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Curve: Doppelgänger & Cuckoo reissues

Double-disc reissues – remastered with EPs, B-sides, remixes & rarities

To mark the 25th anniversary of their debut, 3 Loop Music are to reissue British indie/alt-rock band Curve‘s first two albums – Doppelgänger and Cuckoo – as two-CD deluxe editions.
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Liza Minnelli / Results 4-disc deluxe

PRICE DROP! 21 remixes + DVD of videos in new expanded package

Results, the 1989 Liza Minnelli album produced by the Pet Shop Boys and Julian Mendelsohn, is to be reissued as a 3CD+DVD deluxe set in August.
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Hue and Cry / Pocketful Of Stones box

Hue and Cry will release a new album Pocketful Of Stones, in September which is being made available as a SIGNED five-disc, ‘strictly limited run’ box set.
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Prince / Purple Rain reissue unboxed

As we wait in anticipation of the Prince Purple Rain reissue, which is due on Friday this week, one lucky fan in America took delivery of his 3CD+DVD expanded edition from Best Buy yesterday! He immediately made an unboxing video (as you do) which will give SDE readers a feel for the packaging and presentation. Click ‘MORE’ to view the video…
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Saxon / Solid Book Of Rock – 14-disc deluxe book set: SIGNED edition

Edsel will issue Sold Book Of Rock, a massive 14-disc Saxon deluxe set in August, that delivers an enormous amount of audio and video material and comes as an exclusive edition (500 only) signed by Biff Byford.
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The Style Council’s ‘Modernism: A New Decade’ to get an vinyl release in Sep

Amazon in the UK have a listing for a vinyl reissue of The Style Council‘s unreleased final album Modernism: A New Decade.
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Godley & Creme / Body Of Work 1978-1988 / five CD box set

There is something of a glut of 10cc related releases in the coming weeks. We have the two-CD Eric Stewart Anthology due in mid-July, the Before, During and After four-CD box set a week later, and now Body Of Work 1978-1988, a five-disc Godley & Creme box set scheduled for release in September.
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Super Furry Animals / Radiator / 20th anniversary deluxe reissue

Following last year’s reissue of Fuzzy Logic, BMG will release a 20th anniversary deluxe edition of Super Furry Animals‘ second album, Radiator next month.
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Out This Week / on 23 June 2017

Prince/ Purple Rain (multi-format reissue)

Over three years ago, Warner Bros. Records announced a deal with Prince that would “see the release of long-awaited, previously unheard material”. Finally, this week, with the Purple Rain reissue, we see the first fruits of this agreement, although the artist is now dead and one wonders if the trumpeted “exclusive global licensing partnership that covers every album released from 1978 into the nineties” is still valid, given the situation with Prince’s estate. Read more
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Saturday Deluxe: Live! / 17 June 2017

In a new feature, SDE Editor Paul Sinclair broadcast live from the SDE sofa earlier on today (via Facebook) to spotlight recent releases and answer SDE readers’ questions.

Topics discussed include The Smiths, Sheryl Crow, Iggy Pop, Evan Dando, Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie, Pink Floyd, Tears For Fears and more. Click MORE to watch a video replay (exactly as broadcast – running time is 60 mins).
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The Smiths / The Queen is Dead issued as anniversary 12-inch and 7-inch single

Warners have today issued a 12-inch vinyl and seven-inch picture disc of The Queen is Dead, the title track of The Smiths‘ 1986 album.
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Canada 150 – A Celebration of Music

Calling all patriotic Canadians… Universal Music Canada will issue Canada 150: A Celebration of Music at the end of this month; a multi-format release issued on the eve of Canada’s sesquicentennial (yes, that’s a word – it means 150th anniversary), which includes a six-CD super deluxe edition that comes complete with a ‘coffee table’ book.
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Brian Eno / Half-speed mastered vinyl

Universal/Virgin EMI are to issue audiophile two-LP half-speed vinyl mastered editions of four classic Brian Eno albums.
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Demon serve up second helpings of Blancmange with more Blanc Tapes

After the limited run of 500 signed Blancmange Blanc Tapes box sets sold out in a matter of hours, Demon Music have been under some pressure by fans to produce some more. With label and band management delighted at the overwhelmingly positive response, they’ve relented and some more are now available to pre-order, but read on for important details…
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Eric Stewart / 10cc: Anthology – 2CD set

Cherry Red will issue a new Eric Stewart/10cc Anthology next month.
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Carole King: Tapestry: Live at Hyde Park

Sony’s Legacy Recordings is to release Tapestry: Live at Hyde Park, a CD+DVD combo package of Carole King‘s concert in London’s Hyde Park last summer, that saw the legendary singer-songwriter perform her classic Tapestry album in full.
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John Foxx with Harold Budd / Limited edition 3LP box set with signed print

Rare opportunity to get a signed John Foxx box set

A triple vinyl box set featuring a trio of collaborations between former Ultravox frontman John Foxx and ambient/avant garde music composer Harold Budd, will be issued in September.
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Lindsey Buckingham / Christine McVie: new album examined track by track

Out last week, was Lindsey Buckingham / Christine McVie, the new album by Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie. Despite the clumsy title with Mick Fleetwood on drums/percussion and John McVie taking care of bass duties, it’s hard to think of this album as anything other than a Fleetwood Mac studio album, minus Stevie Nicks. But if we do that will our expectations be too high? SDE takes a look at the album, track-by-track…
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Boney M / Complete: 9LP vinyl box

In July, Sony will issue Boney M. Complete, a new nine-LP vinyl box that brings together all the studio albums from the massively popular band.
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Catalogue: 1985-2012 / Pet Shop Boys reissues with ‘Further Listening’ discs


‘Catalogue’ reissue series starts with Nightlife, Release and Fundamental

Three of the long anticipated Pet Shop Boys reissues will finally emerge next month as Parlophone reissue multi-disc ‘Further Listening’ editions of the albums Nightlife, Release and Fundamental. These effectively kick off a year of reissues under the ‘Catalogue: 1985-2012’ banner.
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