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MADONNA - Like A Virgin (30th Anniversary playlist)

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To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Like A Prayer album, Madonna is happy to share a devoted playlist including some of the album’s original songs, but also remixes of the main singles and « Supernatural », which was featured as B-Side of the « Cherish » single. 


STREAM ONLY

https://lnk.to/LAP30th


Kiss The Icon hopes this will be released soon on coloured vinyl


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✭


SPICE GIRLS - Greatest Hits (Picture Disc LP)

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The Spice Girls are reuniting on tour in 2019, and for the first time ever, their Greatest Hits album will be available on vinyl. With hits like Wannabe, 2 Become 1, Say You'll Be There, and all of your other favourites, this is a must-have for every Spice Girls fan. We're excited that one of the most influential and beloved groups of all-time is getting back together, and releasing their smash hits on vinyl just in time is the perfect way to celebrate a true cultural phenomenon.


LIMITED EDITION VINYL

https://www.merchbar.com/dance-electronic-edm/spice-girls/spice-girls-greatest-hits-vinyl-record


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✭

ART OF NOISE - daft as a brush! (Vinyl Box Set)

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This is a Record Store Day 2019 item. Limited edition 4 x 12" box set and a vinyl companion piece to the renowned 1986 CD compilation, Daft.  

Limited to 500 copies.


Hear a fresh take on three game-changing records - ' Beat Box, Close (to the Edit)' and ' Moments in Love' - while a fourth disc finally unleashes Trevor Horn and Paul Morley' s mythical post-AoN project, Art and ACT. Featuring 25 tracks across four discs, including hidden tracks, brand new artwork and liner notes. 20 tracks previously unreleased on vinyl with the entire set remastered from the original master tapes.


LIMITED EDITION VINYL

https://www.merchbar.com/dance-electronic-edm/art-of-noise


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✩

JAPAN - Quiet Life / Life in Tokyo

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This is a Record Store Day 2019 item. 

Limited to 500 Copies in the UK.


40th Anniversary 10" Coloured Vinyl release of Japan's classic 1979 singles "Quiet Life" & "Life In Tokyo".  Features 2 versions of each track.

Side A  1. Quiet Life (UK 7" Version) 

2. Quiet Life (Extended Version) 

Side B  1. Life In Tokyo (Short Version) 

2. Life In Tokyo, Pt. 2


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✭

BANANARAMA - Drama, Limited Edition Coloured Vinyl Double LP

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This is a Record Store Day 2019 item.  

Double Burgundy Vinyl housed in Gatefold Sleeve. Limited to 1000 copies


The first ever vinyl edition of Bananarama's electro pop album Drama from 2005. Drama, the original album is pressed on the first LP and a second LP full of the original CD bonus track re-makes of Venus (Marc Almond's Hi NRG Showgirls Mix) and Really Saying Something (Solasso Mix) as well as 6 dance remixes of the singles taken from the album Move In My Direction and Look On The Floor (Hypnotic Tango).


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✭

SHAKESPEARS SISTER - Songs from the Red Room

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This is a Record Store Day 2019 item.  

Double Gold vinyl.

Limited Edition 1000 Pressing. 


Songs From the Red Room marks the debut Record Store day offering from Shakespears Sister aka Siobhán Fahey. This release celebrates the albums tenth anniversary with the albums long overdue vinyl outing. The critically acclaimed – Songs From the Red Room, originally released in 2009 has become a fan favourite amongst Siobhán’s legions of fans. 


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✩

Reissues / Collections / RECORD STORE DAY 2019

FIAT LUX - Hired History Plus, 2CD Expanded Edition

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This 2 CD collection brings together the entire 1980’s recorded output of synth pop pioneers, Fiat Lux. The original “Hired History” album – and indeed all of the bonus tracks – are appearing on CD for the very first time.  Secret remains one of my all time favourite songs from the '80s.


PURCHASE CD

https://www.cherryred.co.uk/product/fiat-lux-hired-history-plus-2cd-expanded-edition/


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✭

GARY CROWLEY'S - Lost '80s (Vinyl Box Set)

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Triple vinyl LP pressing. Lost 80s presents 30 tracks compiled by Gary Crowley across three 'themed' LPs, from 'Jingly Jangly' indie-pop 7"s to the edge of the New Romantic, and Dance grooves. Many of these tracks are rare and very hard to find having not appeared on CDs or LPs since the original 80s releases. 


LIMITED EDITION VINYL

https://www.merchbar.com/vinyl-records/gary-crowley-s-lost-80s-various/gary-crowley-s-lost-80s-various-vinyl-record


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✩

ART OF NOISE - daft as a brush! (Vinyl Box Set)

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This is a Record Store Day 2019 item. Limited edition 4 x 12" box set and a vinyl companion piece to the renowned 1986 CD compilation, Daft.  

Limited to 500 copies.


Hear a fresh take on three game-changing records - ' Beat Box, Close (to the Edit)' and ' Moments in Love' - while a fourth disc finally unleashes Trevor Horn and Paul Morley' s mythical post-AoN project, Art and ACT. Featuring 25 tracks across four discs, including hidden tracks, brand new artwork and liner notes. 20 tracks previously unreleased on vinyl with the entire set remastered from the original master tapes.


LIMITED EDITION VINYL

https://www.merchbar.com/dance-electronic-edm/art-of-noise


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✩

JAPAN - Quiet Life / Life in Tokyo

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This is a Record Store Day 2019 item. 

Limited to 500 Copies in the UK.


40th Anniversary 10" Coloured Vinyl release of Japan's classic 1979 singles "Quiet Life" & "Life In Tokyo".  Features 2 versions of each track.

Side A  1. Quiet Life (UK 7" Version) 

2. Quiet Life (Extended Version) 

Side B  1. Life In Tokyo (Short Version) 

2. Life In Tokyo, Pt. 2


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✭

BANANARAMA - Drama, Limited Edition Coloured Vinyl Double LP

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This is a Record Store Day 2019 item.  

Double Burgundy Vinyl housed in Gatefold Sleeve. Limited to 1000 copies


The first ever vinyl edition of Bananarama's electro pop album Drama from 2005. Drama, the original album is pressed on the first LP and a second LP full of the original CD bonus track re-makes of Venus (Marc Almond's Hi NRG Showgirls Mix) and Really Saying Something (Solasso Mix) as well as 6 dance remixes of the singles taken from the album Move In My Direction and Look On The Floor (Hypnotic Tango).


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✭

SHAKESPEARS SISTER - Songs from the Red Room

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This is a Record Store Day 2019 item.  

Double Gold vinyl.

Limited Edition 1000 Pressing. 


Songs From the Red Room marks the debut Record Store day offering from Shakespears Sister aka Siobhán Fahey. This release celebrates the albums tenth anniversary with the albums long overdue vinyl outing. The critically acclaimed – Songs From the Red Room, originally released in 2009 has become a fan favourite amongst Siobhán’s legions of fans. 


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✩

REISSUES / COLLECTIONS / RECORD STORE DAY 2019

PRINCE - His Majesty's Pop Life / The Purple Mix Club

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This is a Record Store Day 2019 item. 

Limited to 2000 copies


Replica of 1985 Japanese Limited Edition Prince release His Majesty’s Pop Life / The Purple Mix Club originally limited to a run of 500, released in Japan only! 

Tracklisting: Side A: Pop Life (Fresh Dance Mix), America (Album Version). Side B: Raspberry Beret (New Mix), Paisley Park (Remix). Side C: Let's Go Crazy (Special Dance Mix), Little Red Corvette (Dance Mix), 1999 (Album Version). Side D: I Would Die 4 U (Extended Version), Erotic City ("Make Love Not War Erotic City Come Alive") (Long Version), When Doves Cry (Album Version).


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✭

BANANARAMA - Viva, Limited Edition Coloured Vinyl Double LP

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This is a Record Store Day 2019 item. 

Double Neon Blue Vinyl housed in Gatefold Sleeve. Limited to 1000 copies.


The first ever vinyl edition release of Bananarama's electro pop album Viva from 2009). Viva is pressed with the original album on the first LP and a second LP full of the B-sides from the various formats of the original singles taken from the album, many of them inventive and surprising cover versions - The Sound Of Silence, Run To You, Tokyo Joe - as well as dance remixes of the three singles themselves  and remade versions of earlier hits - Cruel Summer '09 and Every Shade Of Blue '10.


LIMITED EDITION VINYL

https://www.cherryred.co.uk/product/bananarama-viva-limited-edition-coloured-vinyl-double-lp/


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✩

BANANARAMA - Bananarama Remixed Vol 1

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This is a Record Store Day 2019 item. Blue Vinyl, Limited to 1000 copies


Limited edition release for collectors, fans and disco/house fans alike this limited-edition RSD release exclusively features Ewan Pearson’s huge remix of Aie A Mwana, Tom Moulton’s classic disco mix of Cruel Summer plus on the flip Leo Zero gives us two interpretations of their smash hit Venus. Commissioned by the newly reformed London records (now part of Because Music) this exclusive blue vinyl is part 1 of a Bananarama remixed series from original master tapes.


LIMITED EDITION VINYL

https://www.roughtrade.com/gb/music/bananarama-bananarama-remixed-vol-1


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✩

HEAVEN 17 - Play to Win

Synthpop legends Heaven 17‘s Virgin Records recordings are brought together in Play To Win: The Virg

Synthpop legends Heaven 17‘s Virgin Records recordings are brought together in Play To Win: The Virgin Years, a large format 10CD deluxe set which features all five albums issued in the 1980s, along with over 100 bonus tracks, including demos, B-sides, non-album singles and remixes. 


It was also released as a 5LP coloured vinyl box set called Play To Win: The Virgin Albums.


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✭

GENERATION X - Your Generation (Winstanley Mix) 7"

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This is a Record Store Day 2019 item.

Limited to 1500 copies


This Record Store Day Exclusive 7” Red Vinyl contains two previously unreleased Generation X 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 Edition. of their 

No digital download available.


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✭

ALTERED IMAGES - Greatest Hits

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ALTERED IMAGES - GREATEST HITS was released on 29 March on 1x180G Coloured Vinyl covering the best of the popular Scottish New Wave group. Includes the Hit Singles Happy Birthday (1981 #2) I Could Be Happy (1981 #7) See Those Eyes (1982 #11) Don’t Talk To Me About Love (1983 #7)


Fronted by lead singer Clare Grogan the band had 6 UK top 40 singles and 3 top 30 albums between 1981 and 1983.


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✭

REISSUES / COLLECTIONS / RECORD STORE DAY 2019

PROPAGANDA - The Eight Testaments of Propaganda (Box Set)

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This is a Record Store Day 2019 item. 

Limited to 500 copies


This limited edition 4 x 12" box set dives deep into the hits and mythology of Propaganda’s highly influential ZTT years. Take a fresh look at their two biggest singles – Duel and Dr. Mabuse – and their two most beloved live / album tracks, Dream Within A Dream and Frozen Faces. Featuring 24 tracks across four discs, including rare and previously unreleased mixes, brand new artwork and liner notes. Includes two tracks previously unreleased, and 13 tracks previously unreleased on vinyl. The entire set is remastered from the original master tapes. 


The 4 original members of Propagada were barely together 3 years.  Perhaps they would have gone on to write more, but we'll never know: they split, largely due to an unfair ZTT contract. As Pet Shop Boys once sang, "You've both made such a little go a very long way."


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✭

FLEETWOOD MAC - Alternate Fleetwood

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This is a Record Store Day 2019 item. 

Limited to 12,500 copies


Originally released in 1975, Fleetwood Mac’s self-titled release marked the addition of Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks into the band’s line-up. Earlier this year it was reissued deluxe edition, featuring previously unreleased alternate recordings. This RSD19 release is an album of alternate takes mirroring the original album, from the Fleetwood Mac deluxe edition. Alternate takes include early versions of Monday Morning, Landslide, Rhiannon and World Turning. On vinyl for the very first time.


LIMITED EDITION VINYL

https://www.discogs.com/Fleetwood-Mac-The-Alternate-Fleetwood-Mac/release/13468021


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✩

ROBYN - Body Talk

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This is a Record Store Day 2019 item. Double White Vinyl

Limited to 2,500 copies


This exclusive version of Body Talk for Record Store Day brings together tracks from the THREE Body Talk EPs on vinyl for the first time, including hit single Dancing On My Own. The release also includes a previously unreleased acoustic version of the track Stars 4-Ever. 


LIMITED EDITION VINYL

https://www.roughtrade.com/gb/music/robyn-body-talk


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✭



A-HA - Hunting High & Low / The Early Alternate Mixes

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This is a Record Store Day 2019 item. 

Limited to 1,000 copies


Alternate Mixes of A-ha’s debut album Hunting High and Low, first released in the 30th Anniversary deluxe box set, in 2015. It is the first time these demos appear on vinyl.


PURCHASE OR STREAM

https://www.juno.co.uk/products/heaven-17-play-to-win-the-virgin/719870-01/


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SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✭

GENERATION X - Eponymous (Deluxe Edition LP Box Set)

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3LP - This expanded deluxe edition vinyl box set has been newly remastered and cut from the original production tapes and includes 11 previously unreleased recordings. 

LP1 contains the original UK 11 track album, 

LP2 includes all the A and B-sides of their singles from the period and,

LP3 contains 11 previously unreleased outtakes, a single mix and several mixes made by engineer Alan Winstanley (Madness, Elvis Costello, Morrissey). Housed in a rigid slipcase with previously unseen photos and newly commissioned sleeve notes by journalist Adrian Thrills. I'm so excited as this is one of my favourite albums ever!


PURCHASE

https://www.roughtrade.com/gb/music/generation-x-generation-x-deluxe-edition


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✭

SIGUR ROS - Variations on Darkness

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Set as a soundtrack to a series of choreographed performances from the Iceland Dance Company, Variations On Darkness may arguably act as a counterpart to separate Record Store Day exclusive "22 Lunar Halo". This release is a culmination of various moments of Sigur Ros' career awashed with discordant, penetrating soundscapes across the two epics, "The Hungry Ghosts/We Live In An Old Chaos Of The Sun" and "The Silence Of Animals/The Truth Is, It Wanted To Cave In".  Our pick is the latter which is something of an intoxicating build-up, brought together by haphazard, glitchy samples that may even cross the IDM territory, before concluding with a suitably grandiose ending to an epic trip. A tough listen, for sure, but all the more rewarding.


PURCHASE

https://www.juno.co.uk/products/sigur-ros-variations-on-darkness-record-store/729102-01/


SCORE: ✭✭✭✭✭