Record Store Day: What to look for on Saturday

Scott Mervis, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on

Published in Entertainment News

Buzzcocks, “A Different Compilation”: Vinyl release of the Manchester punk band’s 2011 collection of rerecordings of 24 songs from 1977-1981.

Def Leppard, “Live in Oxford”: 1980 show from the British pop-metal band.

Devo, “Somewhere With Devo”: Suite that was performed live as the encore of the pioneering synth-rock band's Total Devo concert at The Palace in Hollywood, California, in December 1988.

Echo & the Bunnymen, “Live in Liverpool”: Live album from the post-punk band recorded at the Paul McCartney Institute of Performing Arts in 2001.

The Flaming Lips, “The Soft Bulletin Companion”: Vinyl release of album released as a promo-only CD to accompany the band’s 1999 album “The Soft Bulletin.” It consists of unreleased material, outtakes, early mixes, B-sides, international bonus tracks and stereo versions of tunes from "Zaireeka." Pressed on double silver vinyl.

Ariana Grande, “k bye for now (swt live)”: Live album from the 2019 Sweetener tour on CD and vinyl.


The Grateful Dead, “Olympia Theatre, Paris, France 5/3/72”: A six-LP vinyl collection of this show from the legendary Europe ’72 Tour.

Al Green, “Give Me More Love”: The soul legend’s archival recordings for Hi Records, accompanied by new orchestral arrangements.

Elton John, “Regimental Sgt Zippo”: Fabled album that was slated for release in 1968, but ultimately shelved.

Lady Gaga, “Chromatica”: The pop star’s sixth studio album on exclusive translucent yellow vinyl, with a 28-page book, collectible zine and new images.


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