Out This Week / 23 September 2013
Nirvana / In Utero 20th Anniversary Edition
Universal push the boat out with this 20th Anniversary Edition of Nirvana‘s In Utero being offered as a 4-disc Super Deluxe Edition, a 45RPM 3LP vinyl set (including 8 bonus tracks), two-disc deluxe, single disc remaster and later this month a hi-res Blu-ray audio.
Sting / The Last Ship Super Deluxe Edition
Sting returns with his first album for 10 years. The Last Ship concerns the demise of the shipbuilding industry in the North of England, and although described as a ‘super deluxe edition’ on amazon, this special edition is actually a two-CD set (with ‘special packaging’) and comes with eight bonus tracks over and above the standard 12-track CD.
Peter Gabriel / Scratch My Back – And I’ll Scratch Yours (Double-pack)
Having ‘scratched the back’ of many artists on his 2010 covers album, most of them finally return the favour to Peter Gabriel on the new album And I’ll Scratch Yours. This two-CD sets collects both together.
Bruce Springsteen / Tracks (repackaged box set)
Bruce Springsteen‘s 1998 four-CD box set features 66 tracks and is repackaged as a compact ‘bookset’. Fantastic value now, too.
Thin Lizzy / Renegade (Expanded Edition)
The first of two Thin Lizzy reissues released today, 1981’s Renegade is an expanded set with five bonus tracks including an edit of Renegade and an extended version of Hollywood.
Thin Lizzy / Thunder and Lightning (2CD Deluxe Edition)
Thunder and Lightning, the final studio album from Thin Lizzy is reissued as a two-CD deluxe edition with 15 bonus tracks, including many demos and live tracks from Hammersmith in 1981.
- • UK Order: Thunder And Lightning
- • USA Order: Thunder & Lightning
- • GERMANY Order: Thunder & Lightning
Mike Oldfield / Crises (5-disc box set)
Having sold out before it was even released earlier this month, Universal quickly commissioned a second production run for the 5-disc box set of Crises, Mike Oldfield‘s 1983 album. They probably won’t do this again, so if you want this set, get your order in now!
Bryan Ferry / Live In Lyon (Blu-ray+CD Deluxe Edition)
This concert from Bryan Ferry‘s Olympia tour, is documented with this Blu-ray+CD set, was filmed at Lyon in 2011. A DVD+CD or standalone video formats are also available.
Judas Priest / Metalogy (Repacked box set)
Metalogy is a 65-track box set reissued in new packaging from heavy metalists Judas Priest. The original 2004 release came with a DVD, but that is dropped for this budget reissue.
The Smashing Pumpkins / Oceania: Live In NYC
The Smashing Pumpkins‘ December 2012 gig at Brooklyn’s Barclay’s Center is issued on 3D Blu-ray as well as this 2CD+DVD set.
Lenny Kravitz / Are You Gonna Go My Way (2CD Deluxe Edition)
20 years since Lenny Kravitz‘s 1993 album Are You Gonna Go My Way. This new reissues offers 20 bonus tracks including B-sides, demos/outtakes and acoustic versions.
Hall & Oates / Do What You Want, Be What You Are (Repackaged box set)
Another repackaged box set from Sony, this time Hall & Oates‘ excellent 2009 four-CD set Do What You Want, Be What You Are.
Bob Marley & The Wailers / Legend (Blu-ray Audio)
These new hi-res audio-only Blu-ray releases have had a confusing release schedule to say the least. Amazon UK indicates that the Bob Marley & The Wailers compilation Legend is out today.