Pale Saints, ‘The Comforts of Madness: 30th Anniversary Remaster’

This is 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. May also include some other titles released in recent weeks but not previously featured.

 

Pale Saints

RELEASE: The Comforts of Madness: 30th Anniversary Remaster
BACKSTORY: 4AD this week celebrates the 30th anniversary of the early shoegaze classic with a multi-format reissue that includes 2CD and 2LP editions featuring previously unreleased demos and the band’s only Peel session.
BUY: Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk

 

Breathless

RELEASE: The Glass Bead Game
BACKSTORY: The classic 1986 debut album from the long-running U.K. post-punk/dream-pop outfit is reissued on vinyl this week by 1972 Records. Features the tracks “Across the Water,” “All My Eye & Betty Martin” and more.
BUY: Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk

 

The Smithereens

RELEASE: Covers
BACKSTORY: The band’s 2018 covers album gets an abridged release on red vinyl this week, collecting 14 interpretations of tracks by The Kinks, The Beatles, The Who, Bruce Springsteen, Iggy Pop, Beach Boys, T. Rex and more.
BUY: Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk

 

 

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