Out This Week / on 17 June 2016
Radiohead / A Moon Shaped Pool (new album)
Radiohead‘s ninth studio album is released this week physically, after being made available digitally, back in May. Fans still have to wait until September for the box set.
The Who / The Polydor Singles 1975 – 2015 (15 x seven-inch box)
This Who set was delayed for about a month, but should be available at the end of this week. This is the final of four boxes and spans 40 years and 15 singles.
Grace Jones / Warm Leatherette (reissue)
Grace Jones‘ first ‘Compass Point’ album, Warm Leatherette, reissued with a wealth of bonus material (largely remixes). Available on 2CD, 4LP and blu-ray audio.
Chicago / Quadio (9 x blu-ray audio box)
Chicago‘s first eight studio album plus the 1975 greatest hits on hi-res, in this surround sound (and stereo) blu-ray audio box set. If you are in Europe, Amazon Italy is the place to shop.
Marc Bolan & T. Rex / Born to Boogie (deluxe edition)
This deluxe version of T. Rex Born to Boogie film comes with four discs, a book and some foyer cards and is excellent value on Amazon UK at the time of writing. It’s also available on blu-ray for the first time.
John Williams / Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Hologram vinyl)
Amazing 3D hologram 2LP vinyl of the soundtrack to the most recent Star Wars film. This is one not to buy from Amazon UK, whose price is not competitive.
Matt Bianco / Whose Side Are You On (deluxe edition)
Two CD deluxe edition of Matt Bianco‘s 1984 debut. Bonus tracks include remixes, seven-inch versions and demos.
Heaven 17 / 5 Classic Albums (5CD box)
All five original Heaven 17 albums in this budget CD box including Penthouse and Pavement and The Luxury Gap.
David Bowie / Live album vinyl reissues
Two Ziggy-era live albums reissued on vinyl. Despite the historical significance of ‘The Motion Picture Soundtrack’, Live Santa Monica ’72 is probably the better David Bowie live album.
Red Hot Chili Peppers / The Getaway (new album)
The Chili Peppers‘ eleventh album has been produced by Danger Mouse and mixed by Nigel Godrich.
Cliff Richard / Original Album Series
Cliff Richard‘s first five albums gathered in this great value set. Includes Cliff and Me And My Shadow which feature The Shadows.
Marvin Gaye / Volume Three and Volume Two CD boxes
The vinyl boxes are already out, but CD fans can pick up the Marvin Gaye Volume Three (1971-1981) albums compilation this week, along with Volume Two (1966-1970).
Various Artists / The Blues Classic 45s (seven-inch box)
Ten specially selected double AA side seven-inch singles in this box represent ten of the very biggest and most influential artists of the Blues genre. This box follows on from the Mod and Punk boxes of April.