Jim and William Reid of The Jesus and Mary Chain this week sued the Warner Music Group for copyright infringement, alleging the band’s label has refused to turn over the copyrights to debut album Psychocandy and the group’s early singles under the so-called “35-year law.” Full details right here.
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This week’s new releases include the brand-new studio album from Morrissey (‘World Peace is None of Your Business’) as well as vinyl reissues from Cocteau Twins, The Jesus and Mary Chain and Spiritualized, plus the digital release of the classic Talking Heads concert film ‘Stop Making Sense.’
Demon Music Group will mark the 30th anniversary of The Jesus and Mary Chain with The Complete Vinyl Collection, a deluxe box set featuring 11 LPs that includes all six of the band’s studio albums, plus a 2LP set of BBC sessions, a live album and a “fan-selected B-sides and rarities LP.”
For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we’re going to cheat slightly and turn to MTV Europe’s version of the show for this 1992 spotlight on The Jesus and Mary Chain circa Honey’s Dead. The 7-minute reel features footage of brothers Jim and William Reid being interviewed mixed in with some live footage.
This week’s new releases include the U.K. CD-only version of The Smiths ‘Complete’ box set, reissues of The Jesus and Mary Chain’s ‘Automatic’ and ‘Honey’s Dead,’ the 20th anniversary reissue of Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind,’ the new single from Erasure and a new album from The Bangles (‘Sweetheart of the Sun’).
With the first two titles of The Jesus and Mary Chain’s 2CD/1DVD reissue series — 1985′s ‘Psychocandy’ and 1987′s ‘Darklands’ — now out, Demon Music Group today released the final two trailers for the project, previews of 1994′s ‘Stoned & Dethroned’ and 1998′s ‘Munki,’ which will be released Oct. 3.
Demon Music Group today released video trailers for the second two titles in The Jesus and Mary Chain’s upcoming 2CD/1DVD reissue series: 1989’s ‘Automatic’ and 1992’s ‘Honey’s Dead.’
A couple weeks ago, the Demon Music Group rolled out fancy 3-D previews of The Jesus and Mary Chain’s much-anticipated 2CD/1DVD reissues, and now the label has posted short trailers of the first two: 1985′s ‘Psychocandy’ and 1987′s ‘Darklands,’ which will be released Sept. 19.
With the first set of The Jesus and Mary Chain’s deluxe much-anticipated 2CD/1DVD reissues due to roll out in less than a month, the band — which recently staked its ground on Facebook and Twitter — is offering interactive 3-D previews, complete with audio samples, of each of its six albums.
The Jesus and Mary Chain’s six studio albums will be reissued this fall in expanded 2CD/1DVD packages that include B-sides, live sessions, TV appearances and rare material such as rejected early B-side ‘Jesus Fuck’ and a newly discovered recording of ‘Darklands’ with an added string section.
This week’s new releases include ‘Move Like This,’ the first new album from The Cars in 24 years; ‘Upside Down: The Creation Records Story’ on DVD and Blu-ray, plus a 2CD soundtrack; vinyl reissues of The Jesus and Mary Chain’s ‘Automatic’ and ‘Honey’s Dead’; and budget-priced The The and Psychedelic Furs best-ofs.
With the 25th anniversary of the release of The Jesus and Mary Chain’s noise-pop masterpiece ‘Psychocandy’ approaching in November, band co-founder Jim Reid is leaving the door open to the possibility of preforming the record live in concert to mark the occasion.