Category: Tracklist

Elvis Costello’s new album ‘Hey Clockface’ due in October — hear 3 songs off it now

Elvis Costello’s new album ‘Hey Clockface’ due in October — hear 3 songs off it now

Elvis Costello will deliver his 31st album this fall, a 14-song collection called Hey Clockface that was recorded in Helskini, Paris and New York with multiple musical combos featuring players that include longtime sideman Steve Nieve, guitarist Bill Frisell and Wilco’s Nels Cline. Full details right here.

Bob Mould to chronicle post-Hüsker Dü career with 24-disc ‘Distortion: 1989-2019’ box set

Bob Mould to chronicle post-Hüsker Dü career with 24-disc ‘Distortion: 1989-2019’ box set

Bob Mould will collect the entirety of his post-Hüsker Dü work — both solo and with Sugar — in a mammoth 24-disc CD box set called Distortion: 1989-2019 that will include 18 studio albums, four live albums and a new two-disc collection of rarities and collaborations. Full details and tracklist right here.

New Order’s ‘Power, Corruption & Lies’ to receive ‘definitive’ 5-disc box set reissue

New Order’s ‘Power, Corruption & Lies’ to receive ‘definitive’ 5-disc box set reissue

Rhino Records this fall will release what’s being billed as the “definitive edition” of New Order’s Power, Corruption & Lies, reissuing the 1983 album in a five-disc, multi-format box set that will include 13 previously unreleased tracks from the group’s writing sessions and BBC appearances. Full details right here.

Lou Reed’s ‘New York’ to receive 6-disc reissue with unreleased studio, live tracks

Lou Reed’s ‘New York’ to receive 6-disc reissue with unreleased studio, live tracks

Rhino Records this fall will release a 6-disc expanded reissue of Lou Reed’s 1989 solo triumph New York, a collection that will include previously unreleased studio material, a full live reproduction of the record, a DVD and a double-vinyl pressing of the album. See the full tracklist and other details right here.

The Replacements’ ‘Pleased To Meet Me’ box set to include 29 unreleased tracks

The Replacements’ ‘Pleased To Meet Me’ box set to include 29 unreleased tracks

The Replacements’ Pleased To Meet Me gets the box set treatment this fall when Rhino Records releases a 3CD/1LP edition of the band’s fifth album stuffed with 29 previously unreleased demos, rough mixes and outtakes — including Bob Stinson’s final recordings with the ‘Mats. Hear six of the unreleased tracks here.

Clan of Xymox announce new album ‘Spider on the Wall’ — hear single ‘All I Ever Know’

Clan of Xymox announce new album ‘Spider on the Wall’ — hear single ‘All I Ever Know’

Dutch darkwave heroes Clan of Xymox return later this month with their 16th studio album and first in three years, a 10-song collection called Spider on the Wall that already has been preceded by two singles and now a third as the group debuts the video for “All I Ever Know.” Check out that new song right here.

The Waterboys unveil new album ‘Good Luck, Seeker’ — hear ‘7-minute mash-up manifesto’

The Waterboys unveil new album ‘Good Luck, Seeker’ — hear ‘7-minute mash-up manifesto’

Mike Scott is back this summer with a new album from The Waterboys, the 14th full-length LP from the group, called Good Luck, Seeker, that is preceded by what he’s calling a “seven-minute mash-up manifesto” of a single, “My Wanderings in the Weary Land.” Hear it right here.

Erasure previews new album ‘The Neon’ with single ‘Hey Now (Think I Got A Feeling)’

Erasure previews new album ‘The Neon’ with single ‘Hey Now (Think I Got A Feeling)’

Erasure returns this summer with its first new record in three years and the duo’s 18th studio album overall, a 10-track collection called The Neon that is preceded by the bright pop single “Hey Now (Think I Got a A Feeling)” — which you can hear right here, along with the album’s full details.

A furious Bob Mould previews new album ‘Blue Hearts’ with raging single ‘American Crisis’

A furious Bob Mould previews new album ‘Blue Hearts’ with raging single ‘American Crisis’

Bob Mould is roaring back into action with an album of protest songs called Blue Hearts that’s due out later this year, but fans got the first blast of it this week in the form of “American Crisis,” a roaring single that draws parallels between the AIDS crisis in the ’80s and what’s going on now. Hear it right here.

The Alarm, members of The Damned, Blondie, Sex Pistols set for new David Bowie tribute LP

The Alarm, members of The Damned, Blondie, Sex Pistols set for new David Bowie tribute LP

Main Man Records this spring will release Hero: A Tribute to David Bowie, an ultra-limited white-vinyl LP — the label says just 300 copies are being pressed — that features The Alarm and members of Blondie, Sex Pistols, The Damned, Heaven 17 and more honoring the Thin White Duke. Full details right here.

The Dream Syndicate previews ‘The Universe Inside’ with 20-minute album opener

The Dream Syndicate previews ‘The Universe Inside’ with 20-minute album opener

Reunited Paisley Underground-era rockers The Dream Syndicate this spring will release their third album of the new century, a collection of new songs called The Universe Inside that’s only five tracks long but clocks in at nearly an hour, thanks in part to 20-minute opening jam “The Regulator” — which you can hear in its entirety right here.

Gang of Four to release EP recorded before Andy Gill’s death — hear first single

Gang of Four to release EP recorded before Andy Gill’s death — hear first single

In the wake of founder Andy Gill’s death, post-punk legends Gang of Four this week announced plans to release a new EP later this month of music he’d been working on — three re-recordings of the band’s material that will be accompanied by a pair of spoken-worked interludes from Gill. Hear a track right here.

Close Lobsters record first new album in 31 years — hear 2 tracks off ‘Post Neo Anti’

Close Lobsters record first new album in 31 years — hear 2 tracks off ‘Post Neo Anti’

Reunited Scottish indie-pop favorites Close Lobsters — immortalized on the NME’s genre-defining C86 compilation cassette — next week will release their first new album in 31 years, a 10-song collection that’s preceded by the release of two tracks: “Godless” and “All Compasses Go Wild.”

4AD reissuing Cocteau Twins’ ‘Garlands’ and ‘Victorialand’ on 140-gram vinyl

4AD reissuing Cocteau Twins’ ‘Garlands’ and ‘Victorialand’ on 140-gram vinyl

The 4AD label next month will release remastered editions of the Cocteau Twins’ first and fourth studio albums — 1982’s Garlands and 1986’s Victorialand — on 140-gram black vinyl, completing the effort to put all of the band’s studio albums back in print on vinyl. Details right here.