Tangerine Dream / In Search of Hades: The Virgin Recordings 1973-1979
Universal Music issue In Search of Hades: The Virgin Recordings 1973 – 1979 a massive 18-disc Tangerine Dream collection which features lots of unreleased material alongside 5.1 surround sound mixes.
Ian Dury & the Blockheads / Do It Yourself 40th anniversary edition
Ian Dury & the Blockheads’ album Do It Yourself is to be celebrated this June with a 40th anniversary reissue package. Amazingly, this features all 34 variations of the original cover art!
ABBA / Voulez-Vous 40th anniversary 2LP half-speed plus seven-inch box
ABBA‘s sixth studio album Voulez-Vous is reissued for its 40th anniversary across a number of formats including a 2LP half-speed mastered vinyl.
Madonna / New album: Madame X
Madonna will release a new album, Madame X, in June. I wasn’t going to post about this release, but quite a few of you have been in touch asking me about the various formats, so here we go…
Joy Division / Unknown Pleasures 40th anniversary red vinyl LP
New 40th anniversary vinyl reissue of Joy Division‘s Unknown Pleasures is pressed on red vinyl and comes with alternative cover art.
Bruce Springsteen / Western Stars
Western Stars is Bruce Springsteen‘s first new studio album since 2014’s High Hopes – and sees him drawing inspiration in part from the Southern California pop records of the late ‘60s and early ‘70s.
Domino complete Buzzcocks reissues with the final album and compilation
Domino complete their Buzzcocks‘ reissue campaign with vinyl and CD reissues of 1979’s final studio album A Different Kind of Tension and the Singles Going Steady compilation from 1981.
Midnight Oil / Armistice Day: Live At The Domain / 3LP coloured vinyl
Armistice Day: Live At The Domain, Sydney is a limited edition a 3LP coloured vinyl set featuring the last night of Midnight Oil‘s 2017 ‘Great Circle World Tour.’
R.E.M. / In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988-2003 to be reissued on 2LP vinyl
Warners’ 2003 R.E.M. compilation In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988-2003 is reissued by Craft Recordings as a 2LP vinyl set.
ZZ Top / Goin’ 50
Texas trio ZZ Top celebrate a half century of blues rockin’ and hard livin’ with a new compilation called Goin’ 50. The single CD edition came out ages ago, but this week the 3CD offering and the 5LP vinyl set are finally issued.
Janet Jackson / Janet (2LP vinyl)
Universal Music reissue Janet Jackson‘s fifth studio album, Janet, on 2LP black vinyl. This was originally released in 1993.