Record Store Day Releases Announced

After being postponed from April to June due to the coronavirus, Record Store Day was reworked again to three days, or “RSD Drops” and now we know what records will be “dropped” on those days.

The first RSD Drops day is set for August 29th, and some of the releases include:

  • An archival David Bowie release “ChangesNowBowie.”
  • Limited-edition picture disc versions of The Cure’s “Seventeen Seconds” and “Bloodflowers.”
  • Billie Eilish’s “Live at Third Man Records” in opaque blue vinyl.
  • U2’s debut single, “11 O’Clock Tick Tock”, on limited edition 12-inch transparent blue vinyl.
  • A 50th anniversary limited-edition vinyl reissue Paul McCartney’s solo debut, “McCartney.”
  • John Prine & Kelsey Waldon’s “The Kentucky Sessions” on seven-inch vinyl, and Prine’s “The Atlantic Albums”

The second day is set for September 26th, and will include:

  • Fleetwood Mac’s “The Alternative Rumors,” featuring alternative takes of songs on the band’s classic 1977 album.
  • This year’s Record Store Day ambassador Brandi Carlile will release a seven-inch honoring Soundgarden, with covers of “Black Hole Sun” and “Searching with My Good Eye Closed,” which was recorded with Soundgarden’s Kim Thayil, Ben Shepherd, and Matt Cameron.
  • Roger Waters’ 1990 “The Wall In Berlin” on clear colored vinyl.
  • A collection of rarities and B-sides from Britney Spears’ sophomore alum, “Oops! I Did It Again.”

Finally, on October 24th, releases include:

  • A double A-side 7-inch from Beck featuring remixes of St. Vincent’s reworking of “Uneventful Days” and Khruangbin’s remix of “No Distraction.”
  • Randy Newman’s soundtracks for “The Natural” and “Avalon” on vinyl.
  • The Rolling Stones’ “Metamorphosis UK.”
  • Toto’s “Live In Tokyo 1980” on vinyl.

Click here for a complete list of releases.

Source: Consequence of Sound