Out This Week / on 16 September 2016
Led Zeppelin / The Complete BBC Sessions (reissue)
Expanded and remastered version of Led Zeppelin‘s 1997 BBC Sessions album. Formats consistent with previous album reissues, including flashy super deluxe edition.
Steven Wilson / Transience (CD Edition)
Steven Wilson‘s 2015 compilation is a ‘personally curated’ collection of material recorded between 2002- 2015. Issued on CD for the first time, this comes with a bonus track, Happiness III.
Pet Shop Boys / Say It To Me (CD Single)
Third single from the Pet Shop Boys SUPER album is available as a five-track CD single with two new songs. 12-inch vinyl with mixes, also released.
Uriah Heep / …Very ‘Eavy …Very ‘Umble (2CD reissue)
Heep‘s 1970 debut is reissued as this double-disc deluxe. CD 1 features newly remastered (by Andy Pearce) audio and CD 2 contains an alternate version of the album featuring all previously unreleased tracks.
Christine and the Queens / Chaleur Humaine
The re-worked and English language version of Christine and the Queens acclaimed Chaleur Humaine album is reissued as a best-of-both-worlds package: a transparent vinyl + CD set.
Marion / This World and Body (3CD)
Britpop era indie band Marion issued two albums in the 1990s and both are being reissued by Edsel. This debut gets the 3CD deluxe treatment.
- • UK Order: The World and Body 3CD deluxe
- • USA Order: The World and Body 3CD deluxe
- • GERMANY Order: The World and Body 3CD deluxe
Dan Hartman / Instant Replay (expanded CD)
Dan Hartman‘s 1978 album is reissued with remastered audio and bonus tracks. The title track was a top 30 hit in the USA and peaked at number eight in the UK.
Radiohead / Kid A (vinyl reissue)
Radiohead put away the guitars and kicked off the new millennium with the experimental Kid A. Since the band are now with independent label XI this is being reissued on vinyl (along with Amnesiac), although it’s effectively just a re-press of what was previously available.
Various Artists / impulse! 1961-1974 (25CD box set)
The iconic jazz imprint impulse! is celebrated with 25 classic albums from various artists including some of the greatest names in jazz – Dizzy Gillespie, Art Blakey, Quincy Jones, Benny Carter, Charles Mingus, McCoy Tyner, Keith Jarrett and John Coltrane. Booklet includes an essay by jazz historian, Richard Havers and features details such as recording dates, locations and complete discographical information.
The amazon listings are a mess, so best to head over to the Universal Music uDiscoverMusic Store to place an order!
Uriah Heep / The Definitive Anthology 1970-1990
This new BMG-released Uriah Heep Definitive Anthology cherry picks tracks from some of the band’s most celebrated albums including Demons And Wizards, Look At Yourself, Return To Fantasy, Equator, Conquest and The Magicians Birthday. Digi-pack presentation and fantastic sleeve notes with guitarist Mick Box and organist Ken Hensley talking you through the albums.
- • UK Order: The Definitive Anthology 1970-1990
- • USA Order: The Definitive Anthology 1970-1990
- • GERMANY Order: The Definitive Anthology 1970-1990
The Handsome Family / Unseen (new album)
The ‘alt country’ duo return with their tenth studio album and their first since Far From Any Road (from 2003’s Singing Bones) was used as the theme music for True Detective.
The Turtles / All The Singles (2CD)
Great compilation which collects the A and B-sides of every original 1965-1970 Turtles 45 and also features several tracks that were prepared for singles release but not issued at the time. Don’t ask me why this is £36 on Amazon UK!