Wednesday’s Forthcoming Releases [Part I]


THE WIGGLES featuring KYLIE MINOGUE 'The Wiggles Go Bananas!' OUT NOW!!

CD: In their latest adventure, 'The Wiggles Go Bananas!', the fab four of fun have recorded some of their most catchy and infectious songs to date. We jump into the heart of the groovy animal kingdom with songs such as 'Monkey Man', 'Kangaroo Jumping', 'Tassie Devil' and 'The Chicken Walk'. Along with Australia's Kylie Minogue [singing 'Monkey Man'], John Waters [singing 'Rusty The Cowboy'], and Ireland's Morgan Crowley [singing 'The Unicorn'], jump into the jivin' jungle with the kings of pre-school swing as The Wiggles Go Bananas!


THIN LIZZY 'Don't Believe A Word' [Release Date 31/08/2009]

CD [+ Book]: Thin Lizzy were often seen as the hard boys of rock and were unrivalled as a live act. Their charismatic frontman and bassist Phil Lynott wrote most of their hits which are still familiar sounds on the airwaves today. This is an in depth look at the history of the group with reflections and first hand accounts from family and band members. This documentary CD and book will delight long term fans, collectors and new comers discovering Thin Lizzy for the first time. * An in depth audio documentary and book set on the history of Thin Lizzy * The CD features interviews with Phil Lynott's mother and contributions from former band members Eric Bell, Darren Wharton, Snowy White and guitar legend Brian Robertson and of course Phil Lynott himself. * There are other contributions from the the first band manager Terry O'Neill * Also includes extensive excerpt performances of: 'The Boys Are Back In Town', 'Whisky In The Jar', 'Wild One', 'The Sun Goes Down', 'Sha-La-La', 'Dancing In The Moonlight', 'The Rocker', 'Cold Sweat' and 'Emerald'. * The 72-page colour illustrated book features a biography in depth interviews with Eric Bell and Terry O'Neill and includes many rare archive photographs.


FREE 'Songs Of Yesterday' [Release Date 31/08/2009]

DVD: From teenagers playing in the clubs of London, to stars at the Isle Of Wight festival, Free were the definitive blues rock outfit. During their short career they produced songs which captured the mood of an era but have also provided generations to come with music that continues to influence. This is a retrospective look at the band behind 'All Right Now' – the most played record on commercial radio. This documentary DVD will delight long term fans, collectors and new comers discovering Free for the first time. * In depth look at one of the UK's best loved rock acts FREE * The DVD features rare footage of the band in performance, plus in-depth interviews with band members drummer Simon Kirke,and keyboard player Jon "Rabbit Bundrick * Includes contributions from those that knew the band and leading music critics including Bob Harris * Also features highlights from: 'Waitin' On You', 'I'm A Mover', 'Over The Green Hills', 'Broad Daylight', 'Songs Of Yesterday', 'Fire And Water', 'Mr Big', 'Alright Now', 'The Stealer', 'Be My Friend', 'Ride On A Pony' and 'My Brother Jake'


HAWKWIND 'Live 1982' OUT NOW!!

2LP: **Strictly Limited to 2000 Copies ONLY** 1982 concert by Hawkwind, recorded over both nights of the winter 1982 tour, at London's Hammersmith Odeon. The performances featured guest slots from Michael Moorcock and Lemmy. Includes excellent live versions of Coded Languages, Solitary Mind Games, and best of all, a new wavey Waiting for Tomorrow slipping in alongside traditional favorites Ejection, Magnu, and a maniacally churning Brainstorm. There's also a stunning version of Master of the Universe, recast from its customary, weighty length to a breakneck heavy metal hoedown.


GENESIS 'Entangled' [Release Date 07/09/2009]

DVD: * Documentary DVD covering the career of prog superstars Genesis * The DVD draws on live concert footage from Genesis on tour along with the views of a team of leading journalists and musicologists. * The 72 page colour book features a complete track-by-track analysis of all Genesis studio recordings. Genesis have coped with the loss of an iconic frontman Peter Gabriel, the departure of guitarist Steve Hackett, the emergence of Phil Colins as lead singer, these factors have all influenced the mercurial sound of Genesis. This penetrating film draws on media reports of Hackett, Collins, Banks and Rutherford to produce a frank and candid first hand appraisal of the Genesis phenomenon.


PINK FLOYD 'The Wall' [Release Date 07/09/2009]

CD [+ Book]: * Documentary CD+BOOK covering PINK FLOYD through the creation of their masterpiece 'The Wall' * The CD draws extensively on the views of the members of Pink Floyd themselves and features a 1979 track-by-track review of the album by Roger Waters. * The 112 page colour book is a critical retrospective on the creation and aftermath of The Wall. Pink Floyd are one of the most successful bands in rock history and it is now 30 years since the launch of 'The Wall', Pink Floyd's magnum opus. Conceived by Roger Waters as an ambitious double album, a spectacular live show and a ground breaking feature film, 'The Wall' has gone on to achieve iconic status in the history of popular music. It has been lavished with praise and subject to the most hostile criticism imaginable. This is the independent critical review of a milestone in popular culture, which strips away the prejudices to produce the ultimate retrospective on one of the most important popular works of the twentieth century.


ACE FREHLEY 'Anomaly' [Release Date 21/09/2009]

CD I Ltd CD: * Available as a limited 5 panel Digipak folding into pyramid + mini poster + O-Ring * Featuring backup vocals from Meat Loaf's daughter Pearl Aday on 'Genghis Khan' Ace Frehley is finally ready to add a new exclamation point to his celebrated career. For the first time in nearly 20 years, the legendary guitarist has concocted an explosive new solo effort. Flaunting fiery riffs, pristine production by Marty Fredrickson and jaw-dropping craftsmanship, 'Anomaly', on Frehley's own Bronx Born Records, ties together the original KISS axeman's trailblazing past, present and future. Scheduled for liftoff on September 21st, Frehley's fifth solo album – following 1978's self-titled classic, 1987's 'Frehley's Comet', 1988's 'Second Sighting' and 1989's 'Trouble Walkin''. To commemorate the event, Gibson has created their second Ace Frehley signature Les Paul guitar-the first one (in 1997) was one of the best-selling signature models of all time.


MINISTRY 'The Last Dubber' [Release Date 21/09/2009]

CD: "My work is finished but it's never done." Ministry Founder Al Jourgensen. Two years ago in September 2007, Ministry Founder and Frontman Al Jourgensen set out to retire his 30-year project and exit gracefully in a blaze of glory with the release of Ministry's final studio album 'The Last Sucker' to high critical acclaim, with critics touting the release as Jourgensen's career best. In tandem with his exit strategy, throughout 2008, Jourgensen and crew assaulted sold-out audiences around the world with the final 'Ministry C U LaTouR' live performances. These live performances are captured and archived forever in the Spring 2009 audio/visual releases of 'Adios…Puta Madres'. Now, in Fall 2009, Jourgensen gives us his final chapter and epilogue with 'The Last Dubber' remix. Given the political and economic landscape that has transpired within the global community within the past two years, revisiting Jourgensen's remix of his final words are hauntingly prophetic in hindsight and eerily poetic. 'The Last Dubber' is the fourth in a series of remix releases from Jourgensen's imprint 13th Planet, and serves up a cross-genre of trance metal that pleases both metal and club enthusiasts alike, and as Jourgensen delves deeper into the studio now that his doppelganger is finally put to rest, expect to hear future remix releases from 13th Planet with an array of collaborations between Jourgensen and artists of many genres.

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