The Cranberries Everybody Else Is Doing It So Why Can't We? (25th Anniversary) Please note: the tracklisting only details the LP and the first CD in the sets. The 25th anniversary edition of the incredible debut album the adored Irish band The Cranberries. Originally released in 1993, the huge singles Linger and Dreams set this band in motion to become hugely influential. The alchemy of Noel and Dolores as co-songwriters combined with Noel’s shimmering guitar playing, rock solid backing from Mike and Fergal and Stephen Street’s aptitude for space, all contributed to the album’s distinct sound. Dolores’ unique mix of Gaelic, Catholic and indie vocal influences combined with her ability to write lyrics perfectly capturing the frustrations of late adolescence gave these songs universal appeal. Twenty-five years since its release this carefully crafted debut has stood the test of time and can truly is one of the definitive indie albums of all time. UMC / Island CD | LP
Depeche Mode A Broken Frame (The 12" Singles) Depeche Mode realized the format's potential and embraced the power of 12" vinyl and the avenues of innovation it opened up. The 12" single allowed the band to explore new sonic possibilities while the physical beauty of the packaging gave Depeche Mode room to develop a sophisticated and commanding visual aesthetic. Depeche Mode used their singles discography as a means of offering left field remixes and other delights for their fans. Each box set in the series will contain the singles from each Depeche Mode album on audiophile-quality 12" vinyl, with audio remastered from the original tapes and cut at the legendary Abbey Road Studios. The artwork for the exterior of each of the new box sets draws on street art iconography inspired by the original releases, while the vinyl sleeves themselves feature the original vinyl single artwork. A Broken Frame | The 12" Singles contains See You 12": "See You (Extended Version)" b/w "Now This Is Fun (Extended Version)"; The Meaning of Love 12": "The Meaning of Love (Fairly Odd Mix)" b/w "Oberkorn (It’s a Small Town) (Development Mix)"; Leave In Silence 12": "Leave In Silence (Longer)" b/w "Further Excerpts From: My Secret Garden" and "Leave In Silence (Quieter)"; original single poster reproduction; download card.
Depeche Mode Speak & Spell (The 12" Singles) Depeche Mode realized the format's potential and embraced the power of 12" vinyl and the avenues of innovation it opened up. The 12" single allowed the band to explore new sonic possibilities while the physical beauty of the packaging gave Depeche Mode room to develop a sophisticated and commanding visual aesthetic. Depeche Mode used their singles discography as a means of offering left field remixes and other delights for their fans. Each box set in the series will contain the singles from each Depeche Mode album on audiophile-quality 12" vinyl, with audio remastered from the original tapes and cut at the legendary Abbey Road Studios. The artwork for the exterior of each of the new box sets draws on street art iconography inspired by the original releases, while the vinyl sleeves themselves feature the original vinyl single artwork. Speak & Spell | The 12" Singles contains a facsimile reproduction of the rare Flexi Disc "Sometimes I Wish I Was Dead" b/w "King of the Flies" (the Fad Gadget track as on the original release); Dreaming Of Me 12": "Dreaming of Me" b/w "Ice Machine"; New Life 12": "New Life (Remix)" b/w "Shout! (Rio Mix)"; Just Can’t Get Enough 12": "Just Can’t Get Enough (Schizo Mix)" b/w "Any Second Now (Altered)"; original single poster reproduction; download card.
Simple Minds Rejuvenation 2001 - 2014 After leaving the Virgin label, and a one-off album with Chrysalis, Simple Minds took stock and decided to make records for themselves. An album of cover versions of songs dear to Jim Kerr and Charlie Burchill, “Neon Lights”, was released in 2001, followed by “Cry” in 2002, an album of new compositions recorded in Glasgow and Sicily. The recordings for “Black and White 050505” were completed on the 5th May 2005, hence the title. This album and “Neon Lights” and “Cry” make their first appearances on vinyl in this box set, with specially-created outer and inner sleeves, and include some exclusive bonus tracks from the CD releases. “Graffiti Soul” continued the band’s return to the top, charting at # 10 in May 2009. “Big Music” [2 LP] was released in October 2014, charting at # 12. All the albums are pressed on different coloured 180 gram vinyl, and the rigid slipcase features a brand new note by Jim Kerr. Demon Records LP
Gomez Bring It On [20th Anniversary Edition] Double LP features the same tracklist as the regular CD. To commemorate the 20th anniversary of Gomez’s Mercury Music Prize winning debut album, Bring It On will be re-mastered and reissued as a super-deluxe 4CD with an accompanying remastered double LP release. Bring It On is Gomez's half a million selling debut album (UK) that was recently voted the all-time best Mercury Music Prize winner by BBC 6 Music listeners. The band will be playing the album in its entirety on their forthcoming UK tour (April/May 2018) plus at Australian and US shows (see dates below). The 4CD contains the original album remastered by Frank Arkwright at Abbey Road studios and 36 previously unreleased tracks including 25 demos (recorded between January 1996 and August 1997) - 13 of which are appearing on an official Gomez release for the first time, including covers of Neil Young’s Unknown Legend and T-Bone Walker’s Mean Old World. A previously unreleased recording of the band’s set at Glastonbury in 1998 will feature alongside B-sides (also remastered by Arkwright) and BBC sessions, as well as 10,000 word sleevenotes featuring interviews with the band and music industry insiders that details their meteoric rise to stardom with Bring It On. CD | LP
Manic Street Preachers This Is My Truth (20th Anniversary) Tracks 14-27 are demos & live rehearsals. The 20th anniversary edition of the classic fifth full length album from Manic Street Preachers. "It’s 20 years of ‘This Is My Truth’, so we might do something around that... Only because we have so much stuff that’s never been heard. In my archive, that’s the one that takes up the most space." CD | LP
Cast The Vinyl Collection 1995 -2001 The 1995 - 2001 set from the awesome Kingston visitors CAST. Feautring their four albums that were released through Polydor, including Contains All Change (1995), Mother Nature Calls (1997), Magic Hour (1999) and Beetroot (2001). 4 LP on 180g coloured vinyl, includes a signed photo-print. Demon Records LP
Wilco Being There (Deluxe Edition) A deluxe reissue of the second studio album from Wilco, originally released in 1996. This new remastered edition includes the original album as well as a range of rare and unreleased tracks. Being There (Deluxe Edition) builds on the original album with loads of never-before-heard songs, alternate takes and live performances and will be available as a five-CD collection. Wilco maintained the gravitas of roots music it established on A.M. creating the 21st century version of folk music it later perfected on records like Yankee Hotel Foxtrot and The Whole Love. Being There mixes happy-go-lucky rockers and ballads, with two signature songs from the Wilco canon – “Misunderstood” and “Sunken Treasure.” This album includes 15 bonus tracks released for the first time, including alternate versions of tracks “I Got You” and “Say You Miss Me”, as well as Wilco’s 20-song performance at the Troubadour from November 12, 1996, combining songs from A.M. and a few Uncle Tupelo tracks. Also included are four songs the band played on radio station KCRW on November 13, 1996. As a touring band, many of these songs can be found on Wilco’s current set-list as notable fan favorites that have evolved over the years. CD | LP
Madness Full House - The Very Best Of 4 LP on 180g vinyl, comes in a pop-up gatefold sleeve. A new compilation featuring a range of Madness' incredible and adored tunes that span across their lengthy career of nearly 40 years. ‘Full House’ is a best-of and then some, featuring 42 of the band’s very best songs, including the hit singles from all of their records (including the above), plus a few of the band’s favourite album tracks. It is a joy to listen to; in mostly chronological order, the 2CD set and download charts the highlights of their career, from 1979’s ‘The Prince’ to 2017’s ‘Another Version Of Me’, with smash hit singles like ‘Our House’ and ‘It Must Be Love’ nestling in between. BMG CD | LP