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The Who Before The Who – The High Numbers

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August 23, 2016 0
Not many people know that The Who had another brief identity back in 1964. After changing managers, the band became known as The High Numbers for just a few months in 1964, and actually played a few [...]
Rare & Vintage Vinyl & CDs

Bjork Releases A Live Version Of Vulnicura in September

August 19, 2016 0
Bjork has released the live versions of Vulnicura on CD and vinyl but a deluxe limited edition boxset is  due in September. Packaged in die cut sleeves, this luscious set will include photo prints and a paper [...]
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Top 10 New Vinyl Record & CD Arrivals Just In At 991.com

August 19, 2016 0
…..not necessarily the rarest or most expensive records through the doors this week, but definitely a worthy addition to any record collection that’s for sure – here’s our latest Top 10, see these and more [...]
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On this day in 1976……

August 14, 2016 0
….the rather wonderful Stiff Records was launched with a whopping £400 loan(!), the first release was the equally wonderful ‘So It Goes’ by Nick Lowe…. classics from Elvis Costello, The Damned, Madness, The Pogues and [...]

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John Williams’ Star Wars & Jaws Soundtrack Reissues On Gold Vinyl & Deluxe CD

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August 10, 2016 0

This week sees the reissue of Empire Strikes Back on a double GOLD vinyl, later in November follows Return of the Jedi. Also released is a special two-disc edition of John Williams’ soundtrack to Steven Spielberg’s 1975 film, Jaws. Included are brand new mixes, and “genuine stereo imaging with clarity of detail and dynamic range never-before available”  supervised by John Williams himself.  The second disc features the remastered 35-minute soundtrack as issued way back in 1975.  Jaws 2 gets the same treatment. We love soundtracks at 991.com – you can find stock by John Williams here or just search by composer or title […]

Simple Minds Reissue New Gold Dream As A 6-CD Super Deluxe Edition Box

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July 27, 2016 0

Later this week sees the reissue of the 1982 album, New Gold Dream, as a 6-CD Super Deluxe Edition Box Set. Edits, B-Sides and previously unreleased tracks make up this must have collectors edition. Whilst you wait for this to land on on your doormat, check out other limited, deluxe edition, CDs and Vinyl here at 991.com Here are a couple of crackers that arrived this week:- Themes Volumes 1-4: March 79-April 82/August 82-April 85/September 85-June 87/February 89-May 90 (Rare original 1990 UK set of 4 limited edition 5 x picture CD box sets with a total of 66-tracks, including Love […]

New Release: XTC ‘Skylarking’ and ‘English Settlement’ get the heavyweight deluxe vinyl treatment…

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July 20, 2016 0

Andy Partridge has readied deluxe double vinyl packages of two classic long players from XTC albums: 1986’s Skylarking and English Settlement from 1982… Both albums are pressed on very heavyweight 200g vinyl with the Todd Rundgren produced Skylarking being presented as a 45RPM pressing and English Settlement 33RPM. Seeking classic vinyl, 12″ remixes and rare CDs by XTC? Look no further than here…

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John Lennon in ‘Anti-Retro’ Ad-shocker

February 23, 2010 5

Beatles fans are condemning Yoko Ono for letting Citroën's TV ad producers adopt John Lennon's voice and image for use as car salesman pitch, ironically telling the audience to 'try something new'. Wasn't Drive My Car used in some new fragrance advert too recently? Oh how easy some fans are to wind up…

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Bryan Ferry Keeps The Groove

March 19, 2010 4

Following on from his sublime 'U Can Dance' collaboration with DJ Hell, Ferry has a new solo album in the pipeline, The BBC report. Set to include a reworking of a track with Groove Armada and a helping of A-list guest stars from Brian Eno, David Gilmour, Nile Rodgers to Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood & the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea. He's still got it…

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Thursday’s Top Items! Including A Mega Rare Duran Duran Promotional CD, Smashing Pumpkins Promotional CD-R Acetate And Scott Walker’s Immense ‘4’ Album!

February 23, 2012 3

DURAN DURAN/KRUSH BROTHERS The Edge Of America/Lakeshore Driving Mega rare US 'Official Bootleg The LSD Edit' 1-track promotional-only CD featuring 3:30 version, custom stamped title sleeve.       SMASHING PUMPKINS True Power. True Faith: Rarities And B-Sides Official 2005 US Virgin 6-track promotional-only CD-R acetate sampler to promote the band's digital back catalogue debut. Features 1979, Bullet With Butterfly Wings, Today, Disarm, Mayonnaise [acoustic] and Blue. Custom printed disc titled 'True Power. True Faith' + custom 5½" x 5" double-sided card picture insert featuring the 'Rarities And B-Sides' artwork on the front and information on their digital debut'227 songs […]

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The 10 Most Collectable Records Of 2015 – from Vinyl Factory

December 4, 2015 2

We begin our end of year review with a look at the 10 most collectable records of 2015. Over the next two weeks we’ll be looking back at the year in vinyl, from the best artwork to the most important reissues, the strongest 7″s to the most complete LPs. As we did last year, we’re starting things off with something a little less clean-cut. Here, more than in any other list, it’s important to set out our terms. There are many factors which make a record collectable, and many reasons why those factors will mean more or less to every […]

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Wednesday’s Forthcoming Releases [Part II]

September 2, 2009 1

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THE CULT 'Love' [Release Date 21/09/2009]

2CD Edition I 4CD Edition: For nearly 25 years 'Love' has been a consistent seller (over one million copies in Europe alone), endorsing its classic status in The Cult's repertoire. The Omnibus Edition is presented as a lavish box set with the CDs in Japanese-style paper sleeves, reproducing the original vinyl cover art, accompanied by a 48 page book. 'Love' has been expanded into a 4 disc set – as well as the re-mastered original album, the box also includes bonus discs featuring all the tracks from their 1985 UK singles including the remixes of 'She Sells Sanctuary', demos and live recordings from 1985. The Expanded Edition is a 2 disc set featuring the album re-mastered from the original studio tapes alongside the bonus singles disc. The release is packaged in a slimline jewel case inside a card slipcase, with new notes by the journalist James Brown.

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Monday’s Forthcoming IMPORT Releases

September 28, 2009 1

DIANA KRALL Quiet Nights [Deluxe Edition] [Release Date 02/11/2009] CD/DVD Superb new French issue limited 'Deluxe Edition' 2-disc set from the acclaimed smooth jazz singer. Features 12-track CD album combining Brazilian and West Coast jazz styles and featuring 3 recordings of songs by bossa nova legend Antonio Carlos Jobim, plus bonus DVD featuring 45 minutes of exciting live footage captured in Madrid, Spain on 29th May 2009, presented in digipak sleeve.  MADONNA Celebration [Release Date 29/09/2009] 2 x 12" US exclusive double 12-inch vinyl set from the Queen of Pop, taken from the 'greatest hits' collection of the same name. […]

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Albums That Destroyed Music

January 18, 2010 1

In an amusing new poll of the Top 10 albums that ruined music for everybody, Peter Frampton’s double live album Frampton Comes Alive earns top place [which you can't really argue with, can you?]. Planet Rock explain

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Delightful Duran Duran Reissues Coming Soon…

February 10, 2010 1

  DURAN DURAN: 2CD:   http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=498537 2CD/1DVD:   http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=498540 2LP:   http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=498541 Duran Duran's eponymous debut album was originally released in 1981. The album charted at no. 3 in the UK (27 June 1981) and remained in the charts for 18 weeks. It was later re-issued in 1983 with different artwork – targeting the US market where it reached no. 10 in the US Charts & remained there for 87 weeks! SEVEN AND THE RAGGED TIGER: 2CD:   http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=498542 2CD/1DVD:   http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=498544 2LP:   http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=498546 Seven & The Ragged Tiger is the third Studio album from Duran Duran released in Nov 1983. "[Seven & The Ragged […]

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Diamond Geezers…

February 17, 2010 1

  One of the most successful and enduring groups of the New Romantics era, Spandau Ballet have shown they can still draw the fans with 2009's sold out UK tour and their latest album 'Once More' going straight in at No. 7 last October. Their first two albums, 'Journeys To Glory' and 'Diamond' have now received the complete remastering treatment and come bursting with bonus material and previously unreleased tracks, all packaged together in a 6-panel digipack. 'Diamond':   http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=499281 Their follow-up album 'Diamond' (released in March of 1982), now remastered, comes complete on CD1 with bonus remixes of their singles […]

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Be Intrigued…

May 17, 2010 1

CROWDED HOUSE 'Intriguer' [Release Date 14/06/2010] CD I CD/DVD Crowded House return with the release of a brand new album, single and UK tour for spring 2010. 'Intriguer' is released by Mercury Records on June 14th and is a classic return to form for the band, featuring heartfelt and evocative lyrics and irresistible melodies. With special guest musicians and innumerable instruments and influences from all over the world, the album sounds as fresh as when the band first started out in 1985. Solo albums, collaborations and reunions have followed throughout the years but all enjoy Neil's distinctive sound. Brand new song […]

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