David Bowie / Bowie at the Beeb (4LP box)
The David Bowie 2CD set, originally issued in 2000, makes it on to vinyl for the first time. This is a 4LP box with a lift-off lid and features two tracks not on the CD version.
Michael Jackson / Off The Wall (CD+Blu-ray)
Michael Jackson‘s 1979 is reissued with a new Spike Lee documentary on Blu-ray or DVD. Full SDE review of this coming later in the week.
Phil Collins / More ‘Take a Look at Me Now’ reissues
Phil Collins promptly follow-ups Face Value and Both Sides. This time around its two-CD sets of Hello, I Must Be Going and Dance Into Light.
David Bowie / Vinyl reissues
The six David Bowie studio albums included in the Five Years box set are now available separately on vinyl. This includes newly remastered versions of Hunky Dory and The Man Who Sold The World.
Red Hot Chili Peppers / Greatest Hits on grey marbled vinyl
Various Artists / George Fest (CD+Blu-ray)
A wide range of artists including Brian Wilson, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Norah Jones and Brandon Flowers, performed at the Fonda Theatre in LA back in 2014 for this live tribute to George Harrison. The CD+Blu-ray is excellent value in the UK.
Tony Banks / Deluxe Reissues (CD+DVD)
CD+DVD reissues of Genesis founder Tony Banks‘ 1979 album A Curious Feeling and The Fugitive from 1983. The DVDs feature 5.1 surround sound remixes.
Todd Rundgren / The Complete Bearsville Albums Collection (box set)
Sizeable 13-disc box set collecting Todd Rundgren‘s albums on the Bearsville label.
- • UK Order: The Complete Bearsville Albums Collection
- • USA Order: The Complete Bearsville Albums Collection
- • GERMANY Order: The Complete Bearsville Albums Collection
Ken Boothe / Everything I Own: Lloyd Charmers Sessions
Two-CD collection that gathers up Ken Boothe‘s early ’70s work with producer Lloyd Charmers, including (of course) UK number one hit Everything I Own.
Jethro Tull / Living in the Past (2LP vinyl)
The October 1972 US version of the Jethro Tull compilation is reissued on double 180g vinyl with gatefold sleeve and 20-page booklet.
- • UK Order: Living in the Past 2LP
- • USA Order: Living in the Past 2LP
- • GERMANY Order: Living in the Past 2LP
UB40 / Present Arms deluxe edition
UB40‘s second album was originally touted for release in November 2014. Sixteen months later, only a fool would promise that this will be out on Friday, but that’s supposed to be what is happening. The 2CD set will include Present Arms in Dub and BBC Radio 1 Sessions/In Concert.
Morrissey / Bona Drag (2LP vinyl reissue)
Parlophone are putting out a vinyl reissue of Morrissey‘s 1990 compilation. This features the (improved) cover and revised track listing from the 2010 anniversary reissue and is spread across two 180g records.