Collecting box sets and special reissues is an enjoyable, if expensive hobby. But every now and again you can pick up some great releases without breaking the bank. Here’s an SDE curated selection of some great deals available at present for around £5 or less. All are deluxe editions.
Please note all prices are correct at the time of writing and are based on the Amazon UK price. If you are ordering outside the EU these prices will actually be cheaper! Have fun.
Deep Purple / Made in Japan 2CD – £2.99
Last year’s excellent reissue of Deep Purple‘s Made in Japan – often cited as one of the best live albums of all time – contains the 2013 remix of the original album on disc one, with all the encores on CD 2.
Kim Wilde / Close 2CD – £2.99
Excellent 2013 reissue for Kim Wilde‘s most successful album comes with a massive 21 bonus tracks including seven-inch mixes, extended versions and B-sides. Another unbelievable deal at just £2.99
Eric Clapton / Unplugged 2CD – £4.90
Clapton‘s classic Unplugged show is remastered and expanded to two-CDs with unreleased takes.
Sandy Denny / Sandy 2CD – £4.99
Blondie / Parallel Lines CD+DVD – £4.99
Four bonus tracks and the videos on DVD join the album proper for this 2008 deluxe of the world’s favourite Blondie album.
Gregory Porter / Liquid Spirit CD+DVD – £5
Porter’s acclaimed album isn’t even six months old, but you can pick up the CD+DVD deluxe edition for a fiver!
Whitney Houston deluxe CD+DVD – £5.25
The much missed Houston‘s debut is still stunning. This anniversary edition adds remixes and a DVD full of superb performances.
Frankie / Frankie Say 2CD – £4.99
Universal’s marketing of Frankie‘s back catalogue was a hit and miss affair but this two-CD edition of the greatest hits package boasts a few new versions of Relax and some period rarities like the Freddie Bastone Mix of Rage Hard.
Lenny Kravitz / Mama Said 2CD deluxe – £4.99
This anniversary edition includes the original 1991 album plus a 21-track bonus disc with 15 previously unreleased recordings from Kravitz’s own personal archive
Kylie Minogue / Kiss Me Once CD+DVD – £4.65
Kylie’s album is only just a year old but you can pick up the deluxe which adds two bonus tracks and a DVD for less than a fiver.