New Releases — July 31, 2017 at 7:01 am

New releases: The Fall, Jane’s Addiction, The Rain Parade, Blancmange, Brian Eno

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.


The Fall

RELEASE: New Facts Emerge
BACKSTORY: The 32nd album from Mark E. Smith and his current crop of bandmates in The Fall arrives in the U.S. on import this week (it was released in the U.K. by Cherry Red Records on Friday). (Tracklist)
BUY:,, iTunes


Jane’s Addiction

RELEASE: Alive at Twenty-Five
BACKSTORY: Jane’s Addition this week releases a 25th anniversary performance of Ritual de lo Habitual in multi-disc CD/DVD and CD/DVD/Blu-ray sets. Includes a few songs from Nothing’s Shocking as well.


The Rain Parade

RELEASE: Emergency Third Rail Power Trip
BACKSTORY: The Rain Parade’s 1983 debut album is reissued this week in a remastered, single-disc edition that features an extra song and the 1984 follow-up EP Explosions in the Glass Palace. (Tracklist)



RELEASE: The Blanc Tapes
BACKSTORY: The synthpop outfit this week releases, in the U.K., a 9CD box set that is made of up expanded 3CD editions of Happy FamiliesMange Tout and Believe You Me. Features remixes,  demos and live material.


Brian Eno

RELEASE: Here Come The Warm JetsTaking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)Another Green World, Before and after Science
BACKSTORY: Brian Eno this week reissues a series of solo albums in new 180-gram, half-speed-mastered 45 rpm vinyl editions.





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