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The Cure gives ‘Greatest Hits,’ ‘Acoustic Hits’ vinyl a wider post-Record Store Day release

The Cure gives ‘Greatest Hits,’ ‘Acoustic Hits’ vinyl a wider post-Record Store Day release

The Cure’s two much-coveted Record Store Day releases — 2001’s Greatest Hits and a standalone release of its limited-edition companion Acoustic Hits, both as 2LP picture discs — will receive a general release later this month on standard vinyl. They’ll be released on June 30.

The Cure preparing ‘Greatest Hits,’ ‘Acoustic Hits’ vinyl picture discs for Record Store Day

The Cure preparing ‘Greatest Hits,’ ‘Acoustic Hits’ vinyl picture discs for Record Store Day

The Cure appears poised to celebrate this year’s edition of Record Store Day with vinyl picture-disc reissues of 2001’s Greatest Hits and a standalone release of the Acoustic Hits set that was included as a bonus disc in early pressings of the CD version of that best-of set. The two double-LP sets are expected to be released April 21.

Simple Minds add 2nd U.S. show as they bring ‘Greatest Hits+’ tour to North America

Simple Minds add 2nd U.S. show as they bring ‘Greatest Hits+’ tour to North America

Simple Minds today officially announced their first U.S. concerts in more than a decade — the New York City show we reported earlier this week, plus a second concert in Red Bank, N.J., that will feature the band’s “Greatest Hits+” show — while also hinting that Canadian dates are to be announced soon as well.

Robyn Hitchcock to release digital-only ‘Chronolology’ best-of collection

Robyn Hitchcock to release digital-only ‘Chronolology’ best-of collection

Robyn Hitchcock this month will release ‘Chronolology,’ a 16-track, hand-picked, digital-only greatest-hits set that’s being marketed as the artist’s first-ever best-of — even though he’s been treated to at least three such compilations, all released during the mid-1990s.

Download The Cure’s ‘Greatest Hits’ demos, remixes, live tracks posted in 2001

Download The Cure’s ‘Greatest Hits’ demos, remixes, live tracks posted in 2001

Last week’s goldmine of ‘Disintegration’-era demos and live tracks wasn’t the first time Robert Smith opened up The Cure’s archives online; in 2001, to mark the release of ‘Greatest Hits,’ he also posted 20 demos, live tracks and remixes, spanning the band’s entire career.