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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.

 

BuzzcocksBuzzcocks

RELEASE: The Way
BACKSTORY: The legendary punk act returns with its first new album in five years and ninth overall, a 10-song set out digitally this week in the U.S. and on CD and digital in the band’s native U.K.
BUY: Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk

 

The VaselinesThe Vaselines

RELEASE: V for Vaselines
BACKSTORY: The Scottish indie-pop faves release their second post-reunion album, and only third overall, in the U.K. this week, with the U.S. release to follow next week. Includes the lead single “One Lost Year.”
BUY: Amazon.co.uk

 

Big CountryBig Country

RELEASE: Steeltown: Deluxe Edition
BACKSTORY:  Big Country’s second studio album gets an expanded 30th anniversary reissue this week in the U.K., with the album expanded into a 2CD set with B-sides and 7 previously unreleased rough mixes.
BUY: Amazon.co.uk

 

byrne fatboyDavid Byrne & Fatboy Slim

RELEASE: The Remix Collection From Here Lies Love
BACKSTORY: The ex-Talking Head and the former Housemartin this week release a collection of 14 remixes of the music they wrote for their Imelda Marcos-themed stage production.
BUY: Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk

 

Stiff Little FingersStiff Little Fingers

RELEASE: No Going Back
BACKSTORY: The punk legends return with their 10th studio album and first in 11 years, a 12-song collection that includes “Liar’s Club,” “My Dark Places” and more. Out since August in the U.K., it gets a U.S. CD release this week.
BUY: Amazon.com

 

 

 

 

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