Monday, August 18, 2014

 

Albums Released This Week (August 18 - 24)

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


Aug 18
Burning Spear ------ Man In The Hills ► Roots Reggae >> 1976
The Who ------ Who Are You ► British Rock >> 1978
Yes ------ Drama ► Prog Rock >> 1980
Wall Of Voodoo ------ Dark Continent ► Post-Punk >> 1981
ABBA ------ ABBA Live ► Euro-Pop >> 1986
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds ------ Kicking Against The Pricks ► Post-punk Alt Rock >> 1986
Debbie Gibson ------ Out Of The Blue ► Pop-Rock/Dance-Pop >> 1987
Aerosmith ------ Permanent Vacation ► Hard Rock >> 1987
Eric Clapton ------ Unplugged ► Blues-Rock >> 1992
Phranc ------ Goofyfoot ► Folk-Rock/Surf Rock >> 1995
At The Drive-In ------ Acrobatic Tenement ► Post-Hardcore >> 1996
At The Drive-In ------ In/Casino/Out ► Punk Rock >> 1998
Graham Coxon ------ The Sky Is Too High ► Indie Rock/Lo-Fi >> 1998


Aug 19
The Beach Boys ------ The Best Of The Beach Boys, Vol. 3 ► Pop-Rock >> 1968
Carpenters ------ Close To You ► Soft Rock >> 1970
Harry Nilsson ------ Pussy Cats ► Folk-Rock >> 1974
Nilsson ------ Pussy Cats ► Folk-Rock >> 1974
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young ------ So Far ► Folk-Rock >> 1974
Emerson, Lake & Palmer ------ Welcome Back My Friends To The Show That Never Ends ► Prog Rock >> 1974
The Manhattan Transfer ------ Coming Out ► Jazz-Pop >> 1976
The Doobie Brothers ------ Livin' On The Fault Line ► Pop-Rock >> 1977
John (Cougar) Mellencamp ------ Scarecrow ► Roots Rock >> 1985
Arthur Brown With Jimmy Carl Black ------ Brown, Black & Blue ► Blues-Rock >> 1991
Sneaker Pimps ------ Becoming X ► Electronic-Dance/Trip Hop >> 1996
Fleetwood Mac ------ The Dance ► Pop-Rock >> 1997
Alison Moyet ------ Hometime [UK] ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2002
Pure Bathing Culture ------ Moon Tides ► Dream Pop >> 2013


Aug 20
Harmonia ------ Deluxe ► Krautrock/Kosmische Musik >> 1975
Kiss ------ Kiss Destroys Anaheim, Pt. 1 ► Hard Rock >> 1976
Kiss ------ Kiss Destroys Anaheim, Pt. 2 ► Hard Rock >> 1976
Bob Dylan ------ Slow Train Coming ► Folk-Rock >> 1979
Heart ------ Passionworks ► Album Rock >> 1983
Asia ------ Astra ► Prog Rock >> 1985
Queensrÿche ------ Empire ► Heavy Metal >> 1990
Black Sabbath ------ TYR ► Hard Rock >> 1990
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts ------ Notorious ► Hard Rock >> 1991
Luis Miguel ------ Nada Es Igual ► Latin Pop >> 1996
Boards Of Canada ------ Music Has The Right To Children ► Techno-Ambient >> 1998
Dark Tranquility ------ Damage Done ► Heavy Metal/Melodic Death Metal >> 2002
The Black Crowes ------ Live ► Southern Rock >> 2002


Aug 21
Etta James ------ Tell Mama ► Soul >> 1968
The Nice ------ Nice ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1969
Chillliwack ------ Wanna Be A Star ► Hard Rock >> 1981
Metallica ------ The $5.98 E.P.: Garage Days Re-Revisited ► Heavy Metal >> 1987
Various Artists ------ Dirty Dancing [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock >> 1987
Jethro Tull ------ Rock Island ► Prog Rock >> 1989
Alice In Chains ------ Facelift ► Heavy Metal/Grunge Metal >> 1990
Prince ------ Graffiti Bridge ► Funk-Pop >> 1990
Rainbow ------ Stranger To Us All ► Hard Rock >> 1995
Palace Music ------ Viva Last Blues ► Indie Rock/Country-Rock >> 1995
Oasis ------ Be Here Now ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Britpop >> 1997
Paul McCartney ------ Liverpool Sound Collage ► Electronica/Ambient >> 2000
John Waite ------ Figure In A Landscape ► Power Pop >> 2001
The Damned ------ Grave Disorder ► Goth Rock >> 2001
Slade ------ Slade Alive! - The Live Anthology ► Hard Rock >> 2006
Caribou ------ Andorra ► Dream Pop >> 2007


Aug 22
Herbie Hancock ------ Man-Child ► Fusion >> 1975
Manfred Mann ------ Nightingales & Bombers ► Pop-Rock >> 1975
Dennis Wilson ------ Pacific Ocean Blue ► Pop-Rock >> 1977
Depeche Mode ------ Construction Time Again ► Synth-Pop >> 1983
L.A. Guns ------ Cocked & Loaded ► Heavy Metal >> 1989
Jefferson Airplane ------ Jefferson Airplane ► Arena Rock >> 1989
Portishead ------ Dummy ► Trip-Hop >> 1994
Marvin Gaye ------ Anthology ► Soul - Motown >> 1995
King Crimson ------ B'Boom: Official Bootleg - Live In Arentina ► Prog Rock >> 1995
The Gathering ------ Mandylion ► Alt Rock/Prog Metal >> 1995
Buju Banton ------ Unchained Spirit ► Dancehall Reggae >> 2000
Aldo Nova ------ The Best Of Aldo Nova ► Glam Rock >> 2006
Gov't Mule ------ High & Mighty ► Southern Rock/Jam Rock >> 2006
The Marshall Tucker Band ------ Live On Long Island 04-18-80 ► Southern Rock >> 2006
Deadsy ------ Phantasmagore ► Synth Rock/Nu Metal >> 2006


Aug 23
Jimi Hendrix Experience ------ Are You Experienced? ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1967
Fleetwood Mac ------ Mr. Wonderful ► Blues-Rock >> 1968
Tygers Of Pang Yang ------ Wild Cat ► Heavy Metal >> 1980
Yazoo ------ Upstairs At Eric's ► Synth-Pop >> 1982
Ratt ------ Ratt [EP] ► Glam Metal >> 1983
Frank Zappa ------ Boulez Conducts Zappa: The Perfect Stranger ► Art Rock/Contemporary Orchestral >> 1984
Diana Ross ------ Eaten Alive ► Smooth Soul >> 1985
Various Artists ------ Now That's What I Call Music 7 ► Rock >> 1986
Bad Company ------ Dangerous Age ► Hard Rock >> 1988
Jane's Addiction ------ Nothing's Shocking ► Alt. Rock >> 1988
Jeff Buckley ------ Grace ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1994
Dinosaur Jr. ------ Without A Sound ► Alt. Rock >> 1994
Symphony X ------ The Damnation Game ► Heavy Metal/Prog Metal >> 1995
Gardenian ------ Soulburner ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1999
The Human League ------ Credo ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 2011


Aug 24
Jeff Beck Group ------ Truth ► Blues-Rock >> 1968
R.E.M. ------ Chronic Town [EP] ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1982
Rainbow ------ Bent Out Of Shape ► Hard Rock >> 1983
John (Cougar) Mellencamp ------ The Lonesome Jubilee ► Roots Rock >> 1987
Corey Hart ------ Young Man Running ► Pop-Rock >> 1988
Squeeze ------ Frank ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1989
Kylie Minogue ------ Greatest Hits ► Dance-Pop >> 1992
Tha Alkaholics ------ 21 & Over ► West Coast Rap >> 1993
Various Artists ------ Bob Dylan The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration (Disc 1) ► Folk-Rock >> 1993
Annihilator ------ Set The World On Fire ► Thrash Metal >> 1993
Shaggy ------ Midnite Lover ► Dancehall Reggae >> 1997
Moloko ------ I Am Not A Doctor ► Electronic/Dance >> 1998
Christina Aguilera ------ Christina Aguilera ► Dance-Pop >> 1999
Lou Bega ------ A Little Bit Of Mambo ► Latin Pop/Mambo >> 1999
Donovan ------ Beat Café ► Folk-Rock >> 2004
Steve Earle ------ The Revolution Starts Now ► Alt. Country >> 2004

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