THE JESUS & MARY CHAIN - Damage & Joy - Artificial Plastic
The Jesus & Mary Chain fronted by the Reid brothers Jim and William, release their long awaited brand new studio album Damage & Joy– their first album since ‘Munki’, released back in the summer of 1998. Including lead track ‘Amputation’ and a re-energised new version of ‘All Things Must Pass’ which previously featured in the TV show ‘Heroes’
TUXEDO - Tuxedo II - Stones Throw
After releasing their self-titled debut in 2015, Tuxedo (the joint project between Jake One and Mayer Hawthorne) have returned with their second full-length II. II is an eleven song offering that mixes elements of funk, soul, and dance music to deeply infectious effect. Across the entire album, Jake and Mayer demonstrate their prowess as veterans of the aforementioned genres.
TREY SONGZ - Tremaine The Album - Atlantic
On February 7th Songz unveiled a trailer for "TREMAINE THE PLAYBOY" - a dating web series hosted by Steelo Brim & Draya Michele, featuring him looking for a love interest of his very own. Much to everyone's surprise, Trey revealed that "TREMAINE THE PLAYBOY" is in fact, a series of music videos introducing his new LP Tremaine The Album. The music video series will showcase the man who "invented sex" mingling with models like Ana Montana, Amy Jackson, The Kelly Twins and many more on a conquest to find his perfect match.
RUN RIVER NORTH - Superstition EP [10in Vinyl] - Nettwerk Records
Los Angeles based sextet Run River North release b-sides from their recent album Drinking From A Salt Pond along with alternate versions of the single “29” and a cover of The Killers’ song “Mr. Brightside” which has been a fan favorite at the band’s live shows.
JESSI COLTER - The Psalms - Sony Legacy
The striking new album by Jessi Colter features 12 original, spontaneous recordings, with lyrics drawn from the most timeless and sacred poems, the Psalms. Recorded with world-renowned producer/guitarist/author, Lenny Kaye with whom Jessi became dear friends while he worked on her late husband Waylon Jennings autobiography THE PSALMS encapsulates the universal yet simple joyous mysteries of this spiritual text resulting in an altogether unique and transfixing album.
PINK FLOYD - Pink Floyd Records
Pink Floyd release a number of Box Sets this week which extensively cover the periods from 1965 - 1972. Each Box Set features DVDs and Blu-rays, Previously unreleased tracks and live performances, BBC Radio Sessions, Replica memorabilia and a lot more.
THE MAVERICKS - Brand New Day [Indie Exclusive Low Price] - Mono Mundo Rec.
Flashing the same exhilarating, beyond-category style that has defined The Mavericks, the new album introduces a collection of taut, energetic, economical songs sure to be embraced by both original fans of their top-10 albums and hit singles of the ‘90s and a new generation of listeners who have joined the party since their triumphant 2012 reunion. The first studio album on their own label, Mono Mundo Recordings, it is the mature and timely work of an exciting and underestimated American band that has embraced its own destiny. Brand New Day is available for a limited time at an Indie Exclusive Low Price.
NELLY FURTADO - The Ride - Nelstar Music INC.
The Ride is the upcoming sixth studio album by Canadian singer-songwriter Nelly Furtado. The album is scheduled to be released on 31 March 2017. The album is largely produced by Grammy Award-winning musician John Congleton. Furtado released the lead single from the album, “Pipe Dreams”, on 15 November 2016.
YASMINE HAMDAN - Al Jamilat - Ipecac Recordings
With her debut solo album Ya Nass (2013),Yasmine Hamdan introduced her personal, modern take on Arabic pop. In Al Jamilat ('The Beautiful Ones'), she pursues her musical exploration, while taking a look at the mutations at work within the Arab world.
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.
We are super excited (and hope you are too!) that Record Store Day 2017 is coming up very soon.
This year RSD celebrates its 10th anniversary and will be held on April 22nd. We hope to see you in store so we can say hi and celebrate all things Record Store while we all have a giant worldwide party.
The list of exclusive titles has now been released and you can view the full list on www.recordstoreday.com
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
The Big Day you have all been waiting for is happening this Saturday (April 18th) and we know you are all as excited as we are. As always, there are some great releases this year and if you have not already made your list and etched the artwork in your mind ready for the hunt, you can check out the full list of releases here on our site or of course you can check recordstoreday.com for more details. Note: We have no guarantee over which releases we will have available and how many, but feel free to contact us to see if we have ordered any particular release.
Of course Record Store Day is not just about the releases, it is a day to celebrate Independent Record Stores and we hope that you will be joining us for the whole day as we will have lots of great celebrations going on.
See you all soon and good luck.