Gary Clark, Jr.: Live (2-CD) (Warner)
File Under: Blues, Rock, Live
Gary Clark, Jr.’s, latest release showcases where she shines best: on stage. His debut album had moments but was mostly an uneven affair. But live… that’s another story!
Lenny Kravitz: Strut (Target Exclusive Edition) (Kobalt)
File Under: Pop, Rock
Lenny Kravitz shows off his strut and even covers the Miracles’ “Ooo Baby Baby” with fantastic results. Target has an exclusive edition that includes “Lift Me Out Of My Head” and “It Won’t Feel The Same” as bonus offerings. Meanwhile, iTunes has a couple of exclusives of their own like “Sweet Gitchey Rose” and “Can’t Stop Thinkin’ ‘Bout You.”
Smashing Pumpkins: Adore (Super Deluxe Edition) (Virgin)
File Under: Rock, Alternative
The super deluxe madness continues with the Pumpkins, this time exploring their recording sessions during 1998′s Adore. Altogether, 107 tracks are spread across 6 CDs and a DVD that highlights their Fox Theater performance in Atlanta in August of 1998.
George Harrison: The Apple Years 1968-75 (Apple/Capitol)
File Under: Pop, Box Set
Experimental albums and a solo Beatle masterpiece are the centerpieces of this multiple disc box set chronicling George’s music as released by Apple Records both during and after the Beatles’ breakup.
Imelda May: Tribal (Verve)
File Under: Pop, Rockabilly
A queen in her genre, Imelda May’s junior album has what it takes to keep your boots kickin’. “It’s Good To Be Alive,” yes indeed.