Jessie J is parting ways with Republic Records after 17 years.
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R.E.M. have announced a 25th anniversary reissue of their 11th studio album ‘Up’ – find all the details below.The Michael Stipe-fronted band released the original version of the record back in 1998, marking their first project since the amicable departure of their founding drummer Bill Berry.Co-produced by R.E.M.
alongside Pat McCarthy (U2, Counting Crows, The Waterboys) with assistance from Nigel Godrich (Radiohead), ‘Up’ features the singles ‘Daysleeper’, ‘Lotus’, ‘At My Most Beautiful’ and ‘Suspicion’.Today (September 19) it has been announced that a series of expanded and remastered reissues of the album will arrive on November 10 via Craft Recordings. You can pre-order/pre-save your copy here.Created in partnership with R.E.M., the deluxe 2CD/1 Blu-ray edition includes the band’s previously unreleased set from their guest appearance on the hit TV series Party Of Five in 1999.The accompanying Blu-ray boasts HD music videos from the 1998 album (‘Daysleeper’ ‘Lotus’, ‘At My Most Beautiful’), a six-song performance from the era titled Uptake, the record’s original EPK, plus hi-resolution and 5.1 surround sound audio.Housed in a 32-page hardcover book, the collection also includes liner notes from journalist and Talkhouse Executive Editor Josh Modell, featuring new interviews with members of R.E.M..A post shared by R.E.M.
(@rem)Additionally, the expanded reissue – consisting of ‘Up’ and the Party Of Five performance in its entirety – will be available on 2CD, digital streaming platforms, and hi-res configurations.The 14-track, 2LP album, meanwhile, will be reissued on 180-gram vinyl. A limited-edition pressing on Green Marble vinyl is also available exclusively via R.E.M.’s official store along with special ‘Up’.
Jessie J is parting ways with Republic Records after 17 years.
The Trafford Centre celebrates its 25th anniversary this month, leaving plenty of shoppers feeling nostalgic about favourite times and first times at the giant shopping centre. The £600m mall officially opened its doors to the public on September 10, 1998, after an epic 27-month construction at Dumplington.
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard have revealed details of their next studio album ‘The Silver Cord’, which is set for release next month.The album serves as the band’s 25th overall, and the follow-up to June’s ‘PetroDragonic Apocalypse; or, Dawn of Eternal Night: An Annihilation of Planet Earth and the Beginning of Merciless Damnation’.As revealed on the band’s Instagram account, the album will feature seven new songs and be released in two formats: a regular edition and an “extended edition” with longer versions of each song.The album cover sees the sextet in matching black clothing and red teashade glasses surrounded by keyboards and synthesizers, potentially indicating a return to the electronic sound of songs like 2019’s ‘Cyboogie’.It is not yet known if any singles will be released from the album prior to its official release on Friday, October 27. View the artwork and tracklist of ‘The Silver Cord’ via the band’s Instagram post below:A post shared by kinggizzard (@kinggizzard)‘The Silver Cord’ will be available for pre-order from the band’s Gizzverse webstore on Thursday October 12.
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costume or wizard robe and enjoy a pop-up cart on the 86th Floor Observation Deck, where they can grab free copies of the book and bottles of Butterbeer. Fans across the globe can also catch the light display on the Empire State’s live cam.Author JK Rowling, 58, published the series’ first book, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,” in 1997.She would go on to write six more books in the original series — and an eighth story in 2016’s “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.”Her books also spawned an outrageously famous movie franchise starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint.
Bob Marley and the Wailers’ album ‘Catch A Fire’ will receive a 50th anniversary reissue.‘Catch A Fire’ was the group’s fifth studio album and the first to be released by Island Records UK. It is universally regarded as the album which put reggae music on the global stage.
K.J. Yossman To mark the 25th anniversary of the “Harry Potter” books being published in the U.S., the Empire State Building is set to be lit up in Hogwarts house colors at sunset on Wednesday, Sept. 27.
Oasis are set to release new formats of ‘The Masterplan’ to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the album.To mark the silver anniversary of the 1998 B-sides release, ‘The Masterplan’ will be made available in various new formats on November 3, including CD, cream cassette and limited-edition double vinyl in a variety of colours – you can pre-order/ pre-save yours here.‘The Masterplan’ was released as a compilation album of B-sides originally featured on singles from Oasis’ first three albums, ‘Definitely Maybe’ (1994), ‘(What’s The Story) Morning Glory?’ (1995), and ‘Be Here Now’ (1997).You can check out a trailer for the release below.‘The Masterplan’ turns 25 this November!A number of limited edition collectors formats will be made available to celebrate the silver anniversary. New formats will feature remastered audio, taken from the ‘Chasing The Sun’ re-issues, available for the first time as one… pic.twitter.com/MKUBlHZaPV— Oasis (@oasis) September 20, 2023The new formats will also feature remastered audio taken from the ‘Chasing The Sun’ reissues, and includes tracks like ‘Acquiesce’, which was originally found on the ‘Some Might Say’ CD single, and ‘Half The World Away’, from the ‘Whatever’ single.Upon its release in 1998, ‘The Masterplan’ charted at number two in the UK Official Album Chart and sold almost 122,000 copies in its first week of release. It’s since gone on to be triple platinum and has sold over three million copies worldwide.1. ‘Acquiesce’ 2. ‘Underneath The Sky’ 3. ‘Talk Tonight’ 4. ‘Going Nowhere’ 5. ‘Fade Away’ 6. ‘The Swamp Song’ 7. ‘I Am The Walrus – Live Glasgow Cathouse June ’94’ 8. ‘Listen Up’ 9. ‘Rockin’ Chair’ 10. ‘Half The World Away’11. ‘(It’s Good) To Be Free’ 12. ‘Stay Young’ 13.
D12 have announced a UK tour to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their second and final studio album ‘D12 World’.Kicking off in December, the Detroit hip-hop collective will make their way across the Atlantic Ocean to play the O2 Ritz in Manchester on the 6th. From there, D12 will then make stops in Birmingham, London, Bristol and Cardiff. The final show of the tour will take place on December 12 in Southampton.Tickets will go on general sale on Friday, September 22 at 10am local time.
OMD have announced a 2024 UK and European tour and have shared their latest single ‘Slow Train’ from their upcoming album ‘Bauhaus Staircase‘.Kicking off early next year, the duo – consisting of Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys – will hit the road and make their way through Europe and the UK. Starting off on January 22, 2024, OMD will play the Rockefeller in Oslo, Norway and then make their way to major cities such as Stockholm, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Warsaw, Prague, Belfast, Paris, Dublin and more.Starting in March, the duo will then take over the UK with their first show in Manchester’s O2 Apollo.
Blink-182 have announced the release date for their highly-anticipated new album ‘One More Time…’The record will mark the first time the classic line-up – consisting of vocalist and bassist, Mark Hoppus, guitarist Tom DeLonge and drummer Travis Barker – have released a new album together since 2011’s ‘Neighborhoods‘, following on from last year’s single ‘Edging‘.To announce the album, the trio released a trailer featuring clips from their upcoming interview with Apple Music’s Zane Lowe and archival clips from the band’s extensive career. The trailer also teased three new tracks from the album such as ‘Anthem Part 3’, ‘You Don’t Know What You’ve Got’ and the title track ‘One More Time’ – which is set for release on Thursday September 21.In the trailer, the band open up about Hoppus’ lymphoma cancer diagnosis and explain that it is what inspired DeLonge to rejoin the band.
PC Music has announced the line-ups for its 10th anniversary shows in New York, Los Angeles and London.The live performance series will kick off later this week in New York City and is set to celebrate the milestone for the record label by holding some exclusive live sets from numerous artists.The label was developed by A.G. Cook a decade ago and has gone on to have a wide impact on the landscape of pop music.
Neil Young has announced details of a 50th anniversary reissue of his 1973 album, Time Fades Away.A special reissue of the album, entitled Time Fades Away 50 will be released on November 3 via Reprise Records in a new limited edition clear vinyl.In addition to the eight original songs on the album, the new anniversary release will also include the bonus song ‘The Last Trip to Tulsa.’ This was originally released in November 1973 as the B-side to the album’s single, which was the title track. It also appeared on 2020’s Neil Young Archives Vol. 2: 1972–1976.You can pre-order the album here from the Greedy Hand Store at Neil Young Archives; it will also be available at “music retailers everywhere” upon release according to the website.
Muse have announced details of a deluxe box set reissue of their seminal 2003 album ‘Absolution’, to celebrate the record’s 20th anniversary.Released 20 years ago today (September 15), the Devonshire rock trio’s third LP saw them land their first Number One album with the record that spawned the hit singles ‘Stockholm Syndrome’, ‘Time Is Running Out’ and ‘Hysteria’, alongside the fan favourite title track and ‘Butterflies And Hurricanes’.With a more polished and direct sound and apocalypse-based concept, the Rich-Costey produced record also saw the band graduate to arena-level, and later headline Glastonbury for the first time in 2004.Now, following on from the NME Award-winning ‘Origin Of Muse’ vinyl box set – which celebrated the era for their first two albums – and the remixed 20th anniversary reissue of 2001’s ‘Origin Of Symmetry‘, the band have now announced that the ‘Muse Absolution XX Anniversary’ deluxe box set will arrive on November 17, and is available to pre-order here.The collection features remastered audio, never-before-released live versions, demos, photos and “an in-depth interview with the band where they discuss the ups and downs of the recording process as well as the social environment they found themselves in which influenced the album’s themes”, as well as an interview with producer Rich Costey.The deluxe box set will be housed in a silver foiled slipcase and includes a four-page casebound book with de-bossed cover detailing, with the remastered ‘Absolution’ album on one CD and two 12” silver vinyl discs, while the bonus audio is featured on a second CD and a third clear 12” vinyl.See the box set below. CD1 / LP1 & ‘Absolution’ Remastered:Side A1. ‘Intro’2. ‘Apocalypse Please’3. ‘Time Is Running
The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz has announced he will be releasing an EP of R.E.M covers, including a version of ‘Shiny Happy People’.Dolenz, the sole surviving member of The Monkees, shared that the four-track EP will be titled ‘Dolenz Sings R.E.M’. Alongside ‘Shiny Happy People’, the other three songs will be ‘Radio Free Europe’, ‘Man on the Moon’ and ‘Leaving New York’.According to an interview with Rolling Stone, the project came about as a result of a conversation Dolenz had with 7A Records co-owner Glenn Gretlund. “I was talking to Glenn about what to do next.
New Order have announced reissued editions of their classic compilation album ‘Substance 1987’ – find all the details below.Originally released via the legendary Factory Records, the record featured all of the Manchester band’s singles up to that point in their 12″ forms, as well as many of their respective B-sides.‘Substance 1987’ also contained newly-recorded versions of the songs ‘Temptation’ and Confusion’. Other tracks that appeared as part of the collection included ‘Blue Monday’, ‘Bizarre Love Triangle’ and ‘Ceremony’.Today (September 13) New Order have detailed a remastered set of formats of ‘Substance 1987’, which are due for release on November 10 via Warner.
Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight has teased the future of the franchise in an anniversary post.To mark the 10-year anniversary since the show first aired on BBC Two in 2013, the Peaky Blinders social media accounts shared a quote on Tuesday (September 12) from Knight teasing that the “story is not yet over”.“It hardly seems believable that it’s ten years since Tommy Shelby first rode that black horse through the streets of Birmingham,” Knight wrote. “The phenomenal global success of the show is down to the brilliance and hard work of the loyal team that makes it happen.“Ten years on and the story is not yet over.
Plain White T‘s have shared their latest single ‘Red Flags’ and have announced their self-titled ninth studio album.‘Red Flags’ marks the fourth single released from the upcoming LP. It follows ‘Would You Even’, ‘Spaghetti Tattoo‘ and ‘Happy’. Speaking of the track in a press release, the band’s frontman Tom Higgenson said: “I was dating someone and it was going so well but in some instances, I was like, ‘Wait does this girl really care? Is she giving me the signals that this is not working?'”He continued: “Sometimes you get so lost in love and all the good things you ignore the bad things and that’s what ‘Red Flags’ is.