New Releases — March 3, 2014 at 12:01 am

New releases: Paul Westerberg, Missing Persons, Laibach, Marc Almond, The Blue Nile

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


Paul Westerberg, 'Eventually'Paul Westerberg

RELEASE: Eventually
BACKSTORY: Originally released in 1996, the Replacements frontman’s sophomore solo set gets its first-ever vinyl release with this 180-gram pressing from Plain Recordings. Includes four-color printed inner sleeve.


Missing PersonsMissing Persons featuring Dale Bozzio

RELEASE: Missing in Action
BACKSTORY: Dale Bozzio revives the Missing Persons brand for the group’s first new album since 1986, a set written and produced by Billy Sherwood (William Shatner/Prog Collective) and featuring the single “Hello, Hello.”



RELEASE: Spectre
BACKSTORY: The avante-garde industrial group returns this week with a 10-song set that’s the follow up to its “Iron Sky” soundtrack in 2012 and first new studio collection since 2006’s Volk.


Marc AlmondJohn Harle and Marc Almond

RELEASE: The Tyburn Tree: Dark London
BACKSTORY: The former Soft Cell frontman pairs with composer and saxophonist John Harle for this concept album about “London’s sinister past” — complete with Jack the Ripper and more.


The Blue NileThe Blue Nile

RELEASE: Peace at Last
BACKSTORY: The Glasgow band’s third album, originally released in 1996, receives an expanded reissue this week with a second disc featuring eight bonus tracks, including mixes and demos.




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