These days, as the vinyl market continues to outpace CD in terms of accepted physical purchases, labels are fast running to reissue many artists’ catalog titles in the hopes that fans will want to replace aged vinyl copies with new ones. Often, the LPs contain new remasters, and refreshed artwork. It’s a market that is still (re)evolving and will produce a ton of vinyl before it eventually gives way to whatever will replace it as a method of playback.
On September 28, Reprise Records will reissue five Eric Clapton titles, four from the Duck-era, on 140g-weight vinyl LPs. These will be Money & Cigarettes (1983), Behind The Sun (1985) [2LP], August (1986), Journeyman (1989) [2LP], and the 2015-issued ‘best of’ collection, Forever Man [2LP].
(UK) On August 3, there are fourteen Genesis titles that will be reissued on 180-weight vinyl LP. These titles include Trespass (1970), Nursery Cryme (1971), Foxtrot (1972), Selling England By The Pound (1973), The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway (1974) [2LP, New Stereo Mix), A Trick Of The Tail (1976) [2007 Remaster], Wind & Wuthering (1976) [2007 Remaster], …And Then There Were Three (1978) [2007 Remaster], Duke (1980) [2007 Remaster], Abacab (1981) [2007 Remaster], Genesis (1983) [2007 Remaster], Invisible Touch (1986) [2007 Remaster], We Can’t Dance (1991) [2LP, 2007 Remaster], and Calling All Stations (1997) [2LP, 2007 Remaster, 4th side etching]. Only Genesis To Revelation is not included likely due to rights with London Records. A download card will be provided with each LP release.
For the US market, there are only five new Genesis LP represses that will include We Can’t Dance, The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway, Invisible Touch, Genesis, and Calling All Stations. The other titles have already been reissued back in 2015 (Wind & Wuthering, Duke, …And Then There Three, Abacab, A Trick Of The Tail), and 2014 (Selling England By The Pound, Foxtrot, Trespass). The US represses will be on September 28.
Hope your favorites gets the treatment soon!