David Bowie / Loving The Alien box set CD, Vinyl, Box Set, Book
For the fourth year in succession, Parlophone Records release a major David Bowie box set. Loving The Alien (1983-1988) will feature his three solo albums from the period in question, and offer fans something extra by including a ‘new production’ of 1987’s Never Let Me Down, the first audio release of the Serious Moonlight Tour and a some new-to-CD remixes.
Douglas Adams / The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy: Secondary Phase Vinyl
Demon Record will issue Secondary Phase a new 3LP coloured vinyl deluxe set that features the second series of Douglas Adams‘ classic comedy science fiction radio show The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy. Signed sets still available.
Fugees / The Score Vinyl
More coloured vinyl from Sony as they reissue the Fugees’ 1996 album The Score on 2LP coloured vinyl. Check out this post for details of the other coloured vinyl reissues out this week.
Primal Scream / Give Out But Don't Give Up: The Original Memphis Recordings CD, Vinyl
Primal Scream release the original ‘Memphis Recordings’ that eventually became their 1994 album Give Out But Don’t Give Up. This is a 2CD or 2LP vinyl set.
Cocteau Twins / The Fontana Years CD
Universal Music issue The Fontana Years, a four-CD box set that brings together the Cocteau Twins last two albums, recorded for the Fontana label, along with associated B-sides, EPs and radio sessions.
Nitzer Ebb Vinyl
Pylon Records will release Nitzer Ebb 1982-2010: The Box Set, in October, a new 10LP vinyl package that includes newly remastered versions of all five of Nitzer Ebb‘s Mute/Geffen albums and five additional vinyl records of bonus tracks and rarities.
St Vincent / MassEducation CD, Vinyl
St. Vincent releases a new album MassEducation, a stripped back piano and vocals ‘reimagining’ of her 2017 long-player Masseduction.
Elvis Presley / Elvis 30 #1 Hits gold vinyl Vinyl
Sony Music issue a gold-coloured 2LP vinyl edition of the classic Elvis 30 #1 Hits compilation.
A Certain Ratio / The Graveyard and the Ballroom orange vinyl Vinyl
English post-punk band A Certain Ratio‘s debut, The Graveyard And The Ballroom, will be reissued on orange vinyl as part of Mute’s 40th anniversary celebrations.
Camouflage CD, Vinyl
German new wave band Camouflage‘s 1988 debut Voices and Images is reissued as a 30th anniversary 2CD deluxe and a very limited 3LP vinyl edition.
Eric Clapton / Happy Xmas
Eric Clapton releases a Christmas album…
The Monkees / Christmas Party
Another Christmas album, this time from The Monkees! Christmas Party is produced by Fountain of Wayne’s Adam Schlesinger and features new songs written by the likes of Rivers Cuomo, Andy Partridge and Peter Buck. The album features new vocals by the surviving members of the band and vintage recordings of Davy Jones.