Out This Week / on 24 March 2017
Paul McCartney / Flowers in the Dirt (reissue)
Paul McCartney‘s controversial Flowers in the Dirt reissue is finally released and despite the barrage of complaints about including 16 tracks as download-only within this expensive box set, there have been no concessions or changes to the offering.
Pink Floyd / Early Years (Individual Volumes)
Pink Floyd break open their massive Early Years box set to deliver six individual volumes (each three or four discs) that offer historical audio and video in bite-sized chunks.
T’Pau / The Virgin Anthology (4-disc set)
This four-CD set complements the Bridge of Spies deluxe and brings together rare single edits and remixes from the T’Pau‘s heyday, along with demo versions and remastered and expanded versions of albums Rage and The Promise.
Jethro Tull / The String Quartets
The String Quartets is an album of classic Jethro Tull songs arranged in a classical style. It is produced by – and features on flute – Mr Ian Anderson.
A Flock Of Seagulls / Remixes and Rarities (2CD)
A two-CD collection of music from Liverpudlian new wave band A Flock Of Seagulls. Features rare mixes, twelve-inch versions, seven-inch edits and promo mixes.
Elvis Presley / Platinum: A Life In Music (4CD)
Sony will repackage and reissue one of their very best Elvis Presley sets; the 1997 compilation Platinum: A Life In Music.
Chris Difford / Chris To The Mill (5-disc box set)
The solo work of Squeeze singer-songwriter Chris Difford is collected in Chris To… The Mill, a 4CD+DVD box set that includes albums, rarities & unreleased demos.
T. Rex / The Slider (2LP vinyl)
Following January’s coloured vinyl package Demon Records issues the deluxe double vinyl version of T. Rex‘s The Slider – which features Rabbit Fighter: The Alternate Slider on the second record – as a black vinyl edition.
Ry Cooder / Paradise and Lunch (Mo-Fi vinyl)
Ry Cooder‘s superb 1974 album is remastered from the original tapes, pressed on vinyl at RTI, and limited to 3000 numbered copies. Boomer’s Story also given the same treatment.
AC/DC / Backtracks (repackage)
Three-disc AC/DC set reconfigured from the original full size box to a compact ‘bookset’ format. Features bringing rare studio songs and out-takes, hard-to-find live performances and a DVD showcasing the group’s music videos, live performances, and promotional clips from 1992-2009.