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JUST ANNOUNCED CDs

Christmas Is Here Reunion Records The beloved male vocalist and award-winning songwriter releases his first Christmas album for the holiday season. Along with other Christmas favorites, the album includes three brand new songs: The Day After Thanksgiving; Momma Wouldn’t Lie to Me; and Just a Girl.

Available October 15

CD 11021160......................$11.99

Trace Adkins

Miley Cyrus

The King’s Gift

Katy Perry

Bangerz

Caliburn Records Country superstar Trace Adkins releases his first Christmas album, which features hints of Celtic music and traditional instrumentation on a variety of holiday classics.

Prism

RCA • Pop/Rock

Hot off the heels of her much-talked-about VMA performance with Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus cuts loose with her highly anticipated release. Features the first single We Can’t Stop.

Available October 29

CD 11021442......................$15.99

Available October 8

Putumayo

Available October 22

Parental Advisory CD 11022575........................ $8.99 Edited Version CD 11022576........................ $8.99

Acoustic Christmas Putumayo World Music Enjoy acoustic renditions of favorite holiday songs from around the world. Includes She & Him: The Christmas Waltz; Emilie-Claire Barlow: Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!; and more.

CD 11022382......................$13.99

Gavin DeGraw

Amos Lee

Make a Move

RCA Records • Pop/Rock Following a stint on Dancing with the Stars and summer tour with Train, Gavin DeGraw returns with his fifth studio album. Among the tracks is the new single Best I Ever Had.

Available October 29

CD 11019123......................$14.99

Elizabeth Mitchell The Sounding Joy

Available October 15

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings Guest Artists: Aoife O’Donovan, Amy Helm Elizabeth Mitchell celebrates the season with songs drawn from Ruth Crawford Seeger’s 1953 songbook American Folk Songs for Christmas. Includes appearances from Dan Zanes, Natalie Merchant, Peggy Seeger, and more.

Capitol Records • Pop/Rock

Katy Perry follows up the record-breaking success of her Teenage Dream album, which spawned five number one singles, with a highly anticipated new release. Features the single Roar.

CD 11021162......................$14.99

Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song Blue Note • Pop/Rock For his fifth album, Amos Lee took a different path for the recording, working in a new city with a new producer. The follow-up to 2011’s chart-topping Mission Bell brings the artist into new sonic territory, while retaining the trenchant impact of the scenes, characters, and stories in his writing.

Available October 8 CD 11021340......................$13.99

Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

Available October 15

CD 11019397......................$16.99

Korn

The Paradigm Shift

Unvarnished

Joshua Bell

Musical Gifts from Joshua Bell and Friends Masterworks • Holiday Guest Artist: Chris Botti World-renowned violinist Joshua Bell captures the warmth of the holiday season with a CD that evokes the feel of the cozy party. Some of the stars joining him here are Gloria Estefan, Alison Krauss, and Placido Domingo.

Blackheart Records • Pop/Rock Joan Jett returns with her first new studio album in more than seven years. It breaks new lyrical ground while remaining true to her signature sound. Also included are appearances from Dave Grohl and Against Me’s Laura Jane Grace.

Available September 30 CD 11021136......................$12.99

Available October 15

CD 11021165......................$14.99

Prospect Park Records Pop/Rock The Paradigm Shift is the band’s eleventh studio album and includes the return of original guitarist Brian ‘Head’ Welch, playing with Korn for the first time since their 2003 album Take a Look in the Mirror.

Available October 8 Parental Advisory CD 11021385......................$13.99 Edited Version CD 11021384......................$13.99

The top classical music magazine announced its first round of award winners on August 27. Five additional awards, including Artist and Recording of the Year, will be announced on September 17.

John Eliot Gardiner

Jonas Kaufmann

Esa-Pekka Salonen

SDG (Soli Deo Gloria) Classical Bach’s six motets are sung by the Monteverdi Choir and conducted by John Eliot Gardiner. This release also includes Bach’s Funeral Cantata, BWV 157. CD 10729411......................$18.99

Decca • Opera Artists: Chor Der Deutschen Oper Berlin Kaufmann’s fifth solo album on Decca, specially recorded for the Wagner anniversary year by the world’s leading Wagner tenor. A selection of the great Heldentenor scenes and arias coupled with the complete Wesendonck Lieder. CD 10030065......................$18.99

Deutsche Grammophon Classical Artist: Anssi Karttunen The album is a tribute to the composer by his former composition pupil, conductor and composer Esa-Pekka Salonen. Joining the superb Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France is star soloist, soprano Barbara Hannigan. CD 10022143......................$18.99

Bach Motets

Wagner

Correspondences

Sir Mark Elder Elgar The Apostles

Halle Records Classical Artists: Rebecca Evans, Alice Coote, Paul Groves This retelling of Christ’s Passion from the viewpoint of His followers features extensive and effective use of leitmotivs and choral writing and is thought to be one of the most poignant ever written. 2 Discs CD 10024102......................$33.99

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