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This Week’s Box Set and Reissue Deals

David Bowie / A New Careeer In A New Town 1977-1982 / 13LP vinyl box

David Bowie / A New Career In A New Town  vinyl box – £149.95

Cheapest price to date for the 13LP vinyl box


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Billy Joel / 52nd Street SACD

Japanese 40th anniversary SACD • 5.1 mix • Lavish packaging

Sony Music in Japan will issue a 40th anniversary edition of Billy Joel‘s album 52nd Street as a multi-channel hybrid SACD (Super Audio CD) which boasts a ludicrously lavish (and satisfyingly geeky) packaging.
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80s Symphonic / 80s originals combined with orchestral arrangements

Warner Music/Rhino are to release 80s Symphonic next month, a new ’80s compilation that features 80s original recordings combined with orchestral arrangements.

The album features songs like David Bowie‘s ‘Let’s Dance’, a-ha‘s ‘Take On Me’, Simple Minds‘ ‘Alive and Kicking’, Echo & the Bunnymen‘s ‘The Killing Moon’ and many more eighties classics.
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Bruce Springsteen / Vol 2 box set vinyl remasters available individually

Sony will break open this year’s Bruce Springsteen Album Collection, Vol. 2 vinyl box set and offer each remastered long-player individually, from next month.
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Neil Young sets a date for Archives V2

Nine years after volume one was issued Neil Young has set a date for the second volume of the Neil Young Archives.
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Competition

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Win a pair of Depeche Mode vinyl boxes

In another great competition, SDE is giving away two Depeche Mode vinyl boxes!

Courtesy of our friends at Sony, one lucky winner will receive copies of Speak & Spell: The 12″ Singles and A Broken Frame: The 12″ Singles. Both boxes contain a trio of 12-inch singles (pressed on 180g vinyl), a poster and a download code. Speak & Spell also comes with a flexidisc. Enter below. Good luck!
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Rush / Hemispheres 40th anniversary

5.1 mix • 2015 remaster on CD for the first time • Unreleased live audio

Canadian rock band Rush are to put out a 40th anniversary edition of their 1978 album Hemispheres. The reissue will be available in three physical formats, including a super deluxe edition.
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Amazon price-match Kate Bush deals

Amazon UK have responded to HMV’s Kate Bush box set promotion by matching it with their own deal.
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Family at the BBC / 8-disc deluxe set

Remastered • 7CD+DVD • Unreleased recordings • hardcover book

British rock band Family‘s recordings for the BBC are brought together for a special eight-disc deluxe set to mark 50 years since the band’s first album.
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David Shire / Soundtrack to Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘The Conversation’

First time on vinyl • Brilliant soundtrack to superb film

Here’s one I’m really excited about… Trunk Records will next month release David Shire‘s haunting soundtrack to Francis Ford Coppola’s 1974 film The Conversation on vinyl for the first time.
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Out This Week / on 19 October 2018

Small Faces / Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake SIGNED 50th anniversary box sets


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Video

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SDEtv / John Lennon: Imagine super deluxe unboxing and book comparison

Watch an unboxing video of the new John Lennon Imagine super deluxe edition box set and the Imagine John Yoko standalone book.
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Features

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Saturday Deluxe / 13 October 2018

National Album Day

It’s national album day today. I’m not sure who decided it was national album day, but chances are it was the same industry that has delivered Spotify and other streaming platforms that encourage people to listen to theme-based playlists and just sample ‘the best’ tracks from albums and quickly move on.

I’m not going to do anything gimmicky to ‘celebrate’ national album day, because I guess like many of you, EVERY DAY is an ‘album day’ for me. I love listening to music and love albums.
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The Music From Bagpuss / Limited edition ‘shop window’ die-cut vinyl

First time on vinyl • ‘Book’ CD edition • Outtakes

Sandra Kerr and John Faulkner’s charming music from British children’s TV programme Bagpuss (whose 13 episodes were created by Oliver Postgate and Peter Firmin and originally broadcast in 1974) is being made available – with additional outtakes and alternate versions – on new deluxe vinyl and CD editions.
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Creedence Clearwater Revival / The Studio Albums Collection / 7LP vinyl box

All the albums • Half-speed mastered • High quality ‘tip-on’ sleeves

To mark the 50th anniversary of the band’s first album, Craft Recordings is to release The Studio Albums Collection, a new seven-LP Creedence Clearwater Revival vinyl box set.
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Manics reveal reissue plans

The Manic Street Preachers plan to reissue their 1998 album This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours next and Nicky Wire has revealed some details about it…
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Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers / Best of Everything 1976 – 2016

With the American Treasure box now out (at least on CD) news reaches SDE of another Tom Petty collection that’s due next month. As the title suggests, The Best of Everything: The Definitive Career Spanning Hits Collection 1976-2016 is more focussed on ‘hits’ than rarities, although inevitably the record label has added a couple of unreleased tracks.
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ELO / The UK Singles Volume One 1972-1978 / seven-inch vinyl box set

The UK Singles Volume One 1972-1978 is a seven-inch vinyl box set that brings together fifteen of ELO‘s UK single from the classic era of 1972-1978.
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Deals

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This Week’s Box Set and Reissue Deals

Cast / The Vinyl Collection 1995 – 2001 – 4LP vinyl box – £35.99

Amazing price, considering this is a numbered box set, contains four 180g coloured vinyl albums and comes with a SIGNED photo!! Out on 9 November.

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Mark Knopfler returns with a new album ‘Down The Road Wherever’

Mark Knopfler will release a ninth studio album, Down The Road Wherever, next month.
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