This week’s new releases: Siouxsie and the Banshees, Paul Weller, The Chills, Devo

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.


Siouxsie and the Banshees

RELEASE: The Scream, A Kiss in the Dreamhouse, Peepshow, Superstition
BACKSTORY: This week sees the release of the second round of Banshees 180-gram vinyl reissues, remastered from the original ¼-inch tapes. (Join Hands, Juju, Tinderbox, Through the Looking Glass came out last month.)


Paul Weller

RELEASE: True Meanings
BACKSTORY: The former Jam leader returns this week with his 14th solo album, a record that features “lush orchestration” and is being described as the “most singer-songwriter style album he has ever made.”
BUY:,, iTunes


The Chills

RELEASE: Snow Bound
BACKSTORY: The New Zealand indie-pop legends return this week with their first new album in three years and sixth overall. Features the songs “Bad Suger,” “The Greatest Guide,” “Love of All I Survey” and more.



RELEASE: Total Devo
BACKSTORY: Devo’s 1988 album gets a 30th anniversary reissue this week on CD and vinyl, with the original album appended with a second disc filled with remixes, demos and unheard tracks unearthed from the band’s archives.






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  • Scott Stalcup

    The bonus disc of Total DEVO is essentially the Disco Dancer EP with a few extra bits and bobs added in. “Repeat until he fails,” indeed.

    Come on, lads. I know there’s more in the vaults at Mutato waiting for release!



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