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CD Reviews:
New Music: My Brightest Diamond, Rita Ora, David Byrne, Shawn Mullins and more...
 

By Gary Graff
ggraff@digitalfirstmedia.com, @GraffonMusic on Twi

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Checking out this week's new music releases...



Album of the Week: Detroit's Shara Nova delivers her fifth My Brightest Diamond album, "A Million and One" (Rhyme & Reason), collaborating with Twilite Tone on her most dance-flavored set yet while also paying stylistic homage to influences such as Patti Smith, the White Stripes, Stevie Wonder, Anita Baker and Carl Craig.



Album Title of the Week: Hippo Campus, "Bambi Midwinter" (Grand Jury);



New & Noteworthy: City and Colour, "Guide Me Back Home" (Dine Alone); Holly Golightly, "Do the Get Along" (Damaged Goods); Stephen Kellogg, "Objects in the Mirror" (self-released); Steve Kilbey, "Sydney Rococo" (Golden Robot); Shawn Mullins, "Soul's Core Revival" (Soul Carnival); Rita Ora, "Phoenix" (Atlantic); Who's Hat Is This?, "Everything's OK" (Ropeadope); "True Stories, A Film By David Byrne: The Complete Soundtrack" (Nonesuch)



Also Out: Accept, "Symphonic Terror -- Live at Wacken 2017" (Nuclear Blast); Rebecca Blasband, "Here" (self-released); "Jonathan Byrd & the Pickup Cowboys" ((self-released); Cattle Decapitation, "Medium Rarities" (Metal Blade); Cavetown, "Dear." (Triple Crown); Cryptopsy, "The Book of Suffering -- Tome li" (Hammerheart); 80s Symphonic, "80s Symphonic" (Rhino); Kalidia, "The Frozen Throne" (Inner Wound); Laibach, "The Sound of Music" (Mute); Harold Mabern, "The Iron Man: Live at Smoke" (Smoke Sessions); Taylor Martin, "Song Dogs" (Little King); Sodom, "Partisan" (Steamhammer); Songs: Ohia, "Love & Work: The Lioness Sessions" (Secretly Canadian); Roine Stolt's The Flower King, "Manifesto of an Alchemist" (Century Media); Unearth, "Extinctions(s)" (Century Media); Waldruna, "Skald" (By Norse); Well Of Souls "Ashes of Ares" (Rock of Angels); Xuan, "Have Some Fun" (Palo Santo)



From The Vaults: Bauhaus, "The Bela Session" (Leaving); Chic, "The Chic Organization 1977-1979" (Atlantic Catalog Group); Lone Justice, "The Western Tapes 1983" (Omnivore); Major Lazer, "Essentials" (Mad Decent); Marillion, "Clutching at Straws 1" (Rhino); Over The Rhine, "Good Dog, Bad Dog: the Home Recordings" (Great Speckled Dog); Virgin Steele, "Seven Devil's Moonshine" (Steamhammer); Yanni, "Live at the Acropolis -- 25th Anniversary" (Sony Masterworks)



Also: For a look at this weekend's Record Store Black Friday exclusives, visit recordstoreday.com.

Web Site: www.recordstoreday.com

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