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Out This Week / on 24 January 2020

Depeche Mode / MODE 18CD box set


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Deals

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This Week’s Box Set and Reissue Deals

FRANCE: Neneh Cherry Raw Like Sushi 3CD deluxe edition – €21

With less than two weeks to the release date, this French deal is a fantastic price. It equates to around £18. The same set is £45 in the UK!!


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Features

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Saturday Deluxe: 18 January 2020


SDE editor Paul Sinclair explores the BPI’s latest report into UK music consumption in 2019

Last week in the SDE Newsletter (subscribe here!) I wrote an exclusive editorial entitled ‘format wars’ which articulated my views on the so-called ‘vinyl revival’ and particularly the marginalisation of the CD format in mainstream music media. This gathered quite a bit of interest and comment, so I’m publishing it here on SDE in an expanded (but not remastered!) version, with some ‘bonus’ thoughts.
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News

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Heaven 17 / Another Big Idea 1996-2015

H17’s ‘Later Years’ • 9CD • 4LP vinyl • SIGNED 9CD sets while stocks last

This March, Heaven 17 are to release Another Big Idea (1996-2015), nine-CD and 4LP vinyl box sets that follow the band’s work from when they regrouped and returned from a six-year hiatus in 1996 with the album Bigger Than America.
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Listen

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David Bowie / I Can’t Read ’97

Another previously unreleased track issued for ‘Is It Any Wonder?’ EP

The second instalment of David Bowie‘s previously announced Is It Any Wonder? streaming EP is a previously unreleased version of ‘I Can’t Read’.
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Status Quo deluxe editions

In March, Universal Music will reissue a trio of Status Quo albums first released in the late 80s and early 1990s. These new CD editions offer a generous amount of bonus material.
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News

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Simple Minds / Street Fighting Years four-CD super deluxe edition

Universal Music will reissue Simple Minds‘ 1989 album Street Fighting Years in March across various formats, including a four-CD super deluxe edition box set.
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News

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Rory Gallagher / Check Shirt Wizard: Live in ’77 / 2CD or 3LP sets

Previously unreleased live performances • Newly mixed

A new live set from the late Irish blues guitarist and songwriter Rory Gallagher is on the way in March. Check Shirt Wizard: Live in ’77 is culled from four shows (London, Brighton, Sheffield and Newcastle) and features 20 previously unreleased live performances.
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The Allman Brothers Band / Trouble No More: 50th Anniversary Collection

10LP or 5CD career-spanning box sets available

Universal Music will release a 50th anniversary Allman Brothers Band box set in February. Trouble No More – named after the Muddy Waters song the band first jammed to – will be available as a five-CD package or an extravagant 10LP box set.
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The Strokes / Is This It ltd white vinyl LP

German retailer JPC are listing a limited edition white vinyl pressing of The Strokes‘ debut Is This It, to be released next month.
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Thin Lizzy / Vinyl reissues

Universal Music will continue with their Thin Lizzy vinyl reissue campaign by re-releasing three classic albums, Nightlife, Fighting and Jailbreak.
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Out This Week / on 17 January 2020

Pale Saints / The Comforts of Madness remastered & expanded reissue

Pale Saints / The Comforts of Madness remastered & expanded reissue


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Bruce Springsteen / vinyl reissues

Two studio albums, one compilation and two live sets • No box

Sony’s Legacy Recordings will reissue five Bruce Springsteen albums on vinyl next month. These albums were mostly originally released early in the new millennium and the selection includes the two studio albums The Rising (2002) and Devils & Dust (2005).
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Saturday Deluxe / 11 January 2020

Neil Peart

We must start this week’s Saturday Deluxe with the sad news that Neil Peart – drummer and lyricist for Rush – has died aged 67.
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News

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Toyah Solo 7CD+DVD box

A new box celebrating Toyah’s career is on its way • Signed set sold out

Toyah’s solo career is to be celebrated in a new box set due next month from Demon.

Toyah Solo mops up the era from 1985 onwards when Willcox signed as a solo turn to Sony’s Portrait Records and then subsequent EG releases, and comprises of seven CDs and a DVD plus a 48 page book. (If you’re a cursory fan and a bit confused and wondering ‘hang on, wasn’t she always solo?’ it transpires that up until then, Toyah was the name of the band she fronted.)
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Paul Young and The Royal Family / Live at Rockpalast 1985 2LP coloured vinyl

Signed vinyl • Signed CD+DVD also available • 80 minute concert feature classic era Paul Young and band

Music On Vinyl will issue a 1985 Paul Young concert as a limited edition 2LP coloured vinyl pressing next month. SIGNED copies of Paul Young and The Royal Family Live at Rockpalast 1985 will be available exclusively from the SDE shop.
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News

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Morrissey / I Am Not A Dog On A Chain

Morrissey will release a new album, I Am Not A Dog On A Chain, in March.
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Deals

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This Week’s Box Set and Reissue Deals

FRANCE: George Michael / Listen Without Prejudice super deluxe – €18 €34


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News

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Robert Forster / Danger In The Past and Calling From A Country Phone reissued

Long unavailable solo albums to be reissued by Needle Mythology • Vinyl available with SIGNED lyric sheets • Remastered CDs with bonus tracks

Robert Forster, the ex-Go-Betweens singer-songwriter, is to reissue his first two solo albums this March.
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Parlophone announce David Bowie RSD release + streaming rarities

1997 radio session to be released on CD and vinyl for RSD • Plus, six unreleased tracks issued over the next six weeks on streaming platforms

On what would have been David Bowie‘s 73 birthday, Parlophone have announced that a nine-track album called CHANGESNOWBOWIE will be issued on Record Store Day this year (18 April 2020).
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