Tag: Orange Juice

New releases: Camper Van Beethoven, Neil Finn, Devo, Clan of Xymox, ZTT Records

New releases: Camper Van Beethoven, Neil Finn, Devo, Clan of Xymox, ZTT Records

This week’s new releases include a pair of Camper Van Beethoven reissues, new studio albums from Crowded House’s Neil Finn and Clan of Xymox, a Devo DVD, an expanded best-of from Frankie Goes to Hollywood, a pair of ZTT Records compilations and vinyl reissues from Orange Juice.

New releases: Orange Juice reissues, The Dream Syndicate live, new Suzanne Vega

New releases: Orange Juice reissues, The Dream Syndicate live, new Suzanne Vega

This week’s new releases include CD reissues of Orange Juice’s full catalog, an archival live release from The Dream Syndicate, the first new studio album in seven years from Suzanne Vega, plus the U.S. release of the new album from Cocteau Twins’ Simon Raymonde.

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.”

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.

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.”

Stream: Jim Reid’s Jesus and Mary Chain 1985 ‘Inspirations & Influences’ mix

Stream: Jim Reid’s Jesus and Mary Chain 1985 ‘Inspirations & Influences’ mix

Demon Music Group , the label behind the new Jesus and Mary Chain reissues, asked Jim Reid to put together a circa-1985 mixtape, and the result — 20 tracks featuring the likes of Orange Juice, New Order, Swell Maps and The Fall — can be streamed in this player.

Readers poll: Best reissues of 2010

Readers poll: Best reissues of 2010

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.

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.

New releases: Orange Juice, XTC, Nine Inch Nails, Heaven 17, U2, Robyn Hitchcock

New releases: Orange Juice, XTC, Nine Inch Nails, Heaven 17, U2, Robyn Hitchcock

This week’s new CDs include a huge new box set from Orange Juice, plus reissues from XTC, Nine Inch Nails, Heaven 17, Robyn Hitchcock and The Fall, as well as the U.S. release of Killing Joke’s new album and a special U2 EP tied to Record Store Day.

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.’