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Indie Anthems 2LP on the way as labels rush to issue more vinyl ‘anthem’ sets

Following their vinyl-only Classic Rock Anthems release, Demon Music have lined up a few more compilations, including Indie Anthems and Northern Soul Floorfillers but they don’t have the marketplace to themselves as other labels haven’t been slow to get in on the act…
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Video

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SDEtv / Brett Anderson: Collected Solo Work / vinyl and CD sets unboxed

SDE unboxes both the CD and vinyl sets of the Collected Solo Work release from Suede frontman Brett Anderson. These are released tomorrow. Watch the video below
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Paul McCartney gives away an MP3 of rare Flowers in the Dirt demo

Paul McCartney is giving away an MP3 of demo from a track on Flowers in the Dirt that will not be included on any of the physical versions of the reissue, including the £135 box set.
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Interview

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a-ha’s Pål Waaktaar Savoy talks to SDE about new project ‘World Of Trouble’


Pål Waaktaar Savoy [photo: Just Loomis]

Pål Waaktaar Savoy, the primary songwriter and guitarist in a-hahas recorded a new album with New York-based singer Zoe Gnecco. Together they are ‘Waaktaar & Zoe’ and the long player is called World Of Trouble. Pål has written and produced the ten-track album which has been on heavy rotation here at SDE HQ. In fact, we’re calling it the album Cast in Steel should have been…

Pål called us from his home in Brooklyn to talk about the project, reflect on the current status of a-ha and confirm some forthcoming reissues…
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Neil Young / Official Release Series box sets finally coming to CD?

Listings on Amazon in the USA and Canada suggest that the long awaited CD box sets featuring classic, remastered Neil Young albums from the 1970s will be issued later this Spring.
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Pet Shop Boys / Undertow vinyl EP

The Pet Shop Boys will issue SUPER album track Undertow as a vinyl EP next month.
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Deals

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Top 10: Pop-tastic reissue deals

Everyone loves a bargain, so today SDE brings your attention to This Is Pop, a new online store that brings together some deluxe editions and box sets at fantastic prices…
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Manic Street Preachers / Send Away The Tigers 10-year collectors’ edition

Manic Street Preachers will reissue their 2007 album Send Away The Tigers in May as a 10th anniversary edition that offers a wealth of audio and video bonus material.
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Deals

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Deal alert / PiL: Metal Box – 4LP vinyl

Cheapest price to date for the recent 4LP vinyl super deluxe edition box set of Public Image Limited‘s Metal Box on Amazon Italy.
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Thank You, Friends: Big Star’s Third Live… and More / 3-disc sets

Next month sees the release of Thank You, Friends: Big Star’s Third Live... And More, a concert film that celebrates the music of Big Star, via line-up of great musicians, including members of R.E.M., Wilco, Yo La Tengo and more…
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Paul McCartney to issue a 3-track cassette for Record Store Day

Paul McCartney has announced that three tracks from the ‘download-only’ section of his forthcoming Flowers in the Dirt deluxe edition will be issued on cassette tape for Record Store Day.
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Video

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SDEtv: The Creation / Action Painting

SDE has told you already about Demon Music’s forthcoming The Creation box set called Creation Theory, but what you might not be aware of is that US label The Numero Group are putting out their own Creation anthology called Action Painting. This two-CD collection is narrower in scope than its UK counterpart, but pleasingly presented as an 84-page hardcover book that slots into a sturdy outer slipcase. We take a closer look with an SDEtv unboxing video…
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Out This Week / on 17 March 2017

Lloyd Cole in New York: Collected Recordings 1988-1996

Lloyd Cole / In New York: Collected Recordings (1988-1996)

Lloyd Cole follows up the 2015’s exemplary Commotions box set with Lloyd Cole In New York which brings together his first four solo albums (issued on Polydor/Fontana labels) a ‘lost’/unreleased album and a disc of demos. Read more
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Deals

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Deal alert / Alan Parsons Project: Tales Of Mystery and Imagination box set

Excellent price this morning on Amazon Italy for The Alan Parsons Project‘s Tales of Mystery and Imagination 40th anniversary super deluxe edition box set.
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Features

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Saturday Deluxe / 11 March 2017

I wasn’t really surprised to see U2 revisit The Joshua Tree again as part of the 30th anniversary celebrations…
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Hank Marvin / signed copies of new LP

Guitar legend Hank Marvin releases a new album, Without A Word, in June and quick-off-the-mark fans can secure exclusive SIGNED editions, including this red vinyl pressing.
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Two unreleased David Bowie albums to be issued on Record Store Day 2017

Two genuinely exciting David Bowie releases will be issued for Record Store Day 2017, as the event celebrates its tenth anniversary…
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Deals

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Deal alert / Midnight Oil: The Full Tank

The 14-disc Midnight Oil ‘Full Tank’ mega-set has dropped by over £100 in the UK right now…
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News

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U2 to release 30th anniversary super deluxe box sets of The Joshua Tree

U2 will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their 1987 album The Joshua Tree this June, with three new editions of the album, including a four-CD super deluxe edition box set.
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Sheryl Crow / Be Myself

Sheryl Crow returns next month with her 10th studio album Be Myself.
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