In The News: Jesus And Mary Chain, Arcade Fire, Half Japanese, Feelies, Pink Floyd, Killers, Cloud Nothings, Paul McCartney, Tennis And More

After a 19-year hiatus, the Jesus And Mary Chain will finally return on March 24 with Damage And Joy on ADA/Warner Music. The band will tour the U.K. in support this spring … Eagle Rock has announced the January 27 release of The Reflektor Tapes, a Kahlil Joseph-directed documentary about the making of Arcade Fire’s 2013 album Reflektor, on two-disc DVD and Blu-ray … Crystal Fairy—the new band featuring members of the Melvins, Le Butcherettes and At The Drive-In—will release its self-titled debut on Ipecac on February 24 … Hear The Lions Roar, the new album from Half Japanese, is set for a January 13 release on Fire … On February 24, the Feelies will celebrate their 40th anniversary with the release of In Between on Bar/None, the band’s first new album in six years … Two more Pink Floyd albums will be reissued on vinyl for the first time in more than two decades: The Final Cut and A Momentary Lapse Of Reason. Both will be available January 20 from Pink Floyd Records … UMe will reissue the Killers’ 2004 debut album, Hot Fuss, on vinyl on January 13 … Colin Hay has announced his new album, Fierce Mercy, due out March 3 from Compass Records … Life Without Sound is the new Cloud Nothings record, and it will be available from Carpark on January 27 … On March 24, the 10th installment of the Paul McCartney Archive Collection will be out with 1989’s Flowers In The Dirt, via MPL/Capitol/UMe … The fifth full-length from Eisley, I’m Only Dreaming, will be released by Equal Vision on February 17. An extensive U.S. tour will follow … Reprise will honor the 30th anniversary of Dwight Yoakam’s debut album, Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc., on December 23 with a limited-edition three-LP vinyl reissue … Tennis will release its fourth album, Yours Conditionally, on March 10 via Mutual Detrimental … Freedom Highway, the second solo LP from Rhiannon Giddens, will be available from Nonesuch on February 24 … January 20 will see the launch of the Grateful Dead’s 50th anniversary album reissue series, with the release of The Grateful Dead: 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition, complete with a bonus disc of unreleased live recordings … A six-disc collection of Sepultra material recorded between 1985 and 1996, The Roadrunner Albums, will be out from Rhino on January 27 … Father/Daugher will issue the debut Vagabon album, Infinite Worlds, on February 24 … Cream’s 1966 debut album, Fresh Cream, will be reissued as a deluxe edition on January 27 by UMe … Bloodshot Tokyo is the new album from the Dig, set for a February 3 release on Roll Call.

—Emily Costantino

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