TAPSheet: Release Notes – 06/18/2012
Elektra continues to revisit Pantera titles in vinyl LP with the announcement of more upcoming Pantera on plastic. Releasing on July 24, along with the previously announced The Great Southern Trendkill (1996), are Reinventing The Steel (2000), and Official Live: 101 Proof (1997). All LPs will be reissued on 180g weight vinyl, with Trendkill, and Official Live arriving over 2LPs.
Columbia Nashville, and Legacy Recordings plan a few Johnny Cash titles in a The Greatest series for release on August 8 that include, The Greatest (Deluxe CD/DVD Edition), The Greatest: Country Songs, The Greatest: Duets, The Greatest: Gospel Songs, The Greatest: The Number Ones, and slightly unrelated, The Very Best Prison Recordings of Johnny Cash Live.
Columbia Records plan the release of the upcoming Aerosmith album, Music From Another Dimension, for August 28.
Savoy Records will release Magic from Smash Mouth on September 4.
Roadrunner Records plan to release Antennas To Hell by Slipknot in both CD and 2CD Special Edition, as well as an obligatory Amended version, also on CD, all on July 24.
On July 31, Rhino will revisit David Sanborn with Then Again: The David Sanborn Anthology.
Newly remastered Are You Ready? featuring Atlanta Rhythm Section is planned as a UK Import title on July 17 via BGO Records.
Shout! Factory plan the release of Live + In Performance featuring Donny Hathaway, to be released on July 17.
Nonesuch Records plan the vinyl LP release of Sun Midnight Sun (May 2012) from Sara Watkins with a scheduled date of July 24.
Collective Sounds will release Havoc and Bright Lights by Alanis Morissette on August 28.
Real Gone Music will release two Clover titles, Clover/Fourty Niner (1970/1971) in a two-fer package on July 31. Prior to that release (and previously mentioned), the label will release The Complete Reprise Singles featuring the music of Electric Prunes. It is scheduled for June 26. Other July 31 two-fer reissues scheduled for July 31 include Don’t Go To Strangers / Softly, As I Leave You (1966/1967) from Eydie Gormé; Summer Holiday (1963) by pre-Bread, Jimmy Griffin; The Greatest Hits, Volume 1 featuring Steve Lawrence & Edie Gormé; and Smoke From a Distant Fire / Nail Me To The Wall (1976/1979) by Sanford & Townsend.
Columbia Records and Legacy dig a little deep to release a DD version of Honor Among Thieves (1976) from Artful Dodger. Yay! It’s a start.
Hip-O Records will release Rebirth from Jimmy Cliff with a scheduled date of July 17 for both CD and LP.
Psychopathic Records will release The Mighty Death Pop from Insane Clown Posse on August 14.
Oglio Entertainment will release The Piano Poems: Live In San Francisco by Ray Manzarek & Mic McClure on August 14.
MVD Visuals will release Live From Japan featuring Johnny Winter on DVD with a slated date of July 24.
Fantasy Records will re-release A Charlie Brown Christmas featuring Vince Guaraldi in a new vinyl LP edition, planned for issue on November 6 leading into the holiday season. (It IS nearing July, right?)
The Criterion Collection version of Quadrophenia is planned for a Blu-ray and DVD reissue on August 28. Planned for this ultimate film re-release is a hi-def restoration of the uncut version of the film, new audio commentary, interviews, and a Nick James essay in an included booklet.
And just so that you’re aware, a 3-disc reissue of the eponymous Emerson, Lake & Palmer, and Tarkus are set for release on July 24. The titles are currently being set as UK import titles.