The third in Parlophone’s series of career-spanning David Bowie box sets will be released in September as a 11 CD, 13 LP or digital download edition that features everything Bowie released between 1977 and 1982, including rarities and a new mix of Lodger by producer Tony Visconti. See full details here.
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With the release of its sprawling new Manchester-centric box set approaching later this month, Cherry Red Records has debuted a 2-minute trailer to the set, soundtracked by the Mancunian acts — Joy Division, Morrissey, Happy Mondays, New Order, The Stone Roses — featured. Watch it right here.
Cherry Red Records has finalized the tracklist for its massive Manchester North of England box set, a 7-disc collection due out next month that features 146 songs spanning 1977 to 1993 by such fabled Mancunians as Joy Divison, New Order, The Stone Roses, Morrissey (but not The Smiths), The Fall and Oasis. See the full tracklist.
Back in February, when Midnight Oil announced its global reunion tour, the band also revealed plans for not one but three giant box sets: a collection of the band’s 13 albums and EPs on vinyl, another compiling those releases on CD plus a DVD of videos, and a third featuring a truckload of unreleased material.
Cherry Red Records continues its series of imagined sequels to the NME’s famed C86 cassette with the release this summer of C88, a three-disc box set featuring music released in 1988 by then-indie acts such as The Stone Roses, The House of Love, Kitchens of Distinction, The Vaselines and more.
Long-running British post-punk act Sad Lovers & Giants next month will release a 5-disc box set that’s being billed as the first comprehensive anthology of the group’s music, covering the band’s different lineups through the 1980s and beyond across the set’s 89 tracks.
A box set of 10 pre-1980 singles by the Ramones with reproduced Sire labels and picture sleeves (where applicable) will be released next month as part of Record Store Day in the U.S. and U.K., a collection of “great punk rock tracks that changed the course of rock ‘n’ roll.”
Cherry Red Records this week announced plans to release a five-disc box set titled Silhouettes & Statues: A Gothic Revolution 1978-1986 that will chart the evolution of the U.K.’s goth movement over 82 tracks that span the late ’70s through the mid ’80s. The collection will be released June 2.
Midnight Oil today unveiled plans for their long-awaited reunion, announcing a world tour that will take the band to North and South America, Europe and the U.K., and New Zealand and Australia this year — plus the release of three different box sets, including one that promises 14 hours of previously unheard and rare material.
Lloyd Cole will follow up his 2015 box set collecting his work with The Commotions with a new six-CD package that pulls together his first four solo albums, a “lost” fifth solo album that assembles material from other sources and a disc of 20 previously unreleased demos.
To coincide with their first headlining tour in 24 years, The Replacements next month will release an 8-disc box set that collects the band’s seven studio albums and one EP released between 1981 and 1990, an announcement made today via a Rhino Records press release that had been copy edited by the band itself.
Next year’s shaping up to be a good one for fans of Lloyd Cole, as the singer-songwriter this week announced a nine-date U.S. tour — with the promise that “there will be more” shows added — and has revealed that he’s at work on a six-disc box set collecting material he recorded with The Commotions.
The spate of hugely expanded box-set reissues continues next year with Simple Minds’ breakthrough sixth album Sparkle in the Rain — featuring the singles “Waterfront” and “Up on the Catwalk” — set for re-release a a five-disc set featuring B-sides, remixes, BBC sessions, a previously unreleased concert.
R.E.M. this November will unleash a mammoth video package documenting 30 years of live performances, award show highlights and TV appearances on MTV’s networks, a six-DVD set called “REMTV” that will collect 14 hours of material, including a new feature-length documentary called “R.E.M. by MTV.”