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Archers Of Loaf

Raleigh Days / Street Fighting Man [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $7.47 UNAVAILABLE

RSD Exclusive Aug

A-side is the first new material in 20 years from indie rock icons Archers of Loaf with a cover of "Street Fighting Man" originally recorded by The Rolling Stones on B-side.  

"Raleigh Days"/"Street Fighting Man" 

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David Bowie

Changesnowbowie [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

CD: $18.97 Buy

RSD Exclusive Aug

CHANGESNOWBOWIE is a 9-track session recorded for radio and broadcast by the BBC on David’s 50th birthday on 8th January, 1997. The broadcast originally featured an interview with David by Mary Ann Hobbs interspersed with specially recorded birthday messages and questions from the likes of Scott Walker, Damon Albarn, Bono, Robert Smith and many more. The interview and birthday messages do not feature on this album. This mostly acoustic session was a stripped back affair featuring some of David’s favourites of his own compositions and was produced by Bowie himself, Reeves Gabrels and Mark Plati.

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David Bowie

I'm Only Dancing (Soul Tour 74) [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

CD: $21.97 Buy

RSD Exclusive Aug

I’m Only Dancing - Taken from recently discovered sources in The David Bowie Archive®, I’m Only Dancing (The Soul Tour 74) was recorded mostly during David’s performance at the Michigan Palace, Detroit on 20th October, 1974, with the encores taken from the Municipal Auditorium, Nashville on 30th November, 1974. 

The Soul Tour was a radical mid-tour departure from Bowie’s 1974 Diamond Dogs theatrical extravaganza. During a three week break in late 1974, the Diamond Dogs Tour’s elaborate six-ton Hunger City stage set was drastically stripped back, and the tour’s set list overhauled to include as-yet-unreleased tracks from the Young Americans sessions at Sigma Sound in Philadelphia. The Soul Tour also featured a revamped band, augmented to include musicians and vocalists from those sessions, and rechristened The Mike Garson Band. 

I’m Only Dancing (The Soul Tour 74) follows on from the previous Record Store Day 2 LP release Cracked Actor (Live Los Angeles ’74) and is an incredible historical document of a performer and band at the height of their live powers. The artwork for both the 2 LP and 2 CD releases is based on the original design for the programmes available at venues for dates on The Soul Tour.  The Soul Tour has taken a on mythical status among Bowie fans, as the tour only visited 17 cities in the East and South of US. This is the first time that any audio from this incarnation of the tour has ever been officially released.

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History [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $38.97 Buy

RSD Exclusive Aug

Vital document of one of the first bands to put serious cracks in rock's glass ceiling!

Never able to fit the mold that label executives demanded, at the very end of 1969 the Quatro sisters' Pleasure Seekers became Cradle. Though "the suits" weren't ready for them, their forward-thinking sound and quintessentially Detroit determination blazed a trail for the decades of hard-rocking women who followed -- as did their choice to remain true to themselves, no matter what. Pressed on double purple vinyl.

1. Cradle Introduction 2. Living Machine 3. Man Is A Man 4. Sally And Johnny 5. See The Two 6. Heat 7. Peter Porno 8. Funny Man 9. Ted 10. Soothsayer 11. Last Laugh 12. Dream

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Mikal Cronin

Switched-On Seeker [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

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MP3 Album: $9.99 Download

RSD Exclusive Aug

Limited edition companion to Mikal Cronin's 2019  Seeker album, Switched-On Seeker is a completely synth-based, full-length reworking of Seeker in the vein of Wendy Carlos' "Switched-On" series.  

“Shelter”|”Show Me”|”Feel It All”|”Fire”|”Sold”|”I've Got”|”Reason”|”Caravan”|”Guardian Well”|”Lost a Year”|”On the Shelf”

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The Cure

Seventeen Seconds [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $28.97 UNAVAILABLE

MP3 Album: $9.99 Download

RSD Exclusive Aug

40th Anniversary Edition of The Cure's second studio album Seventeen Seconds, featuring their first UK top 40 single "A Forest". Pressed on picture disc for the first time, exclusively for Record Store Day 2020 

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Dave Davies

Rock Bottom: Live At The Bottom Line [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $29.97 Buy

RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus Aug

Dave Davies live and on fire at New York’s Bottom Line in 1997, playing Kinks classics and more. Double (red and silver) vinyl package includes never-before-seen photos from the live show.

1. “I Need You (Live)” 2. “She's Got Everything (Live)” 3. “Beautiful Delilah (Live)” 4. “Creeping Jean (Live)” 5. “Good to See Yer! (Live)” 6. “Look Through Any Doorway (Live)” 7. “Love Me Till the Sun Shines (Live)”
1. “Tired of Waiting (Live)” 2. “The Kiss (Live)” 3. “Milk Cow Blues (Live)” 4. “Imaginations Real (Live)” 5. “Dave's Got His Reading Glasses (Live)” 6. “Wicked Annabella (Live)” 7. “Picture Book (Live)”
1.“Death of a Clown (Live)” 2. “All the Kinks Songs (Live)” 3. “Too Much on My Mind (Live)” 4. “Strangers (Live)” 5. “Psycho Lounge (Live)” 6. “One Night with You (Live)” 7. “Living on a Thin Line (Live)”
1. “All Day and All of the Night (Live)” 2. “Encore (Live)” 3. “Money (Live)” 4. “David Watts (Live)” 5. “I'm Not Like Everybody Else (Live)” 6. “You Really Got Me (Live)”

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Drive-By Truckers

Unraveling / Sarah's Flame [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

ON SALE $7.97 Vinyl: $5.97 Buy

RSD Exclusive Aug

Two brand new tracks from The Unraveling sessions, one from Patterson Hood and one from Mike Cooley - including, in Led Zeppelin-esque fashion, the albums orphaned title track “The Unraveling”.

"The Unraveling" b/w "Sarah's Flame"

Drive-By Truckers - Unraveling / Sarah's Flame [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
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Kelly Finnigan

Tales People Tell (Instrumentals) [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $24.97 Buy

RSD Exclusive Aug

Kelly Finnigan’s debut solo album for Colemine Records represents the culmination of his 15 years of experience - in the studio as a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, engineer, producer - and touring the US and Europe as a singer, musician, and band-leader. The content reflects his dedication to expression through the rich American music traditions of soul, gospel, doo-wop, and R&B. The subject is love. Its ecstasies and heartaches. Love sought, found, betrayed, lost, and rediscovered. The result is a marvelous collection of songs and performances that run the gamut from whispering tenderness to roaring appeals; from lean and mean to lush and lovely. And always…always, manifestly honest, and undeniably soulful. With Finnigan guiding these songs from their conception all the way to the record pressing plant, the new release provides the singular voice missing from soul music: a visionary that writes, records, performs and produces his own material.

Colemine Records is proud to present the instrumental version of The Tales People Tell, showcasing Kelly's superior production and arrangement talents.

1. “I Don't Wanna Wait” 2. “I'll Never Love Again” 3. “Smoking & Drinking” 4. “Every Time It Rains” 5. “Catch Me I'm Falling” 6. “Since I Don't Have You Anymore” 7. “Impressions Of You”
8. “I Called You Back Baby” 9. “Freedom” 10. “Can't Let Him Down”

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Philip Glass

The Essential [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $99.97 Buy

RSD Exclusive Aug

Through his operas, his symphonies, his compositions for his own ensemble, and his wide-ranging collaborations with artists ranging from Twyla Tharp to Allen Ginsberg, Woody Allen to David Bowie, Philip Glass has had an extraordinary and unprecedented impact upon the musical and intellectual life of his times. The operas - ''Einstein on the Beach,'' ''Satyagraha,'' and ''Akhnaten,'' among many others - play throughout the world's leading houses, and rarely to an empty seat. Glass has written music for experimental theater and for Academy Award-winning motion pictures. Glass is the first composer to win a wide, multi-generational audience in the opera house, the concert hall, the dance world, in film and in popular music - simultaneously. Much of his early work was based on the extended reiteration of brief, elegant melodic fragments that wove in and out of an aural tapestry. Or, to put it another way, it immersed a listener in a sort of sonic weather that twists, turns, surrounds, develops.

In the past 25 years, Glass has composed more than twenty-five operas, large and small; twelve symphonies; three piano concertos and concertos for violin, piano, timpani, and saxophone quartet and orchestra; soundtracks to films ranging from new scores for the stylized classics of Jean Cocteau to Errol Morris's documentary about former defense secretary Robert McNamara; string quartets; a growing body of work for solo piano and organ.

Available on vinyl for the first time as a limited and numbered edition of 1,500 copies. The package includes an 8-page booklet and info on the Philip Glass series on Music On Vinyl, coming in 2020 / 2021.

* 180 gram audiophile vinyl
* Deluxe Lift-off Box Set with blue foil embossing
* Includes 4 printed innersleeves, an 8-page booklet + glossy picture
* Hype-sticker
* Includes booklet with info on the Philip Glass series on Music On Vinyl, coming in 2020 / 2021
* The best / most memorable selections from Naqoyqatsi, Einstein On The Beach, Satyagraha, Akhnaten, In the Upper Room, Songs from Liquid Days, The Photographer, Glassworks, Itaipu and more
* Collaborations with Suzanne Vega, Linda Ronstadt, the Kronos Quartet and Yo-Yo Ma
* Available on vinyl for the first time
* Limited edition 1,500 individually numbered copies

Side A
1. Lightning (Songs from Liquid Days) 2. Facades (Glassworks) 3. A Gentleman's Honor (The Photographer) 4. Primacy of Number (Naqoyqatsi)

Side B
1. Metamorphosis IV (Liquid Days, Part II) 2. Open The Kingdom (Liquid Days, Part II) 3. Dance II (In The Upper Room) 4. Dance VIII (In The Upper Room)

Side C
1. Glasspiece #1 (Rubric From Glassworks) 2. Changing Opinion (Songs From Liquid Days) 3. Opening (Glassworks)

Side D
1. Floe (Glassworks) 2. Funeral Of Amenhotep III (Akhnaten) 3. Point Blank (Naqoyqatsi)

Side E
1. Wichita Vortex Sutra 2. Forgetting (Songs From Liquid Days) 3. Dance Ix (In The Upper Room)

Side F
1. The Dam (Itaipú) 2. Definition (Naqoyqatsi) 3. Protest (Satyagraha) 4. Evening Song (Satyagraha)

Side G
1. Hymn To The Sun (Akhnaten) 2. Trial - Prison (Einstein On The Beach) 3. Akhnaten And Nefertiti (Akhnaten) 4. Kuru Field Of Justice (Satyagraha) 5. Knee Play 1 (Einstein On The Beach)

Side H
1. Tolstoy Farm (Satyagraha) 2. Window Of Appearances (Akhnaten) 3. Bed (Einstein On The Beach) 4. Epilogue (Akhnaten) 5. Knee Play 5 (Einstein On The Beach)

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Live! At Sheffield 1974 [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $34.98 UNAVAILABLE

MP3 Album: $8.99 Download

RSD Exclusive Aug

“Crystal Gnome” | “Radio Gnome I & II” | “Mister Pyxie” | “Deep in the Sky” | “Flying Tea-Pot” | “Wet Drum Sandwich” | “Mange Ton Calepin” | “You Can't Kill Me” | “Titicaca”

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G-Sides [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $25.97 Buy

RSD First Aug

Originally released on CD in Japan 2001, and in 2002 in Europe and the US, this is the first time the album will be available on vinyl. The album is a collection of 10 b-sides and remixes from their debut album, "Gorillaz", and the "Tomorrow Comes Today" EP. The audio has been remastered and is pressed on 180 gram vinyl.

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D-Sides [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $42.97 Buy

RSD First Aug

"D-Sides" is a compilation of b-sides and remixes from singles and bonus tracks for Gorillaz second album, "Demon Days." The 22 track album also includes unreleased tracks recorded during the album session. Originally released in 2007, this is the first time "D-sides" has been available on vinyl. The audio has been remastered and the 3-LP set is pressed on 180g vinyl.

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John Wesley Harding

The Man With No Shadow [RSD Drops Aug 2020]


MP3 Album: $9.99 Download

RSD 'First' Aug

In May 2002, Disney pulled the plug on Mammoth Records just weeks before the June 25th release date of John Wesley Harding's The Man with No Shadow. No more than 300 hundred journalists received advance CDs of Harding's new record, while only a handful of radio stations received the single "Negative Love'. No other physical copies existed. Over the years those advance CDs have fetched untold hundreds of dollars from an eager fan base in search of Wes' great 'lost" album. Though many - but not all - of the songs ended up on 2004's Adam's Apple (DRT Records), which All Music Guide called 'the finest album of his career', those that did make the cut were in a jumbled running order. The album has never previously been released on vinyl. The Man With No Shadow First Edition restores the album to Wes's original vision. The audio has been remastered from the original tapes, and the package includes cover art from the original sessions and extensive liner notes. The CD package includes the original album plus a bonus unheard band demos and studio outtakes, all previously unreleased.

1. Nothing At All 2. Negative Love 3. Monkey and his Cat 4. Sleeper, Awake 5. Hard 6. Pull 7. Sussex Ghost Story 8. It Stays 9. When You Smile 10. Sluts 11. She Never Talks 12. Already Dead 13. Protest Protest Protest (from Adam's Apple) 14. Slippery Slide to Bliss (Out-take) 15. Sluts (Demo) 16. Negative Love (Demo) 17. Monkey and his Cat (Demo) 18. Sleeper, Awake (Demo)

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Hiss Golden Messenger

Let the Light of the World Open Your Eyes (Alive at Spacebomb) [RSD Drops Sep 2020]

ON SALE $7.47 Vinyl: $6.34 Buy

RSD Exclusive - Aug

NC folk rockers Hiss Golden Messenger re-record two of their original songs, "Cat's Eye Blue" (from their critically acclaimed 2019 album Terms of Surrender) "Standing in the Doorway"  (a 2017 digital-only single) at Spacebomb Studios in Richmond VA, with contributions from their in-house orchestra. The latest in the Alive at Spacebomb Studios series.  

“Cat’s Eye Blue”/”Standing In The Doorway” 

Hiss Golden Messenger - Let the Light of the World Open Your Eyes (Alive at Spacebomb) [RSD Drops Sep 2020]
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Brittany Howard

Live At Sound Emporium [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $19.97 Buy

RSD Exclusive Aug

Six songs from Brittany Howard, recorded with her full touring band at the famed Sound Emporium studios in Nashville. The collection captures Howard’s songs in a raw and exciting live setting. Features album tracks “Stay High”, “He Loves Me” and more.

SIDE A 1. Stay High 2. Baby 3. He Loves Me
SIDE B 1. 13th Century Metal 2. Tomorrow 3. Presence

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Ken Ishii feat. Pac-Man

Join The Pac [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

ON SALE $16.97 Vinyl: $8.48 Buy

RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus Aug

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Co., Ltd. presents a worldwide project with the theme “Join the PAC - Come and join us” to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Pac-Man’s birth.


The memorable 40th anniversary official theme song "JOIN THE PAC" was produced by Japanese DJ and record producer Ken Ishii. The video clip of his masterpiece "Extra" (directed by Koji Morimoto also known as the drawing director of the movie AKIRA) was awarded "MTV Dance Video of the Year" in the UK, which brought him as one of Japan's most proud producers to the world.


A special music video for "JOIN THE PAC" is directed by Yuichi Kodama, who is renowned as a chief video director of flag handover ceremony at the 2016 Rio Olympics closing ceremony, and his "UNICLOCK" online ad campaign (2008) for UNIQLO, which won grand-prix of three biggest advertisement awards, the Cannes International Advertising Awards, the Clio Awards, and the One-Show.

Prior to the release of the upcoming album, the PAC-MAN “JOIN THE PAC” 7” record is released by the collaboration of iam8bit and U/M/A/A Inc. exclusively for Record Store Day 2020!

A) Ken Ishii feat. Join the Pac, B) Ken Ishii feat. The World of PAC-MAN

Ken Ishii feat. Pac-Man - Join The Pac [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
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Bob James

Once Upon A Time: The Lost 1965 New York Studio [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $24.97 Buy

RSD Exclusive Aug

Once Upon A Time: The Lost 1965 New York Studio Sessions is a previously unavailable release of recordings from pianist Bob James, captured at Wollman Auditorium by Resonance founder and co-president, George Klabin. This limited edition 180-gram LP features James performing a mix of jazz standards and original compositions in two different trio settings — one with bassist Larry Rockwell & drummer Robert (Cleve) Pozar, and one with bassist Bill Woods & drummer Omar Clay. The deluxe gatefold set includes an extensive booklet of essays plus new interviews with Bob James, and rare photographs.

SIDE A 1. Once Upon A Time 2. Lateef Minor 7th 3. Variations 4. Serenata
SIDE B 1. Airegin 2. Blues in F 3. Indian Summer 4. Solar

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Elton John

Elton John [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $40.97 Buy

RSD 'First' Aug

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Elton John's first UK album with this limited edition Record Store Day exclusive deluxe gatefold 2LP version. Pressed on transparent purple vinyl, the first disc features the 2016 remaster of the original album, while the second contains a selection of bonus tracks from the 2008 CD Deluxe Edition, never previously released on vinyl, as well as two previously unreleased demos of 'Border Song' and 'Bad Side Of The Moon'. Out 18th April for Record Store Day 2020.

LP1 / SIDE A –
1. Your Song, 2. I Need You To Turn To, 3. Take Me To The Pilot, 4. No Shoe Strings On Louise, 5. First Episode At Hienton
LP1 / SIDE B –
1. Sixty Years On, 2. Border Song, 3. The Greatest Discovery, 4. The Cage, 5. The King Must Die
LP2 / SIDE A –
1. Your Song (Piano Demo), 2. I Need You To Turn To (Piano Demo), 3. Take Me To The Pilot (Piano Demo), 4. Sixty Years On (Piano Demo), 5. Border Song (Piano Demo), 6. Bad Side Of The Moon (Piano Demo)
LP2 / SIDE B –
1. Thank You Mama (Piano Demo), 2. All The Way Down To El Paso (Piano Demo), 3. I’m Going Home (Piano Demo), 4. Bad Side Of The Moon, 5. Grey Seal, 6. Rock And Roll Madonna

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Damien Jurado

Birds Tricked Into The Trees [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

ON SALE $8.97 Vinyl: $6.72 Buy

RSD 'First' Aug

Coke bottle green 7" of the first single from Damien Jurado's forthcoming record. B-side "From Devils To Davis" is a brand new, unreleased track exclusive to this single. 

A) “Birds Tricked Into the Trees “ B) “From Devils to Davis”

Damien Jurado - Birds Tricked Into The Trees [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
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Pete Krebs

All My Friends Are Ghosts [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $24.99 UNAVAILABLE

MP3 Album: $9.99 Download

RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus Aug

Brand new studio record of all new original material from Hall of Famer Pete Krebs. Recorded with his all-electric band The Gossamer Wings. These new songs are in line with the other two records from this line up I Know It By Heart and Sweet Ona Rose. Highly anticipated new record from internationally recognized singer-songwriter Pete Krebs.

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K.D. Lang & The Reclines

Angel With A Lariat [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $24.97 Buy

RSD Exclusive Aug

k.d. lang and the Reclines major label debut from 1987. Back on vinyl for the first time in decades. “…she’s one heck of a belter on this set, with a set of pipes as big as all outdoors.” -All Music

Pressed on translucent red vinyl.

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Ben Lee

Grandpaw Would [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $32.97 Buy

RSD Exclusive Aug

Grandpaw Would is the first solo album by Australian indie pop artist Ben Lee, released in 1995 in the US on the Beastie Boys label, Grand Royal. Twenty-five years later, New West is proud to reissue this record in a deluxe package featuring a second disc of six unreleased songs as well as two cover songs and material from Ben's 1995 EP Away With The Pixies and his 1995 7" single,  “Pop Queen”. Limited pressing on birthday cake vinyl.

Side A Pop Queen ~ How Can That Be? ~ Sprawl * I'm With The Star ~ Don't Leave ~ Away With The Pixies ~ Bolt ~ Side View * Pathetic *

Side B Song 4 You ~ Trying To Sneeze * The Loft * Frigid ~ Stumbling Block * Ductile ~ Love Song ~ Green Hearts ~ My Guitar ~

Grandpaw Would was Produced and Mixed by Brad Wood and Casey Rice
~ Recorded and mixed by Brad Wood at Idful Music Corp., Chicago, Illinois
* Recorded and Mixed by Casey Rice at Steve Pavlovic’s Apartment, Sydney, Australia

Side C 1. Blind + Stale (Home Demo) + 2. Bolt (Home Demo) + 3. Here (Home Demo) + 4. Pop Queen (Home Demo) + 5. Song 4 You (Home Demo) + 6. Tugboat (Home Demo) + 7. Beat Them (Grandpaw Would Outtake) + 8. Stumbling Block (No Drums - Grandpaw Would Alt Version) +

Side D 9. Ductile * 10. Red Slurpee * 11. Shirtless * 12. Gidget Goes To Rome * 13. Happy Hand * 14. My Turntable * 15. Nature's Mosquito * 16. Be A Kid * 17. The Waiting Game ** 18. Get Your Sleep **

Tracks 1-6 Recorded by Ben Lee at Home

Tracks 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 Recorded on Ben’s 4-Track In His Room

Track 10 Recorded on Ben’s 4-Track with Josh Ratner

Track 16 Recorded on Ben’s 4-Track with Timothy Reuben, my nephew

Tracks 7, 8, 17, 18 Produced and Mixed by Casey Rice

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Lisa Loeb

Simple Trick To Happiness [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

ON SALE $29.97 Vinyl: $25.47 Buy

RSD Exclusive Aug

For the entirety of her nearly three-decade-long career, globally acclaimed singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb has been exploring a variety of styles of music, moving seamlessly between creating family-friendly albums, including her 2018 Grammy-winning Feel What U Feel, and adult-focused studio albums like Tails, Firecracker, and The Way It Really Is. It is her latest release, her fifteenth record to date, A Simple Trick To Happiness, that finds Loeb putting forth her most poignant and profoundly personal album in an exceptional body of work. The Record Store Day exclusive deluxe vinyl release of 'A Simple Trick To Happiness' features a deluxe tip-on jacket, poster insert, and 180-gram vinyl pressing.

1. Doesn't It Feel Good (feat. Michelle Branch) 2. Skeleton 3. Another Day 4. This Is My Life 5. For The Birch 6. Most of All 7. Shine 8. Sing Out 9. I Wanna Go First 10. The Upside 11. Wonder

Lisa Loeb - Simple Trick To Happiness [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
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The Magic Numbers

The Magic Numbers [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $20.97 Buy

RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus Aug

The debut album from The Magic Numbers, the British pop band comprised of two pairs of brothers and sisters, originally released in 2005 and long out of print.

“Mornings Eleven” / “Forever Lost” / “The Mule” / “Long Legs” / “Love Me Like You” / “Which Way To Happy” / “I See You, You See Me” / “Don't Give Up The Fight” / “This Love” / “Wheels On Fire” / “Love's A Game” / “Try” / “Watersong”

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Manic Street Preachers

La Tristesse Durera (Scream To A Sigh) [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $17.97 Buy

RSD Exclusive Aug

This limited edition 12” single for Record Store Day 2020 is inspired by the original, extremely limited, white label release issued in 1994 and features remixes by the Chemical Brothers and Ashley Beedle. 

SIDE A: 1. “La Tristesse Durera (Scream to a Sigh) (Chemical Brothers Vocal Remix)” 2. “La Tristesse Durera (Scream to a Sigh) (Chemical Brothers Dub Remix)”
SIDE B: 1. “Roses In The Hospital (Ashley Beadle's OG Psychovocal Remix)” 2. “Roses In The Hospital (Ashley Beadle's OG Psychomental Remix)”

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Bob Marley & The Wailers

Redemption Song [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

ON SALE $24.97 Vinyl: $18.72 Buy

RSD 'First' Aug

A recreation of the original limited edition UK 12”, this 40th Anniversary edition will be available in the US for the first time. Pressed on clear vinyl, the B-side features the rare "Band Version" of the song, and a live "I Shot the Sheriff" from the 1977 Rainbow Theatre concert, both on vinyl for the first time in 40 years.

SIDE A – 1. Redemption Song
SIDE B – 1. Redemption Song (Band Edit Version), 2. I Shot The Sheriff (Live At The Rainbow)

Bob Marley & The Wailers - Redemption Song [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
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Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets

See Emily Play / Vegetable Man [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $17.97 Buy

RSD Exclusive Aug

From the dynamic drummer heard on every Pink Floyd album, Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets offers the opportunity to experience the group’s early body of work in concert, including songs from The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn and A Saucerful Of Secrets. Alongside guitarists Gary Kemp (of Spandau Ballet), keyboardists Dom Beken and Lee Harris (of Ian Dury and The Blockheads), and longtime Pink Floyd touring bassist Guy Pratt, Mason drew rapturous crowds throughout North America and Europe in 2018 and 2019 – including dates at The Roundhouse in London, the historic venue that counted Pink Floyd as its first performance in 1966. Ahead of a dazzling audiovisual release of material from the Roundhouse sets during May 2019, this collectible 12” single features two performances from those sets (including Pink Floyd outtake “Vegetable Man,” played for the first time ever on this tour) backed by a custom etching.

"See Emily Play"/"Vegetable Man"

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Ennio Morricone

Peur Sur La Ville [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

ON SALE $42.97 Vinyl: $21.48 Buy

RSD Exclusive Aug

Wewantsounds announces the special reissue of one of Ennio Morricone's most striking soundtracks, composed for Henri Verneuils's 1975 film, Peur Sur La Ville (Fear Over The City). This special edition includes the original score released in 1975 plus a second album’s worth of bonuses which have never been released on vinyl, including two tracks making their official debut after 45 years.

Ennio Morricone's association with French director Henri Verneuil comes close to the one the Maestro had with Sergio Leone. This fruitful collaboration spawned many classics including The Sicilian Clan (1969), Le Casse (1971), Le Serpent (1973), and I Comme Icare (1979). Peur Sur La Ville from 1975 is probably the peak of their collaboration and is undoubtedly one of Morricone's best scores. The thriller featuring Jean Paul Belmondo was a huge blockbuster hit in France and Morricone's soundtrack became equally famous. It features all of Morricone's trademarks: a catchy theme with haunting piano chords, Alessandro Alessandroni's whistle, dissonant strings, melodramatic melodies, and catchy sexy groovy tracks. But as the French film failed to become an international hit, its score didn't get the exposure it deserved becoming cult only to the circle of Morricone fans. John Zorn did feature the "Peur Sur La Ville Theme" on his cult 1984 homage to the Maestro, The Big Gundown (making it to second position in the track list) but the soundtrack never had the trajectory of those made for Sergio Leone.

A wealth of bonus tracks was unearthed in the '90s, but this is the first time they make it to vinyl. The Wewantsounds team have completely re-sequenced the whole track list in a more chronological way and added two fascinating completely unissued tracks including a superb alternative version of the theme "Minaccia Telefonata". For this special edition, the label asked Californian musician and soundtrack expert AM to team up with his good Paris friend, Air's JB Dunckel to discuss the Peur Sur La Ville film and music, and their common admiration for the Maestro's music. This edition comes in a gatefold sleeve superbly designed by American illustrator Eric Adrian Lee, making good use of the film photos.

A1. Peur Sur La Ville A2. Considération Sur Un Homicide A3. Avvertire La Polizia* A4. Dolcemente Ambigua* A5. Suspense* A6. Un Sursaut* A7. La Tension Monte* A8. Jukebox Psychédélique* A9. Peur Sur Paris*

B1. Défense De Stationner B2. Minaccia Telefonata N.1* B3. Sur Les Toits De Paris B4. Mannequins B5. Essere Preso Dal Panico* B6. Une Bouffée De Radio B7. Paris Secret B8. La Scorta* B9. Le Tellier E Helene* LP2

C1. Paranoïaquement Vôtre C2. Reconsidération** C3. Minaccia Telefonata N.2* C4. Otages C5. Notturno Primo* C6. Assassinio*

D1. À L'angle D'une Rue De La Périphérie* D2. Minaccia Telefonata N.3** D3. Tractations* D4. Notturno Secondo* D5. Peur Sur La Ville (Final) D6. Dénouement*

* Previously unreleased on vinyl.
**Previously unreleased.

Ennio Morricone - Peur Sur La Ville [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
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Mouth Congress

Ahhhh The Pollution [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

ON SALE $11.97 Vinyl: $5.98 Buy

RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus Aug

In November 1984, Paul Bellini rented a beatbox and started jamming in his basement with guitarist Rob Rowatt, bass player Gord Disley, and fellow York University alumni Scott Thompson. Their early recording sessions produced dozens of experimental songs with challenging lyrics and Mouth Congress was born.

Two years later, The Kids in the Hall’s Bruce McCulloch asked Mouth Congress to open for him at the Rivoli – a club where The Kids in the Hall performed regularly. Utilizing Brian Hiltz’s existing band I Want, they performed a memorable set and several months later decided to record a 7-song cassette entitled For People Only. The sessions occurred just five days before Thompson moved to New York City to begin writing the first season of The Kids in the Hall.

The band never got around to releasing the cassette in any official manner, but now, 32 years later, 3 tracks from For People Only are being made available for the first time by Captured Tracks. “Tactile”, Mouth Congress’s signature tune, is an ode to the sense of touch and a reminder that human contact is still our greatest pleasure. “Gonna Be A Man” is a love/hate song about masculinity.

A1. “Tactile” A2. “Gonna be a Man”
B1. “Me On My Off Hours”

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Pale Saints

Mrs. Dolphin [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $30.97 Buy

RSD Exclusive Aug

Originally released in 1991 and previously only available on CD in Japan, 4AD are finally giving the Pale Saints’ early singles compilation, Mrs. Dolphin, its first ever vinyl pressing on RSD 2020. The album rounds up all the tracks from their early 4AD EPs Barging Into The Presence Of God and Half-Life, plus a track from the ‘90s indie compilation Gigantic! 2 and an exclusive track never before pressed to vinyl,  “The Colour Of The Sky”. Coming hot on the heels of the 30th Anniversary edition of their debut album, The Comforts of Madness, the sleeve for Mrs. Dolphin is also being designed by Tim O'Donnell, based upon the original art. On limited edition splatter vinyl. 

SIDE A: 1. “Sight Of You” 2. “She Rides The Waves” 3. “Mother Might” 4. “Colours And Shapes” 5. “A Deeper Sleep For Steven”
SIDE B: 1. “Half Life, Remembered” 2. “Baby Maker” 3. “Two Sick Sisters”

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Charlie Parker

Jazz At Midnite [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $24.97 Buy

RSD 'First' Aug

Stunning performances recorded live in 1952 and 1953 at the Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C., now available both as a standalone album and on vinyl for the first time. Features stellar band members Max Roach, Charlie Byrd, Zoot Sims and more. Pressed on midnite blue vinyl; includes original liner notes from producer, Bill Potts, and designed like a classic 1950s Blue Note LP.

1. Ornithology, 2. Out Of Nowhere, 3. Cool Blues, 4. Anthropology
1. Scrapple From the Apple, 2. Out of Nowhere/Now's the Time

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Marvin Pontiac

Marvin Pontiac: The Asylum Tapes [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $21.97 Buy

RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus Aug

'Marvin Pontiac was anonymously sent a 4 track tape recorder during the years he was held at Esmerelda State Mental Institution. This is what he did with it.' This was the sole statement accompanying the release of Marvin Pontiac: The Asylum Tapes, the first release in 17 years by John Lurie's alter ego Marvin Pontiac. Coming to prominence during the no wave era as part of NYC's notorious Lounge Lizards and starring in Jim Jarmusch's film Down By Law, Lurie's quirky compositions under the Pontiac pseudonym have developed a legendary reputation among fans and critics alike. Though Asylum Tapes was initially shared with the world in 2017, Northern Spy is proud to bring it to the vinyl medium for the first time in 2020.

1. Unbelievable 2. I Hope She Is Okay 3. My Bear to Cross 4. Hollerin' 5. I Don't Have a Cow 6. It's Always Something. It's 7. Never Nothing 8. We Are the Frog People 9. Let Me Tell You 10. I Am a Man 11. I Don't Like To Stand On Line 12. Baby Pigs 13. You're Going to Miss Me 14. I Want To Get Out of Here 15. Beastliness 16. I Am Not Crazy 17. Temple of Banjos 18. Santa Claus 19. Godzilla 20. Don't Fuck With Me 21. My Little Garden Gnome 22. Horse Fell Down The Well 23. I Like To Wear Funny Outfits 24. Little Banjo 25. I Am Not Alone

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Skyzoo + Pete Rock

Retropolitan [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $27.97 Buy

RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus Aug

The 2019 album Retropolitan was the first collaboration between rapper Skyzoo and producer Pete Rock. The instrumental version comes to record stores for Record Store Day 2020 on extremely limited orange and white splatter vinyl. 

“Men Like Us”/”Glorious”/”Truck Jewels”/”Carry The Tradition”/”Homegrown”/”It's All Good”/”Ten Days”/”Richie”/”Penny Jerseys”/”One Time”/”Eastern Conference All-Stars”/”The Audacity of Dope”

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The Soft Boys

I Wanna Destroy You / Near The Soft Boys (40th Anniversary Edition) [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

ON SALE $16.97 Vinyl: $12.72 Buy

RSD 'First' Aug

2020 marks the 40th anniversary of two releases from psychedelic icons The Soft Boys, their Near The Soft Boys EP and the single for their biggest hit "I Wanna Destroy You. To commemorate these releases, Yep Roc will be reissuing these ultra-rare releases as a limited edition gatefold double 45. Both titles have never been reissued and fetch tidy sums in collector's circles. "I Wanna Destroy You" has become an anthem in today's political climate and features the rare disco version of "I'm an Old Pervert" on it's b-side. Near The Soft Boys features two Hitchock-penned originals - "Kingdom of Love" and "Strange" - as well as a cover of Syd Barrett's "Vegetable Man".

I Wanna Destroy You: SIDE A: I Wanna Destroy You SIDE B: I'm an Old Pervert (Disco) Near the

Soft Boys: SIDE A: Kingdom of Love SIDE B: 1. Vegetable Man 2. Strange

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All The Weird Kids Up Front (Más Rolas Chidas) [RSD Drops Aug 2020]

Vinyl: $24.97 UNAVAILABLE

RSD 'First' Aug

All the Weird Kids Up Front (Más Rolas Chidas) is a fan-selected companion piece to Everything Hits At Once: The Best of Spoon. With a tracklist submitted by and voted on by fans, it features deep cuts from the Austin, TX band's 25-year history.

1. The Fitted Shirt 2. Don't Make Me a Target 3. The Beast and Dragon, Adored 4. Is Love Forever? 5. I Summon You 6. Out Go the Lights 7. Who Makes Your Money 8. The Ghost of You Lingers 9. Paper Tiger 10. WhisperI'lllistentohearit 11. Tear It Down 12. New York Kiss

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