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Out This Week / on 28 April 2017

Gorillaz / Humanz (new album)

Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett return as Gorillazwith Humanz, their first studio album in six years. Read more
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Deals

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Deal alert / Verve: A Storm in Heaven four-disc super deluxe edition box

Excellent price in the UK right now for last year’s super deluxe edition box set of the Verve‘s first album A Storm In Heaven.
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SDEtv / Record Store Day Preview #3

SDE concludes its Record Store Day 2017 previews with this video exploration of David Bowie‘s Cracked Actor (and BOWPROMO1), Elton John‘s 17-11-70+ and Bruce Springsteen‘s Hammersmith Odeon London 1975. Watch the video below…
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Kraftwerk / 3-D: The Catalogue box sets

Parlophone are releasing Kraftwerk: 3-D The Catalogue next month, an audio/video document – available in a number of physical editions – that features all eight albums as performed live in the leading museums of the world in the last few years.
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Roger Waters announces a new album: Is This The Life We Really Want?

Roger Waters new album Is This The Life We Really Want? is due in early June and is now available to pre-order and you can also preview a full track from it, below…
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SDEtv: Record Store Day Preview #2

SDE previews Record Store Day 2017 with this video exploration of selected releases. Today, three picture discs: Small Faces’ Itchycoo Park 10-inch,  The BugglesVideo Killed The Radio Star 12-inch picture disc, and the Art of Noise‘s Moments in Love 10-inch shaped picture disc! Watch the video below…
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Third Eye Blind / anniversary reissue

San Francisco alt-rockers Third Eye Blind will celebrate the 20-year anniversary of their eponymous debut in June with 2CD and 3LP deluxe editions of the 1997 album.
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Deal alert / Paul Weller: Stanley Road LP

Grab this great deal on Universal’s vinyl reissue of Paul Weller‘s classic 1995 album Stanley Road which has up until now been priced extortionately!
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The Rolling Stones / Olé Olé Olé! A Trip Across Latin America

Olé Olé Olé is a documentary by Paul Dugdale which follows The Rolling Stones on their 2016 tour through Latin America and as they try to stage their first ever concert in Havana, Cuba (which itself was issued as Havana Moon last year).
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SDEtv: Record Store Day Preview #1

SDE previews Record Store Day 2017 with this video exploration of selected releases. Today Diana RossDiana – The Chic Organisation Ltd. Mix (coloured vinyl), Nilsson Schmilsson (also coloured vinyl) and Brett Anderson‘s Live at Koko 2011 on – you guessed it – coloured vinyl. Watch the video below…
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Haircut One Hundred / Paint and Paint / two-disc deluxe edition

Cherry Red will issue a two-CD deluxe edition of Haircut One Hundred‘s 1984 album Paint and Paint, next month.
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Deal alert / Metallica: Hardwired to Self-Destruct / 3LP+CD deluxe box set

Incredible deal right now on Amazon US for the 3LP coloured vinyl box set edition of Metallica‘s 2016 album Hardwired… to Self-Destruct.
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Out This Week / 21 April 2017

David Bowie / No Plan (12-inch vinyl)

The black vinyl version of David Bowie‘s No Plan EP is issued this week. Fans who ordered the limited edition white vinyl version from the official store need to wait another month before they get their hands on that edition. Read more
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Deal alert: The Beatles 1+ deluxe

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MEGA- price in the UK this morning for the The Beatles 1+ deluxe set which features two blu-rays (with 50 videos) and a CD (with newly remixed stereo audio).
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The Alan Price Set / Twice The Price: The Decca Recordings / 3CD set

Alan Price‘s post Animals solo career, backed by his own band The Alan Price Set, is remembered with Twice The Price, a ‘Complete Decca Recordings’ three-CD set.
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Grateful Dead / Long Strange Trip / new documentary soundtrack

Long Strange Trip, the forthcoming documentary on the Grateful Dead will get a brief theatrical release in the USA in May before being made available exclusively to Amazon Prime Video in June. While that sounds really interesting, there’s going to be a soundtrack which will mix studio and live recordings, with several unreleased performances.
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Can / The Singles

Mute will release Can: The Singles in June, a new collection of the German experimental rock band’s single releases
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SDE’s acclaimed McCartney interview feature available as printed booklet

In response to overwhelming demand, SDE has produced a limited run of special ‘keepsake’ printed editions of the acclaimed ‘In Their Own Words: The Producer’s on Paul McCartney’s Flowers in the Dirt‘ feature, that was first published on 22 March on this blog.
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Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie to release an new album together

Fleetwood Mac legends Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie are to release their first ever album as a duo, in June.
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The Beatles / Remixed Sgt. Pepper unveiled at Abbey Road Studios


SDE Editor Paul Sinclair bumps into some old friends outside Abbey Road Studios…

SDE listens to the new Sgt. Pepper stereo remix at Abbey Road and asks Giles Martin about ‘Carnival of Light’…

Apple Corps and Universal Music last night hosted a preview event for a hundred or so journalists from around the world in which Giles Martin discussed his work on the anniversary reissue of The Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and the new stereo remix of the album was played in full. SDE was there…
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