RHINO ANNOUNCES LARGEST RECORD STORE DAY
Limited Edition Releases Coming From Grateful Dead, R.E.M., The Band,
The Notorious B.I.G., Van Dyke Parks, The Cure, And The Glove
Dazed And Confused Soundtrack, Three New Offerings In The “Side By Side” Series, As Well As UK Imports From Donny Hathaway And Factory Records
Round Out 2013 Lineup
Available Exclusively At Participating Independent Record Stores On April 20
LOS ANGELES – Rhino has lined up its most extensive selection ever for Record Store Day 2013, including multiple limited edition vinyl 12-inch, 10-inch, and 7-inch releases as well as a pair of titles on CD. All releases will be available exclusively at select independent music retailers on April 20. For a list of participating stores, please visit www.recordstoreday.com.
• The Band – The Last Waltz - 3-LP set on 180-gram vinyl
Individually numbered limited edition of 5,000 copies, $49.98
• The Cure – Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me – 2-LP set on red vinyl
Individually numbered limited edition of 3,500 copies, $32.98
• Dazed And Confused: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack – 2-LP set on green vinyl
Individually numbered limited edition of 5,000 copies, $32.98
• The Doors/X – Soul Kitchen (Side By Side series) –7-inch vinyl, milky clear colored
Limited edition of 3,000 copies, $6.98
• Factory Records: Communications 1978-92 (Sampler #2) – 10-inch vinyl
Imported from UK, limited edition of 1,000 copies in US (3,000 worldwide), $16.98
• The Glove – Blue Sunshine – 2-LP set on blue vinyl
Individually numbered limited edition of 3,500 copies, $32.98
• Grateful Dead – Rare Cuts & Oddities 1966 – 2-LP 180-gram vinyl and CD
Limited edition of 6,600 copies on vinyl, $34.98; also on CD, $16.98
• Donny Hathaway – Never My Love b/w Memories Of Our Love – 7-inch vinyl
Imported from UK, limited edition of 1,000 copies in US (2,500 worldwide), $6.98
• Misfits/The Lemonheads – Skulls (Side By Side series) – 7-inch skull picture disc
Limited edition of 4,000 copies, $7.98
• Mystery Artists (Side By Side series) – Packaged in “top secret” sleeve
Limited edition of 5,000 copies, $6.98
• The Notorious B.I.G. – Ready To Die – 2-LP set on white vinyl
Individually numbered limited edition of 3,000 copies, $29.98
• Van Dyke Parks – Song Cycle – 180-gram mono vinyl
Individually numbered limited edition of 2,500 copies, $24.98
• R.E.M. – Live In Greensboro EP – CD with original Green Tour patch
Limited edition of 2,500 copies, $7.98
Rhino will release R.E.M.’s LIVE IN GREENSBORO EP on CD in anticipation of the release of Green: 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition in May. The five-track EP features live performances from the band’s Greensboro, North Carolina show from November 10, 1989. While the bulk of this show is featured in the Green reissue, all five of these tracks were not included due to time constraints and can only be found here, including “So. Central Rain,” “Feeling Gravitys Pull,” and “I Remember California.” Limited to 2,500 copies for a suggested list price of $7.98, the disc comes with an original (non-reproduction) patch from the Green Tour. These patches were recently uncovered in the band’s vault.
Grateful Dead’s RARE CUTS & ODDITIES 1966 features a variety of early live and studio tracks recorded in the spring of 1966 and produced by Owsley Stanley. The collection includes the first known recordings of future Dead staples including "Not Fade Away," "Big Railroad Blues," and "Good Lovin'." The set was originally released on a limited basis in 2005 but has long been out of print. Record Store Day will bring a 2-LP 180-gram vinyl version, limited to 6,600 copies and featuring new cover art (34.98). RARE CUTS & ODDITIES 1966 will also be available on CD for a suggested list price of $16.98.
On Thanksgiving Day 1976, The Band (Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Hudson, Richard Manuel, and Robertson) took the stage for the very last time at the Winterland Theatre in San Francisco for THE LAST WALTZ, which has gone on to become on of the most heralded performances of all time. Joining The Band on stage throughout the evening was an unprecedented group of pioneers in music including Eric Clapton, Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan, Dr. John, Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, Muddy Waters, and Neil Young, among others. THE LAST WALTZ album will be released as a 3-LP set on 180-gram vinyl. Featuring 30 tracks, THE LAST WALTZ vinyl will be available as an individually numbered limited edition of 5,000 copies for a suggested list price of $49.98.
Rhino will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Dazed and Confused by releasing the soundtrack on vinyl for the very first time. DAZED AND CONFUSED: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK features 14 classic rock tracks featured in the film from such legendary artists as Black Sabbath, Kiss, Lynyrd Skynrd, Alice Cooper and ZZ Top, among others. Limited to 5,000 individually numbered copies, the soundtrack will be released as a 2-LP set on green vinyl with a suggested list price of $32.98.
The Notorious B.I.G. took the music world by storm with his 1994 debut album READY TO DIE, which has gone on to become one of the most beloved and enduring hip-hop albums of all time. Featuring the classic tracks “Juicy,” “Big Poppa,” and “One More Chance,” READY TO DIE will be released as a 2-LP set on white vinyl for Record Store Day. The individually numbered limited edition of 3,000 copies features a rarely seen alternate cover of the album and will be available for a suggested list price of $29.98.
Rhino will release three offerings in Warner Bros. Records’ “Side By Side” series, which features limited edition 7-inch vinyl with the original version of an iconic song on one side and a signature cover of the same song on the other. The first release is a milky clear colored 7-inch with The Doors’ “Soul Kitchen” paired with X’s version, which was produced by Doors’ keyboardist Ray Manzarek (3,000 copies, $6.98). The second is the Misfits’ “Skulls” paired with The Lemonheads’ version, presented on a 7-inch skull picture disc (4,000 copies, $7.98). The final “Side By Side” is a mystery release. Packaged in a “top secret” sleeve, the artists will be unknown to the purchaser until they open the vinyl. Expect to be more than pleasantly surprised when picking up one of these (5,000 copies, $6.98).
The Cure’s acclaimed seventh studio album, the Platinum-certified KISS ME KISS ME KISS ME, refined the band’s eclectic ambitions and spawned their first U.S. Top 40 hit, “Just Like Heaven,” as well as the U.K. hits “Why Can’t I Be You?,” “Hot Hot Hot!!!” and “Catch.” Limited to 3,500 individually numbered copies, KISS ME, KISS ME, KISS will be available as a 2-LP set on red vinyl for a suggested list price of $32.98.
Robert Smith of The Cure and longtime friend Steve Severin of Siouxsie & The Banshees formed The Glove in 1983, taking their name from a character in the film “Yellow Submarine.” The pair made only one album, BLUE SUNSHINE, a fantastical excursion into experimental pop. Jeanette Landray sang most of the album’s lead vocals, with the exception of two Smith leads. Limited to 3,500 individually numbered copies, BLUE SUNSHINE will be released as a 2-LP set on blue vinyl for a suggested list price of $32.98.
Music legend Van Dyke Parks’ debut album, SONG CYCLE, will celebrate its 45th Anniversary this year and will be released on 180-gram vinyl for Record Store Day, on mono for the first time since its original release. The 1968 album, now a cult classic, showcases Parks’ eclectic styles, ranging from blues to psychedelic to pop to baroque. SONG CYCLE will be available as an individually numbered limited edition of 2,500 copies for a suggested list price of $24.98.
Donny Hathaway was one of the brightest new voices in soul music at the dawn of the '70s. Signed to Atlantic Records in 1969, Hathaway would go on to release four solo albums with the label as well as the legendary duet album Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway. Though his recording career was brief, Hathaway has continued to be one of the most influential soul artists of the last 40 years. This exclusive 7-inch single features Hathaway at his soulful best with two previously unreleased tracks, an incredibly powerful cover of Addrissi & Addrissi’s classic hit “Never My Love” b/w his self-penned “Memories of Our Love.” This release was developed for Record Store Day in the UK and limited to 2,500 copies worldwide, only 1,000 of which will be available in US, for a suggested list price of $6.98
Following on from Rhino’s critically acclaimed 2008 boxed set Factory Records: Communications 1978-92 and the subsequent 10-inch vinyl sampler produced for Record Store Day 2010 in the UK comes another equally sought after release. COMMUNICATIONS 1978-1992 (SAMPLER #2) features four tracks from artists synonymous with Factory records – Joy Division, New Order, The Durutti Column & Happy Mondays. This 10-inch vinyl release This release was developed for Record Store Day in the UK and limited to 3,000 copies worldwide, only 1,000 of which will be available in US, for a suggested list price of $16.98