Three exclusive limited edition releases have been announced for Record Store Day UK – 2020. These include U2, David Bowie and Manic Street Preachers. The releases will be available at participating shops on Saturday April 18.
David Bowie – CHANGESNOWBOWIE
CHANGESNOWBOWIE which has never been available on record will be released in limited quantities on LP and CD for Record Store Day on 18th April, 2020.The cover art for the album will feature a portrait of David by renowned photographer Albert Watson, taken in New York in 1996. CHANGESNOWBOWIE is a nine-track mostly acoustic session which was recorded in 1996 in New York during rehearsals for Bowie’s 50th birthday concert at Madison Square Garden. The BBC broadcast the session the following year, on Bowie’s 50th birthday on January 8, 1997 by Mary Anne Hobbs
Manic Street Preachers – Done & Dusted
This very limited edition 12” features mixes of the tracks ‘La Tristesse Durera (Scream To A Sigh)’ and ‘Roses In The Hospital’ taken from the bands’ second album ‘Gold Against The Soul’ which was released in June 1993. Mixes by London club scene heroes The Chemical Brothers and dance music icon Ashley Beedle were classic reworkings of the songs. The artwork for this release is inspired by a club promo 12” released in 1994 called ‘Done and Dusted’ (The Chemical Brothers were then known as the Dust Brothers).
U2 – 11 O’Clock Tick Tock
‘11 O’Clock Tick Tock’ was recorded with producer Martin Hannett in Dublin’s Windmill Lane Studios in 1980. Originally released in May that year, the song was U2’s first single on Island Records. This 40th anniversary edition includes the full length version of ’11 O’Clock Tick Tock’ and the original 7” b-side ‘Touch’, plus two previously unreleased live recordings from the band’s show at the Marquee in London in September 1980 – ‘Touch’ and ‘Twilight’. 12” Info -4 track 12” EP, cut at 45 rpm, Pressed on 180gsm transparent blue vinyl, Full colour gatefold outer sleeve,Photo gallery on inner gatefold.
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