Sunday , May 26 2024
Meet the new Hole. Is it the same as the old Hole?

Courtney Love Has A New Hole… Record, Leading This Week’s New Album Releases

I'm easily amused and this week I'm amused by the ebb and flow of new release weeks. Last week my cup runneth over. This week I could cancel my flood insurance and sleep peacefully, but I'm here and you're here so best we talk about something.

This week's story is the return of the Widow Cobain. Courtney Love has a new album out and she's dusting off her old moniker for its release. Hole's Nobody's Daughter features none of the other musicians from the band's '90s moniker. While other band members put a little of their personal stamp on the music, Hole was always the C-Love show and it is once again. After years of (mostly) deserved bad press, Nobody's Daughter has gotten some favorable reaction. Does anyone still care? Is anyone still interested in what she has to say, musically? I'm the wrong person to answer that question because I frankly gave nilly a fuck the first time around. I still don't.

Let's see… what else am I not buying this week? Ah, yes, we have The Adventures Of Bobby Ray from B.o.B. I'm passing on this one but a lot of you won't if iTunes sales are to be believed. Maybe I shouldn't pass on it. If you want to know more about the album and B.oB, our own Clayton Perry interviewed him. Do your homework, kids, and make your own call.  Clayton also has an interview with Jo Dee Messina, whose new album is also out this week.

We've also got a slew of re-issues this week. Someone decided it's time to churn the Clapton catalog again. His discography has already been remastered. Now bonus tracks are being added to entice you buy. First up are Cream's Disraeli Gears (itself already re-issued in a deluxe package once) and 461 Ocean Blvd. I've got both. I'm saying no here, but they're yours if you want them as is the rest of our list…

Alcoholic Faith Mission
Let This Be The Last Night We

Ali Khan, Masood
The Yoga Sessions: Masood Ali

Alpha Rev
New Morning

Avi Buffalo
Avi Buffalo

B.O.B Presents: The Adventures Of Bobby Ray

Balkan Beat Box
Blue Eyed Black Boy

Big Audio Dynamite
This Is Big Audio Dynamite

Bob Marley & The Wailers
Legend / [Rarities Edition]

Brian Posehn
Fart And Weiner Jokes

Britos, Federico

Bullet For My Valnetine

Canned Heat
Woodstock Homecoming

Carry Ourselves

Cosgrove, Miranda
Sparks Fly

Cosgrove, Miranda
Sparks Fly

Disraeli Gears / [Rarities Edition]

Daddy Yankee
Daddy Yankee Mundial

Datta, Reema
Here's My Heart


Dodsferd / Mortovatis
Until Your World Go Down

Live From London / [Cd/Dvd Combo]

9 To 5 – The Musical

Drowning Pool
Drowning Pool

Eric Clapton
461 Ocean Blvd / [Rarities Edition]

Fats Waller
Performance / [2 Cd]

Freddy Fender
Absolutely The Best Of Freddy Fender / [2 Cd]

Frog Eyes
Paul S Tomb: A Triumph

Gannon, Sharon

Gloryland 2: Bluegrass Gospel Classics
Gloryland 2: Bluegrass Gospel Classics

Gogol Bordello
Transcontinetnal Hustle

Nobody's Daughter

Jacky Terrasson

Jim Brickman
Never Alone / [Cd/Dvd Combo]

Jo Dee Messina
Unmistakable Love

Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights
Pardon Me

Katrina & The Waves
Katrina & The Waves

Katrina & The Waves
Katrina & The Waves 2

King, Carole
The Essential Carole King

Landau, Michael / Robben Ford
Renegade Creation

Party Heard Around The World

Lynyrd Skynyrd
One More From The Road / [Rarities Edition]

Malin, Jesse And The St. Marks
Love It To Life

Marvin Gaye
I Want You / [Rarities Edition]

Mary Chapin Carpenter
The Age Of Miracles

Mcsherry, John

Meat Loaf
Bat Out Of Hell Ii: Back Into Hell / [Rarities Edition]

Melissa Etheridge
Fearless Love

Mynabirds, The
What We Lose In The Fire We Ga

Newman, David
To Be Home

Osborne, Anders
American Patchwork


Peter Frampton
Thank You Mr. Churchill

Volume 1 (2cd)

As The Rez Turns – Round Dance

Rew, Kimberly
The Bible Of Bop

Silas Jr., Wayne
Unconditional – Round Dance So

Small Black
Small Black Ep

Something Corporate
Played In Space! The Best Of Something Corporate / [2 Cd]

Sons Of Sylvia

The Commitments / [Rarities Edition]

Taylor, Livingston
Last Alaska Moon

Ten Years After

The Dirty Heads
Any Port In A Storm / [Edited]

The Dirty Heads
Any Port In A Storm / [Special Edition]

Tijoux, Ana

Tort, David
Nervous Nitelife: David Tort

Trashcan Sinatras
In The Music

Two Door Cinema Club
Tourist History

Unnatural Helpers
Cracked Love & Other Drugs

Us From Outside
Inspired By The Threat Of Fail

A Collection Of Kirtan Chant

Bachata #1 2010

Various Artists
Punk Goes Classic Rock

Velvet Underground
Velvet Underground & Nico / [Rarities Edition]

Waves, The
Shock Horror!

White, Emily Jane
Victorian America

Wuthering Heights

Zinman, David
Mahler: Symphony No. 8

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