Soundtrack Watch: La-La Land Promises Gods and Monsters In October Release Slate

By The Second Disc | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

A defining classic of horror film and a late-period Spielberg-Williams collaboration are just two of La-La Land Records’ recent archival soundtrack releases. The latest in the label’s Universal Pictures Film Music Heritage Collection is rescued elements from a soundtrack that’s more than 80 years old: Franz Waxman’s score to The Bride Of Frankenstein. One of […]

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I Think It’s Love: Rhino Releases Special Demo of Prince’s “I Feel For You” on Digital and Limited Edition 7″

By Sam Stone | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

This morning, Rhino and The Prince Estate announced a surprise release of “I Feel For You,” a two-track single that honors the 40th anniversary of Prince’s second, self-titled album. The new single includes a previously unreleased acoustic demo version of the legendary song, later covered by The Pointer Sisters, La Toya Jackson and most famously […]

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Mercy! Expanded Edition of Roy Orbison’s “Black and White Night” Arriving on Vinyl TODAY!

By Sam Stone | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

By the middle of the ’80s, Roy Orbison was primed for a comeback.  In 1986, his epic ballad “In Dreams” was placed prominently in David Lynch’s film Blue Velvet, which sparked renewed interest in the velvet-voiced crooner and rocker.  The following year, The “Big O” staged the ultimate comeback concert with a remarkable lineup of […]

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Release Round-Up: Week of October 18

By The Second Disc | October 18, 2019 | 2 Comments

Welcome to this week’s Release Round-Up! Jethro Tull, Stormwatch: 40th Anniversary Edition (Chrysalis) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada) Jethro Tull continues its long-running box set series with a new 4CD/2DVD expansion of 1979’s Stormwatch, the final Tull album to feature the “classic” line-up of Ian Anderson, Martin Barre, John Glascock, John Evan, […]

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Something Completely Different: “Monty Python Sings (again)” Receives Expanded 2-LP Reissue

By Sam Stone | October 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

On October 5, 1969, Monty Python’s Flying Circus appeared on TV for the first time, and their unique brand of sketch- and music-based comedy has since become an indelible part of our culture. To celebrate their 50th anniversary, the surviving members of Monty Python will launch re-releases of their films and their landmark television series. […]

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