TAPSheet: Release Notes – 01/14/2013 (UK Report)

The new David Bowie album, The Next Day, with it’s “oh so cool” cover shot (I’m serious!  Can you guess what the cover is a representation of?), is slated to be available on March 11 via RCA Records UK.  The sets available will be a Deluxe Edition, the standard CD set, and a vinyl LP edition.  Now, dig this cover.


Warner Brothers Records UK have the new Johnny Marr album scheduled for release on February 25.  The album is called The Messenger.

Bella Union UK will release Pale Green Ghosts by John Grant as a 2CD set on March 11.

V2 Coop UK will release ANNA by The Courteeners on February 4.


EMI UK plans a Deluxe Edition of Graffiti On The Train by Stereophonics on March 4.

Salvo Sound and Vision will release a 2CD/DVD Box of Live At The Isle of Wight Festival 1970 featuring The Who on March 4.  This set will deliver two bonus tracks cut from the film and present them on the remastered film included on the DVD.

EMI UK will reissue the Peter Gabriel-era Genesis classic, The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway (1974) as a remastered 2LP Edition to be made available February 18.

Esoteric UK will release Songs Of A Lifetime by Greg Lake on February 25.  The album is a new album of familiar songs from the catalogs of King Crimson, and ELP including “From The Beginning”, and “21st Century Schizoid Man”.  I like it!


Warner Music UK will release Bloodsports by Suede on March 18.

NICE!  Metro Sound and Vision will issue a CD/DVD Deluxe Edition Box of Pictures: The Essential Collection featuring music from Status Quo from their 2009 Pictures tour.  Rockin’ all over the world!

A 2CD version of Saint Julian by Julian Cope is slated for issue on February 4.

Cooking Vinyl UK will release Painting by Ocean Colour Scene on February 11.  I like the band and await the album.

Ocean Colour Scene Painting

On February 25, Esoteric UK will reissue three classic – and necessary –  Climax Blues Band albums.  Those expanded and remastered sets include A A Lot of Bottle (1970), Plays On (1969), and The Climax Chicago Blues Band (1969).

Floating World UK will release Class of 90 by ex-Clash Mick Jones’ Big Audio Dynamite.  The set is scheduled for February 25.

Esoteric UK plan remastered and expanded versions of the live set by Chicken Shack called Goodbye (1973), and studio work, Unlucky Boy (1973), for February 25.

EMI UK will release LIVE Momentum from Neal Morse on February 18 as a five disc set with 23 performance tracks.

RPM Records UK will release a remastered and expanded edition of Subtle As A Flying Mallet (1075) by Dave Edmunds on February 25.  The set will expand the album by eight tunes.


Edsel Records UK will reissue Kasim (1982) by Utopia bassist, Kasim Sulton, on February 25.

BGO UK will release a remastered two-fer set of the first two Bachman-Turner Overdrive classics (BTO/BTO II) on February 4.

BGO will also remastered and reissue Sinful (1979) by Angel, releasing the set on March 4.

Columbia UK will release a new Joe Cocker album, Fire It Up, on February 18.

Cherry Pop UK will re-release a Deluxe Edition of All That Jazz (1988) by Breathe on February 25.  Extra tracks are promised.