RAY DAVIES See My Friends – Out 1/12/2010
Japanese 14-track SHM-CD [Super High Material CD – playable on all CD players] album – On this one-of-a-kind album, Ray collaborates with a formidable selection of artists on tracks from his incredible songwriting career, revisiting his back catalogue and crafting new versions of his classic songs.
THE JAM Sound Affects – Deluxe Edition - Out 8/12/2010
Deluxe 30th Anniversary Edition 33-track digitally remastered 2-SHM CD [Super High Material CD – playable on all CD players] album set – 'Sound Affects' was originally released in November 1980 at a time when The Jam was considered the biggest band in Britain, and includes many of the band's classic songs: 'That's Entertainment', the political 'Man in the Corner Shop', 'Pretty Green', the pure-pop of 'Boy About Town' and 'Dream Time'. It's regarded by critics and fans [as well as Weller] as their most adventurous and experimental collection of material. This Deluxe Edition comes complete with a 22 Bonus Recordings including demos, b-sides and alternative versions, and a 24-page picture sleeve containing extensive new sleevenotes by Guardian writer John Harris, a brand new interview with Paul Weller, rare photos and period memorabilia + obi-strip
JAMES TAYLOR James Taylor - Out 8/12/2010
Japanese 16-track CD album featuring the 2010 remastered debut eponymous album, originally released in 1968, from the US singer/songwriter, includes the single Carolina In My Mind as well as 4 bonus tracks, digipak picture sleeve featuring new album artwork + obi-strip.
PET SHOP BOYS Ultimate - Out 8/12/2010
Japanese issue 19-track CD album – The Pet Shop Boys are one of the most commercially and critically acclaimed bands of the past 25 years. Their career has spanned 25 years and is in its 3rd decade. This collection brings together 19 of their biggest hits, including 'West End Girls', 'It's A Sin', 'What Have I Done To Deserve This?', 'Domino Dancing', 'Go West', 'Se A Vida É [That's The Way Life Is]', 'New York City Boy', 'Home And Dry', 'Love Etc.' and more, plus the newly recorded single, 'Together', written & produced with former Xenomania staff member Tim Powell, picture sleeve + obi-strip.
CORINNE BAILEY RAE The Sea + EP - Out 8/12/2010
Japanese 16-track 2-CD album set – 'The Sea' draws on her love of intelligent guitar-driven rock music and is a musical development from her 2006 album. This new depth and maturity in the songs, especially her graceful articulation of emotional turbulence, will inevitably lead to a more intense musical experience. Includes the single 'I'd Do It All Again' as well as a bonus Japanese-Only disc featuring a collection of covers including a superb version of Bob Marley's 'Is This Love'. Picture sleeve with obi-strip.