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TAPSheet: Release Notes – 04/23/2015

There are a series of interesting things being released on both vinyl LP and CD, enough that they bear mentioning in a post.

On the LP side there will be:

Apple Records will release a John Lennon vinyl LP box that will include all eight albums. The entire collection has been remastered for vinyl and cut to 180-weight. All artwork will adhere to the original UK releases. The Box, Lennon, will release on June 9, with each album being made available individually on August 21.

Lennon Vinyl Box

 

Friday Music, who creates spectacular vinyl LP reissues, with plans for Limited Edition gatefold , 180g-weight gems for Hotcakes (1974) by Carly Simon, and the St Elmo’s Fire sounstrack (1985). Both are scheduled for June 23.

Carly Simon - Hotcakes

Also scheduled for June 23 is a reissued vinyl LP for Americana (1998) by The Offspring, coming via ORG Music.

Beggar’s Banquet will reissue The Fall titles on vinyl LP with This Nation’s Saving Grace (1985), The Wonderful And Frightening World Of The Fall (1984), The Wonderful And Frightening Escape Route To The Fall, and Schtick – Yarbles Revisited. These titles are planned for June 16.

On June 16, Atlantic Records will re-release an LP edition of 4 by Foreigner.

Foreigner 4

Rhino and Parlophone will re-release two vinyl 180g LP sets for Beth Orton, of Comfort Of Strangers (2006), and Daybreakers (2002). these are on the calendar for June 9.

Also scheduled for June 9, via Friday Music, is a vinyl LP edition of Always On My Mind (1982) by Willie Nelson.

Reprise Records will re-release Crack The Skye (2009) by Mastodon, on Baby Blue colored vinyl. It is planned for June 2.

Mastodon Crack The Skye

Friday Music will reissue Two For The Show, the 1978 live set by Kansas scheduling for May 26.

Friday Music will revisit The Yes Album (1971) in a unique way that includes 180g vinyl in a 2LP box set with the album remixed to 45RPM. It’s planned for May 26. The label will also add Sweetnighter (1973) by Weather Report to the list of their titles coming back to LP, same date.

Also on May 26, Rhino Vinyl plans a 2LP Deluxe Edition of Tutu (1986) by Miles Davis.

Miles Davis Tutu

Rhino plans two LP re-releases on May 26, both for a-ha. The titles include Scoundrel Days (1986), and Hunting High and Low (1984). Hunting High And Low, of course, contained the band’s big hit, “Take On Me”.

Atlantic Records will re-release Loaded by The Velvet Underground on vinyl LP planning for My 26.

On May 19, Rhino will re-release This Is The Sea by The Waterboys on 180g-weight vinyl.

Waterboys This Is the Sea

Now…since you made it through the vinyl, here’s the CD pay-off for those that waited for it:

On May 26, Rhino and Parlophone will offer the Steven Wilson remix of Aqualung by Jethro Tull, on both a standard issue CD (all by its lonesome), and a vinyl LP edition.  Also planned for CD only release is the Steven Wilson remix of Benefit, by Jethro Tull.

Aqualung Jethro Tull

Fantasy Records will deliver a 3CD collection for Little Richard, highlighting Specialty Records, and Vee-Jay Records. The set is called Directly From My Heart: The Best Of The Specialty and Vee-Jay Years. It’s scheduled for My 26.

 

TAPSheet: Release Notes – 02/11/2015 (US Report)

Columbia Records, with Legacy Recordings, will release several Essential series titles that will include sets for Coheed And Cambria (26 tracks), Rob Halford (30 tracks), and Judas Priest (34 tracks). All three 2CD sets are planned for March 31.

Essential Judas Priest  Essential Rob Halford   Essential Coheed And Cambria

Curb Records will release the new Hank Williams III album, Take As Needed For Pain, on April 14. This set will be issued on CD, and Gold-colored vinyl LP.

Hank Williams III Take As Needed For Pain

RCA Records will release four 5 Original Album Classic series titles for John Denver, Paul Simon, Kansas, and for Janis Joplin, with 5 CDs containing 65 songs for the John Denver set, 72 songs for the Paul Simon set, 49 tunes for the Kansas collection, and 49 tracks for the Janis Joplin set. They’re all scheduled for March 24.

Merge Records will release The Champ by The Mountain Goats planned for April 7 on CD, DD, and vinyl LP.

Warner Brothers will release Second Hand Heart by Dwight Yoakam on April 14.

Dwight Yoakam Second Hand Heart

XL Records have Von from Sigur Ros planned for release on March 31.

Epic Records will release Strangers To Ourselves, the new album by Modest Mouse, on March 17. the new album will be available on CD, DD, and vinyl LP.

 

Real Gone Music has slated two new Dick’s Picks titles from the live vaults featuring The Grateful Dead. These two titles are Dick’s Picks Volume 9: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY  9/16/90, and Dick’s Picks Volume 11: Stanley Theatre, Jersey City, NJ 9/27/72. these two volumes are planned for March 31.

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Legacy Recordings have The Centennial Collection featuring Billie Holiday on the calendar for March 31. It will offer 20 tracks from the Holiday catalog, with some tracks from her 78RPM singles.

Provogue/Mascot Records have Into The Sun by Robben Ford arriving on March 31, CD and LP.

Legacy Recordings plan a new album by Steve Vai for April 7. The album is called Stillness In Motion.

Fans of The Sound Of Music will be pleased to note that Legacy Recordings have a 50th Anniversary Legacy Edition planned for March 10. The Legacy CD will contain the original soundtrack score and expand on that with additional pieces.

Sound Of Music Score 50th Anniversary Legacy Edition

 

Rhino Records will release several Pogues titles on vinyl LP, 180g style! The titles are Red Roses For Me, Poguetry In Motion, Peace And Love, and Hell’s Ditch. These sets are expected on March 17.

Ringo Starr will release his next studio effort, Postcards From Paradise, on March 31. the new album will be presented on CD, DD, and vinyl LP.

Ringo Postcards From Paradise

Overcoat Records will release a new Glen Hansard album, It Was Triumph We Once Proposed…Songs Of Jason Molina, on March 17.