Wednesday, November 4, 2009
First I want to apologize to all waiting for the Tuesday, new release round-up. New Orleans left me with limited time, resources and internet service. All will be back to normal next Tuesday.
I received an e-mail from a friend while I was there, with a link to this video. The e-mail said, "Thought you may like this." After watching, admittedly not too carefully, I responded. "OK, I don't understand. Why would you think I would like this?" His reply, "I thought it was kind of incredible. Did you notice the visuals are like music notation? Or maybe you did and it didn't hit you as it hit me."
I didn't. I watched it again. I think it's kind of incredible.
And now, courtesy of AMG, here are this week's new releases.
Amerie- In Love & War
Julian Casablancas- Phrazes for the Young
Glee Cast- Glee: The Music, Vol. 1
Nirvana- Bleach [Deluxe Edition]
Nirvana- Live at Reading [CD/DVD]
The Rolling Stones- Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out [40th Anniversary Deluxe Box Set]
Originally released in 1969 as a way to divert attention from the bootleg sensation Live'r Than You'll Ever Be, Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out received a lavish reissue treatment 40 years later, expanded to a three-CD/one-DVD set complete with a thick accompanying booklet. Instead of adding that original boot as a bonus, this anniversary edition fills out the November 1969 Madison Square Garden concert that provided the basis for the original LP, adding an EP's worth of unreleased Stones tracks from the show plus the opening sets by B.B. King and Ike & Tina Turner, along with a DVD of live and behind-the-scenes footage.
Slayer- World Painted Blood
Carrie Underwood- Play On
Bee Gees- Ultimate Bee Gees: The 50th Anniversary Collection
Creedence Clearwater Revival- Singles Collection
Devo- Freedom of Choice [Bonus Tracks]
Devo - Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! [Bonus Tracks]
Foo Fighters- Greatest Hits
Isaac Hayes- Shaft [Remastered Deluxe Edition] [Bonus Track]
Rickie Lee Jones- Balm in Gilead
Frank Sinatra- Sinatra: New York [Box Set] [4CD/1DVD- Live & Unreleased performances from the Big Apple]