The complete record of Record Store Day 2021 releases has been introduced – and it is filled with uncommon and unique vinyl that includes The Conflict, Miles Davis, Elton John, Amy Winehouse and Prince, to call however a number of.
Happening over two days – Saturday 12th June and Saturday 17th July – RSD 2021 will supply music followers the prospect to get their palms on no fewer than 538 restricted version releases (primarily vinyl but additionally some CDs and cassettes).
Among the many artists set for particular releases on 12th June are Wolf Alice (restricted version of their forthcoming album Blue Weekend), Fatboy Slim (20th Anniversary version of Weapon of Selection), Prince (little-known acoustic album The Fact) and The Rolling Stones (two LP colored vinyl version of the 1971 album Sizzling Rocks).
There’s additionally a group of remixes of Amy Winehouse tracks, together with Jay-Z’s tackle Rehab, and Elton John’s 1967 album Regimental Sgt Zippo, which was initially slated to be Reg’s debut album. Six of the songs had been launched final yr however that is the primary time the whole album has been made accessible.
The second drop, on 17th July, will serve up but extra sought-after platters, together with The Conflict’s If Music Might Speak, a 1981 promo album that includes interviews and music from the punk rock band’s fourth album Sandanista!
Extra of a jazz fan? You may wish to look out for Miles Davis’ Champions from The Full Jack Johnson Classes. The funk-infused 1971 soundtrack to Invoice Cayton’s sensible documentary about boxer Jack Johnson is claimed to have been considered one of Davis’ private favourites.
Commenting on RSD 2021, Wolf Alice guitarist Joff Oddie, mentioned: “Impartial report shops present a significant and crucial communal area to discover, talk about and share the music that shapes all of our lives. Given the awful yr they’ve confronted in the course of the Covid-19 pandemic any help you possibly can present them could be improbable. The musical world wouldn’t be the identical with out them.”
As is customary, the annual vinyl-fest may even be elevating cash for a superb trigger. How will you assist? Straightforward. Purchase the re-release of Struggle Kid’s iconic 1995 HELP EP on 12th June. It options tracks by Radiohead, PJ Harvey, Black Grape, Portishead and The Smokin’ Mojo Filters (aka Paul McCartney, Noel Gallagher and Paul Weller). It even boasts up to date cowl artwork by 3D, of Huge Assault fame.
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