Tag: Nico

New releases: Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ expanded, plus Lou Reed, John Cale, Nico live set

New releases: Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ expanded, plus Lou Reed, John Cale, Nico live set

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday. This week’s new releases include reissues of Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ and the ‘Live at the Bataclan 1972’ album by Lou Reed, John Cale and Nico.

Video: The Primitives, ‘I’m Not Sayin’ — Nico cover off ‘Echoes and Rhymes’

Video: The Primitives, ‘I’m Not Sayin’ — Nico cover off ‘Echoes and Rhymes’

The Primitives have issued a second video for a track off their just-released “concept covers album” ‘Echoes and Rhymes,’ this time for their cover of Nico’s 1965 debut single “I’m Not Sayin’.” The track features guitarist Paul Court on lead vocals, with Tracy Tracy chiming in with backing vox toward the end.

Throbbing Gristle to release final album ‘Desertshore,’ reissue early records

Throbbing Gristle to release final album ‘Desertshore,’ reissue early records

The surviving members of Throbbing Gristle have relaunched their Industrial Records imprint in order to reissue the bulk of their late-’70s/early-’80s catalog and release the band’s final studio album: a long-in-the-works re-interpretation of Nico’s 1970 record ‘Desertshore.’