Welcome to this week's Release Round-Up - our first of the New Year! Gerry Rafferty, The Very Best of Gerry Rafferty: United Artistry (Varese Vintage) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada) Varese Vintage goes right down the line with Gerry Rafferty's greatest hits, including "Stuck in the Middle with You" from Stealers Wheel, and the solo "Baker Street," "Get It Right Next Time," "Right Down the Line" and more! This newly-remastered 16-track compilation has seven U.S. and U.K.
Here's one from the "Just in Case You Missed It" Department... Thanks to the endurance of hit songs like "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight" and "We'll Never Have to Say Goodbye Again," the music of England Dan (Seals) and John Ford Coley is still in regular rotation on soft-rock and oldies radio stations today. The duo was only together for roughly a decade, but in that time they notched over ten charting singles, three of which went Top 10 Pop and four of which topped the Adult
This week's Release Round-Up has box sets and deluxe editions a-plenty... The Pretty Things, Bouquets from a Cloudy Sky (Snapper) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K.) This box set is much in the style of last year's Small Faces set Here Come the Nice, and contains 11 studio albums on CD with 42 bonus tracks, two rarities CDs with 45 previously unreleased tracks, 2 DVDs including a new documentary by Reelin' in the Years Productions, a 10-inch replica acetate disc, posters, an art print, and a