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  • Friday, January 20, 2017

    Nonesuch Records releases a vinyl 7-inch single of two Randy Newman songs today, Inauguration Day 2017: "A Few Words in Defense of Our Country," from the new Randy Newman Songbook box set, b/w "Putin," a new song previously released only digitally. Newman says: "On this day, I would like to say a few words in defense of our country." 

    Journal Topics: Album Release Artist News
  • Friday, December 16, 2016

    The Randy Newman Songbook is now available in a three-CD box set, following its recent release on vinyl. The Songbook series—comprising solo recordings of songs from throughout Newman's five-decade career—previously included two volumes, released on CD in 2003 and 2011. Sixteen additional songs from a newly released third volume, along with five bonus tracks, join those first two volumes to create this new complete Songbook box set. Mitchell Froom produced The Randy Newman Songbook, Vol. 1 (which has been remastered for this box set) and was joined on Vol. 2 and Vol. 3 by Newman's lifelong friend and colleague Lenny Waronker.

    Journal Topics: Album Release Artist News
  • Wednesday, November 16, 2016

    Nonesuch Records releases the three-CD box set The Randy Newman Songbook on December 16, 2016, following its recent release on vinyl. Nonesuch's Randy Newman Songbook series—comprising solo recordings of songs from throughout Newman's five-decade career—previously included two volumes, released on CD in 2003 and 2011. Sixteen additional songs from a newly released third volume, along with five bonus tracks ("Feels Like Home," "A Wedding in Cherokee County," "Family Album: Homage to Alfred, Emil and Lionel Newman," "A Few Words in Defense of Our Country," and "I'm Dreaming"), join those first two volumes to create this new complete Songbook box set. Mitchell Froom produced The Randy Newman Songbook, Vol. 1 (which has been remastered for this box set) and was joined on Vol. 2 and Vol. 3 by Newman's lifelong friend and colleague Lenny Waronker. Pre-order to download "Guilty" now.

    Journal Topics: Album Release Artist News
  • Tuesday, October 25, 2016

    "Here's a video dedicated to a great world leader," Randy Newman says of his new video. "I hope all of you like it. I know he will." You can watch it here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Video
  • Wednesday, October 12, 2016

    "Here's a song dedicated to a great world leader," Randy Newman says of his new song. "I hope all of you like it. I know he will." You can hear it here.

    Journal Topics: Album Release Artist News
  • Friday, September 23, 2016

    The four-LP, vinyl-only, limited-edition The Randy Newman Songbook box set is out now. The Songbook series—solo recordings of songs from throughout Randy Newman's five-decade career—previously included two volumes on CD; the box set marks their first vinyl release. Sixteen additional songs from a newly released third volume, along with five bonus tracks, join those first two volumes in a new, thematic sequencing, to create a complete Songbook box set. The Randy Newman Songbook, Vol. 3 is also available as a stand-alone CD and digital album produced by Mitchell Froom and Lenny Waronker.

    Journal Topics: Album Release Artist News
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016

    Nonesuch Records releases a four-LP, vinyl-only, limited-edition The Randy Newman Songbook box set on September 23, 2016. Nonesuch's Randy Newman Songbook series—solo recordings of songs from throughout Newman's five-decade career—previously included two volumes, released on CD in 2003 and 2011; the box set marks their first release on vinyl. Sixteen additional songs from a newly released third volume, along with five bonus tracks, join those first two volumes in a new, thematic sequencing, to create this new complete Songbook box set. Pre-orders for The Randy Newman Songbook box set are available in the Nonesuch Store with an instant download of the album track "Guilty" and an exclusive, limited-edition print autographed by Newman. The Randy Newman Songbook, Vol. 3 also is available on September 23 as a stand-alone CD and digital album. 

    Journal Topics: Album Release Artist News
  • Thursday, October 8, 2015

    Randy Newman kicks off a month-long tour of Europe and the UK with two performances in the Netherlands, in Eindhoven and Nijmegen, followed by shows in Belgium in Antwerp, Bruges, and Brussels, and a return to the Netherlands for shows at The Hague and in Amsterdam, Utrecht, and Groningen. From there, Newman makes his way to the UK and Ireland, performing in London, Dublin, Glasgow, and Gateshead, and returns to the Continent to close out the tour in Germany and Austria.

    Journal Topics: Artist News On Tour
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2015

    Randy Newman, Emmylou Harris, and Rodney Crowell will take part in two intimate evenings of music in truly special settings as only New Orleans could offer. As part of the tenth-anniversary commemoration of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Nonesuch Records, Warner Bros. Records, and New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH) will present an evening with Newman on August 24 and an evening with Harris and Crowell on August 26 to help NOAHH build homes for and with those who need them. Each event will offer music in a spectacular private residence, memorable food and good company. 

    Journal Topics: Artist News On Tour
  • Monday, May 4, 2015

    The Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA has announced its 2015–16 season, and featured among the artists performing this season are several artists familiar to readers of the Nonesuch Journal: Randy Newman, Sam Amidon, Richard Goode, and Rokia Traoré. The season also includes works by Steve Reich, as part of a celebration of choreographer Anna Teresa De Keersmaeker, and the West Coast premiere of a new work by Timo Andres.

    Journal Topics: Artist News On Tour
  • Friday, December 19, 2014

    Randy Newman, Mandy Patinkin, and Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy joined a panoply of performers, politicians, diplomats, musicians, actors, journalists, writers, athletes, Sesame Street notables and more for the final episode of The Colbert Report last night. Newman, at the piano, accompanied host Stephen Colbert and this cavalcade of stars, friends, and well-wishers, both in the studio and afar (even far, far away in outer space), to bid the show a fond farewell, singing a rousing rendition of the classic tune “We’ll Meet Again.” You can watch the stellar sing-a-long here.

     

    Journal Topics: Artist News
  • Friday, November 7, 2014

    Randy Newman kicks off a two-week US tour with two performances in Florida—at the Flagler College Auditorium in St. Augustine and the Capitol Theatre in Clearwater—followed by stops in Mississippi, Texas, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Indiana. "With songs that run the gamut from heartbreaking to satirical and a host of unforgettable film scores," says Tampa Bay Newspapers, "Randy Newman has used his many talents to create musical masterpieces widely recognized by generations of audiences."

     

    Journal Topics: Artist News On Tour

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