Orange Juice CROP

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs.


Orange Juice, 'Rip It Up'Orange Juice

RELEASE: You Can’t Hide Your Love Forever, Rip It Up, Texas Fever, The Orange Juice
BACKSTORY: Domino this week reissues all four albums from Edwyn Collins’ Scottish indie-pop act on CD; next week, they’ll also get vinyl reissues as well.


The Dream SyndicateThe Dream Syndicate

RELEASE: The Day Before Wine and Roses
BACKSTORY: Omnivore this week reissues an out-of-print 1982 live set recorded at Los Angeles radio station KPFK-FM a few weeks before Steve Wynn and Co. recorded debut album The Days of Wine and Roses.


Suzanne VegaSuzanne Vega

RELEASE: Tales From The Realm of The Queen Of Pentacles
BACKSTORY: The singer-songwriter returns this week with her first new studio album in seven years that tells a story “that has to do with the material world and the world of the spirit and how they intersect.”



BACKSTORY: Former Cocteau Twins bassist Simon Raymonde this week releases, in the U.S., the debut by his new project Snowbird that finds him teaming up with Stephanie Dosen. It came out last week in the U.K.





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