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Saturday Deluxe / 30 Jan 2016

psb_superlpPet Shop Boys are back and in a couple of months will release a new album SUPER. It’s too early to start writing it off, but the song they’e made available, Inner Sanctum, has all the drama of It’s a Sin, without, er, the song. It sounds like they’ve skipped the ‘album version’ and cut straight to the club remix. Or make that dub remix  since this song has 17 words which are repeated three times “In the inner sanctum you’re a star, the girls, the guys, they all know who you are”. And that’s it.
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Deal alert / Status Quo: The Vinyl Collection / 11LP vinyl box

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The Vinyl Collection 1972-1980, last year’s Status Quo vinyl box set is a steal at present on Amazon UK at the moment.
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Haircut One Hundred / Pelican West 2CD deluxe edition

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Cherry Red Records are to issue a two-CD deluxe edition of Haircut One Hundred‘s debut Pelican West at the beginning of March.
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The Who / Polydor Singles 1975-2015 / seven-inch box set

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Universal Music will issue The Polydor Singles 1975-2015 in May, which is the final set in their four volumes of classic Who singles…
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Deal alert / Siouxise & the Banshees Classic Album Selection

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Fantastic price (on the eve of release) for the Siouxsie and the Banshees Classic Album Selection box set on Amazon UK today.
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The Cars / Elektra Studio Albums box set and Best Of coming soon

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Gear up for two new collections from The Cars via Rhino Records this spring-summer: The Elektra Years 1978-1987 (6CD or limited edition coloured vinyl box set) and Moving In Stereo: The Best Of The Cars (CD or 2LP set)…
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Deal alert / The Art of McCartney four-LP coloured vinyl box

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The 4LP coloured vinyl box set edition of 2014’s The Art of McCartney which brought together A-list covers of Paul McCartney songs, is available cheaply at the moment over on Amazon Italy.
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Underworld / Second Toughest in the Infants / 2CD deluxe edition

Underworld / Second Toughest in the Infants / 2CD deluxe edition

Guest SDE reviewer Nico Pleimling  says the two-CD deluxe edition of Underworld’s classic album Second Toughest in the Infants has much to recommend it, but will it completely satisfy the hardcore fan?
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Bruce Springsteen offers fans free download of River Tour concert

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Due to the severe weather in New York and the tri-state travel ban, Bruce Springsteen had to postpone Sunday’s concert at Madison Square Garden. As a small consolation to fans, for a very limited time, he is offering a free download of a recent River Tour concert…
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Pet Shop Boys / new album, SUPER

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Pet Shop Boys will issue their thirteenth studio album SUPER in April this year.
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Picture: Michael Jackson / Off The Wall / CD+Blu-ray reissue

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Off The Wall reissue / click to image enlarge

Here’s a look at the packaging for the forthcoming Michael Jackson Off The Wall reissue.
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Out This Week / on 29 Jan 2015

Phil Collins / Take A Look At Me Now (box set)

After a delayed start, Phil Collinsreissue campaign is finally underway. Two-CD sets of Face Value and Both sides available separately or in this box (which has space for the forthcoming reissues). Album-only vinyl releases also available. Read more


Mike Oldfield / Discovery 2CD+DVD deluxe edition

Mike Oldfield / Discovery deluxe edition

A great week for Mike Oldfield fans as 1984’s Discovery gets a 2CD+DVD deluxe reissue with bonus tracks and 5.1 surround. The Killing Fields soundtrack is also expanded and there is a new collection called The 1984 Suite.  Read more
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Saturday Deluxe Special / A Life Listening to David Bowie: part 2

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In the second of a special three-part feature, SDE Editor Paul Sinclair, reflects back to his earliest memories of hearing, buying and listening to the music of David Bowie. If you haven’t read part one, we suggest you start there.
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Rick Wakeman Bowie tribute CD

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Following his moving tribute to David Bowie on Simon Mayo’s BBC Radio 2 show (where he played a beautiful rendition of Life On Mars) Rick Wakeman has recorded new versions of both Life On Mars and Space Oddity with proceeds being donated to charity.
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Deal alert / UK Promotion

Amazon UK have a special promotion TODAY ONLY that offers visitors £10 off any purchase over £50.

Music fans might want to take advantage and to give you a few ideas, below are a some SDE suggestions that could see you save a significant percentage off the purchase price of recent/forthcoming releases…
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Kylie Minogue / Deconstruction debut to be reissued on 2LP vinyl

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Kylie Minogue‘s eponymous 1994 debut for Deconstruction Records is to be reissued next month as a special vinyl edition.
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Deal alert / T'Pau: Bridge of Spies 3-disc super deluxe edition

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T’Pau‘s three-disc super deluxe of Bridge of Spies  is very cheap on Amazon UK today…
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Colin Vearncombe of Black in critical condition after car crash

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Colin Vearncombe of Black was involved in a serious car accident a few days ago and is fighting for his life in hospital in Ireland.
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Red Hot Chili Peppers / Greatest Hits: 2LP coloured vinyl set

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Warner Bros. will  next month reissue a special coloured vinyl edition of the Red Hot Chili Peppers Greatest Hits compilation from 2003.
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Status Quo / Japanese reissues

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Universal Music Japan are about to reissue four classic Status Quo albums as double-disc deluxe ‘paper sleeve’ (aka vinyl replica) SHM-CDs…
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