Pet Shop Boys / ‘Catalogue’ reissues
The long awaited Pet Shop Boys reissued deliver multi-disc sets for their ‘non-imperial phase’. Vinyl editions also available (but include no bonus material).
Arcade Fire / Everything Now (new album)
Arcade Fire deliver, Everything Now, their fifth studio album which is available in ‘night’ and ‘day’ artwork variants. There’s also an ‘indies-only’ coloured vinyl.
The Cars / Expanded reissues
Two Cars albums, namely Candy-O and Panorama are reissued this week with bonus tracks on both CD editions and gatefold vinyl.
Elvis Presley / A Boy From Tupelo (3CD)
This new Elvis set from Sony/Legacy delivers “every known Elvis Presley Sun Records master and outtake” plus radio sessions and other rarities.
10cc / Before During After (4CD)
Interesting 10cc box set that includes a greatest hits but also explores music make by band members before and after their period in the spotlight. Some interesting inclusions including Paul McCartney’s Pretty Little Head which was co-written with Eric Stewart.
Fairport Convention / Come All Ye: The First Ten Years (7CD)
This sizeable seven-CD Fairport Convention box set features ‘key album tracks’, non-album singles, radio sessions and previously unreleased live recordings from all of the classic line-ups.
Super Furry Animals / Radiator (20th anniversary)
BMG squeeze an enormous 30 bonus tracks on this 20th anniversary two-CD deluxe edition of Super Furry Animals‘ 1997 album.
Howard Jones / Best 1983 – 2017
Cherry Red mark acquisition of Howard Jones‘ back catalogue with a new career-spanning ‘best of’ across two CDs. Expect album reissues at some point in the not too distant future.
Manchester / North of England (7CD)
James / Justhipper 1986-1988 (2CD)
This Complete Sire & Blanc Y Negro Years two-CD set brings together earlier recordings of James before the Manchester band signed to Fontana.
Frida / Coloured vinyl reissues
Agnetha Fältskog / Coloured vinyl reissues
Agnetha also gets the same treatment as Frida with vinyl reissues due this week and coloured variants available. Benny and Bjorn’s 1970 long-player, Lycka is also released.
Samantha Fox / Play It Again, Sam: The Fox Box (4-disc box)
This 2CD+2DVD Sam Fox box set gathers up rare singles edits, remixes and videos. It includes double-sided poster, a set of button badges and a booklet.
Bronski Beat / The Age Of Reason
Founding member Steve Bronski teams up with singer Stephen Granville for an expanded reworking of Bronski Beat‘s 1984 debut The Age Of Consent. Features a bonus disc of remixes and three new tracks.