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This week’s new releases include a pair of 2CD sets from famed synthpop label ZTT Records (an expanded reissue of Propaganda’s ‘A Secret Wish’ and the Art of Noise comp ‘Influence’), as well as a blue-vinyl issue of Devo’s new ‘Something for Everybody’ and the debut from The High Confessions, featuring Sonic Youth’s Steve Shelley and Chris Connelly (Ministry, Revolting Cocks).
Devo not only celebrated yesterday’s release of ‘Something for Everybody’ — their first new album in 20 years — by holding a listening party for cats, the jump-suited band also turned up on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ last night to perform the single ‘Fresh.’
This week’s new releases include the U.K. edition of ‘Intriguer,’ Crowded House’s second post-reunion album; ‘Something for Everybody,’ Devo’s first new album in 20 years; ‘Close-Up Vol. 1: Love Songs,’ a disc of Suzanne Vega re-recordings; and the reissue of The Dream Syndicate’s ‘Medicine Show.’
Archetypal New Wave nerds Devo this week finally unveiled the tracklist for this summer’s ‘Something for Everybody’ — the band’s first new album in 20 years — after doing alleged audience research through its ‘Song Study’ website.
Devo took to the airwaves last night to perform their new single, ‘Fresh,’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ The track is off the band’s first new album in 20 years, ‘Something for Everybody,’ which is due out June 15 — and is available now on the ‘Song Study’ EP via iTunes.