Bruce Springsteen / The Ties That Bind: The River Collection (box)
Springsteen’s 1980 album The River (featuring the hit Hungry Heart) is expanded to four CDs and two or three video discs depending on whether you opt for blu-ray or DVD. 148-page hardcover book, also included.
Fleetwood Mac / Tusk Deluxe
A serious examination of Fleetwood Mac‘s Rumours follow-up, Tusk. As well as a complete alternate version of the album (culled from mainly unreleased session outtakes) we get two CDs of unheard live material and a DVD with a 5.1 mix.
The Beatles / 1 (2LP vinyl)
This double vinyl set completes the formats of the recently reissued 1 album. As with the CD edition this uses the new Giles Martin stereo remixes and comes with poster and four large art cards.
Them / The Complete Them (3CD)
The Complete Them is probably the last word on Van Morrison‘s early band. 45 studio and live tracks from the Belfast group, plus a CD of unreleased demos, sessions and rarities.
Beach Boys / Beach Boys’ Party Uncovered and Unplugged
The overdubbed party sounds have been stripped away and 1965’s 12-track album Beach Boys becomes an 81-track two-CD deluxe set! .
Simple Minds / Once Upon A Time (super deluxe)
Universal Music reissue Simple Minds‘ 1985 album as a six-disc super deluxe edition box set with hi-res 5.1 mix, unreleased remixes, live material and more.
The Allman Brothers Band / Idlewild deluxe
The Allman Brothers Band‘s 1970 album expanded across three CDs including Live at Ludlow Garage 1970 and a 5.1 surround sound version of the album on blu-ray audio.
Roy Orbison / One of the Lonely Ones
Roy Orbison‘s son Alex told SDE that ‘lost’ album One Of The Lonely Ones is “truly a studio album, not just a collection of unreleased material. When we went back to look at the logbooks, there were 17 or 18 songs recorded over the period between January and August 1969 to choose from”. More from this interview soon.
Stock Aitken Waterman / Say I’m Your Number One (31CD box)
Massive 31-disc ‘various artists’ box with one thing in common; they were all produced by Stock Aitken Waterman. Remix heaven or hell depending on your viewpoint.
Cream / 1967-1970 seven-inch box
Ten Cream seven-inch singles (original mono versions) reproduced on ‘dinked’ vinyl in a rigid, matt-laminated ‘lid-and-tray’ box.
The End / From Beginning To End (4CD box)
Clamshell box set featuring virtually everything released by overlooked Sixties’ psychedelic group The End
Rammstein / XXI The Vinyl box set
Massive and expensive 14LP box set from the German industrialists gathers albums and a unique rarities 2LP set that includes non-album material including a unreleased version of the song Los
Roy Orbison / The MGM Years 1965-1973
As well as the One of the Lonely Ones ‘lost’ album, Universal are issuing an extensive and lovingly researched Roy Orbison MGM Years box on vinyl and CD.
Bryan Ferry / Avonmore (deluxe edition)
New deluxe edition of Bryan Ferry‘s 2015 album. This delivers 2LP + 3CD + DVD + book and features heavyweight white vinyl.