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CD Reviews:
New Music: Jimmie Vaughan, Carly Rae Jepsen, Tyler the Creator, Lizzo and more...

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

Posted: Friday, May 17, 2019

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

Album of the Week: Texas guitar stalwart Jimmie Vaughan digs into his roots on "Baby, Please Come Home" (The Last Music Co.), backed by a stellar musical cast as he takes on songs by Lloyd Price, T-Bone Walker, Fats Domino, Gatemouth Brown, Jimmy Reed and others.

Album Title of the Week: Greg Antista and the Lonely Streets, "Shake, Stomp and Stumble" (Primal Beat);

Did'ya know?: The Head and the Heart's fourth album, "Living Mirage" (Reprise), features Matt Gervais, husband of singer-violinist Charity Rose Thielen, replacing frontman Josiah Johnson, who's currently on hiatus.

New & Noteworthy: Carly Rae Jepson, "Dedicated" (School Boy/Interscope); Lizzo, "Cuz I Love You" (Nice Life/Atlantic); The National, "I Am Easy to Find" (4AD); Rammstein, "Rammstein" (Vertigo/Capitol); Steel Pulse, "Mass Manipulation" (Wiseman Doctrine/Rootfire Cooperative); Tyler the Creator, "IGOR" (Columbia); Dionne Warwick, "She's Back" (eOne); "Wu-Tang: Of Mics and Men" (Mass Appeal/36 Chambers)

Also Out: Alli Qiomtet, "De[art" (7d); American Sharks, "11:11" (The End); Rich Aucoin, "Release" (Haven Sounds); Avatar, "The King Live in Paris" (eOne); The Beaches, "The Professional" (Island); Bear Grillz, "Demons" (Dim Mak);Biffy Clyro, "Balance Not Symmetry" (14th Floor/Warner Bros.); Marty Brown, "American Highway" (Plowboy); Lewis Capaldi, "Vertigo); Cash Box Kings, "Hail to the Kings" (Alligator); Crazy Lixx, "Forever Wild" (Frontiers); Crooked Colours, "Langata" (Sweat It Out); Paul Gilbert, "Behold Electric Guitar" (Music Theories/Mascot); The Heavy, "Sons" (BMG); Helm, "Chemical Flowers" (Pam); Imperial Wax, "Fastwerk Saboteurs" (Saustex); Christone "Kingfish" Ingram, "Kingfish" (Alligator); Interpol, "A Fine Mess" (Matador); Injury Reserve, "Injury Reserve" (Loma Vista/Concord); Nick Lowe, "Love Starvation/Trombone" (Yep Roc); L7, "Scatter the Rats" (Blackheart); Lucette, "Deluxe Hotel Room" (Rock Creek/Thirty Tigers); Maluma, "11:11" (Sony Music Latin); Brad Mehldau, "Finding Gabriel" (Nonesuch); Rahsaan Patterson, "Heroes & Gods" (Shanachie); Perpetual Groove, "Perpetual Groove" (Burger); Austin Plaine, "Stratford" (Blaster); Maddie Poppe, "Whirlwind" (19/Hollywood); Seba Kaapstad, "Thina" (Mello Music Group); Small Town Therapy, "Dreams and Consequences" (Organic); The Vocal Chords, "Puppy Love" (Methane Music); Jimmy Webb, "SlipCover" (S-Curve); first solo piano album

From The Archives: A Certain Ratio, "ARC:Box" (Mute); Judy Collins, "The Elektra Albums, Volume 1/1961-68" (Edsel/Demon); Stephen Duffy, "I Love My Friends" (Needle Mythology); Bobby Goldsboro, "With Pen in Hand: The Definitive Hits Collection" (Humphead); Sonny James, The Capitol Hits 1963-1972" (Humphead); Kingdom Come, "Classic Album Collection" (Polydor/UMe); Ronnie Lane, "Just For a Moment (Music 1973-1997" (UMC); Paul McCartney, "Egypt Station: Explorer's Edition" (Capitol/UMe); Umphrey's McGee, "Anchor Drops Redux" (Nothing Too Fancy);

Soundtracks: "Balance Not Symmetry" (14th Floor/Warner Bros.)

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