Friday New Releases – June 25, 2021

Happy Friday everyone!! You made it to another weekend so sit back, grab a coffee and relax. There are over 45 albums on here which might the most I’ve ever had on a list. Knowing that, I am confident there will be something for you to enjoy. I have a handful of releases I am excited about and they are highlighted in Blue. Let me know what you would like to hear or what I may have missed so everyone can know about the release. Thanks so much for stopping by and I hope you all have a wonderful and exciting weekend.

  • 81hL6enEcpS._SX522_  Queensryche – Operation: Mindcrime (4CD/DVD Box Set) – (Capitol Records): We getting a double treatment of goodness from Queensryche. The first is a 4CD box set celebrating my favorite concept album Operation: Mindcrime. It has the remastered album, bonus track and I believe live shows as well as a DVD with a lot of videos. I can’t wait.
  • 71D59HZ0n6S._SX522_  Queensryche – Empire (3CD/DVD Box Set) – (Capitol Records): The second is a three disc set of their masterpiece Empire. Another of my favorite albums. This is remastered with more bonus material and a live show. Everything you would want. And a DVD of the videos and such.
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My Sunday Song – “Run” by Matt Nathanson

For My Sunday Song #211, we are tackling the first in our 10 song set of Matt Nathanson songs. I’m starting the series out with my favorite track and that is “Run”.  The song features Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush of Sugarland. The song is off his 2011 album, ‘Modern Love’ and was released as single, but only reached #53 on the Billboard Hot 100 which baffles me.

The song is not a country song even though Sugarland are on it.  No!  This is a sensual, oh so sexy, love song.  The lyrics are dirty with lines like “You come in waves” and “Then Swallow me whole” as well as “And I watch it explode”.  At the same time they are sexy with lines like “You pull me in close / And buckle my knees” and “You trace my lines / Stirring my soul”.  And then they are heartwarming with a line like “I’m amazing when you’re beside me / I am so much more”.  This song speaks to me and reminds me of my lovely bride and when I hear this song, I think of only her!  Each and every time.

Now here is the problem.  The song I think is more about an affair than love.  The lyrics talk about running back to this person.  The man says he knows that it’s wrong but he can’t help it and he always goes back to her.  Personally, I ignore that part and think of it more as a passionate love affair with my wife.  Either way, you can’t help but love the song.

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Friday New Releases – May 13th

There are a ton of new releases today.  But most of them I am just so, so about.  Hopefully there are some on here you like and maybe some you might try just for fun.

These are the ones I am interested in listening to either because I am a fan or just out of curiosity.  However, since there are so many it could be a long while before I get around to hearing some of these.  I will bold in blue the ones I will definitely be listening to over the next week.

  • Meghan-Trainor-Thank-You-album-cover  Meghan Trainor – Thank You – (Epic) – My kids like listening to her and her first single “No” was actually kind of catchy.  Idoubt there is anythign on here that my kids can’t listen to but I will listen to it anyway just to make sure.

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