UFO, whose greatest period came during the middle to late ’70s with what are considered classic albums, namely Phenomenon (1974), Force It (1975), No Heavy Petting (1976), Lights Out (1977), and Obsession (1978). Of course, the band continued with fourteen more studio issues, but the band had changed by then. Phenomenon brought in 19-year old super guitarist, Michael Schenker. while Obsession saw his departure. Nevertheless, for die-hard fans of this classic era, i was he previously mentioned albums that are the best received.

On September 8, Chrysalis Records will reissue Phenomenon, No Heavy Petting, and Force It, as well post-Schenker sets, Mechanix (1982), and Making Contact (1983).  These albums are just re-releases from their last incarnation as remasters along with their respective extra tracks. In that, there is nothing special other than if you don’t have these, here they are again.

Chrysalis Records will also re-release previous reissues of Bridge of Sighs by Robin Trower, as well as Day Of The Eagle: The Best Of Robin Trower. Both of these previously released titles are expected on September 8.

It also appears that Chrysalis wishes to re-release three The Specials sets, Specials,  More Specials, and In The Studio. All are remastered as of 2015.They are also scheduled for September 9.

Real Gone Music plans the release of Guitar Star: The Complete RCA Singles A’s and B’s featuring the music of Duane Eddy. This 22-track CD is planned for September 8.

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Rhino and Parlophone will release the Steven Wilson 40th Anniversary reissue of Songs From The Wood by Jethro Tull on vinyl LP. The LP will be pressed on 180g-weight vinyl.


By MARowe