This Week in Music, June 18, 2013: Celebrating album cover art Page 6
Other new releases
Various Artists: Experience Montreux (Eagle Vision)
The first of these two Blu-ray 3D discs has the title film, shot at the music festival in 2010 and featuring full numbers by the likes of Elvis Costello, Angelique Kidjo, Massive Attack, and Mumford & Sons, together with footage of the town of Montreux, Lake Geneva, and the Swiss Alps. The second disc has a set by Quincy Jones and the Global Gumbo All-Stars, followed by a performance of Herbie Hancock’s The Imagine Project.
Various Artists: 20 Feet from Stardom — Music from the Motion Picture (Columbia)
Soundtrack to the film that celebrates background singers, including Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, and Judith Hill.
Various Artists: Woody Guthrie at 100! Live at the Kennedy Center (Sony/Legacy)
Among the performers at the October 2012 celebration marking the centennial of the folk singer’s birth: Jackson Browne, Rosanne Cash, Judy Collins, Ani DiFranco, Donovan, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, John Mellencamp, Tom Morello, Lucinda Williams, Sweet Honey in the Rock, and the Old Crow Medicine Show. CD+DVD.
Donna the Buffalo: Tonight, Tomorrow and Yesterday (Sugar Hill)
First studio album in 5 years.
Hanson: Anthem (3CG)
Zac, Taylor, and Isaac are now 27, 30, and 32.
Recess Monkey: Deep Sea Diver (recessmonkey.com)
The name of this “kindie-rock” trio is reason enough to check it out, but here’s another reason: Deep Sea Diver has a thoroughly nautical theme, with titles like “Tambourine Submarine,” “Fish Sticks,” and “The Seven Cs.” Extra credit for the following credit: “Unauthorized duplication or other use prohibited by U.S. Law and also by Sea Law, which is judged by Poseidon and enforced by The Captain & Tennille.”