TAPSheet: Release Notes – 02/04/2013 (US Report)

Depeche Mode returns with their new album, Delta Machine, highly anticipated and expected for a release date of March 26 via Columbia Records.  Versions will include standard CD, and Deluxe 2CD set (with four bonus tracks, and a 28-page hard-cover book.

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429 Records will release a new Boz Scaggs album, Memphis, on March 5.  Planned for CD, and LP.

RCA Records plan the new Strokes album, Comedown Machine, to release on March 26.

Bushbranch Records (?) will release a new Eric Clapton album, Old Sock, on March 12.  The title, cover, and unusual (but lucky) label pairing are the oddities about it.

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Island Records will release What About Now from Bon Jovi on March 26.

On March 19, Weathermaker Records will release Earth Rocker from Clutch, CD, and LP.

Of interest are several 5CD Original Album series from such as The Doobie Brothers, Aretha Franklin, Chicago, Stone Temple Pilots, and Alice Cooper.  Flashback Records will release these reasonably priced sets on March 26.

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Nonesuch Records will have Mala from Devendra Banhart on CD, and LP (with bonus 7″ vinyl single.

Razor & Tie Records have Prevailer, from For Today, on the schedule for April 2.  The set will be an EP/DVD with the EP containing five songs ((four new, one acoustic), and a 90-minute film about the band.

Prevailer EP Track List:
1. From Zion
2. Crown of Thorns
3. Flesh And Blood
4. Open Heaven
5. Fearless (Acoustic)

Razor & Tie will issue The Few and The Far Between from Vanna on March 19.

Rhino Records 4CD Box featuring Stephen Stills is named Carry On, and is scheduled for release on March 26.

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The latest Iron and Wine album is slated for April 16.  The album is called Ghost On Ghost and will be released by Nonesuch Records.

Fueled By Ramen Records will deliver Paramour from Paramour on April 9 on CD and 2LP.

Road Runner Records have House of Gold and Bones (Pt 2) from Stone Sour scheduled for April 9.  The album will be released as standard CD in both edited and PA forms.

Road Runner Records also have Disarm The Descent from Killswitch Engage in standard CD, and a CD/DVD Deluxe Edition.  Both are slated for April 2.

Speaking of Box sets, Rounder Records (thanks John!!) will unleash an already important and essential 7CD Box spanning the career of Duane Allman from beginnings (with rare tracks) to the end.  With over 120 available tracks, this set, Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective, is planned for March 12.

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Rounder Records will also release the new Son Volt album, Honky Tonk, on March 5.

Yep Roc Records plan the issue of Love From London featuring Robyn Hitchcock, on March 5.

Domo Records will release Tamayura from Kitaro on March 12.