Category: Box Sets

The House of Love’s 1989-1993 output, plus unreleased tracks to fill 8-disc box set

The House of Love’s 1989-1993 output, plus unreleased tracks to fill 8-disc box set

Cherry Red Records this summer will release an eight-disc box set that will collect The House of Love’s output from 1989 to 1993.

Aztec Camera’s 1984-1995 output collected on 9-disc ‘Backwards and Forwards’ box set

Aztec Camera’s 1984-1995 output collected on 9-disc ‘Backwards and Forwards’ box set

Cherry Red Records this summer will release a new nine-disc deluxe box set compiling the five albums Aztec Camera released on WEA between 1984 and 1995 as well as four discs of singles, B-sides, live material, remixes and vinyl-only rarities. Full details and tracklist right here.

Bob Mould announces fall tour with trio and solo-electric dates, plus 8LP live box set

Bob Mould announces fall tour with trio and solo-electric dates, plus 8LP live box set

Bob Mould will return to the road later this year for a 23-date tour that’ll find him performing the first run of shows with his eponymous trio with the remainder being solo-electric performances, all under the banner of “Distortion and Blue Hearts!” Full details, including tour dates, right here.

Gang of Four ‘77-81’ box set rescheduled, will get CD release — hear unreleased demo

Gang of Four ‘77-81’ box set rescheduled, will get CD release — hear unreleased demo

Matador Records’ delayed Gang of Four vinyl box set has received a new release date — March 12 — and now also will be released as a CD edition, the label announced Tuesday, teasing the release with the premiere of a previously unreleased demo. Hear a previously unreleased track right here.

Gang of Four ‘77-81’ box set collects 1st two albums, unreleased live set, rare demos

Gang of Four ‘77-81’ box set collects 1st two albums, unreleased live set, rare demos

Matador Records will release a new limited-edition Gang of Four vinyl box set in December called 77-81 that will collect the band’s first two albums, singles, a previously unreleased live set from 1980 and 26 never-before-issued outtakes, demos and rarities from the era. Full details and tracklist right here.

Depeche Mode’s ‘Songs of Faith and Devotion’ singles collected in 8LP box set

Depeche Mode’s ‘Songs of Faith and Devotion’ singles collected in 8LP box set

Depeche Mode continues its series of singles vinyl box-set releases with a collection of Songs of Faith and Devotion 12-inches next month, an 8LP set that will include two variations of each of the album’s four singles, with remixes and live versions for B-sides. Check out the full tracklist and other details right here.

Tears For Fears’ ‘Seeds of Love’ due for 5-disc reissue — hear unreleased ‘Rhythm of Life’

Tears For Fears’ ‘Seeds of Love’ due for 5-disc reissue — hear unreleased ‘Rhythm of Life’

Tears For Fears will follow up deluxe box-set editions of The Hurting and Songs From the Big Chair with a five-disc reissue of the duo’s third album The Seeds of Love that features a new 5.1 Surround mix of the album and an hour’s worth of previously released material.  Full details, and an unreleased track, right here.

Pylon vinyl box set to include ‘Gyrate,’ ‘Chomp’ and previously unreleased rarities

Pylon vinyl box set to include ‘Gyrate,’ ‘Chomp’ and previously unreleased rarities

Pylon, the deeply inventive Athens, Ga., band that married post-punk, new wave, dance and funk, will be celebrated this fall with a new box vinyl box set that collects newly remastered pressings of their first two albums and adds two records of rarities and early recordings. Full details here.

Bob Mould to chronicle post-Hüsker Dü career with 24-disc ‘Distortion: 1989-2019’ box set

Bob Mould to chronicle post-Hüsker Dü career with 24-disc ‘Distortion: 1989-2019’ box set

Bob Mould will collect the entirety of his post-Hüsker Dü work — both solo and with Sugar — in a mammoth 24-disc CD box set called Distortion: 1989-2019 that will include 18 studio albums, four live albums and a new two-disc collection of rarities and collaborations. Full details and tracklist right here.

New Order’s ‘Power, Corruption & Lies’ to receive ‘definitive’ 5-disc box set reissue

New Order’s ‘Power, Corruption & Lies’ to receive ‘definitive’ 5-disc box set reissue

Rhino Records this fall will release what’s being billed as the “definitive edition” of New Order’s Power, Corruption & Lies, reissuing the 1983 album in a five-disc, multi-format box set that will include 13 previously unreleased tracks from the group’s writing sessions and BBC appearances. Full details right here.

The Replacements’ ‘Pleased To Meet Me’ box set to include 29 unreleased tracks

The Replacements’ ‘Pleased To Meet Me’ box set to include 29 unreleased tracks

The Replacements’ Pleased To Meet Me gets the box set treatment this fall when Rhino Records releases a 3CD/1LP edition of the band’s fifth album stuffed with 29 previously unreleased demos, rough mixes and outtakes — including Bob Stinson’s final recordings with the ‘Mats. Hear six of the unreleased tracks here.

Lloyd Cole and the Commotions’ ‘Collected Recordings 1983-1989’ getting vinyl release

Lloyd Cole and the Commotions’ ‘Collected Recordings 1983-1989’ getting vinyl release

The definitive Lloyd Cole and the Commotions box set Collected Recordings 1983-1989 — which pulls together the Commotions’ three albums, as well as bonus collections of B-sides, remixes,  outtakes, demos and rarities — will receive its first-ever vinyl release later this month.

Depeche Mode goes big with 10-disc ‘Violator’ 12-inch singles box set

Depeche Mode goes big with 10-disc ‘Violator’ 12-inch singles box set

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Depeche Mode continues its celebration of the 12-inch single with the latest in its series of vinyl box sets, this one celebrating 1990’s mammoth Violator album with a 10-disc collection of the various 12-inches released to promote that record. Full details and tracklist right here.

Simple Minds’ 4-disc reissue of ‘Street Fighting Years’ to include unreleased live set

Simple Minds’ 4-disc reissue of ‘Street Fighting Years’ to include unreleased live set

Simple Minds continues its deluxe reissue series this March with an expanded, multi-format re-release of its 1989 studio album Street Fighting Years, including a 4-disc CD box set that includes B-sides and remixes, plua a live album recorded in Verona, Italy. Full tracklist right here.