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.
Public Image Ltd.
RELEASE: The Public Image is Rotten (Songs From the Heart)
BACKSTORY: John Lydon this week releases a massive 7-disc box set that collects singles, B-sides, rarities, 12-inch mixes, unreleased material, and live sets both on CD and DVD. It’s also available digitally and in a vinyl edition.
BUY: Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk
RELEASE: Made to be Broken
BACKSTORY: The Minneapolis band’s 1986 sophomore album gets an expanded reissue this week from Omnivore Recordings, with the original album fleshed out with 15 bonus tracks, nine of which are previously unreleased.
PREVIOUSLY ON SLICING UP EYEBALLS
- This week’s new releases: Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey, Kim Gordon’s Body/Head
- This week’s new releases: Morrissey, Erasure, The Jesus and Mary Chain
- This week’s new releases: The Alarm, David Bowie, Innocence Mission, Flaming Lips, Posies
- This week’s new releases: The Cure, Peter Murphy, Nine Inch Nails, Pete Shelley