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How to buy… McCartney III

SDE examines the myriad of coloured vinyl pressings

There was much excitement on Wednesday this week when it was finally clear that Paul McCartney would indeed be releasing a new album this year, and that would be McCartney III.
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Depeche Mode by Anton Corbijn

The official illustrated history of Depeche Mode by  Anton Corbijn

Legendary Dutch photography and artist Anton Corbijn has created Depeche Mode by Anton Corbijn, a new book which offers an illustrated history of Depeche Mode drawing on 500 photographs from Corbijn’s personal archives, accrued over three decades in collaboration with “the world’s biggest cult band”.
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Tom Petty / Wildflowers & All The Rest deluxe editions unboxing video

SDE examines the 4CD and 7LP vinyl deluxe editions

SDEtv unboxes the recent Tom Petty Wildflowers & All The Rest deluxe editions. Watch the video…
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Cat Stevens / Tea for the Tillerman and Mona Bone Jakon super deluxe editions

Enormous 50th anniversary box sets for each album

Cat StevensMona Bone Jakon and Tea for the Tillerman albums will both be reissued as extensive super deluxe edition box sets in December.
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The Best of Suede: Beautiful Ones 1992-2018 unboxing video

See the 4CD and 6LP white vinyl packages unboxed

SDEtv takes a close look at the CD and vinyl deluxe editions of the recently released The Best of Suede: Beautiful Ones 1992-2018. Watch the video…
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Paul McCartney / McCartney III: official details of Paul’s new solo album

“A stripped, self-produced solo work marking the opening of a new decade”

Paul McCartney will release McCartney III, a new solo album, in December.
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Deals

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This Week’s Box Set and Reissue Deals

UK: Tom Petty /  Wildflowers & All The Rest 7LP super deluxe – £159 £200


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Paul McCartney expected to announce ‘McCartney III’ very soon

Rumours and teases suggest a third ‘one-man-band’ album is on the way

Paul McCartney is expected to announce a new solo album imminently, which is very likely to be called McCartney III – a follow-up to his 1970 and 1980 albums, which in both cases, saw Paul retreat from band situations and record almost entirely alone, playing all the instruments himself.
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Ultravox’s 40th anniversary of Vienna unboxing video

See the deluxe edition unboxed

Chrysalis reissued Ultravox‘s Vienna album recently for a 40th anniversary celebration. SDEtv takes a look at both the 5CD+DVD deluxe box set and the 2LP vinyl reissue…
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Elvis Costello says that CD is a medium that has seen its day

“It’s Armed Forces day now, it’s victory over CD”

Elvis Costello will issue a vinyl-only super deluxe edition box set of his 1979 album Armed Forces in next month and has defended the lack of a CD version, saying that the compact disc “really is demonstrably inferior to vinyl, as a sonic storage system”.
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Out This Week / on 23 October 2020

Thin Lizzy / Rock Legends 6CD+DVD box set

Thin Lizzy / Rock Legends box set


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Deals

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This Week’s Box Set and Reissue Deals

GERMANY: Tangerine Dream / In Search of Hades 16CD+2blu-ray box  – €69.99

Previous deal of $58 is now gone but this next best price of €69.99 is available via German retailer JPC who ship internationally.


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Saturday Deluxe / 17 October 2020

ChartWatch

The 9 October was such a big day for physical music releases, now the dust has settled, it’s interesting to see which sets had the biggest impact the UK albums chart.
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Neil Young / Archives Vol. II now available to pre-order

10CD box set limited to 3000 units and will ship in November

Neil Young‘s long awaited Archives Vol. II box set was made available to pre-order late in the day, yesterday.
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ABBA / Happy New Year blue vinyl

Happy New Year, again.

ABBA will release their Super Trouper album track ‘Happy New Year’ as a special limited coloured vinyl seven-inch single in December.
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Order a signed Sophie Ellis-Bextor CD

Grab an exclusive signed CD for £9.99

Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s first ever greatest hits is coming next month and you can pre-order a SIGNED copy of Songs From The Kitchen Disco on CD.
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John Lennon / Gimme Some Truth CD and vinyl sets unboxed

Watch the unboxing video

The newly released Gimme Some Truth set features the best of John Lennon, newly remixed in both stereo and surround sound. SDEtv looks at the 2CD+blu-ray deluxe and the 4LP vinyl box, which both contain 36 tracks of audio. Watch the video…
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John Lennon / Gimme Some Truth deluxe edition reviewed

SDE reviews the new John Lennon compilation

I think it’s fair to say that the time honoured ‘greatest hits’ is not really a concept that fans get overly excited about. Hit packages are, after all, aimed squarely at non-fans; those whole only want to dip their toe in the shallow water of success and not dive deep down to the murkiness of studio albums and, potentially, have to endure ‘filler’ between the hits.
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The Kinks / Lola 50th anniversary

1970 album reissued across four physical formats

Lola versus Powerman and The Moneygoround, Part One, The Kinks‘ 1970 album, will be reissued as a 50th anniversary deluxe box set in December.
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James / Live in Extraordinary Times

New live album • Signed CD and vinyl packages • Box set includes DVD

This December, James will release a Live in Extraordinary Times, a collection of live recordings from their 2018-2019 Living in Extraordinary Times tour.
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