The Beach Boys / 1967 Sunshine Tomorrow (2CD)
Kudos to Capitol/Universal who cram an incredible amount of archive material into this new Beach Boys set. Content includes a new stereo mix of Wild Honey, 30 previously unreleased outtakes/alternate mixes and shelved live album Lei’d In Hawaii.
Various Artists / C88 (3CD set)
The Cure / Greatest Hits & Acoustic Hits (vinyl LP)
The 18-track Cure Greatest Hits album from 2001 is issued on black vinyl for the first time (having been issued as a vinyl picture disc for RSD earlier this year). The companion Acoustic Hits gets the same treatment.
Bryan Adams / Wembley 1996 Live (2CD)
This was issued on DVD last year, but now Eagle Rock are putting out a 2CD audio-only version of Bryan Adams‘ Wembley Stadium gig from 27 July 1996.
Elton John / Tumbleweed Connection (vinyl LP)
Universal continue with their Elton John vinyl reissues with his third long-player, 1970’s Tumbleweed Connection. All tracks remastered from the original analogue tapes by Bob Ludwig, with vinyl cutting by Sean Magee at Abbey Road Studios.
- • UK Order: Tumbleweed Connection (vinyl LP)
- • USA Order: Tumbleweed Connection (vinyl LP)
- • GERMANY Order: Tumbleweed Connection (vinyl LP)
Various Artists / Canada 150 – A Celebration Of Music
Issued to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary, A Celebration Of Music is available as a six-CD super deluxe edition that comes complete with a ‘coffee table’ book or cheaper and more shelf-friendly two and single disc editions.
The Stylistics / 5 Classic Albums (box set)
Five albums from The Stylistics collected in this no frills, good value five-CD box set.
Gil Scott-Heron / The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (vinyl LP)
Vinyl LP reissue of Gil Scott-Heron’s 1974 compilation The Revolution Will Not Be Televised which features tracks from his first three albums for the Flying Dutchman label. The CD edition offers eight bonus tracks.
- • UK Order: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (vinyl LP)
- • USA Order: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (vinyl LP)
- • GERMANY Order: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (vinyl LP)
Status Quo / In Search Of The Fourth Chord (2LP coloured vinyl)
Status Quo‘s 2007 album saw the band back together with producer Pip Williams for the first time in over a decade. This new deluxe gatefold 2LP edition of In Search Of The Fourth Chord is pressed on orange vinyl and offers the two bonus tracks from the original CD.