December 2020 will get off to a quick begin earlier than settling in for the standard lengthy winter’s nap.
Three main releases arrive inside the first two launch cycles, topped by Paul McCartney‘s third one-man-band launch. Appropriately titled McCartney III, the album was recorded in the course of the COVID-19 lockdown – which the previous Beatles star has taken to calling his “rockdown.” Steve Perry‘s Traces (Alternate Variations & Sketches) options stripped-down updates of seven songs discovered on his 2018 solo album. There are two takes on “Most of All,” which serves because the advance single.
The New OK arrived simply months after the resurgent Drive-By Truckers‘ most up-to-date studio venture, January’s The Unravelling. Vinyl lovers can now get a hear. Elsewhere, Neil Young‘s Method Down within the Rust Bucket returns to a Loopy Horse present recorded 30 years in the past on the Catalyst Membership in Santa Cruz, Calif.
A brand new field set celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Kinks‘ Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One, including B-sides, alternate mixes, outtakes and beforehand unheard instrumental and acoustic variations. Cat Stevens additionally takes a glance again at two traditional albums with expanded editions of Mona Bone Jakon and Tea for the Tillerman, each of which had been additionally launched in 1970.
Extra info on these and different new rock-related efforts may be discovered under. Bear in mind to observe our repeatedly up to date listing of 2020 New Music Releases for particulars on initiatives issued all year long.
Blackmore’s Evening [Ritchie Blackmore], Right here We Come A-Caroling (four-song EP)
Bob Marley and the Wailers, The Full Island Recordings (11CD set)
Cat Stevens, Tea for the Tillerman and Mona Bone Jakon (50th anniversary expanded box-set reissues)
George Thorogood and the Destroyers, Reside in Boston 1982: The Full Live performance
Jerry Garcia and Merl Saunders, GarciaLive Quantity 15: Might 21st, 1971 Keystone Korner (2CD set)
Little Richard, Southern Youngster (beforehand unreleased)
Mudhoney, Actual Low Vibe: The Reprise Recordings 1992-1998 (4CD set)
Neil Younger, Way Down in the Rust Bucket
Rolling Stones, Sticky Fingers [with Spanish cover image], Time Waits For No One: Anthology 1971-1977, Made within the Shade, Sucking within the Seventies, Rewind (1971-1984)
Steve Perry, Traces (Alternate Versions & Sketches)
White Stripes, Biggest Hits
Neil Younger, After the Gold Rush (50th anniversary expanded reissue)
Drive-By Truckers, The New OK (vinyl model)
Kinks, Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One (expanded 50th anniversary reissue)
Paul McCartney, McCartney III
January and Past
Barry Gibb, Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers’ Songbook, Vol. 1
Lifeless Daisies with Glenn Hughes, Holy Floor
Steven Wilson, The Future Bites
Foo Fighters, Medicine at Midnight
Alice Cooper, Detroit Stories
Steve Lukather, I Found the Sun Again