SMELL LIKE WHITNEY: Whitney Houston’s property has launched a fragrance impressed by the singer’s “luminous” character, heat and zest for all times. Merely named “Whitney,” the scent options notes of pear and citrus, balanced by gardenia, ylang-ylang and jasmine. A contact of amber grounds the perfume with a heat, sensual observe, in line with its maker. Value: $9.95 for a 3 ml pattern.
BILLIE & ELLA: Restricted version vinyl field units from legendary jazz vocalists Billie Vacation and Ella Fitzgerald will make anybody’s vacation brighter. By no means earlier than launched on vinyl, the four-LP field assortment, “Billie Vacation: The Full Decca Recordings” has 50 tracks, together with “Responsible” and “Solitude,” and a 20-page booklet. The three-LP field set “Ella Fitzgerald: Jukebox Ella: The Full Verve Singles, Vol.1” gathers her singles collectively for the primary time, together with “The Solar Forgot to Shine This Morning” and “Hotta Chocolatta.” Value: $90 for Vacation; $45 for Fitzgerald.
IRON GIFT: In honor of the fortieth anniversary of Iron Maiden’s third album, “The Variety of the Beast,” the heavy metallic kings have launched a three-disc vinyl rerelease. That was the album that first featured Bruce Dickinson on vocals and catapulted the band to worldwide stardom, with songs like “Run To the Hills” and “Murders Within the Rue Morgue.” Within the set, the band can be providing for the primary time on vinyl their dwell live performance from March 1982 at Hammersmith Odeon in London, “Beast Over Hammersmith.” Value: $49.50.
BYRDS, PART ONE: “The Byrds: 1964-1967” is a 400-page coffee-table picture ebook that was curated by the band’s three surviving founding members. It’s obtainable in three variations, signed by the surviving members, Chris Hillman, Roger McGuinn and David Crosby. The ebook options greater than 500 pictures from legendary photographers akin to Henry Diltz, Barry Feinstein, Curt Gunther, Jim Marshall, Linda McCartney, Tom Gundelfinger O’Neal and Man Webster, in addition to restored pictures from the Columbia Data archives. Value: $125-$1,700.
BIRDS, PART TWO: Followers of our feathered mates could love a large, 20-LP set containing 242 recordings of authentic songs and readings impressed by or incorporating birdsong — all to learn the Nationwide Audubon Society. A few of the artists included in The Birdsong Mission are Mark Ronson, Beck, Karen O, Nick Cave, Elvis Costello, Robert Pattinson, Jonathen Franzen, The Flaming Lips, Bobby Cannavale, Greta Gerwig and Advert-Rock. There’s additionally a 60-page ebook with essays from Randall Poster and Shearwater’s Jonathan Meiburg, and 27 artists contributed authentic work and illustrations. Value: $400-$440.
TOP OF THE CHARTS: Who has the perfect album within the land? Rolling Stone journal has weighed into such a fraught and contentious debate with “The five hundred Biggest Albums of All Time.” It is a ebook that can spark a thousand arguments. Value: $50.