Your New Music Monday picks for November 30 include a countrified Kiwi and a rock and roll legend.
Let’s hear it for twang with shark-tipped teeth, and New Zealand’s Marlon Williams, who has the kind of voice that leaves you bedazzled and maybe even a little stunned, because it’s honestly one of the best things you’ll hear in 2015. He’ll be headlining his very own North American tour in late January with a stint at SXSW — and our fingers, eyes and toes are crossed that hopefully this will translate into a North Texas date. “Hello Miss Lonesome” kicks off his self-titled debut with a bang and a flourish, and is destined for repeat plays. Williams’ self-titled debut lands February 19 via Dead Oceans:
Let Baltimore’s Sun Club brighten up your cloudy Monday with the charmingly ebullient and loony “Beauty Meat,” from their full-length debut, The Dongo Durango:
Just in time for the holidaze, The Boss is back with the re-release of his 1980 double album, The River – in the form of a gorgeous 4 CD and 3 DVD box set called The Ties That Bind: The River Collection. “Party Lights” has all the hallmarks of classic Springsteen, and we’re thrilled to be able to bring it to you for New Music Monday. For the truly dedicated fans of The River, be sure to check out the new HBO special, The Ties That Bind: