NEWSLETTER '07 #5!
R.I.P. BARBARO, SIDNEY SHELDON, JOE BIDEN
NEXT WEEK'S NEW RELEASES!
TONY AND SAL START "HOW TO WIN FRIENDS & INFLUENCE PEOPLE" LECTURE TOUR!
BILLY JOEL'S BIG POP COMEBACK - AIRBAG SALES GO DOWN
and now... THE NEWSLETTER!
NEXT WEEK'S NEW RELEASES
BLOC PARTY - WEEKEND IN THE CITY. The followup to their smash debut, "Silent Alarm," promises to be every bit as bright, powerful, and overrated as the first one was. These guys could be the new Clap Your Hands Say Yeah! Unless they came before, in which case Clap Your Hands Say Yeah are the new Bloc Party.
BELINDA CARLISLE - VOILA. A limited edition 2 CD set is Carlisle's first new album in a decade, and her first sung entirely in French. The repertoire consists of songs from the '40s, '50s and '60s, which coincidentally are the ages of her remaining fans. (Please write in for uncensored alternate punchlines!) Includes the bonus tracks "We Got Le Beat," "Heaven Is A Place On Le Earth," and "Our Leep Are Zeal'."
FALL OUT BOY - INFINITY ON HIGH. Didn't they just put out something?
PATTY GRIFFIN - CHILDREN RUNNING THROUGH. One of Emmylou Harris' favorite songwriters, and for good reason. This highly anticipated new release will hopefully not stray far from her introspective and moving work to date.
RICKIE LEE JONES - SERMON ON EXPLOSION BLVD. One of our favorite artists has found religion on this new release that musically resembles her classic work, but lyrically resembles many chapters of the Old Testament.
HUMAN BEINZ - NOBODY BUT ME/EVOLUTIONS. The '60s one-hit wonders get two full albums reissued on one reasonably priced CD, which features their one hit, "Nobody But Me," plus about two dozen other songs.
YOKO ONO - YES, I'M A WITCH. The woman solely responsible for breaking up the Beatles and making the world a much more horrible place to live in, as well as a line of very tasty vegetarian frozen dinners (oh wait, that's Linda McCartney), releases a new album which really isn't new material at all. It is actually her unreleased 1977 album, "A Story," reworked and remixed by all your favorite hipster boneheads such as Flaming Lips, Cat Power, The Apples In Stereo, Peaches, and Sleepy Jackson. Ringo Starr is turning over in his grave right now. Oh wait....
JOE ELY - HAPPY SONGS FROM RATTLESNAKE GULCH. Both Bruce Springsteen and Joe Strummer love this guy, and that's good enough for us.
JAZZ FANS REJOICE! NEW RVG REMASTERS ARE HERE!
The new batch includes JOHN COLTRANE'S TRANEING IN, MILES DAVIS' COOKIN', LOU DONALDSON'S LUSH LIFE, KENNY DREW'S UNDERCURRENT, JOHNNY GRIFFIN'S INTRODUCING, JACKIE McLEAN'S 4, 5 & 6, DUKE PEARSON'S THE RIGHT TOUCH, SONNY ROLLINS' PLUS 4, and STANLEY TURRENTINE'S THE SPOILER, all with 24-bit remastering by the great Rudy Van Gelder.
TIERNEY SUTTON - ON THE OTHER SIDE. The sticker on the jewel case says: "... A masterpiece.... In The Wee Small Hours, Sketches Of Spain, The White Album... On The Other Side joins that rarified group because it is eloquent, honest, and magnificently sung and played." That review, of course, came from everyone's favorite music mag, Business Week. You're on your own with this one.
TO ORDER ANY OR ALL OF THESE NEW RELEASES, EVEN THE ONES THAT WEREN'T REVIEWED IN BUSINESS WEEK, EMAIL US OR CALL (212) 244-3460! WE CAN ALSO GET ANY OLDER CDs OR DVDs YOU'RE LOOKING FOR!
SELL US YOUR OLD CDs & DVDs! DESPERATE TIMES CALL FOR DESPERATE MEASURES! COME IN AND FIND OUT WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING LIST WE'RE WILLING TO DO TO GET SOME PRODUCT IN!
Sing the entire "Soliloquy" from Carousel?
Balance a baked potato on our heads while listening to the new Tierney Sutton?
Dance a waltz wearing nothing but boxer shorts and a Lone Ranger mask?
Translate the last Willie Nelson album into Urdu?
Translate the last Ryan Adams album into English?
Get on our hands and knees and beg for your product, because we're sick of eating melba toast and water cooler water for lunch?
COME IN WITH CDs & DVDs AND FIND OUT! Those with the most CDs can make their own requests!
PART 4 OF OUR AWARD-LOSING SERIES "THE PASSION OF THE CRANKS" IS NOW ON THE BLOG! SCROLL DOWN TO READ IT!
UNTIL NEXT WEEK, WE LEAVE YOU WITH THIS:
Home is where the felt is.
Bill & Hillary Duff