Bob Dylan “Rolling Thunder Revue” Set Due, Where Will It All Be In 25 Years, and Hold On To Your Swing

Hi Everyone,
Hope all is well…
Releases in the shop this week include the RORY GALLAGHER “Blues” Album, DEPECHE MODE 12” Box Sets of “Music For The Masses” and “Black Celebration”, a VENOM LP boxset, ELP LP Box, lovely new album from RICHARD HAWLEY, an ASH 7” Singles set, a STREETS reissue of “Everything Is Borrowed”, a new album by VADER, a new live album by LISA HANNIGAN + STARGAZE, New CHASE AND STATUS, DUFF MCKAGAN, DARKTHRONE, THE LA’S at the BBC, as well as THE POLICE “EVERYBODY STARES” BluRay + DVD.

Video now up here to view, quite a bit of releases in it today so get the popcorn ready!!

Right so, right so moving on to releases for the 7th of June… PIAS have the new DIVINE COMEDY album out on his own label (Hannon) that is “Office Politics” is the name of the album.. There is a deluxe 2CD version with a bonus disc of another 15 track album “Swallows and Amazons”… There is also a DLP indies only job out on vinyl…

PIAS als have a BRIAN JONES compilation called “His Favourite Songs” on 3CD for €12 or DLP for €20.. PIAS have a live SONIC YOUTH album from “Battery Park, NYC 2008” on LP and a brand new PETER PERRETT album also “Humanworld”..

SONY for the 7th of June have the BOB DYLAN release of Live Album “Rolling Thunder Revue : 1975 Live Recordings”.. It’s a 14CD set or 3LP set.. We had.. Sorry, I can’t blame Bobby or Shane here… I had a cap out for this a few weeks back.. €70 still out if anyone else is interested… €70 best price on both pre-order prices, €80 after.. Here’s info on the CD set

A comprehensive CD anthology of music from the mythic first leg of Bob Dylan’s groundbreaking Rolling Thunder Revue, this 14CD box set includes all five of Dylan’s full sets from that tour that were professionally recorded. The collection also provides the listener with an intimate insider’s seat for recently unearthed rehearsals at New York’s S.I.R. studios and the Seacrest Motel in Falmouth, MA plus a bonus disc showcasing one-of-a-kind performances from the tour. The collection features 148 tracks in all, with more than 100 of those never previously released. Included in the box set is a 52-page booklet featuring rare and never-before-seen Rolling Thunder Revue photos and a revelatory essay by novelist/musician Wesley Stace.

A customer of ours has two Cure tickets for sale for Sat 8th of June if anyone is interested.. Face value.. Nod our way and we will put ye in touch..

Warner for the 7th of June have the NEIL YOUNG Live Album with the Stray Gators band “Tuscaloosa” live on 2LP or CD.. It’s a previously unreleased 11 track recorded in the University of Alabama in Feb 1973.. The Stray Gators were more or less the band that recorded “Harvest” and “Time Fades Away” with Young.. Fine track listing on this one..

Warner also has a 25th Anniversary version of PINK FLOYD “Division Bell” for next Friday.. Gatefold Double Blue Vinyl edition available to us… I remember vividly selling this album in Golden Discs in Patrick St 25 Years Ago.. Flashback time… Bit surreal that this flashback to sitting here now writing to this… Where to be in 25 years time.. Or be here at all.. 2044..  Where will the Music Biz be… My side of it??  Is clutter a thing of the past?.. Good clutter (i’ll say records) Bad clutter (half used tins of paint) .. Machines can play what we want by us telling them.. Voice activated music, voice activated hot water, cold water, lukewarm water.. We are I feel becoming a less cluttered society .. More sterile, healthier, fitter with less clutter… So where will all be in 25 years??  Disintegrating plates (saw some guy from the Guardian cut the shit out of The Cure Masterpiece during the week).. So no wash up… Swings you just can’t fall out of… Dogs that will put up their own shite.. Well this music retail business has seen spectacular change in 25 years.. Today is now I suppose and go with that.. 25th Anniversary of Floyd out next Friday…

Warner for next Friday also have RUSH “Time Machine” 2011 180gm 4LP boxset.. Best price job on it is €80 and lastly there is an issue of ASHLEY MCBRYDE’s album “Girl Going Nowhere” on LP..

Little Amber Fish for the 7th of June have the first 3 RICHARD HAWLEY albums on super limited clear vinyl (only 275 of each pressed)… So “Late Night Tale”, “Low Edges” and “Self Titled”… I’ve my name in the hat for some of them so fingers crossed…

The Orchard for the 7th June have a new RICKIE LEE JONES covers album on CD, LP or indies only yellow splattered vinyl as well as a new album by FIRESPAWN and some MANOWAR LP reissues…

Uni for the 7th of June have a AVICII album called “Tim” which was finished after his passing, CD next week and LP in August.. Universal also have new albums by AURORA, JAMIE CALLUM and SANTANA called “Africa Speaks” produced by Rick Rubin, and they also have a new MAX RICHTER Score to “My Brilliant Friend” which is a new HBO Series…

Uni also have reissues on vinyl by GENESIS “Seconds Out” a double live LP, and JAMES TAYLOR “One Man Band” LP reissue also..

Few spots left for the 7PM MICK FLANNERY show on the 5th of July… If you want to go… Get the album here at this following link and you’re in!!
Mick Flannery – Mick Flannery (2019) Pre Order

We have a really nice in-store coming up on Saturday 8th of June with CLARE SANDS joining us with accompaniment… Clare is a seriously talented musician and I am seriously looking forward to this in-store as I missed her around the launch of her debut album… She is launching “The Basement EP” with us on Saturday the 8th of June at 1PM if you around great or if you want to get a signed copy of the EP (CD Copy) then give us a nod and we will sort… Should be a cracking in-store.. Here’s a tune from the new EP “The Malécon Reel”

Cap out again for The Boss… SPRINGSTEEN new record “Western Star” out in 2 weeks, June 14th.. Pre-order links up here. Indies only coloured LP best price job of €30, standard LP is €27, and CD is €13 best price.. Give us a shout if interested!!

Right, I’m getting back on my swing…
So sin é for this week folks,
Go raibh maith agat as do chluas a thabhairt
Music Zone

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