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 : Paul Weller
BACKSTORY: The ex-Jam leader this week, in the U.K., releases a new six-track vinyl EP built around “Dragonfly,” a standout on this year’s Sonik Kicks album, that also features five additional songs that have been released already this year as B-sides to Sonik Kicks singles or bonus tracks (see full details).
BUY: Amazon.co.uk (Vinyl)
ARTIST : The Pogues
RELEASE: The Pogues in Paris: 30th Anniversary Concert at the Olympia
BACKSTORY: The Celtic folk-punk act this week releases, in the U.S., a 2CD edition of the 30th anniversary live package that’s already been released in Europe in multiple audio and video formats, including a deluxe 2CD/2DVD set (see full details and trailer).
BUY: Amazon.com (CD)