Out This Week / on 20 Nov 2015
The Who / Live In Hyde Park
The Who‘s 50th anniversary celebrations will soon be at an end, but there is still time for them to put out June’s gig in London’s Hyde Park in the usual array of formats.
Queen / A Night at the Odeon
Queen‘s much bootlegged Hammersmith Odeon concert from 1975 is released as A Night at the Odeon and is available in a myriad of formats including the bells and whistles super deluxe edition box set.
Roger Waters / The Wall
Roger Waters releases his live interpretation of Pink Floyd‘s The Wall on 2LP, 2CD and various video formats. The super deluxe edition is priced out of reach for most.
The Rolling Stones / From The Vault: Roundhay Park ’82
The final ‘From the Vault’ set for 2015, this is The Rolling Stones‘ July 1982 gig from Leeds’ Roundhay Park. Footage has been restored and the sound has been newly mixed by Bob Clearmountain. Available on many formats.
The Beach Boys / Beach Boys’ Party! Uncovered and Unplugged (2CD)
Let’s get this party started! The Beach Boys and producer Mark Linett have stripped away the overdubbed party sounds from The Beach Boys’ original 1965 album and a massive 69 songs/outtakes/dialogue tracks from all of the band’s Party! recording sessions are also included.
Frank Sinatra / A Voice On Air 1935-1955 (4CD)
Fascinating project that has seen Sony’s Legacy Recordings restore and remaster over 100 Frank Sinatra tracks culled from rare radio broadcasts and rehearsals. Most of this 4CD set is unreleased.
The Velvet Underground / The Complete Matrix Tapes
On the back of last week‘s Loaded super deluxe edition comes this four-CD box set featuring The Velvet Underground‘s late 1969 performances at San Francisco’s The Matrix venue.
Mark Lanegan / One Way Street
The first five solo albums by former Screaming Trees frontman Mark Lanegan will be available in this classy five-LP vinyl box set.
Weather Report / The Legendary Live Tapes 1978-1981
Weather Report fans have been waiting for this. Four CDs of live audio recorded between 1978 and 1981.
Frank Zappa / 200 Motels: The Suites (2CD)
Es-Pekka Salonen conducted an orchestral celebration of Frank Zappa‘s 200 Motels back in 2013. This is the last record Gail Zappa creatively worked on and is finally issued as a two-CD set.
Underworld / Second Toughest in the Infants super deluxe
Underworld‘s 1996 album is reissued this week and this four-CD super deluxe includes an entire disc devoted to the iconic Born Slippy (Nuxx) the track memorably used in Danny Boyle’s film Trainspotting.
Rush / R40 Live (3CD+blu-ray)
Rush recorded and filmed R40 Live over two sold-out shows in the band’s hometown of Toronto at the Air Canada Centre in June this year.
- • UK Order: R40 Live 3CD+blu-ray
- • USA Order: R40 Live 3CD+blu-ray
- • GERMANY Order: R40 Live 3CD+blu-ray
The Ritchie Blackmore Story (2CD+2DVD+Book)
The Ritchie Blackmore Story tells the story of the guitarist and songwriter’s remarkable career through extensive and specially recorded new interviews with Ritchie himself plus contributions from many of his colleagues and admirers .
Chris Rea / La Passione (CD+Blu-ray)
Delayed from a few week’s back, Chris Rea revisits 1996 with this four-disc ‘artist’s edition’ of his La Passione soundtrack album. This set is a 2CD+2DVD package with new and remastered music and short films.
The Comsat Angels / Deluxe deluxe reissues
Cult Eighties post-punks The Comsat Angels are releasing deluxe expanded editions of their first three albums, and the long out-of-print Chasing Shadows.