Out This Week / on 23 September 2016
David Bowie / Who Can I Be Now [1974-1976] CD and vinyl box sets
Parlophone follow-up last year’s Five Years box with Who Can I Be Now? which features three mid-period 1970s David Bowie albums. Despite this with live albums, alternate versions of some long-players and the ‘lost’ album The Gouster, this set comprises 12 CDs or 13 vinyl LPs.
Fleetwood Mac / Mirage (super deluxe edition)
Remember this? The super deluxe edition box set of Fleetwood Mac‘s 1982 album was announced in May for July release, but for reasons unknown was delayed. All is forgiven though, since this box looks great with a disc packed with unreleased outtakes, a live CD and a DVD with a 5.1 surround mix. You get a vinyl LP, as well.
Pink Floyd / Atom Heart Mother, Meddle, Obscured by Clouds (vinyl)
The Pink Floyd vinyl reissue campaign continues with 180g pressings of 1970’s Atom Heart Mother, 1971’s Meddle and Obscured by Clouds from 1972.
John Williams / Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (2LP picture disc)
Use all the powers of The Force to resist buying this stunning double picture disc version of John Williams‘ timeless score to the original Star Wars film.
Bruce Springsteen / Chapter and Verse
This new compilation only exists to promote Bruce Springsteen‘s new autobiography. Diehard fans will want to purchase for the five previously unreleased tracks.
Betty Boo / Boomania (2CD deluxe)
Betty Boo‘s 1990 debut album is reissued as a two-CD deluxe edition with 12 bonus tracks/remixes on disc two.
Fatboy Slim / Better Living Through Chemistry (deluxe edition)
Norman Cook’s debut album as alter ego Fatboy Slim is reissued for its 20th anniversary. Two-CD deluxe or 2LP yellow vinyl available (the Greatest Hits is also being reissued).
My Chemical Romance / The Black Parade (2CD deluxe)
This 10th anniversary edition of My Chemical Romance‘s third album comes with a bonus disc which includes 11 previously unreleased demos and outtakes from the original recording session with producer Rob Cavallo.
Marillion / F E A R (new album)
Marillion release their 18 studio album which they will support with a UK tour in November and December of this year.
Billy Bragg & Joe Henry / Shine A Light
This collection of songs was actually written by Billy Bragg and Joe Henry on a four day train journey from Chicago to Los Angeles as the pair attempted to reconnect with the culture of American railroad travel and the music it inspired.
- • UK Order: Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad
- • USA Order: Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad
- • GERMANY Order: Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad
Pet Shop Boys / Say It To Me (12″ single)
The vinyl version of the Pet Shop Boys new single follows a week on from the CD single release. Features four remixes.