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CD Reviews:
New Music: Beatles,Adam Lambert, Sturgill Simpson, We Came As Romans and more...
 

By Gary Graff
ggraff@medianewsgroup.com, @GraffonMusic on Twitte

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



Album of the Week: Here comes the motherlode; The Beatles' final studio sessions are commemorated with “Abbey Road (50th Anniversary Edition)" (Apple/Capitol/UME), whose three discs feature 33 unreleased demos and alternate mixes and takes.



Album Title of the Week: The New Pornographers, "In the Morse Code of Barke Lights" (Collected Work/Concord);



Did'ya Know?: Sturgill Simpson recorded most of his new album, "Sound & Fury" (Elektra) -- the companion to a Netflix anime film -- at the McGuire Motor Inn in Waterford.



Single Service: We Came as Romans is releasing two songs, "Carry the Weight" and "From the First Note," the group's first new songs since the death of vocalist Kyle Pavone 13 months ago. It's also WCAR's first new music in two years.



New & Noteworthy: Laurie Anderson, Tenzin Choegyal and Jesse Paris Smith, "Songs from the Bardo" (Smithsonian Folkways); Beth Hart, "War in My Mind" (Provogue/Mascot); Hellyeah, "Welcome Home" (Eleven Seven Music); "Judy: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" (Decca); Adam Lambert, "Velvet: Side A" (More is More/Empire); Billy Strings, "Home" (Rounder); Tegan and Sara, "Hey, I'm Just Like You" (Sire/Warner)



Also Out: Wallis Bird, "Woman" (AntiFragile); Boy & Bear, "Stuck on Light" (Nettwerk); The Bros. Landreth, "87" (Birthday Cake/The Orchard); Kristin Chenoweth, "For the Girls" (Concord); Dayseeker, "Sleeptalk" (Spinefarm); David Hasselhoff, "Open Your Eyes" (Cleopatra); Hot Club of Cowtown, "Wild Kingdom" (Gold Strike); The Steve Howe Trio, "New Frontier" (Esoteric Antenna/Cherry Red); Josh Rennie-Hynes, "Patterns" (JRHR/Soundly); Dermot Kennedy, "Without Fear" (Interscope); KMFDM, "Paradise" (Metropolis); Of Mice & Men, "earthandsky" (Rise); Opeth, "In Cauda Venenum" (Moderbologet/Nuclear Blast); Jon Pardi, "Heartache Medication" (Capitol Nashville); Charlie Parr, "Charlie Parr" (Red House/Compass); Mike Stern-Jeff Lorber Fusion, "Eleven" (Concord Jazz); Temples, "Hot Motion" (ATO); Tove Lo, "Sunshine Kitty" (Island); Trentemoller, "Obverse" (In My Room)



From The Vaults: The Ataris, "So Long, Astoria Demos" (Kung Fu); David Cassidy, "The Bell Years 1972-1974" (7Ts/Cherry Red); John Coltrane, "Blue World" (Impulse!/UMe); Grateful Dead, "Saint of Circumstance: Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ 6/17/91" (Grateful Dead/Rhino); Elmore James, "The Sky is Crying: The Ultimate Collection" (Sunset Blvd.); Ministry, "Chicago/Detroit 1982" (Cleopatra); Prefab Sprout, "Swoon" (Epic/Sony); Ramones, "It's Alive (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)" (Rhino/Warner); Replacements, "Dead Man's Pop: Don't Tell a Soul" (Rhino/Warner); The Roots, "Things Fall Apart (Deluxe Edition)" (Geffen/UMe); Sutherland Brothers & Quiver, "The Albums" (Lemon/Cherry Red); 'Til Tuesday, "Welcome Home/Everything’s Different Now" (BGO); Various Artists, "American Tunes: Songs By Paul Simon" (Ace); Various Artists, "70s Country" (Time Life);



Holiday Albums: TobyMac, "Light of Christmas" (Forefront)



Soundtracks: "Beetlejuice: Original Broadway Cast" (Ghostlight/Warner)

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