The Rolling Stones / No Security: San Jose ’99 (various formats)
Setlist of classics (but no Satisfaction) from The Rolling Stones‘ 1999 No Security tour. This Eagle Rock release is available in the usual array of formats, but sadly, coloured vinyl is exclusive to the USA.
Grateful Dead / Anthems of the Sun
The Grateful Dead‘s second album is reissued as a good-value 2CD deluxe which includes remastered versions of the original 1968 mix and the more well known 1971 remix. The bonus disc also includes a previously unreleased complete live show. Picture disc vinyl also available.
Yes / 90125 (coloured vinyl)
Yes‘ 1983 US chart-topping album was produced by Trevor Horn and features Owner of a Lonely Heart. This ‘tri-colour’ vinyl (see the cover for a clue to the colours) is part of Rhino’s ‘Back to the 80s‘ reissue series.
Science Fiction / Tom Bailey
Thompson Twins‘ Tom Bailey – to use his stage name – has been touring and performing his old group’s classic hits for the last few years on the ’80s festival circuit and now he has written some news songs and releases his first solo album, Science Fiction.
Tom Waits / Foreign Affairs
Newly remastered vinyl edition of Tom Waits‘ superb 1977 album Foreign Affairs. The cover photo was taken by George Hurrell, who would later also take the photo that adorned the front of Paul McCartney‘s Press To Play album.
Rick Astley will be hoping for another number one album, following the success of 2016’s 50. Loads of bundles and signed editions still available.
Five Star / Luxury: The Definitive Anthology 1984-1991
Massive, expansive Five Star 10-disc deluxe set that includes albums, B-sides, seven-inch remixes, 12-inch remixes, videos and more SIGNED editions still available.
Crosby, Stills & Nash / CSN (vinyl reissue)
It may have taken seven years to follow up 1970’s Déjà Vu with another studio long-player, but Crosby, Stills & Nash‘s CSN was worth the wait. It features the Nash-penned Just a Song Before I Go, a top ten hit in America in the year of the album’s release, 1977. 1982’s Daylight Again is also reissued.
No one could accuse Erasure, or their record label Mute, of not squeezing as much juice from a new album campaign as possible. We had the World Be Gone studio album last year, followed by the World Beyond classical re-recording earlier in 2018 and now World Be Live is a 24-track live album recorded in London in February. What next? World Be Remixed, or perhaps a 5.1 collection called World Be Surrounded?
Tim Buckley / The Troubadour Concerts 1969 (6LP vinyl box)
Tim Buckley‘s September 1969 concerts at LA’s The Troubadour club are brought together for the first time on vinyl in this new box set. This includes extensive notes and annotation by compiler Pat Thomas.
Ben Folds Five / Complete Sessions at West 54th
Real Gone Music issue The Complete Sessions at West 54th a live performance by Ben Folds Five as recorded by American public broadcaster PBS in 1997. the double LP set is pressed on blue vinyl.
Swing Out Sister / Almost Persuaded (vinyl LP)
The CD edition was issued a few weeks back, but the vinyl version of Swing Out Sister‘s 10th studio album is released on Friday.
Various Artists / Trojan Records (vinyl picture disc)
Released as part of the Trojan Records 50th anniversary celebrations, this 12-track vinyl picture disc includes Desmond Dekker’s Israelites, Nicky Thomas’ Love of the Common People and Althea Forrest & Donna Reid’s Uptown Top Ranking.
Eric B. & Rakim‘s 1987 debut features the singles Eric B. Is President, I Know You Got Soul and Paid In Full. The album is reissued on vinyl this week, along with its follow-up Follow The Leader and Don’t Sweat The Rhythm.