Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday:
ARTIST: Pet Shop Boys
BACKSTORY: PSB’s 10th studio album — featuring another guest turn by Johnny Marr — doesn’t drop on these shores until April 21, but it’s out this week in the duo’s native UK. There’s also a limited-edition Japanese pressing that features a second disc of remixes.
ARTIST: The Dukes of Stratosphear
ALBUM: 25 O’Clock, Psonic Psunspot
BACKSTORY: Expanded and remastered editions of the EP and album that XTC’s Andy Partridge, Colin Moulding and Dave Gregory released under the guise of their psychedelic-pop side project in the mid-’80s.
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