The Cure will mark the 30th anniversary of the band’s 1993 live album Show, recorded on the Wish tour, with a new 2LP black-vinyl reissue this September.
Tag: Record Store Day
Violent Femmes are celebrating this year’s 40th anniversary of the band’s self-titled debut by playing the album in full on a spring tour.
The long-out-of-print second EP by goth-rock powerhouse The Sisters of Mercy will be reissued on heavyweight colored vinyl for Record Store Day.
A collection of B-sides and non-album tracks by Celtic punk favorites The Pogues is being compiled for the first time for Record Store Day this spring.
Siouxsie and the Banshees’ fifth studio album, 1982’s A Kiss in the Dreamhouse, will receive a new vinyl pressing for Record Store Day in the U.K.
Robert Smith is offering up a new 2LP picture disc of The Cure’s 1993 live album Show, the first time it’s being released on vinyl in the U.S.
Elizabeth Fraser will release her first new music in more than a decade via a “finally finished” 12-inch vinyl EP featuring five songs by Fraser and her partner Damon Reece.
Matt Johnson last weekend released a new 7-inch by The The for the first of three Record Store Day “drops,” a single called “I Want 2 B U” that calls to mind “This Is the Day” because Johnson wrote and recorded it with the “quirky Omnichord instrument” he used on that 1983 classic. Hear it right here.
The Captured Tracks record label will launch its new compilation series Excavations this fall with a 28-song collection of largely forgotten indie gems from the era that followed post-punk called Strum & Thrum: The American Jangle Underground 1983-1987. Full details right here.
The organizers of Record Store Day today announced the postponement of the 2020 installment for the second time, pushing the event first scheduled for April 18 and then delayed until June 30 to three separate “drops” in August, September and October. Full details on the new events right here.
Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders will celebrate Record Store Day this year by reissuing a 1980 live set recorded at Boston’s Paradise Theater on colored vinyl — a performance that originally only was available as a promo-only Warner Bros. Music Show platter. Full details and tracklist right here.
Post-punk heroes Wire will release a new vinyl LP of outtakes on Record Store Day called 10:20 that collects outtakes from the band’s sessions for 2010’s Red Barked Tree on one side and a second side of leftovers from the recording of 2020’s Mind Hive. Full details and tracklist right here.
Beggars Banquet will reissue the lone studio album from Bauhaus offshoot Tones on Tail — 1984’s nine-song set Pop — for the first time ever on Record Store Day, packing the album in a new sleeve featuring revised artwork and silver foil text. Full details and tracklist right here.