THE ROLLING STONES - Blue & Lonesome - Interscope
The Rolling Stones release Blue & Lonesome, their first studio album in over a decade. Recorded in just three days in London, England, Blue & Lonesome takes the band back to their roots and the passion for blues music which has always been at the heart and soul of The Rolling Stones.
CHILDISH GAMBINO - Awaken My Love! - Glassnote
As Childish Gambino once again sheds his skin, "Awaken My Love!" is a sonic evolution. It has been described as “R&B meets Pink Floyd,” by one journalist while others have cited an amalgam of rock, funk, and soul influences. It is a groundbreaking next step following the genre blending STN MTN / Kauai mixtape and the twice-Grammy nominated rap album, because the internet.
JOHN LEGEND - Darkness And Light - Sony
Darkness And Light is the new album from acclaimed, multi-platinum selling, Oscar, Golden Globe and 10x Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter John Legend. This new 12 song collection is produced by Blake Mills (Alabama Shakes), and features multiple guest collaborations including Chance the Rapper, Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard, and Miguel. The lead single and video from DARKNESS AND LIGHT, is the anthemic track, "Love Me Now," written and produced by John Legend with Blake Mills and John Ryan (One Direction).
BOB DYLAN - The Real Royal Albert Hall 1966 Concert - Sony Legacy
For decades, Bob Dylan's performance in Manchester was incorrectly labeled, The Royal Albert Hall Concert. Now, for the first time, the REAL Royal Albert Hall concert, originally recorded for a live album by CBS Records, is finally being released as a standalone 2-CD set, titled The Real Royal Albert Hall 1966 Concert. This show is also included in the 1966 Live Recordings box set. Dylan is accompanied on these recordings by Robbie Robertson (guitar), Rick Danko (bass, backing vocals), Richard Manuel (piano), Garth Hudson (organ) and Mickey Jones (drums).
KATE BUSH - Before The Dawn - Concord Records
Presented as an audacious, multi-media theatrical performance entitled Before The Dawn, the month-long, sold-out, 22-date residency at London's Hammersmith Apollo was an unqualified triumph. Now, to the delight of Kate Bush fans around the world, comes the audio document of those mesmerizing, historic shows. Before The Dawn will be available as a 3-CD set, a 4-disc vinyl box set or a 29 track digital album. The sound quality is almost unparalleled; nothing has been re-recorded or overdubbed. The three act show, containing many well known Kate Bush songs, also included two song suites: 'The Ninth Wave' from Hounds of Love and 'A Sky of Honey,' from Aerial. Included in the show are an abundance of well loved songs from her extraordinary career including 'Running Up That Hill,' 'Hounds of Love,' 'And Dream of Sheep,' 'Waking The Witch' and 'Cloudbusting.'
LEON REDBONE - Long Way From Home - Third Man Records
Third Man Records is proud to announce the forthcoming releases of Leon Redbone's Long Way From Home, the never-before-released earliest known recordings of the mysterious performer. Redbone’s career has spanned over four decades and began with his earliest performances on the folk festival and club circuit. His numerous appearances on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and Saturday Night Live and other outlets catalyzed his rise to international recognition. Over the ensuing years he has appeared throughout North America, Europe, Australia and Japan and released thirteen albums of his unique music, a panoply of early music styles that he delivered with his singular laconic idiosyncratic style. A true champion of early American ragtime, blues and jazz, Leon Redbone has spent a lifetime preserving that musical tradition while exposing successive generations to a rich musical heritage of which they might not otherwise have become aware. Recorded in 1972 by Dave Benders for WBFO Radio at the University of Buffalo and features some of the first Leon Redbone recordings. Long Way From Home was never released commercially and will finally be available in CD, LP and digital formats for all to enjoy. Also available is Leon's debut album On The Track which was originally issued on Warner Brothers Records in 1975 and will be reissued exclusively on vinyl by Third Man Records.
For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section and don't forget that many of these titles are also available on vinyl.
BLUE NOTE ANNIVERSARY RELEASES
As part of their Anniversary celebration, Blue Note will issue a series of vinyl reissues every month, one of which you’ll exclusively find first here at your Blue Note Authorized Dealer.
HANK MOBLEY QUARTET - Hank Mobley Quartet
Hank Mobley Quartet is the debut album by jazz saxophonist Hank Mobley. Released in 1955 on Blue Note Records, Hank Mobley Quartet (10”) will be reissued on 10” vinyl as part of the Blue Note Authorized Dealer program schedule of releases. Also features Art Blakey.
Also out on May 26:
Art Blakey - A Night At Birdland, Vol 1
Grant Green - I Want To Hold Your Hand
Bobby Hutcherson - Components
Elvin Jones - The Ultimate
Medeski, Martin & Wood - End Of The World Party (Just In Case)
Lee Morgan - Search For The New Land
Music Releases 12-02-16
The Rolling Stones - Blue & Lonesome|
New CD: $15.99
Childish Gambino - Awaken My Love!|
New CD: $12.97
John Legend - Darkness And Light|
New CD: $13.99
Bob Dylan - The Real Royal Albert Hall 1966 Concert|
New CD: $17.99
Kate Bush - Before The Dawn [3CD]|
New CD: $27.97
Leon Redbone - Long Way From Home|
New CD: $14.97
Various Artists - The Hamilton Mixtape|
New CD: $18.98
Grace VanderWaal - Perfectly Imperfect EP|
New CD: $6.99
Damien Jurado & Richard Swift - Other People's Songs Vol. 1|
New CD: $14.97
Heart - Live at The Royal Albert Hall with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra|
New CD: $13.99
Movie Releases 12-02-16
The Bourne Series [Movie] - Jason Bourne|
New Blu-Ray: $34.98
Siren [Movie] - Siren|
New DVD: $14.98
Night Ranger - 35 Years And A Night In Chicago [Blu-ray]|
New Blu-Ray: $19.98
Heart - Live at The Royal Albert Hall with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra [Blu-ray]|
New Blu-Ray: $21.99
Ordinary World [Movie] - Ordinary World|
New Blu-Ray: $26.98
Uli Jon Roth - Tokyo Tapes Revisited: Live In Japan [Blu-ray+CD]|
New Blu-Ray: $32.98
The Rocky Horror Picture Show - The Rocky Horror Picture Show|
New DVD: $19.98
Mad Max [Movie] - Mad Max: Fury Road / Fury Road: Black & Chrome (BD Double Feature) |
New Blu-Ray: $29.98
The Shannara Chronicles [TV Series] - The Shannara Chronicles: Season One|
New Blu-Ray: $29.98