In The News: Fleet Foxes, Nick Cave, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Chastity Belt, U2, Benjamin Booker, Little Hurricane, Woods, TW Walsh And More

Nonesuch will issue the long-awaited third album from Fleet Foxes, Crack-Up, on June 16. The band will tour internationally throughout 2017 in support … Lovely Creatures is a best-of collection featuring 30 years of music by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, due out from Mute/BMG in multiple formats on May 5 … A previously unreleased live album featuring the late Jaco Pastorius with the Word Of Mouth Big Band, Truth, Liberty & Soul: Live In NYC: The Complete 1982 NPR Jazz Alive! Recording, will be available from Resonance as a limited-edition three-LP boxed set on April 22, with CD and digital versions due out May 19 … Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy will pay tribute to Merle Haggard on Best Troubador, which is set for a May 5 release via Drag City … On June 2, the third studio album from Chastity Belt, I Used To Spend So Much Time Alone, will be available from Hardly Art … Loma Vista has announced the April 14 release of Little Dragon’s new album, Season High. A North American tour will follow … Emotional Freedom Technique is the debut solo album from Death Cab For Cutie’s Dave Depper, due out from Tender Loving Empire on June 9 … The broadcast premiere of Outlaw: Celebrating The Music Of Waylon Jennings will take place on April 17 on CMT. The concert—which features the likes of Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Alison Krauss, Shooter Jennings and many more—will be available as a CD/DVD combo from Sony the same day … U2’s fifth studio album The Joshua Tree, turns 30 this year, and Interscope will reissue it as a deluxe collector’s edition June 2, complete with a live recording, rarities and b-sides … June 2 will see the release of Witness, the new Benjamin Booker record, via ATO … 33 1/3 will issue Fastball’s new album, Step Into Light, on May 19. The band will join Everclear and Vertical Horizon for a national tour this summer … Run With The Pack and Burnin’ Sky, Bad Company’s 1976 and 1977 albums, will be reissued as deluxe, double-disc versions by Rhino on May 26, complete with the original remastered recordings and expanded with rare and unreleased tracks … Another pair of titles in The Frank Sinatra Collection, The Timex Shows Vol. 1 & Vol. 2, will be available from Eagle Rock on May 19 on DVD and digital formats … Little Hurricane will release Same Sun Same Moon on April 24 via Mascot … On April 21, the 15th album from the black watch, The Gospel According To John, will be available from Eskimo … Woodsist has announced the April 21 release of Love Is Love, the new Woods record … Terrible Freedom is TW Walsh’s new LP, due out from Tower Of Song on April 28.

—Emily Costantino

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