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The Rolling Stones / Olé Olé Olé! A Trip Across Latin America

Olé Olé Olé is a documentary by Paul Dugdale which follows The Rolling Stones on their 2016 tour through Latin America and as they try to stage their first ever concert in Havana, Cuba (which itself was issued as Havana Moon last year).
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SDEtv: Record Store Day Preview #1

SDE previews Record Store Day 2017 with this video exploration of selected releases. Today Diana RossDiana – The Chic Organisation Ltd. Mix (coloured vinyl), Nilsson Schmilsson (also coloured vinyl) and Brett Anderson‘s Live at Koko 2011 on – you guessed it – coloured vinyl. Watch the video below…
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Haircut One Hundred / Paint and Paint / two-disc deluxe edition

Cherry Red will issue a two-CD deluxe edition of Haircut One Hundred‘s 1984 album Paint and Paint, next month.
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Deals

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Deal alert / Metallica: Hardwired to Self-Destruct / 3LP+CD deluxe box set

Incredible deal right now on Amazon US for the 3LP coloured vinyl box set edition of Metallica‘s 2016 album Hardwired… to Self-Destruct.
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Out This Week / 21 April 2017

David Bowie / No Plan (12-inch vinyl)

The black vinyl version of David Bowie‘s No Plan EP is issued this week. Fans who ordered the limited edition white vinyl version from the official store need to wait another month before they get their hands on that edition. Read more
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Deals

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Deal alert: The Beatles 1+ deluxe

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MEGA- price in the UK this morning for the The Beatles 1+ deluxe set which features two blu-rays (with 50 videos) and a CD (with newly remixed stereo audio).
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The Alan Price Set / Twice The Price: The Decca Recordings / 3CD set

Alan Price‘s post Animals solo career, backed by his own band The Alan Price Set, is remembered with Twice The Price, a ‘Complete Decca Recordings’ three-CD set.
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Grateful Dead / Long Strange Trip / new documentary soundtrack

Long Strange Trip, the forthcoming documentary on the Grateful Dead will get a brief theatrical release in the USA in May before being made available exclusively to Amazon Prime Video in June. While that sounds really interesting, there’s going to be a soundtrack which will mix studio and live recordings, with several unreleased performances.
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Can / The Singles

Mute will release Can: The Singles in June, a new collection of the German experimental rock band’s single releases
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SDE’s acclaimed McCartney interview feature available as printed booklet

In response to overwhelming demand, SDE has produced a limited run of special ‘keepsake’ printed editions of the acclaimed ‘In Their Own Words: The Producer’s on Paul McCartney’s Flowers in the Dirt‘ feature, that was first published on 22 March on this blog.
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Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie to release an new album together

Fleetwood Mac legends Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie are to release their first ever album as a duo, in June.
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Features

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The Beatles / Remixed Sgt. Pepper unveiled at Abbey Road Studios


SDE Editor Paul Sinclair bumps into some old friends outside Abbey Road Studios…

SDE listens to the new Sgt. Pepper stereo remix at Abbey Road and asks Giles Martin about ‘Carnival of Light’…

Apple Corps and Universal Music last night hosted a preview event for a hundred or so journalists from around the world in which Giles Martin discussed his work on the anniversary reissue of The Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and the new stereo remix of the album was played in full. SDE was there…
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Out This Week / 14 April 2017

Elton John / Songs From The West Coast (2LP vinyl)

Apart from that Burberry box set, this is the first time on vinyl for Elton John‘s well-regarded 2001 album. Read more
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Jethro Tull / Songs From The Wood / 40th anniversary deluxe edition

Jethro Tull‘s excellent deluxe reissues continue with a 40th anniversary five-disc edition of 1977’s Songs From The Wood due to be released next month.
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Saturday Deluxe / 8 April 2017


Alan (far left) in The Escape in 1982

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SDE is sad to report that guitarist, songwriter and producer Alan Griffiths has died aged just 57.

In his younger days Alan formed Bristol bands Apartment and The Escape and in the 1990s would go on to work with Roland Orzabal on two Tears For Fears albums, Elemental from 1993 and 1995’s Raoul and the Kings of Spain (he also played guitar on the Songs From The Big Chair tour).
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Paul Weller / A Kind Revolution box set

Here’s a new image of the 10-inch vinyl box set edition of Paul Weller‘s forthcoming album A Kind Revolution
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George Michael’s Listen Without Prejudice delayed again

The reissue of George Michael‘s Listen Without Prejudice has been delayed once more.
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Humble Pie / The A&M Vinyl Box Set

Early seventies rock ‘super group’ Humble Pie see new vinyl editions of all their A&M albums collected in the appropriately named The A&M Vinyl Box Set 1970-1975.
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Deals

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Deal alert / Wet Wet Wet: Popped in Souled Out five-disc super deluxe

Big price-drop on Amazon UK today for the forthcoming Wet Wet Wet Popped In Souled Out super deluxe edition.
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The Beatles / Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band super deluxe edition

New stereo mix • two discs of sessions • 5.1 mix on blu-ray • mono mix

Apple Corps and Universal Music will next month reissue The Beatles 1967 album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band  as a six-disc super deluxe edition box set, 50 years after the original album was first released.
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