New Releases — July 14, 2014 at 12:01 am

New releases: Morrissey, Cocteau Twins, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Spiritualized, Talking Heads

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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.


Morrissey World PeaceMorrissey

RELEASE: World Peace Is None Of Your Business
BACKSTORY: The former Smiths frontman this week releases his 10th solo album and first in five years, a 12-song collection that also comes in a deluxe edition with six more new songs (now streaming).


Cocteau TwinsCocteau Twins

RELEASE: Blue Bell Knoll, Heaven or Las Vegas
BACKSTORY:  The Cocteaus’ fifth and sixth albums, originally released in 1988 and 1990, this week are reissued by the 4AD label on heavyweight black vinyl cut from brand-new HD 96/24 masters. Includes MP3 downloads.


The Jesus and Mary ChainThe Jesus and Mary Chain

RELEASE: Psychocandy, Darklands, Automatic, Honey’s Dead, Stoned and Dethroned, Munki
BACKSTORY:  Following last year’s vinyl box set, Demon Music Group this week reissues the Mary Chain’s albums individually on vinyl.



RELEASE: Fucked Up Inside, Let It Come Down
BACKSTORY:  Plain Recordings this week releases new limited-edition vinyl reissues of Jason Pierce and Co.’s 1993 live album Fucked Up Inside and its 2001 studio record Let It Come Down.


Talking HeadsTalking Heads

RELEASE: “Stop Making Sense”
BACKSTORY:  The classic Jonathan Demme-directed Talking Heads concert film gets a 30th anniversary digital release this week, and is now available via iTunes and other digital outlets.
BUY:, iTunes




  1. Also available this week: John Foxx, The Virgin Years, 5CD set of his first four solo albums plus a 5th disc of singles and alt versions.

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