New Release Round-Up 05-20-16
BOB DYLAN - Fallen Angels - Sony
Fallen Angels is the 37th studio album from Bob Dylan. Featuring twelve classic American tunes written by some of music's most acclaimed and influential songwriters including Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen, Sammy Cahn And Carolyn Leigh, the album showcases Dylan's unique and much-lauded talents as a vocalist, arranger and bandleader. The Jack Frost-produced album marks the first new music from the artist since his 2015 release, Shadows In The Night, which also showcased Dylan's interpretations of classic American songs. That album reached the Top 10 in seventeen countries, including #7 in the U.S., with #1 debuts in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Sweden and Norway.
ERIC CLAPTON - I Still Do - Bushbranch / Surfdog
Music legend Eric Clapton has reunited with famed producer Glyn Johns for his 23rd studio album I Still Do, released on his Bushbranch Records/Surfdog Records. Clapton and Johns, who has also produced albums for The Eagles, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin and The Who, most famously worked together on Clapton's iconic Slowhand album. This album follows his last release, the 2014 chart-topping Eric Clapton & Friends: The Breeze, An Appreciation of JJ Cale.
ARIANA GRANDE - Dangerous Woman - Republic
Republic Records releases Ariana Grande's 3rd album, Dangerous Woman. The GRAMMY® Award-nominated multiplatinum superstar was recently awarded with the 2016 Kids' Choice Award for Female Singer. The album features the two hits, "Dangerous Woman" and "Be Alright."
BLAKE SHELTON - If I'm Honest - Warner Bros
If I'm Honest is Blake Shelton's 10th studio album. Produced by Scott Hendricks, it features 15 brand new songs, including the already Top 10 single; "Came Here To Forget," as well as "Friends" from the film Angry Birds and the Gwen Stefani duet "Go Ahead And Break My Heart." The initial run of 200K CD's will feature a 3D/Lenticular cover.
MUDCRUTCH - 2 - Reprise
Mudcrutch release their second album on Reprise Records. 2 is the follow up to the band's 2008 eponymous debut which Rolling Stone called "a country-rock instant classic" in a rave four-star review. The new album is produced by band members Tom Petty and Mike Campbell with Ryan Ulyate. 2 includes seven originals written by Tom Petty, with band members Mike Campbell, Tom Leadon, Randall Marsh and Benmont Tench composing one each.
For more information on these and other releases out this week, check out our New Releases charts by week section and don't forget that many of these titles are also available on vinyl.