The classic 1984 compilation from Bob Marley and The Wailers returns to picture disc vinyl, with a previously unseen photo on the flipside.
The 1969 prog-rock epic Revelation by Man hits shelves from Real Gone on purple vinyl, limited to 1,000 copies. The ambitious concept album attempted to tell the story of mankind, exploring the creation of the universe, birth, love, loneliness, space travel, and sex. Musically, it has all the trademarks of late-'60s psych: swirling organs, a wealth of effects that are more gimmicky than effective, Hendrix-like leads, and plenty of freak-outs. Along the way, you'll hear shades of Deep Purple,
The 1995 breakthrough Let Your Dim Light Shine established Soul Asylum as a more radio-friendly band even as they continued to explore stylistic possibilities that bordered on the experimental. Real Gone has the first-ever vinyl reissue of Let Your Dim Light Shine pressed on coke bottle clear vinyl with blue swirls, and it's packaged in a sleeve that replicates the original release. Limited to 700 copies.
CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Cherry Red Pink Vinyl LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Cherry Red Dexys Midnight Runners' frontman Kevin Rowland's 1999 sophomore solo album My Beauty was overshadowed at the time by its striking cover depicting a semi-disrobed Rowland in a dress, stockings, and makeup, with a feather boa slung over the dressing screen. Now, over two decades later, the world might finally have caught up with Rowland's raw, personal album and its
Remastered 2CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Remastered 2LP: Amazon U.S. (TBD) / Amazon U.K. (TBD) / Amazon Canada (TBD) Expanded 3CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Expanded 4LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Deluxe 8CD/DVD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Deluxe 13LP/DVD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Prince's 1987 masterpiece Sign "O" The Times will be remastered and reissued by Warner Records on September 25, kicking off
CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Your Local Record Shop 2-LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Your Local Record Shop BMG is bringing Fleetwood Mac's 1969 LP Then Play On back to CD and 2-LP vinyl in a new edition that replicates the audio contents of Rhino's 2013 reissue. The new CD will be released in a deluxe, expanded mediabook presentation with a 16-page booklet featuring liner notes by Anthony Bozza and a foreword by Mick Fleetwood. The 2-LP edition has been
Cherry Pop brings Laura Branigan's platinum third album, Self Control, back to print in a deluxe 2-CD edition featuring a bonus disc of single sides and remixes.
Britney Spears' 2000 sophomore album Oops!...I Did It Again celebrated its 20th anniversary earlier this year. To mark the occasion, Jive Records and Legacy Recordings have planned three new editions. A commemorative vinyl picture disc will be available at all retail outlets, while Urban Outfitters will carry two exclusive releases: a limited edition clear vinyl release with purple and gold swirl; and a limited edition cassette with purple shell and gold ink. All three hit stores on August 14.
Black Vinyl: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Red Vinyl: Vinyl Me Please Over its eleven tracks, Peanuts Portraits portrays each character from Charles M. Schulz's beloved comic strip in music. Beginning with "Linus and Lucy," it presents such musical portraits as "Sally's Blues," "Peppermint Patty," "Frieda (With Naturally Curly Hair)," "Schroeder" (in an alternate take)," and "Joe Cool," an ode to Snoopy's hip alter ego. In addition to the classic Vince Guaraldi recordings - the
Limited to 2,500 individually numbered units, the Peanuts Greatest Hits picture disc celebrates the legacy of Charles Schulz's enduring characters. It culls its 12 tracks from Peanuts' perennial television specials including Vince Guaraldi's "Linus and Lucy," "Great Pumpkin Waltz," and "Christmas Time Is Here," as well as relatively lesser-known compositions like the Woodstock ode "Little Birdie" featuring Guaraldi on vocals, as well. The compilation was originally issued on CD in 2015.
CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Orange vinyl: Vinyl Me Please A newly unearthed concert from the late jazz titan Thelonious Monk premieres on Palo Alto. Recorded October 27, 1968 at that California city's high school, the set features both originals and standards in the inimitable Monk style. The album will be released on CD and LP. The LP boasts a deluxe presentation with a gatefold sleeve, printed inners, a booklet with liner
Dave Mason is marking 50 years of his classic Alone Together with a new version of the album. On Alone Together Again, he performs the album in its original sequence with members of his touring band and special guests such as Jonathan McEuen, Gretchen Rhodes, and Doobie Brothers multi-instrumentalist John McFee. The CD includes that familiar multicolored design of the original and is enclosed in a tri-fold jacket with an updated die-cut image of Dave Mason against what Dave says could very
CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Your Local Record Shop LP + poster: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Your Local Record Shop Blue vinyl LP + poster: Yusuf/Cat Stevens Online Shop Merchandise + media bundles: Yusuf/Cat Stevens Online Shop Yusuf, a.k.a. Cat Stevens, has reimagined and re-recorded his 1970 classic Tea for the Tillerman for a new generation with the assistance of producer Paul Samwell-Smith and guitarist Alun Davies, both of whom collaborated with him
The 50th anniversary celebration of America rolls on with a massive new box set. Half Century is an expansive 7-CD/1-DVD box packed with rare and previously unreleased material from the beloved band featuring Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell, and the late Dan Peek. There's a slew of unreleased demos circa 1970; a remastered full-length radio session in Bremen from 1973; rehearsals and demos for the Hideaway album; 11 unheard session recordings from 1981; a disc full of rarities from the overlooked
CD: Warner Music Australia Green Vinyl in Red Sleeve: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Blue Vinyl in Yellow Sleeve: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Yellow Vinyl in Purple Sleeve: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Orange Vinyl in Blue Sleeve: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Picture Disc: Warner Music Australia The album that introduced most of the world to New Zealand pop band Split Enz, True Colours is getting a new mix and expanded reissue for
LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada / Your Local Record Shop LP/merch bundle: Craft Recordings Online Shop Craft Recordings reissues Creedence Clearwater Revival's hit-filled fifth album - featuring "Lookin' Out My Back Door," "Run Through the Jungle," "Who'll Stop the Rain," "Travelin' Band," and "Up Around the Bend" - on 180-gram half-speed mastered vinyl (from high-resolution transfers of the original analog tapes). Mastering is by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios.
Stage Door Records is heading back to the 1950s with a new CD presenting two U.K. musicals from the team of composer George Posford and librettist/lyricist Eric Maschwitz: Zip Goes a Million and Happy Holiday. The former starred George Formby and the latter Reg Dixon; both shows' original cast recordings are appended with bonus tracks.
Cherry Red's Grapefruit label is reissuing and expanding the 1967 album Belfast Gypsies (or Them Belfast Gypsies) featuring "The Other Them," the splinter group of the Van Morrison-led "Gloria" band. The original LP, produced in part by Kim Fowley, is bolstered with rare single and EP mixes and demos.
2CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Deluxe 5CD/2DVD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Super Deluxe 5CD/2DVD/4LP: Paul McCartney Online Shop 2LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada 3LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada The Paul McCartney Archive Collection returns with a new volume dedicated to Macca's 1997 back-to-basics album Flaming Pie, produced by Jeff Lynne. Inspired by the simpler, more immediate recording style that The Beatles used decades
CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada Last year, Peter Gabriel issued Rated PG, a collection of one-off songs he'd written for motion pictures across his solo career. This year, that album gets a wider release beyond its picture disc pressing for Record Store Day; it'll now be available on CD and vinyl on Friday, June 12. The 10-track compendium features PG favorites from WALL-E, Against All Odds, Natural Born Killers, and more; "In
Little Steven's 1987 solo album placed his fiery political lyrics against a backdrop of electronics, dance-rock, and world music. Guests include Bruce Springsteen and Ruben Blades. This edition premieres Bob Ludwig's remaster on CD (previously available on the vinyl Rock 'n Roll Rebel box) and includes an exclusive bonus DVD of 1987's Live at the Ritz. The edition that's currently streaming has bonus tracks only available on CD as part of Rock 'n Roll Rebel.
Little Steven Van Zandt's 1982 debut with The Disciples of Soul, Men Without Women, remains a high watermark in the Jersey shore bar band sound with its fusion of classic rock and soul sounds. Van Zandt was joined by members of The E Street Band, The Asbury Jukes, and The Miami Horns as well as pals like The Rascals' Dino Danelli and Felix Cavaliere, and Gary U.S. Bonds. This CD release premieres Bob Ludwig's remaster (previously available only on vinyl) on CD and adds a bonus DVD of Little
Little Steven returns the long out-of-print Sun City to CD in Bob Ludwig's remaster previously available only on vinyl. The all-star affair benefiting The Africa Fund features Pat Benatar, Ruben Blades, Bono, Jackson Browne, Ron Carter, Clarence Clemons, Jimmy Cliff, George Clinton, Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, Peter Gabriel, Bob Geldof, Daryl Hall, Herbie Hancock, Eddie Kendricks, Darlene Love, John Oates, Bonnie Raitt, Joey Ramone, Lou Reed, David Ruffin, Bruce Springsteen, Ringo Starr, Pete
Little Steven continues revisiting his back catalogue on CD after the box set Rock 'n Roll Rebel: The Early Work presented the remastered albums on vinyl. 1989's Revolution, his politically-charged fourth solo disc, packed a powerful punch even if the sound was largely electronic. This marks its first appearance on U.S. CD. The vinyl release is still available, as is a streaming edition with a couple of bonus tracks (exclusively available on CD in the box set).
2000's Grammy-winning chart-topping Riding with the King boasted a dozen collaborations between Eric Clapton and B.B. King. Now, Warner Records is releasing a 20th anniversary expanded edition of the album boasting two unreleased. newly-mixed tracks from the original sessions: Willie Dixon's "Let Me Love You Baby" and the Delta blues standard first recorded by Hambone Willie Newbern, "Rollin' and Tumblin'." The former first appeared as a Japan-only bonus track for the original release, but