Eagles / Hotel California (40th anniversary super deluxe)
The super deluxe edition of the Eagles 1977 album is a three disc set consisting of a remastered version of the original album, a live disc and a blu-ray audio with a 5.1 mix of the album. Not cheap.
Ramones / Rocket to Russia (super deluxe edition)
40th anniversary edition of the the Ramones‘ 1977 album is a 3CD+LP set and features two mixes of the album, and two further discs with rare and unreleased recordings and an unissued live concert.
ELO / Out Of The Blue (2LP vinyl picture disc)
Much delayed, but this ludicrously desirable double vinyl picture disc of ELO‘s Out Of The Blue is released on Friday. Don’t expect it to sound great, but you’ll likely already own the album, anyway!
XTC / Black Sea (CD+Blu-ray)
XTC continue to put out reissues that offer incredible content and value. Their 1980 album Black Sea features in this new two-disc set and includes 5.1 surround sound mixes and new stereo mixes by Steven Wilson, along with a host of extra audio and visual material.
The Fall / The Singles 1978-2016
Massive seven-CD Fall box set that gathers all their A and B-sides across a near forty year period. A three-CD edition with just the A-sides is also available.
Yes / Topographic Drama: Live Across America
This new live album features recordings from Yes‘ 2016 tour where they performed their 1980 album Drama in its entirety, together with sides one and four of their 1973 classic Tales from Topographic Oceans.
The Small Faces / Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake (vinyl reissue)
This is a newly remastered version of The Small Faces‘ 1968 album, Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake, is a single LP pressed on 180g vinyl complete with a 4-page booklet.
Phil Collins / Take A Look At Me Now (8CD box set)
The ‘cheap’ version of this Phil Collins box of remasters came out last week, but the version out this week (still great value) features enhanced presentation in the way of discs packaged in gatefold sleeves.
Tom Waits / Alice (vinyl reissue)
A few Tom Waits vinyl reissues out this week, including SDE’s favourite, the utterly sublime Alice.
Björk / Utopia (new album)
Björk‘s ninth (international) studio album is released this week. It has 14 tracks and a running time of 71 minutes. Unsurprisingly, the vinyl is 2LP. It comes with a download.
Bonnie Tyler / Remixes and Rarities (2CD)
Cherry Red’s occasional Remixes and Rarities series continues with this new Bonnie Tyler double-disc collection.
Elvis / Moody Blue (limited edition blue vinyl)
Sony issue a limited edition blue vinyl LP of Elvis Presley‘s last studio album to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original release.
Bananarama / The Greatest Hits Collection (2CD)
This expanded edition of Bananarama‘s 1988 compilation features three bonus tracks on the first disc and an extra disc of 12-inch remixes.
Elbow / The Best Of Elbow
New Elbow compilation which features their version of The Beatles‘ Golden Slumbers (as featured in the John Lewis Christmas advert). The deluxe edition is a two-disc set.
Elvis Presley / Elvis Christmas
More Elvis. This time The King with the ‘Philharmonic’ treatment and an album of Christmas songs.