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This Week’s Box Set and Reissue Deals

UK: Kate Bush / Remastered Part 1: 7CD box – £28

I paid £60 for this back in late 2018! It’s not perfect (cover art leaves a lot to be desired, and bonus material is ‘saved’ for the Part 2 box) but Kate’s first seven studio albums remastered and repacked (as six-panel digipaks) in a box for less than £30 is great however you choose to look at it.


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Liam Gallagher / MTV Unplugged

10-track live set features Oasis cuts

Liam Gallagher will issue an MTV Unplugged album next month, highlighting songs from his first two solo albums along with a handful of Oasis numbers.
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Out This Week / on 20 March 2020

Heaven 17 / Another Big Idea 9CD box set

Heaven 17 / Another Big Idea 1996-2015


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Manic Street Preachers / Gold Against The Soul reissue

Second album remastered & reissued on 2CD and vinyl

The Manic Street Preachers will reissue their second album Gold Against The Soul in June this year.
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Saturday Deluxe / 14 March 2020


Record Store Day delayed as Corona Virus impacts the music industry

This year’s Record Store Day has been pushed back from 18 April to a 20 June as the music industry starts to feel the impact of the Corona virus pandemic. The organisers of RSD pondered how to react to the ever changing situation and in a statement on their website said: “There is no perfect solution. There is no easy answer. We’ve decided that the best of all possible moves is to change the date of Record Store Day this year to Saturday, June 20”.
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David Bowie / Space Oddity album issued as vinyl picture disc

Picture disc of 1969 album • Reissue artwork • Available everywhere

Parlophone will issue a special limited edition 12-inch vinyl picture disc of David Bowie‘s Space Oddity album next month.
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Engineer Dave Bascombe on Tears For Fears’ Songs From The Big Chair

Photo © Mike Prior

Tears For Fears‘ 1985 album Songs From The Big Chair is reissued today as a super deluxe edition box set. As part of SDE’s ongoing TFF coverage we present a brand new interview with the man who engineered that album, Dave Bascombe.

Bascombe was there, in the room, helping to shape the sound of the album and those enormous hits like ‘Shout’ and ‘Everybody Wants To Rule The World’. Read on as Dave lets us into a few secrets regarding who played on what and what those sessions were actually like…
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Peter Jackson’s Let It Be restoration will be called ‘The Beatles: Get Back’

Photo by Linda McCartney ©Paul McCartney

Peter Jackson’s much anticipated reworking of The Beatles‘ 1970 film Let It Be will be released theatrically in September after worldwide distribution rights were secured by Disney.
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Steven Wilson announces new studio album: The Future Bites

Pre-order the limited & exclusive deluxe box set

Steven Wilson returns with The Future Bites, his sixth studio album, in June.

The nine-track album follows 2017’s To The Bone and is available across a number of physical formats, including coloured vinyl, blu-ray, CD and the traditional deluxe box set (exclusive to Wilson’s online store).
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Now That’s What I Call Music 5 coming to CD next month

Classic 1985 compilation released as a two-CD set

Now That’s What I Call Music 5 will be reissued next month as a 2CD set as the reissues of the classic compilation series continue.
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This Week’s Box Set and Reissue Deals

UK: Led Zeppelin / The Song Remains The Same super deluxe – £79

This was over £150 when it first came out! This is a nine-disc set featuring the remastered audio on two CDs and four vinyl LPs and a two-DVD set of The Song Remains The Same featuring the full theatrical version of the film plus bonus content including four performance outtakes that were not part of the original. Still not sure? Watch the SDEtv unboxing video.


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Pet Shop Boys / I Don’t Wanna

Fourth single from Hotspot • On vinyl and CD

The Pet Shop Boys will release a fourth single from their Hotspot album next month. ‘I Don’t Wanna’ will be available on CD single and 12-inch vinyl and extra tracks include a new ‘B-side’ and remixes.
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Thirty Years of The Divine Comedy / 24-disc CD box set and deluxe reissues

Career spanning box with bonus material • SIGNED by Neil Hannon

The Divine Comedy will remaster and reissue all their albums as 2CD deluxe editions and are offering a special 24-disc CD box set called Venus, Cupid, Folly and Time – Thirty Years of The Divine Comedy that will offer all the two disc sets and contain exclusive audio.
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Out This Week / on 13 March 2020

Tears For Fears: box sets available again + SDE booklet & vinyl pic disc


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Depeche Mode / Violator: The 12″ Singles / Limited edition box set

Violator: The 12″ Singles is a 10 x 12″ vinyl box set

Next month Depeche Mode will release Violator: The 12″ Singles, the seventh box set in the ongoing series which will showcases the remixes and B-sides across the four UK singles pulled from their 1990 album.
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Paul McCartney to reissue his debut solo album for Record Store Day

Half-speed mastered vinyl celebrates 50th anniversary

McCartney, Paul McCartney‘s solo debut album from 1970 will be reissued as a half-speed mastered vinyl pressing for this year’s Record Store Day.
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Tears For Fears’ Roland Orzabal in the Big Chair: The SDE interview

Tears For Fears‘ classic 1985 album Songs From The Big Chair is 35 years old. To celebrate, the band filmed a ‘Classic Albums’ documentary (recently broadcast on BBC Four in the UK) and Universal Music are making available again the 30th anniversary box set that was issued back in 2014 (now already sold out on pre-order!).

SDE recently caught up with the band’s primary songwriter and vocalist Roland Orzabal to discuss the album that changed everything for him and Curt Smith…
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JARV IS / Beyond The Pale

Jarvis Cocker returns with an album of new music.

JARV IS, the new-ish band featuring Jarvis Cocker, release their debut album Beyond The Pale in May.
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Out This Week / on 6 March 2020

The Human League / Octopus reissue

The Human League / Octopus reissue


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Rush / Permanent Waves anniversary

Rush‘s 1980 album Permanent Waves will be reissued for its 40th anniversary across three physical editions, including a five-disc super deluxe edition.
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