New Releases — March 23, 2020 at 6:28 am

New releases: 11 discs of Mojo Nixon, plus Matthew Sweet & Susannah Hoffs, Robert Forster

Mojo Nixon

This is 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. May also include some other titles released in recent weeks but not previously featured.


Mojo Nixon

RELEASE: The Mojo Manifesto: The Original Album Collection
BACKSTORY: Manifesto Records releases an 11-disc box set including 10 of Mojo Nixon’s albums — solo, and albums with Skid Roper and the Toadliquors — plus a DVD featuring a collection of his music videos.


Matthew Sweet and Susannah Hoffs

RELEASE: Under the Covers: The Best Of Matthew Sweet & Susannah Hoffs
BACKSTORY: Out in the U.K. this week, this 2CD or 2LP best-of collects the tracks off the string of records Susannah Hoffs, the ex-Bangle, recorded with Matthew Sweet featuring covers of songs from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s.


Robert Forster

RELEASE: Danger in the Past, Calling From a Country Phone
BACKSTORY: Needle Mythology this week in the U.K. releases expanded reissues on CD and vinyl of the first two solo albums from the Go-Betweens’ Robert Forster, records originally released in 1990 and 1993 respectively.





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