Out This Week / on 7 August 2015
The Pretenders / Vinyl box set
After a few delays, this 9LP vinyl box set is released, featuring The Pretenders‘ eight Warners albums issued between 1979 and 1999. A couple, including Viva El Amor!, have never been issued on vinyl before.
Elvis / Today (Legacy reissue)
40th double-disc anniversary of Elvis Presley‘s 1975 features an alternative mix of the album sans overdubs plus a bonus disc full of selected live cuts
David Bowie / Heathen (blue vinyl)
Another week, another David Bowie release. This time Heathen is reissued on 180g blue vinyl with a special ‘tri-fold’ sleeve.
Patti Smith / Horses (vinyl reissue)
One of those albums destined to be continually discovered and appreciated by the ‘next’ generation Patti Smith‘s sublime Horses is reissued on 180g vinyl. Easter also reissued.
The Lilac Time / Prussian Blue (limited single)
SDE will always try to highlight when artists make the effort to release a physical single. That’s exactly what The Lilac Time have done with this 12-inch EP which features a new mix of Prussian Blue from their No Sad Songs album. Save a couple of quid by picking up at Amazon Italy.
Slade / Slade in Flame (CD+DVD deluxe)
Salvo issue a smart double pack which features the remastered soundtrack and “remastered” DVD of the highly acclaimed Slade in Flame film.
- • UK Order: Slade in Flame (CD+DVD)
- • USA Order Slade in Flame (CD+DVD)
- • GERMANY Order: Slade in Flame (CD+DVD)
Rage Against The Machine / vinyl reissue
Rage Against The Machine‘s superb self-titled debut is reissued on vinyl this week. Check out the price in Spain for a great deal.
- • UK Order: Rage Against the Machine vinyl LP
- • USA Order: Rage Against the Machine vinyl LP
- • GERMANY Order: Rage Against the Machine vinyl LP
Jesus and Mary Chain / Live at Barrowlands (deluxe set)
Delayed from last week, The Jesus and Mary Chain‘s ‘homecoming’ gig at Barrowlands last November is presented here as a double vinyl and CD deluxe set with a 40-page hardback book.
Alexander O’Neal / Hearsay
At the time of release, this was probably the best getting-ready-to-go-out-on-a-Saturday-night album EVER and Alexander O’Neal‘s Hearsay is chock full of hits and great memories. This week it’s reissued as a ‘Tabu Classic’ with groovy packaging and a great price.