Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday:
ARTIST: The Damned
ALBUM: Phantasmagoria, Anything
BACKSTORY: Expanded and remastered double-disc editions of two of the band’s mid-’80s, post-Captain Sensible albums; of the two, Anything is probably better known, mostly for its killer cover of Love’s “Alone Again Or.” Each album contains a bonus disc with remixes, b-sides, live recordings and radio sessions.
ARTIST: Joy Division
ALBUM: Leigh Rock Festival
BACKSTORY: Recorded at a 1979 rock fest, this live album/bootleg is a hand-numbered, limited-editon of 1,000, pressed on 180-gram black vinyl.