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Steve Hackett: Premonitions: track listing and price drop!

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“Spectral Mornings” will feature on CD and DVD in the box

Two pieces of good news for Steve Hackett fans. Premonitions, the forthcoming 14-disc box set has dropped in price significantly on Amazon UK and SDE can also bring you the full confirmed track listing.
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New Order / Music Complete

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New Order return in September with Music Complete, their 10th studio album.
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Competition

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Win a copy of 19: The 30th Anniversary Mixes

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We have a four copies of Paul Hardcastle‘s recent 19: The Anniversary Mixes compilation to give away…
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Artifact: The Dawn Of Creation Records 1983-85 / five CD box

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Cherry Red will issue Artifact: The Dawn of Creation Records 1983-1985 in September, a new five-CD box set that charts the early years of the legendary UK independent record label.
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Picture / Iron Maiden: Book of Souls

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New image of the deluxe version of Iron Maiden‘s forthcoming album Book of Souls.
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Deal alert / Stephen Stills: Carry On

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Rhino’s impressive 82 track, four-CD Stephen Stills Carry On box set from 2013 is going VERY cheap on Amazon UK at the moment.
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Lloyd Cole on new Commotions box

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In the next seven days Lloyd Cole and the Commotions’ new six-disc box set – Collected Recordings 1983-1989 – will be released. The set collects the three studio albums (Rattlesnakes, Easy Pieces and Mainstream) and provides two bonus audio discs of B-sides and unreleased demos and outtakes. A DVD with TV appearances and videos completes the box set.

SDE caught up with Lloyd Cole last week to discuss the new set. He was actually feeling under the weather, so our chat became an email Q&A which you can read below:
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Grateful Dead / 30 Trips Around the Sun / definitive 4CD live set

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As part of their 50th anniversary celebrations, the GratefulDead are issuing a gargantuan 80CD box set that includes 30 unreleased live shows – one for each year the band was together from 1966 to 1995.
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David Bowie / Five Years 1969-1973: new CD and vinyl box sets

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In September, Parlophone Records will release Five Years, a 12CD or 13LP box set that will feature “all of the material officially released” by David Bowie between 1969 and 1973.
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Lloyd Cole / Listen to Commotions demo 'Another Dry Day'



Another Dry Day is a Lloyd Cole and the Commotions demo that is one of 16 unheard recordings on disc five of the forthcoming six-disc box set Collected Recordings 1983-1989 box set.
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Deal: 6 Deluxe Editions for 10 euro

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Bob Dylan /  The Basement Tapes Raw (2CD)

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Leonard Cohen /  Songs of Love and Hate VINYL

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Chicago / The Studio Albums 1979-2008 / Vol Two 10CD box

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Rhino follow up their Chicago box from 2012 next month, with a second volume of studio albums set within clamshell packaging that covers the later years.
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Out This Week / 22 June 2015

The Rolling Stones/ Marquee Club Live in 1971

Review coming soon for this Rolling Stones release. The combo packs  have been sensational value with both CD+DVD and LP+DVD configurations averaging about £11. Read more


The Lover Speaks / deluxe reissue

The Love Speaks expanded reissue

The Lover Speaks’ (British duo David Freeman and Joseph Hughes) one commercially issued album is remastered and expanded by Cherry Red. Read more
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Deal alert / Rainbow CD singles box

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This Rainbow singles box set was issued in February last year and is currently available at the lowest ever price on Amazon UK.
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The Small Faces / The Decca Years

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The Decca Years is a new five-CD Small Faces box set scheduled for release later this year.
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Status Quo / The Vinyl Collection 1972-1980 / box set

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August 2015 sees the release of The Vinyl Collection 1972-1980 a new vinyl box set collecting the classic era of Status Quo.
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The Sisters of Mercy / First and Last and Always / vinyl box set

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Rhino will next month reissue a 4LP vinyl box set of The Sisters of Mercy‘s 1985 debut First and Last and Always.
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Saturday Deluxe / 20 June 2015

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Pressure on Duran Duran

Duran Duran‘s new album Paper Gods is due in September and this week we’ve had a look at the artwork. I think it’s fair to say from reading your comments that you’re not overly impressed! Maybe it will get improved/replaced, but if not, then you have to wonder what Warner Bros. are up to. Surely they should have pointed out that it’s simple not good enough, or do major labels feel they no longer have the power to tell acts to up their game?
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Deal alert / Rod Stewart vinyl box

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Great price on Amazon UK for last year’s five-LP Rod Stewart vinyl box set.
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America / The Warner Bros. Years 1971-1977 / 8CD box set

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Rhino will next month issue The Warner Bros. Years 1971-1977 an eight-CD box set featuring the seven America albums released by the label during the 1970s.
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