Well, well…here’s some interesting news especially for Fleetwood Mac fans. None of us ever thought this would ever happen but Rhino is planning a reissue of Then Play On from 1969. This album features both Peter Green AND Danny Kirwan. It’s a good album to re-release, for sure, but I really have my heart now set on other Fleetwood Mac classics like Bare Trees, Heroes Are Hard To Find, Mystery To Me, and others. While the full details are still unavailable. it looks like our noise have been heard. Here’s to Then Play On, and any, pre-Buckingham/Nicks FM that Rhino feels they can reissue. What’s most important now is that we step up and buy this one or we may NOT ever see another one. Then Play On is expected on August 20.
As if this weren’t enough exciting Fleetwood Mac news, Rhino also has plans to release a 4LP set, Fleetwood Mac – 1969-1972, also on August 20. Included in this massive LP collection will be a bonus 7″ vinyl single.
Dualtone Music plan a Deluxe Edition of the 2012 debut release from The Lumineers, who possess a grand folk-rock appeal. The Deluxe Edition will feature both CD and DVD. The CD will contain (of course) the original album as well as five previously unreleased tracks (“Ain’t Nobody’s Problem”, a cover of Talking Heads’ “This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)”, “Elouise”, “Darleen”, and a live version of “Slow It Down”). The DVD will contain official music videos (“Ho Hey”, “Stubborn Love”) , a feature (From The Road), and never before seen interviews with the band (Life Since April 3, 2012). The new booklet will be 28-pages and will feature added photos, etc. This Deluxe Edition is planned for August 20.
I’m very respectful of the indie label Jagjaguwar, especially of the excellent track record they have in finding and signing interesting talents (Black Mountain, Foxygen, etc.). Recently signed and announced for August 20, is the debut issue from Diana, named Perpetual Surrender. Check out their video of “Born Again” via the video included below. Jagjaguwar also maintains an excellent and very strong YouTube channel featuring all of their signings.
Friday Music have a Limited Edition 180g, gatefold vinyl LP reissue planned for Hermit Of Mink Hollow, the 1978 album from Todd Rundgren. This is a continuation of Friday Music’s ongoing Todd Rundgren collection series.
Also coming from Friday Music is Headquarters, the 1967 classic album from The Monkees. This 2CD Deluxe Edition set will feature The Original Stereo Album with Bonus tracks, and on another CD, the Original Mono Album with Bonus Tracks. All in all, there will be 50 total tracks, 22 of them bonus. Headquarters is planned for August 20.
Arbutus Records have an album coming from the interesting Montreal band, Braids on August 20. The album is called Flourish//Perish and will be made available on both CD and LP. I like quirky music like this!
Sub Pop Records have An Object coming from No Age on August 20 in both CD and LP.
Ada/Surfdog Records have See You There, a 12-track new album of re-recorded Glen Campbell classics from Glen Campbell that is promised for August 13 on both CD and LP.
Finally, Rhino will collect Richard Pryor albums in a 7CD Box called The Warner Bros Albums: 1975-1983. This set is slated for August 13.