Category: Vinyl

Echo & The Bunnymen’s first 4 albums, 2 later records to be reissued on vinyl

Echo & The Bunnymen’s first 4 albums, 2 later records to be reissued on vinyl

October’s a big month for LP-collecting Echo & The Bunnymen fans, with the band’s first four albums receiving vinyl reissues — including limited-edition colored pressings — from Rhino Records.

R.E.M. reissuing original ‘Radio Free Europe’ Hib-Tone single for first time in 40 years

R.E.M. reissuing original ‘Radio Free Europe’ Hib-Tone single for first time in 40 years

R.E.M. will reissue its debut single “Radio Free Europe” for the first time in 40 years this summer, pressing up new 7-inch vinyl copies of the original Hib-Tone version of the song released in 1981 — and different than the re-recorded version that appeared on 1983’s Murmur. Full details right here.

World Party releasing remastered editions of all 5 albums on 180-gram vinyl

World Party releasing remastered editions of all 5 albums on 180-gram vinyl

Karl Wallinger is reissuing all five World Party studio albums on 180-gram vinyl between now and November, with each record boasting remastered sound, while the group’s final album — 2000’s Dumbing Up — will feature six extra tracks in its vinyl debut. Get more details right here.

Tones on Tail’s ‘Pop’ getting standard vinyl reissue following sold-out Record Store Day release

Tones on Tail’s ‘Pop’ getting standard vinyl reissue following sold-out Record Store Day release

If you missed out on the limited-edition vinyl pressing of Tones on Tail’s lone studio album — 1984’s nine-song set Pop — released for last year’s delayed Record Store Day, Beggars Banquet is issuing a standard LP edition this spring. Full details right here.

David Bowie and Morrissey’s live cover of T. Rex’s ‘Cosmic Dancer’ gets official release

David Bowie and Morrissey’s live cover of T. Rex’s ‘Cosmic Dancer’ gets official release

On June 2, 1991 — the third night of Morrissey’s first-ever solo tour of the U.S. — David Bowie joined the former Smiths frontman onstage in Los Angeles to duet on a cover of T. Rex’s “Cosmic Dancer.” Now, nearly 30 years later, Morrissey is finally giving that recording an official release, first digitally and then 7-inch vinyl.

Ministry unearths 2 ‘lost mixes’ of ‘Everyday (Is Halloween)’ for new 12-inch

Ministry unearths 2 ‘lost mixes’ of ‘Everyday (Is Halloween)’ for new 12-inch

Cleopatra Records next month will release a new 12-inch vinyl single featuring a pair of newly unearthed and previously unreleased mixes of Ministry’s classic 1985 single “Everyday (Is Halloween),” with another previously unreleased song on the B-side. Full details and tracklist right here.