I Can't Wait: The Stereo Sonic Reissues, Expands Nu Shooz's "Poolside"

By The Second Disc | April 12, 2024 | 1 Comment

Following last year's expanded reissue of Company B's debut album, The Stereo Sonic is back with a new expansion: this time, of Nu Shooz's breakthrough album, Poolside. The 1986 Atlantic Records release of Poolside marked the culmination of years during which the group climbed the showbiz ladder.  The husband-and-wife duo of John Smith (guitarist) and […]

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Release Round-Up: Week of April 12

By The Second Disc | April 12, 2024 | 1 Comment

Welcome to this week's Release Round-Up, featuring a selection of the new titles available today!  As an Amazon affiliate, we earn from qualifying purchases. Eagles, To the Limit: The Essential Collection (Rhino) 3CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Rhino.com 3CD with replica tour pass: Target.com 6LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Rhino.com 2LP Highlights: Target.com To the Limit: The Essential Collection celebrates Eagles' […]

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Sweet Dream: Jethro Tull Expands Live "Bursting Out" In New "Inflated Edition" Remixed by Steven Wilson

By Joe Marchese | April 11, 2024 | 14 Comments

Jethro Tull's first live album, 1978's Bursting Out, hit stores in September 1978.  It was recorded just a few months earlier as Ian Anderson, Martin Barre, John Glascock, John Evan, Dee Palmer, and Barriemore Barlow toured behind their eleventh studio album, Heavy Horses.  On June 21, it will return from Rhino in a new 3CD/3DVD […]

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No Small 'Feats': Rhino Announces New Little Feat Reissue with Rarities and Unreleased Live Material

By The Second Disc | April 10, 2024 | 6 Comments

Last year, Rhino reissued Little Feat's seminal second and third albums, Sailin' Shoes (1972) and Dixie Chicken (1973), as deluxe, expanded editions.  Now, the label is following those with a similar presentation of the California group's fourth LP, 1974's Feats Don't Fail Me Now, on 2 CDs or 3 LPs.  Due on June 14, both […]

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Bounce Right Back: Howard Jones' First Two Albums Receive New Mixes by Cherry Red

By Mike Duquette | April 9, 2024 | 2 Comments

And what could Cherry Red possibly do further with the sterling synth catalogue of Howard Jones? Some seven years into the label's acquisition of Jones' Warner-era material from 1983 to 1993, the U.K. label has found a way: to celebrate the 40th anniversary of debut album Human's Lib, it and follow-up Dream Into Action will be newly […]

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