What can we say about an absolute Canadian legend? Her Las Vegas residency stretched for 16 years, coming to a close just in time for her to kick-off the remarkable, truly multinational 2019/2020 Courage World Tour in Quebec City last month. ‘Courage,’ out November 15, is her first English album since her late husband’s cancer diagnosis. She'll play four straight nights in Montreal this month and what a crowd she'll play to! Then Dion plays two nights in Toronto in December, two more shows in Montreal in February, and then a slew of shows in Vancouver, Edmonton, Saskatoon, and Winnipeg next April. No need to go to Vegas when you can go to Winnipeg, that's what we always say.
Canadian icon Leonard Cohen released his final album on Oct. 21, 2016. Nineteen days later, he was dead at age 82. ‘Thanks for the Dance’, due out Nov. 22, is produced by Cohen’s son, Adam. It features Beck, Feist, Daniel Lanois, and members of the National and Arcade Fire. “In composing and arranging the music for his words, we chose his most characteristic musical signatures, in this way keeping him with us,” his son said in a statement.
He just tied a record held by Shania for the most weeks at the top of the country chart. Combs’ debut, ’This One's For You’, spent 50 consecutive weeks at #1, tying Twain's classic ‘Come On Over’. How do you follow that up? We’ll find out on Nov. 8, when Combs unleashes ‘What You See Is What You Get’, which features a collaboration with Eric Church.
Also out Nov. 8 is ‘Waiting for Miracles’ by prog-rockers The Flower Kings. The album was recorded this summer in a vintage studio space owned by ABBA’s Benny Andersson in Stockholm, Sweden.
If you were waiting for the Beck single with the advertising tie-in, it’s here, it’s called “Saw Lightning”, and it’s featured in the Beats by Dr. Dre Powerbeats Pro campaign. Imagine if Beck pulled up to your Esso in this? #Rad. The seven-time Grammy winner worked with Pharrell Williams on his upcoming 14th disc, which is called ‘Hyperspace’, out Nov. 22. Chris Martin from Coldplay is on this record, too. Which reminds us …
‘Everyday Life’ is out Nov. 22 and to mark the occasion, these UK jokesters just held a fake press conference with musical funny people/funny musical people Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen to announce they’re gonna livestream this sucker from Jordan. That news again: fake press conference to announce real news of two live Coldplay concerts of ‘Everyday Life’ to be broadcast via YouTube from in Amman, Jordan. ‘Everyday Life’ follows 2015’s ‘A Head Full of Dreams’.
He’s already the ACM Artist of the Decade — this very decade that we’re all in right now — and yet this overachieving country superstar is releasing another record before we put this decade to rest at the end of next month. This is his ninth record, it’s called ‘9’, and on 9/9/19, he released four lead singles. Why not nine singles, Aldean?! There are 16 tracks on this release and you’ll have to wait until Nov. 22 to hear them all.
Need more country in your November? The Mavericks release a new covers album called ‘Play The Hits’ on November 1 and it features a collab with Martina McBride on “Once Upon a Time”.
This is only her second record, your guys! ‘Magdalene’ is out on November 8, it features Future, and FYI her real name is Tahliah Barnett.
Irish rock band The Script release their sixth record, the romantically-titled ‘Sunsets & Full Moons’, on November 8.
Out November 3 is ‘Charlie’s Angels (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)’. Ariana Grande, Normani, and Nicki Minaj all on one track? And Grande produced the soundtrack, which also features Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey? Sign us up!
Yes, this is Jeff Goldblum, the famous actor, but don't worry! Jeff Goldblum, the famous actor, is also an accomplished jazz musician. In fact, he made a celebrated appearance at Glastonbury this summer so make of that what you will. Recorded with The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra and featuring guest appearances from Miley Cyrus, Sharon Van Etten and Anna Calvi, ‘I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This’ is out Nov. 1.
Hootie & The Blowfish
On the heels of their 44-date Group Therapy reunion tour (with opening act Barenaked Ladies), the ‘90s favourite will release their first record in 15 years. ‘Imperfect Circle’ is out Nov. 1. It’s been 25 years since their debut album ‘Cracked Rear View’ became one of the best-selling albums of all time. It’s not just that things from the ‘90s are hot again, it’s that things from the ‘90s are hotter than ever: the Group Therapy reunion tour was the band’s biggest grossing and best-attended ever.
Formed in Nashville in 2006, this country group will release its eighth album, ‘Ocean’, on Nov. 15. It’s got 13 tracks and an appearance by Little Big Town. In October, this trio celebrated receiving a star on the Music City ‘Walk Of Fame’ in Nashville.
Her seventh studio album, 'Wildcard', is out on November 1 and mark your calendars for Nov. 13, when Lambert will perform “It All Comes Out In The Wash” live at the CMAs where she is nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year.