Watch: Randy Newman Performs on PBS's "Austin City Limits"
Randy Newman, whose new live performance CD+DVD Live in London is out now, made his Austin City Limits TV debut this past weekend with an hour-long episode on PBS. You can watch the first 20 minutes of the episode here and the complete show at video.pbs.org, available until December 10. The Independent and the Daily Mail give Live in London four stars; the Sunday Times calls it "essential listening for anyone who cares about the art of songwriting."
Randy Newman, whose new live performance CD+DVD Live in London is out now on Nonesuch Records, made his Austin City Limits television debut this past weekend when ACL, the longest-running live music television series in history, presented an episode dedicated exclusively to his work on PBS stations across the United States. You can watch the first 20 minutes of the episode below and watch the complete hour-long show at video.pbs.org, available until December 10.
The set list for this Saturday's show features 17 songs from throughout Newman's career, including favorites like "Short People," "Political Science," and "You Can Leave Your Hat On," each of which he performs on his new Live in London CD+DVD as well. Live in London features a special concert Newman performed at London’s intimate LSO St. Luke’s accompanied by the BBC Concert Orchestra. In the UK, where the CD+DVD is out this week, the Independent and the Daily Mail each give the new release four stars. The Sunday Times calls it "essential listening for anyone who cares about the art of songwriting."
To pick up a copy of Live in London, head to the Nonesuch Store, where orders include high-quality, 320 kbps MP3s of the music at checkout.
Watch a 20-minute excerpt of Randy Newman's Austin City Limits appearance here and the full episode until December 10 at video.pbs.org.
Friday, January 20, 2017Friday, January 20, 2017Randy Newman Releases Vinyl 7" of "A Few Words in Defense of Our Country" and "Putin" on Inauguration Day 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."
Friday, January 20, 2017Friday, January 20, 2017
k.d. lang's 2004 album Hymns of the 49th Parallel is now available on vinyl for the first time in the Nonesuch Store. The first-ever vinyl edition features the singer's Nonesuch debut release on a single 140-gram LP. On Hymns of the 49th Parallel, lang assembles a highly personal "Canadian Songbook" in a lushly orchestrated, gorgeously sung contemplation of work by Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, Neil Young, Jane Siberry, and others.