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This Week’s Box Set and Reissue Deals

GERMANY: Motown / Hitsville USA  11CD box – €64 

Back again! Superbly packaged box is £111 in the UK. All packaging is in English, in case you are worried.

115 responses to This Week’s Box Set and Reissue Deals

  1. Ian Hicks says:

    Just a heads up that this is now £40 + £6.95 postage at recordstore.co.uk

  2. bob says:

    Is anybody else still waiting for the Eno box set from Amazon to be delivered?
    I’m hoping they don’t cancel after all this time, looking forward to listening to it.

    • The Geordie Expat says:

      According to Amazon.co.uk mine has shipped today to the US, by UPS no less. They are predicting a 9 day journey and it cost nine quid for shipping.

  3. Pedro says:

    Not sure if this has been mentioned already, but Amazon have the very lovely LP from Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbot – Manchester Calling – for a very lovely £10.89

    https://amzn.to/2Yp40hB

  4. Brian mckeen says:

    almost $40 to ship to US. No way…

  5. Steven Roberts says:

    Paul Simon _In the Blue Light – £2.89 on Amazon UK:_

    https://amzn.to/2UvVlci

  6. Nico says:

    Blockheads looky here for Ian Dury! https://amzn.to/2XNPjWh

  7. Kauwgompie says:

    Prince Purple Rain Super Deluxe is out of print. On Amazon Germany there are a few listed for €19 by market vendors like Moviemars. Very reputable shop. Get it before they are all gone and you pull your hair out.
    https://amzn.to/3hf3FqE

  8. Alan says:

    Sports Team’s debut album Deep Down Happy is out this week. I really like them – they’re like a modern day Blur with short, clever, catchy songs, and apparently they’re great live.

    Anyway, the CD version is only £4.99 on Amazon for just this week, so a bargain (and apparently it’s number one in the album chart ahead of Lady GaGa at present!):

    https://amzn.to/3hnxMfE

    PS : I sent this through earlier, but it didn’t get posted – is it because they’re a new band rather than one dating back 30 years or more?!!

    • Paul Sinclair says:

      Thanks for the tip. I had a quick listen… not bad, but I found the guy’s voice quite tiring/annoying to listen to. Not the best ‘singer’.

    • Alan B says:

      I pre ordered the exclusive clear vinyl plus signed print from Record Store. Received it yesterday. The signed print is a CD booklet sized insert which doesn’t quite go with an LP. Funnily enough the signed insert is not available to order with the CD where it would be a perfect fit.

    • Joseph Bartram says:

      Damn just seen this I ordered from resident

    • Richard Anderson says:

      I really like the new Sports Team lp too and they are really going for it on the coloured vinyl. So far I have seen it in black, blue, red, clear, orange and gobstopper colour.

  9. Richard Anderson says:

    I bought the Bob Marley Exodus40 super deluxe vinyl box set (4lps and two 7″ Singles and I think there is a booklet too) for £44.99 on hmv which seems a good deal. It says now only £69.99 on hmv site but they are charging £44.99. Same price on amazon uk but not in stock there until 25th June.

  10. dubsideofthemoon says:

    Motown: The Complete No. 1’S:
    The version sold on Amazon.de or UK is not as good as the version sold at the french La Fnac Store last year; it had the last disc with 11 tracks being covers that reached number 1 instead of a disc with 6 “uninteresting” tracks

    • Paul Sinclair says:

      Your aren’t factoring in this being €64

      • Daniel Chisholm says:

        I ordered my set in the early hours of yesterday morning and it arrived today (Sunday!) at 4pm. The packaging is among the best I have ever seen and the remastering is among the very best I have heard. Tremendous purchase; thanks Paul.

  11. Koen says:

    Lovely Creatures-the Best of…(Deluxe Edition) van Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
    amazon.de €18.99

  12. Pascal says:

    Amazon Spain now offers the Equinoxe Project box set from Jean Michel Jarre for under €28.
    https://amzn.to/2XOKjiY

  13. EW99 says:

    3CD/DVD Deluxe edition of Nick Cave’s Lovely Creatures below £18
    https://amzn.to/2yQ3Sz0

  14. Chris Squires says:

    Not sure how I feel about this: File under skinflint.

    I just cancelled my order of Installations at £14.78 and re-ordered because it has dropped to £14.69.
    I mean I have done that before when pounds had been involved but I can’t ever recall doing it for the grand total of £0.09p
    Can anyone beat that piece of thrift? Not sure whether to be happy, sad, indifferent or disappointed that my life has come to this.

    • Mike M says:

      That’s pretty sad that mate, 9p saving on an item that is already ridiculously cheap, unbelievable!!

    • John McCann' says:

      9p will get you a pretty decent gravel and beetroot sandwich in some countries!,, well done Chris; nice to see that you laughed in the face of the virus and decided to enjoy your wealth,! cant take it with you and all that.

    • Tim says:

      Haha. That’s some effort.

    • Trevor Smith says:

      A savings a saving, well done I say.

  15. rickbearlv says:

    They canceled my SPLIT ENZ Mental Notes White Vinyl Order; fine. I have two copies of the original from 1977. SO I just jumped on that Eno box; Lets See If it happens.

  16. bob says:

    I finally bagged the Eno box at £14.78 so well pleased..

  17. Kauwgompie says:

    For US buyers, Whitesnake s/t 5 disc superdeluxe edition now only $37! Mostly sold out everywhere so this may be your last chance.
    https://amzn.to/2ySaoW8

  18. moog_man says:

    The Eno “Music for Installation” 6CD box-set is back on Amazon UK for £15.19 (previously lowest price flagged up on SDE was £15.14). Not in stock but I’ve just ordered one on the expectation they will honour the price.
    https://amzn.to/2Mh5Rja

  19. AndrewM says:

    For anyone that likes Helloween Amazon uk have this all singing dancing box-set for less than the Blu Ray or DVD versions. 2BR/3DVD/3CD

    https://amzn.to/2MkYzut

    Only 4 left at time of posting.

  20. Paul Taylor says:

    Paul,
    At what point was that a-ha box €40? I’m just trying to work out what version it is via Discogs and the most expensive was a box that didn’t look like this one and had DVD and Blu-Ray discs. The others are around €10-€15. I’m not disputing the fact it’s a bargain at €7, it undoubtedly is. I just wanted to be sure what one they are selling!
    Thanks

  21. Stephen says:

    Eno box down to £18.40 on Amazon UK. Cheapest yet, I think. Wish I hadn’t bought it just last week.

  22. george c says:

    just in the last few day’s I’ve bought bob Dylan’s More blood more tracks 6cd box set brand new from a seller on e bay. it was advertised at £56.99 it also had the option to make an offer. he accepted my offer of £50 + free p&p. he stated it was this price because the there was a couple of tears in the shrink wrapping. when it arrived there was the couple of tears as he said and a very slight dent on right side of box. but everything else brand new in perfect condition. there was 2 copes on offer so as far as I know there is still one left should anybody be interested. this box is on amazon for £90 so a bit of a bargain.

    • Murray Robbins says:

      Hi George
      I just (17.31 on 30/5) picked a copy up for £53 inc shipping from what I’m guessing is the same source.
      Thank you!

  23. Kauwgompie says:

    Keith Richards Talk Is Cheap SDE now only $44 on Amazon.com. Yesterday it was $42 but my post was missed.
    https://amzn.to/2BicDD1

  24. Shaun H says:

    Hi Paul, thanks for helping to keep us all sane during these interesting times.
    Bowie’s Who Can I Be is available from HMV for £150 along with Bob Marley’s Exodus 40 which is going for £45.
    Keep safe everyone.

  25. Richard Fisher says:

    Beatles White ALBUM boxset now just £78 at Amazon UK.

  26. John Orr says:

    Picked up Bowie, Eno and A Ha deals, with an added promotion on top. Proper bargain again, cheers Paul!

  27. Mark says:

    A lot of the Amazon UK Deals are coming under a Fathers Day promotion. Some decent deals on Tom Waits and Eurythmics vinyl as well. Full list here.
    https://amzn.to/3ceTcaQ

  28. Jeff says:

    The ENO box set deal seems to be over it’s back up to 29.60 GBP……damn

    • Zwaak says:

      Listed as €29,60 now, but if you check the list of sellers you can still get it for €16,97 (sold by Amazon.de themselves…?!?)
      Just snagged one at that price!

    • Mike M says:

      It’s available again for £18.40, out of stock at present but so was mine when I ordered it and they fulfilled that, don’t miss out again pal

  29. Klaus says:

    For German and Austrian readers:

    Def Leppard cd-box Vol. 2 is down to 22 € as a weekend deal on saturn.de

    The “Alles”-box by Herbert Groenemeyer is down to 70 € (instead of amazon.de’s current offer price of 90 €) through the same offer

    It might be that amazon.de will reduce their prices too but that’s uncertain at the time of writing.

    • Sheldon Cole says:

      I tried to order the Def Leppard from Saturn but I don’t think they deliver to the UK. I managed to buy it on Amazon.De for 30 euros which is still a good price.

  30. Richard Wright says:

    Who Can I Be Now was briefly £149 on Amazon last night but went quickly. A New Career In A New Town also £149.

  31. Colin MacKenzie says:

    Re Bowie – Amazon UK currently have the A New Career Vinyl Boxset at £150

  32. Marcel says:

    Hi Paul, many times i would find it interesting to know where a reaction is coming from (US/Can/Germany/etc…) Could it be interesting /possible to ask every commentator through an extra Question to add this information?

    Also: have you ever considered to let people log in to SDE so they don’t have to fill in name, email, et cetera to add a comment?

    Either way your website ia my favourite and first destination on the internet. I would very much like a similar website for boutique blurays and dvd’s (criterion, eureka and the like). Maybe i can start one myself if i ever find the time :-)

  33. Richard Fisher says:

    Fantastic work Paul (and Roland!). Had my eyes on the Stax 68 boxset for a while and at that price snapped it up. I’m glad I waited a bit!

  34. DANIEL DINIZ DE REZENDE says:

    About the Voodoo uncut again. It is said out of stock but will be back in June at 28,04 as per order.

  35. DANIEL DINIZ DE REZENDE says:

    Voodoo Lounge deal is over too. Now it is at 61,20,

  36. CJL says:

    Thanks to Dennis for the Skids heads-up. Worked out to £15.06 delivered to the UK. Bargain!

  37. Jan says:

    Decent Tangerine Dream deal…

    https://amzn.to/3dqG4RD

  38. John says:

    Thanks Paul…. grabbed the A-ha box…. fantastic deal.

  39. Dennis says:

    on amazon.de
    The Skids – The Virgin Years (6CD Boxset) for 12.97 EUR

  40. David Ware says:

    Thanks Paul
    Just orders the Def boxed set with postage only 32€, excellent value.

  41. Andy says:

    The Motown Box set is a absolute steal at that price. Postage if your not on prime is approx £4.

    • Javier says:

      I remember buying the previous edition of this Motown box set for €25 a few years ago at a Spanish store. One of the best deals I’ve found ever. But I won’t buy the new one with the extra CD.

  42. Robert Dorson says:

    Does anyone have definitive word on plans to release a 50th Anniversary rendition of “Derek and the Dominoes, Layla and…..?” I know there have been so many Anniversary editions of this album already, and perhaps not much more novel material available to still present, but that album does represent an important part of Rocky history. Thanks

  43. Sean says:

    Shipping from Amazon European sites to the US has recently increased 300-500%. Is anyone aware of the cause for this? Thanks.

    • Paul Sinclair says:

      I think we can guess…

    • David Harold says:

      Just had this statement from Royal Mail:

      Last year, the UPU agreed to allow the US to set terminal dues/prices themselves from 1 July. This met the US administration’s stated objective – to increase how much they charge other countries for delivery. It averted their threat to leave the global network. It will see a significant increase of over 100% in the the rates we pay for last mile delivery in the US from 1 July. We will have to pass on these costs. We will not profit in doing so.

      Either that’s part of the cause, or there’s worse to come…

  44. Bridge says:

    Motown box set: Shipping to Canada is as much as the box, so uh, nope.

    • Dennis says:

      Postage charges from Amazon Canada and USA to Europe have been high for a long time now, it seems now it may be similar going the other way Europe to USA/Canada.
      I have often found USA postage charges cheaper using Ebay and just as safe.

  45. ian whiteford says:

    Thanks Paul, amazing price on the Leppard box. Snapped it up.

  46. BSR says:

    A-ha looked like a super deal until I began to check out: €6.97 + €20.41 shipping…….think I’ll pass.

  47. Roland says:

    Hi Paul,
    first thanks for your great work!
    Second: at amazon.de you can find at the moment a lot of reduces boxsets under “CDs & Vinyl” – Featured Deals.

  48. Alan Smithee says:

    Brian Eno “Music for Installations” 16’97€ at Amazon.de, in stock June 5.

  49. ottospooky says:

    Has Mute Records still not finished squeezing every last penny and milking every last drop of DM’s back catalogue?

  50. Frank P says:

    Recently picked up the Pipes of Peace archive box set on amazon au for $43 AUD free delivery. Bargain!

  51. Tom M says:

    I got the Joni Mitchell set a year or so ago. It really is quite nice.

  52. Rob L says:

    I saw Tangerine Dream’s In Search of Hades box-set for 78 quid on Amazon UK earlier, but it’s now up to £105.99.

  53. Dominic Cummings II says:

    Aye, at only a sliver under £15 a disc I can wait a long time for the Floyd set to tumble much further. Economies of scale and all that…

    • Mark Guscin says:

      Couldn’t agree more. I already have the Knebworth and Venice concerts on CD and DVD (not exactly official) and will not pay 268 pounds for a box, a book and some new drumming.

    • Klaus says:

      @Dominic Cummings II:

      Now that’s what i call an optimistic calculation.
      If you take into consideration that all five DVDs just repeat content of the blu-rays featured in the same set and therefore take those out of the equation then even at that price it’s still more than 20 £ per disc, and if you’re, like me not interested in vinyl and take out the two 7″ (with one song each) too you’re reaching 24 £ per useful disc.
      I wish the record company luck in selling these, i’d be in at around 150 €, but for completists sake only.

  54. Poptones says:

    Clash Sound System box set (11 CD + DVD) is down to £84 pour on Amazon UK.

  55. Mikey-D says:

    I’m still holding it hope that they will release a 3rd box set of the CD singles. I guess it world be volumes 7-9.

  56. George 'Duke' Radushev says:

    Pink Floyd: The Later Years 1987 – 2019 Box Set down to £268.49 at Amazon.co.uk

    • James W says:

      I’m in on the Pink Floyd “The Later Years” box set at around 170 UK. I can wait. ha!

      • Peter Anderson says:

        I’m with James W on the PF box. Happy to miss out if it never gets to around £170. Was going to say if it ever gets that low but it’s not low for what you are getting!

    • DOL says:

      Finally pulled the trigger and purchased it !

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