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The BOYS are back in town!

The long-awaited singles from Kings of Leon and Joe McElderry are NOW in stock! KINGS OF LEON Radioactive 2010 UK 2-track CD single featuring the first single taken from their 5th studio album, 'Come Around Sundown'; includes the Choir mix.   JOE MCELDERRY Ambitions 2010 UK 2-track CD single – […read more…]

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You Can’t Resist The New Muse Single…

MUSE 'Resistance' [Release Date 22/02/2010] C5: Muse, recently named 'Best Act In The World Today', announce a new single, 'Resistance' from their self-produced, multi-platinum selling, global No. 1 album, 'The Resistance'. Since its release in September of this year the album hit the top of the charts in 20 […read more…]

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MADNESS ‘The Liberty Of Norton Folgate’ [Release Date 09/11/2009]


2009 has been Madness' year, celebrating 30 years since their first release and also releasing 'The Liberty Of Norton Folgate', considered by some to be their finest album to date. 2009 has also seen the TV advertised release of their greatest hits album 'Total Madness', with the 30th year special reissue of their debut album 'One Step Beyond'. This bonus DVD comes complete with legendary director Julien Temple's film adaptation of the album, plus live performance footage from London's Hackney Empire stage directed by Luke Cresswell (of 'Stomp' fame), entwined with Victorian London re-enactments from members of the band.

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U2 ‘The
Unforgettable Fire’ [Release Date 26/10/2009]

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"this ain't mere genius, this is rock 'n'
" – Kerrang, October 1984

U2's fourth album, 'The
Unforgettable Fire' has been remastered and will be released by Mercury Records
on 26th October.

This special edition marks 25 years
since the album's original release in October 1984. Recorded at Slane Castle,
Ireland, 'The Unforgettable Fire' was the first U2 album to be produced by Brian
Eno and Danny Lanois, and spawned two top 10 UK singles – 'Pride (In The Name Of
Love)' and 'The Unforgettable Fire'.

Special formats of The Unforgettable
Fire will also feature bonus audio material, including two previously unheard
tracks from the Slane Castle sessions: “Yoshino Blossom”, and “Disappearing Act”
(a track which the band recently completed), and a DVD including music videos, a
documentary and unreleased live footage from the Amnesty International
Conspiracy of Hope Tour in 1986. The Unforgettable Fire has been remastered from
the original audio tapes, with direction from The



‘Swords’ [Release Date 26/10/2009]

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It draws b-sides from many of the
singles taken from 'You are the Quarry', 'Ringleader of the Tormentors',
'Greatest Hits' and 'Years Of Refusal'.

Although these tracks were
originally released as b-sides, heard together and alongside each other on this
CD they sound superb as a collection in their own right, and is a wonderful
journey through some of Morrissey's lesser heard tracks recorded over the last 5

There is a limited edition format
for initial orders that comes superbly packaged with an extra disc recorded live
in Warsaw. It
contains 8 tracks never before released, recorded during his current 2009 world
tour and captures Morrissey on awesome form.

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Tuesday’s Forthcoming Releases [Part I]


IAN BROWN 'Stellify' [Release Date 21/09/2009]

Ltd 7": Stel´li`fy: to change or be changed into a star [from Latin stella, a star] Ian Brown – NME Godlike Genius, Q Legend – returns this Autumn with a new single Stellify and his sixth studio album 'My Way'. Already critically heralded as his finest album yet, 'My Way' sees Brown reunited with long time collaborator, writer and producer Dave McCracken – the pairing that worked together on 'F.E.A.R.' 'My Way' was recorded at Battery Studios – the same place where Brown and the Stone Roses recorded their seminal debut album 20 years earlier. 'Stellify' is the first single to be taken from the album and has already received more radio and video airplay than any previous single since 'F.E.A.R.' The track was made available digitally on radio date and instantly shot to number 1 on iTunes, undeniably proving the time is right for a successful comeback. Ian Brown makes a triumphant return to the live arena as very special guest at this year's Reading / Leeds festival before headlining Dubai's inaugural Sound City event, and undertaking his own headline UK tour in Nov / Dec.

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LALO SCHIFRIN Sky Riders [released 3rd August 2009]

CD: As a thriller, 'Sky Riders' is frankly quixotic. It posits a sketchy tale of an American industrialist (Robert Culpt) whose wife (Susannah York) and children are snatched by terrorists from their Athens home and spirited away to an abandoned monastery perched like an eagle's nest on a remote and impregnable peak in Thessaly. The Greek police (their chief played, inexplicably, by the adorable Charles Aznavour) are helpless; all seems lost until the timely arrival of the kidnapped woman's former husband (James Coburn), a kind of soldier of fortune who swiftly hits on a plan: a daring guerrilla rescue by hang glider. It's worth noting that Sky Riders, however minutely it may figure in Lalo Schifrin's overall career, marks something of a watershed for the composer. Recorded in February of 1976 (a busy year that would include music for a total of five feature films, a television movie and a generous sprinkling of episodic TV), it would prove to be the last, for a time, in that long, innovative line of jazz/funk-dominated scores with which Schifrin made his reputation. Later in the year, he would score – and earn an Academy Award nomination for – Voyage of the Damned, delving into a more conventionally orchestral if still compelling style. For the next two decades – until director Brett Ratner asked him to revive the funky mode of Enter The Dragon for Money Talks (1997) – this was the musical arena in which Lalo would explore and delight. The score has never been released before, not even on LP. This is the complete original score.

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