Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs.
RELEASE: Spot the Difference
BACKSTORY: The reunited British pop-rockers this week deliver a new 14-track best-of featuring “all their classic hits re-recorded in a way so painstakingly faithful to the originals that they challenge you to spot the difference.” Tracks include “Goodbye Girl,” “Tempted” and “Hourglass” (see full tracklist and details here).
BUY IT: Split the Difference via Amazon.com
ARTIST: The Charlatans
RELEASE: Some Friendly and Greatest Hits at the Roundhouse
BACKSTORY: The U.K. rockers this year celebrated the 20th anniversary of their debut album Some Friendly with a new deluxe reissue as well as a handful of concerts dedicated to the 1990 record. This 3CD set from Concert Live captures the band’s full May 31 performance at London’s Roundhouse.
BUY IT: Some Friendly and Greatest Hits at the Roundhouse via Amazon.co.uk