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Bob Marley & The Wailers / Kaya 40

2-disc set offers original album + new ‘authentic’ mixes by Stephen Marley

Bob Marley & The Wailers‘ 1978 album Kaya is being reissued as ‘Kaya 40’ a double-disc deluxe edition in August.
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Pet Shop Boys complete ‘Catalogue’ reissue series with early ’90s albums

Three albums remastered • new vinyl • 2CD sets as before

The Pet Shop Boys will issue their fourth and final set of ‘Catalogue’ reissues at the end of August with the re-release of early-to-mid ’90s albums Behaviour, Very and Bilingual.
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The Trojan Records Box Set

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Trojan Records, a massive 12-disc super deluxe edition box set has been put together.
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Deals

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This Week’s Box Set and Reissue Deals

IT: Brian Eno / Music For Installations limited box set – £182 or €206

Limited to 1500 units. Incredible price (it’s £330 in the UK) which may not last long


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The Fall / 458489 A-sides on white vinyl

White vinyl pressing • First US release on vinyl

The Fall‘s 1990 compilation, 458489 A-sides, is being reissued on vinyl – for the first time in the USA – and to add to the desirability, this will be a WHITE vinyl pressing.
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Interview

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Sarah Nixey on Black Box Recorder

Originally conceived as as ‘noise-terror’ project in 1997 by bored Auteur Luke Haines and ex-Jesus and Mary Chain drummer John Moore, Black Box Recorder eventually ended up being a very different kind of band, thanks largely to the beguiling presence and vocal skills of drama student and part-time singer Sarah Nixey. Wooed by the “fascinating, charming and funny” songwriters, Nixey sang on all three albums: 1998’s sublime England Made MeThe Facts Of Life from 2000, which delivered ‘the hit’ (and an unlikely Top Of The Pops appearance), and a belated Passionoia, issued in 2003.

These records have recently been brought together (along with a bonus disc of rarities and a DVD) in a new box set Life Is Unfair. SDE recently caught up with Nixey and asked her about her time in the band…
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Out This Week / on 6 July 2018

Roger Waters / Is This The Life We Really Want? (limited green vinyl)

Roger Waters‘ US+THEM tour continues to win plaudits and to mark the European leg – concerts this week in Manchester, Birmingham and London – Sony/Columbia are issuing this limited double green vinyl edition of last year’s superb Is This The Life We Really Want? Read more
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Deals

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Deal alert / Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Live Anthology 7LP vinyl

Here’s a turn up for the books… after being out of print for ages, and needing $500+ to purchase one, an apparent ‘warehouse find’ has given Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers fans the opportunity to snag the 7LP vinyl edition the superb Live Anthology box set for a decent price.
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Yes featuring ARW / Live at the Apollo

Limited edition 3LP vinyl set • blu-ray and DVD with 5.1 surround sound

Yes featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman have been touring recently in celebration of the prog rock band’s 50th anniversary and their 2017 show at the Manchester Apollo will be issued in September across a number of formats by Eagle Rock, including this 3LP opaque orange vinyl edition.
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Joe Strummer 001: new compilation boasts unreleased material

Collector’s Box Set • 2CD deluxe with hardcover book • 4LP vinyl

Ignition Records are issuing Joe Strummer 001, a new compilation that spans Joe Strummer‘s career outside his recordings with The Clash. It’s available across a number of physical editions, including a multi-format seven-disc deluxe box set.
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Deals

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This Week’s Box Set and Reissue Deals

FR: David Bowie / A New Career In A New Town 13LP vinyl box – £142 or €160


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The Band / Music From Big Pink: 50th anniversary edition super deluxe box

New stereo mix • Blu-ray audio with 5.1 surround mix • 2LP vinyl • box set

The Band‘s debut album Music From Big Pink will be reissued as a 50th anniversary super deluxe edition box set in August, that includes a new stereo mix and a 5.1 surround mix of the 1968 album.
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Hugh Cornwell / Monster

New album features bonus disc of Stranglers re-recordings

Hugh Cornwell will issue a new album Monster in October.
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Video

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Guns N’ Roses / Appetite For Destruction Locked N’ Loaded: unboxed

Jeff Fura, the Senior Director of Product Development at Universal Music Enterprises, is the producer of the Guns N’ Roses Appetite For Destruction ‘Locked N’ Loaded’ mega-box. In this official unboxing video he takes fans through the $1000 box set piece-by-piece, revealing all the details and what actually looks like very impressive content within the wooden cabinet.
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The Action / Shadows and Reflections

4CD bookset • remastered • ‘Comprehensive’

Sixties Mod band The Action‘s Complete Recordings (1964-1968) will be released as a new four-CD set in October.
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The Doors / Waiting For The Sun: 50th anniversary deluxe edition

2CD+LP • Newly remastered • 14 previously unreleased tracks

In September, Rhino will issue a 50th anniversary deluxe edition of The Doors‘ third album Waiting For The Sun.
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The House Of Love / 5-disc super deluxe

5CDs • 23 previously unreleased tracks • ‘Complete’ Creation recordings

A three-CD deluxe edition of The House of Love‘s debut album was reissued back in 2012 but now Cherry Red go two better by issuing a five-disc 30th anniversary set.
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Competition

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Win a Kirsty MacColl ‘DAYS’ box set

Win a Kirsty MacColl box set

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Japan half-speed mastered vinyl sets available to pre-order

The half-speed mastered vinyl editions of Japan‘s Gentlemen Take Polaroids and Tin Drum (that SDE told you about earlier this month) are now available to pre-order.
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Out This Week / on 29 June 2018

Guns N' Roses / Appetite For Destruction super deluxe edition

Guns N Roses / Appetite For Destruction (box sets)

Massive reissue campaign for the 1987 Guns N’ Roses album, although you’ll need to part with a fair bit of cash to enjoy the super deluxe and remortgage the house for the Locked N’ Loaded edition which comes in a wooden cabinet!  Read more
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