CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2LP with This Year's Model: uDiscoverMusic.com / Sound of Vinyl To coincide with the reimagined Spanish Model, Elvis Costello is reissuing his 1978 sophomore album This Year's Model with two bonus tracks, "Radio Radio" and "Big Tears." The album has been remastered. Available on CD, LP, and as part of an exclusive 2-LP set with Spanish Model (available from uDiscoverMusic.com).
CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2LP with This Year's Model: uDiscoverMusic.com / Sound of Vinyl Elvis Costello, producer Sebastian Krys, and a host of Latin rock and pop superstars have teamed up to reinvent Costello's 1978 sophomore album This Year's Model. All of the artists have recorded new vocals in the Spanish language over Costello and The Attractions' original tracks. The result is a thrilling cross-time, cross-cultural
Go Find the Moon: The Audition Tape captures the summer 1966 performance of 18-year-old Laura Nyro auditioning for Milt Okun and Artie Mogull. The audition went so well that Mogull signed the young artist and budding songwriter to a management contract and Okun promptly booked studio time with arranger Herb Bernstein to record her debut album, More Than a New Discovery. At the audition session, Nyro performed a pair of the remarkable songs that would soon appear on that LP, "And When I Die"
Oft-sampled soul-blues singer O.V. Wright's 1972 southern soul classic, featuring The Hi Records Rhythm Section, The Memphis Horns, and production by Willie Mitchell, was packaged much like a bootleg (complete with typos). That didn't stop it from earning cult status and fetching high coin on the secondary market. It's been out-of-print on vinyl since the 1980s; the last CD edition was released in 2010 and also commands top dollar. The LP features the R&B chart hits "Eight Men, Four
CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada The Complete Stax Singles Vol. 2 (1968-1974) picks up the story of Booker T. Jones (organ), Steve Cropper (guitar), Donald "Duck" Dunn (bass), and Al Jackson, Jr. (drums) as they ushered in a new era for Stax Records after the label ended its affiliation with Atlantic Records. This second volume features the band's final 20 Stax single sides, all in their original single versions - the first 15 in
Laura Nyro's Trees of the Ages: Live in Japan was first issued in that country in 2003 as An Evening with Laura Nyro but has been out-of-print ever since, save for a truncated version from the U.S. EMI Special Markets label. It's now back in a newly remastered edition from Omnivore Recordings. The album comprises 16 tracks recorded at Kintetsu Hall in 1994 as well as five additional tracks recorded at On Air West. At the piano and accompanied by a trio consisting of Diane Wilson, Dian
4CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 7LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Metallica continues the Black Album celebration with a second box set, The Metallica Blacklist. Over 53 tracks, artists of various genres and generations celebrate the legacy of The Black Album with their own reinterpretations of its twelve songs. The release groups the songs together in the original album order; in other words, the album begins with six versions of "Enter Sandman," continues with
14CD/6LP/6DVD Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 1CD (Original Album): Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2LP (Original Album): Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 3CD Expanded Edition: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Cassette (Original Album): Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Metallica's self-titled 1991 album - otherwise known as The Black Album - turns 30 this year, and the band isn't about to let that milestone go
Originally released on Sire Records in October of 1995, Spacehog's debut LP Resident Alien (featuring the chart-topping "In the Meantime") would eventually earn a Gold certification. Real Gone Music first reissued Resident Alien on vinyl as part of last year's Record Store Day event during the August drop. It is now coming to general retail for the first time. The 2-LP set features the gatefold packaging newly-created for the RSD reissue and comes on pink vinyl.
Real Gone's new vinyl reissue of The Sandals' 1966 surf-rock cult classic soundtrack marks the first time the album has been reissued on vinyl in the United States. The reissue features the original artwork and comes in violet vinyl. An orange "sunburst creamsicle" vinyl is available exclusively at Rough Trade stores and is limited to 500 copies.
2CD/LP Box: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 1CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 1LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Almost a year after the devastating death of Freddie Mercury, Queen's Brian May re-emerged with his first true solo album. Released in September 1992, Back to the Light was the guitarist's mission statement after the fate of his longtime band seemed uncertain. Now it's returning in various
Following its Broadway debut in 1966, the Neil Simon/Cy Coleman/Dorothy Fields musical Sweet Charity made it to London in October 1967 in a production starring Juliet Prowse. Two months later, Saga Records released its own recording of the Coleman/Fields score to coincide with the production's arrival at the Prince of Wales Theatre. Now, Saga's studio cast recording starring West End mainstay Mary Preston as Charity is making its premiere on CD from Stage Door Records. This is the only
CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Driven by the Music is revisiting Donna Summer's 1981 album - originally shelved but finally released in 1996 - in a reimagined 40th anniversary edition. I'm a Rainbow: Remixed and Recoloured features 10 of the original 18 tracks recorded during the I'm a Rainbow sessions (all of which wouldn't have made the cut had the album been released as a single LP in 1981) including the title song written by
2CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Vinyl: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Walmart Exclusive 2CD: Walmart.com Heart in Motion solidified Amy Grant's standing as a pop powerhouse, reaching No. 10 on the Billboard 200 and earning a 5x Platinum certification. The album released on Myrrh and A&M yielded the No. 1 Pop and AC smash "Baby Baby" as well as four more major hits: "Every Heartbeat" (No. 2 Pop/No. 2 AC), "That's What Love Is For" (No. 7 Pop/No. 1 AC), "Good
The Owsley Stanley Foundation and Renew Records/BMG's new release Bear's Sonic Journals: Johnny Cash at the Carousel Ballroom, April 24, 1968 preserves The Man in Black's concert at the San Francisco venue. Cash took the stage at the Carousel mere days before the May 6, 1968 release of At Folsom Prison. The February 1969 release of At San Quentin would give Cash a second era-defining live LP; now, the Carousel Ballroom set (with songs unheard on those other landmark albums) can take its place
Rhino gives a digital release to a posthumous album from late troubadour Gerry Rafferty (1947-2011). Rest in Blue was assembled by the artist's daughter Martha Rafferty from demos recorded by her father; she stripped back the synthesizers applied by Gerry to place the focus squarely on his voice. The 14 songs were written and recorded at various periods in his career, and include originals as well as folk standards ("Wild Mountain Thyme," "Dirty Old Town"), a cover of Richard and Linda
Conor McPherson's Girl from the North Country, featuring the music and lyrics of Bob Dylan, returns to Broadway on October 13. In advance of its reopening night, Legacy Recordings releases the Original Broadway Cast Recording. Todd Almond, Marc Kudisch, Luba Mason, Jay O. Sanders, and Mare Winningham are among the cast; the musical boasts reinterpretations of such Dylan classics as the title song, "Hurricane," "Went to See the Gypsy," "Idiot Wind," "My Back Pages," and "Forever Young."
Lindsey Buckingham returns with a self-titled album, his first solo release in a decade. It was written, produced, and recorded by Buckingham in his home studio and features new songs including "Scream," "Swan Song," and "Power Down." Available on CD, LP, and digital formats.
Glen Campbell's final recorded concert, from the Sunset Strip's famed Troubadour on August 19, 2008 - three years before he launched his Goodbye Tour during a well-publicized battle with Alzheimer's - was preserved for a PBS Front and Center broadcast. Now, Surfdog is bringing the show to CD, vinyl, and digital formats. The concert features Campbell and his band tearing through such classics as "Wichita Lineman," "By the Time I Get to Phoenix," "Gentle on My Mind," "Galveston," and "Rhinestone
CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Tom Petty's Wildflowers & All The Rest was one of last year's best box sets. The long-anticipated collection shone a light on one of Petty's best albums and also officially premiered the two-disc version of Wildflowers. Now, Warner Records is concluding its look at that period of Petty's career with this reimagined version of the soundtrack to the 1996 film She's The One, directed by Edward
Devo co-founder Gerald V. Casale released this side-project in 2006 featuring himself and the other members of Devo under a different name. The album's material is in a hard blues style and includes originals, a cover song, and some obscure Devo material. The original CD was long out of print...until now! Real Gone's new edition has newly-created cover artwork by acclaimed woodcut artist Tomo77 plus five bonus tracks including two versions of new single "I'm Gonna Pay You Back" featuring
Following The Show Time Series EP Collection Volume One, Stage Door Records has released Volume Two of the series premiering RCA Victor's 1953 Show Time EPs on CD. The single-CD 20-track release features five musicals: Mademoiselle Modiste (Victor Herbert/Henry Blossom); Naughty Marietta (Victor Herbert/Rida Johnson Young); Shuffle Along (Eubie Blake/Noble Sissle); Blackbirds of 1928 (Jimmy McHugh/Dorothy Fields); and The Band Wagon (Arthur Schwartz/Howard Dietz). Cast
CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Slipcased CD: Amazon U.K. 2LP (Black): Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2LP (Pink Marble): Universal Music Store Cassette: Universal Music Store Various Bundles: Universal Music Store Diana Ross returns with Thank You, her first studio album since 2006 and first of original material since 1999. Thank You was recorded during the COVID-19 pandemic in Ross' home studio and was written and recorded by the artist together with a cadre of
David Crosby returns with a new solo set featuring 10 tracks including the title cover of Joni Mitchell's "For Free" featuring Sarah Jarosz and "River Rise" with Michael McDonald. Available on CD and download/streaming.
Ray Charles' True Genius features nearly 100 tracks culled from almost every one of the legendary artist's post-Atlantic albums originally issued on his own Tangerine Records and its successor Crossover Records as well as the Impulse!, RCA, Columbia, Warner Bros., and Concord labels. In addition to album tracks (many of which haven't been previously released on CD), the collection features non-LP singles and a previously unreleased 1972 concert recorded in Stockholm. All six discs have been