New Music Releases

David Byrne & Fatboy Slim release Here Lies Love, a double CD about the rise and fall of the Philippines’ Imelda Marcos. It was composed by Byrne and Fatboy Slim and features guest stars like Santigold, Tori Amos, Cyndi Lauper, Natalie Merchant, Steve Earl, Sharon Jones, Kate Pierson of The B-52s…..No longer a Wallflower, Jakob Dylan’s latest effort is of the solo variety, entitled Women & Country, and is produced by T. Bone Burnett…..Slash, as in G n’ R, releases a self-titled effort that features performances by Ozzy Osbourne, Iggy Pop, Dave Grohl, Fergie, Kid Rock, Chris Cornell and Ian Astbury of The Cult…….Former Courtney Love and Billy Corgan sidekick Melissa Auf der Maur is back with Out of Our Minds….Heartland rockers the BoDeans offer up Mr. Sad Clown….John Butler Trio’s first album in three years is April Uprising, which Butler is releasing on Dave Matthews’ label ATO. The first single One Way Road is already a hit in Australia….Modern-day troubadour Martin Sexton returns with Sugarcoating….Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings release I Learned the Hard Way…..NOW That’s What I Call Music! 75 is a double CD import that includes tracks by Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Black Eyed Peas, Rihanna, Owl City, Ke$ha and many more…Peter Wolf of The J. Geils Band releases Midnight Souvenirs, his first solo album in eight years, which features guest appearances from Merle Haggard, Shelby Lynne and Neko Case…. Bobby McFerrin has a new choral project with longtime collaborator Roger Treece entitled VOCAbuLarieS…Robyn Hitchock & The Venus 3 return with Propeller Time, which includes cameos from Johnny Marr, Nick Jones and John Paul Jones….

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