News

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Clangers / Original Television Soundtrack black vinyl LP

If you enjoyed Earth Recordings’ (now sold out) Bagpuss reissue, then here’s another opportunity to relive your childhood in front of the TV because Trunk Records are reissuing ‘The Original Television Soundtrack’ of Clangers, the classic British stop-motion children’s television series that was originally broadcast between 1969 and 1972.
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Competition

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Paul McCartney / Competition winners!

This is the big one. The winners for the superb Paul McCartney & Wings box sets have been randomly selected and SDE would like to congratulate….(drum roll)… Adrian Smith who wins the Wild Life super deluxe and Paul Goddard who wins the Red Rose Speedway super deluxe!
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Features

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SDE Reissue Preview for 2019

SDE’s annual tradition is upon us. A chance to take a peak into the future and examine what the next 12 months might hold for music fans who enjoy reissues and box sets.

What follows – spoiler alert – is a look at reissues-yet-to-come. Both confirmed releases for the early part of 2019 and then a look at what is likely to happen or what could happen later on. Enjoy!
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News

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Roxy Music / exclusive SIGNED items

We try to bring you interesting and quirky things and I’m delighted to say that with the recent news that Roxy Music are to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (hooray!), SDE can bring you some exclusive SIGNED Roxy-related items available from the SDE shop.

These include a special second ‘artist signed edition’ of the much-praised SDE ‘Roxy Music Interviews’ booklet which contains 9000 words of in-depth interview as Roxy legends Andy MacKay and Phil Manzanera talk in detail about the beginnings of Roxy Music and recording the first album…
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News

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Alphaville / Forever Young super deluxe

Remastered • 3CD+DVD+LP package • Includes rarities, remixes & demos

German synthpop band Alphaville‘s 1984 debut album Forever Young will be reissued as a five-disc super deluxe edition in March, for its 35th anniversary.
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News

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Elvis Presley / The Best of The ’68 Comeback Special

Next month, Sony will issue a single CD ‘Best Of’ Elvis Presley‘s ’68 Comeback Special.
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Video

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SDEtv / Nitzer Ebb: 1982-2010 unboxed

SDE takes a close look at Pylon Records’ Nitzer Ebb 1982-2010 vinyl box set that was issued late last year. This video unboxes the limited edition coloured vinyl version.
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News

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U2 / No Line On The Horizon 10th anniversary 2LP vinyl reissue

Remastered • Black and Clear vinyl options • Bonus tracks

U2 continue their vinyl reissue programme with a 2LP expanded edition of their 2009 album No Line On The Horizon.
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News

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Mansun SIX / 3CD+DVD deluxe

21st anniversary • 3CD+DVD set • 5.1 mix • Remastered

Mansun‘s second album SIX is being reissued as a four-disc 21st anniversary deluxe edition in March.
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News

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Josef K / Sorry For Laughing remastered clear vinyl with CD demos

Sorry For Laughing & The Only Fun In Town limited vinyl reissues

Scottish post-punk band Josef K‘s aborted debut Sorry For Laughing is being reissued as a special 500-only limited edition on clear vinyl with a bonus CD of demos, along with an expanded 2LP of The Only Fun In Town.
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News

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Leo Sayer / The Hollywood Years

3LP clear vinyl • Signed print • Curated by Leo

Demon Music’s Leo Sayer vinyl box sets continue with the appropriately named The Hollywood Years, a 3LP vinyl collection that comprises Sayer’s three Richard Perry produced albums from the mid-to-late seventies.
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News

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Udo Lindenberg / Das Vermächtnis Der Nachtigall 1983-1998

20CD+DVD anthology 

Das Vermächtnis Der Nachtigall 1983-1998 (which means ‘The Legacy of the Nightingale’) is a massive 21-disc anthology featuring albums released by German musician Udo Lindenberg in the 1980s and ’90s.
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News

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David Bowie / Spying Through A Keyhole – 7″ box set of unreleased material

Official 7″ vinyl box of nine previously unreleased recordings

Parlophone are to release in the spring Spying Through A Keyhole (Demos and Unreleased Songs), a seven-inch vinyl box set that features previously unreleased David Bowie recordings, including the earliest known version of ‘Space Oddity’.
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Steve Hackett / At The Edge Of Light

Steve Hackett will release a new album, At The Edge Of Light in the end of the month.
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News

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David Bowie ‘Loving The Alien’ remasters available separately

Parlophone will issue the 2018 remasters of the David Bowie albums included in the Loving The Alien box set as standalone releases next month.
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News

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Out This Week / On 11 January 2019

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy / Tertiary Phase / 3LP coloured vinyl


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Features

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SDE gigs of 2018

They can be expensive, annoying (I don’t really want to watch the action on stage through someone’s phone), tiring (oh me legs!) and full of people wanting to ‘chat’ instead of listen… but if you pick the right venue and the right artists, LIVE MUSIC still offers a memorable night out and can be great value. It can also be an opportunity to engage wth the performer(s) at the merch stand and maybe pick up a signed copy of the latest album…
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Deals

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This Week’s Box Set and Reissue Deals

FR: Paul McCartney / Flowers in the Dirt super deluxe €53

Rare deal here from FNAC in France. Less than £50 for the legendary and controversial Flowers in the Dirt super deluxe!!


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Video

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SDEtv / Kate Bush: Unboxing the remastered CD and vinyl box sets part 2

This SDEtv unboxing video examines and evaluates the second and final wave of Kate Bush CD and vinyl box sets which contain new 2018 remasters of her studio albums. The video runs for around 15 minutes. If you haven’t seen the first one yet, head here!
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News

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Suede vinyl box set update

Demon Records have issued an update to fans who ordered the Suede Studio Albums 93 – 16 vinyl box set last year and were unhappy with the vinyl pressing of Night Thoughts.
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