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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.



RELEASE: “Introducing Morrissey”
BACKSTORY: Shot over two nights on his 1995 tour, the ex-Smiths frontman’s long-out-of-print “Introducing Morrissey” concert film finally makes it debut on DVD this week. Features 15 songs, including a cover of “Moon River.”


The Ocean BlueThe Ocean Blue

RELEASE: Waterworks
BACKSTORY: The reunited indie-pop outfit follows up its 2013 reunion album with an expanded reissue of this 2004 EP, adding three new tracks to what was originally a six-song collection when it came out a decade ago.


New Model ArmyNew Model Army

RELEASE: Between Wine and Blood
BACKSTORY: The long-running U.K. post-punk act follows up last year’s Between Dog and Wolf with a new collection that combines a mini album of six new studio tracks and an 11-song live album.



BACKSTORY: The German industrial giants celebrate their 30th anniversary with this new 16-track live album featuring “favorites new and old.” Also includes a download card good for four more tracks.


Paul WellerPaul Weller

RELEASE: Classic Albums Selection
BACKSTORY: Universal Music this week releases, in the U.K., a new box set featuring Paul Weller’s first five solo albums on CD: Paul Weller, Wild Wood, Stanley Road, Heavy Soul and Heliocentric.





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