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Music Releases 12-13-19

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Harry Styles

The second album from Harry Styles, Includes the singles “Watermelon Sugar” and “Lights Up.”

Harry Styles
New Vinyl: $38.98
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Tool

Fear Inoculum is the long awaited new album from TOOL, and the band's first new album in 13 years. The “Expanded Book Edition” includes five 3D lenticular cards featuring exclusive graphics, 56 page booklet with additional art and an access card to download the groundbreaking immersive visual experience, “Recusant Ad Infinitum.”

Tool
New CD: $34.97 Digital:$11.99
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Eminem

The 20th Anniversary of The Slim Shady LP is set to release on 3LP 180 gram vinyl and 2CD on 13th December, 2019 in an updated Expanded Edition including bonus tracks, rarities, a capella’s, freestyles, and instrumentals.

Originally released on 23rd February, 1999 The Slim Shady LP turned Eminem from an underground rapper into a high-profile celebrity. The album featured production from Dr. Dre, the Bass Brothers, and Eminem himself. The Slim Shady LP is his first album with a major label after his first album Infinite was released on an independent label in 1996. The majority of the album’s lyrical content is written from the perspective of the rapper’s alter ego Slim Shady, whom the rapper created on the Slim Shady EP (1997).

The Slim Shady LP went on to be certified quadruple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and has sold over 18 million copies worldwide.

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Dave Matthews Band

Originally intended as a RSD Black Friday release, production issues caused it to be delayed and released at a later date as an Indie Exclusive.  180g 5LP Boxset release of Dave Matthews Band's acclaimed live performance at the Hollywood Bowl from 2018. Housed in a foil numbered slipcase.

Side A “One Sweet World” / “That Girl Is You”
Side B “#41”
Side C “Don’t Drink The Water” / “Again and Again” / “When I’m Weary”
Side D “Louisiana Bayou” / “Sledgehammer”
Side E “Crash Into Me” / “What Would You Say” / “Here On Out”
Side F “Come On Come On” / “Squirm”
Side G “Jimi Thing”
Side H “Shake Me Like A Monkey”/ “Everyday”
Side I “She > Ants Marching”
Side J “Samurai Cop (Oh Joy Begin) > Why I Am” / “All Along The Watchtower”

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Puss N Boots

Alt-country trio Puss N Boots return with a new holiday EP featuring “Christmas All Over Again.” Comprised of acclaimed singer/songwriter Norah Jones on guitar, singer/bassist Catherine Popper and singer/guitarist Sasha Dobson. Puss N Boots first formed in 2008 as a live band performing around Brooklyn venues. After years of live performances, the trio decided to make a full-length album which resulted in their Blue Note Records debut No Fools, No Fun. The album was praised by Rolling Stone, Paste, American Songwriter and led to performances on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and CBS This Morning. The group also appeared at numerous festivals including the Clearwater Festival, Green River Festival, and the Newport Folk Festival and opened for Neil Young during his tour in July 2015.

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Peaky Blinders [TV Series]

Peaky Blinders is a British crime drama television series primarily set in Birmingham, England following aftermath of World War I. Starring Cillian Murphy as ‘Tommy Shelby’ – the gang’s leader, the show follows the exploits of the Shelby crime family. The fictional gang is loosely based on the Peaky Blinders, a real urban youth gang who were active in the city from the 1890’s and early twentieth century. The show is known for its dark and dramatic soundtrack. The soundtrack is a window into the mind of Tommy – a tortured ex-soldier with a sensitive side who appears to be suffering from PTSD after fighting in the trenches during World War One.

This 2CD & 3LP set will feature music and key clips of dialogue from all 5 series the show, the 5th series aired late 2019 to critical acclaim. The album will feature Nick Cave’s title opening track Red Right Hand and PJ Harvey’s cover recorded exclusively for the show. Other artist’s music featured on the show and set to appear on this release are The White Stripes, Laura Marling, Arctic Monkeys, Royal Blood, Radiohead, The Last Shadow Puppets, Queens of the Stone Age, David Bowie, Foals, Black Sabbath, Idles, Joy Division and Ricard Hawley who has covered Bob Dylan’s “Ballad Of A Thin Man”.

Peaky Blinders [TV Series]
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The Raconteurs

Seven inch vinyl pressing of this single lifted from the alt-rock supergroup's 2019 album Help Us Stranger.

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Lizzo

Lizzo’s Atlantic Records debut EP featuring the #1 hit single “Good As Hell.” Standard black vinyl version includes a coconut-scented scratch and sniff insert.

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New Vinyl: $17.98
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Mumford & Sons

To mark the 10 year anniversary of their Brit Award winning & Grammy nominated debut album ‘Sigh No More’, Mumford & Sons are thrilled to announce a Limited Edition 7” Collectors Boxset of this special release.

Relive the best selling album across 6 individual 7” records, housed in a bespoke gatefold holder.

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Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton's new album "Fully Loaded: God's Country" releases on 12/13/19! This album features four new songs including Blake's #1 hit, "God's Country", along with 9 of his previous hits.

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Daniel Lopatin

Daniel Lopatin returns with his latest score for A24/The Safdie Brothers' Uncut Gems out December 13 on Warp Records. Rapturously received by critics and executive produced by Martin Scorsese, Uncut Gems features token pulp action, starring Adam Sandler (in an outstanding career performance) as well as NBA star Kevin Garnett, Lakeith Stanfield, The Weeknd and more. The hypnotic crime thriller follows Sandler's Howard Ratner in a twisted odyssey through the New York jewelry market, a charismatic man on the brink always on the lookout for the next big score. This is the second collaboration between Daniel Lopatin and the Safdie brothers following the highly acclaimed work for 'Good Time', winner of the Best Soundtrack Award at Cannes and the Best Original Score for a Feature Film at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards. At Cannes the composer was in competition with the likes of Jonny Greenwood, Jed Kurzel and Ibrahim Maalouf and took home the celebrated prize. His other film scores include Ariel Kleiman Partisan (2015), and Sofia Coppola Bling Ring (2013). Uncut Gems is his first work recorded at Gaia Studios, the artist's new base in Brooklyn, NY.

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Satyricon

It was the dawn of a new millennium – and even more so for black metal pioneers Satyricon – who were poised for possibly the most groundbreaking evolution in their career. After the release of genre milestone, Nemesis Divina (1996), Satyr and Frost retreated for three years, only to return in the fall of 1999 in absolutely mind bending shape. Rebel Extravaganza proved to be more than aptly titled and tore down any and all genre boundaries with progressive ten-minute opener ‘Tied in Bronze Chains‘. Backed by stunning guest appearances by genre luminaries like Fenriz (Darkthrone) and Snorre Ruch (Thorns), the Norwegians unleashed a revolutionary and experimental masterpiece that combined frantic black metal with industrial elements, prog, synthesizers and mind-boggling time signatures. The album became the main inspiration for a myriad of upcoming experimental black metal acts and the birth of a new Satyricon era. In time for the 20th anniversary of this groundbreaking release, the album has been remastered and will be reissued by Napalm Records in digipak CD format and on gatefold vinyl.

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Grateful Dead

If the saga of the Grateful Dead is a long strange trip, then Real Gone Music has definitely been along for part of the ride! First, we brought you the entire Dick’s Picks series of live concerts on CD, all 36 volumes of it, many of them never before available at retail. Then we began putting out the Road Trips series, none of which has ever been in stores before. But now, dear Deadheads, the time has come for us to take the next step in our evolution as a key source for rare Grateful Dead recordings. It’s time to cross…the vinyl frontier! And we are hoping you will cross it with us, because we have put our heart and soul into these 1500 hand-numbered, 180-gram, limited vinyl editions of our new 6-LP set, Grateful Dead: Dick’s Picks Vol. 34—Rochester, NY 11/5/77! That’s right…we are finally putting Dick’s Picks on vinyl, and, boy, have we picked the right one. How do we know? You told us! This was by far the best-selling volume on CD from our reissue campaign. And no wonder, it’s from that magical year of 1977, with fiery performances of “Big River,” “Jack Straw,” “Deal,” and “Eyes of the World” powered by a particularly lively Phil Lesh. But for many the highlight will be one of the truly great performances of “The Other One” in the Grateful Dead catalog, 12 minutes of surging intensity and building crescendos. This Pick also included highlights from a 11/2/77 Toronto show, including a great medley of “Estimated Prophet”/”St. Stephen”/”Truckin’”/”Around and Around” (we’ve reconfigured the track listing to put all the bonus tracks at the end of the set). Definitely a great place to begin our journey into the realm of Grateful Dead vinyl! Such a stellar performance deserves a great package with great sound. For this Real Gone release, we’ve enlisted David Glasser at Airshow Mastering to remaster the set from the original tapes for vinyl. David’s had a long association with the Dead; he mastered the soundtrack to last year’s Long Strange Trip documentary among many other projects. For lacquer cutting, we turned to John Golden at Golden Mastering. John has worked with artists as far-ranging as Jonathan Wilson, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, and Soundgarden among many others, and he is our go-to engineer for lacquer cutting. The test pressings were approved by David Glasser, the Grateful Dead’s resident curator David Lemieux, and Gordon Anderson from Real Gone. We’ve pressed the set up on 180-gram vinyl for maximum fidelity, too. And we even scrapped the first pressing because it wasn’t up to our quality standards. As for the packaging, we’ve placed all six LPs inside a hardshell box adorned with the original front cover and a custom back cover featuring a great shot of Jerry Garcia from the show. Inside, you’ll find a 4-page, LP-sized, full-color insert offering photos from the original package along with the original trippy graphics. And, as we mentioned before, each of these limited-edition sets is hand-numbered all the way up to 1500. This set will not be repressed once we run out of the 1500 limited edition copies. We are so (no pun intended) grateful for the support you have given our various Dead projects over the years. Here is the biggest one yet!

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BoySetsFire

After the Eulogy is the second full-length release from progressive hardcore band BoySetsFire, first released in 2000. The album features the band’s most popular song to date, "Rookie." BoySetsFire was formed in Delaware in 1994 by singer Nathan Gray, guitarists Josh Latshaw and Chad Istvan, bassist Darrell Hyde, and drummer Matt Krupanski. The band are known most not only for the intensity of their live dates, but also the political convictions conveyed in their lyrical themes. This release coincides with the band’s 25th anniversary.

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BoySetsFire

Tomorrow Come Today is the third studio album by progressive hardcore band BoySetsFire, released in 2003. BoySetsFire was formed in Delaware in 1994 by singer Nathan Gray, guitarists Josh Latshaw and Chad Istvan, bassist Darrell Hyde, and drummer Matt Krupanski. The band are known most not only for the intensity of their live dates, but also the political convictions conveyed in their lyrical themes. They are currently celebrating their 25th anniversary with a tour including North America and European dates.

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Eric Church

The Outsiders was originally released on vinyl in February 2014 and reached #1 on the both the Billboard Top 200 and Top Country Albums charts. It went on to be the best selling country album of 2014 and the tenth best selling album (all-genres) in 2014. It was certified 2x platinum and one of Eric’s biggest releases. There were five singles released from the album with “Talladega” reaching #2 on the Country Radio Charts as well as other Top 10 hits- “The Outsiders” and “Like A Wrecking Ball”.

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