Record Store Day might look a bit different this year, but it’s still a chance to grab some fantastic limited edition vinyl releases! This time around, #RSD will be split into three separate ‘drops’, with the first one being this Saturday the 29th! Available from Cherry Red will be titles from Hawkwind, Ben Watt with Robert Wyatt, and The Fall. Here is all you need to know about these brilliant collector’s items, and how to keep yourself safe this weekend…
BEN WATT with ROBERT WYATT : SUMMER INTO WINTER, LIMITED EDITION TURQUOISE TRANSPARENT 12” VINYL
• Ben Watt’s collaboration withRobert Wyatt originally released as an EP in March 1982.
• Remastered at Abbey Road Studios and reissued for Record Store Day 2020.
• This critically acclaimed Cherry Red classic has not been available on vinyl for over thirty years.
• This exclusive Record Store Day reissue comes printed on reverse board on turquoise transparent vinyl.
• This exclusive Record Store Day reissue is released with the full endorsement of Ben Watt and will follow his brand new album ‘Storm Damage’ in January 2020.
1. WALTER AND JOHN
1. SLIPPING SLOWLY
2. ANOTHER CONVERSATION WITH MYSELF
3. A GIRL IN WINTER
THE FALL: Austurbæjarbíó – Reykjavic Live 1983
LIMITED EDITION ORANGE & YELLOW SPLATTER VINYL LP
• Originally released in February 2001 on the band’s Cog Sinister label.
• Recorded at the band’s show on May 6, 1983 in Austurbæjarbíó, Reykjavik, Iceland, the gig showcases some new material that would surface on Perverted By Language later the same year.
• It is an exemplary document of the band at that time, featuring the fabled line-up of Mark E. Smith / Steve Hanley / Paul Hanley / Karl Burns & Craig Scanlon.
• This vinyl version is the first time this album has been released in this format and has been re-mastered by long term Fall engineer Andy Pearce.
• “Austurbæjarbíó, Reykjavik Live 1983” will be available exclusively on Record Store Day 2020 and pressed in limited quantity on orange & yellow splatter vinyl.
1. TEMPO HOUSE
2. THE CLASSICAL
1. EAT Y’SELF FITTER
2. HEXEN DEFINITIVE
3. I FEEL VOXISH
1. THE MAN WHOSE HEAD EXPANDED
3. KICKER CONSPIRACY
1. LOOK, KNOW
HAWKWIND: Quark, Strangeness & Charm
2 x 140 GRAM CLEAR VINYL LIMITED EDITION
DELUXE 2 x 140 GRAM OFFICIAL CLEAR VINYL EDITION OF THIS CLASSIC ALBUM FOR RECORD STORE DAY 2020
ALL TRACKS REMASTERED FROM THE ORIGINAL MASTER TAPES VINYL CUT AT ABBEY ROAD STUDIOS
BONUS LP FEATURES FIVE ALTERNATE STUDIO SESSION OUT-TAKES ISSUED ON VINYL FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME
ATOMHENGE, the home of HAWKWIND’s catalogue from 1976 – 1997, presents a new exclusive release for RECORD STORE DAY 2020 of the classic album “QUARK, STRANGENESS & CHARM”. Originally released in 1977, “Quark…” was Dave Brock and Robert Calvert’s masterpiece that perfectly embraced the influence of the musical New Wave to deliver one of the most effective albums released during Calvert’s tenure with Hawkwind. This expanded 2 LP Record Store Day edition has been cut at Abbey Road Studios and is pressed on clear 140 gram vinyl. This edition features a bonus LP featuring five alternate studio session takes released on vinyl for the very first time.
“QUARK, STRANGENESS & CHARM”
THE ORIGINAL ALBUM RE-MASTERED
1. SPIRIT OF THE AGE
2. DAMNATION ALLEY
3. FABLE OF A FAILED RACE
1. QUARK, STRANGENESS & CHARM
2. HASSAN I SABBAH
3. THE FORGE OF VULCAN
4. DAYS OF THE UNDERGROUND
5. THE IRON DREAM
“QUARK, STRANGENESS & CHARM”
THE ROCKFIELD SESSION TAPES
1. DAMNATION ALLEY (FIRST STUDIO VERSION)
2. SPIRIT OF THE AGE (FULL EXTENDED VERSION)
1. DAYS OF THE UNDERGROUND (FIRST VERSION)
2. QUARK STRANGENESS & CHARM /
UNCLE SAM’S ON MARS
3. FABLE OF A FAILED RACE (EXTENDED VERSION)
Here is all the info you need to shop safely this Saturday!
Find participating stores at: https://recordstoreday.co.uk/stores/
Remember to plan your day in advance and follow @RSDUK’s safe social distancing guidelines! #RSD20