Spotlight on: CDs (Adult)

CDs: Our CD collection for adults is located in the two brown shelving units that are in the middle of the main foyer, once you walk in past the main circulation desk. Our CDs check out for 3 weeks. We have 13 different categories of CDs: Pop/Rock, Classical, Christian, Folk, Meditation, Musical, New Age, World, Soundtracks, Rap/Hip-Hop, Country, Holiday, and Jazz/Blues. New CDs to the library are located at the front of each individual section, and they have a red New sticker on their front cover.

Divide / Ed Sheeran

Divide is the third studio album by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran. It was released on 3 March 2017 through Asylum Records and Atlantic Records. “Castle on the Hill” and “Shape of You” were released as the album’s lead singles on 6 January 2017. (CD POP/ROCK SHEERAN #3)

Appassionato / Yo-Yo Ma

Yo-Yo Ma – Appassionato reflects an extraordinary range of collaborators and includes so many of the most important musical relationships of Yo-Yo’s life. The works selected here have never before been available on one single compilation. The album also represents the entire span of Yo-Yo’s recording career, beginning with his first recordings for the label (Saint-Saens’ The Swan) and culminating with three new tracks recorded this past fall especially for the collection. the most admired and beloved classical artist of his generation, cellist Yo-Yo Ma delivers an album of romance and passion, featuring some of the most beautiful music he has ever recorded. (CD CLASSICAL MA #2)

Welcome to the New / MercyMe

Welcome to the New is the eighth studio album from contemporary Christian music band MercyMe, which was released on April 8, 2014 by Fair Trade Services and Columbia Records, and the producers are David Garcia and Ben Glover. (CD CHRISTIAN MERCYME #5)

The Lumineers / The Lumineers

In 2011, an eponymous, self-recorded EP led to touring, and before long The Lumineers started attracting devout fans. They’re drawn by songs like “Ho Hey” and “Stubborn Love,” Americana-inflected barn burners in the vein of the Avett Brothers and Mumford & Sons. The roots revival has primed listeners for a new generation of rustic, heart-on-the-sleeve music. The Lumineers walk that line with an unerring gift for timeless melodies and soul-stirring lyrics. (CD FOLK LUMINEERS #1)

Mozart for Meditation / Mozart

Quiet music for quiet times, this Mozart sampler is the classical approach to stress reduction. (CD MEDITATION MOZART #1)

 

Dear Evan Hansen

Both deeply personal and profoundly contemporary, Dear Evan Hansen is a new American musical about life and the way we live it. Dear Evan Hansen had its world premiere at Arena Stage, Washington D.C. and played a record-breaking New York debut at Off-Broadway’s Second Stage. The musical recently won ‘Best Musical’ prizes from the Obie Awards, Outer Critics Circle Awards and Helen Hayes Awards. (CD MUSICAL DEAR)

The Memory of Trees / Enya

The Memory of Trees is the fourth studio album by the Irish singer, songwriter, and musician Enya, released on 20 November 1995 by Warner Music internationally and on 5 December 1995 by Reprise Records in the United States. (CD NEW AGE ENYA #3)

 

Legacy: Volume 1 / Celtic Thunder

Legacy is an exciting new live show that celebrates the influence of Irish and Celtic music around the world and the imprint that such music has made. (CD WORLD CELTIC THUNDER #1)

 

The Hamilton Mixtape

The Hamilton Mixtape is a 2016 mixtape album featuring assorted songs from the 2015 Broadway musical Hamilton performed by various artists. (CD SDTK HAMILTON #1)

 

Hard II Love / Usher

Hard II Love is the eighth studio album by American singer-songwriter Usher. It was released on September 16, 2016, by RCA Records. (CD RAP/HIP HOP USHER # 4)

 

Blown Away / Carrie Underwood

Blown Away is the fourth studio album by American singer and songwriter Carrie Underwood. It was released in the United States and Canada on May 1, 2012 by Arista Nashville. (CD COUNTRY UNDERWOOD #3)

 

That’s Christmas to Me / Pentatonix

That’s Christmas to Me is the third studio album by a cappella group Pentatonix. It is their sixth release overall and their second holiday release following their 2012 EP PTXmas. It only features previously unreleased material. (CD HOLIDAY PENTATONIX #1)

 

Jazz Loves Disney

Jazz Loves Disney was recorded between Paris, London and Los Angeles by a dream cast. It is incredibly coherent, as if all participants had agreed to pay a rightful tribute to the most beautiful and symbolic tunes of Walt Disneys magic world, as if nothing was too good for the stars when they revisited the classics and the sweet childhood memories connected to them. (CD JAZZ/BLUES DISNEY #1)

“She sounds like someone who spends a lot of time in libraries, which are the best sorts of people.” ~Catherynne M. Valente, The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making

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