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Liz Lawrence

Peanuts

    Described as an "intensely British" record, Peanuts is a wry and observational album, with a newfound sense of compassion and reflection on Liz's inner feelings and their projection on the outside world. Peanuts is a playground game, also known as Mercy, where two kids twist each other's fingers until one cries out, 'Peanuts!', signaling that they have met their pain threshold.

    From 2013, Liz was performing as a backing singer for Bombay Bicycle Club up to their hiatus in 2016, and again when they reformed in 2019, touring the world. Liz has been a regular collaborator with the band ever since, “It was a life-raft for me. It was such a natural fit, and they became my friends for life” says Liz. Peanuts is Liz Lawrence's first album release with Chrysalis Records, spanning 11 tracks full of topics spanning from plant names to the gender wealth gap.

    “Peanuts is Cate Le Bon meets Primal Scream going off on one about landowners. It’s learning the names of different trees and sweating over being polite in emails. It’s a petition to stop Elon Musk from spacejunking up the atmosphere so we can’t see the stars anymore and it’s a big deep breath after going under.” -Liz Lawrence

    TRACK LISTING

    1. Big Machine
    2. Names Of Plants And Animals
    3. No One
    4. That's Life
    5. Oars
    6. No Worries If Not
    7. Strut
    8. Nitrogen
    9. S.U.R.V.I.V.E
    10. On Loss And Overcoming Despair
    11. Top Level Joy

    The Blue Aeroplanes

    Beatsongs - Deluxe (RSD24 EDITION)

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      Pete Wylie & The Mighty WAH!

      Heart As Big As Liverpool (RSD24 EDITION)

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        De La Soul

        Live At Tramps, NYC, 1996 (RSD24 EDITION)

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          Fun Boy Three

          Extended (RSD24 EDITION)

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            Nerina Pallot

            Love Will Tear Us Apart (RSD24 EDITION)

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              Midge Ure

              The Gift - Early Versions (RSD24 EDITION)

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                Ultravox

                Steven Wilson 12 Remixes (RSD24 EDITION)

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                  Bodega

                  Our Brand Could Be Yr Life

                    Sometimes you have to move backwards to move forwards. Just ask punk cultural commentators BODEGA, whose new album sees them carve a new future from fuzz-soaked, consumerism-skewering shards of their past.

                    ‘Our Brand Could Be YR Life’ is BODEGA's first album release through Chrysalis Records. “It’s something we’ve been wanting to do for years,” guitarist and vocalist Ben Hozie explains of ‘Our Brand Could Be Yr Life’ – a collection of catchy indie-rock ruminations on the slow-creep of corporate-think into youth culture, first written eight years ago.

                    ‘Our Brand Could Be YR Life’'s 15 tracks explore indie-rock subgenres, self-critique and everything in between. "I think it’s our best- sounding record to date,” says Hozie, "I t’s got dance-punk. There's some shoegaze on there. There's slacker rock on there. There's psychedelic rock on there. R.E.M, too. We wanted to be another band in a long stream of missionaries, proselytising a certain type of rock subculture.” 


                    STAFF COMMENTS

                    Barry says: It's been a couple years since Bodega's last LP, and 'Our Brand...' shows that the Brooklyn band have honed their propulsive, soaring garage-adjacent rock and with it brought in a wealth of perfectly integrated influences. Brilliantly produced and beautifully performed, it's definitely the most exciting of their releases to date.

                    TRACK LISTING

                    Side A
                    1. Dedicated To The Dedicated
                    2. G.N.D. Deity
                    3. Bodega Bait
                    4. Tarkovski
                    5. Major Amberson
                    6. Stain Gaze
                    7. Webster Hall
                    Side B
                    1. ATM
                    2. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Drum
                    3. Protean
                    4. Born Into By What Consumes
                    5. Cultural Consumer I
                    6. Cultural Consumer II
                    7. Cultural Consumer III
                    8. City Is Taken

                    Pete Wylie & The Mighty WAH!

                    Teach Yself WAH! - A Best Of Pete Wylie & The Mighty WAH!

                      Best known for his work in WAH! and its off various off shoots. He began his career in bands with friends Julian Cope, Ian McCulloch and Pete Burns, before gaining nationwide attention under his own various project names with a string of singles 'The Story Of The Blues', 'Come Back', 'Sinful, 'Seven Minutes to Midnight' and later, the LFC anthem 'Heart As Big As Liverpool'.

                      Wylie's 'Heart As Big As Liverpool' is especially popular within the city and with Liverpool Football Club supporters, being used in the official Hillsborough tribute video. In 2008 Wylie performed at the opening ceremony of Liverpool's European City of Culture tenure.

                      'Teach Yself WAH! - A Best Of' is a new compilation bringing together music from across his numerous musical names. Wylie has hand-picked 20 songs, highlighting key points from each period in his illustrious career. As well as including his early singles and the songs which brought him chart success, he has also chosen deep cuts including the original version of his collaboration with Big Hard Excellent Fish, available for the first time since it's intial 12" only release. 

                      TRACK LISTING

                      CD Tracklist:
                      1. Remember
                      2. The Story Of The Blues (Part One)
                      3. You Can’t Put Your Arms Around A Memory
                      4. Hope (I Wish You’d Believe Me)
                      5. Talking Blues (The Story Of The Blues: Part Two)
                      6. Come Back
                      7. Diamond Girl
                      8. Fourelevenfortyfour
                      9. Sinful – Song Of The Sinful Angel
                      10. The Day That Margaret Thatcher Dies – A Party Song
                      11. Loverboy
                      12. Free; Falling (In Love With You)
                      13. Heart As Big As Liverpool
                      14. Better Scream 2024
                      15. Seven Minutes To Midnight 2024
                      16. Somesay
                      17. Big Hard Excellent Fish – Imperfect List (Original Version)

                      LP Tracklisting:
                      1. Remember
                      2. The Story Of The Blues (Part One)
                      3. You Can't Put Your Arms Around A Memory
                      4. Hope (I Wish You'd Believe Me)
                      5. Sleep (A Lullaby For Josie)
                      6. Talking Blues (The Story Of The Blues: Part Two)
                      7. Come Back
                      8. Diamond Girl
                      9. Fourelevenfortyfour
                      10. Sinful - Song Of The Sinful Angel
                      11. The Day That Margaret Thatcher Dies - A Party Song
                      12. Loverboy
                      13. Is That What Love Is All About?
                      14. Free; Falling (In Love With You)
                      15. Heart As Big As Liverpool
                      16. Better Scream 2024
                      17. Seven Minutes To Midnight 2024
                      18. Somesay
                      19. The Seven Thousand Names Of WAH!
                      20. Big Hard Excellent Fish - Imperfect List (Original Version)

                      The Waterboys

                      This Is The Sea - 2024 Repress

                        Released in September 1985 and includes the classic single,T'he Whole of The Moon', along with other tracks, 'Don't Bang The Drum', 'The Pan Within' and 'Old England', 'This Is The Sea' is the third album by The Waterboys. 

                        TRACK LISTING

                        1. Don't Bang The Drum
                        2. The Whole Of The Moon
                        3. Spirit
                        4. The Pan Within
                        5. Medicine Bow
                        6. Old England
                        7. Be My Enemy
                        8. Trumpets
                        9. This Is The Sea

                        Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine

                        1992: The Love Album

                          Double LP
                          This expanded edition features the complete album in it's original running order on LP 1 - including the band's biggest chart hit 'The Only Living Boy In New Cross' which reached No. 7 on the UK Singles Chart plus Top 40 singles 'Do Re Me, So Far So Good' and 'The Impossible Dream' (a cover of the Man of La Mancha standard).

                          LP 2 features '1992 - The Other Love Songs', the complete collection of B-sides from the period plus the non-album Top 20 A-side 'After The Watershed (Early Learning The Hard Way)'.

                          Newly remastered by Phil Kinrade at AIR Mastering and pressed on 180g blue (LP1) and yellow (LP2) translucent vinyl, housed in a gatefold sleeve with poly-lined inner bags.

                          CD Box
                          This new edition features the complete album newly remastered on CD 1- including the band's biggest chart hit 'The Only Living Boy In New Cross' which hit No. 7 on the UK Singles Chart, plus Top 40 singles 'Do Re Me, So Far So Good' and 'The Impossible Dream' (a cover of the Man of La Mancha standard).

                          CD 2 features rarities, B-sides, and the non-album Top 20 single 'After The Watershed (Early Learning The Hard Way)', plus BBC 'Live In Norwich' recordings, and a previously unreleased mix of 'Skywest And Crooked'.

                          CD 3 includes the complete 1992 Glastonbury headlining performance from the legendary Pyramid stage - available in its entirety for the very first time.

                          Rounding off the set is a DVD with the 55 minute 'What Do You Think Of The Programme So Far?' feature, plus three Top Of The Pops performances, all appearing on DVD for the first time and accompanied by exclusive new commentary by Jim Bob and Fruitbat.

                          Marika Hackman

                          Big Sigh

                            Big Sigh brings together the best of Marika’s previous works as an indie musician and adds a new layer of epic sounds and full-bodied production.

                            Big Sigh is the “hardest record” Marika has ever made. As the title suggest, it is a relief of sorts – of sadness, of stress and lust, but mostly relief.

                            Co-produced with Sam Petts Davies (Frank Ocean, Radiohead, Red Hot Chilli Peppers) & Charlie Andrew (Alt J, Wolf Alice, London Grammar). Lyrically there’s always romance alongside grief, with elements of vulnerability and feeling trapped.

                            “This album took a long time to make. It was not easy, and by the time I got to the end of it I was quiet. I wanted to be away from it and let it sit in its own space. Now the dust has settled and I’ve got re-enter the world of Big Sigh, and I’m excited. Stepping into a new world, moving forward, chipping away. Breathe in, breathe out. Big sigh.”

                            STAFF COMMENTS

                            Barry says: 'Big Sigh' is the perfect illustration of Hackman's inimitable style developing over time, taking her already considerable storytelling skills to the next level while retaining all of the grace and charm that the more stripped-back pieces are swimming in. A bracing, beautiful adventure from start to finish.

                            TRACK LISTING

                            1. The Ground
                            2. No Caffeine
                            3. Big Sigh
                            4. Blood
                            5. Hanging
                            6. The Lonely House
                            7. Vitamins
                            8. Slime
                            9. Please Don’t Be So Kind
                            10. The Yellow Mile

                            De La Soul

                            3 Feet High And Rising (7" Boxset) (Black Friday 23 Edition)

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                              The album title came from the Johnny Cash song "Five Feet High and Rising". It is listed on Rolling Stone's 200 Essential Rock Records and The Source's 100 Best Rap Albums. When Village Voice held its annual Pazz & Jop Critics Poll for 1989, 3 Feet High and Rising was ranked #1. It was also listed on the Rolling Stone's The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

                              Released amid the 1989 boom in gangsta rap, which gravitated towards hardcore, confrontational, violent lyrics, De La Soul's uniquely positive style made them an oddity beginning with the first single, "Me, Myself and I." Their positivity meant many observers labeled them a "hippie" group, based on their declaration of the "D.A.I.S.Y. Age" (Da. Inner. Soul. Yall).

                              Sampling artists as diverse as Hall & Oates, Steely Dan and The Turtles, 3 Feet High and Rising is often viewed as the stylistic beginning of 1990s alternative hip hop (and especially jazz rap). 3 Feet High & Rising was chosen by the Library of Congress to be added to the National Recording Registry for its cultural significance and general excellence.

                              TRACK LISTING

                              1. Intro
                              2. The Magic Number
                              3. Change In Speak
                              4. Can U Keep A Secret
                              5. Jenifa Taught Me (Derwin's Revenge)
                              6. Ghetto Thang
                              7. Transmitting Live From Mars
                              8. Eye Know
                              9. Take It Off
                              10. A Little Bit Of Soap
                              11. Tread Water
                              12. Potholes In My Lawn
                              13. Say No Go
                              14. Do As De La Does
                              15. Plug Tunin' (Last Chance To Comprehend)
                              16. De La Orgee
                              17. Buddy (With Jungle Brothers And Q- Tip From A Tribe Called Quest) 
                              18. Description
                              19. Me Myself And I
                              20. This Is A Recording 4 Living
                              21. In A Fulltime Era (L.I.F.E)
                              22. I Can Do Anything (Delacratic)
                              23. D.A.I.S.Y. Age
                              24. What's More (From Ost Hell On 1st Ave)
                              25. Jenifa (Taught Me) [derwin's Revenge] {12 Mix}
                              26. Buddy (Native Tongue Decision Part 1)
                              27. Buddy (Native Tongue Decision Part 2)

                              Ultravox

                              Quartet [Steven Wilson Stereo Mix] (Black Friday 23 Edition)

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                                Quartet was Ultravox's third album with Midge Ure on vocals, which followed two hugely successful albums, 'Vienna' and Rage In Eden' The previous albums were produced by German producer, Conny Plank, for this they look at George Martin to take the helm. Featuring four UK Top 40 singles, Reap The Wild Wind, We Came To Dance, Visions Inn Blue and the silver awarded Hymn.

                                This new 2023 Stereo Mix has been undertaken by renowned musician and producer Steven Wilson, along with it an exclusive to this release, his instrumental mixes of the album.

                                Black Box Recorder

                                England Made Me - 25th Anniversary Edition

                                  English indie rock group Black Box Recorder formed in London in 1997 and featured Sarah Nixey, Luke Haines (of The Auteurs), and John Moore (of The Jesus and Mary Chain).

                                  Their debut album, England Made Me, was released on Chrysalis Records in 1998. The album was named after the eponymous Graham Greene novel and fuses indie rock and easy-listening pop stylings with lyrics that explore life and the experience of growing up in England. Pitchfork's Michael Sandlin described the sound of the album as "mildly morose but slightly tongue-in-cheek Sylvia Plath-meets-Paul McCartney pop sensibility".

                                  England Made Me remains a high point in the band's catalogue with standout tracks including 'Kidnapping An Heiress', 'Girl Singing In The Wreckage', and the single 'Child Psychology' which was recently back in the spotlight with a viral moment on social media after being championed by Billie Eilish.

                                  This new anniversary edition has been curated with the assistance of the band and features a newly remaster version of the album, along with a bonus 10" vinyl that includes six b-sides, 4 of which are first time on vinyl. All audio has been remastered from the original production tapes by Phil Kinrade at AIR Mastering and and cut by Alex Wharton at Abbey Road Studios.

                                  TRACK LISTING

                                  LP:
                                  1. Girl Singing In The Wreckage
                                  2. England Made Me
                                  3. New Baby Boom
                                  4. It's Only The End Of The World
                                  5. Ideal Home
                                  6. Child Psychology
                                  7. I.C. One Female
                                  8. Up Town Top / Swinging
                                  9. Kidnapping An Heiress

                                  10”:
                                  1. Hated Sunday
                                  2. Brutality
                                  3. Seasons In The Sun
                                  4. Watch The Angel Not The Wire
                                  5. Factory Radio
                                  6. Wonderful Life
                                  7. Lord Lucan Is Missing

                                  Various Artists

                                  The Endless Coloured Ways: The Songs Of Nick Drake

                                    The Endless Coloured Ways is a collection of songs by legendary singer/ songwriter, Nick Drake, performed and recorded by over 30 incredible artists from a range of different backgrounds, genres, age groups and audiences. From Fontaines D.C to Guy Garvey, and Aurora to Feist, each artist has offered their own incredible take on a timeless classic.

                                    STAFF COMMENTS

                                    Andy says: How would you present a compilation of modern day artists covering singer-songwriter Nick Drake's work? Like this! Get them to re-interpret the material in their own individual way, re-imagine if you like, whilst maintaining Nick's original melody and words. We all know the original songs so well; that this record brings them to life so eloquently and sincerely is a huge testament to everybody involved.

                                    TRACK LISTING

                                    1. The Wandering Hearts – Voice From A Mountain (prelude)
                                    2. Fontaines D.C – Cello Song
                                    3. Camille – Hazey Jane II
                                    4. Mike Lindsay Featuring Guy Garvey – Saturday Sun
                                    5. Bombay Bicycle Club & The Staves – Road
                                    6. Let’s Eat Grandma – From The Morning
                                    7. David Gray – Place To Be
                                    8. John Parish & Aldous Harding – Three Hours
                                    9. Stick In The Wheel – Parasite
                                    10. Ben Harper – Time Has Told Me
                                    11. Emeli Sandé – One Of These Things First
                                    12. Karine Polwart & Kris Drever – Northern Sky
                                    13. Craig Armstrong Featuring Self Esteem – Black Eyed Dog
                                    14. Bombay Bicycle Club & The Staves – Road (reprise)
                                    15. Nadia Reid – Poor Boy
                                    16. Christian Lee Hutson Featuring Eleanor Moss – Which Will
                                    17. Skullcrusher & Gia Margaret – Harvest Breed
                                    18. Katherine Priddy – I Think They’re Leaving Me Behind
                                    19. AURORA – Pink Moon
                                    20. Joe Henry & Meshell Ndegeocello – Time Of No Reply
                                    21. Famous Blue Cable Featuring Feist – River Man
                                    22. Liz Phair – Free Ride
                                    23. Philip Selway – Fly
                                    24. John Grant – Day Is Done
                                    25. The Wandering Hearts – Voice From A Mountain

                                    Ultravox

                                    Quartet - Half Speed Master Edition

                                      Quartet was Ultravox’s third album with Midge Ure on vocals, which followed two hugely successful albums, “Vienna” and “Rage In Eden”.

                                      The previous albums were produced by German producer, Conny Plank, for this they look at George Martin to take the helm. Featuring four UK Top 40 singles, Reap The Wild Wind, We Came To Dance, Visions In Blue and the silver awarded Hymn.

                                      This new 2LP Half-Speed Master, Black Vinyl contains the original 1982 album production master, with a second LP containing A-sides, B-sides & live tracks.



                                      TRACK LISTING

                                      1. Reap The Wild Wind
                                      2. Serenade
                                      3. Mine For Life
                                      4. Hymn
                                      5. Visions In Blue
                                      6. When The Scream Subsides
                                      7. We Came To Dance
                                      8. Cut And Run
                                      9. The Sing (We Go)
                                      10. Reap The Wild Wind (Single Version)
                                      11. Hosanna (In Excelsis Deo)
                                      12. Hymn (Single Version)
                                      13. Monument
                                      14. The Thin Wall (Live At Hammersmith Odeon, Oct. 1981)
                                      15. Visions In Blue (Single Version)
                                      16. Break Your Back
                                      17. Reap The Wild Wind (Live At The Hammersmith Odeon, Dec. 1982)
                                      18.We Came To Dance (Single Version)
                                      19. Overlook (Short Version)

                                      Emeli Sandé / John Grant

                                      The Endless Coloured Ways: The Songs Of Nick Drake

                                        The Endless Coloured Ways is a collection of songs by legendary singer / songwriter, Nick Drake, performed and recorded by over 30 incredible artists from a range of different backgrounds, genres, age groups and audiences. From Fontaines D.C to Guy Garvey, and Aurora to Feist, each artist has offered their own incredible take on a timeless classic.

                                        TRACK LISTING

                                        1.One Of These Things First - Emeli Sandé
                                        2. Day Is Done - John Grant

                                        De La Soul

                                        Buhloone Mindstate - 2023 Reissue

                                          There were several moments on the album which proved the band had matured. "I Be Blowin'" was a departure as the track was an instrumental featuring saxophone playing by Maceo Parker. The introspective "I Am I Be" showed De La Soul at their most self-referential to date. "Long Island Wildin'" was a collaboration with Japanese hip hop artists Kan Takagi (Major Force) and trio Scha Dara Parr (SDP). The album's first single, "Breakadawn", used a sample of Michael Jackson's "I Can't Help It" and Smokey Robinson's "Quiet Storm".De La Soul collaborated for the first time with Gang Starr's Guru on "Patti Dooke", and female MC Shortie No Mas who was prominent on many tracks on the album and showcased particularly on "In The Woods". The album ended with an old school Biz Markie collaboration called "Stone Age". The album was a critical success with Rolling Stone listing it as one of the best hip hop albums of all time.

                                          TRACK LISTING

                                          1. Intro
                                          2. Eye Patch
                                          3. En Focus
                                          4. Patti Dooke
                                          5. I Be Blowin'
                                          6. Long Island Wildin'
                                          7. Ego Trippin' (Part Two)
                                          8. Paul's Revenge
                                          9. 3 Days Later
                                          10. Area
                                          11. I Am I Be
                                          12. In The Woods
                                          13. Breakadawn
                                          14. Dave Has A Problem...Seriously
                                          15. Stone Age

                                          De La Soul

                                          Stakes Is High - 2023 Reissue

                                            Stakes is High was critically lauded for its music, lyricism, and its overall message concerning the artistic decline rap music began to face in the mid-90s. The title track and first single was produced by J Dilla and the album's second single, "Itzsoweezee (HOT)", with only Dave on vocals, was accompanied by a creative music video. The album spawned a third single "4 More", featuring Zhane. The album did provide a launching pad for future star rappers and actors Mos Def, who appeared on the track "Big Brother Beat" and Common who is featured on "The Bizness."

                                            TRACK LISTING

                                            1. Intro
                                            2. Supa Emcees
                                            3. The Bizness
                                            4. Yunonstop
                                            5. Wonce Again Long Island
                                            6. Dinnit
                                            7. Brakes
                                            8. Dog Eat Dog
                                            9. Baby, Baby, Baby, Baby, Ooh Baby
                                            10. Long Island Degrees
                                            11. Betta Listen
                                            12. Itzsoweezee (HOT)
                                            13. 4 More
                                            14. Big Brother Beat
                                            15. Down Syndrome
                                            16. Pony Ride
                                            17. Stakes Is High
                                            18. Sunshine

                                            Bombay Bicycle Club & The Staves / Karine Polwart & Kris Drever

                                            The Endless Coloured Ways: The Songs Of Nick Drake

                                              The Endless Coloured Ways is a collection of songs by legendary singer / songwriter, Nick Drake, performed and recorded by over 30 incredible artists from a range of different backgrounds, genres, age groups and audiences. From Fontaines D.C to Guy Garvey, and Aurora to Feist, each artist has offered their own incredible take on a timeless classic.

                                              TRACK LISTING

                                              1. Road - Bombay Bicycle Club And The Staves
                                              2. Northern Sky - Karine Polwart And Kris Drever

                                              David Gray / Stick In The Wheel

                                              The Endless Coloured Ways: The Songs Of Nick Drake

                                                The Endless Coloured Ways is a collection of songs by legendary singer / songwriter, Nick Drake, performed and recorded by over 30 incredible artists from a range of different backgrounds, genres, age groups and audiences. From Fontaines D.C to Guy Garvey, and Aurora to Feist, each artist has offered their own incredible take on a timeless classic.

                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                1. Place To Be - David Gray
                                                2. Parasite - Stick In The Wheel

                                                Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine

                                                30 Something (RSD23 EDITION)

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                                                  Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine exploded onto the indie punk scene in the early '90 releasing a string of hit singles and top ten albums as well as selling out countless live shows acquiring a fiercely loyal fanbase

                                                  30 Something was Carter's second album. Released in February 1991, it charted at number 8 in the UK album charts and spawned the singles 'Anytime Anyplace Anywhere' and 'Bloodsport For All' With nods to The Clash and Bowie, the album contained the band's trademark lyrical puns and snarling punk vocals juxtaposing with harmonisng guitars. The album received 10/10 from NME upon release and ranked as number 8 on their albums of the year list for 1991.

                                                  This RSD version is presented as a picture disc in a cut out spined sleeve.

                                                  Generation X

                                                  Generation X (RSD23 EDITION)

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                                                    Generation X were born out of the English punk era of 1976 from the ashes of the band Chelsea, and featured Billy Idol and Tony James who achieved both solo and group success throughout the decade and beyond

                                                    Recorded in one week in a converted garage with producer Martin Rushent (The Stranglers, Buzzcocks, Human League) this debut showcased the cleaner sound, with more focused vocals, with the band often cited as pioneers of the pop-punk genre. An underrated album at the time, it stands as a snapshot of the era. Breaking into the UK album top at the time, it featured the single Ready Steady Go. This RSD version is presented as 180g yellow vinyl with a bellyband to emulate the original release.

                                                    Mike Lindsay Feat. Guy Garvey / Katherine Priddy

                                                    The Endless Coloured Ways: The Songs Of Nick Drake

                                                      The Endless Coloured Ways is a collection of songs by legendary singer / songwriter, Nick Drake, performed and recorded by over 30 incredible artists from a range of different backgrounds, genres, age groups and audiences. From Fontaines D.C to Guy Garvey, and Aurora to Feist, each artist has offered their own incredible take on a timeless classic.

                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                      1. Saturday Sun - Mike Lindsay Featuring Guy Garvey
                                                      2. They're Leaving Me Behind - Katheirne Priddy

                                                      De La Soul

                                                      3 Feet High And Rising - 2023 Reissue

                                                        3 Feet High and Rising is the debut studio album by hip hop trio De La Soul and was released on March 3, 1989.

                                                        It marked the first of three full- length collaborations with producer Prince Paul, which would become the critical and commercial peak of both parties. Critically, as well as commercially, the album was a success. It contains the singles, "Me Myself and I", "The Magic Number", "Buddy", and "Eye Know".

                                                        The album title came from the Johnny Cash song "Five Feet High and Rising". It is listed on Rolling Stone's 200 Essential Rock Records and The Source's 100 Best Rap Albums. When Village Voice held its annual Jazz & Pop Critics Poll for 1989, 3 Feet High and Rising was ranked #1. It was also listed on the Rolling Stone's The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. Released amid the 1989 boom in gangsta rap, which gravitated towards hardcore, confrontational, violent lyrics, De La Soul's uniquely positive style made them an oddity beginning with the first single, "Me, Myself and I". Their positivity meant many observers labeled them a 'hippie' group, based on their declaration of the 'D.A.I.S.Y. Age' (Da. Inner. Soul. Yall).

                                                        Sampling artists as diverse as Hall & Oates, Steely Dan and The Turtles, 3 Feet High and Rising is often viewed as the stylistic beginning of 1990s alternative hip hop (and especially jazz rap). An absolutely essential slice of Hip Hop history that’s been unavailable for some time.

                                                        TRACK LISTING

                                                        1. Intro
                                                        2. The Magic Number
                                                        3. Change In Speak
                                                        4. Cool Breeze On The Rocks (The Melted Version)
                                                        5. Can U Keep A Secret
                                                        6. Jenifa Taught Me (Derwin's Revenge)
                                                        7. Ghetto Thang
                                                        8. Transmitting Live From Mars
                                                        9. Eye Know
                                                        10. Take It Off
                                                        11. A Little Bit Of Soap
                                                        12. Tread Water
                                                        13. Potholes In My Lawn
                                                        14. Say No Go
                                                        15. Do As De La Does
                                                        16. Plug Tunin' (Last Chance To Comprehend)
                                                        17. De La Orgee
                                                        18. Buddy (with Jungle Brothers And Q-Tip From A Tribe Called Quest)
                                                        19. Description
                                                        20. Me Myself And I
                                                        21. This Is A Recording 4 Living In A Full Time Era (L.I.F.E.)
                                                        22. I Can Do Anything (Delacratic)
                                                        23. D.A.I.S.Y. Age

                                                        William The Conqueror

                                                        Proud Disturber Of The Peace

                                                          William The Conqueror are back with a new 2022 mix of their debut album Proud Disturber Of The Peace. Engineered and mixed in LA by Joseph Lorge (Hiss Golden Messenger etc), the new mix has achieved the sound the band and their label saw out of reach in the bands early DIY days.

                                                          Including firm fan favourites ‘Tend to the Thorns’ and ‘Cold Ontario’, the album’s alt-rock transatlantic appeal puts the band in the same lane as Drive-By-Truckers, The Felice Brothers et al.

                                                          TRACK LISTING

                                                          In My Dreams
                                                          Tend To The Thorns
                                                          Did You Wrong
                                                          Pedestals
                                                          Sunny Is The Style
                                                          The Many Faces Of A Good Truth
                                                          Proud Disturber Of The Peace
                                                          Cold Ontario
                                                          Mind Keeps Changing
                                                          Manawatu

                                                          Ultravox

                                                          Rage In Eden: 40th Anniversary Half-Speed Master

                                                            Following on from the success of 2020’s deluxe reissue of ‘Vienna’, Chrysalis Records are proud to release a 40th Anniversary of the bands second album with Midge Ure, ‘Rage In Eden’.

                                                            Originally released in October 1981 and like the band’s previous two albums, ‘Rage In Eden’ was produced by Conny Plank (Kraftwerk, Can, Neu!), this time recorded at Conny’s studio in Cologne over a 3 month period during the summer of ‘81. The album features hit singles The Thin Wall and The Voice. The album reached number 4 in the UK charts.

                                                            This new vinyl edition has been mastered and cut at half-speed by Alchemy at AIR from the original 1981 production tapes. The second bonus vinyl includes single versions and B-sides from the two singles released from the album.


                                                            TRACK LISTING

                                                            Disc 1
                                                            1. The Voice
                                                            2. We Stand Alone
                                                            3. Rage In Eden
                                                            4. I Remember (Death In The Afternoon)
                                                            1. The Thin Wall
                                                            2. Stranger Within
                                                            3. Accent On Youth
                                                            4. The Ascent
                                                            5. Your Name (Has Slipped My Mind)
                                                            Disc 2
                                                            1. The Thin Wall (Single Version)
                                                            2. I Never Wanted To Begin
                                                            3. I Never Wanted To Begin (Extended Version)
                                                            1. The Voice (Single Version)
                                                            2. Paths And Angles
                                                            3. Private Lives (Crystal Palace 13/6/81)
                                                            4. All Stood Still (Crystal Palace 13/6/81)

                                                            Ultravox

                                                            Rage In Eden: 40th Anniversary 4LP Box Set Edition

                                                              Following on from the success of 2020’s deluxe reissue of ‘Vienna’, Chrysalis Records are proud to release a 40th Anniversary of the bands second album with Midge Ure, ‘Rage In Eden’.

                                                              Originally released in October 1981 and like the band’s previous two albums, ‘Rage In Eden’ was produced by Conny Plank (Kraftwerk, Can, Neu!), this time recorded at Conny’s studio in Cologne over a 3 month period during the summer of ‘81. The album features hit singles The Thin Wall and The Voice. The album reached number 4 in the UK charts.


                                                              TRACK LISTING

                                                              4LP TRACKLISTING
                                                              Disc 1
                                                              1. The Voice
                                                              2. We Stand Alone
                                                              3. Rage In Eden
                                                              4. I Remember (Death In The Afternoon)
                                                              1. The Thin Wall
                                                              2. Stranger Within
                                                              3. Accent On Youth
                                                              4. The Ascent
                                                              5. Your Name (Has Slipped My Mind)
                                                              Disc 2
                                                              1. The Thin Wall (Single Version)
                                                              2. I Never Wanted To Begin
                                                              3. I Never Wanted To Begin (Extended Version)
                                                              1. The Voice (Single Version)
                                                              2. Paths And Angles
                                                              3. Private Lives (Crystal Palace 13/6/81)
                                                              4. All Stood Still (Crystal Palace 13/6/81)
                                                              Disc 3
                                                              1. The Thin Wall (Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London 16/10/1981)
                                                              2. New Europeans (Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London 16/10/1981)
                                                              3. Sleepwalk (Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London 16/10/1981)
                                                              4. I Remember (Death In The Afternoon)
                                                              1. Stranger Within (Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London 16/10/1981)
                                                              2. Mr. X (Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London 16/10/1981)
                                                              3. Rage In Eden (Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London 16/10/1981)
                                                              Disc 4
                                                              1. Accent On Youth (Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London 16/10/1981)
                                                              2. The Ascent (Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London 16/10/1981)
                                                              3. Your Name (Has Slipped My Mind Again) (Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London 16/10/1981)
                                                              4. Vienna (Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London 16/10/1981)
                                                              1. Passionate Reply (Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London 16/10/1981)
                                                              2. Passing Strangers (Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London 16/10/1981)
                                                              3. We Stand Alone (Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London 16/10/1981)
                                                              4. All Stood Still (Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London 16/10/1981)
                                                              5. The Voice (Live At Hammersmith Odeon, London 16/10/1981)

                                                              Ben Harper

                                                              Bloodline Maintenance

                                                                Ben Harper releases his eagerly anticipated, fiercely personal soulful album, Bloodline Maintenance. The album is preceded by the single “We Need To Talk About It” which, propelled by Harper’s blisteringly funky guitar, defiantly addresses the wounds of slavery through a sharp-edged call-and-response with gospel backing vocals and pounding rhythms augmented by the distinctive sound of the African talking drum.

                                                                “This whole album is really soul music reinterpreted with a lap steel,” Harper says. “I believe strongly that music has this great capacity for communication like a sonic newsprint. And I’ve always believed that the music I write has a place in the choir.”

                                                                The new album is a work largely inspired by the loss of a long-time friend and the lingering influence of a mercurial and charismatic father, Bloodline MaintenanceE sees Harper performing the majority of the instruments on his own, spanning guitar, bass, drums and an eclectic assortment of percussions including a plastic toy snare. His 17th studio LP – and first since 2020’s instrumental Winter Is For Lovers –and the first non-instrumental solo album of new songs since 2016. The new album is further fuelled by Harper’s signature lap steel, supercharged through a powerful Dumble amplifier creating a truly unruly tone that Harper describes as “a sort of a merging of Robert Johnson and Jimi Hendrix.”

                                                                “It was like I was moving forward and venturing into places I had never been before,” he says. “Taking everything I’ve learned from every other record and kind of setting fire to it all and starting over. And I knew the sounds I was hearing in my head were so unorthodox that I had to do most of it myself.”

                                                                Applying the inventiveness of hip-hop to longstanding paradigms of soul, blues and jazz, spinning it all forward into a reconfiguration of a new black Americana, Bloodline Maintenance continues Harper’s long history as one of his generation’s most potent protest singers. Persecuted by local authorities for being a communist, his grandfather moved his family west where their music store, the Folk Music Centre and Museum in Claremont, CA, proved a vital hub in a thriving Southern California folk scene. There Harper learned guitar as a child, playing his first official gig at the age of 12. By the time he was 21, he was touring with blues legend Taj Mahal. The years that followed have seen Harper amass international critical applause and a worldwide fan following, winning three Grammy® Awards (out of seven total nominations) for his own genre-traversing body of work while also producing acclaimed albums by Mavis Staples, Rickie Lee Jones, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Natalie Maines, Ziggy Marley, and others. An inveterate collaborator, Harper has also recorded with a diverse span of artists ranging from John Lee Hooker, Charlie Musselwhite, and Jack Johnson to Ringo Starr, Keith Richards and, most recently, Harry Styles, contributing his signature guitar work to the latter superstar’s chart-topping new album, Harry's House.

                                                                TRACK LISTING

                                                                1. Below Sea Level
                                                                2. We Need To Talk About It
                                                                3. Where Did We Go Wrong
                                                                4. Problem Child
                                                                5. Need To Know Basis
                                                                6. It Ain’t No Use
                                                                7. More Than Love
                                                                8. Smile At The Mention
                                                                9. Honey, Honey
                                                                10. Knew The Day Was Comin’
                                                                11. Maybe I Can’t

                                                                Interlopers

                                                                Interlopers

                                                                  Interlopers is the new project from Steven Lindsay, singer and songwriter in influential Scottish trio The Big Dish, who were contemporaries of Talk Talk, Prefab Sprout and Scritti Politti. 

                                                                  The Big Dish released three albums between 1986- 1991 (‘Swimmer’, ‘Creeping Up On Jesus’ and‘Satellites’), and Lindsay subsequently released two critically acclaimed solo albums, ‘Exit Music’(2005) and ‘Kite’ (2007), before the demise of his label, Echo. 

                                                                  After being shortlisted for Scotland’s Aspect Art prize in 2011, Lindsay became a full-time artist and has found acclaim and success as a painter

                                                                  TRACK LISTING

                                                                  1. Move On
                                                                  2. Something Got Lost Along
                                                                  3. The Way
                                                                  4. Nothing Will Ever Be The
                                                                  5. Same Again
                                                                  6. The North Sea
                                                                  7. Rainbow’s End
                                                                  8. Hypnotised
                                                                  9. Here Comes Everybody
                                                                  10. The Bell
                                                                  11. Dawn On The Boulevard
                                                                  12. Turn Out The Light
                                                                  13. Twins Of Gemini

                                                                  Simone Felice

                                                                  All The Bright Coins

                                                                    Simone Felice has long dedicated his storied life to the arts, and perhaps his brushes with death during childhood as heard in the song “No Tomorrows” have proved an unlikely but powerful source of inspiration. All The Bright Coins is his latest, arguably greatest devotion to song and the power of the words within it. Yet, like all artists worth their salt, he claims not to have quite grasped what he’s been reaching for.

                                                                    There had been no grand plans to write this new album. Simone was happy with his lot and becoming increasingly more successful as a frontline record producer and songwriter (The Lumineers, Bat For Lashes, Jade Bird, Matt Maeson f/ Lana Del Rey, and indeed, The Felice Brothers) but, he muses, sometimes the lure and pull of penning his own material becomes too strong to resist, most closely referenced in the track “Puppet” f/ Four Tet. “Year Around The Sun”, written on New Year’s morning in 2021, after a year of endless lockdowns and constant fear and confusion, is a recalibration of what’s real and what’s important.

                                                                    With help from friends, music, laughter & time, we’ll find a rebirth. I began writing All The Bright Coins in 2019,” says Felice. “It had been several years since I had written anything of my own, as I’d felt called to produce records and write with other artists I love. Then one rainy morning I wrote ‘Puppet,’ a mainly autobiographical tune about the dark, empty, and farcical side of being an underground touring troubadour most of my adult life.

                                                                    Part of me felt as though perhaps this should, and would, be the last Simone Felice song I’d ever put out, ‘Puppet stand, Puppet bow,’ a final curtain call. But then a few months later I wrote ‘Prisoner,’ and then‘ Bare Trees.’ The ‘Heat’ (that’s what myself and a few close friends call it: that sweet, painful, ungovernable whisper) was with me once again... All The Bright Coins is a richly rewarding and inspired sound, that makes a personal connection with the listener. It’s built squarely on a bedrock of emotion, utilizing an acoustic guitar, and occasionally a piano to back the distinctive voice. It’s a record that requires attention, a headphones record.

                                                                    TRACK LISTING

                                                                    1. Year Around The Sun
                                                                    2. Moonlight Promises
                                                                    3. The World's Fair Simone Felice Feat. Four Tet
                                                                    4. Puppet Simone Felice Feat. Four Tet
                                                                    5. 90s
                                                                    6. No Tomorrows
                                                                    7. All The Kings Of The Earth

                                                                    The Specials

                                                                    More Specials - 40th Anniversary Half-Speed Master Edition

                                                                      The second album from The Specials, originally released 1980, moved away slightly from the frenetic ska infused energy of their debut, exploring more varied musical styles. Lyrically it paints a bleaky realistic picture of Britain at the time. 40 years on, it still stand up as one of the best albums of the era.

                                                                      This 40th Anniversary Edition has been mastered and cut at half-speed by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios using the original production tapes.

                                                                      For this edition, the album has been split across 2x 12” vinyl running at 45rpm for optimum audio quality.

                                                                      Also include is a bonus 7” single, also cut at half-speed, which originally came with the initial run of the album in 1980.

                                                                      Last year The Specials celebrated a UK Number One with a new album, ‘Encore’ and concluded a 40th Anniversary World Tour. 


                                                                      TRACK LISTING

                                                                      Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think)
                                                                      Man At C & A
                                                                      Hey, Little Rich Girl
                                                                      Do Nothing
                                                                      Pearl's Cafe
                                                                      Sock It To 'Em J.B.
                                                                      Stereotypes / Stereotypes Pt.2
                                                                      Holiday Fortnight
                                                                      I Can't Stand It
                                                                      International Jet Set
                                                                      Enjoy Yourself (Reprise)

                                                                      7"
                                                                      Braggin' & Tryin' Not To Lie
                                                                      Rude Boys Outa Jail [Version] 

                                                                      The Specials

                                                                      Specials - 40th Anniversary Half-Speed Master Edition

                                                                        This 40th Anniversary Edition of their debut album ‘Specials’ has been mastered and cut at half-speed by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios using the original production tapes.

                                                                        This edition has been split across 2x 12” vinyl at 45rpm for optimum audio quality.

                                                                        The Specials are one of the defining bands of the late 70’s/early 80’s along with Jerry Dammers’ iconic label Two Tone Records. Originally formed in 1977 as The Coventry Automatics, The Specials combined Jamaican ska and Rocksteady mixed with the energy of punk and launched a whole Ska Revival which helped fellow like-minded bands Madness, The Beat and The Selecter to release their first singles. The Specials first single, ‘Gangsters’, was released in May 1979 with independent distribution by Rough Trade and the initial pressing of just 5,000 records sold out. The band and label soon signed with Chrysalis Records who picked up on the release of ‘Gangsters.’ The next single, ‘A Message To You Rudy’, followed in September with their first album released soon after in October. 

                                                                        Generation X

                                                                        Your Generation (Winstanley Mix)

                                                                          THIS IS A RECORD STORE DAY 2019 EXCLUSIVE, LIMITED TO ONE PER PERSON.

                                                                          This Record Store Day Exclusive 7” Red Vinyl contains two previously unreleased mixes of the classic single ‘Your Generation’ and later b-side ‘Trying For Kicks’ by Alan Winstanley. During the recording of the album for the band to take away and listen to. Both tracks are previously unreleased and are Exclusive to this release and do not feature on the Deluxe Ediiton. No download.


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