Today is the 10th anniversary of the 5th album by Josh Ritter: The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter. I thought you might enjoy listening to it again — it’s as good as ever!
The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter by Josh Ritter (2007) – 14 songs, 42 min
He has a new album Gathering to be released on Sep 22, along with another tour (Oct – Feb), including here in Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater on Jan 12th. He says “It’s a record of joy and sadness and laughter and lightning”. Here are several singles from that upcoming album.
Showboat (2017) – 4 min 22 sec
Thunderbolt’s Goodnight (2017) – 4 min 5 sec
Here is my playlist of his songs.
Josh Ritter (Playlist) – 56 songs, 3 hr 29 min
Listen to more of his music at my Josh Ritter post with additional albums, videos, and links.
Photo credit: The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter @ Amazon (album cover)
Listen to solo piano by Louis Landon on his new album Classic Pop Rock Solo Piano.
Classic Pop Rock Solo Piano (2017) – 12 songs, 51 min
Listen to more of his music at my Louis Landon post for more of his albums, videos, and links. This new album has been included there as well.
Photo credit: Classic Pop Rock Solo Piano @ Amazon (album cover)
Listen to rock music by Imagine Dragons on their new (3rd) album Evolve.
Evolve (2017) – 11 songs, 39 min
Here are several videos from the new album.
Believer – 3 min 36 sec
Thunder – 3 min 53 sec
See my original music post on Imagine Dragons if you want to listen to more of their music, view their videos, or access related links. This new album has also be incorporated directly into the Albums section of that post.
Photo credit: Evolve @ Amazon
Listen to pop rock music by Lindsey Buckingham / Christine McVie, longtime members of Fleetwood Mac, who have joined together to record their first-ever album as a duo. Their album also includes other Fleetwood Mac members, Mick Fleetwood and John “Mac” McVie, but not Stevie Nicks. They are currently on a North American tour (June – August).
Lindsey Buckingham / Christine McVie (2017) – 10 songs, 39 min
Here are some videos for this album.
In My World on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – 4 min 43 sec
The Making of the Album – 17 min 6 sec
These are links to his website, social media, general information, and music stores.
Photo credit: Lindsey Buckingham / Christine McVie @ Amazon (album cover).
Listen to rock music by Procol Harum on their new (13th) studio album Novum.
This is their first album of new studio material in 13 years as Procol Harum celebrates their 50th year in 2017. After finishing concerts throughout UK in May, they continue their European tour in September in the Netherlands, Germany, and Finland. Enjoy the new album.
Novum (2017) – 11 songs, 56 min
Also the following single was released with a new stereo mix of their major 1967 hit from 50 years ago. It continues to be one of the best-selling singles of all time (one of the few to sell over 10 million), including the recently-awarded accolade of “most-played single of the past seventy-five years”.
A Whiter Shade of Pale: 50th Anniversary Stereo Mix – Full length(2017) – 5 min 55 sec
In recent years they have released ten re-mastered CD albums, plus the 2-CD anthology Secrets of the Hive; their DVDs In Concert with the Danish National Concert Orchestra and Live at The Union Chapel have been widely acclaimed. There’s also a special 4-disc CD/DVD box-set compendium – aptly titled All This and More – featuring 68 of the band’s many unique compositions.
Here are various videos of A Whiter Shade of Pale.
A Whiter Shade of Pale Live in London (May 13, 2017) – 10 min 15 sec
A Whiter Shade of Pale Live concert with Danish National Concert Orchestra and choir at Ledreborg Castle, Denmark (Aug 2006) – 5 min 56 sec
A Whiter Shade of Pale (Original Music video) (1967) – 4 min 0 sec
A Whiter Shade of Pale – Cover by Annie Lennox on The Annie Lennox Collection (1995) – 5 min 18 sec
A Whiter Shade of Pale – Cover by Sarah Brightman on La Luna (2000) – 3 min 9 sec
These are links to social media, general information, music players and music stores.
Photo credit: Novum @ Amazon (album cover).
Listen to indie pop music by Bleachers on the new album Gone Now from Jack Antonoff of Steel Train and Fun..
Gone Now (2017) – 12 songs, 40 min
This is a video from the new album.
Don’t Take the Money – 5 min 6 sec
Here are some videos from an earlier 2014 album Strange Desire.
Rollercoaster – 3 min 30 sec
I Wanna Get Better – 4 min 52 sec
Like a River Runs – 3 min 19 sec
Listen to more of their music at my Bleachers and Fun. posts with additional albums, videos, and links. This new album has been included there as well.
Photo credit: Gone Now @ Amazon (album cover)
Listen to pop rock music by English singer and songwriter Harry Styles on his new self-titled album.
This is his first solo album since he left the popular pop boy-band One Direction which released five albums from 2011-2015 after they appeared on The X Factor in 2010. He has topped the charts, toured the world, and sold millions of albums.
Now he has a new solo world-wide tour scheduled from September through December which is already sold out. This 23-year old is the first UK celebrity ever to gain 30 million followers on Twitter after his single Sign of the Times was released.
Here is several recent Rolling Stones articles about his new album, their cover story on Harry Styles’ New Direction, and Cover Shoot Exclusive Photos.
Enjoy the new album.
Harry Styles (2017) – 10 songs, 40 min
Here are some videos with songs from his debut album.
Sign of the Times – Music Video (2017) – 5 min 41 sec
Sign of the Times on The Late Late Show with James Corden – 5 min 46 sec
Carolina on The Late Late Show with James Corden – 3 min 30 sec
Sign of the Times on Live on Saturday Night Live – 5 min 44 sec
Ever Since New York on Live on Saturday Night Live- 2 min 59 sec
Music Evolution (2011 – 2017) by Jillboard100 – 4 min 48 sec
This video highlights clips of his music evolution over his years with One Direction through his new solo debut.
These are links to his website, social media, and general information.
These are links to artist pages at popular music players and music stores.
Photo credit: Harry Styles @ Amazon (album cover).