Drake’s Take: New Releases 11.10.09

More slim pickins for Drake this week as he runs down the latest live effort from the prolific Robyn Hitchcock. -ed.

Drake’s Take: New Releases 11.10.09

Another week closer to the holidays, and even more gift-oriented releases — this week featuring live (Robyn Hitchcock) and greatest hits (Snow Patrol) collections. There were a few new releases as well, from The Cribs (featuring Johnny Marr), Asobi Seksu, Wale, Grant-Lee Phillips, Caroline Herring, Ray Davies, Pants Yell! and Echo & the Bunnymen.

Playlist: New Releases 11.10.09

Robyn Hitchcock – I Often Dream of Trains in New York
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Robyn Hitchcock - I Often Dream of Trains in New YorkRobyn Hitchock lovingly recreates the beloved album I Often Dream of Trains live for a lucky New York crowd. Joined by multi-instrumentalists Timo Keegan and Terry Edwards, Hitchcock gives the eccentric material a more mature edge, reinterpreting the material for mid-afternoon tea (with a dash of Monty Python zaniness, just so you remember who it is we’re listening to here). There’s a DVD as well, the content of which debuted on Sundance back in June, you can check out some video clips from the concert film after the jump.

More on the radar (and in the mp3 player) this week:
The Cribs – Ignore the Ignorant
Asobi Seksu – Rewolf
Wale – Attention Deficit
Caroline Herring – Golden Apples of the Sun / “Tales of the Islander” [mp3]
Ray Davies – The Kinks Choral Collection / Free AOL Album Stream
Grant-Lee Phillips – Ladies’ Love Oracle
Pants Yell! – Received Pronunciation / “Cold Hands” [mp3]
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez – Xenophanes / Free AOL Album Stream
Echo and the Bunnymen – The Fountain
Snow Patrol – Up to Now
The Jackson 5 – I Want You Back! Unreleased Masters
The Jackson 5 – 1967
Tori Amos – Midwinter Graces

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