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TAPSheet: Vinyl LP Release Notes – 03/29/2016

There are a flurry of upcoming vinyl editions of not only new works but also old classics. With this edition of TAPSheet, I’ll run through a few of the upcoming vinyl editions that are being planned for the upcoming months. While not a complete list, it should help to surprise you on a few that you might have been unaware of that are being prepped for vinyl re-release.

Nonesuch Records plan the 2LP release of The Bright Mississippi, the 2009 release by Allen Toussaint. The vinyl is planned to be reissued on 140g-weight black vinyl. It’s scheduled for June 10. (Note: Rhino Records will be releasing a 2CD set featuring the works of Allen Toussaint called The Complete Warner Recordings. It’s on the calendar for May 13.)

Allen Toussaint The Bright Mississippi

As previously noted, the 6LP (180g-weight color vinyl) Box of The Elektra Years 1978-1987 featuring the classic albums of The Cars , is planned for June 7.

CARS The Elektra Years 1978-1987

The 2005 Regina Spektor set, Soviet Kitsch, is slated for vinyl reissue on May 6. It will contain thirteen tracks.

Regina Spektor Soviet Kitsch

Warner Brothers Music will reissue three Linkin Park titles on vinyl LP scheduling them for May 6. The titles include Road To Revolution: Live At Milton Keynes (2008) on a 2LP set; Reanimation (2002), a remix that will fill 2LPs; and a single LP version of Living Things (2013).

The brand new Beth Orton album, Kidsticks, will be released not only on the expected CD and DD formats, but also vinyl LP scheduled for May 27.

Beth Orton Kidsticks

Warner Brothers will release vinyl LPs for Prince. The first is For You (1978), which is planned for April 26, with the second being Prince (1979), planned for May 24.

Prince For You

Eric Clapton‘s upcoming new album, I Still Do will be released on 2LP in 180g-weight vinyl, cut at 45RPM speed. The LP will offer DD rights via a download card with exclusive passcode. I Still Do is planned for May 20.

Eric Clapton I Still Do

JEMP Records will reissue Hoist, the 1994 classic Phish album, on 180g-weight black vinyl 2LP. It is being scheduled for May 20.

Phish Hoist

Elektra Records will re-release the 2013 remastered vinyl edition 2LP of Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me (1987) by The Cure that was exclusive to Record Store Day 2013. This version will differ in that it will be pressed on 180g-weight black vinyl and available without the long line hassles. It’s scheduled for May 13.

Cure Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me

Warner Brothers will revisit the 1988 Enya classic, Watermark, along with Shepherd Moons from 1991, and her 1995 set, The Memory Of Trees, with vinyl LP reissues of the best-selling titles.

Enya Watermark

Atlantic Records will release the new album by Adia Victoria on CD, DD, and vinyl LP. The album is called Beyond The Bloodhounds.  The LP edition will include DD rights. It’s planned for May 13. Yes, she’s pretty good.

Adia Victoria Beyond The Bloodhounds

Real Gone Music will offer a remastered translucent green vinyl Limited Edition of the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack to The Return Of The Living Dead from 1985. This film was a hilarious send-up of zombies that continued on for multiple sequels. “Send More Cops”. But a word of warning to delayers: There will only be 750 available copies. It’s on the market on May 6.

Return Of The Living Dead OMPS

Also from Real Gone Music, a Limited Edition 180g-weight black vinyl press of Cactus, the 1970 debut from Cactus. It’s destined for May 6. There will only be 700 copies made.

Cactus Cactus

Justin Time Records will offer a repress of the 1993 classic debut from Diana Krall of Stepping Out. It’s planned as a 180g-weight 2LP Essentials Collection and will come with a DD download card. It’s planned for May 6.


And finally: For May 3, Elektra will reissue two 10,000 Maniacs titles on vinyl LPs. Those will be Our Time In Eden (1992), and In My Tribe (1987).

10000 Maniacs Our Time In Eden

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Dr John will release Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch via Concord Records with a planned date of August 19.

Concord Records will also release a multi-artist celebration of George Duke featuring one of Jazz’s great vocalists, Al Jarreau. The album is being called My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke, and is planned for August 5.

Al Jarreau My Old Friend

Verve Records have Wallflower coming from Diana Krall on September 9.

Kobalt Records will release Strut by Lenny Kravitz on September 23 on CD, DD, and LP.

Asthmatic Kitty will release This Is My Hand by My Brightest Diamond. My Brightest Diamond is the strong work of Shara Worden, whose new album will be her fourth release. This Is My Hand is slated for release on September 16 on CD, DD, and vinyl LP. Pure indie!

My Brightest Diamond This Is My Hand

Compass Records will release Sixty by John Cowan (current late-era member of The Doobie Brothers) on August 26.

Eagle Rock entertainment have a live performance from Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull) planned on video and CD of Thick As A Brick – Live In Iceland. This is on the calendar for August 19.

Welk Music Group plan the release of Solo Concerts by Bruce Hornsby, scheduled for August 25.

Bruce Hornsby Solo concerts

AAO Records will release The Letter by James Taylor, planned for August 19.

Rhino Records, in conjunction with Blackened Records will release new vinyl LP editions of Metallica albums. These include Ride The Lightning, Kill ‘Em All, Death Magnetic (2LP), …and Justice For All. These are planned for September 16. Other Metallica titles, Metallica (2LP), Master of Puppets, Load (2LP), Garage, Inc. (3LP), S&M (3LP), are slated earlier for August 26.

Cleopatra Records will release a 12-track, 2CD live reunion of talent featuring Carmine Appice, Tim Bogert, and Jim McCarty that occurred in 2006 as Cactus – Live In the USA. This album is pegged for release on August 5.

Cactus Live In the USA

Mute Records will re-release Can titles on vinyl LP that includes Tago Mago, Soundtracks, Monster Movie, and Ege Bamyasi. All LPs are scheduled for September 2.

Astralwerks Records have Listen, from The Kooks, slated for CD, Deluxe Edition CD,  LP, and DD on September 2.

The Kooks Listen

Analogue Productions will release a 6SACD Box featuring the works of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble (Texas Flood – 1983, Couldn’t Stand The Weather – 1984, Soul to Soul – 1985, In Step – 1989, Family Style – 1990, The Sky Is Cryin’ – 1991). The Box is being referred to as Texas Hurricane and is slated for release on August 12. VERY hefty price tag, though.

The End Records will release Still Life Moving Fast by Empress AD in CD, LP, and DD formats, all planned for September 2.