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.
BACKSTORY: New Order this week releases a new live album recorded at London’s Brixton Academy on Nov. 15, 2015. The set features “5 8 6,” “Ceremony,” “Temptation,” “True Faith,” “Lonesome Tonight” and more.
BUY: Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, iTunes
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
RELEASE: The Punishment of Luxury: B Sides & Bonus Material
BACKSTORY: OMD this week releases, in the U.K., a new CD compiling 10 B-sides and remixes that appeared on the three singles the group released off its current The Punishment of Luxury album. A U.S. release follows on Dec. 22.
BUY: Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk
PREVIOUSLY ON SLICING UP EYEBALLS
- This week’s new releases: 5-disc U.K. post-punk box set, plus Beastie Boys vinyl
- This week’s new releases: Hüsker Dü box set, plus R.E.M., Tears For Fears, Neil Finn
- This week’s new releases: Billy Bragg’s new protest songs, plus INXS ‘Kick 30’ box set
- This week’s new releases: The Dead Milkmen, Alison Moyet, Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Love what new order did with BLT, plus lonesome tonight live…its a great live release.