Tag: Edwyn Collins

Orange Juice’s 4 original studio albums to be reissued on CD, vinyl next year

Orange Juice’s 4 original studio albums to be reissued on CD, vinyl next year

Following last April’s vinyl-only Record Store Day releases, Domino next year will reissue all four original albums from Scottish indie-pop act Orange Juice — You Can’t Hide Your Love Forever (1982), Rip It Up (1982), Texas Fever (1984) and The Orange Juice (1984) — on CD, as digital downloads and, once again, on vinyl.

Video: Edwyn Collins, ‘Too Bad (That’s Sad)’ — off Orange Juice frontman’s ‘Understated’ LP

Video: Edwyn Collins, ‘Too Bad (That’s Sad)’ — off Orange Juice frontman’s ‘Understated’ LP

This past March, former Orange Juice frontman Edwyn Collins released his eighth solo album and first in three years, Understated, which had been preceded by first single “Too Bad (That’s Sad),” a fine bit of updated Motown soul. Now, three months later, Collins delivers the a music video for that track.

Stream: Edwyn Collins & The Heartbreaks’ Record Store Day 7-inch single

Stream: Edwyn Collins & The Heartbreaks’ Record Store Day 7-inch single

Ex-Orange Juice frontman Edwyn Collins re-teams with The Heartbreaks for a 7-inch single to be released in the U.K. for Record Store Day this Saturday — and you can stream both tracks. Side A is a new song by Collins and the band while the B side is a new version of the Orange Juice’s “Untitled Melody.”

New releases: Depeche Mode, Wire, The House of Love, Edwyn Collins, Simple Minds

New releases: Depeche Mode, Wire, The House of Love, Edwyn Collins, Simple Minds

This week’s new releases include brand-new studio albums from Depeche Mode, Wire, The House of Love, Edwyn Collins, Crime & The City Solution and The Wonder Stuff, plus the U.S. release of The Waterboys’ 2011 record, new compilations from Simple Minds, Midge Ure and the Primitives, and Transvision Vamp reissues.

Orange Juice’s 4 original studio albums to be reissued on vinyl for Record Store Day

Orange Juice’s 4 original studio albums to be reissued on vinyl for Record Store Day

Domino Records next month will reissue the original four albums from Edwyn Collins’ acclaimed Scottish indie-pop act Orange Juice — ‘You Can’t Hide Your Love Forever’ (1982), ‘Rip It Up’ (1982), ‘Texas Fever’ (1984) and ‘The Orange Juice’ (1984) — on vinyl for Record Store Day, according to Wax Poetic.

Stream: Edwyn Collins, ‘Too Bad (That’s Sad)’ — first track off upcoming ‘Understated’ LP

Stream: Edwyn Collins, ‘Too Bad (That’s Sad)’ — first track off upcoming ‘Understated’ LP

Since we last checked in with former Orange Juice frontman Edwyn Collins, his follow-up to 2010′s acclaimed Losing Sleep has been bumped from January to late March, but that’s OK, since we can at least get a taste of the upcoming ‘Understated’ LP via the track “Too Bad (That’s Sad),” which debuted at The Quietus.

Edwyn Collins releasing ‘Understated’ LP next year, will be subject of new documentary

Edwyn Collins releasing ‘Understated’ LP next year, will be subject of new documentary

Former Orange Juice frontman Edwyn Collins will follow up 2010’s acclaimed ‘Losing Sleep’ with his eighth solo album, ‘Understated,’ in January, the singer recently revealed — and he’ll be the subject of an upcoming documentary called “In Your Voice, In Your Heart” that chronicles his recovery from a debilitating 2005 stroke.

The Week in Rock: Aug. 5-11, 2012

The Week in Rock: Aug. 5-11, 2012

This week’s round-up of headlines includes items about The House of Love, Kate Bush, Peter Gabriel, Elizabeth Fraser, Robert Smith, World Party, My Bloody Valentine, New Order, Billy Bragg, The Stone Roses, Bob Mould, PiL, Paul Weller and more — plus our latest Auto Reverse mixtape.

Video: Edwyn Collins, Tim Burgess, Roddy Frame perform ‘A Girl Like You’

Video: Edwyn Collins, Tim Burgess, Roddy Frame perform ‘A Girl Like You’

Two weekends ago, Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess brought to life a “virtual cafe” called Tim Peaks Diner at the UK’s Kendal Calling 2012 festival and invited some of his favorite musicians to play. Here we see Burgess and Aztec Camera’s Roddy Frame backing up Edwyn Collins on his1995 solo hit “A Girl Like You.”

Video: Edwyn Collins, ‘A Girl Like You’ — recorded live for Daytrotter in Austin

Video: Edwyn Collins, ‘A Girl Like You’ — recorded live for Daytrotter in Austin

Last March while in Austin, Texas, for the South By Southwest music festival, former Orange Juice frontman Edwyn Collins popped into Big Orange Recording to knock out a five-song live session for Daytrotter — which was posted Monday and is available as a free download.

New releases: Duran Duran, Human League, Pet Shop Boys, John Foxx, Aztec Camera

New releases: Duran Duran, Human League, Pet Shop Boys, John Foxx, Aztec Camera

This week’s new releases include the belated physical release of Duran Duran’s ‘All You Need Is Now,’ new albums from The Human League and John Foxx, The Pet Shop Boys’ ‘The Most Incredible Thing’ ballet score, a Soundgarden live album and a new Aztec Camera best-of.

SXSW 2011: Duran Duran, OMD, Peter Buck, World Party, J Mascis, Bob Geldof

SXSW 2011: Duran Duran, OMD, Peter Buck, World Party, J Mascis, Bob Geldof

Now less than a month away, the schedule for the South By Southwest music festival is starting to solidify, with a host of ’80s college rock vets slated to make appearances in Austin, Texas, next month — including Duran Duran, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Edwyn Collins, World Party, J Mascis and more.

Video: Edwyn Collins’ ‘Do It Again,’ with Alex Kapranos, Nick McCarthy of Franz Ferdinand

Former Orange Juice frontman Edwyn Collins this week released a video for ‘Do It Again,’ the latest single off ‘Losing Sleep,’ his seventh solo album and first in three years. The song features guest turns from Alex Kapranos and Nick McCarthy of Franz Ferdinand.

This week: New CDs from OMD, Edwyn Collins, Swans; JAMC best-of; Bangles reissues

This week: New CDs from OMD, Edwyn Collins, Swans; JAMC best-of; Bangles reissues

This week’s releases include new studio albums from OMD, ex-Orange Juice frontman Edwyn Collins and reunited no-wave act Swans; plus a new Jesus and Mary Chain best-of; and expanded reissues of the Bangles’ first two albums, ‘All Over the Place’ and ‘Different Light.’