The Church CROP

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


The ChurchThe Church

RELEASE: Further/Deeper
BACKSTORY: The Church’s 25th studio album (and first without Marty Willson-Piper), released in Australia last year, gets a belated American release this week. Tracks include “Pride Before a Fall,” “Delirious” and more.


OMD Junk CultureOrchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

RELEASE: Junk Culture: Deluxe Edition
BACKSTORY: OMD’s fifth album is reissued this week in the U.K. in a 2CD set that finds the original album remastered and supplemented by a disc of the era’s B-sides, remixes and five previously unreleased songs and demos.


Art of NoiseArt of Noise

RELEASE: At the End of a Century
BACKSTORY: This new 2CD/1DVD set, out this week in the U.K., collects music and films that date from 1995 to 2000, and is comprised of mostly previously unreleased material. The DVD features two complete concerts.


The Go-BetweensThe Go-Betweens

RELEASE: G Stands for G-Betweens: Vol. 1, 1978-1984
BACKSTORY: This Domino Records 4LP/4CD box set includes the band’s first three albums, a fourth LP with early 7-inch singles collected and four CDs of unreleased demos, radio sessions and an unreleased concert form 1982.


Stiff Little FingersStiff Little Fingers

RELEASE: Still Kicking
BACKSTORY: The punk legends this week release, in the U.K., a live CD/DVD set recorded in 2004, featuring the tracks “Suspect Device,” “Back to Front,” “Guitar and Drum,” “Alternative Ulster” and more.




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