Out This Week / 8 December 2014
Manic Street Preachers / The Holy Bible 20 (five disc box)
The Manic Street Preachers‘ masterpiece celebrates its 20th birthday with this 4CD+LP set with thankfully not too much overlap with the anniversary set from 2004. Includes the first ever non-picture disc vinyl pressing.
Supertramp / Crime of the Century (various editions)
Reissue of Supertramp‘s 1973 album includes a two-CD deluxe, a Pure Audio blu-ray audio and the three-LP vinyl box set pictured above.
Seven-inch R.E.M. vinyl box set that contains 11 singles all originally released between 1983 and 1988 when the band were signed to their first label, I.R.S. Records.
Holland Dozier Holland / 45s: Rare & Unreleased (box set)
Ten seven-inch singles from the Invictus, Hot Wax and Music Merchant labels with music that has never been issued on vinyl before including tracks from Chairmen of the Board, Barrino Brothers and Honey Cone.
The Music of Grand Theft Auto V (vinyl and CD boxes)
Six LP coloured vinyl box or three-CD set with USB stick. Both feature original score from Tangerine Dream plus plenty of other music from the likes of Woody Jackson, the Alchemist and Oh No, mixed by DJ Shadow.
Public Enemy / Reissues
Public Enemy‘s acclaimed It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back is reissued as a three-disc set while Fear Of A Black Planet is a two-CD collection with an abundance of remixes.
Supertramp / Breakfast in America vinyl picture disc
More Supertramp. This time Universal are issuing the classic 1973 album Breakfast in America as a 12-inch vinyl picture disc.
The Auteurs / Vinyl reissues
The Auteurs albums …Bootboys, Now I’m a Cowboy and After Murder Park were all reissued as two-CD deluxe sets earlier this year but no vinyl was forthcoming. That’s now corrected with LP versions of all three.
- • Order Now I’m A Cowboy on vinyl
- • Order After Murder Park on vinyl
- • Order How I Learned To Love The Bootboys on vinyl
Various Artists / Millions Like Us: The Story of the Mod Revival 1977-1989 (4CD)
A generous 100 tracks across four CDs including music from bands like The Untouchables, The Lambrettas, Purple Hearts, The Prisoners and Merton Parkas.
The Stateside Motowns 7s Box
Seven seven-inch singles featuring 14 tracks from seven artists in this box set that features music released on the Stateside label. Includes Marvin Gaye, Martha & the Mardellas and The Four Tops.
- • UK Order: The Stateside Motown 7s [7″ Vinyl Box Set
- • GERMANY Order: The Stateside Motown 7s Vinyl Box
Smashing Pumpkins/ Monuments to an Elegy (new album)
Ninth studio album from Billy Corgan and company is released today..