RSD Black Friday 2020
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"Black Coffee in Bed" is one of Squeeze's biggest hits and a fan favorite at their concerts to this day. For the sixth installment in the Swindles series, Bilal & Nikki Jean navigate this soulful, iconic song from 1982. As always, the release was produced and engineered by Swindles curator and Squeeze aficionado Steve Mandel. This limited edition release arrives as a 45 single, with Bilal & Nikki Jean's cover version featured on the A-side and the instrumental version on the flip side.
“Black Coffee in Bed”/”Black Coffee in Bed (Instrumental)”
A brand new single featuring a cover of George Harrison’s “Be Here Now”, along with friends Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks. This single benefits Eric Clapton's "Crossroads" Foundation, Turn Up For Recovery (founded by Melia Clapton), which aims to raise awareness of abstinence-based recovery through music.
Side A Be Here Now
Side B Be Here Now (Instrumental)
The Red Hot Chili Peppers parody track that fooled the world when it was released via RHCP2014.com (simultaneous to the band's Super Bowl Halftime show announcement) is finally coming to vinyl. Jon Daly, a comedian who's appeared in films like The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and currently works on Comedy Central's Kroll Show was behind the brilliant track that made internet magic back in 2014. On the B-side appears a hilarious "diss track" that materialized after a public twitter feud between Daly and up and coming rapper 'Lil Xan. This will be Jon Daly's first ever music release to exist in a physical format.
"Abracadabralifornia” / “I'm Your Dad”
"Yes, I Have Ghosts" is the first new song from David Gilmour in five years and features his daughter Romany on harp and vocals. The inspiration for the track was Polly Samson’s novel A Theatre for Dreamers, a Sunday Times bestseller about an idyllic poet/musician/artist community in 1960s Greece.
"Yes I Have Ghosts"
Originally released in November 1970 as a single, Harrison's first as a solo artist, and topped charts worldwide; it was the biggest-selling single of 1971 in the UK. In America and Britain, the song was the first number-one single by an ex-Beatle.
The b-side is an anthemic ballad and one of Harrison's most celebrated compositions. "Isn't It a Pity" has been described as the emotional and musical centerpiece of All Things Must Pass and "a poignant reflection on The Beatles' coarse ending". Co-produced by Phil Spector, the recording employs multiple keyboard players, rhythm guitarists and percussionists, as well as orchestration by arranger John Barham. In its extended fadeout, the song references the closing refrain of the Beatles' 1968 hit "Hey Jude". Other musicians on the recording include Ringo Starr, Billy Preston, Gary Wright and the band Badfinger, while the reprise version features Eric Clapton on lead guitar.
“My Sweet Lord”/”Isn't It A Pity”
The Jahari Massamba Unit features Madlib on all instrumentation with the exception of drums, which are laid down by Karriem Riggins. Like Madlib, Riggins is well-versed in both the worlds of Jazz and Hip Hop. Musically, Madlib’s label says “we would call the project Spiritual Jazz, but jazz great Phil Ranelin told us to call it Black Classical Music, so that’s what we’re going with.”
This is an album put together by students of jazz in its myriad and historic corms who are also proponents of jazz’s future. The resulting recording reflects a lifetime of record collecting, musical study, woodshedding, and a reverential respect for one another’s craft. Regardless of categorization this is an exciting an all new entry in Madlib’s Yesterdays New Quintet canon of difficult-to-categorize music.
Pardon My French debuts on RSD Black Friday in an exclusive colored vinyl pressing.
SIDE A: 1. “Je Prendrai Le Romanée-Conti (Putain De Leroy)” 2. “Les Jardins Esméraldins (Pour Caillard)” 3. “Un Bordeaux Pré-Phylloxéra (Pour Le Riche Enculé)” 4. “Deux Fakes Jayers (Aussi Pour Le Riche Enculé)” 5. “Riesling Pour Robert” 6. “Du Morgon Au Moulin-À-Vent (Pour Duke)”
SIDE B: 1. “Trou Du Cul (Ode Au Sommelier Arrogant)” 2. “Etude Montrachet” 3. “Le Feu (Pour Belluard)” 4. “Merde (Basse-cour” 5. Inestimable Le Clos” 6. “La Closerie (Pour Prévost)” 7. “Hommage À La Vielle Garde (Pour Lafarge Et Rinaldi)”
A 2 x LP set for RSD Black Friday featuring the early live material featured on the 25th Anniversary reissue of Jewel's Pieces Of You. Individually numbered and featuring a replica flyer of the original show.
“Who Will Save Your Soul” / “Pieces of You” / “Little Sister” / “Pieces of You” / “Little Sister” / “Near You Always” / “Painters” / “Morning Song”/ “Adrian” / “I’m Sensitive” / “Don’t” / “Daddy” / “Angel Standing By” / “Amen”
At the beginning of quarantine in April, Ed Roland was in Sarasota, Florida with a few others and they decided to start a new band and call it The Living Room. They didn’t want it to sound like Collective Soul or The Sweet Tea Project (Roland’s Americana side band) and they started talking about favorite bands to which Ed said that one of his is The Cars. So, Ed woke up and began writing songs inspired by the new wave era of The Cars, ELO, and Roxy Music.
SIDE A: 1. “She Bows Down” 2. “Just Like You” 3. “Here” 4. “Alien Attitude” 5. “Summer”
SIDE B: 6. “These Times” 7. “Living Room” 8. “Lucky Again” 9. “All For You” 10. “Welcome To Life”
The 1992 sophomore release from these stalwarts of the stoner rock Palm Desert scene featured the unparalleled Ginger Baker on drums and scored a Top 10 rock chart hit with "She Got Me (When She Got Her Dress On)”. Another cut not to miss is "T.U.S.A.," Ginger's rap about the American inability to make a good cuppa tea. Pressed for RSD Black Friday on "natural" uncolored vinyl for its first-ever official LP release, with a printed inner sleeve.
“She Got Me (When She Got Her Dress On)”, “J.B. Witchdance”, “Jody Sings”, “Rolling Green”, “Ants in the Kitchen”, “V.H.V”., “Bicycle”,”100 Years (of Tears in the Wind”, “T.U.S.A”., “Tilt-A-Whirl”, “Rabbit One”, “Madonna”, “Gimme Water”, “The Moon in Your Pocket”
On Parole, originally recorded in 1975/1976, was intended to be Motörhead’s debut album. However, things didn’t quite work out that way and it was eventually released in December 1979 after the albums Overkill and Bomber came out earlier in the year.
On Parole is the only album to feature the band's original line-up of Lemmy on vocals and bass, Larry Wallis on guitar and vocals, and Lucas Fox on drums.
Motörhead On Parole (Expanded & Remastered) will be released on RSD Black Friday in the US on 2LP & CD. It will feature the original LP, plus the 1997 bonus tracks on vinyl as a bonus 12” EP.
Record One: Original LP
Side 1 – MOTORHEAD, ON PAROLE, VIBRATOR, IRON HORSE - BORN TO LOSE
Side 2 – CITY KIDS, FOOLS, THE WATCHER, LEAVING HERE, LOST JOHNNY
Record Two: Bonus Tracks
Side 3 – ON PAROLE (ALTERNATIVE TAKE), CITY KIDS (ALTERNATIVE TAKE), IRON HORSE - BORN TO LOSE (ALTERNATIVE TAKE) *
Side 4 – MOTORHEAD (ALTERNATIVE TAKE), LEAVING HERE (ALTERNATIVE TAKE), FOOLS (DEMO VERSION) *
Rare instrumental version of ODB’s iconic debut album. Previously a highly collectible promo-only release, these instrumental mixes are reissued on LP for the first time since 1994. The 2 X LP set includes a bonus 7” single featuring the new stripped versions of “Brooklyn Zoo” and “Shimmy Shimmy Ya” from the 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition for the first time on vinyl.
Side A - A1. Shimmy Shimmy Ya, A2. Baby C'mon, A3. Brooklyn Zoo, A4. Hippa To Da Hoppa
Side B - B1. Raw Hide, B2. Damage, B3. Don't U Know, B4. The Stomp.
Side C - C1. Goin' Down, C2. Drunk Games, C3. Snakes, C4. Brooklyn Zoo II (Tiger Crane)
Side D - D1. Proteck Ya Neck II The Zoo, D2. Dirty Dancin, D3. Harlem World
Includes a 7” of the Stripped Versions from the digital deluxe edition:
7A: Brooklyn Zoo (Stripped Version), 7B: Shimmy Shimmy Ya (Stripped Version)
Continuing the series of Lou Reed re-issues for RSD Black Friday, is his critically successful 1992 Sire album Magic and Loss. Pressed as a double LP, featuring three sides of vinyl and an etching, exclusive released for RSD Black Friday 2020. (NME 10/10, Q Magazine 4*, Rolling Stone 4*)
The highly sought after self-titled album by Round Robin and Brimstone typically changes collector's hands for hundreds of dollars and has been on the radar of modern soul/boogie fans for some time with featured cuts on Kon and Amir's "Off Track Vol.1" and our own Groove Merchant Turns 20 compilation. Deep Funk/Soul enthusiasts also know "The Round Robin Monopoly" band which is another project by band leader Robin Lloyd.
You Can't Do It, Our Love Is So True, Plenty Good Lovin', Love, I Wanna Live With You, One Night Affair
Originally released in June 2002 on CD, Peaches – this 20-track collection will be released on vinyl for the first time on RSD Black Friday and will be the only Stranglers Best of available on vinyl.
Side 1: “Peaches”, “Golden Brown”, “Walk On By”, “No More Heroes”, “Skin Deep”
Side 2: “Hanging Around”, “All Day And All Of The Night”, “Straighten Out”, “Nice 'N' Sleazy”, “Strange Little Girl”, “Who Wants The World”
Side 3: “Something Better Change”, “Always The Sun (Sunny Side Up Mix)”, “European Female”, “Grip '89 (Get A) Grip (On Yourself)”, “Duchess”
Side 4: “5 Minutes”, “Don't Bring Harry”, “La Folie”, “96 Tears”
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the debut album by U2, Boy. Recorded at Windmill Lane Studios in Dublin and produced by Steve Lillywhite, it was originally released on 20th October 1980. Features the singles “A Day Without Me” and “I Will Follow” as well as live favourites “Out Of Control” and “The Electric Co.”.
Limited edition white vinyl pressing includes an additional double-sided poster plus a lyrics/credits insert. Exclusive to independent retailers for RSD Black Friday 2020.
Side 1 1. I Will Follow 2. Twilight 3. An Cat Dubh 4. Into The Heart 5. Out Of Control
Side 2 1. Stories For Boys 2. The Ocean 3. A Day Without Me 4. Another Time, Another Place 5. The Electric Co. 6. Shadows And Tall Trees