Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s releases include titles from The Damned, Juliana Hatfield, Bush Tetras, U2 and David Bowie.
Tag: Juliana Hatfield
American Laundromat Records next spring will release a double-CD tribute to quirky director Wes Anderson titled I Saved Latin!, a collection that will feature indie artists such as Black Francis, Kristin Hersh, Juliana Hatfield, Mike Watt and more covering songs featured in films.
This week’s new releases include two different box sets and a new best-of from The Clash, plus Ministry’s farewell album, new music from Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon and Juliana Hatfield of Blake Babies, a new Boomtown Rats best-of and a compilation of Rank & File’s first two albums.
Fans of The Lemonheads hoping to see a reunion of Evan Dando and the band’s former bassist Juliana Hatfield during the group’s current tour opening for The Psychedelic Furs are in for disappointment: Hatfield is not on the tour after all. When asked at a recent show, Dando simply said, “She’s in Boston.”
Following news this week that The Lemonheads are working on a Ryan Adam-produced reunion album, Fire Records today announced that it will reissue the band’s first three albums — 1987’s ‘Hate Your Friends,’ 1988’s ‘Creator’ and 1989’s ‘Lick,’ all of which featured Evan Dando and original co-songwriter Ben Deily — in 2013.
Alt-country rocker Ryan Adams took to Twitter tonight to announce he’s producing — and playing drums on — a new album by The Lemonheads, with not only Juliana Hatfield returning to play bass, but with Evan Dando being joined by the band’s co-founder and original co-songwriter, Ben Deily of Varsity Drag, who left in 1989.
This week’s new releases include ‘The Seer,’ a new 2CD set from Swans, plus a soundtrack to the film ‘Lawless’ by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, a covers album from Juliana Hatfield, CD reissues of the This Mortal Coil catalog, a collection of synthpop remixes and the first new album in 22 years from Manchester’s The Distractions.
The Psychedelic Furs this morning detailed plans for an extensive fall tour of the United States that will keep the band on the road from late September through early November, including, as we reported earlier this month, a run of 12 concerts with The Lemonheads featuring former member Juliana Hatfield back on bass.
This week’s round-up of headlines includes items about The House of Love, Kate Bush, Peter Gabriel, Elizabeth Fraser, Robert Smith, World Party, My Bloody Valentine, New Order, Billy Bragg, The Stone Roses, Bob Mould, PiL, Paul Weller and more — plus our latest Auto Reverse mixtape.
The Psychedelic Furs are rolling out concert dates across the West, Southwest and East Coast as part of a new U.S. tour planned for this fall, and they’ll be joined for at least some of the shows in October by Evan Dando and The Lemonheads — with former member Juliana Hatfield back on bass.