Snow Patrols Final Straw Coming in SACD Surround Sound

Universal Music has added two more Super Audio CDs to their release list. This week’s additions include the latest album from Irish alt rock group Snow Patrol entitled Final Straw. Final Straw was released in the U.S. on Stereo CD on March 30th and is now slated for availability on Surround Sound SACD in the U.S. on August 17th.

Also new to the Universal Music release list this week is the Original Soundtrack from the movie Le Roi Danse on Deutsche Grammophon. The music on the album is performed by Musica Antiqua Kцln conducted by Reinhard Goebel. The Surround SACD is due in stores on August 10th.

Upcoming Universal Music SACD Release List
Here’s the current Universal Music SACD Release List with the upcoming Surround Sound SACDs from Snow Patrol and Musica Antiqua Kцln included:

July 13, 2004 SACD Releases

  • Allman Brothers Band – Eat A Peach (Mercury)
  • Allman Brothers Band – Live At Fillmore East (Mercury)
  • Vince Gill – High Lonesome Sound (MCA Nashville)
  • Lionel Ritchie – Just For You (Island)

    July 20, 2004 SACD Releases

  • The Animals – Retrospective (ABKCO Records)
  • Herman’s Hermits – Retrospective (ABKCO Records)
  • Diana Krall – Love Scenes (Verve)

    August 10, 2004 SACD Releases

  • Sheryl Crow – The Globe Sessions (A&M Records)
  • Claudio Abbado, Berlin Philharmonic – Mahler: Symphony No. 5 (Deutsche Grammophon)
  • Juliane Banse, Pierre Boulez, Cleveland Orchestra – Mahler: Symphony No. 4 (Deutsche Grammophon)
  • Concerto Koln & Saraband – Dream of the Orient (Deutsche Grammophon)
  • Herbert Von Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic – Beethoven: Symphonies No. 1 & 2 (Deutsche Grammophon)
  • Herbert Von Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic – Beethoven: Symphonies No. 3 & 4 (Deutsche Grammophon)
  • Herbert Von Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic – Beethoven: Symphonies No. 5 & 6 (Deutsche Grammophon)
  • Herbert Von Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic – Beethoven: Symphonies No. 7 & 8 (Deutsche Grammophon)
  • Gundula Janowitz, Hilde Rцssel-Majdan, Waldemar Kmentt, Walter Berry, Wiener Singverein, Herbert von Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra – Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 (Deutsche Grammophon)
  • Paul McCreesh, Gabrieli Consort & Players – Handel: Messiah (Deutsche Grammophon)
  • Olivier Latry – Midnight at Notre Dame: Organ Transcriptions (Deutsche Grammophon)
  • Reinhard Goebel, Musica Antiqua Kцln – Le Roi Danse Original Soundtrack (Deutsche Grammophon)
  • Mikhail Pletnev, Mstislav Rostropovich, Russian National Orchestra – Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 & Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 (Deutsche Grammophon)
  • Mikhail Pletnev – Pletnev Plays Schumann (Deutsche Grammophon)

    August 17, 2004 SACD Release

  • Snow Patrol – Final Straw (Interscope)

    August 24, 2004 SACD Releases

  • John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman – John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman (Impulse)
  • Herbie Hancock – Gershwin’s World (Verve)
  • Joe Henderson – Lush Life: The Music of Billy Strayhorn (Verve)
  • Shirley Horn – Here’s to Live: Shirley Horn With Strings (Verve)

    September 14, 2004 SACD Releases

  • The Carpenters – Singles: 1969-1981 (A&M Records)
  • Pierre Boulez, Berlin Philharmonic – Ravel: Bolero (Deutsche Grammophon)
  • Richard Croft, Minkowski, Les Musiciens du Louvre – Gluck: Orphee et Eurydice (Deutsche Grammophon)
  • Bryn Terfel, Claudio Abbado, Chamber Orchestra Europe – Mozart: Don Giovanni (Deutsche Grammophon)
  • Anne Sofie Von Otter, Thomas Quasthoff, Claudio Abbado, Chamber Orchestra of Europe – Schubert: Lieder With Orchestra (Deutsche Grammophon)

    October 12, 2004 SACD Release

  • Jaap van Zweden, Residentie Orchestra – Beethoven: Complete Symphonies (5 SACD Box Set) (Philips)

    SACD Releases Coming Soon

  • Count Basie & His Orchestra – April In Paris (Verve)
  • Antal Dorati, Philharmonia Hugarica Orchestra – Respighi: Ancient Airs & Dances for Lute (Decca Classics)
  • Antal Dorati, London Symphony Orchestra – Stravinsky: The Firebird (Complete);Tango; Scherzo а la Russe (Decca Classics)
  • Marvin Gaye – The Marvin Gaye Collection (Motown)
  • Byron Janis, Antal Dorati, London Sympohny Orchestra, Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra – Rachmaninov: Piano Concerti 2 & 3; 2 Preludes (Decca Classics)
  • Tonu Kaljuste – Te Deum (ECM)
  • Eleni Karaindrou – Soundtrack: Ulysses’ Gaze (ECM)
  • Christina Milian – It’s About Time (Island)
  • Motley Crьe – Greatest Hits (Hip-O Records)
  • Paul Paray, Detroit Symphony Orchestra – Suppй: Overtures (+Auber) (Decca Classics)
  • Janos Starker – Bach: Six Suites For Solo Cello (Philips)