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TAPSheet: Release Notes – 10/01/15

Beggars Banquet plan the reissue of three classic Gary Numan titles on vinyl LP which will include The Pleasure Principle (1979), Telekon (2LP, 1980), and Replicas (with Tubeway Army, 1979). These three vinyl reissues will be released on December 11.

Gary Numan The Pleasure Principle

Surfdog Records will reissue a yellow vinyl LP press for Everything You Need (2003) by Slightly Stoopid. It is scheduled for December 11.

Reprise Records will release a 2LP red, white, and black colored vinyl set for American Idiot (2004) by Green Day. It’s on the calendar for November 27.

Mute Records have Saturdays=Youth (2008) , and Digital Shades, Volume 1 (2007), by M83, on reissued CD, planned for November 20.

Provogue Records plan a CD and LP offering for a new Leslie West set, Soundcheck. Soundcheck is the newest album from the celebrated guitarist that will contain eleven tracks. Exciting is the fact that there are big contributors to this new West album that include Peter Frampton, Brian May, Bonnie Bramlett, and the late Jack Bruce. Soundcheck is scheduled for November 20.

Leslie West Soundcheck

Eagle Rock Entertainment will release a Blu-ray edition of A Night At The Odeon featuring Queen. This BD set goes to shelves on November 20.

Eagle Rock Entertainment also has several other good offerings that include 2CD/BD, and 2CD/DVD editions of Live In Hyde Park featuring The Who, and 2CD/BD and 2CD/DVD editions of From The Vault: Live At Leeds 1982 featuring The Rolling Stones, (see how they did that? Leeds a well known Who title now affixed to The Stones, and Hyde, once attached to The Stones, now a Who set). All sets are pegged for release on November 20.

UDR will release Guilty As Sin by Girlschool on CD and vinyl LP, both on November 13. Nice to hear these UK girls once again.

Girlschool Guilty As Sin

4AD Records will release the new album by Daughter. The new album, called Not To Disappear, is planned for January 15, 2016. The album is being preceded by a single, “Doing The Right Thing” (see video below). The new album will offer ten tracks!

Lava Music will release a new Trans-Siberian Orchestra album called Letters From The Labyrinth. This 14-track set is on the calendar for November 13.

Audio Fidelity will release a Christmas SACD classic, The Christmas Song by Nat King Cole. It is scheduled for release on November 13.

And finally, Legacy Recordings will release a 4CD, 97-track collection of newly remastered radio broadcast and rehearsal pieces featuring Frank Sinatra in a package called Frank Sinatra: A Voice On Air  1935-1955. It is expected on November 20.

FS, A Voice On Air


Eight Classic Christmas Album Series Titles for October

C’mon! You ALL know it’s coming!

The holidays are rapidly approaching (just ask retailers). And while the warmth of summer is still noticeable, and the coolness of Fall has just begun (in some places), the winter holidays are just mere months away. With that, there are the inevitable flow of holiday albums that begin…right about now.

On October 7, Legacy Recordings will add to their Classic Christmas Album series, eight new titles. In those, you will find titles featuring Frank Sinatra, Johnny Mathis, Barbra Streisand, Il Divo, Perry Como, a collection of Pop tracks, a collection of Rock tracks, and a collection of Country tracks. Unfortunately, The Classic Christmas Country Album will be a Walmart exclusive.  These albums will feature remastered tracks, with some previously unreleased music.For those interested, check out the releases and their details below:

The eight new Classic Christmas Album entries comprise the following:


Selections: 1. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town 2. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! 3. It Came Upon A Midnight Clear 4. I’ve Got A Home In That Rock 5. Adeste Fideles (O, Come All Ye Faithful) 6. Christmas Dreaming (A Little Early This Year) 7. Jingle Bells 8. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas 9. O Little Town Of Bethlehem 10. Jesus Is A Rock In The Weary Land 11. Silent Night, Holy Night 12. White Christmas 13. Baby, It’s Cold Outside * (duet with Dorothy Kirsten) 14. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! *

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Selections:  1. It’s Beginning To Look Like Christmas 2. Ol’ Kris Kringle * 3. The Very First Christmas Day 4. Calypso Noel 5. My Kind Of Christmas 6. Winter Wonderland/Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! (Bette Midler with Johnny Mathis) 7. Give Me Your Love For Christmas * 8. Sleigh Ride 9. The Christmas Waltz 10. Christmas In The City Of The Angels 11. Christmas Is…12. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas 13. Home For The Holidays 14. Sign Of The Dove

* previously unreleased

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Selections: 1. Jingle Bells? 2. I’ll Be Home For Christmas  3. Sleep In Heavenly Peace (Silent Night) 4. What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? 5. My Favorite Things (From “The Sound Of Music”) 6. Ave Maria Op. 52 No. 6 7. I Remember (From “Evening Primrose”) 8. One God 9. Christmas Lullaby 10. The Best Gift 11. I Wonder As I Wander 12. Snowbound 13. Christmas Mem’ries 14. Gounod’s Ave Maria 15. The Lord’s Prayer

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Selections: 1. O Holy Night 2. White Christmas 3. Ave Maria 4. When A Child Is Born 5. Adeste Fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful) 6. Over The Rainbow 7. Panis Angelicus 8. Rejoice 9. Silent Night 10. The Lord’s Prayer

Previously released as The Christmas Collection 

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Selections: 1. Here We Come A-Caroling/We Wish You A Merry Christmas 2. It’s Beginning To Look Like Christmas 3. There’s No Christmas Like A Home Christmas 4. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen 5. The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire) 6. (There’s No Place Like) Home For The Holidays 7. O Holy Night 8. Winter Wonderland 9. Silver Bells 10. The Little Drummer Boy 11. Christmas Dream 12. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas 13. White Christmas 14. The Story Of The First Christmas (medley) image007


Selections: 1. Last Christmas Metro Station 2. All I Want For Christmas Is You Big Time Rush 3. Sleigh Ride Karmin 4. All I Want For Christmas Is New Year’s Day Hurts 5. Christmas Time Backstreet Boys 6. The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire) New Kids On The Block 7. Silent Night Bros 8. Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer B2K 9. This Christmas Jagged Edge 10. White Christmas Westlife 11. This Christmas Menudo 12. Feliz Navidad (Acoustic Version) Los Lonely Boys 13. She Came Home for Christmas Mew 14. A Snowflake Fell (And It Felt Like A Kiss) Glasvegas 15. Carol Of The Bells Phantom Planet



Selections: 1. Amazing Grace Jeff Beck 2. The Little Drummer Boy Alex Lifeson 3. Silent Night/Holy Night Jam Joe Satriani 4. Christmas Time Is Here Steve Vai 5. The Christmas Song Steve Lukather 6. O Come, O Come Emmanuel Neal Schon 7. Sleigh Ride Stuart Hamm 8. O Come All Ye Faithful Trevor Rabin 9. Deck The Halls Ted Nugent 10. O Little Town Of Bethlehem Robin Trower 11. We Three Kings Halford 



Selections: 1. Christmas Time’s A Comin’ Patty Loveless 2. Christmas Time John Anderson  3. Pretty Paper Kenny Chesney with Willie Nelson 4. Rockin’ Little Christmas Deborah Allen 5. Santa Baby Kellie Pickler  6. Blue Christmas K.T. Oslin 7. Please Come Home For Christmas Lonestar 8. I’ll Be Home For Christmas Sara Evans 9. Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree Alabama 10. Jingle Bell Rock Sweethearts Of The Rodeo 11. Mele Kalikimaka Jake Owen 12. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Ricochet 13. Winter Wonderland Brad Paisley 14. White Christmas Lari White15. The Christmas Song Brooks & Dunn 16. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas Martina McBride



TAPSheet: Release Notes – 07/18/2014 (US Report)

Verve Records will release Tracks Of My Years by Bryan Adams on September 9. The new studio effort will be largely cover tracks, but will sport an original track as well.

Frontiers Records will release a live set from Dennis DeYoung of Styx fame on October 21. The album will be called Live In Los Angeles.

Hear Music will reissue the live set, One Man Band (2007) by James Taylor scheduling the set for August 25.

Taylor One Man Band

Frontiers Records have scheduled The Stories We Could Tell by Mr. Big for September 23.


Capitol Records will release DIGITAL HD remasters for two Canned Heat titles that include Boogie With Canned Heat, and Living The Blues on August 5. In addition, there will be six Frank Sinatra titles that include A Jolly Christmas From Frank Sinatra, Come Fly With Me, In The Wee Small Hours, Moonlight Sinatra, Sinatra And Swingin’ Brass, and This Is Sinatra!. Those Sinatra titles are also planned for August 5. More digital HD remasters include two from Quicksilver Messenger Service, the self titled set, and Happy Trails.

Marvin Gaye Live

More digital HD transfers include four from Motown. Those include the August 5 HD remaster of Live At the London Palladium by Marvin Gaye, and the July 29 reissues of three Stevie Wonder classics, In Square Circle, Journey Through The Secret Life Of Plants, and Woman In Red.

Stevie Wonder In Square Circle

All titles will be remastered in 192k/24-bit, and 96k/24-bit files.

Island Records will release the upcoming EP from Shawn Mendes on August 12.

Shawn Mendes EP

Capitol Records will release several formats for the upcoming Counting Crows album, Somewhere Under Wonderland. The set is expected on September 2 for LP, CD, and CD Deluxe Edition (with two bonus demo tracks).

Counting CrowsSomewhere Under Wonderland

Elektra Records will reissue Hejira, the 1976 album from Joni Mitchell, on vinyl LP, scheduling for September 23.

Finally, Cleopatra Records will release Friends by Carmine Appice and Jim Bogert, on August 19.