New CDs arriving in Arts include a few re-releases by Irish supergroup U2, all with a bonus disc.  The recent multi-Grammy award winning English singer, Adele,  features on her 2011 multi-planinum release 21.  There is also High Society : original Broadway cast – a show based on the 1956 MGM musical and last produced in Melbourne by The Production Company in 2004.

Down the Overlanders Trail : the early days of Country Music in Australia is a compilation presented by record producer and broadcaster, Warren Fahey.  Classics are reimagined on Declassified and Arcane is a 2010 release by iconic Australian band of the alternative rock scene, Crow.

Most of these and many more are currently available on Listening Posts 3 & 8 in Arts.  You can listen to the entire CD or just select different tracks.

The Joshua Tree. / U2.

Universal Island Records, 2007.

Universal Island Records, 2007.

High Society : Broadway’s new musical : original Broadway cast. / music and lyrics by Cole Porter.

DRG, 1999

DRG, 1999

The Poet Sings : Australian Art Songs.

Stone Records, 2012

Stone Records, 2012

Warren Fahey presents Down the Overlanders Trail : the early days of country music in Australia.

ABC : Universal, 2012.

ABC : Universal, 2012.

21. / Adele.

XL Records, 2011

XL Records, 2011

Declassified : classics re-imagined.

ABC : Universal, 2012

ABC : Universal, 2012

Arcane. / Crow.

Non-Zero : Shock, 2010

Non-Zero : Shock, 2010

October. / U2.

Island/Interscope : Universal, 2008

Island/Interscope : Universal, 2008

There are eight jukebox listening posts in the Arts Reading Room, where you can listen to CDs from the audiovisual collection.

Group of people using listening post in Arts room © Andrew Lloyd

Group of people using listening post in Arts room © Andrew Lloyd

Other CDs & audiovisual material can be requested through the Library’s online catalogue, for playing on audiovisual equipment in Arts during opening hours.

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