Fleetwood Mac / super deluxe edition
1975’s Fleetwood Mac is the last album that boasts the full current band line-up to be reissued as a super deluxe edition box set. This 3CD+DVD+LP package is nicely done, especially with the inclusion of the 5.1 surround sound mix.
Ringo / Vinyl reissues
Ringo Starr‘s Ringo (1973) and Goodnight Vienna (1974) have been remastered and are reissued on 180g vinyl with replica packaging. Peace and love.
Thompson Twins / Here’s To Future Days (2LP vinyl reissue)
The Thompson Twins‘ 1985 album was their last as a three-piece and featured producer Nile Rodgers twiddling the knobs, with Tom Bailey. This double vinyl edition includes all the original bonus remixes features on the cassette and more.
Gary Numan / Dance (2LP vinyl)
This double vinyl gatefold reissue of Gary Numan‘s 1981 album Dance features some great bonus material, including a previously unreleased extended/full length version of Moral, a few B-sides and an outtake.
Book of Love / The Sire Years: 1985-1993
A new single disc anthology of music from US eighties synth-pop band Book of Love. The release appears to be limited to US/Canada only.
Marillion / Holidays in Eden Live (2CD)
Marillion‘s 1991 album was performed live, in full, during one of the famed ‘Marillion Weekends’ at Port Zélande, The Netherlands. This is released by EarMusic this week as a 2CD edition along with Size Matters Live in the same format. These are numbered and limited to 5000 copies. Eight more live albums will get this treatment during 2018.
Whitesnake / The Purple Tour (CD+Blu-ray)
This double-disc package of Whitesnake‘s recent Purple Tour includes a CD and a blu-ray which includes video footage of the concert mixed to 5.1 surround sound, a new music video for Burn, band interviews, and more.
They Might Be Giants / I Like Fun (new album)
The Brooklyn-based duo (John Flansburgh and John Linnell) return with a new album, I Like Fun. They Might Be Giants are best known in the UK for their 1990 hit Birdhouse in Your Soul (from the Flood album), but they are far from one-hit wonders – this is their 20th album in a career that has seen them sell four million records and accumulate two Grammy Awards. Their legendary Dial-A-Song service returns this month, also.
Andrew Ridgeley / Son of Albert (Expanded CD)
Son of Albert, Andrew Ridgeley‘s one and only solo album was originally released in 1990. This week it is reissued by Cherry Red with six bonus tracks (all remixes).