New Releases — October 30, 2017 at 6:59 am

This week’s new releases: Billy Bragg’s new protest songs, plus INXS ‘Kick 30’ box set

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.


Billy Bragg

RELEASE: Bridges Not Walls
BACKSTORY: This week sees the release of a six-song mini-album collecting the politically minded singles Billy Bragg released over the summer in addition to two more songs. Includes “The Sleep of Reason” and “Full English Brexit.”
BUY:,, iTunes



RELEASE: Kick 30
BACKSTORY: The four-disc 30th anniversary reissue of INXS’s 1987 smash is out in the U.K. this week, though its U.S. release isn’t until the end of November. Features the remastered original album, two bonus discs of B-sides, demos, rare mixes (some of which weren’t on the previous reissue) and a brand new Dolby Atmos surround mix. (See full tracklist)





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