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Pet Shop Boys / new single Say It To Me

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Just weeks after issuing a limited vinyl single version of SUPER album track Inner Sanctum, the Pet Shop Boys have announced that their third official single from their 13th studio album will be Say It To Me.
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Madness / Can’t Touch Us Now

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The Nutty Boys’ new album

Madness return in October with Can’t Touch Us Now, their first new album since 2o12’s Oui Oui Si Si Ja Ja Da Da.
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Paul McCartney signs to Capitol Records

Paul McCartney is back with a major record label after signing a ‘historic’ worldwide recording agreement with Capitol Records.
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David Bowie / The Man Who Fell To Earth: 2CD+2LP deluxe box set

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SDE reported just last week about the restored deluxe blu-ray version of Nicholas Roeg’s 1976 film The Man Who Fell To Earth which of course starred David Bowie. Well, the really big news is that Universal Music will release for the first time ever, the original movie soundtrack, and it will also be available as a deluxe box set.
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Out This Week / on 19 August 2016

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Sex Pistols / Live ’76 (4CD)

Four CDs and four 1976 Sex Pistols gigs in this box. Namely, the Lesser Free Trade Hall in Manchester, the ‘Midnight Special’ at Screen on the Green in Islington, Chelmsford Maximum Security Prison and the 76 Club in Burton-on-Trent. Read more


Madonna / Bedtime Stories (vinyl reissue)

Madonna‘s excellent 1994 album is reissued on vinyl LP. Features the US mega-hit Take A Bow, plus the Björk-penned title track. Read more
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Saturday Deluxe / 13 August 2016

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Photo by Guido Harari. Kate promotes The Dreaming. With Gary Hurst (left) and Douglas McNicol (right), Riva del Garda, 1982.

New Kate Bush photo book

Another busy week at SDE HQ! On Thursday morning I had a really interesting conversation with Italian photographer Guido Harari, who photographed Kate Bush on a number of occasions between 1982 and 1993…
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The Man Who Fell To Earth / four-disc limited collector’s edition blu-ray

Four-disc collector’s edition includes CD

Studiocanal will later this year reissue Nicholas Roeg‘s 1976 film The Man Who Fell To Earth, in a special collector’s edition that features a 40th anniversary 4K restoration and other collectible content.
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Suede / Coming Up: 20th anniversary super deluxe edition

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4CD+DVD set. Limited edition comes with bonus 10-inch. 

Suede’s third album Coming Up will be issued as a five-disc 20th anniversary super deluxe edition next month, with a special coloured double vinyl edition also on offer…
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Deal alert / Blur 21 box

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Easily one of the best archival packages of recent years, the 21-disc Blur 21 box is today the cheapest it has been over on Amazon Germany.
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The Rolling Stones in Mono / 16LP vinyl and 15CD box sets due in September

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ABKCO Records will next month release The Rolling Stones in Mono, a 15CD and 16LP box set of all mono studio recordings released by The Rolling Stones.
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The Monkees / 50th anniversary sets

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Rhino continue to celebrate The Monkees‘ golden anniversary with a pair of career-spanning music collections due later this month…
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Deal alert / Steve Hackett 5CD box set

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Incredible price for this forthcoming Steve Hackett box on Amazon Germany this morning…
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John Foxx / The Complete Cathedral Oceans / deluxe 5LP book set

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First time on vinyl for the classic ambient trilogy

Next month Edsel will release The Complete Cathedral Oceans – all three of John Foxx’s ambient long-players in a highly limited, five-LP book package…
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Thompson Twins / Into The Gap 2LP

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Weatherbox continue their Thompson Twins vinyl reissues with a double LP set of the best-selling 1984 album Into The Gap.
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Aretha’s Greatest Hits / vinyl reissue

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Rhino will reissue Atlantic Records’ 1971 Aretha Franklin compilation album Aretha’s Greatest Hits, on vinyl LP in September.
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Out This Week / on 12 August 2016

Neil Young / Earth (3LP vinyl)

Neil Young vinyl and ‘value’ don’t normally go together, but this triple LP live set (with The Promise of the Real) is out on Friday and is only £25 at the moment on Amazon UK. The 2CD version came out in June. Read more


John Williams / The Empire Strikes Back (2LP Gold vinyl)

John Williams‘ soundtracks to both The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi issued on limited gold vinyl this week. Read more
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Deal alert / Lennon Signature box

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Great deal at the moment for the 11CD John Lennon Signature box set over on Amazon Spain.
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Saturday Deluxe / 6 August 2016

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With Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin announcements last week, this week was always going to struggle to ‘beat’ that, but there has been some noteworthy activity in the world of box sets and reissues. Read more below with news on Robert PalmerGeorge Michael, a Sam Brown exclusive, and view great photos of Robert Plant live on stage last night!
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The Beatles: Revolver album tracks ranked best to worst

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It’s 50 years old TODAY and I think it’s fair to say that over recent years and decades The Beatles‘ seventh studio album Revolver, with its monochrome Klaus Voorman designed cover, has overtaken the colourful and psychedelic Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band as the critics’, and perhaps the fans’, favourite Beatles album.

So let’s examine what is one of the best albums in the world and, for fun, SDE will go through the tracks on Revolver and rank them from best to worst…
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Deal alert / Graham Parker: These Dreams Will Never Sleep box set

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No pushing at the back, as Amazon Germany are on board with a tremendous pre-order price for the forthcoming 7-disc Graham Parker box set, These Dream Will Never Sleep: The Best of Graham Parker 1976-2015
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