New Releases — February 5, 2018 at 7:24 am

This week’s new releases: ‘The Sound of Liverpool 1976-1988’ box set, Ramones vinyl

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.


Various Artists

RELEASE: Revolutionary Spirit: The Sound of Liverpool 1976-1988
BACKSTORY: Cherry Red Records this week releases a 5-disc, 99-song box set chronicling the sound of Liverpool, England, from the mid ’70s to the late ’80s, a collection that includes music from Echo & The Bunnymen, The Teardrop Explodes, OMD, The La’s, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Dead Or Alive, China Crisis, Wild Swans, Big In Japan and more. Packaged in a book that contains sleevenotes by some of the artists themselves.



RELEASE: Ramones, Leave Home, Rocket to Russia
BACKSTORY: Rhino Records will follow up their super-deluxe box sets of the Ramones’ first three albums with standalone, single-disc vinyl reissues of the remastered original albums, first released in 1976 and 1977.





One Comment

  1. Robert Limroth

    Any idea if the standalone Ramones debut album will be released in mono or will it be stereo?

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