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Tim Buckley / The Troubadour Concerts, 1969 vinyl box and demos EP

Tim Buckley‘s 1969 concerts at LA club The Troubadour are brought together on vinyl for the first time in a new 6LP vinyl box.
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Reviews

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Sting & Shaggy: 44/876 review

In the video for Don’t Make Me Wait, the single that preceded Sting & Shaggy’s new album 44/876, the pair cruise through the streets of Kingston, Jamaica in a Jeep Wrangler and Sting hangs out, fist-bumping locals, drinking red stripe, playing pool and watching some old timers play dominoes. Later on, the former Police frontman sings with Shaggy at a booty-heavy local disco. Visually, this represents the new record very well… you know it’s a bit ridiculous but you can’t help but enjoy it.
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Deals

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This Week’s Box Set and Reissue Deals

UK: Kirsty MacColl / Days 1988-1991 4CD+DVD – £39

A price drop of nearly £10 makes this summary of Kirsty’s Virgin Records era much more attractive. Features double-disc editions of Kite and Electric Landlady along with a DVD of videos.


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Davy Jones / Rainbows

500-only limited edition • Red vinyl single

UK-based label 7A Records, who specialise in Monkees-releated releases, will next month issue Rainbows, a new Davy Jones seven-inch single.
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The Flaming Lips / Greatest Hits Vol. 1

Remastered • 3CD offers more than just ‘hits’ • 11-track vinyl LP

Warner Bros. Music will issue a Flaming Lips greatest hits in June, which will be available both on vinyl and as a three-CD set.
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Japan offers CD version of Bruce Springsteen ‘volume 2’ albums box set

Columbia/Legacy’s second Bruce Springsteen vinyl box – The Album Collection Vol 2. 1987-1996 is released at the end of next week, and while no CD version has yet been announced, Japan is in on the act and are issuing their own exclusive version in June.
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Out This Week / on 11 May 2018

Glenn Frey / Above The Clouds (3CD+DVD)

Interesting looking four-disc set that brings together music and video from Glenn Frey. Above The Clouds features hit and rarities including the first CD issue of the one and only album (self-titled) by Frey’s and JD Souther’s Longbranch PennywhistleRead more
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Deals

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Deal alert / The Beatles: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band / 2CD deluxe

If you didn’t pick up last year’s Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band box set, then the 2CD set is probably the next best option, especially since there has been a big price drop in the UK.
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Graham Nash / Over The Years

2CD Anthology • unreleased demos • Now even cheaper UK price!

Rhino looks back at some of Graham Nash‘s best-known recordings from the past 50 years in a new anthology featuring more than a dozen unreleased demos and mixes…
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Paul McCartney vinyl deals

Pick up some Paul McCartney vinyl at bargain prices right now, over at Amazon Germany. Lots of classic albums, so a good opportunity to fill any gaps in your collection. This deal post mini-album summaries, by SDE’s Paul Sinclair.
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Features

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Saturday Deluxe / 5 May 2018

Guns N’ Roses – SDE box set analysis

Let’s talk about Guns N’ Roses…. The reissue of Appetite For Destruction has been announced and the big talking point is the massive Locked N’ Loaded set that costs £850.

But before we get into that, I think the marketing of this reissue has been interesting. Once an announcement is ‘out there’ the record label loses control of the ‘message’ and there is all sorts of confusion.
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Guns N’ Roses’ Appetite For Destruction gets a major reissue with mega box sets

 4CD+blu-ray SDE with 5.1  • Money-no-object Locked N’ Loaded set

Universal Music will reissue Guns N’ Roses 1987 album Appetite For Destruction in June and it will be available in a number of formats including a 4CD+blu-ray super deluxe edition, a 2LP vinyl package and an astonishingly extravagant Locked N’ Loaded edition which is packaged in a ’faux leather and wood cabinet’ and contains everything in the SDE plus 14 further vinyl records and an extraordinary amount of non-musical content.
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Eighth Wonder / Fearless 2LP red vinyl

Limited, numbered edition • red vinyl • bonus remixes on second LP

British pop band Eighth Wonder‘s brief time in the spotlight is remembered with a deluxe coloured vinyl edition of their 1988 album Fearless.
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What’s That Sound? Complete Albums Collection of Buffalo Springfield

CD and vinyl sets • Mono mixes • Neil Young-supervised remasters

A ‘Complete Albums Collection’ box set of Canadian-American rock band Buffalo Springfield output will be released on vinyl and CD at the end of June.
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Ben Folds / Brick: The Songs Of Ben Folds 1995-2012 / extensive box set

Signed edition SOLD OUT • 13CD box set • Bonus tracks

In June, Edsel will issue Brick – The Songs Of Ben Folds 19952012, a 13CD box set that takes a detailed look at the output of American singer-songwriter Ben Folds.
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Deals

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More Music Box Set Deals in the UK

You may have been alerted to the spectacularly discounted Roxy Music super deluxe, but there are other great deals in the UK right now for music box sets, with significant discounts on physical packages featuring the music of Queen, Cream, The Beatles, Elvis, The Verve and more. See the selection, below…
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Yes: The Steven Wilson Remixes

6LP vinyl set includes Wilson’s stereo remixes of 5 classic albums

Rhino are to mark Yes‘ 50th anniversary with a new vinyl box set Yes: The Steven Wilson Remixes.
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Five Star box set track listing confirmed

Demon Music’s forthcoming Five Star box set sounded very promising but the track listing hadn’t been officially confirmed by the label – until now.
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King / Remixes and Rarities

Cherry Red continue their Remixes & Rarities series (initiated by a certain SDE editor) with a two-CD set of classic 12-inch versions, rare mixes and other audio nuggets from short-lived 80s pop band King.
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The Sisters of Mercy / Greatest Hits Volume One / 2LP vinyl

The 1993 Sisters of Mercy compilation, Greatest Hits Volume One: A Slight Case Of Overbombing, will be reissued as a remastered double vinyl package.
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