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This Week’s Box Set and Reissue Deals

UK: Paul McCartney & Wings / Red Rose Speedway super deluxe – £114 £145

Enormous McCartney package that comprises SIX discs (3CD+2DVD+blu-ray) along with a veritable library of books.


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Tanita Tikaram / To Drink The Rainbow: An Anthology 1988-2019

Newly curated compilation • Signed vinyl and CD editions available

Pete Paphides’ new record label Needle Mythology delivers its third release next month, a Tanita Tikaram anthology called To Drink The Rainbow: An Anthology 1988-2019.
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Pre-order the new Simple Minds live album as an exclusive SIGNED 2CD set

The mystery of why there is no signed CD option in the official Simple Minds store, for the newly announced Live In The City Of Angels album, has been solved. Amazon UK has been given that exclusive and today a listing has appeared for a SIGNED two-CD edition.
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David Bowie / VH1 Storytellers to be released as a limited 2LP vinyl set

David Bowie‘s ‘intimate’ set for VH1’s Storytellers series was recorded 20 years ago in 1999 and was issued on CD/DVD a decade later. It is now being made available on vinyl for the first time with, four bonus tracks not included on the original CD.
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Gary Numan / 40th anniversary reissues

2LP coloured vinyl and 2CD sets of ‘First Recordings’ (demos/outtakes)

Beggars Banquet are releasing two special titles to commemorate the legendary albums Gary Numan/Tubeway Army issued in 1979. These editions are titled Replicas – The First Recordings, and the debut under his own name, The Pleasure Principle – The First Recordings.
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Interview

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SDE Exclusive: Tears For Fears on the making of Sowing The Seeds of Love

Tears For Fears’ single ‘Sowing The Seeds Of Love’ was released 30 years ago today. To mark the occasion, SDE publishes an exclusive interview with Roland Orzabal & Curt Smith – and producers Chris Hughes and Dave Bascombe – on the song’s genesis & the recording process.
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Dusty Springfield / Dusty In Memphis 50th anniversary half-speed master

Dusty Springfield’s fifth album, Dusty In Memphis, has been remastered and cut at half-speed for the latest in Universal Music’s ‘Mastered At Abbey Road’ half-speed vinyl releases.
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All the FACs / Factory Records box sets

Factory Records is to be celebrated with two new box sets.

The Manchester-based label Factory Records celebrates 40(ish) years with a pair of new box sets covering its entire catalogue.
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OMD / Souvenir 5CD + 2DVD box set

5CD+DVD box set • Unreleased tracks • Live performances

Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (aka OMD) continue their 40th anniversary celebrations with the announcement of Souvenir, a career-spanning seven-disc box set.
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Simple Minds / Live In The City Of Angels / 4LP and 4CD sets

Simple Minds will release a new live album, Live In The City of Angels in October.
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Nina Simone / The Complete RCA Albums Collection

9CD box set • Remastered audio • Bonus tracks

The Nina Simone Complete RCA Albums Collection box set is being made available again from September.
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Pre-order Simply Red’s new album ‘Blue Eyed Soul’ as a signed CD edition

Simply Red‘s newly announced studio album, Blue Eyed Soul, is now available to pre-order as a SIGNED CD edition via Amazon UK.
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Out This Week / on 23 August 2019

Joan As Police Woman / Limited coloured vinyl reissues + signed print


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Features

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Saturday Deluxe / 17 August 2019

Careless Whisper at 35

It’s all a matter of timing. George Michael‘s Careless Whisper – which went to number one in the UK charts 35 years ago tomorrow – was the right song at exactly the right time.
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News

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Whitesnake / Slip of the Tongue 30th anniversary box set & reissues

6CD+DVD super deluxe • 2CD deluxe • 2LP vinyl • expanded CD

Whitesnake‘s 1989 album Slip of the Tongue is to be reissued for its 30th anniversary across four different physical editions including a seven-disc super deluxe which offers a host of rare and unreleased material.
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Pre-order a signed CD of Michael Kiwanuka’s new album ‘Kiwanuka’

Michael Kiwanuka‘s follow up to the brilliant Love & Hate will be released in October. The album is called simply Kiwanuka and you can pre-order a signed CD in the UK right now.
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Chris Rea / The Rea-issues

Cheery Yorkshire bluesman’s hit albums set for 2CD deluxe reissues

Chris Rea’s eighties and early nineties gear has been expanded and remastered for release this October.
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INXS / Dekadance vinyl LP

First time on vinyl for the cassette-only 1984 release

INXSDekadance remix set, which was an exclusive Australian-only cassette release back in 1984, is being issued on vinyl for the first time at the end of this month, for its 35th anniversary.
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Specials: half-speed mastered 2LP vinyl

Chrysalis Records are planning a campaign of 2 Tone remasters and reissues and are starting with a 40th anniversary half-speed mastered 2LP vinyl edition of The Specials 1979 self-titled debut album.
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Stereophonics / Pre-order a signed CD of the new album ‘Kind’

Stereophonics will release their 11th studio album Kind in October and you can secure a SIGNED CD edition now.
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