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New Music: Norah Jones, Deep Purple, Liam Gallagher, Carly Rae Jepsen and more...

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

Posted: Friday, June 12, 2020

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Checking out this week’s new music releases…

Album of the Week: Grammy Award winner Norah Jones collaborates with Wilco leader Jeff Tweedy on a pair of songs for her seventh studio album, "Pick Me Up Off the Floor" (Blue Note).

Album Title of the Week: Carly Rae Jepsen, "Dedicated to Side B" (Schoolboy/Interscope);

Did Ya Know?: Gone West is a new band fronted by Colbie Caillat and hitmaking songwriter Jason Reeves. Its debut album, "Canyons" (Triple Tigers), comes out this week.

New & Noteworthy: Built to Spill, "Built to Spill Plays the Songs of Daniel Johnston" (Ernest Jennings Record Co.); Deep Purple, "Whoosh!" (earMUSIC); Peter Gabriel, "Rated PG" (Real World); Liam Gallagher, "MTV Unplugged" (Warner); Boney James, "Solid" (Concord); Larkin Poe, "Self Made Man" (Tricki-Woo); The Sounds, "Things We Do For Love" (Arnioki); Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne, "Go, Jut Do It!" (Stony Plain)

Also Out: Ambrose Akinmusire, "on the tender spot of every calloused moment" (Blue Note); Alice Bag, "Sister Dynamite" (In the Red); Biblio, "Sleep on the Wing" (Warp); John Craigie, "Asterisk the Universe" (Thirty Tigers); Teghan Devon, "Little Lion" (self-released); Tracye Eileen, "It's Time" (self-released); Electric Mob, "Discharge" (Frontiers); The Explorers Club, "The Explorers Club" and "To Sing and Be Born Again" (Goldstar); Jack Garratt, "Love, Death & Dancing" (Island); GoGo Penguin, "GoGo Penguin" (Blue Note); Kree Harrison, "Chosen Family Tree" (One Vision); Eric Hutchinson, "Class of 98" (Let's Break); Magnus Karlsson's Free Fall, "We Are the Night" (Frontiers); Nate Lee, "Wings of a Jetliner" (self-released); Mondo Cozmo, "New Medicine" (Last Gang); Paralydium, "Worlds Beyond" (Frontiers); Phozay, "Waking Hours" (Mexican Summer); Retro Color, "Arcadian" (Hitman); Smackbound, "20/20" (Frontiers); Ulthar, "Providence" (Buck Spin); Vega, "Grit Your Teeth" (Frontiers); The Wildmans, "The Wildmans" (Travianna); Sven Wunder, "Wabi Sabi" (Piano Piano)

From the Vaults: Joseph Arthur, "Come To Where I'm From (Anniversary Edition)" (Real World); Blue Oyster Cult, "iHeart Radio Theater N.Y.C. 2012" (Frontiers); Grayson Capps, "South Front Street" (The Royal Potato Family); Erroll; Garner, "Erroll Garner Plays Gershwin & Kern)" (Mack Avenue); House of Lords, "Radio Singles" (Frontiers); Tab Hunter, "The Tab Hunter Collection 1965-62" (Acrobat); Little Steven, "Revolution" (UMe); NCT 127, "Neo Zone: The Final Round" (SM Entertainment); Little Junior Parker, "The Singles Collection 1952-62" (Acrobat); Zoots Simms, "The Rare Albums Collection" (Enlightenment); Sleeper, "Smart (25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)" (Gorsky); George Strait, "Strait Out of the Box, Part 1" (MCA Nashville/UMe); Merle Travis, "The Merle Travis Singles Collection 1946-56" (Acrobat);

New Music Video: "The Rolling Stone: Life and Death of Brian Jones" (MVD)

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