Bassist Steven Severin hinted this weekend that the final four titles in Siouxsie and the Banshees’ catalog finally will receive expanded reissues Sept. 15, more than four years after Universal Music pulled the plug on the band’s reissue campaign midstream.
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Universal Music is planning a 30th anniversary box set of The Jam’s chart-topping 1982 album The Gift — featuring one of Paul Weller and Co.’s best-known singles, “Town Called Malice” — and is asking fans to submit memorabilia such as “photos, tour tickets, posters or newspaper articles” for inclusion in the reissue.
The Sex Pistols only released a single studio album during their short initial career, but it’s certainly a landmark — and, fittingly, Universal Music this fall will commemorate the 35th anniversary of ‘Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols’ by turning that 11-track album into a four-disc ‘super deluxe’ box set.
With the 20th anniversary re-release of Nirvana’s genre-shifting ‘Nevermind’ now due in less than a month, Universal Music has released a 1:18-long trailer advertising the 4CD/1DVD ‘super deluxe edition’ of the 1991 album as well as the ‘Live at the Paramount’ concert film.
The career-spanning box set from James — ‘The Gathering Sound,’ featuring three CDs, a DVD, a 12-inch record and 8GB of digital music — finally is set for release this fall, and will come with all of the band’s albums plus 32 previously unreleased recordings, 12 of which are completely unreleased songs.
The Charlatans will follow up last year’s double-disc re-release of debut album ‘Some Friendly’ this spring with an expanded reissue of 1999’s ‘Us and Only Us,’ supplementing the record’s original 11 tracks with 19 bonus B-sides, remixes, radio sessions and live tracks.
Unboxing videos aren’t just for tech products, as Universal Music demonstrates in this new 90-second piece put together to show off the new limited-edition marble-vinyl version of The Cure’s expanded ‘Entreat’ Plus 2LP set.
U2 is set to release a new limited-edition, vinyl-only live EP next month called ‘Wide Awake in Europe’ — adapting the title and cover concept from 1985’s ‘Wide Awake in America’ — that will feature the debut of fan-favorite track ‘Mercy.’
The fifth album from The Jam — 1980’s ‘Sound Affects,’ home to U.K. No. 1 single ‘Start!’ and the classic ‘That’s Entertainment’ — is set to be reissued this fall as a 30th anniversary double-disc Deluxe Edition featuring eight previously unreleased tracks.
Admittedly, The Cure’s ‘Disintegration: Deluxe Edition’ may be a bit much for casual fans — particularly wading through so many instrumental demos — but to anyone who has spent the past 21 years exploring the depths of this album, the new reissue is a marvel to hear.
The second post-reunion album from Crowded House — dubbed ‘Intriguer’ — will be released this June under the band’s new deal with Universal Music, and will be followed by a lengthy, 28-date tour of North America beginning in July.
Elvis Costello’s oft-bootlegged Live at the El Mocambo finally will receive an official commercial release next month as the first title of the singer’s new […]