Cries And Whispers 1983-1991 (book pre-order)
Cries And Whispers is the long-awaited follow-up to 2015’s A Foreign Place, Anthony Reynolds‘ hugely successful biography of Japan.
Detailing the fascinating musical adventures of Richard Barbieri, Rob Dean, Steve Jansen, Mick Karn and David Sylvian from 1983 to 1991, the book takes in Sylvian’s solo work, The Dolphin Brothers, Dali’s Car, the brilliant but ill-feted reunion release Rain Tree Crow, and more.
This limited deluxe hardback first edition (cloth-bound with a gold and silver foil debos) – designed by Carl Glover – includes many rare photographs, plus contributions from Bill Nelson, Johnny Marr, Bill Bruford, Robbie Aceto, Simon Raymonde, Ivo, Martin Fry, Michael Brook, Tim Bowness, Paul Morley, Thomas Dolby, the late Colin Vearncombe and others.
All copies will come with a postcard signed by the author.
Pre-order for 26th October release. To coincide, the softback version of A Foreign Place will be available at the special price of £13.99 until the release date of Cries And Whispers.
HD Store / 2018 Tour Merchandise (merchandise)
Burning Shed is delighted to announce that it is now hosting Steven Wilson’s Headphone Dust store (which contains the work of SW, including his collaborations and remixes).
The store is being launched with official 2018 tour merchandise, including a To The Bone ‘Festival’ t-shirt, a limited Raven RAH print and the To The Bone tour programme.
Internal Landscapes (cd / vinyl pre-orders)
Curated by the band, Internal Landscapes showcases the best work from Anathema‘s output on Kscope since 2008.
Including sleeve notes written by Daniel Cavanagh and artwork by Travis Smith. the album is available on CD, double black vinyl, and limited double ‘clear red’ vinyl in gatefold.
Pre-order for 26th October release. For contractual reasons this release is not available for sale in North America.
Live Reissues (cd pre-orders)
To coincide with the release of Meltdown – Live In Mexico, six King Crimson live albums have been re-packaged and restored to catalogue:
Epitaph (featuring the line-up that started it all in 1969), Ladies of the Road (featuring the 1971/72 KC), The Night Watch (the most complete version of the band’s 1973 concert at Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw), Absent Lovers (the final concert of the 1980s incarnation), VROOOM, VROOOM(featuring a disc apiece from the double trio in 1995 and 1996), and, Heavy ConstruKction (culled from European concerts in 2000 and containing 2CDs of concert highlights and a third disc of improvs from the tour).
Pre-order for 28th September release.
Treasure Hiding: The Fontana Years (box set pre-order)
A 4 CD set collecting the two albums the Cocteau Twins recorded for Fontana in the mid-1990s, along with B-Sides, EP’s, Radio One sessions and rarities from the period.
Mastered at Abbey Road from the original tapes and approved by Robin Guthrie, Treasure Hiding is housed in a study box designed by James Issacs. The booklet contains photos, and sleeve notes by noted journalist/author Chris Roberts.
Pre-order for 12th October release.
Marquee Moon (Deluxe Audio) (vinyl pre-order)
One of the finest releases of the late 1970s gets the deluxe vinyl treatment.
Typified by its ambitious nine minute plus title track, Marquee Moon showcases Tom Verlaine and Richard Lloyd’s creative electric guitar interactions.
2 x LP deluxe blue vinyl edition featuring the original album plus an additional LP of bonus tracks that featured on the 2003 remastered CD.
Pre-order for 5th October release.