2CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Hot on the heels of his final U.S. live performances, Elton John is looking back with a 50th anniversary edition of his 1972 LP Honky Château. The reissue will feature the original album (boasting such classics as "Rocket Man," "Honky Cat," and "Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters") alongside nine session demos covering eight of the album's tracks (including two versions of "Slave") and eight Honky tracks
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After coming back into circulation last year courtesy of a new label home and a Record Store Day reissue, CD fans can rejoice at the news that Yep Roc's new expanded edition of Marshall Crenshaw's self-titled debut will get a wider release on disc. Seven bonus tracks have been appended, including previously unreleased tracks.
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3LP black vinyl: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 3LP red vinyl: uDiscoverMusic.com / Rolling Stones Store 3LP white vinyl: Barnes & Noble 2CD/Blu-ray: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2CD/DVD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Mercury Studios commemorates a special night on The Rolling Stones' 50 & Counting tour with the release of GRRR Live!, a 24-song set recorded at Newark, New Jersey's Prudential Center
2CD/2LP/2BD/1DVD/2-7" Deluxe Edition: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 1CD: Live at Wembley 1974: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 1LP Live at Wembley 1974: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Pink Floyd's 1973 landmark album is returning for its 50th anniversary in a new box set. The Dark Side of the Moon: 50 Years features the original Dark Side (in various mixes) and a 1974 live concert from the previous Immersion box while adding a vinyl component and new Dolby
5CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 3LP Highlights: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada BBC Broadcasts, curated by founding keyboardist Tony Banks and longtime engineer Nick Davis, offers a trove of concert audio from all the major eras of Genesis from 1970 to 1998. Most of this material is previously unreleased; a few Peter Gabriel-era tracks were released on a 1998 box set, one 1980 Lyceum Theatre track made it to the group's Three Sides Live in 1982, and the 1987 Wembley
4CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 4LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Deluxe CD (includes * and **): Amazon U.S. (TBD) / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada CD (includes *): Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2LP (includes *): Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada U2 is revisiting its discography on the new project Songs of Surrender. The album takes its name from the speaking tour undertaken last year by frontman Bono, tied to his memoirs. While writing those,
State of the Heart celebrates the timeless voice of Earth, Wind & Fire's Philip Bailey with expanded editions of his three solo LPs for Columbia Records in the '80s: 1983's Continuation, 1984's Chinese Wall (including the mega-hit Phil Collins duet "Easy Lover") and 1986's Inside Out. The set features eight bonus tracks, including rare dance remixes and a few soundtrack songs (including the cult classic "Twins," a duet with Little Richard). It's been produced and compiled by The Second
The Singles - Volume 01 chronicles the best of The Strokes' material from around their first three albums: breakthrough Is This It (2001) and follow-ups Room on Fire (2003) and First Impressions of Earth (2006). The set faithfully replicates a batch of 7" singles, complete with picture sleeves, that came out in the U.S. and the U.K. - back when vinyl was far less a thing! - and almost all of which featured a non-LP B-side. (This is technically true of early track "Hard to Explain," whose caustic
The tireless Willie Nelson is back with his latest long-player for Legacy Recordings. I Don't Know a Thing About Love finds the legendary vocalist paying tribute to an old pal, songwriter Harlan Howard (1927-2002), an inductee into both the Country Music Hall of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame. Nelson brings his burnished voice to new renditions of such classic Howard tunes as "The Chokin' Kind," "Tiger by the Tail," and "Busted." I Don't Know a Thing About Love has been produced by Buddy
4CD/2LP: ElvisCostello.com 2LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2LP with Lithograph: ElvisCostello.com Elvis Costello is looking back at his 25 years of music with Burt Bacharach on this lavish new 4-CD/2-LP box set (also available in smaller formats). The Songs of Bacharach and Costello features four distinctive albums: A newly remastered version of the duo's acclaimed, Grammy Award-winning 1998 album Painted from Memory;
3CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Zappa Store 2LP Mudd Club: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Zappa Store (Exclusive Colored Vinyl) 3LP Munich: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Zappa Store (Exclusive Colored Vinyl) Zappa Records and UMe have rescued another two concerts from the late artist's storied Vault. The 3-CD set Zappa '80: Mudd Club/Munich boasts two very different shows: one from New York's tiny, 240-capacity Mudd Club, and other from Munich's
Coinciding with the documentary/concert film of the same name, Carole King's Home Again: Live in Central Park captures her concert - the first-ever free concert at New York City's Great Lawn - in front of a reported 100,000 people. King opened the show with a solo set at the piano before welcoming her 11-piece band onstage. The selections encompassed half of Tapestry ("Beautiful," "Way Over Yonder," "Home Again," "Smackwater Jack," "It's Too Late," "You've Got a Friend") plus already-beloved
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Stage Door Records celebrates the legacy of Meredith Willson's musical The Unsinkable Molly Brown with a deluxe 2-CD set comprising four distinct programs of the musical's songs. The Original Demo Recordings and More! opens with the fully-orchestrated album of demos performed by veteran studio singers Sandy Stewart and Bernie Knee. It continues with another clutch of demos performed by Meredith Willson himself along with wife Rini and original star Harve Presnell. The second CD is dedicated
Dionne Warwick's new 6-CD box set Sure Thing: The Warner Bros. Recordings (1972-1977) anthologizes the superstar singer's years for the famous label, including five full albums and over 40 additional recordings. This adds up to the most comprehensive chronicle of Warwick's Warner Bros. period ever, including productions by Burt Bacharach and Hal David, Holland-Dozier-Holland, Jerry Ragovoy, Thom Bell, Randy Edelman, Ashford and Simpson, and more. All of the album outtakes which premiered on
Lyricist-librettist Michael Colby continues to enjoy an extraordinary career in the musical theatre with such credits as the Drama Desk-nominated Charlotte Sweet (music: Gerald Jay Markoe), Ludlow Ladd (music: Markoe), Tales of Tinseltown (music: Paul Katz), Mrs. McThing (music: Jack Urbont), Slay It with Music (music: Katz), Boynton Beach Club (music: Ned Paul Ginsburg) and North Atlantic (music: James Fradrich). Colby is also the acclaimed author of the memoir The Algonquin Kid in which he
Iconoclassic Records is bringing Carole Bayer Sager's star-studded 1981 album Sometimes Late at Night back to CD, for the very first time from the original Boardwalk Records master tapes. Featuring Burt Bacharach, Michael Jackson, Marvin Hamlisch, Neil Diamond, Melissa Manchester, David Foster, and many others, this lush, extraordinary (and extraordinarily personal) set co-produced by Bacharach and Brooks Arthur gets the treatment it deserves. The album (remastered by Vic Anesini) is
Al Jardine is revisiting his 2010 solo debut A Postcard from California in a new CD edition reprising the 15-track sequence of the 2012 edition. Postcard boasts appearances by Glen Campbell, three-quarters of CSNY (Neil Young, David Crosby and Stephen Stills), Steve Miller, The Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea, Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell of America, and Jardine's fellow Beach Boys Brian Wilson, David Marks, Mike Love, Bruce Johnston, and the late Carl Wilson.
It was clear from the start that Marianne Faithfull was no ordinary artist. Following the success of the singles "As Tears Go By" and "Come and Stay with Me" (gifted to Marianne by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards and Jackie DeShannon, respectively), Decca wanted her to record a pop album. Marianne wanted to record a folk album. The result was that not one, but two, LPs were released in April 1965 showcasing two very different sides of the singer. (For the record, the folk set outperformed
ABKCO will revisit 2016's The Rolling Stones in Mono box set - originally released on 15 CDs or 16 black vinyl LPs - in a limited, new color vinyl version featuring 16 LPs, pressed on 180-gram vinyl in 14 different colors to match the original cover artwork of the albums contained within. Like the original box, the new Rolling Stones in Mono presents the original mono albums released on both sides of the Atlantic between 1964 and 1969 plus the exclusive 2-LP Stray Cats collection of mono
Thin Lizzy's 1983 live double-album recorded on various dates at London's Hammersmith Odeon gets a new remaster "from best available sources" from UMC. The album is notable for featuring all of Thin Lizzy's studio guitarists including Scott Gorham and John Sykes plus guests Brian Robertson, Gary Moore, Eric Bell, and Snowy White.
Thin Lizzy's Live and Dangerous is getting a lot more dangerous with this new box set: the 8CD set will feature the originally-assembled 1978 album next to all seven shows that were used for the album. They've been newly mixed from the original multitracks by Ben Findlay and remastered by Andy Pearce, all under the guidance of guitarist Scott Gorham. They're packed in a 12" x 12" box with a new booklet featuring rare photos, memorabilia and liner notes that include new band interviews by