Three weeks ago, we launched the inaugural Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll in an effort to gauge what this site’s frequenters think are the year’s best new albums and reissues. Now, with hundreds of ballots cast, the results are in.
This week’s new releases include ‘Wake Up the Nation,’ the 10th studio album from The Jam’s Paul Weller, plus reissues of Duran Duran spinoff Arcadia’s ‘So Red the Rose’ (CD/DVD) and The Jesus and Mary Chain’s ‘Darklands’ (vinyl).
Round-up of headlines from last week while we were on vacation, including news about Paul Westerberg, Echo & The Bunnymen, Depeche Mode, Front Line Assembly, Nine Inch Nails, Talking Heads’ Christ Frantz, Duran Duran and more.
Patience, Duran Duran fans: U.S. release dates continue to shift for the band’s upcoming reissues, as the expanded editions of 1981 debut ‘Duran Duran’ and 1983’s ‘Seven and the Ragged Tiger’ this week were bumped to April 20, while the remastered editions of 1986’s ‘Notorious’ and 1988’s ‘Big Thing’ were pushed back to to July 6.
The next two titles in Duran Duran’s series of expanded reissues — 1986’s ‘Notorious’ and 1988’s ‘Big Thing’ — are due out June 7 internationally, according to a release schedule from the Dutch arm of EMI Music.
Tweet The expanded 2CD/1DVD reissue of the lone album from mid-’80s Duran Duran spinoff Arcadia has been pushed back two months so it follows the […]