Some new releases that may be of interest – in stores (and online) today:
Jessie Alexander: Honeysuckle Sweet (Columbia)
Debut release from singer-songwriter with country and roots influences.
Altan: Local Ground (Narada)
The latest set fom one of Ireland’s most successful ensembles. Their 10th album gathers 13 traditional and newly composed tunes.
Elvis Costello: The Delivery Man Deluxe Edition (Lost Highway)
Costello’s latest release get the deluxe treatment. Includes a bonus video of “Bedlam” and ‘The Clarksdale Sessions’ bonus disc containing 7 songs -5 alternate recordings of songs from ‘The Delivery Man’ and 2 previously unreleased tracks, recorded live in Clarksdale, MS.
Kathleen Edwards: Back to Me (Zoe)
The follow-up to the critically acclaimed debut Failer album.
Jack Johnson: In Between Dreams (Universal)
The surfer singer-songwriter is back with another set of good chillin’ tunes.
Tom Russell: Hot Walker: Charles Bukowski & A Ballad for Gone (Hightone)
Tom Russell’s ambitious new CD is a portrait of a segment of American culture in a time gone by. Through original songs, narration, and the actual voices of literary and historical figures, Tom constructs a recollection of the outsider voices of American popular culture, literature and art of the 1960’s.
Regina Spektor: Soviet Kitsch (with bonus DVD) (Sire)
Indie pianist and singer-songwriter’s 2004 release issued with bonus DVD.