Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs.
ARTIST : Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
RELEASE: Nocturama, Abbatoir Blues/The Lyre of Orpheus, Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!!
BACKSTORY: Nick Cave and Co. close out their ongoing reissue series by releasing expanded CD/DVD collectors’ editions of their three most recent albums this week in the U.K., with each featuring a new 5.1 Surround Sound mix (see tracklists here).
BUY: Amazon.co.uk (Nocturama, Abbatoir Blues, Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!!)
ARTIST : Jimmy Somerville
RELEASE: Read My Lips, Dare to Love
BACKSTORY: Demon Music Group follows up its recent release of newly expanded reissues of the Bronski Beat and Communards catalogs this week in the U.K. with similarly expanded 2CD editions of singer Jimmy Sommerville’s first two solo albums, released in 1989 and 1995, respectively.
BUY: Amazon.co.uk (Read My Lips, Dare to Love)