Out This Week / on 13 Nov 2015
Neil Young / Blue Note Café (2CD and 4LP)
Blue Note Café captures Neil Young‘s 1988 tour when he was promoting his This Note’s For You album and it includes seven tracks from that record, as well as a number of previously unreleased songs. For once you don’t have to remortgage your house to buy the (4LP) vinyl edition.
Slade / When Slade Rocked The World (box set)
Fantastic artwork for this celebration of Slade’s early seventies, chart-conquering era. This lavish multi-format box includes vinyl albums, CDs, seven inch singles, hardback book and more.
Jeff Lynne’s ELO / Alone in the Universe (deluxe edition)
Alone In The Universe is the first ELO branded music for over a decade, and judging by the excellent When I Was A Boy it could/should be a good one.
Eric Clapton / Live at the Royal Albert Hall
Eric Clapton celebrated his 70th birthday this year at his favourite venue. Slowhand at 70 is available in a dizzying area of formats, although only the 2CD+2DVD+book deluxe comes with a bonus DVD of of Clapton performances at the Royal Albert Hall across the years.
Neko Case / Truckdriver, Gladiator, Mule vinyl box
Massive 8LP career-spanning box from the ‘country noir’ singer-songwriter, which comes with some items (80-page book, slipmat) designed by Neko Case herself >
Montage of Heck / The Home Recordings
This companion soundtrack to the Montage of Heck documentary features previously unreleased raw home recordings from Kurt Cobain. Available in a number of formats, including a super deluxe edition box set.
Goldfrapp / Felt Mountain (vinyl reissue)
It’s almost six months late, but the vinyl reissue of Goldfrapp‘s Felt Mountain should be out this week. Pressed on white vinyl.
Magma / Köhnzert Zünd box set
12CD live anthology featuring French progressive rock band Magma. This collects together all the group’s official live releases, recorded between 1975 and 2000 and adds two more CDs of material.
- • UK Order: Köhnzert Zünd box set
- • USA Order: Köhnzert Zünd box set
- • FRANCE Order: Köhnzert Zünd box set
Gong / The Radio Gnome Invisible Trilogy (4CD set)
Charly Records release this new Gong four-CD set featuring remastered versions of the celebrated ‘Radio Gnome Trilogy’ (albums Flying Teapot (1973), Angel’s Egg (1973) and You (1974)) and a bonus disc of rarities. Comes in 60-page hardcover ‘EarBook’ packaging.
- • UK Order: The Radio Gnome Invisible Trilogy
- • USA Order: The Radio Gnome Invisible Trilogy
- • GERMANY Order: The Radio Gnome Invisible Trilogy
Nirvana‘s self-titled 2002 compilation is reissued on blu-ray audio and double LP vinyl cut to 45 RPM.
Marc Bolan & T. Rex / Unchained: Home Recordings... (8CD deluxe)
Eight-CD Marc Bolan set that gathers the together out-of-print Unchained home and packages them in a deluxe 12-inch book package which boasts brand new artwork and updated Mark Paytress annotations.
John Barry / Soundtracks and Singles (3CD)
These three-CD set compiles remastered versions of the John Barry soundtracks for Zulu and Four In The Morning (both composed and conducted by Barry), together with other recordings he made for the Ember labels including 007 and an alternative single version of From Russia With Love.
- • UK Order: Soundtracks and Singles
- • USA Order: Soundtracks and Singles
- • GERMANY Order: Soundtracks and Singles
Led Zeppelin / Mothership reissue
Led Zeppelin‘s 2007 compilation gets a straight reissue on 4LP and two-CD using the 2014/5 remasters. This was delayed from last week.