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Johnny Marr

Spirit Power: The Best Of Johnny Marr

    Personally curated and compiled by Johnny Marr, Spirit Power: The Best Of Johnny Marr encompasses music from across his four widely acclaimed solo albums released over the last decade (2013’s The Messenger, 2014’s Playland, 2018’s Call The Comet, 2022 double album Fever Dreams Pts 1-4), non-album single releases ‘Armatopia’ and ‘The Priest’ (w/ Maxine Peake). The collection also includes 2 brand new studio recordings Somewhere and The Answer.

    Since establishing the current chapter of his solo work a decade ago, Johnny has remained a restless creative. Working and recording out of his own purpose-built Manchester studio, the Crazy Face Factory, his songwriting has embraced an instinctive sonic evolution across four full length albums.


    2LP (19 Tracks)
    Side 1
    New Town Velocity
    Easy Money
    Spirit Power & Soul
    Hi Hello
    Side 2
    European Me
    The Messenger
    I Feel You
    Side 3
    The Answer
    Spiral Cities
    The Priest
    Night And Day
    Side 4
    Sensory Street
    Walk Into The Sea
    Tenement Time

    Standard CD (16 Tracks)
    1. Armatopia
    2. New Town Velocity
    3. Easy Money
    4. Spirit Power & Soul
    5. Hi Hello
    6. Somewhere
    7. The Messenger
    8. I Feel You
    9. The Answer
    10. Dynamo
    11. Spiral Cities
    12. Night And Day
    13. Sensory Street
    14. Walk Into The Sea
    15. Candidate
    16. Tenement Time

    Deluxe 2CD (24 Tracks)
    Disc 1
    1. Armatopia
    2. New Town Velocity
    3. Easy Money
    4. Spirit Power And Soul
    5. Hi Hello
    6. Somewhere
    7. European Me
    8. The Messenger
    9. I Feel You
    10. The Answer
    11. Dynamo
    12. Spiral Cities
    13. The Priest
    Disc 2
    1. Night And Day
    2. Sensory Street
    3. Walk Into The Sea
    4. Upstarts
    5. Candidate
    6. Tenement Time
    7. Hi Hello (Demo)
    8. Somewhere (Demo)
    9. The Answer (Crazy Face Version)
    10. The Messenger (Demo)
    11. Speak Out Reach Out (Crazy Face Version)

    The Charlatans

    Modern Nature - 2023 Reissue

      Produced by The Charlatans and Jim Spencer, and mixed by Craig Silvey (Arcade Fire, Portishead), ‘Modern Nature’ is the band’s 12th studio album. Originally released in 2015, the album features a cacophony of contributors: from drummers Pete Salisbury (The Verve), Stephen Morris (New Order) and Gabriel Gurnsey (Factory Floor), to Kate Bush’s backing singers Melanie Marshall and Sandra Marvin, strings by Sean O’Hagan and brass courtesy of Jim Paterson. Described by Q ‘as one the finest of their career’, the album debuted in the top 10 in the UK Albums Chart . Pressed on transparent yellow vinyl.


      Side 1:
      1. Talking In Tones
      2. So Oh
      3. Come Home Baby
      4. Keep Enough
      5. In The Tall Grass
      6. Emilie
      Side 2:
      1. Let The Good Times Be Never Ending
      2. I Need You To Know
      3. Lean In
      4. Trouble Understanding
      5. Lot To Say

      Duran Duran

      Danse Macabre

        Duran Duran return with their new album Danse Macabre. The 13 song collection features: three brand new songs, haunting covers of songs by artists such as Billie Eilish, Talking Heads, The Rolling Stones and The Specials, and new versions of Duran Duran classics from their own catalog.

        There is a rare rework B-side of fan favourite track “Secret Oktober 31st”. Guest artists include producer, guitarist and composer Nile Rodgers, Victoria De Angelis of Måneskin and former band members Andy Taylor and Warren Cuccurullo. Exquisitely packaged featuring images adapted from a collection of authentic vintage séance photos that band member Nick Rhodes sourced at auction. 


        1. Nightboat
        2. Black Moonlight
        3. Love Voudou
        4. Bury A Friend
        5. Supernature
        6. Danse Macabre
        7. Secret Oktober 31st
        8. Ghost Town
        9. Paint It Black
        10. Super Lonely Freak
        11. Spellbound
        12. Psycho Killer Feat. Victoria De Angelis
        13. Confession In The Afterlife

        Richard Hawley

        Now Then: The Very Best Of Richard Hawley

          Richard Hawley is widely recognized as both one of the UK’s greatest songwriters and one of its most respected. Alongside two Mercury Music Prize Nominations, a BRIT award nomination and 4 UK Top 10 Albums, the Sheffield native songwriter has collaborated with the likes of Pulp, Arctic Monkeys, Lisa Marie Presley, Paul Weller and Elbow.

          Following the success of Standing At The Sky’s Edge, which won Best New Musical and handed Hawley Best Original Score at the 2023 Olivier Awards, BMG announce the first ever Richard Hawley collection; Now Then: The Very Best of Richard Hawley.

          Curated by Hawley and long-term collaborator Colin Elliot, Now Then spans his twenty plus year career, exhibiting all facets of his song writing mastery; marrying his most cinematic moments with his most tender, his best loved work and a host of hidden gems from his early work, to create a collection for both his hardcore fanbase and the perfect entry point for his newest fans. 


          Vinyl Tracklisting:
          Side A
          Open Up Your Door
          Midnight Train
          Tonight The Streets Are Ours
          Coles Corner
          Ballad Of A Thin Man
          Baby, You're My Light
          Side B
          Not The Only Road*
          My Little Treasures
          Standing At The Sky's Edge
          Heart Of Oak
          The Ocean
          Side C
          Seek It
          Off My Mind
          Coming Home
          I Still Want You
          Just Like The Rain
          Run For Me
          Side D
          For Your Lover Give Some Time
          Don't Stare At The Sun
          There's A Storm A'Comin
          *previously Unreleased/exclusive

          CD Tracklisting:
          1. Open Up Your Door
          2. Midnight Train
          3. Tonight The Streets Are Ours
          4. Coles Corner
          5. Ballad Of A Thin Man
          6. Baby, You're My Light
          7. She Brings The Sunlight
          8. Not The Only Road*
          9. Which Way
          10. My Little Treasures
          11. Naked In Pitsmoor
          12. Standing At The Sky's Edge
          13. Long Black Train
          14. Heart Of Oak
          15. You Don't Miss Your Water
          16. The Ocean
          1. Don't Stare At The Sun
          2. I Still Want You
          3. Off My Mind
          4. For Your Lover Give Some Time
          5. Hotel Room
          6. I’m On Nights
          7. Seek It
          8. Serious
          9. Precious Sight
          10. Remorse Code
          11. Alone
          12. Born Under A Bad Sign (Single Version)
          13. Our Darkness
          14. Run For Me
          15. Kelham Island
          16. There's A Storm A'Comin'
          *previously Unreleased/exclusive


          Version 2.0 - National Album Day 2023 Edition

            Described by TIME Magazine as “gloomy and sexual yet lively and introspective”, Garbage’s second studio album Version 2.0, released in 1998, was heralded as a bold progression from their self-titled debut album and went on to sell over four million copies worldwide, matching the success of its predecessor. Formed in 1993 comprising of members Duke Erikson, Steve Marker, Butch Vig and Shirley Manson, Garbage have gone onto sell over 17 million albums worldwide over a 30 year career.

            This 2LP Gatefold Vinyl comes as an exclusive for National Album Day 2023, and is the first time the record has been pressed on Transparent Blue colored vinyl.


            Ugly Beautiful - National Album Day 2023 Edition

              The classic (anti) Britpop album issued on vinyl for the first time since its original 1996 release. Contains 4 UK top 40 singles: Candy Girl, Goodnight, Cornershop and the massive top 3 hit and radio favourite, You’re Gorgeous. 

              TRACK LISTING

              A1. Goodnight
              A2. Candy Girl
              A3. Jesus Is My Girlfriend
              A4. I Didn't Want To Wake You Up
              B1. Dead Bird Sings
              B2. Atomic Soda
              B3. You're Gorgeous
              B4. Bad Shave 2
              C1. Cornershop
              C2. King Bing
              C3. You & Me
              D1. 45 & Fat
              D2. Too Handsome To Be Homeless
              D3. July
              D4. Baby Bird

              Fatboy Slim

              You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby - National Album Day 2023 Edition

                You've Come a Long Way, Baby is the second album by Fatboy Slim. It was first released on 19 October 1998 in the United Kingdom on Skint Record and a day later in the United States by Astralwerks.

                You've Come a Long Way, Baby proved to be Cook's global breakthrough album, peaking at number one on the UK Albums Chart and number 34 on the US Billboard 200. Praised by critics for its sound and style, the album brought international attention to Cook, earning him a Brit Award in 1999, and was later certified four times platinum by the BPI and platinum by the RIAA. Four singles were released from the album: "The Rockafeller Skank", "Gangster Trippin", "Praise You", and "Right Here Right Now", all of which peaked within the top ten on the UK Singles Chart. "Build It Up – Tear It Down" was also released as a promotional single.

                The album has now been remastered at half speed into the best available audio quality possible. 

                TRACK LISTING

                SIDE A
                1. Right Here Right Now
                2. Rockafeller Skank
                3. Fucking In Heaven
                SIDE B
                1. Gangster Trippin
                2. Build It Up Tear It Down
                3. Kalifornia
                SIDE C
                1. Soul Surfing
                2. You’re Not From Brighton
                3. Praise You
                SIDE D
                1. Love Island
                2. Acid 8000

                Black Sabbath

                The Ultimate Collection - 2023 Reissue

                  Black Sabbath was formed in Birmingham in 1968 by Ozzy Osbourne (lead vocals), Tony Iommi (guitar), Geezer Butler (bass), and Bill Ward (drums and percussion). Originally formed as a heavy blues-rock band named Earth, the band began incorporating occult and horror-inspired lyrics with tuned-down guitars, changing their name to Black Sabbath and releasing multiple gold and platinum records in the 1970s.

                  The Ultimate Collection was curated by band members, resulting in a 17-track collection that features the band’s classic songs including “Paranoid,” “Iron Man,” “War Pigs,” “N.I.B.” and “The Wizard,” as well as choice cuts from their classic albums. Remastered by renowned engineer Andy Pearce (Motörhead, Deep Purple, Lou Reed, Iggy & The Stooges) in 2009.

                  TRACK LISTING

                  1. Paranoid
                  2. Iron Man
                  3. Children Of The Grave
                  4. Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
                  5. Back Street Kids
                  6. War Pigs
                  7. Black Sabbath
                  8. Sweet Leaf
                  9. Snowblind
                  10. Hole In The Sky
                  11. N.I.B
                  12. Planet Caravan
                  13. Never Say Die
                  14. The Wizard
                  15. Fairies Wear Boots
                  16. Supernaut
                  17. Changes

                  Kylie Minogue


                    22nd September will see the release of Kylie’s brand new studio album, ‘Tension’, a record of euphoric, empowered dance floor bangers and sultry pop cuts.

                    ‘Tension’ is eleven tracks of unabashed pleasure-seeking, seize-the-moment, joyful pop tunes with the hypnotic electro of ‘Padam Padam’ opening the album.

                    Discussing ‘Tension’, Kylie says, “I started this album with an open mind and a blank page. Unlike my last two albums there wasn’t a ‘theme’, it was about finding the heart or the fun or the fantasy of that moment and always trying to service the song. I wanted to celebrate each song’s individuality and to dive into that freedom. I would say it’s a blend of personal reflection, club abandon and melancholic high.”

                    Kylie’s glittering career has seen her amass sales of over 80 million records worldwide, 5 billion streams and 8 UK No 1 albums. Her multiple awards include 3 BRIT awards, 2 MTV awards and a Grammy. She is the only female artist to score a No 1 album in five consecutive decades in the UK. Her 2019 Glastonbury performance was the most-watched TV moment in the festival’s history. In so many ways she stands alone in the pop arena – a superstar artist whose constant reinventions and explorations keep her firmly rooted in the present whilst defining and celebrating much of our collective past.

                    TRACK LISTING

                    SIDE A
                    1. Padam Padam
                    2. Hold On To Now
                    3. Things We Do For Love
                    4. Tension
                    5. One More Time
                    6. You Still Get Me High
                    SIDE B
                    1. Hands
                    2. Green Light
                    3. Vegas High
                    4. 10 Out Of 10 (Oliver Heldens Feat. Kylie Minogue)
                    5. Story

                    Standard CD Tracklist:
                    1. Padam Padam
                    2. Hold On To Now
                    3. Things We Do For Love
                    4. Tension
                    5. One More Time
                    6. You Still Get Me High
                    7. Hands
                    8. Green Light
                    9. Vegas High
                    10. 10 Out Of 10 (Oliver Heldens Feat. Kylie Minogue)
                    11. Story

                    Deluxe CD Casebound Mediabook Tracklist (as Above 1 - 11 With 3 Bonus Tracks):
                    12. Love Train
                    13. Just Imagine
                    14. Somebody To Love

                    Super Furry Animals

                    Phantom Power - 2023 Reissue

                      Super Furry Animals were one of the first post-alternative bands, fusing together a number of disparate musical genres - including power pop, punk rock, techno, and progressive rock - creating a shimmering, melodic, irreverent, and wilfully artsy rock & roll.

                      Produced by the band, ‘Phantom Power’, celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2023, keeps a much lower profile than the band’s previous work. The album, for the most part, is awash with pedal steel, acoustic guitars and vocal harmonies. But if you think the creative juices have ceased, you could barely be more wrong.

                      Gruff Rhys' songwriting moves a step forward on ‘Phantom Power’, with playful story-based lyrics about turtles, mingers, ninjas and cabbages contrasting with lines about death, radiation and war.

                      This 2LP heavyweight black vinyl deluxe reissue, with original artwork and die-cut sleeve, has been carefully remastered from the mixdown tapes and includes liner notes from the album’s executive producer Kurt Stern.

                      If you need more Super Furries, the remastered album is also available as a 3CD format, with two CDs packed with loads of bonus material, including out-takes, demos, and live versions, much of it previously unreleased.

                      TRACK LISTING

                      CD1 / 2LP Tracklisting:
                      1. Hello Sunshine
                      2. Liberty Belle
                      3. Golden Retriever
                      4. Sex, War & Robots
                      5. The Piccolo Snare
                      6. Venus & Serena
                      7. Father Father #1
                      8. Bleed Forever
                      9. Out Of Control
                      10. Cityscape Skybaby
                      11. Father Father #2
                      12. Valet Parking
                      13. The Undefeated
                      14. Slow Life

                      1. Father Father #3
                      2. Summer Snow
                      3. Blue Fruit
                      4. Cowbird
                      5. Sanitizzzed
                      6. Motherfokker Feat. Goldie Lookin Chain
                      7. Lost Control
                      8. The Man Don’t Give A Fuck (Live)

                      1. Father Father*
                      2. Hello Sunshine*
                      3. Aluminum Illuminati
                      4. Cabbages (retitled Cityscape Skybaby)*
                      5. Golden Retriever*
                      6. Hummingbird (retitled Cloudberries)*
                      7. Billy’s Gone (retitled Out Of Control)*
                      8. Head First (retitled Paddling Pools)*
                      9. No Go (retitled Summer Snow)*
                      10. Father Father*
                      11. Sex, War & Robots**
                      12. Bluebird 1**
                      13. Bluebird 2**
                      14. Bluebird 3**
                      15. Bluebird 4**
                      16. Walk You Home**
                      17. The Undefeated**
                      18. Every Building Has Been Built**
                      19. Blue Fruit**
                      20. Valet Parking**
                      21. Valet Parking***
                      22. Out Of Control ***
                      23. Paddling Pools***
                      24. Miami Vice***
                      25. Slow Life***

                      *Stiwdio Ofn Demo, Gwanwyn 2002
                      **AV Happenings Demo, Chwefror 2002
                      ***Rockfield Rough Mix, Mai 2002

                      Jonathan Wilson

                      Eat The Worm

                        “A lot of this batch of songs is a reaction to the production stuff that I do,” says Jonathan Wilson of his new album Eat the Worm.

                        “It began to dawn on me: a lot of my friends and people that I really admire, when they get in the studio, they get much more conservative…. Sometimes you’ve got to take chances and resist the urge to dumb things down to the kind of humdrum album we’ve all heard. It’s got to be kind of strange.”

                        To that end, Wilson gave himself plenty of time to let the songs unfold over the course of the last two years. Having his own Fivestar Studios in Topanga Canyon, California also allowed him to devote as much time as he wanted to fine-tuning the tracks.

                        “There's a lot of experimentation, and almost none of the songs started as me with a guitar. I really wanted something that sounded fresh and new.”

                        “Sonically stunning... Like Harry Nilsson, Jack Nitzsche or Todd Rundgren, Wilson plays with tone, time and space, resulting in a lush, brainy record.” Shindig – 5 stars *****

                        TRACK LISTING

                        1. Marzipan
                        2. Bonamossa
                        3. Ol’ Father Time
                        4. Hollywood Vape
                        5. The Village Is Dead
                        6. Wim Hof
                        7. Lo And Behold
                        8. Charlie Parker
                        9. Hey Love
                        10. B.F.F.
                        11. East LA
                        12. Ridin’ In A Jag

                        Half Moon Run


                          A mythic tone always accompanies the subject of Half Moon Run’s genesis. The musical chemistry of Devon Portielje, Conner Molander, and Dylan Phillips is a continued source of wonder, even to the band, and even now - a decorous decade on. Half Moon Run’s collaborative power has remained constant and unsuppressed and their new album Salt sees them revisiting the site of their bond’s first forging, bringing visions to light that’ve been there in waiting since the beginning.

                          “While making this record, it felt as if we were boiling down a huge cauldron of musical ideas, trying to reduce it to something elemental,” Molander explains in examination of the album’s title. “And what we were left with was Salt.”

                          Following it’s surprise digital release, Sigur Rós’ first new studio album in ten years, ÁTTA, is their most intimate and emotionally direct record to date.

                          Few bands cut through the noise and distractions of the world to bring you a pure elemental truth or feeling like Sigur Rós. As you hear on ÁTTA, there’s a new compulsion and drive to the band that comes with the new formation of the line up. Multi-instrumentalist Kjartan Sveinsson is back in the fold – having left the band in 2012 – to join frontman Jónsi and bassist Georg Holm.

                          Recorded across multiple continents - in the band’s Sundlaugin studio in Iceland, the legendary Abbey Road in the UK and a number of studios in the US - ÁTTA leans heavily towards the orchestral, and touches on everything that has made Sigur Rós one of the most ambitious and acclaimed bands of recent times, with close to ten million albums sold, whilst signposting an exciting and expansive possibility for their future. ÁTTA prominently features the London Contemporary Orchestra conducted by Robert Ames, alongside brass performed by longtime Icelandic collaborators Brassgat í bala. It is mixed and co-produced by another frequent collaborator Paul Corley, alongside the band.

                          STAFF COMMENTS

                          Barry says: There are few bands that give me the feels more than Sigur Rós do, and ÁTTA is set to be their most emotionally intense outing to date. It's got a bit of the shadowy heft of Kveikur, but the majority of the sounds on show are grand, orchestral monoliths. Reversed Jonsi vox, widescreen intensity and rich string work. Classic Rós.

                          TRACK LISTING

                          SIDE A
                          1. Glóð
                          2. Blóðberg
                          3. Skel
                          SIDE B
                          1. Klettur
                          2. Mór
                          3. Andrá
                          SIDE C
                          1. Gold
                          2. Ylur
                          SIDE D
                          1. Fall
                          2. 8


                          Life On Other Planets - 2023 Reissue

                            ‘Life On Other Planets’ is Supergrass’ fourth studio album, which peaked at #9 in the UK charts. (Norway#13, Australia #22, France #44).

                            Released as 1LP black heavyweight vinyl, 2LP white 12”, green and black 10” vinyl and 3CD with demos and live versions.

                            This 2023 re-issue has been fully remastered from original sources and includes the hit singles ‘Grace’ (UK #13), ‘Seen the Light’ (UK#22), ‘Never Done Nothing Like That Before’, ‘Rush Hour Soul’.

                            Gatefold 1LP is a faithful reissue of the original album. The artwork 2LP artwork has brand new white-on-black reverse colours with a 10” bonus disc with live versions. Also included is a 20 page booklet featuring band photos and new sleeve notes by acclaimed BBC Radio DJ Mark Radcliffe.

                            3CD: Disc 1: remastered album, Disc 2: rare / demo tracks, Disc 3: Live versions. Tracklist compiled by Supergrass.

                            Lovingly crafted by Supergrass.

                            TRACK LISTING

                            1LP Black & 2LP White 12” Colour Vinyl Tracklists:
                            2023 ‘Life On Other Planets’ Album Remaster: 

                            Side 1
                            1. Za
                            2. Rush Hour Soul
                            3. Seen The Light
                            4. Brecon Beacons
                            5. Can't Get Up
                            6. Evening Of The Day
                            Side 2
                            1. Never Done Nothing Like That Before
                            2. Funniest Thing
                            3. Grace
                            4. La Song
                            5. Prophet 15
                            6. Run
                            10” Colour Vinyl Tracklists (exclusive To 2LP Release):
                            Side 1
                            1. Rush Hour Soul
                            2. Seen The Light
                            3. Brecon Beacons
                            4. Can't Get Up
                            Side 2
                            1. Rush Hour Soul (AOL)
                            2. Seen The Light (XFM)
                            3. Evening Of The Day (BBC)
                            4. Can't Get Up (XFM)

                            3CD Tracklist:
                            2023 ‘Life On Other Planets’ Album Remaster 

                            Disc 1:
                            1. Za
                            2. Rush Hour Soul
                            3. Seen The Light
                            4. Brecon Beacons
                            5. Can't Get Up
                            6. Evening Of The Day
                            7. Never Done Nothing Like That Before
                            8. Funniest Thing
                            9. Grace
                            10. La Song
                            11. Prophet 15
                            12. Run
                            Disc 2:

                            1. Dark Star
                            2. Za *
                            3. Rush Hour Soul *
                            4. Everytime
                            5. Seen The Light *
                            6. The Loner
                            7. I Told The Truth
                            8. Brecon Beacons *
                            9. I Can’t Get Up *
                            10. Evening Of The Day *
                            11. Funniest Thing *
                            12. Stink Finger
                            13. Velvetine
                            14. Electric Cowboy
                            15. Tishing In Windows (Kicking Down Doors)
                            16. That Old Song
                            17. La Song *
                            18. Prophet 15 *
                            19. Tronic
                            20. Life On Other Planets
                            * Helioscentric Demo
                            Disc 3:
                            Live Forms

                            1. Za **
                            2. Rush Hour Soul **
                            3. Seen The Light **
                            4. Brecon Beacons **
                            5. Can’t Get Up ****
                            6. Evening Of The Day ***
                            7. Intermission **
                            8. Never Done Nothing Like That Before **
                            9. Funniest Thing ***
                            10. Grace ***
                            11. La Song ***
                            12. Prophet 15 *****
                            13. The Loner **
                            14. Run **
                            ** Live At Elysée Montmartre
                            *** Live At Wembley Arena
                            **** Live At Heineken Music Hall
                            ***** Live At V2002

                            The Undertones

                            Positive Touch - 2023 Reissue

                              The Undertones formed in Derry, Northern Ireland, in 1975 and released their third album ‘Positive Touch’ in 1981 which peaked at #17 in the UK Charts.

                              The Undertones' Positive Touch marks the departure from speedy pop-punk of their first two debut albums though the songwriting remains as tight and lively with plenty of hooks that keep you listening.

                              The punk-derived energy is almost entirely gone, replaced by a more varied and softer instrumental palette that features new textures like piano (courtesy of Paul Carrack, then in Squeeze) recorders and brass instrumentation.

                              Features the lovely "Julie Ocean" which has an undercurrent of anxiety, as well as much faster tracks like the pounding opener "Fascination" and the near-paranoid "His Goodlooking Girlfriend" are downright nerve-wracking.

                              This reissue is an exact replica of the embossed original sleeve and has been pressed on white colour vinyl for the first time. 

                              TRACK LISTING

                              Side A
                              Julie Ocean
                              Life's Too Easy
                              Crisis Of Mine
                              You're Welcome
                              His Goodlooking Girlfriend
                              The Positive Touch
                              Side B
                              When Saturday Comes
                              It's Going To Happen
                              Sigh And Explode
                              I Don't Know
                              Hannah Doot
                              Boy Wonder
                              Forever Paradise

                              The Undertones

                              The Sin Of Pride - 2023 Reissue

                                The Undertones formed in Derry, Northern Ireland, in 1975 and released their fourth album ‘The Sin Of Pride’ in 1983 which peaked at #43 in the UK Album Charts.

                                The Sin of Pride was by far the most exploratory album the Undertones ever issued. For their fourth album, the band injected more post-punk dance into their growing soul sound and so the album is looser and more focused on mood and groove than their previous titles.

                                The record still offers some classic tracks from the Northern Irelanders, including ‘’Got To Have You Back", "Chain of Love" and fan favourite "The Love Parade’’.

                                Covers such as Leon Ware's "Got to Have You Back," which opens the LP, and Smokey Robinson's "Save Me," which closes it, are bookends for a moving blend of funky, driving, deeply textured psychedelic soul music that makes pearls of tracks such as "Untouchable".

                                This reissue is an exact replica of the original release and has been pressed on plum colour vinyl for the first time. 

                                TRACK LISTING

                                Side A
                                Got To Have You Back
                                Valentine's Treatment
                                Love Before Romance
                                Bye Bye Baby Blue
                                Side B
                                Chain Of Love
                                Soul Seven
                                The Love Parade
                                Save Me
                                The Sin Of Pride

                                Desmond Dekker

                                The King Of Ska: The Beverley’s Records Singles Collection 1963-1967

                                  In 1963, a 21-year-old welder with dreams of becoming a full-time singer-songwriter, auditioned for one of Jamaica’s new elite record producers, Leslie Kong, owner of the recently launched Beverley’s Records label. After performing a number of original compositions, a deal was secured and within weeks, Desmond Adolphus Dacres saw his name in print as ‘Desmond Dekker’ on the labels of what would prove to be the first of his catalogue of 7” singles.

                                  The record, which coupled two of his own songs, ‘Honour Your Mother And Father’ and ‘Madgie’, became an instant best-seller and heralded the beginning of a long and immensely successful run of singles by Dekker, both as a solo artist and later, as lead singer for The Aces.

                                  To mark what would have been Desmond’s 80th birthday on 16th July 2021, this 2xCD set showcases Dekker’s first twenty singles for Kong’s Beverley’s labels which established him as a true Jamaican superstar.

                                  The 2xCD set is presented in a fold out digipack, along with a 12 page booklet with fascinating sleeve notes written by journalist Winston Smith.

                                  TRACK LISTING

                                  DISC 1:
                                  1. Honour Your Mother And Father – Desmond Dekker
                                  2. Madgie – Desmond Dekker – Desmond Dekker
                                  3. Happy Birthday Jamaica – Desmond Dekker
                                  4. Sinners, Prepare! – Desmond Dekker
                                  5. Parents – Desmond Dekker
                                  6. Labour Of Learning – Desmond Dekker
                                  7. Dracula – Desmond Dekker
                                  8. Spitfire – Don Drummond
                                  9. Jeserine – Desmond Dekker & The Cherry Pies
                                  10. Take Your Time – Theo Beckford
                                  11. King Of Ska – Desmond Dekker & The Cherry Pies
                                  12. Boof Ska –The Beverley’s All-Stars
                                  13. Get Up Adina – Desmond Dekker & The Four Aces
                                  14. Sleepwalk – The Beverley’s All-Stars
                                  15. It Was Only A Dream – Desmond Dekker & The Four Aces
                                  16. Just One Little Girl – The Four Aces
                                  17. This Woman – Desmond Dekker & The Four Aces
                                  18. Mount Zion – Desmond Dekker & The Four Aces
                                  19. Soldering – Desmond Dekker & The Four Aces
                                  20. Just In Time – The Beverley’s All-Stars

                                  DISC 2
                                  1. It’s A Shame – Desmond Dekker & The Aces
                                  2. On The Move – Roland Alphonso & The Beverley’s All-Stars
                                  3. 007 – Desmond Dekker & The Aces
                                  4. El Torro – Roland Alphonso & The Beverley’s All-Stars
                                  5. Wise Man – Desmond Dekker & The Aces
                                  6. Middle East Roland Alphonso & The Beverley’s All-Stars
                                  7. Rude Boy Train – Desmond Dekker & The Aces
                                  8. Nothing For Nothing Roland Alphonso & The Beverley’s All-Stars
                                  9. Mother’s Young Gal – Desmond Dekker & The Aces
                                  10. Jungle Bit - Roland Alphonso & The Beverley’s All-Stars
                                  11. You’ve Got Your Troubles – Desmond Dekker & The Aces
                                  12. Don Special – Roland Alphonso & The Beverley’s All-Stars
                                  13. Unity – Desmond Dekker & The Aces
                                  14. Sweet Music – Desmond Dekker & The Aces
                                  15. Keep A Cool Head – Desmond Dekker & The Aces
                                  16. Charade - Roland Alphonso & The Beverley’s All-Stars
                                  17. Mother Long Tongue – Desmond Dekker & The Aces
                                  18. Halls Of Montezuma - Roland Alphonso & The Beverley’s All-Stars
                                  19. Sabotage – Desmond Dekker & The Aces
                                  20. Pretty Africa – Desmond Dekker & The Aces


                                  Always - The Very Best Of Erasure

                                    Originally released to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Erasure, 'Always - The Very Best Of Erasure' is available for the first time on vinyl. Presented as a double heavyweight vinyl package, this version includes their biggest singles including ‘A Little Respect’, ‘Oh L’Amour’ and ‘Sometimes’ as well as three tracks released since the original ‘Always – The Very Best Of Erasure’ release in 2015; ‘Elevation’, ‘Love You To The Sky’ and ‘Hey Now (Think I Got A Feeling)’, bringing the collection up to date.

                                    TRACK LISTING

                                    A1. Who Needs Love Like That
                                    A2. Oh L'Amour
                                    A3. Sometimes
                                    A4. Victim Of Love
                                    A5. The Circus
                                    B1. Ship Of Fools
                                    B2. Chains Of Love
                                    B3. A Little Respect
                                    B4. Stop!
                                    B5. Drama!
                                    C1. Blue Savannah
                                    C2. Chorus
                                    C3. Love To Hate You
                                    C4. Take A Chance On Me
                                    C5. Always
                                    D1. Fingers & Thumbs (Cold Summer's Day)
                                    D2. Breathe
                                    D3. Elevation
                                    D4. Love You To The Sky
                                    D5. Hey Now (Think I Got A Feeling)

                                    Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros

                                    Live At Acton Town Hall

                                      Dark Horse Records releases Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros iconic Live at Acton Town Hall concert, remastered by Grammy Award Winner Paul Hicks (The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, George Harrison) and available on 2LP clear vinyl and CD.

                                      Recorded on November 15, 2002, the concert was a benefit for striking firefighters and would be one of Joe’s last performances (he passed away a month later.) The performance features a 3-song reunion with Strummer’s former bandmate from The Clash, Mick Jones, who reunited on stage for the first time in almost twenty years. It would also be their last time on stage together.

                                      Vinyl is packaged in a gatefold sleeve featuring never-before-seen photos from the show, plus new liner notes from former Fire Brigade Union Secretary Andy Gilchrist, who introduced the band at the show and led the strikes Joe was supporting.

                                      This will be the first time the concert has been properly released with full packaging on vinyl, with its extremely limited previous incarnation as a Record Store Day exclusive in 2012 featuring just a DIY-inspired clear sleeve, and the first time it has ever been released on CD.

                                      TRACK LISTING

                                      SIDE A
                                      Shaktar Donetsk
                                      Bhindee Bhagee
                                      Rudie Can’t Fail
                                      SIDE B
                                      Tony Adams
                                      (White Man) In Hammersmith Palais
                                      Mega Bottle Ride
                                      Get Down Moses
                                      SIDE C
                                      Police & Thieves
                                      Cool ‘N’ Out
                                      Police On My Back
                                      Johnny Appleseed
                                      SIDE D
                                      Coma Girl
                                      I Fought The Law
                                      Bankrobber (feat. Mick Jones)
                                      White Riot (feat. Mick Jones)
                                      London’s Burning (feat. Mick Jones)

                                      Ian Dury & The Blockheads

                                      Laughter - 2023 Reissue

                                        Laughter is the third studio album by Ian Dury and the Blockheads; released in 1980, it was the last studio album Dury made for Stiff Records. It was also the last studio album he made with the Blockheads, until 1998's Mr. Love Pants, though a live album Warts 'n' Audience was produced in 1991. On 21st July 2023, "Laughter” will be reissued for the first time on Transparent Sunny Yellow Vinyl with reimagined artwork.

                                        Dudu Tassa & Jonny Greenwood

                                        Jarak Qaribak

                                          Celebrated singer, musician and producer Dudu Tassa teams up with award-winning composer and guitarist Jonny Greenwood (Radiohead, The Smile) for a new album ‘Jarak Qaribak’ (Arabic for ‘Your Friend Is Your Neighbour’), bringing together vocalists and musicians from throughout the Middle East for a very special album of cross-border collaborations.

                                          Dr. John

                                          The Montreux Years

                                            A collection of Dr. John’s finest Montreux Jazz Festival live performances!

                                            The audio has Expertly restored and remastered in superlative HD audio; The Montreux Years is released on superior audiophile heavy weight vinyl, MQA quality CD and in HD digital. The release includes brand new liner notes and rare photos from his Montreux shows.

                                            TRACK LISTING

                                            1. Professor Longhair Boogie (Live - Montreux Jazz Festival 1986) 03:35
                                            2. You Ain't Such A Much (Live - Montreux Jazz Festival 1986) 04:52
                                            3. Sick And Tired (Live - Montreux Jazz Festival 1986) 03:30
                                            4. Stack-A-Lee (Live - Montreux Jazz Festival 1986) 04:11
                                            5. Accentuate The Positive (Live - Montreux Jazz Festival 2007) 03:50
                                            6. Right Place, Wrong Time (Live - Montreux Jazz Festival 2004) 04:04
                                            7. Rain (Live - Montreux Jazz Festival 2007) 04:53
                                            8. Going Back To New Orleans (Live - Montreux Jazz Festival 1993) 10:34
                                            9. Makin' Whoopee (Live - Montreux Jazz Festival 1995) 04:01
                                            10. Big Chief (Live - Montreux Jazz Festival 2011) 07:18
                                            11. In A Sentimental Mood / Mississippi Mud / Hard Times (Medley) (Live - Montreux Jazz Festival 2012) 07:35
                                            12. Love For Sale (Live - Montreux Jazz Festival 2007) 08:34
                                            13. Let The Good Times Roll (Live - Montreux Jazz Festival 1995) 06:07
                                            14. Good Night Irene (Live - Montreux Jazz Festival 1986) 05:41


                                            A Way Of Life - 2023 Reissue

                                              “If there's one thing A Way of Life drives home more than any other, it's that Suicide never stopped being ahead of their time” Pitchfork.

                                              Celebrating its 35th anniversary, Mute / BMG announce a special edition of A WAY OF LIFE, the third studio album by influential electronic-punk duo SUICIDE, to be released on 26th May.

                                              Although the band barely received any credit during their career, Suicide are cited as one of the most inspirational bands of the 1970s, influencing the likes Soft Cell, Depeche Mode and The Jesus And Mary Chain, whilst garnering fans in Nick Cave, Jim Thirlwell, M.I.A., Spiritualized, Lydia Lunch, Bobby Gillespie and Savages to name a few.

                                              Originally released in 1988, more than a decade after their iconic self-titled album, A Way of Life saw Alan Vega & Martin Rev once again team up with The Cars’ frontman Ric Ocasek to produce “nine creepily ingratiated industrial pop songs” (Pitchfork). This anniversary edition is available on Limited Edition Trans Blue Vinyl, CD as well as Digital and sees the album fully remastered by Denis Blackham (Skye Mastering). Featured on each format are bonus tracks ‘Heat Beat’ and a newly unearthed live cover of Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born in the USA’. Three other previously unreleased recordings are featured exclusively on the CD & Digital versions.

                                              TRACK LISTING

                                              A1. Wild In Blue (88' Version - 2023 Remaster)
                                              A2. Surrender (88' Version - 2023 Remaster)
                                              A3. Jukebox Baby 96 (88' Version - 2023 Remaster)
                                              A4. Rain Of Ruin (88' Version - 2023 Remaster)
                                              A5. Sufferin' In Vain (88' Version - 2023 Remaster)
                                              B1. Dominic Christ (88' Version - 2023 Remaster)
                                              B2. Love So Lovely (88' Version - 2023 Remaster)
                                              B3. Devastation (88' Version - 2023 Remaster)
                                              B4. Heat Beat (88' Version - 2023 Remaster)
                                              B5. Born In The USA (Single Edit - Live In Paris 1988)*
                                              Previously Unreleased*

                                              The Undertones

                                              Hypnotised - 2023 Reissue

                                                The Undertones formed in Derry, Northern Ireland, in 1975 and released their follow up album ‘Hypnotised’ in 1980 which peaked at #6 in the UK Charts.

                                                The themes on this title follow suit of their debut, focusing on teenage angst, boisterousness, and heartbreak. Though Hypnotised is notably both lyrically and musically more sophisticated than it predecessor.

                                                The album contains 14 punky pop classics, with a slightly tougher edge than the unfailingly sweet-natured debut. The giddy love rush of the title track is matched by some of Feargal Sharkey's most exuberant vocals, and the snotty "What's with Terry?" and "My Perfect Cousin" are yet more perfect slices of adolescent frustration.

                                                This reissue is the first time the bands highest charting release has been pressed on red colour vinyl. 

                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                Side A
                                                More Songs About Chocolate And Girls
                                                There Goes Norman
                                                See That Girl
                                                Whizz Kids
                                                Under The Boardwalk
                                                The Way Girls Talk
                                                Hard Luck
                                                Side B
                                                My Perfect Cousin
                                                Boys Will Be Boys
                                                Wednesday Week
                                                Girls That Don't Talk
                                                Nine Times Out Of Ten
                                                What's With Terry

                                                The Undertones

                                                The Undertones - 2023 Reissue

                                                  The Undertones formed in Derry, Northern Ireland, in 1975 and released their debut album ‘The Undertones’ in 1979 which peaked at #13 in the UK Charts.

                                                  John and Damian O'Neill partnered infectious guitar hooks to '60s garage, '70s glam rock, with Feargal Sharkey's signature vocal quaver. Those qualities came together on their breakout hit "Teenage Kicks," whose simplicity harked back to '60s ideals of when the song was king.

                                                  This classic debut record infuses so much unabashed joy in two-minute three-chord pop songs, and there's little pretension in their unapologetically teenage worldview, that even the darker hints of life in songs like the suicide-themed "Jimmy Jimmy" are delivered with a sense of optimism at odds with so many of their contemporaries.

                                                  This reissue is the first time the bands critically acclaimed debut has been pressed on transparent green colour vinyl. 

                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                  Side A
                                                  1. Family Entertainment
                                                  2. Girls Don't Like It
                                                  3. Male Model
                                                  4. I Gotta Getta
                                                  5. Teenage Kicks
                                                  6. Wrong Way
                                                  7. Jump Boys
                                                  8. Here Comes The Summer
                                                  Side B
                                                  1. Get Over You
                                                  2. Billy's Third
                                                  3. Jimmy Jimmy
                                                  4. True Confessions
                                                  5. (She's A) Runaround
                                                  6. I Know A Girl
                                                  7. Listening In
                                                  8. Casbah Rock

                                                  John Holt

                                                  Essential Artist Collection

                                                    After fronting popular Jamaican vocal trio the Paragons on a succession of best-selling rock steady singles during the late Sixties, John Holt went on to become one of Jamaica’s most popular solo performers, scoring a series of reggae hits for many of the island’s leading record producers.

                                                    His international breakthrough came in 1974 with the hugely popular ‘1000 Volts of Holt’ album, which fused raw reggae rhythms with sophisticated orchestral arrangements.

                                                    The highlight of the long-player was a reworking of Kris Kristoffersson’s country hit, ‘Help Me Make It Through The Night’, which the following year became a global hit, with the single, peaking at Number 6 in the UK charts. Over the years that followed, Holt remained a giant of the reggae scene with further best sellers and numerous sell-out shows around the world.

                                                    The very best of his solo work has been brought together on this ‘Essential Artist’ compilation, the latest release in Trojan Records’ newly launched range that showcases the work of Jamaica’s best-loved ‘foundation’ artists.

                                                    Available as a 28-track double vinyl LP and a comprehensive 2CD compilation, the collection superbly illustrates the talent that made John Holt one of the reggae music’s most popular and enduring singers. 

                                                    STAFF COMMENTS

                                                    Matt says: A nice catch-all / best of from one of reggae music's most popular and enduring singers. Mainly dealing with issues of love and longing, it's a light-hearted alternative to some of the more political and riotous music also being at the time. Lover's rock heads are certainly gonna dig this.

                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                    Vinyl Tracklisting:
                                                    Side A
                                                    1. Help Me Make It Through The Night
                                                    2. Pledging My Love
                                                    3. Stealing Stealing
                                                    4. My Heart Is Gone
                                                    5. Looking Back
                                                    6. I'll Be Lonely
                                                    7. I Wanna Dance
                                                    Side B
                                                    1. Ali Baba
                                                    2. Stick By Me
                                                    3. Strange Things
                                                    4. Tonight
                                                    5. The Further You Look
                                                    6. Wild Fire
                                                    7. Sweetie Come Brush Me
                                                    Side C
                                                    1. Sister Big Stuff
                                                    2. My Desire
                                                    3. I'll Take A Melody
                                                    4. Time And The River
                                                    5. Let's Get It While It's Hot
                                                    6. Ghetto Queen
                                                    7. Reggae From The Ghetto
                                                    Side D
                                                    1. You Baby
                                                    2. You Will Never Find Another Love Like Mine
                                                    3. I See Your Face
                                                    4. The Tide Is High
                                                    5. Let's Build Our Dreams
                                                    6. Before The Next Teardrop
                                                    7. Just The Way You Are

                                                    CD Tracklisting:
                                                    CD 1
                                                    1. Help Me Make It Through The Night
                                                    2. Pledging My Love
                                                    3. Stealing Stealing
                                                    4. My Heart Is Gone
                                                    5. Looking Back
                                                    6. I'll Be Lonely
                                                    7. I Wanna Dance
                                                    8. Anymore
                                                    9. I Want You Closer
                                                    10. Morning Of My Life
                                                    11. Sometimes
                                                    12. What You Gonna Do Now
                                                    13. I’d Love You To Want Me
                                                    14. Ungrateful Lady
                                                    15. Keep It Up
                                                    16. My Eyes
                                                    17. In The Springtime
                                                    18. Tell Me Why
                                                    19. Ali Baba
                                                    20. Stick By Me
                                                    21. Strange Things
                                                    22. Tonight
                                                    23. The Further You Look
                                                    24. Wildfire
                                                    25. Sweetie Come Brush Me
                                                    26. Just The Way You Are
                                                    CD 2
                                                    1. Sister Big Stuff
                                                    2. My Desire
                                                    3. I'll Take A Melody
                                                    4. Time And The River
                                                    5. Let's Get It While It's Hot
                                                    6. Ghetto Queen
                                                    7. Reggae From The Ghetto
                                                    8. Riding For A Fall
                                                    9. All My Life
                                                    10. Love So Right
                                                    11. Winter World Of Love
                                                    12. Memories By The Score
                                                    13. Have You Ever Been To Heaven
                                                    14. Wasted Days And Wasted Nights
                                                    15. Try A Thing
                                                    16. The Treasure Of Love
                                                    17. I’m The One To Be Blamed
                                                    18. A Love Like Yours
                                                    19. You Baby
                                                    20. You Will Never Find Another Love Like Mine
                                                    21. I See Your Face
                                                    22. The Tide Is High
                                                    23. Let’s Build Our Dream
                                                    24. Before The Next Teardrop Falls 

                                                    Emerson, Lake & Palmer

                                                    Brain Salad Surgery (RSD23 EDITION)


                                                      IF THERE ARE ANY REMAINING COPIES THEY WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT 8PM ON MONDAY APRIL 24TH).

                                                      50th anniversary picture disc of this seminal ELP abum, generally acclaimed as their best work. Includes ‘Karn Evil 9’, ‘Jerusalem’ and ‘Still ... You Turn Me On’. Original artwork by HR Geiger. 

                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                      A1. Jerusalem
                                                      A2. Toccata
                                                      A3. Still...You Turn Me On
                                                      A4. Benny The Bouncer
                                                      A5. Karn Evil 9 1st Impression, Pt. 1
                                                      B1. Karn Evil 9 1st Impression, Pt. 2
                                                      B2. Karn Evil 9 2nd Impression
                                                      B3. Karn Evil 9 3rd Impression


                                                      Witness To Your Love (RSD23 EDITION)


                                                        IF THERE ARE ANY REMAINING COPIES THEY WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT 8PM ON MONDAY APRIL 24TH).

                                                        An exclusive Garbage release created especially for Record Store Day 2023! Presented on vinyl for the first time, this 12íí single includes the rare track "Witness to Your Love", as well as three previously unreleased tracks. The release has been pressed on transparent coloured vinyl and is accompanied by an exciting, vibrant artwork.

                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                         A1. Witness To Your Love
                                                        A2. Cities In Dust
                                                        B1. Blue Betty
                                                        B2. Adam And Eve

                                                        M / Robin Scott

                                                        Pop Muzik / Baby Close The Window (RSD23 EDITION)

                                                          THIS IS A RECORD STORE DAY 2023 EXCLUSIVE, LIMITED TO ONE PER PERSON.

                                                          Tracklisting comprises: Recently unearthed unreleased track from 1982 (Baby Close The Window) and new unreleased Latin version of Pop Muzik alongside classic 12” version of the worldwide 1979 number one. Final track M Factor (UK 7”) is available for first time since its appearance on the original British version of Pop Muzik 45.


                                                          Lost Tapes Vol:4 (RSD23 EDITION)

                                                            THIS IS A RECORD STORE DAY 2023 EXCLUSIVE, LIMITED TO ONE PER PERSON.

                                                            Cassette tapes. Remember those? Those things with the dual spools and loads of wide brown plastic recording string that’d occasionally unravel and hang out of the shell, requiring a pencil and firm wrist to spin back into place? Yeah, well, once upon a time, old-school sound systems contained cassette decks for the express purpose of recording shows, and these “cassette” things were a standard part of every tour. Motörhead were certainly no exception, recording show after show. They contain gold, pure aural gold, and had for many years sat in storage. There were loads of them gathered, with the likes of Lyon, Liverpool, Hamburg and Chippenham (!!) scrawled in biro on the tiny labels alongside a date…and thus we are delighted to announce that this unique collection of live gems will now be heard by the world, via carefully digitized transfers, in this series titled The Löst Tapes. Volume four has been hand-picked by the increasingly deaf, but well-meaning Motörhead team, and sees the then quartet play a monstrous live set from the ‘No Remorse’ album tour, recorded at Sporthalle, Heilbronn, Germany on 29th December 1984. 

                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                            Side A
                                                            Iron Fist
                                                            Stay Clean
                                                            Heart Of Stone
                                                            The Hammer
                                                            Side B
                                                            Shoot You In The Back
                                                            Killed By Death
                                                            Ace Of Spades
                                                            Side C
                                                            Steal Your Face
                                                            Up My Sleeve
                                                            Road Crew Introduction
                                                            (We Are) The Road Crew
                                                            Bite The Bullet
                                                            The Chase Is Better Than The Catch
                                                            Side D
                                                            No Class


                                                            99 Luftballons (RSD23 EDITION)


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                                                              40th Anniversary celebration of the global hit '99 Luftballons'. Presented here as a 1LP picture disc with digitally remastered audio and photography by Jim Rakete.

                                                              In addition to 99 Luftballons, the EP includes the songs 'Nur geträumt', 'Leuchtturm', 'You Don't Know What Love Is' and 'Anyplace, Anywhere, Anytime' - a duet with Kim Wilde.

                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                              A1. 99 Luftballons
                                                              A2. Nur Geträumt
                                                              A3. Leuchtturm
                                                              B1. Anyplace, Anywhere, Anytime (feat. Kim Wilde)
                                                              B2. You Don't Know What Love Is

                                                              Soft Cell

                                                              Light Sleepers (RSD23 EDITION)


                                                                IF THERE ARE ANY REMAINING COPIES THEY WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT 8PM ON MONDAY APRIL 24TH).

                                                                Limited Edition Clear 12” Vinyl Single (1 x 12” clear vinyl in sleeve). Soft Cell’s 2022 return with ‘*Happiness Not Included’, featuring hit single ‘Purple Zone’ with Pet Shop Boys, has proven to be well worth the 20 year wait, with the album receiving a deluge of critical acclaim as it raced into the UK Top 10 - making it their highest charting studio set in almost 30 years. ‘Light Sleepers’ was a ‘*Happiness Not Included’ highlight and band favourite, accompanied by a video directed by Charlie Ann Max and starred esteemed performer and winner of season 7 of the American RuPaul's Drag Race, Violet Chachki, as a young Marc Almond. Available on limited edition 12” clear vinyl, this release features new mixes of the track by The Grid. The 12” also features brand new re-recorded brass mixes of ‘Last Chance’, a track from previous album ‘Cruelty Without Beauty’. A huge fan favourite, the track was according to Marc Almond, “the natural successor to Say Hello, Wave Goodbye and one of my preferred Soft Cell songs period, why was this never a single?’. The re-reworked versions by Dave Ball and album producer Philip Larsen are now adorned with a full live brass section.

                                                                Suggs & Paul Weller

                                                                OOH DO U FINK U R (RSD23 EDITION)

                                                                  THIS IS A RECORD STORE DAY 2023 EXCLUSIVE, LIMITED TO ONE PER PERSON.

                                                                  OOH DO U FINK U R’ is a gloriously sunny, optimistic and defiant Motown and ‘60’s R&B influenced stomper drawing on Suggs and Weller’s upbringing in Britain’s 1970’s comprehensive school system in London and Woking respectively. This picture disc is a Record Store Day 2023 exclusive, following from the sold out limited 7” release from June ’22. Having known each other on-and-off over the last four decades, the seeds of this collaboration emerged in 2019 when Weller joined Suggs on his Radio Four series ‘Love Letters To London’ to talk about an ever changing Soho. As the world subsequently went into lockdown in 2020, the pair started chatting more and more frequently about music, clothes and football, eventually exchanging half finished songs, demos and sketches of lyrics. With its working class aesthetic, Motown influenced stomp, and uplifting brass, it’s an intuitive collaboration that sits neatly as a welcome addition to both men’s great songbooks.


                                                                  St. Petersburg (RSD23 EDITION)

                                                                    THIS IS A RECORD STORE DAY 2023 EXCLUSIVE, LIMITED TO ONE PER PERSON.

                                                                    This limited edition Record Store Day, 10” plum coloured vinyl release features four of Supergrass’ key tracks from 2004-2005. Opening with the melancholic "St. Petersburg" the slow paced thinker that features an iconic and haunting piano riff that charted #22 in 2005 and as of 2022 is their most recent UK Top 40 Hit. Next up is a live version of the classic Supergrass stomper ‘Road To Rouen’ recorded at Somerset House in 2005. The B side opens to a notably different arrangement of their classic track ‘Kiss Of Life’ recorded live at the Portsmouth Pyramid in 2005. Things take a turn as the EP signs off with ‘Coffee In The Pot’, a lively little Surf Rock inspired number that reminds the listener of Supergrass’ unique sense of humour. The artwork has been recreated from the original ‘St Petersburg’ single artwork originally released in 2005, and features the famous statue of Peter the Great, from Saint Petersburg in Russia. Matte paper print finish and printed inner bag. 

                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                    Side 1
                                                                    1. St. Petersburg
                                                                    2. Road To Rouen (Live At Somerset House, London, UK, 4 August 2005)
                                                                    Side 2
                                                                    1. Kiss Of Life (Live At The Portsmouth Pyramid, UK, 29 May 2005)
                                                                    2. Coffee In The Pot


                                                                    Block Buster! / The Ballroom Blitz (RSD23 EDITION)

                                                                      THIS IS A RECORD STORE DAY 2023 EXCLUSIVE, LIMITED TO ONE PER PERSON.

                                                                      Special double A sided 12" single to mark 50th anniversary of Block Buster! AND The Ballroom Blitz + original B sides

                                                                      TV Mania

                                                                      Bored Of Prozac And The Internet? (RSD23 EDITION)


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                                                                        Bored with Prozac and the Internet? is an experimental/electronic-based album originally released in 2013 by TV Mania. The album was recorded from 1995 to 1996 by TV Mania members Nick Rhodes and Warren Cuccurullo as a side project of their full-time band, Duran Duran. The recordings remained unreleased for some 17 years after having been presumed lost. The chance discovery of the album master tapes by Rhodes led to the set's 2013 release.

                                                                        The Virgin Prunes

                                                                        The Debut EPs (RSD23 EDITION)


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                                                                          Released before the 1981 singles ‘A New Form of Beauty’ and the 1982 album ‘…If I Die, Die’, this is a Double 10” collection of the debut EPs by influential Irish band The Virgin Prunes. Featuring their self-titled debut EP and the follow up ‘In The Greylight’, this collection includes 6 rare tracks which haven’t been available physically or digitally for over forty years. Proposed as two single 10” Eps on Colour vinyl, bound together by a paper band and shrinkwrapped, as they were presented in 1980.


                                                                          A Way Of Life - The Rarities EP (RSD23 EDITION)


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                                                                            Suicide’s third studio album, celebrates its 35th Anniversary in 2023. This Rarities EP on Colour Vinyl will act as a pre-cursor to the full album reissue by BMG in May 2023 and includes a selection of unheard rarities found in the band’s archive including a live performance of Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born In The USA’ from the Locomotive Club in Paris 1988.

                                                                            Run The Jewels

                                                                            RTJ CU4TRO

                                                                              KILLER MIKE + El-P = RUN THE JEWELS • RUN THE JEWELS has reimagined their hit album, RTJ4, through the prism of Latin America.

                                                                              Features include Bomba Estéreo, TROOKO, Baco Exu do Blues, Lido Pimienta, Akapellah, Iggor Cavalera, Sarah La Morena, Danny Brasco, Santa Fe Klan & more. Special appearance by Lin-Manuel Miranda

                                                                              Artists from 10 LATAM countries - producers, rappers, singers, musicians, programmers - participated in the creation of this hybrid, groundbreaking & forward-facing project. 

                                                                              The Kinks

                                                                              The Journey - Part 1

                                                                                The Kinks are one of the greatest ever British bands, and one of the most influential rock groups of all time, without whom many of the big rock acts that followed would not have existed. Their multi-award winning, legendary front man Sir Ray Davies is one of the greatest all-time British songwriters.

                                                                                ‘The Journey’ is a collection of tracks chosen by The Kinks’ Ray Davies, Dave Davies and Mick Avory that reflect the trials and tribulations of their journey through life together as a band since 1963.

                                                                                Features 8 Top 20 Hits (of which 5 were top 3) including: Waterloo Sunset, You Really Got Me, Celluloid Heroes, Supersonic Rocket Ship, Dead End Street, Death Of A Clown, All Day And All Of The Night.

                                                                                Tracks are taken from all the classic original Kinks albums, including: Kinda Kinks, Face To Face, Something Else and the recently remastered 50th anniversary editions of Village Green Preservation Society, Lola, Muswell Hillbillies and Everybody's In Show-Biz.

                                                                                Compiled by The Kinks.

                                                                                Booklets include band photos and personal track by track notes from Ray Davies, Dave Davies & Mick Avory.

                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                Side 1
                                                                                Songs About Becoming A Man, The Search For Adventure, Finding An Identity And A Girl:
                                                                                1. You Really Got Me (UK#1, 1964)
                                                                                2. All Day And All Of The Night (UK#2, 1964)
                                                                                3. It's All Right (1964)
                                                                                4. Who'll Be The Next In Line (1965)
                                                                                5. Tired Of Waiting For You (UK#1, 1965)
                                                                                6. She's Got Everything (1968)
                                                                                7. Just Can't Go To Sleep (1964)
                                                                                8. Stop Your Sobbing (1964)
                                                                                9. Wait Till The Summer Comes Along (1965)
                                                                                10. So Long (1965)

                                                                                Side 2
                                                                                Songs Of Ambition Achieved, Bitter Taste Of Success, Loss Of Friends, The Past Comes Back And Bites You In The Back-side:
                                                                                1. Dead End Street (UK#5, 1966)
                                                                                2. Schooldays (1975)
                                                                                3. The Hard Way (1975)
                                                                                4. Mindless Child Of Motherhood (1969)
                                                                                5. Supersonic Rocket Ship (UK#2, 1972)
                                                                                6. I'm In Disgrace (1975)
                                                                                7. Do You Remember Walter? (1968)

                                                                                Side 3
                                                                                Days And Nights Of A Lost Soul, Songs Of Regret And Reflection Of Happier Times:
                                                                                1. Too Much On My Mind (1966)
                                                                                2. Nothin’ In The World Can Stop Me Worryin’ ‘Bout That Girl (1965)
                                                                                3. Days (UK#2, 1968)
                                                                                4. Where Have All The Good Times Gone (1965)
                                                                                5. Strangers (1970)
                                                                                6. It’s Too Late (1965)
                                                                                7. Sitting In The Midday Sun (1973)

                                                                                Side 4
                                                                                A New Start, A New Love, But Have You Really Changed? Still Haunted By The Quest And The Girl:
                                                                                1. Waterloo Sunset (UK#2, 1967)
                                                                                2. No More Looking Back (1975)
                                                                                3. Death Of A Clown (UK#3, 1967)
                                                                                4. Celluloid Heroes (1972)
                                                                                5. Act Nice And Gentle (1967)
                                                                                6. This Is Where I Belong (1967)

                                                                                Inspiral Carpets

                                                                                The Complete Singles (1988-2015)

                                                                                  Formed in Oldham in 1980, Inspiral Carpets rose to prominence alongside such bands as The Stone Roses, The Charlatans & The Happy Mondays, as part of the Madchester scene in the late 80s/early 90s. They have released five studio albums; ‘Life’ (1990), ‘The Beast Inside’ (1991), ‘Revenge of the Goldfish’ (1992), ‘Devil Hopping’ (1994) and ‘Inspiral Carpets’ (2014), achieving four UK Top 20 Albums and UK Top 20 Singles. Their biggest singles include ‘This Is How It Feels’, ‘She Comes In The Fall’, ‘Saturn 5’, ‘I Want You’ and ‘Dragging Me Down’.

                                                                                  For the first time since their 2003 compilation ‘Cool As’, Mute/BMG announce a newly remastered singles collection; The Complete Singles including all of their biggest hits, features collaborations with Mark E.Smith & John Cooper Clarke plus material from their 2014 self-titled album, fully remastered on Heavyweight Black ‘Midnight Licorice’ Double Vinyl. The package features brand new artwork and sleeve notes from past and present band members.

                                                                                  STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                  Barry says: There are few bands more revered in Manchester (and revered *by* bands that are revered in Manchester) than Oldham's Inspiral Carpets. This collection features some of their best tracks, and some of their best collaborations and on the extended CD edition, remixes too. Essential bit of musical history.

                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                  A1. Keep The Circle Around
                                                                                  A2. Butterfly
                                                                                  A3. Joe
                                                                                  A4. Find Out Why
                                                                                  A4. Move
                                                                                  A5. This Is How It Feels
                                                                                  A6. She Comes In The Fall
                                                                                  B1. Biggest Mountain
                                                                                  B2. Weakness
                                                                                  B3. Caravan
                                                                                  B4. Please Be Cruel
                                                                                  B5. Dragging Me Down
                                                                                  C1. Two Worlds Collide (7" Edit)
                                                                                  C2. Generations
                                                                                  C3. Bitches Brew
                                                                                  C4. How It Should Be
                                                                                  C5. Saturn 5
                                                                                  C6. I Want You (ft Mark E Smith)
                                                                                  D1. Uniform
                                                                                  D2. Come Back Tomorrow
                                                                                  D3. You're So Good For Me
                                                                                  D4. Fix Your Smile
                                                                                  D5. Spitfire
                                                                                  D6. Let You Down (Edit)
                                                                                  All Tracks 2023 Remasters

                                                                                  1. Keep The Circle Around
                                                                                  2. Butterfly
                                                                                  3. Joe
                                                                                  4. Find Out Why
                                                                                  5. Move
                                                                                  6. This Is How It Feels
                                                                                  7. She Comes In The Fall
                                                                                  8. Biggest Mountain
                                                                                  9. Weakness
                                                                                  10. Caravan
                                                                                  11. Please Be Cruel
                                                                                  12. Dragging Me Down
                                                                                  1. Two Worlds Collide (7" Edit)
                                                                                  2. Generations
                                                                                  3. Bitches Brew
                                                                                  4. How It Should Be
                                                                                  5. Saturn 5
                                                                                  6. I Want You Ft MES
                                                                                  7. Uniform
                                                                                  8. Come Back Tomorrow
                                                                                  9. You're So Good For Me
                                                                                  10. Fix Your Smile
                                                                                  11. Spitfire
                                                                                  12. Let You Down - Edit
                                                                                  1. Dragging Me Down (Jon Dasilva Remix)
                                                                                  2. This Is How It Feels (The Go! Team Remix)
                                                                                  3. Caravan (No Windscreen Mix)
                                                                                  4. Generations (Denmark 2 Germany 0 Remix)
                                                                                  5. Commercial Reign (Rub-A-Dub Mix)
                                                                                  6. You're So Good For Me (Like A Tonic Remix)
                                                                                  7. Dubville
                                                                                  8. Two Worlds Collide (12 Inch Mix)
                                                                                  9. Saturn 5 (High Energy Mix)
                                                                                  10. This Is How It Feels (Robbery Mix)
                                                                                  11. Skidoo (Possession Mix)
                                                                                  12. Bitches Brew (Horse)
                                                                                  13. Changes (Martyn Walsh & Simon Lyon Remix)
                                                                                  14. Uniform (Scripka Mix)
                                                                                  CD1 & CD2 2023 Remasters

                                                                                  The Small Faces

                                                                                  Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake - 2023 Reissue

                                                                                    Presented here on limited edition gold vinyl, ‘Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake’ is the third studio album, and only concept album by the Small Faces. Originally released in May 1968, the LP peaked at number one on the UK Album Charts the following month, where it remained for six weeks and is the Small Faces' best-known and most successful album.

                                                                                    Including the hit tracks ‘Lazy Sunday’, ‘Ogdens Nut Gone Flake’ and ‘Rene’, side two of the LP is based on an original fairy tale concept about a boy called Happiness Stan - six songs interlinked with narration provided by comic performer Stanley Unwin in his unique, nonsensical private language.

                                                                                    It ultimately became the group's final studio album during their original incarnation. The album title and distinctive packaging design was a parody of Ogden's Nut-brown Flake, a brand of tinned loose tobacco that was produced in Liverpool from 1899 onwards by Thomas Ogden.

                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                    SIDE A
                                                                                    1. Ogdens` Nut Gone Flake
                                                                                    2. Afterglow
                                                                                    3. Long Ago’s And Worlds Apart
                                                                                    4. Rene
                                                                                    5. Song Of A Baker
                                                                                    6. Lazy Sunday
                                                                                    SIDE B
                                                                                    1. Happiness Stan
                                                                                    2. Rollin` Over
                                                                                    3. The Hungry Intruder
                                                                                    4. The Journey
                                                                                    5. Mad John
                                                                                    6. Happydaystoytown

                                                                                    The Small Faces

                                                                                    Small Faces - 2023 Reissue

                                                                                      Presented here on solid white vinyl, Small Faces is the second studio album by Small Faces, released through Immediate Records on 23 June 1967. The Immediate album shares its name with their 1966 Decca debut album, which has led to some confusion regarding the titles and as a result, this album has been unofficially dubbed The First Immediate Album by fans.

                                                                                      Considered to be the artistic breakthrough for the group in terms of songwriting and composition, and marks their transition from a mod-influenced blue-eyed soul/R&B band to a psychedelic studio group. It was the band’s first LP to contain solely original compositions and includes ‘Green Circles’, ‘Talk To You’ and ‘(Tell Me) Have You Ever Seen Me’.

                                                                                      The album reached number 12 on the UK charts, becoming their only original studio album to chart outside the top-10, but is considered by many fans to be the groups best album.

                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                      SIDE A
                                                                                      1. (Tell Me) Have You Ever Seen Me
                                                                                      2. Something I Want To Tell You
                                                                                      3. Feeling Lonely
                                                                                      4. Happy Boys Happy
                                                                                      5. Things Are Going To Get Better
                                                                                      6. My Way Of Giving
                                                                                      7. Green Circles
                                                                                      SIDE B
                                                                                      1. Become Like You
                                                                                      2. Get Yourself Together
                                                                                      3. All Of Our Yesterdays
                                                                                      4. Talk To You
                                                                                      5. Show Me The Way
                                                                                      6. Up The Wooden Hills To Bedfordshire
                                                                                      7. Eddie's Dreaming


                                                                                      Nu-Clear Sounds - 2023 Reissue

                                                                                        Nu-Clear Sounds was the second smash hit album from Ash. The album a reached No.7 within the UK and has since become a gold record. The hard rock album contains monster hits Jesus Says, Wildsurf and Numbskull.

                                                                                        Ash and BMG are proud to reissue Ash’s second LP ‘Nu-Clear Sounds’ for the first time on Clear and Nu-Clear Green splatter vinyl. This album has not been re-issued since it’s 1998 release, so will be an exciting prospect within the Ash community. Meltdown contains hit after hit and with its hard rock sound resonates strongly with a wide audience. Upon release Ash drew critical acclaim from multiple publications including Wall Of Sound, Pitchfork and many more, whilst touring the album worldwide, and appearing as one of the main acts at the Glastonbury Festival. 

                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                        Side A:
                                                                                        1. Projects (2023 Remaster)
                                                                                        2. Low Ebb (2023 Remaster)
                                                                                        3. Jesus Says (2023 Remaster)
                                                                                        4. Wildsurf (2023 Remaster)
                                                                                        5. Death Trip 21 (2023 Remaster)
                                                                                        Side B:
                                                                                        1. Folk Song (2023 Remaster)
                                                                                        2. Numbskull (2023 Remaster)
                                                                                        3. Burnt Out (2023 Remaster)
                                                                                        4. Aphrodite (2023 Remaster)
                                                                                        5. Fortune Teller (2023 Remaster)
                                                                                        6. I’m Gonna Fall (2023 Remaster)

                                                                                        Various Artists

                                                                                        Grandmaster Flash Presents: Salsoul Jam 200 - 25th Anniversary Edition

                                                                                          Originally released in 1997—Salsoul Jam 2000 was Grandmaster Flash’s first album in nine years. A testament to his power as a DJ, the record was produced & segued together as one continuous mix in front of a live audience.

                                                                                          This is the first re-release of the album in two decades and it’s first repressing on vinyl since the original ‘97 release.

                                                                                          Salsoul Jam 2000 is a perfect introduction to the deep bench of talent on the Salsoul Records roster— featuring hits like “Let No Man Put Asunder”, “Love Sensation” & “Ten Percent”—while continuing to connect dots on the family tree from disco to hip-hop.

                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                          SIDE A
                                                                                          1. Intro
                                                                                          2. Runaway - The Salsoul Orchestra
                                                                                          3. Hit And Run - Loleatta Holloway
                                                                                          4. High - Skyy
                                                                                          5. Love Thang - First Choice
                                                                                          6. Spring Rain - Silvetti
                                                                                          SIDE B
                                                                                          1. Dr. Love – First Choice
                                                                                          2. Checking You Out - Aurra
                                                                                          3. Make Up Your Minda - Aurra
                                                                                          4. I Got My Mind Made Up (You Can Get It Girl) - Instant Funk
                                                                                          5. Just The Right Size - The Salsoul Orchestra
                                                                                          SIDE C
                                                                                          1. My Love Is Free - Double Exposure
                                                                                          2. Ooh I Love It (Love Break) - The Salsoul Orchestra
                                                                                          3. Let’s Celebrate – Skyy
                                                                                          4. I Call Me - Skyy
                                                                                          5. Slap Slap Lickedy Lap - Instant Funk
                                                                                          SIDE D
                                                                                          1. Let No Man Put Asunder - First Choice
                                                                                          2. Love Sensation - Loleatta Holloway
                                                                                          3. Here’s To You - Skyy
                                                                                          1. Ten Percent - Double Exposure

                                                                                          Ian Dury & The Blockheads

                                                                                          Do It Yourself - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                            Authentic original release track listing and artwork, issued for the first time on special transparent lime coloured vinyl.

                                                                                            The sleeve features CROWN T72907 wallpaper version of the original multiple variant release. Of the original 30+ designs, this was Ian’s and original designer Barney Bubbles favourite, who referred to this version as ‘The Clarence’.

                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                            Side One
                                                                                            1. Inbetweenies
                                                                                            2. Quiet
                                                                                            3. Don’t Ask Me
                                                                                            4. Sink My Boats
                                                                                            5. Waiting For Your Taxi
                                                                                            Side Two
                                                                                            1. This Is What We Find
                                                                                            2. Uneasy Sunny Day Hotsy Totsy
                                                                                            3. Mischief
                                                                                            4. Dance Of The Screamers
                                                                                            5. Lullaby For Franci/es

                                                                                            The Kinks

                                                                                            Percy - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                              Percy is a 1971 film soundtrack for the British comedy film Percy performed by the English rock group the Kinks with additional orchestral arrangements conducted by Stanley Myers. It was released as the band’s ninth official studio album.

                                                                                              Davies wrote some hauntingly beautiful ballads and some solid blues and country as well for the forward thinking cult film. Although virtually unseen in the United States, it was still popular enough to yield a sequel (Percy's Progress), but its real impact came from its soundtrack.

                                                                                              ‘God's Children’ and ‘Animals in the Zoo’ have turned up on some career anthologies, but there's a lot more to Percy than those two tracks. ‘Completely’ is as fine a slow blues as the band ever recorded, with a sizzling performance by Dave Davies, and "Dreams" is a solid rocker, even up alongside "Animals in the Zoo." 

                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                              Side A
                                                                                              1. God's Children
                                                                                              2. Lola
                                                                                              3. The Way Love Used To Be
                                                                                              4. Completely
                                                                                              5. Running Round Town
                                                                                              6. Moments
                                                                                              Side B
                                                                                              1. Animals In The Zoo
                                                                                              2. Just Friends
                                                                                              3. Whip Lady
                                                                                              4. Dreams
                                                                                              5. Helga
                                                                                              6. Willesden Green
                                                                                              7. God's Children - End


                                                                                              Meltdown - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                Meltdown was the fourth smash hit album from Ash. The album again reached No.5 within the UK and has since become a gold record. The hard rock album contains mega hits including Clones, Orpheus, Starcrossed, Renegade Cavalcade and Meltdown.

                                                                                                Ash and BMG are proud to reissue Ash’s fourth LP ‘Meltdown for the first time on Orange and Black splatter vinyl. This album has not been re-issued since it’s 2004 release, so will be an exciting prospect within the Ash community. Meltdown contains hit after hit and with its hard rock sound resonates strongly with a wide audience. Upon release Ash drew critical acclaim from multiple publications including Pitchfork, The Guardian, Drowned In Sound and many more, whilst touring with allusive contemporaries The Darkness, and headlining Coachella Festival.

                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                Side A:
                                                                                                1. Evil Eye (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                2. Orpheus (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                3. Meltdown (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                4. Starcrossed (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                5. Clones (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                Side B:
                                                                                                1. Renegade Cavalcade (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                2. Vampire Love (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                3. Out Of The Blue (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                4. Won’t Be Saved (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                5. On A Wave (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                6. Detonator (2022 Remaster)

                                                                                                Ian Dury

                                                                                                New Boots And Panties!! - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                  Authentic original release track listing and artwork, issued for the first time on special transparent amber coloured vinyl.

                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                  Side One
                                                                                                  1. Wake Up And Make Love With Me
                                                                                                  2. Sweet Gene Vincent
                                                                                                  3. I’m Partial To Your Abracadabra
                                                                                                  4. My Old Man
                                                                                                  5. Billericay Dickie
                                                                                                  Side Two
                                                                                                  1. Clevor Trever
                                                                                                  2. If I Was With A Woman
                                                                                                  3. Blockheads
                                                                                                  4. Plaistow Patricia
                                                                                                  5. Blackmail Man

                                                                                                  Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five

                                                                                                  The Message (12” Orange Colour Single)

                                                                                                    The original classic Hip Hop single from Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five, originally released in the summer of 1982 and still regarded as one of the all-time great rap music anthems some 40 years later!

                                                                                                    Presented here in glorious orange colour 140g vinyl, we celebrate the original in all its full-length seven minute glory with the full instrumental on the B-side.

                                                                                                    Out of print for many years we are very pleased to make this iconic and revered hip-hop classic available again for the fans to enjoy. 

                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                    Side A: The Message (7:12)
                                                                                                    Side B: The Message (Instrumental) (7:06)

                                                                                                    Joe Bataan

                                                                                                    Salsoul - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                      Salsoul is the 9th studio album by trailblazing Filipino-African American singer Joe Bataan, featuring his classic single ‘Mujer Mia’.

                                                                                                      Re-issued for the first time since 1973 on limited edition blue translucent vinyl, Salsoul was born out of Bataan’s love for salsa & soul, which developed during his youth in New York’s Spanish Harlem.

                                                                                                      Such was the impact of Bataan’s new sound, that Salsoul served as the catalyst for the creation of a label by the same name. Formed by brothers Joseph, Kenneth & Stanley Cayre, Salsoul Records spearheaded a new generation of charismatic artists that, influenced by soul, funk & Latin dance rhythms, gave the label a signature sound.

                                                                                                      Re-emerging in samples and remixes, the Salsoul Records catalogue is proof of the label’s enduring legacy and it’s crucial role in shaping the sound of a new wave of disco. 

                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                      Mi Nube
                                                                                                      Muchacho Ordinario
                                                                                                      When Sunny Gets Blue
                                                                                                      Mujer Mia
                                                                                                      Latin Strut
                                                                                                      Peace, Friendship, Solidarity
                                                                                                      Aftershower Funk
                                                                                                      Continental Square Dance

                                                                                                      Virgin Prunes

                                                                                                      ... If I Die, I Die - 40th Anniversary Edition

                                                                                                        …If I Die, I Die was released only weeks before the Heresie box set. The two albums show very different faces of the Virgin Prunes – one that explored mythical worlds and another that showed their surrealistic interest in the creative power of insanity. They also highlight the ways in which the band enjoyed experimenting with different genres, sound forms and recording techniques. As Friday has commented recently, ‘The Virgin Prunes contained four different bands at the same time.’

                                                                                                        The album was recorded at the Windmill Studios in Dublin in the summer of 1982 and produced by Wire’s Colin Newman. Rather than adopt an A/B format, the sides of the 1982 vinyl and album cover, which was designed by Steve Averill, were given brown and blue colours, signalling earth and sky respectively. The art work on each side of the sleeve was also inverted so that either side could be read as the front cover. Ursula Steiger’s photography captured, on the brown side, the band running through a forest like a nomadic tribe. On the blue side we then find them in different costumes, performing with fire and mannequins within a derelict building.

                                                                                                        This 40th Anniversary Edition of the album sees a full remaster housed in a Limited Edition Special Finish Gatefold Sleeve on Transparent Vinyl. This Deluxe LP also comes with a 16 page booklet featuring sleeve notes by Dr. Jonathan Wood exploring the writing, recording and production of the record. Plus an exclusive 12x12 Art Print. The album is also available as 2CD Mediabook & Digital Deluxe.

                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                        Vinyl Tracklisting:
                                                                                                        A1. Ulakanakulot (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                        A2. Decline And Fall (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                        A3. Sweethome Under White Clouds (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                        A4. Bau-Dachöng (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                        B1. Baby Turns Blue (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                        B2. Ballad Of The Man (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                        B3. Walls Of Jericho (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                        B4. Caucasian Walk (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                        B5. Theme For Thought (2022 Remaster)

                                                                                                        2CD Tracklisting:
                                                                                                        1. Ulakanakulot (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                        2. Decline And Fall (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                        3. Sweethome Under White Clouds (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                        4. Bau-Dachöng (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                        5. Baby Turns Blue (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                        6. Ballad Of The Man (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                        7. Walls Of Jericho (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                        8. Caucasian Walk (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                        9. Theme For Thought (2022 Remaster)

                                                                                                        1. Baby Turns Blue (Colin Newman Remix 2004) (2022 Remaster)^
                                                                                                        2. Chance Of A Lifetime (UK 12") (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                        3. Yeo (UK 12") (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                        4. The Faculties Of A Broken Heart (What Should We Do If Baby Turns Blue) (UK 12") (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                        5. King Of Junk (Instrumental) (Rough Mix) (2022 Remaster)^
                                                                                                        6. Ballad Of The Man (Rough Mix) (2022 Remaster)^
                                                                                                        7. Fado (Rough Mix) (2022 Remaster)^
                                                                                                        8. Bau-Dachong (Rough Mix) (2022 Remaster)^
                                                                                                        9. Theme For Thought (Rough Mix) (2022 Remaster)^
                                                                                                        10. Pagan Lovesong (Demo) (2022 Remaster)^
                                                                                                        11. Pagan Lovesong (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                        12. Dave-Id Is Dead (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                        13. Pagan Lovesong (Vibeakimbo) (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                        ^ Previously Unreleased



                                                                                                          Two LP best of collection including all the hits and classic album tracks from the bands 1993 breakthrough album Garbage to their recent 2021 release No Gods No Masters.

                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                          CD TRACKLISTING:
                                                                                                          DISC 1
                                                                                                          1. Vow
                                                                                                          2. Subhuman
                                                                                                          3. Only Happy When It Rains
                                                                                                          4. Queer
                                                                                                          5. Stupid Girl
                                                                                                          6. Milk
                                                                                                          7. #1 Crush
                                                                                                          8. Push It
                                                                                                          9. I Think I'm Paranoid
                                                                                                          10. Special
                                                                                                          11. When I Grow Up
                                                                                                          12. The Trick Is To Keep Breathing
                                                                                                          13. You Look So Fine
                                                                                                          14. The World Is Not Enough
                                                                                                          15. Androgyny
                                                                                                          16. Cherry Lips (Go Baby Go!)
                                                                                                          17. Breaking Up The Girl
                                                                                                          18. Shut Your Mouth
                                                                                                          DISC 2
                                                                                                          1. Why Do You Love Me
                                                                                                          2. Bleed Like Me
                                                                                                          3. Sex Is Not The Enemy
                                                                                                          4. Run Baby Run
                                                                                                          5. Tell Me Where It Hurts
                                                                                                          6. Witness To Your Love*
                                                                                                          7. Blood For Poppies
                                                                                                          8. Battle In Me
                                                                                                          9. Automatic Systematic Habit
                                                                                                          10. Big Bright World
                                                                                                          11. Control
                                                                                                          12. Empty
                                                                                                          13. Magnetized
                                                                                                          14. Even Though Our Love Is Doomed
                                                                                                          15. No Horses
                                                                                                          16. The Men Who Rule The World
                                                                                                          17. No Gods No Masters
                                                                                                          *Rare Track

                                                                                                          VINYL TRACKLISTING:
                                                                                                          A1: Only Happy When It Rains
                                                                                                          A2: Queer
                                                                                                          A3: Stupid Girl
                                                                                                          A4: #1 Crush
                                                                                                          A5: Push It
                                                                                                          B1: I Think I’m Paranoid
                                                                                                          B2: Special
                                                                                                          B3: The World Is Not Enough
                                                                                                          B4: Androgyny
                                                                                                          B5: Cherry Lips (Go Baby Go!)
                                                                                                          B6: Why Do You Love Me
                                                                                                          C1: Bleed Like Me
                                                                                                          C2: Witness To Your Love*
                                                                                                          C3: Blood For Poppies
                                                                                                          C4: Automatic Systematic Habit
                                                                                                          C5: Empty
                                                                                                          D1: Even Though Our Love Is Doomed
                                                                                                          D2: No Horses
                                                                                                          D3: The Men Who Rule The World
                                                                                                          D4: No Gods No Masters
                                                                                                          *Rare Track

                                                                                                          Sub Focus

                                                                                                          Sub Focus - National Album Day 2022 Edition

                                                                                                          Sub Focus’ classic self-titled debut is pressed in full for the first time across 3 pieces of coloured vinyl in red, green, and blue. Created as part of the RAM Records 30th anniversary celebrations, this was the album that put Sub Focus on the road to becoming not only one of the biggest names in drum & bass, but a household name in electronic music. Featuring the hits "Rock It", "Timewarp", "Could This Be Real" as well as underground anthems "Let The Story Begin" and "Deep Space". This limited edition pressing will make a great collector’s item for old fans and new.

                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                          A1. Let The Story Begin
                                                                                                          A2. World Of Hurt
                                                                                                          B1. Follow The Light (Full Vocal Mix)
                                                                                                          B2. Last Jungle
                                                                                                          C1. Deep Space
                                                                                                          C2. Rock It
                                                                                                          D1. Move Higher Feat. Culture Shock
                                                                                                          D2. Vapourise
                                                                                                          E1. Splash
                                                                                                          E2. Could This Be Real
                                                                                                          F1. Triple X
                                                                                                          F2. Timewarp
                                                                                                          F3. Coming Closer Feat. Takura

                                                                                                          Lady Blackbird

                                                                                                          Black Acid Soul (Deluxe Edition)

                                                                                                            Set for release on 28th October, the deluxe edition of Lady Blackbird’s debut album ‘Black Acid Soul’ comes with a staggering 11 additional songs, encompassing brand new material such as stunning single ‘Feel It Comin’ and remixes commissioned by the likes of electronic, jazz, funk luminaries Emma-Jean Thackray, Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy and Greg Foat.

                                                                                                            Originally released in 2021, ‘Black Acid Soul’ received enormous critical acclaim; The Sunday Times named her their Breaking Act, stating that she “brings a singing voice of extraordinary nuance and immaculate phrasing to a selection of covers/reworkings and pindrop originals” in a 4* review. The Guardian awarded the album a 5* review, remarking that Blackbird “finds her calling with an extraordinary collection of songs and performances that burn deep into you”.

                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                            CD Tracklist:
                                                                                                            CD 1
                                                                                                            1. Blackbird
                                                                                                            2. It's Not That Easy
                                                                                                            3. Fix It
                                                                                                            4. Ruler Of My Heart
                                                                                                            5. Nobody’s Sweetheart
                                                                                                            6. Collage
                                                                                                            7. Five Feet Tall
                                                                                                            8. Lost And Looking
                                                                                                            9. It’ll Never Happen Again
                                                                                                            10. Beware The Stranger
                                                                                                            11. Black Acid Soul
                                                                                                            CD 2
                                                                                                            1. Did Somebody Make A Fool Out Of You
                                                                                                            2. I Am What I Am
                                                                                                            3. Woman (Single Version)
                                                                                                            4. Feel It Comin (Single Version)
                                                                                                            5. Baby I Just Don't
                                                                                                            6. Beware The Stranger (Chris Seefried Remix) (Edit)
                                                                                                            7. Collage (Greg Foat Remix)
                                                                                                            8. Blackbird (Emma-Jean Thackray Remix)
                                                                                                            9. Lost And Looking (Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy Cosmodelica Remix)
                                                                                                            10. Collage (Bruise Remix) (Edit)
                                                                                                            11. Beware The Stranger (Gil Cang Tuff Scout Remix)

                                                                                                            LP Tracklist:
                                                                                                            SIDE A
                                                                                                            1. Blackbird
                                                                                                            2. It's Not That Easy
                                                                                                            3. Fix It
                                                                                                            4. Ruler Of My Heart
                                                                                                            5. Nobody’s Sweetheart
                                                                                                            SIDE B
                                                                                                            1. Collage
                                                                                                            2. Five Feet Tall
                                                                                                            3. Lost And Looking
                                                                                                            4. It’ll Never Happen Again
                                                                                                            5. Beware The Stranger
                                                                                                            6. Black Acid Soul
                                                                                                            SIDE C
                                                                                                            1. Did Somebody Make A Fool Out Of You
                                                                                                            2. I Am What I Am
                                                                                                            3. Woman
                                                                                                            4. Feel It Comin
                                                                                                            5. Baby I Just Don't
                                                                                                            SIDE D
                                                                                                            1. Beware The Stranger (Chris Seefried Remix)
                                                                                                            2. Collage (Greg Foat Remix)
                                                                                                            3. Blackbird (Emma-Jean Thackray Remix)
                                                                                                            4. Lost And Looking (Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy Cosmodelica Remix)
                                                                                                            5. Collage (Bruise Remix)

                                                                                                            A Place To Bury Strangers

                                                                                                            Exploding Head - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                              Following their eponymous debut in 2007, Exploding Head is A Place To Bury Strangers’ most notable record, garnering the New York noise rock outfit critical praise and a cult fanbase. Lead by Oliver Ackermann, the band had a simple goal for ‘their first proper studio album’; “to create the craziest, most fucked-up recording ever."

                                                                                                              Recorded at their Death By Audio studios in New York and released on Mute Records, the album was critically praised for its explorative sound, taking inspiration from shoegaze icons such as Jesus & Mary Chain and My Bloody Valentine. Pitchfork described the album as “frustrated aggression, lacerating feedback… saturated with slender indie-pop melody."

                                                                                                              Lightning Seeds

                                                                                                              See You In The Stars

                                                                                                                The Lightning Seeds make a most welcome return this October on BMG with ‘See You In The Stars’, their first new album in over ten years.

                                                                                                                This intoxicating 10 track collection will kick start a soundtrack to summer with the feel good warmth of ‘Sunshine’. Most of the songs are written by Ian Broudie. One of the album highlights, ‘Emily Smiles’, was co-written with Terry Hall while ‘Great to Be Alive’ is a co-write with James Skelly (the Coral). The Lightning Seeds will tour the UK later this year.

                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                Losing You
                                                                                                                Emily Smiles
                                                                                                                Green Eyes
                                                                                                                Great To Be Alive
                                                                                                                Fit For Purpose
                                                                                                                Live To Love You
                                                                                                                Permanent Danger
                                                                                                                Walk Another Mile
                                                                                                                See You In The Stars


                                                                                                                I Should Coco - Remastered 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                  Tearing by at a breakneck speed, I Should Coco is the spectacularly eclectic debut by Supergrass at the time, the band were barely out of their teens.

                                                                                                                  The unbridled energy of the album illustrates an eclectic knowledge of their genre and pays respect to their predecessors. Supergrass treat the Buzzcocks, the Beatles, Elton John, David Bowie, Blur, and Madness as if they were all the same thing - they don't make any distinction between what is cool and what isn't, they just throw everything together.

                                                                                                                  This 1LP resissue includes, the jittery "Caught by the Fuzz" which slams next to the music hall rave-up "Mansize Rooster," the trippy psychedelia of "Sofa (Of My Lethargy)," the heavy stomp of "Lenny," and the bona fide teen anthem "Alright."

                                                                                                                  I Should Coco is the sound of adolescence, but performed with a surprising musical versatility that makes the record's exuberant energy all the more infectious.

                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                  Side 1
                                                                                                                  1. I’d Like To Know
                                                                                                                  2. Caught By The Fuzz
                                                                                                                  3. Mansize Rooster
                                                                                                                  4. Alright
                                                                                                                  5. Lose It
                                                                                                                  6. Lenny
                                                                                                                  Side 2
                                                                                                                  1. Strange Ones
                                                                                                                  2. Sitting Up Straight
                                                                                                                  3. She’s So Loose
                                                                                                                  4. We’re Not Supposed To
                                                                                                                  5. Time
                                                                                                                  6. Sofa (Of My Lethargy)
                                                                                                                  7. Time To Go

                                                                                                                  The Damned

                                                                                                                  Damned Damned Damned - National Album Day 2022 Edition

                                                                                                                    ‘Damned Damned Damned’ is now available on yellow vinyl for National Album Day. The Damned blazed a trail when they became the very first British punk band to release a single (New Rose) on 22nd October 1976, which was swiftly followed by the release of the very first British punk album, their classic debut long-player Damned Damned Damned, originally released by Stiff Records on 18th February 1977. Charting at 36 in the UK upon release the album has reached legendary status over the 45 years since it's initial release. At just half an hour long, Damned Damned Damned is a stone cold classic of rock & roll fire and coupled with the band's take-no-prisoners aesthetic, the Damned left rhetoric for the theoreticians and political posing for the Clash. All the foursome wanted to do was rock. The original line-up of Dave Vanian, Captain Sensible, Brian James and Rat Scabies regrouped last year and will perform the album in its entirety this coming November on a one off tour. 

                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                    Neat Neat Neat (2017 - Remaster)
                                                                                                                    Fan Club (2017 - Remaster)
                                                                                                                    I Fall (2017 - Remaster)
                                                                                                                    Born To Kill (2017 - Remaster)
                                                                                                                    Stab Yor Back (2017 - Remaster)
                                                                                                                    Feel The Pain (2017 - Remaster)
                                                                                                                    New Rose (2017 - Remaster)
                                                                                                                    Fish (2017 - Remaster)
                                                                                                                    See Her Tonite (2017 - Remaster)
                                                                                                                    1 Of The 2 (2017 - Remaster)
                                                                                                                    So Messed Up (2017 - Remaster)
                                                                                                                    I Feel Alright (2017 - Remaster)


                                                                                                                    An Awesome Wave - National Album Day 2022 Edition

                                                                                                                      ‘An Awesome Wave’ is now available on fern green vinyl. Described by The Guardian in their Albums Of The Year coverage as “Remarkable and Rewarding:, ‘An Awesome Wave’ won the band the Mercury Music Prize and an Ivor Novello award, the album has since gone platinum in the UK and continues to receive critical acclaim. This album saw the start of a remarkable trajectory for the band who became one of the most successful British bands of the millennium. alt-J have now sold in excess of two million albums and their songs have been streamed over three billion times. Their follow up album This Is All Yours was a UK number 1, GRAMMY and BRIT Award-nominated album. Released in 2017, album number 3 RELAXER flew straight into the top 10 of the UK album chart and became their second album to be nominated for the Mercury Prize. 2022 saw the release of their 4th album The Dream which reached top 3 in the Uk and was one of the best reviewed records of 2022.

                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                      SIDE A
                                                                                                                      1. Intro
                                                                                                                      2. Interlude I (The Ripe & Ruin)
                                                                                                                      3. Tessellate
                                                                                                                      4. Breezeblocks
                                                                                                                      5. Interlude II (Guitar)
                                                                                                                      6. Something Good
                                                                                                                      7. Dissolve Me
                                                                                                                      SIDE B
                                                                                                                      1. Matilda
                                                                                                                      2. Ms
                                                                                                                      3. Fitzpleasure
                                                                                                                      4. Interlude III (Piano)
                                                                                                                      5. Bloodflood
                                                                                                                      6. Taro

                                                                                                                      The iconic Pixies forged an influential path for alt-rock during their first era, while their post 2004 reunion has seen them alchemize more sophisticated dark arts - a return which has them add another three UK Top 10 albums to the three they achieved on their first run. Now as fired up as ever before, Pixies will release their eighth studio album ‘Doggerel’ on September 30th via BMG, including lead single ‘There’s a Moon On’.

                                                                                                                      ‘Doggerel’ is a mature yet visceral record of gruesome folk, ballroom pop and brutal rock, haunted by the ghosts of affairs and indulgences, driven wild by cosmic forces and envisioning digital afterlives where no God has provided one. And all the while, right there on the news, another distant storm approaches.

                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                      1. Nomatterday
                                                                                                                      2. Vault Of Heaven
                                                                                                                      3. Dregs Of The Wine
                                                                                                                      4. Haunted House
                                                                                                                      5. Get Simulated
                                                                                                                      6. The Lord Has Come Back Today
                                                                                                                      7. Thunder And Lightning
                                                                                                                      8. There’s A Moon On
                                                                                                                      9. Pagan Man
                                                                                                                      10. Who’s More Sorry Now?
                                                                                                                      11. You’re Such A Sadducee
                                                                                                                      12. Doggerel

                                                                                                                      Nils Frahm

                                                                                                                      Music For Animals

                                                                                                                        Nils Frahm returns with an expansive new album, Music For Animals, his first fresh studio material since 2018’s ‘All Melody’ and 2019’s associated ‘All Encores’. Containing ten tracks and clocking in at over three hours long, it’s an ambitious and compelling set different to anything Frahm’s released to date – in fact, it finds the Piano Day founder declining to use a piano – but at the same time retains many of the qualities that have set the influential musician’s work apart over much of the last two decades.

                                                                                                                        Unfolding at an unhurried, meditative pace in a celebration of tone, timbre and texture – and thus of sound itself – Music For Animals offers an unusually immersive experience. “My constant inspiration,” Frahm explains, “was something as mesmerising as watching a great waterfall or the leaves on a tree in a storm. It’s good we have symphonies and music where there’s a development, but a waterfall doesn’t need an Act 1, 2, 3, then an outcome, and nor do the leaves on a tree in a storm. Some people like watching the leaves rustle and the branches move. This record is for them”.

                                                                                                                        Music For Animals is a substantial collection that encourages listeners to bask in its tranquility at their chosen depth, demanding only as much attention as they wish to contribute. As Frahm himself happily points out, “It all comes back to that waterfall. If you want to watch it, watch it. If you don’t, then you don’t have to. It will always be the same, yet never quite the same.” Indeed, that’s Music For Animals’ greatest strength. Instantly recognisable, it’s still like nothing else.

                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                        The Dog With 1000 Faces
                                                                                                                        Mussel Memory
                                                                                                                        Seagull Scene
                                                                                                                        Sheep In Black And White
                                                                                                                        Stepping Stone
                                                                                                                        Right Right Right
                                                                                                                        World Of Squares
                                                                                                                        Lemon Day
                                                                                                                        Do Dream


                                                                                                                        Free All Angels - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                          Free All Angels was the third smash hit album from Ash. The album again reached No.1 within the UK and has since become a platinum record. The punk rock pop album contains mega hits including the Ivor Novello winner ‘Shining Light’, the NME single of the year ‘Burn Baby Burn’, ‘Sometimes’, ‘There’s A Star’, ‘Candy’ and Walking Barefoot’.

                                                                                                                          Ash and BMG are proud to reissue Ash’s third LP ‘Free All Angels’ for the first time on vivid yellow and clear splatter vinyl. This album has not been re-issued since it’s 2001 release, so will be an exciting prospect within the Ash community. Free All Angels contains hit after hit and with its punk rock sound resonates strongly with a wide audience. Upon release Ash drew critical comparisons to works of China Drum, Compulsion and The Replacements, , whilst touring with allusive contemporaries Weezer and Smashing Pumpkins and many more.

                                                                                                                          This re-issue coincides with the release of Free All Angels on immersive Sony 360RA for the very first time. This unique mix will give fans insight into Tim Wheeler’s sonic spatial sphere bringing Ash’s incredible hits into the new age.

                                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                          Side A:
                                                                                                                          Walking Barefoot (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                          Shining Light (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                          Burn Baby Burn (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                          Candy (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                          Cherry Bomb (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                          Submission (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                          Side B:
                                                                                                                          Someday (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                          Pacific Palisades (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                          Shark (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                          Sometimes (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                          Nicole (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                          There’s A Star (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                          World Domination (2022 Remaster)



                                                                                                                            Suede return with their ninth studio album Autofiction, set for release via BMG.

                                                                                                                            As Suede began work on the songs that would become Autofiction, they decided to go back to basics. In a move that recalled their most formative days, Brett Anderson, Mat Osman, Simon Gilbert, Richard Oakes and Neil Codling schlepped to a rehearsal studio in deserted Kings Cross to collect a key, hump their own gear, set up and start playing.

                                                                                                                            Speaking about Autofiction, Brett Anderson said: "Autofiction is our punk record. No whistles and bells. Just the five of us in a room with all the glitches and fuck-ups revealed; the band themselves exposed in all their primal mess."

                                                                                                                            First single ‘She Still Leads Me On’ is the track that reconfigured what the album could be. A beautiful song written from Brett to his late mother. As its title suggests, Autofiction is one of Anderson’s most personal records yet. Reflecting on the process of writing acclaimed works of memoir Coal Black Mornings and Afternoons With The Blinds Drawn helped Brett get a newfound perspective on himself as a performer and singer in the public eye, much of which has bled into the lyricism of Autofiction.

                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                            1. She Still Leads Me On
                                                                                                                            2. Personality Disorder
                                                                                                                            3. 15 Again
                                                                                                                            4. The Only Way I Can Love You
                                                                                                                            5. That Boy On The Stage
                                                                                                                            6. Drive Myself Home
                                                                                                                            7. Black Ice
                                                                                                                            8. Shadow Self
                                                                                                                            9. It's Always The Quiet Ones
                                                                                                                            10. What Am I Without You
                                                                                                                            11. Turn Off Your Brain And Yell

                                                                                                                            The Kinks

                                                                                                                            The Kinks

                                                                                                                              Kinks is the debut album by English rock band the Kinks, released in 1964. This iconic album perfectly mixes blues rock, rockabilly, and the classic Merseybeat of the 1960s that mixes R&B, skiffle, rock, and the likes.

                                                                                                                              If you’re looking for that British Invasion sound, Kinks is a perfect beginning. The album was recorded in October 1964. The bands cover of “Long Tall Sally” soared the charts and has the distinction of being The Kinks’s first ever single.

                                                                                                                              The bands second success from the album is the massively popular and best-selling summertime single, “You Really Got Me”. It’s crunchy distorted guitar riffs, chimey solo, pounding uptempo beat and soaring harmonies, defined an entire genre.

                                                                                                                              This album is the first chapter of one of the most iconic bands in the world and a must have for any fans collection. 

                                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                              Side 1
                                                                                                                              1. Beautiful Delilah
                                                                                                                              2. So Mystifying
                                                                                                                              3. Just Can't Go To Sleep
                                                                                                                              4. Long Tall Shorty
                                                                                                                              5. I Took My Baby Home
                                                                                                                              6. I'm A Lover Not A Fighter
                                                                                                                              7. You Really Got Me
                                                                                                                              Side 2
                                                                                                                              1. Cadillac
                                                                                                                              2. Bald Headed Woman
                                                                                                                              3. Revenge
                                                                                                                              4. Too Much Monkey Business
                                                                                                                              5. I've Been Driving On Bald Mountai
                                                                                                                              6. Stop Your Sobbing
                                                                                                                              7. Got Love If You Want It


                                                                                                                              Supergrass - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                Supergrass’ hugely successful third album reached #3 in the UK album Charts and #13 US Billboard Heatseekers Chartin 1999 and has amassed over 300,000 sales in the UK alone since its release.

                                                                                                                                This 2022 re-issue has been fully remastered from original sources and includes the hit singles ‘Pumping On Your Stereo’ (UK #11), ‘Moving’ (UK #9), ‘Mary’ (UK #36).

                                                                                                                                The 2CD is a 4 panel digipack with 16 page booklet featuring rare band photos and new sleeve notes.
                                                                                                                                By acclaimed journalist Charles Shaar Murray

                                                                                                                                Disc 1: remastered album, Disc 2: rare / demo tracks, alternate, live versions and 4 new track remixes (2 of which done by John Leckie). Includes several previously unreleased tracks and versions. Tracklist compiled by Supergrass..

                                                                                                                                Album remastered by original producer John Cornfield, with Supergrass bassist Mick Quinn.

                                                                                                                                Restored original artwork with newly inspired inner bag artwork from original 90s promo singles. Lovingly crafted by Supergrass.

                                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                Vinyl Tracklsiting:
                                                                                                                                Side A
                                                                                                                                1. Moving
                                                                                                                                2. Your Love
                                                                                                                                3. What Went Wrong (In Your Head)
                                                                                                                                4. Beautiful People
                                                                                                                                5. Shotover Hill
                                                                                                                                6. Eon
                                                                                                                                Side B
                                                                                                                                1. Mary
                                                                                                                                2. Jesus Came From Outta Space
                                                                                                                                3. Pumping On Your Stereo
                                                                                                                                4. Born Again
                                                                                                                                5. Faraway
                                                                                                                                6. Mama & Papa

                                                                                                                                2CD Tracklist:
                                                                                                                                Disc 1:
                                                                                                                                2022 ‘Supergrass’ Album Remaster
                                                                                                                                1. Moving
                                                                                                                                2. Your Love
                                                                                                                                3. What Went Wrong (In Your Head)
                                                                                                                                4. Beautiful People
                                                                                                                                5. Shotover Hill
                                                                                                                                6. Eon
                                                                                                                                7. Mary
                                                                                                                                8. Jesus Came From Outta Space
                                                                                                                                9. Pumping On Your Stereo
                                                                                                                                10. Born Again
                                                                                                                                11. Faraway
                                                                                                                                12. Mama & Papa
                                                                                                                                Disc 2:
                                                                                                                                Remixes, Demos, B-Sides & Lives
                                                                                                                                1. Moving (2022 Remix)*
                                                                                                                                2. Beautiful People (2022 Remix)*
                                                                                                                                3. Pumping On Your Stereo (2022 Remix)*
                                                                                                                                4. Born Again (2022 Remix)*
                                                                                                                                5. Wild Wind (Demo)*
                                                                                                                                6. Pumping On Your Stereo (T-In The Park 2000)*
                                                                                                                                7. Lucky (No Fear)
                                                                                                                                8. Blockades *
                                                                                                                                9. Sick
                                                                                                                                10. You'll Never Walk Again
                                                                                                                                11. What A Shame
                                                                                                                                12. Moving (T-In The Park 2000)*
                                                                                                                                13. Believer
                                                                                                                                14. Faraway (Acoustic Version)
                                                                                                                                15. Out Of The Blue (Monitor Mix)*
                                                                                                                                16. Mary (The Varieties, Leeds 2005)*
                                                                                                                                17. Country Number*
                                                                                                                                18. Born Again (Forum, Melbourne 2000)*
                                                                                                                                19. Jesus Came From Outta Space (107.7 The End, Seattle 2000)*
                                                                                                                                20. Oracle

                                                                                                                                * Previously Unreleased 

                                                                                                                                Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros

                                                                                                                                Joe Strummer 002: The Mescaleros Years (Deluxe Boxset)

                                                                                                                                  2022 marks 20 years since the passing of the legendary Joe Strummer. While best known as the frontman for The Clash, between 1999-2002 Strummer produced some of his most exciting work alongside The Mescaleros.

                                                                                                                                  Joe Strummer 002: The Mescaleros Years is the first comprehensive collection highlighting this intense period of creativity and brings together the albums Rock Art and the X-Ray Style (1999), Global A Go-Go (2001), the posthumous Streetcore (2003), and Vibes Compass, a brand-new compilation of 15 B-sides and rarities, including never before heard tracks like 'Ocean of Dreams' (featuring Steve Jones of the Sex Pistols on guitar) and early demos of some of the Mescaleros best-loved tracks (“The Road To Rock 'N' Roll,” “X-Ray Style” and more), through to some of the original recordings from Joe's last ever sessions (“Coma Girl (Outtake),” “Fantastic” and “Get Down Moses (Outtake)”), all in one complete boxset.

                                                                                                                                  All albums are remastered by Grammy Award winner Paul Hicks (The Beatles / The Rolling Stones / John Lennon / David Bowie) and are packaged in a richly curated boxset, featuring extensive new liner notes and interviews with Joe's friends, collaborators and The Mescaleros band members, plus never-before-seen handwritten notes, lyrics, and drawings by Joe taken from the Joe Strummer Archive.

                                                                                                                                  Both the 4CD and 7LP boxes include four reproduction lyric sheets and chord charts, and the LP box includes an exclusive 12”x12” art print. Joe Strummer 002 serves as a loving tribute to Strummer’s final musical output, released in celebration of what would have been his 70th birthday year. 

                                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                  CD Tracklisting:
                                                                                                                                  CD1: Rock Art And The X-Ray Style
                                                                                                                                  1. Tony Adams
                                                                                                                                  2. Sandpaper Blues
                                                                                                                                  3. X-Ray Style
                                                                                                                                  4. Techno D-Day
                                                                                                                                  5. The Road To Rock ’N’ Roll
                                                                                                                                  6. Diggin’ The New
                                                                                                                                  7. Nitcomb
                                                                                                                                  8. Forbidden City
                                                                                                                                  9. Yalla Yalla
                                                                                                                                  10. Willesden To Cricklewood

                                                                                                                                  CD2: Global A Go-Go
                                                                                                                                  1. Johnny Appleseed
                                                                                                                                  2. Cool ’N’ Out
                                                                                                                                  3. Global A Go-Go
                                                                                                                                  4. Bhindi Bhagee
                                                                                                                                  5. Gamma Ray
                                                                                                                                  6. Mega Bottle Ride
                                                                                                                                  7. Shaktar Donetsk
                                                                                                                                  8. Mondo Bongo
                                                                                                                                  9. Bummed Out City
                                                                                                                                  10. At The Border, Guy
                                                                                                                                  11. Minstrel Boy

                                                                                                                                  CD3: Streetcore
                                                                                                                                  1. Coma Girl
                                                                                                                                  2. Get Down Moses
                                                                                                                                  3. Long Shadow
                                                                                                                                  4. Arms Aloft
                                                                                                                                  5. Ramshackle Day Parade
                                                                                                                                  6. Redemption Song
                                                                                                                                  7. All In A Day
                                                                                                                                  8. Burnin' Streets
                                                                                                                                  9. Midnight Jam
                                                                                                                                  10. Silver And Gold

                                                                                                                                  CD4: Vibes Compass (B-sides & Rarities)
                                                                                                                                  1. Time And The Tide
                                                                                                                                  2. Techno D-Day (Demo)
                                                                                                                                  3. Ocean Of Dreams
                                                                                                                                  4. Forbidden City (Demo)
                                                                                                                                  5. X-Ray Style (Demo)
                                                                                                                                  6. Road To Rock ’N’ Roll (Demo
                                                                                                                                  7. Tony Adams (Demo)
                                                                                                                                  8. Cool ’N’ Out (Demo)
                                                                                                                                  9. Global A Go-Go (Demo)
                                                                                                                                  10. Secret Agent Man
                                                                                                                                  11. All In A Day (Demo)
                                                                                                                                  12. London Is Burning
                                                                                                                                  13. Get Down Moses (Outtake)
                                                                                                                                  14. Fantastic
                                                                                                                                  15. Coma Girl (Outtake)

                                                                                                                                  Vinyl Tracklisting:
                                                                                                                                  Rock Art And The X-Ray Style
                                                                                                                                  SIDE A
                                                                                                                                  1. Tony Adams
                                                                                                                                  2. Sandpaper Blues
                                                                                                                                  SIDE B
                                                                                                                                  3. X-Ray Style
                                                                                                                                  4. Techno D-Day
                                                                                                                                  5. The Road To Rock ’N’ Roll
                                                                                                                                  SIDE C
                                                                                                                                  6. Diggin’ The New
                                                                                                                                  7. Nitcomb
                                                                                                                                  8. Forbidden City
                                                                                                                                  SIDE D
                                                                                                                                  9. Yalla Yalla
                                                                                                                                  10. Willesden To Cricklewood

                                                                                                                                  Global A Go-Go
                                                                                                                                  SIDE A
                                                                                                                                  1. Johnny Appleseed
                                                                                                                                  2. Cool ’N’ Out
                                                                                                                                  3. Global A Go-Go
                                                                                                                                  4. Bhindi Bhagee
                                                                                                                                  SIDE B
                                                                                                                                  1. Gamma Ray
                                                                                                                                  2. Mega Bottle Ride
                                                                                                                                  3. Shaktar Donetsk
                                                                                                                                  SIDE C
                                                                                                                                  1. Mondo Bongo
                                                                                                                                  2. Bummed Out City
                                                                                                                                  3. At The Border, Guy
                                                                                                                                  SIDE D
                                                                                                                                  1. Minstrel Boy

                                                                                                                                  SIDE A
                                                                                                                                  1. Coma Girl
                                                                                                                                  2. Get Down Moses
                                                                                                                                  3. Long Shadow
                                                                                                                                  4. Arms Aloft
                                                                                                                                  5. Ramshackle Day Parade
                                                                                                                                  SIDE B
                                                                                                                                  1. Redemption Song
                                                                                                                                  2. All In A Day
                                                                                                                                  3. Burnin’ Streets
                                                                                                                                  4. Midnight Jam
                                                                                                                                  5. Silver And Gold

                                                                                                                                  Vibes Compass (B-sides & Rarities)
                                                                                                                                  SIDE A
                                                                                                                                  1. Time And The Tide
                                                                                                                                  2. Techno D-Day (Demo)
                                                                                                                                  3. Ocean Of Dreams
                                                                                                                                  4. Forbidden City (Demo)
                                                                                                                                  SIDE B
                                                                                                                                  1. X-Ray Style (Demo)
                                                                                                                                  2. Road To Rock ’N’ Roll (Demo)
                                                                                                                                  3. Tony Adams (Demo)
                                                                                                                                  4. Cool ’N’ Out (Demo)
                                                                                                                                  SIDE C
                                                                                                                                  1. Global A Go-Go (Demo)
                                                                                                                                  2. Secret Agent Man
                                                                                                                                  3. All In A Day (Demo)
                                                                                                                                  4. London Is Burning
                                                                                                                                  SIDE D
                                                                                                                                  1. Get Down Moses (Outtake)
                                                                                                                                  2. Fantastic
                                                                                                                                  3. Coma Girl (Outtake)

                                                                                                                                  The Afghan Whigs

                                                                                                                                  How Do You Burn

                                                                                                                                    The Afghan Whigs are set to release their first studio album in five years, How Do You Burn?, on 9 September. How Do You Burn?, the ninth studio album from The Afghan Whigs, finds the band in peak form, making the most vaulting and thrilling music of their lives. The album is virile, ready-for-action, and finds frontman Greg Dulli as swaggering, enigmatic and darkly charismatic as ever, and singing up a storm.

                                                                                                                                    The album reaches corners of sound that, twenty-six years after the band's inception, find them at an apex. Referencing Warren Zevon, Prince, and Zeppelin all while plugging in to the soul and R&B influences that have always set them apart, The Afghan Whigs are at a precipice of greatness. Says Dulli, “I’m beginning to see there are a million places we can go. I feel virile, ready for action, and I want to keep stalking greatness.” 

                                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                    I’ll Make You See God
                                                                                                                                    The Getaway
                                                                                                                                    Catch A Colt
                                                                                                                                    Please, Baby, Please
                                                                                                                                    A Line Of Shots
                                                                                                                                    Domino And Jimmy
                                                                                                                                    Take Me There
                                                                                                                                    In Flames

                                                                                                                                    The Kinks

                                                                                                                                    Everybody’s In Show-biz / Everyboy’s A Star (remastered - Stereo)

                                                                                                                                      The Kinks’, Everybody’s In Show-Biz – Everybody’s A Star 1971 classic album has been remastered from the original audio source for the album’s 50th Anniversary and will be released as a standalone heavy weight vinyl for the 9th September via BMG.

                                                                                                                                      Everybody's in Show-Biz is a double album with one record devoted to stories from the road and another devoted to songs from the road. The album includes Ray Davies’ trademark wit, especially in the woozy beginning of "Unreal Reality" or the tongue-in-cheek "Look a Little on the Sunnyside" and the upbeat classic ‘Supersonic Rocket Ship’. Aside from the wit, there's a sense of melancholy running throughout the record, most notably on the album's hit track "Celluloid Heroes."

                                                                                                                                      Expertly recreated and retouched original artwork with gatefold sleeve. All audio has been produced by Ray Davies and remastered by Kinks experts Kevin Gray at Cohearant. The 1CD standalone includes x1 brand new Ray Davies remix, ‘’Celluloid Heroes’’ and indepth sleeve notes with band quotes and photos. 

                                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                      A1. Here Comes Yet Another Day
                                                                                                                                      A2. Maximum Consumption
                                                                                                                                      A3. Unreal Reality
                                                                                                                                      A4. Hot Potatoes
                                                                                                                                      A5. Sitting In My Hotel
                                                                                                                                      B1. Motorway
                                                                                                                                      B2. You Don't Know My Name
                                                                                                                                      B3. Supersonic Rocket Ship
                                                                                                                                      B4. Look A Little On The Sunny Side
                                                                                                                                      B5. Celluloid Heroes
                                                                                                                                      C1. Top Of The Pops
                                                                                                                                      C2. Brainwashed
                                                                                                                                      C3. Mr. Wonderful
                                                                                                                                      C4. Acute Schizophrenia Paranoia Blues
                                                                                                                                      C5. Holiday
                                                                                                                                      D1. Muswell Hillbilly
                                                                                                                                      D2. Alcohol
                                                                                                                                      D3. Banana Boat Song
                                                                                                                                      D4. Skin And Bone
                                                                                                                                      D5. Baby Face
                                                                                                                                      D6. Lola

                                                                                                                                      1CD – Everybody’s In Show Biz – Everybody’s A Star, 1971 Original Album, 2022 Remaster (Stereo)
                                                                                                                                      1. Here Comes Yet Another Day
                                                                                                                                      2. Maximum Consumption
                                                                                                                                      3. Unreal Reality
                                                                                                                                      4. Hot Potatoes
                                                                                                                                      5. Sitting In My Hotel
                                                                                                                                      6. Motorway
                                                                                                                                      7. You Don't Know My Name
                                                                                                                                      8. Supersonic Rocket Ship
                                                                                                                                      9. Look A Little On The Sunny Side
                                                                                                                                      10. Celluloid Heroes
                                                                                                                                      11. Top Of The Pops (live)
                                                                                                                                      12. Brainwashed (live)
                                                                                                                                      13. Mr. Wonderful (live)
                                                                                                                                      14. Acute Schizophrenia Paranoia Blues (live)
                                                                                                                                      15. Holiday (live)
                                                                                                                                      16. Muswell Hillbilly (live)
                                                                                                                                      17. Alcohol (live)
                                                                                                                                      18. Banana Boat Song (live)
                                                                                                                                      19. Skin And Bone (live)
                                                                                                                                      20. Baby Face (live)
                                                                                                                                      21. Lola (live)
                                                                                                                                      Bonus Tracks:
                                                                                                                                      22. Celluloid Heroes (2022 Mix)

                                                                                                                                      The Kinks

                                                                                                                                      Muswell Hillbillies (remastered - Stereo)

                                                                                                                                        The Kinks, Muswell Hillbillies 1971 classic album has been remastered from the original audio source for the albums 50th Anniversary and will be released on heavy weight vinyl for the 9th September via BMG.

                                                                                                                                        This period’s first Kinks album, Muswell Hillbillies, is for many people their best of all. It conversely looked back on Ray and Dave Davies’ London roots, telling tales of working-class families migrating from the war-torn and redevelopment-ravaged inner city to the strange, leafy suburbs of North London.

                                                                                                                                        Expertly recreated and retouched original artwork with gatefold sleeve. All audio has been produced by Ray Davies and mastered by Kinks expert Tony Cousins at Metropolis studios.

                                                                                                                                        The 1CD standalone includes x3 new Ray Davies remixes ‘20th Century Man’, ‘Acute Schizophrenia Paranoia Blues’ & ‘Travelling With My Band’. Brand new sleeve notes with band quotes and photos. 

                                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                        LP - Muswell Hillbillies, 1971 Original Album, 2022 Remaster (Stereo)
                                                                                                                                        A1. 20th Century Man
                                                                                                                                        A2. Acute Schizophrenia Paranoia Blues
                                                                                                                                        A3. Holiday
                                                                                                                                        A4. Skin And Bone
                                                                                                                                        A5. Alcohol
                                                                                                                                        A6. Complicated Life
                                                                                                                                        B1. Here Come The People In Grey
                                                                                                                                        B2. Have A Cuppa Tea
                                                                                                                                        B3. Holloway Jail
                                                                                                                                        B4. Oklahoma U.S.A.
                                                                                                                                        B5. Uncle Son
                                                                                                                                        B6. Muswell Hillbilly

                                                                                                                                        CD - Muswell Hillbillies, 1971 Original Album, 2022 Remaster (Stereo)
                                                                                                                                        1. 20th Century Man
                                                                                                                                        2. Acute Schizophrenia Paranoia Blues
                                                                                                                                        3. Holiday
                                                                                                                                        4. Skin And Bone
                                                                                                                                        5. Alcohol
                                                                                                                                        6. Complicated Life
                                                                                                                                        7. Here Come The People In Grey
                                                                                                                                        8. Have A Cuppa Tea
                                                                                                                                        9. Holloway Jail
                                                                                                                                        10. Oklahoma U.S.A.
                                                                                                                                        11. Uncle Son
                                                                                                                                        12. Muswell Hillbilly
                                                                                                                                        Bonus Tracks:
                                                                                                                                        13. 20th Century Man (2022 Mix)
                                                                                                                                        14. Acute Schizophrenia Paranoia Blues (2022 Mix)
                                                                                                                                        15. Traveling With My Band (2022 Mix)

                                                                                                                                        Danger Mouse & Black Thought

                                                                                                                                        Cheat Codes

                                                                                                                                          Unbelievable to think that this is Danger Mouse’s first hip-hop album proper since the 2005 collaboration with MF Doom (“DangerDOOM”). Not only that, it’s the first and only time The Roots’ Black Thought has worked with anyone else!

                                                                                                                                          Brian Joseph Burton has, of course, been keeping busy. 2011 and 2019 saw acclaimed collabs with Daniele Lupi and Karen O respectively, whilst production duties with Gnarls Barkley and Gorillaz have seen him achieve platinum success and global adoration.

                                                                                                                                          With Tariq Trotter (Black Thought) we find the producer’s freewheeling and uplifting yet gritty production paired beautifully with the rapper’s relentless, chorus-free lyrical deluge. Visceral boom-bap with myriad samples moulded into an anthemic, underground and intoxicating concoction that fans of old school hip-hop are gonna go nuts for. Black Thought’s razor sharp flow and insightful observations keep you hooked, multiple listens revealing their lyrical genius whilst the plethora of other celebrity guest vocalists also turn out award winning, stellar performances. Danger Mouse’s beat tapestries rival Madlib and Apollo Brown’s – the two comparable beatsmiths that jump to mind when I first heard the record. Yet don’t be thinking that Brian’s ripping anyone’s style – these unforced yet rugged instrumentals seem to burst out of the MPC with their own vivacity. As soon we heard it we knew it’d be one of the best hip-hop albums of the year.

                                                                                                                                          STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                                          Matt says: The long awaited return of Danger Mouse and with The Roots' Black Thought plus a host of other rap celebrities he's only gone and turned out what might possibly be hip-hop album of 2022. Authentic boom-bap, conscious lyrics, well dug samples - this one's got it all for that old skool hip-hop fanatic. Check!

                                                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                          Side 1
                                                                                                                                          1. Sometimes
                                                                                                                                          2. Cheat Codes (Explicit)
                                                                                                                                          3. The Darkest Part (feat. Raekwon And Kid Sister)
                                                                                                                                          4. No Gold Teeth (Explicit)
                                                                                                                                          5. Because (feat. Joey Bada$$, Russ, And Dylan Cartlidge) (Explicit)
                                                                                                                                          6. Belize (feat. MF DOOM) (Explicit)
                                                                                                                                          Side 2
                                                                                                                                          1. Aquamarine (feat. Michael Kiwanuka)
                                                                                                                                          2. Identical Deaths
                                                                                                                                          3. Strangers (feat. A$AP Rocky And Run The Jewels) (Explicit)
                                                                                                                                          4. Close To Famous Explicit
                                                                                                                                          5. Saltwater (feat. Conway The Machine) (Explicit)
                                                                                                                                          6. Violas And Lupitas (Explicit)


                                                                                                                                          Time Flies

                                                                                                                                            Time Flies, is an extraordinary collection that fuses intimate subject matter and upbeat guitar-led rock with irresistibly catchy electronic elements. In the half decade since her acclaimed 2016 album Wild Things, Pip has gone through a personal transformation.

                                                                                                                                            Pip has openly struggled with mental health, anxiety and depression for a long time and, after dealing with severe postnatal depression + a serious skin cancer condition which has thankfully seen a full recovery, was able to successfully procure the right balance of therapy & medication which is so individually specific. When she embarked on writing songs for this new record in 2019, there was a sense of freedom in the work. “I was feeling pretty grateful to be alive and making music, so I felt like I didn’t ‘care’ anymore - not in a bad way, I just stopped overthinking it.”

                                                                                                                                            Time Flies was produced with a host of incredible collaborators including, LA songwriter and producer Tommy English (K.Flay, Carly Rae Jepsen, Kacey Musgraves, Adam Lambert, Broods etc), Auckland based Josh Fountain (Leisure, Benee), Jeremy Toy (Leonard Charles, She’s So Rad) , Sydney's Chris Stracey (Bag Raiders, Paloma Faith, Diplo.) and Jono Sloan (Empire Of The Sun, PNAU).

                                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                            SIDE A
                                                                                                                                            My Love
                                                                                                                                            Think About You
                                                                                                                                            Time Flies
                                                                                                                                            Mixed Emotions
                                                                                                                                            Guilty Love Ft. BROODS

                                                                                                                                            SIDE B
                                                                                                                                            Take It Easy Mama
                                                                                                                                            Walk Away
                                                                                                                                            Love Is Blind


                                                                                                                                            Why You Lacking Energy?

                                                                                                                                              Cassia find escapism in bright, blissful melodies, but beneath the surface is a deep well of introspection. 2022 brings ‘Why You Lacking Energy?’, the trio's vivid follow up to the 2019 album ‘Replica’.

                                                                                                                                              From lush, spacious piano ballads to crisp, synth-driven anthems, the self-produced record digs into the tension in Cassia's music: these are songs that feel like living in the moment, but are caught up in thoughts of the past and anxieties for the future.

                                                                                                                                              The soaring new single Motions "feels like sand slipping through your fingers," they say, "and that wave of relief when you realise you're not alone." Empowering for the band as much as their listeners, Cassia make songs that turn fears into fuel.

                                                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                              1. Morning's Coming
                                                                                                                                              2. Similar
                                                                                                                                              3. 16-18 (Why You Lacking Energy?)
                                                                                                                                              4. Motions
                                                                                                                                              5. Colossal Happiness
                                                                                                                                              6. Seasons
                                                                                                                                              7. Boundless
                                                                                                                                              8. Dreams Of My Past
                                                                                                                                              9. Drifting
                                                                                                                                              10. Not Enough Time To Think
                                                                                                                                              11. Right There
                                                                                                                                              12. See Myself

                                                                                                                                              The Associates

                                                                                                                                              Sulk - 40th Anniversary Edition

                                                                                                                                                Formed in Dundee, Scotland in 1979, the Associates were comprised of vocalist Billy Mackenzie and multi-instrumentalist Alan Rankine.

                                                                                                                                                Built on an eclectic mix of influences and interests ranging from art rock to glam and disco, the duo found early success with their debut record 'The Affectionate Punch' in 1981. Their second studio album 'Sulk', released in 1982, was the group's definitive statement, a fascinating blend of lush, new romantic popcraft and dark, surreal cabaret stylings. Upon its release, the album was voted the album of the year by Melody Maker. Billy Mackenzie recalled before his death in 1997, “Sulk was a real liberation. It had the essence of what I’m about. I realized I could create my own sunshine.”


                                                                                                                                                1977 - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                  The spectacular debut release from Ash, 1977 was a monumental album in the brit-rock scene, reaching No.1 within the UK and has since become a platinum record. The Northern Irish (NI) band, smashed out the huge singles ‘Girl From Mars’, ‘Kung Fu’, ‘Goldfinger’, ‘Angel Interceptor’ and ‘Oh Yeah’ on the album.

                                                                                                                                                  Ash and BMG are proud to reissue Ash’s debut LP ‘1977’ for the first time on stunning black and white splatter vinyl. This album has not been re-issued since it’s 1996 release, so will be an exciting prospect within the brit-rock community. 1977 was included in NME’s 500 best albums of all time, so resonates strongly with a wide audience. Upon release Ash drew critical comparisons to Buzzcocks, Dinosaur Jr. and Sonic Youth, whilst touring with allusive contemporaries Weezer and Smashing Pumpkins and many more.

                                                                                                                                                  This re-issue coincides with the release of 1977 on immersive Sony 360RA for the very first time. This unique mix will give fans insight into Tim Wheeler’s sonic spatial sphere bringing Ash’s incredible hits into the new age.

                                                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                  Side A:
                                                                                                                                                  Lose Control (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                  Goldfinger (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                  Girl From Mars (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                  I’d Give You Anything (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                  Gone The Dream (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                  Kung Fu (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                  Side B:
                                                                                                                                                  Oh Yeah (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                  Let It Flow (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                  Innocent Smile (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                  Angel Interceptor (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                  Lost In You (2022 Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                  Darkside Lightside (2022 Remaster)


                                                                                                                                                  This Is All Yours - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                    alt-J are Joe Newman [guitar/vocals], Gus Unger-Hamilton [keyboards] and Thom Green [drums]. They released their debut album An Awesome Wave to critical acclaim in May 2012 (September2012 in North America). The album won the Mercury Music Prize in November 2012 and was nominated for British Album of the Year at the Brit Awards in February 2013, one of three nominations the band received. In May that year An Awesome Wave received the Ivor Novello Album Award.

                                                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                    Arrival In Nara
                                                                                                                                                    Every Other Freckle
                                                                                                                                                    Left Hand Free
                                                                                                                                                    Garden Of England
                                                                                                                                                    Choice Kingdom
                                                                                                                                                    Hunger Of The Pine
                                                                                                                                                    Warm Foothills
                                                                                                                                                    The Gospel Of John Hurt
                                                                                                                                                    Bloodflood, Pt.2
                                                                                                                                                    Leaving Nara


                                                                                                                                                    An Awesome Wave - 2022 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                      'An Awesome Wave' is finally back in stock on vinyl as the band celebrate the 10th anniversary of this classic debut record. Described by The Guardian in their Albums Of The Year coverage as “Remarkable and Rewarding:, ‘An Awesome Wave’ won the band the Mercury Music Prize and an Ivor Novello award, the album has since gone platinum in the UK and continues to receive critical acclaim. This album saw the start of a remarkable trajectory for the band who became one of the most successful British bands of the millennium. alt-J have now sold in excess of two million albums and their songs have been streamed over two and a half billion times. Their follow up album This Is All Yours was a UK number 1, GRAMMY and BRIT Award-nominated album. Released in 2017, album number 3 RELAXER flew straight into the top 10 of the UK album chart ahead of a summer of major international shows-including a headline show at London’s O2 Arena; and headline performances at numerous festivals and became their second album to be nominated for the Mercury Prize. 2022 saw the release of their 4th album The Dream which reached top 3 in the Uk and was one of the best reviewed records of 2022

                                                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                      Interlude I (the Ripe & Ruin)
                                                                                                                                                      Interlude Ii (guitar)
                                                                                                                                                      Something Good
                                                                                                                                                      Dissolve Me
                                                                                                                                                      Interlude Iii (piano)

                                                                                                                                                      Hercules & Love Affair

                                                                                                                                                      In Amber

                                                                                                                                                        The ever shape-shifting, critically hailed Hercules and Love Affair return with ‘In Amber’, their first album in five years, out 17th June and featuring first single ‘Grace’ as well as collaborations with Anohni.

                                                                                                                                                        STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                                                        Barry says: Hercules & Love Affair's latest somewhat eschews the dancefloor in favour of an altogether more dramatic selection of pieces ranging from orchestral pop to shimmering downbeat and avant synth, all bolstered by Anohni's superb vocal prowess. It's a bold departure from the previous outings but clearly still sits within Hercules' sound world.

                                                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                        1. Grace
                                                                                                                                                        2. One
                                                                                                                                                        3. You’ve Won This War
                                                                                                                                                        4. Christian Prayers
                                                                                                                                                        5. Dissociation
                                                                                                                                                        6. Contempt For You
                                                                                                                                                        7. Gates Of Separation
                                                                                                                                                        8. Killing His Family
                                                                                                                                                        9. Who Will Save Us?
                                                                                                                                                        10. The Eyes Of The Father
                                                                                                                                                        11. Poisonous Storytelling
                                                                                                                                                        12. Repent

                                                                                                                                                        Richard Ashcroft

                                                                                                                                                        C'Mon People (We're Making It Now) Don’t Stop Now Mix Featuring Liam Gallagher

                                                                                                                                                          C’mon People (We’re Making It Now)’ wasn’t a classic by any means when it first surfaced back in 2000, but the decision to pull in Liam Gallagher to lay down his vocals alongside Ashcroft has turned it into one, as the pair swap soulful verses like two heavyweights exchanging blows on a stunning duet. (NME) 

                                                                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                          SIDE A
                                                                                                                                                          C'mon People (We're Making It Now) (feat. Liam Gallagher) (Don't Stop Now Mix)
                                                                                                                                                          SIDE B
                                                                                                                                                          Bring On The Lucie (FREDA PEEPLE)

                                                                                                                                                          Johnny Marr

                                                                                                                                                          Fever Dreams Pt. 3

                                                                                                                                                            The ‘Fever Dreams Pt 3’ EP features four brand new songs from Johnny Marr’s anticipated first double LP - ‘The Speed Of Love’, ‘Night and Day’, ‘Counter-Clock World’ and ‘Rubicon’. Timed well to follow on from Johnny’s live run with Blondie, the EP will be released on limited edition gold vinyl, with 2.5k units available worldwide.

                                                                                                                                                            Early previews of ‘Fever Dreams Pts 1-4’ have been met with widespread acclaim, with Uncut stating that the double album is "The most ambitious album of his career".

                                                                                                                                                            Singles including ‘Sensory Street’ has been a mainstay on the BBC Radio 6 Music A-List, the album’s electro-soul opener ‘Spirit, Power and Soul’ was also playlisted by 6 Music and BBC Radio 2, described as “his strongest solo composition yet” by the Evening Standard, “an exercise in progressive creative ambition” by DIY, “invigorating” by Uncut, with “defiance in its DNA” by CLASH and simply “banging” by The Telegraph.

                                                                                                                                                            Earlier EP ‘Fever Dreams Pt 2’ has seen Johnny heralded as “a master songwriter” by The i Newspaper and, “a project unlike anything he's done before" by Music Week.

                                                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                            Side A
                                                                                                                                                            1. The Speed Of Love
                                                                                                                                                            2. Night And Day
                                                                                                                                                            Side B
                                                                                                                                                            1. Counter Clock World
                                                                                                                                                            2. Rubicon

                                                                                                                                                            Tony Allen

                                                                                                                                                            Secret Agent - 2022 Remaster

                                                                                                                                                              World Circuit Records has made its reputation by producing some of the finest albums of the past three decades. The label is best known for the Grammy-winning Buena Vista Social Club album (and associated solo artists Ibrahim Ferrer, Omara Portuondo and Rubén González), which is the biggest selling world music album of all time and has contributed to the phenomenal rise in popularity of Cuban, as well as Latin American, music.

                                                                                                                                                              World Circuit is also home to a number of revered African artists including the late Tony Allen (whose Afrobeat-jazz collaboration with Hugh Masekela ‘Rejoice’ was released to great critical acclaim in March 2020), iconic blues pioneer Ali Farka Touré (whose classic Grammy-winning ‘Talking Timbuktu’ album, recorded with Ry Cooder, brought the label early international acclaim), Malian divas and social activists Oumou Sangaré and Fatoumata Diawara, master kora player Toumani Diabaté, the illustrious Orchestra Baobab and musical iconoclast Cheikh Lô. 

                                                                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                              A1 Secret Agent
                                                                                                                                                              A2 Ijo
                                                                                                                                                              A3 Switch
                                                                                                                                                              B1 Celebrate
                                                                                                                                                              B2 Ayenlo
                                                                                                                                                              B3 Busybody
                                                                                                                                                              C1 Pariwo
                                                                                                                                                              C2 Nina Lowo
                                                                                                                                                              C3 Atuwaba
                                                                                                                                                              D1 Alutere
                                                                                                                                                              D2 Elewon Po

                                                                                                                                                              Soft Cell

                                                                                                                                                              *Happiness Not Included

                                                                                                                                                                Soft Cell - legendary frontman Marc Almond and producer/instrumentalist Dave Ball - return with their fifth studio album and first in 20 years, ‘*Happiness Not Included’, to be released in Spring 2022. It represents their first new album since they issued ‘Cruelty Without Beauty’ back in 2002. 

                                                                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                CD Tracklist:
                                                                                                                                                                1. Happy Happy Happy
                                                                                                                                                                2. Polaroid
                                                                                                                                                                3. Bruises On My Illusions
                                                                                                                                                                4. Purple Zone
                                                                                                                                                                5. Heart Like Chernobyl
                                                                                                                                                                6. Light Sleepers
                                                                                                                                                                7. Happiness Not Included
                                                                                                                                                                8. Nostalgia Machine
                                                                                                                                                                9. Nighthawks
                                                                                                                                                                10. I’m Not A Friend Of God
                                                                                                                                                                11. Tranquiliser
                                                                                                                                                                12. New Eden

                                                                                                                                                                LP Tracklist:
                                                                                                                                                                SIDE A
                                                                                                                                                                1. Happy Happy Happy
                                                                                                                                                                2. Polaroid
                                                                                                                                                                3. Bruises On My Illusions
                                                                                                                                                                4. Purple Zone
                                                                                                                                                                5. Heart Like Chernobyl
                                                                                                                                                                6. Light Sleepers
                                                                                                                                                                SIDE B
                                                                                                                                                                1. Happiness Not Included
                                                                                                                                                                2. Nostalgia Machine
                                                                                                                                                                3. I’m Not A Friend Of God
                                                                                                                                                                4. Tranquiliser
                                                                                                                                                                5. New Eden

                                                                                                                                                                Bloc Party

                                                                                                                                                                Alpha Games

                                                                                                                                                                  Bloc Party return with their forthcoming sixth studio album 'Alpha Games'. 'Alpha Games' is the band’s first studio album since 2016’s 'Hymns', and the first Bloc Party album written and recorded as this four piece; adding the musicality of Justin Harris (bass) and the unbridled energy and power of Louise Bartle on the drums to capture the spark of their live shows and to deliver the most exciting Bloc Party album yet.

                                                                                                                                                                  'Alpha Games', produced by Nick Launay & Adam Greenspan (Nick Cave, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, IDLES), includes new single Traps, which sees the band returning to the raucous, high-octane sound of their earliest work in an outburst of propulsive post-punk. The album’s 12 tracks veer from the intense and confrontational (Traps, Day Drinker) to melodic and introspective (If We Get Caught, By Any Means Necessary), and marks a new and important chapter in one of music’s most important voices in Kele Okereke and important bands in Bloc Party.

                                                                                                                                                                  “Alpha Games was conceived on the road, playing in front of amazing crowds on our last tour and then brought to life with the fire and the frustrations of 2020,” says Kele Okereke on Bloc Party’s first new album in seven years.

                                                                                                                                                                  “We wanted to can what was happening at those massive gigs in 2019, to showcase what Louise can do, what Russell is capable of and most importantly the electricity coming off the audience. We knew that Nick & Adam were the right choice of producers to do that and the result feels like fire in a bottle.”

                                                                                                                                                                  STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                                                                  Barry says: Bloc Party have always been keen on changing their sound between releases, with 2016's 'Hymns' favouring a more electronic approach, it's not entirely surprising that 'Alpha Games' is a scuzzy punk-rock indebted behemoth. We still get Okoreke's angular almost rhymical vocal incantations but this time they flow above a spitting, distorted scree and snappy percussive blast.

                                                                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                  1. Day Drinker
                                                                                                                                                                  2. Traps
                                                                                                                                                                  3. You Should Know The Truth
                                                                                                                                                                  4. Callum Is A Snake
                                                                                                                                                                  5. Rough Justice
                                                                                                                                                                  6. The Girls Are Fighting
                                                                                                                                                                  7. Of Things Yet To Come
                                                                                                                                                                  8. Sex Magik
                                                                                                                                                                  9. By Any Means Necessary
                                                                                                                                                                  10. In Situ
                                                                                                                                                                  11. If We Get Caught
                                                                                                                                                                  12. The Peace Offering


                                                                                                                                                                  Surrender: A Collection

                                                                                                                                                                    Mute / BMG announce 'Surrender: A Collection' by influential electronic-punk duo Suicide.

                                                                                                                                                                    This brand new, remastered collection spans Alan Vega & Marty Rev’s forty year career and serves as an introduction to their raw, eclectic and inspiring catalogue.

                                                                                                                                                                    Although the band barely received any credit during their career, Suicide are cited as one of the most inspirational bands of the 1970s, influencing the likes Soft Cell, Depeche Mode and The Jesus And Mary Chain, whilst garnering fans in Nick Cave, Jim Thirlwell, M.I.A., Spiritualized, Lydia Lunch, Bobby Gillespie and Savages to name a few.

                                                                                                                                                                    “SUICIDE MADE SOME OF THE COOLEST, MOST UNCOMPROMISING MUSIC EVER INFLICTED ON OUR SPECIES. THIS GATHERING OF SONGS IS NOT A “BEST OF” NOR IS IT A “DEFINITIVE” ALL-YOU-NEED-TO-KNOW COMPILATION. IT IS AN INTRODUCTION THAT WILL HOPEFULLY COMPEL YOU TO EXPLORE THE ALBUMS.” Henry Rollins, Surrender.

                                                                                                                                                                    Presented as a limited edition double album, on 140g Blood Red Vinyl in an embossed outer and mirror board inner gatefold, this unique package also contains a set of brand new, extensive and extraordinary liner notes by long serving fan/collaborator and NYC stalwart Henry Rollins.

                                                                                                                                                                    The tracklisting, collated by Marty Rev, Liz Lamere, and Henry Rollins, includes tracks from their classic debut album, Suicide (1977), to their final outing, American Supreme (2002). The LP also features two brand new, unheard tracks Girl (Unreleased Version) and Frankie Teardrop (First Version). The package has been full remastered by Denis Blackham at Skye Mastering.

                                                                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                    LP Tracklist:
                                                                                                                                                                    A1. Dominic Christ (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    A2. Diamonds, Fur Coat, Champagne (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    A3. Harlem (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    A4. Rocket USA (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    B1. Cheree (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    B2. Dream Baby Dream (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    B3. Touch Me (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    B4. Ghost Rider (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    B5. Mr. Ray (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    C1. Surrender (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    C2. Why Be Blue? (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    C3. Wrong Decisions (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    C4. Dachau, Disney, Disco (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    D1. Radiation (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    D2. Girl (Unreleased Version) (2022 – Remaster)^
                                                                                                                                                                    D3. Frankie Teardrop (First Version) (2022 – Remaster)*

                                                                                                                                                                    CD Tracklist:
                                                                                                                                                                    Dominic Christ (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    Diamonds, Fur Coat, Champagne (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    Harlem (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    Rocket USA (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    Cheree (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    Dream Baby Dream (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    Touch Me (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    Ghost Rider (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    Mr. Ray (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    Surrender (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    Why Be Blue? (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    Wrong Decisions (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    Dachau, Disney, Disco (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    Radiation (2022 – Remaster)
                                                                                                                                                                    Frankie Teardrop (First Version) (2022 – Remaster)*

                                                                                                                                                                    ^Previously Unreleased, Vinyl Only.
                                                                                                                                                                    *Previously Unreleased.

                                                                                                                                                                    Cypress Hill

                                                                                                                                                                    Back In Black

                                                                                                                                                                      Cypress Hill shines throughout their new ten song album “Back in Black”. Produced by Black Milk, it features Dizzy Wright, Demrick and an homage to Tupac Shakur. The album is a mesmerizing mix of celebratory, confrontational, inspirational, reflective, and rugged music. 

                                                                                                                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                      Open Ya Mind
                                                                                                                                                                      Anymore (vinyl Only)
                                                                                                                                                                      Certified (feat. Demrick)
                                                                                                                                                                      Bye Bye (feat. Dizzy Wright)
                                                                                                                                                                      Come With Me
                                                                                                                                                                      The Original
                                                                                                                                                                      Hit ‘em
                                                                                                                                                                      Break Of Dawn
                                                                                                                                                                      Champion Sound
                                                                                                                                                                      The Ride

                                                                                                                                                                      Band Of Horses

                                                                                                                                                                      Things Are Great

                                                                                                                                                                        Band of Horses’ sixth studio album and first record in more than five years. Sonically, the album is a return to their earlier work and the kind of raw ethos that lies at the heart of Band of Horses. Emotionally intense, both on a personal and elemental level, on Things Are Great we find band founder Ben Bridwell more autobiographical than he’s ever been on record detailing the nebulous frustrations and quiet indignities of relationship changes and what a person will do to make things right.

                                                                                                                                                                        STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                                                                        Barry says: The first Band Of Horses outing since 2016 sees the now streamlined outfit (having lost both a bass player and a guitarist since the last LP) in fine form, with woozy lite-country slides and perfect poppy melodies breaking through beneath the ever-recognisable vocal syrup of Ben Bridwell. As beautiful and wistful as ever.

                                                                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                        1. Warning Signs
                                                                                                                                                                        2. Crutch 
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Tragedy Of The Commons
                                                                                                                                                                        4. In The Hard Times
                                                                                                                                                                        5. In Need Of Repair
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Aftermath
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Lights
                                                                                                                                                                        8. Ice Night We're Having
                                                                                                                                                                        9. You Are Nice To Me
                                                                                                                                                                        10. Coalinga

                                                                                                                                                                        Johnny Marr

                                                                                                                                                                        Fever Dreams Pts 1-4

                                                                                                                                                                          Johnny Marr started his career with The Smiths, beginning an amazing history as one of the most influential songwriters and guitarists in British independent music. His subsequent creative journey has seen him at the heart of The The, Electronic, Modest Mouse and The Cribs, as well as working with such names as The Pretenders, Talking Heads, The Avalanches, and the musician and composer Hans Zimmer - with whom he recently recorded the score and soundtrack for the forthcoming James Bond film, No Time To Die, including the title track created with Billie Eilish.

                                                                                                                                                                          In the wake of his time leading The Healers, Marr’s solo career has given rise to three UK Top Ten albums - The Messenger (2013), Playland (2014) and 2018’s Call The Comet, and he will be returning in February with his most expansive work to date, Fever Dreams Pts 1-4. It was created during the long, uncertain period that followed the arrival of the UK’s first lockdown, when his focus was pushed into both his interior life, and evoking the emotional states of others. “It’s an inspired record, and I couldn’t wait to get in and record every day,” he says. “But I had to go inwards.”

                                                                                                                                                                          The upcoming album reflects his multi-faceted past, but takes his music somewhere startlingly new. “There’s a set of influences and a very broad sound that I’ve been developing - really since getting out of The Smiths,” he says. “And I hear it in this record. There are so many strands of music in it. I think it’s the most ambitious solo record I’ve done.”

                                                                                                                                                                          STAFF COMMENTS

                                                                                                                                                                          Barry says: Johnny Marr returns, bringing with him his newest LP, Fever Dreams 1-4, collecting the four EP's together into one impressive double LP package. It's a widescreen collection of Marr at his very best, that trademark guitar and his increased focus on sweeping synths and throbbing pop percussion coming together to a brilliantly coherent selection of future classics.

                                                                                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                          Side 1
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Spirit Power And Soul
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Receiver
                                                                                                                                                                          3. All These Days
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Ariel
                                                                                                                                                                          Side 2
                                                                                                                                                                          1. Lightning People
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Hideaway Girl
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Sensory Street
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Tenement Time
                                                                                                                                                                          Side 3
                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Speed Of Love
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Night And Day
                                                                                                                                                                          3. Counter Clock World
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Rubicon
                                                                                                                                                                          Side 4
                                                                                                                                                                          1. God's Gift
                                                                                                                                                                          2. Ghoster
                                                                                                                                                                          3. The Whirl
                                                                                                                                                                          4. Human

                                                                                                                                                                          Nina Simone

                                                                                                                                                                          The Montreux Years

                                                                                                                                                                            Nina Simone’s story from the late sixties to the nineties can be told through her legendary performances in Montreux. Taking to the Montreux stage for the first time on 16 June 1968 for the festival’s second edition, Simone built a lasting relationship with Montreux Jazz Festival and its Creator and Founder Claude Nobs, which uniqueness, trust and electricity can be clearly felt on the recordings. Simone’s multi-faceted and radical story is laid bare on ‘Nina Simone: The Montreux Years’. From Nina’s glorious and emotional 1968 performance to her fiery and unpredictable concert in 1976, one of the festival’s most remarkable performances ever witnessed, the collection includes recordings from all of her five legendary Montreux concerts – 1968, 1976, 1981, 1987 and 1990.

                                                                                                                                                                            Featuring rare and previously unreleased material from Claude Nobs’ private collection, Nina Simone devotees worldwide will be thrilled by the inclusion of the powerful I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free, poignant and fearless Four Women and Simone’s hauntingly beautiful performance of Ne Me Quitte Pas. A spine-tingling version of Janis Ian’s searing and potent Stars, which Simone covered for the very first time during her 1976 Montreux performance, sits alongside her bold and electrifying re-imagine of Bob Marley’s ballad No Women No Cry in 1990. The collection closes with the encore of Nina Simone’s final Montreux Jazz Festival concert and one of Simone’s most-loved and best-known recordings, the exuberant My Baby Just Cares For Me, showcasing the deep and multidimensional facets of Simone’s life and music.

                                                                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                            SIDE ONE
                                                                                                                                                                            1. Someone To Watch Over Me
                                                                                                                                                                            2. Backlash Blues
                                                                                                                                                                            3. I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free
                                                                                                                                                                            4. See-Line Woman

                                                                                                                                                                            SIDE TWO
                                                                                                                                                                            1. Little Girl Blue
                                                                                                                                                                            2. Don't Smoke In Bed
                                                                                                                                                                            3. Stars
                                                                                                                                                                            4. What A Little Moonlight Can Do

                                                                                                                                                                            SIDE THREE
                                                                                                                                                                            1. African Mailman
                                                                                                                                                                            2. Just In Time
                                                                                                                                                                            3. Four Women
                                                                                                                                                                            4. No Woman No Cry

                                                                                                                                                                            SIDE FOUR
                                                                                                                                                                            1. Liberian Calypso
                                                                                                                                                                            2. Ne Me Quitte Pas
                                                                                                                                                                            3. Montreux Blues
                                                                                                                                                                            4. My Baby Just Cares For Me

                                                                                                                                                                            The Dream is an album of intrigue, beauty and humanity - a coalescence of everything that has made alt-J a global band with true staying power.

                                                                                                                                                                            True-crime inspired stories and tales of Hollywood and the Chateau Marmont rub shoulders with some of the band’s most personal moments to-date The album was created after a period of rest for the band following their seismic world tour in support of previous record.

                                                                                                                                                                            It is a record that is the sound of a band growing as songwriters and storytellers.

                                                                                                                                                                            Anaïs Mitchell

                                                                                                                                                                            Anaïs Mitchell

                                                                                                                                                                              As funny as it may sound, Anaïs Mitchell has spent the past 15 years in some kind of hell. OK, not actual hell, but the multi-faceted world of Hadestown, a musical project she began in Vermont in 2006 that has grown into a Tony®- and Grammy®-award-winning Broadway phenomenon with touring editions now delighting audiences as far away as South Korea.

                                                                                                                                                                              “I experienced so much joy working on Hadestown, but it just kept ramping up and up and requiring more and more attention,” Mitchell admits. “I had to become so single-minded and really put blinders on to my other creative life.” As it did for many artists, the COVID-19 pandemic unexpectedly offered Mitchell a blank slate to reconnect with her own music. The result is a new self-titled album made with close collaborators from Bon Iver, The National and her own band Bonny Light Horseman, Mitchell’s first collection of all-new material under her own name since 2012’s Young Man in America.

                                                                                                                                                                              “I was nine months pregnant when the pandemic reached New York, so we made an 11th hour decision to leave and have the baby in Vermont,” Mitchell recalls. “We left the city and had the baby a week later, and then like everyone, we were in the midst of this unprecedented stillness. It felt like I could see behind me: oh, there’s New York City. There’s Hadestown. There’s my life with just one kid. A certain kind of stress and expectations. In Vermont, we moved onto my family farm and lived in my grandparents’ old house, with a new baby. I’d look at pictures on my phone from a few months earlier and wonder, whose life was that? This record, and the songs that are on it, came out of that time. I got into a flow again that I hadn’t felt in a really long time.”

                                                                                                                                                                              Dubbed by NPR as “one of the greatest songwriters of her generation,” Mitchell is a master of the worlds of narrative folksong, poetry and balladry. Those talents are evident from the first moments of the new album, as Mitchell narrates what she calls “an unbearably romantic” trip over the Brooklyn Bridge colored by Bon Iver member Michael Lewis’ heartstring-tugging saxophone accompaniment. “Having left New York, I was able to write a love letter to it in a way I never could when I was living there,” she says. “It was like, fuck it. This is how I feel. There is nothing more beautiful than riding over one of the New York bridges at night next to someone who inspires you.”

                                                                                                                                                                              Produced by Mitchell’s Bonny Light Horseman bandmate Josh Kaufman, the album proceeds to chronicle Mitchell’s reconnection with the Vermont roots that have been so formative in her life and music. “Bright Star” finds her making peace with the idea of being at peace in the familiar setting of her grandparents’ house, while “Revenant” was inspired by paging through a box of journals and letters belonging to herself and her grandmother — “a very pandemic activity,” she says. “That house is literally my happy place. I can picture myself as a kid, in this house, laying on the carpet with a sunbeam coming through the sliding glass door. There’s something about it that is really connected in my mind to my childhood and a very free, imaginative, creative time. “Revenant” has a lot to do with that house and reconnecting with my childhood self.”

                                                                                                                                                                              Mitchell concedes that she tends “to be someone who thinks it has to be hard in order for it to be good or beautiful,” but that feeling has changed, partly thanks to her deep connection with musicians she’s met through the 37d03d collective established by The National’s Aaron and Bryce Dessner and Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon. During the pandemic, some of those artists participated in a “song a day” writing group — an idea Mitchell says is usually “totally opposite of how I roll. But it really helped me to gain access to some kind of trust and intuition and flow. I began a bunch of these songs while doing that.”

                                                                                                                                                                              “It unlocked something that allowed me to finish a bunch of songs I’d been sitting on, and feeling a bit paralyzed about how to finish them,” she continues. “Because no one was touring, it’s not like I was playing them for anyone before we were in the studio. In other times, I’ve trotted things out in advance. Here, it was like, here’s all these brand new songs. Let’s discover what they can be. That was really exciting.”

                                                                                                                                                                              That discovery process took flight at Dreamland Recording Studios outside Woodstock, N.Y., which Mitchell describes as “this weird, janky, beautiful church - it’s my favorite studio in the world.” Kaufman, Lewis and Big Red Machine drummer JT Bates formed a core band around Mitchell, while Aaron Dessner and Thomas Bartlett joined the sessions mid-week on guitar and piano, respectively.

                                                                                                                                                                              After the appropriate COVID tests came back negative, “it was a pretty extraordinary feeling to hug, kiss and share the same space playing together,” Mitchell says. “We went into that world for a week and didn’t leave the studio for any reason. I felt very safe with all those guys. It was warm and joyful.”

                                                                                                                                                                              Mitchell says this environment brought out unexpected details in the material, which was recorded almost entirely live together in the room. “Sometimes we tried separating things out, like vocals, but we always ended up back in the room together,” she says. Indeed, after spending the better part of a day recording overdubbed versions of “Little Big Girl” that nobody loved, the musicians gave up and tracked it again live. “We got so frustrated that we went in and I was like, I’m just going to sing this as hard as I fucking can. It felt like that’s what the song wanted to be,” Mitchell says. “It felt like all those songs wanted to be recorded as live as possible.” The exception to the rule was Nico Muhly's arrangements for strings and flute, which were added from New York City afterward.

                                                                                                                                                                              Mitchell will debut the new material during various headline tours in the U.S. and Europe in 2022, at which she’ll be accompanied by players from the album. On stage, she can’t wait to further hone the sights, sounds and scenes that bring the songs to such vivid life. “I’ve spent a lot of time trying to write in the voice of other characters, especially with Hadestown. It’s fun for me, but these songs are not that,” she says. “Weirdly, they’re all me. The narrator is me. That’s why it felt right to self-title the album. It felt like after so many years of working on telling other stories, now here are some of mine.”

                                                                                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                              Brooklyn Bridge
                                                                                                                                                                              Bright Star
                                                                                                                                                                              On Your Way (Felix Song)
                                                                                                                                                                              Real World
                                                                                                                                                                              Little Big Girl
                                                                                                                                                                              Now You Know
                                                                                                                                                                              The Words

                                                                                                                                                                              Lady Blackbird

                                                                                                                                                                              Black Acid Soul

                                                                                                                                                                                After months of anticipation, Lady Blackbird’s already critically acclaimed debut album, Black Acid Soul which was recorded in legendary Studio B (Prince’s room) in Sunset Sound and produced by Grammy-nominated Chris Seefried has now been released via Foundation Music/BMG.

                                                                                                                                                                                To celebrate the release, Lady Blackbird recorded a live version of her latest single ‘It’ll Never Happen Again’ at the iconic Capitol ‘A’ studio in LA. The song is a gentle, yet powerful, reinvention of another poignant obscurity written by Tim Hardin and which first appeared on the folk singer’s seminal 1966 debut.

                                                                                                                                                                                With a voice that has stopped critics in their tracks, Lady Blackbird is a revelatory new talent with music that transcends the jazz scene through which the LA-based artist is rooted. Reflecting influences as varied as Billie Holiday, Gladys Knight, Tina Turner and Chaka Khan, with critics drawing comparisons to Adele, Amy and Celeste, Lady Blackbird’s distinct and beguiling talent is not one to be missed.

                                                                                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                It's Not That Easy
                                                                                                                                                                                Fix It
                                                                                                                                                                                Ruler Of My Heart
                                                                                                                                                                                Nobody's Sweetheart
                                                                                                                                                                                Five Feet Tall
                                                                                                                                                                                Lost And Looking
                                                                                                                                                                                It'll Never Happen Again
                                                                                                                                                                                Beware The Stranger
                                                                                                                                                                                Black Acid Soul

                                                                                                                                                                                Miles Kane

                                                                                                                                                                                Change The Show

                                                                                                                                                                                  Following a chance “no frills session” with psych-rock duo Sunglasses For Jaws at the band’s Hackney studio, Miles’ fourth solo album ‘Change the Show’ really began to take shape. “I saw myself in their energy, but also their taste and their knowledge of music,” Miles explains. “It was the first time I’d felt old!”

                                                                                                                                                                                  Opening with the honest soft croon of ‘Tears are Falling’, the album is a joyous ride from start to finish and features a surprising, but spectacular appearance from Grammy-nominated singer Corinne Bailey Rae for a duet on ‘Nothing’s Ever Gonna Be Good Enough’. ‘Don’t Let It Get You Down’, the first track released from the record, is Miles Kane at his very best: energetic, infectious and full of swagger, the track opening with a sample from fellow Wirral alumnus Paul O’Grady. It's an album that best represents Miles himself: charmingly authentic, and like nothing else you'll hear in pop music today.

                                                                                                                                                                                  “This album was born out of an intense period of self-reflection; having all this unexpected time on my hands,” Miles said of the last 18 months. “I wrote songs about big highs, big lows, daydreams, true friends and deep feelings. I learnt to let the future unfold of its own accord, while staying true to myself and that has led to what feels to me like a really uplifting album!”

                                                                                                                                                                                  A record for fans both new and old, ‘Change the Show’ is the Miles Kane album we’ve all been waiting for. The apotheosis of his previous works, incorporating those classic rock and glam influences, but focusing more closely on Motown, soul, and Fifties R&B.

                                                                                                                                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Tears Are Falling
                                                                                                                                                                                  2. Don’t Let It Get You Down
                                                                                                                                                                                  3. Nothing’s Ever Gonna Be Good Enough (Feat. Corinne Bailey Rae)
                                                                                                                                                                                  4. See Ya When I See Ya
                                                                                                                                                                                  5. Never Get Tired Of Dancing
                                                                                                                                                                                  6. Tell Me What You’re Feeling
                                                                                                                                                                                  7. Coming Of Age
                                                                                                                                                                                  8. Change The Show
                                                                                                                                                                                  9. Constantly
                                                                                                                                                                                  10. Caroline
                                                                                                                                                                                  11. Adios Ta-ra Ta-ra

                                                                                                                                                                                  Johnny Marr

                                                                                                                                                                                  Fever Dreams Pt. 2

                                                                                                                                                                                    Due for release on December 17th, the ‘Fever Dreams Pt 2’ EP will preview four brand new tracks that make up the second quarter of Marr’s forthcoming double album, ‘Fever Dreams Pts 1-4’. Sensory Street, Tenement Time, Lightning People and Hideaway Girl. The ‘Fever Dreams Pt 2’ EP is released digitally and on very limited edition 12” transparent violet vinyl, exclusively through his webstore and UK RSD Stores – limited to 750 copies.

                                                                                                                                                                                    Early previews of ‘Fever Dreams Pts 1-4’ (due February 25th 2022) have been met with widespread acclaim. ‘Spirit, Power and Soul’ was playlisted by BBC Radio 6 Music and BBC Radio 2, described as “his strongest solo composition yet” by the Evening Standard, “an exercise in progressive creative ambition” by DIY, “invigorating” by Uncut, with “defiance in its DNA” by CLASH and simply “banging” by The Telegraph.

                                                                                                                                                                                    Led with the singles ‘Sensory Street’ and ‘Tenement Time’, the second EP is set for another outstanding launch, with ‘Sensory Street’ confirmed for a premiere with Steve Lamacq on BBC 6Music. ‘Sensory Street’ follows on electro soul album opener ‘Spirit, Power and Soul’s anthemic strand, a startling track with strident electronics, whilst ‘Tenement Time’ marks the end of the double album’s first half. A rousing, reflective creation fusing sonic power with an emotional potency. Both highlight ‘Fever Dreams Pts 1-4’s sheer sonic scale.

                                                                                                                                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                    Side A
                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Lightning People
                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Hideaway Girl
                                                                                                                                                                                    Side B
                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Sensory Street (Explicit)
                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Tenement Time

                                                                                                                                                                                    Popol Vuh

                                                                                                                                                                                    Vol. 2 - Acoustic & Ambient Spheres (Boxset - 4LP + Prints & Posters)

                                                                                                                                                                                      After Popol Vuh’s release “The Essential Album Collection – Vol. 1” in 2019 the fans have frequently asked for another Popol Vuh event. Now finally the time has come:
                                                                                                                                                                                      This edition consolidates four significant albums from the 1970s and the 1980s, conflating ambient musical phases of Popol Vuh. It sheds light on their central, recurring motives and styles of rock music, folk-ethno-fusion, ambient music and two atmospheric soundtracks for legendary Werner Herzog movies. Ultimately, Fricke personally did not like it when his music was categorized in genres or typologies: “Call it Magic Music, or Love Music, if you like: it’s music for the soul. That’s it.”

                                                                                                                                                                                      The editions contains the albums Seligpreisung (1973), Coeur de Verre (OST for the Werner Herzog Move “Coeur de Verre” 1978), Agape-Agape Love Love (1983) and Cobra Verde (OST for the Werner Herzog Movie 1987). All albums have been newly remastered on heavyweight 180g audiophile vinyl including one bonus track per album. The vinyls appear with adjusted original artworks. The boxset is completed by three picture prints, a picture still from the Movie “Coeur de Verre” and the original movie poster of “Cobra Verde” (both in Din A3 format) and an insert with detailed liners and photos.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Inspiral Carpets

                                                                                                                                                                                      The Beast Inside - 2021 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                        Originally released on 22nd April 1991, ‘The Beast Inside’ was Inspiral Carpets’ second record and reached #5 in the UK album charts, featuring the singles ‘Caravan’ & ‘Please Be Cruel’. This release sees ‘The Beast Inside’ re-issued on vinyl for the first time since its original release 30 years ago and will be housed in a widespine 12” sleeve on limited edition double 140g purple vinyl.

                                                                                                                                                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                        A1. Caravan
                                                                                                                                                                                        A2. Please Be Cruel
                                                                                                                                                                                        A3. Born Yesterday
                                                                                                                                                                                        B1. Sleep Well Tonight
                                                                                                                                                                                        B2. Grip
                                                                                                                                                                                        B3. Beast Inside
                                                                                                                                                                                        C1. Skidoo
                                                                                                                                                                                        C2. Niagara
                                                                                                                                                                                        C3. Mermaid
                                                                                                                                                                                        D1. Further Away
                                                                                                                                                                                        D2. Dreams Are All We Have

                                                                                                                                                                                        Inspiral Carpets

                                                                                                                                                                                        Life - 2021 Reissue

                                                                                                                                                                                          Originally released on 23rd April 1990, ‘Life’ was Inspiral Carpets’ debut record and reached #2 in the UK album charts, featuring the band’s most notable single ‘This Is How It Feels’. Regarded as one of the main components of the Madchester movement in the early 90s, the Inspirals went on to release a further three albums on Cow Records (via Mute Records) before disbanding in 1995.

                                                                                                                                                                                          This release sees ‘Life’ re-issued on vinyl for the first time since its original release and will be housed in a standard 12” sleeve on limited edition 140g gold vinyl.

                                                                                                                                                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                          A1. Real Thing
                                                                                                                                                                                          A2. Song For A Family
                                                                                                                                                                                          A3. This Is How It Feels
                                                                                                                                                                                          A4. Directing Traffik
                                                                                                                                                                                          A5. Besides Me
                                                                                                                                                                                          A6. Many Happy Returns
                                                                                                                                                                                          B1. Memories Of You
                                                                                                                                                                                          B2. She Comes In The Fall
                                                                                                                                                                                          B3. Monkey On My Back
                                                                                                                                                                                          B4. Sun Don’t Shine
                                                                                                                                                                                          B5. Inside My Head
                                                                                                                                                                                          B6. Sackville

                                                                                                                                                                                          Kylie Minogue

                                                                                                                                                                                          DISCO: Guest List Edition

                                                                                                                                                                                            Kylie invites fans to return to the dancefloor with a collection celebrating all things ‘DISCO’.

                                                                                                                                                                                            DISCO: Guest List Edition
                                                                                                                                                                                            Featuring 3 brand new tracks with collaborators Jessie Ware, Years & Years and disco icon Gloria Gaynor, plus previously unreleased remixes and fan favourites, including the sensational Dua Lipa version of Real Groove, DISCO: Guest List Edition is the ultimate gift for fans.

                                                                                                                                                                                            About ‘DISCO’
                                                                                                                                                                                            ‘DISCO’ was released in November 2020 and entered the charts at Number 1 in the UK, making it Kylie’s eighth UK Number 1 album. It is a record-breaking release for the pop icon, making Kylie the first female solo artist to claim Number 1 albums in five consecutive decades (‘80s, ‘90s, ‘00s, ‘10s, and ‘20s). ‘DISCO’ received widespread critical acclaim, deemed ‘an irresistible tonic to real life. Thank God for Kylie Minogue’ by Metro in a 5* review, ‘the ultimate rescue remedy’ by The Observer (4*) and ‘an exquisitely produced, effervescent tribute to 70s and 80s disco music and dance as escapism’ by The i (4*).

                                                                                                                                                                                            For ‘DISCO’, Kylie worked with long-time collaborator Biff Standard plus Sky Adams (with whom she worked with on Golden), Teemu Brunila (David Guetta, Jason Derulo) and Maegan Cottone (Iggy Azalea, Demi Lovato), alongside others. The album was largely recorded in lockdown with each team member recording and working from a separate location, leading to Kylie having a vocal engineering credit on all but two of the sixteen tracks on the record. 

                                                                                                                                                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                            Disc 1: Original ‘DISCO’ 12 Tracks

                                                                                                                                                                                            Disc 2:
                                                                                                                                                                                            Till You Love Somebody
                                                                                                                                                                                            Fine Wine
                                                                                                                                                                                            Hey Lonely
                                                                                                                                                                                            Kylie And Years & Years – A Second To Midnight
                                                                                                                                                                                            Kylie And Jessie Ware – Kiss Of Life
                                                                                                                                                                                            Kylie And Gloria Gaynor – Can’t Stop Writing Songs About You
                                                                                                                                                                                            Kylie And Dua Lipa (Studio 2054 Remix)
                                                                                                                                                                                            Disc 3:
                                                                                                                                                                                            Say Something (Basement Jaxx Remix)
                                                                                                                                                                                            Say Something (F9 Remix)
                                                                                                                                                                                            Say Something (Syn Cole Extended Mix)
                                                                                                                                                                                            Magic (Purple Disco Machine Extended Mix)
                                                                                                                                                                                            Kylie And Dua Lipa – Real Groove (Studio 2054 Initial Talk Remix)
                                                                                                                                                                                            Dance Floor Darling (Linslee’s Electric Slide Remix)

                                                                                                                                                                                            Richard Ashcroft

                                                                                                                                                                                            Acoustic Hymns Vol. 1

                                                                                                                                                                                              The album features twelve newly recorded acoustic versions of classic songs from his back catalogue spanning both his solo career and his time with The Verve.

                                                                                                                                                                                              After lockdown was lifted, Richard decided to start the project as a way to reunite the community around him, bringing a selection of great musicians and old friends back together again. As the project took shape, they discovered just how varied their new approaches could be. Some of the arrangements proved to be timeless and remained similar to the originals, with years of experience and a new found passion that saw Richard’s vocals express a fresh empathy within their lyrics. Meanwhile, other songs took on a new shape in this stripped-back set-up.

                                                                                                                                                                                              The rebirth of the iconic ‘Bittersweet Symphony’ was an emotional moment for Richard. It felt particularly poignant re-recording a song that he had written almost twenty-five years ago, especially as it's now officially his composition after Mick Jagger and Keith Richards relinquished their writing credits to him.

                                                                                                                                                                                              Another big moment comes with the new version of ‘C’Mon People (We’re Making It Now)’, a duet with Richard’s old friend Liam Gallagher. The pair have often talked about recording or performing the song together since it was first released in 2000, and now it’s finally happened - the sheer energy and delight that they shared during the session is palpable as the new recording beams with a joyous feeling of optimism.

                                                                                                                                                                                              ‘Velvet Morning’ is another track that has been transformed. The vocals on the original version, as featured on The Verve’s classic ‘Urban Hymns’, were sung via a megaphone that Richard had purchased from a car boot sale the day before the recording session. Now Richard’s vocal really shines as it unleashes the song’s full magnitude.

                                                                                                                                                                                              The biggest surprise on ‘Acoustic Hymns Vol. 1’ is the inclusion of ‘This Thing Called Life’, a song which Ashcroft has rarely played live. It was originally recorded with No I.D. in the USA as a highlight of his soul-tinged RPA & The United Nations Of Sound project. Now taken back to basics, the new arrangement reveals a song that feels perfectly at home alongside Richard’s most highly regarded work.

                                                                                                                                                                                              Produced by Richard with regular collaborator Chris Potter, the album features his regular live band boosted by some special collaborators. Wil Malone provides the string arrangements, which were recorded at Abbey Road Studios. In addition, Chuck Leavell (The Rolling Stones, The Allman Brothers) performs piano, Roddy Bloomfield leads the brass section, and Steve Wyreman (Leon Bridges, Vic Mensa) contributes acoustic guitar and backing vocals.

                                                                                                                                                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                              Bittersweet Symphony
                                                                                                                                                                                              A Song For The Lovers
                                                                                                                                                                                              C'mon People (We're Making It Now) – Featuring Liam Gallagher
                                                                                                                                                                                              Weeping Willow
                                                                                                                                                                                              Lucky Man
                                                                                                                                                                                              This Thing Called Life
                                                                                                                                                                                              Space & Time
                                                                                                                                                                                              Velvet Morning
                                                                                                                                                                                              Break The Night With Colour
                                                                                                                                                                                              One Day
                                                                                                                                                                                              The Drugs Don't Work

                                                                                                                                                                                              Vinyl Tracklist
                                                                                                                                                                                              SIDE A
                                                                                                                                                                                              Bittersweet Symphony
                                                                                                                                                                                              A Song For The Lovers
                                                                                                                                                                                              SIDE B
                                                                                                                                                                                              C'mon People (We're Making It Now) – Featuring Liam Gallagher
                                                                                                                                                                                              Weeping Willow
                                                                                                                                                                                              Lucky Man
                                                                                                                                                                                              SIDE C
                                                                                                                                                                                              This Thing Called Life
                                                                                                                                                                                              Space & Time
                                                                                                                                                                                              Velvet Morning
                                                                                                                                                                                              SIDE D
                                                                                                                                                                                              Break The Night With Colour
                                                                                                                                                                                              One Day
                                                                                                                                                                                              The Drugs Don't Work


                                                                                                                                                                                              Everything Louder Forever - The Very Best Of

                                                                                                                                                                                                This Very Best Of compilation is the very first, spanning their entire career.

                                                                                                                                                                                                Motörhead are the true embodiment of rock n’roll excess. A hybrid of punk, rock and heavy metal played with relentless, ear-curdling power. They were a force of nature and nothing short of life-changing for millions, their approach to life and music; there was no “off” switch and they became legends as a result. Fronted for their entirety of their career by Ian ‘Lemmy’ Kilmister, they released twenty two studio albums over their 40 years together.

                                                                                                                                                                                                Amassing chart topping records, a Grammy award and racking up 15 million worldwide sales. Their signature song, Ace Of Spades perfectly captured everything great about hard rock, heavy metal, and punk, amped it all up to 11, and came racing out of the gates at what felt like a million miles an hour, pushing at every musical boundary.

                                                                                                                                                                                                Nothing was harder. Nothing was faster. And certainly nothing was louder. Anyone disputing this fact need look no further than any heavy metal gig and play ‘spot the Motörhead T-shirt and jacket’, they still outnumber anyone else, hands down. Motörhead has truly become a lifestyle for several generations of rockers, metalheads, punks, bikers, athletes, rebels, outcasts, and freethinkers all around the world. Few bands in modern history can instantly ignite the adrenaline of music fans the way they can, they changed the course of hard rock… forever. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                                                                                                                                                2lp Tracklisting:
                                                                                                                                                                                                We Are Motorhead
                                                                                                                                                                                                Rock It
                                                                                                                                                                                                Iron Fist
                                                                                                                                                                                                In The Name Of Tragedy
                                                                                                                                                                                                Cradle To The Grave
                                                                                                                                                                                                On Your Feet Or On Your Knees
                                                                                                                                                                                                The Game
                                                                                                                                                                                                Killed By Death
                                                                                                                                                                                                Just Cos You Got The Power
                                                                                                                                                                                                Ace Of Spades
                                                                                                                                                                                                Rock Out
                                                                                                                                                                                                I Am The Sword
                                                                                                                                                                                                God Save The Queen
                                                                                                                                                                                                Queen Of The Damned

                                                                                                                                                                                                4lp Tracklisting:
                                                                                                                                                                                                We Are Motorhead
                                                                                                                                                                                                Rock It
                                                                                                                                                                                                Brotherhood Of Man
                                                                                                                                                                                                In The Name Of Tragedy
                                                                                                                                                                                                The Thousand Names Of God
                                                                                                                                                                                                Love For Sale
                                                                                                                                                                                                Killed By Death
                                                                                                                                                                                                I'm So Bad (baby I Don't Care)
                                                                                                                                                                                                Smiling Like A Killer
                                                                                                                                                                                                Queen Of The Damned
                                                                                                                                                                                                Keys To The Kingdom
                                                                                                                                                                                                Cradle To The Grave
                                                                                                                                                                                                Lost Johnny
                                                                                                                                                                                                The Game
                                                                                                                                                                                                Ace Of Spades
                                                                                                                                                                                                Stone Dead Forever
                                                                                                                                                                                                Bad Woman
                                                                                                                                                                                                Just Cos You Got The Power
                                                                                                                                                                                                Stay Out Of Jail
                                                                                                                                                                                                No Class
                                                                                                                                                                                                I Am The Sword
                                                                                                                                                                                                The Chase Is Better Than The Catch
                                                                                                                                                                                                God Save The Queen
                                                                                                                                                                                                Iron Fist
                                                                                                                                                                                                Rock Out
                                                                                                                                                                                                Dirty Love
                                                                                                                                                                                                Overnight Sensation
                                                                                                                                                                                                On Your Feet Or On Your Knees
                                                                                                                                                                                                I Ain't No Nice Guy
                                                                                                                                                                                                Choking On Your Screams

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