy could give you with a massive deluxe edition of Soft Cell's breakthrough debut album, Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret. The 6CD set, housed in a 10" x 10" box, presents the beloved New Wave classic alongside a treasure trove of B-sides, remixes, live cuts, demos and other audio curiosities. Of the set's 98 tracks, 40 of them are previously unreleased,
The 9-LP collection Tulsa Sound features new remastered versions of late guitarist-singer-songwriter J.J. Cale's eight studio albums released on the Shelter and Mercury labels between 1971 and 1983, along with a ninth bonus disc, The Early Years, collecting six single sides Cale cut for Liberty Records in 1965 and 1966. All albums have been remastered at Abbey Road Studios and will be pressed on assorted color vinyl. The box also includes a 40-page hardback book featuring rare photos,
The new EP Dolenz Sings R.E.M. arrives from 7a Records. Produced by Christian Nesmith (who also plays guitar, bass, keyboards, and percussion, and sings background vocals) and featuring Christopher Allis, Circe Link, and Coco Dolenz, Dolenz Sings R.E.M. reinvents the Athens, Georgia band's "Shiny Happy People," "Man in the Moon," "Radio Free Europe," and "Leaving New York" as only Micky can. The music video for "Shiny Happy People" is streaming now.
Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne's self-titled 1972 debut featuring "Doctor My Eyes," "Jamaica Say You Will," and "Rock Me on the Water" arrives on CD, digitally, and 180-gram LP as newly remastered from the original analog tapes. The physical editions replicate the original LP's "burlap water bag" packaging and include a lyric sheet.