Half-speed mastered vinyl editions of Japan‘s Gentlemen Take Polaroids and Tin Drum are released this week. These are pressed at 45RPM.
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy / Original BBC radio series on vinyl
The original six episodes of Douglas Adams’ classic BBC radio series The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy available on vinyl for first time. This first volume (others are planned over the next year), known as Primary Phase, is presented on triple 180g RED vinyl and housed in a 12″ x 12″ hardcover book, which features newly commissioned sleeve notes and an essay from author Neil Gaiman.
Bob Marley & The Wailers / Kaya 40
Bob Marley & The Wailers‘ 1978 album Kaya is being reissued as ‘Kaya 40’ a double-disc (2CD or 2LP) deluxe edition. The first disc offers the offers the original album while the second features new ‘authentic’ mixes by Stephen Marley.
Michael Jackson / vinyl picture discs
All six of Michael Jackson‘s studio albums from 1979’s Off The Wall are issued as special vinyl picture discs. Dangerous, HIStory and Invincible are all double albums.
Alice in Chains / Rainier Fog signed CD
Third album from the Seattle rockers since their reformation in 2007/8. The title is a tip-of-the-hat reference to their roots, as is the title track of the long-player. Amazon UK exclusive SIGNED edition available while stocks last.
Bad Manners / The Albums 1980 – 1985
The Albums 1980-1985 is a five-CD Bad Manners box set featuring five albums and plenty of bonus tracks, including remixes of many singles.
UK SUBS / The Albums Volume Two 15CD box set / Signed and limited
Delayed second and final volume of English Punk Band U.K. SUBS albums. The band arecelebrating their 40th anniversary with a pair of box sets and this second 15CD volume (albums N to Z) is this week. It’s a 1000 limited edition and each is signed and numbered!
Neil & Liam Finn / Lightsleeper
Crowded House’s Neil Finn and son Liam have created their debut album together. It’s something of a family affair with Neil’s wife Sharon and his other son Elroy also contributing. New bandmate Mick Fleetwood also makes an appearance!