Category: Box Sets

The Primitives to chronicle first era in 5-disc ‘Bloom! The Full Story 1985-1992’ box set

The Primitives to chronicle first era in 5-disc ‘Bloom! The Full Story 1985-1992’ box set

Cherry Red Records this March will celebrate the first era of U.K. indie-pop favorites The Primitives with a five-disc box set that collects three studio albums, a raft of singles and related B-sides, demos, covers, material recorded in BBC sessions, and live cuts. Full tracklist right here.

‘C90’ box set to feature The Charlatans, Lush, Spiritualized, The La’s, Manic Street Preachers

‘C90’ box set to feature The Charlatans, Lush, Spiritualized, The La’s, Manic Street Preachers

Cherry Red Records early next year will continue its series of imagined sequels to the NME’s famed C86 cassette compilation with the release of the three-disc, 63-track C90 box set, featuring U.K. indie artists such as The Charlatans, Spiritualized, Manic Street Preachers, Lush, Slowdive and more. Full tracklist right here.

Depeche Mode to release 18-disc ‘MODE’ box set collecting band’s output from 1981 to 2017

Depeche Mode to release 18-disc ‘MODE’ box set collecting band’s output from 1981 to 2017

epeche Mode next month will release a massive, 18-disc CD box set simply called MODE that will collect all 14 of the band’s studio albums and include four more discs of B-sides, remixes and rarities, a set billed as “a comprehensive collection of the band’s work to date.” Full details and tracklist here.

10-disc ‘G Stands For Go-Betweens Vol. 2’ to include unreleased recordings, live album

10-disc ‘G Stands For Go-Betweens Vol. 2’ to include unreleased recordings, live album

Domino this fall will release the long-awaited second volume of its G Stands for Go-Betweens box set series, a 10-disc collection — five LPs and five CDs — that covers the Australian band’s output in the second half of the 1980s and will include unreleased live and studio material. Full details right here.

R.E.M.’s 6-disc ‘Monster’ reissue to feature newly remixed album, unheard demos, live set

R.E.M.’s 6-disc ‘Monster’ reissue to feature newly remixed album, unheard demos, live set

R.E.M. will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its grunge-era return-to-rock Monster this fall with a 6-disc box set that will include previously unheard demos, an unreleased live concert, the “Road Movie” film and a newly remixed version of the album by original producer Scott Litt. See full details, including tracklist, right here.

OMD unveils ‘Souvenir’ 7-disc box set and 2CD singles set — hear new single ‘Don’t Go’

OMD unveils ‘Souvenir’ 7-disc box set and 2CD singles set — hear new single ‘Don’t Go’

Synthpop legends Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark today announced plans to release a career-spanning 7-disc box set with unreleased live and studio material as well as a 20-song singles collection — both titled Souvenir — and debuted a new single called “Don’t Go.” Check out the full tracklist right here.

The Cure to release 6-disc ‘40 Live: Curaetion-25 + Anniversary’ audio/video box set

The Cure to release 6-disc ‘40 Live: Curaetion-25 + Anniversary’ audio/video box set

The Cure will commemorate last year’s 40th anniversary celebration with a new 6-disc box set this fall that will include full audio and video of the band’s recently screened “Anniversary” concert film as well as the yet-to-be-seen visual document of the group’s Meltdown festival set. Full details right here.

The Replacements promise ‘radically reimagined’ ‘Don’t Tell a Soul’ with new box set

The Replacements promise ‘radically reimagined’ ‘Don’t Tell a Soul’ with new box set

The Replacements — as they’re wont to do — have been teasing something on social media over the past couple days, tweeting a photo of tape reels on Wednesday and, on Thursday, an image of Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson with the date “7/23/19.” Check out the full tracklist right here.

Kate Bush to collect rarities on ‘The Other Sides’ box set, releases ‘Rocket Man’ video

Kate Bush to collect rarities on ‘The Other Sides’ box set, releases ‘Rocket Man’ video

The four discs’ worth of Kate Bush rarities, B-sides, remixes and cover versions that filled out the back half of last year’s second CD box set of the singer’s reissued catalog will get their own separate release next month in a new box set called The Other Sides. See the full tracklist right here.

5-disc, 115-song ‘Big Gold Dreams’ box set to chronicle Scottish indie music 1977-1989

5-disc, 115-song ‘Big Gold Dreams’ box set to chronicle Scottish indie music 1977-1989

Cherry Red Records will follow up its recent geographically flavored box sets that focused on Manchester and Liverpool next month with a new five-disc, 115-song collection spotlighting the Scottish independent-music scene between 1977 and 1989. Check out the full tracklist right here.

New Order to reissue ‘Movement’ in ‘definitive’ boxed set with unreleased demos, live cuts

New Order to reissue ‘Movement’ in ‘definitive’ boxed set with unreleased demos, live cuts

New Order will reissue its debut album Movement in a “Definitive Edition” boxed set next April, a 4-disc collection that will include the original album on both vinyl and CD as well as a bonus CD filled with previously unreleased demos and a DVD of live appearances. Full tracklist right here.

Kate Bush’s full catalog remastered in new multi-volume CD, vinyl box sets — with rarities

Kate Bush’s full catalog remastered in new multi-volume CD, vinyl box sets — with rarities

Kate Bush will release remastered versions of her 10 studio albums this November on CD and vinyl in a series of multi-disc box sets that also will include four discs’ worth of rarities — many never before available on vinyl — including a whole disc of covers performed by the singer. Full details right here.

Numero Group to release Blondie ‘Heart of Glass’ EP ahead of ‘Complete Studio Recordings’ box set

Numero Group to release Blondie ‘Heart of Glass’ EP ahead of ‘Complete Studio Recordings’ box set

Chicago reissue label Numero Group — behind last year’s superb Hüsker Dü box set — now has set its sights on Blondie, with a six-song EP tracing the genesis of “Heart of Glass” due out in October followed by The Complete Studio Recordings 1975-1982 box set next year. Full details of the EP here.

9-disc ‘R.E.M. at the BBC’ features ’84 live set, full ‘Monster’ tour show, Glastonbury ’99 and more

9-disc ‘R.E.M. at the BBC’ features ’84 live set, full ‘Monster’ tour show, Glastonbury ’99 and more

Last month we brought you early word of a giant 9-disc R.E.M. boxed set filled with BBC recordings, and while it’s still not officially announced — though it seems we’re close to that happening — we can now offer full details and a complete tracklist for the package. Full details right here.