This week sees Neil Young releasing his latest album with Crazy Horse, Americana. Young is coming to Scotiabank Place with Crazy Horse on November 24th. Their opening act will be Patti Smith, who also has a new album out today called Banga.
Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh returns with Analog Man, and ZZ Top release their 4-song EP Texicali, a little taste of what’s to come with the full length album they will be releasing later this year. Yet another ZZ Top song is streaming online now, you can check out “Chartreuse” by clicking this link to the Rolling Stone website.
Also of note is the film soundtrack for Rock of Ages, which features 80s rock standards performed by the cast of the movie – Tom Cruise, Julianne Hough, Mary J. Blige, Russell Brand, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Malin Ackerman and Diego Boneta. The CD includes ‘Paradise City’, ‘Pour Some Sugar on Me’, ‘Every Rose Has It’s Thorn’, ‘Hit Me With Your Best Shot’, ‘Rock You Like A Hurricane’, and ‘Don’t Stop Believing’.
The full rundown:
Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Americana
Joe Walsh – Analog Man
ZZ Top – Texicali
Rock of Ages Movie Soundtrack
Patti Smith – Banga
The Beach Boys – That’s Why God Made The Radio
The Beatles – Yellow Submarine Songtrack
Heart – Strange Euphoria (5-CD box set)
Paul Simon – Graceland (25th Anniversary Edition CD w/ bonus tracks)
Various Artists – Make It Your Sound, Make It Your Scene: Vanguard Records & The 1960s Musical Revolution
Various Artists – No More Tears: A Millenium Tribute to Ozzy Osbourne
David Bowie – The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust (remastered)