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TAPSheet: Release Notes – 02/24/2015

Cleopatra Records will release an unreleased live set featuring the classic band, Renaissance. This show, being issued as Academy Of Music 1974 is a show from a stand in the theater in New York. This 2CD set is on the calendar for March 31.

Renaissance Academy Of Music 1974

Capitol Records promises the new Brian Wilson album, No Pier Pressure, on April 7. The album is also planned for Deluxe Edition CD, vinyl LP, and DD.

Sanctuary Records will release Live in ’99, a live set featuring George Thorogood & The Destroyers. It’s set for CD, DD release on April 21.

Nuclear Blast USA plan the release of the latest Nightwish album, Endless Forms Most Beautiful, on March 31, the issues will be CD, DD, and vinyl LP.

Nightwish Endless Forms Most Beautiful

Watch for a 2CD set featuring Bing Crosby, and Rosemary Clooney, on April 9. The set is called Bing & Rosie: The Crosby – Clooney Radio Sessions.


J&R Adventures plan the 2CD release of Muddy Wolf At Red Rocks. This live set features Joe Bonamassa playing tribute to the music of Muddy Waters. It’s planned on CD, DD, and Blu-ray video.

Joe Bonamassa Muddy wolf At Red Rocks

Atlantic Records will release new Death Cab for Cutie on March 31 with the issue of Kintsugi. It is planned for CD, DD, vinyl LP, and Cassette (yes, cassette).

Geffen Records will release a remastered vinyl LP edition of Who’s Next by The Who, planned for March 24.

The Who Who's Next

Entertainment One has a new album coming from Richie Furay, called Hand In Hand. It is scheduled for release on March 31.

Richie Furay Hand In Hand

Blow Up The Moon is the latest by Blues Traveler. This collaborative set features the band with a wide range of artists and a wider ranger of musical styles that includes Hip Hop. It is set for release on April 7 via Loud & Proud Records.

Audio Fidelity expands their SACD multi-channel offerings with the 5.1 Surround SACD reissue of Homecoming by America, as well as a 4-channel Quad Surround SACD of Open Our Eyes by Earth, Wind & Fire. Both SACDs do not have a current release date. Also planned by the label is a 180g vinyl LP reissue of Virgin Killer from Scorpions.


Sire Records plan the release of After It All, the new album from Delta Rae. It’s planned for April 7. I’m COMPLETELY anxious for this one.

Delta Rae After It All

Merge Records have the latest Mountain Goats album, Beat The Champ, out on April 7.

Cleopatra Records will release Retro Rocket by legendary guitarist, Pat Travers, on March 17. Cleopatra Records also have a live set coming on the same March 17 date featuring Santana. The album is being called 1968 San Francisco, and will feature eight live tracks.

Parlophone Records will release Saturns Pattern, a new album by legend The Jam/Style Council/Solo performer, Paul Weller. It’s scheduled for May 12.

Paul Weller Saturns Pattern

Video Music will release a CD version of Sausalito ’73, a live set featuring Linda Ronstadt. It is set for release on April 7.

Steamhammer SPV will release the new UFO album, their first in…well, forever. UFO is currently original members Phil Mogg, Paul Raymond, and Andy Parker, with two newer additions. The new album is called A Conspiracy Of Stars, and will be released in several styles and formats that include CD (both digi-pak and jewel case, with the digi-pak CD adding in a bonus track, “King Of The Hill”), and 180g 2LP (also with bonus track), and blue-colored vinyl. The new album is already available in Japan, Scandanavia (Feb 18), Germany (Feb 20), Europe/UK (February 23), and is set for US/Canada release on March 3.

UFO A Conspiracy Of Stars

UFO Conspiracy Of Stars Product shot

Idlewild Records is releasing the culmination of weekly single releases by They Might Be Giants in a set being called Glean. This collection of NEW music is being released on CD, and vinyl LP.

And finally, Rhino Records will release a 2CD collection set featuring the music of George Benson. The set is being called The Ultimate Collection, and is planned for release on April 21.


TAPSheet: Release Notes – 02/11/2015 (US Report)

Columbia Records, with Legacy Recordings, will release several Essential series titles that will include sets for Coheed And Cambria (26 tracks), Rob Halford (30 tracks), and Judas Priest (34 tracks). All three 2CD sets are planned for March 31.

Essential Judas Priest  Essential Rob Halford   Essential Coheed And Cambria

Curb Records will release the new Hank Williams III album, Take As Needed For Pain, on April 14. This set will be issued on CD, and Gold-colored vinyl LP.

Hank Williams III Take As Needed For Pain

RCA Records will release four 5 Original Album Classic series titles for John Denver, Paul Simon, Kansas, and for Janis Joplin, with 5 CDs containing 65 songs for the John Denver set, 72 songs for the Paul Simon set, 49 tunes for the Kansas collection, and 49 tracks for the Janis Joplin set. They’re all scheduled for March 24.

Merge Records will release The Champ by The Mountain Goats planned for April 7 on CD, DD, and vinyl LP.

Warner Brothers will release Second Hand Heart by Dwight Yoakam on April 14.

Dwight Yoakam Second Hand Heart

XL Records have Von from Sigur Ros planned for release on March 31.

Epic Records will release Strangers To Ourselves, the new album by Modest Mouse, on March 17. the new album will be available on CD, DD, and vinyl LP.


Real Gone Music has slated two new Dick’s Picks titles from the live vaults featuring The Grateful Dead. These two titles are Dick’s Picks Volume 9: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY  9/16/90, and Dick’s Picks Volume 11: Stanley Theatre, Jersey City, NJ 9/27/72. these two volumes are planned for March 31.

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Legacy Recordings have The Centennial Collection featuring Billie Holiday on the calendar for March 31. It will offer 20 tracks from the Holiday catalog, with some tracks from her 78RPM singles.

Provogue/Mascot Records have Into The Sun by Robben Ford arriving on March 31, CD and LP.

Legacy Recordings plan a new album by Steve Vai for April 7. The album is called Stillness In Motion.

Fans of The Sound Of Music will be pleased to note that Legacy Recordings have a 50th Anniversary Legacy Edition planned for March 10. The Legacy CD will contain the original soundtrack score and expand on that with additional pieces.

Sound Of Music Score 50th Anniversary Legacy Edition


Rhino Records will release several Pogues titles on vinyl LP, 180g style! The titles are Red Roses For Me, Poguetry In Motion, Peace And Love, and Hell’s Ditch. These sets are expected on March 17.

Ringo Starr will release his next studio effort, Postcards From Paradise, on March 31. the new album will be presented on CD, DD, and vinyl LP.

Ringo Postcards From Paradise

Overcoat Records will release a new Glen Hansard album, It Was Triumph We Once Proposed…Songs Of Jason Molina, on March 17.