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 coming Friday unless noted. May also include some other titles released in recent weeks but not previously featured.
RELEASE: Reveal, Accelerate
DETAILS: The R.E.M. vinyl reissue campaign continues this week with new 180-gram pressings of the band’s 2001 album Reveal and 2008 record Accelerate. Limited-edition colored pressings also were available through the band’s site.
DETAILS: The B-52s singer this week releases her second solo LP — following 2017’s Change — that’s described as “an immersive, enchanting 10-track journey that peels back the layers of our common humanity.”
RELEASE: Sun’s Signature: Extended Edition
DETAILS: The debut EP from the new project featuring Cocteau Twins’ Elizabeth Fraser and her partner Damon Reece is reissued this week on marbled yellow vinyl and, for the first time, on CD, with a bonus disc featuring six remixes.
RELEASE: Ferment, Chrome, Happy Days
DETAILS: The first three albums by the alt-rock/shoegaze favorites — first released in 1992, 1993 and 1995 — are reissued this week in 180-gram, double-vinyl pressings, each with bonus tracks appended to the original releases.
The Stone Roses
RELEASE: Sally Cinnamon
DETAILS: The Roses’ 1987 single is reissued this week on 180-gram black and “extremely limited” blue vinyl, with the original single and its B-sides now accompanied by live versions of those tracks. Half-speed mastered.
The Ocean Blue
RELEASE: Davy Jones’ Locker
DETAILS: The indie-pop favorites’ self-released 1999 album is reissued this week on vinyl, CD and digital formats. Features the single “Denmark,” which has also just received a brand-new music video.
PREVIOUSLY ON SLICING UP EYEBALLS
- New releases: “Stop Making Sense,” Sonic Youth, PiL, Joe Strummer, Ministry, Erasure + more
- Out this week: Madchester box set, Dexys, Bush Tetras, Billy Idol, Sugarcubes, TMBG + more
- Out this week: R.E.M. vinyl reissues, plus The Beat Farmers and The Stranglers
- Out this week: The Sound, Andy Partridge, Big Country, Laibach, Durutti Column + more
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