Interview

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Ben Volpeliere-Pierrot talks Curiosity Killed The Cat, hits and Andy Warhol

Frontman of the ’80s pop group talks to SDE

Next month, a brand new four-CD Curiosity Killed The Cat box set called Misfits: The Mercury Years 1986-1990 will be released. Curated by SDE’s own Paul Sinclair, it features newly mastered versions of both albums, along with two extra CDs of remixes and demos including many unheard songs from the early days. SDE caught up with frontman Ben Volpeliere-Pierrot recently and asked him about his time with the band…
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News

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Brooklyn Bowie exclusives now available online with worldwide shipping

The David Bowie Is exhibition reached the end of the road last month in Brooklyn. The exclusive vinyl records – ‘Time’/’The Prettiest Star’ silver vinyl seven-inch and David Bowie Live in Berlin [1978] orange vinyl – were only available to visitors who turned up in person at Brooklyn Museum, which of course created a burgeoning resale market on sites like eBay. The good news, if you’ve been after these, is that they are now available online via the Brooklyn Museum website, and they will ship overseas!
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Out This Week / on 17 August 2018

Miles Davis / Bitches Brew SACD

Miles Davis / Bitches Brew SACD

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Human League / Secrets 2LP deluxe

2LP black vinyl debut • Bonus tracks not on the RSD white vinyl

After the Record Store Day white vinyl, the Human League‘s 2001 album Secrets will be reissued on black vinyl in September.
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Steve Hackett / Broken Skies – Outspread Wings 1984 – 2006

6CD+2DVD Anthology • Some 5.1 mixes • Good price

Steven Hackett will follow up 2015’s (now out of print) Premontions anthology with Broken Skies – Outspread Wings, a new eight-disc package that spans the years 1984-2006.
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Bob Seger and The Last Heard / Heavy Music: Complete Cameo Recordings

Complete Cameo-Parkway Recordings 1966-67 on CD and vinyl

American singer-songwriter Bob Seger‘s early work as Bob Seger and The Last Heard is brought together by ABKCO for a new single album collection called Heavy Music: The Complete Cameo Recordings 1966-1967.
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Suede / 2LP black vinyl

Deluxe 2LP • bonus audio • black vinyl

When Suede‘s 1993 debut was reissued for its 25th anniversary back in March, there was no vinyl edition, although a 2LP set pressed on silver/grey vinyl eventually emerged for Record Store Day, in April. Next month, that same edition will emerge on black vinyl and be widely available.
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Features

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Saturday Deluxe / 11 August 2018

Bluetooth Ache
The fight to control the music in the holiday hire car


There’s nothing like being on holiday and having the whole family together in a rental car to bring to the fore ‘discussions’ about music. This happened to me recently as my eldest daughter (15) was grumpily decreeing that she didn’t want to listen to “old man’s music” and insisting that she ‘pairs’ mum’s phone (which had some of her favourite artists on it) via bluetooth to the vehicle’s audio system, so we can listen to her stuff. No way, Jose. I’m the driver, I’m in charge (and no one else can work out how to use the stereo anyway!).
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News

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Paul McCartney / Egypt Station deluxe 2LP coloured vinyl edition

Here’s a look at the deluxe coloured 2LP vinyl edition of Paul McCartneys forthcoming album Egypt Station.
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News

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Status Quo / Ain’t Complaining 3CD set

Next month, Universal Music will issue a three-CD deluxe edition of Status Quo‘s 1988 album Ain’t Complaining.
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Miles Davis / Bitches Brew SACD

Sony Music in Japan have just released a multi-channel hybrid SACD (Super Audio CD) of Miles Davis‘ genre-busting 1970 classic Bitches Brew.
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Suede reveal details of Blue Hour box

Six-disc box set of the forthcoming album

When Suede announced their new album, The Blue Hour, at the end of April, the band promised to reveal the details of what was in the box set edition ‘at a later date’. That later date has arrived and those details are now available…
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Deals

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This Week’s Box Set and Reissue Deals

FR: U2 / Songs Of Experience super deluxe box – €48 or £39


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Matt Berry / Television Themes

Here’s one of those albums where all you have to do is take a look at the cover and you know you want it! I refer to Matt Berry‘s forthcoming Television Themes.
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Competition

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Flock of Seagulls / Competition winner!

Congratulations to SDE reader Paul Price who was randomly selected as the winner of the A Flock Of Seagulls competition. Paul wins the limited edition SIGNED five-CD bundle of the band’s new album Ascension. Thanks to everyone who entered and look out for more great SDE competitions soon.

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Longbranch/Pennywhistle to be issued as standalone CD and vinyl editions

Glenn Frey’s and JD Souther’s Longbranch / Pennywhistle album from 1969 will be issued as standalone CD and vinyl editions in September.
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Whitesnake / Unzipped: new ‘unplugged’ & acoustic six-disc box set

Rhino will issue Unzipped, a new Whitesnake super deluxe edition box set, later this year, that focuses on ‘unplugged’ and acoustic-based performances recorded over the last 20 years or so. This 5CD+DVD package includes rare and unreleased studio and live recordings, acoustic demos, concert videos, interviews and more.
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Out This Week / on 10 August 2018

Teenage Fanclub / Grand Prix vinyl reissue

Teenage Fanclub / vinyl reissues

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Deals

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Deal alert / Tom Petty American Treasure: 6LP vinyl box price drop

Pleased to inform fans of a welcome and substantial drop in price in the UK for the forthcoming 6LP vinyl box set edition of Tom Petty An American Treasure.
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Nitzer Ebb / 1982-2010: The Box Set

Pylon Records will release Nitzer Ebb 1982-2010: The Box Set, in October, a new 10LP vinyl package that includes newly remastered versions of all five of  Nitzer Ebb‘s Mute/Geffen albums and five additional vinyl records of bonus tracks and rarities.
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