Though not officially announced, it appears a major archival project is in the works from R.E.M.: a nine-disc CD/DVD boxed set of BBC recordings that currently is listed for pre-order via Amazon in the U.K., along with a 2LP “best of” set culled from that larger collection. We’ll pass on more details as they emerge.
Tag: Universal Music Group
Universal Music next month releases ‘Legend: Rarities Edition,’ yet another version of Bob Marley and the Wailers’ beloved 1984 greatest-hits disc, which remains the best selling reggae album of all time.
Originally due out Feb. 16, the much-anticipated deluxe 3CD edition of The Cure’s 1989 masterpiece, ‘Disintegration,’ has been delayed again — this time until May.
Universal Music Group is scrapping its Siouxsie and the Banshees reissue program midstream, meaning the band’s’ final four albums — 1987’s Through the Looking Glass 1988’s Peepshow, 1991’s Superstition and 1995’s The Rapture — will not receive expanded re-releases as originally planned, ex-bassist Steven Severin reports.