Out This Week / 2 September 2013


The Beach Boys / Made In California (6CD Box Set)

This Beach Boys set was originally rumoured for last autumn, to coincide with the 50th Anniversary celebrations, but better late than never. Six CDs of content combining the familiar and the unheard, presented in a soft-feel yellow book which is just short of 12-inches square. Read more


Mike Oldfield  / Crises 5-disc box set

Demand for this Mike Oldfield 3CD+2DVD set caught Universal by surprise and it’s currently be repressed. Contains the album remastered, a 5.1 surround mix, two CDs of live performance from the Crises tour and much more. Read more

Yes / High Vibration 16 SACD box set from Warner Music Japan

Yes / High Vibration Japanese 16 SACD box set

All of Yess albums between 1968 and 1987 (including live album Yessongs) remastered for hybrid stereo SACD, plus a special bonus disc, This SACD is a Japanese-only box.  Read more

Various Artists / Monterey International Pop Festival 4CD

Various Artists / Monterey International Pop Festival

70 tracks across four-CDs and an 88-page booklet. This celebration of the June 1967 Monterey Pop Festival from Salvo Music is great value and their packaging and presentation is normally first class. Read more


The Breeders  / Lxxx Vinyl box set

A 20th Anniversary of The Breeders Last Splash album, this vinyl box set contains the same 45 bonus tracks as the three-CD version but here you get seven vinyl records. Includes demos, rare tracks, live performances and the Safari, Cannonball, Divine Hammer and Head To Toe EPs.

Happy Mondays included in new Original Album Series sets

Happy Mondays / Original Album Series

Four out of five Happy Mondays studio albums, plus a live release in this set which is issued at the same time as many other original album series collections . Read more

Deacon Blue / When The World Knows Your Name 3CD+DVD reissue

Deacon Blue / When The World Knows Your Name (coloured vinyl)

Another limited vinyl pressing from Demon Records, this time Deacon Blue‘s second album. Features Real Gone Kid and comes with a download code for MP3s. Read more


Various Artists / The Rocky Horror Show: Album Box Set

A four-CD set that celebrates The Rocky Horror Show. Features the original film soundtrack, Roxy Cast performances, a “Songs from the Vaults” CD and an international disc from various productions around the world.

Kim Wilde / Close reissue being prepped by Universal

Kim Wilde/ Close 2CD Deluxe Edition

Kim Wilde‘s long-awaited reissue of 1988’s Close hits the ‘shops’ today, packed full of bonus remixes and single edits. Read more

Mike Oldfield / Five Miles Out Deluxe Edition

Mike Oldfield / Five Miles Out 3-disc deluxe edition

As well as Crises, today sees the reissue of Mike Oldfield‘s 1982 album Five Miles Out. No box set, but the standard deluxe edition still packs a punch with a few bonus tracks, a live CD and a DVD with the album mixed in 5.1 surround sound. Read more

5 responses to Out This Week / 2 September 2013

  1. Mike says:

    Kim Wilde for reissue of the year! Its perfect.

  2. LedMan says:

    According to the CDJapan website, the release date for Yes “High Vibration” is now September 18th.

    • Paul Sinclair says:

      Had a suspicion it might go back, thanks for pointing this out. Hoping to get hold of one of these, and put some photos up so everyone can see what it looks like.

      • I have this on order too from my Japanese supplier, due around 18th September. Notbsurprised it is delayed. Thats a lot of discs to manufatcture. Looking forward to your pictures of this set.

  3. Gordon says:

    Kim Wilde’s ‘Close’ is absolutely stunning. Very classy and comprehensive booklet, and the sound is brilliant… I’m hearing new little details on some of the tracks I’d not heard before, and it’s testament to Kim et al coz this album is so fresh and solid it could almost be a brand new album. Two big thumbs up from me, and I hope ‘Love Is’ and ‘Love Moves’ are done and done to this standard. Fantastic!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *