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TAPSheet: Release Notes – 08/04/2016

Our last all-inclusive (CD, DD, LP) TAPSheet was back in April. We did vinyl only TAPSheets in both May and June. But there has been now since then. I’ll fix that today with an all-inclusive one.

The Rhino issued The Singles that showcase the career of Phil Collins is currently scheduled to be issued on October 14 in 2CD and 4LP sets.

Phil Collins The Singles

Sire Records have the new Regina Spektor album, Remember Us To Life, planned for September 30. That album will be issued on CD, Deluxe CD, DD, and vinyl LP.

Regina Spektor Remember Us To Life

Mute Records have a 7″ vinyl picture disc coming for New Order of “People On The High Line“. It’s scheduled for release on September 30. this single comes from the band’s 2015 release, Music Complete.

Warner Music Nashville will celebrate 50 years of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band with CD and CD/DVD configurations called Circlin’ Back – Celebrating 50 Years. These sets are on the calendar for September 30.

Nitty Grity Dirt Band Circlin Back

Reprise will re-release Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge, the 2004 sophomore set from My Chemical Romance. It’s a limited edition pink vinyl set. It’s scheduled for September 27.


Warner Bros has a Limited Edition Pink vinyl set of The Getaway by Red Hot Chili Peppers on the calendar for September 27.

Time/Life has a 6DVD package coming called Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever. The box will feature 14 hours of bonus features and a stuff booklet. It extends the 1983 airing of the concert significantly. It’s set for release on September 27.


Fantasy Records have a 6CD set coming on October 21 of Live At The Whisky A Go Go: The Complete Recordings featuring the performances of Otis Redding.

Acoustic Sounds have 200g vinyl LP re-releases of The Sky Is Crying (1991), and In Step (by Stevie Ray Vaughan that is planned for September 23.

SRVtheskyiscrying  SRV In step

Edsel Records will release several STIFF Records releases of Wreckless Eric titles that include the self-titled 1978 debut, the 1978 follow-up of The Wonderful World of Wreckless Eric, and the compilation set, Big Smash (1980). All CDs will contain bonus tracks and are remastered. All Wreckless Eric sets are planned for September 9. They are exclusive UK releases.

Wreckless Eric  The Wonderful World Of Wreckless Eric

Wreckless Eric Big Smash

Razor & Tie will release Low Country by The Sword on September 23.

Columbia Records will release new Bruce Springsteen with Chapter And Verse, a companion to his upcoming autobiography. It will contain five previously unreleased song prior to his signing with Columbia Records. The new album is expected on September 23. CD, DD, LP.

Brue Springsteen Chapter And Verse

Nonesuch Records have a 4LP Box coming featuring Randy Newman called The Randy Newman Songbook.  This set includes the original two volumes with a 3rd newly released volume with sixteen additional songs and five bonus tracks.  It’s scheduled for September 23. The Randy Newman Songbook, Volume 3 will also be made available as standalone CD and DD sets, same dates.



Nonesuch Records also have the new album by Devendra Banhart, Ape In Pink Marble coming out on September 23. It will be available on CD, DD, and vinyl LP.

Devendra Banhart Ape In Pink Marble

Family Vineyard Music has an ‘under the radar’ collection of music from Dow Jones and The Industrials. This garage punk band from the late ’70s needed a better PR machine than they had but managed to craft a split LP and an EP before disappearing. If you were a fortunate person who knew of their existence (I had only heard them referenced), then this collected set might be for you. On September 16, the label will release a CD collection called Can’t Stand The Midwest: 1979-1981. It will assemble 29 newly remastered songs from the original analog tapes that include all of their recorded releases. There will also be nine unreleased studio tracks, and a handful of live performance tracks of unrecorded songs. The set includes a 12-page booklet with liner notes and photos. There will also be a 2LP set of the same that adds in a bonus DVD. For the one who wants them all, there will be a 2LP/CD/DVD set available.

Dow Jones And The Industrials Can't Stand The Midwest 1979-1981

ATO Records have the new American Band by Drive By Truckers planned for September 30. CD, DD, LP.

Drive By Truckers American Band

Rhino Records will re-release the Madonna album, Something To Remember (1995), on vinyl LP scheduled for September 13.


Matador Records will re-release Under The Bushes Under The Stars, the 1995 Guided By Voices album (and their last with the original line-up) that featured 24 songs. The album is being released on 2LP vinyl on September 9.

GBV Under The Bushes Under The Stars

Rhino Records will release a 3CD Deluxe Edition of The Complete Trio Collection that features Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, and Emmylou Harris. This collection will feature twenty bonus tracks that include alternate takes and mixes, previously unreleased outtakes, and a lead and solo change from the original released song. This set is on the calendar for September 9.

The TRio Collection

Rhino Records and Slash Records will release a 2CD 2016 remaster of King For A Day…Fool For A Lifetime, the 1995 fifth album by Faith No More. The new reissue will feature an expanded booklet with new liner notes, and eight bonus tracks. There will also be a separately available 2LP remastered reissue of the album for the vinyl LP fan. Those are coming out on September 9.

FNM King For A Day

Concord Records will release Rich Man by Doyle Bramhall II on September 30. CD, DD, vinyl LP.

Rich Man - Doyle Bramhall II

The Bicycle Music Club will release a 4LP Vinyl box Set for Social Distortion on September 30.

On September 30, A&M Records will re-release the Sting catalog on vinyl LP. Those include The Soul Cages, The Dream Of The Blue Turtles, Sacred Love, Ten Summoner’s Tales, Brand New Day, Mercury Falling, …Nothing Like The Sun.

Sting The Dream Of The Blue Turtles


Expanded 10th Anniversary Edition Of The Black Parade Arrives From My Chemical Romance

My Chemical Romance The Black Parade Living With Ghosts 10th AnniversaryIn 2006, music lovers were treated with a Millennial classic offering: The Black Parade by My Chemical Romance. The album was heralded as an instant classic with its classic sound that meshed well with several generations of music lovers. As with all things, the passage of time either looks favorably on past music…or it doesn’t. For The Black Parade, it shines quite brightly.

On September 23, Reprise Records will release the 10th Anniversary Edition of The Black Parade that will no doubt be remastered for this release (although it doesn’t say that). This set will be reissued as The Black Parade/Living With Ghosts 10th Anniversary Edition.

The first CD will provide the original, while the second CD provides a collection of nine live demos and two rough mixes, eleven tracks in all (see track-list below).

MCR The Black Parade

The Black Parade/Living With Ghosts reissue will be issued on 2CD sets and 3LP vinyl sets.

The Black Parade / Living With Ghosts – My Chemical Romance

The Black Parade:

01 The End
02 Dead
03 This Is How I Disappear
04 The Sharpest Lives
05 Welcome To The Black Parade
06 I Don’t Love You
07 Houses Of Wolves
08 Cancer
09 Mama
10 Sleep
11 Teenagers
12 Disenchanted
13 Famous Last Words
14 Blood (Hidden Track)

Living With Ghosts:

01 The Five Of Us Are Dying (rough mix)
02 Kill All Your Friends (live demo)
03 Party At The End Of The World (live demo)
04 Mama (live demo)
05 My Way Home Is Through You (live demo)
06 Not That Kind Of Girl (live demo)
07 House Of Wolves, Version 1 (live demo)
08 House Of Wolves, Version 2 (live demo)
09 Emily (rough mix)
10 Disenchanted (live demo)
11 All The Angels (live demo)


TAPSheet: Release Notes – 01/13/2015 (US Report)

Real Gone Music will re-release a vinyl LP edition of an old-time Foghat favorite, Foghat Live. They will also re-release an old J. Geils Band favorite, Bloodshot. The Foghat Live album will be presented with its original die-cut cover. The Bloodshot album is planned to be pressed in red vinyl, just as the original first pressing was. Both releases will be presented in 180g-weight vinyl. Both albums are remastered for better sound. These Limited Edition reissues are set for March 3.



Dope Machines from The Airborne Toxic Event is slated for release on February 24.

MVD Visual will release a Johnny Winter live set, Live From Japan, scheduled for March 10. It will be issued on CD, and vinyl LP.

Johnny Winter Live In Japan

New Modest Mouse album, Strangers To Ourselves, will become available on March 3. This new album is the first new Modest Mouse set from them in approximately 8 years. “Lampshades On Fire” will precede the album as its first single. The new album will release on CD, DD, and 180g 2LP.

Modest Mouse Stranger To Ourselves

Spookshow International Live will be released by Rob Zombie, planned for February 12. It’s planned for CD, Deluxe CD, DD, and LP.

A new Luke Bryan album (title unknown) is expected to be released on March 10 via Capital Nashville.

Outer Battery Records will release a Limited Edition LP of Bug Live (Live at the 9:30 Club – Washington DC – June 2012) , by Dinosaur Jr.

Dinosaur Jr Bug Live

+180 Records will release Guitars And Microphones by Kate Pierson, with a planned release date of February 17.

UDR has Immortal Randy Rhoads – The Ultimate Tribute scheduled for March 3. The set will be available as a FanBox with 2LP (clear vinyl), and a t-shirt. Additional packages include CD, and a Deluxe Edition. This set features eleven songs co-written by Rnady Rhoads, and recorded by artists like Dweezil Zappa, Serj Tankian, Kelle Rhoads (his brother), and others.

Immortal Randy Rhoads

Rhino Records, in conjunction with Parlophone will release a 16-track collection of songs from Dr Feelgood from their years with Wilko Johnson before he left to do other things that included a stint with Ian Dury and The Blockheads. Wilko was a member of Dr Feelgood for the band’s first 4 albums. The collection is being called I’m A Man (Best Of The Wilko Johnson Years 1974-1977). It is expected on February 24. Dr. Feelgood was an amazing blues-based band, especially with Wilko Johnson.

What Happens Next is the new album by Gang Of Four, planned for February 24 via Metropolis Records.

Gang Of Four What Happens Next

I’m excited about a new Hilary Hahn release expected on March 31 via Deutsche Grammophon. Hilary Hahn is a violinist whose new album of violin concertos celebrate Mozart 5, Vieuxtemps 4. She is being supported by the Duetsche Kammerphilharmonic Bremen, conduced by Paavo Järvi.

Hilary Hahn Mozart 5

Allegro will release Al Di Meola’s Latest by Al Di Meola, planned for May 12 on CD, Deluxe Edition CD, DD, and LP.

Frontiers Records will release new Toto music with the upcoming Toto XIV, which is currently scheduled for March 24.

Loud and Proud Records will release a CD/DVD featuring Rick Springfield doing stripped down version of his previous songs that include “Jesse’s Girl”, “I’ve Done Everything For You”, and others. Surprisingly, there isn’t a “Speak To the Sky” in sight. The new album is called Stripped Down, and is planned for February 24.

Rick Springfield Stripped Down

For the fans, My Chemical Romance will release a 2LP collectible set of The Black Parade with etching on the 4th side (D-side). This edition of The black Parade is slated for release on February 10.

Metal Blade Records will release the 3CD set by Neal Morse, Grand Experiment, on February 10.

And finally, from one of our classic guitarists, Jorma Kaukonen, Red House Records will release the new album, Ain’t In No Hurry. For those of you who may not know (yeah, right!), Jorma played guitars for Jefferson Airplane, and Hot Tuna. Ain’t in No Hurry is scheduled for February 17.

Jorma Kaukonen Ain't In No Hurry



TAPSheet: Release Notes – 08/12/2014 (US Report)

Rhino Records will reissue several 180g-weight LP titles of familiar Mike Oldfield titles that will include Voyager, Tubular Bells II, Tubular Bells III, and The Songs Of Distant Earth. All of these LP sets are scheduled for October 21. In addition to the LP reissues, Rhino will release a packaged 8CD collection for Mike Oldfield (on the same date) called The Studio Albums: 1992-2003.

Oldfield The Studio Albums 1992 2003 Box

Atlantic Records will also have a The Studio Albums series Box for Foreigner on October 14. The set is being called The Complete Atlantic Studio Albums: 1977-1991.

A favored label of mine, Jagjaguwar Records, will have the new album from Foxygen on October 14. It is being called …And Star Power, issued on 2LP, 2CD, and DD.

Reprise Records have a debut solo effort coming from Gerard Way (My Chemical Romance) on September 30. The album, Hesitant Alien, is planned for CD, LP (with DD rights included), and DD.

Blue Horizon Records have remastered original Fleetwood Mac LP sets The Pious Bird Of Good Omen (1969, compilation of first 4 UK singles, their accompanying B-sides (with “Black Magic Woman”, and “Albatross”), and two extra tracks (“Need Your Love So Bad”, “I Believe My Time Ain’t Long”), Mr Wonderful (1968), which introduced Christine Perfect, and the band’s 1968 debut album, Fleetwood Mac (also known as Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac) ready for release on September 23.

Fleetwood Mac Pious Bird

The Violent Flame, the new album from Erasure, is slated for CD, 2CD Deluxe Edition, and DD, planned for September 23. Crash Collide Records have The Acoustic Sessions from Trapt, slated for September 23.

Trapt The Acoustic Sessions

A reworked Sound+Vision 4CD box featuring David Bowie is slated for September 23. For those that remember the classic The Midnight Special music show, know that Time/Life will be issuing a 6DVD set featuring 16 and a half hours of programming from the Friday night gem that many of us depended on. This set is scheduled for September 9. Frontiers Records have Heart & Friends – Home For Christmas coming for the holidays. The Heart set is slated for November 11. J&R Adventures will release the new Joe Bonamassa album, Different Shades Of Blue, on September 23.

Bonamassa different Shades Of Blue

Oh yeah, the Holiday albums are coming fast and furious. I’ve sheltered you. Real Gone Music will release The Very Best Of Stories featuring the music from Stories, the band best known for their Kama Sutra label single, “Brother Louie”. (I was in junior high when this was popular…I’m so old!) It’s planned for a September 30 issue date.



My Chemical Romance To Release Greatest Hits Set In March

I’ve been an avid fan of My Chemical Romance ever since their near perfect The Black Parade album from 2006.  That album was a big sound reminiscent of some of the ’70s rock sets. I don’t call it a Queen replica, but I’m reminded of them where this album is concerned. Nevertheless, whether you like them, or not, or just some of their music, then this release may interest you. On March 25 (US) and March 24 (UK), Reprise Records will issue a comprehensive 19-track ‘best of’ for My Chemical Romance. the album will be called May Death Never Stop You – The Greatest Hits 2001-2013, and will be issued in both Explicit and Edited forms.  In addition, the set will be released on CD, as well as a CD/DVD Deluxe Edition, DD, and 180g vinyl 2LP (with bonus DVD, and an armband).  The greatest hits package will add in three demos.


May Death Never Stop You tracklist:

1)   Fake Your Death
2)   Honey, This Mirror Isn’t Big Enough For The Two Of Us
3)   Vampires Will Never Hurt You
4)   Helena
5)   You Know What They Do To Guys Like Us In Prison
6)   I’m Not Okay (I Promise)
7)   The Ghost Of You
8)   Welcome To The Black Parade
9)   Cancer
10) Mama
11)  Teenagers
12)  Famous Last Words
13)  Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)
14)  SING
15)  Planetary (GO!)
16)  The Kids From Yesterday
17)  Skylines And Turnstiles (Demo)
18)  Knives/Sorrow (Demo)
‘Cubicles’ (Demo)


1)    I’m Not OK (I Promise) – Version 1
2)    I’m Not OK (I Promise) – Version 2
3)    Helena
4)   The Ghost Of You
5)   Welcome To The Black Parade
6)   Famous Last Words
7)   I Don’t Love You
8)   Teenagers
9)   Blood
10) Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)/Art Is A Weapon
11)  SING
12)  Planetary (GO!)