XTC will follow up its just-announced expanded reissue of 1992’s Nonsuch with a similarly made-over re-release of the band’s classic 1979 album Drums and Wires sometime next spring that will feature a new 5.1 Surround mix that Andy Partridge reveals is “so good it’s upped my opinion of the album.”
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The reunited Big Country today revealed the tracklist for its upcoming 2CD ‘deluxe edition’ reissue of its 1983 debut album ‘The Crossing,’ which will be released by Universal Music on Jan. 30 in the U.K. and be supplemented with seven B-sides and a second disc featuring 17 demos — 10 of which are previously unreleased.
The reunited Big Country — with The Alarm’s Mike Peters filling in for the late Stuart Adamson — will perform its 1983 debut album ‘The Crossing’ in its entirety during a tour of the U.K. and Germany early next year in conjunction with an upcoming reissue of the classic album ‘in various formats’ by Universal Music.
With Mike Peters of The Alarm filling in for late frontman Stuart Adamson, reunited Scottish rockers Big Country next week will release their first single in 12 years — the Steve Lillywhite-produced ‘Another Country,’ the first step toward a brand-new studio album and a planned 30th anniversary tour next year.
The short career of enigmatic Liverpool indie-pop act The La’s will be celebrated this spring with Callin’ All, a four-disc, 91-track box set that compiles singles, b-sides, unreleased outtakes and live material — and no fewer than six versions of ‘There She Goes,’ the band’s signature tune.
Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday: ARTIST: U2 ALBUM: No Line on the Horizon FORMAT: CD, LP, […]