Who amongst you is displaying any excitement at the announced release of new Graham Parker & The Rumour material, Three Chords Good? I have to admit, being a solid fan of Graham Parker and his collaboration with The Rumour, I’m quite anxious for its release, which is scheduled for CD and LP, both on November 20.
Geffen Select is planning on the compiled release for Muddy Waters of You Shook Me – The Chess Masters, Volume 3 (1958-1963), which is scheduled for December 18.
The rumor mill has it that Jimmy Page will reissue all Led Zeppelin titles in grand box sets that should include alternate takes of existing songs. Now that is something to be excited for if anything else for the remainder of the year. Thanks to Stephen T for the heads up on this bit of news, which was extracted from Mojo Magazine.
On November 19, Porcupine Tree will release a 2CD Live set called Octane Twisted, which will contain 21 performance tracks culled from the band’s Chicago show that supported Incident. There is a Special Edition featuring a DVD that will be made available in a limited fashion and through restricted distribution points.
Fans of Interpol will be pleased to know (if you’re not already aware) that the band will reissue their first album, Turn On The Bright Lights, with a planned date of December 4. The reissued set will contain 2CDs and a DVD.
Savoy Records will release La Costa Perdida from Camper Van Beethoven on January 22.
Megaforce Records will release Into The Future by Bad Brains on CD and vinyl LP scheduled for November 19.
I don’t know about you but I LOVED anything by Johnny Thunders especially his music with his Heartbreakers band. In the case of this reissue, there will be made available a Definitive Edition of L.A.M.F. (1977) as an import title (I doubt that the US will EVER release any genuine obscurities like they did in the late ’70s/early 80s. Sad, but there it is. I’m in on this one.
Cleopatra Records will release a John Peel Sessions for Curved Air in their Live At The BBC Remastered series called Airwaves (Live At The Paris Theatre). This collected set will feature live music from 1970, 1971, and 1976. This 13 performance track set will also contain liner notes from Stewart Copeland. The set is scheduled for November 27.
Frank Zappa‘s The Yellow Shark is set for release on December 4.
It’s pricey but it’s beautiful. LP box coming for Pink Moon by Nick Drake, on December 4.
Darla Records will release Bandits Of Stature by Harold Budd on November 27.
Shout! Factory will release Live In California 1974 featuring Emerson, Lake & Palmer, on December 11.