1CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 2CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 1LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Showtime's long-awaited documentary on Motown Records makes its debut on August 24. But before that, Universal Music will issue a companion soundtrack on CD (in both standard 1CD and deluxe 2CD editions) and vinyl, featuring many of the label's all-time classic songs. The vinyl edition arrives on September 27. Also available on digital/streaming.
LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Originally released in July 1996 as a surprise from Prince, Chaos and Disorder nonetheless reached the top 30 in the U.S. and the top 20 in the U.K. with no promotion. For this new reissue, it will be released in a 1-LP configuration on limited-edition purple vinyl and a 1-CD package. This reissue campaign not only brings the CD back on shelves after decades out-of-print, but also marks its debut on
6LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 3CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Prince's epic 1996 album Emancipation returns to print as a 3CD set and makes its vinyl debut as a 6LP package. The album is packed with original songs reflecting on many of the themes most important to the artist (romance, family, sex, technology) as well as four choice covers (Bonnie Raitt's 'I Can't Make You Love Me,' the Thom Bell-composed Philly soul classics 'Betcha By Golly Wow' and 'La, La,
LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Fans of obscure Prince mixes and alternate versions are sure to delight in The VERSACE Experience (PRELUDE 2 GOLD). The collection of rare material was originally pressed up as a limited-edition cassette for Paris Fashion Week attendees in 1995 and featured remixes of then-unreleased tracks from The Gold Experience, alongside special edits and unheard music by The New Power Generation, The NPG
The Definitive Archies: Greatest Hits and More! is a new vinyl compilation that brings together 14 tracks (including six chart hits) from the classic bubblegum group featuring Ron Dante and Toni Wine, with production and songs from Jeff Barry and Andy Kim. Unlike previous retrospective collections, this one isn't a dub from a vinyl disc. Within the package, the listener will find comprehensive sleeve notes from Ed Osborne. The record itself will be pressed on opaque blue vinyl and is limited
Real Gone Music brings the soundtrack to Martin Scorsese's 2006 drama to vinyl for the first time in a kelly green pressing. The hard-hitting album features music by Roger Waters, The Beach Boys, Badfinger, The Rolling Stones, Roy Buchanan, The Allman Brothers Band, and other heavy hitters. It's limited to 1,100 copies.
Real Gone Music presents the starry soundtrack to 2010's big-screen musical Burlesque, with Cher and Christina Aguilera, on vinyl for the first time. The campy cult classic soundtrack is pressed on hot pink vinyl and housed in a newly designed gatefold sleeve adorned with production stills from the film.
Black Sabbath's landmark first eight albums return to vinyl in this lavish new box set joined by a ninth bonus disc, Monomania, featuring rare mono versions of eight songs plus a radio spot.
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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, David (now Dee) Palmer, and Barriemore Barlow. The new edition features: The original album and associated recordings newly remixed by Steven Wilson; A complete concert from the Netherlands recorded in March 1980; The original album and 13 associated recordings mixed in
Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Earwig Music has one of the year's most intriguing box sets and most significant historical excavations - a beautiful 124-page, 4-CD hardcover tome chronicling in words and music the story of Narvel Eatmon, a.k.a. Cadillac Baby, and his Chicago label Bea & Baby Records. From 1959-1989, the label and its various imprints (among them Key, Keyhole, Miss, and Ronald) championed the Windy City music scene with an impressive array of blues, gospel,
The Replacements are releasing their first-ever box set. Dead Man's Pop is a 4-CD/1-LP set reimagining their sixth album and third for Sire Records, Don't Tell a Soul. While Don't Tell a Soul remains the group's best-selling album and one of their most acclaimed, The Replacements were never fully satisfied with its sound. Hence, Dead Man's Pop. The first disc features a new mix by original producer Matt Wallace, based on his 1988 Paisley Park mix. This new version, Don't Tell a Soul Redux,
7CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 10LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada The career of Nat "King" Cole has been exceedingly well-represented in the CD era, whether via numerous, expanded original album reissues or the hefty box sets released by the Bear Family and Mosaic labels. But one period of King Cole's career has been rather overlooked: the recordings he made prior to signing with Capitol Records, the label with which he would spend more than two decades. Now,
The Gregg Allman Tour, chronicling Allman's solo tour in support of Laid Back and featuring a 24-piece orchestra, will be reissued on vinyl as a 2-LP set. Recorded at Carnegie Hall on April 10 and 11 and the Capitol Theatre on April 13, 1974, the album captures Allman's performances supported by the band Cowboy (Scott Boyer, Randall Bramblett, David Brown, Chuck Leavell, Bill Stewart, Tommy Talton) plus the orchestra. The Gregg Allman Tour boasts a song that never made it to a studio release,
2CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 1LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Gregg Allman's 1973 solo debut will be reissued as a remastered and expanded deluxe set on 2 CDs and digitally, with an additional 26 tracks (16 of which are previously unreleased), for a grand total of 34 tracks. These bonus tracks encompass demos, alternate takes, early and rough mixes, rehearsal takes, demos, live performances, and outtakes. Allman Brothers Band historian John Lynskey has
Rhino's ongoing series of deluxe box sets celebrating the Ramones' legacy continues with a fifth entry: the 40th anniversary 4CD/2LP edition of the band's 1979 live album It's Alive. Limited to 8,000 units, the It's Alive Deluxe Edition is packaged in a 12 x 12 hardcover book featuring new liner notes by Steve Albini and original album producer-engineer Ed Stasium, who also remastered the music here. It features all four concerts that were professionally recorded during the band's U.K. tour
Rhino is reissuing 2001's 21-song compilation The Best of Morrissey for the first time ever on vinyl as a 2-LP set. The edition going to general retail will be pressed on black vinyl while Rhino.com offers an exclusive clear vinyl version limited to 500 units.
Prolific trumpet legend Herb Alpert returns with a new studio album featuring his inventive reinterpretations of 11 standards and pop classics including "What a Wonderful World," "Ain't No Sunshine," "You are So Beautiful," "Nature Boy," "Copacabana," and of course, the title track, plus a new original song, "Skinny Dip."
Real Gone presents an album's worth of the wackiest rock from Screamin' Jay Hawkins. This 10-song collection from the "I Put a Spell on You" man captures the cream of the crop of Hawkins' tenure at Bizarre Records. With such strange and lurid tunes as "Shut Your Mouth When You Sneeze" and "Sherilyn Fenn" to a pair of unexpected Tom Waits covers, the music is bound to please any fan that hasn't already found this collection. For this vinyl edition limited to 1,000 units, Real Gone has
Lonnie Liston Smith's 1974 sophomore album on the Flying Dutchman label also gets the Real Gone Music treatment for a new vinyl pressing on gold vinyl, limited to 1,000 units.
Real Gone Music brings jazz keyboardist Lonnie Liston Smith's 1973 debut on the Flying Dutchman label back to vinyl in a limited edition pressed on "blue eternity" vinyl and limited to 1,000 units.
Just in time for the festival's 50th anniversary, Real Gone Music brings Jefferson Airplane's complete Woodstock performance (issued on CD in 2009) to vinyl for the very first time. The 3-LP set will be pressed on "new dawn" blue vinyl, and decked out with Henry Diltz's photographs and Richie Unterberger's liner notes.
Recorded on a stop in Ontario, the new 2-CD concert Across A Crowded Room: Live At Barrymore's 1985 sees Richard Thompson and his backing group (including Any Trouble leader Clive Gregson and his creative partner Christine Collister, alongside Fotheringay/Pentangle/Cat Stevens drummer Gerry Conway, and bassist Rory McFarlane) performing in support of the studio album of the same name. Much of the performance was released decades ago on LaserDisc with a total of 18 songs, but Real Gone's new
LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Music/merch bundles: Zappa Store Originally assembled by Frank Zappa 50 years ago, Mothermania features numerous exclusive mixes and edits of Mothers of Invention classics from Freak Out!, Absolutely Free, and We're Only In It For the Money. The album will now be back in print on vinyl for the first time since 1972, boasting all-analog remastering by Bernie Grundman from the original master tapes. Like Orchestral Favorites , the new edition of
3-CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Music/merch bundles: Zappa Store Orchestral Favorites is an odd release in the Zappa catalogue - one that started its life in a very different configuration. The music, recorded live in September 1975 with a full orchestra and Terry Bozzio on drums, was intended to be released as part of a larger project called Läther (posthumously released in 1996). But after a series of lawsuits surrounding