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.
RELEASE: 2 Mics & The Truth: Unplugged & Unhinged in America
BACKSTORY: The Femmes this week release a new live album that was recorded last year at public radio stations and music media outlets during the band’s tour in support of its ninth studio album, We Can Do Anything
BUY: PIAS, Amazon.com
RELEASE: A Walk With Love & Death
BACKSTORY: The Melvins this week release their latest album, a double-disc set that includes, on one CD or LP, a new album, and, on the second, the band’s score to a short film it made of the same name. 23 tracks in total.
BUY: Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk
PREVIOUSLY ON SLICING UP EYEBALLS
- New releases: The Cure on vinyl, plus ‘C88’ and ‘Silhouettes & Statues’ box sets
- New releases: Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ expanded, plus Lou Reed, John Cale, Nico live set
- New releases: Alison Moyet, Ride, David Bowie, Simple Minds, Big Star and more
- New releases: The Pursuit of Happiness’ ‘Brave New Waves’ Canadian radio session