Tag: Madness

Coachella 2012: Pulp, fIREHOSE, Buzzcocks, James, Squeeze, Madness on the bill

Coachella 2012: Pulp, fIREHOSE, Buzzcocks, James, Squeeze, Madness on the bill

The newly expanded two-weekend Coachella festival announced its 2012 lineup this afternoon, with headliners The Black Keys, Radiohead and Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg joined by Pulp, Buzzcocks, Squeeze, Madness and a reunion of fIREHOSE, the Mike Watt’s and George Hurley’s post-Minutemen act.

New CDs: Jesus and Mary Chain, Waterboys, Throwing Muses, Madness, 808 State

New CDs: Jesus and Mary Chain, Waterboys, Throwing Muses, Madness, 808 State

This week’s new releases include the first two reissues from The Jesus and Mary Chain (‘Psychocandy,’ ‘Darklands’), a new album from The Waterboys (‘An Appointment with Mr. Yeats’), best-ofs from Throwing Muses (‘Anthology’) and 808 State (‘Blueprint’) and a 3CD/1DVD box set from Madness (‘A Guided Tour of Madness’).

New releases: Morrissey, Ministry, Midge Ure, Blondie, Madness, a-ha, The Undertones

New releases: Morrissey, Ministry, Midge Ure, Blondie, Madness, a-ha, The Undertones

This week’s new CDs include reissues from Morrissey (‘Bona Drag’), Midge Ure (‘The Gift,’ ‘Answers to Nothing’) and Madness (‘Mad Not Mad’), plus a live disc from Blondie (‘Blondie at the BBC’), a new compilation of hits and covers from Ministry (‘Every Day is Halloween’) and collections from a-ha (’25: The Very Best Of’), The Undertones (‘Teenage Kicks: The Very Best Of’) and Stiff Records (‘Born Stiff’).

New CDs: The Charlatans, James, David Bowie tribute with Duran Duran, Madness reissue

New CDs: The Charlatans, James, David Bowie tribute with Duran Duran, Madness reissue

This week’s new releases include ‘Who We Touch,’ the 11th album from The Charlatans; ‘The Morning After,’ a new mini-album from James; a David Bowie tribute album featuring Duran Duran and Mick Karn; and reissues from Madness and Flesh for Lulu’s Nick Marsh.

New releases: Mission UK comp, Cocteau Twins vinyl box set, Madness reissues

New releases: Mission UK comp, Cocteau Twins vinyl box set, Madness reissues

This week’s new releases include ‘Dum Dum Bullet,’ a posthumous compilation from The Mission UK featuring rare B-sides, demos and unreleased material; ‘Box Set 1,’ an audiophile vinyl set from the Cocteau Twins; and expanded reissues of Madness’ ‘The Rise & Fall’ and ‘Keep Moving.’

New releases: Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Buggles, Madness reissues, plus live Plimsouls

New releases: Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Buggles, Madness reissues, plus live Plimsouls

This week’s new releases include reissues from Frankie Goes to Hollywood (‘Welcome to the Pleasuredome’), Buggles (‘Adventures in Modern Recording’), Madness (‘Absolutely,’ ‘7’), Julian Cope (‘Peggy Suicide’) and A Certain Ratio (‘Force’), plus a new Plimsouls live album from 1981.

New releases: Public Image Ltd., The Clash reissues, plus Pet Shop Boys ‘Christmas’ EP

New releases: Public Image Ltd., The Clash reissues, plus Pet Shop Boys ‘Christmas’ EP

Tweet Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, reissues and/or box sets. ARTIST: Public Image Ltd. RELEASES: Metal Box, Plastic Box BACKSTORY: Virgin […]

Pet Shop Boys cover Coldplay’s ‘Viva la Vida,’ Madness’ ‘My Girl’ on new ‘Christmas’ EP

Pet Shop Boys cover Coldplay’s ‘Viva la Vida,’ Madness’ ‘My Girl’ on new ‘Christmas’ EP

Tweet The Pet Shop Boys this week announced plans to release a Christmas-themed EP — simply entitled Christmas — in December that will include covers […]

New releases: U2’s ‘Unforgettable Fire’ reissue, live R.E.M., Morrissey B-sides

New releases: U2’s ‘Unforgettable Fire’ reissue, live R.E.M., Morrissey B-sides

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of new albums, reissues and/or box sets due out Tuesday. ARTIST: U2 RELEASE: The Unforgettable Fire BACKSTORY: This 25th anniversary […]

Madness reissuing ‘One Step Beyond…’ in expanded, remastered 30th anniversary set

Madness reissuing ‘One Step Beyond…’ in expanded, remastered 30th anniversary set

Classic British ska outfit Madness — whose “The Prince” was the second single issued by iconic 2 Tone Records — next week will release an […]

In stores Tuesday: New live, studio albums from reactivated Flipper

In stores Tuesday: New live, studio albums from reactivated Flipper

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday: ARTIST: Flipper RELEASE: Love and Fight BACKSTORY: After reunited a few […]