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New Order to issue 2017 Manchester live show on 3LP coloured vinyl and 2CD

∑(No,12k,Lg,17Mif) New Order + Liam Gillick: So it goes..

In June 2017,  New Order returned to the stage at Manchester’s Old Granada Studios where Joy Division made their television debut on Tony Wilson’s So It Goes programme in 1978. That concert performance is now released as ∑(No,12k,Lg,17Mif) New Order + Liam Gillick: So it goes .. on limited 3LP coloured vinyl or as a two-CD package.
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America / 50th Anniversary Collection

3CD, 2LP and single CD • 6CD ‘Classic Album Collection’ also being issued

Rhino remembers America‘s half-centennial this year with America: 50th Anniversary The Collection on CD and vinyl.
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Reviews

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Review: Sting My Songs

Sting tinkering with his old classics is a pointless exercise, says SDE editor Paul Sinclair

Of all the things Sting could do these days, putting out a solo album filled with new compositions doesn’t appear to be high in his list of priorities. Whilst he’s been quite busy in recent years, he has sought creative and personal satisfaction from his The Last Ship project, which was by nature rather collaborative, he’s made a record with Shaggy (which was actually a lot of fun) and even on tour Sting has teamed up with others to keep him company (Paul Simon and now Shaggy). 2016’s 57th & 9th is his only solo album in the last 15 years and after its somewhat tepid reception, Sting may well have thought ‘what’s the point?’
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Venom / In Nomine Satanas box set

Massive coloured vinyl box • Remastered audio • Studio albums • 8LP + 7″ • Unreleased demos/rehearsals • Hardcover book & more

British ‘extreme metal’ band Venom celebrate 40 years with a new super deluxe vinyl box set. In Nomine Satanas features remastered audio, unreleased demos, coloured/splatter vinyl and a book, posters and merchandise.
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James Taylor / The Warner Bros Albums 1970-1976 / CD and vinyl box sets

6CD / 6LP box sets • Remasters overseen by Peter Asher

The key works of James Taylor are to released as a box set. The Complete Warner Bros. Albums: 1970–1976 includes newly remastered versions of the six legendary studio albums that James Taylor recorded between 1970 and 1976 (Sweet Baby James (1970), Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon (1971), One Man Dog (1972), Walking Man (1974), Gorilla (1975), and In the Pocket (1976)).
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Gomez / Liquid Skin anniversary reissue

• Southport quintet announce details of second reissue
• Formats: 2CD deluxe & 2LP vinyl • Remastered audio • Unheard demos

Gomez continue on from their reformation with the announcement of the release of an upgraded 20th anniversary version of their second album Liquid Skin.
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Video

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SDEtv: A Certain Ratio / ACR:BOX

Mute’s A Certain Ratio 40th anniversary set, ACR:BOX, was issued very recently. Watch this unboxing video as SDE takes a look at both the 7LP coloured vinyl and the 4CD editions…
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Carpenters / Collected 2LP vinyl

2LP red vinyl • Limited to 3,000 copies • Gatefold • Numbered

Music On Vinyl continue with their popular ‘Collected’ series with a 2LP compilation of Carpenters hits, album tracks and rarities pressed on limited edition red vinyl.
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Elmer Bernstein / Ghostbusters: original motion picture score 2LP coloured vinyl

Newly remixed • Unreleased tracks • Coloured 2LP vinyl and CD

Sony Music Classical are celebrating the 35th anniversary of Ivan Reitman 1984 blockbuster film Ghostbusters by issuing a new 2LP coloured vinyl edition of Elmer Bernstein’s original score with new artwork and unheard audio.
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Soundgarden / Live from the Artists Den

Seven-disc super deluxe • 4LP vinyl • 2CD

Soundgarden are to release their ‘legendary’ Artists Den show this July. The Live from the Artists Den was taped in February 2013, just after the band had finished their King Animal tour, which turned out to be their band’s final studio release.
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Out This Week / on 24 May 2019

Stephen Duffy / I Love My Friends deluxe vinyl and CD reissue

Stephen Duffy / I Love My Friends deluxe vinyl and CD reissue


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This Week’s Box Set and Reissue Deals

USA: David Bowie / Loving The Alien 15LP vinyl box – $128 or £105

Cheapest price to date, for the massive vinyl box of Loving The Alien which features (among other things) Never Let Me Down 2018 and a brilliant 3LP version of Re:Call 4. The equivalent of almost £50 cheaper than the UK price. Shipped and taxed to the UK is £133.


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ZZ Top / Goin’ 50

Anniversary package from the mostly bearded trio arrives in June.

Texas trio ZZ Top celebrate a half century of blues rockin’ and hard livin’ with a new compilation called Goin’ 50.
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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: Quintessential Phase / 2LP vinyl

First time on vinyl • Luxury presentation • Signed print

Demon Records will issue Quintessential Phase a new 2LP coloured vinyl deluxe set that features the fifth series of Douglas Adams’ classic comedy science fiction radio show The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy.
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Everything But The Girl / Amplified Heart 25th anniversary vinyl LP

First time on vinyl • Half-speed mastered

Everything But The Girl‘s 1994 album Amplified Heart is to be released on vinyl for the very first time for its 25th anniversary.
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Lasse Hoile / New photo book ‘Muzak’

New photography book available in three special editions

Danish photographer, film-maker and artist Lasse Hoile, who has a longstanding visual collaboration with Steven Wilson, showcases his work for Wilson’s band Porcupine Tree with a new hardcover photography book Muzak.
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Will Young / Lexicon signed CD

Pop Idol winner Will Young releases a new album, Lexicon, next month and you can secure a signed CD edition, if you’re quick.
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Glen Campbell / The Legacy 1961-2017

4CD revised edition features tracks from his later albums

A box set celebrating the career of the legendary Glen Campbell is set to be released next month.
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Toto / All In: 1978-2018 / 13CD box set

13CD box set • All audio newly remastered • Well priced

After a big box with CDs and vinyl was sold direct to fans via their website last year, Toto are reissuing their back catalog as a CD-only box set and making it available via all the usual retailer channels. ‘All In’ is the name of this set and it will feature 13 remastered albums on CD.
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David Bowie ‘Mercury Demos’ price-drop

The David Bowie ‘Mercury Demos’ release, which caused outrage thanks to an almost laughable retail price tag has dropped in price on Amazon in the UK by almost 25%.
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