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Downes Braide Association / new album Halcyon Hymns

Fourth album from Geoff Downes and Chris Braide

Downes Braide Association (DBA) is a collaboration between keyboardist Geoff Downes (of Buggles, Yes and Asia fame) and singer-songwriter-producer Chris Braide. The pair came together back in 2012 and have just released their fourth studio album, Halcyon Hymns.
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Listen to Steven Wilson’s The Tastemaker

Unique song issued only with the ‘limited edition of one’ box set

As promised Alan Lastufka – who spent £10k on Steven Wilson‘s limited-edition-of-one Ultra Deluxe version of The Future Bites – has shared the track exclusive to that box, called ‘The Tastemaker’.

In fact, Alan has gone much further than that, he’s produced a video for the song, very much in keeping with the whole TFB concept. Listen to ‘The Tastemaker’ and watch the video, below…
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Fleetwood Mac / Live box set

Superb live set now improved with more than an hour of unreleased music.

Fleetwood Mac Live will be reissued as a six-disc super deluxe edition in April.
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Shakespears Sister / Hormonally Yours

Second album reissued on anniversary

Following the now out-of-print Our History box set from last year, London Records will release a standalone deluxe reissue of Shakespears Sister‘s second album Hormonally Yours.
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John Mayall / First Generation 1965-1974 unboxing video

SDE examines the brand new box set

John Mayall The First Generation 1965-1974 is a 35CD box set. It was released on Friday last week. SDEtv lifts the lid and shows you around the mammoth package….

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Deals

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This Week’s Box Set and Reissue Deals

Germany: Various / Motown Complete #1s 11CD deluxe – DEAL OVER £28

Crazy price for an amazing package!

 

 

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The Tears For Fears ‘The Seeds of Love’ deluxe box set is available again

Second chance to grab the acclaimed box set reissue

The previously out-of-print Tears For Fears The Seeds of Love box set is once more available to order.
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Robert Palmer / Collected 3CD set

Superb 3CD overview of a somewhat neglected back catalogue

The Robert Palmer Collected three-CD set will be made available again next week.
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Out This Week / on 12 February 2021

Black Sabbath / Vol 4 box sets


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Lulu / Gold – new compilation

Generous 3CD set and a single vinyl LP

May sees the release of Lulu Gold, a new best of that offers 60 tracks across three CDs and a more limited selection on one vinyl record.
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Toyah / The Blue Meaning reissue

The reissue series continues

Toyah‘s 1980 album The Blue Meaning has been remastered and will be reissued as an expanded 2CD+DVD set and on limited neon pink vinyl.
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Interview

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SDE talks to the man who spent £10k on the Steven Wilson ‘Ultra Deluxe’ TFB box

A music entrepreneur with a passion for collecting snagged the ultimate limited edition box set and reveals his motivations to SDE

Late last year music fan Alan Lastufka pre-ordered the ‘Ultra Deluxe’ box set edition of Steven Wilson‘s new album The Future Bites. It was a limited edition of one and cost a cool ten thousand pounds. He has recently taken delivery of the package and wasted no time in filming an unboxing video.

So who is Alan Lastufka and just what motivated him to spend so much money on a music box set? SDE tracked him down and put some questions to him…
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Original masters used for Dire Straits and Knopfler half-speed vinyl

SDE reports exclusively on mastering

Abbey Road mastering engineer Miles Showell has confirmed to SDE that the forthcoming vinyl reissues of both Dire StraitsBrothers in Arms and Mark Knopfler‘s Local Hero soundtrack were half-speed mastered from the very original master tapes.
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The Coral / Coral Island

Exclusive formats and signed editions

The Coral return in April with a brand new studio album, Coral Island.
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Goldfrapp / Seventh Tree yellow vinyl

2008 album back in print on vinyl

Goldfrapp‘s Seventh Tree will be reissued as a limited edition coloured vinyl LP in March.
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Second chance for the Thin Lizzy box

The box is back in stock

If you missed out on the recently out-of-print Thin Lizzy Rock Legends package – one of SDE’s best reissues of 2020 – then you’re in luck, Universal Music have made some more available to fans.
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Anton Corbijn’s Depeche Mode book now available as non-limited variant

Fans can now pre-order a cheaper edition

Taschen’s Depeche Mode book by Anton Corbijn was published last year as a limited numbered/signed edition and came in a clamshell box. That £750 tome sold out very quickly, but the good news for fans is that a standard edition is coming next month for a considerably reduced sum.
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Out This Week / on 5 February 2021

John Mayall / The First Generation 1965-1974 deluxe box set


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Features

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Saturday Deluxe / 30 January 2021

Watch the unboxing video of the £10k Steven Wilson box

The one-off ‘Ultra Deluxe Music Product On Obsolete Media Limited Edition of One’ version of Steven Wilson‘s The Future Bitesas previously covered on SDE – cost its buyer, Alan Lastufka, £10,000. The physical item has now been delivered and true to his word, Alan has posted a really good unboxing video of the package. Have a watch, below:
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Chris Cornell / No One Sings Like You Anymore

Chris Cornell’s last studio album

In March, Universal Music will issue No One Sings Like You Anymore, a volume of cover versions recorded by Chris Cornell in 2016, the year before his death.
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