Your Summer’s Top Picks
Lifestyle Whether it’s new or old, we have built a list of summer music releases from all-time greats to prepare you for a groovy summer!
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Original Soundtrack Recording
Get ready to sing and dance, laugh and love all over again! Return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi for an all-new original musical based on ABBA’s timeless catalogue, featuring even more Abba hits including “Waterloo”, “Knowing Me Knowing You”, “Fernando”, “Angel Eyes” and more!
Diamonds, Elton John’s ultimate greatest hits collection celebrates the 50th anniversary of his sensational song-writing partnership with Bernie Taupin. This definitive collection brings together landmark hits of one of the greatest songbooks of all time, including “Tiny Dancer”, “Rocket Man”, and “Candle In The Wind”. This fall, John will embark on his global Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour which will stop in Canada in September.
Guns N’ Roses Appetite for Destruction: Deluxe Edition
The Appetite for Destruction: Deluxe Edition includes 2 CDs that feature the newly remastered album for the first time ever with a selection of B-sides and EP tracks and seven unreleased recordings from the 1986 Sound City Session. Listeners will also enjoy the “Move To The City” 1988 acoustic version from the GN’R Lies session and “Shadow Of Your Love” from the first-ever recording session with the album’s producer Mike Clink.
The Tragically Hip Yer Favourites
Consider this album the essential Canadian rock soundtrack 365 days a year. Yer Favourites includes all of The Hip’s hits giving you music for every occasion!
Jann Arden These Are The Days
Jann Arden, the Canadian multi-platinum, award-winning singer-songwriter, best-selling author, radio host, actor, activist, and social media star reveals herself on her latest studio album These Are The Days, featuring the singles “Not Your Little Girl” and “Everybody’s Pulling on Me.” See Jann Arden on tour this fall.
John Coltrane Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album
The lost John Coltrane recording from 1963, cut by the Coltrane’s classic quartet two years before, A Love Supreme, is released at last. The single-disc standard album features one rendition of each of the seven tracks while the deluxe edition includes seven alternate takes from the same session. The album also includes two original tunes that seem to have been committed to tape here for the first and only time.
The Beach Boys The Beach Boys with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
The new studio album pairs The Beach Boys’ original vocal performances with new symphonic arrangements recorded by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Abbey Road Studios. Spanning decades of timeless hits across its 17 tracks, the album features the orchestra’s new turns on the signature classics “California Girls”, “Wouldn’t It Be Nice”, “God Only Knows”, and many more, honouring The Beach Boys’ artistry and innovation in a new, inspired way.
Molly Johnson Meaning To Tell Ya
Juno award-winning singer-songwriter Molly Johnson returns with a stunning new look and a brand-new album, Meaning To Tell Ya. Johnson produced the album alongside Grammy Award-winning producer, Larry Klein. Meaning To Tell Ya sees Johnson at her best, featuring 10 newly recorded songs, of which seven are originals and three are amazing interpretations of classic tracks selected by Johnson and Klein.
In creating their collaborative, island-inspired album 44/876, Sting and Shaggy drew from the many unlikely connections at the heart of their music. The album honours the duo’s deep-rooted love for Jamaica — Shaggy’s homeland and the place where Sting penned such classics as The Police’s “Every Breath You Take”. The lead single, “Don’t Make Me Wait”, fuses infectious Afro-Caribbean rhythms with an irresistible pop melody.
Ry Cooder The Prodigal Son
“[The album] showcases the style of one of the world’s great guitarists on a batch of original songs and vintage gospel numbers chosen to promote a message of empathy and unity in a fractious world.”
– The Los Angeles Times