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CD Reviews:
New Music: Lady Gaga, Jimmy Buffett, the Killers, Diplo and more...

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

Posted: Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Album of the Week: With "A Star is Born" in the rearview mirror, Lady Gaga is back with "Chromatica" (Interscope), her first new album in four years, featuring collaborations with Elton John, Ariana Grande, Blackpink, Skrillex and more.

Album Title of the Week: National Honor Society, "To All the Glory We Never Had" (Chieri Lunalique);

Did Ya Know? Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats' guitarist Luke Mossman steps out on his on as Ghost Gnotes, with a self-released and self-titled debut album.

New & Noteworthy: Jimmy Buffett, "Life on the Fiip Side" (Mailboat); Diplo, "Diplo Presents Thomas Wesley Chapter 1: Snake Oil" (Columbia); Protomartyr, "Ultimate Success Today" (Domino); Def Leppard, "London to Vegas" (Eagle Rock); The Killers, "Imploding the Mirage" (Island); Kygo, "Golden Hour" (self-released); Kip Moore, "Wild World" (MCA Nashville); New Found Glory, "Forever and Every x Infinity" (Hopeless); The Raconteurs, "Live at Electric Lady" (Third Man); Dan Yessian, "An Armenian Trilogy" and "An Armenian Trilogy -- Live in Yerevan" (Yessian Music)

Also Out: Anuel, "Emmanuel" (Sony); Alec Benjamin, "These Two Windows" (Atlantic); Jake Blount, "Spider Tales" (Free Dirt); Daniella Cotton, "A Different War" (CottowTown Music); Deerhoof, "Future Teenage Cave Artists" (Joyful Noise); Drive Indiex, "Waving at Airplanes" (Neutral Music); John Fogerty, "Fogerty's Factory" (self-released); Freedom Fry, "Songs From the West Coast" (self-released); Tony Holiday, "Soul Service" (VizzTone); Holy Hive, "Float Back to You" (Big Crown); Ro James, "Mantic" (ByStorm Entertainment/RCA); The Lost Highway Tapes, "Highway to the Stars" (Fabyl); Kygo, "Golden Hour" (self-released); the Mammals, "Nonet" (Humble Abode); John McCutcheon, "Cabin Fever -- Songs From Quarantine" (Appalsongs); Mild Orange, "Mild Orange" (self-released); National Honor Society, "To All the Glory We Never Had" (Chieri Lunalique); Palace Royale, "The Bastards" (Sumerian); PINS, "Hot Slick" (Haus of Pins); pluko, "Color Blind" (Splendid Society); Preservation, "Eastern Medicine, Western Illness" (Nature Sounds); Sam Himself, "Slow Drugs" (self-released); Siren Songs, "Siren Songs" (self-released); Teddy Thompson, "Heartbreaker Please" (Chalky Sounds/Thirty Tigers); Vandenberg, "2020" (Mascot); Varsity, "Fine Forever" (Run For Cover); VickyKristinaBarcelona, "Pawn Shop Radio" (StorySound); The Vocal Chords featuring The Cud Chewing Cows, "Jazzurrection" (Methane Music); Shawn Wasabi, "Mangotale" (Facet/Warner); Lewis Watson, "the love you want" (Cooking Vinyl); The White Buffalo, "On the Widow's Walk" (Snakefarm/Spinefarm); James Wyatt, "Neon Cross" (New West);

From The Vaults: Jann Arden, "Hits & Other Gems" (Universal); Buzzcocks, "Sell You Everything (1991-2004)" (Cherry Red); Nick Faber presents Highway to the Stars, "The Lost Highway Tapes" (Fabyl); Ronnie Milsap, "The Best of Ronnie Milsap" (Craft/Concord); Iggy Pop, "Lust For Life (Deluxe Edition)" (Virgin/UMe); Prince, "The Rainbow Children," "Up All Night With Prince: The One Nite Alone Collection," "One Nite Alone...Live!," "One Night Alone...The Aftershow," "One Nite Alone....(Solo Piano and Voice by Prince)" (NPG/Legacy); Philip Rainbow, "The Rebel Kind: Anthology 1972-2020" (Cherry Red); Lou Reed, "When Your Heart is Made Out of Ice" (Easy Action); Diana Ross, "Supertonic Mixes" (Motown/UMe); Rush, "Permanent Waves: 40th Anniversary" (Mercury/UMe); Doc Watson and Gaither Carlton, "Doc Watson and Gaither Carlton" (Smithsonian Folkways); White Lion, "All You Need is Rock 'n' Roll: The Complete Albums 1985-1991" (Cherry Red)

Soundtracks: "High Note: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" (Republic)

New Home Videos: Def Leppard, "London to Vegas" (Eagle Rock); The Raconteurs, "Live at Electric Lady" (Third Man)

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