Out This Week / 26 January 2015
Rainbow / A Light In The Black (6CD box set)
This six-CD set covers the period 1975-1984 – the entire Polydor career – of Rainbow with classics an unreleased rarities.
Tyrannosaurus Rex / Deluxe reissues
Three Tyrannosaurus Rex albums newly remastered by Tony Visconti and massively expanded over two discs with bonus tracks including unreleased John Peel sessions and never-heard Visconti demos.
Jellyfish / Bellybutton and Spilt Milk (reissues)
Nothing previously unreleased (is there anything else?) but a welcome deluxe focus nonetheless on both Jellyfish studio albums. Tons of bonus material, including demos and live tracks. The booklets in these digipacks feature interviews and track-by-track commentary from Andy Sturmer and Roger Joseph Manning Jr.
Rush / Fly By Night (reissue)
40th Anniversary reissue of Rush‘s second album. Fly By Night ’40’ is being issued only on vinyl and blu-ray audio with the latter featuring a hi-res 5.1 surround sound mix.
John Martyn / Sapphire and Piece by Piece (reissues)
Newly remastered editions of two John Martyn albums from the 1980s. Both include bonus CDs with alternate mixes and previously unreleased live tracks. Double vinyl sets are also available.
Gaz/ Matador (new album)
The ex-Supergrass frontman is back with his second solo album, Matador, on Hot Fruit Records.
Primitives / Galore (2CD reissue)
The Primitives last studio album for RCA is reissued as a two-CD deluxe. The new edition features B-sides, single mixes, and a generous selection of live performances from the indie-pop band.
Bill Nelson / Noise Candy (reissue)
Esoteric Recordings’ reissue of Bill Nelson‘s six-disc box set that was originally released back in 2002.
The Charlatans / Modern Nature (new album)
Studio album number twelve for The Charlatans. The deluxe edition adds an extra CD and four songs to the standard 11-track album.