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Out This Week / on 10 July 2020

Donna Summer / A Hot Summer Night reissue

Donna Summer / A Hot Summer Night CD+DVD deluxe & coloured vinyl


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Two Tone: The Albums / 8CD box

40th anniversary 8CD box set

Chrysalis Records will issue an Two Tone: The Albums, a new 8CD box set that marks the 40th anniversary of Specials found Jerry Dammers’ label.
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Queen / Studio Collection back in print

18LP coloured vinyl career box

Queen‘s mammoth Studio Collection coloured vinyl box set is being made available once more.
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Now That’s What I Call Music 6 to be released as a two-CD set

Feel the Quality on CD for the first time

Now That’s What I Call Music 6 will be reissued next month as a 2CD set, as the reissues of the classic compilation series continue.
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Lloyd Cole & the Commotions: Collected Recordings 1983-89 vinyl box set

2015 CD box set comes to vinyl in limited numbers

The Lloyd Cole and the Commotions Collected Recordings 1983-1989 box set is being released on vinyl at the end of this month.
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This Week’s Box Set and Reissue Deals

David Bowie / Conversation Piece 5CD box set

UK: David Bowie /Conversation Piece 5CD deluxe – £62 £72

Lowest price to date; read the SDE review.


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Out This Week / on 3 July 2020

Ace of Base / All That She Wants: The Classic Collection 11CD+DVD box


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Prince archivist Michael Howe talks SDE through Sign O’ The Times bonus cuts

The official ‘vault’ archivist offers some insight into the unheard songs

Warner Records yesterday announced a reissue of Prince‘s 1987 album Sign O’ The Times. SDE has enjoyed an exclusive early listen to 10 of the 45 previously unreleased tracks and talked to Prince ‘vault’ archivist Michael Howe, who helped to put this set together (in conjunction with the Prince Estate and the record label). Read the interview, below:
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Prince / Sign O’ The Times reissue

Remastered • 8CD+DVD or 13LP+DVD super deluxe •  45 unreleased vault tracks • 2LP peach vinyl • Plus: 2CD, 3CD and 4LP sets,

Prince‘s 1987 album Sign O’ The Times will be reissued by Warner Records in September and amongst the formats are two enormous CD and vinyl super deluxe editions that offer a massive 63 previously unreleased tracks, including 45 studio ‘vault’ tracks. Read on for all the details…
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Elvis Costello / Brutal Youth limited edition 2LP gatefold red vinyl

2LP red vinyl • 1000 only • Gatefold • Numbered

Elvis Costello‘s wonderful Brutal Youth album from 1994, which featured the full Attractions line up on a number of songs, will be reissued as a limited edition 2LP red vinyl set in July.
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First edition of Pet Shop Boys blu-ray sold out, but standard set on the way

Limited deluxe set now unavailable

A week after release, the limited edition blu-ray+DVD of Jack Bond’s 1988 Pet Shop Boys film It Couldn’t Happen Here has completely sold out. Thankfully, another version is coming, albeit a ‘standard’ edition sans deluxe packaging.
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This Week’s Box Set and Reissue Deals

UK: The Police / Every Move You Make 6CD box set – £9.99 £15

Unless you already own it, there is simply no good reason not to buy this box set. It contains all five Police albums – well remastered and presented in gatefold card wallets – a bonus disc (‘Flexible Strategies’) of non-album tracks and a great high quality lift-off lid box (with ribbon, for easy access). Astounding value! You can watch the SDEtv unboxing video if you need any further convincing.


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Dead Or Alive / Unbreakable: The Fragile Remixes 2LP coloured vinyl

2001 Japan-only remix album • Pressed on green vinyl

Demon Records continue with their Dead Or Alive coloured vinyl reissues with Unbreakable The Fragile Remixes.
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Out This Week / on 26 June 2020

Rolling Stones vinyl reissues


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The Psychedelic Furs / Made of Rain exclusive signed CD

Signed by Richard and Tim Butler • Only £9.99!

The Psychedelic Furs will soon return with Made of Rain, their first studio album in almost 30 years, and you can now secure an exclusive signed CD edition.
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Yello / new album POINT

Electro pop pioneers release a new studio album • Signed box set

Swiss electronic duo Yello will release a new album POINT next month.
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Roger Joseph Manning Jr. on new band The Lickerish Quartet

Photo: Jay Gilbert

“What excites me and motivates me is the record collection I grew up with as a young boy and a young man”

You might recognise Roger Joseph Manning Jr. these days as the man behind a stack of keyboards when on stage with Beck, but he was once half of the creative force behind Jellyfish, the early 90s American outfit with a rather silly name, but a deadly serious passion for beautifully crafted classic rock (or what is sometimes called ‘power pop’).
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Level 42 / Essential 3CD set

3CD set • Hits and fan favourites • Tremendous value

Another week, another ‘Essential’ triple-CD package from Universal budget imprint Spectrum. This time they focus on Level 42.
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Divinyls / Desperate expanded edition

Debut album remastered and expanded on CD

Australian rock band Divinyls‘ debut album Desperate has been remastered and expanded with bonus tracks for a CD re-release.
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Roger Waters / US + THEM tour film comes to physical formats

2CD, 3LP vinyl, blu-ray and DVD

Roger Waters‘ US + THEM concert film, which chronicles his 2017-2018 world tour, will be issued on CD, vinyl, blu-ray and DVD in October.
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