RSD DROPS 2020 ALL
Sounds Like A Melody [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $15.99 Buy
Special unreleased new mix for Record Store Day 2020 created by original band members Marian Gold and Bernhardt Lloyd together with Blank & Jones. For the first time since he left Alphaville in 2003, Bernhard worked with Marian in the studio and they used only original parts from the 1984 multi track tapes, no additional instruments. Blank & Jones work closely with the band since 2013 on various projects like "so8os (so eighties) Reconstructions pres. Alphaville“ and the "Forever Young - Super Deluxe Edition".
The name "Grant & Kelly Remix“results from a line in the second verse of the song: "….Like the Cary Grants and Kellys once before…“. This limited edition also features a special long version on the B-side.
Side A – “Sounds Like A Melody (Grant & Kelly Remix)”
Side B – “Sounds Like A Melody (Grant & Kelly Reimix-Extended Version)”
Archers Of Loaf
Raleigh Days / Street Fighting Man [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
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"
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”
Seventeen Seconds [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
MP3 Album: $9.99 Download
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
Annica [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $20.99 Buy
A 12” Dio picture disc for Record Store Day based around his Magica album. The A-side leads with rare track “Annica” from the Magica sessions and includes live and studio versions of “Lord Of The Last Day”. Side B is the 18 minute epic Dio spoken word piece “Magica Story”.
1. Annica 2. Lord of the Last Day (2019 Remaster) 3. Lord of the Last Day (Live on Magica Tour;2019 - Remaster)
1. Magica Story - Studio Spoken Word (2019 Remaster)
Times Like These / It's About Blood [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $9.99 Buy
This is a limited edition 7" recorded during the Ghost Of West Virginia recording sessions (that new album comes to record stores May 22). "Times Like These "is exclusive to this 7" and "Devil Put The Coal In The Ground" will be on the new album.
"Times Like These / It's About Blood"
D-Sides [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $41.99 Buy
"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.
Green Is Blues [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Al Green's first release for Hi Records, celebrating its 50th anniversary with a special split green/blue 180g vinyl release, with liner notes and a tip-on jacket. Available first at record stores for Record Store Day 2020.
1. “One Woman” 2. “Talk To Me” 3. “My Girl” 4. “The Letter” 5. “I Stand Accused” 6. “Gotta Find A New World” 7. “What Am I Gonna Do with Myself?” 8. “Tomorrow's Dream” 9. “Get Back Baby” 10. “Get Back” 11. “Summertime”
John Wesley Harding
The Man With No Shadow [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
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)
At The Bbc 1972 [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $32.99 Buy
Recorded live by the BBC on 28th September 1972 at the famed Paris Theatre in London, this is the classic Space Ritual-era Hawkwind, featuring Dave Brock, Nik Turner, Lemmy Kilmister & Stacia Blake. This 11-track, hour long show of the stereo version features Hawkwind classics “Born To Go”, “Seven By Seven” & "Master of the Universe". The release also includes two bonus tracks recorded for Johnny Walker’s BBC Radio 1 show the same year: “Brainstorm” & “Silver Machine”
Live at The Paris Theatre, London
1. Countdown, 2. Born To Go, 3. The Black Corridor
1. Seven By Seven, 2. Brainstorm, 3. Electronic No. 1
1. Master Of The Universe, 2. Paranoia, 3. Earth Calling
1. Silver Machine, 2. Welcome To The Future
Johnnie Walker Radio 1 Session 1972
3. Brainstorm, 4. Silver Machine
Quark, Strangeness & Charm [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $39.99 Buy
Originally released in 1977, Quark… was the Dave Brock and Robert Calvert masterpiece that perfectly embraced the influence of the musical New Wave to deliver one of the most effective albums released during Calvert’s tenure with Hawkwind. This expanded double LP Record Store Day edition has been cut at Abbey Road Studios and is pressed on clear vinyl.
This edition features a bonus LP featuring five alternate studio session takes released on vinyl for the very first time.
1. SPIRIT OF THE AGE, 2. DAMNATION ALLEY, 3. FABLE OF A FAILED RACE
1. QUARK, STRANGENESS & CHARM, 2. HASSAN I SABBAH, 3. THE FORGE OF VULCAN, 4. DAYS OF THE UNDERGROUND, 5. THE IRON DREAM
“QUARK, STRANGENESS & CHARM”
THE ROCKFIELD SESSION TAPES
1. DAMNATION ALLEY (FIRST STUDIO VERSION), 2. SPIRIT OF THE AGE (FULL EXTENDED VERSION)
1. DAYS OF THE UNDERGROUND (FIRST VERSION), 2. QUARK STRANGENESS & CHARM / UNCLE SAM’S ON MARS, 3. FABLE OF A FAILED RACE (EXTENDED VERSION)
Hiss Golden Messenger
Let the Light of the World Open Your Eyes (Alive at Spacebomb) [RSD Drops Sep 2020]
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”
Stormwatch 2 [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Stormwatch 2 features the tracks from the Stormwatch 40th Anniversary Force 10 Edition that were not on the original vinyl album. All Tracks Remixed by Steven Wilson
1. Broadford Bazaar 2. Crossword 3. Dun Ringill (Early Version) 4. Dark Ages (Early Version)
1. Urban Apocalypse 2. Kelpie 3. Man Of God 4. Sweet Dream Fanfare 5. Sweet Dream (Live)
June Of 44
Engine Takes To The Water [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $31.99 Buy
After forming in November of 1994 while living in different cities, June of 44 recorded their debut album, Engine Takes To The Water, in four days during December of 1994. The result is a record that leaves us all treasures like the Tooth Fairy, releases our internal monsters, and takes them away like garbage men just doing their jobs.
Out of print since 2001, this RSD Exclusive limited edition is remastered by Bob Weston at Chicago Mastering Services, and is pressed on opaque glacial blue vinyl, limited to 2000 copies worldwide.
A1. “Have A Safe Trip, Dear” A2. “June Miller” A3. “Pale Horse Sailor” A4. “Mindel”
B1. “I Get My Kicks For You” B2. “Mooch” B3. “Take It With A Grain of Salt” B4. “Sink Is Busted”
All My Friends Are Ghosts [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
MP3 Album: $9.99 Download
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.
Seastones: Set 4 & Set 5 [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $28.99 Buy
Ned Lagin's Seastones is a groundbreaking electronic work which features musicians Jerry Garcia, Phil Lesh, David Crosby, Grace Slick, David Freiberg, Mickey Hart, and Spencer Dryden. Interweaving musical technologies with sound art, science, linguistics, philosophy, and early music, Seastones is comprised of pieces that are dynamic, rich and deep. It embodies the technological history of electronic music by taking full advantage of tape music, synthesizers, and computer technology. Originally released by the Grateful Dead's Round Records in 1975 and marketed to Deadheads, Seastoneâ€™s reputation as a gem of electronic music was overshadowed by the celebrity of the musicians who contributed to the source material. This LP draws from released and unreleased Seastones tracks and contains gorgeous extended Garcia vocal passages processed by Lagin who was an intermittent member of the Grateful Dead until the band broke up in 1974. Audiophile quality LP cut by Golden Mastering and pressed at RTI for optimal sound.
K.D. Lang & The Reclines
Angel With A Lariat [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
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.
Lennon/Ono with the Plastic Ono Band
Instant Karma! (2020 Ultimate Mixes) [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $16.99 Buy
Written, recorded and released January 1970, in a span of just ten days, Instant Karma! was to become one of John Lennon’s most popular singles, reaching #5 in the UK and #2 in the US. Featuring George Harrison alongside bassist Klaus Voormann, drummer Alan White and keyboardist Billy Preston, it marked the first time any Beatle collaborated with legendary producer Phil Spector, who later that year worked on the band’s final album (Let It Be) and solo albums from John and George. Newly mixed audio. Artwork is a faithful reproduction of original UK sleeve.
Simple Trick To Happiness [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $27.99 Buy
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
Bob Marley & The Wailers
Redemption Song [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
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)
Arnold Layne Live 2007 [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $12.99 Buy
To celebrate Record Store Day 2020 Pink Floyd release a live recording of the band’s first single, original singer and songwriter Syd Barrett’s best-known song, “Arnold Layne”. The limited-edition, one-sided Record Store Day 7” represents the last live performance of the song by Pink Floyd with David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Richard Wright, all together in 2007. This special performance of “Arnold Layne” took place at the Syd Barrett Tribute Concert at The Barbican on 10 May 2007, with Pink Floyd members augmented by Jon Carin on keyboards and vocals, and Andy Bell from Oasis on bass guitar. After a star-studded line-up throughout the evening, Pink Floyd took to the stage for an incredibly emotional finale. The B-side features an etching that echoes the sleeve and the song’s lyrics.
A: “Arnold Layne (recorded live at the Barbican Centre, London at the Syd Barrett Tribute Concert, 10th May 2007)”
B: Exclusive new etching
John Prine/Kelsey Waldon
The Kentucky Sessions [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $9.99 Buy
A 7" single of John Prine and Kelsey Waldon singing the classic "Paradise" wih a B-side cover of the Merle Travis song “Kentucky Means Paradise.” The recording makes the first time Prine and Waldon, who has toured with Prine in recent years, recorded in a studio together.
2. “Kentucky Means Paradise”
Not Fit For Broadcasting - Live At The BBC [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Refused's Maida Vale in-studio session for BBC Radio 1's 'Rock Show With Daniel P Carter', pressed on crystal clear vinyl, exclusively for Record Store Day 2020. Includes track "Economy Of Death", available for the first time here.
SIDE A –
1. REV001 2. Malfire 3. I Wanna Watch The World Burn
SIDE B –
1. It’s Not Okay / Rather Be Dead 2. Economy Of Death
All The Weird Kids Up Front (Más Rolas Chidas) [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
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
Choices, Chances, Changes [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $21.99 Buy
A collection of singles and compilation tracks from queercore legends Team Dresch released between 1994 and 2000. Includes early hit's like "Hand Grenade" and later anthems like "It's A Conversation". Will be pressed on pink vinyl and the vinyl edition will be exclusive to RSD 2020.
1. My Voice 2. Hand Grenade 3. Endtime Relay 4. Molasses In January 5. Seven 6. Fake Fight 7. Song For Anne Bannon 8. What Can A Lover Do? 9. It's A Conversation 10. Deattached 11. Venus Lacy 12. Temporary Insurance
Tones On Tail
Pop [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Originally released in 1984, Pop is the only studio album from Tones On Tail, a side project of Bauhaus members Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins along with Glenn Campling. It's been out of print since the original pressing. This edition has revised artwork with silver foil text on the cover. The audio was cut from the original analog master.
SIDE A: 1. “Lions” 2. “War” 3. “Happiness” 4. “The Never Never (Is Forever)” 5. “Performance” SIDE B: 1. “Slender Fungus” 2. “Movement of Fear” 3. “Real Life” 4. “Rain”
Sleepwalk (2020 Stereo Mix) [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Vinyl: $17.99 Buy
A 40th Anniversary release of Ultravox’s debut single, with Midge Ure on vocals. Originally released on 7” single in 1980, this will be the first time on 12” and includes brand new stereo mixes by Steven Wilson. The new A-side mix of “Sleepwalking” is taken from the forthcoming Vienna 40th Anniversary Box Set coming this summer.
“Sleepwalk (Steven Wilson Stereo Mix)” / “Waiting (Steven Wilson Stereo Mix)”
”Sleepwalk (Conny Plank Original Mix)” / “Waiting (Conny Plank Original Mix)”
Ben Watt with Robert Wyatt
Summer Into Winter [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
Originally released as an EP in March 1982, Ben Watt's collaboration with Robert Wyatt is a critically acclaimed Cherry Red classic that has not been available on vinyl for over thirty years.
Remastered at Abbey Road Studios and reissued for Record Store Day 2020, it comes printed on reverse board and is pressed on turquoise transparent vinyl. This exclusive Record Store Day reissue is released with the full endorsement of Ben Watt and follows his brand new album Storm Damage, released in January, into record stores.
1. WALTER AND JOHN 2. AQUAMARINE
1. SLIPPING SLOWLY 2. ANOTHER CONVERSATION WITH MYSELF 3. A GIRL IN WINTER
My Dear Melancholy, [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
MP3 Album: $5.99 Download
The Weeknd's No. 1 album My Dear Melancholy, available for the first time ever on vinyl. The six songs from this project, including the hit single "Call Out My Name" are featured on Side A of the 180-gram vinyl. Side B features an etched design to make this record a true collector's item.
1. Call Out My Name 2.Try Me 3. Wasted Times 4. I Was Never There 5. Hurt You 6. Privilege
Unremembered, Remembered [RSD Drops Aug 2020]
This one will be a real surprise for both Wolfgang Press and 4AD fans. Featuring never before heard tracks, Unremembered, Remembered is essentially the final never-released album from The Wolfgang Press. Having exhumed the tracks, the band have mastered their final studio sessions at Abbey Road and they sound magnificent. Art for this release has been done by long-time 4AD collaborator Chris Bigg and it will be available on limited edition red vinyl.
SIDE A: 1. “You Say You Love Me (demo)” 2. “God, Let If Shine On (demo)” 3. “My Mother Told Me (demo)”
SIDE B: 1. “Black Hole Star (demo)” 2. “Liar (demo)” 3. “Miss H.I.V. (demo)”
Jealous Again [RSD Drops Sep 2020]
Vinyl: $16.99 Buy
A re-issue of The Black Crowe’s “Jealous Again” 12” vinyl single to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the iconic Shake Your Money Maker album. Features the hit single “Jealous Again” on Side A, backed with “Waitin’ Guilty” and “Thick N’ Thin” on Side B.
SIDE A –
1. Jealous Again (Album Version)
SIDE B –
1. Waitin’ Guilty 2. Thick N’ Thin (Album Version)
The Boys Next Door
Door, Door [RSD Drops Sep 2020]
40th Anniversary reissue of the first album featuring Nick Cave, before the band’s name morphed into The Birthday Party and prior to the formation of his next band, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Includes the classic “Shivers,” which has recently been covered by the likes of Cat Power and Courtney Barnett, to name a few.
This will be the first time the album will be issued on vinyl in many territories including the U.S.
1. The Nightwatchman 2. Brave Exhibitions 3. Friends Of My World 4. The Voice 5. Roman Roman 6. Somebody's Watching
1. After A Fashion 2. Dive Position 3. I Mistake Myself 4. Shivers
A Life in Waves [RSD Drops Sep 2020]
Vinyl: $21.99 Buy
If you watched television, went to the movies, or listened to radio in the ‘80s and ‘90s, you probably heard Suzanne Ciani's work whether you knew it or not. Suzanne is a five-time Grammy award-nominated composer, electronic music pioneer, and neo-classical recording artist whose work has been featured in countless commercials, video games, and feature films. The documentary A Life In Waves explores Suzanne's life and innovations through her own eyes, offering a feminine glimpse into the world of electronic music.
With fifteen albums spanning 40-plus years, countless commercial scores and sound designs, Suzanne's catalog is among the most rich and varied of any artist working today. With selections ranging from Suzanne's early modular experimentations, to her commercial sound design, to her romantic synthesizer works, to her delicate piano compositions, this soundtrack is the only collection of its kind. Like the film, it's a journey into Suzanne's mind, and a career-spanning exploration of this genre-defying artist. Pressed on clear vinyl for Record Store Day 2020.
1. Liberator Atari TV Spot (Long Version) 2. The First Wave (Birth of Venus) 3. Concert at Phil Niblock’s Loft (Excerpt) 4. “Pop & Pour” Coca-Cola Logo 5. Lincoln Mercury 4-Door Cougar TV Spot 6. Suzanne Ciani 'Clean Room' ITT TV Spot 2012 7. The Eighth Wave 8. Rain (A Life In Waves Version) 9. Paris 1971 10. Princess 11. Butterflies 12. The Third Wave (Love In The Waves)
Death Piggy (GWAR)
Welcome To The Record [RSD Drops Sep 2020]
Vinyl: $23.99 Buy
Pre-GWAR mayhem. This is the band that started it all. Before he became Oderus Urungus, Dave Brockie fronted Richmond VA art-punk weirdos Death Piggy. All three of their EPs are combined here with unreleased and compilation tracks on 180g green vinyl with experimental etchings, remastered from the original tapes and with liner notes written by the band's guitarist Russ Bahorsky. First American vinyl pressing in over 30 years.
BONUS DOWNLOAD CONTENT WITH PURCHASE: 20 minute never-before heard live improv acoustic set from 1984, recorded as the band surprised business owners and pedestrians on the street with an impromptu performance.
1 G-O-D Spells God 2 Splatter Flick 3 Eat The People 4 Fat Man 5 Nympho 6 Bathtub In Space 7 No Prob, Dude 8 Mangoes & Goats 9 Welcome To The Record 10 Boner 11 Showbiz 12 Dinner In The Morning
1 Whippin' Around The Bay 2 Ceramic Butt 3 Poet 4 Ground "B" Sound 5 Joey Died Today 6 Minute 2 Live 7 Scabs (UNRELEASED 8 Ewoks (UNRELEASED) 9 Fear Of Murder (RARE)
20 minute live improv acoustic set from 1984, captured as the band surprised business owners and passerby on the street by showing up unannounced with their instruments. (ONLY AVAILABLE WITH THE DOWNLOAD OF THE ALBUM, INCLUDED WITH THE PURCHASE OF THE LP)
1. Hey, It's Okay 2. Jeff Slater 3. You Can Eat Dinner If You Want To 4. Something In A / The Day After The Music Died 5. Jingle Bells / Leprosy 6. Purple Haze