New Releases, Reissues — March 17, 2009 at 9:45 pm

In stores Tuesday: The Damned reissues, Joy Division live LP

The Damned, 'Anything' reissue

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.

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