New Releases — May 15, 2017 at 6:41 am

New releases: Erasure’s ‘World Be Gone,’ plus ‘Singles’ soundtrack, Buffalo Tom, Haircut 100

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted.



RELEASE: World Be Gone
BACKSTORY: Vince Clarke and Andy Bell return this week with their 17th studio album, and first new set of songs since 2014’s The Violet Flame. Includes “Love You To The Sky,” “Be Careful What You Wish For!” and more.
BUY:,, iTunes


Various Artists

RELEASE: Singles: Super Deluxe Edition
BACKSTORY: The soundtrack to Cameron Crowe’s grunge-era film “Singles” is reissued this week in a double-disc expanded set, featuring unreleased takes from Paul Westerberg, Chris Cornell and the fictional Citizen Dick.


Buffalo Tom

RELEASE: Let Me Come Over: 25th Anniversary Edition
BACKSTORY: The Boston-bred alt-rockers this week celebrate the 25th anniversary of their third album with a new reissue that pairs the original record with the band’s first-live live release: a 17-song set recorded in London in 1992.


Haircut 100

RELEASE: Paint and Paint: Deluxe Edition
BACKSTORY: This week sees the release, in the U.K., of an expanded reissue of Haircut 100’s second album, featuring nine development mixes from the band’s own archives and four BBC session tracks.





One Comment

  1. Scott Stalcup

    That Singles soundtrack’s going to shift some units based on the sad news this morning. Everyone loves you when you’re dead.

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