Out This Week / on 28 October 2016
Marc Almond / Trials of Eyeliner (10CD box)
A mammoth 10-disc Marc Almond box set curated by the man himself. The 189-track anthology spans his entire career and comes with a 64-page hardcover book.
King Crimson / On (and off) The Road (1979-1982)
Many acts could learn from the care and attention King Crimson pay to the art of the deluxe music box set. This 19-disc collection presents a complete overview of the 1980s incarnation of the band and includes 5.1 mixes of studio albums, plenty of live concert records and studio sessions.
Public Image Limited / Album and Metal Box (reissues)
Forget about the prohibitively expensive vinyl super deluxe editions and enjoy the cheaper and still well packaged CD editions of PiL‘s Metal Box and Album albums.
Dead Or Alive / Sophisticated Boom Box MMXVI (19-disc box)
It’s famine to feast for Dead Or Alive fans with surely more musical content on this 19-disc box set that many would have dared to dream of. Compiled by Pete Burns and Steve Coy this includes all the albums, videos, live material, bonus discs with remixes and two DVDs with video content. Vinyl version due in December.
T’Pau / Bridge of Spies 2CD edition
With the 2CD+DVD edition of T’Pau‘s Bridge Of Spies having gone out-of-print in the blink of an eye last year, Universal are reissuing a much cheaper 2CD edition which dispenses with the DVD.
DJ Shadow / Endtroducing (20th anniversary editions)
Three-CD and six-LP anniversary deluxe editions of DJ Shadow‘s groundbreaking and influential 1996 album
Roy Orbison / The Ultimate Collection
Hard to pick fault with this one-disc 26-track Roy Orbison hits set, which takes in material from Sun, Monument and the MGM years, as well as Orbison’s late solo career and the Traveling Wilburys.
Madness / Can’t Touch Us Now (new album)
‘The Nutty Boys‘ return with their first new album since 2012. Limited edition two-CD set also available.
Stranger Things soundtrack Vol 1 (2LP vinyl)
The brilliant Netflix TV Series has spawned a myriad of special vinyl editions, most of which are out this week.
Nick Cave / Skeleton Tree (vinyl)
The vinyl edition of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds‘ acclaimed Skeleton Tree album is released this week. It includes and MP3 download.
- • UK Order: Skeleton Tree (vinyl)
- • USA Order: Skeleton Tree (vinyl)
- • GERMANY Order: Skeleton Tree (vinyl)
Frank Sinatra / World On A String (5-disc deluxe)
A 4CD+DVD Frank Sinatra set from UMe that presents a ‘treasure trove’ of live recordings from 1953 to 1982, totalling more than four hours of previously unissued audio and video footage.
The Jam / About The Young Idea (vinyl edition)
Vinyl version of The Jam‘s latest greatest hits set which was issued to support the About The Young Idea exhibition.
- • UK Order: About The Young Idea (vinyl)
- • USA Order: About The Young Idea (vinyl)
- • GERMANY Order: About The Young Idea (vinyl)
Saxon / The Vinyl Hoard (vinyl box)
Eight gold vinyl records of classic live recordings in this Saxon collection. The exclusive edition signed by frontman Biff Byford is still available.
Duane Allman / Skydog Retrospective (14LP vinyl)
Very limited 14LP vinyl box set edition of 2013 Skydog set which chronicled Duane Allman‘s career from early garage bands and R&B sessions to The Allman Brothers Band and Derek & The Dominoes.
David Gray / The Best Of (deluxe edition)
New David Gray ‘best of’ is available as a two-CD deluxe with a sprinkling of rarities on the second disc.