Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted.
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
RELEASE: “One More Time With Feeling”
BACKSTORY: This week sees the DVD and Blu-ray release, in the U.S., of Andrew Dominik’s documentary about the making of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds’ 2016 album Skeleton Tree following the tragic death of one of Cave’s sons. Shot in both color and black and white, the film contains peformances of each of the album’s eight songs. The 2-disc set also includes three exclusive short films by Dominik (“Boredom,” “Do You Pray?” and “Snowman”).
Red Lorry Yellow Lorry
RELEASE: Albums and Singles 1982-1989
BACKSTORY: Cherry Red collects expanded editions of the Lorries’ first four albums — 1985’s Talk About the Weather, 1986’s Paint Your Wagon, 1988’s Nothing Wrong and 1989’s Blow — in a new 4CD box set.
BUY: Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk
RELEASE: Fierce Mercy
BACKSTORY: The former Men at Work frontman returns this week with his 13th solo album, a 10-track set whose CD release includes three more bonus tracks. The album was preceded by single “A Thousand Million Reasons.”
BUY: Amazon.com, iTunes