It’s Charley Crockett New Vinyl Thursday at The Vinyl Underground at 7th Heaven. Check out this week’s list of new vinyl arrivals:
The Afghan Whigs – How Do You Burn? (Colored Vinyl, Pink, 180 Gram Vinyl, Indie Exclusive)
Bananarama – Masquerade (Limited Edition, Blue Colored Vinyl)
Brian Melvin Featuring Jaco Pastorius – Night Food (Yellow Colored Vinyl, Limited Edition)
Bob Marley & the Wailers – Legend (180 Gram Vinyl, Special Edition)
Charley Crockett – The Man From Waco (Indie Exclusive)
Curtis Mayfield – Super Fly (50th Anniversary, Deluxe Edition, Brick & Mortar Exclusive, Anniversary Edition)
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Bad Moon Rising: The Collection
Cigarettes After Sex – Cigarettes After Sex
The Damned – Damned Damned Damned
Danger Mouse & Black Thought – Cheat Codes (Colored Vinyl, Red, Indie Exclusive)
Daniel Johnston – Welcome To My World (Indie Exclusive)
Daniel Romano – La Luna (Gatefold LP Jacket)
Dinosaur Jr – Seventytwohundredseconds: Live On MTV 1993
Fanny – Charity Ball (Red Colored Vinyl, Limited Edition)
Fanny – Fanny Hill (Clear Vinyl, Limited Edition)
Fastway – Trick Or Treat – Original Motion Picture Soundtrak (Limited Edition)
The Flaming Lips – The Soft Bulletin
Fleetwood Mac – Tango In The Night
GA-20 – Crackdown (Purple Colored Vinyl, Indie Exclusive)
Ghost – Meliora
The Ghost – IMPERA (Limited Edition, Colored Vinyl, Booklet, Sticker, Indie Exclusive)
Greyboy Allstars – A Town Called Earth (Limited Edition, 2 Pack)
Guided by Voices – Bee Thousand
Heartbreakers – L.A.M.F. – The Found ’77 Masters (Pink, White Colored Vinyl, Indie Exclusive)
Janelle Monáe – The Archandroid
John Coltrane – Coltrane
Julian Lennon – Jude (Green Colored Vinyl, Indie Exclusive)
Jay-Z – The Blueprint
John Moreland – Birds In The Ceiling (Blue Clear Vinyl, Indie Exclusive)
Kiss – Kissworld: The Best Of Kiss (140 Gram Vinyl)
Kraftwerk – Computer World
Liquid Tension Experiment – Lte3 (With CD, Gatefold LP Jacket, Limited Edition, Colored Vinyl)
Lonnie Liston Smith – Renaissance
Leon Bridges – Coming Home (180 Gram Vinyl, Download Insert)
Lauryn Hill- Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
MF Doom – Operation Doomsday (Original Cover, Poster)
Mac DeMarco – Rock & Roll Night Club
Marcus King – Young Blood (Yellow Colored Vinyl, Indie Exclusive)
Miles Davis – Live-Evil (RSD Exclusive, Gatefold LP Jacket, 150 Gram Vinyl, Teal Colored Vinyl)
Motley Crue – Girls, Girls, Girls
Motley Crue – Dr. Feelgood
Motley Crue – Shout At The Devil
Maren Morris – Hero
Megadeth – The Sick, the Dying … and the Dead
To say a lot has happened since thrash metal pioneers Megadeth’s last album six years ago is putting it
mildly. During that time, lead singer and songwriter Dave Mustaine was diagnosed with and defeated
throat cancer and founding member and bass player David Ellefson was dismissed from his second stint
with the band.
This drama bubbles under but rarely breaks the surface of The Sick, the Dying … and the Dead!
Mustaine’s oncologist helped pen lyrics for “Dogs of Chernobyl,” a high-octane imagining of what may
have happened to the animals left behind after the 1986 nuclear disaster. Thanks to last-minute
contributions from Testament bassist Steve Di Giorgio, Ellefson is hardly missed.
Rapper Ice-T stops by to assist on “Night Stalkers,” a first-person account of a black-ops military mission
(Mustaine also got help from an Army veteran on the lyrics). The opening title track deals with the
Bubonic plague, while “Mission to Mars” tells the story of a failed space mission, sans Major Tom.
Mustaine may now be 60 years old, but his signature snarled vocals remain as angry as ever. Drummer
Dirk Verbeuren and lead guitarist Kiko Loureiro (the lone member aside from Mustaine to appear on
Megadeth’s previous album) keep the volume loud and tempos punishing throughout the album’s 12
songs. This unilateral approach can be fatiguing and numbing after a while, but will be cause for
rejoicing among metalheads and faithful ‘Deth fans. -Joel Francis
Nancy Sinatra – Start Walkin’ 1965-1976 (Velvet Morning Sunrise) (Colored Vinyl)
Nina Simone – The Hits
Of Montreal – Freewave Lucifer f-ck f-ck f-ck (Colored Vinyl, Gatefold LP Jacket)
Ozzy Osbourne – Patient Number 9 (Violet Colored Vinyl, Comic Book, Indie Exclusive)
Pearl Jam – Lightning Bolt
Prince – Purple Rain (180 Gram Vinyl, Remastered)
Paul Simon – Ultimate Collection
Roxy Music – The Best Of
The Reverend Horton Heat – Liquor in the Front (Crystal Vellum Vinyl, Limited Edition)
The Reverend Horton Heat – Smoke ’em If You Got ’em (Clear Vinyl, Limited Edition)
The Reverend Horton Heat – The Full Custom Gospel Sounds Of… (Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl, Limited Edition)
Tame Impala – Currents
Third Eye Blind – self-titled
It’s been 25 years Third Eye Blind took their tale of meth addiction to the top of the charts. A new
reissue of the band’s self-titled debut album celebrates not only their semi-charmed life, but showcases
why the band continues to be an in-demand concert draw today.
Third Eye Blind the album is front-loaded with five Top 10 singles on first side. Opener “Losing a Whole
Year,” “Graduate,” “Jumper,” How’s It Going to Be” and, of course, “Semi-Charmed Life” were
inescapable on the radio in the late ‘90s, helping propel the album past six million sales. These singles
are marked by huge guitar hooks and even bigger pop choruses. Love them or hate them, these songs
were designed to lodge their way into your head and never leave.
The second side is devoid of any singles and less likely to cycle on repeat in your head, but closes with
the strongest three songs on the album. “The Background,” “Motorcycle Drive By” and “God of Wine”
are all tender ballads rendered on acoustic guitars or slow, shimmering electric guitars. “The
Background” and “Motorcycle Drive By” both explode into something heavier, almost transforming into
emo songs by the end. Album closer “God of Wine” is content to gradually crescendo at the chorus
before dropping back for the verses. These exquisite pieces of songcraft build on each other, amplifying
the mood of heartbreak, regret and loss. They remain eminently relatable, even a quarter of a century
Whether you were there originally or experiencing these songs for the first time, Third Eye Blind’s debut
is a great way to connect with some the ‘90s most infectious alternative rock anthems. But stick around
for the slower songs on side two. -Joel Francis
Yungblud – YUNGBLUD (Pink Colored Vinyl, Indie Exclusive)
Zombies – Odessey & Oracle (Mono)
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