Monday, February 27, 2012

 

Albums Released This Week (February 27 - March 4)

Here's a sampling of the best music ever made! - great albums from the 60s, 70s and 80s rock and pop which were released this week (and some related albums of note):


Feb 27

Elvis Presley ------ How Great Thou Art ► Southern Gospel >> 1967
Yes ------ Yesterdays ► Prog Rock >> 1975
Village People ------ Macho Man ► Disco >> 1978
Desperate Bicycles ------ Remorse Code ► Post-Punk/Psych Rock >> 1979
Dead Can Dance ------ Dead Can Dance ► Post-Punk/Goth Rock >> 1984
XTC ------ Oranges And Lemons ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1989
Bruce Dickinson ------ Alive In Studio A ► Heavy Metal >> 1995
Ayreon ------ The Final Experiment ► Heavy Metal/Prog Metal >> 1995
Neil Young ------ Dead Man ► Folk-Rock >> 1996
America ------ Greatest Hits Live ► Folk-Rock >> 1996
Bad Religion ------ The Gray Race ► Punk Rock >> 1997
CKY ------ Volume 1 ► Alt. Rock/Alt. Metal >> 1999
Dave Matthews Band ------ Everyday ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2001


Feb 28

The Miracles ------ The Fabulous Miracles ► Soul - Motown >> 1963
Van Morrison ------ Moondance ► Folk-Rock >> 1970
Styx ------ Kilroy Was Here ► Prog/Art Rock >> 1983
The Ramones ------ Subterranean Jungle ► Punk-Rock >> 1983
U2 ------ War ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1983
"Weird Al" Yankovic ------ In 3-D ► Comedy/Parody >> 1984
Queen ------ The Works ► Glam Rock >> 1984
Eric Johnson ------ Ah Via Musicom ► Blues-Rock >> 1990
Yoko Ono ------ Onobox ► New Wave Art-Rock >> 1992
Del Amitri ------ Twisted ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1995
AC/DC ------ Stiff Upper Lip ► Hard Rock >> 2000
Bruce Springsteen ------ Hammersmith Odeon, London '75 ► Heartland Rock >> 2006


Feb 29

Olivia Newton-John ------ Come On Over ► Pop-Rock >> 1976
The Fall ------ The Frenz Experiment ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk >> 1988
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony ------ BTNHResurrection ► Gangsta Rap >> 2000
BloodHound Gang ------ Hooray For Boobies ► Post-Punk Alt Metal >> 2000
The Black Crowes ------ Live At The Greek ► Southern Rock >> 2000
Steely Dan ------ Two Against Nature ► Jazz-Rock >> 2000


Mar 01

Elvis Presley ------ Girl Happy ► Rock 'N' Roll >> 1965
The Rascals ------ Search And Nearness ► Blue-Eyed Soul >> 1971
Aerosmith ------ Get Your Wings ► Hard Rock >> 1974
Camel ------ Mirage ► Prog Rock >> 1974
Rush ------ Rush ► Hard Rock >> 1974
Max Webster ------ High Class In Borrowed Shoes ► Hard Rock >> 1977
Roxy Music ------ Manifesto ► Prog Rock >> 1979
Robert Hunter ------ Liberty ► Country-Rock >> 1988
Toto ------ The Seventh One ► Pop-Rock >> 1988
Ocean Colour Scene ------ Ocean Colour Scene ► Brit Pop >> 1992
Cranberries ------ Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We? ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1993
Beck ------ Mellow Gold ► Alt Rock >> 1994
DK Jamz ------ The Original Donkey Kong Country Soundtrack ► Atmospheric Ambient >> 1995
Tonic ------ Live And Enhanced ► Alt/Roots Rock >> 1999
Jack Johnson ------ In Between Dreams ► AA Folk-Rock >> 2005


Mar 02

The Doobie Brothers ------ The Captain And Me ► Pop-Rock >> 1973
Steely Dan ------ Pretzel Logic ► Jazz-Rock >> 1974
Bananarama ------ Deep Sea Skiving ► New Wave Dance-Pop >> 1983
Siouxsie And The Banshees ------ Through The Looking Glass ► Post-Punk Alt Rock >> 1987
The Disposable Heroes Of Hiphoprisy ------ Hypocrisy Is The Greatest Luxury ► Alt Hip-Hop >> 1992
Apollo 440 ------ Electro Glide In Blue ► Electronic >> 1997
Dimmu Borgir ------ Spiritual Black Dimensions ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal >> 1999


Mar 03

The Walker Brothers ------ Images ► Pop-Rock >> 1967
Laura Nyro ------ Eli And The Thirteenth Confession ► Soft Rock >> 1968
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas ------ Black Magic ► Soul - Motown >> 1972
Gary Glitter ------ Glitter ► Glam Rock >> 1972
Stevie Wonder ------ Music Of My Mind ► Pop-R&B >> 1972
Bad Company ------ Burnin' Sky ► Hard Rock >> 1977
Patti Smith ------ Easter ► New Wave Punk-Rock >> 1978
Frank Zappa ------ Zappa in New York ► Art Rock >> 1978
Frank Zappa ------ Sheik Yerbouti ► Art Rock >> 1979
Metallica ------ Master Of Puppets ► Heavy Metal >> 1986
The Firm ------ Mean Business ► Hard Rock >> 1986
Boogie Down Productions ------ Criminal Minded ► East Coast Rap >> 1987
De La Soul ------ 3 Feet High And Rising ► Hip-Hop >> 1989
David Byrne ------ Uh-Oh ► Prog Rock >> 1992
U2 ------ Pop ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1997
Madonna ------ Ray Of Light ► Dance-Pop >> 1998
The Black Crowes ------ Warpaint ► Southern Rock >> 2008
U2 ------ No Line On The Horizon ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 2009


Mar 04

Gene Vincent ------ Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps ► Rock n Roll >> 1957
ABBA ------ Waterloo ► Pop-Rock >> 1974
The Police ------ Live At Zellerbach ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1979
The Beatles ------ Rarities ► Pop-Rock >> 1980
Wang Chung ------ Huang Chung ► New Wave/Dance-Pop >> 1982
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark ------ Dazzle Ships ► New Wave Synth Pop >> 1983
Thin Lizzy ------ Thunder And Lightning ► Hard Rock >> 1983
Spandau Ballet ------ True ► New Wave Synht-Pop >> 1983
Cocteau Twins ------ Aikea-Guinea ► Folk-Rock >> 1985
Julian Cope ------ Peggy Suicide ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1991
The Auteurs ------ After Murder Park ► Glam Rock >> 1996
Evanescence ------ Fallen ► Hard Rock/Alt Metal >> 2003

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