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

 

Roddy FrameRoddy Frame

RELEASE: Seven Dials
BACKSTORY: The former Aztec Camera mastermind returns this week with his first solo album in eight years, a record that was preceded by lead-off single “Forty Days of Rain” (which you can stream over here).
BUY: Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk

 

Eno and HydeEno & Hyde

RELEASE: Someday World
BACKSTORY: Brian Eno teams with Underworld’s Karl Hyde for a new studio album featuring nine songs written and sung by the two together. Tracks include “Daddy’s Car,” “Strip it Down” and “Who Rings the Bell.”
BUY: Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk

 

Josef KJosef K

RELEASE: The Only Fun in Town
BACKSTORY: Les Disques du Crepuscule this week reissues the Scottish post-punk group’s 1981 debut, supplementing it, as a bonus, with the shelved 12-song debut album Sorry For Laughing recorded the year before.
BUY: Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk

 

Durutti ColumnDurutti Column

RELEASE: Return of the Durutti Column
BACKSTORY:  Factory Benelux this week reissues Vini Reilly’s Martin Hannett-produced 1980 album with the original nine tracks from the original pressing plus the six bonus tracks from the rare second pressing.
BUY: Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk

 

Section 25Section 25

RELEASE: From the Hip
BACKSTORY: Factory Benelux this week releases an expanded 2CD 30th anniversary reissue of Section 25’s Bernard Sumner-produced third album featuring previously unreleased demos and radio sessions.
BUY: Amazon.co.uk

 

 

 

 

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