Sex Pistols

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs.

 

Sex PistolsSex Pistols

RELEASE: Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols
BACKSTORY: The punk act’s iconic debut is reissued this week as part of the Universal Music Group’s new series of “High Fidelity Pure Audio” releases that play on Blu-ray devices. According to the label, Blu-ray technology is used to “deliver the ultimate listening experience.” The album features “God Save the Queen,” “Anarchy in the U.K.,” “Pretty Vacant” and more.
BUY: Amazon.co.uk

 

Tears For FearsTears For Fears

RELEASE: The Hurting
BACKSTORY: Just a few months after being reissued in a super-deluxe box set, Tears For Fears’ classic debut also get the “High Fidelity Pure Audio” treatment on Blu-ray this week, courtesy of Universal Music Group. The album features “Mad World,” “Pale Shelter,” “Change,” “Suffer the Children,” “Watch Me Bleed,” “Start of the Breakdown” and more.
BUY: Amazon.co.uk

 

The VerlainesThe Verlaines

RELEASE: Juvenilia
BACKSTORY: Captured Tracks, through its partnership with Flying Nun, this week reissues the 1987 compilation from the New Zealand rockers that compiles the band’s early singles and EPs on CD.
BUY: Amazon.co.uk

 

Stiff Little FingersStiff Little Fingers

RELEASE: Original Album Series
BACKSTORY: Five albums from the punk act — Inflammable Material (1979), Nobody’s Heroes (1980), Hanx!: Live (1980), Go For It (1981) and Now Then… (1982) are packaged together in a brand-new box set out this week.
BUY: Amazon.co.uk

 

 

 

 

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