Record Store Day Black Friday 2021 - Preview
It’s always a good day when a new Record Store Day list drops, and today the RSD Black Friday 2021 hit the internet. So let’s take a quick spin through some of the hot items coming out and in the next few days we’ll talk about which ones are going to be the best ones to grabs. Check this out and then come back for my deep dives this coming week.
Aerosmith - The Road Starts Here - Rehearsal rooms demos from 1971, two years before their first LP dropped.
Broken Social Scene - Feel Good Lost - 20th anniversary pressing of the debut album from Indie darling’s Broken Social Scene
Jim Carroll Band - Catholic Boy Deluxe Edition - The brilliant Jim Carroll Band’s epic Catholic Boy with 6 extra demo tracks, including two previous unreleased songs
Ray Charles - Live In Stockholm - 9 song live set from 1972
Leonard Cohen - Songs of Love and Hate (50th Anniversary) - 50th anniversary edition on 180g opaque white vinyl, with updated / re-typeset embossed packaging that includes a brand new eight page, 12x12 lyric booklet. The audio has been sourced from the original analogue tapes via a new direct digital transfer.
Miles Davis - Live Evil - Live Evil turns 50 this year and gets an RSD pressing. Great live set worth checking out if you like Miles’ fusion work.
Lana Del Rey - Chemtrails Over the Country Club - RSD exclusive translucent cobalt vinyl with an alternate cover.
Dio - Holy Diver/The Last In Line - Picture Disc reissues of two fantastic Dio albums.
Billie Eilish - No Time To Die - 7” live and demo versions of the new Bond Theme
Evanescence - Evanescence - Purple Smoke vinyl version of this 2011 release
Fleetwood Mac - Alternate Live - A fourteen-song LP pulled from the Fleetwood Mac Super Deluxe release, including a further seven songs from the Tusk tour, four from the 1977 Rumours tour and three from the 1982 Mirage tour. Released for RSD Black Friday for the first time on double vinyl.
Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden - 40th anniversary picture disc pressing of the debut album from Iron Maiden
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit - Georgia Blue - Jason Isbell tweeted on 11/5/2020 - "If Biden wins Georgia I’m gonna make a charity covers album of my favorite Georgia songs- REM, Gladys Knight, Vic Chesnutt, Allmans, Cat Power, Precious Bryant, Now It’s Overhead, etc... And damn is that gonna be fun" Well, he kept his promise.
Judas Priest - The Best of Judas Priest - The delayed Summer RSD title gets a new release for RSD BF
Motorhead - The Lost Tapes Vol.1 (Live In Madrid 1995) - 2LP Red Vinyl release of a 1995 Live show in Madrid from Lemmy’s personal tape stash.
Mr. Big - Lean Into It - The second album from metal band Mr. Big gets an RSD release. Was originally slated for Summer.
Ozzy Osbourne - No More Tears - Picture disc release of Ozzys massive 6th album. Mama, Its coming home…
Poison - Flesh & Blood - The 1990 third album from Poison. Another good French import for RSD.
Tesla - Mechanical Resonance - One of my favorite metal albums of the 1980’s. Another of the great French import.
The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) - The brilliant soundtrack to the Wes Anderson movie.