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CD Reviews:
New Music: Marvin Gaye, Billie Eilish, I Prevail, Suzi Quatro and more...

By Gary Graff
ggraff@medianewsgroup.com, @GraffonMusic on Twitte

Posted: Friday, March 29, 2019

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Checking out this week's new music releases...

Album of the Week: Marvin Gaye's "You're The Man" (Motown/UMe) has been in the vaults since 1972, pulled after tepid reaction to the first single and creative differences with Berry Gordy, Jr. It comes out Friday, March 29, digitally, and physically on April 26.

Album Title of the Week: Billie Eilish, "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" (Darkroom/Interscope)

News Flash: Blondie's Debbie Harry guests on the self-titled debut set from Virginia soul singer Just Loud (Five Seven Music).

New & Noteworthy: Jon Anderson, "1,000 Hands" (self-released); Steve Earle & the Dukes, "Guy" (New West); I Prevail, "Trauma" (Fearless); Mekons, "Deserted" (Glitterbeat/Bloodshot); O.A.R., "The Mighty" (Black Rock); Jake Owen, "Greetings From...Jake" (Big Loud); Ben Platt, "Sing to Me Instead" (Atlantic); Suzi Quatro, "No Control" (SPV/Steamhammer); Son Volt, "Union" (Transmit/Thirty Tigers); George Strait, "Honky Tonk Time Machine" (MCA Nashville)

Also Out: American Pleasure Club, "F***ing Bliss" (Run For Cover); Matt Anderson, "Halfway Home By Morning" (True North); Black Bombers, "Vol. 4" (Easy Action); Brutus, "Nest" (Sargent House); CHAI, "Punk" (Burger); Steve Earle & the Dukes, "Guy" (New West);Chris Jones & the Night Drivers, "The Choosing Road" (Mountain Home Music Company); L.A. Guns, "The Devil You Know" (Frontiers); Lang Lang, "Piano Book" (Deutsche Grammophon); Meow Meow + Thomas Lauderdale, "Hotel Amour" (Heinz); Moon King, "Voice of Lovers" (Arbutus); Okilly Dokilly, "Howdilly Twodilly" (self-released); Pink Sweat$, "Volume 2" (Human Re-Sources/Atlantic); M. Lockwood Porter, "Communion in the Ashes" (Black Mesa); Reaches, "Where the Internet Goes, Sorrow Follows" (self-released); Mighty Mike Schermer, "Bad Tattoo" (VizzTone); UNKLE, "The Road: Part II/Lost Highway" (Songs for the Def); Ally Venable, "Texas Honey" (Ruf)

From The Vaults: John Coltrane, "Coltrane '58: The Prestige Recordings" (Craft Recordings/Concord); Creedence Clearwater Revival, "Creedence Clearwater Revival," "Bayou Country" (Craft Recordings/Concord); Kiki Dee, "The Rocket Years" (Edsel/Demon); Heaven 17, "Play To Win: The Virgin Years" (Edsel/Demon); Love Unlimited Orchestra, "The 20th Century Records Albums (1973-1979)" (Mercury/UMe); Michael Nesmith, "Songs" (Edsel/Demon); Stevie Nicks, "Stand Back 1981-2017" (Rhino/Atlantic); Keith Richards, "Talk Is Cheap (30h Anniversary Deluxe Edition)" (BMG); Donna Summer, "another Time and Place -- 30th Anniversary Edition" (Driven By the Music); Eli Young Band, "This is Eli Young Band: Greatest Hits" (Valory/Big Machine); Frank Zappa, "Zappa in New York: 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition" (Zappa/UME)

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