With the expanded reissue of R.E.M.’s third album, 1985’s ‘Fables of the Reconstruction,’ now just two weeks away, the folks at Capitol/I.R.S. are starting to give fans a taste of some of the 14 previously unreleased demos that will make up the second disc of the set.
The near-mythical reissues of My Bloody Valentine’s two albums, 1988’s ‘Isn’t Anything’ and 1991’s ‘Loveless,’ have been delayed yet again, and are now due out in late November, according to Sony’s U.K. catalog arm.
R.E.M. will mark the 25th anniversary of their third album, ‘Fables of the Reconstruction,’ this summer with the third installment in the band’s ongoing reissue series, a double-disc re-release featuring 14 previously unreleased demos — including one never-before-heard song.
The previously announced reissue of The Dream Syndicate’s long-out-of-print second album, ‘Medicine Show,’ will be released June 15 — and will be fleshed out with the full ‘This Is Not the New Dream Syndicate Album… Live!’ EP.
In what should come as no surprise by this point, the next two titles in Duran Duran’s series of expanded reissues — 1986’s ‘Notorious’ and 1988’s ‘Big Thing’ — apparently have been delayed a second time and are now due out Sept. 7.
The Cure today launched a special standalone website dedicated to the upcoming ‘Disintegration: Deluxe Edition’ that features videos, liner notes and photos — plus streaming audio of 20 additional demos and live tracks that won’t be on the 3CD set when it arrives June 8.
Next month’s deluxe 3CD reissue of The Cure’s 1989 classic ‘Disintegration’ is now available for pre-order from Rhino.com — and the first 500 people to order will receive a free nine-track promo sampler that’ll be mailed out before the reissue’s June 8 release date.
As Norwegian pop trio a-ha marks its 25th anniversary with a worldwide farewell tour, Rhino Records on Thursday announced plans to reissue the band’s first two albums — 1985’s ‘Hunting High and Low’ and 1986’s ‘Scoundrel Days’ — in deluxe 2CD sets brimming with B-sides, mixes, live cuts and unreleased material.
We continue our commemoration of this week’s 25th anniversary reissue of the groundbreaking ‘This Is Big Audio Dynamite’ with this seven-minute electronic press kit assembled by bandmember Don Letts that the folks at Columbia/Legacy sent out to the media on Wednesday.
The highly anticipated 3CD expanded reissue of The Cure’s beloved 1989 album ‘Disintegration’ has been delayed yet again, with a new release date — in the U.S., at least — set for June 8, according to a press release from Rhino Records this afternoon.
With the long-awaited reissue of The Cure’s landmark ‘Disintegration’ now less than a month away, fans are getting their first taste of the bonus material via a just-leaked nine-track promo sampler that includes the never-before-heard outtake ‘Delirious Night.’
In addition to performing 1990’s ‘Bloodletting’ in its entirety this summer, the reunited Concrete Blonde today announced it will reissue the album with six bonus tracks to commemorate its 20th anniversary.
The folks at Beggars Archive this week announced a May 17 release date for The Charlatans’ 2CD ‘Some Friendly: Expanded Edition,’ timed to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Manchester act’s chart-topping debut.