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Tom Jones to release new album and autobiography

Written by admin on September 2, 2015 – 12:24 pm -

Tom Jones’ latest album “Long Lost Suitcase” will be released in October, accompanied by his long awaited autobiography “Over the Top and Back”. As with 2010’s “Praise & Blame” and 2012’s “Spirit in the Room”, the album sees Jones embracing his roots and tackling a strong selection of country, folk and R&B songs that have inspired him over the years. Fans of the first two albums will be pleased to know that Jones reunited with producer Ethan Johns for this third in the trilogy of albums.

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Legacy Recordings acquires Van Morrison catalogue

Written by admin on August 27, 2015 – 2:06 pm -

Legacy Recordings has released a new “Essential Van Morrison” collection and digital editions of 33 albums after acquiring the rights to Van Morrison’s solo recordings from 1971 to present. The deal also includes all of Morrison’s recordings with Them.

The Essential Van Morrison

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If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Written by admin on August 6, 2015 – 1:28 pm -

A selection of Elvis Presley’s recordings have been reconstructed with the help of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for the forthcoming album “If I Can Dream: Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra”.

The album includes some of Elvis’ best known hits, including “Burning Love”, “Can’t Help Falling In Love” and “Love Me Tender”, as well as some great lesser known performances, such as “There’s Always Me” and the Neil Diamond-penned “And the Grass Won’t Pay No Mind”. There are also guest appearances from Michael Buble on “Fever”, operatic group Il Vivo on “It’s Now or Never” and guitar legend Duane Eddy on “An American Trilogy” and “Bridge Over Troubled Water”.

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The Beach Boys vinyl reissues out now

Written by admin on April 3, 2015 – 11:11 am -

Capitol/UMe has reissued five Beach Boys albums on 180-gram vinyl. The titles are “15 Big Ones” (1976), “M.I.U. Album” (1978), “L.A. (Light Album)” (1979), “Keepin’ The Summer Alive” (1980) and “The Beach Boys” (1985).

Beach Boys vinyl reissues

The band’s 1972 album, “Carl & The Passions – So Tough,” will be reissued on 180-gram vinyl on May 12.

Beach Boys fans will also be interested to know that the band’s classic 1966 album, “Pet Sounds,” will be released on Blu-ray Audio on June 16, complete with bonus content.

The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds on Blu-ray audio

The album will be presented with six bonus tracks in high resolution (192kHz/24-bit) and in three distinct mixes, including Brian Wilson’s original mix in PCM Mono, Dolby True HD Stereo and new DTS HD Master Audio 5.1 Surround mixes. The new mixes were produced by Mark Linett, under the supervision of Brian Wilson.

“Pet Sounds” is one of the most critically-acclaimed albums of all time, ranking at number two on Rolling Stone’s list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time” in 2003, and topping Mojo’s similar list in 1995.

The vinyl reissues can be ordered now via the links below:

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15 Big Ones (LP)

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M.I.U. Album (LP)

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L.A. (Light Album) (LP)

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Keepin’ The Summer Alive (LP)

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The Beach Boys (LP)

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Carl & The Passions – So Tough (LP)

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New releases update – March 2015

Written by admin on March 10, 2015 – 9:02 am -

New music releases March 2015

The New Releases page has been updated to include this month’s music CD, DVD and Blu-ray releases from classic artists.

Highlights for March include:

  • Madonna’s “Rebel Heart” (10 Mar)
  • Mark Knopfler’s “Tracker” (17 Mar)
  • Van Morrison’s “Duets: Re-Working The Catalogue” (23 Mar)
  • “Bee Gees – 1974-1979” 5-CD box set (23 May)
  • “A MusiCares Tribute To Paul McCartney” on DVD and Blu-ray (23 May)
  • Glen Campbell’s “Rhinestone Cowboy – 40th Anniversary Edition” (31 May)
  • Ringo Starr’s “Postcards From Paradise” (31 Mar)
  • Simple Minds’ “Sparkle in the Rain – 30th Anniversary” deluxe and super deluxe editions (31 Mar).

Click here to head over to the New Releases page

CD releases March 2015


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